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shi4 (form of shì with tone number)

  1. : generation; world; era
  2. : thirty, thirtieth
  3. : affair, matter, business; to serve; accident, incident
  4. : affair, matter, business; to serve; accident, incident
  5. : official; serve government
  6. : messenger, emissary; send emissary
  7. : mighty
  8. : aid; help
  9. : serve, attend upon; attendant, servant; samurai
  10. :
  11. , : power, force; tendency
  12. :
  13. :
  14. : affair, matter; work
  15. :
  16. :
  17. : be fond of, have weakness for
  18. : bite; gnaw; snap at
  19. : a pit, a hole, a snare, a danger; a crisis; a mortar
  20. : scholar, gentleman; soldier, non-commissioned officer; A certain Chinese chess piece
  21. : red; anger; ire; used as a surname
  22. :
  23. : room, home, house, chamber
  24. : stand erect, stand up; pile up
  25. :
  26. : market, fair; city, town; trade
  27. : style, system, formula, rule
  28. , : to kill one's superior
  29. :
  30. : hate, abhor; hatred, resentment
  31. : rely on, presume on, trust to
  32. : a sword. potter's clay. to gather
  33. : stone border; steps
  34. : wipe away stains with cloth
  35. :
  36. : indeed, yes, right; to be; demonstrative pronoun, this, that
  37. : var of 'to be', 'summer'; name
  38. , , : persimmon
  39. : root, base(d on); foundation
  40. :
  41. : die, perish; vanish; fall
  42. : clan, family; mister
  43. : marsh, swamp; grace, brilliance
  44. : shore, bank, water's edge
  45. : marsh, swamp; grace, brilliance; damp, moist; fertile
  46. : shore; river in Hubei
  47. :
  48. :
  49. : look at, inspect, observe, see
  50. :
  51. : show, manifest; demonstrate
  52. : divination with stalks of plants; divining rod
  53. :
  54. :
  55. :
  56. : man of sixty; aged, old
  57. : liver
  58. : house, dwelling; dwell, reside
  59. : lick with tongue
  60. : to lick
  61. :
  62. :
  63. :
  64. : raincoat
  65. : look at, inspect, observe, see
  66. : look at, inspect, observe, see
  67. : test, try, experiment
  68. : swear, pledge; oath
  69. : to examine; to consider; honest
  70. : posthumous name, posthumous title
  71. : to confer posthumous titles
  72. : test, try, experiment
  73. : to confer posthumous titles
  74. : fermented beans
  75. , : borrow; pardon; loan
  76. :
  77. : to waddle, to limp
  78. : stop
  79. : horizontal wooden bar in front of a sedan chair
  80. : horizontal wooden bar in front
  81. :
  82. : pass away; die
  83. : match, comfortable; just
  84. :
  85. :
  86. :
  87. : strong wine; dense, thick
  88. , , : interprete, elucidate; release
  89. : cerium
  90. :
  91. :
  92. :
  93. : armor, chain mail
  94. : cerium
  95. : order; command; give command
  96. : decorate, ornament, adorn; to deceive
  97. : to adorn; ornaments; to deceive
  98. :
  99. : decorate, ornament, adorn
  100. : anchovy
  101. :
  102. :
  103. : a kind of wrapper used to cover over the face and head

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