Meaning of 河

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English Definition: river; Classifiers:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
黄河 [ huáng ]: Yellow River or Huang He
人工河 [ rén gōng ]: canal; man-made waterway
湄南河 [ méi nán ]: Chao Phraya River (aka Menam), the main river of Thailand
河流 [ liú ]: river; Classifiers:
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