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See also: 歡喜 and 喜欢

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ChineseEdit

 
to be fond of; to like; to enjoy; to be happy; to feel pleased; happiness; delight; glad
joyous; happy; pleased
trad. (喜歡)
simp. (喜欢)
variant forms 稀飯稀饭 slang
anagram 歡喜欢喜

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

喜歡

  1. to like
    喜歡 / 喜欢  ―  xǐhuan zhè běn shū ma?  ―  Do you like this book?
    還是喜歡 / 还是喜欢  ―  Wǒ háishì hěn xǐhuan nǐ.  ―  I still like you a lot.
    喜歡作家沒有之一 [MSC, trad.]
    喜欢作家没有之一 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā shì wǒ zuì xǐhuan de zuòjiā, méiyǒu zhīyī. [Pinyin]
    She is my number one favourite author.
  2. to often behave in a certain way
    老媽喜歡 / 老妈喜欢  ―  Lǎomā zǒng xǐhuan kū.  ―  Mum always cries.

SynonymsEdit

  • (like):
Dialectal synonyms of 喜歡 (“to like”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese , 喜好, 愛好
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 喜愛, 喜好, 愛好
Mandarin Beijing 喜歡, 好希,
Taiwan 喜歡,
Jinan 喜歡
Xi'an 喜歡,
Wuhan 喜歡,
Chengdu 喜歡, 歡喜,
Yangzhou 歡喜
Hefei 喜歡
Cantonese Guangzhou 中意, 歡喜
Hong Kong 中意
Taishan 中意
Yangjiang 中意, 歡喜
Gan Nanchang 歡喜
Hakka Meixian 中意,
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 中意,
Liudui (S. Sixian) 中意,
Hsinchu (Hailu) 中意,
Dongshi (Dabu) 中意, 合意,
Hsinchu (Raoping) 中意,
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 佮意,
Sabah 中意,
Jin Taiyuan 喜歡, 待見
Min Bei Jian'ou , 喜歡
Min Dong Fuzhou 歡喜, 中意,
Min Nan Xiamen 歡喜, 意愛, , 佮意, 舒合
Quanzhou 歡喜, 意愛, , 佮意
Zhangzhou 歡喜, , 佮意
Taipei 歡喜, 意愛, , 佮意
Penang 舒合,
Philippines (Manila) , 佮意
Chaozhou 歡喜,
Wu Shanghai 歡喜
Suzhou 歡喜
Wenzhou 喜歡
Xiang Changsha 喜歡
Shuangfeng 喜歡

AntonymsEdit

  • (like):
Dialectal synonyms of 討厭 (“to dislike; to loathe; to hate”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 討厭, 厭惡, 憎惡
Mandarin Beijing 討厭, 不待見
Taiwan 討厭
Jinan 討厭, 惡素
Xi'an 討厭
Wuhan , 討厭
Chengdu 討厭, 見不得,
Yangzhou , 惡嫌, 討厭
Hefei 討厭, 格厭
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Foshan
Shunde
Zhongshan (Shiqi)
Doumen (Shangheng Tanka)
Taishan ,
Kaiping (Chikan) ,
Dongguan
Yangjiang
Gan Nanchang 討厭, 討嫌,
Hakka Meixian
Miaoli (N. Sixian)
Liudui (S. Sixian)
Hsinchu (Hailu)
Dongshi (Dabu)
Hsinchu (Raoping)
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Jin Taiyuan 討厭
Min Bei Jian'ou 討厭,
Min Dong Fuzhou , ,
Min Nan Xiamen , , , 沖神, 沖𡳞
Quanzhou
Zhangzhou ,
Penang
Philippines (Manila)
Chaozhou
Wu Suzhou 討厭,
Wenzhou 討厭,
Xiang Changsha 討嫌, 厭眼
Shuangfeng 討嫌

AdjectiveEdit

喜歡

  1. delighted; happy; excited

Derived termsEdit