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English Definitionto relate (a story or information); to tell or talk about; to recount; narration; telling; narrative; account
Simplified Script叙述
Traditional Script敘述
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄩˋ ㄕㄨˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zeoi6seot6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
to narrate; to chat; abbr. for Syria 叙利亚
shùto state; to tell; to narrate; to relate

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
叙谈xùtánto chat
叙文xùwénvariant of 序文
叙明xùmíngdetailed accounting
叙永xùyǒngXuyong county in Luzhou 泸州, Sichuan
Words With Same Tail Word    
上述shàngshùaforementioned; above-mentioned
复述fùshùvariant of 覆述
复述fùshùto repeat (one's own words or somebody else's); (in the classroom) to paraphrase what one has learned
阐述chǎnshùto expound (a position); to elaborate (on a topic); to treat (a subject)
论述lùnshùtreatise; discourse; exposition
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