粒 - Dong Chinese dictionary

grain

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
米 meaning component

  Meaning component

  

hulled or husked uncooked rice

立 sound component

  Sound component

  

stand

Evolution

粒 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
粒 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
粒 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

grain; small particle; granule; classifier for small round things (peas, bullets, peanuts, pills, grains etc)

Most common words with 粒
Freq.
Word
Meaning

grain

颗粒

kernel

粒子

grain

微粒

speck

线粒体

mitochondrion