(shī)

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Meaning

  1. poem
  2. poetry
  3. verse

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Traditional Chinese


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  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
白话诗 bái huà shī free verse in the vernacular
卑诗 Bēi Shī British Columbia, province of Canada (loanword from "BC")
长诗 cháng shī long poem
唱诗班 chàng shī bān choir
打油诗 dǎ yóu shī humorous poem/limerick
定场诗 dìng chǎng shī first soliloquy text (introducing opera character)
反诗 fǎn shī verse criticizing officials/satirical verse
赋诗 fù shī to versify/to compose poetry
感遇诗 gǎn yù shī a lament (poem)
歌诗达邮轮 Gē shī dá Yóu lún Costa Cruises (brand)
古诗 gǔ shī old verse/Classical Chinese poem
古体诗 gǔ tǐ shī a pre-Tang Dynasty genre of poetry, relatively free in form, usually having four, five, six or seven characters per line
近体诗 jìn tǐ shī a genre of poetry, developed in the Tang Dynasty, characterized by its strict form
今体诗 jīn tǐ shī same as 近體詩|近体诗[jìn tǐ shī]
旧诗 jiù shī old verse/poetry in the old style
旧体诗 jiù tǐ shī poetry in the old style
留连论诗 liú lián lùn shī to continue to discuss a poem over a long period
律诗 lǜ shī regular verse/strict poetic form with eight lines of 5, 6 or 7 syllables and even lines rhyming
朦胧诗 méng lóng shī Misty Poetry, a post-Cultural Revolution poetry movement
能诗善文 néng shī shàn wén highly literate/lit. capable at poetry, proficient at prose
七言律诗 qī yán lǜ shī verse form consisting of 8 lines of 7 syllables, with rhyme on alternate lines/abbr. to 七律
情诗 qíng shī love poem
如诗如画 rú shī rú huà (of scenery) stunning/spectacular/picturesque
散文诗 sǎn wén shī prose poem
山水诗 shān shuǐ shī shanshui poetry, genre of Classical Chinese poetry
圣诗 shèng shī hymn
诗词 shī cí verse
诗稿 shī gǎo verse manuscript
诗歌 shī gē poem/CL:本[běn],首[shǒu],段[duàn]
诗画 shī huà poetry and pictorial art/work of art combining pictures and poetry
诗话 shī huà notes on poetry, an essay genre consisting of informal commentary on poems and poets and their lives (old)/a genre of narrative literature interspersing prose with poetry, popular in the Tang and Song dynasties
诗集 shī jí poetry anthology
诗经 Shī jīng Shijing, the Book of Songs, early collection of Chinese poems and one of the Five Classics of Confucianism 五經|五经[Wǔ jīng]
诗句 shī jù verse/CL:行[háng]
诗礼 Shī Lǐ the Book of Songs 書經|书经[Shū jīng] and Classic of Rites 禮記|礼记[Lǐ jì]/a cultured well-read person
诗律 shī lǜ meters and forms of versification/prosody
诗篇 shī piān a poem/a composition in verse/fig. epic (compared with historical epic)/the biblical Book of Psalms
诗情画意 shī qíng huà yì picturesque charm/idyllic appeal/poetic grace
诗人 shī rén bard/poet
诗圣 shī shèng "sage of poetry", epithet of Du Fu 杜甫[Dù Fǔ]
史诗 shǐ shī an epic/poetic saga
史诗般 shǐ shī bān epic
史诗性 shǐ shī xìng epic
诗书 Shī Shū the Book of Songs 詩經|诗经[Shī jīng] and the Book of History 書經|书经[Shū jīng]
十四行诗 shí sì háng shī sonnet
诗坛 shī tán poetry circles/poetry world
诗体 shī tǐ poetic form or genre
诗文 shī wén poetry and literature
诗仙 shī xiān "immortal of poetry", epithet of Li Bai 李白[Lǐ Bái]
诗意 shī yì poetry/poetic quality or flavor
诗曰 shī yuē a poem goes:
抒情诗 shū qíng shī lyric poetry
唐诗 Táng shī Tang poetry/a Tang poem
唐诗三百首 Táng shī Sān bǎi Shǒu Three Hundred Tang Poems, an anthology collected around 1763 by Sun Zhu 孫誅
题诗 tí shī to inscribe a poem (often, composed on the spot) on a painting, fan or ceramic bowl etc as a work of calligraphy/an inscribed poem
挽诗 wǎn shī elegy
叙事诗 xù shì shī narrative poem
轩尼诗 Xuān ní shī Hennessy (cognac)
艳诗 yàn shī erotic verse
一节诗 yī jié shī stanza
吟诗 yín shī to recite poetry
游吟诗人 yóu yín shī rén troubadour/bard
元诗四大家 Yuán shī sì dà jiā the four masters of Yuan poetry, namely 虞集[Yú Jí], 範梈|范梈[Fàn Pēng], 楊載|杨载[Yáng Zài] and 揭傒斯[Jiē Xī sī]
乐府诗集 Yuè fǔ Shī jí Collection of Yuefu Songs and Ballads, compiled in the 11th century by Guo Maoqian 郭茂倩[Guō Mào qiàn]
韵诗 yùn shī rhyming verse

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