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        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
        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)
        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...
        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
        bùxiángzhīzhào, bad omen
        qiángnǔzhīmò, [強弩之末], lit. an arrow at the end of its flight (idiom)/fig. spent force
        jiǔfēnzhīyī, one ninth
        chuímùzhīnián, old age
        bìyóuzhīlù, the road one must follow or take/the only way
        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
        jiǔzhī, for a long time
        chéngrénzhīwēi, to take advantage of sb's precarious position
        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
        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
        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
        gānzhīrúyí, [甘之如飴], lit. as sweet as syrup (idiom, from Book of Songs); to endure hardship gladly/a ...
        chìzǐzhīxīn, pure and innocent like the heart of a newborn/sincere
        mǐmǐzhīyīn, decadent or obscene music
        yīqiūzhīhé, jackals of the same tribe (idiom); fig. They are all just as bad as each other.
        yīzhīwéishèn, [一之為甚], Once is enough (idiom)
        yīzhīwèishèn, [一之謂甚], see 一之為甚|一之为甚[yī zhī wéi shèn]
        yīkǒngzhījiàn, [一孔之見], partial view/limited outlook
        yīzìzhīshī, [一字之師], one who can correct a misread or misspelt character and thus be your master
        yījiāzhīzhǔ, master of the house/family head
        yīniánzhījìzàiyúchūn, [一年之計在於春], the whole year must be planned for in the spring (idiom)/early planning is the k...
        yījūtóngqíngzhīlèi, [一掬同情之淚], to shed tears of sympathy (idiom)
        yīrìzhīyǎ, lit. friends for a day (idiom)/fig. casual acquaintance
        yīxiàoliǎozhī, to laugh away (instead of taking seriously)
        yījiànzhīchóu, a wrong suffered (idiom)/old grievance/previous defeat
线         yīxiànzhījiān, [一線之間], a hair's breadth apart/a fine line/a fine distinction
        yīyányǐbìzhī, one word says it all (idiom, from Analects); to cut a long story short/in a nuts...
        yīzǒuliǎozhī, to avoid a problem by walking away from it/to quit
        yīmiànzhījiāo, to have met once/casual acquaintance
        yīmiànzhīcí, [一面之詞], one side of the story/one-sided statement
        qīniánzhīyǎng, [七年之癢], seven-year itch
        wànrénzhīdí, [萬人之敵], a match for ten thousand enemies
        wànèzhīyuán, [萬惡之源], the root of all evil
        sāncùnbùlànzhīshé, [三寸不爛之舌], to have a silver tongue/to have the gift of the gab
        sānfānzhīluàn, [三藩之亂], Three feudatories rebellion against Qing 1673-1681 during the reign of Kangxi
        shàngshàngzhīcè, the best policy/the best thing one can do in the circumstances
        bùkānzhīlùn, [不刊之論], indisputable statement/unalterable truth
        bùxìngzhīshì, mishap
        bùjízhīwù, [不急之務], a matter of no great urgency
        bùqíngzhīqǐng, [不情之請], my presumptuous request (humble expr.); if I may be so bold to ask a favor
        bùshízhīxū, [不時之需], a possible period of want or need
        bùyìzhīlùn, [不易之論], perfectly sound proposition/unalterable truth/irrefutable argument
        bùzhèngzhīfēng, [不正之風], unhealthy tendency
        bùdēngdàyǎzhītáng, lit. not fit for elegant hall (of artwork)/not presentable/coarse/unrefined
        bùzhīsuǒzhī, whereabouts unknown
        bùjīngzhītán, [不經之談], absurd statement/cock-and-bull story
        bùbàizhīdì, [不敗之地], invincible position
        bùfèichuīhuīzhīlì, [不費吹灰之力], as easy as blowing off dust/effortless/with ease
        bùchěngzhītú, desperado
        shìlùzhījiā, [世祿之家], family with hereditary emoluments
        shìxízhīzhēng, [世襲之爭], succession struggle/dispute over inheritance
        liǎngguózhījiān, [兩國之間], bilateral/between two countries
        sàngjiāzhīgǒu, [喪家之狗], see 喪家之犬|丧家之犬[sàng jiā zhī quǎn]
        jǔshǒuzhīláo, [舉手之勞], as easy as lifting one's hand (idiom); no effort at all/you only have to lift a ...
