红旗

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

红旗

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) red flag or banner
    • 附近悬挂红旗指示各界人士切勿进入以免发生危险 [Literary Cantonese, simp.]
      gai3 si4 goi1 keoi1 fu6 gan4 zoeng1 wui5 jyun4 gua3 hung4 kei4 zi2 si6, gok3 gai3 jan4 si6 cit3 mat6 zeon3 jap6 keoi1 noi6, ji5 min5 fat3 sang1 ngai4 him2. [Jyutping]
      At that time, those places will have red flags nearby erected to act as a signal, everybody please do not enter into the zone, lest any danger happen.

Usage notes[edit]

In ancient times, red banners were used by military units. In Hong Kong, red flags are erected when there are dangers nearby.