先生 meaning and pronunciation

先生
Simplified/traditional word

先生 in English

xiān sheng

  • Mister (Mr.)
  • husband
  • doctor (topolect)
  • teacher
  • CL:个[ge4] ,位[wei4]

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Characters

  • (xiān): first; early; prior; former; in advance
  • (shēng): to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; raw; uncooked; student;

Sentences examples with 先生

  • 习先生怎么样不这儿了?
    Xí xiānshēng zěnme yàng bù zhè'erle?
  • 先生,请问您什么时候开始点菜?
    Xiānshēng, qǐngwèn nín shénme shíhòu kāishǐ diǎn cài?
  • 刚才我在街上遇到了张先生。
    Gāngcái wǒ zài jiē shàng yù dàole zhāng xiānshēng.
  • 他和王先生说话呢。
    Tā hé wáng xiānshēng shuōhuà ne.
  • 你也认识王先生?
    Nǐ yě rènshí wáng xiānshēng?