势 (勢) shì

  1. shì noun power / authority
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 权力 (Guoyu '勢' n 1; Kroll 2015 '勢' 1)
  2. shì noun position of power
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: One of the three principles of control of the state in 法家 Legalism, the other two being 法 'standards' and 術 'technique' (Wikipedia '法家')
  3. shì noun conditions / tendency
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 状况 (Guoyu '勢' n 5; Kroll 2015 '勢' 3; Unihan '勢')
  4. shì noun might / formidable power
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 威力 (Guoyu '勢' n 2; Kroll 2015 '勢' 1)
  5. shì noun posture
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '勢' n 3; Kroll 2015 '勢' 2b)
  6. shì noun appearance
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 形貌; for example, 山势 'mountain form' (Guoyu '勢' n 4)
  7. shì noun opportunity
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 机会 (Guoyu '勢' n 6; Kroll 2015 '勢' 3a)
  8. shì noun male reproductive organ
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In an animal (Guoyu '勢' n 6; Kroll 2015 '勢' 4)

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