v. to wash; to develop (photos); to erase (a tape recording, etc.); to shuffle (cards)
Other meanings
[xǐ]   char. clear (from a charge of guilt); kill everyone, devastate; eliminate, clear away; (lit.) washing utensil
    water
 n/a 
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.
EXAMPLES
xǐ yī fu
phr. wash clothes
xǐ chē
phr. wash the car
xǐ pái
phr. shuffle (cards)
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zhào piàn dōu xǐ chū lái le , dǐ piàn méi yǒu yòng le .
phr. All the pictures have been developed, and the negatives are of no more use.
gān xǐ
v. to dry clean
xǐ xiàng piàn
phr. develop the film