shé tongue


Picture of a tongue emerging from a mouth at the bottom
Number of strokes 6


Index 135 used in: huà (speech) ; shè (residence)

< Previous radical 133 zhì Next radical 137 zhōu >

Different tone

shè (to shoot) shè (residence)

< Previous shǎo Next shè >

Chinese proverb


Luàn qī zāo [luan qi ba zao]
chaos seven eight dregs
Chaotic mess
To be in a terrible mess. Dirty and filthy

Mandarin Chinese: The Rough Guide Phrasebook

book cover A well organised and useful phrasebook. Very useful for a business traveler or tourist. It has a dictionary of words and phrases with Chinese mandarin and characters as well as a shorter pinyin to English guide. This is followed by dialogue suggestions for common encounters: shopping, traveling and dining.
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