        yìzhīsuǒzài, [義之所在], justice is to be found everywhere (idiom)
        zhīhūzhěyě, four common characters of classical Chinese (idiom); fig. semi-incomprehensible ...
        zhīzìxíng, Z-shaped/zigzag
        zhīzhì, extremely
        Lèzhī, [樂之], Ritz (cracker brand)
        lèchāngzhījìng, [樂昌之鏡], happy wife-husband reunion
        jiǔniúèrhǔzhīlì, tremendous strength (idiom)
        ÈrshíNiánMùdǔzhīGuàiXiànzhuàng, [二十年目睹之怪現狀], The Strange State of the World Witnessed Over 20 Years, novel by late Qing novel...
        èrzhězhīyī, either
        yúwùǎizhīzhōng, [於霧靄之中], to be beclouded
        jǐngwāzhījiàn, [井蛙之見], the view of a frog in a well (idiom); fig. a narrow view
        jiāobìshīzhī, to miss sb by a narrow chance/to miss an opportunity
        rénzhīchū, man at birth (is fundamentally good in nature)/the first line of Three character...
        rénzhīchū,xìngběnshàn, man at birth is fundamentally good in nature/the first two lines of Three charac...
        JièZhītuī, Jie Zhitui (7th century BC), legendary selfless subject of Duke Wen of Jin 晉文公|晋...
        tāshānzhīshíkěyǐgōngyù, lit. the other mountain's stone can polish jade (idiom); to improve oneself by a...
        fùzhīyītàn, [付之一嘆]/[付之一歎], to dismiss with a sigh (idiom); a hopeless case, to dismiss with a sigh (idiom);...
        fùzhīyīxiào, to dismiss sth with a laugh (idiom)/to laugh it off
        fùzhībǐngdīng, to burn down (idiom)
        fùzhīdùwài, to think nothing of doing sth (idiom)/to do sth without considering the risks/to...
        fùzhīxíngdòng, [付之行動], to put into action/to transform into acts
        dàizhīyǐ, (has been) replaced with/(its) place has been taken by
        yǐzǐzhīmáo,gōngzǐzhīdùn, lit. use sb's spear to attack his shield (idiom, derived from Han Feizi 韓非子|韩非子)...
        Zhòngxiàyèzhīmèng, [仲夏夜之夢], Midsummer night's dream, comedy by William Shakespeare 莎士比亞|莎士比亚[Shā shì bǐ yà]
        shānggōngzhīniǎo, [傷弓之鳥], lit. bird wounded by an arrow (idiom); fig. wounded or damaged person
        bózhòngzhījiān, [伯仲之間], almost on a par
        dīsúzhīfēng, [低俗之風], vulgar style (used of items to be censored)
        tǐyùzhīchuāng, [體育之窗], Window on Sports
        HóuJǐngzhīluàn, [侯景之亂], rebellion against Liang of the Southern Dynasties 南朝梁 in 548
        fǔyǎngzhījiān, [俯仰之間], in a flash
        dàoxuánzhīwēi, [倒懸之危], lit. the crisis of being hanged upside down (idiom); fig. extremely critical sit...
        dàoxuánzhījí, [倒懸之急], lit. the crisis of being hanged upside down (idiom); fig. extremely critical sit...
        dàoxuánzhīkǔ, [倒懸之苦], lit. the pain of being hanged upside down (idiom); fig. extremely critical situa...
