Chinese Tools
get my Chinese Name

From in English-Chinese Online Dictionary

Online English Chinese Dictionary. Chinese integrates both meaning and pronunciation information in its characters. You can search in the dictionary in Chinese, English, Pinyin, or by radical, stroke number, Cangjie, Sijiao, Wubi... You can use the Hand Writing Recognition too.

» Search by Radical

CHARACTERS : Simplified Traditional
PHONETIC : Pinyin Bopomofo EFEO Wade-Giles Yale

 lái zì to come from (a place) / From: (in email header)
 dì fāng region / regional (away from the central administration) / local
 yī zhí straight (in a straight line) / continuously / always / from the beginning of ... up to ... / all along
 chú le besides / apart from (... also...) / in addition to / except (for)
 xià lai to come down / (after verb of motion, indicates motion down and towards us, also fig.) / (indicates continuation from the past towards us) / to be harvested (of crops) / to be over (of a period of time) / to go among the masses (said of leaders)
 Hán guó South Korea (Republic of Korea) / Han, one of the Seven Hero States of the Warring States 戰 / / / / |战 / / / / [zhan4 guo2 qi1 xiong2] / Korea from the fall of the Joseon dynasty in 1897
 jù lí distance / CL:個 / |个 / [ge4] / to be apart from
 bì miǎn to avert / to prevent / to avoid / to refrain from
 jiě yā decompression (in digital technology) / to extract data from a compressed file
 lái kàn to come and see / to see a topic from a certain point of view
 shǐ zhōng from beginning to end / all along
 chuán shuō legend / folklore / to repeat from mouth to mouth / they say that...
 fǎn zhèng anyway / in any case / to come over from the enemy's side
 jīn hòu hereafter / henceforth / in the future / from now on
 cóng cǐ from now on / since then / henceforth
 bù jīn can't help (doing sth) / can't refrain from
 yǐ wài apart from / other than / except for / external / outside of / on the other side of / beyond
 yī shēn whole body / from head to toe / single person / a suit of clothes
 chū chù source (esp. of quotation or literary allusion) / origin / where sth comes from
 tǐ huì to know from experience / to learn through experience / to realize / understanding / experience
 yóu cǐ hereby / from this
 wài guān exterior appearance / to view sth from the outside / exterior condition
 qián hòu around / from beginning to end / all around / front and rear
 chū mén to go out / to leave home / to go on a journey / away from home / (of a woman) to get married
 liú dòng to flow / to circulate / to go from place to place / to be mobile / (of assets) liquid
 qí yú the rest / the others / remaining / remainder / apart from them
 shī mián to suffer from insomnia
 Sān guó Three Kingdoms period (220-280) in Chinese history / several Three Kingdoms periods in Korean history, esp. from 1st century AD to unification under Silla 新 / / |新 / / [Xin1 luo2] in 658
 dì dao authentic / genuine / typical / from a place known for the product / thorough / conscientious
 hún shēn all over / from head to foot
 lí hūn to divorce / divorced from (one's spouse)
 cóng xiǎo from childhood / as a child
 bǎi tuō to break away from / to cast off (old ideas etc) / to get rid of / to break away (from) / to break out (of) / to free oneself from / to extricate oneself
 tán chū to eject / to exit from / to pop up
 tuō lí to separate oneself from / to break away from / diastasis (medicine) / abscission / abjunction (botany)
 bù shí from time to time / now and then / occasionally / frequently
 yuǎn lí to be far from / to keep away from
 quán chéng the whole distance / from beginning to end
 Luò yáng Luoyang prefecture-level city in Henan, an old capital from pre-Han times
 jiù cǐ at this point / thus / from then on
 jiè zhù to draw support from / with the help of
 cóng zhōng from within / therefrom
 bèi yǐng rear view / figure seen from behind / view of the back (of a person or object)
 nán miǎn hard to avoid / difficult to escape from / will inevitably
 chū shēn to be born of / to come from / family background / class origin
 chuán shì handed down from ancient times / family heirloom
 gǎi gé kāi fàng to reform and open to the outside world / refers to Deng Xiaoping's policies from around 1980
 yī guàn consistent / constant / from start to finish / all along / persistent
