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Index | A,a. B,b. C,c. D,d. E,e. F,f. G,g. H,h. I,i. J,j. K,k. L,l. M,m
N,n. O,o. P,p. Q,q. R,r. S,s. T,t. U,u. V,u. W,w. X,x. Y,y. Z,z.

12 Chinese zodiac animals

5 elements

Chinese numbers 0-100

C,c

cā, cá, cǎ, cà Mandarin pinyin tunes

cabin of a ship

cage

cāi, cái, cǎi, cài Mandarin pinyin tunes

cake

cakes; pastry

calamities; disasters

calamity; disaster (nan, Mandarin pinyin practice)

calamity; disaster (yang, Mandarin pinyin practice)

calisthenics; gymnastics

call

call (jiao, Mandarin pinyin practice)

call; to name (cheng, Mandarin pinyin practice)

call; knock

call out loudly; yell; shout

called, named

call, give a name

call me

call for help; Mayday

callous; heartless

calm; composed

calm; cool-headed

calm; set

calm and collected; cool and calm

calm and unhurried

camel

camp; battalion

camping (video)

camping by the lakeside

camping tent

cān, cán, cǎn, càn Mandarin pinyin tunes

can (video)

can; able; capable

can to

can, know how

can; jar

can; may

can't bear; can't stand

cancel

cancer

candle

candy; sugar

cāng, cáng, cǎng, càng Mandarin pinyin tunes

canine; dog

canned food

cannon; artillery piece

cannot help it; have no alternative

canon; ceremony

canyon; gorge

cāo, cáo, cǎo, cào Mandarin pinyin tunes

cap; headgear

capability; ability

capable and virtuous

capacity; amount; quantity

capital city

capital of a country

capitulate; succumb to

capsicum; red pepper

capsule (medicine)

captain of a team; team leader

car; vehicle

car accident; traffic accident

carbon

card

card playing; play cards

cards of games; playing cards

care about; to mind

care for; highly favored

care for; look after

careful; attentive; thoughtful

Careful! (video)

careful (video)

careful; cautious; prudent

careful to do things slowly

cargoes; goods

carp (fish)

carpenter; woodworker (mu, Mandarin pinyin practice)

carpenter (jiang, Mandarin pinyin practice)

carpet; rug

carry; wear

carry cargo; freight; load goods

carry on the back

carry on the shoulder (kang, Mandarin pinyin practice)

carry on the shoulder (tiao, Mandarin pinyin practice)

carry on with; keep on

carry with both hands

carve; engrave (diao, Mandarin pinyin practice)

carve; engrave (ke, Mandarin pinyin practice)

carve out a niche for oneself

cascade; waterfall

case

casino; gambling house

cast; spread

cast aside; throw away

cast away; throw away

casting a spell; chant incantations

casual; unrestrained

cat (video)

cat (mao, Mandarin pinyin practice)

catalogue; table of contents

catch sight of

cats chasing mice

Cats like to chase mice.

catch; capture

catch birds with a net

caterpillar

cause; induce

cause; reason (yin, Mandarin pinyin practice)

cause; reason (you, Mandarin pinyin practice)

cause and effect; karma

cause to smile

caution; warning

cautious

cautious; prudent (jin, Mandarin pinyin practice)

cautious; prudent (ti, Mandarin pinyin practice)

cave; den; hole

cave; hole

cave in; sink

cavern

cē, cé, cě, cè Mandarin pinyin tunes

cease, quit (ba, Mandarin pinyin practice)

cease, quit (chuo, Mandarin pinyin practice)

cease; rest

cease; stop

cease; stop; stay

celebrate

celebrate birthday

cellular phone

cēn, cén, cěn, cèn Mandarin pinyin tunes

cēng, céng, cěng, cèng Mandarin pinyin tunes

censer (for burning incense)

center; middle (jian, Mandarin pinyin practice)

center; middle (yang, Mandarin pinyin practice)

ceremonious; formal and dignified

ceremony

ceremony; canon

ceremony to celebrate

certain; confident

certain; some

certain; valid

certain person; somebody; someone

certainly; definitely

certainly; of course

chā, chá, chǎ, chà Mandarin pinyin tunes

chāi, chái, chǎi, chài Mandarin pinyin tunes

chain

chair (video)

chair (yi, Mandarin pinyin practice)

chairman of the company board

chat; talk informally

challenge (video)

challenge (tiao, Mandarin pinyin practice)

chamber; room

champion

chān, chán, chǎn, chàn Mandarin pinyin tunes

chance, opportunity

chance, opportunity (ji, Mandarin pinyin practice)

