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美发师
měi fā shī

美发师
hairdresser




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美发师měi髮shī
     1. n. hairdresser, beautician (professional for haircutting or hairstyling)
Components
měi
     1. beautiful; pretty; attractive; good-looking
           美人 - beautiful woman
     2. delicious; tasty; flavoursome
           美食 - culinary delicacy
     3. good; fine; satisfactory; happy
     4. to beautify; to prettify
     5. to praise; to commend
     6. (dialectal) to be pleased with oneself
     7. beautiful things; beauty
     8. Short for 美洲 (America (continent))
     9. Short for 美國 (United States of America)
     10. Mei
     1. hair
     2. to issue
           頭髮fa - hair
           發電 - to generate electricity; to send a telegram
           發佈 - to release
     3. to distribute
     4. to depart
     5. to become; to get into a certain state; to develop; to manifest
           發燒 - to have a fever
           發狂 - to go mad
     6. to become wealthy
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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