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Meaning of "Chinese leaves" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHINESE LEAVES

Chinese leaves  [tʃaɪˈniːz liːvz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHINESE LEAVES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Chinese leaves is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CHINESE LEAVES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Chinese leaves

Chinese cabbage

Chinese cabbage can refer to two distinct varieties of Chinese leaf vegetables often used in Chinese cuisine: Pekinensis and Chinensis. These vegetables are both variant cultivars or subspecies of the turnip and belong to the same genus as such Western staples as cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower. Both have many variations in name, spelling, and scientific classification,especially the bok choy variety.

Definition of Chinese leaves in the English dictionary

The definition of Chinese leaves in the dictionary is the edible leaves of a Chinese cabbage.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHINESE LEAVES


beeves
biːvz
eaves
iːvz
greaves
ɡriːvz
Hargreaves
ˈhɑːɡriːvz
heaves
hiːvz
interleaves
ˈɪntəˌliːvz
kerchieves
ˈkɜːtʒiːvz
leaves
liːvz
longleaves
ˈlɒŋliːvz
Maldives
ˈmɔːlˈdiːvz
parkleaves
ˈpɑːkˌliːvz
sheaves
ʃiːvz
thickleaves
ˈθɪkˌliːvz
thieves
θiːvz
underleaves
ˌʌndərˈliːvz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHINESE LEAVES

Chinese Chippendale
Chinese copy
Chinese crested
Chinese date
Chinese eddo
Chinese Empire
Chinese gooseberry
Chinese ink
Chinese lantern
Chinese leaf
Chinese medicine
Chinese puzzle
Chinese red
Chinese restaurant syndrome
Chinese Revolution
Chinese sacred lily
Chinese treewax
Chinese Turkestan
Chinese wall
Chinese water chestnut

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHINESE LEAVES

airwaves
broadleaves
cloverleaves
continuous waves
de Broglie waves
fig leaves
flagstaves
flyleaves
Graves
haves
loaves
make waves
maple leaves
matter waves
quarterstaves
shinleaves
staves
tea leaves
the heaves
the waves

Synonyms and antonyms of Chinese leaves in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Chinese leaves» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHINESE LEAVES

Find out the translation of Chinese leaves to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Chinese leaves from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Chinese leaves» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

中国叶
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hojas chinas
570 millions of speakers

English

Chinese leaves
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चीनी पत्ते
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الأوراق الصينية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

китайские листья
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

acelga
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চীনা পাতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chou chinois
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Daun Cina
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Chinakohl
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

中国の葉
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

중국어 잎
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Godhong Cina
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lá Trung Quốc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சீன இலைகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चीनी पाने
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Çin yaprakları
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

foglie cinesi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

chińskie liście
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

китайські листя
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

frunze din China
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Κινέζοι φύλλα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Chinese blare
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kinesiska blad
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kinesiske blader
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Chinese leaves

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHINESE LEAVES»

The term «Chinese leaves» is used very little and occupies the 180.792 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHINESE LEAVES» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Chinese leaves» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Chinese leaves» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Chinese leaves

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHINESE LEAVES»

