"下" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 xià down / downwards / below / lower / later / next (week etc) / second (of two parts) / to decline / to go down / to arrive at (a decision, conclusion etc) / measure word to show the frequency of an action
Results beginning with 下
 xià zǎi to download / also pr. [xia4 zai4]
 xià mian below / under / next / the following
 xià miàn to boil noodles
 xià lai to come down / (completed action marker) / (after verb of motion, indicates motion down and towards us, also fig.) / (indicates continuation from the past towards us) / to be harvested (of crops) / to be over (of a period of time) / to go among the masses (said of leaders)
 xià wǔ afternoon / CL:個|个[ge4] / p.m.
 xià qù to go down / to descend / to go on / to continue / (of a servant) to withdraw
 xià jiàng to decline / to drop / to fall / to go down / to decrease
 xià liè following
 xià diē to fall / to tumble
 xià cì next time
 xià shǔ subordinate / underling
 xià chē to get off or out of (a bus, train, car etc)
 xià bān to finish work / to get off work
 xià gǎng to come off sentry duty / to lay off (a worker) / laid-off
 xià shǒu to start / to put one's hand to / to set about / the seat to the right of the main guest
 xià huá sliding / slide
 xià fāng underneath / below / the underside / world of mortals / to descend to the world of mortals (of Gods)
线 xià xiàn to go offline
 xià chang the end / to conclude
 xià chǎng to leave (the stage, an exam room, the playing field etc) / to take part in some activity / to take an examination (in the imperial examination system)
 xià luò whereabouts / to drop / to fall
 xià yǔ to rain
 xià ba chin / CL:個|个[ge4]
 xià dá to transmit down (a chain of command) / to pass down (to lower level) / to issue / to send through
 xià lìng to give an order / to command
 xià shān (of the sun) to set
 xià diào to demote / to pass down to a lower unit
 xià tiáo to adjust downwards / to lower (prices, wages etc)
 xià fā to issue (a memorandum etc) to lower levels / to distribute (e.g. disaster relief to victims)
 xià yóu lower reaches (of a river) / lower level / lower echelon / downstream
 xià zhōu next week
 xià kè to finish class / to get out of class
 xià yè next page
 xià xún last third of the month
 xià yuè next month
 xià shui offal / viscera / tripe
 xià shuǐ downstream / to go into the water / to put into water / to launch (a ship) / fig. to fall into bad ways / to lead astray / to go to pot
 xià jí low ranking / low level / underclass / subordinate
 xià shēn lower part of the body / genitalia / trousers
 xià liú lower course of a river / low-class / mean and lowly / vulgar / obscene
 xià dān to place an order / to order / an order (of goods)
 xià xíng (of trains) down (i.e. away from the capital) / (of river boats) to travel downstream / to issue (a document) to lower bureaucratic levels / (of writing on the page) vertical, proceeding from top to bottom
 xià xiāng to go to the countryside
 xià tǐ lower body / euphemism for genitals / root and stem of plants
 xià mǎ to dismount from a horse / (fig.) to abandon (a project)
 xià bian under / the underside / below
 xià qí to play chess
 xià huí next chapter / next time
 xià chuí to droop / to sag / to hang down / sagging / drooping / prolapse (medicine)
 xià xuě to snow
 xià tái to go off the stage / to fall from position of prestige / to step down (from office etc) / to disentangle oneself / to get off the hook
 xià céng underlayer / lower class / lower strata / substrate
 xià hǎi to go out to sea / to enter the sea (to swim etc) / (fig.) to take the plunge (e.g. leave a secure job, or enter prostitution etc)
 xià chén to sink down
 xià cuò (of sales, prices etc) to fall / to drop / decline / slump
 xià guì to kneel / to go down on one's knees
