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[名正言順] míngzhèngyánshùn right and proper
authoritative and fair
(modified from Confucian Analects) with the right title (or reputation), the words carry weight

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        míngzi, name (of a person or thing)/CL:個|个[gè]
        míng, name/noun (part of speech)/place (e.g. among winners)/famous/classifier for peop...
        míngdān, [名單], list (of names)
        zhùmíng, famous/noted/well-known/celebrated
        qiānmíng, [簽名], to sign (one's name with a pen etc)/to autograph/signature
        míngrén, personage/celebrity
        míngjiào, called/named
        zuìmíng, criminal charge/accusation
        chūmíng, well-known for sth/to become well known/to make one's mark
        míngyì, [名義], name/titular/nominal/in name/ostensible purpose
        xìngmíng, name and surname/CL:個|个[gè]
        míngshēng, [名聲], reputation
        míngpiàn, (business) card
        tímíng, to nominate
        yǒumíng, famous/well-known
        mìngmíng, to give a name to/to dub/to christen/to designate/named after/naming
        
        nìmíng, anonymous
        zhīmíng, well-known/famous
        míngyù, [名譽], fame/reputation/honor/honorary/emeritus (of retired professor)
        bàomíng, [報名], to sign up/to enter one's name/to apply/to register/to enroll/to enlist
        páimíng, ranking/ordered list/to rank nth out of 100/to be placed/roll of honor
        mòmíngqímiào, unfathomable mystery (idiom); subtle and ineffable/unable to make head or tail o...
        míngxià, under sb's name
        chéngmíng, to make one's name/to become famous
        míngpái, famous brand
        Dàmíng/dàmíng, Daming county in Handan 邯鄲|邯郸[Hán dān], Hebei, great name/your distinguished nam...
        qǔmíng, to name/to be named/to christen/to seek fame
        wénmíng, [聞名], well-known/famous/renowned/eminent
        míngchēng, [名稱], name (of a thing)/name (of an organization)
        huàmíng, to use an alias/assumed name/pseudonym
        míngqì, [名氣], reputation/fame
        wúmíng, [無名], nameless/obscure
        tóngmíng, of the same name/homonymous/self-titled (album)
        chòumíngzhāozhù, notorious/infamous/egregious (bandits)
        míngtang, variety/result/reason
        hēimíngdān, [黑名單], blacklist/list of proscribed people (books etc)
        míngyán, saying/famous remark
        shūmíng, [書名], name of a book/reputation as calligrapher
        wúmíngshì, [無名氏], anonymous (e.g. author, donor etc)
        diǎnmíng, [點名], roll call/to mention sb by name/(to call or praise or criticize sb) by name
        míngcí, [名詞], noun
        míngé, [名額], quota/number of places/place (in an institution, a group etc)
        míngliú, gentry/celebrities
        wúmíngxiǎozú, [無名小卒], lit. nameless soldier (idiom); an unknown/nonentity
        shǔmíng, to sign (a signature)
        míngmó, top model
        míngfùqíshí, [名副其實], not just in name only, but also in reality (idiom)
        shēngmíng, [聲名], reputation/declaration
        dìmíng, place name/toponym
        shēngmínglángjí, [聲名狼藉], to have a bad reputation
        gǎimíng, to change one's name
        jiǎmíng, false name/pseudonym/alias/pen name/the Japanese kana scripts/hiragana 平假名 and k...
        zhīmíngdù, reputation/profile/familiarity in the public consciousness
        míngwàng, renown/prestige
        míngwéi, [名為], to be called/to be known as
        míngcè, [名冊], roll (of names)/register/CL:本[běn]
        qǐmíng, to name/to christen/to take a name
        mòmíng, indescribable/ineffable
        yǐnxìngmáimíng, [隱姓埋名], to conceal one's identity/living incognito
        chúmíng, to strike off (the rolls)/to remove from a list/to expunge/to expel
        dàmíngdǐngdǐng, grand reputation/renowned/famous
        
        yìmíng, [藝名], stage name (of an actor or actress)
        míngzhù, masterpiece
        èmíng, [惡名], bad name/evil reputation
        biémíng, [別名], alias/alternative name
        
