Meaning of 释

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(Trad.: 釋)
Pinyin: shì
English Definition: to explain; to release; Buddha (abbr. for 释迦牟尼 ); Buddhism
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (collect) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ biàn ] to distinguish; to pick, to gather, to collect
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Example Words
解释 jiě shì explanation; to explain; to interpret; to resolve; Classifiers:
释放 shì fàng to release; to set free; to liberate (a prisoner); to discharge
诠释 quán shì to interpret; to comment and explain; to annotate; to perform (i.e. interpret a theatrical role); to decode; interpretation; annotation
阐释 chǎn shì to explain; to expound; to interpret; elucidation
注释 zhù shì marginal notes; annotation; to annotate; to add comments to text
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