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[心有餘而力不足] xīnyǒuyúérlìbùzú The will is there, but not the strength (idiom, from Confucian Analects).
I really want to do it, but don't have the resources.
The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.

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        dānxīn, [擔心], anxious/worried/uneasy/to worry/to be anxious
        xīn, heart/mind/intention/center/core/CL:顆|颗[kē],個|个[gè]
        xiǎoxīn, to be careful/to take care
        kāixīn, [開心], to feel happy/to rejoice/to have a great time/to make fun of sb
        guānxīn, [關心], to care for sth/caring/concerned
        zhōngxīn, center/heart/core/CL:個|个[gè]
        ěxīn/èxīn, [噁心]/[惡心], variant of 惡心|恶心[ě xīn], nausea/to feel sick/disgust/nauseating, bad habit/vicio...
        xīnlǐ, mental/psychological
        xīnzàng, [心臟], heart/CL:顆|颗[kē],個|个[gè]
        xīnli, [心裡], chest/heart/mind
        shāngxīn, [傷心], to grieve/to be broken-hearted/to feel deeply hurt
        xīnqíng, mood/frame of mind/CL:個|个[gè]
        nèixīn, [內心], heart/innermost being
        fàngxīn, to feel relieved/to feel reassured/to be at ease
        xìnxīn, confidence/faith (in sb or sth)/CL:個|个[gè]
        nàixīn, to be patient/patience
        xīnzhōng, central point/in one's thoughts/in one's heart
        xīnzàngbìng, [心臟病], heart disease
        xīnlíng, [心靈], bright/smart/quick-witted/heart/thoughts/spirit
        dāngxīn, [當心], to take care/to look out
        xīntiào, heartbeat/pulse
        zhēnxīn, sincere/heartfelt/CL:片[piàn]
        zhuānxīn, [專心], to concentrate/absorption/concentration/engrossed
        liángxīn, conscience
        cāoxīn, to worry about
        juéxīn, [決心], determination/resolution/determined/firm and resolute/to make up one's mind/CL:個...
        diǎnxin, [點心], light refreshments/pastry/dimsum (in Cantonese cooking)/dessert
        xīnlǐxué, [心理學], psychology
        shìzhōngxīn, city center/downtown
        xīnsi, mind/thoughts/inclination/mood
        ānxīn, at ease/to feel relieved/to set one's mind at rest/to keep one's mind on sth
        héxīn, core/nucleus
        tiēxīn, [貼心], intimate/close/considerate
        fēnxīn, to distract
        jīngxīn, with utmost care/fine/meticulous/detailed
        yòngxīn, motive/intention/to be diligent or attentive/careful
        xīnyì, regard/kindly feelings/intention
        xīnfán, [心煩], to feel agitated/to be troubled/to be annoyed/an upset or distraction
        
        rénxīn, popular feeling/the will of the people
        xīnsuì, heart-broken/extreme depth of sorrow
        xīnfēi, inner heart/soul
        hǎoxīn, kindness/good intentions
        xīnài, [心愛], beloved
        xīndǐ, bottom of one's heart
        suíxīnsuǒyù, [隨心所欲], to follow one's heart's desires/to do as one pleases (idiom)
        
        yěxīn, ambition/wild schemes/careerism
        àixīn, [愛心], compassion/CL:片[piàn]
        rèxīn, [熱心], enthusiasm/zeal/zealous/zest/enthusiastic/ardent/warmhearted
        quánshēnxīn, wholeheartedly/(to devote oneself) heart and soul
        
        
        xīnfányìluàn, [心煩意亂], lit. heart distracted, thoughts in turmoil (idiom); distraught with anxiety
        
        liúxīn, to be careful/to pay attention to
        xīnmù, mind/view
        xīnshì, a load on one's mind/worry/CL:宗[zōng],樁|桩[zhuāng]
怀         xīnhuái, [心懷], to harbor (thoughts)/to cherish/to entertain (illusions)
        xīnshēng, [心聲], thoughts/feelings/aspirations/heartfelt wishes/inner voice
        zhōngxīn, good faith/devotion/loyalty/dedication
        bèixīn, sleeveless garment (vest, waistcoat, singlet, tank top etc)/CL:件[jiàn]
        yīxīn, wholeheartedly/heart and soul
        xīnxuè, heart's blood/expenditure (for some project)/meticulous care
        zhōngxīn, heartfelt/wholehearted/cordial
        shēnxīn, body and mind/mental and physical
        xīnyuàn, [心願], cherished desire/dream/craving/wish/aspiration
        xiàdìngjuéxīn, [下定決心], to make a firm resolution
        hàoqíxīn, interest in sth/curiosity/inquisitive
        rěnxīn, to have the heart to do sth/to steel oneself to a task
        xīnbùzàiyān, absent-minded/preoccupied/inattentive/with one's thoughts wandering
        xīnxiǎng, to think to oneself/to think/to assume
        fèixīn, [費心], to take a lot of trouble (over sb or sth)/may I trouble you (to do sth)
        zhòngxīn, center of gravity/central core/main part
        quánxīnquányì, heart and soul/wholeheartedly
        tōngxīnfěn, macaroni
        xīntóu, [心頭], heart/thoughts/mind
        zìzūnxīn, self-respect/self-esteem/ego
        xīnshù, [心術], designs/schemes/intentions/scheming/calculating (of a person)
        xīntài, [心態], attitude (of the heart)/state of one's psyche/way of thinking/mentality
        xīnzhì, wisdom
        xīncháng, [心腸], heart/intention/one's inclination/state of mind/to have the heart for sth/mood
        yíxīn, suspicion/to suspect
        xiǎoxīnyìyì, cautious and solemn (idiom); very carefully/prudent/gently and cautiously
        tánxīn, [談心], to have a heart-to-heart chat
        xīnxiōng, breadth of mind
        xīndì, character
        qíxīnxiélì, [齊心協力], to work with a common purpose (idiom); to make concerted efforts/to pull togethe...
        xìxīn, [細心], careful/attentive
        tānxīn, [貪心], greedy
        sǐxīn, to give up/to admit failure/to drop the matter/to reconcile oneself to loss/to h...
        ménxīnzìwèn, [捫心自問], to ask oneself honestly/to search in one's heart
        huānxīn, [歡心], favor/liking/love/jubilation/joy
        wúxīn, [無心], unintentionally/not in the mood to
        juǎnxīncài, [捲心菜], cabbage/CL:棵[kē], variant of 卷心菜[juǎn xīn cài]
        xīngān, darling/(in negative sentences) heart/humanity
        xīnjí, hurried/ruffled/impatient/short-tempered
        
        zérènxīn, [責任心], sense of responsibility
        xīnyǎn, heart/intention/conscience/consideration/cleverness/tolerance
        xīnlihuà, [心裡話], (to express one's) true feelings/what is on one's mind/secret mind
        xīndiàntú, [心電圖], electrocardiogram
        dòngxīn, [動心], to be moved/to be tempted
        jiāxīn, [夾心], to fill with stuffing (e.g. in cooking)/stuffed
        huīxīn, to lose heart/to be discouraged
        xīngānqíngyuàn, [心甘情願], delighted to (do sth, idiom)/perfectly happy to do/most willing to do
        
        hóngxīn, [紅心], heart ♥ (in card games)/red, heart-shaped symbol/bullseye
        xiǎoxīnjǐnshèn, [小心謹慎], cautious and timid (idiom); prudent/careful
        mòbùguānxīn, [漠不關心], not the least bit concerned/completely indifferent
        jìnxīnjìnlì, [盡心盡力], making an all-out effort (idiom); to try one's heart out/to do one's utmost
        xīnruǎn, [心軟], to be softhearted/to be tenderhearted/to be kindhearted
        dìxīn, the earth's core/geocentric
        xiàjuéxīn, [下決心], to determine/to resolve
        sànxīn, to drive away cares/to relieve boredom
        
        shànxīn, kindness/benevolence/philanthropy/virtuous intentions
        yǒuxīn, to have a mind to/to intend to/deliberately/considerate
        gānxīn, to be willing to/to resign oneself to
        tóngxīnxiélì, [同心協力], to work with a common purpose (idiom); to make concerted efforts/to pull togethe...
        tiěshíxīncháng, [鐵石心腸], to have a heart of stone/hard-hearted/unfeeling
        mǎnxīn, [滿心], one's whole heart/from the bottom of one's heart
        
        xīnpíngqìhé, [心平氣和], tranquil and even-tempered (idiom); calmly and without stress
        
        shùnxīn, [順心], happy/satisfactory
        cúnxīn, deliberately
        xúnkāixīn, [尋開心], to make fun of/to seek diversion
        tíxīndiàodǎn, [提心吊膽], (saying) to be very scared and on edge
        shǎngxīnyuèmù, [賞心悅目], warms the heart and delights the eye (idiom)/pleasing/delightful
        xīndòng, [心動], heartbeat/palpitation/one's heartbeat quickens/tachycardia/fig. emotionally affe...
        
