Chinese Symbols and Meanings S

This page includes both Traditional and Simplified Chinese symbols whose English meanings begin with the letter S.

The symbols are sorted alphabetically by English meaning.

All entries on this page are grouped by second letter i.e. SA, SC, SE etc.

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Sa

Sacrifice, give up
Sacrifice, ceremony, offer, worship
Sacrificial Blood, blood of sacrificial fowl
Sad, sorrow, grief
Sad, depressed, worried
Sad, worried, apprehensive, anxious
Sad, lonely, miserble, cold
Sad, sorrowful
Saddle Part, an emperor
Safeguard, maintain, tie, preserve, hold together, pattern, rule
Sagacious, philosophical, wise
Sail, mast, sailboat, (fan1), canvas, sailcloth
Salt, brine, saline soil
Salty, brined, pickled
Sand, sandy, beach, desert, hoarse, rough, grain, granule, powder, Buddhist monk or novice, (translit.)
Sand, granule, gritty, gravel
Satiated, glutted, full
Saturate, soak, steep, dye
Save, assist, rescue
Save, store, stockpile
Saw, amputate, mend with staples
Say, said, speak, act of speaking, narrate, talk, tell, explain, scold, (shui4), persuade, influence, (yue4), Fu Yue (Emperor Gauzu's Prime Minister in the Yin Dynasty)
Say, speak, clouds

Sc

Scabies, mange, leprosy, skin disease
Scald, burn, heat, iron, hot
Scaled Dragon, four legged scaled dragon
Scales, fish scales
Scant, meager, lonely, alone, solitary, widow
Scar, mark, trace
Scar, cicatrix, birthmark
Scarce, lacking, run short of, deficient, empty, vacant
Scared, nervous, tumultuous, rush of water, torrent
Scarlet, dark red, crimson, purple
Scatter, sprinkle
Scattered, dispersed
Scheme, plan, plot
Scholar, warrior, knight
School, (jiao4), check, compare, proof read
School, nursing home
Science, branch, field, division, rules, laws, levy, meet out, stage directions
Scissors, shears
Scold, blame, curse, abuse
Scold, subdue, restrain, beat
Scold, berate, insult, sense of shame
Scold, rebuke, angry at
Scoop, dip, ladle
Scour, wash, pan for gold, wash rice
Scour, scrub, wash, discard
Scrape Off, scrape meat from bones
Scraps, fragments, crumbs
Scratch, disturb, bother
Screen, conceal, block, obstacle, hinder, obstruct
Screen, cover, shield, separate, conceal
Screen, conceal, hazy, dim, obscure, feathered chariot cover
Screen, kitchen screen
Screw, snail, spiral
Scroll, book, chapter, test paper, filed documents, (juan3), roll up, (quan2), curl
Scroll, silk scroll, cloth scroll
Sculling Oar, scull, row
Sculpt, model, make out of clay, plastic
Scuttle, basket, hairclasp
Scythe, sickle

