"公" Chinese-English Dictionary

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Pinyin gong1
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Sijiao 8073.2
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CNS 11643 1-447C
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 gōng public / collectively owned / common / international (e.g. high seas, metric system, calendar) / make public / fair / just / Duke, highest of five orders of nobility 五等爵位[wu3 deng3 jue2 wei4] / honorable (gentlemen) / father-in-law / male (animal)
Results beginning with 公
 gōng sī (business) company / company / firm / corporation / incorporated / CL:家[jia1]
 gōng gào post / announcement
 gōng bù to announce / to make public / to publish
 gōng kāi public / to publish / to make public
 gōng lǐ kilometer
 gōng gòng public / common / communal
 gōng zhǔ princess
 gōng lù highway / road / CL:條|条[tiao2]
 gōng yuán park (for public recreation) / CL:個|个[ge4],座[zuo4]
 gōng ān (Ministry of) Public Security / public safety / public security
 gōng jīn kilogram (kg)
 gōng zhòng public
 gōng píng fair / impartial
 gōng mín citizen
 gōng yù apartment building / block of flats / CL:套[tao4]
 gōng zǐ son of an official / son of nobility / your son (honorific)
 gōng jiāo public transportation / mass transit / abbr. for 公共交通[gong1 gong4 jiao1 tong1]
 gōng huì guild
 gōng zhèng just / fair / equitable
 gōng shì formula
 gōng yì public good / public welfare
 gōng fēn centimeter / gram
 gōng yuán CE (Common Era) / Christian Era / AD (Anno Domini)
 gōng rèn publicly known (to be) / accepted (as)
 gōng guān public relations
 gōng shè commune
 gōng yòng public / for public use
 gōng chē bus / abbr. for 公共汽車|公共汽车[gong1 gong4 qi4 che1] / car belonging to an organization and used by its members (government car, police car, company car etc) / abbr. for 公務用車|公务用车[gong1 wu4 yong4 che1]
 gōng yuē convention (i.e. international agreement)
 gōng qǐng hectare
 gōng wén document
 gōng wù official business
 gōng jué duke / dukedom
 gōng zhèng notarization / notarized / acknowledgement
 gōng dào justice / fairness / public highway
 gōng dao fair / equitable
 gōng gong husband's father / grandpa / eunuch
 gōng rán openly / publicly / undisguised
 Gōng sūn two-character surname Gongsun
 gōng chǐ meter (unit of length)
 gōng zhāng official seal
 gōng bào announcement / bulletin / communique
 gōng lì public (e.g. school, hospital)
 gōng kuǎn public money
 gōng niú bull
 gōng sù public charges (law)
 gōng cè public toilet
 gōng jī cock / rooster
 gōng shì public affairs / official (matters, duties etc)
 gōng zǎi doll / cuddly toy
 gōng bàn state-run
 gōng dé public ethics / social morality
 gōng yìng public screening (of a movie)
 gōng zhí civil service / public office / government job
 gōng pú public servant / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]
 gōng guó duchy / dukedom / principality
 gōng lì Gregorian calendar / solar calendar
 gōng guǎn residence (of sb rich or important) / mansion
 gōng fèi at public expense
 gōng tóu referendum / abbr. for 公民投票[gong1 min2 tou2 piao4]
 gōng sī public and private (interests, initiative etc)
 gōng yǔn equitable / fair
 gōng yǒu publicly owned / communal / held in common
 gōng mù public cemetery
 gōng dí public enemy
 gōng fáng public housing / dormitory, esp. for unmarried people
 gōng shēng liter
 gōng chā tolerance (allowed error) / common difference (of an arithmetic series)
