手 - Dong Chinese dictionary

shǒu

hand

Pictograph of a hand.

Evolution

手 Bronze script Mid Western Zhou (~900 BC)

Bronze script

Mid Western Zhou (~900 BC)
手 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
手 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
手 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

shǒu

hand; (formal) to hold; person engaged in certain types of work; person skilled in certain types of work; personal(ly); convenient; classifier for skill; CL:|[shuāng],|[zhī]

Most common words with 手
Freq.
Word
Meaning

hand

选手

athlete

手术

surgery

对手

opponent

凶手

murderer

Component uses

Meaning component in 22 characters

Iconic component in 3 characters

Deleted component in 1 character