 xià zhù to pour / to pour down (of rain) / to lay a bet
 xià dì to go down to the fields / to get up from bed / to leave one's sickbed / to be born
 xià shì lowest-ranked noncommissioned officer (e.g. corporal in the army or petty officer, third class in the navy)
 xià tóng similarly hereinafter
 xià fēng leeward / downwind / disadvantageous position / to concede or give way in an argument
 xià fán to descend to the world (of immortals)
 xià fàng to delegate / to decentralize / to demote a party cadre to work on the shop floor or in the countryside
 xià chún lower lip
 xià zhī lower limbs
 xià tà to stay (at a hotel etc during a trip)
 xià dú to put poison in sth / to poison
 xià xiá administered by / under the rule of
 xià è mandible (lower jaw)
 xià pō downhill
 xià bǎi hem of a skirt / shirt tail
 xià chú to go to the kitchen (to prepare a meal) / to cook
 xià hé lower jaw / mandible
 xià bǐ to put pen to paper
 xià jiàn humble / lowly / depraved / contemptible
 xià biāo subscript / suffix / index
 xià jiè next office holder / next to serve
 xià jià to take down from the shelves (e.g. a contaminated product)
 xià dàn to lay eggs
 xià yào to prescribe medicine / to poison / to slip a drug (into sb's drink etc)
 xià jiǔ to be appropriate to have with alcohol / to down one's drink
 xià jiè lower bound (math.) / world of mortals / (of Gods) to descend to the world of mortals
 xià jiā player whose turn comes next (in a game) / next one / my humble home
 xià fú downward fluctuation (of prices etc)
 xià xiàn to subside / subsidence
 xià zàng to bury / to inter
 xià zhào to hand down an imperial edict
 xià bài to bow down low / to make obeisance / to kneel and bow
 xià yuàn lower house (of parliament)
 xià yù to imprison
 xià yě to step down from office / to go into opposition
 xià hàn lower jaw / mandible
 xià kuǎn signature on letter / name of donor
 xià qīng downdip
 xià zǎi (of animals) to give birth / to foal, to whelp etc
  underbrush / undergrowth / shrub layer
 xià bàn second half
 xià bèi offspring / future generations / younger generation of a family / junior members of a group
齿 xià chǐ bottom teeth
 xià gōng to knock off (at the end of a day's work) / to finish work
 Xià guān Xiaguan district of Nanjing City 南京市 / in Jiangsu 江蘇|江苏
 xià huàn last ten days of the lunar month
 xià jià (of a woman) to marry a man of lower social status / to marry down
 xià kǎn doorsill
 xià kē chin / Taiwan pr. [xia4 hai2]
 Xià lù Xialu district of Huangshi city 黃石市|黄石市[Huang2 shi2 shi4], Hubei
 xià máo to drop anchor
 xià piàn to stop screening a movie / to end the run of a movie
 xià pìn to send the betrothal gifts / (fig.) to conclude a marriage
 xià qíng feelings of the masses / my situation (humble speech)
 xià rèn next office holder / next to serve
 xià rǔ to promote lactation (TCM) / (coll.) underboob
 xià shì to die / future incarnation / next life / to be born / to come into the world / future generation
 xià wǎng to cast a fishing net / (computing) to go offline
 xià xián third quarter or waning moon
 xià xiū to revise downward
 xià xuán (sport) backspin
 xià yāo (gymnastics) to do a bridge / to do a crab
 Xià yíng Hsiaying township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tai2 nan2 xian4], Taiwan
 xià zhá lower sluice gate / outflow sluice
 xià zhuāng to take off costume and makeup / bottom garment (trousers etc)
 xià zuo contemptible / disgusting
 xià yī yè next page
 xià yī ge the next one
 xià yī bù the next step
 xià bàn nián second half of the year
 xià yī dài the next generation
 xià yì shí subconscious mind
 xià bèi zi the next life
 xià gōng fu see 下工夫[xia4 gong1 fu5]
 xià jué xīn to determine / to resolve
  air point of disembarkation / airport of debarkation
 xià gè yuè next month
 xià shuǐ dào sewer
 xià bàn shēn lower half of one's body / Lower Body (Chinese poetry movement of the early 21st century)