        cūxīn, careless/thoughtless
        xīnshénbùníng, [心神不寧], to feel ill-at-ease
        tòngxīn, grieved/pained
        chéngxīn, [誠心], sincerity
        xīnshàngrén, sweetheart/one's beloved
        zìxìnxīn, self-confidence
        xióngxīn, great ambition/lofty aspiration
        xīnmǎnyìzú, [心滿意足], perfectly contented (idiom)/perfectly satisfied
        zhīxīn, caring/intimate
        xīnshì, ventricle (heart)
        shǒuxīn, palm (of one's hand)/control (extended meaning from having something in the palm...
        
        hěnxīn, callous/heartless
        zhōngxīngěnggěng, loyal and devoted (idiom); faithful and true
        xīnfáng, heart (as the seat of emotions)/cardiac atrium
        xīnyí, [心儀], to admire
        xīnxiǎngshìchéng, to have one's wishes come true/wish you the best!
        qīngxīn, [傾心], to admire whole-heartedly/to fall in love with
        
        xīnxū, [心虛], lacking in confidence/diffident/to have a guilty conscience
        shàngxīn, carefully/meticulously/to set one's heart on sth
        xīnānlǐdé, to have a clear conscience/to have no qualms about sth
        hēixīn, ruthless and lacking in conscience/vicious mind full of hatred and jealousy/blac...
        xūróngxīn, [虛榮心], vanity
        xīnjìng, mood/mental state/frame of mind
        wōxīn, [窩心], to feel irritated without being able to express it/to bear a silent grudge/to fe...
        yīxīnyīyì, concentrating one's thoughts and efforts/single-minded/bent on/intently
        xīnjī, myocardium
        jìnxīn, [盡心], with all of one's heart
        jièxīn, vigilance/wariness
        fāngxīn, the affection, or heart, of a young woman
        kōngxīn/kòngxīn, hollow/empty headed/mindless, fasting/on an empty stomach
        
        
        xīnténg, to love dearly/to feel sorry for sb/to regret/to grudge
        xīxīn, to put one's heart (and soul) into sth/with great care
        fèijìnxīnjī, [費盡心機], to rack one's brains for schemes (idiom)/to beat one's brains out
        xīnxīnxiāngyìn, two hearts beat as one (idiom); a kindred spirit
        diàoyǐqīngxīn, [掉以輕心], treat sth lightly/to lower one's guard
        xīndé, what one has learned (through experience, reading etc)/knowledge/insight/underst...
        xīnlì, mental and physical efforts
        lìbùcóngxīn, [力不從心], less capable than desirable (idiom); not as strong as one would wish/the spirit ...
        xīnhěnshǒulà, vicious and merciless (idiom)
        wènxīnwúkuì, [問心無愧], lit. look into one's heart, no shame (idiom); with a clear conscience
        xīnbāo, pericardium
        xīnlǐyǒushù, [心裡有數], to know very well in one's heart (idiom)
        xīnfù, trusted aide/confidant/reliable agent/to confide
        huāxīn, fickle (in love affairs)/dissipated/unfaithful/heart of a flower (pistil and sta...
        zhēnxīnshíyì, [真心實意], genuine and sincere regards (idiom); in good faith
        cūxīndàyì, negligent/careless/inadvertent
        dǎnzhànxīnjīng, [膽戰心驚], to tremble with fear (idiom)/scared witless
        zhǎngxīn, hollow of the palm
        chéngxīn, intentional/deliberate/on purpose
        yōuxīnchōngchōng, [憂心忡忡], deeply worried and sick at heart (idiom)
        xīnxuèláicháo, [心血來潮], to be prompted by a sudden impulse/carried away by a whim/to have a brainstorm
        xiǎoxīnyǎn, narrow-minded/petty
        déxīnyìngshǒu, [得心應手], lit. what the heart wishes, the hand accomplishes (idiom) skilled at the job/ent...
        
        sàngxīnbìngkuáng, [喪心病狂], frenzied (idiom); completely crazy and ridiculous/loss of reason/insane/crazed c...
        shíxīn, [實心], sincere/solid
        xīnjīgěngsè, myocardial infarction/heart attack
        chīxīnwàngxiǎng, [癡心妄想], to labor under a delusion (idiom); wishful thinking/trad. form 痴心妄想 also used
        
        
        xīnjì, [心計], scheming/shrewdness
        Tóngxīn/tóngxīn, Tongxin county in Wuzhong 吳忠|吴忠[Wú zhōng], Ningxia, with common wishes/spirit of...
        yōuxīn, [憂心], concerned/worried/disturbed/anxious
        
        shěngxīn, to cause no trouble/to be spared worry/worry-free
        xióngxīnbóbó, aggressive and grand (idiom); ambitious/pushy
        jīngxīndòngpò, [驚心動魄], shaking one to the core/extremely disturbing/hair-raising (idiom)
        yīménxīnsi, [一門心思], to set one's heart on sth (idiom)
        shūxīn, comfortable/happy
        xīnlìshuāijié, heart failure
        kègǔmíngxīn, [刻骨銘心], lit. carved in bones and engraved in the heart (idiom)/fig. etched in one's memo...
        
        zuìxīn, enthralled/fascinated
        piānxīn, partial/biased/prejudiced/eccentric
        
        rèxīncháng, [熱心腸], warm-hearted/willing to help others
        
        
        xīnxuèguǎn, cardiovascular
        wànzhòngyīxīn, [萬眾一心], millions of people all of one mind (idiom); the people united
        gōuxīndòujiǎo, [勾心鬥角], (in palace construction) center hook and corner link/locked in constant strife (...
        sīxīn, selfishness/selfish motives
        xīnbìng, anxiety/sore point/secret worry/mental disorder/heart disease (medicine)
        xīnjiǎotòng, [心絞痛], angina
        biéyǒuyòngxīn, [別有用心], to have an ulterior motive (idiom); a hidden agenda
        jiūxīn, lit. grips the heart/worried/anxious
        kuānxīn, [寬心], relieved/comforted/to relieve anxieties/at ease/relaxed/reassuring/happy
        
        huīxīnsàngqì, [灰心喪氣], downhearted/downcast/in despair
        xīnzhàobùxuān, a tacit mutual understanding
        chéngxīnchéngyì, [誠心誠意], earnestly and sincerely (idiom); with all sincerity
        jìnqǔxīn, [進取心], ambition/enterprise/initiative
        xīnxián, heartstrings
        zhuānxīnzhìzhì, [專心致志], with single-hearted devotion (idiom)
        
        chǔxīnjīlǜ, [處心積慮], to think through sth deliberately and methodically (idiom); to rack one's brains
        xīnjī, [心機], thinking/scheme
        xīnshén, mind/state of mind/attention/(Chinese medicine) psychic constitution
        
