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English Definitionleading; in first place; top of the list
Simplified Script居首
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄩ ㄕㄡˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)geoi1sau2
Word Decomposition
to reside; to be (in a certain position); to store up; to be at a standstill; residence; house; restaurant; measure word for bedrooms; (Chinese surname)
shǒuhead; chief; first (occasion, thing etc); measure word for poems, songs, etc.

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Words With Same Head Word    
居民jūmínresident; inhabitant
居住jūzhùto reside; to dwell; to live in a place; resident in
居然jūránunexpectedly; to one's surprise; go so far as to
居室jūshìroom; apartment
居中jūzhōngpositioned between (two parties); to mediate between
Words With Same Tail Word    
为首wéishǒuhead; be headed by
元首yuánshǒuhead of state
上首shàngshǒuseat of honor; first place
俯首fǔshǒuto bend one's head
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