YellowBridge Chinese Language & Culture
Chinese Language Center

Learn Mandarin Mandarin-English Dictionary & Thesaurus

New Search

社会
Main
English Definitionsociety
Simplified Script社会
Traditional Script社會
Pinyinshèhuì
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
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)
社区shèqūcommunity
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
Derived Words or Phrases    
Sign-in
Similar-sounding Words    
Sign-in
Wildcard: Use * as placeholder for 0 or more
Chinese characters or pinyin syllables