Meaning of 宿

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Ideographic: A person sleeping in a bed under a roof
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  • Pinyin: xiǔ
    English Definition: night; classifier for nights
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  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: lodge for the night; old; former
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    宿舍 shè dormitory; dorm room; living quarters; hostel; Classifiers:
    归宿 guī place to return to; home; final destination; ending
    住宿 zhù to stay at; lodging; accommodation
    寄宿 to stay; to lodge; to board
    食宿 shí board and lodging; room and board
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  • Pinyin: xiù
    English Definition: constellation
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    星宿 xīng xiù constellation (arch., now 星座 ); one of the 28 constellations of traditional Chinese astronomy and astrology; motion of stars since one's birth (predetermining one's fate in astrology)
    二十八宿 èr shí xiù the twenty-eight constellations
    毕宿五 xiù Aldebaran or Alpha Tauri
    娄宿 lóu xiù Bond (Chinese constellation)
    星宿海 xīng xiù hǎi Xingxiuhai Basin in Qinghai, more than 4000m above sea level, featuring numerous lakes large and small
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