线 xià huà xiàn underscore _ / underline
 xià fēi jī to get off a plane / to deplane
 xià pō lù downhill road / (fig.) downhill path
 xià dú shǒu to attack murderously / to strike treacherously
 xià xīng qī next week
西 xià xī yáng to sail West (from China) / refers to Zhenghe's 15th century expeditions to the Western Pacific
 xià gōng fu to put in time and energy / to concentrate one's efforts
 xià bù lái awkward / embarrassed / cannot be accomplished
 xià fù bù lower abdomen
 xià yǎn jiǎn lower eyelid
 xià qiū nǎo hypothalamus (anatomy)
 xià jiǎo liào remnants of material from an industrial process / offcut / scraps
 xià dìng yì to define
 xià shuǐ guǎn drainpipe
 Xià lóng Wān Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
Approximate Results for 下
 yī xià (used after a verb) give it a go / to do (sth for a bit to give it a try) / one time / once / in a while / all of a sudden / all at once
 yǐ xià that level or lower / that amount or less / the following
 tiān xià land under heaven / the whole world / the whole of China / realm / rule
 rú xià as follows
 liú xià to leave behind / to stay behind / to remain / to keep / not to let (sb) go
 zhī xià under / beneath / less than
 shàng xià up and down / top and bottom / old and new / length / about
 dì xià underground / subterranean / covert
 fàng xià to lay down / to put down / to let go of / to relinquish / to set aside / to lower (the blinds etc)
 bù xià to be not less than (a certain quantity, amount etc)
 shèng xià to remain / left over
 zuò xia to sit down
 shǒu xià under one's control or administration / subordinates / (money etc) on hand / sb's financial means / to take action
 zài xià under / myself (humble)
 Sōng xià Matsushita (name) / Panasonic (brand), abbr. for 松下電器|松下电器[Song1 xia4 Dian4 qi4]
 jiǎo xià under the foot
 lóu xià downstairs
 luò xià to fall / to drop / to land (of projectile)
 zhè xià this time
 dǐ xia the location below sth / afterwards
 qí xià under the banner of
 dāng xià immediately / at once / at that moment / at the moment
 tíng xià to stop
 àn xià to press down / to press a button
 xiàng xià down / downward
 xiě xià to write down
 bì xià Your Majesty / His or Her Majesty
 ná xià to arrest / to capture / to seize / to win (a set, a game etc)
 gé xià your distinguished self / your majesty / sire
 dǎo xià to collapse / to topple over
 dī xià low status / lowly / to lower (one's head)
 dǎ xià to lay (a foundation) / to conquer (a city etc) / to shoot down (a bird etc)
 sī xià in private
 yǎn xià now / at present / subocular (medicine)
殿 diàn xià Your Majesty (honorific) / His or Her Highness
 diào xià to drop down / to fall
 tuō xià to take off (clothing)
 shǔ xià subordinate / affiliated to / subsidiary
 chuàng xià to establish / to set (a new record)
 tái xià off the stage / in the audience
 shān xià Yamashita (Japanese surname)
 shí xià at present / right now
 liǎng xià twice / for a little while
 xiāng xia countryside / rural area / CL:個|个[ge4]
 diū xià to abandon
 bù xià troops under one's command / subordinate
 chuí xià to hang down
 zhāi xià to take off / to remove (one's hat, a door from its hinges etc) / to pick (a piece of fruit from a tree etc) / (sports) to pick off (a rebound etc)
 shēng xià to give birth to
 nán xià to go down south
 tǎng xià to lie down
 sì xià everywhere
 bǐ xià the wording and purport of what one writes
 shōu xià to accept / to receive
 dūn xià to squat down / to crouch
 shuǐ xià under the water / submarine
 yú xià remaining
 guì xia to kneel down
 lì xià to set up / to establish
 rēng xià to throw down / to drop (bomb)
 xiè xià to unload
退 tuì xià to retire / to withdraw / to retreat / to step down
 jiàng xià to fall / to drop
 pāo xià to throw down / to dump / to abandon / thrown down
