Meaning of 红

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(Trad.: 紅)
Pinyin: hóng
English Definition: red; popular; revolutionary; bonus
Antonyms: 绿
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (silk) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
西红柿 [ hóng shì ]: tomato; Classifiers:
分红 [ fēn hóng ]: dividend; to award a bonus
热红酒 [ hóng jiǔ ]: mulled wine
红五类 [ hóng lèi ]: the “five red categories” (Cultural Revolution term), i.e. poor and lower-middle peasants, workers, revolutionary soldiers, revolutionary cadres, and revolutionary martyrs
红头文件 [ hóng tóu wén jiàn ]: red-letterhead document, an official document with the name of the issuing government agency printed in red at the top, circulated to relevant bodies
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