28 matches found

Simplified 简体Traditional 繁體Pinyin 拼音English 英文Grammar 语法Notes 注释
shēng to be born / to give birth 动词 Verb (verb) In the sense of 出生 or 生育, an intransitive verb (Kroll '生' 2; ABC 'shēng' v 1; Ci Yuan '生' 2)
shēng to live 动词 Verb (verb) A verb in literary Chinese and a bound morpheme in modern Chinese in the sense of 生活 (Kroll '生' 1; ABC 'shēng' sv 1; Ci Yuan '生' 3; GHC '生' 5)
shēng raw 形容词 Adjective (adjective) In the sense of 生的 (Kroll '生' 3; ABC 'shēng' sv 3; Ci Yuan '生' 7; GHC '生' 6)
shēng a student 名词 Noun (noun) A bound form in modern Chinese, as in 学生 (Kroll '生' 5; ABC 'shēng' bf 3; GHC '生' 9)
shēng life 名词 Noun (noun) A bound form in modern Chinese, as in 生活 (Kroll '生' 1b; ABC 'shēng' bf 1; Ci Yuan '生' 4, 5)
shēng birth 名词 Noun (noun) Sanskrit equivalent: jāti, Pāli: jāti (BL 'jāti'; MW 'jAti'); FGS translation standard: Birth
shēng to produce / to give rise 动词 Verb (verb) In this sense 生 has the same meaning as 生产 (Kroll '生' 2a; ABC 'shēng' v 3; GHC '生' 1). For example, 天生德於予 'Heaven produced the virtue that is in me.' (Lunyu 7:22)
shēng alive 形容词 Adjective (adjective) Synonym discussion: in this sense 生 has the same meaning as 活的 (Kroll '生' 1; ABC 'shēng' sv 1; Ci Yuan '生' 3; GHC '生' 3)
shēng a lifetime 形容词 Adjective (adjective) In the sense of 一生or 一辈子 (Kroll '生' 1b; Ci Yuan '生' 6)
shēng to initiate / to become 动词 Verb (verb) As in 生病 or 生气
shēng to grow 动词 Verb (verb) In the sense of 生长 (Ci Yuan '生' 1; ABC 'shēng' v 2; GHC '生' 1)
shēng unfamiliar 形容词 Adjective (adjective) In the sense of 生疏, as in new vocabulary 生词 (Kroll '生'' 3a; Ci Yuan '生' 7; GHC '生' 7)
shēng not experienced 形容词 Adjective (adjective) As in a new hand 生手 (Kroll '生'' 3a; GHC '生' 6)
shēng hard / stiff / strong 形容词 Adjective (adjective) In this sense 生 has the same meaning as 硬 (ABC 'shēng' sv 6; GHC '生' 12)
shēng very / extremely 副词 Adverb (adverb) In this sense 生 has the same meaning as 什 or 甚 (ABC 'shēng' adv; Ci Yuan '生' 13; GHC '生' 11)
shēng having academic or professional knowledge 名词 Noun (noun) As in 医生 'doctor', often used in this sense as a courtesy title for a scholar (Kroll '生' 5; Ci Yuan '生' 11; GHC '生' 8)
shēng a male role in traditional theatre 名词 Noun (noun) As in 小生 'young boy' or 老生 'old man' (ABC 'shēng' bf 4; Ci Yuan '生' 12; GHC '生' 10)
shēng gender 名词 Noun (noun) As in 男生 'male' or 女生 'female' (GHC '生' 16)
shēng to develop / to grow 动词 Verb (verb) (ABC 'shēng' v 2)
shēng to set up 动词 Verb (verb) Synonym discussion: in this sense 生 has the same meaning as 安装 (ABC 'shēng' v 4).
shēng a prostitute 名词 Noun (noun) Synonym discussion: in this sense 生 has the same meaning as 妓女.
shēng a captive 名词 Noun (noun) Synonym discussion: in this sense 生 has the same meaning as 俘虏.
shēng a gentleman 名词 Noun (noun) Synonym discussion: in this sense 生 has the same meaning as 先生.
shēng Kangxi radical 100 名词 Noun (noun) Born (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
shēng unripe 形容词 Adjective (adjective) (ABC 'shēng' sv 2; Ci Yuan '生' 7)
shēng nature 名词 Noun (noun) In the sense of 本性 (Ci Yuan '生' 9; GHC '生' 14)
shēng to inherit / to succeed 动词 Verb (verb) In the sense of 继承 (Ci Yuan '生' 10)
shēng destiny 名词 Noun (noun) In the sense of 生命 (GHC '生' 4)

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