sì Buddhist temple; mosque

Made up of [ earth; soil radical 32, cùn unit of length; inch; thumb radical 41]
Used as component in : shī
Number of strokes: 6

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Also uses component: chéng (city) dì (earth) guī (jade tablet) guī (jade tablet) hēi (black) jiāng (border) kuài (piece) lǐ (inside) líng (mound) qù (go) shèng (holy) zài (exist) zhì (to arrive) zhōu (surname Zhou) zǒu (walk) zuò (sit) zuò (seat)
Also uses cùn component: dé (get) duì (right) fēng (to confer) guò (past) shè (to shoot) shí (time) shù (tree)

Sounds same

sì (four) sì (snake) sì (to run)

Different tone

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

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huà to draw; picture; painting

Made up of [ tián field radical 102, yī one radical 1, kǎn open box radical 17]


Thinking of a field in a sort of frame gives the idea of a landscape painting
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