Taxonomy of meanings for 撫:

  • 撫 fǔ (OC: mhaʔ MC: pʰio) 芳武切 上 廣韻:【同撫 】
  • 撫 fǔ (OC: mʰaʔ MC: pʰio) 芳武切 上 廣韻:【安存也又持也循也芳武切十三 】
    • CARESS
      • vtoNcaress; soothe
      • vtoNfigurativetreat gently
    • CONSOLE
      • vtoNpacify, console
    • GOVERN
      • vtoNto pacify, bring peace to, look well after the concerns of; euphemistic for "subjugate"
    • PLUCK STRINGS
      • vtoNpluck (a lute)
    • TAKE
      • vtoNreach for; reach for (so as to drink)
    • TOUCH
      • vtoNpat (the back of a horse); touch (the elbow of a person etc)
      • vtoNrun one's hand over, touch so as to smooth out