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The Chinese word xigua - 西瓜 - xīguā
(watermelon in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

xīguā

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English translations

watermelon

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Chinese characters  ( xigua / xīguā ) with pronunciation (English translation: watermelon )
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西瓜 ( xigua / xīguā ) is composed of these characters: 西 (xi) , (gua)
The traditional Chinese characters of xīguā are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 西瓜 ( xigua / xīguā ) Writing in Pinyin
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Zheme da de xigua!
Zhème dà de xīguā!

 – English translation: What a big water melon!

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melon
西瓜 ( xigua / xīguā ) belongs to the 1000 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 948)

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