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Word and Radical Components of 橡皮擦

The Chinese word 橡皮擦 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
橡皮擦 xiàngpícā 1. n. eraser (tool used to erase marks left by a pencil); rubber

橡皮擦 ⇨ 橡 + 皮 + 擦
Component Pinyin Meanings
xiàng 1. Acorn (the fruit of the oak tree).
2. A tree in the genus Quercus.
1. skin; hide; fur; leather
2. peel; shell
3. bark; rind
4. wrapper; cover; skin
5. surface; top part
6. rubber
7. thin sheet
8. outer; superficial
9. sticky; glutinous
10. soggy; non-crispy
11. naughty; disobedient
12. thick-skinned
13. (loanword) pico- (SI unit prefix)
1. wipe, scrub, scour
2. brush
3. v. to wipe
4. v. to scour, to scrub

橡 ⇨ 木 + 象
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
xiàng 1. ) 象 (3)
2. elephant
3. ivory; tusk
4. (Chinese chess) elephant
5. symbol; emblem
6. shape; figure
7. appearance; phenomenon
8. (TCM) complexion
9. image; picture; portrait
10. sign; indication
11. imagination
12. law; legislation
13. principle
14. calendar
15. to imitate; to follow the example of
16. to trace; to outline; to depict
17. to resemble
18. like; similar to

皮 ⇨ 丿 + 支
Component Pinyin Meanings
丿 piě 1. slash
2. left-falling stroke, usually read as撇
zhī 1. to support; to bear; to sustain
2. to disburse; to pay; to defray
3. to prop up; to put up
4. to send away; to put off somebody
5. branch; offshoot; subdivision

擦 ⇨ 扌 + 察
Component Pinyin Meanings
shǒu 1. hand
2. expert; master
     高手 - master
3. -ist; -er
     歌手 - singer
4. convenient; handy
     手機 - mobile phone
     手冊 - handbook
chá 1. examine, investigate
2. notice

象 ⇨ ⺈ +
Component Pinyin Meanings
1. usage. sc=Hani of Component form:
2. usage. Used at the top of a character.
1.

察 ⇨ 宀 + 祭
Component Pinyin Meanings
mián 1. roof
1. n. a ceremony where one offers sacrifices to one's ancestors
2. v. to make offerings to, to sacrifice to, to worship