huáng yellow


Alternative traditional form of character:

Sounds same

huáng (emperor)

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Pronunciation

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

Cities

黄石 Huangshi, Hubei

People

黄帝 Yellow Emperor

Proverbs

不到黄河不死心 bù dào Huáng hé bù sǐ xīn Keep going until you hit an insurmountable obstacle
飞黄腾达 fēi huáng téng dá Sudden rise to success and honour

Phrases

黄的 huáng de yellow one

Also

黄河 Huáng Hé Yellow River
huáng yellow
Tue 28th Mar

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