秀才

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Chinese[edit]

 
to ear; beautiful; elegant; outstanding; to show; to display; show
 
ability; talent; endowment; gift; an expert; only (then); only if; just
simp. and trad.
(秀才)

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秀才

  1. a licentiate; a person who had passed imperial examination at the county level, which was held on a yearly basis from 605 until 1905
  2. (archaic) a person who had been recommended for a government post by a provincial governor (prior to 605)

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Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 2

Noun[edit]

秀才 (hiragana しゅうさい, romaji shūsai)

  1. prodigy, brilliant person