シュク, ちぢ.む, ちぢ.まる, ちぢ.める, ちぢ.れる, ちぢ.らす
shrink, contract, shrivel, wrinkle, reduce
JLPT1 G6 S17 F909
As per 宿# (shrink) + 糸 thread → shrunken fabric → *shrink*; *reduce*; *contract*; *compress*; *shrivel*; *make or become smaller/shorter*. Also, *wrinkled*, *crimped*, *curly*, *wavy*, and *frizzy*. For the connection between threads and compression/compaction, compare 總.
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