ChineseEdit

 
old; aged; venerable
old; aged; venerable; outdated; experienced; (affectionate prefix)
 
a division (milit.); teacher; master
a division (milit.); teacher; master; expert; model
trad. (老師)
simp. (老师)
alternative forms 老濕老湿 slang

PronunciationEdit


Note: lao2 se1 - Chaozhou.

NounEdit

老師

  1. teacher (Classifier: ; ; )
    特教老師 / 特教老师  ―  tèjiào lǎoshī  ―  special ed teacher
    老師請教 / 老师请教  ―  xiàng lǎoshī qǐngjiào  ―  to ask for advice from the teacher
    學校實習老師 [MSC, trad.]
    学校实习老师 [MSC, simp.]
    qù xuéxiào dāng shíxí lǎoshī [Pinyin]
    to do teaching work experience at a school
    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.
  2. (honorific, polite) a term of address for an adult
    老師業餘喜愛閱讀傳記歷史經濟國際時事書刊 [MSC, trad.]
    老师业余喜爱阅读传记历史经济国际时事书刊 [MSC, simp.]
    Cáo lǎoshī yèyú xǐ'ài yuèdú, yóu ài dú zhuànjì, lìshǐ, jīngjì hé guójì shíshì shūkān. [Pinyin]
    Teacher Cao loves reading in his spare time, especially biographies, and books related to history, economics and international current affairs.

SynonymsEdit

  • (teacher):

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (老師):
  • Japanese: (ろう)() (rōshi)
  • Korean: 노사 (老師, nosa)
  • Vietnamese: lão sư (老師)

Others:

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ろう
Grade: 4

Grade: 5
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

/rauɕi//rɔːɕi//roːɕi/

From Middle Chinese compound 老師 (MC lɑuX ʃˠiɪ). Compare modern Mandarin 老師 (lǎoshī).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(ろう)() (rōshiらうし (rausi)?

  1. an old master or teacher
  2. (Buddhism) an elderly monk, especially one who is learned and virtuous
  3. (from the way that (shi) can also mean "a military group") the exhaustion of military troops from fighting a protracted war

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

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).