HSK东西 Scripts Advanced Search Radicals [collapse definitions]
Word: freq index 28075
[作繭自縛] zuòjiǎnzìfù to spin a cocoon around oneself (idiom); enmeshed in a trap of one's own devising
hoist by his own petard

Character Composition

Character Compounds

Word Compounds


        gōngzuò, to work/(of a machine) to operate/job/work/task/CL:個|个[gè],份[fèn],項|项[xiàng]
        zuòwéi, [作為], one's conduct/deed/activity/accomplishment/achievement/to act as/as (in the capa...
        zuò, to do/to grow/to write or compose/to pretend/to regard as/to feel/writings or wo...
        hézuò, to cooperate/to collaborate/to work together/cooperation/CL:個|个[gè]
        dòngzuò, [動作], movement/motion/action/CL:個|个[gè]
        zuòyòng, to act on/to affect/action/function/activity/impact/result/effect/purpose/intent...
        zuòpǐn, work (of art)/opus/CL:部[bù],篇[piān]
        zhìzuò, [製作], to make/to manufacture
        dàngzuò, [當作], to treat as/to regard as
        zuòzhèng, [作證], to bear witness/to testify
        zuòjiā, author/CL:個|个[gè],位[wèi]
        zuòyè, [作業], school assignment/homework/work/task/operation/CL:個|个[gè]/to operate
        zuòchū, to put out/to come up with/to make (a choice, decision, proposal, response, comm...
        suǒzuòsuǒwéi, [所作所為], one's conduct and deeds
        fāzuò, [發作], to flare-up/to break out
        zhènzuò, to bestir oneself/to pull oneself together/to cheer up/to uplift/to stimulate
        zuòàn, to commit a crime
        cāozuò, to work/to operate/to manipulate
        yùnzuò, [運作], to operate/operations/workings/activities (usu. of an organization)/thread (comp...
        zuòzhàn, [作戰], combat/to fight
        zuòzhě, author/writer/CL:個|个[gè]
        gōngzuòshì, studio/workshop
        zuòbì, to practice fraud/to cheat/to engage in corrupt practices
        èzuòjù, [惡作劇], mischief/mischievous/practical joke/prank
        chuàngzuò, [創作], to create/to produce/to write/creative work/creation/CL:個|个[gè]
        xiězuò, [寫作], to write/to compose/writing/written works
        zhuāngzuò, [裝作], to pretend/to feign/to act a part
        chēngzuò, [稱作], to be called/to be known as
        jiézuò, [傑作], masterpiece
        fùzuòyòng, side effect
        zuòfēng, [作風], style/style of work/way
        kànzuò, to look upon as/to regard as
        zuòǒu, [作嘔], to feel sick/to feel nauseous/to feel disgusted
        zuòduì, [作對], to set oneself against/to oppose/to make a pair
        
        zuòqǔjiā, composer/songwriter
        yòngzuò, to use for the purpose of/to serve as
        zhùzuò, to write/literary work/book/article/writings/CL:部[bù]
        
        
        gōngzuòzhě, worker
        zuòqǔ, to compose (music)
        xiézuò, [協作], cooperation/coordination
        zuòsuì, haunted/to haunt/to cause mischief
        
        gōngzuòfú, work clothes
        zìzuòcōngmíng, [自作聰明], to think oneself clever (idiom)/self-styled genius/a smart aleck
        zuòzuo, affected/artificial
        zìzuòzhǔzhāng, [自作主張], to think for oneself and act accordingly (idiom); to act on one's own initiative
        zuòzhǔ, to decide/to make decisions/to back up sb/to support
        gōngzuòkuáng, workaholic
        jùzuòjiā, [劇作家], playwright
        jiàozuò, to call/to be called
        zhuāngmózuòyàng, [裝模作樣], to put on an act (idiom); to show affectation/to indulge in histrionics
        dàzuò, your work (book, musical composition etc) (honorific)/to erupt/to begin abruptly
        zhuāngqiāngzuòshì, [裝腔作勢], posturing/pretentious/affected
        zuòwén, to write an essay/composition (student essay)/CL:篇[piān]
        