        shèngmíng, famous reputation
        míngqǔ, famous song/well-known piece of music
        dàimíngcí, [代名詞], pronoun/synonym/byword
        míngliè, to rank (number 1, or third last etc)/to be among (those who are in a particular...
        Mínglìchǎng, [名利場], Vanity Fair (novel and magazine title)
        míngguì, [名貴], famous and valuable/rare/precious
        mínghuà, [名畫], famous painting
        bǐmíng, [筆名], pen name/pseudonym
        rénmíng, personal name
        míngcì, position in a ranking of names/place/rank
        
        mínglì, fame and profit
        míngmén, [名門], famous family/prestigious house
        
        shèhuìmíngliú, [社會名流], celebrity/public figure
        yīwénbùmíng, to be penniless
        shēnbàimíngliè, [身敗名裂], to lose one's standing/to have one's reputation swept away/a complete defeat and...
        gōngchéngmíngjiù, to win success and recognition (idiom)
        
        míngxiào, famous school
        màomíngdǐngtì, [冒名頂替], to assume sb's name and take his place (idiom); to impersonate/to pose under a f...
        
        
        mínghào, [名號], name/good reputation/title
        zhǐmíng, to mention by name/to designate/designated
        
        wúmíngzhǐ, [無名指], ring finger
        yángmíng, [揚名], to become famous/to become notorious
        
        
        
        
        míngbùxūchuán, [名不虛傳], lit. name is not in vain (idiom); a fully justified reputation/enjoys a well-des...
        yònghùmíng, [用戶名], username/user ID
        shízhìmíngguī, [實至名歸], fame follows merit (idiom)
        mínglièqiánmáo, to rank among the best
        qímíng, [齊名], equally famous
        
        Mínggǔwū, Nagoya, city in Japan
        wénmíngyúshì, [聞名於世], world-famous
        zhèngmíng, official name/proper title/to attain a formal title
        xūmíng, [虛名], false reputation
        jǔshìwénmíng, [舉世聞名], world-famous (idiom)
        měimíng, good name or reputation
        míngzhèngyánshùn, [名正言順], right and proper/authoritative and fair/(modified from Confucian Analects) with ...
        zhìlǐmíngyán, wise saying/words of wisdom
        liánmíng, [聯名], jointly (signed, declared, sponsored)
        míngchuíqīngshǐ, lit. reputation will go down in history (idiom); fig. achievements will earn ete...
        míngjiàng, [名將], famous general
        
        chòumíngyuǎnyáng, [臭名遠揚], stinking reputation/notorious far and wide
        míngyī, [名醫], famous doctor
        
        mínglìshuāngshōu, [名利雙收], both fame and fortune (idiom)/both virtue and reward
        yùmíng, domain name
        bàomíngbiǎo, [報名表], application form/registration form/CL:張|张[zhāng]
        míngshī, [名師], famous master/great teacher
        míngbùjiànjīngzhuàn, [名不見經傳], (lit.) name not encountered in the classics/unknown (person)/nobody
        yuánmíng, original name
        démíng, to get one's name/named (after sth)
        
        míngjié, [名節], reputation and integrity
        Míngjiā/míngjiā, School of Logicians of the Warring States Period (475-220 BC), also called the S...
        míngzuò, masterpiece/famous work
        mínglù, [名錄], directory
        
        jiǔwéndàmíng, [久聞大名], your name has been known to me for a long time (polite)
        wújìmíng, [無記名], (of a document) not bearing a name/unregistered (financial securities etc)/beare...
        míngshèng, [名勝], a place famous for its scenery or historical relics/scenic spot/CL:處|处[chù]
        
        jiǔfùshèngmíng, [久負盛名], seasoned/honed to perfection over centuries/special reserve
        
        xiǎomíng, pet name for a child/childhood name
        
        míngjù, famous saying/celebrated phrase
        túyǒuxūmíng, [徒有虛名], with an undeserved reputation (idiom); unwarranted fame/nowhere near as good as ...
        
        yīngmíng, illustrious name/legendary reputation
        wēimíng, fame for fighting prowess/military glory
        
        
        xuémíng, [學名], scientific name/Latin name (of plant or animal)/(according to an old system of n...
        
        
        míngjiǔ, a famous wine
        
        míngcài, famous dishes/specialty dishes
        
        wénmíngxiáěr, [聞名遐邇], to be famous far and wide (idiom)
        yǒumíngwúshí, [有名無實], lit. has a name but no reality (idiom); exists only in name/nominal
        míngbùfùshí, [名不副實], the name does not reflect the reality (idiom); more in name than in fact/Reality...
        
