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[無中生有] wúzhōngshēngyǒu to create something from nothing (idiom)

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        wúfǎ, [無法], unable/incapable
        wú, [無], -less/not to have/no/none/not/to lack/un-
        wúlùn, [無論], no matter what or how/regardless of whether...
        háowú, [毫無], not in the least/to completely lack
        wúliáo, [無聊], bored/boring/senseless
        wúguān, [無關], unrelated/having nothing to do (with sth else)
        wúgū, [無辜], innocent/innocence/not guilty (law)
        wúsuǒwèi, [無所謂], to be indifferent/not to matter/cannot be said to be
        wúlùnrúhé, [無論如何], anyhow/anyway/whatever
        háowúyíwèn, [毫無疑問], certainty/without a doubt
        biéwúxuǎnzé, [別無選擇], to have no other choice
        wúshù, [無數], countless/numberless/innumerable
        wúzuì, [無罪], innocent/guileless/not guilty (of crime)
        yīwúsuǒzhī, [一無所知], not knowing anything at all (idiom); completely ignorant/without an inkling
        wúyì, [無意], inadvertent/accidental
        wúnéngwéilì, [無能為力], impotent (idiom)/powerless/helpless
线         wúxiàndiàn, [無線電], wireless
        wúbǐ, [無比], incomparable/matchless
        wúguānjǐnyào, [無關緊要], indifferent/insignificant
        wúxiào, [無效], not valid/ineffective/in vain
        yīwúsuǒyǒu, [一無所有], not having anything at all (idiom); utterly lacking/without two sticks to rub to...
        wúshì, [無視], to ignore/to disregard
        
        wújiākěguī, [無家可歸], homeless
        dúyīwúèr, [獨一無二], unique and unmatched (idiom); unrivalled/nothing compares with it
        wúzhī, [無知], ignorant/ignorance
        wúyí, [無疑], no doubt/undoubtedly
        wúqíng, [無情], pitiless/ruthless/merciless/heartless
        wúchǐ, [無恥], without any sense of shame/unembarrassed/shameless
        wúxiàn, [無限], unlimited/unbounded
        wúnéng, [無能], incompetence/inability/incapable/powerless
        wúlǐ, [無禮], rude/rudely
        wúdí, [無敵], unequalled/without rival/a paragon
        yīwúsuǒhuò, [一無所獲], to gain nothing/to end up empty-handed
        wúquán, [無權], no right/no entitlement/powerless
        wúlì, [無力], powerless/lacking strength
        wúzhù, [無助], helpless/helplessness/feeling useless/no help
线         wúxiàn, [無線], wireless
        wúlài, [無賴], hoodlum/rascal/rogue/rascally/scoundrelly
        yīwúshìchù, [一無是處], not one good point/everything about it is wrong
        wúchùbùzài, [無處不在], to be everywhere
        wúchù, [無處], nowhere
        wúyuánwúgù, [無緣無故], no cause, no reason (idiom); completely uncalled for
        wúsuǒshìshì, [無所事事], to have nothing to do/to idle one's time away (idiom)
        wúkěfènggào, [無可奉告], (idiom) "no comment"
        wújìn, [無盡], endless/inexhaustible
        wúhài, [無害], harmless
        wúyǔlúnbǐ, [無與倫比], incomparable
        wúsī, [無私], selfless/unselfish/disinterested/altruistic
        píngānwúshì, [平安無事], safe and sound (idiom)
        wúhuàkěshuō, [無話可說], to have nothing to say (idiom)
        
        wúsuǒbùnéng, [無所不能], omnipotent
        wúqióng, [無窮], endless/boundless/inexhaustible
        
        wúshēng, [無聲], noiseless/noiselessly/silent
        wúshíwúkè, [無時無刻], all the time/incessantly
        wúmíng, [無名], nameless/obscure
        wánměiwúquē, [完美無缺], perfect and without blemish/flawless/to leave nothing to be desired
        ānránwúyàng, [安然無恙], safe and sound (idiom); to come out unscathed (e.g. from an accident or illness)...
        wúdòngyúzhōng, [無動於衷], aloof/indifferent/unconcerned
        wúlǐ, [無理], irrational/unreasonable
        wúkě, [無可], can't
        zǒutóuwúlù, [走投無路], to be at an impasse (idiom)/in a tight spot/at the end of one's rope/desperate
        wúyòng, [無用], useless/worthless
        wúmíngshì, [無名氏], anonymous (e.g. author, donor etc)
        wúcóng, [無從], not to have access/beyond one's authority or capability/sth one has no way of do...
        wúxū, [無需], needless
        
        yīshìwúchéng, [一事無成], to have achieved nothing/to be a total failure/to get nowhere
        wútiáojiàn, [無條件], unconditional
        xūwú, [虛無], nothingness
        
        wànwúyīshī, [萬無一失], surefire; absolutely safe (idiom)
        wújìyúshì, [無濟於事], to no avail/of no use
        shùshǒuwúcè, [束手無策], lit. to have one's hands bound and be unable to do anything about it (idiom); fi...
        wújīzhītán, [無稽之談], complete nonsense (idiom)
        wánhǎowúsǔn, [完好無損], excellent and undamaged/intact
        wúmíngxiǎozú, [無名小卒], lit. nameless soldier (idiom); an unknown/nonentity
        wúxiá, [無瑕], faultless/perfect
        
        wúxièkějī, [無懈可擊], invulnerable
        wúgù, [無故], without cause or reason
        wúxiá, [無暇], too busy/to have no time for/fully occupied
        wúzúqīngzhòng, [無足輕重], insignificant
        wúxīn, [無心], unintentionally/not in the mood to
        wúcháng, [無常], variable/changeable/fickle/impermanence (Sanskrit: anitya)/ghost taking away the...
        wúyǐngwúzōng, [無影無蹤], to disappear without trace (idiom)
        wúfáng, [無妨], no harm (in doing it)/One might as well./It won't hurt./no matter/it's no bother
        shǐwúqiánlì, [史無前例], unprecedented in history
        wúxíng, [無形], incorporeal/virtual/formless/invisible (assets)/intangible
        wúlǐqǔnào, [無理取鬧], to make trouble without reason (idiom); to be deliberately provocative
        shǒuwúcùntiě, [手無寸鐵], lit. not an inch of steel (idiom); unarmed and defenseless
        ruòwúqíshì, [若無其事], as if nothing had happened (idiom); calmly/nonchalantly
        yúshìwúbǔ, [於事無補], unhelpful/useless
        wúxū, [無須], need not/not obliged to/not necessarily
        wúwèi, [無謂], pointless/meaningless/unnecessarily
        rěnwúkěrěn, [忍無可忍], more than one can bear (idiom); at the end of one's patience/the last straw
        wújià, [無價], invaluable/priceless
        wúyōuwúlǜ, [無憂無慮], carefree and without worries (idiom)
        wúnài, [無奈], helpless/without choice/for lack of better option/grudgingly/willy-nilly/nolens ...
        wúwèi, [無味], tasteless/odorless
        wúshénlùn, [無神論], atheism
        wúfēi, [無非], only/nothing else
        wúduān, [無端], for no reason at all
        
