焚 - Dong Chinese dictionary

fén

burn

Setting fire  to a forest 

Components
林 meaning component

  Meaning component

lín

  

forest

火 meaning component

  Meaning component

huǒ

  

fire

Evolution

焚 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
焚 Bronze script Late Western Zhou (~800 BC)

Bronze script

Late Western Zhou (~800 BC)
焚 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
焚 Clerical script Cao Wei (Three Kingdoms: 222-280 AD)

Clerical script

Cao Wei (Three Kingdoms: 222-280 AD)
焚 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

fén

burn; to burn

Most common words with 焚
Freq.
Word
Meaning

焚烧

to burn

to burn

自焚

self-immolation

焚毁

to burn down

焚化

to cremate