|hand; convenient; ‑er||cane, walking stick|
|simp. and trad.
- Cantonese (Jyutping): sau2 zoeng6
- Hakka (Sixian, PFS): sú-chhóng
- (literally) any kind of long or short rod with a handle; a cane (Classifier: 個／个 ; 把 )
- (by extension) walking stick (Classifier: 個／个 ; 把 )
- In Mandarin, 拐杖 (guǎizhàng) is the most commonly used term for walking stick. By contrast, 手杖 (shǒuzhàng) can be used to describe a cane that has other uses, such as hiking or scaring away wild snakes.