        dāngzhīwúkuì, [當之無愧], fully deserving, without any reservations (idiom); entirely worthy (of a title, ...
        zhànwúbùshèng, [戰無不勝], to triumph in every battle (idiom); invincible/to succeed in every undertaking
        wúhuāguǒ, [無花果], fig (Ficus carica)
        zhìgāowúshàng, [至高無上], supreme/paramount/unsurpassed
        qiántúwúliàng, [前途無量], to have boundless prospects
        shǒuzúwúcuò, [手足無措], at a loss to know what to do (idiom); bewildered
        wújìkěshī, [無計可施], no strategy left to try (idiom); at one's wit's end/at the end of one's tether/p...
        kōngwúyīrén, [空無一人], not a soul in sight (idiom)
        qīnmìwújiān, [親密無間], close relation, no gap (idiom); intimate and nothing can come between
        wújiàzhībǎo, [無價之寶], priceless treasure
        wúyàng, [無恙], unaffected (by a disease)
        wúyuán, [無緣], to have no opportunity/no way (of doing sth)/no chance/no connection/not placed ...
        wújīngdǎcǎi, [無精打采], dispirited and downcast (idiom); listless/in low spirits/washed out
        wúfǎwútiān, [無法無天], regardless of the law and of natural morality (idiom); maverick/undisciplined an...
        wúwù, [無誤], verified/unmistaken
        wúbiān, [無邊], without boundary/not bordered
线         wúxiàndiànhuà, [無線電話], radio telephony/wireless telephone
        mòmòwúwén, [默默無聞], obscure and unknown (idiom); an outsider without any reputation/a nobody/an unkn...
        
        wújūwúshù, [無拘無束], free and unconstrained (idiom); unfettered/unbuttoned/without care or worries
        gūlìwúyuán, [孤立無援], isolated and without help
        wúcháng, [無償], free/no charge/at no cost
        wúxiànqī, [無限期], unlimited (time) duration
        wúqītúxíng, [無期徒刑], life imprisonment
        wúwàng, [無望], without hope/hopeless/without prospects
        
        wúzhōngshēngyǒu, [無中生有], to create something from nothing (idiom)
        wúrén, [無人], unmanned/uninhabited
        wúdìzìróng, [無地自容], ashamed and unable to show one's face
        
        xiāngānwúshì, [相安無事], to live together in harmony
        wúyì, [無益], no good/not good for/not beneficial
        suǒshèngwújǐ, [所剩無幾], there is not much left
        wúyìshí, [無意識], unconscious/involuntary
        sìwújìdàn, [肆無忌憚], absolutely unrestrained/unbridled/without the slightest scruple
        
        juéwújǐnyǒu, [絕無僅有], one and only (idiom); rarely seen/unique of its kind
        wúxìng, [無性], sexless/asexual (reproduction)
        
        Jùwúbà, [巨無霸], Big Mac (McDonald's hamburger)
        wúsuǒbùzài, [無所不在], omnipresent
        
        tāndéwúyàn, [貪得無厭], avaricious and insatiable (idiom); greedy and never satisfied
        wúsuǒshìcóng, [無所適從], not knowing which course to follow (idiom); at a loss what to do
        wúyì, [無異], nothing other than/to differ in no way from/the same as/to amount to
        wúyìjiān, [無意間], inadvertently/unintentionally
        píngdànwúqí, [平淡無奇], ordinary and mediocre (idiom); nothing to write home about
        wúzhèngfǔzhǔyì, [無政府主義], anarchism
        wúyán, [無言], to remain silent/to have nothing to say
        gāozhěnwúyōu, [高枕無憂], to sleep peacefully (idiom)/(fig.) to rest easy/to be free of worries
        
        wúqióngwújìn, [無窮無盡], vast and limitless (idiom); endless span of time/no vestige of a beginning, no p...
        wúyīwúkào, [無依無靠], no one to rely on (idiom); on one's own/orphaned/left to one's own devices
        wúshēngwúxī, [無聲無息], wordless and uncommunicative (idiom); without speaking/taciturn/not providing an...
        wènxīnwúkuì, [問心無愧], lit. look into one's heart, no shame (idiom); with a clear conscience
        suǒxiàngwúdí, [所向無敵], to be invincible/unrivalled
        yǒngwúzhǐjìng, [永無止境], without end/never-ending
        qiǎowúshēngxī, [悄無聲息], quietly/noiselessly
        
        yìwúfǎngù, [義無反顧], honor does not allow one to glance back (idiom); duty-bound not to turn back/no ...
        wúdú, [無毒], harmless/innocuous/lit. not poisonous
        wúqī, [無期], unspecified period/in the indefinite future/no fixed time/indefinite sentence (i...
        dàwúwèi, [大無畏], utterly fearless
        wúshàng, [無上], supreme
        yǒubèiwúhuàn, [有備無患], Preparedness averts peril./to be prepared, just in case (idiom)
        wúsè, [無色], colorless
        
        mùzhōngwúrén, [目中無人], to consider everyone else beneath one (idiom); so arrogant that no-one else matt...
        wúkěhòufēi, [無可厚非], see 未可厚非[wèi kě hòu fēi]
        wúyè, [無業], unemployed/jobless/out of work
        wúyuànwúhuǐ, [無怨無悔], no complaints/to have no regrets
        
        kěyǒukěwú, [可有可無], not essential/dispensable
        huāngwúrényān, [荒無人煙], desolate and uninhabited (idiom)
        shúshìwúdǔ, [熟視無睹], to pay no attention to a familiar sight/to ignore
        tǐwúwánfū, [體無完膚], lit. cuts and bruises all over (idiom); fig. totally refuted
        wúkěnàihé, [無可奈何], have no way out/have no alternative/abbr. to 無奈|无奈[wú nài]
        cǎnwúréndào, [慘無人道], inhuman (idiom)/brutal and unfeeling
        dàngránwúcún, [蕩然無存], to obliterate completely/to vanish from the face of the earth
        
        wúmíngzhǐ, [無名指], ring finger
        wúsuǒzuòwéi, [無所作為], attempting nothing and accomplishing nothing (idiom); without any initiative or ...
        wúkěwǎnhuí, [無可挽回], irrevocable/the die is cast
        wúèbùzuò, [無惡不作], not to shrink from any crime (idiom); to commit any imaginable misdeed
线         wúxiàndiànbō, [無線電波], radio waves/wireless electric wave
        yīwàngwújì, [一望無際], as far as the eye can see (idiom)
        záluànwúzhāng, [雜亂無章], disordered and in a mess (idiom); all mixed up and chaotic
        
        wúqíbùyǒu, [無奇不有], nothing is too bizarre/full of extraordinary things
        shìwújùxì, [事無巨細], lit. things are not separated according to their size (idiom)/fig. to deal with ...
        wúwēibùzhì, [無微不至], in every possible way (idiom); meticulous
        túláowúgōng, [徒勞無功], to work to no avail (idiom)
        
        
        shìruòwúdǔ, [視若無睹], to turn a blind eye to
        yīwǎngwúqián, [一往無前], to advance courageously (idiom)/to press forward
        
        wúrénqū, [無人區], uninhabited region
        
        
        
        
        wúyōng, [無庸], variant of 毋庸[wú yōng]
        wúxù, [無序], disorderly/irregular/lack of order
        wúdǐdòng, [無底洞], bottomless pit
        bàolùwúyí, [暴露無遺], to lay bare/to come to light
        
        wúbiānwújì, [無邊無際], boundless/limitless
        wúkuì, [無愧], to have a clear conscience/to feel no qualms
        
        yǒuguòzhīérwúbùjí, [有過之而無不及], not to be inferior in any aspects (idiom)/to surpass/to outdo/(derog.) to be eve...
        
