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Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
yau1 jau1 to rest / to stop doing sth for a period of time / to cease / (imperative) don't / surname xiu

Common Chinese Words Using 休

Simplified Chinese Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
 
yau1 sik1 jau1 sik1 rest / to rest
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teui3 yau1 teoi3 jau1 to retire / retirement (from work)
 
bat1, fau2 yau1 bat1, fau2 jau1 endlessly / ceaselessly
 
yau1 haan4 jau1 haan4 leisure / relaxation / not working / idle / to enjoy leisure / to lie fallow
 
yau1 ga2, ga3 jau1 gaa2, gaa3 to take a vacation / to go on holiday
 
yau1 yeung5 jau1 joeng5 to recuperate / to recover / to convalesce
 
lei4, sit3 yau1 lei4, sit3 jau1 to retire / to leave work and rest (euphemism for compulsory retirement of old cadres)

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