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n. fuel, firewood; salary
    (lit) grass (for )
    (only for traditional) grass (for )

Simplified Chinese


Traditional Chinese

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.
xīn shuǐ
n. salary
qǐ xīn
n./v. starting salary; start drawing or paying salary
fú dǐ chōu xīn
phr. take drastic measure to deal with a situation
bēi shuǐ chē xīn
idiom. trying to put out a burning cartload of woods with a cup of water (an utterly inadequate measure)
xīn jìn huǒ chuán
idiom. As one piece of fuel is consumed, the flame passes to another -- a learning, skill, etc. passing from master to pupil in endless succession
cuò huǒ jī xīn
idiom. put a fire under firewood -- to have latent danger
tíng xīn liú zhí
phr. retain one's post with salaries suspended during a long leave of absence
wò xīn cháng dǎn
idiom. to lie on firewood and lick a gall bladder -- suffering patiently, but firmly resolved on revenge
dǐ xīn
nphr. basic wage, starting salary