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

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Chinese proverb

Proverb

léi tíng [da fa lei ting]
big develop thunder
Develop large thunderstorm
Fly into an extreme rage
To spit nails
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