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U+5237, 刷
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5237

[U+5236]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5238]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 18, +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 尸月中弓 (SBLN), four-corner 72200, composition𡰯)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 139, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1964
  • Dae Jaweon: page 316, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 337, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5237

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
刷-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*sroːns
*sroːd, *srod

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Note:
  • soat - literary;
  • seh/serh, soa, soah, sóa - vernacular.
  • Wu

    • Dialectal data
    Variety Location
    Mandarin Beijing /ʂua˥˥/
    /ʂua˥˩/
    Harbin /ʂua˦˦/
    Tianjin /suɑ˨˩/
    /ʂuɑ˨˩/ ~白
    Jinan /ʂua˨˩˧/
    Qingdao /ʂua˥˥/
    Zhengzhou /ʂua˨˦/
    Xi'an /fa˨˩/
    Xining /fa˦˦/
    Yinchuan /ʂua˩˧/
    Lanzhou /fa˩˧/
    Ürümqi /fa˨˩˧/
    Wuhan /sua˨˩˧/
    Chengdu /sua˧˩/
    Guiyang /sua˨˩/
    Kunming /ʂua̠˧˩/
    Nanjing /ʂɑʔ˥/
    /ʂuɑʔ˥/
    Hefei /ʂuɐʔ˥/
    Jin Taiyuan /suaʔ˨/
    Pingyao /suʌʔ˩˧/
    Hohhot /suaʔ˦˧/
    Wu Shanghai /səʔ˥/
    Suzhou /səʔ˥/
    Hangzhou /sz̩ʷɑʔ˥/
    Wenzhou /sø˨˩˧/
    Hui Shexian /suaʔ˨˩/
    Tunxi /suːə˥/
    Xiang Changsha /ɕya˨˦/
    Xiangtan /sɒ˨˦/
    Gan Nanchang /sɵʔ˥/
    Hakka Meixian /sot̚˩/
    Taoyuan /sot̚˨˨/
    Cantonese Guangzhou /t͡sʰat̚˧/
    Nanning /t͡sʰat̚˧˧/
    Hong Kong /t͡sʰat̚˧/
    Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /suat̚˧˨/
    /suaʔ˧˨/
    /sua˥˧/ 印~
    Fuzhou (Min Dong) /sɔuʔ˨˧/
    Jian'ou (Min Bei) /so˨˦/
    Shantou (Min Nan) /sueʔ˨/
    Haikou (Min Nan) /tuak̚˥/

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/2 2/2
    Initial () (21) (21)
    Final () (72) (84)
    Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Checked (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Closed Closed
    Division () II Chongniu III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /ʃˠuat̚/ /ʃˠiuᴇt̚/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /ʃʷᵚat̚/ /ʃʷᵚiet̚/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ʃuɐt̚/ /ʃiuæt̚/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /ʂwaɨt̚/ /ʂwiat̚/
    Li
    Rong
    /ʃuat̚/ /ʃjuɛt̚/
    Wang
    Li
    /ʃwat̚/ /ʃĭuɛt̚/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /ʂwăt̚/ /ʂi̯wɛt̚/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    shua shuo
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/2 2/2
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    shuā shuā
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ srjwet › ‹ srwæt ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*[s]r[o]t/ (dialect: retains MC srj-) /*[s]r[o]t/
    English brush (v.) brush (v.)

    Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

    * Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
    * Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
    * Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
    * Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

    * Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/2 2/2
    No. 11920 11921
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    3 3
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*sroːd/ /*srod/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. brush (tool)
    2. to brush; to scrub; to clean with a brush
    3. to paint with a brush
    4. (colloquial) to eliminate
    5. (neologism, colloquial) to browse through (updates on social media etc.); to flip through
      手機 / 手机  ―  shuā shǒujī  ―  to check one's phone (for updates on social media etc.)
      電視劇好看已經開始 [MSC, trad.]
      电视剧好看已经开始 [MSC, simp.]
      Zhè bù diànshìjù tài hǎokàn le! Wǒ yǐjīng kāishǐ sì shuā le! [Pinyin]
      This television drama is so good! I have already begun to watch through it for the forth time!

    Pronunciation 2[edit]


    • Dialectal data
    Variety Location
    Mandarin Beijing /ʂua˥˥/
    /ʂua˥˩/
    Harbin /ʂua˦˦/
    Tianjin /suɑ˨˩/
    /ʂuɑ˨˩/ ~白
    Jinan /ʂua˨˩˧/
    Qingdao /ʂua˥˥/
    Zhengzhou /ʂua˨˦/
    Xi'an /fa˨˩/
    Xining /fa˦˦/
    Yinchuan /ʂua˩˧/
    Lanzhou /fa˩˧/
    Ürümqi /fa˨˩˧/
    Wuhan /sua˨˩˧/
    Chengdu /sua˧˩/
    Guiyang /sua˨˩/
    Kunming /ʂua̠˧˩/
    Nanjing /ʂɑʔ˥/
    /ʂuɑʔ˥/
    Hefei /ʂuɐʔ˥/
    Jin Taiyuan /suaʔ˨/
    Pingyao /suʌʔ˩˧/
    Hohhot /suaʔ˦˧/
    Wu Shanghai /səʔ˥/
    Suzhou /səʔ˥/
    Hangzhou /sz̩ʷɑʔ˥/
    Wenzhou /sø˨˩˧/
    Hui Shexian /suaʔ˨˩/
    Tunxi /suːə˥/
    Xiang Changsha /ɕya˨˦/
    Xiangtan /sɒ˨˦/
    Gan Nanchang /sɵʔ˥/
    Hakka Meixian /sot̚˩/
    Taoyuan /sot̚˨˨/
    Cantonese Guangzhou /t͡sʰat̚˧/
    Nanning /t͡sʰat̚˧˧/
    Hong Kong /t͡sʰat̚˧/
    Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /suat̚˧˨/
    /suaʔ˧˨/
    /sua˥˧/ 印~
    Fuzhou (Min Dong) /sɔuʔ˨˧/
    Jian'ou (Min Bei) /so˨˦/
    Shantou (Min Nan) /sueʔ˨/
    Haikou (Min Nan) /tuak̚˥/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. (dialectal) to pick; to choose

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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    Readings[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (swae) (hangeul , McCune–Reischauer swae, Yale sway)

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (xoát, loát, loạt, loét, nhoét, soát)

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