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English Definitionresidence; mansion
Simplified Script宅第
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄞˊ ㄉㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zaak6dai6
Word Decomposition
zháiresidence; (coll.) to stay in at home; to hang around at home
(prefix indicating ordinal number, e.g. first, number two etc); order; (old) rank in the imperial examinations; mansion; (lit.) but; just

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
宅女zháinǚfemale geek; female nerd; otaku girl
宅子zháizihouse; residence
宅男zháinánmale addicted to computers, computer games, adult cartoons etc (2000s Taiwan slang, derived from Japanese otaku 御宅男 house male); fan of computer games; by extension, nerd
宅经zháijīngone of the earliest classics about Fengshui; see also 黄帝宅经
宅舍zháishèhouse; residence
Words With Same Tail Word    
上第shàngdìtop notch; highest quality
不第bùdìto fail the civil service examination (in imperial China)
及第jídìto pass an imperial examination
品第pǐndìgrade (i.e. quality); rank
居第jūdìhousing; high class residence
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