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The Chinese word xi - 系 - xì
(department in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

Listen to pronunciation
(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced . 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).

English translations

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.
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Chinese characters  ( xi / xì ) with pronunciation (English translation: department )
The traditional Chinese characters of are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Character complexity
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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
More words that mean department in Chinese
( 科 ), ( 司 )
More words that mean series in Chinese
tào ( 套 )

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All words in this dictionary (more to come) were taken from the multimedia Chinese learning software Han Trainer Pro.
This Chinese-English dictionary is currently under development.

 
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