Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 黑



black, dark




At top: variation of village , bottom: fire - Here: consider as cooking pot


The underside of the cooking pot is stained by fire black.


black(The lower side of the cooking pot is - by the fire - stained black.)
fire(Also this radical stands for fire.)
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黑格尔 Hēi gé ěr Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831), German philosopher
颠倒黑白 diān dǎo hēi bái lit. to invert black and white (idiom); to distort the truth deliberately; to misrepresent the facts; to invert right and wrong
黑素瘤 hēi sù liú melanoma (type of skin cancer)
黑冠长臂猿 hēi guān cháng bì yuán black crested gibbon (Nomascus nasutus)
黑砖窑 hēi zhuān yáo lit. black brick kiln; factories that acquired notoriety in 2007 for slave labor
黑咕隆咚 hēi gu lōng dōng pitch-black; pitch-dark
傍黑 bàng hēi dusk
黑匣子 hēi xiá zi (airplane) black box
混淆黑白 hùn xiáo hēi bái to confuse black and white; to say that black is white; fig. not to distinguish right from wrong
黑颈鹤 hēi jǐng hè black-necked crane (Grus nigricollis); Tibetan crane
黑盒 hēi hé black box; fig. system whose internal structure is unknown

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