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[置之死地而後生] zhìzhīsǐdìérhòushēng place sb on a field of death and he will fight to live (common saying based on Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法
>孙子兵法[Sūn zǐ Bīng fǎ]); to fight desperately when confronting mortal danger
fig. to find a way out of an impasse

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        wèizhi, position/place/seat/CL:個|个[gè]
        nányǐzhìxìn, [難以置信], hard to believe/incredible
        zhuāngzhì, [裝置], to install/installation/equipment/system/unit/device
        bùzhì, [佈置], to put in order/to arrange/to decorate/to fix up/to deploy
        shèzhì, [設置], to set up/to install
        zhì, to install/to place/to put/to buy
        chǔzhì, [處置], to handle/to take care of/to punish
        ānzhì, to find a place for/to help settle down/to arrange for/to get into bed/placement
        zhìyú, to place/to put (at or in a position)/to be located
        zhìshēn, to place oneself/to stay
        fàngzhì, to put
        
        zhìzhībùlǐ, to pay no heed to (idiom)/to ignore/to brush aside
        zhìshēnshìwài, not to get involved/to stay out of it
        gēzhì, [擱置], to shelve/to set aside
        zhìxìn, to be confident in/confidence/to believe
        pèizhì, to deploy/to allocate/configuration/allocation
        zhìhuàn, [置換], to permute/permutation (math.)/to displace/displacement/to replace/replacement
        xiánzhì, [閒置], to leave sth forgotten/to set aside/lying idle
        kōngzhì, to set sth aside/to let sth lie idle/idle/unused
        zhìruòwǎngwén, [置若罔聞], to turn a deaf ear to (idiom); to pretend not to hear
        qìzhì, [棄置], to throw away/to discard
        hézhuāngzhì, [核裝置], nuclear device
        bùróngzhìyí, unquestionable
        gòuzhì, [購置], to purchase
        zhìbàn, [置辦], to purchase/to buy
        zhìzhīnǎohòu, [置之腦後], to banish from one's thoughts/to ignore/to take no notice
        zhìpíng, [置評], comment/statement
        tiānzhì, to buy/to acquire/to add to one's possessions
        zhìzhīdùwài, to give no thought to/to have no regard for/to disregard
        tuīxīnzhìfù, to give one's bare heart into sb else's keeping (idiom); sb has one's absolute c...
        běnmòdàozhì, lit. to invert root and branch (idiom); fig. confusing cause and effect/to stres...
        wúkězhìyí, [無可置疑], cannot be doubted (idiom)
        yīxiàozhìzhī, to dismiss with a laugh/to make light of
        bùzhìkěfǒu, decline to comment/not express an opinion/be noncommittal/hedge
        dàozhì, to invert
        zhìyè, [置業], to buy real estate
        
        fèizhì, [廢置], to discard/to shelve as useless
        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...
        mòránzhìzhī, to set to one side and ignore (idiom); quite indifferent/cold and uncaring
        

        zhī, (possessive particle, literary equivalent of 的[de])/him/her/it
        zhīqián, before/prior to/ago/previously/beforehand
        zhīhòu, [之後], afterwards/following/later/after
        zhījiān, [之間], between/among/inter-
        zhīyī, one of (sth)/one out of a multitude/one (third, quarter, percent etc)
        zhīlèi, [之類], and so on/and such
        zhīzhōng, inside/among/in the midst of (doing sth)/during
        zǒngzhī, [總之], in a word/in short/in brief
        zhīwài, outside/excluding
        zhīnèi, [之內], inside/within
        zhīxià, under/beneath/less than
        zhīsuǒyǐ, the reason why
        chēngzhīwéi, [稱之為], to call it.../known as...
        chúcǐzhīwài, apart from this/in addition to this
        zhīshàng, above
        bǎifēnzhībǎi, a hundred percent/out and out/absolutely
        sìfēnzhīyī, one-quarter
        sānfēnzhīyī, one third
        zhījì, [之際], during/at the time of
        yīxízhīdì, (acknowledged) place/a role to play/niche
        shéngzhīyǐfǎ, [繩之以法], to punish according to the law/to bring to justice
        zhìzhībùlǐ, to pay no heed to (idiom)/to ignore/to brush aside
        wújīzhītán, [無稽之談], complete nonsense (idiom)
        zǒngéryánzhī, [總而言之], in short/in a word/in brief
        yībìzhīlì, (lend) a helping hand
        qǔérdàizhī, to substitute for sb/to remove and replace
        suízhī, [隨之], thereupon/subsequently/accordingly
        qiúzhībùdé, lit. seek but fail to get (idiom); fig. exactly what one’s been looking for
        jùzhīménwài, [拒之門外], to lock one's door and refuse to see sb
        
        bùsùzhīkè, uninvited or unexpected guest
        
        dāngwùzhījí, [當務之急], top priority job/matter of vital importance
        táozhīyāoyāo, to escape without trace (idiom); to make one's getaway (from the scene of a crim...
        dāngzhīwúkuì, [當之無愧], fully deserving, without any reservations (idiom); entirely worthy (of a title, ...
        wújiàzhībǎo, [無價之寶], priceless treasure
        jiǎnéryánzhī, [簡而言之], in a nutshell/to put it briefly
        
