Meaning of 饰

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(Trad.: 飾)
Pinyin: shì
English Definition: decoration; ornament; to decorate; to adorn; to hide; to conceal (a fault); excuse (to hide a fault); to play a role (in opera); to impersonate
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (cloth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shí ] food; to eat
    • Above to below
      • [ jīn ] cloth, curtain, handkerchief, towel
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Example Words
装饰 zhuāng shì to decorate; decoration; decorative; ornamental
服饰 shì apparel; clothing and personal adornment
掩饰 yǎn shì to cover up; to conceal; to mask; to gloss over
首饰 shǒu shì jewelry; head ornament
修饰 xiū shì to decorate; to adorn; to dress up; to polish (a written piece); to qualify or modify (grammar)
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