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Pronunciation :
Meaning :
  1. inhale; breathe in. (v)
  2. suck (liquids). (v)
  3. absorb; suck up. (v)
  4. attract. (v)
Radical :
Strokes : 6
Traditional :
Usage : 12.2%
Common Words / Phrases:
1.
吸收
xī shōu
: absorb
2.
吸引
xī yǐn
: attract
3.
吸气
xī qì
: inhale
4.
吸烟
xī yān
: smoke
5.
吸毒
xī dú
: Take narcotics, referring to abusing opium, heroin, etc
6.
吸取
xī qǔ
: absorb; draw
7.
吸尘机
xī chén jī
: vacuum cleaner
8.
呼吸
hū xī
: breathe
Sentences:
1. Take a deep breath.
shēn shēn de kǒu
深深 : deep
: (particle) used after an adverbial
: inhale
: one
: measure word
: breath
2. Mosquitoes suck human blood.
wén zi rén xuè
蚊子 : mosquito
: suck
: human
: blood
3. Mop up water with a sponge.
yòng hǎi mián shuǐ
: use
海绵 : sponge
: absorb
: water
4. This movie delighted him to no ends.
zhè diàn yǐng yǐn le
: this
: measure word
电影 : movie
吸引 : attract
: (particle) used after an action that has taken place
: he, him
5. I need some fresh air.
yào xiē xīn xiān kōng
: I
需要 : need
呼吸 : breathe
一些 : some
新鲜 : fresh
空气 : air
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