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shì

suitable

适 is a 9 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as shì in the fourth tone, however it can also be pronounced as kuò.

In traditional Chinese the character may be used.

It is made up of the components (walk) and (tongue).

  • ˋ

    shì

    suitable

    • ㄔㄨㄛ ˋ

      chuò

      walk

    • ㄕㄜ ˊ

      shé

      tongue

2 stories have been written about this character — see all
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It is definitely suitable to Walk around with your Tongue out at a funeral
by Killua

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Sometimes it's suitable to wet your heels with your TONGUE before using your new shoes to WALK. (seen on www.hanzibox.com)
by HanziBox

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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 适

shì
kuò

Definitions for 适 pronounced as shì

  • surname Shi
  • to fit
  • suitable
  • proper
  • just (now)
  • comfortable
  • well
  • to go
  • to follow or pursue

Definitions for 适 pronounced as kuò

  • see 李适[Li3 Kuo4]

Vocabulary

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