huǒ fire (as radical)

Note

A simplification of the character of fire as four fire dots.
Number of strokes 4

Radical

Index 86 used in: zhǔ (to cook) ; hēi (black) ; diǎn (spot)

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Sounds same

huǒ (fire)

Different tone

huò (maybe)
Full character form of this simplified radical: huǒ

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

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The Imperial Purple Forbidden City is linked to the pole of the heavens. The area surrounding the pole star is called the Purple Forbidden Enclosure 紫微垣 and emphasizes the Emperor's title as Son of Heaven. Just as all constellations rotate around the pole, all Chinese activity was controlled by the Emperor.
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