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shā

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shā Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
shā | sha1
English translation
to kill
to murder
to fight
to weaken or reduce
to smart (dialect)
to counteract
(used after a verb) extremely
to kill, to murder, to slaughter; to hurt

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About shā

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Number of strokes

6

Traditional form

shā

Contains the radical

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

To kill someone and bury them in a coffin 

Etymology of shā

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

乂木

Explanation

Simplified form of shā . Depicts a person being impaled in the head.

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Example sentences using shā

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fàn le 谋杀罪 móu shā zuì de rén Yìng zài 监狱 jiānyù Guān 多少 duōshǎo Nián ?

How long should a murderer be kept in prison?

他们 tā men de māo 日益 rìyì biàn lǎo 而且 érqiě 眼睛 yǎnjing yòu xiā ,只能 zhǐ néng 杀死 shā sǐ le .

Their cat was growing old and blind and would have to be put to sleep.

共有 gòng yǒu 二十 èr shí rén bèi shā .

A total of twenty people were [ was ] killed.

总是 zǒngshì 觉得 juéde 自己 zìjǐ 一无是处 yī wú shì chù , 便 biàn 企图 qǐtú 自杀 zì shā .

Yielding himself to his feelings of worthlessness, he tried to kill himself.

数百 shù bǎi míng 无辜 wúgū 平民 píng mín zāo 残杀 cán shā .

Hundreds of innocent civilians were cruelly slaughtered.

Words with shā

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

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
shā to kill shā
自杀 zì shā to kill oneself自殺
杀人 shā rén homicide殺人
杀死 shā sǐ to kill殺死
杀手 shā shǒu killer殺手
谋杀 móu shā to murder謀殺
杀害 shā hài to murder殺害
屠杀 tú shā to massacre屠殺
谋杀案 móu shā àn murder case謀殺案
暗杀 àn shā to assassinate暗殺
杀人犯 shā rén fàn murderer殺人犯
枪杀 qiāng shā to shoot dead槍殺
杀戮 shā lù to massacre殺戮
刺杀 cì shā to assassinate刺殺
杀伤力 shā shāng lì harmfulness殺傷力
封杀 fēng shā to shut out封殺
杀菌 shā jūn to kill germs殺菌
南京大屠杀 Nán jīng Dà tú shā the Nanjing Massacre of 1937-38南京大屠殺
杀伤 shā shāng to kill or injure殺傷
扼杀 è shā to strangle扼殺
杀掉 shā diào to kill殺掉
凶杀 xiōng shā to murder兇殺
大屠杀 dà tú shā massacre大屠殺
厮杀 sī shā hand-to-hand廝殺
杀气 shā qì murderous spirit殺氣

shā Decomposition & Compounds

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shā Decomposition

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shā Compounds

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