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Word and Radical Components of 西梅

The Chinese word 西梅 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
西梅 1. prune

西梅 ⇨ 西 + 梅
Component Pinyin Meanings
西 1. west; western
2. usage. 西 is the 146th radical of the Chinese dictionary. In its few compounds it most often appears at the top in the form 覀 as in 覄. It is important to distinguish it from 襾 and 酉.
méi 1. (Commonscat)
2. plum, apricot

梅 ⇨ 木 + 毎
Component Pinyin Meanings
     (zh-syn, )
     樹木 - tree
1. wood; timber
     木頭tou - log
2. wooden
3. simple; plain; slow; emotionless
4. (Mandarin, neologism, slang) (eye dialect of 沒)
     有木有 - d'ya have…
5. numb
     麻木 - numb, insensitive
měi 1. every; each
     每日 - every day; daily
     每次 - every time
2. every time; each time
3. often; frequently

毎 ⇨ + 毋
Component Pinyin Meanings
1.
1. do not
2. not
3. (Min Nan) not
      捌字。 - I'm illterate (literally: I don't know characters), MN
4. (Classical Chinese) do not
     zh-x, 綢繆 。, One should, when it is not yet raining, bind tightly the window. One should not wait until one is thirsty to dig a well.(Literally: One should prepare before it i