Chineasy is a visual-based learning system which teaches Chinese, it uses simple illustrations of key 'building blocks' that allows learners to quickly learn characters and phrases with great fun and a sense of achievement.
Dating back to the Seal Scripts, the form of this character is composed of 口(mouth) on the left to indicate meaning and 炎 (burning hot) on the right to indicate pronunciation. This character originally meant “to eat”, and was later extended to mean “to feed”, “to chew”, “to bite”, and “to entice”. It’s gained a lot of meanings over the years! 啖 as adjective: 啖啖 (Greedy) Pinyin: 啖dàn (dan4) ; 吃 Chī (chi1) Style: Traditional & Simplified Rarity: Common