        ǒuyīwéizhī, [偶一為之], to do sth once in a while (idiom)/to do sth more as an exception than the rule
        xiānwángzhīyuè, [先王之樂], the music of former kings
        xiānwángzhīzhèng, the rule of former kings
        xiānwángzhīdào, the way of former kings
        bābàizhījiāo, sworn brotherhood/intimate friendship
        BāyuèzhīGuāng, Light in August (novel by William Faulkner 威廉・福克納|威廉・福克纳[Wēi lián · Fú kè nà])
        gōngzhīyúshì, to announce to the world (idiom)/to make public/to let everyone know
        gōngzhīyúzhòng, [公之於眾], to make known to the masses (idiom); to publicize widely/to let the world know
        GuānZhīlín, [關之琳], Rosamund Kwan (1962-), Hong Kong actress
        bīngdòngsānchǐ,fēiyīrìzhīhán, [冰凍三尺,非一日之寒], three feet of ice does not form in a single day (idiom); Rome wasn't built in a ...
        fēnháozhīchā, hairsbreadth difference
        fēnérzhìzhī, divide and rule (strategy)/divide and conquer
        qiègǔzhīchóu, bitter hatred/hatred that cuts to the bone
        xíngmíngzhīxué, [刑名之學], criminal law, pre-Han legalist school
        chūshēngzhīdúbùpàhǔ, [初生之犢不怕虎], see 初生之犢不畏虎|初生之犊不畏虎[chū shēng zhī dú bù wèi hǔ]
        chūshēngzhīdúbùwèihǔ, [初生之犢不畏虎], lit. a new-born calf has no fear of the tiger (idiom)/fig. the fearlessness of y...
        kèyìwéizhī, [刻意為之], to make a conscious effort/to do something deliberately
        qiánshìbùwàng,hòushìzhīshī, [前事不忘,後事之師], don't forget past events, they can guide you in future (idiom); benefit from pas...
        qiánchēzhīfù,hòuchēzhījiàn, [前車之覆,後車之鑒], lit. the cart in front overturns, a warning to the following cart (idiom); fig. ...
        zhùrénwéikuàilèzhīběn, [助人為快樂之本], pleasure from helping others
        qínjiǎnwéifúwùzhīběn, [勤儉為服務之本], hardwork and thriftiness are the foundations of service (idiom)
        qiānlǐzhīdī,kuìyúyǐxué, [千里之堤,潰於蟻穴], An ant hole causing the collapse of a great dike./Huge damage from a moment's ne...
        qiānlǐzhīwài, thousand miles distant
        qiānlǐzhīxíng,shǐyúzúxià, [千里之行,始於足下], lit. a thousand mile journey begins with the first step/fig. big accomplishments...
        bēizhī,wúshèngāolùn, [卑之,無甚高論], my opinion, nothing very involved (idiom, humble expression); my humble point is...
        bēizhī,wúshèngāolùn, [卑之,毋甚高論], my opinion, nothing very involved (idiom, humble expression); my humble point is...
        jíxìngzhīzuò, [即興之作], improvisation
        quèzhībùgōng, [卻之不恭], to refuse would be impolite
        qùqǔzhījiān, [去取之間], undecided between taking and leaving
        qǔzhībùjìn,yòngzhībùjié, [取之不盡,用之不竭], limitless supply (of)/inexhaustible
        biànzhǐzhīshēng, [變徵之聲], modified fifth note of the pentatonic scale
        kǒufùzhīyù, [口腹之慾], desire for good food
        kěqǔzhīchù, [可取之處], positive point/merit/redeeming quality
        SīmǎZhāozhīxīnlùrénsuǒzhī, [司馬昭之心路人所知], Sima Zhao's stratagem is obvious to everyone/fig. an open secret
        chīnǎizhīlì, all one's strength
        Jízhīdǎo, [吉之島], JUSCO, Japanese chain of hypermarkets
        hòujiànzhīmíng, [後見之明], hindsight
        hòuchēzhījiàn, [後車之鑒], lit. warning to the following cart (idiom); don't follow the track of an overtur...
        jūnzǐzhījiāo, friendship between gentlemen, insipid as water (idiom, from Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子[Zhuān...
