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[後來居上] hòuláijūshàng lit. late-comer lives above (idiom); the up-and-coming youngster outstrips the older generation
the pupil surpasses the master

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        ránhòu, [然後], after/then (afterwards)/after that/afterwards
        Hòu/hòu, [後], surname Hou, empress/queen, back/behind/rear/afterwards/after/later
        zuìhòu, [最後], final/last/finally/ultimate
        zhīhòu, [之後], afterwards/following/later/after
        yǐhòu, [以後], after/later/afterwards/following/later on/in the future
        hòumian, [後面], rear/back/behind/later/afterwards
        hòulái, [後來], afterwards/later
        hòuhuǐ, [後悔], to regret/to repent
        bèihòu, [背後], behind/at the back/in the rear/behind sb's back
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        hòuguǒ, [後果], consequences/aftermath
        huánghòu, empress/imperial consort
        shāohòu, [稍後], in a little while/in a moment/later on
退         hòutuì, [後退], to recoil/to draw back/to fall back/to retreat
        shēnhòu, [身後], posthumous/one's social background/behind the body
        hòubèi, [後備], reserve/backup
        mùhòu, [幕後], behind the scenes
        hòumén, [後門], the back door/fig. under the counter (indirect way for influence or pressure)/an...
        hòutái, [後台]/[後臺], backstage, backstage/the area behind a theatrical stage/backstage supporter
        hòuyuàn, [後院], rear court/back garden/backyard (also fig.)
        luòhòu, [落後], to fall behind/to lag (in technology etc)/backward/to retrogress
        jīnhòu, [今後], hereafter/henceforth/in the future/from now on
        suíhòu, [隨後], soon after
        wǎnghòu, [往後], from now on/in the future/time to come
        jiǔhòu, [酒後], after drinking/under the influence of alcohol
        hòubèi, [後背], the back (human anatomy)/the back part of sth
        hòuzuò, [後座], empress's throne/(fig.) first place in a feminine competition, back seat/pillion
        hòuyuán, [後援], reinforcement/back-up/supporting force
        hòudài, [後代], posterity/later periods/later ages/later generations
        wánghòu, queen/CL:個|个[gè],位[wèi]
        guòhòu, [過後], after the event
        shìhòu, [事後], after the event/in hindsight/in retrospect
        hòuwèi, [後衛], rear guard/backfield/fullback
        
        qiánhòu, [前後], around/from beginning to end/all around/front and rear
        hòuzhě, [後者], the latter
        cǐhòu, [此後], after this/afterwards/hereafter
        hòubian, [後邊], back/rear/behind
        hòutou, [後頭], behind/in the back/the rear side/later/in future
        zhànhòu, [戰後], after the war/post-war
        hòupái, [後排], the back row
        hòuyì, [後裔], descendant
        hòutiān, [後天], the day after tomorrow/post-natal/acquired (not innate)/a posteriori
        hòufāng, [後方], the rear/far behind the front line
        
        hòunǎosháo, [後腦勺], back of the head
        hòuxù, [後續], follow-up/(dialect) to remarry
        hòuqī, [後期], late stage/later period
        
        wǔhòu, [午後], afternoon
        
        
        hòuqín, [後勤], logistics
        hòuyízhèng, [後遺症], (medicine) sequelae/residual effects/(fig.) repercussions/aftermath
        xiānhòu, [先後], early or late/priority/in succession/one after another
        shànhòu, [善後], to deal with the aftermath (arising from an accident)/funeral arrangements/repar...
        hòuhuìyǒuqī, [後會有期], I'm sure we'll meet again some day. (idiom)/Hope to see you again.
        
        zuìhòutōngdié, [最後通牒], ultimatum
        hòudùn, [後盾], support/backing
        rìhòu, [日後], sometime/someday (in the future)
        hòushìjìng, [後視鏡], rearview mirror
        hòurén, [後人], later generation
        
        hòunǎo, [後腦], hindbrain/back of the head
        tuōhòutuǐ, [拖後腿], to impede/to obstruct/to hold back
        hòushì, [後事], future events/and what happened next... (in fiction)/funeral arrangements
        sānsīérhòuxíng, [三思而後行], think again and again before acting (idiom); consider carefully in advance
        hòuchè, [後撤], to pull back (an army)/to retreat
        érhòu, [而後], after that/then
        tàihòu, Empress Dowager
        hòukōngfān, [後空翻], backward somersault/backflip
        hòulù, [後路], escape route/retreat route/communication lines to the rear/alternative course of...
        
        hòuchén, [後塵], lit. trailing dust/fig. sb's footsteps/course in life
        zǒuhòumén, [走後門], lit. to enter by the back door/fig. to gain influence by pull or unofficial chan...
        
        chǎnhòu, [產後], postnatal
        qíhòu, [其後], next/later/after that
        hòuqǐzhīxiù, [後起之秀], an up-and coming youngster/new talent/a brilliant younger generation
        
        jiǎohòugēn, [腳後跟], heel
        mǎhòupào, [馬後炮]/[馬後砲], lit. firing after the horse/fig. belated action/giving advice in hindsight, lit....
        
