xian1
immortal

xian1
variant of 仙

strokes 5
radical
strokes after radical 3
阿仙药 阿仙藥 a1 xian1 yao4
gambier extract (from Uncaria gambir), used in TCM

八仙 八仙 ba1 xian1
the Eight Immortals (Daoist mythology)

巴仙 巴仙 ba1 xian1
percent (loanword)

八仙湖 八仙湖 ba1 xian1 hu2
see 草海

八仙桌 八仙桌 ba1 xian1 zhuo1
old fashioned square table to seat eight people

白尾蓝仙鹟 白尾藍仙鶲 bai2 wei3 lan2 xian1 weng1
(bird species of China) white-tailed flycatcher (Cyornis concretus)

成仙 成仙 cheng2 xian1
to become immortal

纯蓝仙鹟 純藍仙鶲 chun2 lan2 xian1 weng1
(bird species of China) pale blue flycatcher (Cyornis unicolor)

大仙 大仙 da4 xian1
great immortal

大仙鹟 大仙鶲 da4 xian1 weng1
(bird species of China) large niltava (Niltava grandis)

淡颏仙鹟 淡頦仙鶲 dan4 ke1 xian1 weng1
(bird species of China) pale-chinned flycatcher (Cyornis poliogenys)

登仙 登仙 deng1 xian1
to become immortal; big promotion; die

碟仙 碟仙 die2 xian1
form of divination similar to the Ouija board, in which participants use their forefingers to push a small saucer over a sheet of paper inscribed with numerous Chinese characters

饭后一支烟,赛过活神仙 飯後一支煙,賽過活神仙 fan4 hou4 yi1 zhi1 yan1 - sai4 guo4 huo2 shen2 xian1
have a smoke after each meal and you will surpass the immortals (proverb)

凤仙花 鳳仙花 feng4 xian1 hua1
balsam; Balsaminaceae (a flower family including Impatiens balsamina); touch-me-not; busy Lizzie

高仙芝 高仙芝 gao1 xian1 zhi1
Gao Xianzhi or Go Seonji (c. 702-756), Tang dynasty general of Goguryeo 高句麗|高句丽 extraction, active in Central Asia

海南蓝仙鹟 海南藍仙鶲 hai3 nan2 lan2 xian1 weng1
(bird species of China) Hainan blue flycatcher (Cyornis hainanus)

狐鬼神仙 狐鬼神仙 hu2 gui3 shen2 xian1
foxes, ghosts and immortals; supernatural beings, usually fictional

黄大仙 黃大仙 huang2 da4 xian1
Wong Tai Sin district of Kowloon, Hong Kong

活神仙似 活神仙似 huo2 shen2 xian1 si4
to live like the immortals (advertising real estate)

甲仙 甲仙 jia3 xian1
Jiaxian or Chiahsien township in Kaohsiung county 高雄縣|高雄县, southwest Taiwan

甲仙乡 甲仙鄉 jia3 xian1 xiang1
Jiaxian or Chiahsien township in Kaohsiung county 高雄縣|高雄县, southwest Taiwan

驾鹤成仙 駕鶴成仙 jia4 he4 cheng2 xian1
to fly on a crane and become immortal

卡仙尼 卡仙尼 ka3 xian1 ni2
Cassini space probe

喇叭水仙 喇叭水仙 la1 ba1 shui3 xian1
daffodil

蓝喉仙鹟 藍喉仙鶲 lan2 hou2 xian1 weng1
(bird species of China) blue-throated flycatcher (Cyornis rubeculoides)

蓬莱仙境 蓬萊仙境 peng2 lai2 xian1 jing4
Penglai, island of immortals; fairyland

祈仙台 祈仙台 qi2 xian1 tai2
memorial altar; platform for praying to immortals

秋水仙 秋水仙 qiu1 shui3 xian1
autumn crocus (Colchicum autumnale); meadow saffron

秋水仙素 秋水仙素 qiu1 shui3 xian1 su4
colchicine (pharmacy)