chāng, cháng, chǎng, chàng Mandarin pinyin tunes

change; alter

change; leather

change; transform

change; variation

Changjiang River; Yangtze River

channels

chant; recite

chant; recite; intone (yin, Mandarin pinyin practice)

chant; recite; intone (song, Mandarin pinyin practice)

chant incantations; casting a spell

chāo, cháo, chǎo, chào Mandarin pinyin tunes

chaos; disorder; anarchy

characterized by peculiar traits; quirky

charisma; charm

charming; fascinating

charming for woman; exquisite; glorious

charming wife

charred; scorched

chase

chaste; angelical

chat (video)

chat; gossip (che, Mandarin pinyin practice)

chat; talk; converse

chē, ché, chě, chè Mandarin pinyin tunes

cheap; inexpensive

cheat; deceive; swindle

cheater; swindler; deceiver; trickster

check; examine

check; examine; inspect

cheek (of the face) (jia, Mandarin pinyin practice)

cheek (of the face) (sai, Mandarin pinyin practice)

cheerful; agreeable; pleasant

cheerful; happy; joyful

cheerful; joyful; happy

cheerful; joyous

chef; culinary artist

Chen, Chinese surname

chēn, chén, chěn, chèn Mandarin pinyin tunes

chēng, chéng, chěng, chèng Mandarin pinyin tunes

cherish; value highly

cherish the memory of; yearn for

cherished thing; darling baby

chess (game)

chest; breast; thorax

chew; munch; masticate

chew carefully and swallow slowly(Chinese idiom

chī, chí, chǐ, chì Mandarin pinyin tunes

chicken

chicken (ji, Mandarin pinyin practice)

chicken egg

chicken meat

chicken meat (ji, Mandarin pinyin practice)

chief; head; leader

child (video)

child (hai, Mandarin pinyin practice)

child (tong, Mandarin pinyin practice)

child; baby; doll

child; children; young

child; son

child is fishing by the river

childbirth; manufacture

children

Children grow up and become adults.

Children like to listen to her stories.

children of parents

chili pepper

chili pepper; hot pepper

chilly; wintry

chimpanzee; ape; gorilla

Chinese (language)

Chinese dumplings; water dumplings

Chinese language

Chinese martial art; kung fu

Chinese mile (half kilometer)

Chinese New Year; Spring Festival

Chinese unicorn; kylin

Chinese writing brush

Chinese Birth Years

chivalrous man; gentleman

chivalry; chivalrous

choke

choke; choked

chōng, chóng, chǒng, chòng Mandarin pinyin tunes

choose; choice

chop; hack off

chop firewood

chop off

chop off; break apart by chopping

chop with ax or big sword

chopsticks

chopsticks (kuai, Mandarin pinyin practice)

chōu, chóu, chǒu, chòu Mandarin pinyin tunes

chow mein; fried noodles

chrysanthemum flower

chū, chú, chǔ, chù Mandarin pinyin tunes

chuāi, chuái, chuǎi, chuài Mandarin pinyin tunes

chuān, chuán, chuǎn, chuàn Mandarin pinyin tunes

chuāng, chuáng, chuǎng, chuàng Mandarin pinyin tunes

chuī, chuí, chuǐ, chuì Mandarin pinyin tunes

chūn, chún, chǔn, chùn Mandarin pinyin tunes

chuō, chuó, chuǒ, chuò Mandarin pinyin tunes

cī, cí, cǐ, cì Mandarin pinyin tunes

cicada

cigarette; tobacco

circle (yuan, Mandarin pinyin practice)

circle (quan, Mandarin pinyin practice)

circle; encircle

circle; loop

circumspect; discreet

circumstances; environment

citizen of a particular country

city (cheng, Mandarin pinyin practice)

city (shi, Mandarin pinyin practice)

civilian; people

clam

clamber; scramble

clamour; noisy

clap; pat; hit with palm

clap hands; applaud

class; course; lesson

class; rank

class; working shift

classic books; scripture

classical music

clean; neat and tidy

clean; virtuous

clean away; weed out

clear

clear; apparent

clear; clean up

clear, limpid water

clear; obvious (chu, Mandarin pinyin practice)

clear; obvious (qing, Mandarin pinyin practice)

clear a wild area for cultivation

clear sky; cloudless (qing, Mandarin pinyin practice)

clear sky; cloudless (lang, Mandarin pinyin practice)

