Meaning of 话

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(Trad.: 話)
Pinyin: huà
English Definition: dialect; language; spoken words; speech; talk; words; conversation; what sb said; Classifiers:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: A spoken tongue ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ yán ] words, speech; to speak, to say
    • [ shé ] tongue; bell clapper
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Example Words:
打电话 [ diàn huà ]: to make a telephone call
说话 [ shuō huà ]: to speak; to say; to talk; to gossip; to tell stories; talk; word
笑话 [ xiào huà ]: joke; jest; Classifiers: ; to laugh at; to mock
普通话 [ tōng huà ]: Mandarin (common language); Putonghua (common speech of the Chinese language); ordinary speech
对话 [ duì huà ]: dialogue; Classifiers:
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