Meaning of 仙

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Pinyin: xiān
English Definition: immortal
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (person) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
神仙 shén xiān Daoist immortal; supernatural entity; (in modern fiction) fairy, elf, leprechaun etc; fig. lighthearted person
仙人 xiān rén Daoist immortal; celestial being
仙人掌 xiān rén zhǎng cactus
仙境 xiān jìng fairyland; wonderland; paradise
水仙 shuǐ xiān narcissus; daffodil; legendary aquatic immortal; refers to those buried at sea; person who wanders abroad and does not return
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Example Sentences
The fields of asphodel?
The fairy used magic to help a king and they became good friends.
In this deep corner, there is an ancient temple, where a fairy was said to have appeared.