shì to show; to reveal


Similar looking characters : shǐ (arrow)

Note

Ancient pictograph of an altar. It has an alternative form as a left-side radical
Number of strokes: 5

Radical

Index 113 used in: used in: jì (border) ; jìn (to prohibit) ; piào (ticket)

< Previous radical 112 shí Next radical 115 >

Sounds same

shì (is) shì (matter) shì (market) shì (life) shì (bachelor) shì (clan name) shì (room)

Different tone

shī (lion) shī shī (to lose) shī (corpse) shī (poem) shí (ten) shí (time) shí (rock) shí (real) shí (food) shí (eat) shǐ (history) shǐ (to begin) shǐ (arrow) shǐ (pig)
Full character form of this simplified radical: shì

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