Meaning of 史

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Pinyin: shǐ
English Definition: history; annals; title of an official historian in ancient China
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Ideographic: A hand using a pen to record a history
Character Formation:
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    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ ] to govern; to control; to nurture
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Example Words
历史 shǐ history; Classifiers:
党史 dǎng shǐ history of the Party
史料 shǐ liào historical material or data
史学 shǐ xué historiography
史诗 shǐ shī an epic; poetic saga
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