霓 - Dong Chinese dictionary

rainbow

The child  of a rain cloud 

Components
雨 meaning component

  Meaning component

  

rain

兒 meaning component

  Meaning component

érr

  

son

Evolution

霓 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
霓 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

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Japanese cicada; old variant of [ní]

 

rainbow; variegated, colored; secondary rainbow

Most common words with 霓
Freq.
Word
Meaning

Japanese cicada

霓虹灯

neon lamp (loanword)

霓虹

rainbow

霓裳

Nichang, abbr. for the Tang Dynasty song "Raiment of Rainbows and Feathers" 霓裳羽衣曲[Ní​cháng​yǔ​yī​qū] or 霓裳羽衣舞[Ní​cháng​yǔ​yī​wǔ]