sì to run; to run away; to escape

Made up of [ foot; to be sufficient; ample radical 157, bāo to cover; to wrap; to hold ]


The foot radical suggests running and 'bao' give rough phonetic
Number of strokes 12

Related characters

Using : lù (road) gēn (heel)
Using bāo : bào (to hold) pào (bubble) bǎo (to eat till full) pào (cannon)

Sounds same

sì (four) sì (snake)

Different tone

sī (silk) sī (private) sī (silk) sī (to think) sǐ (die)

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