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    shuǐ     water

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Grammar: Noun
Notes: For example, in literary Chinese, 遠水不救近火 'distant water cannot extinguish a nearby fire', from Han Feizi's Shuo Lin Shang (DCP 'Y448'; GHC '水' 1; Kroll '水' 1; Sun 2006, loc. 1377; Unihan '水').
Parent concept: (Water)
Topic: Modern Chinese

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