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[笑裡藏刀] xiàolǐcángdāo lit. a dagger hidden in smiles (idiom); friendly manners belying hypocritical intentions
when the fox preaches, look to the geese

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        xiào, [咲], old variant of 笑[xiào], laugh/smile/CL:個|个[gè]
        wánxiào, to joke/joke/jest
        kāiwánxiào, [開玩笑], to play a joke/to make fun of/to joke
        xiàohuà, [笑話], joke/jest/CL:個|个[gè]/to laugh at/to mock
        kěxiào, funny/ridiculous
        hǎoxiào, laughable/funny/ridiculous
        wēixiào, smile/CL:個|个[gè],絲|丝[sī]/to smile
        cháoxiào, to jeer at/to deride/to ridicule/mockery/derision
        xiàoróng, smile/smiling expression/CL:副[fù]
        qǔxiào, to tease/to make fun of
        shuōxiào, [說笑], to chat and laugh/to crack jokes/to banter
        xiàoshēng, [笑聲], laughter
        huānxiào, [歡笑], to laugh happily/a belly-laugh
        xiàoliǎn, [笑臉], smiling face/smiley :) ☺/CL:副[fù]
        shǎxiào, to giggle/to laugh foolishly/to smirk/to simper
        xiàobǐng, laughingstock
        
        xiàoliào, source of laughter/laughing stock/butt/joke (person)
        dàxiào, to laugh heartily/a belly laugh
        fāxiào, [發笑], to burst out laughing/to laugh
        
        lěngxiào, to sneer/to laugh grimly/grin of dissatisfaction (bitterness, helplessness, indi...
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        jīxiào, [譏笑], to sneer
        
        pěngfùdàxiào, uproarious/hilarious/to split one's sides laughing/lit. to hold one's belly with...
        chīxiào, to sneer at
        kuángxiào, to laugh wildly/laughing to one's heart's content
        jiānxiào, evil smile/sinister smile
        chǐxiào, [恥笑], to sneer at sb/to ridicule
        
        dòuxiào, to amuse/to cause to smile/amusing
        hāhādàxiào, to laugh heartily/to burst into loud laughter
        xīxiào, to be laughing and playing/to giggle
        xīpíxiàoliǎn, [嬉皮笑臉], happy and giggling (idiom); frivolous
        
        
        tánxiàofēngshēng, [談笑風生], to talk cheerfully and wittily/to joke together
        xiàoyì, smiling expression
        xiàowén, [笑紋], laugh lines (on the face)
        
        kūxiàobùdé, lit. not to know whether to laugh or cry (idiom); both funny and extremely embar...
        
        yǒushuōyǒuxiào, [有說有笑], talking and laughing/to jest/cheerful and lively
        xiàonà, [笑納], to kindly accept (an offering)
        xiàolǐcángdāo, [笑裡藏刀], lit. a dagger hidden in smiles (idiom); friendly manners belying hypocritical in...
        
        tiáoxiào, [調笑], to tease/to poke fun at
        xiàohāhā, to laugh heartily
        yīxiàozhìzhī, to dismiss with a laugh/to make light of
        xǐxiàoyánkāi, [喜笑顏開], face covered in smiles (idiom); beaming with happiness
        
        nàoxiàohuà, [鬧笑話], made to look a fool/a laughingstock
        xiàomiànhǔ, man with a big smile and evil intentions
        kǔxiào, to force a smile/a bitter laugh
        hōngtángdàxiào, the whole room roaring with laughter (idiom)
        qièxiào, [竊笑], to snigger/to titter
        xiàomīmī, beaming/all smiles
        
        xiàoyè, [笑靨], dimple/smiling face
        
        tíxiàojiēfēi, lit. not to know whether to laugh or cry (idiom); both funny and extremely embar...
        
        xiàoróngkějū, smiling wholeheartedly (idiom); beaming from ear to ear
        yíxiàodàfāng, [貽笑大方], to make a fool of oneself/to make oneself a laughing stock
        
        
        
        
        xīxiàonùmà, [嬉笑怒罵], lit. laughs, jeers, anger and invective (idiom)/fig. all kinds of emotions/to mo...
        
        xiàoliǎnxiāngyíng, [笑臉相迎], to welcome sb with a smiling face (idiom)
        xiàozhúyánkāi, [笑逐顏開], smile spread across the face (idiom); beaming with pleasure/all smiles/joy writt...
        hánxiào, to have a smile on one's face
        jiànxiào, [見笑], to mock/to be ridiculed/to incur ridicule through one's poor performance (humble...
        shànxiào, [訕笑], to ridicule/to mock
        
        xiàotán, [笑談], object of ridicule/laughingstock/to laugh over sth/to make light chat
        níngxiào, [獰笑], sardonic smile/to laugh maliciously
        