        wúdù, [無度], immoderate/excessive/not knowing one's limits
        wúài, [無礙], without inconvenience/unimpeded/unhindered/unobstructed/unfettered/unhampered
        jǔshìwúshuāng, [舉世無雙], unrivaled (idiom); world number one/unique/unequaled
        
        
        bùwú, [不無], not without
        
        fēngyǔwúzǔ, [風雨無阻], regardless of weather conditions/rain, hail or shine
        yúmèiwúzhī, [愚昧無知], stupid and ignorant (idiom)
        wújiānbùcuī, [無堅不摧], no stronghold one cannot overcome (idiom); to conquer every obstacle/nothing one...
        
        wúyín, [無垠], boundless/vast
        cánkùwúqíng, [殘酷無情], cruel and unfeeling (idiom)
        
        
        yīlǎnwúyí, [一覽無遺], be plainly visible
        zuòwúxūxí, [座無虛席], lit. a banquet with no empty seats/full house/capacity crowd/standing room only
        bǎiwúliáolài, [百無聊賴], bored to death (idiom)/bored stiff/overcome with boredom
        
        liáoliáowújǐ, [寥寥無幾], just a very few (idiom); tiny number/not many at all/You count them on your fing...
        
        
        xūwúzhǔyì, [虛無主義], nihilism
        yǎowúyīnxìn, [杳無音信], to have no news whatever
        
        wújìmíng, [無記名], (of a document) not bearing a name/unregistered (financial securities etc)/beare...
        
        qílèwúqióng, [其樂無窮], boundless joy
        wúshìshēngfēi, [無事生非], to make trouble out of nothing
        wúrénjī, [無人機], drone/unmanned aerial vehicle
        
        wúqíngwúyì, [無情無義], completely lacking any feeling or sense of justice (idiom); cold and ruthless
        
        wúfèng, [無縫], seamless
        
        wúsuǒbùwéi, [無所不為], not stopping at anything/all manner of evil
        wúyányǐduì, [無言以對], to be left speechless/unable to respond
        pángruòwúrén, [旁若無人], to act as though there were nobody else present/unselfconscious/fig. without reg...
        
        
        wúhuǐ, [無悔], to have no regrets
        
        
        
        yǔshìwúzhēng, [與世無爭], to stand aloof from worldly affairs
        huíwèiwúqióng, [回味無窮], leaving a rich aftertaste/(fig.) memorable/lingering in memory
        mànwúbiānjì, [漫無邊際], extremely vast/boundless/limitless/digressing/discursive/going off on tangents/s...
        zéwúpángdài, [責無旁貸], to be duty bound/to be one's unshrinkable responsibility
        wúkězhìyí, [無可置疑], cannot be doubted (idiom)
        
        yǒumíngwúshí, [有名無實], lit. has a name but no reality (idiom); exists only in name/nominal
        
        jǔmùwúqīn, [舉目無親], to look up and see no-one familiar (idiom); not having anyone to rely on/without...
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        yǒuqìwúlì, [有氣無力], weakly and without strength (idiom); dispirited
        
        yǒuyìwúyì, [有意無意], intentionally or otherwise
        wúchǎnjiējí, [無產階級], proletariat
        
        wúbù, [無不], none lacking/none missing/everything is there/everyone without exception
        wújī, [無機], inorganic (chemistry)
        wúliàng, [無量], measureless/immeasurable
        
        wúkěfēiyì, [無可非議], unquestionable
        
        
        wúmíngyīngxióng, [無名英雄], unnamed hero
        yāquèwúshēng, [鴉雀無聲], lit. crow and peacock make no sound/absolute silence (idiom); not a single voice...
        
        
        yáoyáowúqī, [遙遙無期], far in the indefinite future (idiom); so far away it seems forever
        mùwúfǎjì, [目無法紀], with no regard for law or discipline (idiom); flouting the law and disregarding ...
        
        shàngwú, [尚無], not yet/not so far
        xuèběnwúguī, [血本無歸], to lose one's life savings (e.g. after a bankruptcy)/no return for one's hard-ea...
        wújīwù, [無機物], inorganic compound
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        yīwàngwúyín, [一望無垠], to stretch as far as the eye can see (idiom)
        wúyānméi, [無煙煤], anthracite
        dàgōngwúsī, [大公無私], the common good above everything without no regard for personal interests (idiom...
        
        
        yīngxióngwúyòngwǔzhīdì, [英雄無用武之地], a hero with no chance of using his might/to have no opportunity to display one's...
        kōngdòngwúwù, [空洞無物], empty cave, nothing there (idiom); devoid of substance/nothing new to show
        
        túláowúyì, [徒勞無益], futile endeavor (idiom)
        
        yǒuzēngwújiǎn, [有增無減], to increase without letup/to get worse and worse (idiom)
        
        
        
        
        tiěmiànwúsī, [鐵面無私], iron mask and selfless (idiom); honest and incorruptible
        wúyān, [無煙], nonsmoking (e.g. environment)
        
        wúlǐshù, [無理數], irrational number
        
        
        wúchǎnzhě, [無產者], proletariat/non-propertied person
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        láoérwúgōng, [勞而無功], to work hard while accomplishing little/to toil to no avail
        hùtōngyǒuwú, [互通有無], mutual exchange of assistance (idiom)/to benefit from each other's strengths and...
        yǒushǐwúzhōng, [有始無終], to start but not finish (idiom); to fail to carry things through/lack of stickin...
        bǎiwújìnjì, [百無禁忌], all taboos are off (idiom); anything goes/nothing is taboo
        
        
        yǒushìwúkǒng, [有恃無恐], secure in the knowledge that one has backing
        miǎowúrényān, [渺無人煙], remote and uninhabited (idiom); deserted/God-forsaken
        
        
        xiōngwúdàzhì, [胸無大志], to have no aspirations (idiom)/unambitious
        gōngdéwúliàng, [功德無量], no end of virtuous achievements (idiom); boundless beneficence
        xuéwúzhǐjìng, [學無止境], no end to learning (idiom); There's always something new to study./You live and ...
        
        
        
        yīwúsuǒcháng, [一無所長], not having any special skill/without any qualifications
        wúxíngzhōng, [無形中], imperceptibly/virtually
        
        
        wúsuǒbùbāo, [無所不包], not excluding anything/all-inclusive
        tóngyánwújì, [童言無忌], children's words carry no harm (idiom)
        wúdúyǒuǒu, [無獨有偶], not alone but in pairs (idiom, usually derog.); not a unique occurrence/it's not...
        wútí, [無題], untitled
        
        
        hòuhuànwúqióng, [後患無窮], it will cause no end of trouble (idiom); nip the problem in the bud
        
        
        
        
        wúqióngxiǎo, [無窮小], infinitesimal (in calculus)/infinitely small
        
        
        
        
        
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        tóngsǒuwúqī, [童叟無欺], cheating neither old nor young (idiom); treating youngsters and old folk equally...
        
