shī corpse


Similar looking characters : hù (door)
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The traditional form is a picture of a person lying down, hence a body
Number of strokes: 3

Radical

Index 44 used in: used in: jú (office) ; ne (and you?) ; wū (house)

< Previous radical 43 wāng Next radical 46 shān >

Sounds same

shī (lion) shī shī (to lose) shī (poem)

Different tone

shí (ten) shí (time) shí (rock) shí (real) shí (food) shí (eat) shǐ (history) shǐ (to begin) shǐ (arrow) shǐ (pig) shì (is) shì (matter) shì (market) shì (life) shì (spirit) shì (bachelor) shì (clan name) shì (to show) shì (room)

< Previous shī Next shī >

The Hidden Kingdom of Sichuan

The Hidden Kingdom of Sichuan

China

Protected by mountains on three sides and the Yangzi river on the other, Sichuan has the feel of an isolated kingdom. Historically Chinese culture has held out longest here when China came under attack. It has hot, moist summers and has been heavily populated for two thousand years.

Pearl of wisdom

The quality of a pearl is somewhat like the moon. It appear cool and translucent for this reason the moon can be referred to as the 'night shining pearl'. It is often shown with dragons chasing it, representing the legendary connection of dragons chasing the moon to cause eclipses and phases of the moon.
Read More
Share this page Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest

Chinasage is a new web resource, started in 2012, pages will be added, enhanced and re-formatted regularly. Please check back soon for updated information about China.

We would be most grateful if you can help improve this page. Please visit our (secure) contact page to leave any comment. Thanks.

Citation information: Chinasage, 'Chinese character shī 尸 corpse', , Web, http://www.chinasage.info/chars/fch_shi_corpse.htm.

Copyright © Chinasage 2012 to 2018