師兄

CantoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

A compound of (si1, teacher) and (hing1, elder brother).

NounEdit

師兄 (traditional, Jyutping si1 hing1, Yale si1 hing1, simplified 师兄)

  1. (martial arts) The senior fellow students in a Chinese martial arts school, where the seniority is not based on the student's age or level of skill, but on the chronological order of following a particular sifu.

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MandarinEdit

EtymologyEdit

(teacher) +‎ (elder brother)

NounEdit

師兄 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin shīxiōng)

  1. (martial arts) The senior fellow students in a Chinese martial arts school, where the seniority is not based on the student's age or level of skill, but on the chronological order of following a particular sifu.

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 14:06