        
        
        
        zuòfèi, [作廢], to become invalid/to cancel/to delete/to nullify
        zuòhuà, [作畫], to paint
        xúnhuānzuòlè, [尋歡作樂], pleasure seeking (idiom); life of dissipation
        zuòguài, (of a ghost) to make strange things happen/to act up/to act behind the scenes/to...
        gōngzuòliàng, workload/volume of work
        
        láozuò, [勞作], work/manual labor
        zuòbàn, to accompany/to keep sb company
        gōngzuòzhàn, (computer) workstation
        gōngzuòrì, workday/working day/weekday
        zuòè, [作惡], to do evil
        nóngzuòwù, [農作物], (farm) crops
        zuōfang, workshop (of artisan)
        dàibiǎozuò, representative work (of an author or artist)
        shìzuò, [視作], to regard as/to treat as
        shǐzuòyǒngzhě, lit. the first person to bury funerary dolls (idiom)/fig. the originator of an e...
        màndòngzuò, [慢動作], slow motion
        cāozuòyuán, [操作員], operator
        chǎozuò, to hype/to promote (in the media)
        zuòlè, [作樂], to make merry
        
        gōngzuòtái, [工作檯], workbench/work station
        zuòjiǎ, to counterfeit/to falsify/to cheat/to defraud/fraudulent/to behave affectedly
        húzuòfēiwéi, [胡作非為], to run amok (idiom); to commit outrages
        huàzuò, to change into/to turn into/to become
        cāozuòxìtǒng, [操作系統], operating system
        tōnglìhézuò, to join forces/to give full cooperation
        zuòwù, crop
        
        zuòdá, to answer/to respond
        zuòfǎ, course of action/method of doing sth/practice/modus operandi
        gōngzuòzǔ, [工作組], work team/working group/task force
        hézuòzhě, co-worker/collaborator/also collaborator with the enemy
        wúsuǒzuòwéi, [無所作為], attempting nothing and accomplishing nothing (idiom); without any initiative or ...
        
        wúèbùzuò, [無惡不作], not to shrink from any crime (idiom); to commit any imaginable misdeed
        jiāzuò, masterpiece/fine piece of writing
        zuòjiǎnzìfù, [作繭自縛], to spin a cocoon around oneself (idiom); enmeshed in a trap of one's own devisin...
        zuòxīshíjiān, [作息時間], daily schedule/daily routine
        
        yǐshēnzuòzé, [以身作則], to set an example (idiom); to serve as a model
        
        
        zuòkè, to live somewhere as a visitor/to stay with sb as a guest/to sojourn
        fǎnzuòyòng, opposite reaction
        xīngfēngzuòlàng, [興風作浪], to incite trouble/to stir up havoc
        chuàngzuòzhě, [創作者], originator/creator/author (of some project)/inventor
        zuòxī, work and rest
        zuòwēizuòfú, tyrannical abuse (idiom); riding roughshod over people
        gēngzuò, farming
        
        
        wéifēizuòdǎi, [為非作歹], to break the law and commit crimes (idiom); malefactor/evil-doer/to perpetrate o...
        xiānghùzuòyòng, to interact/interaction/interplay
        
        
        
        zhuānglóngzuòyǎ, [裝聾作啞], to play deaf-mute
        chǔnǚzuò, [處女作], first publication/maiden work
        yuánzuò, original works/original text/original author
        zhìzuòzhě, [製作者], producer/maker/creator
        míngzuò, masterpiece/famous work
        
        
        zuòxiù, to show off (loanword, from English "show")/to grandstand/to perform in a stage ...
        yīgǔzuòqì, [一鼓作氣], in a spurt of energy
        
        dàyǒuzuòwéi, [大有作為], the prospects are very good/sth well worth doing
        
        zuòbà, [作罷], to drop (subject etc)
        
        jiǎoróuzàozuò, [矯揉造作], pretension/affectation/putting on artificial airs
        
        zuògǔ, to die/to pass away
        zuòyònglì, effort/active force/applied force
        
        
        nòngxūzuòjiǎ, [弄虛作假], to practice fraud (idiom); by trickery
        guānghézuòyòng, photosynthesis
        