        hòushì, [後世], later generations
        hòumā, [後媽], (coll.) stepmother
        kōngqiánjuéhòu, [空前絕後], unprecedented and never to be duplicated/the first and the last/unmatched/unique
        hòugōng, [後宮], harem/chambers of imperial concubines
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        hòushēng, [後生], young generation/youth/young man
        
        
        hòuzuò, [後坐], recoil (of a gun)/backlash
        hòuhuǐmòjí, [後悔莫及], too late for regrets (idiom); It is useless to repent after the event.
        
        hòubèi, [後輩], younger generation
        zhēngxiānkǒnghòu, [爭先恐後], striving to be first and fearing to be last (idiom); outdoing one another
        kāihòumén, [開後門], to open the back door/fig. under the counter/to do a secret or dishonest deal/to...
        dúhòugǎn, [讀後感], impression of a book/opinion expressed in a book review
        
        
        
        hòulún, [後輪], rear wheel
        zhìzhīnǎohòu, [置之腦後], to banish from one's thoughts/to ignore/to take no notice
        hòugùzhīyōu, [後顧之憂], fears of trouble in the rear (idiom); family worries (obstructing freedom of act...
        
        hòuláijūshàng, [後來居上], lit. late-comer lives above (idiom); the up-and-coming youngster outstrips the o...
        
        hòuzuòlì, [後坐力], recoil (of a gun)/backlash/reactive force
        
        
        
        hòupà, [後怕], lingering fear/fear after the event/post-traumatic stress
        hòuzhuì, [後綴], suffix (linguistics)
        qiányīnhòuguǒ, [前因後果], cause and effects (idiom); entire process of development
        zhìhòu, [滯後], to lag behind
        
        
        
        dàhòutiān, [大後天], three days from now/day after day after tomorrow
        
        yùhòu, [預後], prognosis
        Xiānhòuzuò, Cassiopeia (constellation)
        
        hòusì, [後嗣], heir/descendant/posterity
        
        qiánpūhòujì, [前仆後繼], one falls, the next follows (idiom); stepping into the breach to replace fallen ...
        hòugài, [後蓋], back cover/shell (of crab etc)
        
        
        
        hòuyāo, [後腰], lower back
        hòujìn, [後進], less advanced/underdeveloped/lagging behind/the younger generation/the less expe...
        hòubèijūn, [後備軍], rearguard
        sīqiánxiǎnghòu, [思前想後], to consider past cause and future effect (idiom); to think over the past and fut...
        ānqiánmǎhòu, [鞍前馬後], to follow everywhere/to always be there for sb at their beck and call
        xiānzhǎnhòuzòu, [先斬後奏], first decapitate then present your trophy (idiom); act first, report later
        qiánfùhòujì, [前赴後繼], to advance dauntlessly in wave upon wave (idiom)
        
        
        cháyúfànhòu, [茶餘飯後], leisure time (over a cup of tea, after a meal etc)
        
        
        hòuyuànqǐhuǒ, [後院起火], a fire in one's backyard/conflict close to home
        hòuhuà, [後話], something to be taken up later in speech or writing
        
        guānhòugǎn, [觀後感], impression or feeling after visiting or watching (movies, museums etc)
        ěrhòu, [爾後], henceforth/thereafter/subsequently
        
        
        
        xiānlǐhòubīng, [先禮後兵], peaceful measures before using force (idiom); diplomacy before violence/jaw-jaw ...
        
        zhānqiángùhòu, [瞻前顧後], to look forward and back/to consider prudently/overcautious
        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...
        liúhòulù, [留後路], to leave oneself a way out
        qiūhòusuànzhàng, [秋後算賬], lit. to settle accounts after autumn/settle scores at an opportune moment (idiom...
        
        hòujìyǒurén, [後繼有人], to have qualified successors to carry on one's undertaking
        shòuhòufúwù, [售後服務], after-sales service
        
        hòumǔ, [後母], stepmother
        hòufù, [後父], stepfather
        
        
        
        hòunián, [後年], the year after next
        jiěfànghòu, [解放後], after liberation (i.e. after the Communist's victory)/after the establishment of...
        hòuzhàng, [後賬], undisclosed account/to settle matters later/to blame sb after the event
        
        
        
        xiēhòuyǔ, [歇後語], saying in which the second part, uttered after a pause or totally left out, is t...
        bóshìhòu, [博士後], postdoc/a postdoctoral position
        
        
        hòuhuànwúqióng, [後患無窮], it will cause no end of trouble (idiom); nip the problem in the bud
        
        
        
        
        
        
        qiánhòuwén, [前後文], context/the surrounding words/same as 上下文
        sǐérhòuyǐ, [死而後已], until death puts an end (idiom); one's whole life/unto one's dying day
        
        hòuyuán, [後緣], trailing edge (of airplane wing)
        
        hòujì, [後記], epilogue/afterword
        
        
        HòuJīn, [後金], Later Jin dynasty (from 1616-)/Manchu Khanate or kingdom that took over as Qing ...
        
