sī private; secret; selfish

Note

A picture of a nose. Pointing to one's nose indicates 'self'.
Number of strokes 2

Radical

Index 28 used in: qù (go) ; gōng (public) ; néng (to be able to) ; tái (typhoon) ; zhì (to arrive) ; me (what)

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Sounds same

sī (silk) sī (silk) sī (to think)

Different tone

sǐ (die) sì (four) sì (snake) sì (to run)

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

yáng sheep; goat

Origin

Can be thought of as a goat seen from above with horns, shoulders, body, back legs and tail

Radical

Index 123 used in: used in: qún (group) ; xiān (fresh) ; měi (beautiful)
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