炽 - Dong Chinese dictionary

chì

burning-hot

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

Components
火 meaning component

  Meaning component

huǒ

  

fire

只 sound component

  Sound component

zhǐzhī

  

only

Evolution

炽 Bronze script Mid Western Zhou (~900 BC)

Bronze script

Mid Western Zhou (~900 BC)
炽 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

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

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
炽 Traditional script Modern

Traditional script

Modern
炽 Simplified script Modern

Simplified script

Modern
Definitions

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chì

burning-hot, intense; to burn, blaze; splendid, illustrious; to burn; to blaze; splendid; illustrious

Most common words with 炽
Freq.
Word
Meaning

to burn

炽热

red-hot

炽烈

flaming

白炽灯

incandescent light

白炽

white heat