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The Chinese word xiansheng - 先生 - xiānsheng
(Mister in Chinese)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

Mister, gentleman, husband,
Mr., Mr., sir

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( xiansheng / xiānsheng ) with pronunciation (English translation: Mister )

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先生 ( xiansheng / xiānsheng ) is composed of these characters: (xian) , (sheng)
The traditional Chinese characters of xiānsheng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 先生 ( xiansheng / xiānsheng ) Writing in Pinyin
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If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Zhe wei shi Wang xiansheng, wo de tongshi.
Zhè wèi shì Wáng xiānsheng, wŏ de tóngshì.

 – English translation: This is Mister Wang, my colleague.

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a salutation  |  life
先生 ( xiansheng / xiānsheng ) belongs to the 100 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 52)

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