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Talking Chinese English Dictionary

Talking Chinese<->English dictionary with pinyin, English definition, pronunciation, variants, stroke animation, stroke order image, and sample sentences.
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IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
1 shāoshao1to burn; to cook; to stew; to bake; to roast; to heat; to boil (tea, water etc); fever; to run a temperature; (coll.) to let things go to one's head
2烧毁 燒燬 shāo huǐshao1 hui3to burn; to burn down
3烧瓶 燒瓶 shāo píngshao1 ping2laboratory flask
4烧包 燒包 shāo bāoshao1 bao1to forget oneself in extravagance; to burn money
5烧杯 燒杯 shāo bēishao1 bei1beaker (glassware)
6烧饼 燒餅 shāo bingshao1 bing5baked sesame seed-coated cake
7烧菜 燒菜 shāo càishao1 cai4to cook
8烧茶 燒茶 shāo cháshao1 cha2to make tea
9烧到 燒到 shāo dàoshao1 dao4to have a fever reaching (a certain temperature)
10烧高香 燒高香 shāo gāo xiāngshao1 gao1 xiang1to burn incense; to thank profusely
11烧锅 燒鍋 shāo guōshao1 guo1a still (for distilling alcohol)
12烧焊 燒焊 shāo hànshao1 han4to weld
13烧红 燒紅 shāo hóngshao1 hong2heat until red
14烧荒 燒荒 shāo huāngshao1 huang1to clear waste land or forest by burning; slash-and-burn (agriculture)
15烧火 燒火 shāo huǒshao1 huo3to light a fire for cooking
16烧碱 燒鹼 shāo jiǎnshao1 jian3caustic soda NaOH
17烧焦 燒焦 shāo jiāoshao1 jiao1to burn; to scorch; burned; burning; scorched; charred
18烧结 燒結 shāo jiéshao1 jie2to sinter; to agglomerate ore by burning
19烧酒 燒酒 shāo jiǔshao1 jiu3name of a famous Tang dynasty wine; same as 白酒
20烧开 燒開 shāo kāishao1 kai1to boil
21烧烤 燒烤 shāo kǎoshao1 kao3barbecue; to roast
22烧烤酱 燒烤醬 shāo kǎo jiàngshao1 kao3 jiang4barbecue sauce
23烧腊 燒臘 shāo shao1 la4barbecue (Cantonese style)
24烧利市 燒利市 shāo shìshao1 li4 shi4(old) to burn paper money as an offering
25烧录 燒錄 shāo shao1 lu4to burn (a CD or DVD)
26烧埋 燒埋 shāo máishao1 mai2to bury; funeral rites
27烧卖 燒賣 shāo màishao1 mai4shumai (shao mai) steamed dumpling; also written 烧卖 ; shumai (shao mai) steamed dumpling; also written 烧麦
28烧毛 燒毛 shāo máoshao1 mao2to singe (textiles)
29烧煤 燒煤 shāo méishao1 mei2to burn coal
30烧钱 燒錢 shāo qiánshao1 qian2to burn joss paper; (fig.) to flush money down the toilet
31烧茄子 燒茄子 shāo qié zishao1 qie2 zi5stewed eggplant
32烧伤 燒傷 shāo shāngshao1 shang1burn (injury)
33烧水 燒水 shāo shuǐshao1 shui3to heat water; to boil water
34烧死 燒死 shāo shao1 si3to burn to death
35烧胎 燒胎 shāo tāishao1 tai1burnout; peel out
36烧炭 燒炭 shāo tànshao1 tan4to manufacture charcoal; to burn charcoal (often a reference to suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning)
37烧味 燒味 shāo wèishao1 wei4siu mei; spit-roasted meat dish in Cantonese cuisine
38烧香 燒香 shāo xiāngshao1 xiang1to burn incense
39烧香拜佛 燒香拜佛 shāo xiāng bài shao1 xiang1 bai4 Fo2to burn incense and worship Buddha
40烧心 燒心 shāo xīnshao1 xin1to worry
41烧夷弹 燒夷彈 shāo dànshao1 yi2 dan4fire bomb; incendiary device
42烧硬 燒硬 shāo yìngshao1 ying4to fire (pottery)
43烧纸 燒紙 shāo zhǐshao1 zhi3to burn paper offerings (as part of religious ceremony)
44烧制 燒製 shāo zhìshao1 zhi4to fire (in a kiln)
45烧煮 燒煮 shāo zhǔshao1 zhu3to cook
46烧灼 燒灼 shāo zhuóshao1 zhuo2to burn; to scorch; to cauterize
47烧灼感 燒灼感 shāo zhuó gǎnshao1 zhuo2 gan3burning pain
48烧灼伤 燒灼傷 shāo zhuó shāngshao1 zhuo2 shang1burn (injury); scorching
49烧灼疼 燒灼疼 shāo zhuó téngshao1 zhuo2 teng2burning pain
50烧水壶 燒水壺 shāo shuǐ shao1 shui3 hu2kettle
51烧写器 燒寫器 shāo xiě shao1 xie3 qi4programmer (electronics)

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