clever; astute; quick of apprehension

clever; coincidence

clever; quick

clever and keen

clever and well-behaved

clever at; skilled in; excel in

client; customer

cliff; precipice

climb; ascend

climb; shin

climb a mountain; mountaineering

climbing mountains; mountain-climbing

clip

clip tightly

clippers; shears

clique; faction; division; branch

clogged up; stuff; fill in

close; block up

close; intimate

close; near

close; turn off

close down (business)

close down; shut down

close friend

close relative; near relative

close the door

clothing; dress

cloud

cloudy; overcast

clown; buffoon

clowning around; act mischievously

club together; pool money; raise fund

clumsy; foolish

coal (fuel)

coal; charcoal

coarse; rough

coast, shore

coax; wheedle

cockroach

coconut

cod; codfish

code of chivalry; knight-errantry

coexist; survive together

coffee (video)

coil; wind around

coincidence

coincidence; clever

coincidentally; occasionally

cold

cold-blooded; hardhearted

collagen

collapse (beng, Mandarin pinyin practice)

collapse (kua, Mandarin pinyin practice)

collapse; nervous breakdown

collapse; topple

collect; gather (ji, Mandarin pinyin practice)

collect; gather (jian, Mandarin pinyin practice)

collide; bump; touch

collocate; pair up

color

color of skin; skin color (race)

colorful; chromatic

coloring; dyeing

colors; colorful

colors; dyes

colossal; huge; gigantic

colossus; giant

comb

combat; fight (bo, Mandarin pinyin practice)

combat; fight (dou, Mandarin pinyin practice)

combine; unite

combustion; burn; flaming

come (video)

come; coming

come across; meet

come and go

come back; recover

come back to former glory; revival

comedy

coming, arrival

come back

come face to face; meet

come to see someone; visit

come true

comfortable (video)

comfortable (shu, Mandarin pinyin practice)

comfortable; refreshing

command; direct

command; mandate; order

commander-in-chief

commandment; monastic discipline

commandment; religious discipline

commence; begin; start

commend; compliment

comment; animadversion (pi, Mandarin pinyin practice)

comment; animadversion (ping, Mandarin pinyin practice)

comment; criticize

commerce; business

commit a crime

commitment; promise (cheng, Mandarin pinyin practice)

commitment; promise (nuo, Mandarin pinyin practice)

commodity; article

common mortal; ordinary people

commonplace; ordinary

common; altogether

common; ordinary

common; ordinary; plain; average

common interest

common; universal

communicate; communications

community; society

companion

companion; friend

companion; intimate partner

companion; partner

compare

compare (bi Mandarin pinyin practice)

compare (jiao, Mandarin pinyin practice)

compel; force someone to do something

compel to; force to

compelling attractiveness; charisma

compensate; indemnify

compete; contest

competition; contention

complain; resentment

complete; finish

complete destruction; doom

complete in both respects (Chinese idiom)

compliment

composed; imperturbable; self-possessed

compost

comprehend; comprehension

concave

concave-convex (ao, Mandarin pinyin practice)

concave-convex (tu, Mandarin pinyin practice)

conceal; hide (cang, Mandarin pinyin practice)

conceal; hide (ni, Mandarin pinyin practice)

concentrate; solidify; congeal

concentrated; thick; dense

concentrated or dilute; dense or sparse

concept; general idea

concern

concern; consider

concerned; feel concern about

conch; spiral shell

conclude; end

concubine

condemn someone

condition; situation

conducive to the expression of love

conduct; command; lead

confess; admit (tan, Mandarin pinyin practice)

confess; admit (cheng, Mandarin pinyin practice)

confidence

confidential; keep secret

confined; restrained

conflict; serious disagreement

conflict inside a group

confront; to face

Confucianism; Confucianist

confused; bewildered

confused; lost

cōng, cóng, cǒng, còng Mandarin pinyin tunes

congratulate; felicitate

congratulations

connect; link (jie, Mandarin pinyin practice)

connect; link (lian, Mandarin pinyin practice)

connect; string together

conscience; moral sense

conscience-stricken

consent; agree

consent; promise

consequence of sin

consider

considerably; quite; rather

console; comfort

conspiracy; secret scheme

constant; usually

construct

consume; sell; market

contain; tolerate

contaminated; polluted

content; fulfilling

contest; race; tournament

continent; continental

continually; lasting

construct; build (da, Mandarin pinyin practice)

construct; build (jian, Mandarin pinyin practice)

contact; touch

contact with; consult with

contact with; in harmony

contact with; touch with

contain; include

continue (video)

continue (xu, Mandarin pinyin practice)

