You should first understand what saññā is. Please read the post:
Also, read the first two posts in the section, because that helps solidify the concept of saññā with examples:
Question by LDF: “I think intuition is related to saññā, in some way, is that correct?”
Intuition on a given object is based on first recognizing (saññā) the object and any other relevant objects.
- For example, your intuition of not to touch a red-hot metal comes because you recognize that metal is heated and can burn.