Chinese mnemonics and annotator

Imjagpul's additions to Matthews

Oraza sativa
"Ladle out the grain! Who could have thrown it there?" "Since it is Oraza sativa (common Asian rice), it was probably the big evil rice merchant." But the dwarf doubts this conclusion (would not it be too obvious?)


Explanation of characters by Herbert A. Giles

Tao is composed of 禾 ho grain and a common phonetic. It was anciently applied to glutinous rice, but is now used of common rice.

Chinese-English (CC-CEDICT)

paddy/rice (Oryza sativa)

Chinesisch-Deutsch (HanDeDict)

Chinois-Français (CFDICT)

Cantonese slang

Cantonese (transcription)