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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
hú | hu2
English translation
pot
classifier for bottled liquid
jar, pot, jug, vase; surname

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Number of strokes

10

Traditional form

Contains the radical

Shì

Part of speech

Isolated measure word / 量词 liàng cí Liàngcí

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A jar of wine

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Type

pictographic

Positional decomposition

Shì 冖业
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Example sentences using

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shāo kāi , yāo bēi chá .

Put the kettle on, and I'd like a cup of tea.

chá Cóng Zhōng dǎo 出来 chū lái .

She poured out the tea from the pot.

Bié 壶里 de chá gān le .

Don't drain the teapot dry.

这种 zhè zhǒng 茶壶 chá hú 相当 xiāngdāng guì .

This kind of teapot is very expensive.

tài le ,见到 jiàn dào 水壶 shuǐ hú jiù bào zhāo tōng 狂饮 kuáng yǐn .

He is so thirsty that he drinks heavily while holding a jug.

Words with

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
pot
水壶 shuǐ hú kettle水壺
茶壶 chá hú teapot茶壺
咖啡壶 kā fēi hú coffee pot咖啡壺
夜壶 yè hú chamber pot夜壺
酒壶 jiǔ hú wine pot酒壺
便壶 biàn hú bed urinal便壺
鼻烟壶 bí yān hú snuff bottle鼻煙壺
喷壶 pēn hú spray bottle噴壺
暖壶 nuǎn hú vacuum flask暖壺
壶关 Hú guān Huguan county in Changzhi 長治|长治 Cháng zhì [Cháng​zhì], Shanxi壺關
壶关县 Hú guān xiàn Huguan county in Changzhi 長治|长治 Cháng zhì [Cháng​zhì], Shanxi壺關縣
漏壶 lòu hú water clock漏壺
箪食壶浆 dān shí hú jiāng to give troops a hearty welcome簞食壺漿
壶铃 hú líng kettlebell, girya壺鈴

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Decomposition

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