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Pronunciation : huáng
Meaning :
  1. yellow. (adj)
  2. pornographic. (adj)
  3. fizzle out; fail. (v)
Radical :
Strokes : 11
Traditional :
Usage : 21.8%
Common Words / Phrases:
huáng hūn
: dusk
huáng sè
: yellow, pornographic
huáng jīn
: gold
dàn huáng
: egg yolk
1. Chinese people have yellow skin, and black eyes.
zhōng guó rén yǒu zhe huáng hēi yǎn jīng
中国人 : Chinese people
: have
: added to a verb or adjective to indicate a continued action or state
: yellow
皮肤 : skin
: and
: black
眼睛 : eye
2. The leaves are turning yellow.
shù huáng le
: tree
: leaves
: become
: yellow
: (particle) used after an action that has taken place
3. He loved the twilight.
hěn huān huáng hūn
: he
: very
喜欢 : like
黄昏 : twilight
4. Children cannot read the X-rated novel.
ér tóng néng kàn huáng xiǎo shuō
儿童 : children
不能 : cannot
: read
黄色小说 : pornographic novel

2 thoughts on “黄”

  1. Interesting – But why do people call 黄河 – the Yellow River?
    What’s the difference between 黄河 and 黄金?

    1. Hi Alexandra,
      I made a mistake. 黄金 should be gold and not the Yellow River.
      The Yellow River should be 黄河。I have corrected it.

      Sorry for the mistake.

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