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ˇ

shǐ

begin

始 is an 8 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as shǐ in the third tone.

It is made up of the components (woman) and (platform).

  • ˇ

    shǐ

    begin

    • ㄋㄩ ˇ

      woman

    • ㄊㄞ ˊ

      tái

      platform

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Shi starts to put the woman on the platform
by poptart

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Shi begins to put the woman on the platform
by 华语

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Pronunciation

We found 1 pronunciation for 始

Definitions for 始 pronounced as shǐ

  • to begin
  • to start
  • then
  • only then

Vocabulary

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