Meaning of 尸

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(Trad.: 屍)
Pinyin: shī
English Definition: corpse; person representing the dead (during burial ceremonies); to put a corpse on display (after execution); variant of ; corpse
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 3; Radical:
Pictographic: A man keeled over
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Example Words
尸体 shī dead body; corpse; carcass; Classifiers:
死尸 shī a corpse; a dead body
尸骨 shī skeleton of the dead
僵尸 jiāng shī gyonshi; jiang shi; Chinese vampire; zombie
尸骸 shī hái corpse; skeleton
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Example Sentences
He dived into the water to look for the dead body.