shī corpse


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: wū (house) ; ne (and you?)

< Previous radical 43 wāng Next radical 46 shān >

Sounds same

shī (lion) shī shī (to lose)

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)

< Previous shī Next shí >

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