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English Definitionsociety
Simplified Script社会
Traditional Script社會
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄜˋ ㄏㄨㄟˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)se5wui6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
shèsociety; group; club; agency; (old) god of the land
huìto assemble; to meet; to gather; to see; union; group; association; a moment (Taiwan pr. for this sense is [hui3])

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
社论shèlùneditorial (in a newspaper)
社交shèjiāointeraction; social contact
社员shèyuáncommune member (PRC, 1958-1985); member of a society (or other organization)
社团shètuánassociation; society; group; union; club; organization
Words With Same Tail Word    
晚会wǎnhuìevening party
宴会yànhuìbanquet; feast; dinner party
机会jīhuìopportunity; chance; occasion
大会dàhuìgeneral assembly; general meeting; convention
工会gōnghuìlabor union; trade union
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