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红色
hóng sè



红色
red


Definitions

Chinese > English
红色hóngsè
     1. n. the color red
     2. adj. red
English > Chinese
red
     1. 形容词. 紅的
     2. 形容词. 紅色的
     3. 名词.
     4. 名词. 紅色
Components
hóng
     1. red
           紅色 - red (color)
     2. (colloquial) popular; in vogue
           邁克爾·^傑克遜 沒有 以前 那麼 紅 了。 - Michael Jackson is not as popular as he used to be.
     3. (The red clothes and bunting used on festive occasions.)
           披紅 - to drape in red silk as a sign of honor or for festivity
           紅包 - red envelope / red packet
     4. revolutionary; Communist; Red
           紅軍 - Red army
     5. worldly
     6. women's
     7. bonus; dividend
           分紅 - distribute or draw dividends
     8. (Cantonese) blood tofu
           豬紅 - pig blood tofu
     9. Hong
           女紅gōng - the feminine arts (e.g. needlework, sewing, embroidery)
     10. (Placename in the State of Lu during the Spring and Autumn Period in Chinese history, northeast of modern Tai'an, Shandong.)
     1. color/colour; tint; hue; shade
           顏色 - color
     2. look; expression
     3. kind; sort
           貨色 - goods; stuff; trash; rubbish; quality of goods; specification
     4. feminine charm; beauty
           姿色 - good looks (of women)
     5. sexual; lewd
           色情 - pornography; sex
     6. (colloquial) being a perv
     7. theatrical role
     8. metallic content
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