使 meaning and pronunciation

使
Simplified/traditional character

使 in English

shǐ

  • to make
  • to cause
  • to enable
  • to use
  • to employ
  • to send
  • to instruct sb to do sth
  • envoy
  • messenger

HSK levels


Components

  • (rén): man
  • (lì): minor government official or functionary (old);

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : archaic variant of 始[shi3];
  • : history; annals; title of an official historian in ancient China;
  • : to begin; to start; then; only then;
  • : 宩
  • : stool; feces; ear wax; nasal mucus;
  • : arrow; dart; straight; to vow; to swear; old variant of 屎[shi3];
  • : hog; swine;
  • : to gallop; speedily; to proceed to; to pilot (ship, plane etc); to sail;

Sentences examples with 使

  • 我明天要去大使馆办签证。
    Wǒ míngtiān yào qù dàshǐ guǎn bàn qiānzhèng.
  • 即使遇到了困难也不要放弃。
    Jíshǐ yù dàole kùnnán yě bùyào fàngqì.
  • 我需要到大使馆去办签证。
    Wǒ xūyào dào dàshǐ guǎn qù bàn qiānzhèng.
  • 他的话使我很感动。
    Tā dehuà shǐ wǒ hěn gǎndòng.
  • 中国人吃饭一般使用筷子。
    Zhōngguó rén chīfàn yībān shǐyòng kuàizi.

Words containing 使, by HSK level