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English Definitionto like; to be fond of
Simplified Script喜欢
Traditional Script喜歡
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧˇ ㄏㄨㄢ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)hei2fun1
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (动) verb, (助动) auxiliary verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=1; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
to be fond of; to like; to enjoy; to be happy; to feel pleased; happiness; delight; glad
huānjoyous; happy; pleased

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
喜爱xǐ'àito like; to love; to be fond of; favorite
喜悦xǐyuèhappy; joyous
喜酒xǐjiǔwedding feast; liquor drunk at a wedding feast
喜事xǐshìhappy occasion; wedding
Words With Same Tail Word    
不喜欢bù xǐhuannot to like
最喜欢zuì xǐhuanto like best
招人喜欢zhāorén xǐhuancharming; attractive; delightful
比较喜欢bǐjiào xǐhuanto prefer
讨人喜欢tǎorén xǐhuanto attract people's affection; charming; delightful
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