点心 meaning and pronunciation

点心
Simplified characters
點心
Traditional characters

点心 in English

diǎn xin

  • pastry
  • dimsum (in Cantonese cooking)
  • dessert
  • light refreshments

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Characters

  • (diǎn): point; dot; drop; speck; o'clock; point (in space or time); to draw a dot; to check on a list; to choose; to order (food in a restaurant); to touch briefly; to hint; to light; to ignite; to pour a liquid drop by drop; (old) one fifth of a two-hour watch 更[geng1]; dot stroke in Chinese characters; classifier for items;
  • (xīn): heart; mind; intention; center; core; CL:顆|颗[ke1],個|个[ge4];