Dictionary content from CC-CEDICT Simple English to Chinese dictionary


handwriting
Auto complete input: off | on

79 results on this page.

Simplified
Pīnyīn
English Definition Add a new word to the dictionary Traditional
HSK
oneself / one's own
HSK 3
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *己* | 己* | *己
self / oneself / sixth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 / sixth in order / letter "F" or Roman "VI" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / hexa
to make it one's business / to take upon oneself to
to do (sth) oneself / to help oneself to
to be oneself
to know oneself / to be intimate or close / intimate friend
thirty-sixth year F12 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1959 or 2019
Daji (c. 11th century BC), concubine of the last Shang dynasty king Zhou Xin 紂辛|纣辛
to be strict with oneself
our side / one's own (side etc)
know yourself, know your enemy (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法)
to express oneself / to give an account of oneself / to project oneself / to show off
those on our side / ourselves / one's own people / one of us
Kong Yiji, protagonist of short story by Lu Xun 魯迅|鲁迅
without the freedom to act independently (idiom); involuntary / not of one's own volition / in spite of oneself
everyone gives their own view
HSK 6
to appropriate to oneself (what rightfully belongs to others)
oneself
to be strict with oneself (idiom) / to demand a lot of oneself
self-restraint and devotion to public duties (idiom); selfless dedication / to serve the public interest wholeheartedly
Help others, and others may help you (idiom).
fifty-sixth year F8 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1979 or 2039
close female friend / confidante
forty-sixth year F10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1969 or 2029
What you don't want done to you, don't do to others. (idiom, from the Confucian analects) / Do as you would be done by. / Do not do to others what you would not have them do to you.
sixth year F6 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1989 or 2049
personal profit / to benefit oneself
twenty-sixth year F2 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2009 or 2069
to take for one's own / to expropriate
sixteenth year F4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1999 or 2059
know yourself and know your enemy, and you will never be defeated (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法)
a matter of no concern to oneself (idiom)
dissident / alien / outsider
to abandon self for others (idiom, from Analects); to sacrifice one's own interest for other people / altruism
to be content with one's lot (idiom) / to know one's place
egoism
to crush one's own foot while trying to maneuver a rock (to a cliff edge, to drop on one's enemy) (idiom) / hoisted by one's own petard
one's own viewpoint
to persist in one's views
if you want sth done well, do it yourself (idiom)
to harm others without benefiting oneself (idiom)
Go your own way, let others say what they like. (popular modern cliche) / Do it my way.
harming others for one's personal benefit (idiom); personal gain to the detriment of others
self-restraint / discipline / selflessness
close friend in a distant land, far-flung realms as next door / close in spirit although far away
hexose (CH2O)6, monosaccharide with six carbon atoms, such as glucose 葡萄糖
to feel unconcerned and let matters rest (idiom)
selfless / self-sacrifice (to help others) / self-renunciation / altruism
close male friend / confidant
not to become attached to material things, not to pity oneself
to regard sb as one's own child
to seek the cause in oneself rather than sb else
restrain yourself and return to the rites (idiom, from Analects); to subdue self and observe proprieties / (any number of possible translations)
you can't always do as you like / one has to compromise in this world (idiom)
Look out for yourself, or heaven and earth will combine to destroy you. / Every man for himself, and the Devil take the hindmost.
a thousand cups of wine is not too much when best friends meet (idiom) / when you're with close friends, you can let your hair down
to listen to the ideas of others with an open mind (idiom)
each sticks to his own opinion (idiom); chacun son gout
to move a stone and stub one's toe / to shoot oneself in the foot (idiom)
each sticks to his own view (idiom); a dialogue of the deaf
love others as self
If you don't want anyone to know, don't do it (idiom). fig. If you do something bad, people will inevitably hear about it.
knowing the enemy and yourself will get you unscathed through a hundred battles (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War")
there's no place like home (idiom)
a true gentleman will sacrifice his life for a friend who understands him, as a woman makes herself beautiful for her sweetheart
to consider sb as close friend (idiom); to take into one's confidence
to exercise power arbitrarily (idiom)
(coll.) (Tw) to get sacked / to be fired
to give up one's private interests for the public good (idiom); to behave altruistically / selfless and public spirited
intimate / private saving of family members
private saved money of close family members
to abandon self for others (idiom); to sacrifice oneself to help the people / altruism
intimate / private saving of family members
to blot out one's conscience
to wipe out dissenters / to exterminate those who disagree
self-restraint and devotion to public duties (idiom); selfless dedication / to serve the public interest wholeheartedly
to know the enemy and know oneself (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War")
hepatitis F
to be severe with oneself and lenient with others (idiom)


Tip: The character dictionary gives detailed information about separate Chinese characters; the word dictionary contains words consisting of 1 or more Chinese characters.
top
© 2020 MDBG Made in Holland
Automated or scripted access is prohibited
Privacy and cookies