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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燃烧 燃燒 rán shāoran2 shao1to ignite; to combust; to burn; combustion; flaming
3烧毁 燒燬 shāo huǐshao1 hui3to burn; to burn down
4烧瓶 燒瓶 shāo píngshao1 ping2laboratory flask
5火烧 火燒 huǒ shāohuo3 shao1to set fire to; to burn down; burning hot; baked cake
6焙烧 焙燒 bèi shāobei4 shao1to roast; to bake (e.g. mineral ore)
7叉烧 叉燒 chā shāocha1 shao1char siu; barbecued pork
8叉烧包 叉燒包 chā shāo bāocha1 shao1 bao1roast pork bun; cha siu baau
9赤舌烧城 赤舌燒城 chì shé shāo chéngchi4 she2 shao1 cheng2A slanderous tongue can burn up a city.; the extreme harmfulness of slanderous talks (idiom)
10串烧 串燒 chuàn shāochuan4 shao1to cook on a skewer; barbecued food on a skewer; shish kebab
11低烧 低燒 shāodi1 shao1a low fever (up to 38°C)
12肚滚喉烧 肚滾喉燒 gǔn hóu shāodu4 gun3 hou2 shao1one's stomach churning and one's throat burning (idiom)
13煅烧 煅燒 duàn shāoduan4 shao1to calcine (purify by heating)
14饿火烧肠 餓火燒腸 è huǒ shāo chánge4 huo3 shao1 chang2terribly hungry (idiom)
15耳朵发烧 耳朵發燒 ěr duo shāoer3 duo5 fa1 shao1One's ears burn with embarrassment. (idiom)
16发烧 發燒 shāofa1 shao1to have a high temperature (from illness); to have a fever
17发烧友 發燒友 shāo yǒufa1 shao1 you3fan; zealot
18放火烧身 放火燒身 fàng huǒ shāo shēnfang4 huo3 shao1 shen1to be hoist on one's own petard (idiom)
19焚烧 焚燒 fén shāofen2 shao1to burn; to set on fire
20焚香烧炉 焚香燒爐 fén xiāng shāo fen2 xiang1 shao1 lu2to burn joss sticks and candles in an incense burner (idiom)
21高烧 高燒 gāo shāogao1 shao1fever; high temperature
22红烧 紅燒 hóng shāohong2 shao1simmer-fried (dish)
23红烧肉 紅燒肉 hóng shāo ròuhong2 shao1 rou4red braised pork
24火烧火燎 火燒火燎 huǒ shāo huǒ liáohuo3 shao1 huo3 liao2restless with anxiety; unbearably hot and anxious
25火烧眉毛 火燒眉毛 huǒ shāo méi maohuo3 shao1 mei2 mao5lit. the fire burns one's eyebrows (idiom); fig. desperate situation; extreme emergency
26火烧云 火燒雲 huǒ shāo yúnhuo3 shao1 yun2nuée ardente; hot cloud of volcanic ash
27饥火中烧 飢火中燒 huǒ zhōng shāoji1 huo3 zhong1 shao1to be very hungry (idiom)
28拣佛烧香 揀佛燒香 jiǎn shāo xiāngjian3 fo2 shao1 xiang1to choose which Buddha to burn incense to (idiom); fig. to curry favor from the right person
29蜡烛两头烧 蠟燭兩頭燒 zhú liǎng tóu shāola4 zhu2 liang3 tou2 shao1to burn the candle at both ends (idiom); to labor under a double burden
30磷燃烧弹 磷燃燒彈 lín rán shāo dànlin2 ran2 shao1 dan4phosphorous bomb; Classifiers: | [ke1]
31留得青山在,不怕没柴烧 留得青山在,不怕沒柴燒 liú de qīng shān zài , méi chái shāoliu2 de5 qing1 shan1 zai4 , bu4 pa4 mei2 chai2 shao1While the green hills last, there'll be wood to burn (idiom). Where there's life there's hope.
32焖烧锅 燜燒鍋 mèn shāo guōmen4 shao1 guo1to casserole; to stew; vacuum flask; cooker
33平时不烧香,临时抱佛脚 平時不燒香,臨時抱佛腳 píng shí shāo xiāng , lín shí bào jiǎoping2 shi2 bu4 shao1 xiang1 , lin2 shi2 bao4 fo2 jiao3lit. to clasp the Buddha's feet when danger arises (idiom); fig. to profess devotion only when in trouble; doing things at the last minute; to make a hasty last-minute effort (often refers to cramming for exams)
34全烧祭 全燒祭 quán shāo quan2 shao1 ji4burnt offering (Judaism)
35燃烧匙 燃燒匙 rán shāo chíran2 shao1 chi2deflagrating spoon; combustion spoon
36燃烧弹 燃燒彈 rán shāo dànran2 shao1 dan4fire bomb; incendiary device
37燃烧剂 燃燒劑 rán shāo ran2 shao1 ji4incendiary agent
38燃烧瓶 燃燒瓶 rán shāo píngran2 shao1 ping2Molotov cocktail
39惹火烧身 惹火燒身 huǒ shāo shēnre3 huo3 shao1 shen1stir up the fire and you get burnt (idiom); to get one's fingers burnt; fig. to suffer on account of one's own meddling
40日式烧肉 日式燒肉 shì shāo ròuRi4 shi4 shao1 rou4yakiniku (Japanese-style grilled meat)
41烧包 燒包 shāo bāoshao1 bao1to forget oneself in extravagance; to burn money
