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 chūn spring (season) / gay / joyful / youthful / love / lust / life
Results beginning with 春
 Chūn jié Spring Festival (Chinese New Year)
 chūn tiān spring (season) / CL:個|个[ge4]
 chūn jì springtime
 chūn qiū spring and autumn / four seasons / year / a person's age / annals (used in book titles)
 chūn fēng spring wind
 chūn yùn (increased) passenger transportation around Chinese New Year
 chūn guāng scenes of springtime / the radiance of spring / (fig.) a sight of sth sexy or erotic / an indication of a love affair
 Chūn Wǎn abbr. for 春節聯歡晚會|春节联欢晚会[Chun1 jie2 Lian2 huan1 Wan3 hui4]
 chūn yǔ spring rain / gift from above
 Chūn rì Chunri or Chunjih township in Pingtung County 屏東縣|屏东县[Ping2 dong1 Xian4], Taiwan
 chūn sè colors of spring / spring scenery
 chūn yào aphrodisiac
 chūn gēng to plow a field in the spring
 chūn yóu spring outing / spring excursion
 chūn mèng spring dream / short-lived illusion / erotic dream
 chūn yì beginning of spring / thoughts of love
 chūn lián Spring Festival couplet (the first line of which is pasted on the right side of a doorway at New Year, and the second on the left side)
 chūn xīn amorous feelings / stirrings of love
 chūn huī lit. spring sunshine / fig. parental (often maternal) love
 chūn qíng amorous feelings
 Chūn fēn Chunfen or Spring Equinox, 4th of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 / 21st March-4th April
 chūn bō spring sowing
 chūn gōng Crown Prince's chambers / by extension, the Crown Prince / erotic picture
 Chūn cán Silkworms in Spring (1933), Chinese silent movie in socialist realist style, based on novel by Mao Dun 茅盾[Mao2 Dun4]
 chūn juǎn egg roll / spring roll
 chūn chá tea leaves gathered at springtime or the tea made from these leaves
 chūn sǔn springtime bamboo shoots / fig. (of woman's fingers) tender and delicate
 chūn jǐng spring scenery
 chūn jià spring break
 chūn bǐng spring pancake
 chūn guàn spring irrigation
 Chūn cén Hill of Spring (derivation of Tel Aviv 特拉維夫|特拉维夫 / from the book of Ezekiel 以西結書|以西结书)
 chūn dèng (old) wooden bench
 chūn fù prostitute
 chūn gū spring mushroom
 chūn huà erotic print / pornographic picture
 chūn huà (agriculture) vernalization
 chūn kùn spring fatigue / spring fever
 chūn lín spring rains
 chūn lìng spring / springtime / spring weather
 Chūn liǔ Spring Willow Society, pioneering Chinese theatrical company set up in Tokyo in 1906, part of New Culture Movement 新文化運動|新文化运动[Xin1 Wen2 hua4 Yun4 dong4], continued in China from 1912 as 新劇同志會|新剧同志会[Xin1 ju4 Tong2 zhi4 hui4]
 chūn shì metropolitan civil service examination (held triennially in spring in imperial times)
 chūn tiē see 春聯|春联[chun1 lian2]
 chūn wéi metropolitan civil service examination (held triennially in spring in imperial times) / Crown Prince's chambers / by extension, the Crown Prince
 chūn xùn spring flood
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 Chūn chuān shì Chuncheon city, capital of Gangwon province 江原道[Jiang1 yuan2 dao4], South Korea
 chūn dà mài spring barley
 Chūn dēng mí Spring lantern riddles (guessing game at Lantern Festival 元宵節|元宵节, at the end of Spring festival 春節|春节)
 chūn fēn diǎn the spring equinox
 chūn huáng jú yellow chrysanthemum / chamomile (Anthemis spp.)