        
        ǒuxīnlìxuè, [嘔心瀝血], lit. to spit out one's heart and spill blood (idiom)/to work one's heart out/blo...
        mànbùjīngxīn, [漫不經心], careless/heedless/absent-minded/indifferent
        chènxīnrúyì, [稱心如意], after one's heart (idiom); gratifying and satisfactory/everything one could wish
        xīncháopéngpài, to be overwhelmed by emotions
        xīnhuīyìlěng, discouraged/downhearted
        méixīn, (the space) between the eyebrows
        xīnjì, palpitation
        biànxīn, [變心], to cease to be faithful
        
        xīnzuìshénmí, ecstatic/enraptured
        guǐmíxīnqiào, [鬼迷心竅], to be obsessed/to be possessed
        kòurénxīnxián, to excite/to thrill/exciting/thrilling/cliff-hanging
        xīnsuān, to feel sad
        xīnlìjiāocuì, to be both mentally and physically exhausted (idiom)
        
        shàngjìnxīn, [上進心], motivation/ambition
        xīnjīngdǎnzhàn, [心驚膽戰], lit. heart alarmed, trembling in fear (idiom); prostrate with fear/scared witles...
        dàkuàirénxīn, to the satisfaction of everyone
        guàxīn, [掛心], to worry/to be on one's mind
        nàoxīn, [鬧心], to be vexed or annoyed/to feel queasy
        yītiáoxīn, [一條心], to be of one mind/to think or act alike
        xīnjīngròutiào, [心驚肉跳], lit. heart alarmed, body leaping (idiom); fear and trepidation in the face of di...
        qiánxīn, [潛心], to concentrate fully on sth/single-minded
        
        xīnyǒuyújì, [心有餘悸], to have lingering fears/trepidation remaining after a trauma (idiom)
        zuānxīn, [鑽心], to sneak in/to infiltrate/to be piercingly painful/to be unbearable (of pain, it...
        xīnhán, bitterly disappointed/frightened
        xīnzhì, will/resolution/aspiration
        kǔxīnjīngyíng, [苦心經營], to build up an enterprise through painstaking efforts
        
        guānxīnbìng, coronary heart disease
        
        wéixīn, [違心], false/untrue to one's convictions/against one's will/disloyal
        qíxīnhélì, [齊心合力], to work as one (idiom); united in a concerted effort/working hard together
        jūxīn, to harbor (evil) intentions/to be bent on/a tranquil heart or mind
        kǔxīn, painstaking effort/to take a lot of trouble/laborious at pains
        shàfèikǔxīn, [煞費苦心], to take a lot of trouble (idiom); painstaking/at the cost of a lot of effort
        
        chūnxīn, amorous feelings/stirrings of love
        nìfǎnxīnlǐ, reverse psychology
        xiánxīn, [閑心], leisurely mood/relaxed frame of mind
        xīnhuāng, to be flustered/(dialect) irregular heart-beat
        xīnxù, [心緒], state of mind/mood
        chīxīn, infatuation
        xīnkǒu, pit of the stomach/solar plexus/words and thoughts
        
        zhǔxīngǔ, backbone/mainstay/pillar/definite view/one's own judgment
        chùmùjīngxīn, [觸目驚心], lit. shocks the eye, astonishes the heart (idiom); shocking/horrible to see/a gh...
        mínxīn, popular sentiment
        qiángxīnjì, [強心劑], cardiac stimulant
        líxīn, [離心], centrifugal (force)
        láoxīn, [勞心], to work with one's brains/to rack one's brains/to worry
        chènxīn, [稱心], satisfactory/agreeable
        xīnzhōngyǒushù, [心中有數], to know what's going on
        huìxīn, [會心], knowing (of a smile, look etc)
        xūxīn, [虛心], modest
        fùxīn, [負心], ungrateful/heartless/to fail to be loyal to one's love
        
        
        
        xīnfúkǒufú, lit. convinced in heart and by word (idiom); sincerely convinced and ready to co...
        tuīxīnzhìfù, to give one's bare heart into sb else's keeping (idiom); sb has one's absolute c...
        xīnlù, scheme/artifice/tolerance/intention/motive/train of thought/brains/wit/ideas
        xīnzuì, enchanted/fascinated/charmed
        qíxīn, [齊心], to be of one mind/to work as one
        
        zéixīn, [賊心], evil intentions
        jūxīnpǒcè, [居心叵測], with treacherous intent (idiom); two-faced/malicious and duplicitous
        
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        jūxīnbùliáng, with treacherous intent (idiom); two-faced/malicious and duplicitous
        
        xīnkuàngshényí, [心曠神怡], lit. heart untroubled, spirit pleased (idiom); carefree and relaxed
        xīnhuānùfàng, to burst with joy (idiom)/to be over the moon/to be elated
        xīnjìng, [心靜], tranquil/calm
        shēnrùrénxīn, to enter deeply into people's hearts/to have a real impact on the people (idiom)
        yījiànqīngxīn, [一見傾心], love at first sight
        
        
        héngxīn, [恆心], perseverance
        tóngxīn, childish heart/childish innocence
        xīnyīn, sound of the heart/heartbeat
        
        
        
        
        xīnyuèchéngfú, [心悅誠服], cheerful and committed (idiom from Mencius 孟子)/delighted and sincerely willing
        
        líxīnlì, [離心力], centrifugal force
        wākōngxīnsi, to dig for thoughts (idiom); to search everything for an answer/to rack one's br...
        duōxīn, oversensitive/suspicious
        
        xīnlǐngshénhuì, [心領神會], to understand tacitly (idiom)/to know intuitively/to understand thoroughly
        lìyùxūnxīn, [利慾薰心], blinded by greed (idiom)
        líxīnjī, [離心機], centrifuge
        xīnzhíkǒukuài, frank and outspoken (idiom)/straight speaking/to say what one thinks
        cùxītánxīn, [促膝談心], to sit side-by-side and have a heart-to-heart talk (idiom)
        tòngxīnjíshǒu, bitter and hateful (idiom)/to grieve and lament (over sth)
        xīnqiào, [心竅], the mind/capacity for clear thinking
        dìngxīnwán, tranquilizer/sth that sets one's mind at ease
        
        cáimíxīnqiào, [財迷心竅], mad about money (idiom)
        
        xīnjīyán, myocarditis
        kuīxīnshì, [虧心事], shameful deed
        
        xīnsuàn, mental arithmetic/to calculate in one's head/planning/preparation
        
        gǔhuòrénxīn, [蠱惑人心], to stir up public sentiment by false statements (idiom)/to resort to demagogy
        jìnxīnjiélì, [盡心竭力], to spare no effort (idiom); to do one's utmost
        xīnjīng, [心驚], fearful/apprehensive
        xīnxìng, one's nature/temperament
        xīnjiāo, worried/anxious
        
        xīnjì, [心跡], true motive/true feelings
        xiàngxīnlì, centripetal force/(fig.) cohering force/cohesion/team spirit
        cèyǐnzhīxīn, [惻隱之心], compassion
        
        xīnlíngshǒuqiǎo, [心靈手巧], capable/clever/dexterous
        xīnyǒuyúérlìbùzú, [心有餘而力不足], The will is there, but not the strength (idiom, from Confucian Analects)./I real...
        biéchūxīncái, [別出心裁], to hit on sth new (idiom); to display originality/to adopt an original approach
        Zhóuxīnguó, [軸心國], Axis powers (World War II)
        qìnrénxīnpí, to penetrate deeply into the heart (idiom)/to gladden the heart/to refresh the m...
        
        xīntián, heart (one's innermost being)
        bùdérénxīn, not to enjoy popular support/to be unpopular
        
        jiāngxīnbǐxīn, [將心比心], to put oneself in sb else's shoes (idiom)
        xīnchíshénwǎng, [心馳神往], one's thoughts fly to a longed-for place or person/to long for/infatuated/fascin...
        chìdǎnzhōngxīn, [赤膽忠心], lit. red-bellied devotion (idiom); whole-hearted loyalty/to serve sb with body a...
        
        shēnxīnjiāocuì, worn out in body and soul (idiom)
        kǔkǒupóxīn, earnest and well-meaning advice (idiom); to persuade patiently
        
        
        pēngránxīndòng, [怦然心動], palpitating with eagerness to do sth (idiom)
        hánxīn, disillusioned/bitterly disappointed/terrified
        
        èrxīn, disloyalty/half-heartedness/duplicity
        kěxīn, satisfying/to one's liking/to suit sb
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        xīnjīngdǎnchàn, [心驚膽顫], see 心驚膽戰|心惊胆战[xīn jīng dǎn zhàn]
        
