cai4
dish (type of food); vegetable; cuisine; (coll.) (one's) type; (of one's skills etc) weak; poor

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A菜 A菜 - cai4
(Tw) lettuce (from Taiwanese 萵仔菜, POJ pr. )

白菜 白菜 bai2 cai4
Chinese cabbage; pak choi

白菜豆 白菜豆 bai2 cai4 dou4
white kidney beans

白菜价 白菜價 bai2 cai4 jia4
lit. cabbage price; low price

白屈菜 白屈菜 bai2 qu1 cai4
greater celandine

包菜 包菜 bao1 cai4
cabbage

包心菜 包心菜 bao1 xin1 cai4
cabbage

宝塔菜 寶塔菜 bao3 ta3 cai4
Chinese artichoke; Stachys sieboldii

本帮菜 本幫菜 ben3 bang1 cai4
Shanghainese food

菠菜 菠菜 bo1 cai4
spinach

菜板 菜板 cai4 ban3
chopping board; cutting board

菜包子 菜包子 cai4 bao1 zi5
steamed bun stuffed with vegetables; (fig.) useless person; a good-for-nothing

菜场 菜場 cai4 chang3
food market

菜单 菜單 cai4 dan1
menu

菜单栏 菜單欄 cai4 dan1 lan2
menu bar (computing)

菜单条 菜單條 cai4 dan1 tiao2
menu bar (of a computer application)

菜刀 菜刀 cai4 dao1
vegetable knife; kitchen knife; cleaver

菜地 菜地 cai4 di4
vegetable field

菜豆 菜豆 cai4 dou4
kidney bean

菜墩子 菜墩子 cai4 dun1 zi5
chopping board

菜瓜 菜瓜 cai4 gua1
snake melon; loofah

菜馆 菜館 cai4 guan3
(dialect) restaurant

菜花 菜花 cai4 hua1
cauliflower; gonorrhea

菜篮子 菜籃子 cai4 lan2 zi5
vegetable or food basket; (fig.) food supply

菜鸟 菜鳥 cai4 niao3
(coll.) sb new to a particular subject; rookie; beginner; newbie

菜牛 菜牛 cai4 niu2
beef cattle (grown for meat)

菜农 菜農 cai4 nong2
vegetable farmer

菜脯 菜脯 cai4 pu2
dried, pickled white radish

菜谱 菜譜 cai4 pu3
menu (in restaurant); recipe; cookbook

菜圃 菜圃 cai4 pu3
vegetable field; vegetable bed

菜畦 菜畦 cai4 qi2
vegetable field; vegetable bed

菜茹 菜茹 cai4 ru2
greens; green vegetables

菜色 菜色 cai4 se4
dish; lean and hungry look (resulting from vegetarian diet); emaciated look (from malnutrition)

菜市 菜市 cai4 shi4
food market

菜式 菜式 cai4 shi4
dish (food prepared according to a specific recipe)

菜市场 菜市場 cai4 shi4 chang3
food market

菜蔬 菜蔬 cai4 shu1
greens; vegetables; vegetable side dish

菜头 菜頭 cai4 tou2
(Tw) turnip; radish

菜心 菜心 cai4 xin1
choy sum; Chinese flowering cabbage; stem of any Chinese cabbage

菜肴 菜餚 cai4 yao2
vegetable and meat dishes; dish

菜油 菜油 cai4 you2
rapeseed oil; canola oil

菜园 菜園 cai4 yuan2
vegetable garden

菜籽 菜籽 cai4 zi3
vegetable seeds; rapeseed

蚕菜 蠶菜 can2 cai4
Malabar spinach; Basella alba

炒菠菜 炒菠菜 chao3 bo1 cai4
stir-fried spinach

炒菜 炒菜 chao3 cai4
to stir-fry; to do the cooking; stir-fried dish

川菜 川菜 chuan1 cai4
Sichuan or Szechuan cuisine

莼菜 蓴菜 chun2 cai4
Brasenia schreberi

莼菜 蒓菜 chun2 cai4
Brasenia schreberi

大白菜 大白菜 da4 bai2 cai4
bok choy; Chinese cabbage; Brassica pekinensis

德国酸菜 德國酸菜 de2 guo2 suan1 cai4
sauerkraut

点菜 點菜 dian3 cai4
to order dishes (in a restaurant)

冬菜 冬菜 dong1 cai4
preserved dried cabbage or mustard greens

豆瓣菜 豆瓣菜 dou4 ban4 cai4
watercress (Nasturtium officinale)

豆芽菜 豆芽菜 dou4 ya2 cai4
bean sprouts

端菜 端菜 duan1 cai4
to serve food

发菜 髮菜 fa4 cai4
long thread moss (Nostoc flagelliforme), an edible algae; also called faat choy or hair moss

番菜 番菜 fan1 cai4
(old) Western-style food; foreign food

饭菜 飯菜 fan4 cai4
food

盖菜 蓋菜 gai4 cai4
leaf mustard

干菜 乾菜 gan1 cai4
dried vegetable

甘蓝菜 甘藍菜 gan1 lan2 cai4
cabbage

高丽菜 高麗菜 gao1 li2 cai4
cabbage; Taiwan pr.

