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Mandarin tóu; tou
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Pinyin tou2; tou
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Results for 头
 tóu head / hair style / the top / end / beginning or end / a stub / remnant / chief / boss / side / aspect / first / leading / classifier for pigs or livestock / CL:個|个[ge4]
 tou suffix for nouns
Results beginning with 头
 tóu xián title / rank / appellation
 tóu fa hair (on the head)
 tóu shàng overhead / above
 tóu nǎo brains / mind / skull / (fig.) gist (of a matter) / leader / boss
 tóu xiàng portrait / bust
 tóu tòng to have a headache
 tóu dǐng top of the head
 tóu bù head
 tóu kuī helmet
 tóu téng headache
 tóu yūn dizzy
 tóu pí scalp
 tóu hào first rate / top rank / number one
 tóu mù ringleader / gang leader / chieftain
 tóu lú head / skull
 tóu tiáo lead story (on the news)
 tóu xù outline / main threads
 tóu dào first time / first (round, course, coat of paint etc)
 tóu hūn dizzy / giddy / one's head spins
 tóu r leader
 tóu dà to have a big head / (fig.) to get a headache / one's head is swimming
 tóu jīn cloth head covering worn by men in ancient times / headscarf (typically worn by women) / kerchief / turban
 tóu lǐng head person / leader
 tóu děng first class / prime / main
 tóu tóu head / chief
 tóu zi boss / gang leader
 tóu bǎn (newspaper's) front page
 tóu shì head ornament
 tóu gǔ skull
 tóu cùn money market
 tóu jiǎng first prize
 tóu jǐng (dialect) neck
 tóu tuó itinerant monk (loanword from Sanskrit)
 tóu liǎn head and face
 tóu miàn head ornament (in former times)
 tóu tào actor's headgear / wig / head covering
 tóu gài skull / cranium
 tóu jiǎo youngster's talent / brilliance of youth
 tóu cǎi first prize in a lottery
 tóu jiā organizer of a gambling party who takes a cut of the winnings / banker (gambling) / preceding player (in a game) / (dialect) boss / proprietor
 tóu shéng string to tie hair
 Tóu chéng Toucheng town in Yilan county 宜蘭縣|宜兰县[Yi2 lan2 xian4], Taiwan
 tóu dǎng first gear
 tóu dōu helmet / chain mail hung from head to protect neck
 Tóu fèn Toufen town in Miaoli county 苗栗縣|苗栗县[Miao2 li4 xian4], northwest Taiwan
 tóu fēng headache (Chinese medicine)
 tóu fú first of three 10 day periods of hot season
 tóu gōng first class merit
 tóu gū headband
 tóu guān a crown / top of the head
 tóu huí for the first time / on the previous occasion / last time (something occurred)
 tóu kuǎn down payment
 tóu lǐ in front / in advance of the field
 tóu lù clue / thread (of a story) / mate / first class
 tóu míng first place / leader (of a race)
 tóu pái tablet announcing the name of leading actor in a theatrical production / by extension, the lead role
 tóu qī the 7th day after a person's death / the first 7-day period after a person's death
 tóu shā wedding veil / gauze headscarf or veil
 tóu shī head lice
 tóu wǎn previous night
 tóu wǔ (dialect) morning
 Tóu wū Touwu township in Miaoli county 苗栗縣|苗栗县[Miao2 li4 xian4], northwest Taiwan
 tóu xiāng the first stick of incense placed in the censer (believed to bring good luck esp. during festivities) / (slang) (Tw) the first reply to a blog post etc
 tóu xuǎn favus of the scalp (skin disease)
 tóu yáng bellwether
 tóu yī the first
 tóu zhàng distention in the head (TCM)
 tóu zhào hairnet / hood / cowl
 tóu zhòng disequilibrium / top-heavy / heaviness in the head (medical condition)
 tóu zuò headstock / turning head of a screw, drill, lathe etc
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 tóu yī huí the first time / for the first time
 tóu děng cāng 1st class cabin
 tóu gài gǔ skull / cranium
 tóu pí xiè dandruff
 tóu wén zì initial / first letter of word (in Latin script)
 tóu bàn tiān morning / first half of the day
 tóu bāo jūn cephalosporin (pharm.) / cephalothin
