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English Definitionto rely on; mother (formal)
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄕˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ci5

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恃强欺弱shì qiáng qī ruòto use one's strength to mistreat people (idiom); to bully
恃才傲物shì cái ào wùto be inordinately proud of one's ability; to be conceited and contemptuous (idiom)
恃强凌弱者shìqiánglíngruò zhěswashbuckler
Words With Same Tail Word    
仗恃zhàngshìto rely on; to depend on
失恃shīshìto lose somebody one relies upon; to lose one's mother
怙恃hùshìto rely on; father and mother (classical)
凭恃píngshìto depend on; to rely on
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