Meaning of 熏

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(Trad.: 薰)
Pinyin: xūn
English Definition: to smoke; to fumigate; to assail the nostrils; to perfume; fragrance; warm; to educate; variant of ; to smoke; to fumigate
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (fire) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
熏陶 xūn táo to seep in; to influence; to nurture; influence; training
利欲熏心 xūn xīn blinded by greed (idiom)
烟熏火燎 yān xūn huǒ liǎo smoke and baking fire (idiom); surrounded by flames and smoke
熏染 xūn rǎn to exert a gradual influence; to nurture; a corrupting influence
熏蒸 xūn zhēng to fumigate
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Example Sentences
Guard against coal gas poisoning.
Under the influence of Chinese culture, this opening ceremony will demonstrate unique artistic charm.