Ash in Chinese / Japanese...

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huī
hai
Ash Scroll

灰 is the Chinese, Japanese, and Korean word for ash or ashes.

This can also refer to dust, lime, or gray. When speaking of emotions in Chinese, it can refer to being discouraged or dejected.

In Japanese, this can be the surname, Hai.

Gray Color

huī sè
haiiro
Gray Color Scroll

灰色 is the Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja for the color gray.

This can also mean ash gray, grizzly, pessimistic, gloomy, dispirited, ambiguous (not black and white), and the alternate spelling, grey.

huī
kai
Gray Scroll

灰 is the color Gray Mandarin Chinese.

You can use this to represent your name if your given or surname happens to be Gray. This also means ash or lime (the mineral) depending on context.


The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Ashhaihuī / hui1 / hui
Gray Color灰色haiiro / hairohuī sè / hui1 se4 / hui se / huise
Graykaihuī / hui1 / hui


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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huī
    hui1
hui
 hai
    はい
Gray Scroll
ash; dust; lime; gray; discouraged; dejected
ash; ashes; (surname) Hai
Ash; lime; hot or fiery as ashes.

コラ

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 kora
    コラ
Gray Scroll
(1) (slang) (abbreviation) (See コラージュ) photomontage; manipulated photo; photoshopped picture; (2) kora (West-African instrument); (3) {geol} kora layer; layer formed from volcanic ash on the southern part of the Satsuma Peninsula; (place-name) Kola; Cora

タモ

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 tamo
    タモ
Gray Scroll
Japanese ash (Fraxinus mandshurica var. japonica)

灰色

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huī sè
    hui1 se4
hui se
 haiiro(p); kaishoku(ok) / hairo(p); kaishoku(ok)
    はいいろ(P); かいしょく(ok)
Gray Scroll
gray; ash gray; grizzly; pessimistic; gloomy; dispirited; ambiguous
(noun - becomes adjective with の) grey; gray; ashen

アッシュ

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 ashu
    アッシュ
Gray Scroll
ash; (personal name) Asch; Ash; Ashe

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wèi
    wei4
wei
 jou / jo
    じょう
military officer
(1) (archaism) (See 判官・はんがん・2) inspector (third highest of the four administrative ranks of the ritsuryo system); (2) (See 翁・おきな・1) (noh) old man; (3) white ash (of charcoal); (surname) I

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chén
    chen2
ch`en
    chen
Chinese ash (Fraxinus chinensis)

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    li2
li
rowan or mountain ash (genus Sorbus)


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cāng
    cang1
ts`ang
    tsang
 
    そうじ
dark blue; deep green; ash-gray
(n,adj-no,adj-na) (1) blue; (2) green; (3) (abbreviation) green light; (4) black (horse coat color); (prefix) (5) immature; unripe; young; (personal name) Souji
Azure; the heavens; grey, old; azure

たも

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 tamo
    たも
Japanese ash (Fraxinus mandshurica var. japonica); (abbreviation) (kana only) hand net; dip net; scoop net

冬瓜

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dōng guā
    dong1 gua1
tung kua
 tougan; touga / togan; toga
    とうがん; とうが
wax gourd (Cucurbitaceae, Benincasa hispida); white gourd; white hairy melon; Chinese squash
wax gourd (Benincasa hispida); ash gourd; white gourd; winter melon

劫灰

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jié huī
    jie2 hui1
chieh hui
 kōkai
kalpa-ash, the ashes after the fire kalpa of destruction; ashes remaining after the kalpa-ending conflagration

塵灰

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 jinkai
    じんかい
dust and ash

