Chinese English Dictionary

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PinYin wàn shì shī biǎo    Simplified 万世师表    Traditional 萬世師表
  1. model teacher of every age (idiom)
  2. eternal paragon
  3. refers to Confucius (551-479 BC) 孔子[Kong3 zi3]

Chinese meanings
  1. wàn shì shī biǎo
    【释义】万世:很多世代,非常久远;师表:表率。值得永远学习的榜样。
    【出处】《三国志·魏志·文帝纪》:“昔仲尼大圣之才,怀帝王之器,……可谓命世之大圣,亿载之师表者也。”

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