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Word and Radical Components of 青色

The Chinese word 青色 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
青色 qīngsè 1. n. blue-green; cyan
2. adj. cyan; blue-green

青色 ⇨ 青 + 色
Component Pinyin Meanings
qīng 1. blue-green; blue (of sky, stone etc.); green (of grass, plants, mountain etc.)
2. blue-green-coloured items
3. black (of hair, cloth, silk thread etc.)
4. luxuriant; lush; exuberant
5. young; adolescent
6. east
7. spring
8. green grass
9. ripening crops
10. Short for 青海 (Qinghai Province)
11. usage. The meaning for “blue” and “black” is more commonly used in Classical Chinese, while in modern Chinese, the meaning for “green” is more common. For example,blue comes from indigo; someone performing b
12. usage. In Cantonese the use of 青 to mean “black” is still used in circumstances where to usehak1 ji1 used to describe clothing would be a near-homophone of both beggar and a beggar's garment.
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

青 ⇨ 龶 + 月
Component Pinyin Meanings
yuè 1. usage. Do not confuse (lang, mul, 月) with m, mul, ⺼, sc=Hani, a form of m, mul, 肉, , flesh, meat when used as the left-hand radical of a character. m, mul, ⺼, sc=Hani is used for parts of the body such as m
2. (literary) moon
3. moon-shaped objects
4. month
5. monthly

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)

龶 ⇨ 土 + 一
Component Pinyin Meanings
1. earth, soil
     這兒r 。 - The soil here is quite fertile.
2. clay
3. crude opium
4. local, native, indigenous
5. rustic, unsophisticated
6. the (Tujia people, Tujia ethnic group) (土家族)
1. Shuōwén Jiězì radical №1
2. one
3. each; every
4. single; alone
5. whole; entire; all: throughout
6. same; identical
7. (With the verb modified reduplicated, expressing the transience of the verb.)
8.    (Indicating that the action has occurred only once.)
9.    (Indicating the intention to try.)
10. once; as soon as; upon

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