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[因噎廢食] yīnyēfèishí lit. not eating for fear of choking (idiom); fig. to cut off one's nose to spite one's face
to avoid sth essential because of a slight risk

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        yīnwèi, [因為], because/owing to/on account of
        yuányīn, cause/origin/root cause/reason/CL:個|个[gè]
        yīn, [囙], old variant of 因[yīn], cause/reason/because
        yīncǐ, thus/consequently/as a result
        jīyīn, gene (loanword)
        kěkǎyīn, cocaine (loanword)
        sǐyīn, cause of death
        yīnsù, element/factor/CL:個|个[gè]
        hǎiluòyīn, heroin (loanword)
        yīnguǒ, karma/cause and effect
        Àiyīnsītǎn, [愛因斯坦], Albert Einstein (1879-1955), famous Austrian physicist
        kāfēiyīn, caffeine (loanword)
        
        Miǎnyīnzhōu, [緬因州], Maine, US state
        bìngyīn, cause of disease/pathogen
        qǐyīn, cause/a factor (leading to an effect)
        Yīntèwǎng, [因特網], Internet
        yīnér, therefore/as a result/thus/and as a result, ...
        
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        yīnzǐ, factor/(genetic) trait/(math.) factor/divisor
        
        
        
        yòuyīn, [誘因], cause (esp. of an illness)/incentive/inducement
        DéMéiyīn, Des Moines, capital of Iowa
        Miǎnyīn, [緬因], Maine, US state
        chéngyīn, cause/factor/cause of formation
        jīyīnzǔ, [基因組], genome
        yīnyuán, [因緣], chance/opportunity/predestined relationship/(Buddhist) principal and secondary c...
        
        
        
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        qiányīnhòuguǒ, [前因後果], cause and effects (idiom); entire process of development
        yīnrénéryì, [因人而異], varying from person to person (idiom); different for each individual
        Hóusàiyīn, [侯賽因], Husain or Hussein (name)/Hussein (c. 626-680), Muslim leader whose martyrdom is ...
        
        
        
        zhuǎnjīyīn, [轉基因], genetic modification
        yīnxúnshǒujiù, [因循守舊], (idiom) to continue in the same old rut/diehard conservative attitudes
        
        yīnshù, [因數], factor (of an integer)/divisor
        zhǔyīn, main reason
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        yīngù, for some reason
        
        lìduōkǎyīn, lidocaine (loanword)
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        yīndìzhìyí, (idiom) to use methods in line with local circumstances
        
        yīnxiǎoshīdà, to save a little only to lose a lot (idiom)
        dòngyīn, [動因], motivation/moving force/underlying force/agent
        
        
        
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        yīnshìfēnjiě, factorization
        yīnyēfèishí, [因噎廢食], lit. not eating for fear of choking (idiom); fig. to cut off one's nose to spite...
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        yīnshìlìdǎo, [因勢利導], to take advantage of the new situation (idiom)/to make the best of new opportuni...
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        Yīnsībùlǔkè, [因斯布魯克], Innsbruck
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        yē, to choke (on)/to choke up/to suffocate
        yēzhù, to choke (on)/to choke off (in speech)
        yīnyēfèishí, [因噎廢食], lit. not eating for fear of choking (idiom); fig. to cut off one's nose to spite...
        chōuyē, to sob

        fèihuà, [廢話], nonsense/rubbish/superfluous words/You don't say!/No kidding! (gently sarcastic)
        fèiwù, [廢物], rubbish/waste material/useless person
        fèi, [廢]/[癈], to abolish/to abandon/to abrogate/to discard/to depose/to oust/crippled/abandone...
        fèiqì, [廢棄], to discard/to abandon (old ways)/to invalidate
        fèixū, [廢墟], ruins
        fèichú, [廢除], to abolish/to abrogate/to repeal
        cánfèi, [殘廢], deformity/handicapped
        
        bàntúérfèi, [半途而廢], to give up halfway (idiom); leave sth unfinished
        fèipǐn, [廢品], production rejects/seconds/scrap/discarded material
        tuífèi, [頹廢], decadent/dispirited/depressed/dejected
        huāngfèi, [荒廢], to abandon (cultivated fields)/no longer cultivated/to lie waste/wasted/to negle...
        fèirén, [廢人], handicapped person/useless person
        fèiliào, [廢料], waste products/refuse/garbage/good-for-nothing (derog.)
        zuòfèi, [作廢], to become invalid/to cancel/to delete/to nullify
        bàofèi, [報廢], to scrap/to be written off
        fèitiě, [廢鐵], scrap iron
        fèizhǐ, [廢紙], waste paper
        fèidiào, [廢掉], to depose (a king)
        
        
        fèiqì, [廢氣], exhaust gas/industrial waste gas/steam
        fèijiù, [廢舊], worn out/old fashioned and dilapidated
        fèizhǐ, [廢止], to repeal (a law)/to put an end to/abolition/annulled
        fèishuǐ, [廢水], waste water/drain water/effluent
        fèiqǐnwàngshí, [廢寢忘食], to neglect sleep and forget about food (idiom)/to skip one's sleep and meals/to ...
        fèichù, [廢黜], to depose (a king)
        fèizhì, [廢置], to discard/to shelve as useless
        
        fèiyè, [廢液], waste liquids
        
        bǎifèidàixīng, [百廢待興], many things waiting to be done (idiom)/a thousand things to do
        
        fèizhā, [廢渣], industrial waste product/slag
        
        yīnyēfèishí, [因噎廢食], lit. not eating for fear of choking (idiom); fig. to cut off one's nose to spite...