        yìliàozhīzhōng, to come as no surprise/as expected
        
        míngzhìzhījǔ, [明智之舉], sensible act
        cāozhīguòjí, [操之過急], to act with undue haste (idiom); eager and impatient/over-hasty
        
        hènzhīrùgǔ, to hate somebody to the bone (idiom)
        rénzhīchángqíng, such is human nature (idiom)/only natural
        
        zhòngshǐzhīdì, [眾矢之的], lit. target of a multitude of arrows (idiom); the butt of public criticism/attac...
        wūhézhīzhòng, [烏合之眾], mob
        bǎifēnzhī, percent
        
        zìzhīzhīmíng, knowing oneself (idiom)/self-knowledge
        shífēnzhīyī, one tenth
        
        bùliǎoliǎozhī, to settle a matter by leaving it unsettled/to end up with nothing definite
        wǔfēnzhīyī, one fifth
        hòuqǐzhīxiù, [後起之秀], an up-and coming youngster/new talent/a brilliant younger generation
        yòngwǔzhīdì, ample scope for abilities/favorable position for the use of one's skills (idiom)
        suǒdàozhīchù, [所到之處], wherever one goes
        tīngzhīrènzhī, [聽之任之], to take a laissez-faire attitude
        hàiqúnzhīmǎ, [害群之馬], lit. a horse that brings trouble to its herd (idiom)/fig. trouble-maker/black sh...
        
        
        
        bùzhìzhīzhèng, incurable disease
        fǎnzhī, on the other hand.../conversely...
        quányízhījì, [權宜之計], plan of convenience (idiom); stop-gap measure/makeshift stratagem/interim step
        wángmìngzhītú, runaway (idiom); desperate criminal/fugitive
        
        tiānrǎngzhībié, [天壤之別], lit. as different as sky and earth (idiom)/fig. night and day difference/opposit...
        fǎnzhīyìrán, vice versa
        shīzhījiāobì, to miss narrowly/to let a great opportunity slip
        
        bāfēnzhīyī, one eighth
        bùmáozhīdì, barren land/desert
        
        fùzhīyījù, to put to the torch (idiom)/to commit to the flames/to burn sth down deliberatel...
        xíngzhīyǒuxiào, to be effective (idiom)
        
        
        
        qiánchēzhījiàn, [前車之鑒], to learn a lesson from the mistakes of one's predecessor (idiom)
        
        jiāzhī, moreover/in addition to that
        
        
        nányánzhīyǐn, [難言之隱], a hidden trouble hard to mention (idiom)/sth too embarrassing to mention/an emba...
        yánwàizhīyì, unspoken implication (idiom)/the actual meaning of what was said
        
        
        
        shǒuzúzhīqíng, brotherly affection
        
        tiānlúnzhīlè, [天倫之樂], family love and joy/domestic bliss
        
        xīngxingzhīhuǒ, a single spark (idiom); an insignificant cause can have a massive effect
        
        jiǎnyánzhī, [簡言之], in simple terms/to put things simply/briefly
        
        shízhībājiǔ, most likely/mostly (in 8 or 9 cases out of 10)/vast majority
        xiānjiànzhīmíng, [先見之明], foresight
        zhìzhīnǎohòu, [置之腦後], to banish from one's thoughts/to ignore/to take no notice
        
        huànyánzhī, [換言之], in other words
        hòugùzhīyōu, [後顧之憂], fears of trouble in the rear (idiom); family worries (obstructing freedom of act...
        bùyìzhīcái, [不義之財], ill-gotten wealth or gains
        jìngéryuǎnzhī, [敬而遠之], to show respect from a distance (idiom)/to remain at a respectful distance
        yǒuguòzhīérwúbùjí, [有過之而無不及], not to be inferior in any aspects (idiom)/to surpass/to outdo/(derog.) to be eve...
        liùfēnzhīyī, one sixth
        
        
        fùzhīdōngliú, [付之東流], to commit to the waters (idiom); to lose sth irrevocably
        chīzhīyǐbí, to snort disdainfully/to scoff at/to turn up one's nose
        jiǔérjiǔzhī, over time/as time passes/in the fullness of time
        
        
        
        bùdéyǐérwéizhī, [不得已而為之], to have no other choice/to be the last resort
        fǎnqídàoérxíngzhī, to do the very opposite/to act in a diametrically opposite way
        
        zhìzhīdùwài, to give no thought to/to have no regard for/to disregard
        
        
        
        tángérhuángzhī, overt/to make no secret (of one's presence)/grandiose/with great scope
        jǐngdǐzhīwā, the frog at the bottom of the well (idiom)/fig. a person of limited outlook and ...
        
        
        jiānéryǒuzhī, to have both (at the same time)
        wèngzhōngzhībiē, [甕中之鱉], lit. like a turtle in a jar/to be trapped (idiom)
        qiáoqiānzhīxǐ, [喬遷之喜], congratulations on house-moving or promotion (idiom); Best wishes for your new h...
        chízhīyǐhéng, [持之以恆], to pursue unremittingly (idiom); to persevere
        
