休息

休息 xiūxi

休息 xiūxi Meaning

Learn the Pinyin Pronunciation and 2 English Translations of the word 休息 xiūxi .

Pīnyīn Pronunciation
xiūxi | xiu1 xi5
English translation
rest
to rest

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About 休息 xiūxi

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Traditional form

休息 xiūxi

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí
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Come for Peace. Stay for Wisdom.

Etymology of 休息 xiūxi

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Xiū

Type

ideographic

Explanation

Depicts a person ( rén ) leaning on a tree () to rest ( Xiū ).

Positional decomposition

亻木

Number of Strokes

6

Type

ideographic

Explanation

Pictograph of air going into the nose (). The lines representing breath were later reanalyzed as xīn (heart).

Positional decomposition

自心

Number of Strokes

10

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Example sentences using 休息 xiūxi

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zài 库尔 Kù ěr 吐克稍事休息 xiūxi Hòu , 我们 wǒmen zhuǎn Xiàng Dōng yòu 顺着 shùn zhe Nán àn 前进 qián jìn .

After a short stop at Kultuk , we turned east and followed the lake's southern shore.

jiào 休息 xiūxi , 仍然 réngrán dòng .

I urged him to rest, but he remained motionless.

疲倦 píjuàn shí , 喜欢 xǐhuan 舒舒服服 shū shu fu fu 地靠 zài Gāo 扶手椅 fú shǒu yǐ shǎng 休息 xiūxi 一下 yīxià .

When I'm tired, I like to relax into a deep armchair.

好好 hǎo hǎo 休息 xiūxi 一下 yīxià , 前面 qiánmiàn de 路程 lù chéng yuǎn ér 艰难 jiānnán ne .

Take your ease, for the journey ahead will be long and arduous.

dāng 所有 suǒyǒu de 庄稼 zhuāngjia dōu 安全 ānquán 入仓 Hòu , 农民 nóngmín men 便 biàn 可以 kěyǐ 休息 xiūxi le .

When all the crops are safely gathered in, the farmers can rest.

休息 xiūxi Decomposition

See the 5 Chinese characters that make up 休息 xiūxi and their own compounds.

休息 xiūxi Compounds

See all 19 Chinese words that contain the characters that make up the word 休息 xiūxi in their composition.

  • Xiū
    • xiū , xiū , qiū , xiāo , xiū , xiū , xiū , xiū , , , , , xiū
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