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The Chinese word qing - 青 - qīng
(green in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

green, blue, black, green grass

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 青 ( qīng ) correctly?"

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Chinese characters  ( qing / qīng ) with pronunciation (English translation: green )
The traditional Chinese characters of qīng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Usage as a radical
青 can also be used as a radical, i.e. as a sub-component of a Chinese character. It is then called qīngzìpáng.

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

moss  |  cyan
青 ( qing / qīng ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 320)
Chinese example words containing the character 青 ( qing / qīng )
青年 ( qīngnián = youth ), 青年旅馆 ( qīngnián lǚshè = youth hostel )
Other characters that are pronounced qīng in Chinese
More words that mean green in Chinese
cài ( 菜 ), ( 绿 )
More words that mean blue in Chinese
lán ( 蓝 )

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