格兰菜 格蘭菜 ge2 lan2 cai4
see 芥藍|芥蓝

瓜菜 瓜菜 gua1 cai4
fruit and vegetables

国菜 國菜 guo2 cai4
national food specialty

韩国泡菜 韓國泡菜 han2 guo2 pao4 cai4
kimchi; Korean pickled cabbage

红菜头 紅菜頭 hong2 cai4 tou2
beet; beetroot; (dialect) carrot

红牛皮菜 紅牛皮菜 hong2 niu2 pi2 cai4
chard (Beta vulgaris), a foliage beet

红头菜 紅頭菜 hong2 tou2 cai4
beetroot

花菜 花菜 hua1 cai4
cauliflower

花椰菜 花椰菜 hua1 ye1 cai4
cauliflower

皇帝菜 皇帝菜 huang2 di4 cai4
see 茼蒿

黄花菜 黃花菜 huang2 hua1 cai4
citron daylily (Hemerocallis citrina Baroni); golden needles (edible flower)

黄花菜都凉了 黃花菜都涼了 huang2 hua1 cai4 dou1 liang2 le5
lit. the dishes are cold (idiom); fig. to arrive late; to take one's sweet time

灰菜 灰菜 hui1 cai4
fat hen (Chenopodium album), edible annual plant

徽菜 徽菜 hui1 cai4
Anhui cuisine

荤菜 葷菜 hun1 cai4
non-vegetarian dish (including meat, fish, garlic, onion etc)

蕺菜 蕺菜 ji2 cai4
Houttuynia cordata

荠菜 薺菜 ji4 cai4
shepherd's purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris)

家常菜 家常菜 jia1 chang2 cai4
home cooking

家乡菜 家鄉菜 jia1 xiang1 cai4
regional dish; local cuisine

捡到篮里就是菜 撿到籃裡就是菜 jian3 dao4 lan2 li3 jiu4 shi4 cai4
all is grist that comes to the mill (idiom)

芥菜 芥菜 jie4 cai4
leaf mustard (Brassica juncea); also pr.

芥菜籽 芥菜籽 jie4 cai4 zi3
mustard seed

金针菜 金針菜 jin1 zhen1 cai4
day lily (Hemerocallis), used in Chinese medicine and cuisine

堇菜 堇菜 jin3 cai4
violet (botany)

酒菜 酒菜 jiu3 cai4
food and drink; food to accompany wine

韭菜 韭菜 jiu3 cai4
garlic chives; Chinese chives; Chinese leek

韭菜花 韭菜花 jiu3 cai4 hua1
chives (Allium tuberosum)

苣荬菜 苣蕒菜 ju4 mai3 cai4
endive; field sow-thistle; Sonchus brachyotus

卷心菜 捲心菜 juan3 xin1 cai4
variant of 卷心菜

卷心菜 卷心菜 juan3 xin1 cai4
cabbage

蕨菜 蕨菜 jue2 cai4
fiddlehead; edible fern fronds

开胃菜 開胃菜 kai1 wei4 cai4
starter; appetizer

看菜吃饭 看菜吃飯 kan1 cai4 chi1 fan4
to eat depending on the dish (idiom); fig. to act according to actual circumstances; to live within one's means

看菜吃饭,量体裁衣 看菜吃飯,量體裁衣 kan1 cai4 chi1 fan4 - liang2 ti3 cai2 yi1
eat depending on the dish, cut cloth according to the body (idiom); to fit the appetite to the dishes and the dress to the figure; to act according to actual circumstances; to live within one's means

看人下菜碟儿 看人下菜碟兒 kan4 ren2 xia4 cai4 die2 er5
(dialect) to treat sb according to their social status, relationship with them etc (idiom); not to treat everyone equally favorably

空心菜 空心菜 kong1 xin1 cai4
see 蕹菜

苦菜花 苦菜花 ku3 cai4 hua1
Bitter Cauliflower, 1954 socialist realist novel by Feng Deying 馮德英|冯德英 loosely based on Maxim Gorky's Mother, made into a 1967 film by Li Ang

苦荬菜 苦蕒菜 ku3 mai3 cai4
Ixeris denticulata

老虎菜 老虎菜 lao3 hu3 cai4
"Tiger Vegetable Salad," Northeast China dish usually consisting of hot pepper, cucumber, cilantro and leek

