to burn; to cook; to stew; to bake; to roast; to heat; to boil (tea, water etc); fever; to run a temperature; (coll.) to let things go to one's head

strokes 10
strokes after radical 6
焙烧 焙燒 bei4 shao1
to roast; to bake (e.g. mineral ore)

叉烧 叉燒 cha1 shao1
char siu; barbecued pork

叉烧包 叉燒包 cha1 shao1 bao1
roast pork bun; cha siu baau

串烧 串燒 chuan4 shao1
to cook on a skewer; barbecued food on a skewer; shish kebab

低烧 低燒 di1 shao1
a low fever (up to 38°C)

煅烧 煅燒 duan4 shao1
to calcine (purify by heating)

发烧 發燒 fa1 shao1
to have a high temperature (from illness); to have a fever

发烧友 發燒友 fa1 shao1 you3
fan; zealot

焚烧 焚燒 fen2 shao1
to burn; to set on fire

高烧 高燒 gao1 shao1
fever; high temperature

红烧 紅燒 hong2 shao1
simmer-fried (dish)

红烧肉 紅燒肉 hong2 shao1 rou4
red braised pork

火烧 火燒 huo3 shao1
to set fire to; to burn down; burning hot; baked cake

火烧火燎 火燒火燎 huo3 shao1 huo3 liao2
restless with anxiety; unbearably hot and anxious

火烧眉毛 火燒眉毛 huo3 shao1 mei2 mao5
lit. the fire burns one's eyebrows (idiom); fig. desperate situation; extreme emergency

火烧云 火燒雲 huo3 shao1 yun2
nuée ardente; hot cloud of volcanic ash

拣佛烧香 揀佛燒香 jian3 fo2 shao1 xiang1
to choose which Buddha to burn incense to (idiom); fig. to curry favor from the right person

蜡烛两头烧 蠟燭兩頭燒 la4 zhu2 liang3 tou2 shao1
to burn the candle at both ends (idiom); to labor under a double burden

留得青山在,不怕没柴烧 留得青山在,不怕沒柴燒 liu2 de5 qing1 shan1 zai4 - bu4 pa4 mei2 chai2 shao1
While the green hills last, there'll be wood to burn (idiom). Where there's life there's hope.

焖烧锅 燜燒鍋 men4 shao1 guo1
to casserole; to stew; vacuum flask; cooker

平时不烧香,临时抱佛脚 平時不燒香,臨時抱佛腳 ping2 shi2 bu4 shao1 xiang1 - lin2 shi2 bao4 fo2 jiao3
lit. to clasp the Buddha's feet when danger arises (idiom); fig. to profess devotion only when in trouble; doing things at the last minute; to make a hasty last-minute effort (often refers to cramming for exams)

全烧祭 全燒祭 quan2 shao1 ji4
burnt offering (Judaism)

燃烧 燃燒 ran2 shao1
to ignite; to combust; to burn; combustion; flaming

燃烧匙 燃燒匙 ran2 shao1 chi2
deflagrating spoon; combustion spoon

燃烧弹 燃燒彈 ran2 shao1 dan4
fire bomb; incendiary device

燃烧剂 燃燒劑 ran2 shao1 ji4
incendiary agent

燃烧瓶 燃燒瓶 ran2 shao1 ping2
Molotov cocktail

惹火烧身 惹火燒身 re3 huo3 shao1 shen1
stir up the fire and you get burnt (idiom); to get one's fingers burnt; fig. to suffer on account of one's own meddling

日式烧肉 日式燒肉 ri4 shi4 shao1 rou4
yakiniku (Japanese-style grilled meat)

烧包 燒包 shao1 bao1
to forget oneself in extravagance; to burn money

烧杯 燒杯 shao1 bei1
beaker (glassware)

烧饼 燒餅 shao1 bing5
baked sesame seed-coated cake

烧菜 燒菜 shao1 cai4
to cook

烧茶 燒茶 shao1 cha2
to make tea

烧到 燒到 shao1 dao4
to have a fever reaching (a certain temperature)

烧高香 燒高香 shao1 gao1 xiang1
to burn incense; to thank profusely

烧锅 燒鍋 shao1 guo1
a still (for distilling alcohol)

烧焊 燒焊 shao1 han4
to weld

烧红 燒紅 shao1 hong2
heat until red

烧荒 燒荒 shao1 huang1
to clear waste land or forest by burning; slash-and-burn (agriculture)

