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Pronunciation : huī
Meaning :
  1. grey. (adj)
  2. ash. (n)
  3. dust. (n)
  4. lime; (lime) mortar. (n)
  5. disheartened; discouraged. (adj)
Radical :
Strokes : 6
Traditional :
Usage : 7.0%
Common Words / Phrases:
huī sè
: grey, gray; pessimistic; gloomy
huī chén
: dust
huī xīn
: lose heart
huī àn
: gloomy
shí huī
: lime
1. The painter decided to grey the sky.
zhè huà jiā jué dìng tiān kōng huà chéng huī
: this
: measure word
画家 : painter
决定 : decide
: used to shift the object to before the verb, which must be accompanied by some other word
天空 : sky
: draw
: become
灰色 : grey
2. The stores were all burned to ashes.
suǒ yǒu de shāng diàn bèi shāo chéng le huī jìn
所有 : all
: (particle) used after an attribute; to
商店 : store
: by (used in a passive sentence)
: burn
: become
: (particle) used after an action that has taken place
灰烬 : ashes
3. The desk is covered with a thick layer of dust.
zhuō shàng le hòu hòu de céng huī chén
: desk, table
: on
: accumulate, store up
: (particle) used after an action that has taken place
: thick
: (particle) used after an attribute; to
: one
: measure word
灰尘 : dust
4. When you succeed don’t get conceited; when you fail don’t be dejected.
chénɡ ɡōnɡ jiāo ào , shī bài huī xīn
成功 : success
: not
骄傲 : conceited; proud
失败 : fail
灰心 : lose heart, dejected
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