shì spirit; altar


Number of strokes 4

Radical

Index 113 used in: fú (good fortune) ; lǐ (ceremony) ; zǔ (grandfather)

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Sounds same

shì (is) shì (matter) shì (market) shì (life) shì (bachelor) shì (clan name) shì (to show)

Different tone

shī (lion) shī shī (to lose) shī (corpse) shí (ten) shí (time) shí (rock) shí (real) shí (food) shí (eat) shǐ (history) shǐ (to begin) shǐ (arrow) shǐ (pig)
Full character form of this simplified radical: shì

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

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