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竹一口
Sijiao 7226.1
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 hòu back / behind / rear / afterwards / after / later
Results beginning with 后
 hòu lái afterwards / later
 hòu mian rear / back / behind / later / afterwards
 hòu guǒ consequences / aftermath
 hòu huǐ to regret / to repent
 hòu zhě the latter
 hòu qī late stage / later period
 hòu tái backstage area / behind-the-scenes supporter / (computing) back-end / background
 hòu wèi rear guard / backfield / fullback
退 hòu tuì to recoil / to draw back / to fall back / to retreat
 hòu qín logistics
 hòu xù follow-up / (dialect) to remarry
 hòu fāng the rear / far behind the front line
 hòu dài descendant / progeny / posterity / later ages / later generations
 hòu tiān the day after tomorrow / acquired (not innate) / a posteriori
 hòu rén later generation
 hòu mén the back door / fig. under the counter (indirect way for influence or pressure) / anus
 hòu bèi the back (human anatomy) / the back part of sth
 hòu bèi reserve / backup
 hòu yuàn rear court / back garden / backyard (also fig.)
 hòu shì later generations
 hòu jì epilogue / afterword
 hòu tou behind / the back / the rear / later / afterwards / (in) the future
 hòu bian back / rear / behind
 hòu yì descendant
 hòu dùn support / backing
 hòu gōng harem / chambers of imperial concubines
 hòu pái the back row
 hòu zuò back seat / pillion
 hòu zhuì suffix (linguistics)
 hòu shì future events / and what happened next... (in fiction) / funeral arrangements
 hòu shēng young generation / youth / young man
 hòu jìn less advanced / underdeveloped / lagging behind / the younger generation / the less experienced ones
 hòu yāo lower back
 hòu bù back section
 hòu lù escape route / retreat route / communication lines to the rear / alternative course of action / room for maneuver
 hòu jiā postposition (grammar)
 hòu lún rear wheel
 hòu bèi younger generation
 hòu nǎo hindbrain / back of the head
 hòu pà lingering fear / fear after the event / post-traumatic stress
 hòu duān backend (computing)
 hòu chén lit. trailing dust / fig. sb's footsteps / course in life
 hòu chè to pull back (an army) / to retreat
 hòu huà something to be taken up later in speech or writing
 hòu yuán reinforcement / back-up / supporting force
 hòu mā (coll.) stepmother
 hòu rèn successor / (attributive) future
 hòu nián the year after next
 hòu zhì to place after (e.g. in grammar) / postposition
 hòu gài back cover / shell (of crab etc)
 hòu jǐng nape
 hòu tíng backyard / imperial harem / (slang) anus
 hòu duàn final part / rear / back end / final segment / the following section / last paragraph
 hòu mǔ stepmother
 hòu fēi imperial wives and concubines
 hòu wèi aftertaste
 Hòu Hàn Later Han or Eastern Han dynasty (25-220) / Later Han of the Five Dynasties (947-950)
 hòu gǎn afterthought / reflection after an event / a review (of a movie etc)
 hòu zhī hind legs
 hòu niáng stepmother (coll.)
 Hòu Zhōu Later Zhou of the Five Dynasties (951-960), centered on Shandong and Hebei, with capital at Kaifeng 开封
 Hòu Táng Later Tang of the Five Dynasties (923-936)
 hòu sì heir / descendant / posterity
 Hòu Liáng Later Liang of the Five Dynasties (907-923)
 hòu dēng taillight
  back-loading
  breech
 hòu bàn latter half
 hòu bào hindcast / backtest
 Hòu bì Houpi township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tai2 nan2 xian4], Taiwan
 hòu chì back wing (of insect)
 hòu chuò suffix
 hòu fù payment made afterwards / postpaid
 hòu fù attachment / appendix / addendum
 hòu fù stepfather
 hòu gōu (dialect) unfinished business / trailing sound
 hòu jiǎo (one moment ...,) the next ... / trailing foot (in walking)
 Hòu Jìn Later Jin of the Five Dynasties (936-946)
 Hòu Jīn Later Jin dynasty (from 1616-) / Manchu Khanate or kingdom that took over as Qing dynasty in 1644
 Hòu lǐ Houli township in Taichung county 臺中縣|台中县[Tai2 zhong1 xian4], Taiwan
