歡喜

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See also: 喜歡 and 欢喜

Chinese[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

歡喜

  1. joyful; happy; delighted

Synonyms[edit]

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Verb[edit]

歡喜

  1. (literary or regional, including Cantonese, Gan, Min Dong, Min Nan, Sichuan, Wu) to like; to be fond of
    雖然歡喜 [MSC, trad.]
    虽然欢喜 [MSC, simp.]
    From: 冬天裡的一把火
    Wǒ suīrán huānxǐ, què méi duì nǐ shuō. [Pinyin]
    Even though I like [you], I didn't tell you.
    歡喜 [Shanghainese, trad.]
    欢喜 [Shanghainese, simp.]
    I like you a lot!

Synonyms[edit]

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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

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