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[未雨綢繆] wèiyǔchóumóu lit. before it rains, bind around with silk (idiom, from Book of Songs 詩經
>诗经); fig. to plan ahead
to prepare for a rainy day

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        wèilái, [未來], future/tomorrow/CL:個|个[gè]/approaching/coming/pending
        wèi, not yet/did not/have not/not/8th earthly branch: 1-3 p.m., 6th solar month (7th ...
        cóngwèi, [從未], never
        wèihūnqī, fiancée
        wèihūnfū, fiancé
        wèizhī, unknown
        wèijīng, [未經], not having undergone/without (having gone though a certain process)
        shàngwèi, not yet/still not
        wèichéngnián, underage
        qiánsuǒwèiyǒu, unprecedented
        wèichéngniánrén, minor (i.e. person under 18)
        wèisuì, unsuccessful (attempt)/attempted (murder, suicide)
        wèibì, not necessarily/maybe not
        wèihūn, unmarried
        wèicéng, hasn't (or haven't)/hasn't ever
        
        wèinéng, cannot/to fail to/unable to
        wèimiǎn, unavoidably/can't help/really/rather
        rǔxiùwèigān, [乳臭未乾], smell of mother's milk not yet dried (idiom); immature and inexperienced/still w...
        wèiliǎo, unfinished/outstanding (business)/unfulfilled
        xuánérwèijué, [懸而未決], pending a decision/hanging in the balance
        qiánsuǒwèijiàn, [前所未見], unprecedented/never seen before
        wénsuǒwèiwén, [聞所未聞], unheard of/an extremely rare and unprecedented event
        
        wèiyǔchóumóu, [未雨綢繆], lit. before it rains, bind around with silk (idiom, from Book of Songs 詩經|诗经); f...
        Léikèyǎwèikè, Reykjavik, capital of Iceland
        wèizhīshù, [未知數], unknown quantity
        wèicháng, [未嘗], not ever/not necessarily
        wèijué, [未決], as yet undecided/unsolved/still outstanding
        wèidìng, undecided/indeterminate/still in doubt
        fánghuànyúwèirán, [防患於未然], see 防患未然[fáng huàn wèi rán]
        yìyóuwèijìn, [意猶未盡], to wish to continue sth/to have not fully expressed oneself
        shǐliàowèijí, not expected at the outset (idiom)/unforeseen/to be surprised by the turn of eve...
        wèiguǒ, to fail to eventuate/(verb suffix) to be unsuccessful in ...ing
        
        qiánsuǒwèiwén, [前所未聞], unheard-of/unprecedented
        
        
        Wèiláipài, [未來派], Futurism (artistic and social movement of the 20th century)
        
        
        yǐwèi, thirty-second year B8 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1955 or 2015
        wèilǎoxiānshuāi, to age prematurely
        
        
        wèijìng, unfinished/incomplete
        wèimíng, unnamed/unidentified

        yǔ/yù, rain/CL:陣|阵[zhèn],場|场[cháng], to rain/(of rain, snow etc) to fall/to precipitate...
        xiàyǔ, to rain
        bàofēngyǔ, [暴風雨], rainstorm/storm/tempest
        Yǔshuǐ, Yushui or Rain Water, 2nd of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 19th February-5th Ma...
        dàyǔ, heavy rain/CL:場|场[cháng]
        Yǔguǒ, Hugo (name)/Victor Hugo (1802-1885), French writer
        yǔlín, rainforest
        yǔsǎn, [雨傘], umbrella/CL:把[bǎ]
        bàoyǔ, torrential rain/rainstorm/CL:場|场[cháng],陣|阵[zhèn]
        yǔjì, rainy season
        yǔyī, raincoat/CL:件[jiàn]
        liúxīngyǔ, meteor shower
        fēngyǔ, [風雨], wind and rain/the elements/trials and hardships
        
        rèdàiyǔlín, [熱帶雨林], tropical rain forest
        yǔtiān, rainy day/rainy weather
        fānyúnfùyǔ, [翻雲覆雨], to produce clouds with one turn of the hand and rain with another (idiom); fig. ...
        qīngpéndàyǔ, [傾盆大雨], a downpour/rain bucketing down/fig. to be overwhelmed (with work or things to st...
        
        wèiyǔchóumóu, [未雨綢繆], lit. before it rains, bind around with silk (idiom, from Book of Songs 詩經|诗经); f...
        yǔdī, raindrop
        léiyǔ, thunderstorm
        
        yǔdiǎn, [雨點], raindrop
        jiàngyǔ, precipitation/rainfall
        hūfēnghuànyǔ, [呼風喚雨], to call the wind and summon the rain (idiom); to exercise magical powers/fig. to...
        mǎnchéngfēngyǔ, [滿城風雨], lit. wind and rain through the town (idiom); fig. a big scandal/an uproar/the ta...
        zhènyǔ, [陣雨], shower
        xiǎoyǔ, light rain/drizzle
        kuángfēngbàoyǔ, [狂風暴雨], howling wind and torrential rain (idiom)/(fig.) difficult, dangerous situation
        
