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The Chinese word xue - 削 - xuē
(to cut in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

xuē

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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced xiāo. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well (not yet available in this dictionary).

English translations

to cut, to pare with a knife,
to chop, to peel with a knife

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 削 ( xuē ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.
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Chinese characters  ( xue / xuē ) with pronunciation (English translation: to cut )
The traditional Chinese characters of xuē are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Character complexity
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is composed of 9 strokes and therefore is of low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to reduce  |  weaken
 
Chinese example words containing the character 削 ( xue / xuē )
剥削 ( bōxuē = to exploit )
Other characters that are pronounced xuē in Chinese
More words that mean to cut in Chinese
cái ( 裁 ), jiăn ( 剪 ), jié ( 截 ), suōduăn ( 缩短 )

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