Discover the use of Chinese leaves in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Chinese leaves and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Jane Grigson's Vegetable Book
The pile of miniature Chinese leaves can be served in a jug like sticks of celery; or they can be braised and treated like witloof chicory; or they can be cut up and used to make a crisper kind of salad than the leafy part I trimmed from ...
Jane Grigson, 2007
2
Complete Chinese Cookbook
Unlike the more familiar green and red cabbage, Chinese cabbage (Chinese leaves), also known as Peking cabbage, has a sweet flavour which is delicate, rather like lettuce. Cooking is needed to make it palatable, and because it is so light it ...
Ken Hom, 2011
3
200 Wok Recipes: Hamlyn All Colour Cookery
Serves 4Preparation time 5 minutes Cooking time 8 minutes 2 tablespoons groundnut oil 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 tablespoonchopped fresh rootginger 300 g(10oz) minced pork 200 g (7 oz) Chinese leaves, shredded 3 tablespoons ...
Marina Filippelli, 2009
4
International Dictionary of Food and Cooking
Edihle varieties are light hrown; see also cape gooseherry [also called hladder cherryl Chinese leaves The large, generally close packed, very pale green heads of an oriental hrassica Brassica rapa var, pekinensis hut loose- leaved varieties ...
Charles Gordon Sinclair, 1998
5
The Chinese Kitchen: A Book of Essential Ingredients with ...
2 Thinly shred the green and red peppers and place on top of the Chinese leaves . Sprinkle the spicy salt and pepper evenly all over the salad, toss and mix well, then leave to stand for 5 minutes or so. 3 Mix the ingredients for the dressing and  ...
Deh-Ta Hsiung, 2002
6
Leaves of Healing
... 1914: LEAVES OF HEALING given 475 LEAVES OF HEALING mailed 40 Messages in English given 1500 Messages in Chinese given 1800 Shing-Pao ( Chinese LEAVES OF HEALING) sold 450 Shing-Pao (Chinese LEAVES OF HEALING) ...
John Alexander Dowie, 1914
7
Dictionary of Food: International Food and Cooking Terms ...
Also called bladder cherry Chinese leaves The large, generally closepacked,very palegreen heads of an oriental brassica, Brassica rapa var. pekinensis. Looseleaved varieties are available. Grown widely, Chinese leaves originatedin China, ...
Charles Sinclair, 2009
8
The Oxford Companion to Food
B. rapa var pekinensis. This is possibly the vegetable with the best claim (in a chaotically uncertain world) to the name 'Chinese cab- bage', although like the other brassicas of China it goes under many names, including Chinese leaves, napa, ...
Alan Davidson, Tom Jaine, 2014
9
Yan-Kit's Classic Chinese Cookbook
Chinese celery cabbage (Brassica pekinensis), Tientsin cabbage, Peking cabbage, Chinese leaves, wong nga baak a tight head of cylindrical white stalks extending into yellowish-white crinkled leaves. This Northern Chinese vegetable is ...
Yan-kit So, 2006
10
My Kitchen Table: 100 Easy Chinese Suppers
Serves 4 225g (8oz) Chinese leaves (Peking cabbage) 225g (8oz) Chinese greens, such as Chinese flowering cabbage or pak choy 225g (8oz) carrots 225g (8oz) asparagus for the sauce 1 tbsp groundnut oil 2 tbsp finely chopped shallots  ...
Ken Hom, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHINESE LEAVES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Chinese leaves is used in the context of the following news items.
1
In defence of geek culture
... about Star Wars or Transformers over a meal of mixed garbage ala Mission Chinese leaves me wondering if the world can sink any lower? «The Guardian, May 15»
2
'It's like eating a hedgerow': why do hop shoots cost €1000 a kilo?
The leaves take on a kale-like quality, with a faint tang of Chinese leaves like Choi Sim and there's a nutty quality to the stems. Despite being ... «The Guardian, May 15»
3
Restaurant review: Hull's golden oldie
It was a fairly standard noodly affair but well balanced and cooked so that the veg (carrot, bean sprout, Chinese leaves etc) still had plenty of ... «Yorkshire Post, Apr 15»
4
Joanna Blythman review: Chop Chop, Glasgow
... served either boiled (Jiao Zi), or fried (Guo Tie), have homely mellow fillings (prawn, chilli beef, pork and Chinese leaves), although you can ... «Herald Scotland, Mar 15»
5
Chinese New Year: How to make a traditional Jiaozi dumpling
Ingredients: minced pork 250g, cabbage (Chinese Leaves) 250g, mushrooms 25g, spring onion 15g, ginger 10g (according to personal ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Feb 15»
6
A taste of Gyeongju - Korea's 'museum without walls'
A sort of oriental sauerkraut, this is cabbage (or Chinese leaves) pickled with garlic, ginger and chili and although it doesn't sound that ... «South Wales Argus, Feb 15»
7
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star
... yoghurt, and coconut lime chicken salad with something called wombok slaw, which is Antipodean for Chinese leaves, or Napa cabbage. «The Independent, Jan 15»
8
India's Urgent Need for Defense Modernization
... the decision to move on it at a time of increased instances of border incursions by the Chinese leaves one to wonder whether it was a hurried ... «The Diplomat, Nov 14»
9
REVIEW: Chinese food and service with a smile
Pork belly in Chinese leaves was excellent – the little squares of meat literally dissolved on the tongue in a second. Chinese restaurants can ... «Sheffield Telegraph, Sep 14»
10
Saba's Steamed Seabass Fillets
Place two seabass fillets onto the Chinese leaves. Steam the seabass fillets for seven minutes. While you are steaming the fish you can ... «Irish Independent, Jul 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Chinese leaves [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/chinese-leaves>. Sep 2019 ».
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