hū xī
v./n. to breathe; breath
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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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hòu tiān kǎo shì qián jì de yào zuò shēn hū xī
phr. The day after tomorrow remember to take a deep breath before the exam.
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wǒ men bǐng zhù hū xī , jǐn zhāng de dīng zhe diàn shì .
phr. We all held our breath and curiously stared at the TV.
hū xī jí cù
phr. tachypnea
hū xī nèi kē
nphr. (Med.) division of respiratory medicine
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tā de hū xī hěn cū zhòng
phr. His breath was very thick and heavy.
shēn hū xī
nphr. deep breath
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hū xī hū xī xīn xiān de kōng qì
phr. to breathe some fresh air (casually or for a short while)