Nov 16, 2011
The meaning of Sheen (ش) in the Arabic language
Unique characteristic: Tafash-shee (spreading sound)
Definition: to pronounce a letter with the filling of the mouth with air allowing the sound to spread greatly over the mouth.
Words that possess this letter (specifically the first radical) possess the meaning of spreading and/or diversity. Examples of such words include:
شيعة group or sect
شرك association of partners
Please watch this video which give further explanation of this concept.