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Main
English Definitionlife; age; generation; era; world; lifetime; epoch; descendant; noble; (Chinese surname)
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(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄕˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sai3
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate

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Words With Same Head Word    
世界shìjièworld
世纪shìjìcentury
世代shìdàifor many generations; generation; era; age
世事shìshìaffairs of life; things of the world
世间shìjiānworld; earth
Words With Same Tail Word    
逝世shìshìto pass away; to die
去世qùshìto pass away; to die
问世wènshìto be published; to come out
过世guòshìto die; to pass away
入世rùshìto join the WTO; to enter the world; secular
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