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[以史為鑒] yǐshǐwéijiàn to learn from history (idiom)

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        kěyǐ, can/may/possible/able to/not bad/pretty good
        suǒyǐ, therefore/as a result/so/the reason why
        yǐwéi, [以為], to think (i.e. to take it to be true that ...) (Usually there is an implication ...
        yǐ/Yǐ, [㕥]/[㠯], old variant of 以[yǐ], old variant of 以[yǐ], abbr. for Israel 以色列[Yǐ sè liè], to ...
        yǐqián, before/formerly/previous/ago
        yǐhòu, [以後], after/later/afterwards/following/later on/in the future
        yǐjí, as well as/too/and
        nányǐzhìxìn, [難以置信], hard to believe/incredible
        yǐlái, [以來], since (a previous event)
        nányǐ, [難以], hard to (predict, imagine etc)
        yǐwài, apart from/other than/except for/external/outside of/on the other side of/beyond
        yǐxià, that level or lower/that amount or less/the following
        zhīsuǒyǐ, the reason why
        zúyǐ, sufficient to.../so much so that/so that
        yǐshàng, that level or higher/that amount or more/the above-mentioned/(used to indicate t...
        yǒushǐyǐlái, [有史以來], since the beginning of history
        yǐfángwànyī, [以防萬一], to guard against the unexpected (idiom); just in case/prepared for any eventuali...
        Yǐsèliè, Israel
便         yǐbiàn, so that/so as to/in order to
        yǐwǎng, in the past/formerly
        quánlìyǐfù, to do at all costs/to make an all-out effort
        yǐzhìyú, [以至於], down to/up to/to the extent that...
        zìyǐwéishì, [自以為是], to believe oneself infallible (idiom)/to be opinionated
        
        déyǐ, able to/so that sb can/enabling/in order to/finally in a position to/with sth in...
        yǐmiǎn, in order to avoid/so as not to
        mèngmèiyǐqiú, [夢寐以求], to yearn for sth even in one's dreams (idiom)/to long for sth day and night
        yǐcǐ, with this/thereby/thus/because of this
        yǐnèi, [以內], within/less than
        shìmùyǐdài, lit. to wipe one's eyes and wait (idiom); to wait and see
        shéngzhīyǐfǎ, [繩之以法], to punish according to the law/to bring to justice
        jiāyǐ, in addition/moreover/(used before a disyllabic verb to indicate that the action ...
        yǐyáhuányá, [以牙還牙], a tooth for a tooth (retaliation)
        nányǐrěnshòu, [難以忍受], hard to endure/unbearable
        
        yǐzhì, to such an extent as to/down to/up to
        zhìyǐ, to express/to present/to extend/to tender (greetings, thanks etc)
        shùyǐqiānjì, [數以千計], thousands (of sth)
齿         nányǐqǐchǐ, [難以啟齒], to be too embarrassed to mention sth (idiom)/to find it hard to speak about sth
        zuòyǐdàibì, [坐以待斃], to sit and wait for death (idiom); resigned to one's fate
        yǒushēngyǐlái, [有生以來], since birth/for one's whole life
        yǐfáng, (so as) to avoid/to prevent/(just) in case
        rúyuànyǐcháng, [如願以償], to have one's wish fulfilled
        yǔyǐ, to give/to impose/to apply
        
        
        xíyǐwéicháng, [習以為常], accustomed to/used to
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        yèyǐjìrì, [夜以繼日], night and day (idiom); continuous strenuous effort
        
        
        yòngyǐ, in order to/so as to
        yǐnán, to the south of (suffix)
        
        héyǐ, (literary) why/how
        yǐzhì, down to/up to/to such an extent as to .../also written 以至於|以至于[yǐ zhì yú]
        yǐběi, to the north of (suffix)
        
        shùyǐbǎijì, [數以百計], hundreds of
        làiyǐ, [賴以], to rely on/to depend on
        diàoyǐqīngxīn, [掉以輕心], treat sth lightly/to lower one's guard
        
        chúyǐ, (math.) divided by
        yǐnyǐwéiróng, [引以為榮], to regard it as an honor (idiom)
        shìyǐ, therefore/thus/so
        
