"听" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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Mandarin tìng; tīng; yǐn
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Pinyin ting4; ting1; yin3
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Sijiao 6202.1
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Results for 听
 tìng (literary pronunciation, still advocated in Taiwan) to rule / to sentence / to allow
 tīng to listen / to hear / to obey / a can (loanword from English "tin") / classifier for canned beverages
 yǐn smile (archaic)
Results beginning with 听
 tīng dào to hear
 tīng shuō to hear (sth said) / one hears (that) / hearsay / listening and speaking
 tīng jiàn to hear
 tīng lì hearing / listening ability
 tīng qǔ to hear (news) / to listen to
 tīng zhòng audience / listeners
 tīng huà to do what one is told / obedient
 tīng cóng to listen and obey / to comply with / to heed / to hearken
 tīng jué sense of hearing
 tīng kè to attend a class / to go to a lecture
 tīng dǒng to understand (on hearing) / to catch (what is spoken)
 tīng lái to sound (old, foreign, exciting, right etc) / to ring (true) / to sound as if (i.e. to give the listener an impression) / to hear from somewhere
 tīng wén to listen / to hear what sb says / news one has heard
 tīng cuò to mishear
 tīng tǒng telephone receiver / headphone / earphone / earpiece / stethoscope
 tīng zhě listener / member of audience
 tīng jiǎng to attend a lecture / to listen to a talk
 tīng mìng to obey an order / to take orders / to accept a state of affairs
 tīng xìn to listen to information / to get the news / to believe what one hears
 tīng xiě (of a pupil) to write down (in a dictation exercise) / dictation / (music) to transcribe by ear
 tīng hòu to wait for (orders, a decision, a judgment)
 tīng rèn to let (sth happen) / to allow (sb to do sth) / to submit to / to yield
 tīng píng to allow (sb to do as he pleases)
 tīng shū to listen to stories / to listen to performance of 說書|说书 / storytelling
 tīng xì to attend an opera / to see an opera
 tīng shěn to attend court / to take part in a trial
 tīng chà to mishear / to hear wrongly
 tīng chuāng to eavesdrop outside bridal bedchamber (folk custom)
 tīng duàn to judge (i.e. to hear and pass judgment in a law court) / to hear and decide
 tīng fáng to eavesdrop outside bridal bedchamber (folk custom)
 tīng gǔ ossicles (in the middle ear) / also written 聽小骨|听小骨
 tīng huì to attend a meeting (and hear what is discussed)
 tīng qīng to hear clearly
 tīng shì to hold audience / to advise on state affairs / to administer state affairs / audience hall / to listen in
 tīng sòng to hear litigation (in a law court) / to hear a case
 tīng suí to obey / to allow
 tīng tóu a can (loanword from English "tin")
 tīng yù audibility threshold
 tīng shuō guo to hear said
 tīng qi lai to sound like
 tīng bu dào can't hear
 tīng bu dǒng unable to make sense of what one is hearing
 tīng zhèng huì (legislative) hearing
 tīng bu jiàn not be able to hear
 tīng dé jiàn audible
 tīng zhěn qì stethoscope
  listening post
 tīng de dǒng to understand (by hearing) / to catch (what sb says)
 tīng gǔ liàn chain of ossicles (in the middle ear)
 tīng nì le fed up of hearing
 tīng qiáng gēn to eavesdrop / to listen in secret to sb's conversations
 tīng qiáng miàn surface of wall
 tīng shàng qu to sound (difficult, worthwhile etc) / to seem
 tīng shěn huì hearing (law)
 tīng xiǎo gǔ ossicles (of the middle ear) / three ossicles, acting as levers to amplify sound, namely: stapes or stirrup bone 鐙骨|镫骨, incus or anvil bone 砧骨, malleus or hammer bone 錘骨|锤骨
 tīng tiān yóu mìng to submit to the will of heaven / to resign oneself to fate / to trust to luck
 tīng zhī rèn zhī to take a laissez-faire attitude
 tīng ér bù wén to hear but not react (idiom) / to turn a deaf ear / to ignore deliberately
 tīng qí zì rán to let things take their course / to take things as they come
 tīng bù jìn qu not to listen / to be deaf to
 tīng lì lǐ jiě listening comprehension
