燜 - Dong Chinese dictionary

mèn

simmer

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
火 meaning component

  Meaning component

huǒ

  

fire

悶 sound component

  Sound component

mènmēn

  

gloomy

Definitions

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mèn

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