        
        
        xiàowō, [笑窩], dimple
        xiàomào, smiling face
        
        yǎránshīxiào, [啞然失笑], to laugh involuntarily/Taiwan pr. [è rán shī xiào]
        
        
        
        ànxiào, laugh in (up) one's sleeve/snigger/snicker
        shīxiào, to laugh in spite of oneself/to be unable to help laughing/to break into laughte...
        
        
        hōngxiào, to roar with laughter/hoots of laughter/guffaw
        

        lǐ/Lǐ, [裏]/[裡], variant of 裡|里[lǐ], lining/interior/inside/internal/also written 裏|里[lǐ], Li (su...
        zhèlǐ, [這裏]/[這裡], variant of 這裡|这里[zhè lǐ], here
        nàli, [那裏]/[那裡], there/that place/also written 那裡|那里, there/that place
        nǎlǐ, [哪裏]/[哪裡], where?/somewhere/anywhere/wherever/nowhere (negative answer to question)/humble ...
        lǐmiàn, [裡面], inside/interior
        jiālǐ, [家裡], home
        Yīnglǐ, mile (unit of length equal to 1.609 km)
        xīnli, [心裡], chest/heart/mind
        shǒulǐ, [手裡], in hand/(a situation is) in sb's hands
        
        zuǐlǐ, [嘴裡], mouth/in the mouth/on one's lips/speech/words
        
        Hālǐ, Harry or Hari (name)
        
        
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        yèli, [夜裡], during the night/at night/nighttime
        Pàtèlǐkè, Patrick (name)
        Jiālǐ/jiālǐ, Gary (name), potassium
        
        lālǐ, lari (currency of Georgia) (loanword)
        lǐtou, [裡頭], inside/interior
        hǎilǐ, [海裡], marine, nautical mile
        
        
        
        Bālǐ, Bari (Puglia, Italy)
        
        
        Ālǐ, Ali (proper name)/Imam Ali ibn Abu Talib (c. 600-661), cousin, aid and son-in-la...
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        méngzàigǔlǐ, [矇在鼓裡]/[蒙在鼓裡], variant of 蒙在鼓裡|蒙在鼓里[méng zài gǔ lǐ], (lit.) kept inside a drum (idiom); complet...
        
        
        Lǐáng, Lyon, French city on the Rhône
        
        lǐbian, [裡邊], inside
        lǐlā, lira (former Italian etc currency) (loanword)
        
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        Lǐěr, [里爾], Lille (city in France)
        
        
        Mǎlǐ, [馬里], Mali, West Africa
        xiēsīdǐlǐ, hysteria (loanword)/hysterical
        Fóluólǐdázhōu, [佛羅里達州], Florida
        
        Mǎdélǐ, [馬德裡]/[馬德里], variant of 馬德里|马德里[Mǎ dé lǐ], Madrid, Madrid, capital of Spain
        Kèlǐsītuōfú, (Warren) Christopher
        
        
        Lǐjiā, Riga, capital of Latvia
        
        línlǐ, [鄰里], neighbor/neighborhood
        
        bùlǐsītuō, Bristol
        
        àndìli, [暗地裡], secretly/inwardly/on the sly
        lǐlòng, lanes and alleys/neighborhood/lane neighborhoods in parts of Shanghai, with modi...
        Lǐgēn, Reagan (name)/Ronald Reagan (1911-2004), US president (1981-1989)
        gǔzilǐ, [骨子裡], what sb feels (or knows etc) in his bones (derog.)/private understanding between...
        xīnlihuà, [心裡話], (to express one's) true feelings/what is on one's mind/secret mind
        Mìsūlǐ, [密蘇里], Missouri
        Àobùlǐ, [奧布里], Aubrey (name)
        lǐchéng, long journey/mileage (distance)/course of development
        Délǐ, Delhi/New Delhi, capital of India/same as 新德里[Xīn Dé lǐ]
        
        kǎlùlǐ, calorie (loanword)
        
        
        
        
        
        Mìsūlǐzhōu, [密蘇里州], Missouri
        
        
        Mǎlǐlán, [馬里蘭], Maryland, US state
        sǐlǐtáoshēng, [死裡逃生], mortal danger, escape alive (idiom); a narrow escape/to survive by the skin of o...
        Mǎlǐlánzhōu, [馬里蘭州], Maryland, US state
        
        
        
        Lǐyuērènèilú, [里約熱內盧], Rio de Janeiro
        
        
        lǐchéngbēi, milestone
        
        qiānlǐtiáotiáo, from distant parts
        Bùlǐsītuōěr, [布里斯托爾], Bristol port city in southwest England
        
        
        
        bèidìli, [背地裡], behind sb's back
        
        Suǒmǎlǐ, [索馬裡]/[索馬里], variant of 索馬里|索马里[Suǒ mǎ lǐ]/Somalia, Somalia
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        Xiānggélǐlā, Shangri-La (mythical location)/Shangri-La town and county in Dêqên or Diqing Tib...
        
