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v. to pick (flowers, fruits); to choose, to select; to collect; to extract, to mine
80%     120%
Other meanings
[cài]   char. (lit) feudal estate
[cǎi]   char. facial expression, complexion, spirit
    claw (for )
    hand (for )
'采' is part of the following simplified words:
 彩 睬 菜 踩 釉

Simplified Chinese


Traditional Chinese

Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
cǎi gòu
v. purchase, buy
cǎi zhāi
v. pick (fruits, plants)
cǎi méi
v. mine/extract/excavate/hew (out) coal
cǎi mì
phr. (usually of bees) to gather honey
cái mǎi
v. select and purchase
cǎi huā
phr. to pick flowers