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 (sen)、 サン (san) / えら.ぶ (erabu)、 え.る (eru)、 よ.る (yoru)
Korean: 선 (seon)
Vietnamese: tuyển, tuyến
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

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