纟 sī silk
NoteA picture of a curled up silkworm
Number of strokes 3
Index 120 used in: 红 hóng (red)
; 给 gěi (give)
; 纸 zhǐ (paper)
; 经 jīng (Classic)
; 维 wéi (to preserve)
; 累 lèi (tired)
; 纲 gāng (guiding principle)
; 纷 fēn (numerous)
; 组 zǔ (to form)
; 绪 xù (beginnings)
; 结 jié (knot)
; 纪 jì (order)
; 纺 fǎng (fine woven silk fabric)
Sounds same丝 sī (silk)
厶 sī (private)
思 sī (to think)
Different tone死 sǐ (die)
四 sì (four)
巳 sì (snake)
跑 sì (to run)
Full character form of this simplified radical: 丝 sī
Stroke order for character 纟, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license ➚
Once you know the numbers 1 to 12 it is easy to understand the date and time in Chinese.
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