        jūnzǐzhījiāodànrúshuǐ, a gentleman's friendship, insipid as water (idiom, from Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子[Zhuāng zǐ...
        chuīhuīzhīlì, as easy as pie
        gàozhī, to tell sb/to inform
        Wèizhīsù, Ajinomoto, Japanese food and chemical corporation
        hūzhījílái, [呼之即來], to come when called (idiom); ready and compliant/always at sb's beck and call
        hūzhījílái,huīzhījíqù, [呼之即來,揮之即去], to come when called (idiom); ready and compliant/always at sb's beck and call
        sìhǎizhīnèijiēxiōngdì, [四海之內皆兄弟], all men are brothers
        huílùzhīzāi, [回祿之災], to have one's house burned down/fire disaster
        yīnFùzhīMíng, in the Name of the Father (in Christian worship)
        guózhōngzhīguó, [國中之國], state within a state
        zàicǐzhīqián, before that/beforehand/previously
        zàicǐzhīhòu, [在此之後], after this/afterwards/next
        zàicǐzhījì, [在此之際], meanwhile/at the same time
        zàizhèzhīqián, [在這之前], before then/up until that point
        chǔshìzhīdào, [處世之道], way of life/attitude/modus operandi
        dàxīngwènzuìzhīshī, [大興問罪之師], to launch a punitive campaign/to condemn scathingly
        Dàdìzhīgē, Song of the Earth/Das Lied von der Erde
        dàfāngzhījiā, learned person/expert in a certain field/abbr. to 方家[fāng jiā]
        Tiānfǔzhīguó, [天府之國], land of plenty/Heavenly province (epithet of Sichuan, esp. area around Chengdu)
        tiānwújuérénzhīlù, [天無絕人之路], Heaven never bars one's way (idiom); don't despair and you will find a way throu...
        tiānyuānzhībié, [天淵之別], a complete contrast/totally different
        shīzhīdōngyú,shōuzhīsāngyú, [失之東隅,收之桑榆], to lose at sunrise but gain at sunset (idiom); to compensate later for one's ear...
        shīzhīháolí,chàzhīqiānlǐ, [失之毫釐,差之千里], a tiny lapse can lead to a huge mistake (idiom); a minor discrepancy leading to ...
        shīzhīháolí,chàyǐqiānlǐ, [失之毫釐,差以千里], a tiny lapse can lead to a huge mistake (idiom); a minor discrepancy leading to ...
        shīzhīháolí,miùyǐqiānlǐ, [失之毫厘,謬以千里], a tiny lapse can lead to a huge mistake (idiom); a minor discrepancy leading to ...
        shībàishìchénggōngzhīmǔ, [失敗是成功之母], Failure is the mother of success.
        kuādàzhīcí, [誇大之詞], hyperbole/exaggeration
        hǎozìwéizhī, [好自為之], to do one's best/to shape up/to behave
        hàosèzhītú, lecher/womanizer/dirty old man
        rúhuángzhīshé, lit. a tongue like a reed (idiom)/fig. a glib tongue
        gūwàngyánzhī, to just talk for the sake of talking
        KǒngMèngzhīdào, the teaching of Confucius and Mencius
        ĀnShǐzhīLuàn, [安史之亂], An-Shi Rebellion (755-763) of 安祿山|安禄山[Ān Lù shān] and 史思明[Shǐ Sī míng], a catast...
