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Pronunciation
Mandarin shì, shi
Cantonese (Jyutping)si6
Japanese Kunkore, kono, koko
Japanese Onze, shi
Korean (Hangul)
Korean (Yale)si
Vietnamesethị
Meaning
Definition indeed, yes, right; to be; demonstrative pronoun, this, that
Character Rank
Traditional2
Simplified4
常用字表3
Hong Kong Grade Level1
Common Words With This Character  
但是dànshìbut; however
可是kěshìbut; however; (used for emphasis) indeed
总是zǒngshìalways
就是jiùshì(emphasizes that something is precisely or exactly as stated); precisely; exactly; even; if; just like; in the same way as
只是zhǐshìmerely; simply; only; but
于是yúshìthereupon; as a result; consequently; thus; hence
Related Characters
Historical Variant
Look-Alikes
Same Structure & Phonetic Component(Sign-in required)
Computer Encoding
Unicode U+662F
Big 5AC4F
GB2312CAC7
Input Method Codes
Cangjieamyo
Four Corner6080.1
WuBi 86jghu
WuBi 98jghu
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