zhēng to steam; to evaporate

Made up of [ huǒ fire (as radical) radical 86, cǎo grass; herb radical 140]
Made with 13 strokes.
Combines fire with the phonetic for 'zheng' meaning rise above it

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Also uses huǒ component: chǎo (to sauté) diǎn (spot) hēi (black) zhào (according to) zhǔ (to cook)
Also uses cǎo component: cài (vegetable) cǎo (grass) chá (tea) dǒng (to understand) huā (flower) jié (joint) kǔ (bitter) lán (blue) láo (to toil) mǎn (to fill) māo (cat) měng (Mongol) mò (do not) píng (apple) pú (grape) qián (front) ruò (to seem) sū (revive) táo (grapes) yào (medicine) yì (skill) yīng (flower) zàng (treasury)

Sounds same

zhēng (journey)

Different tone

zhèng (correct)

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Pronunciation

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