丝 sī silk
Alternative traditional form
of character: 絲
NoteBased on the picture of two curled up silkworms that produce silk
Number of strokes 6
Sounds same厶 sī (private)
纟 sī (silk)
思 sī (to think)
Different tone死 sǐ (die)
四 sì (four)
巳 sì (snake)
跑 sì (to run)
This character is also represented as a radical in the form: 纟 sī
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藕断丝连 oǔ duàn sī lián
Friendship survives adversity
一丝不苟 yī sī bù gǒu
To be meticulous. To pay atttention to every detail.
圣 shèng holy; sacred; saint
Made up of [土
tǔ earth; soil radical 32, 又
yòu also; in addition; and radical 29]
OriginRepresented by 'hand' over 'earth', suggesting divine intervention and hence 'holy'Full information for 圣
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