Pronunciation

xǐng

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xǐng Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
xǐng | xing3
English translation
to wake up
to be awake
to become aware
to sober up
to come to
to wake up, to startle; to sober up

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About xǐng

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Number of strokes

16

Traditional form

xǐng

Contains the radical

yǒu

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

wine

Etymology of xǐng

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

酉星

Semantic compound

yǒu

Phonetic compound

xīng

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. yǒu represents the meaning and xīng represents the sound.

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Example sentences using xǐng

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hǎo mèng 一下子 yī xià zi bèi sàn le —— bèi 惊醒 jīng xǐng 过来 guò lái .

The dream had snapped asunder - he was awake.

破晓 pò xiǎo shí 鸟儿 niǎo r 不断 bùduàn 吱吱 de jiào , 我们 wǒmen chǎo xǐng le .

The birds, chirping relentlessly, woke us up at daybreak.

děng 朦朦胧胧地刚离开 líkāi 思索 sīsuǒ 将要 jiāng yào shuì , 春宝 yòu xǐng le .

As she was about to doze off, Chun Bao woke up.

轻轻 qīng qīng tuī le 一下 yīxià ,叫醒 jiào xǐng .

I gave him a jog to wake him up.

qiáo ,孩子 háizi bèi 你们 nǐ men chǎo xǐng le .

Look ! You've woken the child with your noise.

Words with xǐng

Explore 20 words and sayings that include the Chinese character xǐng in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
xǐng to wake up xǐng
提醒 tíxǐng to remind提醒 tíxǐng
清醒 qīngxǐng sober清醒 qīngxǐng
醒来 xǐng lái to waken醒來
叫醒 jiào xǐng to awaken叫醒 jiào xǐng
唤醒 huàn xǐng to wake sb喚醒
睡醒 shuì xǐng to wake up睡醒 shuì xǐng
醒目 xǐng mù eye-grabbing (headline)醒目 xǐng mù
惊醒 jīng xǐng to rouse驚醒
苏醒 sūxǐng to come to甦醒
觉醒 juéxǐng to awaken覺醒
醒悟 xǐng wù to come to oneself醒悟 xǐng wù
昏迷不醒 hūn mí bù xǐng to remain unconscious昏迷不醒 hūn mí bù xǐng
警醒 jǐng xǐng to be alert警醒 jǐng xǐng
醒酒 xǐng jiǔ to sober up醒酒 xǐng jiǔ
酒醒 jiǔ xǐng to sober up酒醒 jiǔ xǐng
弄醒 nòng xǐng to wake sb up弄醒 nòng xǐng
提神醒脑 tí shén xǐng nǎo invigorating提神醒腦
猛醒 měng xǐng to realise suddenly猛醒 měng xǐng
灵醒 líng xǐng keen靈醒

xǐng Decomposition & Compounds

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xǐng Decomposition

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