 Chūn liǔ shè Spring Willow Society, pioneering Chinese theatrical company set up in Tokyo in 1906, part of New Culture Movement 新文化運動|新文化运动[Xin1 Wen2 hua4 Yun4 dong4], continued in China from 1912 as 新劇同志會|新剧同志会[Xin1 ju4 Tong2 zhi4 hui4]
 Chūn rì bù Kasukabe, city in Saitama Prefecture, Japan
 Chūn rì xiāng Chunri or Chunjih township in Pingtung County 屏東縣|屏东县[Ping2 dong1 Xian4], Taiwan
 Chūn qiū Zhàn guó the Spring and Autumn (770-476 BC) and Warring States (475-221 BC) periods
 chūn fēng dé yì flushed with success / proud of one's success (in exams, promotion etc) / as pleased as punch
 chūn guāng míng mèi lovely spring sunshine
 chūn fēng huà yǔ lit. spring wind and rain (idiom) / fig. the long-term influence of a solid education
 chūn fēng mǎn miàn pleasantly smiling / radiant with happiness
 chūn fēng hé qì (idiom) amiable as a spring breeze
 chūn fēng yī dù to have sexual intercourse (once)
 chūn guāng zhà xiè spring sunshine emerges to bring the world alive (idiom) / to give a glimpse of sth intimate (e.g. one's underwear)
 chūn huáng jú shǔ Anthemis, genus of flowers in Compositae including chamomile
 Chūn liǔ Jù chǎng Spring Willow Society, pioneering Chinese theatrical company set up in Tokyo in 1906, part of New Culture Movement 新文化運動|新文化运动[Xin1 Wen2 hua4 Yun4 dong4], continued in China from 1912 as 新劇同志會|新剧同志会[Xin1 ju4 Tong2 zhi4 hui4]
 chūn mǎ líng shǔ ware potato
 chūn qiū dà mèng grand dreams / unrealistic ideas (idiom)
 chūn qiū dǐng shèng the prime of one's life
 chūn qiū fán lù Luxuriant Dew of the Spring and Autumn Annals, ideological tract by Han dynasty political philosopher Dong Zhongshu 董仲舒[Dong3 Zhong4 shu1]
 Chūn qiū Sān Zhuàn Three Commentaries on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋[Chun1 qiu1], including Mr Gongyang's annals 公羊傳|公羊传[Gong1 yang2 Zhuan4], Mr Guliang's annals 穀梁傳|谷梁传[Gu3 liang2 Zhuan4] and Mr Zuo's annals or Zuo Zhuan 左傳|左传[Zuo3 Zhuan4]
 Chūn qiū Shí dài Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC)
 Chūn qiū Wǔ bà the Five Hegemons of the Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC), namely: Duke Huan of Qi 齊桓公|齐桓公[Qi2 Huan2 gong1], Duke Wen of Jin 晉文公|晋文公[Jin4 Wen2 gong1], King Zhuang of Chu 楚莊王|楚庄王[Chu3 Zhuang1 wang2], and alternatively Duke Xiang of Song 宋襄公[Song4 Xiang1 gong1] and Duke Mu of Qin 秦穆公[Qin2 Mu4 gong1] or King Helu of Wu 吳王闔閭|吴王阖闾[Wu2 wang2 He2 Lu:2] and King Gou Jian of Yue 越王勾踐|越王勾践[Yue4 wang2 Gou1 Jian4]
 Chūn wǔ lǐ fǔ Chonburi province of east Thailand
 chūn xià qiū dōng the four seasons / spring, summer, autumn and winter
 Chūn jiāng huā yuè yè River on a spring night, long yuefu poem by 張若虛|张若虚[Zhang1 Ruo4 xu1]
 Chūn qiū Zuǒ shì Zhuàn Mr Zuo's Spring and Autumn Annals, attributed to famous blind historian Zuo Qiuming 左丘明[Zuo3 Qiu1 ming2] / usually called Zuo Zhuan 左傳|左传[Zuo3 Zhuan4]
 Chūn jié Lián huān Wǎn huì CCTV New Year's Gala, Chinese New Year special / abbr. to 春晚[Chun1 Wan3]
