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shēnglǎobìngsǐ lit. to be born, to grow old, to get sick and to die
fig. the fate of humankind (i.e. mortality)

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        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...
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        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
        
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        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)
        
        
        
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        lǎo, prefix used before the surname of a person or a numeral indicating the order of ...
        lǎoxiōng, 'old chap' (form of address between male friends)
        lǎoshī, [老師], teacher/CL:個|个[gè],位[wèi]
        Lǎobǎn/lǎobǎn, [老闆], Robam (brand), boss/business proprietor/CL:個|个[gè]
        lǎopó, (coll.) wife
        lǎotiān, God/Heavens
        lǎoshi, [老實], honest/sincere/open and guileless/naive
        lǎoshǔ, rat/mouse/CL:隻|只[zhī]
        lǎogōng/lǎogong, (coll.) husband, (coll.) eunuch/see also 老公[lǎo gōng]
        ShèngdànLǎorén, [聖誕老人], Father Christmas/Santa Claus
        lǎopéngyou, old friend
        lǎodà, old age/very/eldest child in a family/leader of a group/boss/captain of a boat/l...
        lǎotóu, [老頭], old fellow/old man/father/husband
        lǎorén, old man or woman/the elderly/one's aged parents or grandparents
        gǔlǎo, ancient/old/age-old
        lǎodiē, (dialect) father/old man/sir
        lǎodì, (affectionate form of address for a male who is not very much younger than onese...
        lǎotiānyé, [老天爺], God/Heavens
        Bǎilǎohuì, [百老匯], Broadway (New York City)
        
        lǎoshi, always
        lǎohǔ, tiger/CL:隻|只[zhī]
        lǎoyuǎn, [老遠], very far away
        lǎoèr, the second child or brother (or sister)/penis (slang)
        lǎojiā, native place/place of origin/home state or region
        lǎotàitai, elderly lady (respectful)/esteemed mother/CL:位[wèi]
        lǎoyīng, [老鷹], (coll.) eagle/hawk/any similar bird of prey
        lǎotóuzi, [老頭子], old fogey/old codger/my old man
        lǎoshì, old-fashioned/old type/outdated
        lǎoyǒu, old friend/sb who passed the county level imperial exam (in Ming dynasty)
        Lǎozǐ/lǎozi, Laozi or Lao-tze (c. 500 BC), Chinese philosopher, the founder of Taoism/the sac...
        zhǎnglǎo, [長老], elder/term of respect for a Buddhist monk
        lǎotàipó, old woman (at times contemptuous)
        lǎobīng, veteran
        
        
        yuánlǎo, grandee/old leadership/chief figure (in a gerontocracy)
        yǎnglǎojīn, [養老金], pension
        lǎorénjiā, polite term for old woman or man
        yǎnglǎoyuàn, [養老院], nursing home
        lǎoniáng, my old mother/I, this old woman/my old lady (colloquial)/maternal grandmother/mi...
        shuāilǎo, to age/to deteriorate with age/old and weak
        lǎoniánrén, old people/the elderly
        
        lǎonián, elderly/old age/autumn of one's years
        lǎonǎinai, (coll.) father's father's mother/paternal great-grandmother/respectful form of a...
        lǎoye, [老爺], (respectful) lord/master/(coll.) maternal grandfather
        lǎodiàoyá, very old/obsolete/out of date
        lǎobǎixìng, ordinary people/the "person in the street"/CL:個|个[gè]
        fǎlǎo, pharaoh (loanword)
        
        lǎoliàn, [老練], seasoned/experienced
        lǎoshǒu, experienced person/an old hand at sth
        
        chángshēngbùlǎo, [長生不老], immortality
        
        lǎohuà, to age (of person or object)/becoming old
        
        yǎnglǎo, [養老], to provide for the elderly (family members)/to enjoy a life in retirement
        lǎobǎnniáng, female proprietor/lady boss/boss's wife
        
        
        niánlǎo, aged
        lǎotóur, [老頭兒], old man (often impolite)/CL:個|个[gè]
        lǎoniánchīdāizhèng, [老年痴獃症], senile dementia/Alzheimer's disease
        lǎoyéye, [老爺爺], (coll.) father's father's father/paternal great-grandfather
        lǎodàgē, big brother
        
        lǎohǎorén, one who tries never to offend anybody
        lǎochǔnǚ, [老處女], unmarried old woman/spinster
        
        lǎopái, old, well-known brand/old style/old school/an old hand/experienced veteran
        lǎohǔjī, [老虎機], slot machine
        lǎoxiāng, [老鄉], fellow townsman/fellow villager/sb from the same hometown
        
        lǎoyītào, the same old stuff
        
        lǎolù, old road/familiar way/beaten track/conventional behavior
        lǎotài, old lady
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        Lǎowō, [老撾], Laos
        lǎoyechē, [老爺車], classic car
        
