shè residence

Made up of [ rén person radical 9, shé tongue radical 135]


'person' gives the meaning, 'she' (tongue) gives phonetic
Number of strokes: 8

Related characters

Also uses rén component: chá (tea) cóng (from) hé (why) huì (can) jīn (modern) jiǔ (long time) lìng (to order) shí (eat) yǐ (to use) zhòng (many) zuò (sit) zuò (seat)
Also uses shé component: huà (speech) huó (to live) luàn (in confusion or disorder)

Sounds same

shè (to shoot) shè (to wade)

Different tone

shé (tongue) shé (snake)

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