冷菜 冷菜 leng3 cai4
cold dish; cold food

龙须菜 龍鬚菜 long2 xu1 cai4
asparagus; (Taiwan) young shoots of the chayote vine 佛手瓜

鲁菜 魯菜 lu3 cai4
Shandong cuisine

卤菜 滷菜 lu3 cai4
pot-stewed dish

萝卜白菜,各有所爱 蘿蔔白菜,各有所愛 luo2 bo5 bai2 cai4 - ge4 you3 suo3 ai4
one man's meat is another man's poison (idiom); to each his own

萝卜青菜,各有所爱 蘿蔔青菜,各有所愛 luo2 bo5 qing1 cai4 - ge4 you3 suo3 ai4
see 蘿蔔白菜,各有所愛|萝卜白菜,各有所爱

绿菜花 綠菜花 lv4 cai4 hua1
broccoli

绿花菜 綠花菜 lv4 hua1 cai4
broccoli

绿花椰菜 綠花椰菜 lv4 hua1 ye1 cai4
broccoli

面有菜色 面有菜色 mian4 you3 cai4 se4
to look famished

闽菜 閩菜 min3 cai4
Fujian cuisine

名菜 名菜 ming2 cai4
famous dishes; specialty dishes

拿手菜 拿手菜 na2 shou3 cai4
specialty (dish)

奶油菜花 奶油菜花 nai3 you2 cai4 hua1
creamed cauliflower

凝花菜 凝花菜 ning2 hua1 cai4
gelidiella, tropical and sub-tropical red algae

牛皮菜 牛皮菜 niu2 pi2 cai4
chard (Beta vulgaris), a foliage beet

泡菜 泡菜 pao4 cai4
pickled cabbage

蒲菜 蒲菜 pu2 cai4
edible rhizome of cattail 香蒲

麒麟菜 麒麟菜 qi2 lin2 cai4
eucheuma, a type of red algae (used in TCM)

芹菜 芹菜 qin2 cai4
celery (Apium graveolens)

青菜 青菜 qing1 cai4
green vegetables; Chinese cabbage

青花菜 青花菜 qing1 hua1 cai4
broccoli

青花椰菜 青花椰菜 qing1 hua1 ye1 cai4
broccoli

青江菜 青江菜 qing1 jiang1 cai4
bok choy; Shanghai pak choy; Chinese mustard (Brassica rapa Chinensis)

秋菜 秋菜 qiu1 cai4
autumn vegetables

裙带菜 裙帶菜 qun2 dai4 cai4
wakame (Undaria pinnatifida), an edible seaweed

山嵛菜 山嵛菜 shan1 yu2 cai4
variant of 山萮菜

山萮菜 山萮菜 shan1 yu2 cai4
wasabi (Eutrema wasabi Maxim), a kind of fern used in Japanese cooking

上菜 上菜 shang4 cai4
to serve, also to put on plate

上海白菜 上海白菜 shang4 hai3 bai2 cai4
baby bok choy; Shanghai bok choy

上下文菜单 上下文菜單 shang4 xia4 wen2 cai4 dan1
context menu (computing)

烧菜 燒菜 shao1 cai4
to cook

生菜 生菜 sheng1 cai4
lettuce; raw fresh vegetables; greens

剩菜 剩菜 sheng4 cai4
leftovers (food)

时菜 時菜 shi2 cai4
seasonal vegetable

什菜 什菜 shi2 cai4
mixed vegetables

石花菜 石花菜 shi2 hua1 cai4
seaweed (Gelidium amansii); Japanese Isinglass

蔬菜 蔬菜 shu1 cai4
vegetables; produce

熟菜 熟菜 shu2 cai4
cooked food (ready to eat)

水蕹菜 水蕹菜 shui3 weng4 cai4
water spinach or ong choy (Ipomoea aquatica), used as a vegetable in south China and southeast Asia

苏菜 蘇菜 su1 cai4
Jiangsu cuisine

素菜 素菜 su4 cai4
vegetable dish

酸菜 酸菜 suan1 cai4
pickled vegetables, especially Chinese cabbage

塌棵菜 塌棵菜 ta1 ke1 cai4
Brassica narinosa (broadbeaked mustard); Chinese flat cabbage

台菜 台菜 tai2 cai4
Taiwanese food

摊黄菜 攤黃菜 tan1 huang2 cai4
(dialect) scrambled eggs

特价菜 特價菜 te4 jia4 cai4
restaurant special; daily special

藤菜 藤菜 teng2 cai4
see 蕹菜

甜菜 甜菜 tian2 cai4
beet; beetroot

菾菜 菾菜 tian2 cai4
variant of 甜菜

通菜 通菜 tong1 cai4
see 蕹菜

通心菜 通心菜 tong1 xin1 cai4
see 蕹菜

娃娃菜 娃娃菜 wa2 wa5 cai4
baby Chinese cabbage (mini-sized variety)

