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English Definitionmy humble home
See alsoshěxià to abandon; to lay down (from traditional character 捨下)
Simplified Script舍下
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄜˋ ㄒㄧㄚˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)se3haa6
Word Decomposition
shèresidence; (Chinese surname)
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    
舍人shèrénancient office title; rich and important person
舍利shèlìashes after cremation; Buddhist relics (Sanskirt: sarira)
舍友shèyǒudormitory roommate
舍弟shèdìmy younger brother (humble term)
舍利塔shèlì tǎstupa; tower venerating the ashes of the Buddha
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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