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:
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: A spoken 讠 tongue 舌; 舌 also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • words, speech; to speak, to say
    • tongue; bell clapper
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Stroke order image for Chinese character 话
Example Words:
童话 [ tóng huà ]: children's fairy tales
话筒 [ huà tǒng ]: microphone; (telephone) receiver; handset
闲话 [ xián huà ]: variant of 闲话 ; digression; gossip; complaint; scandal; Classifiers:
闲话 [ xián huà ]: digression; gossip; complaint; scandal; Classifiers:
不像话 [ xiàng huà ]: unreasonable; shocking; outrageous
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