"Burning" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 huǒ rè fiery / burning / fervent / ardent / passionate
 shāo jiāo to burn / to scorch / burned / burning / scorched / charred
 zhuó luminous / burning / to burn / to cauterize
 xiāng yān cigarette / smoke from burning incense / CL:支[zhi1],條|条[tiao2]
 huǒ shāo to set fire to / to burn down / burning hot / baked cake
 xī miè to stop burning / to go out (of fire) / to die out / extinguished
 zhuó rè burning hot / scorching / worried
 xiāng huǒ incense burning in front of a temple / burning joss sticks
 fā tàng burning hot
 xiāng lú a censer (for burning incense) / incense burner / thurible
 shāo jié to sinter / to agglomerate ore by burning
 chì liè burning fiercely / flaming / blazing
 chèn huǒ dǎ jié to loot a burning house / to profit from sb's misfortune (idiom)
 bēi shuǐ chē xīn lit. a cup of water on a burning cart of firewood (idiom) / fig. an utterly inadequate measure
 zhuó tòng burn (i.e. wound) / burning pain
 huǒ tàn live coal / ember / burning coals
 cháng míng dēng altar lamp burning day and night
 shāo huāng to clear waste land or forest by burning / slash-and-burn (agriculture)
 xī to extinguish / to put out (fire) / to quench / to stop burning / to go out (of fire, lamp etc) / to come to an end / to wither away / to die out / Taiwan pr. [xi2]
 gé àn guān huǒ to watch the fires burning across the river / to delay entering the fray until all others have been exhausted by fighting amongst themselves (idiom)
 āi bīng bì shèng an army burning with righteous indignation is bound to win (idiom)
 qū to extinguish a burning object / to singe sth with a smoldering object (e.g. burn a hole in one's trousers with a cigarette) / to stir-fry / to pour a mixture of hot oil and flavorings over food
 ǒu copious smoke produced by smoldering firewood / half alight / to use the smoke of burning wormwood etc to repel insects
 Yuè jīng Book of Music, said to be one of the Six Classics lost after Qin's burning of the books in 212 BC, but may simply refer to Book of Songs 詩經|诗经
 huǒ xíng execution by fire / burning at the stake
 huǒ hú burning lake / lake of burning sulfur / inferno (in Christian mythology)
 zhǔ dòu rán qí burning beanstalks to cook the beans (idiom) / to cause internecine strife
 rán méi guō lú coal burning boiler
 shāo zhuó gǎn burning pain
 shāo zhuó téng burning pain
 Qín huǒ the Qin burning of the books in 212 BC
 jù yíng yìng xuě lit. to collect fireflies and study by their light (idiom) / fig. ambitious student from impoverished background / burning the midnight oil
 yǐn rán burning with no flame / fire beneath the surface / hidden combustion
  controlled burning
 lù tiān fén shāo open burning
 lù tiān bào rán Open Burning and Open Detonation
 shēng wù zhì rán shāo biomass burning
  burning ground
  burning tank
 yù huǒ fén shēn burning with desire
 huǒ tàng burning hot / fiery / to have one's hair permed with hot curling tongs
 xīn huǒ xiāng chuán lit. the flame of a burning piece of firewood passes on to the rest (idiom) / fig. (of knowledge, skill etc) to be passed on from teachers to students, one generation to another
 zhǐ huǒ guō paper hot pot (hot pot using a single-use pot made of Japanese washi paper with a special coating to prevent burning and leaking, used for cooking at the dining table)
𬉼 ǒu copious smoke produced by smoldering firewood / half alight / to use the smoke of burning wormwood etc to repel insects
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