shè residence

Made up of [ rén person radical 9, shé tongue radical 135]

Note

'person' gives the meaning, 'she' (tongue) gives phonetic
Number of strokes: 8

Related characters


Also uses rén component: chá (tea) cóng (from) hé (why) huì (can) jīn (modern) jiǔ (long time) lìng (to order) shí (eat) yǐ (to use) zhòng (many) zuò (seat) zuò (sit)
Also uses shé component: huà (speech) huó (to live) luàn (in confusion or disorder)

Sounds same

shè (to shoot) shè (to wade)

Different tone

shé (tongue) shé (snake)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

舍本逐末 shě běn zhú mò Concentrating on the little details rather than the important stuff
退避三舍 tuì bì sān shè To retreat ahead of superior force, a tactical withdrawal. A 'she' is an ancient term for three day's march or 30 li. To sensibly avoid conflict.

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