山蓝仙鹟 山藍仙鶲 shan1 lan2 xian1 weng1
(bird species of China) hill blue flycatcher (Cyornis banyumas)

神仙 神仙 shen2 xian1
Daoist immortal; supernatural entity; (in modern fiction) fairy, elf, leprechaun etc; fig. lighthearted person

诗仙 詩仙 shi1 xian1
"immortal of poetry", epithet of Li Bai 李白

水仙 水仙 shui3 xian1
narcissus; daffodil; legendary aquatic immortal; refers to those buried at sea; person who wanders abroad and does not return

水仙花 水仙花 shui3 xian1 hua1
daffodil; narcissus

苏仙 甦仙 su1 xian1
Suxian district of Chenzhou city 郴州市, Hunan

苏仙区 甦仙區 su1 xian1 qu1
Suxian district of Chenzhou city 郴州市, Hunan

孙逸仙 孫逸仙 sun1 yi4 xian1
Dr Sun Yat-sen (1866-1925), first president of the Republic of China and co-founder of the Kuomintang; same as 孫中山|孙中山

天仙 天仙 tian1 xian1
immortal (esp. female); deity; fairy; Goddess; fig. beautiful woman

脱胎成仙 脫胎成仙 tuo1 tai1 cheng2 xian1
reborn as immortal

王仙芝 王仙芝 wang2 xian1 zhi1
Wang Xianzhi, peasant leader during Huang Chao peasant uprising 黃巢起義|黄巢起义 875-884 in late Tang

武仙座 武仙座 wu3 xian1 zuo4
Hercules (constellation)

仙八色鸫 仙八色鶇 xian1 ba1 se4 dong1
(bird species of China) fairy pitta (Pitta nympha)

仙贝 仙貝 xian1 bei4
rice cracker

仙草 仙草 xian1 cao3
medicinal herb (genus Mesona); grass jelly

仙丹 仙丹 xian1 dan1
elixir; magic potion

仙岛 仙島 xian1 dao3
island of the immortals

仙方 仙方 xian1 fang1
prescription of elixir; potion of immortality; potion prescribed by an immortal

仙方儿 仙方兒 xian1 fang1 er5
erhua variant of 仙方

仙宫 仙宮 xian1 gong1
underground palace of ghouls, e.g. Asgard of Scandinavian mythology

仙姑 仙姑 xian1 gu1
female immortal; sorceress

仙股 仙股 xian1 gu3
penny stocks

仙鹤 仙鶴 xian1 he4
red-crowned crane (Grus japonensis)

仙后座 仙后座 xian1 hou4 zuo4
Cassiopeia (constellation)

仙界 仙界 xian1 jie4
world of the immortals; fairyland; cloud nine

仙境 仙境 xian1 jing4
fairyland; wonderland; paradise

仙居 仙居 xian1 ju1
Xianju county in Taizhou 台州, Zhejiang

仙居县 仙居縣 xian1 ju1 xian4
Xianju county in Taizhou 台州, Zhejiang

仙客来 仙客來 xian1 ke4 lai2
cyclamen

仙茅 仙茅 xian1 mao2
golden eye-grass (Curculigo orchioides); Curculigo rhizome (used in TCM)

仙女 仙女 xian1 nv3
fairy

仙女棒 仙女棒 xian1 nv3 bang4
sparkler (hand-held firework)

仙女星系 仙女星系 xian1 nv3 xing1 xi4
Andromeda galaxy M31

仙女星座 仙女星座 xian1 nv3 xing1 zuo4
Andromeda constellation (galaxy) M31

仙女座 仙女座 xian1 nv3 zuo4
Andromeda (constellation)

仙女座大星云 仙女座大星雲 xian1 nv3 zuo4 da4 xing1 yun2
great nebula in Andromeda or Andromeda galaxy M31

