- 扌 (when used as a left Chinese radical)
- KangXi: page 416, character 28
- Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11768
- Dae Jaweon: page 762, character 9
- Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1824, character 1
- Unihan data for U+624B
|simp. and trad.
|Historical forms of the character 手
|Oracle bone script||Bronze inscriptions||Bamboo and silk script||Large seal script||Small seal script|
|Characters in the same phonetic series (手) (Zhengzhang, 2003)|
Note that unlike the other hand/claw characters, 手 has consistently had five fingers: a mammalian/human hand, as opposed to the three digits often found in the others.
Compare also 止 (“foot”), derived from a footprint, originally composed of 3 toes and a sole.
- Cantonese (Jyutping): sau2
- Hakka (Sixian, PFS): sú
- Min Dong (BUC): chiū
- Min Nan (POJ): chhiú / siú
- Wu (Wiktionary): seu (T2)
- Min Dong
- Min Nan
- expert; master
- 高手 ― gāoshǒu ― master
- -ist; -er
- 歌手 ― gēshǒu ― singer
- convenient; handy
- Classifier for transactions.
- Sound (hangeul): 수 (McCune-Reischauer: su, Yale: swu)
- Name (hangeul): 손()