Meaning of 海

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Pinyin: hǎi
English Definition: ocean; sea; Classifiers: ; great number of people or things; (dialect) numerous
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
上海 shàng hǎi Shanghai municipality, central east China, abbr. to
海洋 hǎi yáng ocean; Classifiers:
海外 hǎi wài overseas; abroad
海关 hǎi guān customs (i.e. border crossing inspection); Classifiers:
海军 hǎi jūn navy
More: 海* | *海 | *海*
Example Sentences
Have another one. You can hold your liquor.
Why did You send our missiles into the sea.
Her favourite color is blue. Because blue is the color of the sky and the sea.
We have learned to fly in the air like birds and swim in the sea like fish, but we have not learned the simple art of living together as brothers.
I hope you will be magnanimous enough to excuse any incorrect behaviour on my part.