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The Chinese word hua - 花 - huā
(flower in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

flower, colorful, to spend, variegated, pattern

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Chinese characters  ( hua / huā ) with pronunciation (English translation: flower )
The traditional Chinese characters of huā are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 花 ( hua / huā ) Writing in Pinyin
Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication.
If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Zhe shi yi duo meili de hua.
Zhè shì yī duŏ mĕilì de huā.

 – English translation: This is a beautiful flower.

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

herb  |  petal
花 ( hua / huā ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 329)
Chinese example words containing the character 花 ( hua / huā )
花茶 ( huāchá = scented tea ), 花瓶 ( huāpíng = vase ), 花儿 ( huār = flower ), 花园 ( huāyuán = garden ), 火花塞 ( huŏhuāsāi = sparking plug ), 开花 ( kāihuā = to bloom ), 开花儿 ( kāihuār = to blossom ), 兰花 ( lánhuā = orchid ), 梅花 ( méihuā = plum blossom ), 棉花 ( miánhua = cotton ), 天花板 ( tiānhuābăn = ceiling ), 迎春花 ( yíngchūnhuā = winter jasmine )
More words that mean flower in Chinese
huār ( 花儿 )

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