shì
n. matter, affair, thing; job, work; accident, trouble; responsibility, involvement
Other meanings
[shì]   char. to wait upon, to serve; be engaged in
    hook (for )
    one (for )
 n/a 
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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wǒ jué de xué xí yǔ yán shì yí jiàn xīn kǔ de shìr .
phr. I think language learning is a hard job.
zuò shì
v. to work, to deal with affairs
duō shì
adj. meddlesome; eventful
yǒu shì
v. be busy, have work (to do)
shén me shì
phr. What's the matter?; everything
rě shì
v. create trouble, make trouble
bù guān nǐ de shì
phr. it's none of your business
yí jiàn shì
phr. a matter, a business, an incident