炙 - Dong Chinese dictionary

zhì

roast

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
火 meaning component

  Meaning component

huǒ

  

fire

月 sound component

  Sound component

yuè

  

moon

Evolution

炙 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

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

Clerical script

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

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

zhì

roast, broil; toast; cauterize; to broil; to roast

Most common words with 炙
Freq.
Word
Meaning

to broil

炙手可热

fig. arrogance of the powerful

脍炙人口

appealing to the masses

烤炙

to scorch