        
        
        
        yǒuxīnrén, resolute person/person with aspirations/people who feel/people who use their hea...
        
        
        yìxīn, [異心], disloyalty/infidelity
        qiángxīnzhēn, [強心針], heart-strengthening shot/fig. a shot in the arm
        
        xìnxīnbǎibèi, brimming with confidence (idiom)
        liángkǔyòngxīn, to ponder earnestly/to give a lot of thought to sth
        
        
        
        shìyèxīn, [事業心], devotion to one's work/professional ambition
        shèngxīn, [聖心], Sacred Heart (Christian)
        
        
        yuánxīn, [圓心], center of circle
        xīnxì, [心細], careful/scrupulous
        
        
        
        
        xīndǎn, [心膽], courage
        
        xīnjíhuǒliǎo, to burn with anxiety
        
        
        
        guīxīn, [歸心], converted to (religion)
        xiàoxīn, filial piety (a Confucian obligation)/respect and obedience to one's parents
        
        lángxīngǒufèi, lit. heart of wolf and lungs of dog (idiom)/cruel and unscrupulous
        
        
        dēngxīncǎo, [燈心草], rush (botany)/Juncaceae
        bāoxīncài, cabbage
        
        
        
        tóngxīntóngdé, of one mind (idiom)
        gānxīnqíngyuàn, [甘心情願], willingly and gladly (idiom)
        
        suìxīn, to one's liking
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        wéixīnlùn, [唯心論], philosophy of idealism, the doctrine that external reality is a product of consc...
        
        
        
        
        xīnqì, [心氣], intention/motive/state of mind/ambition/aspiration/heart 氣|气[qì] (TCM)
        
        yúxīnbùrěn, [於心不忍], can't bear to
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        xīnkǎn, bottom of one's heart
        
        
        guīxīnsìjiàn, [歸心似箭], with one's heart set on speeding home (idiom)
        sǐxīnyǎnr, [死心眼兒], stubborn/obstinate/having a one-track mind
        kǔxīngūyì, [苦心孤詣], to make painstaking efforts (idiom); after much trouble/to work hard at sth
        xīnfùzhīhuàn, lit. calamity within one's bosom (idiom); major trouble hidden within
        quánxīn, with heart and soul
        shāoxīn, [燒心], to worry
        
        xīnshénbùān, to feel ill-at-ease
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        míngxīnkègǔ, [銘心刻骨], engraved in one's heart and carved in one's bones (idiom); to remember a benefac...
        
        
        
        
        
宿         Xīnxiùèr, Antares, the brightest star in Scorpio 天蠍座|天蝎座[Tiān xiē zuò]
        
        
        shōuxīn, to concentrate on the task/to curb one's evil instincts
        
        
        
        chìzǐzhīxīn, pure and innocent like the heart of a newborn/sincere
        
        fèixīnbìng, pulmonary heart disease (medicine)
        
        xīnyìng, hardhearted/callous
        mèixīn, against one's conscience
        rénxīnsuǒxiàng, that which is yearned for by the public

        yǒu, to have/there is/there are/to exist/to be
        méiyǒu, [沒有], haven't/hasn't/doesn't exist/to not have/to not be
        háiyǒu, [還有], furthermore/in addition/still/also
        suǒyǒu, all/to have/to possess/to own
        yǒurén, someone/people/anyone/there is someone there/occupied (as in restroom)
        yǒuxiē, some/somewhat
        zhǐyǒu, only
        yǒudiǎn, [有點], a little
        yǒuqù, interesting/fascinating/amusing
        yōngyǒu, [擁有], to have/to possess
        yǒuguān, [有關], to have sth to do with/to relate to/related to/to concern/concerning
        yǒuyìsi, interesting/meaningful/enjoyable/fun
        yǒushí, [有時], sometimes/now and then
        yǒushíhou, [有時候], sometimes
        yǒude, (there are) some (who are...)/some (exist)
        yǒusuǒ, somewhat/to some extent
        yǒuxiào, effective/in effect/valid
        yǒukòng, to have time (to do sth)
        yǒuzhe, [有著], to have/to possess
        jùyǒu, to have/to possess
        fùyǒu, rich/full of
        yǒuyì, to intend/intentionally/interested in
        yǒuyòng, useful
        yǒulì, advantageous/to have advantages/favorable
        yǒushǐyǐlái, [有史以來], since the beginning of history
        yǒumíng, famous/well-known
        yīwúsuǒyǒu, [一無所有], not having anything at all (idiom); utterly lacking/without two sticks to rub to...
        yǒulì, powerful/forceful/vigorous
        dàiyǒu, [帶有], to have/to involve
        chíyǒu, to hold (passport, views etc)
        yǒudú, poisonous
        yǒuxiàn, limited/finite
        yǒuqǐng, [有請], to request the pleasure of seeing sb/to ask sb in/to ask sb to do sth (e.g. make...
        zhànyǒu, [佔有], to have/to own/to hold/to possess
        hányǒu, to contain/including
        yǒuxìng, fortunately
        yīngyǒu, [應有], proper
        yǒuzhùyú, [有助於], to contribute to/to promote
        yǒushì, to be occupied with sth/to have sth on one's mind/there is something the matter
        yǒuyì, useful/profitable
        qiánsuǒwèiyǒu, unprecedented
        yǒujī, [有機], organic
        xiànyǒu, [現有], currently existing/currently available
        yǒuhài, destructive/harmful/damaging
        gòngyǒu, to have altogether/in all
        xīyǒu, uncommon
线         yǒuxiàndiànshì, [有線電視], cable television
        xiǎngyǒu, to enjoy (rights, privileges etc)
        
        huànyǒu, to contract (an illness)/to be afflicted with/to suffer from
        qiángyǒulì, [強有力], strong/forceful
        
        
        zhuāngyǒu, [裝有], fitted with
        tèyǒu, specific (to)/characteristic (of)/distinctive
线         yǒuxiàn, [有線], wired/cable (television)
        yǒuqián, [有錢], well-off/wealthy
        yǒusuǒbùtóng, to differ to some extent (idiom)
        suǒyǒuquán, [所有權], ownership/possession/property rights/title (to property)
        yǒusè, colored/non-white/non-ferrous (metals)
        
        
        yǒudài, not yet (done)/pending
        
        fùyǒu, [負有], to be responsible for
        wéiyǒu, only
        yǒushēngyǐlái, [有生以來], since birth/for one's whole life
        yǒuzhǒng, [有種], to have guts/to have courage/to be brave
        yīngyǒujìnyǒu, [應有盡有], everything that should be here is here (idiom); all one can think of is on hand/...
        yǒuzhāoyīrì, one day/sometime in the future
        yǒurú, to be like sth/similar to/alike
        jǐngjǐngyǒutiáo, [井井有條], everything clear and orderly (idiom); neat and tidy
        yǒuxīn, to have a mind to/to intend to/deliberately/considerate
        
        yǒuxiàngōngsī, limited company/corporation
        mòxūyǒu, [莫須有], groundless/baseless
        
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        hòuhuìyǒuqī, [後會有期], I'm sure we'll meet again some day. (idiom)/Hope to see you again.
        