 gāo xià relative superiority (better or worse, stronger or weaker, above or below etc)
 xǔ xià to make a promise
 líng xià below zero
 jǐng xià underground / in the pit (mining)
 xiàn xià now / at this moment
 huī xià troops / subordinates / (honorific appellation for a general)
 míng xià under sb's name
 pí xià under the skin / subcutaneous (injection)
 chāi xià to dismantle / to take apart
 yè xià underarm / armpit
 yàn xià to swallow / to suppress
 zú xià you (used to a superior or between persons of the same generation) / below the foot
 chǎn xià to bear (give birth)
 mù xià at present
 dī xià drip
 chè xià to withdraw / to remove (from a place) / to remove from office
 piē xia to cast away
 xī xià at the knee (in reference to children) / (salutation used in letters to parents or grandparents)
 tùn xià to take off (trousers) / to drop one's pants
 tǎng xià to let drip / to trickle down / to shed (tears)
 chén xià official in feudal court / subject
 róng xià to hold / to admit / to accommodate / to tolerate
 sǎn xià under the umbrella of
 shè xià my humble home
 shě xià to abandon / to lay down
 bēi xià base / low
 shé xià sublingual / hypoglossal
 Bái xià Baixia district of Nanjing City 南京市 / in Jiangsu 江蘇|江苏
 bèi xià to prepare / to arrange (sth to be offered)
 bù xià to arrange / to lay out
 fáng xià (old) one's wife
 Fǔ xià Polha, Korean place name in former Hamgyeongdo Province 咸鏡道|咸镜道[Xian2 jing4 dao4]
 Gāi xià ancient place name, in Anhui province
 hàn xià under one's chin
 huà xià to underline / to mark
 huó xià to survive
 jiē xià continuing on
 Lì xià Lixia district of Jinan city 濟南市|济南市[Ji3 nan2 shi4], Shandong
 Mù xià Kinoshita (Japanese surname)
 nián xià lunar new year
 niǎn xià imperial capital (city)
 tā xià to collapse
线 xiàn xià offline / below the line
 xīn xià in mind
 yán xià underside of the eaves
 yòu xià lower right
 zhì xià under the jurisdiction of
 zuò xià to do / to make (usually bad connotation)
 zuǒ xià lower left
 yī xià zi in a short while / all at once / all of a sudden
 jiē xià lái to accept / to take / next / following
 tíng xià lái to stop
 děng yī xià to wait a moment / later / in awhile
 dì xià shì basement / cellar
 fàng bu xià not to have room to put sth / to be unable to let go
 dì xià shuǐ groundwater
 shàng xià bān to start and finish work
 chī bu xià not feel like eating / be unable to eat any more
 shàng xià wén (textual) context
 sī dǐ xia privately / secretly / confidentially
 xiāng xià rén country folk / rustic / rural folk
 dǎ tiān xià to seize power / to conquer the world / to establish and expand a business / to carve out a career for oneself
 qíng kuàng xià under (these) circumstances
 sì xià li all around
 píng tiān xià to pacify the country
 liǎng xià zi a couple of times / to repeat the same / the same old trick / tricks of the trade
 wèi xià chuí gastroptosis
 shàng xià chuáng bunk bed
 zhè xià zi this time
 xiāng xia lǎo villager / hick
  buried mine
 Bái xià qū Baixia district of Nanjing City 南京市 / in Jiangsu 江蘇|江苏
 bǐ dǐ xià ability to write
 bīng xià hú subglacial lake
 bǐ xià qù to defeat / to be superior to
 bì yòu xià under the aegis of (a God) / protected by
 bù xià yú as many as / no less than / not inferior to / as good as / on a par with
 dǎ xià shǒu to act in a supporting role / fig. to play second fiddle
 ěr xià xiàn subauricular gland / parotid gland (salivary gland in the cheek)
 fàng de xià to be able to accomodate / to have room for / to be able to put (sth) down
 gāng xià jī infraspinatus muscle
 guò bu xià to be unable to continue living (in a certain manner) / to be unable to make a living
 hàn xià xiàn submaxillary glands (biology)
 huó xià qù to survive / to keep on living
 jìn yī xià dip
 kuà xià wù (slang) male member / package
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