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摄影师
shè yǐng shī

摄影师
photographer




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摄影师shèyǐngshī
     1. n. photographer
     2. n. cameraman
Components
shè, niè
     1. take in, absorb
     2. act as deputy
     3. administer, assist
yǐng
     1. shadow
     2. image
     3. trace (of human presence); presence (of people or things); occurrence (of events)
     4. picture; photograph
     5. (Cantonese) to take (a picture)
shī
     1. (historical, military) division of 2500 soldiers
     2. (military) division; a large body of troops composing part of an army
     3. army; troops; armed force
     4. to dispatch troops; to send troops
     5. the masses; populace; general public
     6. (historical) (A level of administrative division comprising ten major cities.)
     7. capital city; metropolis
     8. strategist; military adviser
     9. leader; chief; commander; head; captain
     10. teacher; instructor
     11. master; expert; specialist
     12. (Min Dong) to be an expert in; adept at; capable
     13. (Min Dong) (Respectful term of address for an expert in a trade or profession.)
     14. (religion) (Respectful title for monks, nuns and Taoist priests.)
     15. (historical) musician
     16. model; example; fine example
     17. to follow; to imitate; to follow the example of
     18. “Army” (䷆): the seventh hexagram of the I Ching
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