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        qiūháowúfàn, [秋毫無犯], lit. not harming a new feather (idiom); not commit the slightest offense against...
        tānlánwúyàn, [貪婪無厭], avaricious and insatiable (idiom); greedy and never satisfied
        
        
        wúhòu, [無後], to lack male offspring
        
        
        xiōngwúchéngfǔ, [胸無城府], open and candid (idiom); not hiding anything/ingenuous
        qiǎoránwúshēng, [悄然無聲], absolutely quiet
        
        
        wújì, [無際], limitless/boundless
        
        
        wànbānwúnài, [萬般無奈], to have no way out/to have no alternative

        Zhōng/zhōng/zhòng, China/Chinese/surname Zhong, within/among/in/middle/center/while (doing sth)/dur...
        qízhōng, among/in/included among these
        zhōngxīn, center/heart/core/CL:個|个[gè]
        gāozhōng/gāozhòng, senior high school/abbr. for 高級中學|高级中学[gāo jí zhōng xué], congrats! (on passing ...
        Zhōngguó, [中國], China
        jízhōng, to concentrate/to centralize/to focus/centralized/concentrated/to put together
        zhōngjiān, [中間], between/intermediate/mid/middle
        zhīzhōng, inside/among/in the midst of (doing sth)/during
        dāngzhōng, [當中], among/in the middle/in the center
        zhōngwèi, lieutenant (navy)/first lieutenant (army)/subaltern
        xīnzhōng, central point/in one's thoughts/in one's heart
        zhōngyāng, central/middle/center/central authorities (of a state)
        
        kōngzhōng, in the sky/in the air
        jīzhòng, [擊中], to hit (a target etc)/to strike
        zhōngwǔ, noon/midday/CL:個|个[gè]
        
        zhōngxué, [中學], middle school/CL:個|个[gè]
        yǎnzhōng, in one's eyes
        shìzhōngxīn, city center/downtown
        zhòngdú, to be poisoned/poisoning
        zhōngxiào, middle ranking officer in Chinese army/lieutenant colonel/commander
        xuǎnzhòng, [選中], to choose/to pick/to settle upon/to decide upon a candidate/to be selected for s...
        mìngzhòng, to hit (a target)
        túzhōng, en route
        zhōngduàn, [中斷], to cut short/to break off/to discontinue/to interrupt
        cóngzhōng, [從中], from/therefrom
        zhòngdàn, [中彈], hit by a bullet/shot
        jiāzhōng, one's family
        zhōngtú, midway
        
        zhōngzhǐ, to cease/to suspend/to break off/to stop/to discontinue
        zhòngfēng, [中風], to suffer a paralyzing stroke
        zhōngjiānrén, [中間人], contact man/go-between/intermediary/at second hand
        zhōngbù, middle part/central section
        dǎzhòng, to hit (a target)
        gāozhōngshēng, senior high school student
        zhōngzhuǎnzhàn, [中轉站], hub (network equipment)
        zhōngnián, middle age
        Zhōngdōng, [中東], Middle East
        jízhōngyíng, [集中營], concentration camp
        ànzhōng, in the dark/in secret/on the sly/surreptitiously
        zhèngzhōng, middle/center/right in the middle or center/nub
        Zhōngwén, Chinese/Chinese written language/Chinese writing
        
        zhōngshìjì, [中世紀], medieval/Middle Ages
        zhōngchǎng, [中場], middle period of a tripartite provincial exam (in former times)/midfield/mid-cou...
        chūzhōng, junior high school/abbr. for 初級中學|初级中学[chū jí zhōng xué]
        
        zhòngjiǎng, [中獎], to win a prize/a successful gamble
        zhōnglì, neutral
        zhōngděng, medium
        Zhōngcān, Chinese meal/Chinese food/CL:份[fèn],頓|顿[dùn]
        zhōngjiè, to act as intermediary/to link/intermediate/inter-/agency/agent
        zhōngchǎnjiējí, [中產階級], middle class
        kànzhòng, to have a preference for/to fancy/to choose after consideration/to settle on
        
        
西         zhōngxībù, midwest
        shíwùzhòngdú, food poisoning
        ZhōngYì/zhòngyì, Sino-Italian, to take one's fancy/to be to one's liking
        DìzhōngHǎi, Mediterranean Sea
        zhōngqī, mid-term
        zhōngfàn, [中飯], lunch
        Zhōngcūn, Nakamura (Japanese name)
        
        cāizhòng, to guess correctly/to figure out the right answer
        zhòngshāng, [中傷], to slander/to smear
        zhōngshū, [中樞], center/backbone/hub (e.g. of transport network)/the central administration
        qīzhōng, interim/midterm
        zhōngxuéshēng, [中學生], middle-school student/high school student
        zhōngzhǐ, middle finger
        
        cìzhòng, to hit with a piercing blow
        yìliàozhīzhōng, to come as no surprise/as expected
        
        zhōngjìzhàn, [中繼站], relay station
        piànzhōng, in the movie
        wúzhōngshēngyǒu, [無中生有], to create something from nothing (idiom)
        yǎnzhōngdīng, [眼中釘], a thorn in one's side
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        Zhōngcānguǎn, [中餐館], Chinese restaurant
        zhōngtíqín, viola
        gèzhōng, [個中], therein/in this
        Tiánzhōng, Tienchung town in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县[Zhāng huà xiàn], Taiwan/Tanaka (name)
        
        
        zhézhōng, to compromise/to take the middle road/a trade-off/eclectic
        zhōngcéng, [中層], middle-ranking
        yìzhōngrén, sweetheart/one's true love/the person of one's thoughts
        zhōngfēng, [中鋒], midfielder/center (basketball)/center forward (hockey, football)
        
        
        zhòngshǔ, sunstroke/heatstroke
        zhòngjì, [中計], to fall into a trap/taken in by a stratagem/cheated/ripped off
        zhòngxié, to be possessed/to be bewitched
        ZhōngMěizhōu, Central America
        zhōngshì/zhòngshì, Chinese style, to pass an exam (or the imperial exam)/to qualify
        ZhōngYà, [中亞], Central Asia
        xiōngzhōng, one's mind
        mùzhōngwúrén, [目中無人], to consider everyone else beneath one (idiom); so arrogant that no-one else matt...
        
        zhōngxìng, neutral
        zhōngzhuǎn, [中轉], to change (train or plane)/transfer/correspondence
        
        zhōngxún, middle third of a month
        
        zhōngjiān, [中堅], core/nucleus/backbone
        zhōngzǐ, neutron
        zhōngxíng, medium sized
        Zhōnghé/zhōnghé, Zhonghe or Chungho city in New Taipei City 新北市[Xīn běi shì], Taiwan, to neutrali...
        chūzhōngshēng, junior high student
        
        bǎifābǎizhòng, [百發百中], lit. one hundred shots, one hundred hits/to carry out a task with great precisio...
        fāzhǎnzhōngguójiā, [發展中國家], developing country
        zhòngcǎi, to win a lottery
        zhōngliúdǐzhù, mainstay/cornerstone/tower of strength
        kōngzhōngxiǎojiě, stewardess/air hostess
        Zhōngwèi, [中衛], Zhongwei prefecture level city in Ningxia
        ròuzhōngcì, a thorn in one's flesh
        
