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The Cantonese word siu - 烧 - siu1
(to burn in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

siu1

English translations

to burn, to cook, to roast, to run a fever

Chinese character (simplified):

烧 ( siu / siu1 ) in traditional characters
Character complexity
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is composed of 10 strokes and therefore is of average complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to kindle  |  barbecue
烧 ( siu / siu1 ) belongs to the 3000 most common Chinese characters (rank 1088)
Other characters that are pronounced siu1 in Cantonese
More words that mean to burn in Cantonese
jin4 ( 燃 )
More words that mean to cook in Cantonese
bou1 ( 煲 ), zyu2 ( 煮 )

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