old variant of 膝


strokes 15
strokes after radical 11
卑躬屈膝 卑躬屈膝 bei1 gong1 qu1 xi1
to bow and bend the knee (idiom); fawning; bending and scraping to curry favor

促膝 促膝 cu4 xi1
lit. knees pressed close; intimate; seated side by side; in close contact

促膝谈心 促膝談心 cu4 xi1 tan2 xin1
to sit side-by-side and have a heart-to-heart talk (idiom)

护膝 護膝 hu4 xi1
kneepad; knee brace

磕膝盖 磕膝蓋 ke1 xi1 gai4
(dialect) knee

男人膝下有黄金 男人膝下有黃金 nan2 ren2 xi1 xia4 you3 huang2 jin1
lit. the man has gold under his knees; fig. a man who does not easily kneel in front of others (owing to pride or moral integrity)

牛膝 牛膝 niu2 xi1
Achyranthes bidentata (root used in Chinese medicine)

牛膝草 牛膝草 niu2 xi1 cao3
hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)

奴颜婢膝 奴顏婢膝 nu2 yan2 bi4 xi1
servile and bending the knee (idiom); fawning; bending and scraping to curry favor

盘膝 盤膝 pan2 xi1

齐膝 齊膝 qi2 xi1
level with one's knees; knee-length (skirt etc); knee-deep (mud etc)

屈膝礼 屈膝禮 qu1 xi1 li3

绕膝 繞膝 rao4 xi1
(children) run around parent's knees; fig. to stay to look after one's elderly parents

绕膝承欢 繞膝承歡 rao4 xi1 cheng2 huan1
to live with one's parents, thus bringing them happiness (idiom)

双膝 雙膝 shuang1 xi1
both knees

膝盖 膝蓋 xi1 gai4

膝盖骨 膝蓋骨 xi1 gai4 gu3

膝上舞 膝上舞 xi1 shang4 wu3
lap dance

膝上型 膝上型 xi1 shang4 xing2
laptop (computer)

膝上型电脑 膝上型電腦 xi1 shang4 xing2 dian4 nao3
laptop (computer)

膝袒 膝袒 xi1 tan3
to walk on one's knees and bare one's breast (a gesture of deepest apology)

膝下 膝下 xi1 xia4
at the knee (in reference to children); (salutation used in letters to parents or grandparents)