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The Chinese word cai - 采 - căi
(to pick in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

to pick, to mine, to select,
to pluck, to collect, to gather

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 采 ( căi ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.

Chinese characters  ( cai / căi ) with pronunciation (English translation: to pick )
The traditional Chinese characters of căi are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to pluck  |  to gather
采 ( cai / căi ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 711)
Other characters that are pronounced căi in Chinese
More words that mean to pick in Chinese
xuănzé ( 选择 ), ( 择 )

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