Meaning of 侍

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Pinyin: shì
English Definition: to serve; to attend upon
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (person) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ rén ] man, person; people
    • [ ] court, office; temple, monastery
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Example Words
侍候 shì hòu to serve; to wait upon
侍卫 shì wèi Imperial bodyguard
侍者 shì zhě attendant; waiter
侍奉 shì fèng to wait upon; to serve; to attend to sb's needs
侍从 shì cóng to serve (an important personage); attendant; retainer
More: 侍* | *侍 | *侍*
Example Sentences
I was writing' s most devotional handmaiden.
"That is a dog, prince, " answered the page.
Do not is allure into bar by the pretty waitress.
We are going to treat you like a king today.
"Why is that lady in the water?" he said, looking concerned, when the waitress came to our table.