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English Definitionto reveal; to enlighten; enlightenment; revelation; illumination; moral (of a story etc); lesson
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧˇ ㄕˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)kai2si6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
to open; to start; to initiate; to enlighten or awaken; to state; to inform; Qi son of Yu the Great , reported founder of the Xia Dynasty 夏朝 (c. 2070-c. 1600 BC)
shìto show; to reveal

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Words With Same Head Word    
启发qǐfāto enlighten; to explain (a text etc); to stimulate (a mental attitude); enlightenment; revelation; motivation
启事qǐshìannouncement (written, on billboard, letter, newspaper or website); to post information; a notice
启程qǐchéngto set out on a journey
启动qǐdòngto start (a machine); to set in movement; to launch (an operation); to activate (a plan)
启用qǐyòngto start using; (computing) to enable (a feature)
Words With Same Tail Word    
表示biǎoshìto express; to show; to say; to state; to indicate; to mean
指示zhǐshìto point out; to indicate; to instruct; directives; instructions
显示xiǎnshìto show; to illustrate; to display; to demonstrate
展示zhǎnshìto reveal; to display; to show; to exhibit something
宣示xuānshìto vow; to pledge
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