Meaning of 惜

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English Definition: to cherish; to begrudge; to pity; Taiwan pr. [xi2]
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Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Ideographic: To feel for the past ; also provides the pronunciation
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Example Words
可惜 it is a pity; what a pity; unfortunately
珍惜 zhēn to treasure; to value; to cherish
不惜 not stint; not spare; not hesitate (to do sth); not scruple (to do sth)
惋惜 wǎn to regret; to feel that it is a great pity; to feel sorry for sb
爱惜 ài to cherish; to treasure; to use sparingly
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