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[別開生面] biékāishēngmiàn to start sth new or original (idiom); to break a new path
to break fresh ground

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        Bié/bié/biè, [別]/[彆], surname Bie, to leave/to depart/to separate/to distinguish/to classify/other/ano...
        biéren, [別人], other people/others/other person
        tèbié, [特別], especially/special/particular/unusual
        biéde, [別的], else/other
        qūbié, [區別], difference/to distinguish/to discriminate/to make a distinction/CL:個|个[gè]
        biéwúxuǎnzé, [別無選擇], to have no other choice
        
        gàobié, [告別], to leave/to bid farewell to/to say good-bye to
        jíbié, [級別], (military) rank/level/grade
        fēnbié, [分別], to part or leave each other/to distinguish/difference/in different ways/differen...
        biéshù, [別墅], villa/CL:幢[zhuàng],座[zuò]
        shíbié, [識別], to distinguish/to discern
        dàobié, [道別], leave taking/to say goodbye
        biéchù, [別處], elsewhere
        chābié, [差別], difference/distinction/diversity/disparity
        xìngbié, [性別], gender/sex/distinguishing between the sexes
        yǒngbié, [永別], to part forever/eternal parting (i.e. death)
        bièniu, [彆扭], awkward/difficult/uncomfortable/not agreeing/at loggerheads/gauche/awkward (writ...
        gèbié, [個別], individual/specific/respective/just one or two
        biézhēn, [別針], pin/safety pin/clip/brooch/CL:枚[méi]
        biànbié, [辨別], to differentiate/to distinguish/to discriminate
        jiànbié, [鑑別], to differentiate/to distinguish
        líbié, [離別], to leave (on a long journey)/to part from sb
        biézhì, [別緻]/[別致], unusual/unique, variant of 別緻|别致[bié zhì]
        pàibié, [派別], denomination/group/school/faction/school of thought
        
        biémíng, [別名], alias/alternative name
        bùcíérbié, [不辭而別], to leave without saying good-bye
        Wūzībiékèsītǎn, [烏茲別克斯坦], Uzbekistan
        sòngbié, [送別], farewell
        lìngdāngbiélùn, [另當別論], to treat differently/another cup of tea
        lèibié, [類別], classification/category
        
        
        línbié, [臨別], on parting/facing separation
        Biékè, [別克], Buick
        
        biéchēng, [別稱], another name/alternative name
        biélí, [別離], to take leave of/to leave/separation
        nàobièniu, [鬧彆扭], to be difficult with sb/to provoke disagreement/at loggerheads/to fall out with
        huàbié, [話別], to say good-bye/to bid sb farewell
        tiānrǎngzhībié, [天壤之別], lit. as different as sky and earth (idiom)/fig. night and day difference/opposit...
        
        biéyǒuyòngxīn, [別有用心], to have an ulterior motive (idiom); a hidden agenda
        shíbiémǎ, [識別碼], identifier
        
        yǒubié, [有別], different/distinct/unequal/variable
        juébié, [訣別], to bid farewell/to part (usually with little hope of meeting again)
        
        biéjùyīgé, [別具一格], having a unique or distinctive style
        biédòngduì, [別動隊], special detachment/commando/an armed secret agent squad
        shēnglísǐbié, [生離死別], separated in life and death/to part for ever
        
        
        
        
        
        cuòbiézì, [錯別字], incorrectly written or mispronounced characters
        pànbié, [判別], to differentiate/to discriminate
        qūbiézhēn, [曲別針], paperclip
        biéchūxīncái, [別出心裁], to hit on sth new (idiom); to display originality/to adopt an original approach
        kuòbié, [闊別], separated for a long time
        
        zhēnbié, [甄別], to screen/to discriminate/to reexamine a case/screening (of applicants etc)
        gèbié, [各別], distinct/characteristic/in different ways/different
        
        
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        biéhào, [別號], alias
        
        
        
        Wūzībiékèrén, [烏茲別克人], Uzbek (person)
        jiǔbié, [久別], a long period of separation
        
        
        
        
        Bābiétǎ, [巴別塔], Tower of Babel, in Genesis 11:-foll.
        
        
        biézì, [別字], mispronounced or wrongly written character
        
        
        
        
        jiànbié, [餞別], to give a farewell dinner
        qiānchāwànbié, [千差萬別], manifold diversity
        
        
        
        wòbié, [握別], to shake hands
        cíbié, [辭別], to take leave
        
        
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        jiǔbiéchóngféng, [久別重逢], to meet again after a long period of separation
        
        
        xībié, [惜別], reluctant to part
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        Wūzībiékè, [烏茲別克], Uzbek/abbr. for Uzbekistan
        biékāishēngmiàn, [別開生面], to start sth new or original (idiom); to break a new path/to break fresh ground
        
        
        
        bàibié, [拜別], to take leave
        
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        biéyǒudòngtiān, [別有洞天], place of charm and beauty/scenery of exceptional charm/completely different worl...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        kāishǐ, [開始], to begin/beginning/to start/initial/CL:個|个[gè]
        kāi, [開], to open/to start/to turn on/to boil/to write out (a prescription, check, invoice...
        líkāi, [離開], to depart/to leave
        kāixīn, [開心], to feel happy/to rejoice/to have a great time/to make fun of sb
        dǎkāi, [打開], to open/to show (a ticket)/to turn on/to switch on
        kāiqiāng, [開槍], to open fire/to shoot a gun
        fàngkāi, [放開], to unleash/to release
        kāiwánxiào, [開玩笑], to play a joke/to make fun of/to joke
        kāichē, [開車], to drive a car
        zǒukāi, [走開], to go somewhere else/Get out of the way!
        kāimén, [開門], open (the) door
        fēnkāi, [分開], to separate/to part
        kāichú, [開除], to expel
        kāikǒu, [開口], to open one's mouth/to start to talk
        gǔnkāi, [滾開], to boil (of liquid)/boiling hot/Get out!/Go away!/fuck off (rude)
        gōngkāi, [公開], public/to publish/to make public
        kāihuǒ, [開火], to open fire
        jiěkāi, [解開], to untie/to undo
        kāihuì, [開會], to hold a meeting/to attend a meeting
        kāitóu, [開頭], beginning
        zhǎnkāi, [展開], to unfold/to carry out/to be in full swing/to launch
        kāifàng, [開放], to bloom/to open/to be open (to the public)/to open up (to the outside)/to be op...
        chǎngkāi, [敞開], to open wide/unrestrictedly
        bìkāi, [避開], to avoid/to evade/to keep away from
        kāichǎng, [開場], to begin/to open/to start/beginning of an event
        kāitong, [開通], to open up (windows for air, ideas for discussion, transport routes etc)/open-mi...
        kāipāi, [開拍], to begin shooting (a film)
        zhāngkāi, [張開], to open up/to spread/to extend
        kāifā, [開發], to exploit (a resource)/to open up (for development)/to develop
        kāigōng, [開工], to begin work (of a factory or engineering operation)/to start a construction jo...
        shǎnkāi, [閃開], to get out of the way
        duǒkāi, [躲開], to stay out of (hot water, trouble, awkward situation etc)/to avoid (sb)
        kāitíng, [開庭], to begin a (judicial) court session
        kāiqǐ, [開啟], to open
        ràngkāi, [讓開], to get out of the way/to step aside
        kāizhàn, [開戰], to start a war/to make war/to battle against
        
