Meaning of 试

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(Trad.: 試)
Pinyin: shì
English Definition: to test; to try; experiment; examination; test
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (speech) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ yán ] words, speech; to speak, to say
    • [ shì ] formula, pattern, rule, style, system
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Example Words
试验 shì yàn experiment; test; Classifiers: ; to experiment; experimental
考试 kǎo shì to take an exam; exam; Classifiers:
试点 shì diǎn test point; to carry out trial; pilot scheme
尝试 cháng shì to try; to attempt; Classifiers:
测试 shì to test (machinery etc); to test (students); test; quiz; exam; beta (software)
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Example Sentences
I try to help them.
If you have some, try to get more.
Why not try again?
Anything is possible if you do your best, so try to do your best every day.
I try to throw in at least one" he or she" in recognition of this.