Meaning of 欣

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Pinyin: xīn
English Definition: happy
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (lack) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ jīn ] a catty (about 500 grams); an axe; keen, shrewd
    • [ qiàn ] to lack, to owe; to breathe, to yawn
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Example Words
欣赏 xīn shǎng to appreciate; to enjoy; to admire
欣慰 xīn wèi to be gratified
欣喜 xīn happy
欣然 xīn rán gladly; cheerfully
欣欣向荣 xīn xīn xiàng róng (idiom) flourishing; thriving
More: 欣* | *欣 | *欣*
Example Sentences
This painting is really worth appreciating.
He climbed up the hillside to enjoy the mountain scenery.
They all enjoy going to the art museum to appreciate exhibitions.
I admire her talents and spirit.
I admire this singer's musical style.