        yuányǒu, original/former
        
        suǒyǒuzhě, proprietor/owner
        
        yǒujiā, extremely (placed after verb or adjective)
        sīyǒu, private/privately-owned
        wòyǒu, to grasp and own/to hold (power)
        jùwéijǐyǒu, [據為己有], to take for one's own/to expropriate
        zìyǒu, to possess/to own/to have
        wúzhōngshēngyǒu, [無中生有], to create something from nothing (idiom)
        yǒuwàng, hopeful/promising
        
        shǎoyǒu, rare/infrequent
        yǒutiáobùwěn, [有條不紊], regular and thorough (idiom); methodically arranged
        yǒudeshì, have plenty of/there's no lack of
        yǒuxù, regular/orderly/successive/in order
        bīnbīnyǒulǐ, [彬彬有禮], refined and courteous/urbane
        
        qíngyǒudúzhōng, [情有獨鍾]/[情有獨鐘], to have a feeling for sth (affection, sympathy, passion etc), to have a feeling ...
        juéwújǐnyǒu, [絕無僅有], one and only (idiom); rarely seen/unique of its kind
        
        
        yǒuzhù, helpful/beneficial/to help/conducive to
        xiōngyǒuchéngzhú, to plan in advance (idiom)/a card up one's sleeve/forewarned is forearmed
        dúyǒu, [獨有], to personally own/to possess solely/only/solely
        chuòchuòyǒuyú, [綽綽有餘], enough and to spare (idiom)
        shìyèyǒuchéng, [事業有成], to be successful in business/professional success
        yóurènyǒuyú, [遊刃有餘], handling a butcher's cleaver with ease (idiom); to do sth skillfully and easily
        xīnlǐyǒushù, [心裡有數], to know very well in one's heart (idiom)
        yǒuxíng, material/tangible/visible/shapely
        yǒujītǐ, [有機體], organism
        wéiyǒu, variant of 唯有[wéi yǒu]
        yǒulìkětú, [有利可圖], profitable
        yǒuqītúxíng, limited term of imprisonment (i.e. anything less than life imprisonment)
        yǒubèiwúhuàn, [有備無患], Preparedness averts peril./to be prepared, just in case (idiom)
        
        huàwéiwūyǒu, [化為烏有], to go up in smoke/to vanish
        gùyǒu, intrinsic to sth/inherent/native
        kěyǒukěwú, [可有可無], not essential/dispensable
        qíngyǒukěyuán, pardonable (of interruption, misunderstanding etc)
        yǒuqíngrén, lovers
        
        
        
        yǒujīwù, [有機物], organic substance/organic matter
        yǒushǐyǒuzhōng, [有始有終], where there's a start, there's a finish (idiom); to finish once one starts sth/t...
        guóyǒu, [國有], nationalized/public/government owned/state-owned
        shíyǒubājiǔ, most likely/mostly (in 8 or 9 cases out of 10)/vast majority
        niánqīngyǒuwéi, [年輕有為], young and promising
        biéyǒuyòngxīn, [別有用心], to have an ulterior motive (idiom); a hidden agenda
        wúqíbùyǒu, [無奇不有], nothing is too bizarre/full of extraordinary things
        yǒuxiàoqī, period of validity/sell-by date
        yǒusǔn, [有損], to be harmful (to)
        bàoyǒu, have/possess
        shèyǒu, [設有], to have/to incorporate/to feature
        
        xíngzhīyǒuxiào, to be effective (idiom)
        zhuānyǒu, [專有], exclusive/proprietary
        yǒushī, to fail or lose (used in fixed expressions)
        yǒuyìshí, [有意識], conscious
        yǒucháng, [有償], paying/paid (not free)
        sǐyǒuyúgū, [死有餘辜], death cannot wipe out the crimes (idiom); dreadful crimes that rankled even afte...
        jǐngrányǒuxù, everything clear and in good order (idiom); neat and tidy
        
        yǒumùgòngdǔ, anyone with eyes can see it (idiom); obvious to all/sth speaks for itself/is the...
        gōngyǒu, publicly owned/communal/held in common
        
        
        yǒufāng, to do things right/to use the correct method
        yǒuyuēzàixiān, [有約在先], to have a prior engagement
        
        yǒuláo, [有勞], (polite) thank you for your trouble (used when asking a favor or after having re...
        yǒubié, [有別], different/distinct/unequal/variable
        yǒuzhìzhěshìjìngchéng, a really determined person will find a solution (idiom); where there's a will, t...
        bǎoyǒu, to keep/to retain
        xīnyǒuyújì, [心有餘悸], to have lingering fears/trepidation remaining after a trauma (idiom)
        sīyǒuhuà, privatization/to privatize
        
        yǒuguòzhīérwúbùjí, [有過之而無不及], not to be inferior in any aspects (idiom)/to surpass/to outdo/(derog.) to be eve...
        
        dàyǒurénzài, there are plenty of such people
        
        
        dàyǒukěwéi, [大有可為], with great prospects for the future (idiom); well worth doing
        yǒubèiyú, [有悖於], to go against
        yǒuqiúbìyìng, [有求必應], to grant whatever is asked for/to accede to every plea
        bànyǒu, to be accompanied by
        cúnyǒu, to hold in storage/to retain/to harbor (feelings)/to entertain (sentiments)/(of ...
        xīnzhōngyǒushù, [心中有數], to know what's going on
        yǒulǐ, reasonable/justified/right/(math.) rational
        
        
        chēdàoshānqiánbìyǒulù, [車到山前必有路], When we get to the mountain, there'll be a way through (俗话 common saying). fig. ...
        
        dàyǒuzuòwéi, [大有作為], the prospects are very good/sth well worth doing
        
        jiānéryǒuzhī, to have both (at the same time)
        yǒufú, to be blessed
        sānshēngyǒuxìng, the blessing of three lifetimes (idiom)/(courteous language) it's my good fortun...
        
        jìyǒu, existing
        jiǒngjiǒngyǒushén, eyes bright and full of expression
        sùyǒu, to have/to have always had
        
        yǒulàiyú, [有賴於], to rely on/to depend on
        
        yǒushuōyǒuxiào, [有說有笑], talking and laughing/to jest/cheerful and lively
        
        yǒujīhuàxué, [有機化學], organic chemistry
        túyǒuxūmíng, [徒有虛名], with an undeserved reputation (idiom); unwarranted fame/nowhere near as good as ...
        yǒuxiàoxìng, validity
        
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        yǒuguǐ, [有軌], tracked (tramcar)
        tiānyǒubùcèfēngyún, [天有不測風雲], fortune as unpredictable as the weather (idiom); sth unexpected may happen at an...
        yánéryǒuxìn, to speak and keep one's promise (idiom); as good as one's word
        
        
        
        
        
        
        yǒumíngwúshí, [有名無實], lit. has a name but no reality (idiom); exists only in name/nominal
        
        yǒuxǐ, to be expecting/to be with child
        yǒuyú, [有餘], to have an abundance
        
        gèngyǒushènzhě, furthermore (idiom)
        huàzhōngyǒuhuà, [話中有話], overtones in conversation/things indirectly implied from what is said
        
        yǒuqìwúlì, [有氣無力], weakly and without strength (idiom); dispirited
        
        
        yǒuyìwúyì, [有意無意], intentionally or otherwise
        
        wànyǒuyǐnlì, [萬有引力], gravity
        
        gèyǒuqiānqiū, each has its own merits (idiom)
        
        
        yǒubǎnyǒuyǎn, orderly/methodical/rythmical
        xīnyǒuyúérlìbùzú, [心有餘而力不足], The will is there, but not the strength (idiom, from Confucian Analects)./I real...
        shìchǎngzhànyǒulǜ, [市場佔有率], market share
        
        dàyǒuwénzhāng, some deeper meaning in this/more to it than meets the eye/there's sth behind all...
        
        
        
        zhuóyǒuchéngxiào, highly effective/fruitful
        dàyǒubìyì, bringing great benefits (idiom); very useful/of great service/to help greatly/to...
        
        
        
        
        jīnjīnyǒuwèi, with keen interest pleasure (idiom); with gusto/to relish/eagerly/with great int...
        
        
        xīyǒuyuánsù, trace element (nutrition)
        
        
        
        yǒuzēngwújiǎn, [有增無減], to increase without letup/to get worse and worse (idiom)
        yǒushēngyǒusè, [有聲有色], having sound and color (idiom); vivid/dazzling
        yǒutiáoyǒulǐ, [有條有理], everything clear and orderly (idiom); neat and tidy
        
        
        yǒuxīnrén, resolute person/person with aspirations/people who feel/people who use their hea...
        yǒulǐshù, [有理數], rational number (i.e. fraction of two integers, math)
        yǒuwéi, [有為], promising/to show promise
        
        
        
        yǒujīlín, [有機磷], organic phosphate
        hòujìyǒurén, [後繼有人], to have qualified successors to carry on one's undertaking
        
        
        
        hùtōngyǒuwú, [互通有無], mutual exchange of assistance (idiom)/to benefit from each other's strengths and...
        
        yǒukǒujiēbēi, every voice gives praise (idiom); with an extensive public reputation
        
        
        yǒushǐwúzhōng, [有始無終], to start but not finish (idiom); to fail to carry things through/lack of stickin...
        niànniànyǒucí, [唸唸有詞]/[念念有詞], variant of 念念有詞|念念有词[niàn niàn yǒu cí], to mumble/to mutter to oneself
        
        yǒushìwúkǒng, [有恃無恐], secure in the knowledge that one has backing
        
        zhànyǒulǜ, market share
        yǒutóuyǒuwěi, [有頭有尾], where there's a start, there's a finish (idiom); to finish once one starts sth/t...
        