 Chūn qiū Zhàn guó Shí dài the Spring and Autumn (770-476 BC) and Warring States (475-221 BC) periods / Eastern Zhou (770-221 BC)
 Chūn fēng Shēn zuì de Wǎn shang Intoxicating Spring Nights, 1924 short story by Yu Dafu 郁達夫|郁达夫[Yu4 Da2 fu1]
 chūn jiāng shuǐ nuǎn yā xiān zhī lit. the duck is the first to know if the spring water is warm (idiom) / fig. an expert in the field knows which way the wind blows
 chūn shēng , xià zhǎng , qiū shōu , dōng cáng sow in spring, develop in summer, harvest in autumn, store in winter (idiom)
 qīng chūn youth / youthfulness
 Cháng chūn Changchun subprovincial city and capital of Jilin province 吉林省 / in northeast China
 xīn chūn the beginning of Spring / the 10 or 20 days following the lunar New Year's Day
 zǎo chūn early spring
 Yáng chūn Yangchun county level city in Yangjiang 陽江|阳江[Yang2 jiang1], Guangdong
 Yí chūn Yichun prefecture level city in Jiangxi
 xiǎo chūn 10th month of the lunar calendar / Indian summer / crops sown in late autumn
 Yī chūn Yichun prefecture level city in Heilongjiang
 huí chūn return of spring
 kāi chūn beginning of spring / the lunar New Year
 Lì chūn Lichun or Beginning of Spring, 1st of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气[er4 shi2 si4 jie2 qi5] 4th-18th February
 Hún chūn Hunchun county level city in Yanbian Korean autonomous prefecture 延邊朝鮮族自治州|延边朝鲜族自治州, Jilin
怀 huái chūn (of girls) to yearn for love
 sī chūn same as 懷春|怀春[huai2 chun1]
 fā chun in heat
 mǎi chūn to buy wine or drinks
 jiào chūn to caterwaul / to call like an animal in heat
 sān chūn the three spring months
 yǒng chūn Wing Chun / same as 詠春拳|咏春拳[yong3 chun1 quan2] / Yongchun - "Singing Spring Fist" (Chinese martial art)
 mài chūn to engage in prostitution
 dǎ chūn see 立春[Li4 chun1]
 fā chūn in heat
 Héng chūn Hengchun town in Pingtung County 屏東縣|屏东县[Ping2 dong1 Xian4], Taiwan
 jì chūn final month of spring (i.e. third month of lunar calendar)
绿 Lu:4 chūn Lüchun county in Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous prefecture, Yunnan
 Qí chūn Qochun county in Huanggang 黃岡|黄冈[Huang2 gang1], Hubei
 tà chūn to go for a hike in spring
 Yǒng chūn Yongchun County in Quanzhou 泉州[Quan2 zhou1], Fujian
 yóu chūn to go for a trip in spring
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 qīng chūn qī puberty / adolescence
 qīng chūn dòu acne
 Lǐ Cháng chūn Li Changchun (1944-), PRC politician
 bì luó chūn biluochun or pi lo chun, a type of green tea grown in the Dongting Mountain region near Lake Tai 太湖[Tai4 Hu2], Jiangsu
 yíng chūn huā winter jasmine (Jasminum nudiflorum)
 cháng chūn téng ivy
 Fù chūn jiāng Fuchun River in Zhejiang
 Zhāng Chūn qiáo Zhang Chunqiao (1917-2005), one of the Gang of Four
 E4 lún chūn Oroqen or Orochon (ethnic group)
 qīng chūn dòu acne
 yǒng chūn quán Yongchun - "Singing Spring Fist" (Chinese martial art)
 Lǐ Fù chūn Li Fuchun (1900-1975), communist politician
 sī chūn qī age when girls start to develop feelings for the opposite sex / puberty
