Meaning of 画

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(Trad.: 畫)
Pinyin: huà
English Definition: to draw; picture; painting; Classifiers:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: A painting on an easel; compare , which includes the brush
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ] one; a, an; alone
    • Surround from below
      • [ qiǎn ] container; receptacle
      • [ tián ] field, farm, arable land; cultivated
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Example Words:
动画片 [ dòng huà piàn ]: animated film
漫画 [ màn huà ]: caricature; cartoon; Japanese manga
画蛇添足 [ huà shé tiān ]: lit. draw legs on a snake (idiom); fig. to ruin the effect by adding sth superfluous; to overdo it
木版画 [ bǎn huà ]: woodcut; wood engraving
画家 [ huà jiā ]: painter; Classifiers:
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