尞 - Dong Chinese dictionary

liào

fuel used for sacrifices

Original form of (burn; set on fire). Originally written as (wood) with several dots around it, representing flame. The (sun) and (fire) components were added later.

Components
木 iconic component

  Iconic component

  

tree

◎ iconic component

  Iconic component

  

characterless component

Depicts dots of flame.

日 meaning component

  Meaning component

  

sun

火 meaning component

  Meaning component

huǒ

  

fire

Evolution

尞 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
尞 Bronze script Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)

Bronze script

Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)
尞 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
尞 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
尞 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

liào

fuel used for sacrifices

Component uses

Meaning component in 1 character

Sound component in 18 characters