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xiǔ
v./adj. to decay, to rot; to obliterate, to wear away; senile
    tree
 n/a 
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.
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yǒng chuí bù xiǔ
phr. be immortal, be forever remembered
fú xiǔ
v. to decay, to rot, to degenerate
láo xiǔ
adj./n. decrepit and behind the times, old term of self address for an old man to show his modesty
xiǔ mù bù kě diāo
idiom. rotten wood is impossible to be sculpted and made into sth. useful -- ineducable person, unsalvageable or hopeless situation