shì

  1. shì noun a generation
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 一代; for example, the idiom 五世其昌 'five generations of prosperity' (CCD '世' 2; FE '世' 1; Giles 1892 '世'; GHDC '世' 2; Guoyu '世' n 2; Kroll 2015 '世' 1, p. 415)
  2. shì noun a period of thirty years
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 三十年 (Giles 1892 '世'; GHDC '世' 1; Guoyu '世' n 1; Kroll 2015 '世' 1, p. 415)
  3. shì noun the world
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: As an abbreviation for 世间 (FGDB '世間'; Guoyu '世' n 7; Kroll 2015 '世' 6, p. 415)
  4. shì noun years / age
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 年 or 岁 (Guoyu '世' n 5)
  5. shì noun a dynasty
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 朝代 (Guoyu '世' n 3; Kroll 2015 '世' 3b, p. 415)
  6. shì adjective secular / worldly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 世俗 (Guoyu '世' adj 2)
  7. shì adjective over generations
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 累代 (Guoyu '世' adj 3; Kroll 2015 '世' 2b, p. 415)
  8. shì adverb always
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: Synonymous with 从来 or 永远 in this sense (Han Dian '世' adv 2)
  9. shì noun loka / a world
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain:
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: loka, Pali: loka, J. sekai / seken; an abbreviation of 世間 (BL 'loka'; Ding '世'; FGDB '世'; SH '世'; )
  10. shì noun world
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 世界; for example, 举世瞩目 'attract worldwide attention' (CCD '世' 6; FE '世' 4; Giles 1892 '世'; GHDC '世' 5)
  11. shì measure word a life / a lifetime
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense 一辈子 (CCD '世' 1; FE '世' 2; Giles 1892 '世'; GHDC '世' 3; Guoyu '世' n 6; Kroll 2015 '世' 4, p. 415)
  12. shì noun an era
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 时代 (CCD '世' 5; FE '世' 3; GHDC '世' 4; Guoyu '世' n 4; Kroll 2015 '世' 5, p. 415)
  13. shì adjective from generation to generation / across generations
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: For example, 世谊 'friendship across generations' (CCD '世' 3; Guoyu '世' adj 1)
  14. shì verb to keep good family relations
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: (CCD '世' 4)
  15. shì proper noun Shi
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD '世' 4; GHDC '世' 9; Guoyu '世' n 8)
  16. shì noun a geologic epoch
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain:
    Notes: (Wikipedia 'Epoch_(geology)')
  17. shì adjective hereditary
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: As in 世袭 (Kroll 2015 '世' 2a, p. 415; Wu and Tee 2015, loc. 1673)
  18. shì noun later generations
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '世' 3, p. 415)
  19. shì noun a successor / an heir
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '世' 3a, p. 415)
  20. shì noun the current times
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '世' 5a, p. 415)

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