char. pregnancy; happy event; be fond of, like
Other meanings
[xǐ]   adj./v. glad, happy; (of plants and animals) have an inclination (for)
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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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xǐ hào
v./n. like, love, be fond of; like, interest
xí jiǔ
n. wedding feast; wine or alcohol served at a wedding feast
yóu xǐ le
phr. (old) (married woman) is pregnant
qiáo qiān zhī xǐ
idiom. congratulations on one's new home, celebration of moving to a new house
dào xǐ
v. to express congratulations