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shǔ

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shǔ Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
shǔ | shu3
English translation
to count
to enumerate
to criticize (i.e. enumerate shortcomings)
number
figure
several
CL:
>[gè]
count, number, several
Pīnyīn Pronunciation
shuò | shuo4
English translation
frequently
repeatedly

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About shǔ

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Number of strokes

13

Traditional form

shù

Contains the radical

Part of speech

Noun / 名词 míng cí Míngcí

Learning hint

script

Etymology of shǔ

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

娄攵

Semantic compound

Phonetic compound

lóu

Explanation

Simplified form of shù . Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and lóu represents the sound.

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Example sentences using shǔ

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zài 为数不多 de 听众 tīng zhòng de 好哇 hǎo wā ! 好哇 hǎo wā ! ” 赞许 zàn xǔ shēng Zhōng jiǎng chū le 问题 wèntí de 要害 yào hài .

He had made his point, amid the " hear ! hear! " of his small audience.

Néng hěn hǎo de 领会 lǐnghuì 这些 zhè xiē 数字 shùzì de 重要性 zhòng yào xìng .

I can't quite grasp the meaning of these figures.

Néng 数字 shùzì Zhā 一下 yīxià ,看看 kàn kan 什么 shénme 地方 dìfāng gǎo Cuò le , hǎo ?

Could you check these figures and see where I have slipped up?

大声 dà shēng 讲话 jiǎng huà hǎo ràng 大多数 dà duō shù 听众 tīng zhòng Néng 听见 tīng jiàn .

He spoke loud enough for most of the audience to hear him.

shǔ chū 15便士 biàn shì 交给 jiāo gěi 店员 diàn yuán .

She counted out fifteen pence and passed it to the salesgirl.

Words with shǔ

Explore 25 words and sayings that include the Chinese character shǔ in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
shǔ number shù
数据 shùjù data數據
数字 shùzì numeral數字
大多数 dà duō shù (great) majority大多數
数量 shùliàng amount數量
人数 rén shù number of people人數
数学 shùxué mathematics數學
指数 zhǐ shù index指數
无数 wúshù countless無數
多数 duō shù majority多數
数据库 shù jù kù database數據庫
倒数 dào shǔ to count down倒數
数码 shùmǎ number數碼
少数 shǎo shù few少數
数目 shù mù amount數目
总数 zǒng shù total總數
分数 fēn shù mark分數
次数 cì shù frequency次數
绝大多数 jué dà duō shù absolute majority絕大多數
参数 cān shù parameter參數
数百 shù bǎi several hundred數百
数额 shùé amount數額
系数 xì shù factor係數
算数 suànshù to count numbers算數
少数民族 shǎo shù mín zú national minority少數民族

shǔ Decomposition & Compounds

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shǔ Decomposition

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shǔ Compounds

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