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English Definitionto pass away; to die
Simplified Script逝世
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕˋ ㄕˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sai6sai3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
shì(of time) to pass; to die
shìlife; age; generation; era; world; lifetime; epoch; descendant; noble; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
逝去shìqùto elapse; to pass away; to die; demise
逝者shìzhěthe dead or departed
Words With Same Tail Word    
去世qùshìto pass away; to die
问世wènshìto be published; to come out
过世guòshìto die; to pass away
入世rùshìto join the WTO; to enter the world; secular
出世chūshìto be born; to come into being; to withdraw from worldly affairs
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