xìn
v./adv. believe; profess faith in (a religion); at will, without a plan
Other meanings
[xìn]   n. letter; message, news
[xìn]   char. true, real; trustworthy; evidence; trust, faith; fuse
    person, man
 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
xiāng xìn
v. believe, trust
xìn bǐ tú mǒ
phr. paint aimlessly
xìn tú
n. believer, follower, adherent
xìn jiào
phr. believe in a religion
bú xìn
v. don't believe
xìn kǒu kāi hé
idiom. say whatever comes to one's mind without proper consideration