Meaning of 河

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English Definition: river; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:

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
河流 [ liú ]: river; Classifiers:
河南 [ nán ]: Henan province (Honan) in central China, abbr. , capital Zhengzhou 郑州
河北 [ běi ]: Hebei province (Hopeh) in north China surrounding Beijing, short name , capital Shijiazhuang 石家庄
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