        zhīmíngrénshì, public figure/celebrity
        
        
        
        gēngmíng, to change name
        tímíng, [題名], autograph/to sign one's name
        wúmíngyīngxióng, [無名英雄], unnamed hero
        yìmíng, [譯名], translated names/transliteration
        chímíng, [馳名], famous
        Míngshān, famous mountain/Mingshan county in Ya'an 雅安[Yǎ ān], Sichuan
        màmíng, [罵名], infamy/blackened name
        
        měiqímíngyuē, to call by the glorified name of (idiom)
        
        mùmíngérlái, [慕名而來], to come to a place on account of its reputation (idiom); attracted to visit a fa...
        míngyuán, young lady of note/debutante
        gùmíngsīyì, [顧名思義], as the name implies
        
        
        gūmíngdiàoyù, [沽名釣譽], to angle for fame (idiom)/to fish for compliments
        
        míngzàoyīshí, [名噪一時], to achieve fame among one's contemporaries (idiom); temporary or local celebrity
        míngshènggǔjì, [名勝古跡], historical sites and scenic spots
        
        
        
        
        zhēngmíngduólì, [爭名奪利], to fight for fame, grab profit (idiom); scrambling for fame and wealth/only inte...
        
        míngfèn, a person's status
        
        
        
        chéngmíngzuò, work that makes one's name
        
        màomíng, an impostor/to impersonate
        
        
        mùmíng, to admire sb's reputation/to seek out famous person or location
        
        jīnbǎngtímíng, [金榜題名], to win top marks in the imperial examinations
        míngbùfúshí, [名不符實], the name does not correspond to reality (idiom); it doesn't live up to its reput...
        míngcúnshíwáng, [名存實亡], the name remains, but the reality is gone (idiom)
        míngmù, name of an item/fame
        
        gōngmíng, scholarly honor (in imperial exams)/rank/achievement/fame/glory
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        míngwèi, fame and position/official rank
        
        míngshì, famous scholar/worthy/celebrity, esp. distinguished literary person having no of...
        
        guómíng, [國名], name of country
        
        
        
        bùmíngyù, [不名譽], disreputable/disgraceful
        
        
        jùmíng, to sign/to put one's name to
        
        diǎnmíngcè, [點名冊], register of names/attendance roll book
        míngmǎntiānxià, [名滿天下], world famous
        
        píngjiǎmíng, hiragana (Japanese script)
        
        míngchén, important official or statesman (in feudal China)
        
        
        
        míngluòsūnshān, [名落孫山], (idiom) to fail in imperial exam
        
        míngchéng, famous city
        míngchǎn, [名產], staple/name-brand product
        míngjué, famous actor
        páimíngbiǎo, league table/roll of honor
        
        míngmùfánduō, names of many kinds (idiom); items of every description
        míngyángsìhǎi, [名揚四海], to become known far and wide (idiom)/famous
        rǔmíng, pet name for a child/infant name
        
        
        bùkěmíngzhuàng, [不可名狀], indescribable/beyond description
        
        
        
        
        
        
        tóumíng, [頭名], first place/leader (of a race)
        
        wèimíng, unnamed/unidentified
        

        zhēng/zhèng, first month of the lunar year, just (right)/main/upright/straight/correct/positi...
        zhēnzhèng, genuine/real/true/genuinely
        zhèngzài, in the process of (doing something or happening)/while (doing)
        zhèngcháng, regular/normal/ordinary
        zhèngquè, [正確], correct/proper
        fǎnzhèng, anyway/in any case/to come over from the enemy's side
        zhèngshì, (emphasizes that sth is precisely or exactly as stated)/precisely/exactly/even/i...
        zhènghǎo, just (in time)/just right/just enough/to happen to/to chance to/by chance/it jus...
        zhèngshì, formal/official
        zhèngyì, [正義], justice/righteousness/just/righteous
        gōngzhèng, just/fair/equitable
        zhèngdāng/zhèngdàng, [正當], timely/just (when needed), honest/reasonable/fair/sensible
        zhèngjīng, [正經], decent/honorable/proper/serious/according to standards
        zhèngzhí, upright/upstanding/honest
        zhèngmiàn, front/obverse side/right side/positive/direct/open
        jiūzhèng, [糾正], to correct/to make right
        zhèngshì, one's proper business
        
