Definition of 秀

  • excel
  • excellence
  • beauty
  • surpass


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • シュウ
  • ひいでる

Popular Words With This Kanji

秀, しゅう

preeminence, superlativeness

優秀, ゆうしゅう

superiority, excellence

秀作, しゅうさく

splendid (excellent) work

秀逸, しゅういつ


秀才, しゅうさい


秀でる, ひいでる

to excel, to surpass

赤秀, 雀榕, 榕, あこう, アコウ

Japanese sea fig (Ficus superba var. japonica)

秀句, しゅうく

splendid haiku, well-turned phrase

秀歌, しゅうか

splendid tanka or waka

秀麗, しゅうれい

graceful, beautiful

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