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Pronunciation : miáo
Meaning :
  1. seedling. (n)
  2. young. (n)
  3. descendent. (n)
Radical :
Strokes : 8
Traditional :
Usage : 3.2%
Common Words / Phrases:
miáo tiáo
: slender; slim
huǒ miáo
: tongue of flame
yòu miáo
: seedling
dú miáo
: sole son
1. A rigid diet will make you slimmer.
yán jiē shí huì shǐ shēn cái miáo tiáo
严格 : rigid
节食 : diet
: will
使 : cause
: you
身材 : body
苗条 : slim
2. I prepared the soil carefully for my seedlings.
zhǔn bèi hǎo zāi zhǒng yòu miáo
: I
仔细 : carefully
准备 : prepare
: well
泥土 : soil
栽种 : plant
幼苗 : seedlings
3. The house was engulfed in flames.
zhè fáng bèi huǒ miáo tūn shì le
: this
房子 : house
: was
火苗 : flame
吞噬 : engulf
: (particle) indicating that something has happened or is about to happen
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2 thoughts on “苗”

  1. Hi Min Min

    The character 仔 in sentence 2 above should be zi
    and zai. Therefore the two words 仔 细 should be
    read zi xi. I think it is an oversight on your part.

    Would appreciate your correction very much.


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