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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

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

  1. sweep, clear away
  2. exterminate

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]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (掃), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 心 (16)
Final: 豪
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 蘇老切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/sɑuX/ /sɑuX/ /sɑuX/ /sɑuX/ /sawX/ /sɑuX/ /sɑuX/
Character (掃), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 心 (16)
Final: 豪
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 蘇到切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/sɑuH/ /sɑuH/ /sɑuH/ /sɑuH/ /sawH/ /sɑuH/ /sɑuH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
10985 1 /*suːʔ/ 同埽
10987 1 /*suːs/ 同埽

Verb[edit]

  1. to sweep (clean)
    /   ―  sǎo  ―  broom
    /   ―  sǎo  ―  to sweep the floor

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)
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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