灰 - Dong Chinese dictionary

huī

ashes

After a fire () burns down, the left over ash () can be touched with the hands ().

Components
又 meaning component

  Meaning component

yòu

  

again

火 meaning component

  Meaning component

huǒ

  

fire

Evolution

灰 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
灰 Clerical script Qin dynasty (221-206 BC)

Clerical script

Qin dynasty (221-206 BC)
灰 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

huī

ashes; dust; lime, mortar; ash; lime; gray; discouraged; dejected

Most common words with 灰
Freq.
Word
Meaning

ash

灰色

gray

骨灰

bone ash

灰尘

dust

灰姑娘

Cinderella

Component uses

Meaning component in 1 character

Sound component in 5 characters