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The Chinese word huo - 火 - huŏ
(fire in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

fire, flame, to get very angry

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 火 ( huŏ ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
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Chinese characters  ( huo / huŏ ) with pronunciation (English translation: fire )
The traditional Chinese characters of huŏ are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

fire alarm
火 ( huo / huŏ ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 427)
Chinese example words containing the character 火 ( huo / huŏ )
埃特纳火山 ( Āitènà huŏshān = Aetna ), 打火机 ( dăhuŏjī = lighter ), 火柴 ( huŏchái = match ), 火车 ( huŏchē = train ), 火车站 ( huŏchēzhàn = railway station ), 火锅 ( huŏguō = hot pot ), 火花塞 ( huŏhuāsāi = sparking plug ), 火山 ( huŏshān = volcano ), 火腿 ( huŏtuĭ = ham ), 火星 ( huŏxīng = Mars (planet) ), 火灾 ( huŏzāi = fire ),
Other characters that are pronounced huŏ in Chinese
More words that mean fire in Chinese
huŏzāi ( 火灾 )

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