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The Chinese word shouxian - 首先 - shŏuxiān
(the first in Chinese)

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the first, first of all

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Chinese characters  ( shouxian / shŏuxiān ) with pronunciation (English translation: the first )

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首先 ( shouxian / shŏuxiān ) is composed of these characters: (shou) , (xian)
The traditional Chinese characters of shŏuxiān are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
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首先 ( shouxian / shŏuxiān ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 376)

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