烫 - Dong Chinese dictionary

tàng

scald

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

Components
火 meaning component

  Meaning component

huǒ

  

fire

汤 sound component

  Sound component

tāngshāng

  

hot water

Evolution

烫 Traditional script Modern

Traditional script

Modern
烫 Simplified script Modern

Simplified script

Modern
Definitions

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tàng

scald, heat; wash; iron clothes; to scald; to burn (by scalding); to blanch (cooking); to heat (sth) up in hot water; to perm; to iron; scalding hot

Most common words with 烫
Freq.
Word
Meaning

to scald

烫伤

to scald

烫发

perm (hairstyle)

滚烫

boiling

发烫

burning hot