        Guāndùzhīzhàn, [官渡之戰], battle of Guandu of 199 that established Cao Cao's 曹操 domination over north Chin...
        yùguǎnlǐYúfúwùzhīzhōng, [寓管理于服務之中], integrated services management
        qiāngbózhīzhù, [將伯之助], assistance that one gets from another
        shǎozhīyòushǎo, very few/very little
        jìndìzhǔzhīyì, [盡地主之誼], to act as host/to do the honours
        qiǎofùnánwéiwúmǐzhīchuī, [巧婦難為無米之炊], The cleverest housewife cannot cook without rice (idiom); You won't get anywhere...
        wūgǔzhīhuò, [巫蠱之禍], 91 BC attempted coup d'etat against Emperor Wu of Han 漢武帝|汉武帝, beginning with ac...
        chāzhīháolí,shīzhīqiānlǐ, [差之毫釐,失之千里], the slightest difference leads to a huge loss (idiom)/a miss is as good as a mil...
        chāzhīháolí,miùyǐqiānlǐ, [差之毫釐,謬以千里], the slightest difference leads to a huge error (idiom)/a miss is as good as a mi...
        píngyōngzhībèi, [平庸之輩], a nobody/a nonentity
        niánzhījiǔ, period of ... years
        yòuwúyòu,yǐjírénzhīyòu, to care for other's children as one's own
广广         guǎngérgàozhīguǎnggàogōngsī, [廣而告之廣告公司], China Mass Media International Advertising Corp
        Yīngrénzhīluàn, [應仁之亂], Ōnin war 1467-1477 between factions of Ashikaga shogunate
        yǐnyùzhīzhuān, [引玉之磚], lit. a brick thrown after a jade/enticing sb to come forward (idiom)
        ZhāngZhīdòng, [張之洞], Zhang Zhidong (1837-1909), prominent politician in late Qing
        Zhāngyìzhī, [張易之], Zhang Yizhi (-705), Tang dynasty politician and favorite of Empress Wu Zetian 武則...
        míliúzhījì, [彌留之際], on one's deathbed/at the point of death
        xiánwàizhīxiǎng, [弦外之響], see 弦外之音[xián wài zhī yīn]
        xiánwàizhīyì, see 弦外之音[xián wài zhī yīn]
        xiánwàizhīyīn, overtone (music)/(fig.) connotation/implied meaning
        xiánérgǔzhī, lit. to tune one's zither then play it; fig. to live by the consequences of one'...
        tánzhǐzhījiān, [彈指之間], a snap of the fingers (idiom); in an instant/in a short moment/in a flash/in the...
        dāngshìzhīguàn, [當世之冠], the foremost person of his age/unequalled/a leading light
        dāngzhīyǒukuì, [當之有愧], to feel undeserving of the praise or the honor
        Déguózhīshēng, [德國之聲], Deutsche Welle
        bìsǐzhīzhèng, terminal illness/incurable condition (also fig.)
        bìjīngzhīlù, [必經之路], the road one must follow or take/the only way/same as 必由之路[bì yóu zhī lù]
        sīzhīxīntòng, a thought that causes heartache (idiom)
        jírénzhīnàn, [急人之難], anxious to help others resolve difficulties (idiom)
        zǒngjiǎozhījiāo, [總角之交], childhood friend (idiom)
        zǒngjiǎozhīhǎo, [總角之好], childhood friend (idiom)
        tiányúzhīān, comfortably at peace (idiom)
        cèdázhīxīn, [惻怛之心], see 惻隱之心|恻隐之心[cè yǐn zhī xīn]
        huǐzhīyǐwǎn, too late to be sorry
        huǐzhīwújí, [悔之無及], too late for regrets (idiom); It is useless to repent after the event.
        qíngjízhīxià, in a moment of desperation
        yìliàozhīwài, contrary to expectation/unexpected
        shǒuwúfùjīzhīlì, [手無縛雞之力], without the strength to truss a chicken
        nǐgǔzhīzuò, [擬古之作], a work in a classic style/a pastiche
        chípíngzhīlùn, [持平之論], fair argument/unbiased view
        huīzhībùqù, [揮之不去], impossible to get rid of
        yuánzhùzhīshǒu, a helping hand
        shōuzhīsāngyú, to lose at sunrise but gain at sunset (idiom); to compensate later for one's ear...
        jìngguǐshénéryuǎnzhī, [敬鬼神而遠之], to respect Gods and demons from a distance (idiom); to remain at a respectful di...
