Meaning of 柿

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Pinyin: shì
English Definition: persimmon
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (tree) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ shì ] city, town; market, fair; to trade
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Example Words
西红柿 hóng shì tomato; Classifiers:
柿饼 shì bǐng dried persimmon
柿子 shì zi persimmon; Classifiers:
柿子椒 shì zi jiāo bell pepper, aka sweet pepper
西红柿炒鸡蛋 hóng shì chǎo dàn scrambled chicken egg with fresh tomato (well known Mandarin dish)
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