Meaning of 霜

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Pinyin: shuāng
English Definition: frost; white powder or cream spread over a surface; frosting; (skin) cream
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Total strokes: 17; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (rain) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
雪上加霜 xuě shàng jiā shuāng (idiom) to make matters even worse; to add insult to injury
风霜 fēng shuāng wind and frost; fig. hardships
霜冻 shuāng dòng frost; frost damage (to crop)
饱经风霜 bǎo jīng fēng shuāng weather-beaten; having experienced the hardships of life
霜降 shuāng jiàng Shuangjiang or Frost Descends, 18th of the 24 solar terms 二十四节气 23rd October-6th November
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