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The Cantonese word saak - 索 - saak3
(to search in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

saak3
also: suk3, sok3

English translations

to search, to demand, large rope,
to find out, to ask, to exact

Chinese character (simplified):

The traditional Chinese characters of saak3 are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Character complexity
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is composed of 10 strokes and therefore is of average complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to demand  |  to look for
索 ( saak / saak3 ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 981)
More words that mean to demand in Cantonese
kau4 ( 求 ), tou2 ( 讨 )

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