宿 sù xiǔ xiù

  1. verb to lodge / to stay overnight
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 住夜 (Guoyu '宿' v 1; Unihan '宿')
  2. adjective old
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 旧; for example, 宿怨 'old grudge' (Guoyu '宿' adj 1)
  3. xiǔ noun night
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 夜晚 (Guoyu '宿' xiǔ n)
  4. xiù noun constellation
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Astronomy 天文
    Notes: In the sense of 星座; as in 星宿 (Guoyu '宿' xiù n; Unihan '宿')
  5. verb a room / a place to spend the night
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 宿舍 'hostel' (Guoyu '宿' n 1)
  6. verb to stop / to rest
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 停留 (Guoyu '宿' v 2; Unihan '宿')
  7. proper noun State of Su
    Domain: History 历史 , Subdomain: China 中国
    Notes: A historic state located in present day Shandong (Guoyu '宿' n 2)
  8. proper noun Su
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '宿' n 3)
  9. adjective from the previous night
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 隔夜; for example, 宿雨 'rain from the previous night' (Guoyu '宿' adj 2)
  10. adjective from former lives
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: In the sense of 前世的 (FGDB '宿世'; Guoyu '宿' adj 3)
  11. adverb ordinarily
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 素来 or 平时 (Guoyu '宿' adv 1)
  12. adverb previously
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 早先 (Guoyu '宿' adv 2)

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  • 宿舍 dormitory / living quarters / hostel
  • 住宿 to stay (in lodgings) ; accommodation
  • 星宿 a constellation
  • 隔宿 from the previous night / from a previous time
  • 二十八宿 the twenty-eight constellations
  • 宿命 predestination / destiny ; a past life
  • 宿殃 to be doomed to disaster
  • 归宿(歸宿) place to return to / home / final destination / ending
  • 宿儒 experienced scholar / old expert in the field
  • 食宿 board and lodging / room and board / food and accommodation
  • 老宿 an elderly and respected person / an elder
  • 耆宿 an elderly and respected person / an elder
  • 止宿 to stay (for the night) / to find accommodation
  • 留宿 to put up a guest / to stay overnight
  • 歇宿 to lodge
  • 宿昔 formerly / in the past
  • 宿怨 an old grudge / old scores to settle
  • 宿诺(宿諾) old promises / unfulfilled promises
  • 宿草 grass that has grown on a grave since last year / (fig.) grave / to have died long ago ; fodder provided to animals for the night
  • 宿夜 to stay overnight
  • 寄宿 to stay / to lodge / to board
  • 宿酒 hangover
  • 宿命论(宿命論) fatalism
  • 投宿 to lodge / to stay (for the night)
  • 露宿 to sleep outdoors / to spend the night in the open
  • 借宿 to stay with / to ask for lodging

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