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The Chinese word xi - 喜 - xĭ
(happy in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

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English translations

happy, delight, be fond of, happy event, to like, delighted,
pleased, to prefer

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 喜 ( xĭ ) 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.
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Chinese characters  ( xi / xĭ ) with pronunciation (English translation: happy )
The traditional Chinese characters of are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Character complexity
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is composed of 12 strokes and therefore is of average complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

happy occasion  |  comedy
喜 ( xi / xĭ ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 460)
Chinese example words containing the character 喜 ( xi / xĭ )
喜马拉雅山脉 ( Xímălāyăshānmài = Himalaya ), 喜欢 ( xĭhuan = to like )
Other characters that are pronounced xĭ in Chinese
More words that mean happy in Chinese
huān ( 欢 ), kuàilè ( 快乐 ), ( 乐 ), xìngfú ( 幸福 )
More words that mean delight in Chinese
gāoxìng ( 高兴 ), yúkuài ( 愉快 )

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This Chinese-English dictionary is currently under development.

 
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