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The Cantonese word sik - 惜 - sik1
(to cherish in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

sik1

English translations

to cherish, to sympathize, to stint,
to have pity for, to have compassion for

Chinese character (simplified):

The traditional Chinese characters of sik1 are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Character complexity
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is composed of 11 strokes and therefore is of average complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to treasure  |  to value
惜 ( sik / sik1 ) belongs to the 3000 most common Chinese characters (rank 1214)
Other characters that are pronounced sik1 in Cantonese
More words that mean to sympathize in Cantonese
lin4 ( 怜 )

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