        lākāi, [拉開], to pull open/to pull apart/to space out/to increase
        sōngkāi, [鬆開], to release/to let go/to loosen/to untie/to come loose
        kāidòng, [開動], to start/to set in motion/to move/to march/to dig in (eating)/to tuck in (eating...
        zhàokāi, [召開], to convene (a conference or meeting)/to convoke/to call together
        kāizhāng, [開張], to open a business/first transaction of a business day
        kāiguān, [開關], power switch/to open a gate
        pāokāi, [拋開], to throw out/to get rid of
        
        jiēkāi, [揭開], to uncover/to open
        sànkāi, [散開], to separate/to disperse
        kāiwèi, [開胃], to whet the appetite/appetizing/to amuse oneself at sb's expense/to tease
        
        kāizhī, [開支], expenditures/pay/expenses/CL:筆|笔[bǐ]
        kāiduān, [開端], start/beginning
        kāiyè, [開業], to open a business/to open a practice/open (for business)
        kāichéngbùgōng, [開誠佈公]/[開誠布公], variant of 開誠布公|开诚布公[kāi chéng bù gōng], lit. deal sincerely and fairly (idiom);...
        tuīkāi, [推開], to push open (a gate etc)/to push away/to reject/to decline
        kāijià, [開價], to quote a price/seller's first offer
        chāikāi, [拆開], to dismantle/to disassemble/to open up (sth sealed)/to unpick
        líbukāi, [離不開], inseparable/inevitably linked to
        lièkāi, [裂開], to split open
        kāixiāo, [開銷], expenses
        kāizhǎn, [開展], (begin to) develop/unfold/to start/to launch/to open/to carry out
        
        kāixué, [開學], foundation of a University or College/school opening/the start of a new term
        kāichuàng, [開創], to initiate/to start/to found
        kāimùshì, [開幕式], opening ceremony
        kāifàn, [開飯], to serve a meal
        kāikuò, [開闊], wide/open (spaces)/to open up
        kāiménjiànshān, [開門見山], lit. to open the door and see the mountain; fig. to get right to the point (idio...
        kāijī, [開機], to start an engine/to boot up (a computer)/to press Ctrl-Alt-Delete/to begin sho...
        kāichǎngbái, [開場白], prologue of play/opening remarks/preamble (of speeches, articles etc)
        kāituō, [開脫], to exculpate/to absolve/to exonerate
        kāihuā, [開花], to bloom/to blossom/to flower/fig. to burst open/to feel happy or elated/new dev...
        kāimù, [開幕], to open (a conference)/to inaugurate
        Kāiluó, [開羅], Cairo, capital of Egypt
        shuǎikāi, [甩開], to shake off/to get rid of
        
        chuánkāi, [傳開], (of news) to spread/to get around
        kāilǎng, [開朗], spacious and well-lit/open and clear/to open out (onto a wider vista)/optimistic...
        piēkāi, [撇開], to disregard/to leave aside
        kāipào, [開砲], to open fire
        
        kāichuán, [開船], to set sail
        kāibàn, [開辦], to open/to start (a business etc)/to set up
        kāicǎi, [開採], to extract (ore or other resource from a mine)/to exploit/to mine
        fānkāi, [翻開], to open up
        kāilù, [開路], to open up a path/to make one's way through/to construct a road/(electricity) op...
        bùkěkāijiāo, [不可開交], to be awfully (busy etc)
        gōngkāisài, [公開賽], championship
        kāifāshāng, [開發商], developer (of real estate, a commercial product etc)
        
        kāidāo, [開刀], to perform or have an operation/to operate on or to be operated on
        KāimànQúndǎo, [開曼群島], Cayman Islands
        kāishè, [開設], to offer (goods or services)/to open (for business etc)
        yìxiǎngtiānkāi, [異想天開], to imagine the wildest thing/to indulge in fantasy
        shèngkāi, [盛開], blooming/in full flower
        xúnkāixīn, [尋開心], to make fun of/to seek diversion
        kāijú, [開局], opening (chess etc)/early stage of game, match, work, activity etc
        kāiqiào, [開竅], to get it straight/to start to understand things properly/enlightenment dawns
        
        
        kāiyǎn, [開演], (of a play, movie etc) to begin
        kāimíng, [開明], enlightened/open-minded/enlightenment
怀         kāihuái, [開懷], to one's heart's content/without restraint
        duànkāi, [斷開], to break/to sever/to turn off (electric switch)
        kāizǒu, [開走], to go (of car, train etc)/to drive off
        kāituò, [開拓], to break new ground (for agriculture)/to open up (a new seam)/to develop (border...
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        kāituòzhě, [開拓者], pioneer
        kāipì, [開闢], to open up/to set up/to establish
        xiānkāi, [掀開], to lift open/to tear open
        kāisài, [開賽], to start a match/the kick-off
        kāiyǎn, [開眼], to open one's eyes/to widen one's horizons
        
        kāidǎo, [開導], to talk sb round/to straighten sth out/to enlighten
        xìnkǒukāihé, [信口開河], to speak without thinking (idiom)/to blurt sth out
        kāishuǐ, [開水], boiled water/boiling water
        kāiwài, [開外], over and above (some amount)/beyond (budget)
        Mǐkāilǎngjīluó, [米開朗基羅], Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), renaissance painter and sculptor
        
        kāitiānchuāng, [開天窗], to leave a blank to mark censored area
        wǎngkāiyīmiàn, [網開一面], open the net on one side (idiom); let the caged bird fly/to give one's opponent ...
        bōkāi, [撥開], to push aside/to part/to brush away
        
        kāixiǎochāi, [開小差], to be absent-minded/to desert/to abscond from the army/absent without leave (AWO...
        chàkāi, [岔開], to diverge/to branch off the road/to change (the subject)
        kāihuà, [開化], civilized/to have laws and culture/to civilize/the process of becoming civilized
        kāihù, [開戶], to open an account (bank etc)
        kāishì, [開釋], to release (a prisoner)
        bāikāi, [掰開], to pull apart/to pry open with the hands
        
        kāizúmǎlì, [開足馬力], to accelerate at full power (idiom); at full speed/fig. to work as hard as possi...
        chúkāi, [除開], besides/except/to get rid of (sb)/(math.) to divide
        
