灼 - Dong Chinese dictionary

zhuó

burn

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
火 meaning component

  Meaning component

huǒ

  

fire

勺 sound component

  Sound component

sháo

  

spoon

Evolution

灼 Seal script Chu (Warring States: 475-221 BC)

Seal script

Chu (Warring States: 475-221 BC)
灼 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

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

Clerical script

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

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

zhuó

burn; broil; cauterize; bright; luminous; burning; to burn; to cauterize

Most common words with 灼
Freq.
Word
Meaning

luminous

灼热

burning hot

烧灼

to burn

焦灼

(literary) deeply worried

真知灼见

penetrating insight