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The Chinese word cailiao - 材料 - cáiliào
(material in Chinese)

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English translations

material, stuff,
materials, makings

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( cailiao / cáiliào ) with pronunciation (English translation: material )

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材料 ( cailiao / cáiliào ) is composed of these characters: (cai) , (liao)
The traditional Chinese characters of cáiliào are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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wood  |  material
材料 ( cailiao / cáiliào ) belongs to the 1000 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 569)
Chinese words containing the word 材料 ( cailiao / cáiliào ) :
héchéng cáiliào ( 合成材料 : synthetic material )
More words that mean material in Chinese
cái ( 材 ), gōngjù ( 工具 ), liàozi ( 料子 )

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