huǒ fire


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

Sounds same

huǒ (fire (as radical))

Different tone

huò (maybe)
This character is also represented as a radical in the form: huǒ

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


抱薪救火 bào xīn jiù huǒ Not solving a problem appropriately. 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 Just observing and not helping others when help is needed


火车 huǒ chē train


萤火虫 yíng huǒ chóng glow worm
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