sì four

Made up of [ wéi proud; enclosure; upright radical 31, eight; 8 radical 12]
Similar looking characters : 西 xī (west)

Note

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

Related characters


Also uses wéi component: gù (hard) guó (country) huí (to circle) miàn (face) yuán (park) zhōng (centre)
Also uses component: dài (to respect) fēn (divide) gòng (common) gōng (public) guān (shut) huáng (yellow) líng (mound) liù (six) qí (his) shāng (commerce) xīng (prosper) xué (cave)

Sounds same

sì (snake) sì (to run) sì (Buddhist temple)

Different tone

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

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Pronunciation

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

Provinces

四川 Sichuan

Cities

四平 Siping, Jilin

Proverbs

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

Phrases

sì shí wǔ gè rén 45 people
绿 wǒ mén hē le sì bēi lù chá We have drunk four cups of green tea

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