ソウSOUやぶyabu

thicket; bush; underbrush; grove

Strokes:
18 or 19
Radical:
艹艸䒑 grass
SKIP:
2-4-15
UTF:
85ea
JIS208:
73-14
Hangul:
수 [su]
Pinyin:
sǒu
Stroke order:
Example words:
藪の中やぶのなかyabunonaka
inability to discern the truth due to conflicting testimony (name derived the Akutagawa Ryūnosuke story "In A Grove")
竹藪たけやぶtakeyabu
bamboo grove
八幡知藪やわたしらずyawatashirazu
labyrinth; maze
藪をつついて蛇を出すやぶをつついてへびをだすyabuwotsutsuitehebiwodasu
to stir up trouble for oneself; to scare out a snake by poking at the brush
藪蛇やぶへびyabuhebi
unnecessary trouble brought upon oneself; stirring up a hornet's nest

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