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 hóng red / popular / revolutionary / bonus
Results beginning with 红
 hóng sè red (color) / revolutionary
 hóng wài infrared (ray)
 hóng chén the world of mortals (Buddhism) / human society / worldly affairs
 hóng yán a beautiful woman / young beauties / youths / rosy cheeks
 hóng qí red flag / CL:面[mian4]
 hóng yè red autumnal leaves
 Hóng jūn Red Army (1928-1937), predecessor of the PLA / (Soviet) Red Army (1917-1946)
 hóng bāo money wrapped in red as a gift / bonus payment / kickback / bribe
 hóng dòu azuki bean / red bean
 hóng xīng red star / five pointed star as symbol or communism or proletariat / hot film star
 hóng chá black tea / CL:杯[bei1],壺|壶[hu2]
 hóng lì bonus / dividend
 hóng huā safflower (Carthamus tinctorius)
 hóng dēng red light
 hóng bān erythema (pathol.) / rash in red patches
 hóng huǒ prosperous
 hóng rùn ruddy / rosy / florid
 hóng zhǒng inflamed / red and swollen
 hóng yùn to blush / to flush red
线 hóng xiàn red line
 hóng pái red card (sports)
 hóng zǎo jujube / red date
 hóng shāo simmer-fried (dish)
 hóng fěn rouge and powder / (fig.) the fair sex
 hóng mù red wood / mahogany / rosewood / padauk
 hóng shǔ sweet potato
 hóng niáng matchmaker
 hóng xīn heart &hearts / (in card games) / red, heart-shaped symbol / bullseye
 hóng tǔ red soil / laterite
 hóng lián red lotus
 hóng liǎn to blush / to turn red
 hóng táng dark brown sugar / molasses
 Hóng Hǎi Red Sea
 Hóng Niú Red Bull (energy drink)
 hóng zhú red candle (used during birthdays and other celebrations)
 hóng kè "honker", Chinese hacker motivated by patriotism, using one's skills to protect domestic networks and work in national interest
 hóng cháo to blush / flush / red tide (algal bloom) / menstruation
 hóng táo heart &hearts / (in card games)
 hóng yóu chili oil
 Hóng xué "Redology", academic field devoted to the study of A Dream of Red Mansions
 Hóng chǎng Red Square (in Moscow)
 hóng guǒ haw fruit
 hóng shù red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) / CL:棵[ke1]
 hóng tóng copper (chemistry) / see also 銅|铜[tong2]
 hóng pán (of a stock price or market index) currently higher than at the previous day's close
 hóng yùn good luck
 hóng qū red food dye made from yeast
 hóng sháo (dialect) sweet potato or yam
 hóng lín red phosphorus
椿  surian / bawang
  titanium dioxide wastes / red mud
  List of Precursors and Chemicals frequently used in the Illicit Manufacture of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances under International Control / Red List
  Red Zone
 Hóng ān Hong'an county in Huanggang 黃岡|黄冈[Huang2 gang1], Hubei
 hóng bǎo Red Fort (historic building in Delhi, India)
 hóng bǐ red pen
 hóng cháng saveloy
 hóng chéng blood orange
 Hóng gǎng Honggang district of Daqing city 大慶|大庆[Da4 qing4], Heilongjiang
 Hóng gǔ Honggu District of Lanzhou City 蘭州市|兰州市[Lan2 zhou1 Shi4], Gansu
 hóng gǔ (economics) bonus stock or share, i.e. share issued fully or partly paid to an existing shareholder in a company, generally on a pro rata basis
 Hóng hé Honghe county in Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous prefecture, Yunnan / Red River in China / Northern Vietnam
 hóng huán scarlet ibis
 Hóng huán Rotring (company)
 hóng jī red phone, a telephone in the secure internal phone system used by the CCP elite
 hóng jiān red mullet
 Hóng Kàn Hung Hom, a locality in Kowloon, Hong Kong
 hóng láng red
 hóng lǐng red collar / government worker
 hóng lún the sun
 Hóng qiáo Hongqiao district of Tianjin municipality 天津市[Tian1 jin1 shi4]
 hóng qié jiló / African eggplant
 hóng rì sun
 hóng shān Hongshan district of Chifeng city 赤峰市, Inner Mongolia
 hóng shū Red Book
 hóng sǔn (bird species of China) common kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)
 Hóng tǎ Hongta district of Yuxi city 玉溪市[Yu4 xi1 shi4], Yunnan
 hóng tǎn red carpet
 hóng tōng (Interpol) red notice / abbr. for 紅色通緝令|红色通缉令
 hóng xiè red crab
 hóng yí red shift (astronomy)