        
        
        zhòngbiāo, [中標], to win a tender/successful bidder
        zhōngjí, [中級], middle level (in a hierarchy)
        mìngzhònglǜ, hit rate/scoring rate
        
        
        
        zhōngrén, go-between/mediator/intermediary
        zhōngyōng, doctrine of the mean
        
        Zhōngdǎo, [中島], Nakajima (name)/Nakashima (name)
        zhōngwài, Sino-foreign/Chinese-foreign/home and abroad
        Zhōngyī, [中醫], traditional Chinese medical science/a doctor trained in Chinese medicine
        zhōngyóu, the middle stretches of a river/middle level/middle echelon/midstream
        zhōngkōng, hollow/empty interior
        zhōngzǐxīng, neutron star
        měizhōngbùzú, everything is fine except for one small defect (idiom); the fly in the ointment
        zhōngbǎosīnáng, [中飽私囊], to stuff one's pockets/to take bribes
线         zhōngxiàn, [中線], half-way line/median line
        zhòngkěn, pertinent/apropos
        shìzhōng, [適中], moderate/reasonable/conveniently situated
        
        lángzhōng, doctor (Chinese medicine)/ancient official title/companions (respectful)
        
        xīnzhōngyǒushù, [心中有數], to know what's going on
        qièzhòng, to hit the target (esp. in argument)/to strike home
        zhōngnánbù, south central region
        
        zhōngjiàng, [中將], lieutenant general/vice admiral/air marshal
        ZhōngFēi, China-Africa (relations)/Central Africa/Central African Republic
        
        xuězhōngsòngtàn, lit. to send coal during snow (idiom); fig. timely help/to provide help when one...
        wèngzhōngzhībiē, [甕中之鱉], lit. like a turtle in a jar/to be trapped (idiom)
        
        zhòngxuǎn, [中選], to win an election/to get a position by passing the imperial exam
        
        
        
        
        Zhōnghuá, [中華], China (alternate formal name)
        ZhōngGǔ/zhōnggǔ, Sino-Cuban/China-Cuba, medieval/Middle Ages/Chinese middle antiquity, 3rd to 9th...
        zhōngjì, [中繼], to relay/to repeat
        
        
        
        rénzhōng, philtrum/infranasal depression/the "human center" acupuncture point
        
        
        nánzhōngyīn, baritone
        
        jūzhōng, positioned between (two parties)/to mediate between
        huàzhōngyǒuhuà, [話中有話], overtones in conversation/things indirectly implied from what is said
        
        
        zhōngtǔ, Sino-Turkish
        
        zhōngyè, [中葉], mid- (e.g. mid-century)/middle period
        zhōngyuán, the central plains of China/the middle and lower regions of the Yellow river, in...
        
        Shìzhōngqū, [市中區], central city district
        
        Zhōngguóshì, [中國式], Chinese style/à la chinoise
        Táizhōng, [臺中], Taizhong or Taichung city and county in central Taiwan, Taizhong or Taichung cit...
        tóuzhòng, to throw at a target/to shoot (in soccer, basketball etc)
        Zhōngyào, [中藥], (traditional) Chinese medicine/CL:服[fù],種|种[zhǒng]
        
        zhōngtīng, [中聽], pleasant to hear (i.e. agreeable news)/to one's liking/music to one's ears/Taiwa...
        
        
        
        
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        ZhōnghuáRénmínGònghéguó, [中華人民共和國], The People's Republic of China
        zhènzhōng, earthquake epicenter
        
        Zhōngshān, refers to Dr Sun Yat-sen/Nakayama, common Japanese surname (borrowed by Sun Yat-...
        
        nángzhōngxiūsè, [囊中羞澀], to be embarrassingly short of money
        
        zhōngtiān, culmination (astronomy)
        zhōngduàn, middle section/middle period/middle area/mid-
        
        
        zhōngkàn, pleasant to the eye/Taiwan pr. [zhòng kàn]
        
        
        kōngzhōnglóugé, [空中樓閣], pavilion in the air (idiom); unrealistic Utopian construction/castles in Spain/i...
        Zhōngguóhuà, [中國話], (spoken) Chinese language
        
        wàiqiángzhōnggān, [外強中乾], strong in appearance but weak in reality (idiom)
        jízhōngshēngzhì, quick witted in an emergency/able to react resourcefully
        zhōngcǎoyào, [中草藥], Chinese herbal medicine
        
        
        ZhōngGòng, abbr. for 中國共產黨|中国共产党[Zhōng guó Gòng chǎn dǎng], Chinese Communist Party
        zhōngliú, midstream
        
        
        zhōngěr, middle ear
        
        
        
        zhōngjiānpài, [中間派], moderate faction/party of compromise/middle ground
        
        
        
        
        
        zhōnglìguó, [中立國], neutral country
        zhōngjìqì, [中繼器], repeater
        JīnDàzhōng, Kim Dae-jung (1926-2009), South Korea politician, president 1998-2003, Nobel pea...
        
        
        zhōngzǐdàn, [中子彈], neutron bomb
        
        
        
        
        Zhōngfāng, the Chinese side (in an international venture)
        
        zhōngyāngjíquán, [中央集權], centralized state power
        Zhōngqiū, the Mid-autumn festival, the traditional moon-viewing festival on the 15th of th...
        
        
        
        gāojízhōngxué, [高級中學], senior high school/abbr. to 高中[gāo zhōng]
        zhōnglǎonián, middle and old age
        zhōnglǎoniánrén, middle-aged and elderly people
        yuèzhōng, middle of month
        
        zhōngpiānxiǎoshuō, [中篇小說], novella
        Zhōngguórén, [中國人], Chinese person
        
        
        
        zhōngchángpǎo, [中長跑], middle distance race
        
        
        
        
        
        
        wúxíngzhōng, [無形中], imperceptibly/virtually
        
        
        mèngzhōng, [夢中], in a dream
        zhōngdiǎn, [中點], midpoint/half-way point
        rèzhōng, [熱中], variant of 熱衷|热衷[rè zhōng]
        
        zhōngěryán, inflammation of middle ear/otitis media
        zhèngdāngzhōng, [正當中], right in the midpoint/a bull's eye/to hit the nail on the head
        fēngzhōngzhīzhú, [風中之燭], lit. candle in the wind (idiom)/fig. (of sb's life) feeble/hanging on a thread
        
        
        zhōngzhuān, [中專], vocational secondary school/technical secondary school/trade school/abbr. for 中等...
        zhōngtíng, courtyard
        Qióngzhōng, [瓊中], Qiongzhong Li and Miao autonomous county, Hainan
        
        
        
        ZhōnghuáMínguó, [中華民國], Republic of China
        
        
        zhōngfèng, [中縫], vertical space in a newspaper between two attached pages/vertical line on the ba...
        zhōngchéng, medium-range
        zhōngpán, [中盤], circling in midstream/in the middle of a tray/middle game (in go or chess)
        
        
        zhōngzhuāng, [中裝], Chinese dress
        
        
        ZhōngguóRénmínJiěfàngjūn, [中國人民解放軍], Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        Zhōngháng, abbr. for 中國銀行|中国银行[Zhōng guó Yín háng]
        
        
        
        
        TiánzhōngJiǎoróng, [田中角榮], Kakuei Tanaka
        
        
        Chéngzhōngqū, [城中區], city central district/Chengzhong district of Liuzhou city 柳州市[Liǔ zhōu shì], Gua...
        