        yǐdōng, [以東], to the east of (suffix)
        shùyǐwànjì, [數以萬計], tens of thousands/numerous
        
        yǐshēnzuòzé, [以身作則], to set an example (idiom); to serve as a model
        chángqīyǐlái, [長期以來], ever since a long time ago
        yǐlèixǐmiàn, [以淚洗面], to bathe one's face in tears (idiom)
        bùyǐwéirán, [不以為然], not to accept as correct (idiom); to object/to disapprove/to take exception to
        
        wànghūsuǒyǐ, to get carried away/to forget oneself
        
        yǐdúgōngdú, to cure ills with poison (TCM)/to fight evil with evil/set a thief to catch a th...
        chīzhīyǐbí, to snort disdainfully/to scoff at/to turn up one's nose
        yǐshēnshìfǎ, [以身試法], to challenge the law (idiom)/to knowingly violate the law
        zìgǔyǐlái, [自古以來], since ancient times
        wúyǐfùjiā, [無以復加], in the extreme (idiom)/incapable of further increase
        wúyányǐduì, [無言以對], to be left speechless/unable to respond
        chízhīyǐhéng, [持之以恆], to pursue unremittingly (idiom); to persevere
        xiāngrúyǐmò, to moisten with spittle (idiom); sharing meager resources/mutual help in humble ...
        xuéyǐzhìyòng, [學以致用], to study sth to apply it/study for practical applications
        suǒyǐrán, the reason why
        
        qiáoshǒuyǐdài, [翹首以待], to hold one's breath (in anticipation) (idiom)/to anxiously await
        
        yǐqī, in order to/hoping to/attempting to/waiting for
        
        bàoyǐ, [報以], to give in return
        yǐjǐngxiàoyóu, in order to warn against following bad examples (idiom)/as a warning to others
        
        Yǐsèlièrén, Israelite/Israeli
亿         shùyǐyìjì, [數以億計], countless/innumerable
        gěiyǐ, [給以], to give/to grant
        yǐpiāngàiquán, (lit.) to take a part for the whole/to generalize
        yǐcǐlèituī, [以此類推], and so on/in a similar fashion
        
        yǐjūn, [以軍], Israeli soldiers
        yǐróukègāng, [以柔克剛], to use softness to conquer strength (idiom)
        yǐéchuáné, [以訛傳訛], to spread falsehoods/to increasingly distort the truth/to pile errors on top of ...
        
        
        yǐcì, in the proper order/the following
        mínyǐshíwéitiān, [民以食為天], Food is the God of the people. (idiom); People view food as the primary need./Fo...
        Yǐfúsuǒ, Ephesus, city of ancient Greece
        
        
        shòurényǐbǐng, to hand someone the swordhilt (idiom)/to give someone a hold on oneself
        
        
        fǔyǐ, [輔以], supplemented by/accompanied by/with
        yǐquánmóusī, [以權謀私], to use one's position for personal gain (idiom)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        yǐshǐwéijiàn, [以史為鑒], to learn from history (idiom)
        
        
        
        
        
        yǐyìdàiláo, [以逸待勞], to wait at one's ease for the exhausted enemy/to nurture one's strength and bide...
        
        
        liáoyǐzìwèi, to find some consolation (idiom)/to find relief in
        
        
        
        
        kuānyǐdàirén, [寬以待人], to be lenient with others (idiom)
        

        lìshǐ, [歷史], history/CL:門|门[mén],段[duàn]
        Shǐ/shǐ, surname Shi, history/annals/title of an official historian in ancient China
        yǒushǐyǐlái, [有史以來], since the beginning of history
        Shǐdìfū, Steve (male name)
        Shǐmìsī, Smith (name)
        
        bìngshǐ, medical history
        
        Shǐdìwén, Steven, Stephen (name)
        
        lìshǐxìng, [歷史性], historic
        shǐwúqiánlì, [史無前例], unprecedented in history
        luómànshǐ, [羅曼史], romance (loanword)/love affair
        
        shǐqián, prehistory
        
        shǐcè, [史冊], annals
        
        shǐshī, [史詩], an epic/poetic saga
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        lìshǐxuéjiā, [歷史學家], historian
        
        
        
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        Shǐnǔbǐ, Snoopy (comic strip pet dog)
        
        
        
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        biānniánshǐ, [編年史], annals/chronicle
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        míngchuíqīngshǐ, lit. reputation will go down in history (idiom); fig. achievements will earn ete...
        
