A primitive root; properly, to prick or penetrate; hence, to blister (as smarting or eating into) -- burn.
[כָּוָה] verb burn, scorch, brand (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic especially Pa`el; Arabic cauterize) —
Niph`al Imperfect2masculine singular תִּכָּוֶה Isaiah 43:2 thou shalt not be scorched (figurative of Israel, "" בָּעַר); 3 feminine plural תִּכָּוֶי֑נָה לֹא וְרַגְלָיו Proverbs 6:28 shall a man walk on the coals and his feet not be burned ? ("" שָׂרַף of garments 6:27).