English to Chinese Dictionary


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中国 Zhōng guó China
one / single / a (article) / as soon as / entire; whole; all; throughout / "one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1) / also pr. [yao1] for greater clarity when spelling out numbers digit by digit
中文 Zhōng wén Chinese language
to compare / (followed by a noun and adjective) more {adj.} than {noun} / ratio / to gesture / (Taiwan pr. [bi4] in some compounds derived from Classical Chinese)
letter / symbol / character / word / CL:個|个[ge4] / courtesy or style name traditionally given to males aged 20 in dynastic China
you (Note: In Taiwan, 妳 is used to address females, but in mainland China, it is not commonly used. Instead, 你 is used to address both males and females.)
北京 Běi jīng Beijing, capital of the People's Republic of China
jiā home / family / (polite) my (sister, uncle etc) / classifier for families or businesses / refers to the philosophical schools of pre-Han China / noun suffix for a specialist in some activity, such as a musician or revolutionary, corresponding to English -ist, -er, -ary or -ian / CL:個|个[ge4]
yuán currency unit (esp. Chinese yuan) / (bound form) first; original; primary / (bound form) basic; fundamental / (bound form) constituent; part / (prefix) meta- / (math.) argument; variable / era (of a reign) / (Tw) (geology) eon
汉语 Hàn Chinese language / CL:門|门[men2]
汉字 hàn Chinese character / CL:個|个[ge4] / Japanese: kanji / Korean: hanja / Vietnamese: hán tự
huí to circle / to go back / to turn around / to answer / to return / to revolve / Hui ethnic group (Chinese Muslims) / time / classifier for acts of a play / section or chapter (of a classic book)
piào ticket / ballot / banknote / CL:張|张[zhang1] / person held for ransom / amateur performance of Chinese opera / classifier for groups, batches, business transactions
máo hair / feather / down / wool / mildew / mold / coarse or semifinished / young / raw / careless / unthinking / nervous / scared / (of currency) to devalue or depreciate / classifier for Chinese fractional monetary unit ( = 角[jiao3] , = one-tenth of a yuan or 10 fen 分[fen1])
diǎn point / dot / drop / speck / o'clock / point (in space or time) / to draw a dot / to check on a list / to choose / to order (food in a restaurant) / to touch briefly / to hint / to light / to ignite / to pour a liquid drop by drop / (old) one fifth of a two-hour watch 更[geng1] / dot stroke in Chinese characters / classifier for items
jié joint; node / (bound form) section; segment / solar term (one of the 24 divisions of the year in the traditional Chinese calendar) / seasonal festival / (bound form) to economize; to save / (bound form) moral integrity; chastity / classifier for segments: lessons, train wagons, biblical verses etc / knot (nautical miles per hour)
南方 nán fāng south / southern China (areas to the south of the Yangtze River)
niǎo bird / CL:隻|只[zhi1],群[qun2] / "bird" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 196) / (dialect) to pay attention to / (intensifier) damned / goddamn
字典 diǎn Chinese character dictionary (containing entries for single characters, contrasted with a 詞典|词典[ci2 dian3], which has entries for words of one or more characters) / (coll.) dictionary / CL:本[ben3]
春节 Chūn jié Spring Festival (Chinese New Year)
huà to draw; to paint / picture; painting (CL:幅[fu2],張|张[zhang1]) / to draw (a line) (variant of 劃|划[hua4]) / stroke of a Chinese character (variant of 劃|划[hua4]) / (calligraphy) horizontal stroke (variant of 劃|划[hua4])
中餐 zhōng cān lunch / Chinese meal; Chinese food / CL:份[fen4],頓|顿[dun4]
pen / pencil / writing brush / to write or compose / the strokes of Chinese characters / classifier for sums of money, deals / CL:支[zhi1],枝[zhi1]
读音 yīn pronunciation / literary (rather than colloquial) pronunciation of a Chinese character
院长 yuàn zhǎng the head of an institution whose name ends in 院[yuan4] / chair of a board / president of a university / department head / dean / premier of the Republic of China / CL:個|个[ge4]

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