xǐ to be fond of; to like; to enjoy

Made up of [ kǒu mouth radical 30, lucky; propitious ]
Made with 12 strokes.
Consists of 'drum' and 'mouth' suggesting 'joyful' entertainment - singing and music

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Also uses kǒu component: bā (supposition or suggestion) chàng (to sing) chāo (to exceed) chī (to eat) chuán (boat) fēi (coffee) fù (rich) fú (good fortune) gào (to tell) gè (each) gōng (palace) gǒu (dog) gǔ (ancient) hāi (sound of sighing) hào (name) hé (together) hé (to close) hē (drink) hēng (prosperous) hòu (behind) huí (to circle) huò (maybe) jí (lucky) jiào (called) jīng (capital) jiù (fault) jù (sentence) jú (office) jūn (monarch) kā (coffee) kě (can) lìng (other) mǎ (?) mìng (life) míng (name) míng (to call (birds)) ne (and you?) pí (hops) pǐn (article) rú (as) shàng (still) shì (matter) shǐ (history) suī (although) tái (typhoon) táng (Tang) tīng (to listen) tóng (same) wèn (ask) xiōng (elder brother) yǎo (to bite) yòu (right) yǔ (language) yuán (person) yuē (to speak) zhān (to observe) zhī (one) zhī (to know) zhōu (circuit) zú (foot)
Also uses component: jié (knot) jú (tangerine)

Sounds same

xǐ (box; bag) xǐ (to wash)

Different tone

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

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Pronunciation

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