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The Chinese word laoshi - 老师 - lăoshī
(teacher in Chinese)

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Chinese characters  ( laoshi / lăoshī ) with pronunciation (English translation: teacher )

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老师 ( laoshi / lăoshī ) is composed of these characters: (lao) , (shi)
老师 ( laoshi / lăoshī ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 老师 ( laoshi / lăoshī ) Writing in Pinyin
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Zhe wei shi Wang boshi, wo de laoshi.
Zhè wèi shì Wáng bóshì, wŏ de lăoshī.
 – English translation: This is Dr. Wang, my teacher.

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old  |  teacher, master
老师 ( laoshi / lăoshī ) belongs to the 100 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 77)

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