Meaning of 赤

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Pinyin: chì
English Definition: red; scarlet; bare; naked
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: A person whose cheeks are burning
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
    • [ huǒ ] fire, flame; to burn; anger, rage
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Example Words:
赤道 [ chì dào ]: equator (of the earth or astronomical body)
赤字 [ chì ]: (financial) deficit; red letter
赤裸裸 [ chì luǒ luǒ ]: bare; naked; (fig.) plain; undisguised; unadorned
努尔哈赤 [ ěr chì ]: Nurhaci (1559-1626), founder and first Khan of the Manchu Later Jin dynasty 后金 (from 1616)
反赤道流 [ fǎn chì dào liú ]: equatorial counter current
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