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shé

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shé Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
shé | she2
English translation
variant of shé [shé]
snake

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About shé

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Number of strokes

11

Traditional form

shé

Contains the radical

chóng

Part of speech

Noun / 名词 míng cí Míngcí

Learning hint

worm

Etymology of shé

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

虫它

Semantic compound

chóng

Phonetic compound

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. chóng represents the meaning and represents the sound. Originally written as .

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Example sentences using shé

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zài shēn cǎo Zhōng , zhè tiáo shé pán zhāo 身子 shēn zi .

The snake was curled up in the long grass.

tiáo xiǎo 绿 shé Guò 潮湿 cháoshī de 道路 dào lù .

A small green snake slithered across the wet road.

蛇形 shé xíng Qiū 显然 xiǎnrán shì bīng xià de 沉积物 chén jī wù 堆积 duījī ér Chéng de hěn cháng de lǒng gǎng .

Eskers are very long ridges apparently formed when sub - glacial streams or rivers deposited sedimentary materials.

zhè xiǎo 女孩 nǚ hái 看到 shé jiù 开始 kāishǐ le 起来 qǐlai .

The little girl commenced to cry when she saw the snake.

只要 zhǐyào xiǎng dào chī shé , jiù xiǎng 呕吐 ǒutù .

Just the thought of eating snakes makes me want to throw up.

Words with shé

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
shé snake shé
毒蛇 dú shé viper毒蛇 dú shé
眼镜蛇 yǎn jìng shé cobra眼鏡蛇
蛇头 shé tóu head of a snake蛇頭
蟒蛇 mǎng shé python蟒蛇 mǎng shé
响尾蛇 xiǎng wěi shé rattlesnake響尾蛇
打草惊蛇 dǎ cǎo jīng shé lit. beat the grass to scare the snake打草驚蛇
牛鬼蛇神 niú guǐ shé shén evil monsters牛鬼蛇神 niú guǐ shé shén
蛇毒 shé dú snake venom蛇毒 shé dú
蛇行 shé xíng to creep蛇行 shé xíng
蛇皮 shé pí snake skin蛇皮 shé pí
白蛇传 Bái Shé Zhuàn Tale of the White Snake白蛇傳
虎头蛇尾 hǔ tóu shé wěi lit. tiger's head, snake's tail (idiom); fig. a strong start but weak finish虎頭蛇尾
蛇形 shé xíng S-shaped蛇形 shé xíng
画蛇添足 huàshétiānzú to overdo it畫蛇添足
地头蛇 dì tóu shé local bully地頭蛇
水蛇 shuǐ shé water snake水蛇 shuǐ shé
引蛇出洞 yǐn shé chū dòng lit. to pull a snake from its hole引蛇出洞 yǐn shé chū dòng
蝮蛇 fù shé venomous snake蝮蛇 fù shé
蛇胆 shé dǎn snake gall (used in TCM)蛇膽
蛇年 shé nián Year of the Snake (e.g. 2001)蛇年 shé nián
虚与委蛇 xū yǔ wēi yí to feign civility (idiom)虛與委蛇
五步蛇 wǔ bù shé Deinagkistrodon, a venomous pit viper五步蛇 wǔ bù shé

shé Decomposition & Compounds

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shé Decomposition

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