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v./adv. maybe, about; to allow, permit; promise; (of a girl) be betrothed (to)
Other meanings
[xǔ]   n. Xu (a surname)
[xǔ]   char. (lit.) place; to praise; (indicating degree) so; (lit.) approximately
    speech (for )
    to say, to talk; speech, word; character, word, sentence (for )

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.
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bù xǔ
phr. not allow, should not
yé xǔ
adv. maybe, perhaps, probably
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gōng wù yuán bù yún xǔ gōng fèi lǚ yóu .
phr. Travelling at public expense is not allowed for government employees.
xǔ xià
v. make (a promise, wish, etc.)
yǐ shēn xiāng xǔ
idiom. to promise to marry; (of a woman) to have sexual relation with the beloved willingly
xǔ xià xīn yuàn
phr. make a wish