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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 1[edit]



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

Definitions[edit]

  1. to sweep (clean)
    /   ―  sǎo  ―  broom
    /   ―  sǎo  ―  to sweep the floor
  2. to clear away
  3. to exterminate
  4. to dart (one's eyes)
  5. total

Pronunciation 2[edit]



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

Definitions[edit]

  1. broomstick. Only used in 掃帚 and 掃把.

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)
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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