Meaning of 虹

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Pinyin: hóng
English Definition: rainbow
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (insect) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
彩虹 cǎi hóng rainbow; Classifiers:
长虹 cháng hóng Changhong (brand)
霓虹灯 hóng dēng neon lamp (loanword)
霓虹 hóng rainbow; neon (loanword)
虹膜 hóng iris (of an eye)
More: 虹* | *虹 | *虹*
Example Sentences
Like a bird, fly far away, like a colorful rainbow, was hung in the days of the nearby crossroads, brief encounter, you and I walk in the opposite direction.
All those masters of the legal universe, with no time to spare for a siphon pot?
Xiao Hong is another migrant woman. She remains employed at her garment factory, but says the work pressure has become extremely intense.
I have set my rainbow in the clouds, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth.
The Rainbow was originally conceived as a much longer novel, to be called "The Sisters", and ultimately became two, the second of which is Women in Love.