        
        
        
        
        cuòluòyǒuzhì, [錯落有致], in picturesque disorder (idiom); irregular arrangement with charming effect
        
        
        
        yǒuquán, [有權], to have the right to/to be entitled to/to have authority/powerful
        yǒujiàzhèngquàn, [有價證券], securities/collateral (for loan)
        wúdúyǒuǒu, [無獨有偶], not alone but in pairs (idiom, usually derog.); not a unique occurrence/it's not...
        
        
        
        
        ráoyǒuxìngqù, [饒有興趣], engrossing
        lǐngyǒu, [領有], to possess/to own
        
        zhènzhènyǒucí, [振振有詞], to speak forcefully and with justice (idiom); to argue with the courage of one's...
        
        
        
        
        
        guóyǒuhuà, [國有化], nationalization
        gèyǒusuǒhào, Each has his likes and dislikes (idiom). There is no accounting for tastes./chac...
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        ráoyǒu, [饒有], full of (interest, humor, sentiment etc)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        biéyǒudòngtiān, [別有洞天], place of charm and beauty/scenery of exceptional charm/completely different worl...
        
        
        yǒujībōli, [有機玻璃], plexiglass
        
        yǒuzhì, to be ambitious
        
        yǒushénlùn, [有神論], theism (the belief in the existence of God)
        
        
        sīyǒuzhì, private ownership of property
        
        
        
        
        
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        yèyú, [業餘], spare time/amateur/extra-curricular
        qíyú, [其餘], the rest/the others/remaining/remainder/apart from them
        duōyú, [多餘], superfluous/unnecessary/surplus
        yúdì, [餘地], margin/leeway
        shèngyú, [剩餘], remainder/surplus
        Yú/yú, [餘], surname Yu, (archaic) I/me/variant of 餘|余[yú], surplus, extra/surplus/remaining/...
        yúxià, [餘下], remaining
        cányú, [殘餘], remnant/relic/residue/vestige/surplus/to remain/to leave surplus
        bùyíyúlì, [不遺餘力], to spare no pains or effort (idiom); to do one's utmost
        yúé, [餘額], balance (of an account, bill etc)/surplus/remainder
        chuòchuòyǒuyú, [綽綽有餘], enough and to spare (idiom)
        yóurènyǒuyú, [遊刃有餘], handling a butcher's cleaver with ease (idiom); to do sth skillfully and easily
        kòngyú, [空餘], free/vacant/unoccupied
        
        yúzhèn, [餘震], earthquake aftershock
        kèyú, [課餘], after school/extracurricular
        sǐyǒuyúgū, [死有餘辜], death cannot wipe out the crimes (idiom); dreadful crimes that rankled even afte...
        
        xīnyǒuyújì, [心有餘悸], to have lingering fears/trepidation remaining after a trauma (idiom)
        yúguāng, [餘光], (out of) the corner of one's eyes/peripheral vision/residual light/light of the ...
        fùyu, [富餘], in surplus
        yíngyú, [盈餘], surplus/profit
        yújìn, [餘燼], ember
        yúlì, [餘力], residual force
        yǒuyú, [有餘], to have an abundance
        
        
        yúbō, [餘波], aftermath/repercussions/fallout
        xīnyǒuyúérlìbùzú, [心有餘而力不足], The will is there, but not the strength (idiom, from Confucian Analects)./I real...
        
        cháyúfànhòu, [茶餘飯後], leisure time (over a cup of tea, after a meal etc)
        yúyīn, [餘音], lingering sound
        yúrè, [餘熱], residual heat/surplus heat/fig. old people's capacity for work
        jiéyú, [節餘], to save/savings
        
        
        yúhuī, [餘輝], variant of 餘暉|余晖[yú huī]
        yúshù, [餘數], remainder (in division)
        yúhuī, [餘暉], twilight/afterglow
        yúxián, [餘弦], cosine (of angle), written cos θ
        shèngyújiàzhí, [剩餘價值], surplus value
        
        rǒngyú, [冗餘], redundancy/redundant
        yúniè, [餘孽], remaining evil element/surviving members (of evil former regime)/dregs (of colon...
        
        
        jiéyú, [結餘], balance/cash surplus
        yúqián, [餘錢], surplus money
        yúdǎng, [餘黨], remnants (of a defeated clique)/rump
        
        
        
        
        yújì, [餘悸], lingering fear
        
        
        yúnián, [餘年], one's remaining years
        

        ér, and/as well as/and so/but (not)/yet (not)/(indicates causal relation)/(indicates...
        érqiě, (not only ...) but also/moreover/in addition/furthermore
        éryǐ, that's all/nothing more
        érshì, rather
        éryán, with regard to (preceding phrase)
        ránér, however/yet/but
        fǎnér, instead/on the contrary/contrary (to expectations)
        xiǎnéryìjiàn, [顯而易見], clearly and easy to see (idiom); obviously/clearly/it goes without saying
        cóngér, [從而], thus/thereby
        jìnlìérwéi, [盡力而為], to try one's utmost/to strive
        qīngéryìjǔ, [輕而易舉], easy/with no difficulty
        shìérbùjiàn, [視而不見], to turn a blind eye to/to ignore
        pòménérrù, [破門而入], to break the door and enter/to force a door open (idiom)
        tuōyǐngérchū, [脫穎而出], to reveal one's talent (idiom)/to rise above others/to distinguish oneself
        cóngtiānérjiàng, [從天而降], lit. to drop from the sky (idiom)/fig. to appear unexpectedly/to arise abruptly/...
        zìránérrán, involuntary/automatically
        tǐngshēnérchū, to step forward bravely
        zǒngéryánzhī, [總而言之], in short/in a word/in brief
        bàntúérfèi, [半途而廢], to give up halfway (idiom); leave sth unfinished
        qǔérdàizhī, to substitute for sb/to remove and replace
        shìkěérzhǐ, [適可而止], to stop before going too far (idiom); to stop while one can/don't overdo it/stop...
        yīnér, therefore/as a result/thus/and as a result, ...
        tuōkǒuérchū, [脫口而出], to blurt out/to let slip (an indiscreet remark)
        huáérbùshí, [華而不實], flower but no fruit (idiom); handsome exterior but hollow inside/flashy
        
        érjīn, now/at the present (time)
        jiǎnéryánzhī, [簡而言之], in a nutshell/to put it briefly
        
        cājiānérguò, [擦肩而過], brief encounter/to brush past sb
        bèidàoérchí, [背道而馳], to run in the opposite direction (idiom); to run counter to
        tǐngérzǒuxiǎn, [鋌而走險], to take a risk out of desperation (idiom)
        
        sānsīérhòuxíng, [三思而後行], think again and again before acting (idiom); consider carefully in advance
        érhòu, [而後], after that/then
        xuánérwèijué, [懸而未決], pending a decision/hanging in the balance
        bùcíérbié, [不辭而別], to leave without saying good-bye
        jìnér, [進而], and then (what follows next)
        shíér, [時而], occasionally/from time to time
        
        bùdéérzhī, unknown/unable to find out
        yíngrènérjiě, lit. (bamboo) splits when it meets the knife's edge (idiom)/fig. easily solved
        bùyìérfēi, [不翼而飛], to disappear without trace/to vanish all of a sudden/to spread fast/to spread li...
        zhuǎnér, [轉而], conversely/but rather/to turn and (address a topic, face attackers etc)/to turn ...
        
        bùyánéryù, it goes without saying/it is self-evident
        suíyùérān, [隨遇而安], at home wherever one is (idiom); ready to adapt/flexible/to accept circumstances...
        
