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The Chinese word hong - 红 - hóng
(red in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

hóng

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English translations

red

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Chinese characters  ( hong / hóng ) with pronunciation (English translation: red )
红 ( hong / hóng ) in traditional characters
Character complexity
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is composed of 6 strokes and therefore is of low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

traffic lights  |  black tea
红 ( hong / hóng ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 344)
Chinese example words containing the character 红 ( hong / hóng )
粉红 ( fĕnhóng = pink ), 红海 ( Hóng Hăi = Red Sea ), 红茶 ( hóngchá = black tea ), 红酒 ( hóngjiŭ = red wine ), 红莲 ( hónglián = red lotus ), 红绿灯 ( hónglǜdēng = traffic lights ), 红叶 ( hóngyè = red autumnal leaves ), 西红柿 ( xīhóngshì = tomato ),
Other characters that are pronounced hóng in Chinese

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