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Pronunciation : shì
Meaning :
  1. to decorate; to adorn. (v)
  2. to play a role (in opera). (v)
  3. to hide; to conceal (a fault). (v)
  4. to impersonate. (v)
  5. decoration ; ornament. (n)
  6. jewellery. (n)
Radical :
Strokes : 8
Traditional : ( Stroke Order )
Usage : 4.8%
Common Words / Phrases:
zhuāng shì
: decorate; dress up; embellish
yǎn shì
: leave in the dark; cover up
xiū shì
: decorate; adorn
shǒu shì
: jewellery
1. The room was elegantly decorated.
fáng jiān zhuāng shì de hěn yōu
房间 : room
装饰 : decorate
: particle used to link a verb or an adjective to a complement which describes the manner or degree
: very
优雅 : elegant
2. The ornaments dangled from the tree.
shù shàng guà mǎn le zhuāng shì pǐn
: tree
: on
: hang
: full
: particle indicating that something has happened
装饰品 : ornaments
3. She tried to gloss over her mistakes.
shì yǎn shì de cuò
: she
试图 : try to
掩饰 : hide; cover up
她的 : her
错误 : mistakes
4. He was unable to hide his happiness.
yǎn shì zhù nèi xīn de yuè
: he
掩饰 : hide; cover up
不住 : unable to (resist, conceal etc)
内心 : mind; innermost being
: particle used after an attribute; to
喜悦 : happiness
5. The price of this jewellery is too high.
zhè jiàn shǒu shì de jià tài gāo le
: this
: measure word
首饰 : jewellery
: particle used after an attribute; to
价格 : price
: too
: high
: particle indicating that something has happened
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