        
        
        
        hòutíng, [後庭], backyard/imperial harem/anus
        
        chěhòutuǐ, [扯後腿], to be a drag or hindrance on sb
        wúhòu, [無後], to lack male offspring
        chéngqiánqǐhòu, [承前啟後], to follow the past and herald the future (idiom); part of a historical transitio...
        
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        dàhòunián, [大後年], three years from now/year after year after next year
        huángtàihòu, [皇太後], empress dowager
        yǔhòuchūnsǔn, [雨後春筍], lit. after rain, the spring bamboo (idiom); fig. rapid new growth/many new thing...
        
        
        

        lái, [來], to come/to arrive/to come round/ever since/next
        qǐlai/qilai, [起來], to stand up/to get up, (after a verb) indicating the beginning and continuation ...
        huílai, [回來], to return/to come back
        chūlái/chulai, [出來], to come out/to appear/to arise, (after a verb, indicates coming out, completion ...
        guòlái/guòlai, [過來], to come over/to manage/to handle/to be able to take care of, see 過來|过来[guò lái]
        xiàlai, [下來], to come down/(after verb of motion, indicates motion down and towards us, also f...
        láishuō, [來說], to have one's say/to interpret a topic (from a certain point of view)/now we com...
        cónglái, [從來], always/at all times/never (if used in negative sentence)
        kànlai, [看來], apparently/it seems that
        jìnlái, [進來], to come in
        dàilái, [帶來], to bring/to bring about/to produce
        láizì, [來自], to come from (a place)/From: (in email header)
        běnlái, [本來], original/originally/at first/it goes without saying/of course
        wèilái, [未來], future/tomorrow/CL:個|个[gè]/approaching/coming/pending
        láidào, [來到], to come/to arrive
        yuánlái, [原來], original/former/originally/formerly/at first/so, actually, as it turns out
        hòulái, [後來], afterwards/later
        yuèláiyuè, [越來越], more and more
        yǐlái, [以來], since (a previous event)
        
        xǐnglái, [醒來], to waken
        jiēxiàlái, [接下來], to accept/to take/next/following
        dàolái, [到來], to arrive/arrival/advent
        jiānglái, [將來], in the future/future/the future/CL:個|个[gè]
        kànqǐlái, [看起來], seemingly/apparently/looks as if/appear to be/gives the impression that/seems on...
        
        láiyuán, [來源], source (of information etc)/origin
        láizhe, [來著], auxiliary showing sth happened in the past
        yònglái, [用來], to be used for
        shànglái, [上來], to come up/to approach/(verb complement indicating success)
        gǎnlái, [趕來], to rush over
        láilín, [來臨], to approach/to come closer
        yǒushǐyǐlái, [有史以來], since the beginning of history
        láidiàn, [來電], incoming telegram or telephone call/your telegram, telephone call, or message/to...
        láibují, [來不及], there's not enough time (to do sth)/it's too late (to do sth)
        láidejí, [來得及], there's still time/able to do sth in time
        
        láixìn, [來信], incoming letter/send a letter here
        láijiǎng, [來講], as to/considering/for
        shuōláihuàcháng, [說來話長], start explaining and it's a long story (idiom); complicated and not easy to expr...
        qiánlái, [前來], to come (formal)/before/previously
        shēnglái, [生來], from birth/by one's nature
        chuánlái, [傳來], (of a sound) to come through/to be heard/(of news) to arrive
        jìnlái, [近來], recently/lately
        láihuí, [來回], to make a round trip/return journey/back and forth/to and fro/repeatedly
        
        láiwǎng, [來往], to come and go/to have dealings with/to be in relation with
        láikàn, [來看], to come and see/to see a topic from a certain point of view
        láide, [來得], to emerge (from a comparison)/to come out as/to be competent or equal to
访         láifǎng, [來訪], to pay a visit
        cóngláibù, [從來不], never
        yībānláishuō, [一般來說], generally speaking
        
        
        Láibīn/láibīn, [來賓], Laibin prefecture level city in Guangxi/Zhuang: Leizbingz, guest/visitor
        yīlái, [一來], on one hand,...
        wàilái, [外來], external/foreign/outside
        dàotóulái, [到頭來], in the end/finally/as a result
        zǒngdeláishuō, [總的來說], generally speaking/to sum up/in summary/in short
        wǎnglái, [往來], dealings/contacts/to go back and forth
        