        
        
        yīqìzhīxià, [一氣之下], in a fit of pique/in a fury
        
        jīngrénzhījǔ, [驚人之舉], to astonish people (with a miraculous feat)
        
        
        
        
        bǎifēnzhīyībǎi, one hundred percent/totally (effective)
        
        
        
        yījìzhīcháng, [一技之長], proficiency in a particular field (idiom)/skill in a specialized area (idiom)
        fèifǔzhīyán, words from the bottom of one's heart
        shùzhīgāogé, [束之高閣], tied up in a bundle on a high shelf/to put sth on the back burner/no longer a hi...
        
        
        
        yīxiàozhìzhī, to dismiss with a laugh/to make light of
        
        
        sàngjiāzhīquǎn, [喪家之犬], stray dog (idiom)
        
        fēnzhī, (indicating a fraction)
        bùbáizhīyuān, unrighted wrong/unredressed injustice
        
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        jīnggōngzhīniǎo, [驚弓之鳥], lit. a bird startled by the mere twang of a bow (idiom)/fig. sb who frightens ea...
        yīniànzhīchā, momentary slip/false step/ill-considered action
        
        qūzhīruòwù, [趨之若鶩], to rush like ducks (idiom); the mob scrabbles madly for sth unobtainable/an unru...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        cèyǐnzhīxīn, [惻隱之心], compassion
        
        
        qīfēnzhīyī, one seventh
        
        chǔzhītàirán, [處之泰然], to take things calmly (idiom); not losing one's cool
        ānzhīruòsù, bear hardship with equanimity/regard wrongdoing with equanimity
        
        
        
        qièfūzhītòng, [切膚之痛], keenly felt pain/bitter anguish
        
        
        
        érlìzhīnián, aged thirty (see 三十而立)
        
        
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        yǎngshēngzhīdào, [養生之道], the way of maintaining good health
        
        
        
        
        
        
        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...
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        shēnwàizhīwù, mere worldly possessions
        èrfēnzhīyī, one half
        
        ránméizhījí, lit. the fire burns one's eyebrows (idiom); fig. desperate situation/extreme eme...
        
        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...
        
        duōshìzhīqiū, troubled times/eventful period
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        bùxiángzhīzhào, bad omen
        qiángnǔzhīmò, [強弩之末], lit. an arrow at the end of its flight (idiom)/fig. spent force
        
        
        
        
        jiǔfēnzhīyī, one ninth
        
        
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        chuímùzhīnián, old age
        
        
        
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        bìyóuzhīlù, the road one must follow or take/the only way
        
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        fēngzhōngzhīzhú, [風中之燭], lit. candle in the wind (idiom)/fig. (of sb's life) feeble/hanging on a thread
        
        cìzhī, second (in a competition)/occupying second place
        
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        jiǔzhī, for a long time
        chéngrénzhīwēi, to take advantage of sb's precarious position
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        xuánzhīyòuxuán, mystery within a mystery/the mysteries of the Dao according to Laozi 老子
        mòránzhìzhī, to set to one side and ignore (idiom); quite indifferent/cold and uncaring
        
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        MěiguóZhīYīn, [美國之音], Voice of America (VOA)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        màotiānxiàzhīdàbùwěi, [冒天下之大不韙], to defy world opinion/to risk universal condemnation
        
        
        
        tāotièzhītú, glutton/gourmand/by extension, person who is greedy for power, money, sex etc
        fàngzhīsìhǎiérjiēzhǔn, [放之四海而皆準], appropriate to any place and any time (idiom); universally applicable/a panacea,...
        
        
        
        
        
        huànnànzhījiāo, [患難之交], a friend in times of tribulations (idiom); a friend in need is a friend indeed
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        sīchóuzhīlù, [絲綢之路], the Silk Road
        
        
        
        
        
        
        xīnfùzhīhuàn, lit. calamity within one's bosom (idiom); major trouble hidden within
        
        
        
        
        
        mònìzhījiāo, intimate friendship/bosom buddies
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        gānzhīrúyí, [甘之如飴], lit. as sweet as syrup (idiom, from Book of Songs); to endure hardship gladly/a ...
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        chìzǐzhīxīn, pure and innocent like the heart of a newborn/sincere
        
        
        
        
        
        mǐmǐzhīyīn, decadent or obscene music
        
        
        
        
        