 gōng chāi official errand / bailiff in a yamen
 gōng pó husband's parents / parents-in-law
 gōng lǐ axiom (in logic) / axiomatic
 gōng wǎng open net / public website (as opposed to intranet)
 gōng yǎn to perform (e.g. on the stage) / to lecture
 gōng hài public hazard, nuisance
 gōng kè gram
 gōng yáng ram (male sheep)
 gōng chēng nominal
 gōng jué public decision (by ballot) / majority decision / a joint decision / referendum
 gōng shǔ government office
 gōng àn judge's desk / complex legal case / contentious issue / koan (Zen Buddhism)
使 gōng shǐ minister / diplomat performing ambassadorial role in Qing times, before regular diplomatic relations
 gōng qīng high-ranking officials in the court of a Chinese emperor
 gōng fǎ public law
 gōng wù public property
 gōng táng law court / hall (in castle) / CL:家[jia1]
 gōng zhuàn orbital revolution
 gōng zhū boar
 gōng zhài government bond
 gōng gàn public business / official work
 gōng dūn ton / metric ton
 gōng fèn public anger / popular indignation
 gōng hǎi high sea / international waters
 gōng tuī elected by acclamation / recommended by all
 gōng zhì metric system
 gōng shěn public trial (in a court of law)
 gōng yíng public / publicly (owned, financed, operated etc) / run by the state
 gōng jì public memorial service
 gōng hán official letter
 gōng lùn public opinion
 gōng xiū public holiday / official leave (e.g. sabbatical)
 gōng liáng tax paid in grain
 gōng chǎn commons
 gōng jià official leave from work (e.g. maternity leave, sick leave or leave to attend to official business)
 gōng yì public discussion
 gōng duàn arbitration (law)
 gōng pàn public opinion / public announcement of verdict at a trial
 gōng bǐng kiloliter
 gōng chù stud / male animal kept to breed offspring
 gōng cùn decimeter
 gōng cuō milliliter
 gōng dàn hectoliter / quintal
 gōng dàn quintal (100 kg)
 gōng dì public land / land in common use
 gōng diē husband's father
 gōng dǒu decaliter
 gōng fǔ government post in Han dynasty
 gōng gě deciliter
 gōng gǔ government stake
 gōng hā male husky (dog)
 gōng háo centigram
 gōng jiā the public / the state / society / the public purse
 gōng jǔ public election
 gōng kuài serving chopsticks
 gōng lí decigram / millimeter
 gōng lí millimeter
 gōng liǎng hectogram
鹿 gōng lù stag / buck
 gōng mǎ male horse / stallion / stud
 gōng māo male cat / tomcat
 gōng mǔ are (1 are = 1⁄100 hectare, or 100 m²)
 gōng mù public placement (investing)
 gōng qián decagram
 gōng quǎn male dog
 gōng shāng work-related injury
 gōng sháo serving spoon / centiliter (i.e. 10 ml), abbr. to 勺[shao2]
 gōng shè postulate (math.) / public facilities (abbr. for 公共設施|公共设施[gong1 gong4 she4 shi1])
 gōng shì office (room) / ruling families during Spring and Autumn period
 gōng xīn desire for the public good / sense of fair play
 gōng yì righteousness
 gōng yǐn hectometer
 gōng zhàng decameter
 gōng zhī public intellectual (sometimes used derogatorily) / abbr. for 公共知识分子|公共知識分子 / [gong1 gong4 zhi1 shi5 fen4 zi3]
 gōng wù yuán functionary / office-bearer
 gōng ān jú public security bureau (government office similar in function to a police station)
 gōng jiāo chē public transport vehicle / town bus / CL:輛|辆[liang4]
 gōng jī jīn official reserves / accumulated fund
 Gōng ān bù Ministry of Public Security
 gōng kāi sài championship
 gōng sī fǎ corporations law
 gōng yuán qián BCE (before the Common Era) / BC (before Christ)
