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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]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*suːʔ, *suːs
*suːʔ, *suːs

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.
  • Min Nan
  • Note:
    • sàu - vernacular;
    • sò/sò͘ - literary.
  • Wu

  • 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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