        MǐLǎoshǔ, Mickey Mouse
        lǎobàn, (of an elderly couple) husband or wife
        
        
        lǎozǎo, a long time ago
        
        lǎoběn, capital/assets/savings/nest egg/(fig.) reputation/laurels (to rest upon)/old edi...
        lǎohútu, [老糊塗], dotard
        mǔlǎohǔ, tigress/(fig.) fierce woman/vixen
        
        
        
        huílǎojiā, to go back to one's roots/to return to one's native place/by ext. to join one's ...
        nánnǚlǎoshào, men, women, young and old/all kinds of people/people of all ages/each and everyo...
        
        
        shēnglǎobìngsǐ, lit. to be born, to grow old, to get sick and to die/fig. the fate of humankind ...
        lǎojiǎn, [老繭], callus (patch or hardened skin)/corns (on feet)/also 老趼
        
        
        lǎozǒng, [老總], boss/executive
        
        
        
        
        lǎohǔqián, [老虎鉗], vise/pincer pliers
        
        lǎojiàng, [老將], lit. old general/commander-in-chief 將帥|将帅, the equivalent of king in Chinese che...
        lǎomāzi, [老媽子], older female servant/amah
        
        
        dàlǎocū, uncooth fellow/rustic
        
        
        lǎogōnggong, old man/husband's father/father-in-law/court eunuch
        lǎochéng, mature/experienced/sophisticated
        lǎowài, foreigner
        
        lǎoyībèi, [老一輩], previous generation/older generation
        
        lǎobǎo, [老鴇], female brothel keeper
        lǎodao, experienced and careful
        
        cānglǎo, [蒼老], old/aged/vigorous/forceful (of calligraphy or painting)
        
        lǎozhě, old man/elderly man
        lǎoliǎn, [老臉], self-respect of old person/face/thick-skinned (i.e. impervious to criticism)/bra...
        lǎobó, uncle (polite form of address for older male)
        
        gūlǎo, solitary old man or woman/regular patron (at brothels)
        
        lǎoshào, the old and the young
        lǎohúli, old fox/fig. cunning person
        
        lǎodiàochóngtán, [老調重彈], to play the same old tune (idiom); unoriginal
        
        Lǎochéngqū/lǎochéngqū, [老城區], Laocheng district of Luoyang City 洛陽市|洛阳市[Luò yáng shì], Henan, old city distric...
        TángLǎoyā, [唐老鴨], Donald Duck
        
        
        lǎodāngyìzhuàng, [老當益壯], old but vigorous (idiom); hale and hearty despite the years
        tiānhuāngdìlǎo, until the end of time (idiom)
        
        fùlǎo, elders
        lǎomóushēnsuàn, [老謀深算], rigorous schemes and deep foresight (idiom); astute and circumspect
        xiǎolǎopó, concubine/junior wife/mistress
        
        lǎojiǔ, wine, esp. Shaoxing wine
        lǎotài, [老態], elderly, as in movement or bearing
        
        
        lǎohàn, [老漢], old man/I (an old man referring to himself)
        
        zhǐlǎohǔ, [紙老虎], paper tiger
        lǎozīgé, [老資格], veteran
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        jìnglǎoyuàn, home of respect for aged/nursing home
        lǎohuā, presbyopia
        lǎomài, [老邁], aged/senile
        
        
        lǎozìhào, [老字號], shop, firm, or brand of merchandise with a long-established reputation
        
        lǎoyù, [老嫗], old woman (formal writing)
        
        
        
        lǎodàyé, [老大爺], uncle/grandpa/CL:位[wèi]
        lǎoqìhéngqiū, [老氣橫秋], old and decrepit/proud of one's age and experience (idiom)
        
        
        lǎohuánglì, [老皇曆], lit. last year's calendar (almanac)/fig. ancient history/obsolete practice/old-f...
        jìnglǎo, respect for the aged
        
