灬 huǒ fire (as radical)
NoteA simplification of the character of fire as four fire dots.
Number of strokes 4
Index 86 used in: 煮 zhǔ (to cook)
; 黑 hēi (black)
; 点 diǎn (spot)
Sounds same火 huǒ (fire)
Different tone或 huò (maybe)
Full character form of this simplified radical: 火 huǒ
Stroke order for character 灬, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license ➚
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