 yǐn huàn a danger concealed within sth / hidden damage / misfortune not visible from the surface
 bì kāi to avoid / to evade / to keep away from
 jiè jiàn to use other people's experience / to borrow from a source / to use as reference
 chū zì to come from
 duò luò to degrade / to degenerate / to become depraved / corrupt / a fall from grace
 shān shuǐ water from a mountain / mountains and rivers / scenery / landscape
 shǎn guò to flash through (one's mind) / to dodge (away from pursuers)
 shòu yì to benefit from / profit
 xiāo shòu é sales figure / total income from sales / turnover
 shēng jī opportunity to live / to reprieve from death / life force / vitality
 cóng tóu anew / from the start
 xiāng yān cigarette / smoke from burning incense / CL:支 / [zhi1],條 / |条 / [tiao2]
 zhuǎn fā to transmit / to forward (mail, SMS, packets of data) / to pass on / to republish (an article from another publication)
 wǔ shù military skill or technique (in former times) / all kinds of martial art sports (some claiming spiritual development) / self-defense / tradition of choreographed fights from opera and film (recent usage) / also called kungfu 功 / / CL:種 / |种 / [zhong3]
 fú xiàn to appear before one's eyes / to come into view / to float into appearance / to come back (of images from the past) / to emerge / it emerges / it occurs (to me that..)
 táo pǎo to flee from sth / to run away / to escape
 guān wàng to wait and see / to watch from the sidelines / to look around / to survey
 yǔ zhòng bù tóng to stand out from the masses (idiom)
 mǎn miàn across one's whole face / (smiling) from ear to ear
 wǎng hòu from now on / in the future / time to come
 chū hū due to / to stem from / to go beyond (also fig. beyond reason, expectations etc) / to go against (expectations)
 Wēn Jiā bǎo Wen Jiabao (1942-), Premier of PRC from 2003-2013
 chú cǐ zhī wài apart from this / in addition to this
 qǐ yuán origin / to originate / to come from
穿 guàn chuān to run through / a connecting thread from beginning to end / to link
 chú qù to eliminate / to remove / except for / apart from
 zhē teng to toss from side to side (e.g. sleeplessly) / to repeat sth over and over again / to torment sb / to play crazy / to squander (time, money)
 shǒu xīn palm (of one's hand) / control (extended meaning from having something in the palm of one's hand)
 shí ér occasionally / from time to time
 tóng rén people from the same workplace or profession / co-worker / colleague / pop culture enthusiasts who create fan fiction etc
 guī nà to sum up / to summarize / to conclude from facts / induction (method of deduction in logic)
 gǔ rén people from ancient times / the ancients / the late (i.e. person who has passed away)
 lí bié to leave (on a long journey) / to part from sb
 bái jiǔ spirit usually distilled from sorghum or maize / white spirit
 shēng xiào one of the twelve animals symbolic of the earthly branches 地 / / [di4 zhi1] / animal from the Chinese zodiac
 jìn dài the not-very-distant past / modern times, excluding recent decades / (in the context of Chinese history) the period from the Opium Wars until the May 4th Movement (mid-19th century to 1919) / capitalist times (pre-1949)
 duō fāng in many ways / from all sides
 chéng pìn to seek to recruit / to invite job applications from
 kāi cǎi to extract (ore or other resource from a mine) / to exploit / to mine
 chū shì to be born / to come into being / to withdraw from worldly affairs
 ān níng peaceful / tranquil / calm / composed / free from worry
 lǎo xiāng fellow townsman / fellow villager / sb from the same hometown
 jìn jì taboo / contraindication (medicine) / to abstain from
 jué yuán to have no contact with / to be cut off from / (electricity) to insulate
 bù miào (of a turn of events) not too encouraging / far from good / anything but reassuring
 jīn xīng gold star / stars (that one sees from blow to the head etc)
 chū huò to take money or valuables out of storage / to recover / to ship goods / to extract (chemicals from solution)
退 tuì yì to retire from the military, sport etc / to demobilize / to decommission / retired from use
 huàn yǒu to contract (an illness) / to be afflicted with / to suffer from
 yuán zì to originate from
 jiù chū to rescue / to pluck from danger
 chū yuàn to leave hospital / to be discharged from hospital

Chinese Tones