Meaning of 烤

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Pinyin: kǎo
English Definition: to roast; to bake; to broil
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (fire) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ huǒ ] fire, flame; to burn; anger, rage
    • [ kǎo ] to test, to investigate, to examine
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Example Words
烤烟 kǎo yān flue-cured tobacco; tobacco for flue-curing
烧烤 shāo kǎo barbecue; to roast
烤鸭 kǎo roast duck
烤火 kǎo huǒ to warm oneself at a fire
烤肉 kǎo ròu barbecue (lit. roast meat)
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Example Sentences
Do they also sell toasters, blenderss and record players?
Do you know the girl baking bread?
Do you know the girl baking bread?
Have you toasted the bread?
He carved up the roast beef and gave each of us a portion.