炕 - Dong Chinese dictionary

kàng

the brick-bed in northern China

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound. Simplified form of .

Components
火 meaning component

  Meaning component

huǒ

  

fire

亢 sound component

  Sound component

kàng

  

high

Evolution

炕 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

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

Clerical script

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

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

kàng

the brick-bed in northern China; kang (a heatable brick bed); to bake; to dry by the heat of a fire

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kàng

old variant of [kàng]

Most common words with 炕
Freq.
Word
Meaning

to bake

土炕

heated brick common bed

尿炕

bed-wetting

铺炕

to make a bed