 Hóng yuán Hongyuan county (Tibetan: rka khog rdzong) in Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture 阿壩藏族羌族自治州|阿坝藏族羌族自治州[A1 ba4 Zang4 zu2 Qiang1 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], northwest Sichuan
 hóng zhuāng splendid gay female clothing
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线 hóng wài xiàn infrared ray
 Hóng lóu Mèng A Dream of Red Mansions (first completed edition 1791) by Cao Xueqin 曹雪芹[Cao2 Xue3 qin2], one of the four great novels
 hóng bǎo shí ruby
 hóng dì tǎn red carpet
绿 hóng lu:4 dēng traffic light / traffic signal
 hóng xì bāo erythrocyte / red blood cell
 hóng lǐng jīn red neckscarf / by extension, a member of the Young Pioneers
 hóng dēng qū red-light district
 Hóng shí zì Red Cross
 Hóng wèi bīng Red Guard(s) (during the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976)
 hóng shù lín mangrove forest or swamp
 hóng shāo ròu red braised pork
 hóng luó bo carrot / radish
 hóng là jiāo hot red pepper / chili
 Hóng dēng jì The Legend of the Red Lantern
 hóng méi sù erythromycin
 hóng tōng tōng bright red
 hóng tōng tōng variant of 紅彤彤|红彤彤[hong2 tong1 tong1]
 Hóng bǎo shū the "Little Red Book" of selected writings of Mao Zedong (refers to 毛主席語錄|毛主席语录[Mao2 Zhu3 xi2 Yu3 lu4])
 hóng yǎn bìng pinkeye / envy / jealousy
 Hóng hé zhōu Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous prefecture in Yunnan 雲南|云南
 hóng xuè qiú erythrocyte / red blood cell
 hóng jǐng tiān roseroot / Rhodiola rosea
 hóng hú zi band of mounted bandits in Manchuria (archaic)
 hóng chóu gǔ red chip stocks (Chinese company stocks incorporated outside Mainland China and listed in the Hong Kong stock exchange)
 hóng shān hú red coral / precious coral (Corallium rubrum and several related species of marine coral)
 hóng huǒ yǐ fire ant (Solenopsis invicta), an introduced species in China
 hóng chá jūn kombucha (fermented tea)
 hóng máo dān rambutan or rumbutan (tropical fruit) (Nephelium lappaceum)
 hóng mǎ jiǎ red waistcoat / floor trader in stock market / stockbroker
 Hóng xīn yuè Red Crescent
  determa / red louro
 hóng ǎi xīng red dwarf star
 Hóng ān xiàn Hong'an county in Huanggang 黃岡|黄冈[Huang2 gang1], Hubei
 hóng bèi cǎo red-back plant
 hóng bì xǐ topaz
 hóng bì zhāng (southern dialects) red armband
 hóng bó zi redneck (mildly disparaging term for poor white Americans, sim. hillbilly)
 hóng bù ràng home run (loanword) / a big hit (hugely popular) (Tw)
 hóng cài tóu beet / beetroot / (dialect) carrot
 hóng cù lì red currant
 hóng diāo yú snapper
 hóng dǐng méi (bird species of China) chestnut-capped babbler (Timalia pileata)
 hóng dòu shā red bean paste
 hóng ěr bēi (bird species of China) red-whiskered bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus)
 Hóng gǎng qū Honggang district of Daqing city 大慶|大庆[Da4 qing4], Heilongjiang
 hóng gāo liáng red sorghum
 hóng gū niang Chinese lantern plant / winter cherry / strawberry ground-cherry / Physalis alkekengi
 Hóng gǔ Qū Honggu District of Lanzhou City 蘭州市|兰州市[Lan2 zhou1 Shi4], Gansu
 hóng gū r (northern dialects) red armband
 hóng gǔ suǐ red bone marrow (myeloid tissue)
 hóng hái zhèng kwashiorkor (a form of malnutrition)
 Hóng hé xiàn Honghe county in Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous prefecture, Yunnan
 hóng hóu liù (bird species of China) red-throated pipit (Anthus cervinus)
 Hóng huā gǎng Honghua district of Zun'yi city 遵義市|遵义市[Zun1 yi4 shi4], Guizhou
 hóng jiā lún redcurrant
 hóng jiǎo sǔn (bird species of China) Amur falcon (Falco amurensis)
 hóng jiǎo xiāo (bird species of China) oriental scops owl (Otus sunia)
 hóng jiǎo yù (bird species of China) common redshank (Tringa totanus)
 hóng jīn jūn the Red Turbans, peasant rebellion at the end of the Yuan dynasty
 hóng jù xīng red giant (star)
 hóng líng chóng pink bollworm / Pectinophora gassypiella
 hóng mǎ nǎo cornelian
 hóng méi sù erythromycin
 Hóng Mó guǐ Red Devils, nickname of Manchester United Football Club
 hóng mò shuǐ red ink
 hóng mù mián East African bombax
