léi thunder

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

Note

Combines representation of rain and a field

Related characters


Using : xuě (snow) líng (zero)
Using tián : nán (male) māo (cat) lǐ (inside) mǔ (area) fú (good fortune) fù (rich) jiǎ (first in list) shēn (to extend) lèi (tired) huà (to draw) sī (to think) dài (to respect)

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

Mandarin Chinese: The Rough Guide Phrasebook

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