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xiān
n. celestial being, immortal; god, divinity; master
    person, man
 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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shuǐ xiān
n. daffodil, narcissus
shén xiān
n. supernatural being, celestial being
xiān nǚ
n. female celestial, fairy maiden
xiān zǐ
n. fairy
xiān jìng
n. fairyland, wonderland, paradise
tiān xiān
n. immortal (especially female), deity, fairy, Goddess, beautiful woman
xiān rén
n. Taoist immortal, celestial being
xiān guǒ
n. fruit of immortality (in Chinese mythology)
bā xiān
n. the Eight Immortals (in the legend)
shī xiān
n. poet whose works have an ethereal style that's of a celestial being; immortal poet
xiān dān
n. elixir of life
chéng xiān
phr. to become immortal