師傅

CantoneseEdit

simpl. 师傅
trad.

EtymologyEdit

A compound of (si1, teacher) and (fu6, teacher).

NounEdit

師傅 (traditional, Jyutping si1 fu6*2, Yale si1fu6, simplified 师傅)

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "師傅" (in Cantonese/English), Cantodict. URL accessed on 2009-06-20.

MandarinEdit

simpl. 师傅
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin shīfu
Zhuyin ㄕ ㄈㄨ˙
IPA (key) /ʂʐ̩⁵⁵ fu²/
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NounEdit

師傅 (traditional, Pinyin shīfu, simplified 师傅)

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

Min NanEdit

simpl. 师傅
trad.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

師傅 (traditional, POJ sai-hū, traditional 師傅, simplified 师傅)

  1. teacher; master (especially in Martial arts); sifu
  2. a polite form of address for an adult
  3. a polite way to address a skilled worker (carpenter, plumber etc) or craftsman
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 03:15