rè to warm up; to heat up; heat


Alternative traditional form of character:
Made with 10 strokes.
Combines the fire radical with 'zhi' meaning 'to hold' so can be remembered as too hot to hold

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

热锅上的蚂蚁 rè guō shàng de mǎ yǐ In a state of feverish activity and excitement
水深火热 shuǐ shēn huǒ rè In very deep trouble. A desperate situation with nowhere to turn.