        
        
        fēngyǔwúzǔ, [風雨無阻], regardless of weather conditions/rain, hail or shine
        piáopōdàyǔ, [瓢潑大雨], downpour (idiom)
        
        
        xìyǔ, [細雨], fine rain/drizzle/poem by Tang poet Li Shangyin 李商隱|李商隐
        suānyǔ, acid rain
        
        zhòuyǔ, [驟雨], shower
        yǔlù, rain and dew/(fig.) favor/grace
        máomaoyǔ, drizzle/light rain/(fig.) mere trifle
        yǔguòtiānqíng, [雨過天晴], sky clears after rain/new hopes after a disastrous period (idiom)/every cloud ha...
        
        yǔliàng, rainfall
        huīhànrúyǔ, [揮汗如雨], to drip with sweat/sweat poured off (him)
        duǒyǔ, to take shelter from the rain
        jiàngyǔliàng, precipitation/quantity of rainfall
        bàofēngzhòuyǔ, [暴風驟雨], violent wind and rainstorm/hurricane/tempest
        yǔyàn, swift/Apodidae (the swift family)
        fēngyǔtóngzhōu, [風雨同舟], lit. in the same boat under wind and rain (idiom); fig. to stick together in har...
        chūnyǔ, spring rain/gift from above
        méiyǔ, Asian rainy season/monsoon
        
        
        
        yǔbù, rain tarp
        qíngyǔbiǎo, barometer
        hànrúyǔxià, sweating like rain (idiom); to perspire profusely/sweating like a pig
        màoyǔ, to brave the rain
        jīyǔyún, [積雨雲], cumulonimbus (cloud)
        léizhènyǔ, [雷陣雨], thunder shower
        fēngchuīyǔdǎ, [風吹雨打], lit. windswept and battered by rain/to undergo hardship (idiom)
        fēngyǔpiāoyáo, [風雨飄搖], tossed about by the wind and rain (idiom)/(of a situation) unstable
        yǔwā, rain frog
        
        
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        yǔxuē, rain boots/rubber boots/CL:雙|双[shuāng]
        
        háoyǔ, violent rain (e.g. due to monsoon or typhoon)/cloudburst
·         Wéikèduō·Yǔguǒ, [維克多·雨果], Victor Hugo (1802-1885), French writer
        lèirúyǔxià, [淚如雨下], tears falling like rain (idiom)
        
        
        
        
        yānyǔ, [煙雨], misty rain/drizzle
        
        
        rìshàiyǔlín, [日曬雨淋], scorched and drenched by sun and rain (idiom); suffer from exposure to the eleme...
        
        fēngtiáoyǔshùn, [風調雨順], favorable weather (idiom); good weather for crops
        
        xīngfēngxuèyǔ, [腥風血雨], lit. foul wind and bloody rain (idiom)/fig. reign of terror/carnage
        
        yǔjiāxuě, [雨夾雪], sleet/mixture of snow and rain
        jíshíyǔ, [及時雨], timely rain/(fig.) timely assistance
        
        yúnyǔ, [雲雨], lit. cloud and rain/fig. sexual intercourse
        
        
        
        yǔmù, curtain of rain/downpour
        yǔjù, rainwear
        
        
        dòngyǔ, [凍雨], sleet
        
        
        qiūyǔ, autumn rain
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        yǔhòuchūnsǔn, [雨後春筍], lit. after rain, the spring bamboo (idiom); fig. rapid new growth/many new thing...
        
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        sīchóu, [絲綢], silk cloth/silk
        wèiyǔchóumóu, [未雨綢繆], lit. before it rains, bind around with silk (idiom, from Book of Songs 詩經|诗经); f...
        chóu, [綢], (light) silk/CL:匹[pǐ]
        chóuduàn, [綢緞], satin/silk fabric
        
        tǎfūchóu, [塔夫綢], taffeta
        chóuzi, [綢子], silk fabric/silk/CL:匹[pǐ]
        
        SīchóuzhīLù, [絲綢之路], the Silk Road
        

        Miào/liǎo/miào/miù/móu/mù, [繆], surname Miao, old variant of 繚|缭[liǎo], mu (Greek letter Μμ), variant of 謬|谬[miù...
        Sāimiùěr, [塞繆爾], Samuel (name)
        wèiyǔchóumóu, [未雨綢繆], lit. before it rains, bind around with silk (idiom, from Book of Songs 詩經|诗经); f...
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        Miùsī, [繆斯], Muse (Greek mythology)
        
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·         Sāimiùěr·Yuēhànxùn, [塞繆爾·約翰遜], Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) or Dr Johnson, English writer and lexicographer
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