TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) – hands braiding thread .

In modern form, top component looks like without the diagonal stroke – compare , .

Han characterEdit

(radical 120 +4, 10 strokes, cangjie input 手一女戈火 (QMVIF), four-corner 50903, composition)

  1. white (silk)
  2. plain
  3. vegetarian
  4. formerly
  5. normally
  6. element

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 918, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27300
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1348, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3368, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+7D20

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping sou3, Yale sou3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

Derived termsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(so) (hangeul , revised so, McCune-Reischauer so, Yale so)


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (su4), Wade-Giles su4)

CompoundsEdit

  • 护发素 (hùfàsù)
  • 素白
  • 素不相识
  • 素材 (sùcái)
  • 素菜
  • 素餐
  • 素常
  • 素淡
  • 素服
  • 素裹
  • 素洁
  • 素净
  • 素酒
  • 素来
  • 素昧平生
  • 素面
  • 素描
  • 素朴
  • 素气
  • 素日
  • 素什锦
  • 素食 (sùshí)
  • 素数
  • 素昔
  • 素席
  • 素性
  • 素雅
  • 素养
  • 素油 (sùyóu)
  • 素愿
  • 素志
  • 素质 (sùzhì)

Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*sò)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tố, )

Last modified on 15 April 2014, at 07:40