Word and Radical Components of 薰衣草色

The Chinese word 薰衣草色 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
薰衣草色 1. lavender

薰衣草色 ⇨ 薰 + 衣 + 草 + 色
Component Pinyin Meanings
xūn 1. a medicinal herb
2. cauterize
1. (upper) garment; clothes; clothing
     衣服 - clothes
     內衣 - underwear
     睡衣 - night clothes; pajamas
2. coating; covering; skin
     糖衣 - sugar coating
     槍衣 - gun cover
3. membrane; film
4. (literary or Min) afterbirth; placenta
yī, yì      衣錦還huán - to return home in glory
cǎo 1. grass; straw; thatch
2. herbal grasses; herbs
3. (by extension) any such green, leafy plant without any bark (plants, not trees)
4. draft; sketch
5. sloppy; hasty
6. (calligraphy) Short for 草書 (cursive script (grass script))
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

薰 ⇨ 艹 + 熏
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.
xūn 1. smoke, fog, vapor
2. to smoke, to cure

衣 ⇨ 亠 +
Component Pinyin Meanings
tóu 1. lid
2. head
1.

草 ⇨ 艹 + 早
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.
zǎo 1. early; in advance; soon
      。 - I woke up early.
2. long ago; for a long time
      。 - He left long ago.
3. (early) morning
4. good morning
5. before; in the past time

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)

早 ⇨ 日 + 十
Component Pinyin Meanings
1. (literary or dialectal) sun
2. daytime
3. (literary or dialectal) day
4. everyday
5. day of the month
6. Short for 日本 (Japan; Japanese; Nippo-:)
     中日 詞典 - Chinese-Japanese dictionary
7. (vulgar) to fuck
shí 1. ten
2. (figurative) topmost; utmost
3. (figurative) complete

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