Meaning of 逝

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Pinyin: shì
English Definition: (of time) to pass; to die
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (walk) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from lower left
    • [ chuò ] to walk; walking
    • [ zhé ] to break, to snap; to fold, to bend; to bow; humble
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Example Words
逝世 shì shì to pass away; to die
病逝 bìng shì to die of illness
流逝 liú shì (of time) to pass; to elapse
消逝 xiāo shì to fade away
稍纵即逝 shāo zòng shì transient; fleeting
More: 逝* | *逝 | *逝*
Example Sentences
In places near water, people put Lotus Lanterns in the river to let them flow down stream, carrying the loss they feel for the relatives that have passed away.
A few hours after his death, a tall man and a small child arrived at the Jackson home. They had traveled a long way -- all the way from Texas.
My son's transfixed half turn of the head now seemed perfectly appropriate. Life, with all of its fragile wonders, should always be pulling us in.
Will you remember it and thank me with your eyes when I stand before you with empty hands at the leave- taking of my summer days ?
She gave up her job at age 40 to take care of her dying mother and her newborn son (now my husband), after thinking for years she might never have another child.