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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