zhēng to steam; to evaporate

Made up of [ huǒ fire (as radical) radical 86, cǎo grass; herb radical 140]


Combines fire with the phonetic for 'zheng' meaning rise above it
Number of strokes: 13

Related characters

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)

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zhēng (journey)

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zhèng (correct)

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