起身

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin qǐshēn
Zhuyin ㄑㄧˇ ㄕㄣ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕʰi²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ʂən⁵⁵/

NounEdit

起身 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin qǐshēn)

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) to get up
  2. (Advanced Mandarin) to get out of bed
  3. (archaic) background; upbringing
  4. (archaic) to get underway; to begin an undertaking

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 02:51