老師

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Chinese[edit]

 
old (of people); aged; venerable (person); outdated; experienced; (a prefix used before the surname of a person or a numeral indicating the order of birth of the children in a family or to indicate affection or familiarity)
 
a division (milit.); teacher; master; expert; model
trad. (老師)
simp. (老师)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

老師 (classifier , )

  1. teacher
    老師壓力 [MSC, trad.]
    老师压力 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ de lǎoshī gěi wǒ hěn dà yālì. [Pinyin]
    My teacher puts me under a lot of pressure.

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ろう
Grade: 4

Grade: 5
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese compound 老師 (lawX srij, literally old teacher, old master). Compare modern Mandarin traditional 老師 and simplified 老师 (lǎoshī).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

老師 (hiragana ろうし, romaji rōshi, historical hiragana らうし)

  1. an elderly monk; a sage; an elderly teacher or master
  2. (from the way that (shi) can also mean “a military group”) the exhaustion of military troops from fighting a protracted war

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

老師 (nosa) (hangeul 노사)

  1. Hanja form? of 노사, “an elderly monk; a sage; an elderly teacher or master”.