炊 - Dong Chinese dictionary

chuī

cook

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
火 meaning component

  Meaning component

huǒ

  

fire

欠 sound component

  Sound component

qiàn

  

yawn, deficient

Evolution

炊 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

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

Clerical script

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

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

chuī

cook; meal; to cook food

Most common words with 炊
Freq.
Word
Meaning

炊事

cooking

炊具

cookware

to cook food

炊烟

smoke from kitchen chimneys

炊事员

cook