Definition of 掃

  • sweep
  • brush

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ソウ
  • シュ

Popular Words With This Kanji

掃海, そうかい

sweeping the sea for mines, dragging for mines

掃除, そうじ

cleaning, sweeping

清掃, せいそう

cleaning

一掃, いっそう

clean sweep, purging, doing away with, eradication

掃除機, 掃除器, そうじき

cleaner (usu. vacuum cleaner)

掃除機, 掃除器, そうじき

cleaner (usu. vacuum cleaner)

掃討, そうとう

cleaning up, sweeping up, mopping up

掃く, はく

to sweep, to brush, to gather up

大掃除, おおそうじ

major cleanup, spring cleaning

掃射, そうしゃ

sweeping with fire, mowing down, strafing


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