        
        
        
        qīlǎobāshí, in one's seventies (age)/very old (of people)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        lǎodàmā, [老大媽], "Madam" (affectionate term for an elderly woman)/CL:位[wèi]
        lǎolínghuà, [老齡化], aging (population)
        lǎobóbo, grandpa (polite form of address for old man)
        dìlǎotiānhuāng, see 天荒地老[tiān huāng dì lǎo]
        
        
        
        yuèlǎo, matchmaker/go-between/same as 月下老人[yuè xià lǎo rén]
        lǎoshibājiāo, [老實巴交], (coll.) docile/well-behaved/biddable
        
        
        lǎochéng, old town
        
        
        lǎoyāo, [老么], youngest
        
        
        
        
        lǎoshēng, venerable middle-aged or elderly man, usually wearing an artificial beard (in Ch...
        lǎofù, father/old man/venerable sir
        
        èrlǎo, mother and father/parents
        lǎobànr, [老伴兒], erhua variant of 老伴[lǎo bàn]
        
        zhōnglǎonián, middle and old age
        zhōnglǎoniánrén, middle-aged and elderly people
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        Lǎofóyé, [老佛爺], title of respect for the queen mother or the emperor's father/nickname for Empre...
        
        lǎozhàng, [老賬], lit. old account/old debt/fig. old scores to settle/old quarrels/old grudge
        
        
        lǎolíng, [老齡], old age/aging/aged/geriatric/the aged
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        lǎodàniáng, old lady/Madam (polite address)/CL:位[wèi]
        
        
        
        dàlǎopó, primary wife
        qiūlǎohǔ, hot spell during autumn/Indian summer
        
        jiālǎo, (old) a senior in one's household
        
        
        
        
        lǎohuāyǎn, presbyopia
        
        
        niánlǎotǐruò, [年老體弱], old and weak (idiom)
        
        lǎojìfúlì, [老驥伏櫪], lit. an old steed in the stable still aspires to gallop 1000 miles (idiom); fig....
        wèilǎoxiānshuāi, to age prematurely
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        lǎolà, shrewd and ruthless/efficient and unscrupulous
        
        
        
        
        chuánlǎodà, coxswain/steersman/boatswain (bo'sun)
        
        shàoniánlǎochéng, accomplished though young/lacking youthful vigor
        
        
        lǎomǎshítú, [老馬識途], an old horse knows the way (idiom); an experienced worker knows what to do/an ol...
        
        
        lǎoqiān, cheat/swindler (in gambling)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

        bìng, illness/CL:場|场[cháng]/disease/to fall ill/defect
        bìngrén, sick person/patient/invalid/CL:個|个[gè]
        bìngdú, virus
        máobìng, fault/defect/shortcomings/ailment/CL:個|个[gè]
        shēngbìng, to fall ill
        jíbìng, disease/sickness/ailment
        xīnzàngbìng, [心臟病], heart disease
        jīngshénbìng, mental disorder/psychosis
        shénjīngbìng, [神經病], mental disorder/neuropathy/mental case (derog.)
        bìngqíng, state of an illness/patient's condition
        bìngfáng, ward (of a hospital)/sickroom/CL:間|间[jiān]
        
        bìnglì, (medical) case/occurrence of illness
尿         tángniàobìng, diabetes/diabetes mellitus
        bìnglì, [病歷], medical record/case history
        àizībìng, AIDS (loanword)
        kànbìng, to visit a doctor/to see a patient
        bìngtài, [病態], morbid or abnormal state
        bìngjià, sick leave
        xìngbìng, sexually transmitted disease/venereal disease
        bìngzhèng, disease/illness
        bìngjūn, harmful bacteria/pathogenic bacteria/germs
        bìngshǐ, medical history
        chuánrǎnbìng, [傳染病], infectious disease/contagious disease/pestilence
        báixuèbìng, leukemia
        débìng, to fall ill/to contract a disease
        fēngniúbìng, [瘋牛病], mad cow disease (bovine spongiform encephalopathy)
        zhìbìng, to treat an illness
        kuángquǎnbìng, rabies
        bìngchuáng, hospital bed/sickbed
        bìngyīn, cause of disease/pathogen
        bìngyuántǐ, [病原體], (med.) pathogen
        fābìng, [發病], onset/outbreak (of a disease)
        lìnbìng, gonorrhea
        àizībìng, [愛滋病], variant of 艾滋病[ài zī bìng]
        zhòngbìng, serious illness
        bìngtòng, slight illness/indisposition/ailment
        bìngdǎo, to fall ill/to be stricken with an illness
        chūmáobìng, a problem appears/to break down
        huànbìng, to fall ill
        bìngmó, serious illness
        àizībìngdú, human immune deficiency virus (HIV)/the AIDS virus
        bìngbiàn, [病變], pathological changes
        bìnglǐxué, [病理學], pathology
        hóngyǎnbìng, [紅眼病], pinkeye/envy/jealousy
        máfēngbìng, [麻風病], leprosy/Hansen's disease
        bìngrùgāohuāng, lit. the disease has attacked the vitals (idiom); fig. beyond cure/the situation...
        zhíyèbìng, [職業病], occupational disease
        rèbìng, [熱病], fever/pyrexia
        bìnglǐ, pathology
        
