rè to warm up; to heat up; heat

Alternative traditional form of character:


Combines the fire radical with 'zhi' meaning 'to hold' so can be remembered as too hot to hold
Number of strokes: 10

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热锅上的蚂蚁 rè guō shàng de mǎ yǐ In a state of feverish activity and excitement
水深火热 shuǐ shēn huǒ rè In very deep trouble
double happiness

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bù a step; a pace; walk

Made up of [ zhǐ to stop; to prohibit; until; footprint radical 77]


A pictogram of a left and right footprint representing a footstep
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