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xìng

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xìng Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
xìng | xing4
English translation
family name
surname
CL:
>[gè]
to be surnamed
name, family name, surname; clan, people

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About xìng

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Number of strokes

8

Traditional form

xìng

Contains the radical

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

woman

Etymology of xìng

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

女生 nǚ shēng

Semantic compound

Phonetic compound

shēng

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and shēng represents the sound.

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Example sentences using xìng

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zhè 一所 bìng 十分 shífēn de 公馆 Gōng guǎn fēn zhù le Sān jiā 人家 rénjiā , yǒu 三个不同 bù tóng de xìng .

Although not very large, the compound was shared by three families.

不行 bù xíng , ” xìng de 忧愁 yōu chóu de shuì ; dàn 随即 suíjí 咽住 yàn zhù le , niǎn zhāo chún biān jǐn yǒu de 几根二三分 cháng 的髭.

" Bad,'said Wu looking worried and toying with his moustache.

zhè wèi 医生 yīshēng xìng 马名 Qiáng .

This doctor's surname is Ma and his given name , is Qiang .

这儿 zhè r yǒu xìng de 住户 zhù hù ?

Is there anyone named Ma living here?

xìng Wáng .

He is surnamed Wang.

Words with xìng

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
xìng surname xìng
姓名 xìng míng full name姓名 xìng míng
百姓 bǎi xìng common people百姓 bǎi xìng
老百姓 lǎobǎixìng ordinary people老百姓 lǎobǎixìng
姓氏 xìng shì family name姓氏 xìng shì
隐姓埋名 yǐn xìng mái míng living incognito隱姓埋名
贵姓 guì xìng what is your surname?貴姓
鱼肉百姓 yú ròu bǎi xìng to prey on the people魚肉百姓
百家姓 Bǎi jiā xìng The Book of Family Names, anonymous Song dynasty reading primer listing 438 surnames百家姓 Bǎi jiā xìng
复姓 fù xìng two-character surname such as 司馬|司马 Sī mǎ or 諸葛|诸葛 Zhū gě 複姓
赐姓 cì xìng to bestow a surname (of emperor conferring favor on ethnic group)賜姓
汉姓 Hàn xìng Han surname漢姓
隐名埋姓 yǐn míng mái xìng living incognito隱名埋姓

xìng Decomposition & Compounds

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xìng Decomposition

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