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ㄒㄧ

pity

惜 is an 11 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 (heart) and (formerly).

  • ㄒㄧ

    pity

    • ㄒㄧㄣ ˙

      xin

      heart

    • ㄒㄧ

      formerly

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"[She] was much better off in FORMER times. My HEART aches with <pity> for her," Laura explains.
by vms5q

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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 惜

Definitions for 惜 pronounced as xī

  • to cherish
  • to begrudge
  • to pity
  • Taiwan pr. [xi2]

Definitions for 惜 pronounced as xí

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