        kāitiānpìdì, [開天闢地], to split heaven and earth apart (idiom); refers to the Pangu 盤古|盘古[Pán gǔ] creat...
        kāipiān, [開篇], start of literary work/opening song of ballad in Tanci style 彈詞|弹词[tán cí]
        kāifàngxìng, [開放性], openness
        kāiyèchē, [開夜車], to burn the midnight oil/to work late into the night
        pīkāi, [劈開], to cleave/to split open/to spread open (fingers, legs)
        kāikè, [開課], school begins/give a course/teach a subject
        kāifángjiān, [開房間], to take a hotel room/to rent a room
        kāiguó, [開國], to found a state/to open a closed country
        kāichūn, [開春], beginning of spring/the lunar New Year
        kāiēn, [開恩], to give a favor (used of Christian God)
        Kāifēng, [開封], Kaifeng prefecture level city in Henan, old capital of Northern Song, former pro...
        kāihòumén, [開後門], to open the back door/fig. under the counter/to do a secret or dishonest deal/to...
        Kāipǔdūn, [開普敦], Cape Town (city in South Africa)
        diūkāi, [丟開], to cast or put aside/to forget for a while
        
        huòránkāilǎng, [豁然開朗], suddenly opens up to a wide panorama (idiom); to come to a wide clearing/fig. ev...
        Kāiěrwén, [開爾文], Lord Kelvin 1824-1907, British physicist (William Thomson)/Kelvin (temperature s...
        xiǎngkāi, [想開], to get over (a shock, bereavement etc)/to avoid dwelling on unpleasant things/to...
        kāiliè, [開裂], to split open/to dehisce (of fruit or cotton bolls, to split open)
        kāidāngkù, [開襠褲], open pants (for infants before toilet training)
        kāiwā, [開挖], to dig out/to excavate/to scoop out
        kāifù, [開赴], (of troops) to depart for/to head for
        kāijiān, [開間], alcove/bay in a room/unit of length used for rooms, approx. 3.3 meters
        kāidào, [開道], to clear the way
        chīdekāi, [吃得開], to be popular/to be getting on well/much in demand
        
        kāisīmǐ, [開司米], cashmere (loanword)
        
        kāiménhóng, [開門紅], a good beginning
        bākāi, [扒開], to push aside
        zuǒyòukāigōng, [左右開弓], lit. to shoot from both sides (idiom)/fig. to display ambidexterity/to slap with...
        kāizáo, [開鑿], to cut (a canal, tunnel, well etc)
        kāikuàichē, [開快車], an express train sets off/fig. to work in haste/to rush
        gōngkāihuà, [公開化], to publicize/openness (of government, PRC equivalent of 'glasnost')
        
        kāikěn, [開墾], to clear a wild area for cultivation/to put under the plow
        
        
        máosèdùnkāi, [茅塞頓開], murky darkness suddenly opens (idiom); a sudden flash of insight and all is clea...
        
        kāifāqū, [開發區], development zone
        
        xǐxiàoyánkāi, [喜笑顏開], face covered in smiles (idiom); beaming with happiness
        dòngkāi, [洞開], to be wide open
        kāibá, [開拔], to set out (of troops)/departure/start date (of military expedition)
        
        kāiguō, [開鍋], a pot boils
        kāilùxiānfēng, [開路先鋒], pioneer/trailbreaker
        zhànkāi, [綻開], to burst forth
        
        
        
        kāikuàng, [開礦], to mine/to open a seam
        kāipán, [開盤], to commence trading (stock market)
        kāiqiāng, [開腔], to speak out/to start speaking
        kāihuāng, [開荒], to open up land (for agriculture)
        xiǎngdekāi, [想得開], to not take to heart/to be free of worried thoughts/to adopt a lighthearted pers...
        kāichuàngxìng, [開創性], innovative
        kāipíng, [開屏], (a peacock) spreads its tail
        
绿         kāilǜdēng, [開綠燈], to give the green light/to give the go-ahead
        cuòkāi, [錯開], to stagger (times)
        
        kāishān, [開山], to cut into a mountain (to open a mine)/to open a monastery
        kāishì, [開市], to open a store for business
        
        gōngkāixìn, [公開信], open letter
        
        báikāishuǐ, [白開水], plain boiled water
        xiǎngbukāi, [想不開], cannot figure out/to be unable to take a lighter view/to take things too hard/to...
        
        Lánkāisītè, [蘭開斯特], Lancaster
        
        liāokai, [撩開], to push aside (clothing, curtain etc) to reveal something/to toss aside
        qíkāidéshèng, [旗開得勝], lit. to win a victory on raising the flag (idiom); fig. to start on sth and have...
        
        chībukāi, [吃不開], be unpopular/won't work
        
        
        
        Nánkāi, [南開], Nankai district of Tianjin municipality 天津市[Tiān jīn shì]
        kāijiǎng, [開講], to begin a lecture/to start on a story
        
        xiàozhúyánkāi, [笑逐顏開], smile spread across the face (idiom); beaming with pleasure/all smiles/joy writt...
        kāixiǎozào, [開小灶], lit. to turn on a private oven/to get special attention
        tuōkāi, [脫開], to withdraw
        píkāiròuzhàn, [皮開肉綻], flesh lacerated from corporal punishment (idiom)
        duìkāi, [對開], running in opposite direction (buses, trains, ferries etc)
        
        
        kāipiào, [開票], to open ballot boxes/to count votes/to make out a voucher or invoice etc/to writ...
        bàngōngkāi, [半公開], semi-overt/more or less open
        
        kāijīn, [開金], carated gold (alloy containing stated proportion of gold)
        Kāiyuǎn, [開遠], Kaiyuan county level city in Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous prefecture, Yunnan
        
        
        jìwǎngkāilái, [繼往開來], to follow the past and herald the future (idiom); part of a historical transitio...
        
        
        tiěshùkāihuā, [鐵樹開花], lit. the iron tree blooms (idiom)/a highly improbable or extremely rare occurren...
        Kāipíng, [開平], Kaiping county level city in Jiangmen 江門|江门, Guangdong/Kaiping district of Tangs...
        
        
        
        
        
        kāituòxìng, [開拓性], pioneering/groundbreaking
        
        
        
        kāimùcí, [開幕詞], opening speech (at a conference)
        chóngkāi, [重開], to reopen
        
        
        kāifāng, [開方], to extract a square root
        kāiběn, [開本], format (page layout for printing)
        kāilú, [開爐], to open a furnace/to start up a furnace
        
        
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        kāitáng, [開堂], to open a law court/to set up a mourning hall
        kāijuàn, [開卷], to open a book/open-book (exam)
        
        
        
        biàndìkāihuā, [遍地開花], to blossom everywhere/to spring up all over the place/to flourish on a large sca...
        biékāishēngmiàn, [別開生面], to start sth new or original (idiom); to break a new path/to break fresh ground
        
        
        kāidàochē, [開倒車], to drive in reverse/fig. to take a backward step/retrogressive/trying to turn th...
        
