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The Chinese word shi - 拾 - shí
(to pick up in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

to pick up,
to collect

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 拾 ( shí ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all Chinese characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
This Chinese dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all individual characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.

Chinese characters  ( shi / shí ) with pronunciation (English translation: to pick up )
The traditional Chinese characters of shí are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

hand  |  to put in order
Chinese example words containing the character 拾 ( shi / shí )
shōushi ( 收拾 )
Other characters that are pronounced shí in Chinese
More words that mean to pick up in Chinese
jiē ( 接 )

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