 Hòu Liáng Later Liang of the Sixteen Kingdoms (386-403)
 Hòu lóng Houlung town in Miaoli county 苗栗縣|苗栗县[Miao2 li4 xian4], northwest Taiwan
 hòu miàn rear / back / behind / later / afterwards / also pr. [hou4 mian5]
 Hòu Qín Later Qin of the Sixteen Kingdoms (384-417)
 hòu r the day after tomorrow
 hòu rì the day after tomorrow / from hence / from now / from now on / henceforth
 hòu shè meta- (prefix) (Tw)
 hòu shì backsight
 hòu sòng evacuation (military)
 Hòu téng Gotō / (Japanese surname)
 hòu tuī push-back (n)
 Hòu Wèi Wei of the Northern Dynasties 386-534
 hòu xiào after-effect
 hòu xīn middle of the back
 hòu xué junior scholar or pupil in imperial China
 Hòu Yān Later Yan of the Sixteen Kingdoms (384-409)
 hòu yáo post-rock (music genre)
羿 Hòu Yì Houyi, mythological Chinese archer whose wife was Chang'e
 hòu yǐng rear view / figure seen from behind / view of the back (of a person or object)
 hòu yuán trailing edge (of airplane wing)
 hòu zhàng undisclosed account / to settle matters later / to blame sb after the event
 Hòu Zhào Later Zhao of the Sixteen Kingdoms (319-350)
 hòu zhěn postoperative examination
 hòu zhì postproduction
 hòu zuò recoil (of a gun) / backlash
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 hòu yí zhèng (medicine) sequelae / residual effects / (fig.) repercussions / aftermath
 hòu shì jìng rearview mirror
 hòu nǎo sháo back of the head
 hòu chǔ lǐ spent fuel reprocessing / fuel reprocessing
 hòu bèi xiāng trunk / boot (of a car)
 hòu qín bù Logistics
 Hòu Hàn shū History of Eastern Han (later Han), third of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], composed by Fan Ye 範曄|范晔[Fan4 Ye4] in 445 during Song of the Southern Dynasties 南朝宋[Nan2 chao2 Song4], 120 scrolls
 hòu bèi jūn rearguard
 hòu kōng fān backward somersault / backflip
 hòu jiǎ bǎn afterdeck
  Logistics Service
  reserve
  Reserve Company
  rear projection
 hòu bàn chǎng second half (of sporting competition)
 hòu bàn yè latter half (of a decade, century etc)
 hòu bèi tuán support regiment
 hòu bian r erhua variant of 後邊|后边[hou4 bian5]
 Hòu bì xiāng Houbi township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tai2 nan2 xian4], Taiwan
 hòu bí yīn velar nasal / consonant ng or ŋ / produced in the nose with the back of the tongue against the soft palate
 hòu chē jià luggage carrier (bicycle)
 hòu chē zhóu back axle (of car)
 hòu dǎng bǎn backboard
 Hòu fà zuò Coma Berenices (constellation)
 hòu gǎn jué after-sensation / after-impression
 hòu gōu r erhua variant of 後鉤|后钩[hou4 gou1]
 hòu liǎng zhě the latter two
 Hòu lǐ xiāng Houli township in Taichung county 臺中縣|台中县[Tai2 zhong1 xian4], Taiwan
 Hòu lóng zhèn Houlung town in Miaoli county 苗栗縣|苗栗县[Miao2 li4 xian4], northwest Taiwan
 hòu qín gǔ Logistics Unit
 hòu qín kē Logistics Section
 hòu qín sī Logistics Division
 hòu qín wǎng logistic chain
 hòu qín xué military logistics
 hòu tiān xìng acquired (characteristic etc)
 hòu yǎn bì backward masking
 hòu yáo gǔn post-rock (music genre)
 hòu zhào jìng rearview mirror (Tw)
 hòu zhì cí postposition / suffix / word placed after
 hòu zuò lì recoil (of a gun) / backlash / reactive force
PACE 方  post-PACE programme
 hòu gù zhī yōu fears of trouble in the rear (idiom) / family worries (obstructing freedom of action) / worries about the future consequences / often in negative expressions, meaning "no worries about anything"
 hòu qín fù wù logistic(al) backup / logistic(al) servicing
 hòu qǐ zhī xiù an up-and-coming youngster / new talent / a brilliant younger generation
 hòu lái jū shàng lit. late-comer lives above (idiom) / the up-and-coming youngster outstrips the older generation / the pupil surpasses the master
 zuì hòu final / last / finally / ultimate
 zhī hòu afterwards / following / later / after
 rán hòu after / then (afterwards) / after that / afterwards
 yǐ hòu after / later / afterwards / following / later on / in the future
 bèi hòu behind / at the back / in the rear / behind sb's back
