寿

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Pronunciation : shòu
Meaning :
  1. longevity. (n)
  2. lifespan. (n)
  3. birthday. (n)
  4. burial. (adj)
Radical :
Strokes : 7
Traditional : ( Stroke Order )
Usage : 4.7%
Common Words / Phrases:
1.
寿命
shòu mìng
: life-span; life
2.
长寿
cháng shòu
: long life; longevity
Sentences:
1. His children and grandchildren came home to celebrate his 80th birthday.
ér sūn men huí jiā gěi lǎo rén guò shí shòu
寿
儿孙们 : children and grandchildren
回家 : go home
: for
老人 : old man or woman; one’s aged parents or grandparents
: celebrate
八十 : eighty
大寿 : reverent: a decadal birthday of an old person.
2. The battery had a short life.
diàn chí shòu mìng duǎn
寿
电池 : battery
寿命 : life-span; life
: short
3. Women tend to live longer than men.
rén duō nán rén zhǎng shòu
寿
女人 : woman
: the majority; most
: compare
男人 : man
长寿 : a long life; longevity
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