shì clan name; maiden name


Number of strokes 4

Radical

Index 83 used in: zhǐ (paper)

< Previous radical 82 máo Next radical 84 >

Sounds same

shì (is) shì (matter) shì (market) shì (life) shì (spirit) shì (bachelor) 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 氏
Stroke order for character 氏, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

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