Chinese Word Entry

選美

Simplified Chinese form: 选美

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄒㄩㄢˇ ㄇㄟˇ
Mandarin (Pinyin): xuǎn měi
Cantonese (Jyutping): syun2 mei5
Definition: beauty contest

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Chinese characters used in this word

elect, select, choose, prefer, election
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄩㄢˇ (xuǎn), ㄒㄩㄢˋ (xuàn), ㄙㄨㄢˋ (suàn), ㄕㄨㄚ (shuā)
Cantonese: syun2
Japanese: セン、 サン / えら.ぶ、 え.る、 よ.る
Korean:
Vietnamese: tuyển, tuyến
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

beauty, beautiful, pretty, pleasing
Readings
Mandarin: ㄇㄟˇ (měi)
Cantonese: mei5
Japanese: ビ、 ミ / うつく.しい、 よい、 ほめる
Korean:
Vietnamese: mỹ, mỉ