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Pronunciation : shì
Meaning :
  1. matter; affair; thing; business. (n)
  2. trouble; accident. (n)
  3. job; work. (n)
  4. responsibility; involvement. (n)
Radical :
Strokes : 8
Traditional :
Usage : 67.3%
Common Words / Phrases:
shì qíng
: matter; thing;
shì shí
: fact
shì yè
: career; activity; facilities
shì jiàn
: event
cóng shì
: undertake; deal with
1. It has long since faded from my memory.
zhè jiàn shì zǎo dàn wàng
: this
: measure word
: matter, thing
: I
早已 : long ago; for a long time
: thin, light
: forget
淡忘 : fade from memory
2. It’s not your business.
méi de shì
: do have
你的 : your
: business; matter; affair
3. The plane crashed.
fēi chū shì le
飞机 : plane
出事 : trouble; accident
: (particle) used after an action that has taken place
4. He is looking for a job.
zhèng zài zhǎo shì zuò
: he
正在 : right now
: looking
: job
: to do
5. The situation got out of hand.
shì qíng dào le shōu shi de
事情 : matter
: reach
: (particle) used after an action that has taken place
不可 : cannot
收拾 : settle; handle
: (particle) used after an attribute; of
地步 : situation

2 thoughts on “事”

    1. Hi Richard,
      Thanks for pointing out the mistake. It should be 事件[shì jiàn]. I missed out a “j”.
      I have corrected it.
      Thanks again.

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