        
        
        lèkāihuā, [樂開花], to burst with joy
        
        
        
        
        
        
        kāisuǒ, [開鎖], to unlock
        Kāiyáng, [開陽], zeta Ursae Majoris in the Big Dipper/Kaiyang county in Guiyang 貴陽|贵阳[Guì yáng], ...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

        Xiānsheng/xiānsheng, Mister (Mr.), teacher/husband/doctor (dialect)/CL:位[wèi]
        fāshēng, [發生], to happen/to occur/to take place/to break out
        shēnghuó, life/activity/to live/livelihood
        yīshēng, [醫生], doctor/CL:個|个[gè],位[wèi],名[míng]
        shēngmìng, life/living/biological/CL:個|个[gè]
        shēng, to be born/to give birth/life/to grow/raw/uncooked/student
        shēngqì, [生氣], to get angry/to take offense/angry/vitality/liveliness
        shēngrì, birthday/CL:個|个[gè]
        shēngyì/shēngyi, life force/vitality, business/CL:筆|笔[bǐ]
        xuésheng, [學生], student/schoolchild
        rénshēng, life (one's time on earth)
        yīshēng, all one's life/throughout one's life
        chūshēng, to be born
        nǚshēng, schoolgirl/female student/girl
        chǎnshēng, [產生], to arise/to come into being/to come about/to give rise to/to bring into being/to...
        shēngwù, organism/living creature/life form/biological/CL:個|个[gè]
        nánshēng, schoolboy/male student/boy/guy (young adult male)
        shēngcún, to exist/to survive
        shēngbìng, to fall ill
        mòshēngrén, stranger
        tiānshēng, nature/disposition/innate/natural
        shēngyá, career/life (way in which sb lives)/period of one's life
        
        shēngchǎn, [生產], to produce/to manufacture/to give birth to a child
        
        mòshēng, strange/unfamiliar
        wèishēng, [衛生], health/hygiene/sanitation
        shēngsǐ, life or death
        qīnshēng, [親生], one's own (child) (i.e. one's child by birth)/biological (parents)/birth (parent...
        shíxísheng, [實習生], intern (student)
        fúwùshēng, [服務生], server (at a restaurant)
        wèishēngjiān, [衛生間], bathroom/toilet/WC/CL:間|间[jiān]
        dànshēng, [誕生], to be born
        chùsheng, domestic animal/brute/bastard
        huāshēng, peanut/groundnut/CL:粒[lì]
        xìngshēnghuó, sex life
        shēngzhǎng, [生長], to grow
        shēnglǐ, physiology
        shēnglái, [生來], from birth/by one's nature
        shēnghuà, biochemistry
        xīnshēng, new/newborn/emerging/nascent/rebirth/regeneration/new life/new student
        huóshēngshēng, real (people)/living (artist)/while still alive (e.g. skinned alive)
        dàxuéshēng, [大學生], university student/college student
        zhōngshēng, [終生], throughout one's life/lifetime/lifelong
        shēnghuán, [生還], to return alive/to survive
        yǒngshēng, to live forever/eternal life/all one's life
        zàishēng, to be reborn/to regenerate/to be a second so-and-so (famous dead person)/recycli...
        gāozhōngshēng, senior high school student
        huāshēngjiàng, [花生醬], peanut butter
        shēngqián, (of a deceased) during one's life/while living
        wéishēng, [為生], to make a living
        shēngxiào, to take effect/to go into effect
        kàngshēngsù, antibiotic
        jìshēngchóng, [寄生蟲], parasite/drone
        
        sàngshēng, [喪生], to die/to lose one's life
        yěshēng, wild/undomesticated
        táoshēng, to flee for one's life
        móushēng, [謀生], to seek one's livelihood/to work to support oneself/to earn a living
        shēngyù, to bear/to give birth/to grow/to rear/to bring up (children)
        
        bìshēng, [畢生], all one's life/lifetime
        bìyèshēng, [畢業生], graduate
        shēngdòng, [生動], vivid/lively
        yánjiūshēng, graduate student/postgraduate student/research student
        
        wéishēngsù, [維生素], vitamin
        qǐsǐhuíshēng, to rise from the dead (idiom); fig. an unexpected recovery
        shēngfù, biological father
        shēnghuǒ, to make a fire/to light a fire
        jiēshēng, to deliver (a newborn child)
        shēngjì, [生計], livelihood
        qiúshēng, to seek survival/to possess the will to live
        shēngxiù, [生銹], to rust/to grow rusty/to corrode/oxidization
        bànshēng, half a lifetime
        sīshēngzǐ, illegitimate child (male)/bastard/love child
        
        shēngmǔ, natural mother/birth mother
        shēngzhíqì, reproductive organ/genitals
        fùshēng, [復生], to be reborn/to recover/to come back to life/to regenerate
        
        
        
        shēngtài, [生態], ecology
        jiùshēng, to save a life/life-saving
        xuéshenghuì, [學生會], student union
        chóngshēng, rebirth
        xīnshēngér, [新生兒], newborn baby/neonate
        yǒushēngyǐlái, [有生以來], since birth/for one's whole life
        jiàngshēng, to be born/arrival of newborn/birth (of a savior or religious leader)
        wèishēngzhǐ, [衛生紙], toilet paper/bathroom tissue
        shēngjī, [生機], opportunity to live/to reprieve from death/life force/vitality
        jīnshēng, this life
        shēngwùxué, [生物學], biology
        shēngpíng, life (a person's whole life)/in one's entire life
        tòngbùyùshēng, to be so in pain as to not want to live/to be so grieved as to wish one were dea...
        zìshēngzìmiè, [自生自滅], to emerge and perish on its own; to run its course (idiom)
        chángshēngbùlǎo, [長生不老], immortality
        shēngchéng, to generate/to produce/generated/produced
        
        shēngzhí, to reproduce/to flourish
        luánshēng, [孿生], twin
        shēnglù, lit. the path to life/way out of a predicament
        Àidíshēng, [愛迪生], Edison (name)/Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931), American inventor and businessman
        shēngmìnglì, vitality
        
        jìshēng, to live in or on another organism as a parasite/to live by taking advantage of o...
        shēnglíng, [生靈], (literary) the people/living thing/creature
        
