師傅

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Chinese[edit]

 
a division (milit.); teacher; master; expert; model
 
instruct; tutor; instructor; adhere; apply
trad. (師傅)
simp. (师傅)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (21) (1)
Final () (17) (24)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () Chongniu III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʃˠiɪ/ /pɨoH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʃᵚi/ /pioH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃiɪ/ /pioH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʂji/ /puə̆H/
Li
Rong
/ʃji/ /pioH/
Wang
Li
/ʃi/ /pĭuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʂi/ /pi̯uH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shī
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 2/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
shī
Middle
Chinese
‹ srij › ‹ pjuH ›
Old
Chinese
/*srij/ /*p(r)a(ʔ)-s/
English master teacher

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
No. 11433 3457
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sri/ /*paɡs/

Noun[edit]

師傅

  1. teacher; master (especially in Martial arts); sifu, shifu
  2. polite form of address for an adult
  3. polite way to address a skilled worker (carpenter, plumber etc) or craftsman

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