 shēn hòu posthumous / one's social background / behind the body
 jīn hòu hereafter / henceforth / in the future / from now on
 suí hòu soon after
 xiān hòu early or late / priority / in succession / one after another
 qián hòu around / from beginning to end / all around / front and rear
 guò hòu after the event
 luò hòu to fall behind / to lag (in technology etc) / backward / to retrogress
 cǐ hòu after this / afterwards / hereafter
 shì hòu after the event / in hindsight / in retrospect
 rì hòu sometime / someday (in the future)
 ér hòu after that / then
 mù hòu behind the scenes
 huáng hòu empress / imperial consort
 xiàng hòu backward
 qí hòu next / later / after that
 sǐ hòu after death / posthumous
 wǎng hòu from now on / in the future / time to come
 Tiān hòu Tin Hau, Empress of Heaven, another name for the goddess Matsu 媽祖|妈祖[Ma1 zu3] / Tin Hau (Hong Kong area around the MTR station with same name)
 wǔ hòu afternoon
 tài hòu Empress Dowager
 zhì hòu to lag behind
 jiǔ hòu after drinking / under the influence of alcohol
 zài hòu behind
 zhàn hòu after the war / postwar
 chǎn hòu postnatal
 nǎo hòu the back of the head / (fig.) the back of one's mind
 shāo hòu in a little while / in a moment / later on
 shàn hòu to deal with the aftermath (arising from an accident) / funeral arrangements / reparations
 wáng hòu queen / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]
 ěr hòu henceforth / thereafter / subsequently
 shuì hòu after tax
 yù hòu prognosis
 yán hòu to postpone / to defer / to delay
 zāi hòu after a catastrophe / post-traumatic
 sì hòu from then on / after / afterwards / thereafter
 mò hòu finally
 cháo hòu backwards / facing back
 cì hòu afterwards / then
殿 diàn hòu to bring up the rear
 dì hòu empress / imperial consort
 fēng hòu queen bee
 hú hòu back-arc / volcanic arc
 jì hòu later / afterwards
 tuī hòu to push back (progress, the times etc)
 wú hòu to lack male offspring
 xiān hòu The
 xū hòu aftershave
 yā hòu to adjourn / to defer
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 jì hòu sài a playoff
 bó shì hòu postdoc / a postdoctoral position
 jiě fàng hòu after liberation (i.e. after the Communist's victory) / after the establishment of PRC in 1949
 huáng tài hòu empress dowager
 dú hòu gǎn impression of a book / opinion expressed in a book review
 xiē hòu yǔ saying in which the second part, uttered after a pause or totally left out, is the intended meaning of the allegory presented in the first part
 guān hòu gǎn impression or feeling after visiting or watching (movies, museums etc)
 jiǎo hòu gēn heel
 zǒu hòu mén lit. to enter by the back door / fig. to gain influence by pull or unofficial channels / back door or under the counter connections
 tuō hòu tuǐ to impede / to obstruct / to hold back
 Lǐ Hòu zhǔ Li Houzhu (c. 937-978), the final Southern Tang ruler (ruled 961-975) and a renowned poet / given name Li Yu 李煜
 dà hòu tiān three days from now / day after day after tomorrow
 kāi hòu mén to open the back door / fig. under the counter / to do a secret or dishonest deal / to let sth in by the back door
 liú hòu lù to leave oneself a way out
 Wáng tài hòu Queen Dowager (in Europe) / widowed queen / Queen mother
 chě hòu tuǐ to be a drag or hindrance on sb
 mǎ hòu pào lit. firing after the horse / fig. belated action / giving advice in hindsight
 chǎn hòu qī puerperium / lying-in period
 chāo hòu lù to outflank and attack from the rear
 chē hòu xiāng car boot, trunk
 chóng gū hòu after revaluation
 chuāng shāng hòu post-traumatic
 dà hòu nián three years from now / year after year after next year
 dòu huáng hòu Empress
 fàng xué hòu after school
 fān xīn hòu after refurbishment
 Huáng hòu qū Queens, one of the five boroughs of New York City
 Huáng hòu zhèn Queenstown, town in New Zealand
 hú tài hòu Empress
 jì huáng hòu Empress
 jiǔ líng hòu 90s generation
 qián hòu wén context / the surrounding words / same as 上下文
 rè zhì hòu thermal lag
