shì market; city

Made up of [ jīn scarf; towel radical 50, tóu head; lid radical 8]

Related characters


Using jīn : cháng (always) mào (hat)
Using tóu : mǔ (area) jīng (capital) hēng (prosperous) yè (night) yì (also) wáng (to die)

Sounds same

shì (is) shì (matter) shì (life) 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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Pronunciation

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Cities

吉林市 Jilin City, Jilin
呼伦贝尔市 Hulunbuir, Inner Mongolia
芒市 Mangshi, Yunnan

Also

台北市 Táiběi Shì Taipei
Wed 13th Dec 2017

Southern water replenishes Beijing

We included a news item in July about the ambitious water management projects in China. A new article on the Shanghai Daily web site details just how impressive it all is. It is the world's largest water diversion project projected to cost $76 billion dollars. The first phase is complete and generating great benefit to Beijing. About 3 trillion gallons have been rerouted and the water all the way from the Yangzi is now supplying 70% of Beijing's water. All this is great news in the parched north but there are concerns that the diversion may adversely affect the lower Yangzi delta region's delicate ecosystem.


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