Listen to pronunciation (Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)
Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced sào. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well (not yet available in this dictionary).
to sweep, to wipe out, broom, to whisk, to besom
Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 扫 ( săo ) correctly?"
The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers. This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly. :
扫 ( sao / săo ) in traditional characters
扫 is composed of 6 strokes and therefore is of low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).
Tags and additional information (Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)
hand | scan
扫 ( sao / săo ) belongs to the 3000 most common Chinese characters (rank 1329)
Chinese example words containing the character 扫 ( sao / săo )
打扫 ( dăsăo = to clean up ),扫地机器人 ( săodìjīqìrén = sweeping robot ),扫描仪 ( săomiáoyí = scanner )
Other characters that are pronounced săo in Chinese