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English Definitionexquisite; in good taste
Simplified Script秀雅
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄡˋ ㄧㄚˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sau3ngaa5
Word Decomposition
xiùhandsome; refined; elegant; graceful; performance; ear of grain; show (loanword)

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Words With Same Head Word    
秀丽xiùlìpretty; beautiful
秀山xiùshānXiushan Tujiazu-Miaozu autonomous county in Sichuan
秀峰xiùfēngXiufeng district of Guilin city 桂林市, Guangxi
秀屿xiùyǔXiuyu district of Putian city 莆田市, Fujian
秀才xiùcaia person who has passed the county level imperial exam (historical); scholar; skillful writer; fine talent
Words With Same Tail Word    
典雅diǎnyǎrefined; elegant
文雅wényǎelegant; refined
高雅gāoyǎdainty; elegance; elegant
大雅dàyǎone of the three main divisions of the Book of Songs 诗经Taya township in Taichung county 台中县, Taiwan
不雅bùyǎgraceless; vulgar; indecent
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