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English Definitionto send; to assign; to appoint; servants of an official; official messenger
See alsochāishi official post; billet; commission; see also 差事
Simplified Script差使
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄞ ㄕˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)caai1si3
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Word Decomposition
chāito send; to commission; messenger; mission
使 shǐenvoy; messenger

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Words With Same Head Word    
差事chāishierrand; assignment; job; commission; see also 差使
差役chāiyìforced labor of feudal tenant (corvée); bailiff of feudal yamen
差派chāipàito dispatch
差遣chāiqiǎnto send (on errand)
差旅费chāi lǚfèibusiness travel expenses
Words With Same Tail Word    
大使dàshǐambassador; envoy
即使jíshǐeven if; even though
促使cùshǐto induce; to promote; to urge; to impel; to bring about; to provoke; to drive (somebody to do something); to catalyze; to actuate; to contribute to (some development)
假使jiǎshǐif; in case; suppose; given ...
行使xíngshǐto exercise (a right etc)
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