先生 xiānsheng

  1. xiānsheng noun Mr. / sir / mister
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (ABC 'xiānsheng' 先生 n 2, p. 1035; CC-CEDICT '先生'; Guoyu '先生' 1; Sun, 2006, loc. 1440)
  2. xiānsheng phrase first born
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: An honorific used in Literary Chinese as early as the Warring States (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 78).
  3. xiānsheng noun husband
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 丈夫 (ABC 'xiānsheng' 先生 n 3, p. 1035; CC-CEDICT '先生'; Guoyu '先生' 2)
  4. xiānsheng noun teacher
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 老师 (ABC 'xiānsheng' 先生 n 1, p. 1035; CC-CEDICT '先生'; Guoyu '先生' 3)
  5. xiānsheng noun gentleman
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '先生' 4)
  6. xiānsheng noun doctor
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Dialect (ABC 'xiānsheng' 先生 n 5, p. 1035; CC-CEDICT '先生'; Guoyu '先生')
  7. xiānsheng noun bookkeeper
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'xiānsheng' 先生 n 6, p. 1035)
  8. xiānsheng noun fortune teller
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'xiānsheng' 先生 n 7, p. 1035; Guoyu '先生')
  9. xiānsheng noun prostitute
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'xiānsheng' 先生 n 4, p. 1035; Guoyu '先生' 7)
  10. xiānsheng noun a Taoist scholar
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '先生' 6)

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