        sǐlǐtáoshēng, [死裡逃生], mortal danger, escape alive (idiom); a narrow escape/to survive by the skin of o...
        shēngcài, lettuce/raw fresh vegetables/greens
        jiùshēngtǐng, lifeboat
        Wèishēngbù, [衛生部], Ministry of Health
        shēngsǐyōuguān, [生死攸關], matter of life and death
        xiǎoxuéshēng, [小學生], primary school student/schoolchild/CL:個|个[gè],名[míng]
        
        zhōngxuéshēng, [中學生], middle-school student/high school student
        shēngwùxuéjiā, [生物學家], biologist
        
        shēnghuófèi, [生活費], cost of living/living expenses/alimony
        wēishēngwù, microorganism
        jiùshēngyī, life jacket/life vest
        tǔshēngtǔzhǎng, [土生土長], locally born and bred/indigenous/home-grown
        dúshēngzǐ, [獨生子], only son
        wèishēngmián, [衛生棉], sterilized absorbent cotton wool (used for dressings or cleansing wounds)/sanita...
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        shēngshū, unfamiliar/strange/out of practice/not accustomed
        
        dúshēngnǚ, [獨生女], an only daughter
        hǎohǎoxiānsheng, Mr Goody-goody/yes-man (sb who agrees with anything)
        
        shēngéryùnǚ, [生兒育女], to bear and raise children
        wúzhōngshēngyǒu, [無中生有], to create something from nothing (idiom)
        chūshēngrùsǐ, from the cradle to the grave (idiom); to go through fire and water/brave/willing...
        wèishēngjīn, [衛生巾], sanitary towel
        chūshēngdì, birthplace
        
        zìlìgēngshēng, regeneration through one's own effort (idiom)/self-reliance
        wéishēng, [維生], abbr. for 維持生活|维持生活[wéi chí shēng huó]
        shēngtūnhuóbō, [生吞活剝], to swallow whole (idiom); fig. to apply uncritically
        shēnglónghuóhǔ, [生龍活虎], lit. lively dragon and animated tiger (idiom)/fig. vigorous and lively
        ānshēng, peaceful/restful/quiet/still
        shìzhěshēngcún, [適者生存], survival of the fittest
        yèshēnghuó, night life
        
        yīshēngyīshì, a whole lifetime (idiom); all my life
        shēngwùwǔqì, biological weapon
        qìngshēng, [慶生], to celebrate a birthday
        hújìshēng, mistletoe
        shēngyúpiàn, [生魚片], sashimi
        shēngwùtǐ, [生物體], organism
        
        
        jìhuàshēngyù, [計劃生育], family planning
        shāshēng, [殺生], kill (life)
        shēngxìng, natural disposition
        
        shēngrìkǎ, birthday card
        zīshēng, to breed/to flourish/to cause/to provoke/to create
        shēnglǐxué, [生理學], physiology
        
        xuéshengzhèng, [學生證], student identity card
        shēngrén, stranger/living person/to give birth
        
        gāocáishēng, student of great ability
        shēngsǐcúnwáng, matter of life and death
        
        shēngyìng, stiff/harsh
        
        rěshìshēngfēi, to stir up trouble
        xǔxǔrúshēng, vivid and lifelike (idiom); true to life/realistic
        zhāoshēng, to enroll new students/to get students
        shēngròu, raw meat
        shēngjiāng, [生薑], fresh ginger
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        píngshēng, all one's life
        
        tōushēng, to live without purpose
        shúnéngshēngqiǎo, with familiarity you learn the trick (idiom); practice makes perfect
        Qiángshēng, [強生], Johnson (surname)/Johnson & Johnson (company)
        láishēng, [來生], next life
        shēngshēngbùxī, to grow and multiply without end
        shēngjībóbó, [生機勃勃], full of vitality
        shīshēng, [師生], teachers and students
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        shēnglǎobìngsǐ, lit. to be born, to grow old, to get sick and to die/fig. the fate of humankind ...
        chūshēngzhèng, [出生證], birth certificate/CL:張|张[zhāng]
        
        chūzhōngshēng, junior high student
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        fúyóushēngwù, plankton
        
        wèishēngjú, [衛生局], health office/bureau of hygiene
        shēngfā, [生發], to emerge and grow/to develop
        shēngpà, to fear/afraid/extremely nervous/for fear that/to avoid/so as not to
        
        jiāoshēngguànyǎng, [嬌生慣養], pampered and spoiled since childhood
        shēngmènqì, [生悶氣], to seeth/to sulk/to be pissed off (vulgar)
        shēngqìbóbó, [生氣勃勃], full of vitality
        yǎnshēng, to give rise to/to derive/derivative/derivation
        
        mínshēng, people's livelihood/people's welfare
        shēngshǒu, novice/new hand/sb new to a job
        hòushēng, [後生], young generation/youth/young man
        
        
        
        shēngjiù, to be born with/to be gifted with
        zuòshēngrì, to celebrate a birthday/to give a birthday party
        jiùshēngchuán, lifeboat
        
        huāshēngmǐ, shelled peanuts
        péngbìshēnghuī, [蓬蓽生輝], Your presence brings light to my humble dwelling/see also 蓬蓽生光|蓬荜生光[péng bì shēn...
        
        shēngyǎng, [生養], to bring up (children)/to raise/to bear
        
线         shēngmìngxiàn, [生命線], lifeline
        jiùshēngquān, life buoy/life belt
        
        gòngshēng, symbiosis
        yíngshēng, [營生], to earn a living/a livelihood
        
        cóngshēng, [叢生], growing as a thicket/overgrown/breaking out everywhere (of disease, social disor...
        
        yuánshēng, way of life/ecology/primary
        zhòngshēng, [眾生], all living things
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        jiùshēngfá, a life raft
        
        
        yúnyúnzhòngshēng, [蕓蕓眾生], every living being (Buddhism)/the mass of common people
        shēngwùjiǎn, [生物鹼], alkaloid
        gǔshēngwùxuéjiā, [古生物學家], palaeontologist/paleobiologist
        shēngzǐ, to give birth to a child or children
        yóuránérshēng, arising involuntarily (idiom); spontaneous/to spring up unbidden (of emotion)
        shuāngshēng, [雙生], twin (adjective)/twins
        tánxiàofēngshēng, [談笑風生], to talk cheerfully and wittily/to joke together
        chāoshēng, to exceed the stipulated limit of a birth-control policy/to be reincarnated/to b...
        cùncǎobùshēng, lit. not even a blade of grass grows (idiom)/fig. barren
        wúshìshēngfēi, [無事生非], to make trouble out of nothing
        
        sānshēngyǒuxìng, the blessing of three lifetimes (idiom)/(courteous language) it's my good fortun...
        shēngchǎnzǒngzhí, [生產總值], gross domestic production (GDP)/total output value
        shēngwùzhōng, [生物鐘], biological clock
        shēngchǎnlì, [生產力], production capability/productive force/productivity
        qiánshēng, pre-existence
        shēngzhǎngjīsù, [生長激素], growth hormone
        