42烧杯 燒杯 shāo bēishao1 bei1beaker (glassware)
43烧饼 燒餅 shāo bingshao1 bing5baked sesame seed-coated cake
44烧菜 燒菜 shāo càishao1 cai4to cook
45烧茶 燒茶 shāo cháshao1 cha2to make tea
46烧到 燒到 shāo dàoshao1 dao4to have a fever reaching (a certain temperature)
47烧高香 燒高香 shāo gāo xiāngshao1 gao1 xiang1to burn incense; to thank profusely
48烧锅 燒鍋 shāo guōshao1 guo1a still (for distilling alcohol)
49烧焊 燒焊 shāo hànshao1 han4to weld
50烧红 燒紅 shāo hóngshao1 hong2heat until red
51烧荒 燒荒 shāo huāngshao1 huang1to clear waste land or forest by burning; slash-and-burn (agriculture)
52烧火 燒火 shāo huǒshao1 huo3to light a fire for cooking
53烧碱 燒鹼 shāo jiǎnshao1 jian3caustic soda NaOH
54烧焦 燒焦 shāo jiāoshao1 jiao1to burn; to scorch; burned; burning; scorched; charred
55烧结 燒結 shāo jiéshao1 jie2to sinter; to agglomerate ore by burning
56烧酒 燒酒 shāo jiǔshao1 jiu3name of a famous Tang dynasty wine; same as 白酒
57烧开 燒開 shāo kāishao1 kai1to boil
58烧烤 燒烤 shāo kǎoshao1 kao3barbecue; to roast
59烧烤酱 燒烤醬 shāo kǎo jiàngshao1 kao3 jiang4barbecue sauce
60烧腊 燒臘 shāo shao1 la4barbecue (Cantonese style)
61烧利市 燒利市 shāo shìshao1 li4 shi4(old) to burn paper money as an offering
62烧录 燒錄 shāo shao1 lu4to burn (a CD or DVD)
63烧埋 燒埋 shāo máishao1 mai2to bury; funeral rites
64烧卖 燒賣 shāo màishao1 mai4shumai (shao mai) steamed dumpling; also written 烧卖 ; shumai (shao mai) steamed dumpling; also written 烧麦
65烧毛 燒毛 shāo máoshao1 mao2to singe (textiles)
66烧煤 燒煤 shāo méishao1 mei2to burn coal
67烧钱 燒錢 shāo qiánshao1 qian2to burn joss paper; (fig.) to flush money down the toilet
68烧茄子 燒茄子 shāo qié zishao1 qie2 zi5stewed eggplant
69烧伤 燒傷 shāo shāngshao1 shang1burn (injury)
70烧水 燒水 shāo shuǐshao1 shui3to heat water; to boil water
71烧水壶 燒水壺 shāo shuǐ shao1 shui3 hu2kettle
72烧死 燒死 shāo shao1 si3to burn to death
73烧胎 燒胎 shāo tāishao1 tai1burnout; peel out
74烧炭 燒炭 shāo tànshao1 tan4to manufacture charcoal; to burn charcoal (often a reference to suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning)
75烧味 燒味 shāo wèishao1 wei4siu mei; spit-roasted meat dish in Cantonese cuisine
76烧香 燒香 shāo xiāngshao1 xiang1to burn incense
77烧香拜佛 燒香拜佛 shāo xiāng bài shao1 xiang1 bai4 Fo2to burn incense and worship Buddha
78烧写器 燒寫器 shāo xiě shao1 xie3 qi4programmer (electronics)
79烧心 燒心 shāo xīnshao1 xin1to worry
80烧夷弹 燒夷彈 shāo dànshao1 yi2 dan4fire bomb; incendiary device
81烧硬 燒硬 shāo yìngshao1 ying4to fire (pottery)
82烧纸 燒紙 shāo zhǐshao1 zhi3to burn paper offerings (as part of religious ceremony)
83烧制 燒製 shāo zhìshao1 zhi4to fire (in a kiln)
84烧煮 燒煮 shāo zhǔshao1 zhu3to cook
85烧灼 燒灼 shāo zhuóshao1 zhuo2to burn; to scorch; to cauterize
86烧灼感 燒灼感 shāo zhuó gǎnshao1 zhuo2 gan3burning pain
87烧灼伤 燒灼傷 shāo zhuó shāngshao1 zhuo2 shang1burn (injury); scorching
88烧灼疼 燒灼疼 shāo zhuó téngshao1 zhuo2 teng2burning pain
89寿喜烧 壽喜燒 shòu shāoshou4 xi3 shao1sukiyaki
90铁板烧 鐵板燒 tiě bǎn shāotie3 ban3 shao1teppanyaki
91铜锣烧 銅鑼燒 tóng luó shāotong2 luo2 shao1dorayaki (a Japanese confection)
92退烧 退燒 tuì shāotui4 shao1to reduce fever
93退烧药 退燒藥 tuì shāo yàotui4 shao1 yao4antipyretic (drug to reduce fever, such as sulfanilamide)
94野火烧不尽,春风吹又生 野火燒不盡,春風吹又生 huǒ shāo jìn , chūn fēng chuī yòu shēngye3 huo3 shao1 bu4 jin4 , chun1 feng1 chui1 you4 sheng1lit. even a prairie fire cannot destroy the grass - it grows again when the breeze blows (proverb); fig. cannot be easily eliminated; abbr. to 野火春风
95引火烧身 引火燒身 yǐn huǒ shāo shēnyin3 huo3 shao1 shen1to invite trouble
96照烧 照燒 zhào shāozhao4 shao1teriyaki (Japanese cooking technique)
97真金不怕火来烧 真金不怕火來燒 zhēn jīn huǒ lái shāozhen1 jin1 bu4 pa4 huo3 lai2 shao1see 真金不怕火炼

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