        
        mòbùzuòshēng, [默不作聲], to keep silent
        lìzuò, to put effort into (work, farming, writing etc)/a masterpiece
        
        gōngzuòduì, [工作隊], a working group/a task force
        zuòluàn, [作亂], to start a rebellion/to rise in revolt
        zuóliao, condiments/seasoning
        
        hézuòshè, cooperative/workers' or agricultural producers' cooperative etc
        dāngjiāzuòzhǔ, [當家作主], to be in charge in one's own house (idiom)/to be the master of one's own affairs
        
        
        zhùzuòquán, [著作權], copyright
        jiànzuò, [間作], interplanting
        
        
        zhuōzuò, my unworthy manuscript (humble expr.)/my humble writing
        chéngmíngzuò, work that makes one's name
        
        zuòjiānfànkē, [作姦犯科], to flout the law
        
        
        
        
        
        jīngjìzuòwù, [經濟作物], cash crop (economics)
        
        wèihǔzuòchāng, [為虎作倀], to act as accomplice to the tiger/to help a villain do evil (idiom)
        
        
        zuòdōng, [作東], to host (a dinner)/to treat/to pick up the check
        
        jiàoyùgōngzuòzhě, educator
        
        
        
        cāozuòtái, operating desk/control panel/console
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        lúnzuò, [輪作], rotation of crops (to preserve fertility of soil)
        
        
        
        
        hézuòfāng, (business) partner
        
        
        

        jiǎn, [繭]/[蠒], cocoon/callus, variant of 繭|茧[jiǎn]
        zuòjiǎnzìfù, [作繭自縛], to spin a cocoon around oneself (idiom); enmeshed in a trap of one's own devisin...
        lǎojiǎn, [老繭], callus (patch or hardened skin)/corns (on feet)/also 老趼
        jiǎnzi, [繭子], callus (patch or hardened skin)/corns (on feet)/also 趼子

        zìjǐ, oneself/one's own
        láizì, [來自], to come from (a place)/From: (in email header)
        zìyóu, freedom/free/liberty/CL:個|个[gè]
        zì, from/self/oneself/since
        zìshā, [自殺], to kill oneself/to commit suicide
        zìcóng, [自從], since (a time)/ever since
        zìrán, nature/natural/naturally
        zìwǒ, self-/ego (psychology)
        qīnzì, [親自], personally
        dúzì, [獨自], alone
        zìxìn, to have confidence in oneself/self-confidence
        zìháo, proud (of one's achievements etc)
        zìdòng, [自動], automatic/voluntarily
        zìxíngchē, [自行車], bicycle/bike/CL:輛|辆[liàng]
        zìsī, selfish/selfishness
        zìyuàn, [自願], voluntary
        gèzì, each/respective/apiece
        zìzai, free/unrestrained/comfortable/at ease
        zìshēn, itself/oneself/one's own
        zìshǒu, to give oneself up/to surrender (to the authorities)
        chūzì, to come from
        zìwèi, [自衛], self-defense
        zìzūn, self-respect/self-esteem/ego/pride
        zìchēng, [自稱], to call oneself/to claim to be/to profess/to claim a title
        zìzé, [自責], to blame oneself
        zìyǐwéishì, [自以為是], to believe oneself infallible (idiom)/to be opinionated
        zìzhǎo, to suffer as a consequence of one's own actions/you asked for it/to bring it on ...
        zìfù, [自負], to take responsibility/conceited
        zìdà, arrogant
        dàzìrán, nature (the natural world)
        zìzhì, [自製], to maintain self-control/self-control, self-made/improvised/homemade/handmade
        shànzì, without permission/of one's own initiative
        fāzì, [發自], to evolve from
        yuánzì, to originate from
        zìrú, freedom of action/unobstructed/unconstrained/smoothly/with ease/freely
        qíngbùzìjīn, unable to restrain emotions/cannot help
便         
        zìxíng, voluntary/autonomous/by oneself/self-
        zìyánzìyǔ, [自言自語], to talk to oneself/to think aloud/to soliloquize
        gǎiguòzìxīn, [改過自新], to reform and start afresh (idiom); to turn over a new leaf
        zìqīqīrén, to deceive others and to deceive oneself/to believe one's own lies
        zìjiā, self/(reflexive pronoun)/own
        zìzhuàn, [自傳], autobiography
        zìzūnxīn, self-respect/self-esteem/ego
        zìránérrán, involuntary/automatically
        zìzhùcān, buffet/self-service meal
        zìzhǔ, independent/to act for oneself/autonomous
        zìzhù, self service
        zìjué, [自覺], conscious/aware/on one's own initiative/conscientious
        zìxiāngcánshā, [自相殘殺], to massacre one another (idiom); internecine strife
        sīzì, private/personal/secretly/without explicit approval
        ménxīnzìwèn, [捫心自問], to ask oneself honestly/to search in one's heart
        zìzhǎomáfan, [自找麻煩], to ask for trouble/to invite difficulties
        zìzuòcōngmíng, [自作聰明], to think oneself clever (idiom)/self-styled genius/a smart aleck
        zìláishuǐ, [自來水], running water/tap water
        zìzuòzhǔzhāng, [自作主張], to think for oneself and act accordingly (idiom); to act on one's own initiative
        zìlì, independent/self-reliant/self-sustaining/to stand on one's own feet/to support o...
        zìbǎo, to defend oneself/self-defense/self-preservation
        zìjìn, [自盡], to kill oneself/suicide
        zìgěr, [自個兒], (dialect) oneself/by oneself
        zìdàikuáng, megalomania/egomania/delusions of grandeur
        zìshēngzìmiè, [自生自滅], to emerge and perish on its own; to run its course (idiom)
        zìshǐzhìzhōng, [自始至終], from start to finish (idiom)
        bùyóuzìzhǔ, can't help; involuntarily (idiom)
        