        zhèngyào, to be just about to/to be on the point of
        zhèngguǐ, [正軌], the right track
        xiūzhèngàn, amendment/revised draft
        
        zhèngzhōng, middle/center/right in the middle or center/nub
        zhèngdiǎn, [正點], on time/punctual (of train etc)/awesome (slang)
        lìzhèng, to stand straight/attention! (order to troops)
        xiūzhèng, to revise/to amend
        gǎizhèng, to correct/to amend/to put right/correction/CL:個|个[gè]
        zhèngguī, [正規], regular/according to standards
        zhèngpài, upright
        fēizhèngshì, unofficial/informal
        zhèngdàngfángwèi, [正當防衛], reasonable self-defense/legitimate defense
        guāngmíngzhèngdà, just and honorable/open and aboveboard/without tricks (idiom)
        jiǎozhèng, [矯正], to correct/to rectify (e.g. a physical defect such as hearing or vision)/to cure...
        zhèngqiǎo, just by chance/to happen to (just at the right time)/opportune
        zhèngshì, [正視], to face squarely/to meet head on/to face up to
        
        yánguīzhèngzhuàn, [言歸正傳], to return to the topic (idiom)/to get back to the main point
        zhèngzōng, orthodox school/fig. traditional/old school/authentic/genuine
        gēngzhèng, to correct/to make a correction
        zhèngmén, [正門], main entrance/main gate/portal
        
        chúnzhèng, [純正], pure/unadulterated/(of motives etc) honest
        zhèngwǔ, midday/noon/noonday
        zhèngcān, (regular) meal/full meal/main course
        Zhèngtǒng/zhèngtǒng, [正統], Zhengtong Emperor, reign name of sixth Ming Emperor Zhu Qizhen 朱祁鎮|朱祁镇[Zhū Qí zh...
        gǎixiéguīzhèng, [改邪歸正], to mend one's ways (idiom)/to turn over a new leaf
        zhèngdào, the correct path/the right way (Buddhism)
        duānzhèng, upright/regular/proper/correct
        
        zhèngrú, just as/precisely as
        zhèngfāngxíng, square
        yīběnzhèngjīng, [一本正經], in deadly earnest/deadpan
        JīnZhèngrì, Kim Jong-il 김정일 (1942-2011), Dear Leader of North Korea 1982-2011
        zhèngdàguāngmíng, just and honorable
        fēizhèngcháng, abnormal/irregular
        jiàozhèng, to proofread and correct/to edit and rectify/to correct/to calibrate
        zhèngzhí, just at the time of/honest/upright/(math.) positive value
        
        zhǐzhèng, to point out mistakes or weak points for correction/to comment/criticism
        
        
        tángtángzhèngzhèng, displaying strength and discipline/impressive/upright and frank/square
        zhèngzhuàn, [正傳], main subject of long novel/true biography
        
        
        
        qīngzhèng, upright and honorable
        
        zhèngmíng, official name/proper title/to attain a formal title
        zhèngfǎ, to execute/the law
        míngzhèngyánshùn, [名正言順], right and proper/authoritative and fair/(modified from Confucian Analects) with ...
        
        
        zhèngdiànzǐ, [正電子], positron (antiparticle of the electron)
        
        
        yánzhèng, [嚴正], sternly/solemn
        
        bōluànfǎnzhèng, [撥亂反正], bring order out of chaos/set to rights things which have been thrown into disord...
        
        zhènglù, the right way
        
        zhèngérbājīng, [正兒八經], serious/earnest/real/true
        bùwùzhèngyè, [不務正業], not to engage in honest work/to ignore one's proper occupation/not to attend to ...
        
        zhèngfǎn, positive and negative/pros and cons/inside and outside
        zhèngjí, [正極], positive pole
        
        
        
        
        zhèngbù, goose-step (for military parades)
        zhèngguījūn, [正規軍], regular army/standing army
        
        
        
