sī silk


A picture of a curled up silkworm
Number of strokes 3


Index 120 used in: hóng (red) ; gěi (give) ; zhǐ (paper) ; jīng (Classic) ; wéi (to preserve) ; lèi (tired) ; gāng (guiding principle) ; fēn (numerous) ; zǔ (to form) ; xù (beginnings) ; jié (knot) ; jì (order) ; fǎng (fine woven silk fabric)

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Sounds same

sī (silk) sī (private) sī (to think)

Different tone

sǐ (die) sì (four) sì (snake) sì (to run)
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stroke order for 纟
Stroke order for character 纟, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

sù to complain; to sue; to tell

Made up of [ yán words radical 149]


The words radical suggests conversation and the seconfd part 'chi' means scold.
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