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English Definitionmeasure word for years (of age); year; year (of crop harvests)
See alsosuì variant of , year; years old (from traditional character )
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄙㄨㄟˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)seoi3
Part of Speech(量) measure word
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=1; TOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
岁数suìshuage (number of years old)
岁月suìyuèyears; time
岁修suìxiūstart of the year
岁俸suìfèngannual salary
岁入suìrùannual revenue; annual income
Words With Same Tail Word    
万岁wànsuìLong live (the king, the revolution etc)!; Your Majesty; His Majesty
十岁shísuìten years old
五岁wǔsuìfive years old
八岁bāsuìeight years old
九岁jiǔsuìnine years old
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