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首先 shǒuxiān

首先 shǒuxiān Meaning

Learn the Pinyin Pronunciation and 2 English Translations of the word 首先 shǒuxiān .

Pīnyīn Pronunciation
shǒuxiān | shou3 xian1
English translation
first (of all)
in the first place

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Traditional form

首先 shǒuxiān

Part of speech

Adverb / 副词 fù cí Fù cí
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Etymology of 首先 shǒuxiān

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shǒu

Type

ideographic

Explanation

Pictograph of a head (hair above an eye).

Positional decomposition

丷自

Number of Strokes

9
xiān

Type

ideographic

Explanation

Depicts a person ( rén ) stepping forward ( zhǐ ) leading the way.

Positional decomposition

⿱⿰?土儿

Number of Strokes

6

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Example sentences using 首先 shǒuxiān

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西班牙 Xī bān yá 建筑 jiànzhù jiā 安东尼 Ān dōng ní · Gāo shì 首先 shǒuxiān 理解 lǐjiě zhè diǎn de .

Antonio Gaudi , a Spanish architect , was the first to understand that.

首先 shǒuxiān , zuò 这种 zhè zhǒng 工作 gōngzuò 年纪 niánjì Huán tài qīng .

To begin with, she is too young for that kind of job.

首先 shǒuxiān shì 一些 yī xiē 零零落落 de 大小 dà xiǎo 车辆 chē liàng 冲破 chōng pò le 沉静 chén jìng , 接着 jiēzhe yòu lái le 另外 lìngwài 的一些.

Some straggling carts and coaches rumbling by, first broke the charm, then others came.

首先 shǒuxiān , yāo 这块金属 jīnshǔ yòng chuí chuí .

At first the piece of metal must be hammered thin.

首先 shǒuxiān 我们 wǒmen yāo 寻找 xúnzhǎo 植物 zhíwù , ér shì 那种 nà zhǒng xiǎo 绿 rén ”.

In the first instance, we would be looking for plant life, rather than'little green men '.

首先 shǒuxiān Decomposition

See the 6 Chinese characters that make up 首先 shǒuxiān and their own compounds.

首先 shǒuxiān Compounds

See all 43 Chinese words that contain the characters that make up the word 首先 shǒuxiān in their composition.

  • shǒu
  • xiān
    • zàn
      • zuān , zǎn , zàn , zàn , zuǎn , , , , zǎn , , , , , , , , zàn , , ,
    • xuǎn , xiàn , , xiān , xiǎn , shēn , shēn , xiǎn , xiǎn , shēn , xiǎn , , , , , ,
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