shǐ arrow; to vow


Similar looking characters : shì (to show)

Note

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

Radical

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

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Sounds same

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

Different tone

shī (lion) shī shī (to lose) shī (corpse) shī (poem) 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) shì (room)

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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 the truth

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