        
        shēngxī, to inhabit/to live (in a habitat)
        shēnglísǐbié, [生離死別], separated in life and death/to part for ever
        liúxuéshēng, [留學生], student studying abroad/(foreign) exchange student/CL:個|个[gè],位[wèi]
        yìngyùnérshēng, [應運而生], to emerge to meet a historic destiny (idiom)/to arise at an opportune time/able ...
        shēngyijīng, [生意經], knack of doing business/business sense
        
        sùmèipíngshēng, to have never met sb before (idiom); entirely unacquainted/a complete stranger/n...
        Xīnshēngdài, Cenozoic (geological era covering the last 65m years)
        tānshēngpàsǐ, [貪生怕死], greedy for life, afraid of death (idiom); craven and cowardly/clinging abjectly ...
        méngshēng, to burgeon/to produce/to conceive/to be in the initial stage
        
        chùjǐngshēngqíng, [觸景生情], scene which recalls past memories (idiom)/evocative of the past/reminiscent/to a...
        shēngcái, [生財], to make money
        zēngshēng, growth (of organism)/proliferation/supernumerary candidate (in imperial examatio...
        shūshēng, [書生], scholar/intellectual/egghead
        bànshēngbùshóu, underripe/half-cooked/(fig.) not mastered (of a technique)/clumsy/halting
        ménshēng, [門生], disciple/student (of a famous master)
        
        qīngshēng, [輕生], a suicide/to commit suicide
        jiǔsǐyīshēng, nine deaths and still alive (idiom); a narrow escape/new lease of life
        shēngwùjiè, biosphere/natural world
        
        shēngwùquān, biosphere/ecosphere
        
        xiěshēng, [寫生], to sketch from nature/to do a still life drawing
        
        jìshēngwù, parasite
        miàoqùhéngshēng, [妙趣橫生], endlessly interesting (idiom)/very witty
        shēngzhíxiàn, reproductive gland/gonad/sex organ
        shēngqín, to capture alive
        shēngchén, birthday
        shēngchū, to give birth/to grow (whiskers etc)/to generate/to produce
        pàishēng, to produce (from sth else)/to derive (from raw material)/derivative
        shēngténg, extremely painful
        
        shēngyuán, supply of students/source of students
        
        
        rènshēng, [認生], shy with strangers
        gāocáishēng, student of great ability/talented student
        fēnzǐshēngwùxué, [分子生物學], molecular biology
        jiéwàishēngzhī, [節外生枝], a new branch grows out of a knot (idiom); fig. side issues keep arising
        yǎngshēng, [養生], to maintain good health/to raise a child or animal/curing (of concrete etc)
        
        tāishēng, viviparity/zoogony
        duōniánshēng, perennial (of plants)
        chángshēng, [長生], long life
        cuīshēng, to induce labor/to expedite childbirth
        wèishēngqiú, [衛生球], mothball
        Yìbǔshēng, Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906), Norwegian dramatist, author of Doll's House 玩偶之家
        juéchǔféngshēng, [絕處逢生], to come back from death's door (idiom); unexpected rescue from danger/fig. to re...
        shēnghuī, [生輝], to dazzle/to brighten up (a room etc)
        xiūyǎngshēngxī, [休養生息], to recover/to recuperate
        
        shēngshuǐ, unboiled water
        
        
        
        shēngtiě, [生鐵], pig iron
        
        shēngwùzhàn, [生物戰], germ warfare/biological warfare
        fāshēnglǜ, [發生率], rate of occurrence
        yǎnshēngwù, a derivative (complex product derived from simpler source material)
        
        
        jiànxíshēng, [見習生], apprentice/probationer/cadet
        wēishēngwùxué, [微生物學], microbiology
        
        pàshēng, fear of strangers/to be afraid of strangers (of small children)
        
        
        
        
        jízhōngshēngzhì, quick witted in an emergency/able to react resourcefully
        
        kǎoshēng, exam candidate/student whose name has been put forward for an exam
        
        déyìménshēng, [得意門生], favorite pupil
        gǔshēngwù, paleo-organism
        yǎngshēngzhīdào, [養生之道], the way of maintaining good health
        mínbùliáoshēng, The people have no way to make a living (idiom, from Record of the Grand Histori...
        
        dúshēngzǐnǚ, [獨生子女], an only child
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        yuánshēngzhì, [原生質], protoplasm
        xiǎnxiànghuánshēng, [險象環生], dangers spring up all around (idiom); surrounded by perils
        lèjíshēngbēi, [樂極生悲], extreme joy turns to sorrow (idiom); Don't celebrate too soon, things could stil...
        
        
        
        
        gǔshēngwùxué, [古生物學], palaeontology
        
        
        chìjiǎoyīshēng, [赤腳醫生], barefoot doctor/farmer with paramedical training (PRC)
        zhìzhīsǐdìérhòushēng, [置之死地而後生], place sb on a field of death and he will fight to live (common saying based on S...
        
        
        
        shēngchǎnnénglì, [生產能力], manufacturing ability/production capacity
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        shēngxiào, one of the twelve animals symbolic of the earthly branches 地支[dì zhī]/animal fro...
        
        běnkēshēng, undergraduate student
        shēngpíjiǔ, draft beer/unpasteurized beer
        lǎoshēng, venerable middle-aged or elderly man, usually wearing an artificial beard (in Ch...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        cìshēng, derivative/secondary/sub-
        shēngchǎnlǜ, [生產率], productivity/efficiency of production
        
        
        
        
        qīqiàoshēngyān, [七竅生煙], lit. spouting smoke through the seven orifices (idiom)/fig. to seethe with anger
        
        shēngtàixué, [生態學], ecology
        
        
        
        
        wàngérshēngwèi, intimidate at the first glance (idiom); awe-inspiring/terrifying/overwhelming
        Àidíshēng, Addison (name)/Addison, city in United States
        
        wèishēngfángyì, [衛生防疫], epidemic-prevention
        yōushēngxué, [優生學], eugenics
        zīshēng, to multiply/to breed
        
        
        
        shēngchǎnzhě, [生產者], producer of a product/manufacturer/autotroph (original producers in a food chain...
        