Se

Sea, ocean, large body of water
Sea Monster, spawn, roe
Seal Ribbon, cord on a seal
Seal Script, ancient chinese characters
Search, look for, seek, give back change
Search, look for, seek
Search, seek, find
Seat, place, mat, sit down, take a seat, feast, banquet
Secluded, quiet, obscure, deep, profound, secret, hidden
Second, next to, inferior, Asia, Asian
Second, 2nd heavenly stem, 1, one, someone, radical 5
Second, unit of time, MW
Secret, confidential, classified, clandestine, hidden, unknown, mysterious
Secrets, farewell, secrets, farewell
Section, department, ministry, division
Section, segment, paragraph
Secure, prison, jail, stable, pen, stall
轿
Sedan Chair, palanquin
Sediment, dregs, precipitate
Sediment Filter, filter for wine sediment
See, meet, connect with, interview, appear, sense, become apparent, hear
Seed, pip, pit, stone
Seek, look for, beg, request, demand, beseech, desire
Seek, search out, hunt, look for
Seem, like, as if
Seem, appear, as if, like, resemble
Seize, occupy, possess
Seize, catch
Seize, snatch, grab a small bird or animal
Select, choose, pick
Select, choose, pick
Select, pick out, discard
Self, oneself, from, personal, natural, free, private
Self, heavenly stem (6th), radical 49
Self Reliant, walk alone, hunchbacked
Sell, peddle, deal, trade in, vend, vendor
Semi, circular jade ornament
Send, deliver, present, convey, cause
Send, mail, entrust, depend on, live, lodge, reside, parasite
Send, assign, dispatch, group, clique, branch, faction, camp
Send Off, escort, deliver, send, dispatch, say goodbye, convey, present, give
Separate, move apart, away from, depart, leave, go away
Separate, divide, isolate, interval, partition, on the other side of a partition, next to, next door, neighbour
Separate, preclude
Separate, part company, divorce
Sequence, procedure, order, regulate, regulation, rule, form, journey
Serene, calm, lonely, quiet, still
Serene, comfortable, content
Servant, pawn, soldier, company of 100 soldiers, dead, die, sudden, abrupt, complete
Servant, retainer, retinue
Servant, slave, underling, practice, learn, clerical calligraphy style (current during Han dynasty)
Serve, enlist, military service, servant, (slave), underling, laborer
Serve, attend, servant, samurai
Set Up, found, establish, build, construct, propose, suggest, cultivate
Set Up, plant, erect
Settle, secure, consolidate, toast, cheers, libation
Severe, rigorous, exacting, small, petty, harsh
Sew, stitch, crack, scar, seam
Sew Loosely, baste, connect
Sexagenarian, man who is sixty years old

Sh

Shade, shelter, protected
Shade, protect, cover
Shade, shelter, protection
Shadow, shade, time, moon, cloudy, yin, feminine, female principle, shadowy, overcast
Shake, rock, wag, swing, sway, wobble, scull, row, agitate, incite
Shake, quake, tremor, tremble, shock, excite
Shake, move
Shake, rattle
Shake Out, tremble, rouse
Shaking, trembling
Shallot, scallion
Shame, disgrace, humiliation, laugh at, ridicule, pubis, pubic bone
Shame, disgrace
Shameless, rogue, disclaim, blame, deny, refuse or deny a debt, rely on, (translit.)
Shanty, hut, shack, Laos
Shape, form, condition, state, appearance
Shape, mold, sculpt
Share, have in common, same, alike, similar, together with, equal
Share, split, divide, cut, separate, distinguish, delineate, part, portion, section, molecule, (fen4), part or roll played by a person, component
Sharp, keen, spirited, sharp point, vanguard, leading edge, leading point
Sharp, edge of a blade
Shave, scrape, pare off
She, her
Shed, shack, covering, canopy, awning
Shed, get rid of, cast off, shed skin
Sheep, goat, wool
Shell, sea shell, currency, money, (translit.)
Shelter, cover, protect
Shinbone, tibia, lower leg
Shine, bright, light, ray, honor, alone, nude, naked, bare, bald
Shine, sparkle, dazzle, glory
Shine, dazzle, daylight, sunshine
Shine, shimmer, dazzling, perplexed
Ship, boat, vessel
Ship, large ocean going vessel
诿
Shirk, pass the buck, make excuses, lay blame
Shirt, coat, gown
Shirt, underwear, line, lining, bring out, hightlight
Shiver, tremble, shake
Shiver, shiver from cold, shiver with fear
Shoes, leather shoes
Shoot, eject, issue, emit
Shoot, tip of branch, rudder
Shop, store, inn, hotel
Shop, store
Shore, rivers edge, fifth lunar month
Shoreline, shore, beach, coast, coastal area
Shorgum, variety of millet
Short, short in length (as opposed to short in height), brief, diminuative, lacking
Short, short in height (as opposed to short in length)
Short Of, lacking, poor, destitute
Short Period, spate, burst, gust, spell, disposition of troops
Should, ought, need, (ying4), respond, answer, react, comply with, grant, cope
Shoulder, upper arm, wing
Shoulder, upper arms
Shoulder, carry on shoulders
Shout, roar, bark, howl
Shout, jeer
Shovel, dig
Show, unveil, become visible, appear, be present
Show, express, display, make apparent, obvious, evident, announce
Show, reveal, teach, demonstrate, notify
Shrimp, prawn
Shrug, raise, release?
Shudder, tremble, shiver
Shut, close, obstruct, block
Shuttle, weaving shuttle
Shy, ashamed, bashful, shame, insult

