露 - Dong Chinese dictionary

lòu

dew

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
雨 meaning component

  Meaning component

  

rain

路 sound component

  Sound component

  

road

Evolution

露 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
露 Clerical script Western Jin dynasty (266-316 AD)

Clerical script

Western Jin dynasty (266-316 AD)
露 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

dew; bare, open, exposed; syrup; nectar; outdoors (not under cover)

 

surname Lu

 

lòu

to show; to reveal; to betray; to expose

Most common words with 露
Freq.
Word
Meaning

透露

to leak out

dew

暴露

to expose

露出

to expose

披露

to reveal