Meaning of 烙

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Pinyin: lào
English Definition: to brand; to iron; to bake (in a pan)
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
    • [ ] individual; each, every; all
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Example Words
烙印 lào yìn to brand (cattle etc); brand; (fig.) to leave a lasting mark; to stigmatize; mark; stamp; stigma
烙饼 lào bǐng pancake; flat bread; griddle cake
烙铁 lào tie flatiron; iron; branding iron; soldering iron
电烙铁 diàn lào tie electric iron; electric soldering iron
炮烙 páo lào the hot pillar (ancient Chinese torture instrument)
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Example Sentences
It is too deeply branded.
Burn it into your mind.
Thick glass supported by solid chrome rings.
She burned the image of a tiger into the wood panel.
This unfaithfulness is how Filipina girls are branded as whores by American women.