        
        Xībólái, [希伯來], Hebrew
        
        fǎnguolái, [反過來], conversely/in reverse order/in an opposite direction
        láiyuányú, [來源於], to originate in
        
        xiǎnglái, [想來], it may be assumed that
        hédelái, [合得來], to get along well/compatible/also written 和得來|和得来[hé de lái]
        húlái, [胡來], to act arbitrarily regardless of the rules/to mess with sth/to make a hash of th...
        láilì, [來歷], history/antecedents/origin
        zìláishuǐ, [自來水], running water/tap water
        yǒushēngyǐlái, [有生以來], since birth/for one's whole life
        láitóu, [來頭], cause/reason/interest/influence
        xiànglái, [向來], always (previously)
        hébùlái, [合不來], unable to get along together/incompatible
        láilóngqùmài, [來龍去脈], lit. mountain has a connecting pulse throughout like a dragon (idiom, from fengs...
        juǎntǔchónglái, [卷土重來], to return in a swirl of dust/to make a stage comeback (idiom)
        láifùqiāng, [來復槍], rifle (loanword)/also written 來福槍|来福枪
        dúláidúwǎng, [獨來獨往], coming and going alone (idiom); a lone operator/keeping to oneself/unsociable/ma...
西         Mǎláixīyà, [馬來西亞], Malaysia
        tūrúqílái, [突如其來], to arise abruptly/to arrive suddenly/happening suddenly
        
        
        
        
        yùláiyù, [愈來愈], more and more
        
        zhuànláizhuànqù, [轉來轉去], to rove around/to run around in circles/to walk back and forth
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        zhāolái, [招來], to attract/to incur
        fānláifùqù, [翻來覆去], to toss and turn (sleeplessly)/again and again
        sǐqùhuólái, [死去活來], to hover between life and death (idiom)/to suffer terribly/within an inch of one...
        běnláimiànmù, [本來面目], true colors/true features
        Mǎlái, [馬來], Malaya/Malaysia
        
        yóulái, [由來], origin
        wàiláiyǔ, [外來語], imported word
        shíláiyùnzhuǎn, [時來運轉], the time comes, fortune turns (idiom); to have a lucky break/things change for t...
        guòláirén, [過來人], an experienced person/sb who has 'been around (the block)'/sb who has personally...
        xīnxuèláicháo, [心血來潮], to be prompted by a sudden impulse/carried away by a whim/to have a brainstorm
        
        
        BěiKǎluóláinà, [北卡羅來納], North Carolina, US state
        lìlái, [歷來], always/throughout (a period of time)/(of) all-time
        BěiKǎluóláinàzhōu, [北卡羅來納州], North Carolina, US state
        láiyì, [來意], one's purpose in coming
        láikè, [來客], guest
        jiēzhǒngérlái, [接踵而來], to come one after the other
        
        láishēng, [來生], next life
        
        yībānshuōlái, [一般說來], generally speaking/in general
        fǎnguòláishuō, [反過來說], on the other hand
        láizhěbùjù, [來者不拒], to refuse nobody (idiom)/all comers welcome
        
        nìláishùnshòu, [逆來順受], to resign oneself to adversity (idiom); to grin and bear it/to submit meekly to ...
        
        NánKǎluóláinà, [南卡羅來納], South Carolina, US state
        
        
        láinián, [來年], next year/the coming year
        chángqīyǐlái, [長期以來], ever since a long time ago
        jǔlìláishuō, [舉例來說], for example
        zhèyàngyīlái, [這樣一來], thus/if this happens then
        jìnniánlái, [近年來], for the past few years
        
        láiyóu, [來由], reason/cause
        wàiláirén, [外來人], foreigner
        
        
        xiàbùlái, [下不來], awkward/embarrassed/cannot be accomplished
        
        
        rúlái, [如來], tathagata (Buddha's name for himself, having many layers of meaning - Sanskrit: ...
        láilìbùmíng, [來歷不明], of unknown origin
        
        
        hòuláijūshàng, [後來居上], lit. late-comer lives above (idiom); the up-and-coming youngster outstrips the o...
        kōngxuéláifēng, [空穴來風], lit. wind from an empty cave (idiom)/fig. unfounded (story)/baseless (claim)
        chūláizhàdào, [初來乍到], to be a newcomer/just off the boat
        fēnzhìtàlái, [紛至沓來], to come thick and fast (idiom)
        sùlái, [素來], usually
        zìgǔyǐlái, [自古以來], since ancient times
        
        
        shíbùzàilái, [時不再來], Time that has passed will never come back. (idiom)
        gǔwǎngjīnlái, [古往今來], since ancient times/since times immemorial
        
        Bùláiméi, [不來梅], Bremen (city)
        
        
        
        láilùbùmíng, [來路不明], unidentified origin/no-one knows where it comes from/of dubious background
        zhíláizhíqù, [直來直去], there and back without delay
        
        
        shānshānláichí, [姍姍來遲], to be late/to arrive slowly/to be slow in the coming
        
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        lǐshàngwǎnglái, [禮尚往來], lit. proper behavior is based on reciprocity (idiom)/fig. to return politeness f...
        
        yíngmiànérlái, [迎面而來], directly/head-on (collision)/in one's face (of wind)
        kǔjìngānlái, [苦盡甘來], bitterness finishes, sweetness begins (idiom); the hard times are over, the good...
        
