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Pīnyīn
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  *宰* | 宰* | *宰
to slaughter livestock / to govern or rule / to cheat customers / imperial official in dynastic China
HSK 6
to cheat customers / to overcharge
to slaughter (an animal for meat) / to butcher
prime minister (in feudal China)
to slaughter / (fig.) to ride roughshod over / to take advantage of (others)
to overcharge / to rip sb off
to rule / to dominate
Zai Yu (522-458 BC), disciple of Confucius
Zai Yu sleeps by day (idiom); refers to story in Analects of Confucius remonstrating bitterly with his student for sleeping during lectures


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