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tàng

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tàng Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
tàng | tang4
English translation
to scald
to burn (by scalding)
to blanch (cooking)
to heat (sth) up in hot water
to perm
to iron
scalding hot
to scald; to iron clothes or hair

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About tàng

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Number of strokes

10

Traditional form

tàng

Contains the radical

Huǒ

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

fire

Etymology of tàng

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

汤火

Semantic compound

Huǒ

Phonetic compound

Tāng

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. Huǒ represents the meaning and Tāng represents the sound. Simplified form of tàng .
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Example sentences using tàng

Broaden your vocabulary by interacting with 5 audio-assisted sentences using the Chinese word tàng in different contexts.

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料子 liào zi 可以 kěyǐ , dàn yòng 斗熨, huò 尽量少 tàng .

Materials are all washable and none or minimum iron.

ài 滚烫 gǔn tàng de chá .

He likes his tea nice and hot.

湿 shī 衣服 yīfu 容易 róngyì tàng Píng .

Damp clothes iron [ press ] easily.

yòng 电熨斗皱褶 zhòu zhě tàng Píng .

She smoothed the creases out with an electric iron.

小心 xiǎoxīn Bié tàng tòng zuǐ .

Be careful not to burn your mouth.

Words with tàng

Explore 7 words and sayings that include the Chinese character tàng in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
tàng to scald tàng
烫伤 tàng shāng to scald燙傷
烫发 tàng fà perm (hairstyle)燙髮
滚烫 gǔn tàng boiling滾燙
发烫 fā tàng burning hot發燙
烫头发 tàng tóu fa perm燙頭髮
死猪不怕开水烫 sǐ zhū bù pà kāi shuǐ tàng undaunted死豬不怕開水燙

tàng Decomposition & Compounds

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tàng Decomposition

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