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xiē

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xiē Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
xiē | xie1
English translation
to rest
to stop, to rest, to lodge

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Number of strokes

13

Traditional form

xiē

Contains the radical

qiàn

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

yawn

Etymology of xiē

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

曷欠

Semantic compound

qiàn

Phonetic compound

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. qiàn represents the meaning and represents the sound.
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Example sentences using xiē

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xiē 会儿, bēi chá .

Let's knock off for a cup of tea.

lěi le , ràng 好好 hǎo hǎo 歇歇!

He is tired, and let him rest up from his work.

diǎo 停歇 tíng xiē zài shǎng .

The bird took its perch.

随意 suíyì chūn fāng xiē ,王孙 wáng sūn liú ”.

Noble young men will be detained by spring flowers.

wéi le 缓解 huǎnjiě 沙漠 shāmò zhī ,来到 lái dào le jiā 木屋旅馆 lǚ guǎn 歇脚 xiē jiǎo .

I at an log hotel to quench a desert thirst.

Words with xiē

Explore 16 words and sayings that include the Chinese character xiē in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
xiē to rest xiē
马歇尔 Mǎ xiē ěr Marshall (name)馬歇爾
米歇尔 Mǐ xiē ěr Michel or Mitchell (name)米歇爾
歇斯底里 xiē sī dǐ lǐ hysterical歇斯底里 xiē sī dǐ lǐ
间歇 jiàn xiē intermittent間歇
停歇 tíng xiē to stop for a rest停歇 tíng xiē
歇息 xiē xi to have a rest歇息 xiē xi
歇业 xiē yè to go out of business歇業
密歇根州 Mì xiē gēn zhōu Michigan, US state密歇根州 Mì xiē gēn zhōu
歇脚 xiē jiǎo to stop on the way for a rest歇腳
安歇 ān xiē to go to bed安歇 ān xiē
歇后语 xiē hòu yǔ saying in which the second part, uttered after a pause or totally left out, is the intended meaning of the allegory presented in the first part歇後語
密歇根大学 Mì xiē gēn Dà xué University of Michigan密歇根大學
歇手 xiē shǒu to rest歇手 xiē shǒu
密歇根 Mì xiē gēn Michigan, US state密歇根 Mì xiē gēn
歇宿 xiē sù to lodge歇宿 xiē sù

xiē Decomposition & Compounds

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xiē Decomposition

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A Boy and his Dragon

Once upon a time, a Little Boy was living in a village near the woods. One day, a Dragon came out of the cave secluded in the middle of the forest and began to relentlessly follow the Little Boy, always breathing on the back of his neck, burning the young boy at his slightest misstep.

The child received refuge in an old Temple where there were no mirrors allowed, and it was forbidden to speak of life before entering the sanctum. Ancient books, hidden rooms with unimaginable treasures and beauty beyond comprehension, became part of the boy’s new life.

Time went by until, one day, the now old young boy accidentally glimpses his own reflection in a pond. The Dragon smiled back.

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