绣 (繡) xiù

  1. xiù verb to embroider
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 绣 is synomymous with 刺绣 and overlaps with the sense 'to adorn' (GHC '绣' 1, 3) Middle Chinese: sjuwH (Kroll 繡 xiù)
  2. xiù noun embroidery / embroidered clothes
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHC '绣' 2)
  3. xiù verb to decorate / to adorn
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: sjuwH (Kroll 繡 xiù); 繡:五采備也。从糸肅聲。 'Xiù: to decorate with the five colors. From the silk radical and sù pronunciation.' (Shuo Wen Jie Zi, Scroll 14 《說文解字‧卷十四》)
  4. xiù adjective ornate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHC '绣' 4) Middle Chinese: sjuwH (Kroll 繡 xiù)
  5. xiù noun embroidery
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: sjuwH (UniHan '繡')
  6. xiù noun an ornament
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: sjuwH (UniHan '繡')
  7. xiù proper noun Xiu
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: A surname (GHC '绣' 5)

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锦绣锦绣峰刺绣苏绣四大名绣湘绣粤绣蜀绣文绣绮绣绣花绣花鞋绣墩绣佛绣像绣帐红绣鞋

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