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Meaning of 绣

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(Trad.: 繡)
Pinyin: xiù
English Definition: to embroider; embroidery
Chinese Definition:
①用丝线等在绸和布上缀成花纹或文字:绣字。绣花。刺绣。
②绣成的物品:粤绣。苏绣。湘绣。锦绣山河。锦心绣口(形容文思、词藻都优美、华丽)。

Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (silk) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] silk; thread
    • [ xiù ] elegant, graceful, refined; flowing, luxuriant
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Example Words
绣花 xiù huā to embroider; to do embroidery
锦绣 jǐn xiù beautiful
刺绣 xiù to embroider; embroidery
绣花鞋 xiù huā xié embroidered shoes
湘绣 xiāng xiù Hunan embroidery, one of the four major traditional styles of Chinese embroidery (the other three being 苏绣 , 粤绣 and 蜀绣 )
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