        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
        
        

        dìfāng/dìfang, region/regional (away from the central administration)/local, area/place/space/r...
        de/dì, -ly/structural particle: used before a verb or adjective, linking it to precedin...
        dìqiú, the earth/CL:個|个[gè]
        dìzhǐ, address/CL:個|个[gè]
        dìyù, [地獄], hell/infernal/underworld
        dìdiǎn, [地點], place/site/location/venue/CL:個|个[gè]
        dìqū, [地區], local/regional/district (not necessarily formal administrative unit)/region/area...
        dìshang, on the ground/on the floor
        dìtú, [地圖], map/CL:張|张[zhāng],本[běn]
        jīdì, base (of operations)/industrial or military base/al-Qaeda
        tǔdì/tǔdi, land/soil/territory/CL:片[piàn],塊|块[kuài], local god/genius loci
        dāngdì, [當地], local
        xiètiānxièdì, [謝天謝地], Thank heavens!/Thank goodness that's worked out so well!
        dìbǎn, floor
        dìxià, underground/subterranean/covert
        dìxiàshì, basement/cellar
        yíngdì, [營地], camp
        běndì, local/this locality
        dìpán, [地盤], domain/territory under one's control/foundation of a building/base of operations...
        dìtiě, [地鐵], subway/metro
        dìtǎn, carpet/rug
        dìmiàn, floor/ground/surface
        dìzhèn, earthquake
        dìwèi, position/status/place/CL:個|个[gè]
        gèdì, in all parts of (a country)/various regions
        dìbù, condition/situation/plight/extent/room for action
        yuándì, former place/indigenous/local
        mùdì, cemetery/graveyard
        fángdìchǎn, [房地產], real estate
        Shèngdìyàgē, [聖地亞哥], Santiago, capital of Chile
        mùdìdì, destination (location)
        chǎngdì, [場地], space/site/place/sports pitch
        yúdì, [餘地], margin/leeway
        dàdì, earth/mother earth
        dìdào/dìdao, tunnel/causeway, authentic/genuine/typical/from a place known for the product/th...
        cǐdì, here/this place
        diēdì, daddy (loanword)
        dìdài, [地帶], zone/CL:個|个[gè]
        jìngdì, circumstances
        dìchǎn, [地產], estate
        lǐngdì, [領地], territory
        gōngdì, construction site
        shèngdì, [聖地], holy land (of a religion)/sacred place/shrine/holy city (such as Jerusalem, Mecc...
        cǎodì, lawn/meadow/sod/turf/CL:片[piàn]
        sǎodì, [掃地], to sweep the floor/to reach rock bottom/to be at an all-time low
        dìléi, landmine/CL:顆|颗[kē]
        tèdì, specially/for a special purpose
        báilándì, [白蘭地], brandy (loanword)
        dìlǐ, geography
        kōngdì/kòngdì, air-to-surface (missile), vacant land/open space
        lùdì, [陸地], dry land (as opposed to the sea)
        
        zhímíndì, colony
        luòdì, to fall to the ground/to be set on the ground/to reach to the ground/to be born/...
        juédì, [絕地], danger spot/Jedi (in Star Wars)
        tiāndì, heaven and earth/world/scope/field of activity
        dìláo, prison/dungeon
        
        dìjiào, cellar/basement
        yīxízhīdì, (acknowledged) place/a role to play/niche
        dìtiězhàn, [地鐵站], subway station/metro station/MRT station
        suǒzàidì, location/site
        Àodìlì, [奧地利], Austria
        dìxíng, topography/terrain/landform
        shèngdì, [勝地], well-known scenic spot
        gāodì, highland/upland
        xīndì, character
        shídì, [實地], on-site
        wàidì, parts of the country other than where one is
        zhèndì, [陣地], position/front
        jūnshìjīdì, [軍事基地], military base
        Hǎidì, Haiti, the western third of Caribbean island Hispaniola
        chūréntóudì, [出人頭地], outstanding (idiom); a pinnacle of virtue and ability
        àndìli, [暗地裡], secretly/inwardly/on the sly
        suíshísuídì, [隨時隨地], anytime and anywhere
        tiándì, field/farmland/cropland
线         dìpíngxiàn, [地平線], horizon
        zhàndì, [戰地], battlefield
        Wēidìmǎlā, [危地馬拉], Guatemala/see also 瓜地馬拉|瓜地马拉[Guā dì mǎ lā]
        DìzhōngHǎi, Mediterranean Sea
        zhǎozédì, [沼澤地], marsh/swamp/everglade
        dìyù, area/district/region
        Kèluódìyà, [克羅地亞], Croatia/Hrvatska/Republic of Croatia (1991-)
        dìzhǔ, landlord/landowner/host
        dìbiǎo, the surface (of the earth)
        shāndì, mountainous region/hilly area/hilly country
        dìxīn, the earth's core/geocentric
        dìmíng, place name/toponym
        yībàitúdì, [一敗塗地], failed and wiped over the floor (idiom); to fail utterly/a crushing defeat/beate...
        tiānfāndìfù, sky and the earth turning upside down (idiom); fig. complete confusion/everythin...
        dìjī, foundations (of a building)/base
        yíwéipíngdì, [夷為平地], to level/to raze to the ground
        huāngdì, wasteland/uncultivated land
        
        
        dìzhì, [地質], geology
        fāntiānfùdì, sky and the earth turning upside down (idiom); fig. complete confusion/everythin...
        bèidìli, [背地裡], behind sb's back
        
