暑 shǔ heat; hot weather; summer heat
Made up of [日 rì
radical 72, 耂 lǎo
NoteCombination of sun and a now misleading phonetic
Using 日 rì
: 明 míng (bright) 是 shì (is) 香 xiāng (fragrant) 春 chūn (spring) 昌 chāng (prosperous) 莫 mò (do not) 者 zhě (in process of) 桌 zhuō (table) 晴 qíng (clear sky) 间 jiàn (gap) 白 bái (bright) 景 jǐng (bright) 曾 céng (once) 音 yīn (sound) 旧 jiù (old) 最 zuì (most) 易 yì (easy) 昨 zuó (previous) 旦 dàn (dawn) 早 zǎo (early) 晚 wǎn (evening) 时 shí (time)
Using 耂 lǎo
: 者 zhě (in process of) 老 lǎo (venerable) 孝 xiào (filial piety or obedience)
Sounds same署 shǔ (office)
Different tone书 shū (book)
殳 shū (spear)
树 shù (tree)
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