紅旗

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Chinese[edit]

 
red; revolutionary; prosperity; bonus; popular
banner; flag
trad. (紅旗)
simp. (红旗)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

紅旗

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) red flag or banner
    附近懸掛紅旗指示各界人士切勿進入以免發生危險 [Literary Cantonese, trad.]
    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.]
    Gaai3 si4 goi1 keoi1 fu6 gan6 zoeng1 wui5 jyun4 gwaa3 hung4 kei4 zi2 si6 , gok3 gaai3 jan4 si6 cit3 mat6 zeon3 jap6 keoi1 noi6 , ji5 min5 faat3 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.