仙女座星系 仙女座星系 xian1 nv3 zuo4 xing1 xi4
Andromeda galaxy M31

仙气 仙氣 xian1 qi4
magic breath

仙去 仙去 xian1 qu4
to become an immortal; (fig.) to die

仙人 仙人 xian1 ren2
Daoist immortal; celestial being

仙人球 仙人球 xian1 ren2 qiu2
ball cactus

仙人掌 仙人掌 xian1 ren2 zhang3
cactus

仙人掌果 仙人掌果 xian1 ren2 zhang3 guo3
prickly pear

仙山 仙山 xian1 shan1
mountain of Immortals

仙山琼阁 仙山瓊閣 xian1 shan1 qiong2 ge2
jeweled palace in the fairy mountain

仙逝 仙逝 xian1 shi4
to die; to depart this mortal coil

仙台 仙台 xian1 tai2
Sendai, city in northeast Japan

仙台 仙臺 xian1 tai2
Sendai, capital of Miyagi prefecture 宮城縣|宫城县 in northeast Japan

仙桃 仙桃 xian1 tao2
Xiantao sub-prefecture level city in Hubei

仙桃 仙桃 xian1 tao2
the peaches of immortality of Goddess Xi Wangmu 西王母

仙桃市 仙桃市 xian1 tao2 shi4
Xiantao sub-prefecture level city in Hubei

仙童 仙童 xian1 tong2
elf; leprechaun

仙王座 仙王座 xian1 wang2 zuo4
Cepheus (constellation)

仙乡 仙鄉 xian1 xiang1
fairyland; honorific: your homeland

仙药 仙藥 xian1 yao4
legendary magic potion of immortals; panacea; fig. wonder solution to a problem

仙游 仙遊 xian1 you2
Xianyou county in Putian 莆田, Fujian

仙游县 仙遊縣 xian1 you2 xian4
Xianyou county in Putian 莆田, Fujian

仙乐 仙樂 xian1 yue4
heavenly music

仙姿玉色 仙姿玉色 xian1 zi1 yu4 se4
heavenly beauty, jewel colors (idiom); unusually beautiful lady

仙子 仙子 xian1 zi3
fairy

小仙鹟 小仙鶲 xiao3 xian1 weng1
(bird species of China) small niltava (Niltava macgrigoriae)

修炼成仙 修煉成仙 xiu1 lian4 cheng2 xian1
lit. to practice austerities to become a Daoist immortal; practice makes perfect

夜神仙 夜神仙 ye4 shen2 xian1
night owl; late sleeper

英仙臂 英仙臂 ying1 xian1 bi4
Perseus spiral arm (of our galaxy)

英仙座 英仙座 ying1 xian1 zuo4
Perseus (constellation)

游仙 游仙 you2 xian1
Youxian district of Mianyang city 綿陽市|绵阳市, north Sichuan

游仙区 游仙區 you2 xian1 qu1
Youxian district of Mianyang city 綿陽市|绵阳市, north Sichuan

欲仙欲死 慾仙慾死 yu4 xian1 yu4 si3
to wish one were dead (idiom); (fig.) to be in seventh heaven

中华仙鹟 中華仙鶲 zhong1 hua2 xian1 weng1
(bird species of China) Chinese blue flycatcher (Cyornis glaucicomans)

侏蓝仙鹟 侏藍仙鶲 zhu1 lan2 xian1 weng1
(bird species of China) pygmy blue flycatcher (Muscicapella hodgsoni)

棕腹大仙鹟 棕腹大仙鶲 zong1 fu4 da4 xian1 weng1
(bird species of China) Fujian niltava (Niltava davidi)

棕腹蓝仙鹟 棕腹藍仙鶲 zong1 fu4 lan2 xian1 weng1
(bird species of China) vivid niltava (Niltava vivida)

棕腹仙鹟 棕腹仙鶲 zong1 fu4 xian1 weng1
(bird species of China) rufous-bellied niltava (Niltava sundara)