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Pīnyīn
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HSK
it is a pity / what a pity / unfortunately
HSK 4
to treasure / to value / to cherish
HSK 5
to cherish / to treasure / to use sparingly
HSK 5
to regret / to feel that it is a great pity / to feel sorry for sb
HSK 6
not stint / not spare / not hesitate (to do sth) / not scruple (to do sth)
HSK 6
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  *惜* | 惜* | *惜
to cherish / to begrudge / to pity / Taiwan pr. [xi2]
to take pity on / to feel tenderness toward
to cherish / to dote on
to appreciate one's good fortune
to have tender, protective feelings for the fairer sex (idiom)
to lament
to stint / to be miserly
to take loving care of / to value
lit. to be hardly worth eating, but it would still be a pity to discard it (idiom) / fig. some things have little to no value, yet one is still reluctant to part with them
to be ready to go to war
reluctant to part
sigh of regret
to feel compassion for
to treasure written material as a cultural resource (idiom)
to empathize / to understand and sympathize
recess
to cherish every moment / to make good use of one's time
people of talent appreciate one another (idiom) / to sympathize with one another
to spare no effort / to devote all one's energies


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