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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

Chinese character (modern = simplified):


Chinese character 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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If you cannot use Chinese charactes, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones (in dark blue). Only use the Pinyin without tones (in grey) if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special charactes such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).
Zheme da de xigua!
Zhème dà de xīguā!

 – English translation: What a big water melon!

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

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