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Radical:
Radical Strokes: 6
Additional Strokes: 13
Total Strokes: 19
Simplified Form:
Variants:

Pronunciation

Pinyin: zǎo, sāo, qiāo
Cantonese: ciu1 sou1 tiu1 zou2
JapaneseKun: KURU
JapaneseOn: SOU
Korean: CO
Vietnamese: thao

Dictionary definitions

Unicode: to reel silk from cocoons

CE-Dict: to reel thread

21 Century bidirectional dictionary: 1.a kind of silk
sao
ㄙㄠ
1.to hem with invisible stitches
2.[Formal] a type of colored silk fabric
3.to reel silk from boiled cocoons

說文解字 - Shuowen: 《糸部》繰 帛如紺色。或曰:深繒。从糸喿聲。讀若喿。

康熙字典文字版 【未集中】【糸字部】 繰
【集韻】子皓切,音早。【說文】帛如紺色。【博雅】繰謂之縑。 又【集韻】千遙切,音鍫。又七小切,音悄。義𠀤同。 又【集韻】蘇遭切,音騷。【玉篇】同繅。詳繅字註。 【廣韻】俗又作縿,非。縿本音衫。繅字原从臼作。