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[弱肉強食] ruòròuqiángshí lit. the weak are prey to the strong (idiom); fig. predatory behavior
the law of the jungle

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        cuìruò, weak/frail
        ruò, weak/feeble/young/inferior/(following a decimal or fraction) slightly less than
        ruòdiǎn, [弱點], weak point/failing
        ruǎnruò, [軟弱], weak/feeble/flabby
        xūruò, [虛弱], weak/in poor health
        ruòzhì, weak-minded/mentally deficient/retarded
        nuòruò, cowardly/weak
        ruòxiǎo, small and weak/puny/a child
        wēiruò, weak/faint/feeble
        
        jiǎnruò, [減弱], to weaken/to fall off
        bóruò, weak/frail
        xuēruò, to weaken/to impair/to cripple
        róuruò, weak/delicate
        ruòshì, [弱勢], vulnerable/weak
        shuāiruò, weak/feeble
        shòuruò, thin and weak
        shìruò, not to fight back/to take it lying down/to show weakness/to show one's softer si...
        ruòròuqiángshí, [弱肉強食], lit. the weak are prey to the strong (idiom); fig. predatory behavior/the law of...
        
        chánruò, delicate/frail/impotent/weak
        
        
        ruòbùjīnfēng, [弱不禁風], too weak to stand up to the wind (idiom); extremely delicate/fragile state of he...
        ruòshì, [弱視], amblyopia
        shénjīngshuāiruò, [神經衰弱], (euphemism) mental illness/psychasthenia
        ruòhuà, weaken/make weaker
        jiāoruò, [嬌弱], delicate
        qièruò, timid/weak
        
        xiānruò, [纖弱], fragile/delicate
        qiángruò, [強弱], strong or weak/intensity/amount of force or pressure
        léiruò, frail/weak
        
        bùgānshìruò, not to be outdone
        
        
        jīruò, [積弱], cumulative weakness/to decline (over time)/degeneration
        niánlǎotǐruò, [年老體弱], old and weak (idiom)

        ròu, meat/flesh/pulp (of a fruit)/(coll.) (of a fruit) squashy/(of a person) flabby/i...
        jīròu, muscle/flesh
        niúròu, beef
        jīròu, [雞肉], chicken meat
        ròutǐ, [肉體], physical body
        kǎoròu, barbecue (lit. roast meat)
        zhūròu, [豬肉], pork
        xūnròu, [燻肉], bacon
        xuèròu, flesh
        ròuwán, meatball
        ròubǐng, [肉餅], meat patty
        ròuguì, Chinese cinnamon (Cinnamomum cassia)
        féiròu, fat (e.g. pork fat)/fat meat
        yángròu, mutton/goat meat
        ròujiàng, [肉醬], mincemeat/pâté
        ròuzhī, meat stock
        gǔròu, blood relation/kin/one's flesh and blood
        ròuyǎn, naked eye/layman's eyes
        ròulèi, [肉類], meat
        
        píròu, skin and flesh/superficial/physical (suffering)/bodily
        ròutāng, [肉湯], meat soup/broth
        ròuxiàn, [肉餡], ground meat/mincemeat
        ròumá, sickening/corny/sappy/maudlin/fulsome (of praise)
        
        ròushí, carnivorous
        ròushēn, corporeal body
        
        xièròu, crab meat
        dàròu, pork
        shēngròu, raw meat
        xiánròu, [鹹肉], bacon/salt-cured meat
        ròuyù, [肉慾], carnal desire
        
        gǒuròu, dog meat
        ròupiàn, meat slice
        
        ròudòukòu, nutmeg (Myristica fragrans Houtt)/mace/Myristicaceae (family of plants producing...
        ruòròuqiángshí, [弱肉強食], lit. the weak are prey to the strong (idiom); fig. predatory behavior/the law of...
        fǔròu, rotting flesh/carrion
        ròuzhōngcì, a thorn in one's flesh
鹿         lùròu, venison
        
        guǒròu, pulp
        xīnjīngròutiào, [心驚肉跳], lit. heart alarmed, body leaping (idiom); fear and trepidation in the face of di...
        
