v./adj. live; keep alive, survive; alive
Other meanings
[huó]   adj./adv./n. vivid; movable; exactly; work, job, product
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
tā men jiā zhí yǒu tā yí gè rén zài dì zhèn zhōng huó le xià lai .
phr. He is the only one in his family who survived that earthquake.
huó rén
n. living person
huó de
phr. (used as a noun) living thing; (attributive modifier) living, that is alive