        
        Zhēngyuè, first month of the lunar year
寿         shòuzhōngzhèngqǐn, [壽終正寢], to die of old age/to die in one's bed at a ripe old age
        zhèngchángzhí, regular value/the norm
        
        zhèngpǐn, certified goods/quality product/normal product/A-class goods
        
        zhèngqì, [正氣], healthy environment/healthy atmosphere/righteousness/vital energy (in Chinese me...
        fēnghuázhèngmào, [風華正茂], in one's prime
        wāidǎzhèngzháo, [歪打正著], to succeed by a lucky stroke
        zhèngwén, main text (as opposed to footnotes)/main body (of a book)
        PiáoZhèngxī, Park Chung-Hee (1917-1979), South Korean military man and dictator, president 19...
        jiǎowǎngguòzhèng, [矯枉過正], to over-correct a defect (idiom); to over-compensate/to push sth too far the oth...
        
        
        
        zhuǎnzhèng, [轉正], to transfer to full membership/to obtain tenure
        
        zhèngbǎn, genuine/legal/see also 盜版|盗版[dào bǎn]
        zhèngshù, [正數], positive number
        
        Dōngzhèngjiào, [東正教], Eastern Orthodox Church
        xiūzhèngzhǔyì, [修正主義], revisionism
        
        
        Fāngzhèng/fāngzhèng, Fangzheng county in Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨[Hā ěr bīn], Heilongjiang, clear and square/ne...
        
        
        gāngzhèngbùē, [剛正不阿], upright and plainspoken
        zhèngzǐ, positron/also called 正電子|正电子[zhèng diàn zǐ]
        
        
        shàngliángbùzhèngxiàliángwāi, lit. If the upper beam is not straight, the lower beam will be crooked (idiom); ...
        
        
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        zhèngqiē, tangent (of angle), written tan θ
        zhèngfù, [正負], positive and negative
        
        zhèngxián, sine (of angle), written sin θ
        
        
        
        
        zhèngzhèng, neat/orderly/just in time
        
        zhèngjīngbābǎi, [正經八百], sincere/serious
        zhèngfáng, central building (in a traditional house)/primary wife
        fāngfāngzhèngzhèng, square-shaped
        zhèngzhí, [正職], official employment
        
        gāngzhèng, [剛正], honest/upright
        
        Zhèngtǐ, [正體], standard form/block letter/alternate term for Traditional Chinese character, use...
        
        
        zhèngdiàn, [正電], positive charge (electricity)
        
        zhèngbǐ, direct ratio/directly proportional
        zhèngjiào, lit. true religion/orthodox religion/orthodox Christianity/Islam (in the writing...
        
        zhèngtàifēnbù, [正態分布], (math.) normal distribution/Gaussian distribution
        
        
        
        
        zhèngdāngzhōng, [正當中], right in the midpoint/a bull's eye/to hit the nail on the head
        zhèngfāngtǐ, [正方體], a rectangular parallelepiped
        
        dìngzhèng, [訂正], to make a correction
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        zìzhèngqiāngyuán, [字正腔圓], (of singing or speaking) very articulate pronunciation and vocalizing
        
        
        
        
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        xiūzhèngyè, correction fluid
        
        
        
        
        
        
        zhèngyīn, standard pronunciation/to correct sb's pronunciation
        
        
        
        
        
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        Zhèngdé, Zhengde Emperor, reign name of eleventh Ming emperor Zhu Houzhao 朱厚照[Zhū Hòu zhà...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        zhèngchánghuà, normalization (of diplomatic relations etc)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
殿         zhèngdiàn, main hall of a Buddhist temple
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        JīnZhèngēn, Kim Jong-eun 김정은 (c. 1983-), third son of Kim Jong-il 金正日[Jīn Zhèng rì], Supreme...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        zhèngdāngnián, [正當年], to be in the prime of life
        
        zhènggǔ, bone setting/Chinese osteopathy
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        zhènglízǐ, [正離子], positive ion (physics)
        

        liúyán, to leave a message/to leave one's comments/message
        éryán, with regard to (preceding phrase)
        huǎngyán, [謊言], lie
        yǔyán, [語言], language/CL:門|门[mén],種|种[zhǒng]
        yán, words/speech/to say/to talk
        yùyán, [預言], to predict/prophecy
        yáoyán, [謠言], rumor
        fāyán, [發言], to make a speech/statement/utterance/CL:個|个[gè]
        shìyán, oath/promise/pledge
        nuòyán, [諾言], promise
        chuányán, [傳言], rumor/hearsay
        yánlùn, [言論], expression of opinion/views/remarks/arguments
        yányǔ/yányu, [言語], words/speech/(spoken) language, to speak/to tell
        zhíyán, forthright speak/to talk bluntly
        kěyán, it may be said
        xuānyán, declaration/manifesto
        húyánluànyǔ, [胡言亂語], babbling nonsense (idiom); crazy and unfounded ravings/double Dutch
        yíyán, [遺言], words of the deceased/last words of the dying/wisdom of past sages
        liúyán, rumor/gossip/to spread rumors
        