        zìránjiè, nature/the natural world
        zìyóuzìzài, free and easy (idiom); carefree/leisurely
        zìfén, self-immolation
        zìrán, spontaneous combustion
        zìbá, to free oneself/to extricate oneself from a difficult situation
        zìbēi, feeling inferior/self-abased
        zìkòng, automatic control
        zìbàozìqì, [自暴自棄], to abandon oneself to despair/to give up and stop bothering
        zìjǐrén, those on our side/ourselves/one's own people/one of us
        
        zìjuéfénmù, [自掘墳墓], to dig one's own grave
        zìwèiduì, [自衛隊], self-defense force/the Japanese armed forces
        zìmìngbùfán, to think too much of oneself/self-important/arrogant
        zìshíqíguǒ, to eat one's own fruit (idiom); fig. suffering the consequences of one's own act...
        zìdǎ, (coll.) since
        zìyóuzhǔyì, [自由主義], liberalism
        zìxìnxīn, self-confidence
        zìjǐzìzú, [自給自足], self-sufficiency/autarchy
        zìxiāngmáodùn, to contradict oneself/self-contradictory/inconsistent
        zìfā, [自發], spontaneous
        zìyǒu, to possess/to own/to have
        bànzìdòng, [半自動], semi-automatic
        wúdìzìróng, [無地自容], ashamed and unable to show one's face
        zìyú, [自娛], to amuse oneself
        
        
        zìlìgēngshēng, regeneration through one's own effort (idiom)/self-reliance
        zìxué, [自學], self-study/to study on one's own
        zìránzāihài, [自然災害], natural disaster
        zìmíngdéyì, [自鳴得意], to think highly of oneself
        zìzhì, autonomy
        zìsīzìlì, everything for self and selfish profit (idiom); with no regard for others/selfis...
        zìwèn, [自問], to ask oneself/to search one's soul/to reach a conclusion after weighing a matte...
        zhānzhānzìxǐ, immeasurably self-satisfied
        zìxí, [自習], to study by oneself/teach yourself
        zìzhīzhīmíng, knowing oneself (idiom)/self-knowledge
        zìzhìlì, self-control
        zìdéqílè, [自得其樂], to find amusement in one's own way/to enjoy oneself quietly
        
