Meaning of 石

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Ideographic: A rock at the base of a cliff
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • [ chǎng ] cliff; factory, workshop; building
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
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  • Pinyin: dàn

    English Definition: dry measure for grain equal to ten dou ; ten pecks; one hundred liters
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    Example Words:
    石鼓 dàn Dangu district of Hengyang city 衡阳市 , Hunan
    石鼓区 dàn Dangu district of Hengyang city 衡阳市 , Hunan
    公石 gōng dàn hectoliter; quintal
    英石 yīng dàn stone (British unit of mass equal to 14 pounds (about 6.3 kilograms))
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  • Pinyin: shí

    English Definition: surname Shi; rock; stone; stone inscription; one of the eight categories of ancient musical instruments 八音
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    Example Words:
    石油 shí yóu oil; petroleum
    石头 shí tou stone; Classifiers:
    化石 huà shí fossil
    石家庄 shí jiā zhuāng Shijiazhuang prefecture level city and capital of Hebei Province 河北省 in north China
    岩石 yán shí rock
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