ExplanationIn ancient texts the character 亖 (four horizontal strokes) was used. The origin of the current form is unclear.
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Example sentences using 四
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Parsons boasted that Victory Mansions alone would display four hundred metres of bunting.
Words with 四
Explore 22 words and sayings that include the Chinese character 四 in their composition.
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|四川||Sichuan province (Szechuan) in southwest China, abbr. 川 or 蜀, capital Chengdu 成都||四川|
|四处||all over the place||四處|
|四川省||Sichuan province (Szechuan) in southwest China, abbr. 川[Chuān] or 蜀[Shǔ], capital Chengdu 成都[Chéngdū]||四川省|
|四人帮||Gang of Four: Jiang Qing 江青, Zhang Chunqiao 張春橋, Yao Wenyuan 姚文元, Wang Hongwen 王洪文, who served as scapegoats for the excesses of the cultural revolution||四人幫|
|四肢||the four limbs of the body||四肢|
|四季||four seasons, namely: spring 春, summer 夏, autumn 秋 and winter 冬||四季|
|四化||abbr. for 四個現代化|四个现代化[sìgèxiàndàihuà], Deng Xiaoping's four modernizations||四化|
|四面八方||in all directions||四面八方|
|四起||from all around||四起|
|四合院||courtyard house with a fully enclosed courtyard (type of Chinese residence)||四合院|
|一年四季||all year round||一年四季|