hóng red

Made up of [ silk radical 120, gōng work; skill radical 48]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Combines 'silk' with 'work' giving the concept of extra work needed to dye silk red

Related characters


Using : gěi (give) zhǐ (paper) jīng (Classic) wéi (to preserve) lèi (tired) gāng (guiding principle) fēn (numerous) zǔ (to form) xù (beginnings) jié (knot) jì (order) fǎng (fine woven silk fabric)
Using gōng : zuǒ (left) jīng (Classic) gōng (accomplishment)

Sounds same

hóng (flood)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 红
Stroke order for character 红, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Phrases

我有六张红票 wǒ yǒu liù zhāng hóng piào I have six red tickets
红的 hóng de red one

Also

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