shōu
v. receive, accept; collect; arrest; put sth away; gain; harvest; restrain; conclude
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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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shōu jí
v. collect
shōu fèi
v. charge
shōu shi
v. tidy, make clean; pack
shōu liǎn
v. control oneself
fēng shōu
v. harvest, have a bumper crop
shōu liú
v. have somebody in one's care
shōu shì
v. closing entry, market close
shōu chǎng
n./v. the end, an ending; wind down, conclude
qiàn shōu
n. crop failure; poor harvest
shōu qián
phr. collect money
shōu qǐ lái
phr. put away
shōu lǐ
phr. to receive a present, to accept a gift
míng jīn shōu bīng
idiom. to beat the gongs and recall the troops; (fig.) to call off a battle; (of a game) to come to a close