to pour wine / to drink wine / to deliberate / to consider

= + : Julian Giant Squid (zhu) is serving the rooster (酉) wine in the observatory's kitchen (o2) by pouring (酌) wine on a silver spoon (勺) and feeding the rooster with the spoon.

酌 character breakdown

spoon / ladle / CL:把[ba3] / abbr. for 公勺[gong1 shao2], centiliter (unit of volume)

= + : Mnemonic symbol: as 勺 should not be confused with 匕 (ladle), the mnemonic symbol for 勺 is a small silver spoon.

Sherlock Holmes (sh) feeds an elephant (勹) medicine in the aorta's kitchen (ao2). The medicine looks like a petal leaf (丶), and Sherlock Holmes uses a small silver spoon (勺) to feed it to the elephant.
10th earthly branch: 5-7 p.m., 8th solar month (8th September-7th October), year of the Rooster / ancient Chinese compass point: 270° (west)

= + : The rooster and Maud Younger are taking part in a re-enactment in the outhouse. They re-enact former times by getting up with sunrise; the rooster stands on top of the sun and crows so that everybody gets up, and Maud Younger plays a traditional sihu fiddle.

Characters with 酌 as component

酌 is not used as a component in another character.

Words with 酌

examination / to check and review
to sit face-to-face and drink
to have a drink / small party
to pour out wine
to have a few (alcoholic) drinks (often implying a small party)
informal dinner
to consider (a matter) / to deliberate

Sentences with 酌

酌 currently does not appear in any sentence.