léi thunder

Made up of [ rain radical 173, tián field radical 102]

Note

Combines representation of rain and a field
Number of strokes: 13

Related characters


Also uses component: líng (zero) xuě (snow)
Also uses tián component: dài (to respect) diàn (electric) fù (rich) fú (good fortune) huà (to draw) huáng (yellow) jiǎ (first in list) jiāng (border) lèi (tired) lǐ (inside) māo (cat) mǔ (area) nán (male) shēn (to extend) sī (to think)

Different tone

lèi (tired)

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Pronunciation

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

Proverbs

大发雷霆 dà fā léi tíng Fly into a furious rage
雷声大,雨点小 léi shēng dà, yǔ diǎn xiǎo Overly portentous. Reality does not match expectations

Also

léi thunder
Chinese proverb

Proverb

Shuǐ shēn huǒ rè [shui shen huo re]
water deep fire hot
In deep water and fierce fire
In very deep trouble
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