Meaning of 河

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English Definition: river; Classifiers:
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Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
河南 nán Henan province (Honan) in central China, abbr. , capital Zhengzhou 郑州
黄河 huáng Yellow River or Huang He
河北 běi Hebei province (Hopeh) in north China surrounding Beijing, short name , capital Shijiazhuang 石家庄
河流 liú river; Classifiers:
淮河 huái Huai River, main river of east China, between the Yellow River 黄河
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