大乘

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dà shèng
    da4 sheng4
ta sheng
 daijō
    おおのり
Mahayana, the Great Vehicle; Buddhism based on the Mayahana sutras, as spread to Central Asia, China and beyond; also pr. [Da4 cheng2]
(surname) Oonori
Mahāyāna; also called 上乘; 妙乘; 勝乘; 無上乘; 無上上乘; 不惡乘; 無等乘, 無等等乘; 摩訶衍 The great yāna, wain, or conveyance, or the greater vehicle in comparison with the 小乘 Hīnayāna. It indicates universalism, or Salvation for all, for all are Buddha and will attain bodhi. It is the form of Buddhism prevalent in Tibet, Mongolia, China, Korea, Japan, and in other places in the Far East. It is also called Northern Buddhism. It is interpreted as 大教 the greater teaching as compared with 小教 the smaller, or inferior. Hīnayāna, which is undoubtedly nearer to the original teaching of the Buddha, is unfairly described as an endeavour to seek nirvana through an ash-covered body, an extinguished intellect, and solitariness; its followers are sravakas and pratyekabuddhas (i.e. those who are striving for their own deliverance through ascetic works). Mahāyāna, on the other hand, is described as seeking to find and extend all knowledge, and, in certain schools, to lead all to Buddhahood. It has a conception of an Eternal Buddha, or Buddhahood as Eternal (Adi-Buddha), but its especial doctrines are, inter alia, (a) the bodhisattvas 菩薩 , i.e. beings who deny themselves final Nirvana until, according to their vows, they have first saved all the living; (b) salvation by faith in, or invocation of the Buddhas or bodhisattvas; (c) Paradise as a nirvana of bliss in the company of Buddhas, bodhisattvas, saints, and believers. Hīnayāna is sometimes described as 自利 self-benefiting, and Mahāyāna as 自利利他 self-benefit for the benefit of others, unlimited altruism and pity being the theory of Mahāyāna. There is a further division into one-yana and three-yanas: the trīyāna may be śrāvaka, pratyeka-buddha, and bodhisattva, represented by a goat, deer, or bullock cart; the one-yāna is that represented by the Lotus School as the one doctrine of the Buddha, which had been variously taught by him according to the capacity of his hearers, v. 方便. Though Mahāyāna tendencies are seen in later forms of the older Buddhism, the foundation of Mahāyāna has been attributed to Nāgārjuna 龍樹. "The characteristics of this system are an excess of transcendental speculation tending to abstract nihilism, and the substitution of fanciful degrees of meditation and contemplation (v. Samādhi and Dhyāna) in place of the practical asceticism of the Hīnayāna school."[Eitel 68-9.] Two of its foundation books are the 起信論and the 妙法蓮華經 but a larnge numberof Mahāyāna sutras are ascribed to the Buddha。; great vehicle

山梨

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shān lí
    shan1 li2
shan li
 yamanashi
    やまなし
rowan or mountain-ash (genus Sorbus)
(1) Yamanashi (city, prefecture); (2) wild nashi (Pyrus pyrifolia var. pyrifolia); wild Japanese pear; (place-name, surname) Yamanashi

山椒

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 sanshou; sansho; sanshou / sansho; sansho; sansho
    さんしょう; さんしょ; サンショウ
(kana only) Japanese pepper (species of Sichuan pepper, Zanthoxylum piperitum); Japanese prickly ash

梣樹


梣树

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chén shù
    chen2 shu4
ch`en shu
    chen shu
Chinese ash (Fraxinus chinensis)

灰人

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huī rén
    hui1 ren2
hui jen
 kenin
    かいと
(given name) Kaito
An image of ashes or lime made and worshipped seven times a day by a woman whose marriage is hindered by unpropitious circumstances; ash-man

灰分

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 kaibun
    かいぶん
(1) ash; (2) (nutritional) mineral content

灰匙

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 haisaji
    はいさじ
ash scoop (tea ceremony)

灰器

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 haiki
    はいき
ash box (used in tea ceremony)

灰沙

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huī shā
    hui1 sha1
hui sha
 kesha
Ascetics who cover themselves with ashes, or burn their flesh; Lit. ash-sand

灰河

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huī hé
    hui1 he2
hui ho
 kega
A river of lava or fire, reducing all to ashes; ash-river

灰燼


灰烬

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huī jìn
    hui1 jin4
hui chin
 kaijin
    かいじん
ashes
ash; embers; complete destruction
is burnt to ashes; is burnt to ashes

灰猫

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 haineko
    はいねこ
(1) gray cat; grey cat; (2) ash-covered cat

灰白

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huī bái
    hui1 bai2
hui pai
 kaihaku
    かいはく
colored; ash-colored
gray; grey; griseous

灰篩

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 haifurui
    はいふるい
ash strainer

灰釉

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 haigusuri
    はいぐすり
ash glaze (type of fundamental glaze used in ancient times made from the ashes of raw materials such as unhulled rice, straw, oak and pine)

無灰

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 mukai
    むかい
(can be adjective with の) ashless; ash-free

煙灰


烟灰

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yān huī
    yan1 hui1
yen hui
cigarette ash

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