Meaning of 式

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Pinyin: shì
English Definition: type; form; pattern; style
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Ideographic: A craftsman using an awl and a measuring square
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper right
    • [ ] to catch, to arrest; to shoot with a bow
    • [ gōng ] labor, work; laborer, worker
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Stroke order image for Chinese character 式
Example Words:
正式 [ zhèng shì ]: formal; official
形式 [ xíng shì ]: outer appearance; form; shape; formality; Classifiers:
方式 [ fāng shì ]: way; manner; style; mode; pattern; Classifiers:
样式 [ yàng shì ]: type; style
付款方式 [ kuǎn fāng shì ]: terms of payment; payment method
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