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休 is a 6 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as xiū in the first tone.

It is made up of the components (person) and (wood).

  • ㄒㄧㄡ



    • ㄖㄣ ˊ



    • ㄇㄨ ˋ


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If someone feel tired, they often lean on the tree to rest.
by svo_set06

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A person leans on a tree to rest
by sophiehong8

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rest = show me a man leaning against a tree
by Debrawinograd

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Laura's very fit. On the hike, [she o]nly leans against a TREE to <rest> for a minute.
by vms5q

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We found 1 pronunciation for 休

Definitions for 休 pronounced as xiū

  • surname Xiu
  • to rest
  • to stop doing sth for a period of time
  • to cease
  • (imperative) don't


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