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SHI

meaning: poetry
詩人 == shijin == poet
詩情 == shijou == poetic feeling


Left radical is 'word' (言), right is 'temple' (寺), used phonetically to express 'feeling'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic:  'Words from temple are pure poetry.'

Stroke order from Josh's Chinese Lookup Thingy (animated)
Stroke order from Taka Kanji Database
Other info from Taka Kanji Database

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