hóng flood; big; great

Made up of [ shuǐ water radical 85, gòng common; general ]


The water radical gives idea of flood and 'gong' provides rough phonetic as well as 'collective water'
Number of strokes 9

Related characters

Using shuǐ : jiǔ (wine) hǎi (sea) fǎ (law) mǎn (to fill) zé (pool) zhì (to rule) qiǎn (shallow) hàn (perspiration) méi (have not) qīng (clear) pào (bubble) gǎng (harbor) qì (steam)
Using gòng : gōng (to provide)

Sounds same

hóng (red)

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洪秀全 Hong Xiuquan
洪武帝 Emperor Hongwu
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