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Word and Radical Components of 蓝色

The Chinese word 蓝色 is analysed below into its constituent words and the words into radicals. By seeing the breakdown of the word in this way you can more easily learn and recognise the word.

Component Pinyin Meanings
蓝色 lánsè 1. n. the color blue
2. adj. blue

蓝色 ⇨ 蓝 + 色
Component Pinyin Meanings
lán 1. blue
     藍色 - blue color
2. indigo plant;
3. Lan
1. color/colour; tint; hue; shade
     顏色 - color
2. look; expression
3. kind; sort
     貨色 - goods; stuff; trash; rubbish; quality of goods; specification
4. feminine charm; beauty
     姿色 - good looks (of women)
5. sexual; lewd
     色情 - pornography; sex
6. (colloquial) being a perv
7. theatrical role
8. metallic content

蓝 ⇨ 艹 + 丨 + 丨 + + 丶 + 皿
Component Pinyin Meanings
cǎo 1. usage. grass
2. usage. Shuōwén Jiězì radical №12
3. usage. In the (Kangxi Dictionary) there are 1,902 characters (out of 40,000) that use this radical, making it the most commonly used radical.
4. usage. The character草 is now used for this sense.
gǔn 1. line
2. Shuōwén Jiězì radical №10
gǔn 1. line
2. Shuōwén Jiězì radical №10
zhǔ 1. dot
2. n. (Chinese calligraphy) the dot stroke (namedneeds checking
mǐn 1. shallow container
2. n. dish, vessel
     培養皿 - Petri dish
3. n. Kangxi radical 108 (dish)

色 ⇨ ⺈ + 巴
Component Pinyin Meanings
1. usage. sc=Hani of Component form:
2. usage. Used at the top of a character.
1. (ancient Chinese mythology) a huge snake that could swallow an elephant
2. to greatly desire; to anxiously hope; to long for
3. (Used as a suffix for objects that are located below or behind.)
     尾巴ba - tail
4. (Used as a suffix for objects that are clumped together due to dryness or stickiness.)
     泥巴ba - mud
5. to cling to; to stick to
6. (Jilu Mandarin, Sichuan, dialectal Wu) to be close to; to be next to
7. (Beijing, Jilu Mandarin) to open; to spread
8. (Sichuan) to suit; to fit
9. (Sichuan) to follow
10. (Sichuan) to be intimate
11. (Sichuan) to involve; to implicate
12. (Sichuan) to kiss up; to curry favour
13. (Sichuan) to subsidize
14. (Sichuan) to infect; to contract
15. (dialectal Mandarin, including, Beijing, Shandong, Xinjiang) to sew; to stitch on
16. (Southwestern Mandarin, ;, Xiamen, Quanzhou Min Nan) dried object
17. (dialectal Mandarin, Cantonese)
      - to give him a slap
18. (Jiaoliao Mandarin, Sichuan) along
19. (historical) Ba (an ancient state in modern-day Sichuan)
20. eastern Sichuan and Chongqing
21. Short for 巴士 (bus)
     小巴 - minibus
22. bar (unit of pressure)

巴 ⇨ 巳 + 丨
Component Pinyin Meanings
1. sixth of twelve earthly branches (十二支): snake (蛇) of Chinese zodiac
gǔn 1. line
2. Shuōwén Jiězì radical №10