石 - Dong Chinese dictionary

shídàn

stone

Pictograph of a stone. The component was added later as a meaningless decorative mark.

Evolution

石 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
石 Bronze script Mid Western Zhou (~900 BC)

Bronze script

Mid Western Zhou (~900 BC)
石 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
石 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
石 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

shí

stone, rock, mineral; rad. 112; rock; stone; stone inscription; one of the eight categories of ancient musical instruments 八音[bā​yīn]

 

Shí

surname Shi

 

dàn

dry measure for grain equal to ten dou ; ten pecks; one hundred liters

Most common words with 石
Freq.
Word
Meaning

rock

石头

stone

石油

oil

钻石

diamond

岩石

rock