        píngdì, to level the land/level ground/plain
        fāyuándì, [發源地], place of origin/birthplace/source
        wúdìzìróng, [無地自容], ashamed and unable to show one's face
        chūshēngdì, birthplace
        dìduàn, section/district
        
        dìpí, lot, section of land, ground
        
        tiānzàodìshè, [天造地設], lit. made by Heaven and arranged by Earth(idiom)/ideal/perfect/(of a match) made...
        dìqiào, [地殼], the Earth's crust
        dìzhìxuéjiā, [地質學家], geologist
        jiǎotàshídì, [腳踏實地], to have one's feet firmly planted on the ground (idiom); realistic without fligh...
        pūtiāngàidì, [鋪天蓋地], lit. hiding the sky and covering the earth (idiom); fig. earth-shattering/omnipr...
        wàidìrén, stranger/outsider
        biàndì, everywhere/all over
        tiānchángdìjiǔ, [天長地久], enduring while the world lasts (idiom)/eternal
        suídì, [隨地], according to the location/everywhere/any place/from any location/from wherever y...
        shèshēnchǔdì, [設身處地], to put oneself in sb else's shoes
        qīxīdì, [棲息地], habitat
        dìxiàshuǐ, groundwater
        jiàndì, [見地], opinion/view/insight
        dìhé, core of the earth (geology)
        shādì, sandy beach or river bank/sand dune/sandy land
        jiùdì, locally/on the spot
        
        zhìdì, [質地], texture/background (texture)/grain/quality/character/disposition
湿         shīdì, [濕地], wetland
        
        yòngwǔzhīdì, ample scope for abilities/favorable position for the use of one's skills (idiom)
        
        yìdì, [異地], different place/abroad
        jīngtiāndòngdì, [驚天動地], world-shaking (idiom)
        rénjiāndìyù, [人間地獄], hell on earth (idiom); suffering the torments of Buddhist hell while still alive...
        dìbǎo, bunker (underground fortification)
        
        
        zhùdì, [駐地], station/encampment
        jūzhùdì, current address/place of residence
        měngde, suddenly
        yědì, wilderness
        
        dìdòng, a dug-out/a burrow
        dìchǔ, [地處], to be located at/to be situated in
        dìtóu, [地頭], place/locality/edge of a field/lower margin of a page
        dìqì, deed (for land)/CL:張|张[zhāng],份[fèn]
        dìshì, [地勢], terrain/topography relief
        
        
        
        
        
        dìqiúyí, [地球儀], globe
        bùmáozhīdì, barren land/desert
        jùjūdì, inhabited land/habitat
        
        bīngtiānxuědì, a world of ice and snow
绿         lǜdì, [綠地], green area (e.g. urban park or garden)
        
        dìpǐ, bully/local ruffian
        zhùdì, living area/residential area
        dìfāngguān, local official
        dìmàn, the mantle of the earth (geology)
        
        zhòngdì, [種地], to farm/to work the land
        
        kāitiānpìdì, [開天闢地], to split heaven and earth apart (idiom); refers to the Pangu 盤古|盘古[Pán gǔ] creat...
        wǔtǐtóudì, [五體投地], to prostrate oneself in admiration (idiom); to adulate sb
宿         sùyíngdì, [宿營地], location of camp
        Nèidì/nèidì, [內地], mainland China (PRC excluding Hong Kong and Macau, but including islands such as...
        
        
        dìzhìxué, [地質學], geology
        zhàndì, to take up space/to occupy (space)
        dìlǐxué, [地理學], geography
        
        dìcéng, [地層], stratum (geology)
        dìrè, [地熱], geothermal
        chǎndì, [產地], the source (of a product)/place of origin/manufacturing location
        péndì, basin (low-lying geographical feature)/depression
        fùdì, hinterland/interior/outback
        Gāndì, (Mahatma) Gandhi
        gēngdì, arable land/to plow land
        tiānjīngdìyì, [天經地義], lit. heaven's law and earth's principle (idiom); fig. right and proper/right and...
        dìbiāo, [地標], landmark
        féndì, [墳地], graveyard/cemetery
        
        dǐngtiānlìdì, [頂天立地], lit. able to support both heaven and earth/of indomitable spirit (idiom)
        
        gēnjùdì, [根據地], base of operations
        dìxíngtú, [地形圖], topographic map
        
        dìzū, land rent/land tax
        dìdìdàodào, thoroughgoing/authentic/100%/to the core
        
        
        dìlì, soil fertility/land capability
        dìzhuān, [地磚], floor tile
        huātiānjiǔdì, to spend one's time in drinking and pleasure (idiom); to indulge in sensual plea...
        shǔdì, [屬地], dependency/possession/annexed territory
        tiānhuāngdìlǎo, until the end of time (idiom)
        jiēdì, earth (electric connection)/to earth
        hūntiānhēidì, lit. dark sky and black earth (idiom)/fig. pitch dark/to black out/disorderly/tr...
        
