Meaning of 诗

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(Trad.: 詩)
Pinyin: shī
English Definition: abbr. for Shijing 诗经 , the Book of Songs; poem; Classifiers: ; poetry; verse
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (speech) conveys the meaning.
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    • [ yán ] words, speech; to speak, to say
    • [ ] court, office; temple, monastery
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Example Words:
元诗四大家 [ yuán shī jiā ]: the four masters of Yuan poetry, namely 虞集 , 范梈 , 杨载 and 揭傒斯
题诗 [ shī ]: to inscribe a poem (often, composed on the spot) on a painting, fan or ceramic bowl etc as a work of calligraphy; an inscribed poem
诗人 [ shī rén ]: bard; poet
诗歌 [ shī ]: poem; Classifiers:
诗意 [ shī ]: poetry; poetic quality or flavor
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