 liǎn hóng to blush / to redden (with shame, indignation etc)
 tōng hóng very red / red through and through / to blush (deep red)
 fěn hóng pink
 fēn hóng dividend / to award a bonus
 xiān hóng scarlet / bright red
 huǒ hóng fiery / blazing
 dāng hóng currently popular (of movie stars, singers etc)
 dà hóng crimson
 zǒu hóng to be popular / to be in luck / to have good luck / to develop smoothly
 xiǎo hóng Xiaohong (person name)
 kǒu hóng lipstick
 fā hóng to turn red / to blush / to flush
 fēi hóng crimson / scarlet
 yǎn hóng to covet / envious / jealous / green with envy / infuriated / furious
 fàn hóng to blush / to redden / flushed
 yān hóng bright red
 xiū hóng to blush
 yān hóng dark red
 sāi hóng rouge (cosmetics)
 táo hóng pink
 cháo hóng flush
 biàn hóng to redden
 zhū hóng vermilion
 xīng hóng scarlet
 fēi hóng to blush
 huā hóng flowers on red silk (a traditional gift to celebrate weddings etc) / a bonus / crab apple (Malus asiatica)
 jú hóng orange (color) / orange peel (used in TCM)
 nu:3 gōng the feminine arts (e.g. needlework)
 jīn hóng reddish-gold (color)
 Xiāo Hóng Xiao Hong (1911-1942), prominent woman writer, originally from Heilongjiang
 pǐn hóng pink / light red
 miáo hóng to trace over red characters (as a method of learning to write)
 yáng hóng carmine / magenta
 Diān hóng Dian Hong tea
 bào hóng to be a big hit / to be hugely popular
 cǎn hóng dark red
 cuàn hóng to become suddenly popular / suddenly all the rage
 jiàn hóng (coll.) to bleed (esp. vaginal bleeding) / to suffer a financial loss
 jiāo hóng tender pink
 méi hóng pinkish-red (color)
 pī hóng to drape sb in red silk as a sign of honor
 Qiáo Hóng Qiao Hong (1968-), former PRC female table tennis player
 shāo hóng heat until red
 tào hóng printing portions of a page (e.g. a banner headline) in red (or other color)
 tòu hóng rosy
 wǎng hóng Internet celebrity
 yín hóng pink / silvery red / pale rose color
 zhàng hóng to turn red (in the face) / to flush (with embarrassment or anger)
 zōng hóng reddish brown
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 fěn hóng sè pink
西 xī hóng shì tomato / CL:隻|只[zhi1]
 kāi mén hóng a good beginning
 sū dān hóng Sudan
 zǐ hóng sè red-purple / mauve / prune (color) / claret
 Zēng Qìng hóng Zeng Qinghong (1939-), vice-president of PRC 2003-2008
 chuǎng hóng dēng to run a red light / failing to stop at a red traffic light / (slang) to have sex with a girl while she is menstruating
 shēn hóng sè deep red / crimson / scarlet
 Mǎn jiāng hóng Man Jiang Hong (Chinese poems)
 nu:3 ér hóng kind of Chinese wine
 dǎn hóng sù bilirubin
 dà hóng páo an expensive type of oolong tea
 mǎn táng hóng success across the board / victory in everything one touches
 yìng shān hóng Indian azalea (Rhododendron simsii)
 chéng hóng sè red-orange color / dark orange
 xuè hóng sù hemoglobin
 zàng hóng huā saffron (Crocus sativus)
 xīng hóng rè scarlet fever
 xuě lǐ hóng potherb mustard / Brassica juncea var. crispifolia
 fān hóng huā saffron (Crocus sativus)
 chàng hóng liǎn to play the role of the hero (idiom) / to play the good cop
 dà hóng guàn (bird species of China) greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)
 dài hóng sè reddish
 Dōng fāng Hóng The East is Red, north Shaanxi folk song
 fěn hóng qū pink zone
 jīn hóng shí rutile (mineral form of titanium oxide TiO2)
 kāi hóng pán (of a store) to open for business for the first time in the New Year / (of a business) to be profitable / (of a stock market) to rise / (sport) to win one's first match of a competition
 qié hóng sù Lycopene
 qīng hóng bāng traditional secret society, Chinese equivalent of Freemasons
 qīng hóng bāng traditional secret society, Chinese equivalent of Freemasons
 rè hóng jiǔ mulled wine
 shèng dàn hóng poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima)
 xiǎo fěn hóng young Chinese cyber-nationalists
 Xiǎo hóng mào Little Red Riding Hood
 xiǎo hóng méi cranberry
 xīng hóng sè scarlet (color)
 yàn hóng sè crimson
 yī pǐn hóng poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima)
