Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.
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CHI
shi(ru)
meaning: know
知識 == chishiki == knowledge
知性 == chisei == intellect


Right radical is 'mouth/say' (口), left  is 'arrow', (矢). Thus, 'speak with speed of arrow', indicating knowlege. Henshall suggests taking the right radical as a 'hole', and as a mnemonic:  'Know arrow hole.'

For stroke order, cut and paste into the entry box of Josh's Chinese Lookup Thingy.

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