hua4 =
hu + a4

dialect / language / spoken words / speech / talk / words / conversation / what sb said / CL:種|种[zhong3],席[xi2],句[ju4],口[kou3],番[fan1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=

+
she2 =
sh + e2

tongue | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes squashed his tongue under a kilo just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion! He tries to stem the kilo with a mandarin, but not very successfully. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


=

+
qian1 =
qi + an1

thousand | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The Queen of Hearts dropped a kilo on her banana in front of Anchor Inn, and now she uses a cross to try and revive it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

qian1 =
qi + an1

a swing | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=
丿
+
丿
pie3 =
pi + e3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 4) / see 撇[pie3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 丿

Pocahontas (pi-) is watching a giant banana (丿) inside the Erectheion (-e3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


=
丿
+
shi2 =
sh + Ø2

ten / 10 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh-) is investigating a very strange thing, which just arrived at the entrance of the space station (-2): A big pyramid made of ten (十) crosses (十), which are in turn made out of flutes (一) and dinosaur bones (丨). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


=

+
yi1 =
y + Ø1

one / 1 / single / a (article) / as soon as / entire / whole / all / throughout / "one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger (y) plays her flute (一) in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


=

+
gun3 =
gu + (e)n3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 2) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a dinosaur bone when it appears in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=

+
kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


=

+
yan2 =
y + an2

"speech" or "words" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 149) / see also 言字旁[yan2 zi4 pang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yan2 =
y + an2

words / speech / to say / to talk | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The horizontal lines look like sound waves that emerge from an opening: I'll resemble 言 by a megaphone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

Maud Younger rushes into Anchor Inn and just inside the entrance she uses a megaphone to loudly announce that the world revolution will soon start. She also tells the people that she has berets for everyone so that everyone will be able to be in style for the revolution. However she doesn't tell that she prepared the berets in another way: to each beret, she attached a mandarin via two capacitors which forms a formidable antenna, so that after the revolution, she'll be able to transmit her speeches directly to the wearers' brains. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago


=

+

+
tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


=

+
zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


=

+
yi1 =
y + Ø1

one / 1 / single / a (article) / as soon as / entire / whole / all / throughout / "one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger (y) plays her flute (一) in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


=

+

+
er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


=
yi1 =
y + Ø1

one / 1 / single / a (article) / as soon as / entire / whole / all / throughout / "one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger (y) plays her flute (一) in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


=

+

+
kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Stroke order

話 bw fb963c5786ce413dc32c7fd6ab404a889645058983da8301b8e634a8730300f3 No user submitted stroke order information available yet.

Sign in to submit stroke order information.

is not a component of another character.

is the traditional variant of .

is not part of the HSK.

Pronunciation: Gorodish elements and their mnemonics (what's this?)

hu

Helga Horse - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
a4

In the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


shuo1

hua4
to speak / to say / to talk / to gossip / to tell stories / talk / word (HSK level 1)

da3

dian4

hua4
to make a telephone call (HSK level 1)

pu3

tong1

hua4
Mandarin (common language) / Putonghua (common speech of the Chinese language) / ordinary speech (HSK level 3)

dui4

hua4
dialog / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

xiao4

hua4
joke / jest / CL:個|个[ge4] / to laugh at / to mock (HSK level 4)

shen2

hua4
legend / fairy tale / myth / mythology (HSK level 5)

shi2

hua4
truth (HSK level 5)

fei4

hua4
nonsense / rubbish / superfluous words / You don't say! / No kidding! (gently sarcastic) (HSK level 5)

hua4

ti2
subject (of a talk or conversation) / topic (HSK level 5)

xian2

hua4
digression / gossip / complaint / scandal / CL:段[duan4] (HSK level 6)

xian2

hua4
variant of 閒話|闲话 / digression / gossip / complaint / scandal / CL:段[duan4] (HSK level 6)

bu4

xiang4

hua4
unreasonable / shocking / outrageous (HSK level 6)

tong2

hua4
children's fairy tales (HSK level 6)

su2

hua4
common saying / proverb (HSK level 6)

hua4

tong3
microphone / (telephone) receiver / handset (HSK level 6)

tong1

hua4
to hold a conversation / to talk over the telephone / phone call

dian4

hua4
簿
bu4
telephone directory

tong1

dian4

hua4
to phone sb up

chuan2

hua4
to pass on a story / to communicate a message

yi1

xi2

hua4
the content of a conversation / words / remarks

liu2

hua4
to leave word / to leave a message

xin1

li5

hua4
(to express one's) true feelings / what is on one's mind / secret mind

da2

hua4
to reply / to answer

hua4

zhong1

you3

hua4
overtones in conversation / things indirectly implied from what is said

qing2

hua4
terms of endearment / words of love

hei1

hua4
argot / bandits' secret jargon / malicious words

hua4

ju4
stage play / modern drama / CL:臺|台[tai2],部[bu4]

gong1

yong4

dian4

hua4
public phone / CL:部[bu4]

jia3

hua4
a lie / untrue statement / misstatement

nao4

xiao4

hua4
made to look a fool / a laughingstock

ke4

qi5

hua4
words of politeness / politesse / decorous talking / talk with propriety

qiao1

qiao5

hua4
whisperings / private words / confidences / sweet nothings

hua4

bing3
a pretext for gossip / a matter for derision

meng4

hua4
talking in one's sleep / words spoken during sleep / fig. speech bearing no relation to reality / delusions

xiang4

hua4
proper

dian4

hua4

hui4

yi4
(telephone) conference call

ting1

hua4
to do what one is told / obedient

wu2
线
xian4

dian4

hua4
radio telephony / wireless telephone

su2

hua4

shuo1
as the proverb says / as they say...

hou4

hua4
something to be taken up later in speech or writing

There are no example sentences for .

See 話 on (opens in new window/tab)

Hanzicraft
MDBG
The English Wikipedia
The English Wiktionary
stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw
Tatoeba
Google search "話 stroke order"
Google image search "話 stroke order"

Log in to write the first comment.