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English Definitionmysterious; profound; abstruse
Simplified Script玄妙
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄩㄢˊ ㄇㄧㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jyun4miu6
Word Decomposition
xuánblack; mysterious
miàoclever; wonderful

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Words With Same Head Word    
玄乎xuánhūunreliable; incredible
玄参xuánshēnNingpo figwort (Scrophularia ningpoensis); root of Ningpo figwort (used in TCM)
玄圃xuánpǔmythical fairyland on Kunlun Mountain 昆仑
玄奘xuánzàngXuanzang (602-664) Tang dynasty Buddhist monk and translator, who traveled to India 629-645
玄奥xuán'àoabstruse; profound mystery; the mysteries of the universe
Words With Same Tail Word    
巧妙qiǎomiàoingenious; clever; ingenuity; artifice
奇妙qímiàofantastic; wonderful
美妙měimiàobeautiful; wonderful; splendid
奥妙àomiàomarvelous; mysterious; profound; marvel; wonder
莫名其妙mòmíng qí miàounfathomable mystery (idiom); subtle and ineffable; unable to make head or tail of it; boring (e.g. movie)
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