        
        
        guǎnzhōngkuībào, [管中窺豹], lit. to see a leopard through a narrow tube (idiom); fig. to miss the big pictur...
        
        
        
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        ZhōngyāngWěiyuánhuì, [中央委員會], Central Committee
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        ZhōngyuánQū, [中原區], Zhongyuan District of Zhengzhou City 鄭州市|郑州市[Zhèng zhōu Shì], Henan
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        dǎngzhōngyāng, [黨中央], party central committee
        
        Zhōnghuán, [中環], Central, Hong Kong Island
        
        
        Zhōngshānshì, Zhongshan prefecture level city in Guangdong province 廣東省|广东省[Guǎng dōng shěng] ...
西         ZhōngXī, China and the West/Chinese-Western
        
        
        
        
        
        
        Zhōngqiūjié, [中秋節], the Mid-Autumn Festival on 15th of 8th lunar month
        
        
        
        
        chūjízhōngxué, [初級中學], junior high school/junior middle school
        ZhōngtúDǎo, [中途島], Midway Islands
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

        Xiānsheng/xiānsheng, Mister (Mr.), teacher/husband/doctor (dialect)/CL:位[wèi]
        fāshēng, [發生], to happen/to occur/to take place/to break out
        shēnghuó, life/activity/to live/livelihood
        yīshēng, [醫生], doctor/CL:個|个[gè],位[wèi],名[míng]
        shēngmìng, life/living/biological/CL:個|个[gè]
        shēng, to be born/to give birth/life/to grow/raw/uncooked/student
        shēngqì, [生氣], to get angry/to take offense/angry/vitality/liveliness
        shēngrì, birthday/CL:個|个[gè]
        shēngyì/shēngyi, life force/vitality, business/CL:筆|笔[bǐ]
        xuésheng, [學生], student/schoolchild
        rénshēng, life (one's time on earth)
        yīshēng, all one's life/throughout one's life
        chūshēng, to be born
        nǚshēng, schoolgirl/female student/girl
        chǎnshēng, [產生], to arise/to come into being/to come about/to give rise to/to bring into being/to...
        shēngwù, organism/living creature/life form/biological/CL:個|个[gè]
        nánshēng, schoolboy/male student/boy/guy (young adult male)
        shēngcún, to exist/to survive
        shēngbìng, to fall ill
        mòshēngrén, stranger
        tiānshēng, nature/disposition/innate/natural
        shēngyá, career/life (way in which sb lives)/period of one's life
        
        shēngchǎn, [生產], to produce/to manufacture/to give birth to a child
        
        mòshēng, strange/unfamiliar
        wèishēng, [衛生], health/hygiene/sanitation
        shēngsǐ, life or death
        qīnshēng, [親生], one's own (child) (i.e. one's child by birth)/biological (parents)/birth (parent...
        shíxísheng, [實習生], intern (student)
        fúwùshēng, [服務生], server (at a restaurant)
        wèishēngjiān, [衛生間], bathroom/toilet/WC/CL:間|间[jiān]
        dànshēng, [誕生], to be born
        chùsheng, domestic animal/brute/bastard
        huāshēng, peanut/groundnut/CL:粒[lì]
        xìngshēnghuó, sex life
        shēngzhǎng, [生長], to grow
        shēnglǐ, physiology
        shēnglái, [生來], from birth/by one's nature
        shēnghuà, biochemistry
        xīnshēng, new/newborn/emerging/nascent/rebirth/regeneration/new life/new student
        huóshēngshēng, real (people)/living (artist)/while still alive (e.g. skinned alive)
        dàxuéshēng, [大學生], university student/college student
        zhōngshēng, [終生], throughout one's life/lifetime/lifelong
        shēnghuán, [生還], to return alive/to survive
        yǒngshēng, to live forever/eternal life/all one's life
        zàishēng, to be reborn/to regenerate/to be a second so-and-so (famous dead person)/recycli...
        gāozhōngshēng, senior high school student
        huāshēngjiàng, [花生醬], peanut butter
        shēngqián, (of a deceased) during one's life/while living
        wéishēng, [為生], to make a living
        shēngxiào, to take effect/to go into effect
        kàngshēngsù, antibiotic
        jìshēngchóng, [寄生蟲], parasite/drone
        
        sàngshēng, [喪生], to die/to lose one's life
        yěshēng, wild/undomesticated
        táoshēng, to flee for one's life
        móushēng, [謀生], to seek one's livelihood/to work to support oneself/to earn a living
        shēngyù, to bear/to give birth/to grow/to rear/to bring up (children)
        
        bìshēng, [畢生], all one's life/lifetime
        bìyèshēng, [畢業生], graduate
        shēngdòng, [生動], vivid/lively
        yánjiūshēng, graduate student/postgraduate student/research student
        
        wéishēngsù, [維生素], vitamin
        qǐsǐhuíshēng, to rise from the dead (idiom); fig. an unexpected recovery
        shēngfù, biological father
        shēnghuǒ, to make a fire/to light a fire
        jiēshēng, to deliver (a newborn child)
        shēngjì, [生計], livelihood
        qiúshēng, to seek survival/to possess the will to live
        shēngxiù, [生銹], to rust/to grow rusty/to corrode/oxidization
        bànshēng, half a lifetime
        sīshēngzǐ, illegitimate child (male)/bastard/love child
        
        shēngmǔ, natural mother/birth mother
        shēngzhíqì, reproductive organ/genitals
        fùshēng, [復生], to be reborn/to recover/to come back to life/to regenerate
        
        
        
        shēngtài, [生態], ecology
        jiùshēng, to save a life/life-saving
        xuéshenghuì, [學生會], student union
        chóngshēng, rebirth
        xīnshēngér, [新生兒], newborn baby/neonate
        yǒushēngyǐlái, [有生以來], since birth/for one's whole life
        jiàngshēng, to be born/arrival of newborn/birth (of a savior or religious leader)
        wèishēngzhǐ, [衛生紙], toilet paper/bathroom tissue
        shēngjī, [生機], opportunity to live/to reprieve from death/life force/vitality
        jīnshēng, this life
        shēngwùxué, [生物學], biology
        shēngpíng, life (a person's whole life)/in one's entire life
        tòngbùyùshēng, to be so in pain as to not want to live/to be so grieved as to wish one were dea...
        zìshēngzìmiè, [自生自滅], to emerge and perish on its own; to run its course (idiom)
        chángshēngbùlǎo, [長生不老], immortality
        shēngchéng, to generate/to produce/generated/produced
        
        shēngzhí, to reproduce/to flourish
        luánshēng, [孿生], twin
        shēnglù, lit. the path to life/way out of a predicament
        Àidíshēng, [愛迪生], Edison (name)/Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931), American inventor and businessman
        shēngmìnglì, vitality
        
        jìshēng, to live in or on another organism as a parasite/to live by taking advantage of o...
        shēnglíng, [生靈], (literary) the people/living thing/creature
        
        sǐlǐtáoshēng, [死裡逃生], mortal danger, escape alive (idiom); a narrow escape/to survive by the skin of o...
        shēngcài, lettuce/raw fresh vegetables/greens
        jiùshēngtǐng, lifeboat
        Wèishēngbù, [衛生部], Ministry of Health
        shēngsǐyōuguān, [生死攸關], matter of life and death
        xiǎoxuéshēng, [小學生], primary school student/schoolchild/CL:個|个[gè],名[míng]
        
