喝 hē drink
Made up of [
why; how; when
Note The mouth radical indicates the meaning 'he' (what?) gives the phonetic
Number of strokes
Using 口 kǒu
右 yòu (right) 和 hé (together) 问 wèn (ask) 叫 jiào (called) 语 yǔ (language) 史 shǐ (history) 只 zhī (one) 吃 chī (to eat) 福 fú (good fortune) 富 fù (rich) 古 gǔ (ancient) 亨 hēng (prosperous) 或 huò (maybe) 咎 jiù (fault) 君 jūn (monarch) 可 kě (can) 命 mìng (life) 如 rú (as) 尚 shàng (still) 事 shì (matter) 虽 suī (although) 台 tái (typhoon) 喜 xǐ (to be fond of) 知 zhī (to know) 周 zhōu (surname Zhou) 足 zú (foot) 号 hào (name) 宫 gōng (palace) 句 jù (sentence) 吗 mǎ (?) 曰 yuē (to speak) 狗 gǒu (dog) 合 hé (to close) 吉 jí (lucky) 另 lìng (other) 吧 bā (supposition or suggestion) 兄 xiōng (elder brother) 咳 hāi (sound of sighing) 名 míng (name) 告 gào (to tell) 占 zhān (to observe) 后 hòu (behind) 唐 táng (Tang) 各 gè (each) 唱 chàng (to sing) 听 tīng (to listen) 咬 yǎo (to bite) 呢 ne (and you?) 船 chuán (boat) 回 huí (to circle) Different tone
河 hé (river)
和 hé (together)
禾 hé (grain)
何 hé (what)
合 hé (to close)
曷 hé (why) Pronunciation Your browser does not support this audio element.
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一个和尚挑水喝,两个和尚抬水喝,三个和尚没水喝 yī gè hé shang tiāo shuǐ hē, liǎng gè hé shang tái shuǐ hē, sān ge hé shang méi shuǐ hē
Sometimes work is best done alone, a group may just spend the time discussing without doing anything
喝了 hē le
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