        
        
        
        
        mùmíngérlái, [慕名而來], to come to a place on account of its reputation (idiom); attracted to visit a fa...
        
        pūmiànérlái, [撲面而來], lit. sth hits one in the face/directly in one's face/sth assaults the senses/bla...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        láihuá, [來華], to come to China/to settle in China (of a foreign national)
        
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        huábulái, [划不來], not worth it
        
        
        
        
        
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        jìwǎngkāilái, [繼往開來], to follow the past and herald the future (idiom); part of a historical transitio...
        
        shǎolái, [少來], refrain (from doing sth)/(coll.) Come on!/Give me a break!/Save it!
        
        
        diānláidǎoqù, [顛來倒去], to harp on/over and over/merely ring changes on a few terms
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        láifàn, [來犯], to invade one's territory
        
        
        láiwén, [來文], received document/sent document
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        jūrán, unexpectedly/to one's surprise/go so far as to
        línjū, [鄰居], neighbor/next door/CL:個|个[gè]
        jūmín, resident/inhabitant
        jūzhù, to reside/to dwell/to live in a place/resident in
        Jū/jī/jū, surname Ju, (archaic) sentence-final particle expressing a doubting attitude, to...
        tóngjū, to live together
        fēnjū, to separate (married couple)/to live apart (of husband and wife, family members)
        qǐjūshì, living room/sitting room
        dìngjū, to settle/to fix a place to live
        xuéjū, to live in a cave
        yǐnjū, [隱居], to live in seclusion
        jiājū, home/residence/to stay at home (unemployed)
        dújū, [獨居], to live alone/to live a solitary existence
        yíjū, to migrate/to move to a new place of residence
        jūjiā, to live at home
        jūliú, residence/to reside
        jūmínqū, [居民區], living area/ghetto
        jūzhùdì, current address/place of residence
        
        jūgāolínxià, [居高臨下], to live high and look down (idiom)/to overlook/to tower above/to occupy the high...
        jùjū, to inhabit a region (esp. ethnic group)/to congregate
        jùjūdì, inhabited land/habitat
        
        qúnjū, to live together (in a large group or flock)
        jìjū, to live away from home
        xīnjū, new residence/new home
        wèijū, to be located at
        dìngjūdiǎn, [定居點], settlement
        zìjū, to consider oneself as/to believe oneself to be
        jūshì, room/apartment
        
        jūlǐ, curie (Ci) (loanword)
        ānjūlèyè, [安居樂業], to live in peace and work happily (idiom)
        jūxīn, to harbor (evil) intentions/to be bent on/a tranquil heart or mind
        gùjū, former residence
        hòuláijūshàng, [後來居上], lit. late-comer lives above (idiom); the up-and-coming youngster outstrips the o...
        
        qǐjū, everyday life/regular pattern of life
        jūliúquán, [居留權], right of abode (law)
        jìjūxiè, hermit crab
        jūxīnpǒcè, [居心叵測], with treacherous intent (idiom); two-faced/malicious and duplicitous
        qiānjū, [遷居], to move (from one residence to another)
        jūxīnbùliáng, with treacherous intent (idiom); two-faced/malicious and duplicitous
        
        
        jūwěihuì, [居委會], neighbourhood committee
        
        jūzhōng, positioned between (two parties)/to mediate between
        mínjū, houses/homes
退线         tuìjūèrxiàn, [退居二線], to withdraw to the second line of duty/to resign from a leading post (and assume...
        jūduō, to be in the majority
        Ānjū/ānjū, Anju district of Suining city 遂寧市|遂宁市[Suì níng shì], Sichuan, to settle down/to ...
        guǎjū, to live as a widow
        
        jūgōng, to claim credit for oneself
        
        túnjījūqí, [囤積居奇], to hoard and profiteer/to speculate
        
        
        qiáojū, [僑居], to live far away from one's native place/to reside in a foreign country
        wōjū, [蝸居], snail's home/fig. humble abode
        zhéjū, [蟄居], to live in seclusion
        
        
        jūliúzhèng, [居留證], residence permit
        
        
        jiùjū, [舊居], old residence/former home
        
        lǚjū, to stay away from home/residence abroad/sojourn
        rénjū, human habitat
        jíjū, community/living together
        yuèjū, [躍居], to vault
        jūmíndiǎn, [居民點], residential area
        
        ānjūgōngchéng, housing project for low-income urban residents
        
        
        jūānsīwēi, to think of danger in times of safety/to be vigilant in peacetime (idiom)
        
        
        jūgāobùxià, (of prices, rates etc) to remain high
        
        gāojū, to stand above/to occupy an important position/to rank (among the top few)
        sǎnjū, (of a group of people) to live scattered over an area
        
        
        zájū, [雜居], cohabitation (of different populations or races)/to coexist
        shuāngjū, to live in widowhood (formal)
        
