shì

  1. shì noun matter / thing / item
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In this sense 等 has a similar meaning to 事情 (ABC 'shì' n 1; GCED 'shih'; Guoyu '事' n 2; Kroll '事' 1; NCCED '事' 1; Rouzer 2007, p. 27)
  2. shì verb to serve
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'shì' v 3; NCCED '事' 4; Rouzer 2007, p. 27)
  3. shì noun a government post
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 事 is has the same meaning as 事宦.
  4. shì noun duty / post / work
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 事 is has the same meaning as 事务 (ABC 'shì' n 3; Guoyu '事' n 1; Kroll '事' 3; NCCED '事' 6; Rouzer 2007, p. 27)
  5. shì noun occupation
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 事 is has the same meaning as 职业 (ABC 'shì' n 3; NCCED '事' 2).
  6. shì noun cause / undertaking / enterprise / achievment
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In this sense 事 is has the same meaning as 事业 (ABC 'shì' n 4).
  7. shì noun an accident
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 事 is has the same meaning as 事故 or 变故 (ABC 'shì' n 2; Guoyu '事' n 3; NCCED '事' 3).
  8. shì verb to attend
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 侍奉 (Guoyu '事' v 1)
  9. shì noun an allusion
    Domain: Literature 文学
    Notes: In this sense 事 is has the same meaning as 典故 (Kroll '事' 4).
  10. shì noun a condition / a state / a situation
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: In this sense 事 is has the same meaning as 情况. For example, For example, 实事求是 'to handle matters according to the actual situation' (CCI '实事求是'; Rouzer 2007, p. 27)
  11. shì verb to engage in
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 事 is has the same meaning as 从事 (ABC 'shì' v 2; Guoyu '事' v 2; Kroll '事' 2; NCCED '事' 5).
  12. shì verb to enslave
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 插入 (Guoyu '事' v 3)
  13. shì verb to pursue
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 事 is has the same meaning as 奉行.
  14. shì verb to administer
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 事 is has the same meaning as 办理.
  15. shì verb to appoint
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 事 is has the same meaning as 任用 (Kroll '事' 3a).
  16. shì measure word a piece
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: In this sense 事 is has the same meaning as 件 (Kroll '事' 6).
  17. shì noun the meaning of a word / relating to the phenomenal world
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit: artha, Pāli: attha; in contrast to the independent existence of the thing (Kroll '事' 5)

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