Si

Siam, rise, advance, go forwards
Sickness, suffering (from), ailment, disease, sick, ill, fall ill, flaw, defect
Sickness, disease, envy
Side, edge, border, margin, boundary
Side, to one side, close by, near
Side, sideways, profile, slant, incline, prejudiced
Side, at side of, beside, (bang1), near, (bang4), near, depend on
Sieve, dust pan, garbage bag
Sigh, exclaim, praise
Sign, endorse, contract, binding agreement
Sign, signboard, cards, game pieces, placard
Sign, omen, portend, foretell, begin, beginning, mega
Sign, tablet, placard
Signal Flag, pennant, banner, signal
Silent, quiet, speachless, tacit, unspoken, unsaid
Silent, unable to speak
Silk, thread, strings (of a musical instrument), very fine
Silk, fine silk, Qi Liji (One of four white haired elders from Mount Shang), elegant, beautiful, fine silk
Silk, cotton, velvel, wool
Silk, radical 120
Silk, fine silk, white silk
Silk, plain white silk
Silk, crimson silk, deficient, stitch
Silk Cloth, considerate, refined
Silly, foolish, dumb, stupid, imbecile
Silly, simple minded, foolish
Silt, mud, sediment, clog up
Silver, money, bank
Similar, comparable, equal
Simple, succint, letter (mail)
Simple, pure, plain, honest, vegetarian, till now
Simple, plain
Simple, pure, genuine
Simple Minded, dull, stupid
Sincere, true, honest, real
Sincere, earnest, cordial
Sing, call loudly, chant
Sing, hum, chant
Sing, sing balads or songs
Sing, chirp, warble, twitter, pleasing to the ear
Single, only, sole, individual, one, list, form
Sink, submerge, perish, be over run
Sip, taste, sample, spit
Sister, younger sister
Sister, older sister, young lady, miss
Sister, older sister
Sister, sister of one's wife, sister of one's mother, concubine
Sit, travel (while sitting), travel by train, travel by bus, travel by plane, travel by boat
Site, location for a house, foundation

Sk

Sketch, draw
Skill, art, method, technique
Skill, ingenuity, technical ability
Skilled, work, profession, trade, craft, labour, radical 48
Skin, leather, fur
Skin, surface, close to surface, superficial, shallow
Skirts, petticoats, lower garment, shirt, skirt
Skull, head
heaven/day, Sky
Sky, heaven

Sl

Slander, defame, speak ill of, libel
Slander, villify
Slander, defame, misrepresent
Slander, revile, huge, big
askew, Slanted, crooked, tilting, depraved, laying on ones side, shir responsibility
Slanting, oblique, diagonal
Slash Open, (la4), oppose, go against
bamboo splints, Slats
Slaughter, butcher, preside, govern, premier, prime minister
Sled, sleigh, toboggan
Sleep, doze, nap
Sleep, rest, bed, bedding
Sleep, hibernate
Slight, slightly, short time, briefly, gradually
Slight, thin, mean, frivolous, barren, go near, (bo4)peppermint, fresh
Slip, slide, glide, skate
Slip, fall, perish
Slippery, smooth, lubricated, cunning, ski, skate, slip, slide, glide, lubricant
Slit, garment slit, open seam
Slope, bank, hillside
Slope, hillside farmland
Slow, leisurely
Slow, gentle, steady, unhurried, dignified
Slow, leisurely, postpone, late, delay
Slow Speeking, mumble, stammer, speak cautiously
Sluggish, stagnant, block up, obstruct
Sluice, flood gate, water gate, canal lock
Sly, crafty, deceitful, sneaky
Sly, cunning, crafty, shrewd

