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English Definitionto take a vacation; to go on holiday
Simplified Script休假
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄡ ㄐㄧㄚˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jau1gaa3
Part of Speech(动宾式) verb object
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
xiūto rest; to stop doing something for a period of time; to cease; (imperative) don't; (Chinese surname)
jiàvacation; holiday

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
休息xiūxirest; to rest
休闲xiūxiánleisure; relaxation; not working; idle; to enjoy leisure; to lie fallow
休养xiūyǎngto recuperate; to recover; to convalesce
休克xiūkèshock (loanword); to go into shock
休兵xiūbīngto cease fire; armistice; rested troops
Words With Same Tail Word    
寒假hánjiàwinter vacation
放假fàngjiàto have a holiday or vacation
请假qǐngjiàto request leave of absence
暑假shǔjiàsummer vacation
春假chūnjiàspring break
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