Dictionary content from CC-CEDICT

Auto complete input: off | on

100 results on this page.

English Definition Add a new word to the dictionary Traditional
soldier / CL: 個|个
  *兵* | 兵* | *兵
soldiers / a force / an army / weapons / arms / military / warlike / CL: 個|个
large military unit / formation / corps / army
troops appearing suddenly (in a raid or ambush)
commando / special forces soldier
new (army) recruit
to review troops / military parade
infantry / foot / infantryman / foot soldier
(military) branch of the armed forces
weaponry / weapons / arms
mercenary / hired gun
mercenary / hired gun
to levy troops / recruitment
parade guards (usually spaced out along parade routes) / example / model / pacesetter
(military) officers and soldiers / officers and men / (old) government troops
to serve in the army / to be a soldier
to drill troops / army training
lit. frontline troops / leader / trailblazer / pacesetter
lit. military tactics on paper (idiom) / fig. theoretical discussion that is worse than useless in practice / armchair strategist / idle theorizing / cf Zhao Kuo 趙括|赵括 leading an army of 400,000 to total annihilation at battle of Changping 長平之戰|长平之战 in 260 BC
soldier / large army / powerful army / (old) large-scale war
guard / bodyguard
art of war / military strategy and tactics
military camp / barracks
figurines of warriors and horses buried with the dead / Terracotta Army (historic site)
artillery soldier / gunner
“Art of War”, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书, written by Sun Tzu 孫子|孙子
private (army)
Hyōgo prefecture in the midwest of Japan's main island Honshū 本州
people's militia / militia / militiaman
to lead troops
individual soldier / (literary) isolated military unit, cut off from reinforcements
troops and horses / military forces
elite troops
army deserter
munitions factory
to hold back one's troops without moving (idiom); to bide one's time
there can never be too much deception in war / in war nothing is too deceitful / all's fair in war
the School of the Military, one of the Hundred Schools of Thought 諸子百家|诸子百家 of the Warring States Period (475-220 BC)
military strategist in ancient China / military commander / soldier
to deploy troops / to mass troops
a scout / spy
to muster troops / (fig.) to gather forces
delaying tactics / stalling / measures to stave off an attack / stratagem to win a respite
military strength / armed forces / troops
soldiers at the city walls (idiom); fig. at a critical juncture
to move an army and send a general (idiom); to deploy an army / to send a team on a task
to dispatch an army / to send troops
to send troops
military parade
strong soldiers / make the military powerful (political slogan)
army riffraff / army ruffian / soldier of fortune
weapons / arms / fighting / war
mutiny / (Tw) to be dumped by one's girlfriend while serving in the army
(bladed) weapons
Hyōgo prefecture in the midwest of Japan's main island Honshū 本州
to recruit soldiers
Qing troops / Manchu soldiers
manpower resources (for military service) / sources of troops
military leadership / military power
military police
soldiers munity and troops rebel (idiom); turmoil and chaos of war
a book on the art of war
soldiers / troops
celestial soldier / (old) imperial troops / (Tw, jocular) clumsy army recruit / (more generally) bungler / screw-up
Ministry of War (in imperial China)
military service
having given away a bride, to lose one's army on top of it (idiom) / to suffer a double loss after trying to trick the enemy
enlisted sailor in navy
to retreat / to withdraw troops / to recall troops / fig. to finish work / to wind up / to call it a day / used with negatives: the task is far from over
Sun Bin's "The Art of War"
counter soldiers with arms, water with an earth weir (idiom); different situations call for different action / to adopt measures appropriate to the actual situation
celestial troops and generals (idiom) / fig. superior forces
lit. every tree or bush an enemy soldier (idiom); fig. to panic and treat everyone as an enemy / to feel beleaguered
lit. strong soldiers and sturdy horses (idiom) / fig. a well-trained and powerful army
to train troops
peaceful measures before using force (idiom); diplomacy before violence / jaw-jaw is better than war-war
lit. short-weaponed soldiery fight one another (idiom); fierce hand-to-hand infantry combat / to fight at close quarters
workers, peasants, and soldiers / the proletariat
lit. no blood on the men's swords (idiom); fig. an effortless victory
lit. speed is a crucial asset in war (idiom) / fig. swift and resolute (in doing sth)
defeated troops / routed army / scattered soldiers
to meet on the battlefield (idiom)
Mt Diaobingshan in Tieling / Diaobingshan district of Tieling city 鐵嶺市|铁岭市, Liaoning
man-of-war / naval vessel / warship
loose and disorganized soldiers / stragglers / fig. a loner
Red Guards (Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976)
(military) messenger / orderly
to send troops
rebel soldier
the military revolt of 960 that led Zhao Kuangyin 趙匡胤|赵匡胤 to found the Song dynasty
troops in defeat like a landslide (idiom); a beaten army in total collapse
child soldier
the Kempeitai or Japanese Military Police 1881-1945 (Japanese counterpart of the Gestapo during WWII)
to reinforce / to increase troop numbers / reinforcements / extra troops
  ** | * | *

Tip: The character dictionary has hand writing instructions for many Chinese characters, a brush icon is shown in front of the character when these instructions are available, try clicking it.
© 2021 MDBG Made in Holland
Automated or scripted access is prohibited
Privacy and cookies