shí food; eat


Number of strokes 3

Radical

Index 184 used in: yǐn (to drink) ; bǎo (to eat till full) ; fàn (food) ; jiǎo (dumpling) ; guǎn (building)

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Sounds same

shí (ten) shí (time) shí (rock) shí (real) shí (eat)

Different tone

shī (lion) shī shī (to lose) shī (corpse) shǐ (history) shǐ (to begin) shǐ (arrow) shǐ (pig) shì (is) shì (matter) shì (market) shì (life) shì (spirit) shì (bachelor) shì (clan name) shì (to show)
Full character form of this simplified radical: shí

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

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For centuries the Western gateway to China was at Jiayuguan in the north-west of Gansu province. It was an impressive fort marking entry into China on the Silk Road known as the “First and Greatest Pass Under Heaven”. It has impressive 35 feet [11 meters] high walls. Banishment from China meant ejection from this gate into the barbarian states that lived beyond.
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