Chinese Word Entry

拭子
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄕˋ ㄗ˙
Mandarin (Pinyin): shì zi
Cantonese (Jyutping): sik1 zi2
Definitions:
  1. swab

  2. cotton pad

  3. smear (for medical test)


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Chinese characters used in this word

wipe, mop, swab, wipe away stains with cloth
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕˋ (shì)
Cantonese: sik1
Japanese: ショク、 シキ / ぬぐ.う、 ふ.く
Korean:
Vietnamese: thức, rị

child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac, offspring, fruit, seed of, 1st terrestrial branch
Readings
Mandarin: ㄗˇ (zǐ), ㄗˊ (zí), ㄗ˙ (zi)
Cantonese: zi2
Japanese: シ、 ス、 ツ / こ、 -こ、 ね、 み、 おとこ
Korean:
Vietnamese: tử, tý, tí
Variants
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