        
        
        yìyèshēng, [肄業生], dropout student
        shēngshíhuī, calcium oxide CaO/quicklime
        
        
        shēngcí, [生詞], new word (in textbook)/word that is unfamiliar or not yet studied/CL:組|组[zǔ],個|个...
        
        
        chūshēnglǜ, birthrate
        shēngyùlǜ, birth rate
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        cìshēnglín, secondary growth of forest
        shēngtàixuéjiā, [生態學家], ecologist
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        shēngjīàngrán, [生機盎然], full of life/exuberant
        
        
        
        
        shēnglíngtútàn, [生靈塗炭], people are in a terrible situation (idiom)
        
        
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        shēngguāng, to emit light
        
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        shēngwùzhìpǐn, [生物製品], biological product
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        pàishēngcí, [派生詞], derivative word
        shēngyuán, [生員], scholar preparing for imperial examinations (in former times)
        
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宿         jìsùshēng, boarder
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        shēngtàiquān, [生態圈], ecosphere
        
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        biékāishēngmiàn, [別開生面], to start sth new or original (idiom); to break a new path/to break fresh ground
        
        
        
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        shēngbùféngshí, [生不逢時], born at the wrong time (idiom); unlucky (esp. to complain about one's fate)/born...
        
        
        
        
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        gōngdúshēng, [工讀生], student who also works part-time/(old) reform-school student
        HéngShēng, [恆生], Hang Seng (name)
        zàishēngchǎn, [再生產], producing a copy/to reproduce
        qīshēng, to cheat strangers/to bully strangers/(of domesticated animals) to be rebellious...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        shēngzào, to coin (words or expressions)
        
        
        
        shuòshìshēng, [碩士生], Master's degree student
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        tóushēng, reborn (of departed spirit)/to be reincarnated/to leave home for a new life
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        lǐmiàn, [裡面], inside/interior
        wàimiàn/wàimian, surface/exterior/external appearance, outside
        shàngmian, on top of/above-mentioned
        hòumian, [後面], rear/back/behind/later/afterwards
        miàn, [麪]/[麵], face/side/surface/aspect/top/classifier for flat surfaces such as drums, mirrors...
        xiàmian, below/under/next/the following
        jiànmiàn, [見面], to meet/to see each other/CL:次[cì]
        miànqián, in front of/facing/(in the) presence (of)
        fāngmiàn, respect/aspect/field/side/CL:個|个[gè]
        miànduì, [面對], to confront/to face
        qiánmiàn, ahead/in front/preceding/above
        miànbāo, [麵包], bread/CL:片[piàn],袋[dài],塊|块[kuài]
        miànshì, [面試], to interview/to audition/interview/audition
        yīmiàn, one side/one aspect/simultaneously... (and...)/one's whole face
        huìmiàn, [會面], to meet with/meeting
        fēngmiàn, cover (of a publication)
        miànlín, [面臨], to face sth/to be confronted with
        miànjù, mask
        biǎomiàn, surface/face/outside/appearance
        duìmiàn, [對面], (sitting) opposite/across (the street)/directly in front/to be face to face
        dìmiàn, floor/ground/surface
        huàmiàn, [畫面], scene/tableau/picture/image/screen (displayed by a computer)/(motion picture) fr...
        júmiàn, aspect/phase/situation
        quánmiàn, all-around/comprehensive/total/overall
        chǎngmiàn, [場面], scene/spectacle/occasion/situation
        miànzi, outer surface/outside/honor/reputation/face (as in "losing face")/self-respect/f...
        miàntiáo, [麵條], noodles
        zhèngmiàn, front/obverse side/right side/positive/direct/open
        miànduìmiàn, [面對面], face to face
        miànkǒng, face
        miànbù, face (body part)
        lòumiàn, to show one's face/to appear (in public)
        pèngmiàn, to meet/to bump into/to confront
        dāngmiàn, [當面], to sb's face/in sb's presence
        tǐmiàn, [體面], dignity/face (as in "losing face")/honorable/creditable/pretty
        lìngyīfāngmiàn, on the other hand/another aspect
        shūmiàn, [書面], in writing/written
        shuǐmiàn, water surface
        miànzhào, mask/visor/facepiece (e.g. diving suit, gas mask)
        miàntán, [面談], face-to-face meeting/an interview
        cèmiàn, [側面], lateral side/side/aspect/profile
        fùmiàn, [負面], negative/the negative side
        bèimiàn, the back/the reverse side/the wrong side
        zhēnmiànmù, true identity/true colors
        céngmiàn, [層面], plane/level
        běimiàn, northern side/north
        shuāngmiàn, [雙面], double-sided/two-faced/double-edged/reversible
        zìmiàn, literal/typeface
        chūmiàn, to appear personally/to step in/to step forth/to show up
        miànxiàng, [面嚮], to face/to turn towards/to incline to/geared towards/catering for/-oriented/faci...
        píngmiàn, plane (flat surface)/print media
        gǎitóuhuànmiàn, [改頭換面], to adjust one's head and turn one's face (idiom); cosmetic changes/Despite super...
        miànjī, [面積], area (of a floor, piece of land etc)/surface area/tract of land
        
        miànfěn, [麵粉], flour
        nánmiàn, south side/south
        fǎnmiàn, reverse side/backside/the other side (of a problem etc)/negative/bad
        dōngmiàn, [東面], east side (of sth)
        
        yīfāngmiàn, one aspect is
        miànshā, [面紗], veil
        miànbǎn, [麵板], panel/faceplate, kneading board/breadboard
西         xīmiàn, west side/west
        lāmiàn, [拉麵], pulled noodles/ramen
        méngmiàn, masked/covered face
        miànróng, appearance/facial features
        miànmù, appearance/facial features/look
        hǎimiàn, sea level/sea surface
        yánmiàn, [顏面], face/prestige
        
        miànshú, to look familiar/familiar-looking
        zhuōmiàn, desktop/tabletop
        lùmiàn, pavement
        fángdúmiànjù, gas mask
        bǎnmiàn, space of a whole page/layout (makeup) of a printed sheet
        miànmào, appearance/face/features/CL:個|个[gè]
        miàndí, [麵的], abbr. of 麵包車的士|面包车的士[miàn bāo chē dí shì]/minivan taxi
        miànbāochē, [麵包車], van for carrying people/taxi minibus
        
        miànbāoxiè, [麵包屑], breadcrumbs
        táimiàn, [檯面], (table) surface/countertop/mesa (electronics)/ante/(fig.) on the table/in public
        
        píngmiàntú, [平面圖], a plan/a planar graph/a plane figure
        liǎngmiànpài, [兩面派], two-faced person/double-dealing
        miànmùquánfēi, nothing remains the same (idiom); change beyond recognition
        yèmiàn, [頁面], page/web page
        
        yīnànmiàn, [陰暗面], the dark side (of society etc)
        zuǒmiàn, left side
        miàntuán, [麵糰], dough
        miànzhí, face value/par value
        miànjiá, [面頰], cheek
        shìmiàn, market
        sìmiànbāfāng, in all directions/all around/far and near
便         fāngbiànmiàn, [方便麵], instant noodles
        
        liǎnmiàn, [臉面], face
        běnláimiànmù, [本來面目], true colors/true features
        diànmiàn, shop front
        piànmiàn, unilateral/one-sided
        fāngfāngmiànmiàn, all sides/all aspects/multi-faceted
        yíngmiàn, directly/head-on (collision)/in one's face (of wind)
        miànbāopiān, [麵包片], bread slice/sliced bread
        ménmian, [門面], shop front/facade/CL:間|间[jiān]/prestige
        sìmiàn, all sides
        qíngmiàn, feelings and sensibilities/sentiment and face/sensitivity to other's feelings
        duìlìmiàn, [對立面], opposite/antonym/the opposite side (in a conflict)
        jièmiàn, interface
        lěngmiàn, [冷麵], grim/stern/harsh, naengmyeon (Korean dish based on cold noodles in soup)
        yùmǐmiàn, [玉米麵], cornmeal/maize flour
        
        miànsè, complexion
        miànliào, material for making clothes/CL:塊|块[kuài]
        shìmiàn, aspects of society/the world
        dānfāngmiàn, [單方面], unilateral
        wǎngkāiyīmiàn, [網開一面], open the net on one side (idiom); let the caged bird fly/to give one's opponent ...
        