Sm

Small, young, tiny, minor, insignificant, humble, radical 42
Small, youngest, inerrogative
Small, short, little, dwarf
Small Ball, pill, tablet, pellet
Small Cup, small bowl
Small Piece Of Jade, piece of jade with a hole
Smart, clever
Smash, hit, flush, rinse, wash
Smash, beat up, destroy
Smear, daub, spread, apply
Smear, dab on
Smear With Blood, sacrifice blood
Smelt, melt, molten
Smelt, melt, molten, roaring, blazing
Smile, laugh, laugh at
Smile, laugh, laugh at
Smile, smile at
Smoke, mist, vapor, tobacco, cigarette, opium, ashes, soot
Smoke, fog, vapour, scent, fumigate, cure
Smoke, smoke from a fire, roast
Smoked, cured
Smooth, flowing, fluid, joyful, happy
Smooth, moist, wrap

Sn

Snail, slug, worm
Snail, slug, worm
Snake, serpent
Snatch, grab, steal, take by force, rob, loot, oppress, fight, oppose
Snipe, kingfisher
Snow, clean, wash, whiten, wipe way
fit Snugly, invitation card, rubbing taken from carved inscription

So

So, and so, to a degree
Soak, seep, percolate
Soap Foam, suds, bubbles
Soar, fly, glide, hover, details, detailed
Soar, rise, gallop, prance
Soar, fly upwards, rob
Soar, float, fly, scatter
Soar, glide, hover, roam, wander
Soar, rise, ride, traverse,
Soar, wind sound
Socks, stockings
Soft, softness, softly, flexible
Soft, downy, buds, sprouts
Soft, pliable
Soiled, tattered, threadbare, lapel, collar
Solder, weld, leg armour, greaves
Solder, tin
Soldiers, military, army, arms, weapons, warlike
Sole Of The Foot, foot bones, tarsals
Solemn, formal, serious
Solemn, transliteration
Solid, secure, firm, strong, bind
Solve, complete
Some, a little, few, several, rather, somewhat
Son, child, noun suffix, particle, grain, egg, seed
Son, young animal, Chinese servant of a foreigner, son of a bitch
Soothe, appease, pacify, harness
Sore, ulcer, pestilence
Sores, head sores
Sorrow, sad, ashamed, depressed, (慽)
Sound, noise, news
Sound, voice, music, tone, noise
Sound, final exclamatory particle
Sound, ring, loud
Sound Of Laughter, breathe, bend, Pekinese, Pug
Sound Or Rain Fall, water used to wash rice
Soup, broth
Sour, tart, acidic, spoiled

