Meaning of 胡

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(Trad.: 衚, 鬍)
English Definition: non-Han people, esp. from central Asia; reckless; outrageous; what?; why?; to complete a winning hand at mahjong (also written ); see 胡同 ; beard; mustache; whiskers
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (meat) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] old, classic, ancient
    • meat, flesh; organic compound
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Example Words:
胡说 [ shuō ]: to talk nonsense; drivel
胡同 [ tòng ]: lane; alley; Classifiers:
胡须 [ ]: beard; Classifiers:
胡乱 [ luàn ]: careless; reckless; casually; absent-mindedly; at will; at random; any old how
胡子 [ zi ]: beard; mustache or whiskers; facial hair; Classifiers: ; (coll.) bandit
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