Meaning of 悔

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Pinyin: huǐ
English Definition: to regret
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
后悔 hòu huǐ to regret; to repent
忏悔 chàn huǐ to confess; to repent; remorse; repentance; penitent; confession (Buddhism)
悔恨 huǐ hèn remorse; repentance
懊悔 ào huǐ to feel remorse; to repent; to regret
无悔 huǐ to have no regrets
More: 悔* | *悔 | *悔*
Example Sentences
The killer showed no remorse for his cruel actions.
They regret not starting to plan their finances earlier.
I regret not studying Chinese properly back then.
Since you have already promised me, don't back out.
He feels remorseful for his evil deeds.