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English Definitionmission (diplomatic or other); set task
Simplified Script使命
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕˇ ㄇㄧㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)si3ming6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
使 shǐenvoy; messenger
mìnglife; fate; order or command; to assign a name, title, etc.

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
使用shǐyòngto use; to employ; to apply; to make use of
使得shǐdeusable; workable; feasible; doable; to make; to cause
使劲shǐjìnto exert all of one's strength
使节shǐjié(diplomatic) envoy
使劲儿shǐjìnrerhua variant of 使劲, to exert all of one's strength
Words With Same Tail Word    
生命shēngmìnglife; living; biological
革命gémìngrevolution; revolutionary (politics)
拼命pīnmìngto do one's utmost; with all one's might; at all costs; (to work or fight) as if one's life depends on it
寿命shòumìnglife span; life expectancy; lifetime (of a machine)
要命yàomìngto cause somebody's death; very; extremely; frightening; annoying
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