喜歡

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See also: 歡喜 and 喜欢

Chinese[edit]

 
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)
anagram 歡喜欢喜

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

喜歡

  1. to like
    喜歡 / 喜欢  ―  xǐhuān zhè běn shū ma?  ―  Do you like this book?
  2. to often behave in a certain way
    老媽喜歡 / 老妈喜欢  ―  Lǎomā zǒng xǐhuān kū.  ―  Mum always cries.

Synonyms[edit]

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
Zhuolan (Raoping) 中意
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 佮意
Jin Taiyuan 喜歡待見
Min Bei Jian'ou 喜歡
Min Dong Fuzhou 歡喜
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
Chaozhou 歡喜
Wu Shanghai 歡喜
Suzhou 歡喜
Wenzhou 喜歡
Xiang Changsha 喜歡
Shuangfeng 喜歡

Adjective[edit]

喜歡

  1. delighted; happy; excited

Derived terms[edit]