        Dòuniúshìzhīgē, [鬥牛士之歌], Toreador Song (Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre), famous aria from opera Carm...
        dǒushāozhīrén, a small-minded person/a bean-counter
        dǒushāozhīqì, person narrow-minded and shortsighted
        dǒushāozhīcái, person of limited capacity
        fǔyuèzhīzhū, [斧鉞之誅], to die by battle-ax (idiom); to be executed
        duànxiùzhīpǐ, [斷袖之癖], lit. cut sleeve (idiom); fig. euphemism for homosexuality, originating from Hist...
        wúyòngzhīshù, [無用之樹], useless person (originally from Zhuangzi's "A Happy Excursion" 逍遙遊|逍遥游)
        jìláizhī,zéānzhī, [既來之,則安之], Since they have come, we should make them comfortable (idiom). Since we're here,...
        yìyánzhī, in other words
        xīngxingzhīhuǒ,kěyǐliáoyuán, a single spark can start a huge blaze (idiom); an insignificant cause can have a...
        yǒufūzhīfù, [有夫之婦], married woman
        wèijìngzhīzhì, unfulfilled ambition
        wèijiězhīmí, [未解之謎], unsolved mystery
        quányízhīcè, [權宜之策], stratagem of convenience (idiom); stop-gap measure/makeshift plan/interim step
        Qǐrénzhīyōu, [杞人之憂], man of Qǐ fears the sky falling (idiom); groundless fears
        Qǐguózhīyōu, [杞國之憂], man of Qǐ fears the sky falling (idiom); groundless fears
        Qǐtiānzhīlǜ, [杞天之慮], man of Qǐ fears the sky falling (idiom); groundless fears
        Qǐzǐzhīlín, forest of wolfberry and catalpa (Lycium chinense and Catalpa ovata, idiom); fig....
        Bǎijǔzhīzhàn, [柏舉之戰], Baiju war of 506 BC, in which Wu 吴 scored a crushing victory over Chu 楚
        BǎiyóuJiǎogēnzhīzhōu, [柏油腳跟之州], Tar Heel state
        gàiéryánzhī, same as 總而言之|总而言之[zǒng ér yán zhī]
        Ōuzhōuzhīxīng, [歐洲之星], Eurostar (train line)
        yùjiāzhīzuì,héhuànwúcí, [欲加之罪,何患無辭], If you want to condemn sb, don't worry about the pretext (idiom, from Zuozhuan 左...
        sǐwúzàngshēnzhīdì, [死無葬身之地], to die without a burial site/to die a pauper/a tragic end
        jiāngzhuózhīxǐ, feast at the birth of a child
        ShāmòzhīHú, Desert Fox
        fànfànzhījiāo, nodding acquaintance/slight familiarity
        juānāizhīlì, negligible force (idiom); tiny force
        mǎnkǒuzhīhūzhěyě, [滿口之乎者也], mouth full of literary phrases/to spout the classics
        lòuwǎngzhīyú, [漏網之魚], fish that escaped the net (idiom); fugitive/homeless exile
        diǎnjīngzhībǐ, [點睛之筆], the brush stroke that dots in the eyes (idiom); fig. to add the vital finishing ...
        liànzhīwèidìng, [煉之未定], to spend a long time thinking about sth while unable to reach a decision
鸿         yànquèānzhīhónghúzhīzhì, [燕雀安知鴻鵠之志], lit. can the sparrow and swallow know the will of the great swan? (idiom)/fig. h...
鸿         yànquèyānzhīhónggǔzhīzhì, [燕雀焉知鴻鵠之志], lit. can the sparrow and swallow know the will of the great swan? (idiom); fig. ...
        àizhīrúmìng, [愛之如命], inordinately fond of sth/lit. to love it as one's life
        láoyùzhīzāi, [牢獄之災], imprisonment
        mùshīzhīzhí, [牧師之職], ministry
        yóuzhīhū, [猶之乎], just like (sth)
        Xuánwǔménzhībiàn, [玄武門之變], Xuanwu gate coup of June 626 in early Tang, in which Li Shimin 李世民 killed his br...
