hóng red

Made up of [ silk radical 120, gōng work; skill radical 48]
Similar looking characters : jiāng (river)
Alternative traditional form of character:
Made with 6 strokes.
Combines 'silk' with 'work' giving the concept of extra work needed to dye silk red. 'Gong' also provides the rough phonetic.
Ancient small seal form Small seal

Related characters


Also uses component: fǎng (fine woven silk fabric) fēn (numerous) gāng (guiding principle) gěi (give) jì (order) jié (knot) jīng (Classic) lèi (tired) 绿 lù (green) wéi (to preserve) xù (beginnings) zhǐ (paper) zhōng (end) zǔ (to form)
Also uses gōng component: gōng (accomplishment) jiāng (river) jīng (Classic) kòng (to empty) zuǒ (left)

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

wǒ yǒu liù zhāng hóng piào I have six red tickets
hóng de Red one

Also

hóng red