 bàn gōng to handle official business / to work (esp. in an office)
 lǎo gong (coll.) eunuch / see also 老公[lao3 gong1]
 lǎo gōng (coll.) husband
 zhǔ gōng Your Highness / Your Majesty
 wài gōng (coll.) mother's father / maternal grandfather
 xiàng gong lord / master / young gentleman / male prostitute / catamite / mahjong player disqualified by unintentionally taking in the wrong number of dominoes / (old form of address for one's husband) husband
 bù gōng unjust / unfair
 Zhōu gōng Duke of Zhou (11th c. BC), son of King Wen of Zhou 周文王[Zhou1 Wen2 wang2], played an important role as regent in founding the Western Zhou 西周[Xi1 Zhou1], and is also known as the "God of Dreams"
 wáng gōng princes and dukes / aristocrat
 yīn gōng in the course of doing one's work / on business
 Guān gōng Lord Guan (i.e. 關羽|关羽[Guan1 Yu3])
 Jì gōng Jigong or Daoji (1130-1207), Southern Song Dynasty Buddhist monk
 tiān gōng heaven / lord of heaven
 Bāo gōng Lord Bao or Judge Bao, fictional nickname of Bao Zheng 包拯[Bao1 Zheng3] (999-1062), Northern Song official renowned for his honesty
 Léi gōng Lei Gong or Duke of Thunder, the God of Thunder in Chinese mythology
 bǐng gōng justly / impartially
 tài gōng great-grandfather / (old) grandfather / father
 ēn gōng benefactor
 ā gōng (old) grandfather / polite address for an elderly man, or a woman's father-in-law / (Taiwanese) grandfather
 zhū gōng gentlemen (form of address)
 shū gōng great uncle / grandfather's younger brother / husband's father's younger brother
 shāo gōng helmsman / boatman
 guī gōng to commandeer / to take over for the state
 chōng gōng to confiscate
 fèng gōng to pursue public affairs
 guī gōng pimp
 jiā gōng head of a family / (polite) my father / (polite) my grandfather / your esteemed father
 Jiǎng gōng honorific title for Chiang Kai-shek 蔣介石|蒋介石[Jiang3 Jie4 shi2]
 Mǎ gōng Makung city in Penghu county 澎湖縣|澎湖县[Peng2 hu2 xian4] (Pescadores Islands), Taiwan
 mǎn gōng altogether / in all
 Pèi gōng Duke of Pei (i.e. 劉邦|刘邦[Liu2 Bang1])
 shāo gōng variant of 艄公[shao1 gong1]
 Tǎ gōng Lhagang grassland in Dartsendo county 康定縣|康定县[Kang1 ding4 xian4], Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture, Sichuan
 wēn gōng piggy (joking name)
 xiān gōng deceased father / deceased senior male figure
 zūn gōng (honorific) your father
T公 T gōng shì sediment thickness formula / thickness formula / sediment thickness rule / T formula
SAP公 SAP gōng sī Systems, Applications, Products in Data Processing
A.T.A.公  Customs Convention on the ATA Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods / ATA Convention
 bàn gōng shì office / business premises / bureau / CL:間|间[jian1]
 fēn gōng sī subsidiary company / branch office
 zǒng gōng sī parent company / head office
 zǐ gōng sī subsidiary company / subsidiary corporation
 bù gōng píng unfair
 bàn gōng tīng general office
 zhǔ rén gōng hero (of a novel or film) / main protagonist
 guì gōng sī your company
 dà gōng sī large company / corporation
 bàn gōng lóu office building / CL:座[zuo4],棟|栋[dong4]
 mǔ gōng sī parent company
 xiǎo gōng zhǔ lit. little princess / fig. spoiled girl / female version of 小皇帝[xiao3 huang2 di4]
 pú gōng yīng dandelion (Taraxacum mongolicum)
 bù gōng zhèng injustice
 Dà gōng Bào Dagong Bao, popular newspaper name / Ta Kung Pao, newspaper founded 1902 in Beijing, now published in Hong Kong
 zhī gōng sī subsidiary / branch
