身 shēn body; life; oneself Note Originally a picture of a pregnant woman but now extended to mean body in general
Number of strokes
Index 158 used in:
射 shè (to shoot)
躺 tǎng (to recline) Sounds same
申 shēn (to extend) Different tone
神 shén (god)
什 shén (what) Pronunciation Your browser does not support this audio element.
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身临其境 shēn lín qí jìng
To be present at a location. A witness to an event
身体力行 shēn tǐ lì xíng
Following the advice given oneself
羊毛出在羊身上 yáng maó chū zài yáng shēn shàng
Unrealistic expectations. You get what you pay for
hù shēn fú amulet
The most versatile of plants is the bamboo, it is used for food, baskets, tubes, scaffolding, musical instruments and more. In China it even forms some of the forests.
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