 tóu cháo xià head down / upside down
 Tóu chéng zhèn Toucheng town in Yilan county 宜蘭縣|宜兰县[Yi2 lan2 xian4], Taiwan
 Tóu fèn zhèn Toufen town in Miaoli county 苗栗縣|苗栗县[Miao2 li4 xian4], northwest Taiwan
 tóu gū r band used by Manchu women to gather up the hair
 tóu hào zì largest typeface / biggest letters
 tóu liǎn r erhua variant of 頭臉|头脸[tou2 lian3]
 tóu qī kuǎn down payment
 tóu suǒ lèi lancelet (Branchiostoma)
 Tóu tún hé Toutunhe district (Uighur: Tudungxaba Rayoni) of Urumqi city 烏魯木齊市|乌鲁木齐市[Wu1 lu3 mu4 qi2 Shi4], Xinjiang
 Tóu wū xiāng Touwu township in Miaoli county 苗栗縣|苗栗县[Miao2 li4 xian4], northwest Taiwan
 tóu xiàng qián headlong
 tóu xìn xī header (computing)
 tóu zú gāng cephalopod / Cephalopoda, class of mollusks including nautilus and squid
 tóu pò xuè liú lit. head broken and blood flowing / fig. badly bruised
 tóu tóu shì dào clear and logical
 tóu miàn rén wù leading figure / bigwig
 tóu hūn mù xuàn (idiom) dazed / dizzy
 tóu hūn mù yūn see 頭昏目眩|头昏目眩[tou2 hun1 mu4 xuan4]
 tóu hūn nǎo mèn fainting and giddy / one's head spins
 tóu hūn nǎo xuàn dizzying / it makes one's head spin
 tóu hūn yǎn àn head spinning and eyes dark (idiom) / dizzy / fainting / vertigo
 tóu hūn yǎn huā to faint with blurred vision (idiom) / dizzy and eyes dimmed
 tóu hūn yǎn yūn head spinning and blurred vision / giddy / in a faint
 tóu jiǎo zhēng róng promise of brilliant young person (idiom) / showing extraordinary gifts
 tóu tòng yī tóu to treat the symptoms / reactive (rather than proactive)
 tóu yūn mù xuàn to have a dizzy spell / dazzled
 tóu yūn yǎn huā to faint with blurred vision (idiom) / dizzy and eyes dimmed
 tóu zhòng jiǎo qīng top-heavy / fig. unbalance in organization or political structure
 tóu bàn tiān r erhua variant of 頭半天|头半天[tou2 ban4 tian1]
 tóu bāo jūn sù cephalosporin (pharm.) / cephalothin
 tóu bāo lā dìng cefradine, cephradine (pharm.)
 tóu hūn nǎo zhàng giddy / one's head spins
 tóu hūn nǎo zhàng variant of 頭昏腦脹|头昏脑胀[tou2 hun1 nao3 zhang4]
 tóu nǎo fā zhàng swelling of the head (physical condition) / fig. swellheaded / conceited
 tóu nǎo qīng chu lucid / clear-headed / sensible
 tóu r nǎo r leading figure / bigwig / lion / nabob / pooh-bah
 tóu tiáo xīn wén headline
 tóu tòng yù liè to have a splitting headache (idiom)
 Tóu tún hé qū Toutunhe district (Uighur: Tudungxaba Rayoni) of Urumqi city 烏魯木齊市|乌鲁木齐市[Wu1 lu3 mu4 qi2 Shi4], Xinjiang
 tóu yūn nǎo zhàng dizzy and light-headed
 tóu yūn nǎo zhàng variant of 頭暈腦脹|头晕脑胀[tou2 yun1 nao3 zhang4]
 tóu dài shì ěr jī headphones
 tóu fa hú zi yī bǎ zhuā lit. hair and beard all in one stroke / fig. to handle different things by the same method / one method to solve all problems / one size fits all
 tóu xuán liáng , zhuī cì gǔ lit. with his head attached to a beam and stabbing his thigh with an awl (idiom) / fig. to study assiduously and tirelessly
 tóu nǎo jiǎn dān sì zhī fā dá all brawn no brains
 tóu tòng yī tóu , jiǎo tòng yī jiǎo to treat the symptoms rather than getting to the root of the problem (proverb) / reactive (rather than proactive)
 diǎn tóu to nod
 jìng tóu camera lens / camera shot (in a movie etc) / scene
 huí tóu to turn round / to turn one's head / later / by and by
 yáo tóu to shake one's head
 jiē tóu street
 shí tou stone / CL:塊|块[kuai4]
 tái tóu to raise one's head / to gain ground / account name, or space for writing the name on checks, bills etc
 yī tóu one head / a head full of sth / one end (of a stick) / one side / headlong / directly / rapidly / simultaneously
 lóng tóu faucet / water tap / bicycle handle bar / chief (esp. of gang) / boss / decision maker / (market) leader (of companies) / front end of mud-flow / figurehead on prow of dragon boat 龍船|龙船
 lǎo tóu old fellow / old man / father / husband
 xīn tóu heart / thoughts / mind
 niàn tou thought / idea / intention
