shì bachelor; scholar; first class military rank


Number of strokes 3

Sounds same

shì (is) shì (matter) shì (market) shì (life) shì (spirit) shì (clan name) shì (to show)

Different tone

shī (lion) shī shī (to lose) shī (corpse) shí (ten) shí (time) shí (rock) shí (real) shí (food) shí (eat) shǐ (history) shǐ (to begin) shǐ (arrow) shǐ (pig)

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

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