士大夫

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.
大夫

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin shìdàfū
Zhuyin ㄕˋ ㄉㄚˋ ㄈㄨ
IPA (key) /ʂʐ̩⁵¹⁻⁵³ ta̠⁵¹ fu⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

士大夫 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin shìdàfū)

  1. (archaic) government bureaucrats or prominent intellectuals