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科学家
kē xué jiā

科学家
scientist




Definitions

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科学家kēxuéjiā
     1. n. scientist
Components
     1. sort; class; kind
     2. law; regulation
     3. (historical) imperial examination
     4. article; clause
     5. norms; rules
     6. division; branch (of study)
     7. section; department
     8. (taxonomy) family
     9. to pass a sentence
     10. to check; to examine
     11. to punish; to fine or levy taxes
xué, xiáo
     1. to learn; to study
           學習 - to study; to learn
           我 打算 學 攝影。 - I plan to learn photography.
     2. to imitate; to copy; to mimic
           鸚鵡 學 人 語。 - Parrots imitate human speech.
     3. school
     4. learning; knowledge
     5. theory; doctrine
     6. subject; branch of learning; science; -ology
           化學 - chemistry
           生物學 - biology
jiā, jia
     1. home
           我 的 家 就 在 這裡。 - My home is here.
     2. house
     3. family; household
           家庭 - family
           家族 - clan; family
     4. (polite, for family member) my
     5. domesticated; domestic
     6. (Classifier for families, businesses and companies.)
     7. school of thought; philosophical school
           儒家 - Confucian school
           道家 - Daoist School
     8. (Suffix denoting a person with a certain occupation or social standing.) -er
     9. (Suffix denoting specialist in a certain activity or field.) -ist; -er
           藝術家 - artist
           科學家 - scientist
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