huà to draw; picture; painting

Made up of [ tián field radical 102, one radical 1, kǎn open box radical 17]
A measure word to use for this noun: zhāng
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Thinking of a field in a sort of frame gives the idea of a landscape painting
Number of strokes: 8

Related characters


Also uses tián component: chù (livestock) dài (to respect) diàn (electric) fù (rich) fú (good fortune) huáng (yellow) jiǎ (first in list) jiāng (border) lèi (tired) léi (thunder) lǐ (inside) māo (cat) mǔ (area) nán (male) shēn (to extend) sī (to think) yóu (to follow)
Also uses component: bǎi (hundred) bǐng (third in order) bù (no; not) chǒu (shameful) dàn (dawn) dé (virtue) huò (maybe) jiāng (border) kāi (begin) lì (beautiful) liǎng (pair) měng (Mongol) miè (to extinguish) qiě (and) shì (life) yǔ (to give) zài (again) zhèng (correct)
Also uses kǎn component: chū (go out) xiōng (vicious)

Sounds same

huà (speech) huà (to make into)

Different tone

huā (flower) huá (splendid)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

画饼充饥 huà bǐng chōng jī To act foolishly and ineffectively
画蛇添足 huà shě tiān zú Ruin by over working something. Too meticulous

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