 bào chūn huā primrose (Primula malacoides)
 cén chūn xuān Cen
 Cháng chūn shì Changchun subprovincial city and capital of Jilin province 吉林省 / in northeast China
 chén lì chūn Madame
 dào chūn hán cold snap during the spring
 dì èr chūn (lit.) second spring / (fig.) falling in love for the second time / a new lease of life / rebirth
 Héng chūn zhèn Hengchun town in Pingtung County 屏東縣|屏东县[Ping2 dong1 Xian4], Taiwan
 Hún chūn shì Hunchun county level city in Yanbian Korean autonomous prefecture 延邊朝鮮族自治州|延边朝鲜族自治州, Jilin
 Lǐ Yǔ chūn Li Yuchun aka Chris Lee (1984-), Chinese pop singer
绿 Lu:4 chūn xiàn Lüxi county in Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous prefecture, Yunnan
 Qí chūn xiàn Qochun county in Huanggang 黃岡|黄冈[Huang2 gang1], Hubei
 Shū Qìng chūn Shu Qingchun (1899-1966), the real name of author Lao She 老舍[Lao3 She3]
 yáng chūn miàn plain noodles in broth
 Yáng chūn shì Yangchun county level city in Yangjiang 陽江|阳江[Yang2 jiang1], Guangdong
 yáng chūn xíng entry-level (car, device etc) (Tw)
 Yī chūn qū Yichun district of Yichun city, Heilongjiang
 Yī chūn shì Yichun prefecture level city in Heilongjiang province 黑龍江|黑龙江[Hei1 long2 jiang1] in northeast China
 Yí chūn shì Yichun prefecture level city in Jiangxi
 Yǒng chūn Xiàn Yongchun County in Quanzhou 泉州[Quan2 zhou1], Fujian
 Zhāng Chūn fān Zhang Chunfan (-1935), late Qing novelist, author of The Nine-tailed Turtle 九尾龜|九尾龟
 zhāng chūn huī Zhang
 zhāng péng chūn P.
 yǔ hòu chūn sǔn lit. after rain, the spring bamboo (idiom) / fig. rapid new growth / many new things emerge in rapid succession
 xīn chūn jiā jié Chinese New Year festivities
 Cūn shàng Chūn shù MURAKAMI Haruki (1949-), Japanese novelist and translator
 mǎn miàn chūn fēng beaming / radiant with happiness
 miào shǒu huí chūn magical hands bring the dying back to life (idiom) / miracle cure / brilliant doctor
 kū mù féng chūn lit. the spring comes upon a withered tree (idiom) / fig. to get a new lease on life / to be revived / (of a difficult situation) to suddenly improve
 hǔ wěi chūn bīng lit. like stepping on a tiger's tail or spring ice (idiom) / fig. extremely dangerous situation
 mǎn yuán chūn sè everything in the garden is lovely
 zhuó shǒu chéng chūn lit. set out and it becomes spring (idiom) / to effect a miracle cure (of medical operation) / to bring back the dead / once it starts, everything goes well
 chī qīng chūn fàn to make the most of one's youthfulness in one's choice of employment (e.g. modeling)
 Gōng yáng Chūn qiū Mr Gongyang's Annals or commentary on 春秋[Chun1 qiu1], early history, probably written during Han dynasty, same as 公羊傳|公羊传[Gong1 yang2 Zhuan4]
 Héng chūn Bàn dǎo Hengchun Peninsula in Pingtung County 屏東縣|屏东县[Ping2 dong1 Xian4], the southernmost point of Taiwan
 huí fù qīng chūn rejuvenation
 jìng hè xīn chūn the Chinese New Year