 dī tóu to bow the head / to yield / to give in
 méi tóu brows
 Shàn tóu Shantou (formerly romanized as Swatow), prefecture-level city in Guangdong
 gǔ tou bone / CL:根[gen1],塊|块[kuai4] / moral character / bitterness
 mǎ tóu dock / pier / wharf / CL:個|个[ge4]
 jù tóu tycoon / magnate / big player (including company, country, school etc) / big shot
 shì tóu power / momentum / tendency / impetus / situation / the look of things
 yā tou girl / servant girl / (used deprecatingly, but sometimes also as a term of endearment)
 jìn tóu end / extremity / limit
 zhuàn tóu nutation (plants turning to face the sun)
 zhuǎn tóu to turn one's head / to change direction / U-turn / volte face / to repent
 quán tou fist / clenched fist / CL:個|个[ge4] / competitive (product)
 kāi tóu beginning / to start
 shé tou tongue / CL:個|个[ge4] / enemy soldier captured for the purpose of extracting information
 cóng tóu anew / from the start
 mán tou steamed roll / steamed bun / steamed bread / CL:個|个[ge4]
 é tóu forehead
 dài tóu to take the lead / to be the first / to set an example
 guò tóu to overdo it / to overstep the limit / excessively / above one's head / overhead
 yuán tóu source / fountainhead
 mù tou slow-witted / blockhead / log (of wood, timber etc) / CL:塊|块[kuai4],根[gen1]
 nián tóu start of the year / whole year / a particular year / period / days / epoch / a year's harvest
 lǐ tou inside / interior
 chū tóu to get out of a predicament / to stick out / to take the initiative / remaining odd fraction after a division / a little more than
 zhěn tou pillow
 jiān tóu on one's shoulders / (dialect) shoulder
 bǎ tóu labor contractor / gangmaster
 jiē tóu to join / to connect / connection / junction / fitting (plumbing) / connector / terminal (electrical engineering)
 rén tóu person / number of people / (per) capita / (a person's) head / (Tw) person whose identity is used by sb else (e.g. to create a bogus account)
 gè tóu size / height
 ge tóu (coll.) (suffix) my ass! / yeah, right!
 bāo tóu turban / headband
 zhū tóu pig head / (coll.) fool / jerk
 guān tóu juncture / moment
 kǒu tóu oral / verbal
 niǔ tóu to turn one's head / to turn around
 duō tóu many-headed / many-layered (authority) / devolved (as opposed to centralized) / pluralistic / (as classifier) number of animals / long term (finance) / long (investment)
 liǎng tóu both ends / both parties to a deal
 guāng tóu shaven head / bald head / to go bareheaded / hatless
 guàn tou tin / can / CL:個|个[ge4]
 chuáng tóu bedhead / bedside / headboard
 jiàn tóu arrowhead / arrow symbol
 tàn tóu to extend one's head (out or into) / a probe / detector / search unit
 fēng tóu wind direction / the way the wind blows / fig. trend / direction of events / how things develop (esp. how they affect oneself) / public opinion (concerning one's actions) / publicity (usually derog.) / limelight
 shān tóu mountain top
 qiān tóu to lead (an animal by the head) / to take the lead / to coordinate (a combined operation) / to mediate / a go-between (e.g. marriage broker)
 rǔ tóu nipple
 wài tou outside / out
 shǒu tóu in hand (e.g. cash)
 hòu tou behind / the back / the rear / later / afterwards / (in) the future
 shàng tou above / on top of / on the surface of
 shàng tóu (of alcohol) to go to one's head / (old) (of a bride-to-be) to bind one's hair into a bun / (of a prostitute) to receive a patron for the first time
 chā tóu plug
 mái tóu to immerse oneself in / engrossed in sth / to lower the head (e.g. to avoid rain) / countersunk (of screws, rivets etc)
 dàng tou (coll.) pledge / surety
 diào tóu to turn one's head / to turn round / to turn about
 zhuān tou brick
 zhǐ tou finger / toe / CL:個|个[ge4]
 qián tou in front / at the head / ahead / above
 kǔ tou sufferings
 yǎng tóu to raise one's head
