xí to practice; to study; habit

Made up of [ bīng ice radical 15, hidden; concealed; small radical 5]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The old form had two 'wings' over 'self' suggesting learning 'to fly' and hence 'studying', the modern represent just a single wing
Number of strokes: 3

Related characters


Also uses bīng component: bīng (ice) cì (next in sequence) lěng (cold) liáng (cool)
Also uses component: chī (to eat) hé (why) jiǔ (nine) kǒng (great) lǐ (ceremony) lìng (to order) luàn (in confusion or disorder) mài (sell) mǎi (buy) yě (also) yì (to recollect) yì (skill) 亿 yì (100,000,000) yǐ (to use)

Different tone

西 xī (west) xī (sunset) xī (to bestow) xǐ (box; bag) xǐ (to be fond of) xǐ (to wash) xì (system)

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stroke order for 习
Stroke order for character 习, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

People

习近平 Xi Jinping

Proverbs

习惯成自然 xí guàn chéng zì rán Habit becomes engrained

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