shǒu

  1. shǒu noun head
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 头 (CC-CEDICT '首'; Guoyu '首' n 1; Kroll 2015 '首' 1, p. 419; Shuo Wen Jie Zi, Scroll 10; Unihan '首'; XHZD '首' 1, p. 688)
  2. shǒu measure word measure word for poems
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: (CC-CEDICT '首'; Guoyu '首' n 5; Kroll 2015 '首' 5, p. 419; Unihan '首'; XHZD '首' 6, p. 688)
  3. shǒu noun Kangxi radical 185
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: First (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7; Guoyu '首' n 7)
  4. shǒu noun leader / chief
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 元首 'head of state' (CC-CEDICT '首'; Guoyu '首' n 2; Unihan '首'; XHZD '首' 2, p. 688)
  5. shǒu adjective foremost / first
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CC-CEDICT '首'; Guoyu '首' adj 1; Kroll 2015 '首' 2, p. 419; Unihan '首'; XHZD '首' 3, p. 688)
  6. shǒu verb to obey / to bow one's head
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 俯首; for example in 千字文 ”Thousand Character Classic”, 黎首 'obeyed by the common people' (Kroll 2015 '首' 4, p. 419; Wu and Tee 2015, loc. 421)
  7. shǒu noun beginning / start
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 岁首 start of the year (CC-CEDICT '首'; Guoyu '首' n 3; Kroll 2015 '首' 3, p. 419; Unihan '首'; XHZD '首' 4, p. 688)
  8. shǒu verb to denounce
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 告发 (Guoyu '首' v 2; XHZD '首' 5, p. 688)
  9. shǒu noun top / apex
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '首' adj 1; Kroll 2015 '首' 1a, p. 419)
  10. shǒu verb to acknowledge guilt
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '首' 4a, p. 419)
  11. shǒu noun the main offender
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '首' 4b, p. 419)
  12. shǒu noun essence / gist
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 要领 (Guoyu '首' n 4)
  13. shǒu noun a side / a direction
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 方 (Guoyu '首' n 5)
  14. shǒu verb to face towards
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 朝向 (Guoyu '首' v 1)

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