Meaning of 谁

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(Trad.: 誰)
Pinyin: shéi
English Definition: who; also pr. [shui2]
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (speech) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ yán ] words, speech; to speak, to say
    • [ zhuī ] short-tailed bird; sparrow
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Example Words:
谁知 [ shéi zhī ]: lit. who knows; who would have thought; unexpectedly; unpredictably
谁知道 [ shéi zhī dào ]: God knows...; Who would have imagined...?
人谁无过 [ rén shéi guò ]: Everyone makes mistakes (idiom)
爱谁谁 [ ài shéi shéi ]: (coll.) whatever; who cares
谁人乐队 [ shéi rén yuè duì ]: The Who (1960s UK rock band)
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