xiù
char. better (than the others); outstanding; intelligent; elegant, beautiful; excellent person; show
Other meanings
[xiù]   v. (of grain crops) to put forth flowers or ears
    grain

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
xuǎn xiù
n. talent show, selection of talent
xīn xiù
n. up-and-coming youngster, promising young person, new talent
shān qīng shuǐ xiù
phr. beautiful and clean hills and waters
tuō kǒu xiù
n. talk show
xiù fà
n. beautiful hair
dú xiù
n. literally means "solitary beauty", used to refer to someone or something that is outstanding and distinctively good
xiù shì
n. (lit.) a person with exceptional virtues and talents
zhēn rén xiù
nphr. reality show
nèi xiù
adj. intelligent but unassuming