Meaning of 殊

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Pinyin: shū
English Definition: different; unique; special; very; (classical) to behead; to die; to cut off; to separate; to surpass
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (depraved) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ dǎi ] corpse; death; evil, depraved, wicked
    • [ zhū ] cinnabar, vermilion; surname
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Example Words
特殊 shū special; particular; unusual; extraordinary
悬殊 xuán shū widely different; large disparity
殊荣 shū róng special glory; distinction; rare honor; one's laurels; it's a privilege (to meet you)
殊不知 shū zhī little imagined; scarcely realized
殊死 shū to behead; capital punishment; desperate struggle; life-and-death
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