"Hot" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 rè mén popular / hot / in vogue
 huǒ fire / urgent / ammunition / fiery or flaming / internal heat (Chinese medicine) / hot (popular) / classifier for military units (old) / Kangxi radical 86
 rè to warm up / to heat up / hot (of weather) / heat / fervent
 là hot (spicy) / pungent
 huǒ là painful heat / scorching / rude and forthright / provocative / hot / sexy
 zhì shǒu kě rè lit. burn your hand, feel the heat (idiom) / fig. arrogance of the powerful / a mighty figure no-one dares approach / hot (exciting or in favor)
 rè hu warm / hot / affectionate / ardent
 shǔ rè hot (summer) weather
 shǔ tiān hot (summer) day
 hāng to tamp / (slang) popular / hot
 huǒ là là painful heat / scorching / painful heat / rude and forthright / provocative / hot / sexy
 hàn dry / hot
 hè hot
 tóng hot / heated
 zhōng là hot / medium level of spiciness
 rè diǎn hot spot / point of special interest
 rè xuè hot blood / warm-blooded (animal) / endothermic (physiology)
 wēn quán hot spring / spa / onsen
 rè shuǐ hot water
 nù huǒ rage / fury / hot anger
 bǎo wēn to keep hot / heat preservation
 là jiāo hot pepper / chili
 là mèi hot chick / sexy girl / abbr. LM
 shēng wēn to become hot / temperature rise / (fig.) to intensify / to hot up / to escalate / to get a boost
 huǒ shāo to set fire to / to burn down / burning hot / baked cake
 yán rè blistering hot / sizzling hot (weather)
 hóng xīng red star / five pointed star as symbol or communism or proletariat / hot film star
 má là hot and numbing
 zhuó rè burning hot / scorching / worried
 rè lèi hot tears
 xīn là spicy hot (taste) / fig. biting (criticism)
 rè chǔ lǐ hot treatment (e.g. of metal)
 mēn rè sultry / sultriness / hot and stuffy / stifling hot
 yóu zī floating capital / idle fund / hot money
 suān tián kǔ là sour, sweet, bitter and spicy hot / fig. the joys and sorrows of life
 pào tāng to dawdle / to go slow deliberately / to fizzle out / to have all one's hopes dashed / (Tw) to have a soak in a hot spring
 tiě bǎn iron panel / hot iron plate for fast grilling (Japanese: teppan)
 kù shǔ intense heat / extremely hot weather
 fā tàng burning hot
 rè fēng hot wind / hot air
 rè qián hot money, money flowing from one currency to another in the hope of quick profit
 měng liào hot news item / awesome
 gǔn kāi to boil (of liquid) / boiling hot / Get out! / Go away! / fuck off (rude)
 rè chá hot tea
 wǔ wèi the five flavors, namely: sweet 甜, sour 酸, bitter 苦, spicy hot 辣, salty 鹹|咸 / all kinds of flavors
 chéng shì to seize the opportunity / to strike while the iron is hot
 diàn lú electric stove / hot plate
 rè tiě hot thread (in an Internet forum)
 rè chā bá hot swapping
 rè tǔ homeland / hot piece of real estate
 shì rú pò zhú like a hot knife through butter (idiom) / with irresistible force
 yàn yáng tiān bright sunny day / blazing hot day
 shuǐ zhǔ yú Sichuan poached sliced fish in hot chili oil
 má là tàng hot spicy soup (often sold in street stalls)
 pào wēn quán to soak in a spa or hot spring
 hóng là jiāo hot red pepper / chili
 yán xià hot summer / scorching summer
 rè gǒu hot dog (loanword)
 zhà cài hot pickled mustard tuber
 rè shuǐ zǎo hot bath or shower
 qiǎng shǒu huò a best-seller / a hot property
 rè qì qiú hot air balloon
 chèn rè dǎ tiě to strike while the iron is hot
 chū ěr fǎn ěr old: to reap the consequences of one's words (idiom, from Mencius) / modern: to go back on one's word / to blow hot and cold / to contradict oneself / inconsistent
 rè fū hot compress
 rè kù hot pants
 shuàn yáng ròu Mongolian hot pot / instant-boiled mutton (dish)
 rè shuǐ píng thermos bottle / vacuum bottle / hot water dispenser (appliance) / CL:個|个[ge4]
 rè shuǐ dài hot water bottle / hot-water bag
 zhāo sān mù sì lit. say three in the morning but four in the evening (idiom) / to change sth that is already settled upon / indecisive / to blow hot and cold
 fèn qǐ zhí zhuī to catch up vigorously / to set off in hot pursuit
 rè yǐn hot drink
 rè gān miàn hot dry noodles
 huǒ shāo yún nuée ardente / hot cloud of volcanic ash
 suān là tāng hot and sour soup / sour and spicy soup
 rè shí hot food
 qiū lǎo hǔ hot spell during autumn / Indian summer
 huǒ shāo huǒ liáo restless with anxiety / unbearably hot and anxious
 páo lào the hot pillar (ancient Chinese torture instrument)
 shuàn shuàn guō shabu-shabu (loanword) / Japanese hot pot
 mǎi kōng mài kōng to speculate / to play the market / (fig.) to sell hot air / to swindle people by posing as a reputable operator
 xīn (of taste) hot or pungent / hard / laborious / suffering / eighth in order / eighth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1] / letter "H" or Roman "VIII" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / ancient Chinese compass point: 285° / octa
 tāng soup / hot or boiling water / decoction of medicinal herbs / water in which sth has been boiled
 shǔ heat / hot weather / summer heat
 tàng to scald / to burn (by scalding) / to blanch (cooking) / to heat (sth) up in hot water / to perm / to iron / scalding hot
 tuì to pluck poultry or depilate pigs using hot water
 lǎn to soak (fruits) in hot water or limewater to remove astringent taste / to marinate in salt etc / to pickle
 rè qì téng téng piping hot
 rè guō shang de mǎ yǐ (like) a cat on a hot tin roof / anxious / agitated
 fān jiāo hot pepper / chili
 bīng tàn bù xiāng róng as incompatible or irreconcilable as ice and hot coals
 fàng shè xìng zuì qiáng diǎn radioactive hot spot
线 hé bào zhà yān yún rè xiàn hot line
 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
𬉼 ōu severe drought / exceptionally hot weather
 qiáng fú shè qū radioactive hot spot
 cháo rè hot flush
 rè mén yīn yuè popular or hot music
 wēn quán chéng hot springs
 bīng tàn bù yán , lěng rè zì míng ice or coals, whether hot or cold goes without saying (idiom) / fig. sincerity is not expressed in words
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