 Tiān hòu zhàn Tin Hau MTR station (Eastern District, Hong Kong Island)
 tū chù hòu postsynaptic
 tuǐ hòu jiàn hamstring muscle
 Xiān hòu zuò Cassiopeia (constellation)
 xiāo huáng hòu Empress
 xū hòu shuǐ aftershave
 zài cǐ hòu after this / from then on
 zhāng huáng hòu Empress
 shòu hòu fú wù after-sales service
 zuì hòu gēng xīn latest update / most recent update
 yán zhòng hòu guǒ grave consequence / serious repercussion
 zhēng xiān kǒng hòu striving to be first and fearing to be last (idiom) / outdoing one another
 cóng jīn yǐ hòu henceforth
 chá yú fàn hòu leisure time (over a cup of tea, after a meal etc)
 yǔ hòu chūn sǔn lit. after rain, the spring bamboo (idiom) / fig. rapid new growth / many new things emerge in rapid succession
 Cí xǐ tài hòu Empress Dowager Cixi or Ts'u Hsi (1835-1908), regent 1861-1908
 qián yīn hòu guǒ cause and effects (idiom) / entire process of development
 kōng qián jué hòu unprecedented and never to be duplicated / the first and the last / unmatched / unique
 zuì hòu tōng dié ultimatum
 jiǔ hòu jià chē driving under the influence
 qián pū hòu jì one falls, the next follows (idiom) / stepping into the breach to replace fallen comrades / advancing wave upon wave
 qián fù hòu jì to advance dauntlessly in wave upon wave (idiom)
 jié hòu yú shēng after the calamity, renewed life (idiom) / new lease of life
 qián yǎng hòu hé to sway to and fro / to rock back and forth
 chéng qián qǐ hòu to follow the past and herald the future (idiom) / part of a historical transition / forming a bridge between earlier and later stages
 zhān qián gù hòu to look forward and back / to consider prudently / overcautious
 zǒng hòu qín bù (military) General Logistics Department
 xiān zhǎn hòu zòu first decapitate then present your trophy (idiom) / act first, report later
 chéng qián bì hòu lit. to punish those before to prevent those after (idiom) / to criticize former mistakes firmly to prevent them happening again
 chéng xiān qǐ hòu see 承前啟後|承前启后[cheng2 qian2 qi3 hou4]
 zhì zhī nǎo hòu to banish from one's thoughts / to ignore / to take no notice
 ān qián mǎ hòu to follow everywhere / to always be there for sb at their beck and call
 bā qián suàn hòu thinking and pondering (idiom) / to turn sth over in one's mind / to consider repeatedly
 bá qián zhì hòu to trip forwards or stumble back (idiom, from Book of Songs) / can't get anything right
 bù gù qián hòu regardless of what's before or after (idiom) / rushing blindly into sth
 fàng mǎ hòu pào to fire after the horse has bolted (idiom) / to act too late to be effective
 guāng qián yù hòu to bring honor to one's ancestors and benefit future generations (idiom)
 huáng tiān hòu tǔ heaven and earth (idiom)
 qián fǔ hòu yǎng to rock one's body backward and forward / to be convulsed (with laughter etc)
 qián jù hòu gōng to switch from arrogance to deference (idiom)
 qiū hòu suàn zhàng lit. to settle accounts after autumn / settle scores at an opportune moment (idiom)
 sǐ ér hòu yǐ until death puts an end (idiom) / one's whole life / unto one's dying day
 sī qián xiǎng hòu to consider past cause and future effect (idiom) / to think over the past and future / to ponder over reasons and connection
 xiān lái hòu dào in order of arrival / first come, first served
 xiān lǐ hòu bīng peaceful measures before using force (idiom) / diplomacy before violence / jaw-jaw is better than war-war
  afterburning
  air evacuation / AIREVAC
  back-arc basin
  After Action Review
  back-arc rift / back-arc spreading centre
  aftercare / aftercare treatment
  lag effect
  end-of-line technology / end-of-pipe technology
  casualty evacuation
  kyphosis
  Post-Conflict Reconstruction Unit / Post-Conflict Unit
  post-disaster assessment
  post-emergency assistance
  accessory after the fact
  ultima ratio
  post-disaster relief
  post-election violence
 bàn zhuāng huáng hòu drag queen / female impersonator
 biàn zhuāng huáng hòu drag queen
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