Kangxi Radical 119: 米 mǐ Rice

Kangxi Radical 119: 米 mǐ “rice” ☞


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I’m not really sure if that picture makes really sense with regards to actual rice farming. Probably not. Anyhow, a less contrived way (but would have been less fun to draw) to remember this character: It’s the character for tree (), indicating a plant, plus two little dots, like rice corns (not the true etymology though).


Pīnyīn

米 ~ mǐ ~ “rice” radical (119)
aka: Kangxi Radical Rice
米 ~ mǐ ~ rice, meter (classifier
米 ~ Mǐ ~ surname Mi

米 ~ dàmǐ ~ rice
稻米 ~ dàomǐ ~ rice (crop)
米 ~ báimǐ ~ (polished) rice
米饭 [米飯] ~ mǐfàn ~ (cooked) rice
炒米 ~ chǎomǐ ~ fried rice, millet stir-fried in butter
~ mǐmiàn ~ rice and noodles, rice flour, rice-flour noodles
米 ~ xiǎomǐ ~ millet
米酒 ~ Rìběn mǐjiǔ ~ Japanese rice wine, sake

米 ~ yùmǐ ~ corn, maize
米片 ~ yùmǐ piàn ~ cornflakes
米花 ~ yù mǐ huā ~ popcorn
米 ~ Bo bo mǐ ~ Rice Krispies
可可米 ~ Kěkě mǐ ~ Cocoa Krispies

[米黃] ~ mǐ huáng ~ beige

千米 ~ qiān mǐ ~ kilometer
米 ~ píngfāng mǐ ~ square meter

米 ~ jié mǐ ~ Jamie, Jim
米 [杰裡米] ~ Jié lǐ mǐ ~ Jeremy
~ Mǐ lǎoshǔ ~ Mickey Mouse

类 [類] ~ lèi ~ kind, type, category, similar
糕 ~ gāo ~ cake
籽 ~ zǐ ~ seeds
粜 ~ tiào ~ to sell grain


 

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