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Pīnyīn
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to burn / to set on fire
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  *焚* | 焚* | *焚
to burn
to burn incense
to cremate
to burn the Confucian classics and bury alive the Confucian scholars (acts supposedly committed by the first emperor 秦始皇)
to burn the midnight oil (idiom); to work continuously night and day
to cremate
foehn wind (loanword)
lit. to burn zithers and cook cranes / fig. to waste valuable resources / to destroy wantonly beautiful things
crematorium / crematory oven
to destroy one's ink-slab / to write no more because others write so much better (idiom)
to burn down / to destroy with fire
to burn down / to destroy with fire
to burn incense in prayer to a God


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