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to rest, to have a break, to relax, to have a rest, to take a break, to take one's ease
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休息 ( xiuxi / xiūxi ) is composed of these characters:
, 息 (xi)
The traditional Chinese characters of xiūxi are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 休息 ( xiuxi / xiūxi ) ⓘWriting in Pinyin Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication. If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).
Ni zuihao xiuxi yixia.
Nĭ zuìhăo xiūxi yīxià. – English translation: You had better take a rest.
Tags and additional information (Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)
a person... | ...leaning on a tree
休息 ( xiuxi / xiūxi ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 221)