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kě xī
v./adj./adv. to treasure, to value highly and use prudently; regrettable; regrettably

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.
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zhēn shì tài kě xī le,nǐ cuò guò le yí gè zhè me hǎo de jī huì .
phr. What a pity it is for you to miss such a good chance!
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nǐ bù néng lái cān jiā wǒ men de jù huì, zhēn shì tài kě xī le .
phr. It is a pity that you couldn't join our party.
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kě xī nǐ méi yǒu lái, zuó tiān yóu hěn duō hǎo chī de
phr. It's a pity that you didn't come. There were lots of tasty foods yesterday.
zhí kě xī hóu zi tīng le xǐ què de huà
phr. Unfortunately, the monkey has heard what the magpie said.
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chā bàn fēn jiù jí gé le, zhēn kě xī !
phr. Only 0.5 point away from passing the exam -- what a pity!
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kě xī mén piào zǎo jiù mài guāng le .
phr. Regrettably, the entrance tickets were sold out long time ago.
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kě xī zhè lí yǒu rén .
phr. Too bad, it's taken.; What a pity, someone will sit here.
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tā bú shì kě xī nà diǎnr qián, zhè gè wèn tí qián jiě jué bù liǎo .
phr. It's not that he cares about such little money - this problem cannot be resolved by money.