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ㄒㄧ

breath

息 is a 10 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as in the first tone, however it can also be pronounced as .

It is made up of the components (self) and (heart).

  • ㄒㄧ

    breath

    • ˋ

      self

    • ㄒㄧㄣ

      xīn

      heart

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I take a big breath to reflect upon my heart
by sophiehong8

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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 息

Definitions for 息 pronounced as xī

  • breath
  • news
  • interest (on an investment or loan)
  • to cease
  • to stop
  • to rest
  • Taiwan pr. [xi2]

Definitions for 息 pronounced as xí

Vocabulary

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