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English Definitionmartial arts chivalry (Chinese literary, theatrical and cinema genre); knight-errant
Simplified Script武侠
Traditional Script武俠
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄨˇ ㄒㄧㄚˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)mou5haap6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
martial; military; (Chinese surname)
xiáknight-errant; brave and chivalrous; hero; heroic

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Words With Same Head Word    
武器wǔqìweapon; arms
武术wǔshùmilitary skill or technique (in former times); all kinds of martial art sports (some claiming spiritual development); self-defense; tradition of choreographed fights from opera and film (recent usage); also called kungfu 功夫
武装wǔzhuāngarms; equipment; to arm; military; armed (forces)
武力wǔlìmilitary force
武士wǔshìwarrior; samurai
Words With Same Tail Word    
任侠rènxiáchivalrous; helping the weak for the sake of justice
大侠dàxiáknight; swordsman; noble warrior; chivalrous hero
豪侠háoxiábrave and chivalrous
义侠yìxiáchivalrous knight
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