        
        bùhuānérsàn, [不歡而散], to part on bad terms/(of a meeting etc) to break up in discord
        bùláoérhuò, [不勞而獲], to reap without sowing (idiom)
        jiēzhǒngérlái, [接踵而來], to come one after the other
        héérwéiyī, [合而為一], to merge together (idiom); to unify disparate elements into one whole
        kěxiǎngérzhī, it is obvious that.../as one can well imagine...
        jìér, [繼而], then/afterwards
        
        chéngxūérrù, [乘虛而入], to enter by exploiting a weak spot (idiom); to take advantage of a lapse
        
        
        yángchángérqù, [揚長而去], to shake one's sleeve and leave (idiom); to turn and leave abruptly
        yīsǎoérguāng, [一掃而光], to clear off/to make a clean sweep of
        shīérfùdé, [失而復得], to regain/to lose and win back/to find again/regained
        jìngéryuǎnzhī, [敬而遠之], to show respect from a distance (idiom)/to remain at a respectful distance
        yǒuguòzhīérwúbùjí, [有過之而無不及], not to be inferior in any aspects (idiom)/to surpass/to outdo/(derog.) to be eve...
        jiǔérjiǔzhī, over time/as time passes/in the fullness of time
        
        bùdéyǐérwéizhī, [不得已而為之], to have no other choice/to be the last resort
        sìshìérfēi, apparently right but actually wrong; specious (idiom)
        fǎnqídàoérxíngzhī, to do the very opposite/to act in a diametrically opposite way
        yóuránérshēng, arising involuntarily (idiom); spontaneous/to spring up unbidden (of emotion)
        yīsǎoérkōng, [一掃而空], to sweep clean/to clean out
        zhōuérfùshǐ, [週而復始], lit. the cycle comes back to the start (idiom); to move in circles/the wheel com...
        hélèérbùwéi, [何樂而不為], What can you have against it? (idiom)/We should do this./Go for it!
        tángérhuángzhī, overt/to make no secret (of one's presence)/grandiose/with great scope
        yīnrénéryì, [因人而異], varying from person to person (idiom); different for each individual
        
        jiānéryǒuzhī, to have both (at the same time)
        bùkětóngrìéryǔ, [不可同日而語], lit. mustn't speak of two things on the same day (idiom); not to be mentioned in...
        bùhánérlì, [不寒而慄], shiver all over though not cold/tremble with fear/shudder
        yībānéryán, generally speaking
        
        
        bùmóuérhé, [不謀而合], to agree without prior consultation/to happen to hold the same view
        mìérbùxuān, [祕而不宣], to withhold information/to keep sth secret
        yìngyùnérshēng, [應運而生], to emerge to meet a historic destiny (idiom)/to arise at an opportune time/able ...
        bùqīéryù, meet by chance/have a chance encounter
        yánéryǒuxìn, to speak and keep one's promise (idiom); as good as one's word
        qièérbùshě, [鍥而不捨], to chip away at a task and not abandon it (idiom); to chisel away at sth/to pers...
        
        
        
        shāyǔérguī, [鎩羽而歸], to return in low spirits following a defeat or failure to achieve one's ambition...
        kěwàngérbùkějí, in sight but unattainable (idiom)/inaccessible
        
        
退         zhīnánértuì, [知難而退], to sound out the difficulties and retreat to avoid defeat (idiom); fig. to back ...
        yíngmiànérlái, [迎面而來], directly/head-on (collision)/in one's face (of wind)
        xíngérshàngxué, [形而上學], metaphysics
        
        bùjìngérzǒu, [不脛而走], to get round fast/to spread like wildfire
        zìshàngérxià, top-down
        yīyōngérshàng, [一擁而上], to swarm around/flocking (to see)
        xīnyǒuyúérlìbùzú, [心有餘而力不足], The will is there, but not the strength (idiom, from Confucian Analects)./I real...
        fànfànértán, [泛泛而談], to speak in general terms
        mǎnzàiérguī, [滿載而歸], to return from a rewarding journey
        fúxiùérqù, to brush with one's sleeve then go (idiom); to turn and leave abruptly
        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...
        yīyuèérqǐ, [一躍而起], to jump up suddenly/to bound up/to rise up in one bound
        
        yīgàiérlùn, [一概而論], to lump different matters together (idiom)
        tīngérbùwén, [聽而不聞], to hear but not react (idiom); to turn a deaf ear/to ignore deliberately
        jiáránérzhǐ, with a grunting sound it stops (idiom); to come to an end spontaneously (esp. of...
        érlìzhīnián, aged thirty (see 三十而立)
        yīcùérjiù, to get there in one step (idiom); easily done/success at a stroke/to get results...
        
        wàngérquèbù, [望而卻步], to shrink back/to flinch
        wénfēngérdòng, [聞風而動], to respond instantly/to act at once on hearing the news
        liànglìérxíng, to assess one's capabilities and act accordingly (idiom); to act within one's co...
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        bùyuēértóng, [不約而同], to agree by chance (idiom); taking the same action without prior consultation
        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...
        
        
        kǎnkǎnértán, [侃侃而談], to speak frankly with assurance
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        láoérwúgōng, [勞而無功], to work hard while accomplishing little/to toil to no avail
        gùér, therefore
        shíyánérféi, lit. to grow fat eating one's words (idiom)/fig. not to live up to one's promise...
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        wàngérshēngwèi, intimidate at the first glance (idiom); awe-inspiring/terrifying/overwhelming
        
        shènér, even/so much so that
        
        
        
        zìxiàérshàng, bottom-up
        
        cóngyīérzhōng, [從一而終], faithful unto death (i.e. Confucian ban on widow remarrying)
        
        
        sǐérhòuyǐ, [死而後已], until death puts an end (idiom); one's whole life/unto one's dying day
        
        
        
        
        
        fàngzhīsìhǎiérjiēzhǔn, [放之四海而皆準], appropriate to any place and any time (idiom); universally applicable/a panacea,...
        
        pāiànérqǐ, lit. to slap the table and stand up (idiom); fig. at the end of one's tether/una...
        
        
        jiézééryú, [竭澤而漁], lit. to drain the pond to get at the fish (idiom)/fig. to kill the goose that la...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

        nǔlì, great effort/to strive/to try hard
        nénglì, capability/capable/able/ability/CL:個|个[gè]
        lìliang, power/force/strength
        yālì, [壓力], pressure
        Lì/lì, surname Li, power/force/strength/ability/strenuously
        jìnlì, [盡力], to strive one's hardest/to spare no effort
        qiǎokèlì, chocolate (loanword)/CL:塊|块[kuài]
        bàolì, violence/force/violent
        quánlì, [權力], power/authority
        zhùyìlì, attention
        mèilì, charm/fascination/glamor/charisma
        quánlì, with all one's strength/full strength/all-out (effort)/fully (support)
        jīnglì, energy
        huólì, energy/vitality/vigor/vital force
        dònglì, [動力], power/motion/propulsion/force
        shílì, [實力], strength
        wúnéngwéilì, [無能為力], impotent (idiom)/powerless/helpless
        lìqi, [力氣], strength/CL:把[bǎ]
        qiánlì, [潛力], potential/capacity
        mólì, magic/magic power
        diànlì, [電力], electrical power/electricity
        yǒulì, powerful/forceful/vigorous
        xīyǐnlì, attractive force (such as gravitation)/sex appeal/attractiveness
        tǐlì, [體力], physical strength/physical power
        lìkè, to prevail with difficulty
        shìli, [勢力], power/(ability to) influence
        huǒlì, fire/firepower
        yònglì, to exert oneself physically
        quánlìyǐfù, to do at all costs/to make an all-out effort
        wúlì, [無力], powerless/lacking strength
        jiéjìnquánlì, [竭盡全力], to spare no effort (idiom); to do one's utmost
        xiàolì, effectiveness/positive effect/to serve (in some capacity)
        xiǎngxiànglì, imagination
        wēilì, might/formidable power
        yǐngxiǎnglì, [影響力], influence/impact
        shuōfúlì, [說服力], persuasiveness
        zhìlì, intelligence/intellect
        jìnlìérwéi, [盡力而為], to try one's utmost/to strive
        zhònglì, gravity
        shìlì, [視力], vision/eyesight
        màilì, [賣力], to really put out energy for
        qiánglì, [強力], powerful
        pànduànlì, [判斷力], ability to judge/judgment
        zhìlì, to work for/to devote one's efforts to
        rénlì, manpower/labor power
        wǔlì, military force
        jīngpílìjìn, [精疲力盡], spirit weary, strength exhausted (idiom); spent/drained/washed out
        chuàngzàolì, [創造力], ingenuity/creativity
        dàlì, energetically/vigorously
        yǐnlì, gravitation (force)/attraction
        fènlì, [奮力], to do everything one can/to spare no effort/to strive
        jìyìlì, [記憶力], faculty of memory/ability to remember
        tīnglì, [聽力], hearing/listening ability
        qiángyǒulì, [強有力], strong/forceful
        jīnpílìjìn, [筋疲力盡], body weary, strength exhausted (idiom); extremely tired/spent
        Gélì, Gree (brand)
        fèilì, [費力], to expend a great deal of effort
        mǎlì, [馬力], horsepower
        jǐnglì, police force/police officers
        jílì, [極力], to make a supreme effort/at all costs
        jìngzhēnglì, [競爭力], competitive strength/competitiveness
        qíxīnxiélì, [齊心協力], to work with a common purpose (idiom); to make concerted efforts/to pull togethe...
        jīnglìchōngpèi, vigorous/energetic
        lìdù, strength/vigor/efforts/(music) dynamics
        délì, able/capable/competent/efficient
        
