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English Definitionforced labor of feudal tenant (corvée); bailiff of feudal yamen
Simplified Script差役
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄞ ㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)caai1jik6
Word Decomposition
chāito send; to commission; messenger; mission
forced labor; corvée; obligatory task; military service; to use as servant; to enserf; servant (old); war; campaign; battle

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
差事chāishierrand; assignment; job; commission; see also 差使
差使chāishǐto send; to assign; to appoint; servants of an official; official messenger
差使chāishiofficial post; billet; commission; see also 差事
差派chāipàito dispatch
差遣chāiqiǎnto send (on errand)
Words With Same Tail Word    
战役zhànyìmilitary campaign
奴役núyìto enslave; slavery
退役tuìyìto retire from the military, sport, etc.; to demobilize; to decommission; retired from use
现役xiànyì(military) active duty
服役fúyìto serve in the army; in active service
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