        tiānluódìwǎng, [天羅地網], inescapable net (idiom)/trap/dragnet
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        gùdìchóngyóu, [故地重遊], to revisit old haunts (idiom); down memory lane
        dìguā, sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas)/yam (family Dioscoreaceae)
        yuánchǎndì, [原產地], original source/place of origin/provenance
        tiānhándìdòng, [天寒地凍], cold weather, frozen ground (idiom); bitterly cold
        yuándì, [園地], garden area
        jiùdìchóngyóu, [舊地重遊], to revisit old haunts (idiom); down memory lane
        
        dìtóushé, [地頭蛇], local bully/tyrant/regional mafia boss
        
        dìtān, [地攤], street stall with goods laid out on the ground
        
        
        zhòngdì, important place/strategic location
        
        dìqūxìng, [地區性], regional/local
        zhuāngjiadì, [莊稼地], crop land/arable land
        
        
        
        
        zhěngdì, to prepare the soil (agriculture)
        
        
        
        dìlì, favorable location/in the right place/productivity of land
        
        
        
        
        líndì, woodland
        Wēidìmǎlārén, [危地馬拉人], Guatemalan (person)
        dàodì, authentic/original
        
        càidì, vegetable field
        
        
        
        jiùdì, [舊地], once familiar places/former haunts
        
        
        dǎdìpù, [打地鋪], to make one's bed on the floor
        fúdì, happy land/paradise
        dìzhènbō, seismic wave
        jísàndì, distribution center
        dìzhènyí, [地震儀], seismometer
        dìzhènxué, [地震學], seismology/science of earthquakes
        
        luòdìdēng, [落地燈], floor lamp
        dìkuài, [地塊], tectonic plate
        dìdòngshānyáo, [地動山搖], the earth quaked, the mountains shook (idiom); a tremendous battle
        tántiānshuōdì, [談天說地], to talk endlessly/talking of anything under the sun
        shīdì, to lose land/dispossessed
        
        
        luòdìchuāng, French window/CL:扇[shàn]
        huāntiānxǐdì, [歡天喜地], delighted/with great joy/in high spirits
        dìjiǔtiāncháng, [地久天長], enduring while the world lasts (idiom, from Laozi); eternal/for ever and ever (o...
        
        
        
线         dìxiàn, [地線], earth (wire)/ground
        jiùdìqǔcái, to draw on local resources/using materials at hand
        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...
        wādì, [窪地], depression/low-lying ground
        fāxiángdì, [發祥地], the birthplace (of sth good)/the cradle (e.g. of art)
        
        dìlǎotiānhuāng, see 天荒地老[tiān huāng dì lǎo]
        
        
        
        yánjiǎndì, [鹽鹼地], saline soil/(fig.) infertile woman
        
        
        
        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...
        dìyuán, [地緣], regional
        
        
        
        
        
        dìhuáng, [地黃], Chinese foxglove (Rehmannia glutinosa), its rhizome used in TCM
        
        
        dìmào, relief/landform (geology)
        yīndìzhìyí, (idiom) to use methods in line with local circumstances
        
        
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        Màidìnà, [麥地那], Medina, Saudi Arabia
        
        
        tōngxìndìzhǐ, mail address
        
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        fēngdì, feudal fiefdom/land held as a vassal in feudal society/enfeoffment
        
        
        
        
        tǔdìgǎigé, land reform
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        dìbiǎoshuǐ, surface water
        
        
        dìcíchǎng, [地磁場], the earth's magnetic field
        
        lídì, to plow
        
        
        
        
        
        zìliúdì, private plot allocated to an individual on a collective farm
西         
        
        
        
        
        
        gùdì, once familiar places/former haunts
        dìjí, [地級], prefecture level
        
        huàdìwéiláo, [畫地為牢], lit. to be confined within a circle drawn on the ground (idiom)/fig. to confine ...
        
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        Dìlānà, Tirana, capital of Albania
        
        bàitiāndì, to worship heaven and earth/ritual kneeling by bride and groom in a old-fashione...
        
        
        
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        fēidì, [飛地], administrative enclave/land of one country enclosed within another/a salient
        shūde, swiftly/suddenly
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        dìtújí, [地圖集], collection of maps/atlas
        hūde, suddenly
        
        
        
        
        tiānnándìběi, distant places/all over the country/(to talk) about this and that
        gǔdì, valley
        biàndìkāihuā, [遍地開花], to blossom everywhere/to spring up all over the place/to flourish on a large sca...
        
        
        
        
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沿         yánhǎidìqū, [沿海地區], coastland/coastal areas
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        zhēngdì, to requisition land
        
        bódì, barren land/poor soil
        
        
        
        
        
        
        mùdì, pasture/grazing land
        
        
        
        

