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shāo
v. (cooking method) to stew after frying or fry after stewing; to roast (same as )
Other meanings
[shāo]   v./n./adj. (of fire or chemical substance) burn...; heat; damage by excessive fertilizer; run a fever; fever; (oral) swollen-headed
    Fire

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
hóng shāo ròu
phr. braised meat in soy sauce
chā shāo ròu
n. roast pork fillet
hóng shāo yú
n. braised fish in brown sauce
shāo qié zi
n. braised eggplant
hóng shāo niú nǎn
phr. (Chinese dish) braised beef tenderloin chunks with soy sauce
shāo ròu
n. roasted pork
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tā de cài jū rán shāo de zhè me hǎo dào yě shì jiàn lìng rén xiǎng bu dào de shì
phr. His dishes are so well-cooked (he's so good at cooking); this is something quite unexpected.
fú lí jí shāo jī
phr. (Chinese dish) Fuliji-style red-cooked chicken
hóng shāo shī zi tóu
phr. (Chinese dish) braised lion's head (braised meat balls)