        dàiyánrén, spokesperson
        zìyánzìyǔ, [自言自語], to talk to oneself/to think aloud/to soliloquize
        fāyánrén, [發言人], spokesperson
        yánxíng, words and actions/what one says and what one does
        míngyán, saying/famous remark
        shíyán, lit. to eat one's words/to break a promise/to go back on one's word/to renege/un...
        tiányánmìyǔ, [甜言蜜語], sweet speech and honeyed words (idiom); hypocritical flattery
        fāyánquán, [發言權], the right of speech
        yáncí, [言辭], words/expression/what one says
        zǒngéryánzhī, [總而言之], in short/in a word/in brief
        yánguīzhèngzhuàn, [言歸正傳], to return to the topic (idiom)/to get back to the main point
        liúyánfēiyǔ, [流言蜚語], rumors and slanders (idiom); gossip/lies and slanders
        yùyánjiā, [預言家], prophet
        yīyánbùfā, [一言不發], to not say a word (idiom)
        zhèngyán, [證言], testimony
        Fāngyán/fāngyán, the first Chinese dialect dictionary, edited by Yang Xiong 揚雄|扬雄[Yáng Xióng] in ...
        miàobùkěyán, too wonderful for words
        yuànyán, complaint
        
        jiǎnéryánzhī, [簡而言之], in a nutshell/to put it briefly
        géyán, maxim
        chàngsuǒyùyán, [暢所欲言], lit. fluently saying all one wants (idiom); to preach freely on one's favorite t...
        yīyánnánjìn, [一言難盡], hard to explain in a few words (idiom); complicated and not easy to express succ...
        zhēnyán, admonition/exhortation/dictum/the biblical Book of Proverbs
        chénmòguǎyán, habitually silent (idiom)/reticent/uncommunicative
        yǔyánxué, [語言學], linguistics
        duànyán, [斷言], to assert/assertion
        wúyán, [無言], to remain silent/to have nothing to say
        bùyánéryù, it goes without saying/it is self-evident
        
        
        qiānyánwànyǔ, [千言萬語], thousands of words (idiom); having a lot of things to say/talking nonstop
        
        yùyán, fable/CL:則|则[zé]
        zhēnyán, true statement/incantation (translates Sanskrit: dharani 陀羅尼|陀罗尼)
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        xiányánsuìyǔ, [閑言碎語], idle gossip/irrelevant nonsense/slanderous rumor
        zhíyánbùhuì, [直言不諱], straight talk, nothing taboo (idiom); frank and straightforward/to speak bluntly...
        wūyánhuìyǔ, [污言穢語], filthy speech/obscenities
        
        
        yántán, [言談], discourse/words/utterance/what one says/manner of speech
        chūyánbùxùn, [出言不遜], to speak rudely
        yánbùyóuzhōng, to say sth without meaning it (idiom); to speak tongue in cheek/saying one thing...
        
        yángyán, [揚言], to put about (a story, plan, threat etc)/to let it be known (esp. of threat or m...
        wēiyánsǒngtīng, [危言聳聽], frightening words to scare people (idiom); alarmist talk/reds under the beds
        nányánzhīyǐn, [難言之隱], a hidden trouble hard to mention (idiom)/sth too embarrassing to mention/an emba...
        yánwàizhīyì, unspoken implication (idiom)/the actual meaning of what was said
        bùyánzìmíng, self-evident; needing no explanation (idiom)
        míngzhèngyánshùn, [名正言順], right and proper/authoritative and fair/(modified from Confucian Analects) with ...
        zhìlǐmíngyán, wise saying/words of wisdom
        èyán, [惡言], evil tongue/malicious talk
        
