禾 - Dong Chinese dictionary

grain stalk

Pictograph of a stalk of millet grain.

Evolution

禾 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
禾 Bronze script Late Shang dynasty (~1100 BC)

Bronze script

Late Shang dynasty (~1100 BC)
禾 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
禾 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
禾 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

grain still on stalk; rice plant; cereal; grain

Most common words with 禾
Freq.
Word
Meaning

cereal

嘉禾

Jiahe county in Chenzhou 郴州[Chēn​zhōu], Hunan

禾苗

seedling (of rice or other grain)

禾本科

Graminae or Poaceae, the grass family

嘉禾县

Jiahe county in Chenzhou 郴州[Chēn​zhōu], Hunan

Component uses

Sound component in 6 characters

Iconic component in 4 characters

Unknown component in 2 characters