Chinese Word Entry

聖事

Simplified Chinese form: 圣事

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄕㄥˋ ㄕˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): shèng shì
Cantonese (Jyutping): sing3 si6
Definitions:
  1. Holy sacrament

  2. Christian rite (esp. Catholic)

  3. also called 聖禮〔圣礼〕 by Protestants


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Chinese characters used in this word

holy, saint, sage, master, priest, sacred
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄥˋ (shèng)
Cantonese: sing3
Japanese: セイ (sei)、 ショウ (shou) / ひじり (hijiri)
Korean: 성 (seong)
Vietnamese: thánh
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly, affair, to serve, accident, incident
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕˋ (shì), ㄗˋ (zì)
Cantonese: si6
Japanese: ジ (ji)、 ズ (zu)、 シ (shi) / こと (koto)、 つか.う (tsukau)、 つか.える (tsukaeru)、 こととする (kototosuru)
Korean: 사 (sa)
Vietnamese: sự
Variants
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