huǒ fire

Note

A representation of a fire with flames shooting up. As a radical it is represented by four fire dots at the bottom.
Number of strokes: 4

Radical

Index 86 used in: dēng (lamp) ; kǎo (to roast) ; miè (to extinguish) ; pào (cannon) ; qiú (autumn) ; zāi (disaster) ; zhà (to explode)

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Different tone

huó (to live) huò (maybe)
Full character form of this simplified radical: huǒ

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 火
Stroke order for character 火, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Proverbs

抱薪救火 bào xīn jiù huǒ Not choosing an appropriate solution to a problem - foolishness
城门失火,殃及池鱼 chéng mén shī huó, yāng jí chí yú A drastic action may unintentionally affect other people. Show consideration for all
刀山火海 dāo shān huǒ hǎi An extremely difficult and dangerous situation
飞蛾投火 fēi é tóu huǒ Heading for self destruction
赴汤蹈火 fù tāng dǎo huǒ Showing great courage and valour
隔岸观火 gé àn guān huǒ Refusing to help others when it is needed

Phrases

huǒ chē Train

Also

萤火虫 yíng huǒ chóng glow worm
huǒ fire

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