Hanzi Character Search: 垩

holy, sacred, sage; simplification of Ü white earth; daub with white mud
Strokes (without radical) 6 Total Strokes 9
Mandarin reading è Cantonese reading ok3
Japanese on reading sei shou Japanese kun reading hijiri
Korean reading seng Vietnamese reading
Traditional Variant(s) white earth; to daub with white mud

CEDICT Entries:

   [ è ]   to whitewash, to plaster
⇒    [ bái è ]   chalk
⇒    [ bái è ]   Cretaceous (geological period)
⇒    [ bái è shì ]   Cretaceous (geological period)