sì four

Made up of [ box; bag radical 23, eight; 8 radical 12]


A square area divided into four parts, it has the division character in the middle
Number of strokes 5

Related characters

Using : yī (doctor)
Using : fēn (divide) gōng (public) qí (his) liù (six) gòng (common) xīng (prosper) xué (cave) dài (to respect)

Sounds same

sì (snake) sì (to run)

Different tone

sī (silk) sī (private) sī (silk) sī (to think) sǐ (die)

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stroke order for 四
Stroke order for character 四, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license


四川 Sichuan


四平 Siping, Jilin


家徒四壁 jiā tú sì bì To be very poor
四面楚歌 sì miàn chǔ gē Ambushed from all sides. Under sustained attack


四十五个人 sì shí wǔ gè rén 45 people
我们喝了四杯绿茶 wǒ ménhē lesì bēi lù chá We have drunk four cups of green tea
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