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Pronunciation : xiū
Meaning :
  1. decorate; adorn; embellish. (v)
  2. repair; mend; overhaul. (v)
  3. study. (v)
  4. build; construct. (v)
  5. prune; trim; clip. (v)
Radical :
Strokes : 9
Traditional :
Usage : 16.2%
Common Words / Phrases:
1.
修饰
xiū shì
: decorate; adorn; embellish
2.
修理
xiū lǐ
: repair; mend; overhaul
3.
修补
xiū bǔ
: mend; patch up; repair
4.
修长
xiū cháng
: slender; lanky; tall and thin
5.
修改
xiū gǎi
: to amend; to alter; to modify
6.
修养
xiū yǎng
: accomplishment; training; self-cultivation
7.
装修
zhuāng xiū
: to decorate; interior decoration; to fit up; to renovate
8.
进修
jìn xiū
: to undertake advanced studies; to take a refresher course
9.
修建
xiū jiàn
: construct; build
10.
修行
xiū xíng
: self-cultivation; practise Buddhism or Taoism
Sentences:
1. He proposed that we redecorate the office.
jiàn chóng xīn zhuāng xiū bàn gōng shì
: he
建议 : propose; suggest
重新 : again; anew; afresh; once more
装修 : decorate
办公室 : office
2. The roof is leaking, I’ll go to buy some sheathing tiles to cover it.
dǐng lòu le mǎi diǎn wàng zhuān lái xiū yi xiū
屋顶 : roof
漏雨 : leaking
: particle indicating that something has happened
: I
: go
: buy
: some
望砖 : thin bricks laid on the rafters of a roof
: used before verb, indicating an intended or suggested action
修一修 : repair; mend
3. The faucet is dripping, it needs repairing.
shuǐ lóng tóu tòu shuǐ yào xiū xià
水龙头 : faucet
透水 : to leak water
需要 : need to
修理 : repair; mend
一下 : (used after a verb) give it a go
4. I helped him to improve his essay.
bāng xiū gǎi wén zhāng
: I
: help
: him
修改 : to amend; to alter; to modify
文章 : essay
5. I’m studying for a bachelor’s degree in Sydney now.
qián zài xiū xué shì xué wèi
: I
目前 : currently
: at
悉尼 : Sydney
修读 : study
学士 : bachelor
学位 : academic degree; degree
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