Meaning of 瑜

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English Definition: excellence; luster of gems
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (jade) conveys the meaning.
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    • [ wáng ] king, ruler; royal; surname
    • [ ] to consent, to approve; surname
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Example Words
瑜伽 jiā yoga (loanword)
瑜珈 jiā variant of 瑜伽 ; yoga
瑕不掩瑜 xiá yǎn lit. a blemish does not obscure jade's luster; the pros outweigh the cons (idiom)
瑕瑜互见 xiá jiàn to have both defects and merits (idiom)
周瑜 zhōu Zhou Yu or Chou Yü (175-210), famous general of the southern Wu kingdom and victor of the battle of Redcliff; in Romance of the Three Kingdoms, absolutely no match for Zhuge Liang
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Fast-forward one year and that connection led Basich to a dream job as content marketing manager for a social media monitoring technology firm.