Meaning of 烹

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Pinyin: pēng
English Definition: cooking method; to boil sb alive (capital punishment in imperial China)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (fire) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
烹饪 pēng rèn cooking; culinary arts
烹调 pēng tiáo to cook; cooking
烹煮 pēng zhǔ to cook; to boil
兔死狗烹 gǒu pēng lit. to boil the hound once it caught the rabbit (idiom); fig. to get rid of sb once he has served his purpose
烹茶 pēng chá to brew tea
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Example Sentences
Firstly it's something that is cooked and stored in fat, alleluia, amen, and it tastes wonderful when resurrected.
The researchers determined that boiling damages the appearance of individual millet grains, while baking leaves them more intact.
Go deep sea fishing and learn to filet and cook your own fish.
No cases have been linked to the consumption of properly cooked poultry meat or eggs, even in households where disease was known to be present in flocks.
Why should I pay higher prices to cook my own food?