Listen to pronunciation (Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)
Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced jì. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well: If 系 is pronounced "jì", it means
to tie (with a knot).
department, series, to tie, relation, relationship, be related to, faculty
Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 系 ( xì ) correctly?"
The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers. This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly. :
The traditional Chinese characters of xì are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
系 is composed of 7 strokes and therefore is of low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).
Tags and additional information (Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)
relation, to concern | system
系 ( xi / xì ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 249)
Chinese example words containing the character 系 ( xi / xì )
操作系统 ( cāozuò xìtŏng = operating system ),关系 ( guānxì = to be related to ),联系 ( liánxì = to keep track of ),没关系 ( méi guānxi = no problem ),全球定位系统 ( quánqiú dìngwèi xìtŏng = gaps ),太阳系 ( tàiyángxì = solar system )
Other characters that are pronounced xì in Chinese