        shíwù, food/CL:種|种[zhǒng]
        shí/sì, to eat/food/animal feed/eclipse, to feed
        shípǐn, foodstuff/food/provisions/CL:種|种[zhǒng]
        yǐnshí, [飲食], food and drink/diet
        měishí, culinary delicacy/fine food/gourmet food
        língshí, between-meal nibbles/snacks
        jìnshí, [進食], to take a meal/to eat
        sùshí, vegetables/vegetarian food
        xīshí, to suck/to take in
        liángshi, [糧食], foodstuff/cereals/CL:種|种[zhǒng]
        jiéshí, [節食], to save food/to go on a diet
        shípǔ, [食譜], cookbook/recipe/diet/CL:份[fèn],個|个[gè]
        shítáng, dining hall/CL:個|个[gè],間|间[jiān]
        shíyán, lit. to eat one's words/to break a promise/to go back on one's word/to renege/un...
        shúshí, cooked food/prepared food/deli food
        shíwùzhòngdú, food poisoning
        shíyòng, food product/to use as food/edible
        shíyù, [食慾], appetite
        tiánshí, dessert/sweet
        shízhǐ, forefinger/mouths to feed
        huǒshí, food/meals
        zìshíqíguǒ, to eat one's own fruit (idiom); fig. suffering the consequences of one's own act...
        shíwùliàn, [食物鏈], food chain
        yànshízhèng, [厭食症], anorexia
        sùshízhě, vegetarian
        bǔshí, to prey on/to catch and feed on/to hunt for food
        ròushí, carnivorous
        shídào, esophagus/the proper way to eat/food transportation route
        juéshí, [絕食], to go on a hunger strike
        mìshí, [覓食], to forage/to hunt for food/to scavenge/fig. to make a living
        zìshíqílì, lit. to eat off one's own strength (idiom)/fig. to stand on one's own feet/to ea...
        yīshí, clothes and food
        tūnshí, to devour
        cánshí, [蠶食], to nibble away at (as silkworm consume leaves)/fig. to embezzle progressively
        
        jìnshí, fast (not eat)
        shànshí, meal
宿         shísù, board and lodging/room and board
        rìshí, solar eclipse
        ruòròuqiángshí, [弱肉強食], lit. the weak are prey to the strong (idiom); fig. predatory behavior/the law of...
        měishíjiā, gourmet
        shíkè, diner (in a restaurant etc)/hanger-on/sponger
        yuèshí, lunar eclipse/eclipse of the moon
        qǐnshínánān, [寢食難安], lit. cannot rest or eat in peace (idiom)/fig. extremely worried and troubled
        shíguǎn, esophagus
        
        huǒshífèi, [伙食費], food expenses/board expenses/meals (cost)
        
        tiāoshí, to be picky about food
        yīshífùmǔ, the people one depends upon for one's livelihood/one's bread and butter
        shícǎodòngwù, [食草動物], herbivore
        fēngyīzúshí, [豐衣足食], having ample food and clothing (idiom); well fed and clothed
        miànshí, [麵食], food made from wheat flour, such as noodles, dumplings, buns etc
        shíliáng, [食糧], food cereals
        yànshí, [厭食], anorexia
        
        fèiqǐnwàngshí, [廢寢忘食], to neglect sleep and forget about food (idiom)/to skip one's sleep and meals/to ...
        shíliàng, quantity of food
        yīshízhùxíng, clothing, food, housing and transport (idiom); people's basic needs
        xiāoshí, digestion
        shíyǐshòu, [食蟻獸], ant-eater (several different species)
        shíyán, [食鹽], edible salt
        
        zhǔshí, main food/staple (rice and noodles)
        fùshípǐn, non-staple foods
        
        
        
        
        shèshí, [攝食], to consume
        shíbùguǒfù, lit. food not filling the stomach (idiom)/fig. poverty-stricken
        
        shígǔbùhuà, to swallow ancient learning without digesting it (idiom)/to be pedantic without ...
        
        
        
        
        
        qǐshí, to beg for food
        
        sùshídiàn, fast food shop
        
        
        mínyǐshíwéitiān, [民以食為天], Food is the God of the people. (idiom); People view food as the primary need./Fo...
        
        shíyánérféi, lit. to grow fat eating one's words (idiom)/fig. not to live up to one's promise...
        shíliáo, [食療], food therapy/treatment via food (TCM)
        
        jiéyīsuōshí, [節衣縮食], to save on food and clothing (idiom); to live frugally
        
        shíhuǒjī, [食火雞], cassowary (genus Casuarius), large flightless bird native to northeastern Austra...
        rìquánshí, total eclipse of the sun
        quēyīshǎoshí, short of food and clothing/destitute
        yīnyēfèishí, [因噎廢食], lit. not eating for fear of choking (idiom); fig. to cut off one's nose to spite...
        fànshí, [飯食], food
        
        záshí, [雜食], omnivorous (zoolog.)/snacks/a varied diet
        
        
        
        
        yuèquánshí, total lunar eclipse
        
        yuèpiānshí, partial eclipse of the moon
        fùshí, non-staple food/CL:種|种[zhǒng]
        
        
        
        shícáo, manger
        
        piānshí, partial to (some kinds of food, usu. unhealthy)/having likes and dislikes/partia...
        

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