        bìnghào, [病號], sick personnel/person on the sick list/patient
        fèibìng, lung disease
        
        liúxíngbìng, epidemic disease
        sàngxīnbìngkuáng, [喪心病狂], frenzied (idiom); completely crazy and ridiculous/loss of reason/insane/crazed c...
        tóngbìngxiānglián, [同病相憐], fellow sufferers empathize with each other (idiom); misery loves company
        pífūbìng, [皮膚病], dermatosis
        fànbìng, to fall ill
        
        tànbìng, to visit a sick person or patient
        xuèyǒubìng, hemophilia
        bìngwēi, to be critically ill/to be terminally ill
        
        shēnglǎobìngsǐ, lit. to be born, to grow old, to get sick and to die/fig. the fate of humankind ...
        xīnbìng, anxiety/sore point/secret worry/mental disorder/heart disease (medicine)
        láimǔbìng, [萊姆病], Lyme disease
        
        báihuàbìng, albinism
        huángrèbìng, [黃熱病], yellow fever
        yǎngbìng, [養病], to recuperate/to convalesce/to take care of one's health after illness
        bìngzào, focus (of infection)
        bìngyǒu, a friend made in hospital or people who become friends in hospital/wardmate
        rǎnbìng, to catch an illness/to get infected with a disease
        jiùbìng, [舊病], old illness/former affliction
        
        guānxīnbìng, coronary heart disease
        xiàochuǎnbìng, asthma
        tōngbìng, common problem/common failing
        
        bìngyuán, cause of disease
        yìbìng, hysteria
        zhìbìng, pathogenic/to cause disease
        wèibìng, stomach trouble/stomach illness
        xiāngsībìng, lovesickness
        huàixuèbìng, [壞血病], scurvy
        bìngzhēng, symptom (of a disease)
        dàibìng, [帶病], to carry a disease/carrier/vector
        bìngyuàn, a specialized hospital
        fābìnglǜ, [發病率], incidence of a disease/disease rate
        
        bìngyuánjūn, a pathogen/a bacterial pathogen
        mànxìngbìng, chronic disease
        wòbìng, [臥病], ill in bed/bed-ridden
        
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        zhìbìngjiùrén, to treat the disease to save the patient/to criticize a person in order to help ...
        bìngfū, sick man
        bìngzhuàng, [病狀], symptom (of a disease)
        bìngyānyān, [病懨懨], looking or feeling sickly/weak and dispirited through illness
        
        
        bìbìng, malady/evil/malpractice/drawback/disadvantage
        yìbìng, plague/a blight
        ruǎngǔbìng, [軟骨病], chondropathy (medicine)
        
        bìngjiàtiáo, [病假條], sick note/medical certificate for sick leave
        bìngdúxué, [病毒學], virology (study of viruses)
        
        
        gōulóubìng, [佝僂病], rickets (medicine)
        bìngàn, medical record
        bìngtà, sickbed
        bìngkuàng, [病況], state of an illness/patient's condition
        bìngyuán, [病員], sick personnel/person on the sick list/patient
        
        yùndòngbìng, [運動病], car sickness/motion sickness
        gòubìng, [詬病], to denounce/to castigate
        
        bìngyuán, cause of disease/pathogen
        shāngbìngyuán, [傷病員], the sick and the wounded
        bìnghài, plant disease
        qìchuǎnbìng, [氣喘病], asthma
        gānbìng, liver disease
        gǔbìng, osteopathy
        tiāomáobìng, to nitpick/petty criticism/to nag
        yǎnbìng, eye disease
        bìngyù, [病癒], recover (from an illness)
        bìnggēn, an incompletely cured illness/an old complaint/the root cause of trouble
        bìngróng, sickly look
        yībìngbùqǐ, to fall gravely ill, never to recover (idiom)
        jiéhébìng, [結核病], tuberculosis
        
