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The Chinese word shi - 释 - shì
(to explain in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

shì

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English translations

to explain, to release, to clear up,
to set free, to let go

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The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
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Chinese characters  ( shi / shì ) with pronunciation (English translation: to explain )
释 ( shi / shì ) in traditional characters
Character complexity
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is composed of 12 strokes and therefore is of average complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

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释 ( shi / shì ) belongs to the 3000 most common Chinese characters (rank 1136)
Chinese example words containing the character 释 ( shi / shì )
解释 ( jiĕshì = to explain )
More words that mean to explain in Chinese
chén ( 陈 ), jiăng ( 讲 ), jiăngjiĕ ( 讲解 ), jiĕshì ( 解释 ), shuōmíng ( 说明 )
More words that mean to release in Chinese
jiĕfàng ( 解放 )

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