Sp

Space, room, between, among, interval of time
Space, cosmos, universe, building, house, roof, eves
Space, hoe, large bell
Spade, shovel, trowel
Spade, shovel
Spanish Fly, grain eating grub
Sparkle, radiant, bright
Sparrow, lentigo, phoenix
Sparse, thin, neglected, dredge, clear, channel, enlighten, remove obstructions, unfamiliar, distant, unfriendly
Spasm, convulsion, fit
Speak, narrate, explain, listen
Spear, lance, javelin, pike, spike, inconsistant, contradictory
Spear, lance, javelin, radical 62
Spear, dart, throwing knife, throwing star
Spear, weapon
Special, distinguished, unique, unusual, extraordinary, male animal
Spend, consume, squander, expend, use up
Spendid, grand, majestiic, exert the mind
group/ball, round, circular, Sphere, mass, lump, dumpling, society, regiment
hot/ Spicy, pungent
Spilled, dirt, filth
Spin, twist, achieve, performance, use, pursue (knowledge), result
Spine, vertebral column, spinal column, back bone
Spine, vertebrae, hammer, mallet
Spine, ridge, thorn, bramble, spike
Spine, pig, hog
Spirit, soul, essence, expression, god, divine,
Spirit, consciousness, intelligent, smart, alert, quick witted
Spirts, liquor
Spit, vomit, spew, cough, exhale forcefully
Spit, saliva, sputum
Splash, sprinkle, spill, wash
Splash, spill
Splash, spill, spray
Spleen, taste, temperment, stubborness, liking
Splendor, brightness
Splice, braid
Spoiled, ruined, destroyed, not working, bad
Spoils, booty, loot, stolen goods, bribe
Spoon, ladle, knife, dagger, dirk, radical 21
Spoon, ladle
Spouse, couple, pair
Spout, squirt, spit, spray, blow, puff, spurt
Spread, store, bed
Spread Slowly, creep, creeper, creeping vinew, wysteria?, turnip
Spring, fountain head, source
Spring, fountain
Spring Time, gay, joyful, happy, youthful, love, lust, life
Sprinkle, pour a libation
Sprite, elf, mountain spirit
Sprout, bud, withdraw, pick, select, sample, pull out, draw lots, pump, sob, smoke
Sprout, bud, shoot
Sprout, flourish, grow, increase
Sprout, shoot, rice seedlings
Sprout, radical 45
Spy, pass on information, shrewd
Spy, peep, watch, pry into
Spy, gather intelligence, intelligence report
Spy, await in ambush
Spy, watch for, peep at

Sq

Squad, squadron, team, group, troops
Square, corner, beam, squared timber
Squat, crouch, sit, occupy
Squeeze, contract, withdraw, huddle, curl up, draw in, miniaturize, reduce
Squeeze, sandwich, wedge, pinch, pincer, fold, between
Squirm, wiggle, type of wasp

