Unicode/Hanzi Search: U+71AC (熬)

cook down, to boil; endure
Strokes (without radical) 11 Total Strokes 15
Mandarin reading Cantonese reading ngou4
Japanese on reading gou Japanese kun reading iru
Korean reading o Vietnamese reading

CEDICT Entries:

   [ ]    to boil, to simmer
   [ ]    to cook on a slow fire, to extract by heating, to decoct, to endure
   [ chū toú ]    to break clear of all the troubles and hardships, to achieve success, to make it
   [ ]    to stay up late or all night
   [ gēng shoǔ ]    to stay up through the night (idiom)
   [ jiān ]    suffering, torture
   [ ]    puffed grain, popped wheat, popcorn
   [ gaō ]    to simmer to a paste
   [ yaò ]    to decoct medicinal herbs
   [ tou ]    (coll.) the reward of one's efforts, the light at the end of the tunnel
⇒    [ duō nián chéng ]    see 媳婦熬成婆|媳妇熬成婆[xi2 fu4 ao4 cheng2 po2]
⇒    [ chéng ]    lit. even a submissive daughter-in-law will one day become a domineering mother-in-law (idiom), fig. the oppressed will become the oppressor, what goes around comes around
⇒    [ jiān ]    to suffer, to torture, to torment, ordeal, suffering, torture, torment
⇒    [ ]    to endure (years of suffering)
⇒    [ nán ]    hard to bear, unendurable (pain, suffering)