        
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        qīngshǐ, annal/historical record/CL:筆|笔[bǐ]
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        shǐshí, [史實], historical fact
        
        
        
        
        
        shǐshū, [史書], history book
        kēxuéshǐ, [科學史], history of science
        
        
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        shǐxué, [史學], historiography
        
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        shǐliào, historical material or data
        lìshǐjù, [歷史劇], historical drama
        lìshǐxué, [歷史學], history
        
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        jìndàishǐ, modern history (for China, from the Opium Wars until the fall of the Qing Dynast...
        
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        wénxuéshǐ, [文學史], history of literature
        
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        jiǎnshǐ, [簡史], a brief history
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        yěshǐ, unofficial history/history as popular legends
        
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        xuèlèishǐ, [血淚史], (fig.) history full of suffering/heart-rending story/CL:部[bù]
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        xiàndàishǐ, [現代史], modern history
        
        wénshǐ, literature and history
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        yīnwèi, [因為], because/owing to/on account of
        wèishénme, [為什麼], why?/for what reason?
        wéi/wèi, [為]/[爲], as (in the capacity of)/to take sth as/to act as/to serve as/to behave as/to bec...
        rènwéi, [認為], to believe/to think/to consider/to feel
        wèile, [為了], in order to/for the purpose of/so as to
        yǐwéi, [以為], to think (i.e. to take it to be true that ...) (Usually there is an implication ...
        chéngwéi, [成為], to become/to turn into
        zuòwéi, [作為], one's conduct/deed/activity/accomplishment/achievement/to act as/as (in the capa...
        xíngwéi, [行為], action/conduct/behavior/activity
        wèihé, [為何], why
        wéizhǐ, [為止], until/(used in combination with words like 到[dào] or 至[zhì] in constructs of the...
        chēngwéi, [稱為], called/to call sth (by a name)/to name
        dàocǐwéizhǐ, [到此為止], to stop at this point/to end here/to call it a day
        wèicǐ, [為此], for this reason/with regards to this/in this respect/in order to do this/to this...
        suǒzuòsuǒwéi, [所作所為], one's conduct and deeds
        wúnéngwéilì, [無能為力], impotent (idiom)/powerless/helpless
        chēngzhīwéi, [稱之為], to call it.../known as...
        wéinán, [為難], to feel embarrassed or awkward/to make things difficult (for someone)/to find th...
        zìyǐwéishì, [自以為是], to believe oneself infallible (idiom)/to be opinionated
        xìngxíngwéi, [性行為], sexual behavior
        gèngwéi, [更為], even more
        jìnlìérwéi, [盡力而為], to try one's utmost/to strive
        zuìwéi, [最為], the most
        shìwéi, [視為], to view as/to see as/to consider to be/to deem
        wéishēng, [為生], to make a living
        wéirén/wèirén, [為人], to conduct oneself/behavior/conduct/personal character, for sb/for others' inter...
        wéisuǒyùwéi, [為所欲為], to do whatever one pleases
        qìjīnwéizhǐ, [迄今為止], so far/up to now/still (not)
        nánwéiqíng, [難為情], embarrassed
        jíwéi, [極為], extremely/exceedingly
        
        shēnwéi, [身為], in the capacity of/as
        biànwéi, [變為], to change into
        lièwéi, [列為], to be classified as
        bùwéirénzhī, [不為人知], not known to anyone/secret/unknown
        rénwéi, [人為], artificial/man-made/having human cause or origin/human attempt or effort
        fēnwéi, [分為], to divide sth into (parts)/to subdivide
        
