Write “身”(body) in Chinese character

One character a day, easy to master Chinese characters. Let's take a look at the basic knowledge of "身".

身 shēn
Explnantion: body
Phrases: 身材(shēn cái) figure;  身世(shēn shì) life experience
“身”就是指身体、身躯。这个字在甲骨文里表示“怀孕”,它画出一个肚子隆起的人,正用一只脚向前倾以平衡身体( )。到了现在,人们仍然用“有了身子”来形容怀了孕的妇女。
This character originally meant “pregnant”, and depicted a human figure with a prominent belly and one leg thrust forward for support and balance ( ). The modern form means the “human body”.

Sentences:

1. Tā bùjǐn zhǎng de piàoliàng érqiě shēncái gāotiǎo.
她不仅长得漂亮而且身材高挑。
She is not only attractive but also tall and thin.

2.Tā yànmíng le zìjǐ de shēnshì,hěn nánshòu.
他验明了自己的身世,很难受。
After he verified his biological parentage, he felt sad. 

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