Chinese Word Entry

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄉㄚˇ ㄕˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): dǎ shí
Cantonese (Jyutping): daa2 sik6
  1. to go in search of food (of animals)

  2. to take medicine for indigestion or gastro-intestinal upsets

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Chinese characters used in this word

strike, hit, knock, pound, dozen, beat, fight, attack
Mandarin: ㄉㄚˇ (dǎ), ㄉㄚˊ (dá)
Cantonese: daa1, daa2
Japanese: ダ、 ダアス、 テイ / う.つ、 う.ち-、 ぶ.つ、 だうす、 うち
Korean: 타, 정
Vietnamese: đả

eat, food, meal, KangXi radical number 184
Mandarin: ㄕˊ (shí), ㄙˋ (sì), ㄧˋ (yì)
Cantonese: ji6, sik6, zi6
Japanese: ショク、 ジキ、 シ / く.う、 く.らう、 た.べる、 は.む
Korean: 식, 사
Vietnamese: thực, tự
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