Xi Guan – Daily Mandarin Lesson 习惯

Meaning

    habit; custom; usual practice; to be used to

Pronunciation

    Tone marks: ► xí guàn
    Tone numbers: xi2 guan4

Chinese Characters

    Traditional: 習慣
    Simplified: 习惯

    First Character: 習 (xí) – to practice; to study; habit
    Second Character: 慣 (guàn) – accustomed to; used to

Examples of Xí Guàn
 
    ► Tā xí guàn zǎo shang hē kā fēi.
    她習慣早上喝咖啡。
    她习惯早上喝咖啡。
    She usually drinks coffee in the morning.

    ► Wǒ xí guàn wǎn shuì.
    我習慣晚睡。
    我习惯晚睡。
    I’m in the habit of going to bed late.


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