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Meaning of 室

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Pinyin: shì
English Definition: room; work unit; grave; scabbard; family or clan; one of the 28 constellations of Chinese astronomy
Chinese Definition:
①屋子,房间,亦指家:居室。教室。会客室。温室。引狼入室。
②家,家族:皇室。女有家,男有室。
③机关团体内部的工作单位:档案室。
④古指妻子(亦指为子娶妻或以女嫁人):妻室。继室。
⑤刀剑的鞘。
⑥墓穴。
⑦星名,二十八宿之一。
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (roof) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [gàimian2] roof; house
    • [ zhì ] reach, arrive; very, extremely
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Example Words
办公室 bàn gōng shì office; business premises; bureau; Classifiers:
实验室 shí yàn shì laboratory; Classifiers:
教室 jiào shì classroom; Classifiers:
室内 shì nèi indoor
温室 wēn shì greenhouse
More: 室* | *室 | *室*
Example Sentences
1
He was allotted a three-room flat.
2
15
穿
16
It is 15 years since I last served on a shopfloor, but she looks like a 16 to me, so I find her the size and she heads to the changing rooms.
3
The waiting room for Heaven - where else is there to go?
4
You turn at this corridor and half way down that hall you see a door labeled "Quiet Room".
5
If you have a family, I recommend you read their blogs too.