Meaning of 师

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(Trad.: 師)
Pinyin: shī
English Definition: teacher; master; expert; model; army division; (old) troops; to dispatch troops
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Ideographic: To skillfully wield a knife
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ dāo ] knife
    • [ ] to rotate, to revolve, to make a circuit
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Example Words:
老师 [ lǎo shī ]: teacher; Classifiers:
教师 [ jiào shī ]: teacher; Classifiers:
大师 [ shī ]: great master; master
工程师 [ gōng chéng shī ]: engineer; Classifiers:
师生 [ shī shēng ]: teachers and students
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