xīn heart


A very much simplified picture of a heart. Often used in characters for emotions: busy, angry, fear and love.
Number of strokes: 3


Index 61 used in: dǒng (to understand) ; huǐ (to regret) ; jīng (to start) ; kuài (rapid) ; lián (to pity) ; máng (busy) ; pà (to be afraid) ; qíng (affection) ; yì (to recollect)

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Sounds same

xīn (new) xīn (hard)

Different tone

xìn (letter)
Full character form of this simplified radical: xīn

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