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

        ránhòu, [然後], after/then (afterwards)/after that/afterwards
        Hòu/hòu, [後], surname Hou, empress/queen, back/behind/rear/afterwards/after/later
        zuìhòu, [最後], final/last/finally/ultimate
        zhīhòu, [之後], afterwards/following/later/after
        yǐhòu, [以後], after/later/afterwards/following/later on/in the future
        hòumian, [後面], rear/back/behind/later/afterwards
        hòulái, [後來], afterwards/later
        hòuhuǐ, [後悔], to regret/to repent
        bèihòu, [背後], behind/at the back/in the rear/behind sb's back
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        hòuguǒ, [後果], consequences/aftermath
        huánghòu, empress/imperial consort
        shāohòu, [稍後], in a little while/in a moment/later on
退         hòutuì, [後退], to recoil/to draw back/to fall back/to retreat
        shēnhòu, [身後], posthumous/one's social background/behind the body
        hòubèi, [後備], reserve/backup
        mùhòu, [幕後], behind the scenes
        hòumén, [後門], the back door/fig. under the counter (indirect way for influence or pressure)/an...
        hòutái, [後台]/[後臺], backstage, backstage/the area behind a theatrical stage/backstage supporter
        hòuyuàn, [後院], rear court/back garden/backyard (also fig.)
        luòhòu, [落後], to fall behind/to lag (in technology etc)/backward/to retrogress
        jīnhòu, [今後], hereafter/henceforth/in the future/from now on
        suíhòu, [隨後], soon after
        wǎnghòu, [往後], from now on/in the future/time to come
        jiǔhòu, [酒後], after drinking/under the influence of alcohol
        hòubèi, [後背], the back (human anatomy)/the back part of sth
        hòuzuò, [後座], empress's throne/(fig.) first place in a feminine competition, back seat/pillion
        hòuyuán, [後援], reinforcement/back-up/supporting force
        hòudài, [後代], posterity/later periods/later ages/later generations
        wánghòu, queen/CL:個|个[gè],位[wèi]
        guòhòu, [過後], after the event
        shìhòu, [事後], after the event/in hindsight/in retrospect
        hòuwèi, [後衛], rear guard/backfield/fullback
        
        qiánhòu, [前後], around/from beginning to end/all around/front and rear
        hòuzhě, [後者], the latter
        cǐhòu, [此後], after this/afterwards/hereafter
        hòubian, [後邊], back/rear/behind
        hòutou, [後頭], behind/in the back/the rear side/later/in future
        zhànhòu, [戰後], after the war/post-war
        hòupái, [後排], the back row
        hòuyì, [後裔], descendant
        hòutiān, [後天], the day after tomorrow/post-natal/acquired (not innate)/a posteriori
        hòufāng, [後方], the rear/far behind the front line
        
        hòunǎosháo, [後腦勺], back of the head
        hòuxù, [後續], follow-up/(dialect) to remarry
        hòuqī, [後期], late stage/later period
        
        wǔhòu, [午後], afternoon
        
        
        hòuqín, [後勤], logistics
        hòuyízhèng, [後遺症], (medicine) sequelae/residual effects/(fig.) repercussions/aftermath
        xiānhòu, [先後], early or late/priority/in succession/one after another
        shànhòu, [善後], to deal with the aftermath (arising from an accident)/funeral arrangements/repar...
        hòuhuìyǒuqī, [後會有期], I'm sure we'll meet again some day. (idiom)/Hope to see you again.
        
        zuìhòutōngdié, [最後通牒], ultimatum
        hòudùn, [後盾], support/backing
        rìhòu, [日後], sometime/someday (in the future)
        hòushìjìng, [後視鏡], rearview mirror
        hòurén, [後人], later generation
        
        hòunǎo, [後腦], hindbrain/back of the head
        tuōhòutuǐ, [拖後腿], to impede/to obstruct/to hold back
        hòushì, [後事], future events/and what happened next... (in fiction)/funeral arrangements
        sānsīérhòuxíng, [三思而後行], think again and again before acting (idiom); consider carefully in advance
        hòuchè, [後撤], to pull back (an army)/to retreat
        érhòu, [而後], after that/then
        tàihòu, Empress Dowager
        hòukōngfān, [後空翻], backward somersault/backflip
        hòulù, [後路], escape route/retreat route/communication lines to the rear/alternative course of...
        
        hòuchén, [後塵], lit. trailing dust/fig. sb's footsteps/course in life
        zǒuhòumén, [走後門], lit. to enter by the back door/fig. to gain influence by pull or unofficial chan...
        
        chǎnhòu, [產後], postnatal
        qíhòu, [其後], next/later/after that
        hòuqǐzhīxiù, [後起之秀], an up-and coming youngster/new talent/a brilliant younger generation
        
        jiǎohòugēn, [腳後跟], heel
        mǎhòupào, [馬後炮]/[馬後砲], lit. firing after the horse/fig. belated action/giving advice in hindsight, lit....
        
        hòushì, [後世], later generations
        hòumā, [後媽], (coll.) stepmother
        kōngqiánjuéhòu, [空前絕後], unprecedented and never to be duplicated/the first and the last/unmatched/unique
        hòugōng, [後宮], harem/chambers of imperial concubines
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        hòushēng, [後生], young generation/youth/young man
        
        
        hòuzuò, [後坐], recoil (of a gun)/backlash
        hòuhuǐmòjí, [後悔莫及], too late for regrets (idiom); It is useless to repent after the event.
        
