拊 fǔ

verb
: pat

Kun Reading
none applicable

On Reading
none applicable

 Usage:

拊掌 fu3zhang3: to clap hands
拊髀 fu3bi4: to slap one’s own buttocks in excitement or despair
 Etymology:
形声 Pictophonetic.
扌 (shou3: hand radical 64) suggests the meaning
(fu4: to give) provides the sound.



Historical Variant:
[抚] fu3: to comfort; to console; to stroke; to caress; an old term for province or provincial governor
[kun: なでる naderu, ぶする busuru. on: ブ bu、 フ fu]



 Examples:
none applicable

Resources: Chinese Dictionary | Japanese Dictionary