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huī

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huī Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
huī | hui1
English translation
ash
dust
lime
gray
discouraged
dejected
ashes; dust; lime, mortar

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About huī

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Number of strokes

6

Traditional form

huī

Contains the radical

Huǒ

Part of speech

Noun / 名词 míng cí Míngcí

Learning hint

The remains of a fire  Huǒ Huǒ also provides the pronunciation

Etymology of huī

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

⿸? Huǒ

Explanation

After a fire ( Huǒ ) burns down, the left over ash ( huī ) can be touched with the hands ( yòu ).

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Example sentences using huī

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雷声 léi shēng 震得轰轰隆隆, 沿 yán zhāo Xiàng Dōng 推进 tuī jìn ,灰白色 huī bái sè de 电光 diàn guāng zài 眼中 yǎn zhōng 闪烁 shǎnshuò zhāo .

The thunder rumbled and crashed , travelling east along the river, the paling flashes flicked his eyes.

装运 zhuāng yùn zhāo 沉甸甸 chén diàn diàn de 记忆 jìyì , liàng de àn de huī de .

Loaded with heavy memories -- bright, dark and gray.

de 秃头 tū tóu 四周 sì zhōu cháng zhāo juān 灰白 huī bái de 头发 tóufa .

A band of grey hair encircled his bald dome.

de tóu dǐng 四周 sì zhōu cháng zhāo juān 灰白 huī bái de 头发 tóufa .

A band of gray hair encircled his bald dome.

zhè zhǐ 母鸡 mǔ jī huī 带白 bān diǎn .

This hen is gray with white speckles.

Words with huī

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

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
huī ash huī
灰色 huī sè gray灰色 huī sè
骨灰 gǔ huī bone ash骨灰 gǔ huī
灰尘 huīchén dust灰塵
灰姑娘 Huī gū niang Cinderella灰姑娘 Huī gū niang
灰烬 huī jìn ashes灰燼
烟灰缸 yān huī gāng ashtray煙灰缸
灰心 huīxīn to lose heart灰心 huīxīn
石灰 shí huī lime (calcium oxide)石灰 shí huī
灰暗 huī àn drab灰暗 huī àn
灰白 huī bái colored灰白 huī bái
灰飞烟灭 huī fēi yān miè fig. to be annihilated灰飛煙滅
骨灰盒 gǔ huī hé box for bone ashes骨灰盒 gǔ huī hé
心灰意冷 xīn huī yì lěng discouraged心灰意冷 xīn huī yì lěng
烟灰 yān huī cigarette ash煙灰
炮灰 pào huī cannon fodder炮灰 pào huī
死灰复燃 sǐ huī fù rán sth malevolent returns to haunt one死灰復燃
石灰石 shí huī shí limestone石灰石 shí huī shí
灰溜溜 huī liū liū dull gray灰溜溜 huī liū liū
灰蒙蒙 huī mēng mēng dusky灰蒙蒙 huī mēng mēng
大灰狼 dà huī láng big bad wolf大灰狼 dà huī láng
灰心丧气 huī xīn sàng qì downhearted灰心喪氣
灰度 huī dù grayscale灰度 huī dù
灰岩 huī yán limestone灰岩 huī yán

huī Decomposition & Compounds

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huī Decomposition

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huī Compounds

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