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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 120 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 女一一 (VMM))

  1. red, vermillion
  2. blush, flush

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping hung4, Yale hung4)

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin gōng (gong1), hóng (hong2), jiàng (jiang4), Wade-Giles kung1, hung2, chiang4)

Adjective[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin hóng, traditional )

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) red
    • 红色 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]hóngsè [Pinyin] — red
  2. revolutionary
    • 红军 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]Hóngjūn [Pinyin] — Red army
  3. (slang) popular, successful
    • 迈克尔·杰克逊没有以前那么 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]
      Màikè'ěr·Jiékèxùn méiyǒu yǐqián nàme hóng le. [Pinyin]
      Michael Jackson is not as popular as he used to be.

Noun[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin hóng, traditional )

  1. the red clothes and bunting used on festive occasions
    • 披红 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]pīhóng [Pinyin] — to drape in red silk as a sign of honor or for festivity
    • 红包 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]hóngbāo [Pinyin] — red envelope / red packet
  2. bonus; dividend
    • 分红 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]fēnhóng [Pinyin] — distribute or draw dividends

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Proper noun[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin hóng, traditional )

  1. A surname​. Hong

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin gōng, traditional )

  1. (archaic) a substitute character for
  2. (archaic) a substitute character for
    • 女红 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]nǚhóng [Pinyin] — needlework, sewing, embroidery
  3. geographical name of a location in the State of Lu (魯國) during the Spring and Autumn Period (春秋時期) in Chinese history, northeast of modern Taian, Shandong (山東泰安)

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin jiàng, traditional )

  1. (archaic) a substitute character for

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