shì life; age; generation

Made up of [ one radical 1]


A picture of three leaves on a branch

Related characters

Using : bǐng (third in order) chǒu (shameful) dé (virtue) huò (maybe) lì (beautiful) qiě (and) yǔ (to give) zhèng (correct) bù (no; not) dàn (dawn) bǎi (hundred)

Sounds same

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


袁世凱 Yuan Shikai


花花世界 huā huā shì jiè World seething with life
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