Component mortar used to husk or pestle rice 臼

Component mortar used to husk or pestle rice 臼

臼, a pictographic character of a mortar used to husk or pestle rice, serves as semantic component to form characters. Also, it can serve phonetic component to form some characters. Characters formed by the semantic component mortar 臼 express things related to mortar or hand.      


In modern Chinese, 臼 means:

1.a mortar
2.any mortar-shaped thing
3.a joint (of bones)

Characters formed by the phonetic component mortar 臼

桕 舅  jiù with the same pronunciation

Characters formed by the semantic component mortar 臼

There are 15 characters formed by the semantic component mortar 臼.

Index of importance of the semantic component foot 足 for the formation of Chinese characters: – ⭐️ 

笔划

汉字

拼音

笔划

汉字

拼音

6

jiù

8

8

xiàn

9

chā

9

10

yǎo

11

chōng

12

12

13

jiù

13

14

16

xīng

16

17

jiù

20

xìn

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