St

Stable, sturdy, immobile, fixed, hard, strong, (price), intrinsic, inherent, solid, sure
Stable, firm, stone, rock
Stable, oak
Stage, platform, tower, lookout, terrace, Taiwan
Stain, dye, soak, taint, contagious, infect
Stain, filth, corrupt
Stalk, stem
Stamen, flower bud, pistil
Stamp, seal, chop, print, mark, prove
Stand, stand up, halt, station, stop
Stand, goblet stand
Stand In For, substitute, take place of, replace, help
Star, astral body, sun
Star, planet, earthly branch (5th), morning from 7 to 9 am
Starch, starch solution, berry, broth
Stare, look at
Stare, gaze
Stars, constellation
Start, begin
Start, begin, arrange baggage for travel, build, (ti4), not bound by convention, free
Startle, amaze, surprise, frighten, scare
Startle, frighten, shock, amaze, terrify, frighten, scare
Startle, unlucky
State Name, state of Yan, soak, bathe, drown, remain, stay, castrate, (yan3), surround, control, sudden
State Name, state in modern Shanxi
State Name, state in modern Hebei
State Name, state in modern Hubei
State Name, feudal state name
State Name, feudal state name
State Name, zhou dynasty state
State Name, feudal state name
岿
Stately, everlasting
Stay, live, reside, dwell, lodge, stop, situate, (verb ending)
Stay, delay, wait, deal with, treat
Steady, fixed, stable, set, decide, determine, settle
Steady, sure, certain, solid, firm, stable
Steal, pilfer, stealthily, spy on, eavesdrop, peeping Tom, loaf, cheat, have an affair
Steam, vapour
Steam, cook, evaporate
Steel, hard, strong, tough, piano
Steel, fine steel
Steelyard, small steelyard for weighing money
Steelyward Weight, stone roller, weight
Steep, high, towering
Steep, sloping, sudden, abrupt
Steep, precipitous, rugged
Steep Peak, high, steep, new
Stem, branch
Stench, stink, bad smell, smell bad
Step, walk, stroll, stance, march, pace
Step, step on, stamp, tread
Step On, tread upon, walk, trample, beat time (with feet), march, footboard, footrest, pedal
Stern, stern of boat
Stew, heat with fire
Stew, heat with fire
Stick, sticky
Stick Up Tail, break of, snap, break, protrude
Sticky, paste, cream, muddled
Sticky, viscuous, sweaty, pasty
Stiff, rigid, dreadlocks
Still, (huan2), repay, give back, return, (huan4), return, additionally, also, yet, not yet, in addition, besides
Still, yet, as ever
Still, stop, suppress, halt, cease, desist
Still, yet, uphold, value, esteem
Still, silent, quiet, lonely
Still, silent, in good health
Stillborn, abortion
Sting, stinging insect
Stitch, catch
Stockade, stronghold
Stone, agate, cornelian
Stool, stump
Stop, pause, bow, arrange, kowtow
Stop, apply brakes, temple, moment in time
Stop, block, intercept, silence, jam
Stop, prevent, defeat, dejected
Stop, obstruct, impede
Stop, suspend, halt, cease
Stop Up, block, obstruct
Store, deposit, preserve, keep, live, exist, survive
Store, hide, conceal, harbor, accumulate, collect, library, storehouse, storage area
Store, save, stockpile, hoard
Stormy, violent wind, whirlwind, gale
Stove, fire place, furnace, oven
Straddle, stride, step across
Straight, frank, direct, vertical, upright, honest, true
Straighten, correct, strong, powerful, outstanding, falsify, forge, fake, affectation
Straightening Tool, bow straightening tool
Strain, pour out, express, eliminate, relieve
Strain, filter, wet, dripping
Strange, odd, weird, unusual, wonderful, (ji1), odd number
Strange, unusual, , queer, peculiar
Strange, elegant, rare
Strata, steps
Straw, fine cut straw for animals
Stream, mountain stream, creek
Stream, brook, mountain stream
Stream Inflow, where one stream flows into a larger one
Street, road, lane
Street, path, east to west path between fields, stranger, unfamiliar person
Strengthen, strong, robust
Stretch, spread, extend, invite, prolong, delay, pause, postpone, procrastinate, defer
Stretch, reach, extend, open, trust
Strict, serious, stern, rigid, rigorous, tight, severe
Stride, take a step, move ahead, go forwards, move towards
Stride, one of 28 lunar mansions
Strike, hit, break, beat
Strike, bang, knock, hit, blackmail, extort
Strike, hammer, cudgel
Strike, beat, stroke
String, connect, string together, conspire, mix up
String, chord
Stringed Instrument, musical, instrument, Ruan Ji (阮籍) one of the Seven worthy Men in the Bamboo Grove
Stringed Instrument, musical instrument, kite
Stringed Instrument, first and last quarters of the moon
Strip, skin, peel, flay, decay, erode, ravage
Strip, take of clothes
Strip, take of clothes
Striped, mottled
Strive, try, exert, make an effort
Strive, exert, express
Strive, struggle, earn, (zheng4), struggle to live, struggle to make money
Strive, try, effort, make an effort
Stroke, pat, feel, grope
Stroll, roam, wonder, ramble, visit
Stroll, pace, walk slowly
Stroll, walk a horse
Strong, vigorous, powerful, power, strength, vigor, earnestness, persistence, effort, ability, able, radical 19
Strong, power, force, strength
Strong, solid, firm, calm, steady, dedicated, unyielding
Strong, stimulating, cruel, severe, (translit. Cool)
Strong, brave, valiant
Stubborn, obstinate, pig headed, difficult to pronounce, unmanageable
Stubborn, contradictory
Stubborn, obstinate, tough
Stuck To, glued, paste, stick, touch, attach to
learn, Study, copy, imitate, school, scholar, academy
Study, research, grind finely
Study, recite, read aloud, intone, think of, miss, memorize, remember, go to school, memory, idea
Study, fast, abstain
Study, examine, appraise, appreciate, mirror, reflect, distinguish, (鑒)
Stufffill in/fill, cram (food or learning), reclaim
Stuffed, full belly, fill one's belly, eat heartily, eat till satisfied
Stuffing, pastry filling
Stumble, slip, falter, vacillate
Stumble, fall down, trample
Stumble, slip
Stump, sprout
Stunned, scared, startled
Stupid, foolish, slow, dim witted, clumsy, inept
Stupid, silly, fool, act, wiggle, squirm
Stupid, ignorant, blind
Stupid, ignorant
Stupid, incompetent, foolish, slow
Stupid, foolish
Sturgeon, type of fish
Style, model, pattern, shape, mold

