寒舍

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

Literally: cold living place, residence

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

寒舍

  1. (literary) (in modesty) (one's own) humble home; (one's own) humble abode
  2. (one's own) modest home

Usage notes[edit]

A way of showing modesty when referring to one's own home, it is never used for someone else's home. Used for written correspondence, also orally in highly formal situation or to someone of older and higher position.