        zìtǎokǔchī, [自討苦吃], to ask for trouble (idiom)/to make a rod for one's own back
        zìshíqílì, lit. to eat off one's own strength (idiom)/fig. to stand on one's own feet/to ea...
        zìchuīzìléi, to blow one's own trumpet (idiom)
        zìránkēxué, [自然科學], natural sciences
        zìzhòng, to conduct oneself with dignity/to be dignified/deadweight
        kuángwàngzìdà, arrogant and conceited
        zìào, arrogance/proud of sth
        zìgàofènyǒng, [自告奮勇], to volunteer for/to offer to undertake
        
        zìkuā, [自誇], to boast
        
        zìài, [自愛], self-respect/self-love/self-regard/regard for oneself/to cherish one's good name...
        zìlǜ, self-discipline/self-regulation/autonomy (ethics)/autonomic (physiology)
        ànzì, inwardly/to oneself/secretly
        zìháogǎn, pride in sth/self-esteem
        zìyóudǎng, [自由黨], Liberal Party
        
        zìxúnfánnǎo, [自尋煩惱], to bring trouble on oneself (idiom)
        zìmǎn, [自滿], complacent/self-satisfied
        zìbáishū, [自白書], confession
        zìxǔ, [自詡], to pose as/to flaunt oneself as/to boast of/to brag
        xiāoyáozìzai, [逍遙自在], free and at leisure (idiom); unfettered/outside the reach of the law (of crimina...
        
        fàngrènzìliú, to let sb do whatever they want/to indulge/to give free reins to/to let things s...
        zìzhuàn, [自轉], rotation
        zìjiàn, [自薦], to recommend oneself (for a job)
        zìlǐ, to take care of oneself/to provide for oneself
        zuòjiǎnzìfù, [作繭自縛], to spin a cocoon around oneself (idiom); enmeshed in a trap of one's own devisin...
        zìyóushì, freestyle (in sports)
        zìmìng, to consider oneself to be (sth positive)
        
        
        zìdònghuà, [自動化], automation
        jiānshǒuzìdào, [監守自盜], to embezzle
        
        
        zìránzīyuán, [自然資源], natural resource
        
        zìbái, confession/to make clear one's position or intentions/to brag
        bùyánzìmíng, self-evident; needing no explanation (idiom)
        zìyóuyǒng, freestyle swimming
        
        
        zìjū, to consider oneself as/to believe oneself to be
        zìzhǔquán, [自主權], ability to make one's own decisions
        zìcǐ, since then/henceforth
        zìqiáng, [自強], to strive for self-improvement
        zìcháo, to mock oneself/to laugh at oneself
        dúlìzìzhǔ, [獨立自主], independent and autonomous (idiom); self-determination/to act independently/to m...
        zìxuǎn, [自選], to choose by oneself/free to choose/optional/self-service
        tàiránzìruò, cool and collected (idiom); showing no sign of nerves/perfectly composed
        wàngzìzūndà, ridiculous self-importance (idiom); arrogance
        MáoSuìzìjiàn, [毛遂自薦], Mao Sui recommends himself (idiom); to offer one's services (in the style of Mao...
        zìyóutǐcāo, [自由體操], floor (gymnastics)
        zìgǔ, (since) ancient times/(from) time immemorial
        
        zìhuàxiàng, [自畫像], self-portrait
        
        zìxiū, to study on one's own/self study
        
        zìxuéchéngcái, [自學成才], a self-made genius
        
        
        jiéshēnzìhào, [潔身自好], clean-living and honest (idiom); to avoid immorality/to shun evil influence/to m...
        zìshì, self esteem/self reliance/over confident/conceited
        zìgǔyǐlái, [自古以來], since ancient times
        zìyóushìchǎng, [自由市場], free market
        
        bùzìliàng, not take a proper measure of oneself/to overrate one's own abilities
        
        zìshù, to recount in one's own words/autobiography/written self-introduction
        
        zìzhìqū, [自治區], autonomous region, namely: Inner Mongolia 內蒙古自治區|内蒙古自治区, Guangxi 廣西壯族自治區|广西壮族自治区...
        
        wàngzìfěibó, to be unduly humble (idiom)/to undervalue oneself
        
        zìxǐng, to examine oneself/to reflect on one's shortcomings/introspection/self-awareness...
        