        yáncí, [言詞], variant of 言辭|言辞[yán cí]
        yánguòqíshí, [言過其實], to exaggerate/to overstate the facts
        jiǎnyánzhī, [簡言之], in simple terms/to put things simply/briefly
        chángyán, common saying
        huànyánzhī, [換言之], in other words
        shīyán, slip of the tongue/indiscretion/to blurt out a secret
        
        yánqíngxiǎoshuō, [言情小說], romantic fiction
        
        dàyánbùcán, [大言不慚], to boast shamelessly/to talk big
        qiányán, preface/forward/introduction
        
        sānyánliǎngyǔ, [三言兩語], in a few words (idiom); expressed succinctly
        yánjiǎnyìgāi, [言簡意賅], concise and comprehensive (idiom)
        
        
        
        
        wúyányǐduì, [無言以對], to be left speechless/unable to respond
        
        yībānéryán, generally speaking
        jīnyùliángyán, gems of wisdom (idiom); priceless advice
        
        néngyánshànbiàn, [能言善辯], glib of tongue (idiom)/eloquent
        zhǐyánpiànyǔ, [只言片語], just a word or two (idiom); a few isolated phrases
        
        yīyányīxíng, every word and action (idiom)
        yánéryǒuxìn, to speak and keep one's promise (idiom); as good as one's word
        yánchuán, [言傳], to convey in words
        fèifǔzhīyán, words from the bottom of one's heart
        yāoyán, heresy
        chūyán, to speak/words
        xùyán, preface/introductory remarks/preamble/prelude
        xiányánxiányǔ, [閒言閒語], idle gossip
        
        
        guǎyán, taciturn/reticent
        yìyúyánbiǎo, [溢於言表], to exhibit one's feelings in one's speech
簿         liúyánbù, visitor's book/CL:本[běn]
        yǐnyán, foreword/introduction
        jìnyán, [進言], to put forward a suggestion (to sb in a senior position)/to offer a word of advi...
        
        chányán, [讒言], slander/slanderous report/calumny/false charge
        
        
        huāyánqiǎoyǔ, [花言巧語], graceful words, flowery speech (idiom); elegant but insincere words/cheating whe...
        
        xìyán, [戲言], joking matter/to go back on one's words
        yīyánjiǔdǐng, one word worth nine sacred tripods (idiom); words of enormous weight
        yánchuánshēnjiào, [言傳身教], to teach by words and example (idiom)
        zhōngyán, loyal advice/sincere advice
        lěngyánlěngyǔ, [冷言冷語], cold words and sarcastic comments (idiom); to mock and ridicule
        shēngyán, [聲言], profess/pronouncement/declare/declaration
        kǒuchūkuángyán, to speak conceited nonsense/to come out with arrogant claptrap
        kuángyán, ravings/delirious utterances/kyōgen (a form of traditional Japanese comic theate...
        
        
        zhuìyán, [贅言], superfluous words/unnecessary detail
        yánbùjíyì, [言不及義], to talk nonsense (idiom)/frivolous talk
        háoyánzhuàngyǔ, [豪言壯語], bold, visionary words
        
        
        
        
        
        
        bùyánbùyǔ, [不言不語], to not say a word (idiom)/to keep silent
        
        shíyánérféi, lit. to grow fat eating one's words (idiom)/fig. not to live up to one's promise...
        
        yánmíng, to state clearly
        
        dǎoyán, [導言], introduction/preamble
        zhàngyìzhíyán, [仗義執言], to speak out for justice (idiom); to take a stand on a matter of principle
        
        
        tóngyánwújì, [童言無忌], children's words carry no harm (idiom)
        wàngyán, lies/wild talk/to tell lies/to talk nonsense/fantasy (literature)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        yánxíngyīzhì, word and actions coincide (idiom); to live up to one's word/to match words with ...
        míngyán, [銘言], motto/slogan
        
        
        