        wéishíyǐwǎn, [為時已晚], already too late
        pōwéi, [頗為], rather/quite
        xiàbùwéilì, [下不為例], not to be repeated/not to be taken as a precedent/just this once
        wéizhǔ, [為主], to rely mainly on/to attach most importance to
        wéiwǔ, [為伍], to associate with/to keep company with
        yíwéipíngdì, [夷為平地], to level/to raze to the ground
        xíyǐwéicháng, [習以為常], accustomed to/used to
        míngwéi, [名為], to be called/to be known as
        róngwéiyītǐ, [融為一體], to fuse together (idiom)/hypostatic union (religion)
        wéishíguòzǎo, [為時過早], premature/too soon
        
        hùnwéiyītán, [混為一談], to confuse one thing with another (idiom); to muddle
        dàwéi, [大為], very/greatly
        
        wéiqī, [為期], (to be done) by (a certain date)/lasting (a certain time)
        jùwéijǐyǒu, [據為己有], to take for one's own/to expropriate
        tànwéiguānzhǐ, [嘆為觀止], (idiom) to gasp in amazement/to acclaim as the peak of perfection
        
        
        lúnwéi, [淪為], to sink down to/to be reduced to (sth inferior)
        wéizhòng, [為重], to attach most importance to
        
        xiānxiàshǒuwéiqiáng, [先下手為強], strike first and gain the upper hand (idiom, martial arts term); Making the firs...
        bùzúwéiqí, [不足為奇], not at all surprising (idiom)
        xiāngyīwéimìng, [相依為命], mutually dependent for life (idiom); to rely upon one another for survival/inter...
        
        rénmǎnwéihuàn, [人滿為患], packed with people/overcrowded/overpopulation
        yǎnjiànwéishí, [眼見為實], seeing is believing
        píngwéi, [評為], to elect as/to choose as/to consider as
        
        
        húzuòfēiwéi, [胡作非為], to run amok (idiom); to commit outrages
        
        
        xiānrùwéizhǔ, [先入為主], lit. first impression is strongest
        huàwéiwūyǒu, [化為烏有], to go up in smoke/to vanish
        yóuwéi, [尤為], especially
        héérwéiyī, [合而為一], to merge together (idiom); to unify disparate elements into one whole
        jiàowéi, [較為], comparatively/relatively/fairly
        wéishǒu, [為首], head/be headed by
        zhùrénwéilè, [助人為樂], pleasure from helping others (idiom)
        yǐnyǐwéiróng, [引以為榮], to regard it as an honor (idiom)
        huàxiǎnwéiyí, [化險為夷], to turn peril into safety (idiom); to avert disaster
        wúsuǒzuòwéi, [無所作為], attempting nothing and accomplishing nothing (idiom); without any initiative or ...
        fǎnbàiwéishèng, [反敗為勝], to turn defeat into victory (idiom); to turn the tide
        niánqīngyǒuwéi, [年輕有為], young and promising
        jiànyìyǒngwéi, [見義勇為], to see what is right and act courageously (idiom, from Analects); to stand up br...
        xiǎnwéirénzhī, [鮮為人知], rarely known to anyone (idiom); almost unknown/secret to all but a few
        bùwéisuǒdòng, [不為所動], to remain unmoved
        bùyǐwéirán, [不以為然], not to accept as correct (idiom); to object/to disapprove/to take exception to
        lángbèiwéijiān, [狼狽為奸], villains collude together (idiom); to work hand in glove with sb (to nefarious e...
        
        
        wéifēizuòdǎi, [為非作歹], to break the law and commit crimes (idiom); malefactor/evildoer/to perpetrate ou...
        gǎiwéi, [改為], to change into
        yǔrénwéishàn, [與人為善], to be of service to others/to help others/benevolent
        
        dàyǒukěwéi, [大有可為], with great prospects for the future (idiom); well worth doing
        bùdéyǐérwéizhī, [不得已而為之], to have no other choice/to be the last resort
        
        bùshīwéi, [不失為], can still be considered (to be...)/may after all be accepted as
        hélèérbùwéi, [何樂而不為], What can you have against it? (idiom)/We should do this./Go for it!
        zhuǎnwēiwéiān, [轉危為安], to turn peril into safety (idiom); to avert a danger (esp. political or medical)
        dàyǒuzuòwéi, [大有作為], to accomplish much/to have good prospects/to have a promising future
        wúsuǒbùwéi, [無所不為], not stopping at anything/all manner of evil
        yītǔwéikuài, [一吐為快], to get sth off one's chest
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        miǎnwéiqínán, [勉為其難], to tackle a difficult job (idiom)/to do sth reluctantly
        
