shǔ heat; hot weather; summer heat

Made up of [ sun; day radical 72, lǎo old radical 125]
Made with 12 strokes.
Combination of sun and a now misleading phonetic

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Also uses component: bái (bright) céng (once) chāng (prosperous) chūn (spring) dàn (dawn) hūn (to marry) jiàn (gap) jiān (between) jǐng (bright) jiù (old) míng (bright) mò (do not) pǔ (general) qíng (clear sky) shì (is) shí (time) wǎn (evening) xiāng (fragrant) xīng (star) yáng (yang) yì (easy) yīn (sound) yǐng (picture) zǎo (early) zhào (according to) zhě (in process of) zhuō (table) zuì (most) zuó (previous)
Also uses lǎo component: lǎo (venerable) xiào (filial piety or obedience) zhě (in process of)

Sounds same

shǔ (office)

Different tone

shū (book) shū (spear) shù (tree) shù (method)

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