師 (radical 50, 巾+7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 竹口一中月 (HRMLB), four-corner 21727, composition ⿰𠂤帀)
- KangXi: page 331, character 35
- Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 8916
- Dae Jaweon: page 637, character 28
- Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 740, character 2
- Unihan data for U+5E2B
||*sreːl, *srel, *sri
Ideogrammic compound (會意): 𠂤 (“mound, hill”) + 帀 – ancient troops were usually stationed at a hill.
Each of the two components can be used as 師 on their own in preclassical scripts. The significance of 帀 is debated.
Starostin derives this word from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *rij (“many”), cognate with 皆 (OC *kriːj, “all”), 偕 (OC *kriːj, “together with”), as well as Tibetan ཁྲི (khri, “ten thousand”) and Burmese ရဲ (rai:, “police”).
- (historical, military) division of 2500 soldiers
- (military) division; a large body of troops composing part of an army
- army; troops; armed force
- to dispatch troops; to send troops
- the masses; populace; general public
- (historical) A level of administrative division comprising ten major cities.
- capital city; metropolis
- strategist; military adviser
- leader; chief; commander; head; captain
- teacher; instructor
- master; expert; specialist
- (Min Dong) to be an expert in; adept at; capable
- (Min Dong) Respectful term of address for an expert in a trade or profession.
- (religion) Respectful title for monks, nuns and Taoist priests.
- (historical) musician
- model; example; fine example
- to follow; to imitate; to follow the example of
- “Army” (䷆): the seventh hexagram of the I Ching
- A surname.
(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)
- teacher, master, one's mentor
- religious leader
師 • (Moro)
- A surname.
師 (eumhun 스승 사 (seuseung sa))
- Hanja form? of 사 (“teacher; master; one's mentor”).
- teacher, master
- respectful title for Buddhist monks and Buddhist nuns