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English Definitionto give up; to abandon; to give alms
See alsoshè residence; (Chinese surname) (from traditional character )
shě old variant of (from traditional character )
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄕㄜˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)se2
Part of Speech(动) verb

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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
舍下shěxiàto abandon; to lay down
舍命shěmìngto risk one's life
舍己shějǐselfless; self-sacrifice (to help others); self-renunciation; altruism
Words With Same Tail Word    
锲而不舍qiè ér bùshěto chip away at a task and not abandon it (idiom); to chisel away at something; to persevere; unflagging efforts
不舍bùshěreluctant to part with (something or somebody); unwilling to let go of
割舍gēshěto give up; to part with
取舍qǔshěto choose; to accept or reject
施舍shīshěto give in charity; to give alms (to the poor)
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