Meaning of 烧

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(Trad.: 燒)
Pinyin: shāo
English Definition: to 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
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (fire) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ huǒ ] fire, flame; to burn; anger, rage
    • [ yáo ] a legendary ancient emperor-sage
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Example Words:
燃烧 [ rán shāo ]: to ignite; to combust; to burn; combustion; flaming
发烧 [ shāo ]: to have a high temperature (from illness); to have a fever
火烧 [ huǒ shāo ]: to set fire to; to burn down; burning hot; baked cake
焚烧 [ fén shāo ]: to burn; to set on fire
烧伤 [ shāo shāng ]: burn (injury)
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