        WángFūzhī, Wang Fuzhi (1619-1692), wide-ranging scholar of the Ming-Qing transition
        WángXīzhī, Wang Xizhi (303-361), famous calligrapher of Eastern Jin, known as the sage of c...
        Wánǒuzhījiā, Doll's House (1879), drama by Ibsen 易卜生
        Yáozhīpǔ, [瑤之圃], jade garden of celestial ruler/paradise
        lüèshízhīwú, [略識之無], semi-literate/only knows words of one syllable/lit. to know only 之[zhī] and 無|无[...
        bǎizúzhīchóngsǐérbùjiāng, [百足之蟲死而不僵], a centipede dies but never falls down/old institutions die hard
        píròuzhīkǔ, physical pain/lit. skin and flesh suffer
        juànjuànzhīxīn, nostalgia/home-sickness/longing for departed beloved
        shùnxīzhījiān, [瞬息之間], in the wink of an eye/in a flash
        zhīzhīshènwēi, to know very little about
        zhīyùzhīēn, lit. the kindness of recognizing sb's worth and employing him (idiom)/patronage/...
        yàntiánzhīshí, [硯田之食], to make a living by writing (idiom)
        pòzhúzhīshì, [破竹之勢], lit. a force to smash bamboo (idiom); fig. irresistible force
        QíXīzhījiàn, [祁奚之薦], Qi Xi's recommendation (idiom); recommending the best person for the job indepen...
        Zǔchōngzhī, [祖沖之], Zu Chongzhi (429-500), astronomer and mathematician
        zhúmǎzhījiāo, [竹馬之交], childhood friend (idiom)
        zhúmǎzhīyǒu, [竹馬之友], see 竹馬之交|竹马之交[zhú mǎ zhī jiāo]
        jīzhīnián, beginning of maturity (of a girl)
        děngérxiàzhī, going from there to lower grades (idiom)
        zhōngtiānzhīhèn, [終天之恨], eternal regret
        huǎnbīngzhījì, [緩兵之計], delaying tactics/stalling/measures to stave off an attack/stratagem to win a res...
        Luójiéàiěrzhī, [羅潔愛爾之], Raziel, archangel in Judaism
        zhìzhībùwèn, [置之不問], to pass by without showing interest (idiom)
        zhìzhīsǐdì, to place sb on field of death/to confront with mortal danger/to give sb no way o...
        qúnqǐérgōngzhī, the masses rise to attack it (idiom); Everyone is against the idea./universally ...
        lǎowúlǎo,yǐjírénzhīlǎo, to honor old people as we do our own aged parents
        màodiézhīnián, old age (in one's 80s, 90s, or more)
        shèngzhībùwǔ, [勝之不武], (fig.) to fight a one-sided battle/to have an unfair advantage in a contest
        kuàxiàzhīrǔ, lit. forced to crawl between sb's legs as humiliation (idiom)/humiliation
        tuōjiāngzhīmǎ, [脫韁之馬], lit. a horse that has thrown off the reins (idiom); runaway horse/out of control
        ZìránzhīYǒu, Friends of Nature (Chinese environmental NGO)
        shìdúzhīài, [舐犢之愛], the love of a cow licking her calf (idiom)/parental love
        zhīlánzhīshì, [芝蘭之室], lit. a room with irises and orchids (idiom); fig. in wealthy and pleasant compan...
