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U+6383, 掃
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6383

[U+6382]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6384]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 64 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 手尸一月 (QSMB), four-corner 57027, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 436, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 12237
  • Dae Jaweon: page 785, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1908, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+6383

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意) – a (“hand”) with a (“broomstick”).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: sào - only used in certain compounds meaning “broom” (掃帚, 掃把).
Note:
  • sáu - vernacular;
  • suā - literary.
Note:
  • sàu - vernacular;
  • sò/sò͘ - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (16) (16)
Final () (89) (89)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/sɑuX/ /sɑuH/
Pan
Wuyun
/sɑuX/ /sɑuH/
Shao
Rongfen
/sɑuX/ /sɑuH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/sawX/ /sawH/
Li
Rong
/sɑuX/ /sɑuH/
Wang
Li
/sɑuX/ /sɑuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/sɑuX/ /sɑuH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
sǎo sào
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 10985 10987
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*suːʔ/ /*suːs/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. to clean with a broom; to sweep clean
    /   ―  sǎo  ―  to sweep the floor
  2. to clear away; to exterminate; to eliminate
  3. (historical) to go on a punitive expedition; to stabilise (a political situation); to conquer
  4. (of eyes) to sweep over; to sweep away; to dart a look at
  5. to offer sacrifices and pay respect to a dead person at the tomb
  6. to paint; to write
  7. total; all; entire
  8. broom; broomstick

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(so)

  • Eumhun:
    • Sound (hangeul): (revised: so, McCune-Reischauer: so, Yale: so)
    • Name (hangeul): 쓸 소
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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