        jīngpílìjié, spirit weary, strength exhausted (idiom); spent/drained/washed out
        jiélì, to do one's utmost
        yībìzhīlì, (lend) a helping hand
        dòngchálì, insight
        láolì, [勞力], work force/labor
        yǎnlì, eyesight/strength of vision/the ability to make discerning judgments
        bīnglì, military strength/armed forces/troops
        lìsuǒnéngjí, as far as one's capabilities extend (idiom); to the best of one's ability/within...
        jìnxīnjìnlì, [盡心盡力], making an all-out effort (idiom); to try one's heart out/to do one's utmost
        nàilì, endurance
        zhǔlì, main force/main strength of an army
        shēngmìnglì, vitality
        gǎnrǎnlì, inspiration/infectious (enthusiasm)
        xiǎngxiànglì, conception/imagination
        
        tóngxīnxiélì, [同心協力], to work with a common purpose (idiom); to make concerted efforts/to pull togethe...
        yìlì, perseverance/willpower
        kǔlì, bitter work/hard toil/(loanword) coolie, unskilled Chinese laborer in colonial t...
        fǎlì, magic power
        shénlì, occult force/the power of a God or spirit
        chōngjīlì, [衝擊力], force of impact or thrust
        zhānglì, [張力], tension
        shāshānglì, [殺傷力], killing or wounding power of a weapon
        zǔlì, resistance/drag
        chīlì, to entail strenuous effort/to toil at a task/strenuous/laborious/strain
        jiēlì, relay
        lìshì, strong man
        dàlìshì, strong man/brute force/Hercules
        tánlì, [彈力], elasticity/elastic force/spring/rebound/bounce
        fēnglì, [風力], wind force/wind power
        zìlìgēngshēng, regeneration through one's own effort (idiom)/self-reliance
        
        bùyíyúlì, [不遺餘力], to spare no pains or effort (idiom); to do one's utmost
        cílì, magnetic force/magnetic
        rèlì, [熱力], heat
        nǎolì, [腦力], mental capacity
        guānchálì, [觀察力], power of observation/perception
        láodònglì, [勞動力], labor force/manpower
        fēibàolì, nonviolent
        háobùfèilì, [毫不費力], effortless/not expending the slightest effort
        biǎoxiànlì, [表現力], expressive power
        zìzhìlì, self-control
        dònglìxué, [動力學], dynamics (math.)/kinetics
        shìjūnlìdí, [勢均力敵], evenly matched adversaries (idiom)
        dàlìshén, Titan
        zìshíqílì, lit. to eat off one's own strength (idiom)/fig. to stand on one's own feet/to ea...
        lìqiú, to make every effort to/striving to do one's best
        xīnlì, mental and physical efforts
        lìbùcóngxīn, [力不從心], less capable than desirable (idiom); not as strong as one would wish/the spirit ...
        gōnglì, merit/efficacy/competence/skill/power
        
        
        pòlì, courage/daring/boldness/resolution/drive
        cáilì, [財力], financial resources/financial ability
        wùlì, physical resources (as opposed to labor resources)
        tōnglìhézuò, to join forces/to give full cooperation
        
        dǐkànglì, resistance/immunity
        níngjùlì, cohesion/cohesiveness/cohesive
        
        
        dúlì, [獨力], all by oneself/without exterior help
        lìwǎnkuánglán, [力挽狂瀾], to pull strongly against a crazy tide (idiom); fig. to try hard to save a desper...
        lìzhēng, [力爭], to work hard for/to do all one can/to contend strongly
        zhàndòulì, [戰鬥力], fighting strength
        chūlì, to exert oneself
        xīnlìshuāijié, heart failure
        miǎnyìlì, immunity
        xīlì, attraction (in gravitation or electrostatics)/attractive force
        hélì, to cooperate
        
        wàilì, external force/pressure from outside
        niánqīnglìzhuàng, [年輕力壯], young and vigorous (idiom)
        jiēlìsài, [接力賽], relay race/CL:場|场[chǎng]
        liàngzǐlìxué, [量子力學], quantum mechanics
        kāizúmǎlì, [開足馬力], to accelerate at full power (idiom); at full speed/fig. to work as hard as possi...
        
        zhònglìchǎng, [重力場], gravitational field
        lìtú, [力圖], to try hard to/to strive to
        rěnnàilì, patience/fortitude
        wǔzhuānglìliàng, [武裝力量], armed force
        
        
        
        qīnhélì, [親和力], affinity
        
        shēnqiánglìzhuàng, [身強力壯], young and vigorous (idiom)
        shēngsīlìjié, [聲嘶力竭], to shout oneself hoarse (idiom)
        
        
        fúlì, buoyancy
        qìlì, [氣力], strength/energy/vigor/talent
        rénlìchē, [人力車], rickshaw
        
        xīnlìjiāocuì, to be both mentally and physically exhausted (idiom)
        
        
        lālì, tension
        jùlǐlìzhēng, [據理力爭], to contend on strong grounds/to argue strongly for what is right
        bùlì, not to do one's best/not to exert oneself
        
        jūnlì, [軍力], military power
        
        
        qíxīnhélì, [齊心合力], to work as one (idiom); united in a concerted effort/working hard together
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        yuēshùlì, [約束力], (of a contract) binding (law)
        
        lālìsài, [拉力賽], rally (car race)(loanword)
        
        tuīdònglì, [推動力], driving force
        hòuzuòlì, [後坐力], recoil (of a gun)/backlash/reactive force
        chōnglì, [衝力], impulse
        dìlì, soil fertility/land capability
        lǐjiělì, ability to grasp ideas/understanding
        lìxué, [力學], mechanics/to study hard
        Qǐlìmǎzhāluóshān, [乞力馬扎羅山], Mt Kilimanjaro in Tanzania
        xiélì, [協力], to unite in common effort
        zhūgǔlì, chocolate (loanword)/CL:塊|块[kuài]
        
        yuándònglì, [原動力], motive force/prime mover/first cause/agent
        hàozhàolì, [號召力], to have the power to rally supporters
        gōngjīlì, [攻擊力], potential for attack/firepower
        shēngchǎnlì, [生產力], production capability/productive force/productivity
        rèlìxué, [熱力學], thermodynamics
        
        
        
        
        shuǐlì, water power/hydraulic/water conservancy/irrigation works
        yúlì, [餘力], residual force
        zuòyònglì, effort/active force/applied force
        bàozhàlì, explosive force/strength of an explosion
        
        shēntǐlìxíng, [身體力行], to practice what one preaches (idiom)
        
        Shìlìjià, Snickers (candy bar)