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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
sī | si1
English translation
to tear
to rip, to tear; to buy cloth

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Number of strokes

15

Traditional form

Contains the radical

shǒu

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

hand

Etymology of

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

扌斯

Semantic compound

shǒu

Phonetic compound

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. shǒu represents the meaning and represents the sound.

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狂风 kuáng fēng 仿 fǎng yāo chuán 撕成碎片 suì piàn 似的 shìde .

The ferocious winds seemed about to tear the ship to pieces.

蚀刻 shí kè 出来 chū lái de 金属 jīnshǔ zhà shì hěn 脆弱 cuìruò de ,容易 róngyì 变形 biàn xíng zhòu shé huò 撕裂 sī liè .

The etched metal - film grids are very fragile and easy to distort, wrinkle or tear.

zài 盛怒 shèng nù 之下 zhī xià , Fēng xìn 撕得粉碎 fěnsuì .

In his passion, he tore the letter into pieces.

Zuò zài 操场 cāochǎng shǎng , 照片 zhàopiàn 撕成 le 碎片 suì piàn .

She sat on the ground, picking the pictures apart.

海报 hǎi bào bèi Chéng 碎片 suì piàn .

The poster had been nipped to pieces.

Words with

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
to tear
撕裂 sī liè to tear撕裂 sī liè
撕碎 sī suì to tear to shreds撕碎 sī suì
撕破 sī pò to tear撕破 sī pò
撕毁 sī huǐ to tear up撕毀
撕扯 sī chě to tear apart撕扯 sī chě
撕掉 sī diào to rip away撕掉 sī diào
撕票 sī piào lit. to tear the ticket撕票 sī piào
撕破脸皮 sī pò liǎn pí to have an acrimonious falling-out撕破臉皮
撕破脸 sī pò liǎn to have an acrimonious falling-out撕破臉

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Decomposition

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