        
        
        
        biǎolǐ, [表裡], the outside and the inside/one's outward show and inner thoughts/exterior and in...
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        Lǐshìmǎn, [里士滿], Richmond (name)
        
        
        
        
        xīnlǐyǒushù, [心裡有數], to know very well in one's heart (idiom)
        
        
        Lǐsīběn, Lisbon, capital of Portugal
        fàngzàiyǎnlǐ, [放在眼裡], to pay attention to/to care about/to attach importance to
        
        
        
        
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        húlihútú, [糊裡糊塗]/[糊里糊塗], confused/vague/indistinct/muddle-headed/mixed up/in a daze, variant of 糊裡糊塗|糊里糊涂...
        
        
        
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        lǐlǐwàiwài, [裡裡外外], inside and out
        
        Sīlǐlánkǎ, [斯里蘭卡], Sri Lanka/(formerly) Ceylon
        
        
        
        
        wǎěrjīlǐ, [瓦爾基里], valkyrie
        
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        Fúluólǐdá, [弗羅里達], Florida, US state
        
        chènlǐ, [襯裡], lining
        
        Mǎlǐào, [馬里奧], Mario (name)
        
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        Lìbǐlǐyà, [利比里亞], Liberia
        xīlihútu, [稀裏糊塗], muddleheaded/careless
        biǎolǐrúyī, [表裡如一], external appearance and inner thoughts coincide (idiom); to say what one means/t...
        
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        lǐdài, [裡帶], inner tube (of tire)
        KèlǐmǔlínGōng, [克里姆林宮], the Kremlin
        
        Yàlǐsīduōdé, [亞里斯多德], Aristotle (philosopher)
        
        
        
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        Kèlǐsīdìān, Kristian or Christian (name)
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        Sàlǐ, [薩里], Surrey (county in England)
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        jūlǐ, curie (Ci) (loanword)
        
        wōlidòu, [窩裡鬥], internal strife (family, group, etc)
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        gùlǐ, hometown/native place
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        Fúlǐmàn, Freeman (surname)
        
        
        
        guàilǐguàiqì, [怪里怪氣], eccentric/odd-looking/peculiar
        
        
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        lǐji, [裡脊], (tender)loin (of pork, beef etc)
西         Xīlǐěr, [西里爾], Cyril (name)/Saint Cyril, 9th century Christian missionary/Cyrillic
        
        
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        Dìlíbōlǐ, Tripoli, capital of Libya/Tripoli, city in north Lebanon
        
        
        shǎlishǎqì, [傻裡傻氣], foolish/stupid
        
        lǐchéngbiǎo, odometer
        ĀlǐBābā/Ālǐbābā, Ali Baba, character from The Arabian Nights, Alibaba, PRC e-commerce company
        
        
        
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        qíngkōngwànlǐ, [晴空萬里], a clear and boundless sky
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        ShèngPàtèlǐkè, [聖帕特里克], Saint Patrick
        Èlìtèlǐyà, [厄立特里亞], Eritrea
        
        
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        píngfānggōnglǐ, square kilometer
        
        
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        Fúlǐdūn, Freetown, capital of Sierra Leone
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        gǔlǐgǔguài, quaint/odd and picturesque/weird and wonderful
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        Mòlǐāi, Molière (1622-1673), French playwright and actor, master of comedy
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        jiùlǐ, [就裡], inside story
        hángjiālǐshǒu, [行家裡手], connoisseur/expert
        
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        huálǐ, [華里], li (Chinese unit of distance)
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        Lǐfúsàidé, [里弗賽德], Riverside
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        xiǎolixiǎoqì, [小裡小氣], stingy/petty
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        Sīkēpǔlǐ, Skopje
        
        Xièlǐfū, [謝里夫], Sharif (name)/Nawaz Sharif (1949-), Pakistani politician
        
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        qiānlǐmǎ, [千里馬], lit. ten thousand mile horse/fine steed
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        Ālǐsītuōfēn, Aristophanes (c. 448-380 BC), Greek comic playwright
        
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