师 (師) shī

  1. shī noun teacher
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: srij; 师 is synonymous with 老师 in this sense (ABC 'shī' bf 1; CED 1 '师' 1; GHC '师' 3; Kroll 2015 '師' 3).
  2. shī noun multitude
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 众人 (GHC '师' 2; Kroll 2015 '師' 1b)
  3. shī noun a host; a leader
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHC '师' 5)
  4. shī noun an expert
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: As in 工程师 'engineer' or 医师 'doctor' (ABC 'shī' bf 4; CED 1 '师' 3; GHC '师' 4; Kroll 2015 '師' 5)
  5. shī noun an example; a model
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 师 is synonymous with 榜样 in this sense, as in 师范 (ABC 'shī' bf 3; CED 1 '师' 2).
  6. shī noun master
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: A title for a Buddhist monastic, as in 法师 or 禅师 (ABC 'shī' bf 6; CED 1 '师' 4)
  7. shī noun a capital city; a well protected place
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 师 is synonymous with 首都 in this sense, as in 京师 (Kroll 2015 '師' 2).
  8. shī proper noun Shi
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (ABC 'shī' n 2; CED 1 '师' 6; GHC '师' 8)
  9. shī verb to imitate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 师 is synonymous with 效法 in this sense (Kroll 2015 '師' 4).
  10. shī noun troops
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'shī' bf 8; CED 2 '师' 1; Kroll 2015 '師' 1a)
  11. shī foreign shi
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Foreign Language
    Notes: Used to transliterate foreign names
  12. shī noun an army division
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'shī' n 1; CED 2 '师' 1; GHC '师' 1; Kroll 2015 '師' 1)
  13. shī noun the 7th hexagram
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A divinatory symbol named in the 易经 Yijing (GHC '师' 6; Kroll 2015 '師' 6)
  14. shī noun a lion
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As a variant of 狮 (GHC '师' 7; Kroll 2015 '師' 7)

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