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        shǎng/shàng, see 上聲|上声[shǎng shēng], on top/upon/above/upper/previous/first (of multiple part...
        Shàngdì, God
        mǎshàng, [馬上], at once/right away/immediately/on horseback (i.e. by military force)
        wǎnshang, evening/night/CL:個|个[gè]/in the evening
        shēnshang, on the body/at hand/among
        kànshangqu, it would appear/it seems (that)
        shìshíshàng, [事實上], in fact/in reality/actually/as a matter of fact/de facto/ipso facto
        shàngmian, on top of/above-mentioned
        zǎoshang, early morning/CL:個|个[gè]
        shíjìshàng, [實際上], in fact/in reality/as a matter of fact/in practice
        lùshang, on the road/on a journey/road surface
        shàngbān, to go to work/to be on duty/to start work/to go to the office
        shàngqù, to go up
        shàngcì, last time
        
        àishàng, [愛上], to fall in love with/to be in love with
        shàngzhōu, last week
        
        dìshang, on the ground/on the floor
        shàngxiào, high ranking officer in Chinese army/colonel
        jiēshang, on the street
        jiāshàng, plus/to put in/to add/to add on/to add into/in addition/on top of that
        
        shàngxué, [上學], to go to school/to attend school
        shàngwèi, captain (military rank)
        shìshàng, on earth
        
        wǎngshàng, [網上], online
        lóushàng, [樓上], upstairs
        táishàng, [臺上], on stage
        shàngkè, [上課], to go to class/to attend class/to go to teach a class
        
        guānshàng, [關上], to close (a door)/to turn off (light, electrical equipment etc)
        
        gǎnshàng, [趕上], to keep up with/to catch up with/to overtake/to chance upon/in time for
        shàngsi, boss/superior
        shàngchǎng, [上場], on stage/to go on stage/to take the field
        shàngwǔ, morning/CL:個|个[gè]
        
        shàngchē, [上車], to get on or into (a bus, train, car etc)
        yǐshàng, that level or higher/that amount or more/the above-mentioned
        shànglái, [上來], to come up/to approach/(verb complement indicating success)
        
        shàngtái, to rise to power (in politics)/to go on stage (in the theater)
        shàngshēng, [上昇], to rise/to go up/to ascend
        tiānshàng, celestial/heavenly
        shàngmén, [上門], to drop in/to visit/to lock a door/(of a shop) to close
        jīběnshang, basically/on the whole
        shàngyǎn, to screen (a movie)/to stage (a play)/a screening/a staging
        shàngyī, jacket/upper outer garment/CL:件[jiàn]
        Shānshàng, Shanshang township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tái nán xiàn], Taiwan
        chéngqiānshàngwàn, [成千上萬], lit. by the thousands and tens of thousands (idiom); untold numbers/innumerable/...
        pèngshàng, to run into/to come upon/to meet
        shàngwǎng, [上網], to be on the Internet/to stretch a net (in a sports game or for covering sth)/to...
        zhīshàng, above
        shàngyǐn, [上癮], to get into a habit/to become addicted
        shàngsù, [上訴], to appeal (a judicial case)/appeal
        hǎishàng, maritime
        
        shànglù, to start on a journey/to be on one's way
        shàngjí, [上級], higher authorities/superiors/CL:個|个[gè]
        shànggèyuè, [上個月], last month
        
        shànggōu, [上鉤], to take the bait
        shànglóu, [上樓], to go upstairs
        shàngxià, up and down/top and bottom/old and new/length/about
        shènshàngxiàn, [腎上腺], adrenal glands
        
        
        shàngxīngqī, last week/previous week
        
        shàngtou, [上頭], above/on top of/on the surface of
        
        
        shàngjiàng, [上將], general/admiral/air chief marshal
        shàngkōng, overhead/in the sky
        Shuǐshàng/shuǐshàng, Shuishang township in Chiayi county 嘉義縣|嘉义县[Jiā yì xiàn], west Taiwan, on water/...
        shàngshēn, upper part of the body
        
        
        bǐbùshàng, can't compare with
        
        
        xiàngshàng, upward/up/to advance/to try to improve oneself/to make progress
        Shànghǎi, Shanghai municipality, central east China, abbr. to 滬|沪[Hù]
        shàngbào, [上報], to report to one's superiors/to appear in the news/to reply to a letter
        
