Chinese Word Entry

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄕˋ ㄨㄟ
Mandarin (Pinyin): shì wēi
Cantonese (Jyutping): si6 wai1
  1. to demonstrate (as a protest)

  2. a demonstration

  3. a military show of force

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Chinese characters used in this word

show, indicate, point out, express, display, manifest, demonstrate, Kangxi radical 113
Mandarin: ㄕˋ (shì), ㄑㄧˊ (qí), ㄓˋ (zhì), ㄕˊ (shí)
Cantonese: si6
Japanese: ジ (ji)、 シ (shi)、 キ (ki) / しめ.す (shimesu)、 しめし (shimeshi)
Korean: 시 (si), 기 (gi)
Vietnamese: kì, thị, đình
Semantic variant form:

intimidate, dignity, majesty, menace, threaten, pomp, power, powerful, dominate
Mandarin: ㄨㄟ (wēi)
Cantonese: wai1
Japanese: イ (i) / おど.す (odosu)、 おど.し (odoshi)、 おど.かす (odokasu)、 たけし (takeshi)
Korean: 위 (wi)
Vietnamese: uy