        dǎndàwàngwéi, [膽大妄為], daring/presumptuous/daredevil
        wéishí, [為時], timewise/pertaining to time
        xiāndǔwéikuài, [先睹為快], joy of first experience (idiom)/the pleasure of reading sth for the first time
        
        
        zìyìwàngwéi, [恣意妄為], to behave unscrupulously
        shějǐwèirén, [捨己為人], to abandon self for others (idiom, from Analects); to sacrifice one's own intere...
        
        wèizhe, [為著], in order to/because of/for the sake of
        
        
        zhùZhòuwéinüè, [助紂為虐], lit. helping tyrant Zhou 商紂王|商纣王[Shāng Zhòu wáng] in his oppression (idiom)/fig....
        
        
        shàxuèwéiméng, [歃血為盟], to smear the lips with blood when taking an oath (idiom)/to swear a sacred oath
        
        bùzúwéiguài, [不足為怪], not at all surprising (idiom)
        nánwei, [難為], to bother/to press sb, usu. to do sth/it's a tough job/sorry to bother you (poli...
        wéirénshībiǎo, [為人師表], to serve as a model for others (idiom)/to be a worthy teacher
        shìzàirénwéi, [事在人為], the matter depends on the individual (idiom); it is a matter for your own effort...
        
        
        tèwèi, [特為], for a specific purpose/specially
        yǒuwéi, [有為], promising/to show promise
        huàzhěngwéilíng, [化整為零], to break up the whole into pieces (idiom); dealing with things one by one/divide...
        gǎnzuògǎnwéi, [敢作敢為], to stop at nothing (idiom)/to dare to do anything
        
        
        
        
        mínyǐshíwéitiān, [民以食為天], Food is the God of the people. (idiom); People view food as the primary need./Fo...
        
        wèihǔzuòchāng, [為虎作倀], to act as accomplice to the tiger/to help a villain do evil (idiom)
        
        wéizhǔn, [為準], to serve as the norm/...shall prevail (as standard for rules, regulations, price...
        
        
        
        gèzìwéizhèng, [各自為政], to do things each in one's own way
        bùbùwéiyíng, [步步為營], to advance gradually and entrench oneself at every step/to consolidate at every ...
        
        
        
        
        
        huàdìwéiláo, [畫地為牢], lit. to be confined within a circle drawn on the ground (idiom)/fig. to confine ...
        gǎnwéirénxiān, [敢為人先], to dare to be first/to pioneer (idiom)
        
        
        yǐshǐwéijiàn, [以史為鑒], to learn from history (idiom)
        wéifùbùrén, [為富不仁], the benevolent man cannot be rich (idiom, from Mencius). It is easier for a came...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        bīliángwéichāng, [逼良為娼], to force an honest girl into prostitution (idiom)/to debauch

        jiànyú, [鑒於], in view of/seeing that/considering/whereas
        jiàndìng, [鑑定], to appraise/to identify/to evaluate
        jiàn, [鋻]/[鍳]/[鑑]/[鑒], variant of 鑑|鉴[jiàn], old variant of 鑒|鉴[jiàn], example/mirror/to view/reflectio...
        niánjiàn, [年鑑], annual report/yearbook/almanac
        jiànbié, [鑑別], to differentiate/to distinguish
        yǒujiànyúcǐ, [有鑒於此], in view of this/to this end
        
        jièjiàn, [借鑒], to draw on (others' experience)/to learn from (how others do things)/lesson to b...
        qiánchēzhījiàn, [前車之鑒], to learn a lesson from the mistakes of one's predecessor (idiom)
        jiànshǎng, [鑑賞], to appreciate (as a connoisseur)
        
        jiànshǎngjiā, [鑒賞家], connoisseur/appreciative person/fan
        tújiàn, [圖鑒], illustrated handbook
        yìnjiàn, [印鑒], seal impression/stamp/mark from a seal serving as signature
        yǐshǐwéijiàn, [以史為鑒], to learn from history (idiom)
        
        
        

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