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ChineseEdit

cold; poor; to tremble residence
simp. and trad.
(寒舍)
Literally: “cold living place/residence”.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

寒舍

  1. (literary, humble) (one's own) humble home; (one's own) humble abode
  2. (one's own) modest home

Usage notesEdit

A way of showing modesty when referring to one's own home, it is never used for someone else's home. Used for written correspondence, also orally in highly formal situation or to someone of older and higher position.