FEEDBACK

Meaning of 寺

Use your mouse
to draw a Chinese
character here
Pinyin:
English Definition: Buddhist temple; mosque; government office (old)
Chinese Definition:
①古代官署名:太常寺(古代掌管宗庙礼仪的官署)。鸿胪寺(略同于现代的礼宾司)。
②佛教出家人居住的地方:佛寺。寺观(guàn)。
③伊斯兰教徒礼拜、讲经的地方:清真寺。

Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Ideographic: An offering in your hand
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
    • [ cùn ] inch; small, tiny
Step by Step Stroke Sequence: Download Pin it
Stroke order image for Chinese character 寺
Example Words:
寺庙 [ miào ]: temple; monastery; shrine
寺院 [ yuàn ]: cloister; temple; monastery; Classifiers:
佛寺 [ ]: Buddhist temple
冏寺 [ jiǒng ]: same as 太仆寺 , Court of imperial stud, office originally charged with horse breeding
南普陀寺 [ nán tuó ]: Nanputuo Temple in Xiamen 厦门
Example Sentences