烧毁 燒燬 shao1 hui3
to burn; to burn down

烧火 燒火 shao1 huo3
to light a fire for cooking

烧碱 燒鹼 shao1 jian3
caustic soda NaOH

烧焦 燒焦 shao1 jiao1
to burn; to scorch; burned; burning; scorched; charred

烧结 燒結 shao1 jie2
to sinter; to agglomerate ore by burning

烧酒 燒酒 shao1 jiu3
name of a famous Tang dynasty wine; same as 白酒

烧开 燒開 shao1 kai1
to boil

烧烤 燒烤 shao1 kao3
barbecue; to roast

烧烤酱 燒烤醬 shao1 kao3 jiang4
barbecue sauce

烧腊 燒臘 shao1 la4
barbecue (Cantonese style)

烧利市 燒利市 shao1 li4 shi4
(old) to burn paper money as an offering

烧录 燒錄 shao1 lu4
to burn (a CD or DVD)

烧埋 燒埋 shao1 mai2
to bury; funeral rites

烧麦 燒麥 shao1 mai4
shumai (shao mai) steamed dumpling; also written 燒賣|烧卖

烧卖 燒賣 shao1 mai4
shumai (shao mai) steamed dumpling; also written 燒麥|烧麦

烧毛 燒毛 shao1 mao2
to singe (textiles)

烧煤 燒煤 shao1 mei2
to burn coal

烧瓶 燒瓶 shao1 ping2
laboratory flask

烧钱 燒錢 shao1 qian2
to burn money (esp. paper money as part of religious ceremony); (fig.) to spend money crazily

烧茄子 燒茄子 shao1 qie2 zi5
stewed eggplant

烧伤 燒傷 shao1 shang1
burn (injury)

烧水 燒水 shao1 shui3
to heat water; to boil water

烧死 燒死 shao1 si3
to burn to death

烧胎 燒胎 shao1 tai1
burnout; peel out

烧炭 燒炭 shao1 tan4
to manufacture charcoal; to burn charcoal (often a reference to suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning)

烧味 燒味 shao1 wei4
siu mei; spit-roasted meat dish in Cantonese cuisine

烧香 燒香 shao1 xiang1
to burn incense

烧香拜佛 燒香拜佛 shao1 xiang1 bai4 fo2
to burn incense and worship Buddha

烧心 燒心 shao1 xin1
to worry

烧夷弹 燒夷彈 shao1 yi2 dan4
fire bomb; incendiary device

烧硬 燒硬 shao1 ying4
to fire (pottery)

烧纸 燒紙 shao1 zhi3
to burn paper offerings (as part of religious ceremony)

烧制 燒製 shao1 zhi4
to fire (in a kiln)

烧煮 燒煮 shao1 zhu3
to cook

烧灼 燒灼 shao1 zhuo2
to burn; to scorch; to cauterize

烧灼感 燒灼感 shao1 zhuo2 gan3
burning pain

烧灼伤 燒灼傷 shao1 zhuo2 shang1
burn (injury); scorching

烧灼疼 燒灼疼 shao1 zhuo2 teng2
burning pain

寿喜烧 壽喜燒 shou4 xi3 shao1

铁板烧 鐵板燒 tie3 ban3 shao1

铜锣烧 銅鑼燒 tong2 luo2 shao1
dorayaki (a Japanese confection)

退烧 退燒 tui4 shao1
to reduce fever

退烧药 退燒藥 tui4 shao1 yao4
antipyretic (drug to reduce fever, such as sulfanilamide)

野火烧不尽,春风吹又生 野火燒不盡,春風吹又生 ye3 huo3 shao1 bu4 jin4 - chun1 feng1 chui1 you4 sheng1
lit. even a prairie fire cannot destroy the grass - it grows again when the breeze blows (proverb); fig. cannot be easily eliminated; abbr. to 野火春風|野火春风

引火烧身 引火燒身 yin3 huo3 shao1 shen1
to invite trouble

照烧 照燒 zhao4 shao1
teriyaki (Japanese cooking technique)

真金不怕火来烧 真金不怕火來燒 zhen1 jin1 bu4 pa4 huo3 lai2 shao1
see 真金不怕火煉|真金不怕火炼