shí rock; stone; stone inscription


Similar looking characters : yòu (right)
Made with 5 strokes.
A stone underneath a cliff or a cave in a mountain

Sounds same

shí (ten) shí (time) shí (real) shí (food) shí (eat)

Different tone

shī (lion) shī shī (to lose) shī (corpse) shī (poem) shī (to grant) 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) shì (room)

Radical

Index 112 used in: ruò (to seem) ; wān (bowl) ; yìng (hard)

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stroke order for 石
Stroke order for character 石, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Cities

石家庄 Shijiazhuang, Hebei
黄石 Huangshi, Hubei
牙克石 Yakeshi, Inner Mongolia
石嘴山 Shizuishan, Ningxia
石河 Shihezi, Xinjiang

People

蒋介石 Chiang Kaishek

Proverbs

点石成金 diǎn shí chéng jīn To turn something of little worth into something of great value
落井下石 luò jǐng xià shí To add needlessly to someone's misfortunes
水滴石穿 shuǐ dī shí chuān If you persevere, you will eventually achieve your goal
以卵击石 yǐ luǎn tóu shí Overrating strength and being defeated. Defeat guaranteed.
滴水穿石 dī shuǐ chuān shí Long perseverance will win in the end, even stone wears away. Nothing is permanent
木人石心 mù rén shí xīn A heartless person or also someone who is unwaveringly determined to carry out a task and will not be distracted

Also

shí stone
石榴 shí liu pomegranate