        Sūliánzhīyǒushè, [蘇聯之友社], Soviet Union friendly society
        Sàěrhǔzhīzhàn, [薩爾滸之戰], Battle of Sarhu in 1619, in which the Manchus under Nurhaci 努爾哈赤|努尔哈赤 crushed fo...
        cángshēnzhīchù, [藏身之處], hiding place/hideout
        shuāizhīyǐshǔ, [衰之以屬], to treat a debility according to its nature
        yàozhī, in brief/in a word
        fùcháozhīxiàwúwánluǎn, [覆巢之下無完卵], lit. when the nest is upset no egg is left intact (idiom)/fig. when one falls in...
        jiànzhīshíshī, [見之實施], to put into effect (idiom)
        yánxiàzhīyì, implication
        zhūxīnzhīlùn, [誅心之論], a devastating criticism/to expose hidden motives
        yèlíngzhīlǚ, [謁陵之旅], visit to ancestral tomb
        tāntiānzhīgōng, [貪天之功], to claim credit for other people's achievements (idiom)
        tānlánshìwànèzhīyuán, [貪婪是萬惡之源], Greed is the root of all evil.
        pínwúlìzhuīzhīdì, [貧無立錐之地], not even enough land to stand an awl (idiom); absolutely destitute
        Chìbìzhīzhàn, [赤壁之戰], Battle of Redcliff of 208 at Chibi in Huangzhou district 黃州區|黄州区 of Huanggang ci...
        jìnshēnzhījiē, [進身之階], stepping-stone to greater power or higher rank
        wéixīnzhīyán, [違心之言], false assertion/speech against one's own convictions
        nìěrzhīyán, speech that grates on the ear (idiom); bitter truths/home truths (that one does ...
        dàozhīsuǒcún,shīzhīsuǒcún, [道之所存,師之所存], If sb has grasped the truth before you, take him as your teacher (Tang dynasty e...
        Lángzhīwàn, [郎之萬], Langevin (name)
        jiǔsèzhītú, follower of wine and women/dissolute person
        zuìwēngzhīyìbùzàijiǔ, wine-lover's heart is not in the cup (idiom); a drinker not really interested in...
        jīnlánzhījiāo, [金蘭之交], intimate friendship (idiom)
        qiánshìwànèzhīyuán, [錢是萬惡之源], Money is the root of all evil.
        Chángpíngzhīzhàn, [長平之戰], battle of Changping of 260 BC, at which the Qin army 秦軍|秦军[Qín jūn] encircled an...
        wènzuìzhīshī, [問罪之師], punitive force/a person setting out to deliver severe reproach
        suízhīérhòu, [隨之而後], from that/following from that/after that
        LéishénzhīChuí, [雷神之錘], Quake (video game series)
        xūyàoshìfāmíngzhīmǔ, [需要是發明之母], Necessity is the mother of invention (European proverb).
        xiāorǎngzhībié, [霄壤之別], huge difference
        Bàwángzhīdào, the Way of the Hegemon/despotic rule/abbr. 霸道
        jìngnánzhīyì, [靖難之役], war of 1402 between successors of the first Ming Emperor
        fēifènzhīniàn, improper idea
        FēizhōuZhījiǎo, Horn of Africa
        Yīnyuèzhīshēng, [音樂之聲], The Sound of Music, Broadway musical (1959) and Academy Award-winning movie (196...
        qǐngzhī, [頃之], in a moment/shortly after
        GùKǎizhī, [顧愷之], Gu Kaizhi or Ku K'aichih (346-407), famous painter of Eastern Jin dynasty, one o...
        hànshǒuzhījiāo, [頷首之交], nodding acquaintance
        líjīzhīluàn, [驪姬之亂], Liji rebellion in 657-651 BC, eventually defeated by Duke Wen of Jin 晉文公|晋文公
        gǔgěngzhīchén, [骨鯁之臣], lit. fish bone of a minister (idiom); fig. person one can rely on for candid cri...
        yúmǐzhīxiāng, [魚米之鄉], land of fish and rice
        HuángCháozhīluàn, [黃巢之亂], late Tang peasant uprising 875-884 led by Huang Chao
        huángjīnzhīluàn, [黃巾之亂], the Yellow Turbans peasant uprising at the end of later Han (from 184)
        dǐngzúzhīshì, [鼎足之勢], competition between three rivals/tripartite confrontation
        gǔpénzhīqī, drumming on a bowl in grief (idiom, refers to Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子 grieving for his lo...

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