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English Definitionrest; to rest
Simplified Script休息
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄡ ㄒㄧ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)jau1sik1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=2; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
xiūto rest; to stop doing something for a period of time; to cease; (imperative) don't; (Chinese surname)
breath; news; interest (on an investment or loan); to cease; to stop; to rest

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
休假xiūjiàto take a vacation; to go on holiday
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    
消息xiāoxinews; information
出息chūxifuture prospects; profit; to mature; to grow up
歇息xiēxito have a rest; to stay for the night; to go to bed; to sleep
新消息xīn xiāoxinew news
短消息duǎn xiāoxiSMS
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