Chinese character 吹 chuī – cook
STROKES – 8
RADICAL – 火
Elements —- An open mouth 欠 + a fire 火 . Phonetic series 欠.
To blow 吹 (chuī phonetic) to the fire 火 to stir it up and start cooking.
炊具 chuījù cooking utensils.
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