        
        
        bìngjù, defective sentence/error (of grammar or logic)
        bàobìng, to be ill/to be in bad health
        hàibìng, to fall sick/to contract an illness
        
        
        
        zhìbìngjūn, pathogenic bacteria
        bìngchéng, course of disease
        kàngbìng, disease resistant
        
        
        
        
        
        yázhōubìng, periodontitis (gum disorder)
        
        
        shòubìng, to fall ill
        shuǐyǔbìng, [水俁病], Minamata disease (mercury poisoning found in Southern Japan in 1956)
        
        
        
        huāliǔbìng, sexually transmitted disease/venereal disease
        
        
        fùguìbìng, [富貴病], rich person's ailment (needing expensive treatment and long recuperation)
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        bìngshì, to die of illness
        
        bìnggù, die of an illness
        
        fèixīnbìng, pulmonary heart disease (medicine)

        sǐ, to die/impassable/uncrossable/inflexible/rigid/extremely
        gāisǐ, [該死], Damn it!/damned/wretched
        sǐwáng, to die/death
        shāsǐ, [殺死], to kill
        sǐzhě, the dead/the deceased
        sǐqù, to die
        sǐxíng, death penalty
        sǐyīn, cause of death
        shēngsǐ, life or death
        sǐshén, mythological figure (such as the Grim Reaper) in charge of taking the souls of t...
        yānsǐ, to drown
        sǐrén, dead person
        zhìsǐ, deadly
        chǔsǐ, [處死], an execution/to put sb to death
        
        dòngsǐ, [凍死], to freeze to death/to die off in winter
        sǐshī, [死屍], a corpse/a dead body
        
        
        qìsǐ, [氣死], to be very angry
        diàosǐ, death by hanging/to hang oneself
        
        
        
        bànsǐ, half dead (of torment, hunger, tiredness etc)/(tired) to death/(terrified) out o...
        sǐhútòng, dead end/blind alley
        línsǐ, [臨死], facing death/at death's door
        qǐsǐhuíshēng, to rise from the dead (idiom); fig. an unexpected recovery
        nìsǐ, to drown
        jiǎosǐ, [絞死], to hang
        
        sǐdǎng, [死黨], best friends/inseparable sidekick/diehard followers
        sǐxùn, [死訊], news of sb's death
        sǐxīn, to give up/to admit failure/to drop the matter/to reconcile oneself to loss/to h...
        chuísǐ, dying
        ānlèsǐ, [安樂死], euthanasia
        
        xúnsǐ, [尋死], to attempt suicide/to court death
        sǐbǎn, rigid/inflexible
        sǐlù, at death's door/one foot in the grave
        sǐlǐtáoshēng, [死裡逃生], mortal danger, escape alive (idiom); a narrow escape/to survive by the skin of o...
        huàisǐ, [壞死], necrosis
        shēngsǐyōuguān, [生死攸關], matter of life and death
        sǐshāng, [死傷], casualties/dead and injured
        sǐqiú, prisoner that awaits execution/convict sentenced to death/someone on death row
        
        cǎnsǐ, [慘死], to die tragically/to meet with a violent death
        sǐwánglǜ, mortality rate
        gǎnsǐduì, [敢死隊], suicide squad/kamikaze unit
        sǐguǐ, devil/You devil! (as joke or insult)/the departed
        sǐqìchénchén, [死氣沉沉], dead atmosphere/lifeless/spiritless
        jiùsǐfúshāng, [救死扶傷], to help the dying and heal the injured
        bīnsǐ, [瀕死], nearing death/on the point of demise/approaching extinction
        shìsǐ, to pledge one's life
        sǐzuì, mortal crime/capital offense
        chūshēngrùsǐ, from the cradle to the grave (idiom); to go through fire and water/brave/willing...
        