 lǎo gōng gong old man / husband's father / father-in-law / court eunuch
 Méi gōng Hé Mekong River
 Qí Huán gōng Duke Huan of Qi (reigned 685-643 BC), one of the Five Hegemons 春秋五霸
 Jiāng Tài gōng see Jiang Ziya 姜子牙[Jiang1 Zi3 ya2]
 tiě gōng jī cheapskate / stingy person
 Liú gōng Dǎo Liugong island in the Yellow sea
 Tài gōng Wàng see Jiang Ziya 姜子牙[Jiang1 Zi3 ya2]
 dà gōng guó grand duchy
 Liǔ Gōng quán Liu Gongquan (778-865), Tang calligrapher
 àn gōng niǎo black-crowned night heron (Tw)
 Bā gōng shān Bagongshan district of Huainan city 淮南市[Huai2 nan2 shi4], Anhui
 bàn gōng jīn half kilo
 bàn gōng kāi semiovert / more or less open
 Dí Gōng An4 Dee Gong An (or Judge Dee's) Cases, 18th century fantasy featuring Tang dynasty politician Di Renjie 狄仁傑|狄仁杰[Di2 Ren2 jie2] as master sleuth, translated by R.H. van Gulik as Three Murder Cases Solved by Judge Dee
 Dōng wáng gōng Mu Kung or Tung Wang Kung, God of the Immortals (Taoism)
 dūn gōng lǐ ton-kilometer (unit of capacity of transport system)
 Fàn Gōng chēng Fan Gongcheng (12th century), Southern Song author of 過庭錄|过庭录
 fēi gōng shì unofficial / informal
 Huáng Shí gōng Huang Shigong, also known as Xia Huanggong 夏黃公|夏黄公[Xia4 Huang2 gong1] (dates of birth and death uncertain), Daoist hermit of the Qin Dynasty 秦代[Qin2 dai4] and purported author
 Hú E4 gōng Hu Egong (1884-1951), Chinese revolutionary and politician
 jiǎ gōng sī dummy corporation / shell corporation
 Jìn Wén gōng Duke Wen of Jin (697-628 BC, reigned 636-628 BC), one of the Five Hegemons 春秋五霸
 jūn gōng jiào army, civil service and education / all branches of state employment
 lǎo tài gōng aged gentleman (dialect, respectful term)
 Lǐ Gōng pǔ Li Gongpu (-1946), communist killed by Guomindang in Kunming in 1946
 Lǐ Wèi gōng Li Wei Gong / Duke Li of Wei, official title of Li Jing 李靖[Li3 Jing4]
 Mǎ gōng shì Makung city in Penghu county 澎湖縣|澎湖县[Peng2 hu2 xian4] (Pescadores Islands), Taiwan
 nu:3 gōng jué duchess
 nu:3 gōng zǐ noble lady / (honorific) your daughter
 qì bù gōng indignant
 Qín Mù gōng Duke Mu of Qin, the first substantial king of Qin (ruled 659-621 BC), sometimes considered one of the Five Hegemons 春秋五霸
 Qín Xiào gōng Duke Xiao of Qin, 秦國|秦国[Qin2 guo2], ruled 361-338 BC during the Warring States Period
 qū gōng bìng chikungunya fever (Tw)
 Sòng Xiāng gōng Duke Xiang of Song (reigned 650-637 BC), sometimes considered one of the Five Hegemons 春秋五霸
 Tǎ gōng sì Lhagang temple in Dartsendo county 康定縣|康定县[Kang1 ding4 xian4], Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture, Sichuan
 Tài shǐ gōng Grand Scribe, the title by which Sima Qian 司馬遷|司马迁[Si1 ma3 Qian1] refers to himself in Records of the Historian 史記|史记[Shi3 ji4]
 tǔ dì gōng Tudi Gong, the God of the earth
 wén chāo gōng plagiarist
 Xià Huáng gōng Xia Huanggong also known as Huang Shigong 黃石公|黄石公[Huang2 Shi2 gong1] (dates of birth and death uncertain), Daoist hermit of the Qin Dynasty 秦代[Qin2 dai4] and purported author of ”Three Strategies of Huang Shigong&rdquo / 黃石公三略|黄石公三略[Huang2 Shi2 gong1 San1 lu:e4], one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书[Wu3 jing1 Qi1 shu1]
 xiǎo gōng gòng mini bus (used for public transportation)
 Yǎn shèng gōng hereditary title bestowed on Confucius' descendants
 zhǒng gōng chù stud / male breeding stock (of animal species)
 Zōng Shèng gōng hereditary title bestowed on Confucius' descendants
 yǒu xiàn gōng sī limited company / corporation
 gāo sù gōng lù expressway / highway / freeway
