xǐ box; bag

Number of strokes 2


Index 23 used in: yī (doctor) ; sì (four)

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Sounds same

xǐ (to be fond of)

Different tone

西 xī (west) xī (sunset) xí (to practice) xì (system)

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

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