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Main
English Definitionmatter; thing; item; work; affair
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Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinshì
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(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄕˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)si6
Part of Speech(名) noun
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Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
事情shìqingaffair; matter; thing; business
事件shìjiànevent; happening; incident
事业shìyèundertaking; project; activity; (charitable, political or revolutionary) cause; publicly funded institution, enterprise or foundation; career; occupation
事实shìshífact
事先shìxiānin advance; before the event; beforehand; prior
Words With Same Tail Word    
军事jūnshìmilitary affairs; military matters; military
从事cóngshìto go for; to engage in; to undertake; to deal with; to handle; to do
办事bànshìto handle (affairs); to work
做事zuòshìto work; to handle matters; to have a job
没事méishìit's not important; it's nothing; never mind; to have nothing to do; to be free; to be all right (out of danger or trouble)
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