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English Definitionerrand; assignment; job; commission; see also 差使
See alsochàshì poor; not up to standard
Simplified Script差事
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄞ ㄕ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)caai1si6
Measure Words
Word Decomposition
chāito send; to commission; messenger; mission
shìmatter; thing; item; work; affair

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Words With Same Head Word    
差使chāishǐto send; to assign; to appoint; servants of an official; official messenger
差使chāishiofficial post; billet; commission; see also 差事
差役chāiyìforced labor of feudal tenant (corvée); bailiff of feudal yamen
差派chāipàito dispatch
差遣chāiqiǎnto send (on errand)
Words With Same Tail Word    
故事gùshinarrative; story; tale
本事běnshiability; skill
执事zhíshiparaphernalia of a guard of honor
干事gànshiadministrator; executive secretary
服事fúshivariant of 服侍
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