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ChineseEdit

 
red; revolutionary; prosperity; bonus; popular
dust; powder
trad. (紅粉)
simp. (红粉)
anagram 粉紅粉红

PronunciationEdit


Etymology 1Edit

From (hóng, “red”) + (fěn, “powder”).

NounEdit

紅粉

  1. (literary) rouge and powder
  2. (literary, figuratively) woman; beautiful woman; beauty
  3. (literary, figuratively) fallen flower petals; falling blossoms
SynonymsEdit
  • (fallen flower petals): (literary) 落花 (luòhuā), (literary) 落英 (luòyīng)

Etymology 2Edit

From (hóng, “red”), as in "Red China" + (hóng, “fan”), short form of 粉絲粉丝 (fěnsī).

NounEdit

紅粉

  1. (slang, neologism) devotee of the Communist Party of China; Chinese nationalist