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
I refused, explaining that if the programme branded the child a thief, it could have devastating consequences for them.
I discard the easy answer that the media has branded the idea on our minds.
Do you reflect that all those words will be branded on my memory, and eating deeper eternally after you have left me?
She was born in bondage and with a dark skin and most of her early maturity was passed in a dark and tragic time for the land of her birth.
Burn it into your mind.