shè to shoot; to launch; to allude to

Made up of [ shēn body; life; oneself radical 158, cùn unit of length; inch; thumb radical 41]
Used as component in : xiè

Note

A body and a thumb taken to represent somebody shooting an arrow
Number of strokes: 10

Related characters


Also uses shēn component: tǎng (to recline)
Also uses cùn component: dé (get) duì (right) fēng (to confer) guò (past) shí (time) shù (tree) sì (Buddhist temple)

Sounds same

shè (residence)

Different tone

shé (tongue)

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Pronunciation

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yào medicine; drug; to poison

Made up of [ cǎo grass; herb radical 140]

Origin

Original showed medicinal herbs giving harmony. The modern form has 'restrain' under the 'grass/herb' radical suggesting alleviate illness
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