雪 - Dong Chinese dictionary

xuě

snow

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
雨 meaning component

  Meaning component

  

rain

彗 sound,remnant component

  Sound Remnant component

huì

  

broom

Evolution

雪 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
雪 Bronze script Late Western Zhou (~800 BC)

Bronze script

Late Western Zhou (~800 BC)
雪 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
雪 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
雪 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

xuě

snow; wipe away shame, avenge; snowfall; CL:|[cháng]; to have the appearance of snow; to wipe away, off or out; to clean

 

Xuě

surname Xue

Most common words with 雪
Freq.
Word
Meaning

snow

滑雪

to ski

下雪

to snow

雪茄

cigar (loanword)

雪花

snowflake

Component uses

Sound component in 2 characters