Meaning of 花

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Pinyin: huā
English Definition: flower; blossom; Classifiers: , , , , , ; fancy pattern; florid; to spend (money, time); (coll.) lecherous; lustful
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: A flower in bloom ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ cǎo ] grass, weed, plant, herb
    • [ huà ] to change, to convert, to reform; -ize
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Example Words:
花生 [ huā shēng ]: peanut; groundnut; Classifiers:
花瓣 [ huā bàn ]: petal; Classifiers:
花蕾 [ huā lěi ]: bud; flower bud
锦上添花 [ jǐn shàng tiān huā ]: lit. on brocade, add flowers (idiom); to decorate sth already perfect; gilding the lily
烟花爆竹 [ yān huā bào zhú ]: fireworks (i.e. pyrotechnic devices, not the display they produce)
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