蓊菜 蓊菜 weng3 cai4
see 蕹菜

瓮菜 甕菜 weng4 cai4
variant of 蕹菜

蕹菜 蕹菜 weng4 cai4
water spinach; ong choy; swamp cabbage; water convolvulus; water morning-glory; Ipomoea aquatica (botany)

乌塌菜 烏塌菜 wu1 ta1 cai4
rosette bok choy (Brassica rapa var. rosularis)

西洋菜 西洋菜 xi1 yang2 cai4
watercress (Nasturtium officinale)

下酒菜 下酒菜 xia4 jiu3 cai4
a dish that goes well with alcoholic drinks

鲜菜 鮮菜 xian1 cai4
fresh vegetable

咸菜 鹹菜 xian2 cai4
salted vegetables; pickles

苋菜 莧菜 xian4 cai4
amaranth greens (genus Amaranthus); Chinese spinach (Amaranth mangostanus)

湘菜 湘菜 xiang1 cai4
Hunan cuisine

香菜 香菜 xiang1 cai4
coriander; cilantro; Coriandrum sativum

香菜叶 香菜葉 xiang1 cai4 ye4
coriander leaf

小白菜 小白菜 xiao3 bai2 cai4
bok choy; Chinese cabbage; Brassica chinensis

小菜 小菜 xiao3 cai4
appetizer; small side dish; easy job; piece of cake; see also 小菜一碟

小菜碟儿 小菜碟兒 xiao3 cai4 die2 er5
erhua variant of 小菜一碟

小菜儿 小菜兒 xiao3 cai4 er5
erhua variant of 小菜

小菜一碟 小菜一碟 xiao3 cai4 yi1 die2
a small appetizer; a piece of cake; very easy (idiom)

歇菜 歇菜 xie1 cai4
Stop it! (Beijing and Internet slang); Game over!; You're dead!

荇菜 荇菜 xing4 cai4
yellow floating heart (Nymphoides peltatum)

洋白菜 洋白菜 yang2 bai2 cai4
cabbage (round cabbage most commonly found in Western countries)

洋菜 洋菜 yang2 cai4
agar

扬菜 揚菜 yang2 cai4
Jiangsu cuisine

洋香菜 洋香菜 yang2 xiang1 cai4
parsley

椰菜 椰菜 ye1 cai4
cabbage; broccoli; cauliflower

椰菜花 椰菜花 ye1 cai4 hua1
cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis)

野菜 野菜 ye3 cai4
wild herb; potherb

油菜 油菜 you2 cai4
oilseed rape (Brassica napus); flowering edible rape (Brassica chinensis var. oleifera)

油菜籽 油菜籽 you2 cai4 zi3
oilseed rape (Brassica campestris); rapeseed; coleseed

油麦菜 油麥菜 you2 mai4 cai4
Indian lettuce

莜麦菜 莜麥菜 you2 mai4 cai4
variant of 油麥菜|油麦菜

鱼生火,肉生痰,青菜豆腐保平安 魚生火,肉生痰,青菜豆腐保平安 yu2 sheng1 huo3 - rou4 sheng1 tan2 - qing1 cai4 dou4 fu5 bao3 ping2 an1
fish brings heat, meat brings phlegm, vegetables and tofu keep you healthy

圆白菜 圓白菜 yuan2 bai2 cai4
round white cabbage (i.e. Western cabbage)

粤菜 粵菜 yue4 cai4
Cantonese cuisine

榨菜 榨菜 zha4 cai4
hot pickled mustard tuber

择菜 擇菜 zhai2 cai4
to pick the edible part of vegetables

招牌菜 招牌菜 zhao1 pai2 cai4
signature dish; a restaurant’s most famous dish

浙菜 浙菜 zhe4 cai4
Zhejiang cuisine

中国菜 中國菜 zhong1 guo2 cai4
Chinese cuisine

主菜 主菜 zhu3 cai4
main course

紫菜 紫菜 zi3 cai4
flavored roasted seaweed; generic term for edible seaweed; Japanese: nori

紫菜包饭 紫菜包飯 zi3 cai4 bao1 fan4
gimbap (Korean rice roll similar in appearance to sushi); kimbap

紫菜属 紫菜屬 zi3 cai4 shu3
Porphyra (genus of edible seaweed)

紫菜苔 紫菜苔 zi3 cai4 tai2
purple cabbage; Brassica campestris var. purpurea

做菜 做菜 zuo4 cai4
to cook; cooking