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The Chinese word 肉 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
ròu 1. meat; flesh
     豬肉 - pork
     牛肉 - beef
      從不 。 - I never eat meat.
2. body
     肉體 - physical body
3. flesh; pulp
4. (dialectal) spongy; squashy; flabby
5. (dialectal) slow; sluggish
6. meat; flesh
     豬肉 - pork, MN, tr=ti-bah
     牛肉 - beef, MN, tr=gû-bah
7. pork
     肉骨 - pork ribs, MN, tr=bah-kut
8. flesh; pulp
     龍眼乾 - flesh of dried longan, MN, tr=lêng-géng-koaⁿ bah
9. main part of an object
     刀肉 - blade of a knife or sword, MN, tr=to-bah