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ChineseEdit

 
old; aged; venerable; outdated; experienced; (affectionate prefix)
 
a division (milit.); teacher; master; expert; model
trad. (老師)
simp. (老师)

PronunciationEdit


Note: lao2 se1 - Chaozhou.

NounEdit

老師

  1. teacher (Classifier: ; ; )
    老師壓力 [MSC, trad.]
    老师压力 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ de lǎoshī gěi wǒ hěn dà yālì. [Pinyin]
    My teacher puts me under a lot of pressure.

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 老師 (“teacher”)
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 教師
Mandarin Beijing 老師
Taiwan 老師
Jinan 老師先生
Xi'an 老師先生
Wuhan 老師教師
Chengdu 老師先生
Yangzhou 教師先生老師
Hefei 教師老師先生
Cantonese Guangzhou 老師先生
Hong Kong 老師先生阿蛇 male搣匙 female
Taishan 老師先生
Yangjiang 老師先生
Gan Nanchang 老師先生
Hakka Meixian 老師先生
Jin Taiyuan 老師先生
Min Bei Jian'ou 老師先生
Min Dong Fuzhou 先生老師
Min Nan Xiamen 先生老師
Quanzhou 先生老師
Zhangzhou 先生老師
Taipei 先生老師
Kaohsiung 先生老師
Tainan 先生老師
Taichung 先生老師
Yilan 先生老師
Lukang 先生老師
Sanxia 先生老師
Kinmen 先生
Magong 先生
Hsinchu 先生
Malaysia 先生老師
Wu Shanghai 老師教師教書先生
Suzhou 教師教書先生
Wenzhou 教師教書先生先生
Xiang Changsha 老師教書先生
Shuangfeng 老師教書先生

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (老師):

ReferencesEdit

  • Entry #2712”, in 臺灣閩南語常用詞辭典 [Dictionary of Frequently-Used Taiwan Minnan] (in Chinese and Min Nan), Ministry of Education, R.O.C., 2011.
  • Duffus, William, "teach" (p. 266) in English-Chinese Vocabulary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Swatow, English Presbyterian Mission Press, 1883.

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ろう
Grade: 4

Grade: 5
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese compound 老師(lawX srij, literally old teacher, old master). Compare modern Mandarin traditional 老師 and simplified 老师(lǎoshī).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

老師 (hiragana ろうし, romaji rōshi, historical hiragana らうし)

  1. an elderly monk; a sage; an elderly teacher or master
  2. (from the way that (shi) can also mean “a military group”) the exhaustion of military troops from fighting a protracted war

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

老師 (nosa) (hangeul 노사)

  1. Hanja form? of 노사, “an elderly monk; a sage; an elderly teacher or master”.