Component 束 tied firewood

Component 束 tied firewood

束, originally tied firewood/wood/timber, serves as a phonetic component to form characters. 

In modern Chinese, 束 means:

1.to bind. to tie
2.a bundle, a cluster
3.restraint

束 serves as a phonetic component

速 涑 梀 觫 趚 殐 sù
凁 捒 shù
竦 悚 sǒng
疎 踈 shū

Among all these characters, just two are commonly used, and the rest are very rarely used.

速 sù, speed, velocity, a surname

悚 sǒng, afraid, terrified

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