        chuísǐzhēngzhá, [垂死掙扎], deathbed struggle/final struggle (idiom)
        nǐsǐwǒhuó, lit. you die, I live (idiom); irreconcilable adversaries/two parties cannot coex...
        sǐyúfēimìng, [死於非命], violent death (idiom); to die in a disaster/an unnatural death
        pīnsǐ, to go all out for sth at risk of one's life
        èsǐ, to strangle/to throttle/to stifle (opinions)
        tìsǐguǐ, scapegoat/fall guy
        sǐqùhuólái, [死去活來], to hover between life and death (idiom)/to suffer terribly/within an inch of one...
        sǐdí, [死敵], mortal enemy/arch-enemy
        sǐduìtou, [死對頭], arch-enemy/sworn enemy
        jiǎsǐ, suspended animation/feigned death/to play dead
        
        sǐjiǎo, gap in coverage/gap in protection or defenses/neglected or overlooked area/dead ...
        sǐmìng, doom/death/desperately
        
        sǐsǐ, rigid/unwavering/unbendable/firm (hold on sth)/tenacious
        shēngsǐcúnwáng, matter of life and death
        
        sǐzhàn, [死戰], fight to the death/desperate struggle
        shūsǐ, to behead/capital punishment/desperate struggle/life-and-death
        dànànbùsǐ, [大難不死], to just escape from calamity
        sǐshǒu, to defend one's property to the death/to cling obstinately to old habits/die-har...
        cùsǐ, sudden death (in medicine, sporting competitions etc)
        shēnglǎobìngsǐ, lit. to be born, to grow old, to get sick and to die/fig. the fate of humankind ...
        pīnsǐpīnhuó, one's utmost/(to fight or work) desperately hard/to put up a life or death strug...
        sǐyǒuyúgū, [死有餘辜], death cannot wipe out the crimes (idiom); dreadful crimes that rankled even afte...
        
        
        
        bīsǐ, to hound sb to death
        sǐyìng, stiff/rigid/obstinate
        
        sǐqí, dead piece (in Chess)/stupid move/hopeless case
        shìsǐrúguī, [視死如歸], to view death as a return home/to not be afraid of dying/to face death with equa...
        
        sǐshuǐ, stagnant water/backwater
        sǐnànzhě, [死難者], victim of an accident/casualty/martyr for one's country
        sǐhuīfùrán, [死灰復燃], lit. ashes burn once more (idiom); fig. sb lost returns to have influence/sth ma...
        shēnglísǐbié, [生離死別], separated in life and death/to part for ever
        tānshēngpàsǐ, [貪生怕死], greedy for life, afraid of death (idiom); craven and cowardly/clinging abjectly ...
        zhàsǐ, [詐死], to feign death/to fake death
        jiǔsǐyīshēng, nine deaths and still alive (idiom); a narrow escape/new lease of life
        
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        nìngsǐbùqū, [寧死不屈], rather die than submit (idiom)
        sǐnàn, [死難], to die in an accident/to die for a just cause
        
        SǐHǎi, the Dead Sea
鹿         lùsǐshéishǒu, [鹿死誰手], to whom the deer falls (idiom); the one to emerge victor (i.e. to seize the empi...
        yúsǐwǎngpò, [魚死網破], lit. either the fish dies or the net splits/a life and death struggle (idiom)
        sǐjié, [死結], tight knot/intractable problem
        sǐhuǎn, [死緩], deferred death sentence/commuted death sentence with forced labor and judicial r...
        
        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...
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        sǐxìn, lost letter/letter containing news of sb's death
        
        
        
        
        sǐmiàn, [死麵], unleavened dough
        sǐjì, [死記], to learn by rote/to cram
        sǐérhòuyǐ, [死而後已], until death puts an end (idiom); one's whole life/unto one's dying day
        sǐqū, [死區], dead zone/blind spot
        
        yītánsǐshuǐ, a pool of stagnant water/stagnant or listless condition
        sǐjìnr, [死勁兒], erhua variant of 死勁|死劲[sǐ jìn]
        
        sǐxīnyǎnr, [死心眼兒], stubborn/obstinate/having a one-track mind
        sǐwángù, [死頑固], very stubborn/very stubborn person/die-hard
        sǐjìyìngbèi, [死記硬背], to learn by rote/to mechanically memorize
        
        

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