continue; carry on with; keep on

continue to pursue dreams

contract; agreement

contradiction

contrary; opposite

contrary wind; against the wind

contribute; donate

contribute money; donate money

control

control; manage

control oneself; forbear

conundrum; enigma

convenient; convenience

convenience store

convex

cook; chef

cook; cooking

cooked

cooked rice

cooking pot

cookie; biscuit

cool (temperature)

cool; awesome

cool; inspiring awe

cool and calm; calm and collected

cool and comfortable; pleasantly cool

cooperate; cooperation

coordinate; assist

coordinate with; fit; match

coordination; put things in order

cope with; face up

copious; abundant

copper; brass; bronze

coquettish; flirtatious

coquettish; amorous; flirtatious; sex appeal

coquettish; seductive appearance

cork; stopper; bolt; plug

corner; angle

corpse

corpulent; fat; obese

correct; pair

correct; right (que, Mandarin pinyin practice)

correct; right (shi, Mandarin pinyin practice)

correct path; right way

correct path; right way; decent way

costly; expensive

cotton

cotton flower

cotton-padded jacket

cotton yarn; veil; gauze

cōu, cóu, cǒu, còu Mandarin pinyin tunes

cough (ke, Mandarin pinyin practice)

cough (sou, Mandarin pinyin practice)

Could you please..

counseling; guidance

count; calculate

count; compute; calculate

counterfeit; imitate

country; nation

countryside; rural area

couple; dual; two; pair

courage; bravery

courage; gallbladder

courageous

courageous; brave (yong, Mandarin pinyin practice)

courageous; brave (gan, Mandarin pinyin practice)

court disaster; invite disaster

courteous; politeness; manners

courteous and refined in manner (man)

courtesy; etiquette

covenant; alliance

cover; lid

cover; sheath

covering; awning

covet; admire; envy

cow (video)

cow; cattle; bovine animal

coward (Chinese slang)

cowardly; timid

cowboy

cowrie; conch; seashell

crab

crack of thunder; thunderbolt

craftsman; artisan

crafty; foxy

cramp; muscular spasm

crane

crave for; long for

crawl; creep; grabble

crazy; extremely enthusiastic

crazy; insane

crazy; mad

crazy about (ha, Mandarin pinyin practice)

cream; ointment

creak; break

create

credit; praiseworthy achievement

creek; brook

cremains; bone ash

crest line of the mountains

crippled; lame (bo, Mandarin pinyin practice)

crippled; lame (que, Mandarin pinyin practice)

crippled lag

crisp; crispy (su, Mandarin pinyin practice)

crisp; crispy (cui, Mandarin pinyin practice)

criticize; criticism (pi, Mandarin pinyin practice)

criticize; criticism (ping, Mandarin pinyin practice)

crocodile; alligator

crook; crooked

cross legs; Sukhasana

cross river or ocean

crossing the bridge

crouch

crouch by the door

crouch down; squat

crouching tiger and hidden dragon (Chinese idiom)

crowd; group of people

crowded with people

crow; raven (wu, Mandarin pinyin practice)

crow; raven (ya, Mandarin pinyin practice)

crown

crucial importance

crude and impetuous

cruel

cruel; fierce; ferocious

cruel; ruthless

crumb; bit and small pieces

crush; run over

crush inwards; fall toward; rush toward

crutch

cry; sob; weep

cry; sob; weep aloud

cry out; shout

cry out aloud

crying sound of a cat; miaow

crystal; rock crystal

crystal-clear; limpid

cū, cú, cǔ, cù Mandarin pinyin tunes

cuān, cuán, cuǎn, cuàn Mandarin pinyin tunes

cuddle; hug; embrace

cuī, cuí, cuǐ, cuì Mandarin pinyin tunes

culinary art; cooking

cultivate; foster

cultivate and nourish

cultivate land; reclaim wasteland

cultivate oneself; self-cultivation

cultivate soil; till the land

culture

cumulative; accumulate

cūn, cún, cǔn, cùn Mandarin pinyin tunes

cunning; sly

cuō, cuó, cuǒ, cuò Mandarin pinyin tunes

cup, mug

cure; heal

cure; heal; treat

cure a disease; medical treatment

curious; inquisitive

curly

curly hair; wavy hair

curtain

curved

custody; detain

customer; client

customs; customary

cut; deduct

cut; slice

cut in; break into a conversation

cut into cubes

cut meat

cut off

cut open; dissect

cut with scissors

cut with a saw

cute; adorable

cute and lovable (modern slang)

cuts and bruises; scar of wound

cutting edge of a knife

cutting edge of sword

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N,n. O,o. P,p. Q,q. R,r. S,s. T,t. U,u. V,u. W,w. X,x. Y,y. Z,z.