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hòu

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hòu Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
hòu | hou4
English translation
thick
deep or profound
kind
generous
rich or strong in flavor
to favor
to stress
generous; substantial; deep (as a friendship)

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About hòu

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Number of strokes

9

Traditional form

hòu

Contains the radical

hǎn

Part of speech

Adjective / 形容词 xíng róng cí Xíngróng cí

Learning hint

Sunlight  and children  in a building  hǎn

Etymology of hòu

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

⿸⿸厂日子

Explanation

Depicts a container of wine that has been aging in a cave, thus having a strong flavor.

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Example sentences using hòu

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脸皮 liǎn pí zhēn hòu !

Of all the gall ! ie What impudence!

de 大衣 dà yī de gēng hòu .

My overcoat is thicker than yours.

yòng 锋利 fēnglì de Dāo xiāo 厚厚的果皮 guǒ pí .

She pared off the thick peel with a sharp knife.

de hòu 减轻 jiǎn qīng le 打击 dǎjī de 力量 lìliang .

My thick clothing deadened the blow.

穿着 chuān zhuó jiàn hòu 毛衣 máo yī 一定 yīdìng hěn .

You must be boiling in that thick sweater.

Words with hòu

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
hòu thick hòu
丰厚 fēng hòu generous豐厚
深厚 shēn hòu deep深厚 shēn hòu
厚道 hòu dao generous厚道 hòu dao
厚度 hòu dù thickness厚度 hòu dù
浓厚 nónghòu dense濃厚
雄厚 xiónghòu robust雄厚 xiónghòu
厚重 hòu zhòng thick厚重 hòu zhòng
无可厚非 wú kě hòu fēi understandable無可厚非
厚望 hòu wàng great hopes厚望 hòu wàng
厚实 hòu shi thick厚實
优厚 yōu hòu generous, liberal (pay, compensation)優厚
厚脸皮 hòu liǎn pí brazen厚臉皮
肥厚 féi hòu plump肥厚 féi hòu
宽厚 kuān hòu tolerant寬厚
得天独厚 détiāndúhòu blessed by heaven (idiom)得天獨厚
厚礼 hòu lǐ generous gifts厚禮
浑厚 hún hòu simple and honest渾厚
憨厚 hān hou simple and honest憨厚 hān hou
醇厚 chún hòu mellow and rich醇厚 chún hòu
忠厚 zhōng hòu honest and considerate忠厚 zhōng hòu

hòu Decomposition & Compounds

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hòu Decomposition

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