        zhōngxuéshēng, [中學生], middle-school student/high school student
        shēngwùxuéjiā, [生物學家], biologist
        
        shēnghuófèi, [生活費], cost of living/living expenses/alimony
        wēishēngwù, microorganism
        jiùshēngyī, life jacket/life vest
        tǔshēngtǔzhǎng, [土生土長], locally born and bred/indigenous/home-grown
        dúshēngzǐ, [獨生子], only son
        wèishēngmián, [衛生棉], sterilized absorbent cotton wool (used for dressings or cleansing wounds)/sanita...
线         shēngchǎnxiàn, [生產線], assembly line/production line
        shēngshū, unfamiliar/strange/out of practice/not accustomed
        
        dúshēngnǚ, [獨生女], an only daughter
        hǎohǎoxiānsheng, Mr Goody-goody/yes-man (sb who agrees with anything)
        
        shēngéryùnǚ, [生兒育女], to bear and raise children
        wúzhōngshēngyǒu, [無中生有], to create something from nothing (idiom)
        chūshēngrùsǐ, from the cradle to the grave (idiom); to go through fire and water/brave/willing...
        wèishēngjīn, [衛生巾], sanitary towel
        chūshēngdì, birthplace
        
        zìlìgēngshēng, regeneration through one's own effort (idiom)/self-reliance
        wéishēng, [維生], abbr. for 維持生活|维持生活[wéi chí shēng huó]
        shēngtūnhuóbō, [生吞活剝], to swallow whole (idiom); fig. to apply uncritically
        shēnglónghuóhǔ, [生龍活虎], lit. lively dragon and animated tiger (idiom)/fig. vigorous and lively
        ānshēng, peaceful/restful/quiet/still
        shìzhěshēngcún, [適者生存], survival of the fittest
        yèshēnghuó, night life
        
        yīshēngyīshì, a whole lifetime (idiom); all my life
        shēngwùwǔqì, biological weapon
        qìngshēng, [慶生], to celebrate a birthday
        hújìshēng, mistletoe
        shēngyúpiàn, [生魚片], sashimi
        shēngwùtǐ, [生物體], organism
        
        
        jìhuàshēngyù, [計劃生育], family planning
        shāshēng, [殺生], kill (life)
        shēngxìng, natural disposition
        
        shēngrìkǎ, birthday card
        zīshēng, to breed/to flourish/to cause/to provoke/to create
        shēnglǐxué, [生理學], physiology
        
        xuéshengzhèng, [學生證], student identity card
        shēngrén, stranger/living person/to give birth
        
        gāocáishēng, student of great ability
        shēngsǐcúnwáng, matter of life and death
        
        shēngyìng, stiff/harsh
        
        rěshìshēngfēi, to stir up trouble
        xǔxǔrúshēng, vivid and lifelike (idiom); true to life/realistic
        zhāoshēng, to enroll new students/to get students
        shēngròu, raw meat
        shēngjiāng, [生薑], fresh ginger
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        píngshēng, all one's life
        
        tōushēng, to live without purpose
        shúnéngshēngqiǎo, with familiarity you learn the trick (idiom); practice makes perfect
        Qiángshēng, [強生], Johnson (surname)/Johnson & Johnson (company)
        láishēng, [來生], next life
        shēngshēngbùxī, to grow and multiply without end
        shēngjībóbó, [生機勃勃], full of vitality
        shīshēng, [師生], teachers and students
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        shēnglǎobìngsǐ, lit. to be born, to grow old, to get sick and to die/fig. the fate of humankind ...
        chūshēngzhèng, [出生證], birth certificate/CL:張|张[zhāng]
        
        chūzhōngshēng, junior high student
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        fúyóushēngwù, plankton
        
        wèishēngjú, [衛生局], health office/bureau of hygiene
        shēngfā, [生發], to emerge and grow/to develop
        shēngpà, to fear/afraid/extremely nervous/for fear that/to avoid/so as not to
        
        jiāoshēngguànyǎng, [嬌生慣養], pampered and spoiled since childhood
        shēngmènqì, [生悶氣], to seeth/to sulk/to be pissed off (vulgar)
        shēngqìbóbó, [生氣勃勃], full of vitality
        yǎnshēng, to give rise to/to derive/derivative/derivation
        
        mínshēng, people's livelihood/people's welfare
        shēngshǒu, novice/new hand/sb new to a job
        hòushēng, [後生], young generation/youth/young man
        
        
        
        shēngjiù, to be born with/to be gifted with
        zuòshēngrì, to celebrate a birthday/to give a birthday party
        jiùshēngchuán, lifeboat
        
        huāshēngmǐ, shelled peanuts
        péngbìshēnghuī, [蓬蓽生輝], Your presence brings light to my humble dwelling/see also 蓬蓽生光|蓬荜生光[péng bì shēn...
        
        shēngyǎng, [生養], to bring up (children)/to raise/to bear
        
线         shēngmìngxiàn, [生命線], lifeline
        jiùshēngquān, life buoy/life belt
        
        gòngshēng, symbiosis
        yíngshēng, [營生], to earn a living/a livelihood
        
        cóngshēng, [叢生], growing as a thicket/overgrown/breaking out everywhere (of disease, social disor...
        
        yuánshēng, way of life/ecology/primary
        zhòngshēng, [眾生], all living things
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        jiùshēngfá, a life raft
        
        
        yúnyúnzhòngshēng, [蕓蕓眾生], every living being (Buddhism)/the mass of common people
        shēngwùjiǎn, [生物鹼], alkaloid
        gǔshēngwùxuéjiā, [古生物學家], palaeontologist/paleobiologist
        shēngzǐ, to give birth to a child or children
        yóuránérshēng, arising involuntarily (idiom); spontaneous/to spring up unbidden (of emotion)
        shuāngshēng, [雙生], twin (adjective)/twins
        tánxiàofēngshēng, [談笑風生], to talk cheerfully and wittily/to joke together
        chāoshēng, to exceed the stipulated limit of a birth-control policy/to be reincarnated/to b...
        cùncǎobùshēng, lit. not even a blade of grass grows (idiom)/fig. barren
        wúshìshēngfēi, [無事生非], to make trouble out of nothing
        
        sānshēngyǒuxìng, the blessing of three lifetimes (idiom)/(courteous language) it's my good fortun...
        shēngchǎnzǒngzhí, [生產總值], gross domestic production (GDP)/total output value
        shēngwùzhōng, [生物鐘], biological clock
        shēngchǎnlì, [生產力], production capability/productive force/productivity
        qiánshēng, pre-existence
        shēngzhǎngjīsù, [生長激素], growth hormone
        
        
        shēngxī, to inhabit/to live (in a habitat)
        shēnglísǐbié, [生離死別], separated in life and death/to part for ever
        liúxuéshēng, [留學生], student studying abroad/(foreign) exchange student/CL:個|个[gè],位[wèi]
        yìngyùnérshēng, [應運而生], to emerge to meet a historic destiny (idiom)/to arise at an opportune time/able ...
        shēngyijīng, [生意經], knack of doing business/business sense
        
