霾 - Dong Chinese dictionary

mái

misty

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
雨 meaning component

  Meaning component

  

rain

貍 sound component

  Sound component

  

a fox-like animal

Evolution

霾 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
霾 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
霾 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

mái

misty, foggy; dust storm; haze

Most common words with 霾
Freq.
Word
Meaning

阴霾

haze

haze