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The Chinese word xi - 细 - xì
(thin in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

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English translations

thin, careful, fine, meticulous, detailed, in small particles,
exquisite

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Chinese characters  ( xi / xì ) with pronunciation (English translation: thin )
细 ( xi / xì ) in traditional characters
Character complexity
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is composed of 8 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.)

very small  |  detail
细 ( xi / xì ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 681)
Chinese example words containing the character 细 ( xi / xì )
详细 ( xiángxì = detailed ), 仔细 ( zĭxì = careful )
Other characters that are pronounced xì in Chinese
More words that mean thin in Chinese
báo ( 薄 ), dàn ( 淡 ), shòu ( 瘦 )
More words that mean careful in Chinese
xiăoxīn ( 小心 ), zĭxì ( 仔细 )

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