Meaning of 示

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Pinyin: shì
English Definition: to show; to reveal
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Pictographic: An altar
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
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Example Words
表示 biǎo shì to express; to show; to say; to state; to indicate; to mean
显示 xiǎn shì to show; to illustrate; to display; to demonstrate
展示 zhǎn shì to reveal; to display; to show; to exhibit sth
指示 zhǐ shì to point out; to indicate; to instruct; directives; instructions; Classifiers:
示范 shì fàn to demonstrate; to show how to do sth; demonstration; a model example
More: 示* | *示 | *示*
Example Sentences
They had a family feast to celebrate it.
Scientists think HD 7924 b is lurking in the constellation Cassiopeia, seen here.
He touched her tray with the tip of his finger as a token of acceptance, and went down the street without a word.
The monitor lizard is one of the species that could soon disappear in the wild.
But as the table on the left shows, some of the eurozone's most prominent nations flagrantly violate those terms.