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寿 (Trad.: 壽)
Pinyin: shòu
English Definition: long life; old age; age; life; birthday; funerary
Chinese Definition:
①年岁,生命:寿命。寿终。寿险(人寿保险)。寿终正寝。延年益寿。
②活得长久:寿考(指长寿)。寿民。寿星。
③生日:寿辰。寿礼。寿序(祝寿文章)。寿筵。
④祝人长寿:“起为太上皇寿”。
⑤婉辞,指为死后作准备,或死后才用的:寿衣。寿穴。寿材。
⑥姓氏。

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Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: Altered form of
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • [ fēng ] abundant, lush, bountiful, plenty
    • [ cùn ] inch; small, tiny
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Example Words:
寿命 [ shòu mìng ]: life span; life expectancy; lifetime (of a machine)
长寿 [ cháng shòu ]: Changshou suburban district of Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
长寿 [ cháng shòu ]: longevity; ability to live long; long lived
中田英寿 [ zhōng tián yīng shòu ]: Hidetoshi Nakata
人寿保险 [ rén shòu bǎo xiǎn ]: life insurance
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