 tīng qiáng gēn r erhua variant of 聽牆根|听墙根[ting1 qiang2 gen1]
便 tīng qí zì biàn to allow sb to do sth at his convenience
 tīng tiān ān mìng to accept one's situation as dictated by heaven (idiom)
 tīng xìn yáo yán to take heed of idle chatter (idiom)
  hearing impaired
 tīng fēng jiù shì yǔ lit. to believe in the rain on hearing the wind (idiom) / to believe rumors / to be credulous
 tīng jiàn fēng jiù shì yǔ lit. on hearing wind, to say rain / to agree uncritically with whatever people say / to parrot other people's words / to chime in with others
 tīng qí yán guān qí xíng hear what he says and observe what he does (idiom, from Analects) / judge a person not by his words, but by his actions
 tīng qí yán ér guān qí xíng hear what he says and observe what he does (idiom, from Analects) / judge a person not by his words, but by his actions
 tīng huà tīng shēng , luó gǔ tīng yīn to understand the unspoken implications (idiom)
 tīng jūn yī xí huà , shèng dú shí nián shū listening to the words of a wise man can be superior to studying ten years of books (proverb)
 hǎo tīng pleasant to hear
 líng tīng to listen (respectfully)
 dǎ ting to ask about / to make some inquiries / to ask around
 qīng tīng to listen attentively
 shōu tīng to listen to (a radio broadcast)
 jiān tīng to monitor / to listen in / to eavesdrop
 jiē tīng to answer the phone
 dòng tīng pleasant to listen to
 nán tīng unpleasant to hear / coarse / vulgar / offensive / shameful
 qiè tīng to eavesdrop / to wiretap
 tōu tīng to eavesdrop / to monitor (secretly)
 páng tīng to visit (a meeting, class, trial etc)
 tàn tīng to make inquiries / to try to find out / to pry
 zhēn tīng to eavesdrop / to tap (telephone conversations) / to intercept and investigate
 dì tīng to listen carefully
 zhòng tīng hard of hearing
 fù tīng double hearing / diplacusis
 rèn tīng to allow (sb to act arbitrarily) / to let sb have his head
 shì tīng audition / to give sb an audition / to check by listening
 shòu tīng nice to hear / worth listening to
 xì tīng to listen carefully (for tiny sounds)
 xuǎn tīng selective listening (linguistics)
 zhōng tīng pleasant to hear (i.e. agreeable news) / to one's liking / music to one's ears / Taiwan pr. [zhong4 ting1]
 qiè tīng qì tapping device / bug
 suí shēn tīng Walkman (trademark) / portable stereo
 zhù tīng qì hearing aid
  Audio-Visual Unit
  Audio-Visual Desk
  nothing heard
  heard only / H only
  listening post
  hydrophone / pressure detector
 bù tīng mìng to disobey
 gōng tīng huì public hearing
 qīng tīng zhě listener
 shì tīng dài demo recording (music)
 yuè tīng rén audience (Tw)
 wēi yán sǒng tīng frightening words to scare people (idiom) / alarmist talk / reds under the beds
 hài rén tīng wén shocking / horrifying / atrocious / terrible
 dào tīng tú shuō gossip / hearsay / rumor
 xǐ ěr gōng tīng to listen with respectful attention / (a polite request to sb to speak) / we are all ears
 yán tīng jì cóng to see, hear and obey (idiom) / to take advice / to take sb at his word
 sǒng rén tīng wén to sensationalize (idiom) / deliberate exaggeration to scare people
 chuí lián tīng zhèng lit. to govern from behind the curtain / to rule in place of the emperor (idiom)
 piān tīng piān xìn selective listening / to hear what one wants to hear
 hùn xiáo shì tīng to obscure the facts (idiom) / to mislead the public with prevarication and deliberate falsehoods
 qīng ěr ér tīng to listen attentively
 qīng ěr xì tīng to prick up one's ear and listen carefully
 wàng yán wàng tīng unwarranted talk the listener can take or leave (idiom) / sth not to be taken too seriously
 wěi wěi dòng tīng to speak in a pleasant and captivating manner (idiom)
 xū jǐ yǐ tīng to listen to the ideas of others with an open mind (idiom)
  passive wiretapping
  Audiovisual Assistant
  Audio-visual Services
  formal hearing
 bǎi tīng bù yàn worth hearing a hundred times
 bì mù sè tīng to shut one's eyes and stop one's ears / out of touch with reality / to bury one's head in the sand
 gè wèi tīng zhòng Ladies and Gentlemen (on radio) / Dear Listeners...
