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Mandarin zǐ; zi
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Results for 子
 zǐ son / child / seed / egg / small thing / 1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11th solar month (7th December to 5th January), year of the Rat / Viscount, fourth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位[wu3 deng3 jue2 wei4] / ancient Chinese compass point: 0° / (north)
 zi (noun suffix)
Results beginning with 子
 zǐ nu:3 children / sons and daughters
 zǐ dàn bullet / CL:粒[li4],顆|颗[ke1],發|发[fa1]
 zǐ sūn offspring / posterity
 zǐ dì child / the younger generation
 zǐ gōng uterus / womb
 zǐ wǎng subnetwork
 zǐ mín people
 zǐ yè midnight
 zǐ shí 11 pm-1 am (in the system of two-hour subdivisions used in former times)
 zǐ jué viscount
 zǐ jù clause (grammar)
 Zǐ Lù Zi Lu (542-480 BC), disciple of Confucius 孔夫子[Kong3 fu1 zi3], also known as Ji Lu 季路[Ji4 Lu4]
 zǐ r (coll.) penny / buck
 zǐ sì son / heir
 zǐ jí subset
 zǐ fáng ovary (botany)
 Zǐ Gòng Zi Gong or Duanmu Ci 端木賜|端木赐[Duan1 mu4 Ci4] (520 BC-), disciple of Confucius
 zǐ yè cotyledon (first embryonic leaf)
 zǐ guī cuckoo
 zǐ lì seed
  minelet
 zǐ céng sublayer
 Zǐ Chǎn Zi Chan (?-522 BC), statesman and philosopher during the Spring and Autumn period
 Zǐ cháng Zichang county in Yan'an 延安[Yan2 an1], Shaanxi
 zǐ chǒu first two of the twelve earthly branches 十二地支 / by ext., the earthly branches
 zǐ dài offspring / child's generation
 zǐ jí child (computing)
 zǐ jīng see 紫荊|紫荆[zi3 jing1]
 zǐ jīng "fetal essence", i.e. semen (medical term)
 zǐ mù subheading / specific item
 zǐ qún subgroup (math.)
 zǐ shí variant of 籽實|籽实[zi3 shi2]
 zǐ shǔ Year 1, year of the Rat (e.g. 2008)
 zǐ xì variant of 仔細|仔细[zi3 xi4]
 zǐ yīn consonant
 zǐ yù subfield (math.)
 zǐ yuē Confucius says:
 Zǐ zhōu Zishou County in Yulin 榆林[Yu2 lin2], Shaanxi
 zǐ zhū variant of 仔豬|仔猪[zi3 zhu1]
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 zǐ gōng sī subsidiary company / subsidiary corporation
 zǐ xì tǒng subsystem
 zