1. shì noun funerary name / posthumous name or title
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: An honorary name given to royalty and nobles; variant of 謚 (Fuller 2004, p. 177; Guoyu '諡' n; Wikipedia '谥号' n; Unihan '諡')
  2. shì verb to give a funerary name
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, in 《左傳·宣公》 Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals, Lord Xuan 10.13: 改葬幽公,諡之曰靈 'They reburied Lord Yu and changed his posthumous honrific to “Ling”' (trans. by Durrant, Li, and Schaberg 2016, pp. 720-721; Guoyu '諡' v).

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