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Meaning of 焚

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Pinyin: fén
English Definition: to burn
Chinese Definition:
①烧:焚烧。焚毁。焚化。焚香。焚书坑儒。焚膏继晷(“膏”,油脂;“晷”,日影;形容夜以继日地用功读书或努力工作)。忧心如焚。
②燃烧。
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Ideographic: Setting fire to a forest
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ lín ] forest, grove; surname
    • [ huǒ ] fire, flame; to burn; anger, rage
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Example Words
自焚 fén self-immolation
焚烧 fén shāo to burn; to set on fire
焚毁 fén huǐ to burn down; to destroy with fire
焚毁 fén huǐ to burn down; to destroy with fire; trad. also written 焚毀
心急如焚 xīn fén to burn with anxiety (idiom)
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Example Sentences
1
Whose Grandmother threatened to burn her;
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12
Burn After Reading will hit theaters on September 12th 2008.
3
If plastic and rubber are burnt, they'll give off poisonous gases.
4
怀
They still think, but she has burned out her ability to care.
5
He offers incense before you and whole burnt offerings on your altar.