        chǎomiàn, [炒麵], stir-fried noodles/"chow mein"
        miànmiànjùdào, (idiom) take care of everything; handle everything
        miàné, [面額], denomination (of currency or bond)
        pāotóulòumiàn, [拋頭露面], to show your face in public (derog.)
        
        hǎipíngmiàn, sea level
        miànpáng, [面龐], face
        lèiliúmǎnmiàn, [淚流滿面], cheeks streaming with tears (idiom)
        zhájiàngmiàn, [炸醬麵], zha jiang mian: ground pork simmered with salty fermented soybean paste (or othe...
        
        
        
        miànbāofáng, [麵包房], bakery/CL:家[jiā]
        
        liǎngmiàn, [兩面], both sides
        miànhú/miànhù, [麵糊], starchy/floury and without fiber, flour paste
        
        diūmiànzi, [丟面子], to lose face
        
        
        miànmùkězēng, repulsive countenance/disgusting appearance
        
        miànshí, [麵食], food made from wheat flour, such as noodles, dumplings, buns etc
        báimiàn, [白麵], wheat flour/flour/heroin
        
        duōmiànshǒu, multi-talented person/versatile person/all-rounder
        miànpí, [麵皮], cheek/face/leather covering (for handbags etc), dumpling skin/piecrust
        yàomiànzi, to save one's face/to stay on one's dignity
        duōfāngmiàn, many-sided/in many aspects
        
        huómiàn, [和麵], to knead dough (for bread)
        zhàngmiàn, [賬面], an item in accounts/an entry
        gǎnmiànzhàng, [擀麵杖], rolling pin
        
        
        zhàomiàn, to meet face-to-face
        héngjiémiàn, [橫截面], cross-section
        bāmiànlínglóng, [八面玲瓏], be smooth and slick (in establishing social relations)
        xiémiàn, inclined plane
        
        
        péngtóugòumiàn, [蓬頭垢面], messy hair and dirty face/bad appearance
        
        
        
        dúdāngyīmiàn, [獨當一面], to assume personal responsibility (idiom); to take charge of a section
        
        xiàomiànhǔ, man with a big smile and evil intentions
        jiǎmiànjù, mask/fig. false façade/deceptive front
        mǎnmiànchūnfēng, [滿面春風], beaming/radiant with happiness
        
        miànshì, to be published (of art, literary works etc)/to come out/to take shape/to see th...
        
        
        àimiànzi, [愛面子], to save face/to worry about losing face/proud of one's reputation/sensitive abou...
        yíngmiànérlái, [迎面而來], directly/head-on (collision)/in one's face (of wind)
        yángmiàn, ocean surface
        miànhóngěrchì, [面紅耳赤], flushed with anger (or excitement)
        miàntāng, [麵湯], noodle soup/noodles in soup/noodle broth
        miàndiǎn, [麵點], pastry
        
        miànxiàng, facial features/appearence/physiognomy
        
        qiēmiàn, section/cross-cut/tangent plane (math.)
        
        fùgàimiàn, [覆蓋面], coverage
        héngduànmiàn, [橫斷面], horizontal section
        shīshēnrénmiànxiàng, [獅身人面像], sphinx
        
        pūmiànérlái, [撲面而來], lit. sth hits one in the face/directly in one's face/sth assaults the senses/bla...
        fǎnshèmiàn, reflecting surface
        biǎomiànwénzhāng, superficial show/going through the motions
        sìmiànChǔgē, lit. on all sides, the songs of Chu (idiom)/fig. surrounded by enemies, isolated...
        
        
        qiáomiàn, [橋面], roadway/floor/deck/bridge floor
        shuǐpíngmiàn, plane
        jiémiàn, section/cross-section
        
        
        
        miànmiànxiāngqù, [面面相覷], to look at each other in dismay (idiom)
        
        
        miànshì, to hit the market (of a new product)
        tiěmiànwúsī, [鐵面無私], iron mask and selfless (idiom); honest and incorruptible
        
        
        
        
        zhuāngménmiàn, [裝門面], see 裝點門面|装点门面[zhuāng diǎn mén miàn]
        
        
        dāoxiāomiàn, [刀削麵], knife-shaved noodles (pared or shaved into strips), a Shanxi specialty
        jièmiàn, variant of 界面[jiè miàn]
        
        
        
        pāowùmiàn, [拋物面], paraboloid (geometry)
        
        wūmiàn, roof
        
        
        
        
        liángmiàn, [涼麵], cold noodles
        pūmiàn, [撲面], lit. sth hits one in the face/directly in one's face/sth assaults the senses/bla...
        tóumiànrénwù, [頭面人物], leading figure/bigwig
        pímiàn, outer skin/surface/leather cover (of a book)/drum skin/leather upper (of a shoe)
        
        
        
        
        fāmiàn, [發麵], to leaven dough/to make bread
        pōumiàn, profile/section
        
        
        
        
        
        fǎnmiànrénwù, negative character/bad guy (in a story)
        sǐmiàn, [死麵], unleavened dough
        biǎomiànzhānglì, [表面張力], surface tension
        
        
        tūmiàn, convex surface
        
        
        miànmiànguān, [面面觀], view from every aspect
        
        
        
        guàmiàn, [掛麵], pasta/noodles
        
        miànpào, [面皰], acne
        
        miànjiāo, to deliver personally/to hand over face-to-face
        tóumiàn, [頭面], head ornament (in former times)
        
        
        niúròumiàn, [牛肉麵], beef noodle soup
        biékāishēngmiàn, [別開生面], to start sth new or original (idiom); to break a new path/to break fresh ground
        sìmiàntǐ, [四面體], tetrahedron
        
        
        shūmiànyǔ, [書面語], written language
        
        
        
        pūmiàn/pùmiàn, [鋪面], paving/pavement, front window/store front
        

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