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

Also

台北市 Táiběi Shì Taipei

Desert

China is usually thought of warm and humid but the country has some of the hottest and driest deserts in the world. The Taklimakan desert is a large desert in Xinjiang province, which is still a difficult desert to cross. Its Arabic name means something like 'abandoned place'.
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