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Hēi

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Hēi Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
Hēi | Hei1
English translation
abbr. for Heilongjiang province 黑龍江
>黑龙江 Hēi lóng jiāng [Hēi lóng jiāng]
black
dark
sinister
secret
shady
illegal
(loanword) to hack (computing)
black; dark; evil, sinister

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About Hēi

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Number of strokes

12

Radical frequency

172

Traditional form

Hēi

Contains the radical

Hēi

Part of speech

Adjective / 形容词 xíng róng cí Xíngróng cí

Learning hint

A man's face blacked by soot from a fire  huǒ

Etymology of Hēi

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

⿱? huǒ

Explanation

Pictograph of a person whose face has been tattooed. In ancient China criminals were punished by having their faces permanently marked. Later writers reanalyzed the character as a chimney being blackened by fire, so the bottom component was changed to loo

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Example sentences using Hēi

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个女演员 yǎnyuán Dài dǐng 黑色 hēi sè 假发 jiǎ fà zhào zhù 自己 zìjǐ de 金黄色 jīn huáng sè 头发 tóufa .

The actress wore a black wig over her blond hair.

看上去 kàn shang qu yòu lǎo yòu shòu ,脸颊 liǎn jiá 凹陷 aō xiàn ,眼圈 yǎn quān Hēi .

She looked old and thin with sunken cheeks and hollow eyes.

zǒu , yāo , lǎo 黑人 hēi rén jiù 抓住 zhuā zhù le !

Come away, or yonder old black man will catch you!

fēn 白天 bái tiān 黑夜 hēi yè , xiǎng 电话 diàn huà jiù .

He's inclined to telephone at all hours of the day or night.

他们 tā men zài 黑暗 hēi àn Zhōng Wéi zhāo Dōng 探西,仿 fǎng 一群 xiǎo gǒu 围着狗在 gěi tiǎn 伤口 shāng kǒu .

They felt for it in the darkness like pups licking the wounds of their mother.

Words with Hēi

Explore 24 words and sayings that include the Chinese character Hēi in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
Hēi black Hēi
黑色 hēi sè black黑色 hēi sè
黑人 hēi rén black person黑人 hēi rén
黑暗 hēi àn dark黑暗 hēi àn
黑帮 hēi bāng criminal gang黑幫
黑白 hēi bái black and white黑白 hēi bái
黑夜 hēi yè night黑夜 hēi yè
黑龙江 Hēi lóng jiāng Amur river黑龍江
黑社会 hēi shè huì criminal underworld黑社會
黑洞 hēi dòng (astronomy) black hole黑洞 hēi dòng
黑龙江省 Hēi lóng jiāng Shěng Heilongjiang Province (Heilungkiang) in northeast China, abbr. Hēi , capital Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨 Hā ěr bīn [Hā​'ěr​bīn]黑龍江省
漆黑 qī hēi pitch-black漆黑 qī hēi
黑马 hēi mǎ dark horse黑馬
黑道 hēi dào dark road黑道 hēi dào
慕尼黑 Mù ní hēi München or Munich, capital of Bavaria, Germany慕尼黑 Mù ní hēi
黑手党 hēi shǒu dǎng mafia黑手黨
黑名单 hēi míng dān blacklist黑名單
黑板 hēibǎn blackboard黑板 hēibǎn
黑市 hēi shì black market黑市 hēi shì
黑客 hēi kè hacker (computing) (loanword)黑客 hēi kè
天黑 tiān hēi dusk天黑 tiān hēi
黑影 hēi yǐng shadow黑影 hēi yǐng
黑山 Hēi shān Montenegro, former Yugoslavia黑山 Hēi shān
黑车 hēi chē unlicensed motor vehicle黑車

Hēi Decomposition & Compounds

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Hēi Compounds

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  • Hēi
    • dǎng
    • diǎn
    • hēi , , , dài , àn , yǒu , qián , xiá , chù , , , , me , , , zhěn , tūn , , yǎn , qíng , , cǎn , tán , zhěn , dài , tǎng , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , méi
    • , , ,
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