        
        
        ròuliú, wart/sarcoma/superfluous/useless
        xīròu, (medicine) polyp
        kǔròujì, [苦肉計], the trick of injuring oneself to gain the enemy's confidence/CL:條|条[tiáo]
        
        yángròuchuàn, lamb kebab
        
        wǔhuāròu, streaky pork
        ròumò, ground meat
        
        shòuròu, lean meat
        báiròu, plain boiled pork
        ròugǎn, sexiness/sexy/sensuality/sensual/voluptuous
        
        ròubózhàn, [肉搏戰], hand to hand struggle or battle
        ròuzhì, [肉質], quality of meat/succulent (botany)
        jiǎoròujī, [絞肉機], meat grinder
        
        xuèròuxiānglián, [血肉相連], one's own flesh and blood (idiom); closely related
        
        
        
        ròusōng, [肉鬆], meat floss/shredded dried pork
        
        
        
        
        
        dòngròu, [凍肉], cold or frozen meat
        píkāiròuzhàn, [皮開肉綻], flesh lacerated from corporal punishment (idiom)
        ròujī, [肉雞], chicken raised for meat/broiler/(computing) zombie/infected computer in a botnet
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        ròudīng, diced meat
        ròupiào, hostage
        
        hóngshāoròu, [紅燒肉], red-cooked meat (pork)/simmer fried meat
        niúròumiàn, [牛肉麵], beef noodle soup
        gǔròuxiānglián, [骨肉相連], lit. interrelated as bones and flesh (idiom); inseparably related/closely intert...
        héngròu, [橫肉], fierce-looking
        
        guàyángtóumàigǒuròu, [掛羊頭賣狗肉], lit. to hang a sheep's head while selling dog meat (idiom)/fig. to cheat/dishone...
        

        Qiáng/jiàng/qiáng/qiǎng, [強]/[彊], surname Qiang, stubborn/unyielding, strong/powerful/better/slightly more than/vi...
        qiángdà, [強大], large/formidable/powerful/strong
        jiānqiáng, [堅強], staunch/strong
        qiángjiān, [強姦], to rape
        qiángzhuàng, [強壯], strong/sturdy/robust
        qiǎngpò, [強迫], to compel/to force
        qiángliè, [強烈], intense/(violently) strong
        qiángdào, [強盜], to rob (with force)/bandit/robber/CL:個|个[gè]
        jiāqiáng, [加強], to reinforce/to strengthen/to increase
        qiángyìng, [強硬], tough/unyielding/hard-line
        miǎnqiǎng, [勉強], to do with difficulty/to force sb to do sth/reluctant/barely enough
        qiángdiào, [強調], to emphasize (a statement)/to stress
        qiángzhì, [強制], to enforce/enforcement/forcibly/compulsory
        qiángbào, [強暴], violent/to rape
        qiángxíng, [強行], to force/to break
        qiángshì, [強勢], strong/powerful/(linguistics) emphatic/intensive
        zēngqiáng, [增強], to increase/to strengthen
        qiánglì, [強力], powerful
        qiángjiānfàn, [強姦犯], rapist
        qiánghàn, [強悍], valiant
        qiángxiàng, [強項], key strength/strong suit/specialty
        qiángdù, [強度], strength/intensity/CL:個|个[gè]
        qiǎngpòzhèng, [強迫症], obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
        qiángyǒulì, [強有力], strong/forceful
        qiángjìng, [強勁], powerful/with force
        
        
        wánqiáng, [頑強], tenacious/hard to defeat
        qiángjiā, [強加], to impose/to force upon
        qiánghuà, [強化], to strengthen/to intensify
        nǚqiángrén, [女強人], successful career woman/able woman
        qiángjiàn, [強健], sturdy
        qiānqiǎng, [牽強], far-fetched/implausible (chain of reasoning)
        chěngqiáng, [逞強], to show off/to try to be brave
        juéjiàng, [倔強], stubborn/obstinate/unbending
        xiānxiàshǒuwéiqiáng, [先下手為強], strike first and gain the upper hand (idiom, martial arts term); Making the firs...
        
