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English Definitionto repeat (one's own words or somebody else's); (in the classroom) to paraphrase what one has learned
See alsofùshù variant of 覆述 (from traditional character 複述)
Traditional Script覆述
Simplified Script复述
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄈㄨˋ ㄕㄨˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)fuk1seot6
Word Decomposition
to cover; to overflow; to overturn; to capsize; variant of ; to reply to a letter
shùto state; to tell; to narrate; to relate

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Words With Same Head Word    
覆蓋fùgàito cover
覆亡fùwángfall (of an empire)
覆核fùhéto review; to reexamine; review
覆沒fùmòannihilated; capsized
Words With Same Tail Word    
上述shàngshùaforementioned; above-mentioned
敘述xùshùto relate (a story or information); to tell or talk about; to recount; narration; telling; narrative; account
複述fùshùvariant of 覆述
闡述chǎnshùto expound (a position); to elaborate (on a topic); to treat (a subject)
論述lùnshùtreatise; discourse; exposition
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