Chinese Traditional: 生計
Chinese Simplified: 生计
Pinyin: sheng1 ji4
Zhuyin: ㄕㄥ ㄐㄧˋ
English Meaning: the means of livelihood, livelihood, subsistence
Classifier: (ge5)
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Example Sentences:

她靠回收來維持生計。
她靠回收来维持生计。
ta1 kao4 hui2 shou1 lai2 wei2 chi2 sheng1 ji4.
She earns a living by recycling.
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法國計程車司機說,優步公司正竊取他們的生計。
法国计程车司机说,优步公司正窃取他们的生计。
fa4 guo2 ji4 cheng2 che1 si1 ji1 shuo1, you1 bu4 gong1 si1 zheng4 qie4 qu3 ta1 men5 de5 sheng1 ji4.
French taxi drivers say the firm Uber is stealing their livelihoods.
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Related Words:

 

shēng

1. to be born 2. to give birth 3. raw, uncooked 4. to get (angry) 5. to be alive 6. to grow, to produce 7. student, pupil 8. life, living, livelihood 9. personnel of certain professions 10. strange, unfamiliar

Here: life, living, livelihood

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1. plan, idea, ruse 2. to calculate, to count 3. to plan 4. meter, gauge

Here: plan, idea

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