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The Chinese word shou - 寿 - shòu
(longevity in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

longevity, life, birthday,

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Chinese characters  ( shou / shòu ) with pronunciation (English translation: longevity )
寿 ( shou / shòu ) in traditional characters
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birthday  |  age
Chinese example words containing the character 寿 ( shou / shòu )
Wàn Shòu Shān ( 万寿山 )
Other characters that are pronounced shòu in Chinese
More words that mean life in Chinese
mìng ( 命 ), rìzi ( 日子 ), shēn ( 身 ), shēng ( 生 ), shēnghuó ( 生活 ), shēngmìng ( 生命 )

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Version 4.96 / Last updated: 2014-09-04