Memory Phrase (Mnemonic) for 刷


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Meaning

brush, to paint, to brush

Pronunciation

shuā, shuà

Explanation

Left: bottocks in side view with cloth is here understood as tail [to be correct: 尾 means tail], right: knife

Mnemonic

At the bottocks the 'cloth' [="tail"] is cut and used as: a brush.

Radicals

buttocks in side view(This radical has the meaning: corpse . But because of its use in tail 尾 or urine 尿 or flatulence 屁, it is generally considered to mean 'buttocks'.)
cloth, turban
cut(It is typically at the right side of the character.)

Vocabulary

印刷 yìn shuā print
冲刷 chōng shuā to cleanse; to scrub; to scour; to wash down; to erode; to wash away
洗刷 xǐ shuā wash; brush; scrub

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