        hòubèi, [後輩], younger generation
        zhēngxiānkǒnghòu, [爭先恐後], striving to be first and fearing to be last (idiom); outdoing one another
        kāihòumén, [開後門], to open the back door/fig. under the counter/to do a secret or dishonest deal/to...
        dúhòugǎn, [讀後感], impression of a book/opinion expressed in a book review
        
        
        
        hòulún, [後輪], rear wheel
        zhìzhīnǎohòu, [置之腦後], to banish from one's thoughts/to ignore/to take no notice
        hòugùzhīyōu, [後顧之憂], fears of trouble in the rear (idiom); family worries (obstructing freedom of act...
        
        hòuláijūshàng, [後來居上], lit. late-comer lives above (idiom); the up-and-coming youngster outstrips the o...
        
        hòuzuòlì, [後坐力], recoil (of a gun)/backlash/reactive force
        
        
        
        hòupà, [後怕], lingering fear/fear after the event/post-traumatic stress
        hòuzhuì, [後綴], suffix (linguistics)
        qiányīnhòuguǒ, [前因後果], cause and effects (idiom); entire process of development
        zhìhòu, [滯後], to lag behind
        
        
        
        dàhòutiān, [大後天], three days from now/day after day after tomorrow
        
        yùhòu, [預後], prognosis
        Xiānhòuzuò, Cassiopeia (constellation)
        
        hòusì, [後嗣], heir/descendant/posterity
        
        qiánpūhòujì, [前仆後繼], one falls, the next follows (idiom); stepping into the breach to replace fallen ...
        hòugài, [後蓋], back cover/shell (of crab etc)
        
        
        
        hòuyāo, [後腰], lower back
        hòujìn, [後進], less advanced/underdeveloped/lagging behind/the younger generation/the less expe...
        hòubèijūn, [後備軍], rearguard
        sīqiánxiǎnghòu, [思前想後], to consider past cause and future effect (idiom); to think over the past and fut...
        ānqiánmǎhòu, [鞍前馬後], to follow everywhere/to always be there for sb at their beck and call
        xiānzhǎnhòuzòu, [先斬後奏], first decapitate then present your trophy (idiom); act first, report later
        qiánfùhòujì, [前赴後繼], to advance dauntlessly in wave upon wave (idiom)
        
        
        cháyúfànhòu, [茶餘飯後], leisure time (over a cup of tea, after a meal etc)
        
        
        hòuyuànqǐhuǒ, [後院起火], a fire in one's backyard/conflict close to home
        hòuhuà, [後話], something to be taken up later in speech or writing
        
        guānhòugǎn, [觀後感], impression or feeling after visiting or watching (movies, museums etc)
        ěrhòu, [爾後], henceforth/thereafter/subsequently
        
        
        
        xiānlǐhòubīng, [先禮後兵], peaceful measures before using force (idiom); diplomacy before violence/jaw-jaw ...
        
        zhānqiángùhòu, [瞻前顧後], to look forward and back/to consider prudently/overcautious
        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...
        liúhòulù, [留後路], to leave oneself a way out
        qiūhòusuànzhàng, [秋後算賬], lit. to settle accounts after autumn/settle scores at an opportune moment (idiom...
        
        hòujìyǒurén, [後繼有人], to have qualified successors to carry on one's undertaking
        shòuhòufúwù, [售後服務], after-sales service
        
        hòumǔ, [後母], stepmother
        hòufù, [後父], stepfather
        
        
        
        hòunián, [後年], the year after next
        jiěfànghòu, [解放後], after liberation (i.e. after the Communist's victory)/after the establishment of...
        hòuzhàng, [後賬], undisclosed account/to settle matters later/to blame sb after the event
        
        
        
        xiēhòuyǔ, [歇後語], saying in which the second part, uttered after a pause or totally left out, is t...
        bóshìhòu, [博士後], postdoc/a postdoctoral position
        
        
        hòuhuànwúqióng, [後患無窮], it will cause no end of trouble (idiom); nip the problem in the bud
        
        
        
        
        
        
        qiánhòuwén, [前後文], context/the surrounding words/same as 上下文
        sǐérhòuyǐ, [死而後已], until death puts an end (idiom); one's whole life/unto one's dying day
        
        hòuyuán, [後緣], trailing edge (of airplane wing)
        
        hòujì, [後記], epilogue/afterword
        
        
        HòuJīn, [後金], Later Jin dynasty (from 1616-)/Manchu Khanate or kingdom that took over as Qing ...
        
        
        
        
        hòutíng, [後庭], backyard/imperial harem/anus
        
        chěhòutuǐ, [扯後腿], to be a drag or hindrance on sb
        wúhòu, [無後], to lack male offspring
        chéngqiánqǐhòu, [承前啟後], to follow the past and herald the future (idiom); part of a historical transitio...
        
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        dàhòunián, [大後年], three years from now/year after year after next year
        huángtàihòu, [皇太後], empress dowager
        yǔhòuchūnsǔn, [雨後春筍], lit. after rain, the spring bamboo (idiom); fig. rapid new growth/many new thing...
        
        
        

        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)