释 (釋) shì

  1. shì verb to release / to set free
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 放开 (Guoyu '釋' v 3; Kroll 2015 '釋' 1; Unihan '釋'; XHZD '释' 4)
  2. shì verb to explain / to interpret
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 说明; for example, 解释 'explain' (Guoyu '釋' v 1; Kroll 2015 '釋' 3; Unihan '釋'; XHZD '释' 1)
  3. shì verb to remove / to dispell / to clear up
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 解除 or 消散; for example, 如释重负 'as if relieved from a heavy burden' (Guoyu '釋' v 2; Kroll 2015 '釋' 1a; XHZD '释' 2)
  4. shì verb to give up / to abandon
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: This sense of the word is synonymous with 舍弃 or 抛弃 (Guoyu '釋' v 4; Kroll 2015 '釋' 1a)
  5. shì verb to put down
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: This sense of the word is synonymous with 放下 or 放开 (Kroll 2015 '釋' 1a; XHZD '释' 3)
  6. shì verb to resolve
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '釋' 2a)
  7. shì verb to melt
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: This sense of the word is synonymous with 溶化 or 消融 (Kroll 2015 '釋' 2)
  8. shì proper noun Śakra / Indra
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: (Ding '釋')
  9. shì proper noun Śākyamuni
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: This sense of the word is synonymous with 釋迦牟尼. See 釋迦牟尼 (Guoyu '釋' n 1; Kroll 2015 '釋' 4; XHZD '释' 5).
  10. shì noun Buddhism
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: In the sense of 佛教 (Guoyu '釋' n 2)
  11. shì proper noun Śākya / Shakya
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: The clan of Śākyamuni Buddha (Guoyu '釋' n 3)
  12. adjective pleased / glad
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As a variant of 译 (Kroll 2015 '釋' yì)

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