Meaning of 火

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Pinyin: huǒ
English Definition: fire; urgent; ammunition; fiery or flaming; internal heat (Chinese medicine); hot (popular); classifier for military units (old); Kangxi radical 86
Total strokes: 4; Radical:
Pictographic: Flames
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Example Words:
火车站 [ huǒ chē zhàn ]: train station
火柴 [ huǒ chái ]: match (for lighting fire); Classifiers:
着火 [ zháo huǒ ]: to ignite; to burn
火箭 [ huǒ jiàn ]: rocket; Classifiers:
火焰 [ huǒ yàn ]: blaze; flame
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