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English translation of '先生'

先生

(xiānsheng)

  1. (指男士) Mr
    ⇒ 吴先生 (Wú xiānsheng) Mr Wu
  2. (= 老师) teacher
  3. (= 丈夫) husband
  4. (= 医生) doctor

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'先生' in Other Languages

British English: Mr /ˈmɪstə/ NOUN
Mr is used before a man's name when you are speaking or referring to him.
Could I please speak to Mr Urbanowicz?
  • American English: Mr.
  • Arabic: الْسَّيِد
  • Brazilian Portuguese: Sr.
  • Chinese: 先生
  • Croatian: gospodin
  • Czech: pan titul v oslovení
  • Danish: hr.
  • Dutch: Dhr
  • European Spanish: Sr.
  • Finnish: herra sukunimen edellä
  • French: M.
  • German: Herr
  • Greek: Κος
  • Italian: signor
  • Japanese: 男性の名字の前に付ける敬称
  • Korean: ...씨
  • Norwegian: herr
  • Polish: Pan
  • European Portuguese: Sr.
  • Romanian: domn
  • Russian: господин
  • Spanish: Sr.
  • Swedish: herr
  • Thai: นาย
  • Turkish: Bay
  • Ukrainian: містер
  • Vietnamese: Ông
British English: sir /sɜː/ NOUN
People sometimes say sir as a polite way of addressing a man.
Excuse me sir, is this your car?
  • American English: sir
  • Arabic: سَيِّدِي
  • Brazilian Portuguese: senhor
  • Chinese: 先生
  • Croatian: gospodin
  • Czech: sir
  • Danish: herre
  • Dutch: meneer
  • European Spanish: señor
  • Finnish: herra arvonimi tai puhuttelusana
  • French: monsieur
  • German: Herr Höflichkeitsform
  • Greek: σερ
  • Italian: signore
  • Japanese: あなた
  • Korean: 호칭
  • Norwegian: herr
  • Polish: pan
  • European Portuguese: senhor
  • Romanian: domn
  • Russian: сэр
  • Spanish: señor
  • Swedish: herrn
  • Thai: คำสุภาพสำหรับเรียกผู้ชาย
  • Turkish: efendim
  • Ukrainian: сер
  • Vietnamese: ngài quý ông
British English: mister NOUN
Men are sometimes addressed as mister, especially by children and especially when the person talking to them does not know their name.
Look, Mister, we know our job, so don't try to tell us what to do.
  • American English: mister
  • Brazilian Portuguese: senhor
  • Chinese: 先生对男子的称呼,尤为儿童使用或称呼不知姓名的男子
  • European Spanish: señor
  • French: Monsieur
  • German: mein Herr
  • Italian: signore
  • Japanese: だんな
  • Korean: 아저씨
  • European Portuguese: senhor
  • Spanish: señor

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Translation of 先生 from the Collins Chinese to English
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