Su

Subdue, cool down, suppress, sedate, curb, quell, paper weight, town, market, garrison
Submerge, sink, immerse, lower, settle, precipitate, retain, restrain, maintain composure, persist, heavy, deep, profound
Submerge, float, wade
Submit, obey, follow, go along with, arrange, take advantage of
Submit, hand over, signal, deliver, forward, transmit, pass
Substitute, intercede, stand in for, equivalent, replacement, generation, era, age, dynasty
connect/continue, join, Succesive, successively, even, as
Suck, swallow, drink
Suck, place name
Sudden, abrupt, unexpected
Sudden, violent, brutal, cruel, injure
Sudden, quick, abrupt
Sudden, abrupt
Sudden, abrupt, quick
Suddenly, unexpectedly, fast, quick, abrupt, overlook, disregard, ignore, restless, dejected
Suddenly, very soon
Suddenly, loud noise, shout, gnaw
Suffer, grief, sorrow
Sufficient, enough, fully, quite, able
Sugar, sweets, candy
Sugarcane, thorny tree
Suitable, proper, right, fitting, appropriate
Sulfur, brimstone
Summer, hot weather
Summit, mountain peak
Summon, invite, entice, recruit, welcome, receive, incite, provoke, influence, provoke
Sun, day, day time, daily, day of the month, Japan, Japanese
Sun Shine, bright sun
Sung Dynasty, font or character form
Sunlight, early dawn, light of day
Sunny, clear sky, fine weather, not raining
Sunset, twilight
Sunshine, brilliant, radiant, bright
Sunshine, sunlight
pale/light, slight, shallow, Superficial, insignificant, simple, clear, easy (to understand)
Superior/abundant/favorable, excellent, good quality, actor
Supervise, oversee, direct, manage
Supervise, control, direct, eunich
Supervise, direct, manage
Supine, fall down
Supply Cart, covered wagon
Support, sustain, erect, raise, draw money, branch, limb
Support, prop, raise high, bannister, lean on, escort, help
Support, raise, save, aid, rescue
Support, provide for, aid
Suppress, oppress, choke, stifle, restrain, hold back
Suppress, destroy, plagiarize
Suppress, stop, check
Suprise, astound
Surface, plane, face, flat, side, aspect, dimension
Surge, big wave, sound of waves (peng)
Surge, bubble up, gush, rush
Surname, ancient place name
Surplus, excess, left overs, residue, influence, after shocks, inferred, reminder, lingering, remainder
Surplus, remainder, left over, excess, residue
Surplus, extra, tithe
Surprise, gape in surprise, (particle: surprise)
Surprise, expression of surprise
Surprise, grammar element for surprise, admiration, grief, doubt
Surprise, wonder
Surrender, yield, decline, humble, modest, inferior
Surround, enclose, restrict, encircle, attack (from all around), surroundings, environment
Suspect, doubt, question, disbelieve, strange, incomprehensible, mysterious

Sw

Swallow, absorb, take in
鸿
Swan, great, vast, huge, large
Swan, target
Swear, curse, pledge
Sweep, brush, broom
Sweet, tasty
Sweet, sugary
Sweet, tender, lovable
Sweet Smell, fragrance, perfume, (translit.)
Swim/drift, wander, float, idle, loitering, directionless, undecided
Swindle, cheat, erroneous, wrong
Swing, rock, toss about
Swollen Liver, spleen infection
Sword, dagger, saber

Sy

Syrup, sweet meats
System, relationship, tie, connect, connection, faculty, department

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  • May 15, 2017

    Chinese Character Dictionary Dot 09

    The Online Easy Lookup Chinese character dictionary includes 1600 Chinese symbols and meanings along with pinyin pronounciation, cangjie input code and character combinations (Chinese words). This is section Dot 09.

