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Main
English Definitionrock; stone; stone inscription; one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音; (Chinese surname)
See alsodàn dry measure for grain equal to ten dou ; ten pecks; one hundred liters
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(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄕˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sek6
Part of Speech(名) noun

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石油shíyóuoil; petroleum
石头shítoustone
石灰shíhuīlime (calcium oxide)
石膏shígāogypsum CaSO4·2(H2O); plaster; plaster cast (for a broken bone)
石化shíhuàto petrify; petrochemical industry
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化石huàshífossil
宝石bǎoshíprecious stone; gem
岩石yánshírock
钻石zuànshídiamond
矿石kuàngshíore
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