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The Chinese word xiaoshuo - 小说 - xiăoshuō
(novel in Chinese)

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English translations

novel, fiction

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Chinese characters  ( xiaoshuo / xiăoshuō ) with pronunciation (English translation: novel )

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小说 ( xiaoshuo / xiăoshuō ) is composed of these characters: (xiao) , (shuo)
小说 ( xiaoshuo / xiăoshuō ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 小说 ( xiaoshuo / xiăoshuō ) Writing in Pinyin
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Zhe shi yi ben yi zhenshi shijian wei sucai de xiaoshuo.
Zhè shì yī bĕn yĭ zhēnshí shìjiàn wéi sùcái de xiăoshuō.
 – English translation: This is a novel based on real-life events.


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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

little  |  theory
Chinese words containing the word 小说 ( xiaoshuo / xiăoshuō ) :
kēhuànxiăoshuō ( 科幻小说 : science fiction novel ), kŏngbù xiăoshuō ( 恐怖小说 : horror novel )

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