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Meaning of 须

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(Trad.: 須, 鬚)
Pinyin:
English Definition: must; to have to; to wait; beard; mustache; feeler (of an insect etc); tassel
Chinese Definition:
①必得,应当:无须。莫须有。必须。务须。须要。
②等待,停留:须留(迟留,留待)。
③男人面上生的毛,胡子:须眉(男子的代称)。须生(传统戏剧角色名,即“老生”)。
④(须臾)片刻,一会儿。
⑤像胡须的东西:须根。触须。

Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Ideographic: Hair growing on the face
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Example Words:
必须 [ ]: to have to; must; compulsory; necessarily
胡须 [ ]: beard; Classifiers:
须知 [ zhī ]: key information; instructions; it must be borne in mind
无须 [ ]: need not; not obliged to; not necessarily
不让须眉 [ ràng méi ]: (idiom) to compare favorably with men in terms of ability, bravery etc; to be a match for men; lit. not conceding to men (beard and eyebrows)
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