        yíránzìdé, happy and content (idiom)
        
        zìgāozìdà, to think of oneself as terrific (idiom); arrogant
        zìxíngqíshì, to act as one thinks fit/to have one's own way
        zìránzhǔyì, [自然主義], naturalism (philosophy)
        zìfèi, [自費], (be) at one's own expense
        zìkuìbùrú, ashamed of being inferior (idiom)/to feel inferior to others
        zìjǐ, [自給], self-reliant
        
        jìngzì, [徑自], without leave/without consulting anyone
        bùgōngzìpò, (of a rumor etc) to collapse (in the light of facts etc)/to be discredited
        
        zìwèi, to console oneself/to masturbate/onanism/masturbation
        zìbèi, [自備], to provide one's own.../own/self-provided/self-contained
        zìyòu, since childhood
        
        
        
        zìshàngérxià, top-down
        zìqiángbùxī, [自強不息], to strive unremittingly/self-improvement
        zìwěn, to commit suicide by cutting one's own throat
        
        ZìyóuMínzhǔdǎng, [自由民主黨], Liberal Democratic Party
        
        
        
        
        zìbùliànglì, to overestimate one's capabilities (idiom)
        yángyángzìdé, immensely pleased with oneself (idiom)/proud/complacent
        
        huǐguòzìxīn, [悔過自新], to repent and start afresh (idiom); to turn over a new leaf
        zìtǎoméiqù, [自討沒趣], to invite a snub/to court a rebuff
        
        zìwǒpīpíng, [自我批評], self-criticism
        zìránshù, [自然數], natural number
        zìránfǎ, natural law
        gāngbìzìyòng, [剛愎自用], obstinate and self-opinionated (idiom)
        zìqiān, [自謙], modest/self-deprecating
        zìyóuwángguó, [自由王國], realm of freedom (philosophy)
        
        Mǎzìdá, [馬自達], Mazda, Japanese car make (derived from name Matsuda 松田)/also known as 萬事得|万事得
        zìránbǎohùqū, [自然保護區], nature reserve
        zìgěr, [自各兒], variant of 自個兒|自个儿[zì gě r]
        
        zìbùbìshuō, [自不必說], to not need dwell on (idiom)
        
        
        zìyóudù, (number of) degrees of freedom (physics and statistics)
        
        zìcǔn, to speculate/to ponder
        
        
        
        
        zìyǎng, [自養], self-sustaining/economically independent (of state aid, foreign subsidy etc)
        
        
        
        Yèlángzìdà, lit. Yelang thinks highly of itself (idiom)/fig. foolish conceit
        
        zìxiàérshàng, bottom-up
        
        
        wùzì, (literary) still/yet
        zìliúdì, private plot allocated to an individual on a collective farm
        
        
        zìyíng, [自營], self-operated/to operate one's own business
        
        bìguānzìshǒu, [閉關自守], close the country to international intercourse
        
        zìránxuǎnzé, [自然選擇], natural selection
        zìyóugǎng, free port
        
        zìsù, [自訴], private prosecution (law)/(of a patient) to describe (one's symptoms)
        
        
        
        
        
        zìyì, [自縊], to hang oneself
        
        zìzhìzhōu, autonomous prefecture
        
        zìdé, contented/pleased with one's position
        
        
        zìdòngqiānbǐ, [自動鉛筆], mechanical pencil/propelling pencil
        
        
        
        liáoyǐzìwèi, just to console oneself (idiom)
        rènqízìrán, to let things take their course (idiom)/to leave it to nature/laissez-faire
        
        zìfùyíngkuī, [自負盈虧], responsible for its profit and losses (of organization)/financially autonomous/p...
        zìyóufàngrèn, laissez-faire
        
        Zìliújǐng, Ziliujing district of Zigong city 自貢市|自贡市[Zì gòng shì], Sichuan

        shùfù, [束縛], to bind/to restrict/to tie/to commit/fetters
        fù, [縛], to bind/to tie/Taiwan pr. [fú]
        zuòjiǎnzìfù, [作繭自縛], to spin a cocoon around oneself (idiom); enmeshed in a trap of one's own devisin...

Look up 作茧自缚 in other dictionaries

Page generated in 0.070843 seconds

If you find this site useful, let me know!