zao4
kitchen stove; kitchen

zao4
variant of 灶

strokes 7
radical
strokes after radical 3
病灶 病灶 bing4 zao4
focus of infection; lesion; nidus

吃小灶 吃小竈 chi1 xiao3 zao4
to be given special treatment; to be treated in a favored way

重起炉灶 重起爐竈 chong2 qi3 lu2 zao4
to start over from scratch (idiom)

大灶 大灶 da4 zao4
large kitchen stove made from bricks or earth; (PRC) ordinary mess hall (lowest dining standard, ranked below 中灶 for mid-level cadres and 小灶 for the most privileged)

倒灶 倒灶 dao3 zao4
to fall (from power); in decline; unlucky

分灶吃饭 分竈吃飯 fen1 zao4 chi1 fan4
"meals prepared at separate stoves", slogan of the program of fiscal decentralization that began in the 1980s in the PRC

锅灶 鍋灶 guo1 zao4
stove; cooking burner

祭灶 祭灶 ji4 zao4
to offer sacrifices to the kitchen god

家灶 家灶 jia1 zao4
hearth

开小灶 開小灶 kai1 xiao3 zao4
to give preferential treatment; to give special attention

跨灶 跨竈 kua4 zao4
to surpass one's father

老虎灶 老虎灶 lao3 hu3 zao4
old-style large kitchen stove

另起炉灶 另起爐灶 ling4 qi3 lu2 zao4
lit. to set up a separate kitchen (idiom); to start from scratch; back to square one; to start of on a new path

炉灶 爐灶 lu2 zao4
stove

送灶 送灶 song4 zao4
seeing off the kitchen god 灶神 (traditional rite)

小灶 小灶 xiao3 zao4
mess hall for high-ranking cadres; (fig.) special treatment; cf. 大灶

灶间 灶間 zao4 jian1
kitchen (dialect)

灶具 灶具 zao4 ju4
stove; cooker; (dialect) cooking utensils

灶君 灶君 zao4 jun1
Zaoshen, the god of the kitchen; also written 灶神

灶马 灶馬 zao4 ma3
camel cricket; Diestrammena japonica

灶神 灶神 zao4 shen2
Zaoshen, the god of the kitchen

灶神星 灶神星 zao4 shen2 xing1
Vesta, an asteroid, second most massive object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, discovered in 1807 by H.W. Olbers

灶王 灶王 zao4 wang2
Zaoshen, the god of the kitchen; also written 灶神

灶王爷 灶王爺 zao4 wang2 ye2
Zaoshen, the god of the kitchen; also written 灶神

灶眼 灶眼 zao4 yan3
stovetop burner

中灶 中灶 zhong1 zao4
mess hall for mid-level cadres; cf. 大灶