        qiǎngqiú, [強求], to force sb to do sth/to importune/to demand insistently/insistence
        qiángjiānzuì, [強姦罪], rape
        chāqiángrényì, [差強人意], (idiom) just passable/barely satisfactory
        qiángguāng, [強光], glare
        Qiángshēng, [強生], Johnson (surname)/Johnson & Johnson (company)
        
        qiángquán, [強權], power/might
        ruòròuqiángshí, [弱肉強食], lit. the weak are prey to the strong (idiom); fig. predatory behavior/the law of...
        
        qiángfēng, [強風], strong breeze (meteorology)
        
        qiǎngrénsuǒnán, [強人所難], to force someone to do something
        
        shēnqiánglìzhuàng, [身強力壯], young and vigorous (idiom)
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        yàoqiáng, [要強], eager to excel/eager to get ahead in life/strong-minded
        qiángguó, [強國], powerful country/great power
        zìqiáng, [自強], to strive for self-improvement
        
        qiǎngcíduólǐ, [強詞奪理], to twist words and force logic (idiom)/sophistry/loud rhetoric making up for fal...
        hàoqiáng, [好強], eager to be first
        qiángdí, [強敵], powerful enemy
        qiángyìngpài, [強硬派], hardline faction/hawks
        qiángxīnjì, [強心劑], cardiac stimulant
        
        qiángshèng, [強盛], rich and powerful
        qiángzhàn, [強佔], to occupy by force
        lièqiáng, [列強], the Great Powers (history)
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        miǎnmiǎnqiǎngqiǎng, [勉勉強強], to achieve with difficulty/only just up to the task/barely adequate
        fùqiáng, [富強], rich and powerful
        qiǎngbī, [強逼], to compel/to force
        qiángruò, [強弱], strong or weak/intensity/amount of force or pressure
        qiánggōng, [強攻], dominant/controlling/strong/opposite: weak, yielding 弱受/to take by storm (milita...
        yāqiáng, [壓強], pressure
        
        zìqiángbùxī, [自強不息], to strive unremittingly/self-improvement
        qiānqiǎngfùhuì, [牽強附會], far-fetched and hard to believe (idiom)
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        qiángshēn, [強身], to strengthen one's body/to keep fit/to build up one's health (through exercise,...
        
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        wàiqiángzhōnggān, [外強中乾], strong in appearance but weak in reality (idiom)
        
        
        fènfātúqiáng, [奮發圖強], to work energetically for prosperity (of the country)
        gāngqiáng, [剛強], firm/unyielding
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        qiángzhèn, [強震], powerful earthquake/abbr. for 強烈地震|强烈地震
        
        
        qiángxīnzhēn, [強心針], heart-strengthening shot/fig. a shot in the arm
        
        qiángnǔzhīmò, [強弩之末], lit. an arrow at the end of its flight (idiom)/fig. spent force
        gāoqiáng, [高強], excellent/outstanding
        XiǎoQiáng, [小強], cockroach (slang)
        qiǎngmǎiqiǎngmài, [強買強賣], to force sb to buy or sell/to trade using coercion
        
        
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        jiānqiángbùqū, [堅強不屈], staunch and unyielding (idiom); steadfast
        
        
        jiàngzuǐ, [強嘴], to talk back/to reply defiantly
        
        
        
        
        
        bīngqiángmǎzhuàng, [兵強馬壯], strong soldiers and sturdy horses/a well-trained and powerful army
        
        
        
        
        
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        bùwèiqiángbào, [不畏強暴], not to submit to force (idiom); to defy threats and violence
        
        
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        qiánglìng, [強令], to order by force/peremptory
        
        niánfùlìqiáng, [年富力強], young and vigorous (idiom)
        

        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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