xiū

  1. xiū verb to decorate / to embellish
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: 修 is synonymous with 装饰 in this sense. Etymology: 修:飾也。(Shuo Wen; Guoyu '修' v 1; Kroll '修' 1a, p. 512; XHZD '修' 1)
  2. xiū verb to study / to cultivate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 学习 (Guoyu '修' v 5; Kroll '修' 1, p. 512; Unihan '修'; XHZD '修' 4)
  3. xiū noun bhāvanā / spiritual cultivation
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: See 修習
  4. xiū verb to repair
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: 修 is synonymous with 修理 in this sense (Guoyu '修' v 2; Kroll '修' 1b, p. 512; Unihan '修')
  5. xiū adjective long / slender
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 长; for example, in the 千字文 ”Thousand Character Classic”, 修祜 'blessings for a long time' (Guoyu '修' adj 1; Kroll '修' 5, p. 512; XHZD '修' 5; Wu and Tee 2015, loc. 3221)
  6. xiū verb to write / to compile
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 著作 (Guoyu '修' v 6; Kroll '修' 6, p. 512; XHZD '修' 3)
  7. xiū verb to build / to construct / to shape
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 修 is synonymous with 建造 in this sense (Guoyu '修' v 3; Kroll '修' 7, p. 512; XHZD '修' 2)
  8. xiū noun pratipatti / spiritual practice
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: See 修行
  9. xiū verb to practice
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 锻炼 (Guoyu '修' v 4)
  10. xiū verb to cut
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 剪 (Guoyu '修' v 7)
  11. xiū adjective virtuous / wholesome
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 善 or 美好 (Guoyu '修' adj 2)
  12. xiū noun a virtuous person
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '修' n 1)
  13. xiū proper noun Xiu
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '修' n 2)
  14. xiū verb to unknot
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '修' 1c, p. 512)
  15. xiū verb to prepare / to put in order
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '修' 2, p. 512)
  16. xiū adjective excellent
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '修' 4, p. 512)
  17. xiū verb to perform [a ceremony]
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '修' 8, p. 512)

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