焖 - Dong Chinese dictionary

mèn

simmer

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

Components
火 meaning component

  Meaning component

huǒ

  

fire

闷 sound component

  Sound component

mènmēn

  

gloomy

Evolution

焖 Traditional script Modern

Traditional script

Modern
焖 Simplified script Modern

Simplified script

Modern
Definitions

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mèn

simmer, cook over slow fire; to cook in a covered vessel; to casserole; to stew