 Lu:3 shì Chūn qiū lit. “Mr. Lü's Spring and Autumn (Annals)”, compendium of the philosophies of the Hundred Schools of Thought 諸子百家|诸子百家[zhu1 zi3 bai3 jia1], compiled around 239 BC under the patronage of Qin Dynasty 秦代[Qin2 dai4] Chancellor Lü / Buwei 呂不韋|吕不韦[Lu:3 Bu4 wei2]
 qīng chūn bù zài lit. one's youth will never return / to make the most of one's opportunities (idiom)
 qīng chūn yǒng zhù to stay young forever
 shí guó chūn qiū History of Ten States of South China (1669) by Wu Renchen 吳任臣|吴任臣[Wu2 Ren4 chen2], 114 scrolls
 sì jì rú chūn four seasons like spring / favorable climate throughout the year
 tà qīng shǎng chūn to enjoy a beautiful spring walk (idiom)
 Wú Yuè chūn qiū History of the Southern States Wu and Yue (traditional rivals), compiled by Han historian Zhao Ye 趙曄|赵晔[Zhao4 Ye4], 10 extant scrolls
 Yàn zǐ chūn qiū Tales of Yanzi, book describing the life and wisdom of Yanzi 晏子 / (-c 500 BC), famous statesman from Qi of the Warring States
 yě huǒ chūn fēng abbr. for 野火燒不盡,春風吹又生|野火烧不尽,春风吹又生[ye3 huo3 shao1 bu4 jin4 , chun1 feng1 chui1 you4 sheng1]
 Yí chūn dì qū Yichun prefecture in Jiangxi
 Zuǒ shì Chūn qiū Mr Zuo's Spring and Autumn Annals, attributed to famous blind historian Zuo Qiuming 左丘明[Zuo3 Qiu1 ming2] / usually called Zuo Zhuan 左傳|左传[Zuo3 Zhuan4]
·  MURAKAMI Haruki (1949-), Japanese novelist and translator
  adolescent development
 Cūn shàng · Chūn shù MURAKAMI Haruki (1949-), Japanese novelist and translator
 Shí liù guó Chūn qiū history of the Sixteen Kingdoms 304-439 by Cui Hong 崔鴻|崔鸿, written towards the end of Wei of the Northern Dynasties 北魏, 100 scrolls
  Adolescent Health Section
 E4 lún chūn Zì zhì qí Oroqin Autonomous Banner in Hulunbuir 呼倫貝爾|呼伦贝尔[Hu1 lun2 bei4 er3], Inner Mongolia
 huí fù qīng chūn yán jiū rejuvenation
 huì gū bù zhī chūn qiū lit. short-lived cicada does not know the seasons / fig. to see only a small piece of the big picture
 qīng chūn qī qián r tóng preadolescent / preteen
 yī nián zhī jì zài yú chūn the whole year must be planned for in the spring (idiom) / early planning is the key to success
西 cháng chūn zhēn rén xī yóu jì Travels
 liǎng shǒu bù zhān yáng chūn shuǐ see 十指不沾陽春水|十指不沾阳春水[shi2 zhi3 bu4 zhan1 yang2 chun1 shui3]
 qīng chūn qī wèi shēng fāng àn Adolescent Health Programme
 shí zhǐ bù zhān yáng chūn shuǐ to have no need to fend for oneself (idiom) / to lead a pampered life
  Antarctic springtime ozone depletion
  Adolescent Health and Information Project
 rén shēng yī shì , cǎo mù yī chūn Man has but one life, grass but one spring (idiom). fig. the brevity of human existence
 yě huǒ shāo bù jìn , chūn fēng chuī yòu shēng lit. even a prairie fire cannot destroy the grass - it grows again when the breeze blows (proverb) / fig. cannot be easily eliminated / abbr. to 野火春風|野火春风[ye3 huo3 chun1 feng1]
  integrated management of adolescent and adult illness
  United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Adolescent Girls / Inter-Agency Task Force on Adolescent Girls
  African Regional Youth Workshop on Adolescent Fertility
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