書生

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See also: 书生

Chinese[edit]

book; letter
 
to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; student; raw
trad. (書生)
simp. (书生)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

書生

  1. scholar; intellectual
  2. pedantic scholar

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょ
Grade: 2
せい
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

書生 (hiragana しょせい, rōmaji shosei)

  1. (Meiji and Taishō period) student
  2. (later) a student who helps with housework in exchange for lodging

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