shén what

Made up of [ rén Person (radical) radical 9, shí ten; 10 radical 24]
Number of strokes 4

Related characters


Using rén : tā (he) huā (flower) mén (s) hé (what) huà (to make into) wèi (position) yè (night) zhuàn (biography) zuò (to do) dài (replace) 亿 yì (100,000,000) nǐ (you) zhù (to live) fèn (portion) gū (estimate) gōng (to provide) zhí (value) bǐng (both) rén (humane) chàng (to initiate) 仿 fǎng (to imitate) dǎo (fall) dàn (but) hòu (wait)
Using shí : bàn (half) dé (virtue) gǔ (ancient) zài (to carry) mài (sell) zhī (to support) dùn (shield) zhí (straight) zǎo (early)

Sounds same

shén (god)

Different tone

shēn (body) shēn (to extend)

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stroke order for 什
Stroke order for character 什, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Cities

喀什 Kashgar, Xinjiang

Phrases

什么 shén me what
Lotus

Lotus

Culture

The lotus is an emblem with strong Buddhist links. As the plant grows in mud and muck and yet produces a pure white flower it is considered a metaphor for favorable transformation.
Thu 22nd Dec 2016

Smog forcing city re-design

As a considerable proportion of China is swathed in toxic smog planners are considering how to combat the problem. One proposed solution is to move people and businesses away from the suburbs of Beijing into outlying districts. The move would give people shorter commutes and lower the density of people in polluted areas. In the last 18 years energy consumption has doubled and the number of cars tripled (Oh for the Halcyon days of bicycles)! The long term plan is for Beijing's population to be capped at 23 million.


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