Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A member of a Muslim people of northwest China, descended chiefly from the Han and an important minority of the Chinese population; a Chinese Muslim.

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  • proper n. Hui people, an ethnic group of China, distinguished by their practice of Islam; their language is Mandarin or Dungan in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russia.
  • proper n. a Chinese dialect - (徽 Huī), spoken in Southern Anhui and neighbouring Zhejiang and Jiangxi.

Etymologies

Chinese (Mandarin) Huí.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Mandarin  (Huí) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Sixty-four year-old Kim Kyong Hui is rarely heard from, but this week, she was elevated to the rank of army general and handed full membership of the Workers 'Party Political Bureau.

    North Korean Power Couple Emerge as Key to Succession Plans

  • But a former sushi chef to Kim Jong Il wrote in a 2003 memoir that Kim Kyong Hui is full of charm when it comes to her brother.

    N. Korea Promotes Kim Jong Un To General

  • Koike wrote that Kim Jong Il himself signalled his sister's authority in the communist country in comments before the ruling party's Central Committee, saying "Kim Kyong Hui is myself, the words of Kim Kyong Hui are my words, and instructions issued by Kim Kyong Hui are my instructions."

    N. Korea Promotes Kim Jong Un To General

  • "Kim Kyong Hui is the only person in the North who can speak frankly to Kim Jong Il and can even be emotional in front of him," said Jang, who authored a book on Kim Jong Il. Her husband, Jang Song Thaek, was demoted in early 2004 in what analysts believed was a warning from Kim Jong Il against gaining too much influence.

    N. Korea Promotes Kim Jong Un To General

  • Koike wrote that Kim Jong Il himself signaled his sister's authority in the communist country in comments before the ruling party's Central Committee, saying "Kim Kyong Hui is myself, the words of Kim Kyong Hui are my words, and instructions issued by Kim Kyong Hui are my instructions."

    Kim Jong Un, North Korean Leader's Son, Named Army General

  • Giant pandas Chuang Chuang (seen here) and Lin Hui, residents of Thailand's Chiang Mai zoo, have mated for the first time.

    Boing Boing: January 22, 2006 - January 28, 2006 Archives

  • Wei Hui is the infamous author of Shanghai Baby, and Thai/American writer Rattawut Lapcharoensap's collection of short stories Sightseeing has won a great deal of critical acclaim.

    South of the Border, West of the Lit World

  • A reactionary tendency was not lacking, such as is to be seen in Hui Chen Chi, one of the earlier forms of a famous later work, the story of the young scholar who loved the beautiful Ying Ying and who renounced her, saying prudently as he went away, «All extraordinary women are dangerous.

    Pearl Buck - Nobel Lecture

  • NL West: Colorado signed RHP Chin Hui Tsao, 18, out of Taiwan.

    Minor league farm report

  • Kim Jong Un is the name of the youngest son of the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Il. Also promoted was Kim Kyong Hui, which is the name of Kim Jong Il's sister.

    N. Korea Promotes Kim Jong Un To General

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