        shàngdàng, [上當], taken in (by sb's deceit)/to be fooled/to be duped
        
        shàngyìng, to show (a movie)/to screen
        shàngtiān, Heaven/Providence/God/the day before/the sky above/to fly to the sky/to take off...
        shàngcéng, [上層], upper layer
        shàngdiào, to hang oneself
        shànghǎo, first-rate/top-notch
        shàngshì, to hit the market (of a new product)/to float (a company on the stock market)
        zhǎoshàngmén, [找上門], to come to sb's door/to call on sb
        shàngjiē, to go onto the streets/to go shopping
        shàngbian, [上邊], the top/above/overhead/upwards/the top margin/above-mentioned/those higher up
        shàngděng, highest quality/top-notch
        zhìshàng, supreme/paramount/above all else
        shàngliú, upper class
        shàngqián, to advance/to step forward
        shàngrèn, to take office
        chéngbǎishàngqiān, hundreds/a large number/lit. by the hundreds and thousands
        gēnbushàng, not able to keep up with
        shàngjiāo, to hand over to/to give to higher authority/to seek connections in high places
        gāogāozàishàng, set up on high (idiom); not in touch with reality/aloof and remote
        shàngshān, to go uphill/to spin cocoon (silkworms)/to pass away
        shàngzhèn, [上陣], to go into battle
        kànshàng, to look upon/to take a fancy to/to fall for
        shàngyóu, upper reaches (of a river)/upper level/upper echelon/upstream
        rǎnshàng, to catch (a disease)/to get (a bad habit)
        huángshang, the emperor/Your majesty the emperor/His imperial majesty
        shàngzhǎng, [上漲], to rise/to go up
        shàngfēng, [上風], on the up/currently winning/rising (in popularity etc)
        
        
        shàngcāng, [上蒼], heaven
        shàngshǒu, to obtain/to master/overhand (serve etc)/seat of honor
        ànshàng, ashore
        dēngshàng, to climb over/to ascend onto/to mount
        shàngshù, aforementioned/above-mentioned
        shàngàn, to land/to disembark/to abandon a boat and go ashore/fig. to give up evil ways a...
        zhìgāowúshàng, [至高無上], supreme/paramount/unsurpassed
        xuěshàngjiāshuāng, to add hail to snow (idiom); one disaster on top of another/to make things worse...
        
        shàngwàn, [上萬], over ten thousand/fig. untold numbers/innumerable/thousands upon thousands
        xīnshàngrén, sweetheart/one's beloved
        kǎoshàng, to pass a university entrance exam
        
        dàtǐshàng, [大體上], overall/in general terms
        
        huǒshàngjiāoyóu, [火上澆油], to pour oil on the fire (idiom); fig. to aggravate a situation/to enrage people ...
        shàngxiàn, upper bound
        
        gèngshàngyīcénglóu, [更上一層樓], to take it up a notch/to bring it up a level
        shàngmǎ, [上馬], to get on a horse/to mount
        shàngxīn, carefully/meticulously/to set one's heart on sth
        bǎnshàngdìngdīng, [板上釘釘], that clinches it/that's final/no two ways about it
        
        shànggǎng, [上崗], to take up one's post/to be given a job
        
        zhànshàngfēng, [佔上風], to take the lead/to gain the upper hand
        
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        shàngfú, to float up
        
        bùxiāngshàngxià, equally matched/about the same
        
        jǐnshàngtiānhuā, [錦上添花], lit. on brocade, add flowers (idiom); to decorate sth already perfect/gilding th...
        
        shàngjìn, [上進], to make progress/to do better/fig. ambitious to improve oneself/to move forwards
        shàngsè/shàngshǎi, top-quality/top-grade, to color (a picture etc)/to dye (fabric etc)/to stain (fu...
        
        shàngyuè, last month
        
        shàngxiàbān, to start and finish work
        
        Shàngyě, Ueno, Tokyo
        fùshàng, attached/included herewith
        wúshàng, [無上], supreme
        lùshàng, [陸上], land based/on land
        
        shàngxíng, (of trains) up (i.e. towards the capital)/(of river boats) to go against the cur...
        shànghuí, last time/the previous time
        shàngbānzú, office workers (as social group)
        shàngzhuāng, [上裝], upper garment
        zhēngzhēngrìshàng, becoming more prosperous with each passing day
        shàngbèizi, [上輩子], one's ancestors/past generations/a former incarnation
        dǐngtóushàngsi, [頂頭上司], one's immediate superior
        
        shàngkǒu, to be able to read aloud fluently/to be suitable (easy enough) for reading aloud
        tánbushàng, [談不上], to be out of the question
        shàngpō, uphill/upslope/to move upwards/to climb a slope
        
        
        zhǐshàngtánbīng, [紙上談兵], lit. military tactics on paper (idiom)/fig. theoretical discussion that is worse...
        
        shàngbù, upper section
        
        shàngchéng, first-class/best quality/also pr. [shàng shèng]
        shàngjiǎo, [上繳], to transfer (income, profits etc) to higher authorities
        lǎnglǎngshàngkǒu, to flow right off the tongue (of lyrics or poetry)/to recite with ease/catchy (o...
        shàngxiàwén, (textual) context
        shàngzhī, upper limb
        
        
        yíngtóugǎnshàng, [迎頭趕上], to try hard to catch up
        shànghuǒ, to get angry/to suffer from excessive internal heat (TCM)
        tàshàng, to set foot on/to step on or into
        shàngyáng, [上揚], to rise (i.e. number increases)/a price rise/to raise
        zhǎngshàngmíngzhū, lit. a pearl in the palm (idiom)/fig. beloved person (esp. daughter)
        shàngjìnxīn, [上進心], motivation/ambition
        shàngtiáo, [上調], to raise (prices)/to adjust upwards
        Shàngyìyuàn, [上議院], Upper Chamber/Upper House/Senate
        
        
        gēnshàng, to catch up with/to keep pace with
        
        shànggōng, to go to work/to start work
        
        
        
        
        zuǒshàng, upper left
        hòuláijūshàng, [後來居上], lit. late-comer lives above (idiom); the up-and-coming youngster outstrips the o...
        
