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English Definitionto abandon; to lay down
See alsoshèxià my humble home (from traditional character 舍下)
Simplified Script舍下
Traditional Script捨下
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄜˇ ㄒㄧㄚˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)se2haa6
Word Decomposition
shěto give up; to abandon; to give alms
xiàdown; downwards; below; lower; later; next (week etc); second (of two parts); to decline; to go down; to arrive at (a decision, conclusion etc)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
舍得shědeto be willing to part with something
舍不得shě bùdéto hate to do something; to hate to part with; to begrudge
舍命shěmìngto risk one's life
舍己shějǐselfless; self-sacrifice (to help others); self-renunciation; altruism
舍弃shěqìto give up; to abandon; to abort
Words With Same Tail Word    
以下yǐxiàthat level or lower; that amount or less; the following
地下dìxiàunderground; subterranean; covert
天下tiānxiàland under heaven; the whole world; the whole of China; realm; rule
上下shàngxiàup and down; top and bottom; old and new; length; about
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