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shì
char. to wait upon, to serve; be engaged in
Other meanings
[shì]   n. matter, affair, thing; job, work; accident, trouble; responsibility, involvement
    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.
EXAMPLES
wú suǒ shì shì
phr. have nothing to do
shì fù mǔ
phr. to wait upon one's parents