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    May 15, 2017

    Chinese Character Dictionary Slant 06

    The Online Easy Lookup Chinese character dictionary includes 1600 Chinese symbols and meanings along with pinyin pronounciation, cangjie input code and character combinations (Chinese words). This is section Slant 06.

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    May 15, 2017

    Chinese Character Dictionary Dot 04

    The Online Easy Lookup Chinese character dictionary includes 1600 Chinese symbols and meanings along with pinyin pronounciation, cangjie input code and character combinations (Chinese words). This is section Dot 04.

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    May 15, 2017

    Chinese Character Dictionary Dot 05

    The Online Easy Lookup Chinese character dictionary includes 1600 Chinese symbols and meanings along with pinyin pronounciation, cangjie input code and character combinations (Chinese words). This is section Dot 05.

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    May 15, 2017

    Chinese Character Dictionary Cross 08

    The Online Easy Lookup Chinese character dictionary includes 1600 Chinese symbols and meanings along with pinyin pronounciation, cangjie input code and character combinations (Chinese words). This is section Cross 08.

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    May 15, 2017

    Chinese Character Dictionary Cross 07

    The Online Easy Lookup Chinese character dictionary includes 1600 Chinese symbols and meanings along with pinyin pronounciation, cangjie input code and character combinations (Chinese words). This is section Cross 07.

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    May 15, 2017

    Chinese Character Dictionary Dot 06

    The Online Easy Lookup Chinese character dictionary includes 1600 Chinese symbols and meanings along with pinyin pronounciation, cangjie input code and character combinations (Chinese words). This is section Dot 06.

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    May 15, 2017

    Chinese Character Dictionary Cross 05

    The Online Easy Lookup Chinese character dictionary includes 1600 Chinese symbols and meanings along with pinyin pronounciation, cangjie input code and character combinations (Chinese words). This is section Cross 05.

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    May 15, 2017

    Chinese Character Dictionary Box 06

    The Online Easy Lookup Chinese character dictionary includes 1600 Chinese symbols and meanings along with pinyin pronounciation, cangjie input code and character combinations (Chinese words). This is section Box 06.

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    Apr 30, 2017

    Hook 04

    The Hook shape Easy lookup key includes Traditional Chinese Characters or Symbols that start with a hook shape or line that bends to the right.

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    Apr 28, 2017

    Martian 10 Chinese Symbols and Meanings In Context

    The Martian, in context Chinese to English word dictionary with links to online Easy Lookup Chinese Character dictionary which contains 1600 Chinese symbols and meanings.

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    Apr 28, 2017

    Martian 8 Chinese Symbols and Meanings In Context

    The Martian, in context Chinese to English word dictionary with links to online Easy Lookup Chinese Character dictionary which contains 1600 Chinese symbols and meanings.

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    Apr 28, 2017

    Martian 9 Chinese Symbols and Meanings In Context

    The Martian, in context Chinese to English word dictionary with links to online Easy Lookup Chinese Character dictionary which contains 1600 Chinese symbols and meanings.

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    Apr 28, 2017

    Martian 7 Chinese Symbols and Meanings In Context

    The Martian, in context Chinese to English word dictionary with links to online Easy Lookup Chinese Character dictionary which contains 1600 Chinese symbols and meanings.

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    Apr 28, 2017

    Martian 5 Chinese Symbols and Meanings In Context

    The Martian, in context Chinese to English word dictionary with links to online Easy Lookup Chinese Character dictionary which contains 1600 Chinese symbols and meanings.

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