shǐ arrow; to vow

Note

Ancient picture of an arrow, now has lost righthand side point
Number of strokes 5

Radical

Index 111 used in: zhī (to know) ; zú (clan) ; ǎi (low) ; hòu (wait)

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Sounds same

shǐ (history) shǐ (to begin) shǐ (pig)

Different tone

shī (lion) shī shī (to lose) shī (corpse) shí (ten) shí (time) shí (rock) shí (real) shí (food) shí (eat) shì (is) shì (matter) shì (market) shì (life) shì (spirit) shì (bachelor) shì (clan name) shì (to show)

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

Proverbs

矢口否认 shǐ kǒu fǒu rèn To flatly deny
Power and Prosperity during the Tang dynasty

Power and Prosperity during the Tang dynasty

History

When the dynasties of China are brought to mind, the Han, Tang and Ming are generally considered the greatest. During the Tang China was undoubtedly the only world super-power with huge cities and great achievements. Tang poetry is considered the finest. Influence of China spread far to the west reaching the Aral Sea and Pakistan.
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