shī poem; poetry; verse

Made up of [ yán words radical 149, Buddhist temple; mosque ]
A measure word to use for this noun:
Alternative traditional form of character:
Made with 8 strokes.
The speech radical on the left is the classifier, the temple character 'si' provides rough phonetic

Related characters


Also uses yán component: dàn (birth) 访 fǎng (to visit) huà (speech) jì (to record) mí (riddle) qǐng (please) shéi (who) shuō (to speak) sù (to complain) xiè (thanks) yǔ (language)

Sounds same

shī (lion) shī shī (to lose) shī (corpse) shī (to grant)

Different tone

shí (ten) shí (time) shí (rock) shí (real) shí (food) shí (eat) shǐ (history) shǐ (to begin) shǐ (arrow) shǐ (pig) shì (is) shì (matter) shì (market) shì (life) shì (spirit) shì (bachelor) shì (clan name) shì (to show) shì (room)

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Pronunciation

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