Forum Rocket Chinese Chinese Vocab 卄(niàn)=twenty, twentieth, 采(cǎi, cài)=collect, gather, pick; what do you think 菜(cài) mean?

卄(niàn)=twenty, twentieth, 采(cǎi, cài)=collect, gather, pick; what do you think 菜(cài) mean?

John-H8

John-H8

卄(niàn)=twenty, twentieth, 采(cǎi, cài)=collect, gather, pick; what do you think 菜(cài) mean?
Robert-C7

Robert-C7

菜 (cài) = vegetables, though I think 蔬菜 (shūcài) is the more common usage.
John-H8

John-H8

菜(cài)=vegetables; dish, order; food. 菜(cài) is translated as ' dish, meal, food' in lession 4.10 Food Characters. I agree with you 蔬菜 (shūcài) is the more common usage for vegetables.

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