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Meaning of 扫

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(Trad.: 掃)
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Ideographic: Simplified form of 掃; to use a broom ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Pinyin: sǎo

    English Definition: to sweep
    Chinese Definition:
    ①拿笤帚等除去尘土或垃圾:扫地。
    ②清除,消灭:扫雷。扫盲。扫荡。一扫而空。
    ③全,尽,尽其所有:扫数。
    ④低落,丧失:扫兴(xìng)。
    ⑤描画:扫描。扫眉。
    ⑥迅速横掠而过:扫射。扫视。
    ⑦结束,了结:扫尾。
    ⑧祭奠:扫墓。祭扫。

    Example Words:
    打扫 [ sǎo ]: to clean; to sweep
    扫荡 [ sǎo dàng ]: to root out; to wipe out
    扫除 [ sǎo chú ]: to sweep; to clean with a brush; to sweep away (often fig.)
    扫描 [ sǎo miáo ]: to scan
    一扫而光 [ sǎo ér guāng ]: to clear off; to make a clean sweep of
    More: 扫* | *扫 | *扫*
  • Pinyin: sào

    English Definition: broom
    Chinese Definition:
    ①(扫帚)以竹枝等扎成的扫地用具。
    Example Words:
    扫帚 [ sào zhou ]: broom
    扫帚星 [ sào zhou xīng ]: comet; jinx; bearer of ill luck
    扫把 [ sào ]: broom
    扫把星 [ sào xīng ]: bearer of ill luck; person with the evil eye; comet
    More: 扫* | *扫 | *扫*
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