 yù hóng shěng rubicene (chemistry)
 Zhōng Chǔ hóng Cherie Chung (1960-), Hong Kong actress
 Zhōng guó hóng vermilion
 zhuān hóng tǔ red brick clay
 Zhū Hóng dēng Zhu Hongdeng, one of the leaders of the Boxer Rebellion
 miàn hóng ěr chì flushed with anger (or excitement)
绿 dēng hóng jiǔ lu:4 lanterns red, wine green (idiom) / feasting and pleasure-seeking / debauched and corrupt environment
 xuè hóng dàn bái hemoglobin
 dà hóng dà zǐ to hit the big time
 wàn zǐ qiān hóng thousands of purples and reds (idiom) / a blaze of color / fig. a profusion of flourishing trades
 chà zǐ yān hóng fig. beautiful purples and brilliant reds (idiom) / lit. beautiful flowers
 wǎng luò hóng rén Internet celebrity
绿 dà hóng dà lu:4 bright-colored / garish
绿 huā hóng liǔ lu:4 red flowers and green willow / all the colors of spring
 kān pò hóng chén to see through the world of mortals (idiom, of Buddhist monk) / disillusioned with human society / to reject the world for a monastic life
 liǎn hóng jīn bào red and tense with anger (idiom)
 liǎn hóng jīn zhǎng red and tense with anger (idiom)
绿 liǔ lu:4 huā hóng green willow and red flowers / all the colors of spring
绿 lu:4 cǎn hóng chóu (of women) grieved appearance (idiom) / sorrowful mien
绿 lu:4 nu:3 hóng nán young people decked out in gorgeous clothes (idiom)
 qīng hóng zào bái the rights and wrongs of a matter (idiom)
 wǔ xīng hóng qí five-starred red flag (PRC national flag)
  digital dividend
  dividend for development
  double dividend
  peace dividend
西  bodioa
 běi hóng wěi qú (bird species of China) Daurian redstart (Phoenicurus auroreus)
 dà hóng bí zi rhinophyma (red nose, often related to rosacea or excessive alcohol) / brandy nose
 dài hóng yīng sù Papaver bracteatum
 dé lǐ hóng bǎo Red
 fān qié hóng sù Lycopene
 fěn hóng liáng niǎo (bird species of China) rosy starling (Pastor roseus)
 fěn hóng xiōng liù (bird species of China) rosy pipit (Anthus roseatus)
 fěn hóng yàn ōu (bird species of China) roseate tern (Sterna dougallii)
 jiǔ hóng zhū què (bird species of China) vinaceous rosefinch (Carpodacus vinaceus)
 měi zhōu hóng shù mangrove
 shēn hóng liǔ ān dark red meranti
 shì jǐng hóng qí red flag
 shǔ hóng zhū què (bird species of China) pink-rumped rosefinch (Carpodacus eos)
 suān xìng pǐn hóng fuchsin acid
 xiǎo hóng luó bo summer radish (the small red kind)
西 xī hóng jiǎo sǔn (bird species of China) red-footed falcon (Falco vespertinus)
西 xī hóng jiǎo xiāo (bird species of China) Eurasian scops owl (Otus scops)
 yǎn quān hóng le to be on the verge of tears
 yī pào ér hóng to win instant success (idiom) / to become an instant hit
 yī yè bào hóng to become popular overnight
 yòu hóng yòu zhǒng to be red and swollen (idiom)
 zhě hóng wěi qú (bird species of China) black redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)
  poga
 bái hóu hóng tún bēi (bird species of China) sooty-headed bulbul (Pycnonotus aurigaster)
 bái hóu hóng wěi qú (bird species of China) white-throated redstart (Phoenicurus schisticeps)
 Bō shì dùn Hóng wà Boston Red Sox (baseball) team
 chì hóng shān jiāo niǎo (bird species of China) scarlet minivet (Pericrocotus speciosus)
 fā xíng hóng lì gǔ a bonus issue (a form of dividend payment)
 fěn hóng fù lǐng què (bird species of China) Asian rosy finch (Leucosticte arctoa)
 fěn hóng shān jiāo niǎo (bird species of China) rosy minivet (Pericrocotus roseus)
 hēi hóu hóng tún bēi (bird species of China) red-vented bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer)
 hēi hóu hóng wěi qú (bird species of China) Hodgson's redstart (Phoenicurus hodgsoni)
 huā wú bǎi rì hóng No flower can bloom for a hundred days. / Good times do not last long. (idiom)
 jìn hóng wài guāng pǔ near-infrared spectrum
 lán é hóng wěi qú (bird species of China) blue-fronted redstart (Phoenicurus frontalis)
 lán tóu hóng wěi qú (bird species of China) blue-capped redstart (Phoenicurus coeruleocephala)
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