        
        

        shùnlì, [順利], smoothly/without a hitch
便         shùnbiàn, [順便], conveniently/in passing/without much extra effort
        shùn, [順], to obey/to follow/to arrange/to make reasonable/along/favorable
        shùnxù, [順序], sequence/order
        shùnzhe, [順著], to follow/following/along
        yīlùshùnfēng, [一路順風], to have a pleasant journey (idiom)
        shùnlù, [順路], by the way/while out doing sth else/conveniently
        shùndào, [順道], on the way
        shùnfēng, [順風], lit. tail wind/Bon voyage!
        shùncóng, [順從], obedient/to comply/to submit/to defer
        shùndài, [順帶], (do sth) in passing/incidentally (while doing sth else)
        shùnyǎn, [順眼], pleasing to the eye/nice to look at
        wēnshùn, [溫順], docile/meek
        shùnshǒu, [順手], easily/without trouble/while one is at it/in passing/handy
        yīfānfēngshùn, [一帆風順], propitious wind throughout the journey (idiom)/plain sailing/to go smoothly/have...
        shùnchàng, [順暢], smooth and unhindered/fluent
        shùnxīn, [順心], happy/satisfactory
        
        xiàoshùn, [孝順], filial piety/to be obedient to one's parents
        shùnshǒuqiānyáng, [順手牽羊], lit. to lead away a goat in passing (idiom); to steal sth under cover of an emer...
        róushùn, [柔順], gentle and agreeable/supple/yielding
        shùnshì, [順勢], to take advantage/to seize an opportunity/in passing/without taking extra troubl...
        shùnlǐchéngzhāng, [順理成章], logical/only to be expected/rational and clearly structured (of text)
        shùnténgmōguā, [順藤摸瓜], lit. to follow the vine to get to the melon/to track sth following clues
        
        
        kànbùshùnyǎn, [看不順眼], unpleasant to the eye/objectionable
        shùnkǒu, [順口], to read smoothly (of text)/to blurt out (without thinking)/to suit one's taste (...
        nìláishùnshòu, [逆來順受], to resign oneself to adversity (idiom); to grin and bear it/to submit meekly to ...
        shùněr, [順耳], pleasing to the ear
        míngzhèngyánshùn, [名正言順], right and proper/authoritative and fair/(modified from Confucian Analects) with ...
        
        shùnyìng, [順應], to comply/to conform to/in tune with/adapting to/to adjust to
        shùnshuǐtuīzhōu, [順水推舟], lit. to push the boat with the current/fig. to take advantage of the situation f...
        
        
        
        bǎiyībǎishùn, [百依百順], docile and obedient/all obedience
        
        Shùnyì, [順義], Shunyi district of Beijing, formerly Shunyi county
        Héshùn/héshùn, [和順], Heshun county in Jinzhong 晉中|晋中[Jìn zhōng], Shanxi, sweet-tempered/acquiescent
        
        
        
        
        guīshùn, [歸順], to surrender and pay allegiance to
        shùnfēngěr, [順風耳], sb with preternaturally good hearing (in fiction)/fig. a well-informed person
        shùnjìng, [順境], favorable circumstances
        
        shùnyán, [順延], to postpone/to procrastinate
        gōngshùn, [恭順], deferent
        
        
        
        shùnfú, [順服], to submit to
        
        
        
        
        tōngshùn, [通順], smooth/clear and coherent
        
        
        shùnkǒuliū, [順口溜], popular piece of doggerel/common phrase repeated as a jingle
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        Yǒngshùn, [永順], Yongshun county in Xiangxi Tujia and Miao autonomous prefecture 湘西土家族苗族自治州[Xiāng...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        Píngshùn/píngshùn, [平順], Pingshun, county in Shanxi, smooth/smooth-going/plain sailing
        
        shùnsuì, [順遂], everything is going smoothly/just as one wishes
        shùnchǎn, [順產], to give birth without complications/easy childbirth/safe delivery/natural birth ...
        
        
        
        fēngtiáoyǔshùn, [風調雨順], favorable weather (idiom); good weather for crops
        Shùnhuà, [順化], Hue, city in central Vietnam and capital of Thua Thien province
        Lǚshùn, [旅順], Lüshun/Lüshunkou district of Dalian city 大連市|大连市, Liaoning/called Port Arthur du...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        Tiānshùn, [天順], Tianshun Emperor, reign name of eighth Ming Emperor 朱祁鎮|朱祁镇[Zhū Qí zhèn] (1427-1...
        
        
        
        
        
        shùnmín, [順民], docile subject (of new dynasty)/toady
        
        
        
        shùnhé, [順和], gentle/affable
        
        shùnchā, [順差], (trade or budget) surplus
        
        Shùndé, [順德], Shunde district of Foshan city 佛山市[Fó shān shì], Guangdong
        shùndang, [順當], smoothly

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