 háng kōng gōng sī airline / CL:家[jia1]
 píng fāng gōng lǐ square kilometer
 kuà guó gōng sī transnational corporation / multinational corporation
 mào yì gōng sī trading company
 huā huā gōng zǐ playboy
 bàn gōng dì zhǐ business address
 gǔ fèn gōng sī joint-stock company
 bàn gōng dà lóu office building
 yùn shū gōng sī transportation corporation
 nuó yòng gōng kuǎn misappropriation / misapplication
 tóng yè gōng huì trade association
 guó jiā gōng yuán national park
 Zhōng shān Gōng yuán Zhongshan Park, the name of numerous parks in China, honoring Sun Yat-sen 孫中山|孙中山[Sun1 Zhong1 shan1]
 nu:3 zhǔ rén gōng heroine (of a novel or film) / main female protagonist
 shàng shì gōng sī listed company
 rén mín gōng shè people's commune
 lì xíng gōng shì routine business / usual practice / mere formality
 bǎo xiǎn gōng sī insurance company
 kāi chéng bù gōng lit. deal sincerely and fairly (idiom) / frank and open-minded / plain speaking / Let's talk frankly and openly between ourselves. / to put one's cards on the table
簿 duì bù gōng táng public courtroom accusation (idiom) / legal confrontation / to take sb to court / to sue
 dà gōng wú sī selfless / impartial
 shù xué gōng shì formula
 yú gōng yí shān the old man moves mountains (idiom) / fig. where there's a will, there's a way
 jiǎ gōng jì sī official authority used for private interests (idiom) / to attain private ends by abusing public position
 xíng zhèng gōng shǔ administrative office
 fèng gōng shǒu fǎ to carry out official duties and observe the law
 zhèng quàn gōng sī securities company / share company
 pí bāo gōng sī lit. briefcase company / dummy corporation / shell company / fly-by-night company
 Yè Gōng hào lóng lit. Lord Ye's passion for dragons (idiom) / fig. to pretend to be fond of sth while actually fearing it / ostensible fondness of sth one really fears
 kè jǐ fèng gōng self-restraint and devotion to public duties (idiom) / selfless dedication / to serve the public interest wholeheartedly
 sǔn gōng féi sī to damage the public interest for personal profit (idiom) / personal profit at public expense / venal and selfish behavior
 bǎi huò gōng sī department store
 jí gōng hào yì public-spirited
 tiān gōng dì dào absolutely fair and reasonable (idiom) / equitable
 Bā lí Gōng shè Paris Commune 1871, an unsuccessful proletarian uprising against the French Third Republic
 bǐng gōng bàn lǐ conducting business impartially (idiom) / to act justly
 fèng gōng kè jǐ self-restraint and devotion to public duties (idiom) / selfless dedication / to serve the public interest wholeheartedly
 juān dī guī gōng every drop returns to the public good (idiom) / not one penny is misused
 shě jǐ wèi gōng to give up one's private interests for the public good (idiom) / to behave altruistically / selfless and public spirited
  man-made hazard
沿  coastal commons
  Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals / Bonn Convention / Convention on Migratory Species
  Slavery Convention / Slavery, Servitude, Forced Labour and Similar Institutions and Practices Convention
  gender justice
使  internuncio
  Kellogg-Briand Pact / Pact of Paris
  denial of justice
  alternate office site
  convention on the international combined transport of goods / TCM convention
  International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage / Bunkers Convention
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