Kangxi Radical 174: 青 qīng Green / Blue

Kangxi Radical 174: 青 qīng “green/blue” ☞


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Pīnyīn

青 (靑) ~ qīng ~ “green/blue” radical (174)
aka: green, blue, blue-green, green-blue, azure, Kangxi Radical Blue
青 (靑) ~ qīng ~ green, blue, greenish black, black, youth, young
• Component: 月 ~ “moon” (74)


Colors Series: 赤 (red/naked) — 青 (green/blue) — 红 (red/bonus)玄 (black/profound)白 (white)黑 (black)黄 (yellow/pornographic)蓝 (blue)朱 (red/vermilion)色 (color/sex)Gallery

For context: ⇒ Color in Chinese Culture (en.wikipedia)


Pīnyīn

~ qīngsè ~ cyan, blue-green
青年 ~ qīngnián ~ youth
青蛙 ~ qīngwā ~ frog
~ qīngtiān ~ clear, blue sky
青 ~ xuánqīng ~ deep black
[青龍] ~ Qīnglóng ~ Azure Dragon ⇒ en.wikipedia)


靖 ~ jìng ~ quiet, peaceful*
[鯖魚] ~ qīng yú ~ mackerel*
蜻蜓 ~ qīngtíng ~ dragonfly*

*靖, 鲭 [鯖], and 蜻 are good examples of pictophonetic (⇒ chineselearner.com) characters, containing 青 as the phonetic component. (鲭 and 蜻 are also homophones of 青.)


 

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