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Main
English Definitionhand; (formal) to hold; person engaged in certain types of work; person skilled in certain types of work; personal(ly); convenient; measure word for skill
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Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinshǒu
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄕㄡˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sau2
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words,
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Part of body/parts
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
手表shǒubiǎowrist watch
手段shǒuduànmethod; means (of doing something); strategy; trick
手术shǒushù(surgical) operation; surgery
手续shǒuxùprocedure; formalities
手套shǒutàoglove; mitten
Words With Same Tail Word    
握手wòshǒuto shake hands
动手dòngshǒuto set about (a task); to hit; to punch; to touch
右手yòushǒuright hand; right-hand side
左手zuǒshǒuleft hand; left-hand side
着手zhuóshǒuto put one's hand to it; to start out on a task; to set out
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