 piàn tóu opening titles (of movie) / leader (blank film at the beginning and end of a reel)
 kōng tóu phony / so-called / armchair (expert) / vain (promise) / (finance) short-seller / bear (market) / short (selling)
 zhōng tóu hour / CL:個|个[ge4]
 lǐng tóu to take the lead / to be first to start
 fǔ tóu ax / hatchet / CL:柄[bing3]
 qiáo tóu either end of a bridge / a bridgehead
 fēn tóu separately / severally / parted hair
 kē tóu to kowtow (traditional greeting, esp. to a superior, involving kneeling and pressing one's forehead to the ground)
 duì tou (longstanding) opponent / enemy / inimical / adversary / opponent
 duì tóu correct / normal / to be on good terms with / on the right track / right
 guī tóu head of a turtle / glans penis
 mó tóu monster / devil
 máo tóu spearhead / barb / an attack or criticism
 lái tóu cause / reason / interest / influence
 dàn tóu warhead
 xǐ tóu to wash one's hair / to have a shampoo
 niú tóu ox head / ox-head shaped wine vessel
 pēn tóu nozzle / spray-head
 chuán tóu the bow or prow of a ship
 bái tóu hoary head / old age
 tián tou sweet taste (of power, success etc) / benefit
 dào tóu to the end (of) / at the end of / in the end / to come to an end
 miáo tou first signs / development (of a situation)
 yān tóu cigarette butt / fag-end / CL:根[gen1]
 yú tóu fish head / fig. upright and unwilling to compromise
 xué tóu amusing speech or act / jokes / antics / funny / amusing / Taiwan pr. [xue1 tou2]
 dì tóu place / locality / edge of a field / lower margin of a page
 mǎ tóu horse's head / same as 碼頭|码头[ma3 tou2], pier
 shuǎi tóu to fling back one's head
 kàn tou qualities that make sth worth seeing (or reading)
 hóu tóu throat / larynx
 lín tóu to befall / to be imminent
 jìn tóu enthusiasm / zeal / vigor / strength
 gēn tou tumble / somersault
 háng tóu team leader (archaic) / shopkeeper (archaic)
 xíng tou a person's clothing / outfit / actor's costume
 yù tou taro
 pèng tóu to meet / to hold a meeting
 tū tóu baldness
 bǔ tóu constable
 cí tóu magnetic head (of a tape recorder etc)
 chú tou hoe / CL:把[ba3]
 bào tóu to put one's hands behind one's head, fingers interlaced / to hold one's head in one's hands (in dismay, fright etc) / to cover one's head with one's hands (for protection)
 huà tóu subject (under discussion) / thread (of an argument)
 zuàn tóu drill bit
 bí tou (dialect) nose
 jiào tóu sporting coach / military drill master (in Song times)
 shū tóu to comb one's hair
 píng tóu flattop / crew cut / common (people)
 kòu tóu to kowtow (traditional greeting, esp. to a superior, involving kneeling and pressing one's forehead to the ground) / also written 磕頭|磕头[ke1 tou2]
 dǎo tóu to lie down / to die
 pài tóu manner / style / panache
 diào tou tone (of voice) / tune
 diào tóu variant of 掉頭|掉头[diao4 tou2]
 yíng tóu to meet head-on / face-to-face / directly
 shé tóu head of a snake / human smuggler
 xiān tóu in advance / ahead / before / previously
 jī tóu the front (nose) of a plane etc
 àn tóu on one's desk
 shā tóu to behead
 guǎ tóu oligarch
 gōng tóu foreman
 gài tóu cover / cap / topping / head covering / veil
 líng tóu odd / scrap / remainder
 rì tóu sun (dialect) / daytime / date
 tì tóu to have one's head shaved
 hù tóu bank account / CL:個|个[ge4]
 zhào tou omen / portent / sign
 gāo tou higher authority / the bosses / on top of
 shuǐ tóu hydraulic head / total head
 nǎi tóu nipple / teat (on baby's bottle)
 jiān tóu pointed end / tip / (medicine) oxycephaly
 kǎn tóu to decapitate / to behead
 xìng tou keen interest / concentrated attention
 huá tóu crafty / slippery / slyboots
 láng tou hammer / large hammer / sledgehammer
 dēng tóu electric light socket / burner (component of a kerosene lamp) / light (as a countable item, e.g. number of lights fitted in a house)
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