        sùmèipíngshēng, to have never met sb before (idiom); entirely unacquainted/a complete stranger/n...
        Xīnshēngdài, Cenozoic (geological era covering the last 65m years)
        tānshēngpàsǐ, [貪生怕死], greedy for life, afraid of death (idiom); craven and cowardly/clinging abjectly ...
        méngshēng, to burgeon/to produce/to conceive/to be in the initial stage
        
        chùjǐngshēngqíng, [觸景生情], scene which recalls past memories (idiom)/evocative of the past/reminiscent/to a...
        shēngcái, [生財], to make money
        zēngshēng, growth (of organism)/proliferation/supernumerary candidate (in imperial examatio...
        shūshēng, [書生], scholar/intellectual/egghead
        bànshēngbùshóu, underripe/half-cooked/(fig.) not mastered (of a technique)/clumsy/halting
        ménshēng, [門生], disciple/student (of a famous master)
        
        qīngshēng, [輕生], a suicide/to commit suicide
        jiǔsǐyīshēng, nine deaths and still alive (idiom); a narrow escape/new lease of life
        shēngwùjiè, biosphere/natural world
        
        shēngwùquān, biosphere/ecosphere
        
        xiěshēng, [寫生], to sketch from nature/to do a still life drawing
        
        jìshēngwù, parasite
        miàoqùhéngshēng, [妙趣橫生], endlessly interesting (idiom)/very witty
        shēngzhíxiàn, reproductive gland/gonad/sex organ
        shēngqín, to capture alive
        shēngchén, birthday
        shēngchū, to give birth/to grow (whiskers etc)/to generate/to produce
        pàishēng, to produce (from sth else)/to derive (from raw material)/derivative
        shēngténg, extremely painful
        
        shēngyuán, supply of students/source of students
        
        
        rènshēng, [認生], shy with strangers
        gāocáishēng, student of great ability/talented student
        fēnzǐshēngwùxué, [分子生物學], molecular biology
        jiéwàishēngzhī, [節外生枝], a new branch grows out of a knot (idiom); fig. side issues keep arising
        yǎngshēng, [養生], to maintain good health/to raise a child or animal/curing (of concrete etc)
        
        tāishēng, viviparity/zoogony
        duōniánshēng, perennial (of plants)
        chángshēng, [長生], long life
        cuīshēng, to induce labor/to expedite childbirth
        wèishēngqiú, [衛生球], mothball
        Yìbǔshēng, Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906), Norwegian dramatist, author of Doll's House 玩偶之家
        juéchǔféngshēng, [絕處逢生], to come back from death's door (idiom); unexpected rescue from danger/fig. to re...
        shēnghuī, [生輝], to dazzle/to brighten up (a room etc)
        xiūyǎngshēngxī, [休養生息], to recover/to recuperate
        
        shēngshuǐ, unboiled water
        
        
        
        shēngtiě, [生鐵], pig iron
        
        shēngwùzhàn, [生物戰], germ warfare/biological warfare
        fāshēnglǜ, [發生率], rate of occurrence
        yǎnshēngwù, a derivative (complex product derived from simpler source material)
        
        
        jiànxíshēng, [見習生], apprentice/probationer/cadet
        wēishēngwùxué, [微生物學], microbiology
        
        pàshēng, fear of strangers/to be afraid of strangers (of small children)
        
        
        
        
        jízhōngshēngzhì, quick witted in an emergency/able to react resourcefully
        
        kǎoshēng, exam candidate/student whose name has been put forward for an exam
        
        déyìménshēng, [得意門生], favorite pupil
        gǔshēngwù, paleo-organism
        yǎngshēngzhīdào, [養生之道], the way of maintaining good health
        mínbùliáoshēng, The people have no way to make a living (idiom, from Record of the Grand Histori...
        
        dúshēngzǐnǚ, [獨生子女], an only child
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        yuánshēngzhì, [原生質], protoplasm
        xiǎnxiànghuánshēng, [險象環生], dangers spring up all around (idiom); surrounded by perils
        lèjíshēngbēi, [樂極生悲], extreme joy turns to sorrow (idiom); Don't celebrate too soon, things could stil...
        
        
        
        
        gǔshēngwùxué, [古生物學], palaeontology
        
        
        chìjiǎoyīshēng, [赤腳醫生], barefoot doctor/farmer with paramedical training (PRC)
        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...
        
        
        
        shēngchǎnnénglì, [生產能力], manufacturing ability/production capacity
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        shēngxiào, one of the twelve animals symbolic of the earthly branches 地支[dì zhī]/animal fro...
        
        běnkēshēng, undergraduate student
        shēngpíjiǔ, draft beer/unpasteurized beer
        lǎoshēng, venerable middle-aged or elderly man, usually wearing an artificial beard (in Ch...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        cìshēng, derivative/secondary/sub-
        shēngchǎnlǜ, [生產率], productivity/efficiency of production
        
        
        
        
        qīqiàoshēngyān, [七竅生煙], lit. spouting smoke through the seven orifices (idiom)/fig. to seethe with anger
        
        shēngtàixué, [生態學], ecology
        
        
        
        
        wàngérshēngwèi, intimidate at the first glance (idiom); awe-inspiring/terrifying/overwhelming
        Àidíshēng, Addison (name)/Addison, city in United States
        
        wèishēngfángyì, [衛生防疫], epidemic-prevention
        yōushēngxué, [優生學], eugenics
        zīshēng, to multiply/to breed
        
        
        
        shēngchǎnzhě, [生產者], producer of a product/manufacturer/autotroph (original producers in a food chain...
        
        
        
        yìyèshēng, [肄業生], dropout student
        shēngshíhuī, calcium oxide CaO/quicklime
        
        
        shēngcí, [生詞], new word (in textbook)/word that is unfamiliar or not yet studied/CL:組|组[zǔ],個|个...
        
        
        chūshēnglǜ, birthrate
        shēngyùlǜ, birth rate
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        cìshēnglín, secondary growth of forest
        shēngtàixuéjiā, [生態學家], ecologist
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        shēngjīàngrán, [生機盎然], full of life/exuberant
        
        
        
        
        shēnglíngtútàn, [生靈塗炭], people are in a terrible situation (idiom)
        
        
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        shēngguāng, to emit light
        
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        shēngwùzhìpǐn, [生物製品], biological product
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        pàishēngcí, [派生詞], derivative word
        shēngyuán, [生員], scholar preparing for imperial examinations (in former times)
        
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宿         jìsùshēng, boarder
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        shēngtàiquān, [生態圈], ecosphere
        
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        biékāishēngmiàn, [別開生面], to start sth new or original (idiom); to break a new path/to break fresh ground
        
        
        
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        shēngbùféngshí, [生不逢時], born at the wrong time (idiom); unlucky (esp. to complain about one's fate)/born...
        
        
        
        
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        gōngdúshēng, [工讀生], student who also works part-time/(old) reform-school student
        HéngShēng, [恆生], Hang Seng (name)
        zàishēngchǎn, [再生產], producing a copy/to reproduce
        qīshēng, to cheat strangers/to bully strangers/(of domesticated animals) to be rebellious...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        shēngzào, to coin (words or expressions)
        
        
        
        shuòshìshēng, [碩士生], Master's degree student
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        tóushēng, reborn (of departed spirit)/to be reincarnated/to leave home for a new life
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        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