xiu

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See also: xiú, xíu, xiù, xiū, xiǔ, and xi'u

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

xiu

  1. Nonstandard spelling of xiū.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of xiǔ.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of xiù.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Portuguese[edit]

Interjection[edit]

xiu

  1. Requesting silence; shh