Wednesday, 23 August 2017

黄 | huáng

In Mandarin Chinese, (Pinyin: huáng 🔊) is an adjective meaning “yellow”. You must have heard this word as a part of 黄河 (黃河, Huáng Hé 🔊), the Yellow River. also can mean “pornographic”.

is a simplified form of . According to Wiktionary, is a phono-semantic compound of phonetic (guāng) and semantic “field”, yellow (supposedly) being the colour of earth.

More photos related to colour yellow and chanterelle mushrooms @ Shutterstock.

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