 lu:3 quàn bù tīng refusing to listen to advice or remonstrance / incorrigible
 shì tīng cái liào evidence of material seen and heard / oral testimony
 shì tīng qì cái audiovisual aids
 wēi cí sǒng tīng to startle sb with scary tale
 wéi mìng shì tīng see 唯命是從|唯命是从[wei2 ming4 shi4 cong2]
  Audio-Visual Support Unit
  Audio-Visual Activities Unit
  Audiovisual Technician
  Partners Hearings
  Information and Audio-Visual Division
线  active wiretapping
 qiě tīng xià huí fēn jiě to listen to the next chapter for an explanation
  annual parliamentary hearing
  audience foraine
 hǎo gù shi bǎi tīng bù yàn The story is so good it's worth hearing a hundred times. / One never tires of hearing good new.
  Audiovisual Production Assistant
  Audio-Visual Production Libraries Unit
  radio phone-in programme
  International Federation of Hard of Hearing People
  Television and Audio-Visual Production Section
  informal interactive hearings
  digital dictation recording system
  Audio and Visual Materials Library unit
 bù wèn jiù tīng bù dào jiǎ huà Don't ask and you won't be told any lies. (idiom)
 yǎn guān liù lù ěr tīng bā fāng lit. the eyes watch six roads and the ears listen in all directions / to be observant and alert (idiom)
  Information, Audiovisual and Documentation Division
  World Hearings on Development
 ěr tīng wéi xū , yǎn jiàn wéi shí Take what you hear to be false, only believe it when you see it (idiom). Don't believe what people tell you until you see if for yourself. / It ain't necessarily so.
 yǎn guān sì chù , ěr tīng bā fāng see 眼觀四面,耳聽八方|眼观四面,耳听八方[yan3 guan1 si4 mian4 , er3 ting1 ba1 fang1]
 yǎn guān sì miàn , ěr tīng bā fāng lit. the eyes observe all sides and the ears listen in all directions (idiom) / fig. to be observant and alert
 yǎn jiàn wéi shí , ěr tīng wéi xū to believe what one sees, not what one hears (idiom). Don't believe what people tell you until you see if for yourself. / It ain't necessarily so.
 yán zhě wú yì , tīng zhě yǒu xīn to take a casual remark to heart (idiom)
  African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission
  European Convention for the protection of the Audiovisual Heritage
  Publications and Audio-Visual Guide
广  Audiovisual Promotion and Distribution Unit
  Treaty on the International Registration of Audiovisual Works
  United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law / Audiovisual Library in International Law
 bù tīng lǎo rén yán , chī kuī zài yǎn qián (idiom) ignore your elders at your peril
  hearing for the region of the Economic Commission for Europe
  International Institute for Audio-Visual Communication and Cultural Development
  United Nations Audio-Visual Information Centre on Human Settlements
  Ten Stories the World Should Hear More About
  educational mass media and audio-visual systems
  Panel on the Hearings on the Oil Embargo against South Africa
  International Council for Film, Television and Audiovisual Communication
广  International Catholic Association for Radio, Television and Audio-Visuals
  Voices of the poor - Can anyone hear us?
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