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The Chinese word xi - 洗 - xĭ
(to wash in Chinese)





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English translation

to wash

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Chinese characters  ( xi / xĭ ) with pronunciation (English translation: to wash )
The traditional Chinese characters of are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
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is composed of 9 strokes and therefore is of low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

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water  |  to clean
洗 ( xi / xĭ ) belongs to the 3000 most common Chinese characters (rank 1110)
Chinese example words containing the character 洗 ( xi / xĭ )
擦洗 ( cāxĭ = to scrub ), 洗发精 ( xĭfàjīng = shampoo ), 洗发水 ( xĭfàshuĭ = shampoo ), 洗脸盆 ( xĭliănpén = washbasin ), 洗面奶 ( xĭmiànnăi = facial cleanser ), 洗手间 ( xĭshŏujiān = toilet ), 洗碗机 ( xĭwănjī = dishwasher ), 洗衣粉 ( xĭyīfĕn = washing powder ), 洗衣机 ( xĭyījī = washing machine ), 洗衣液 ( xĭyīyè = laundry detergent ), 洗澡 ( xĭzăo = to take a bath ), 洗澡间 ( xĭzăojiān = bathroom ), 洗照片 ( xĭzhàopiàn = to develop )
Other characters that are pronounced xĭ in Chinese

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