Word and Radical Components of 微波炉

The Chinese word 微波炉 is analysed below into its constituent words and the words into radicals. By seeing the breakdown of the word in this way you can more easily learn and recognise the word.


Component Pinyin Meanings
微波炉 微bōlú 1. n. microwave oven (oven using microwave energy)

微波炉 ⇨ 微 + 波 + 炉
Component Pinyin Meanings
1. small, tiny, trifling
2. the number 10; the SI unit prefix micro-
3. (metric units) micro-
4. slight, gentle
5. tiny, microscopic
1. wave; breaker
2. undulation
3. Short for 波蘭 (Poland)
4. Short for 波斯 (Persia)
5. (Sichuanese, particularly Chongqing and Neijiang) elderly person
1. fireplace, stove, oven, furnace

微 ⇨ 彳 +
Component Pinyin Meanings
chì 1. step with left foot
2. Shuōwén Jiězì radical №34
1.

波 ⇨ 氵 + 皮
Component Pinyin Meanings
氵 (水) 1.
1. skin; hide; fur; leather
2. peel; shell
3. bark; rind
4. wrapper; cover; skin
5. surface; top part
6. rubber
7. thin sheet
8. outer; superficial
9. sticky; glutinous
10. soggy; non-crispy
11. naughty; disobedient
12. thick-skinned
13. (loanword) pico- (SI unit prefix)

炉 ⇨ 火 + 户
Component Pinyin Meanings
huǒ 1. fire; flame
2. fire (as a disaster); inferno
3. red; fiery; bright; brilliant
4. to burn down
5. light; torch
6. anger; rage; wrath
7. to become enraged
8. angry; furious
9. (TCM) internal heat
10. firearm; ammunition; weapon
11. war; warfare
12. thriving; brisk
13. urgent; pressing
14. (neologism) to become popular; to go viral
15. Short for 火星 (Mars)
1. door
2. family; household