灸 - Dong Chinese dictionary

jiǔ

cauterize with moxa

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
火 meaning component

  Meaning component

huǒ

  

fire

久 sound component

  Sound component

jiǔ

  

long time (ago)

Evolution

灸 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

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

Clerical script

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

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

jiǔ

cauterize with moxa; moxibustion; moxibustion (TCM)

Most common words with 灸
Freq.
Word
Meaning

针灸

acupuncture and moxibustion

moxibustion (TCM)