        shàngwén, preceding part of the text
        
        
        fǔshàng, (polite) your home/residence
        
        shànghé, [上頜], maxilla (upper jaw)
        shàngwèi, top seat/person occupying leading position
        
        fànshàng, to offend one's superiors
        
        
        
        shàngfáng, see 正房[zhèng fáng]
        
        zōngshàngsuǒshù, [綜上所述], to summarize/a round-up/in summary ...
        
        jǔguóshàngxià, [舉國上下], the entire nation/the whole country, from the leadership to the rank and file
        
        
        shuǐshàngfēijī, [水上飛機], seaplane
        
        
        fúyáozhíshàng, [扶搖直上], to skyrocket/to get quick promotion in one's career
        huǒshàngjiāyóu, to add oil to the fire (idiom); fig. to aggravate a situation/to enrage people a...
        zǒumǎshàngrèn, [走馬上任], to ride to take up an official appointment (idiom); to take on a job with alacri...
        
        
        
        
        shàngjiā, preceding player (in a game)
        
        shàngfén, [上墳], to sweep the tombs (of one's ancestors)/the Qingming festival
        
        
        
        
        
        shàngshū, [上書], to write a letter (to the authorities)/to present a petition
        shàngpōlù, uphill road/slope up/fig. upward trend/progress
        shuōbushàng, [說不上], to be unable to say or tell/to not be worth mentioning
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        xíngérshàngxué, [形而上學], metaphysics
        
        
        zìshàngérxià, top-down
        shènxiāochénshàng, [甚囂塵上], clamor raises the dust (idiom); a tremendous clamor/to raise a tremendous stink
        
        yīyōngérshàng, [一擁而上], to swarm around/flocking (to see)
        
        
        shèngshàng, [聖上], courtier's or minister's form of address for the current Emperor
        
        shàngděngbīng, private first class (army rank)
        shàngliángbùzhèngxiàliángwāi, lit. If the upper beam is not straight, the lower beam will be crooked (idiom); ...
        
        qīngyúnzhíshàng, [青雲直上], rising straight up in a clear sky (idiom); rapid promotion to a high post/meteor...
线         shànggāngshàngxiàn, [上綱上線], to criticize (as a matter of principle)
        Shànggāo, Shanggao county in Yichun 宜春, Jiangxi
        
        
        
        yuèránzhǐshàng, [躍然紙上], to appear vividly on paper (idiom); to show forth vividly (in writing, painting ...
        
        
        
        xīnguānshàngrènsānbǎhuǒ, the new boss cracks the whip three times/a new broom sweeps clean/fig. vigorous ...
        
        
        chìbóshàngzhèn, [赤膊上陣], lit. to go into battle bare-breasted (idiom)/fig. to go all out/to come out in t...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        shàngcéngjiànzhù, [上層建築], superstructure
        
        bīshàngliángshān, driven to join the Liangshan Mountain rebels/to drive to revolt/to force sb to d...
        
        
        
        shàngshǒu, seat of honor/first place
        
        shàngzuò, seat of honor
        
        
        Shàngshuǐ, Sheung Shui (area in Hong Kong)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        shǎngshēng, [上聲], falling and rising tone/third tone in modern Mandarin
        shànggǔ, the distant past/ancient times/antiquity/early historical times
        shànggòng, to make offerings (to gods or ancestors)/to offer gifts to superiors in order to...
        
        
        
        
        
        shàngxián, to wind/to tighten/crescent moon/first quarter or waxing moon
        tóngshàng, as above/ditto/idem
        shàngbànnián, first half (of a year)
        zìxiàérshàng, bottom-up
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        shàngbànyè, [上半葉], the first half (of a period)
        
        
        
        
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        Shàngguān/shàngguān, two-character surname Shangguan, high-ranking official/superior
        
        
        
        shàngdài, previous generation
        
        fànbushàng, see 犯不著|犯不着[fàn bu zháo]
        
        shàngkuǎn, addressee/name of recipient on painting or scroll
        
        
        shàngxún, first third of a month
        Shànglín, Shanglin county in Nanning 南寧|南宁[Nán níng], Guangxi
        Shàngháng, Shanghang county level city in Longyan 龍岩|龙岩, Fujian
        
        
        
        
        
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        Tàishànghuáng, Taishang Huang/Retired Emperor/father of the reigning emperor/fig. puppet master
        
        
        liángshàngjūnzǐ, lit. the gentleman on the roof beam/fig. a thief
        Shàngchéngqū, [上城區], Shangcheng district of Hangzhou city 杭州市[Háng zhōu shì], Zhejiang
        
        

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