shǔ heat; hot weather; summer heat

Made up of [ sun; day radical 72, lǎo old radical 125]

Note

Combination of sun and a now misleading phonetic

Related characters


Using : míng (bright) shì (is) xiāng (fragrant) chūn (spring) chāng (prosperous) mò (do not) zhě (in process of) zhuō (table) qíng (clear sky) jiàn (gap) bái (bright) jǐng (bright) céng (once) yīn (sound) jiù (old) zuì (most) yì (easy) zuó (previous) dàn (dawn) zǎo (early) wǎn (evening) shí (time)
Using lǎo : zhě (in process of) lǎo (venerable) xiào (filial piety or obedience)

Sounds same

shǔ (office)

Different tone

shū (book) shū (spear) shù (tree)

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