Dictionary content from CC-CEDICT Simple English to Chinese dictionary


handwriting
Auto complete input: off | on
Did you mean: name, nie, none, non, nino, nin, niue, nina, niye, ni ?

51 results on this page.

close
Display Settings
Mandarin pronunciation:  pin1yin1 | pīn​yīn​ | ㄅㄆㄇㄈ
Mandarin tone colors:  off | āáǎàa | āáǎàa
Mandarin syllables:  no spaces | space separated
HSK levels:  hide | show
Chinese font size:  small | large
Show pronunciation:  always | on mouse over
below 汉字 | above 汉字 | right of 汉字
Character dictionary only
Cantonese pronunciation:  hide | Yale | Jyutping
Yale Cantonese:  a5 | áh
Cangjie:  hide | letters | 汉字
Four corner codes:  hide | show
Simplified
Pīnyīn
English Definition Add a new word to the dictionary Traditional
HSK
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *九* | 九* | *九
nine / 9
HSK 1
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *玖* | 玖* | *玖
black jade / nine (banker's anti-fraud numeral)
half the work, twice the effect (idiom); the right approach saves effort and leads to better results / a stitch in time saves nine
the Nine Tripod Cauldrons, symbol of state power, dating back to the Xia Dynasty
nine deaths and still alive (idiom); a narrow escape / new lease of life
nine-tailed fox (mythological creature)
world of the immortals / fairyland / cloud nine
Pan-Pearl River delta / The nine provinces of Southern China around Guangzhou and the Pearl River delta / South China
legendary bird with nine heads (old) / cunning or sly person
to apply makeup conspicuously (idiom) / dressed to the nines and wearing makeup
lit. one hair from nine oxen (idiom) / fig. a drop in the ocean
one word worth nine sacred tripods (idiom); words of enormous weight
lit. the dragon has nine sons (idiom); fig. all kinds of characters / good and bad intermingled / It takes all sorts to make a world.
the nine springs / the underworld of Chinese mythology / Hades
Minister of Ceremonies in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
Minor Treasurer in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
the Three Religions (Daoism, Confucianism, Buddhism) and Nine Schools (Confucians, Daoists, Yin-Yang, Legalists, Logicians, Mohists, Political Strategists, Eclectics, Agriculturists) / fig. people from all trades (often derog.)
the Nine Ministers (in imperial China)
nine divide by nine is one (abacus rule) / when all is said and done
The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art
nine orifices of the human body (eyes, nostrils, ears, mouth, urethra, anus)
Antonin Dvořák (1841-1904), Bohemian composer, author of nine symphonies including the New World symphony
Commandant of Justice in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
Grand Servant in Imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
Commandant of Guards (in imperial China), one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
The Nine-Toothed Rake (weapon of Zhu Bajie 豬八戒|猪八戒)
Grand Minister of Agriculture in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
Supervisor of Attendants in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
Grand Herald in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
nine-tailed turtle of mythology / The Nine-tailed Turtle, novel by late Qing novelist Zhang Chunfan 張春帆|张春帆
A small hole not plugged will make you suffer a big hole (idiom); a stitch in time saves nine
nine periods of nine days each after winter solstice, the coldest time of the year
nine-tenths / ninety percent
nine periods of nine days each after winter solstice, the coldest time of the year
nine-ball (billiards game)
genius comes from hard effort / Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration (Thomas Edison)
the coldest period of the year / three nine day periods after the winter solstice
Zhang Chunfan (-1935), late Qing novelist, author of The Nine-tailed Turtle 九尾龜|九尾龟
rare talent / lit. legendary nine-ribbed turtle of Yuan river
nine tones and six modes (tonal system of Cantonese and other southern languages)
to kneel three times and kowtow nine times (formal etiquette on meeting the emperor)
timely handling doubles the effect and halves the effort / the right approach saves effort and leads to better results / a stitch in time saves nine
Director of the Imperial Clan in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
If you don't plug the small hole, the big hole will be hard to repair (idiom); A stitch in time saves nine.
the nine schools of thought, philosophical schools of the Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods (770-220 BC), viz Confucians 儒家, Daoists 道家, Yin and Yang 陰陽家|阴阳家, Legalists 法家, Logicians 名家, Mohists 墨家, Diplomats 縱橫家|纵横家, Miscellaneous 雜家|杂家, and Agriculturalists 農家|农家
Bixi, one of the nine sons of a dragon with the form of a tortoise, also known as 龜趺|龟趺
A small hole not plugged will make you suffer a big hole (idiom); A stitch in time saves nine.
A small hole not plugged will make you suffer a big hole (idiom); A stitch in time saves nine.
nine periods of nine days each after winter solstice, the coldest time of the year
enneahedron (solid figure having nine plane faces)
lit. to have only nine meals in thirty days (idiom) / fig. (of a family) on the brink of starvation / in dire straits


Tip: Using a computer without Chinese text input? Try the 'Type Chinese' item from the menu.
top
© 2017 MDBG Made in Holland
Automated or scripted access is prohibited
Privacy and cookies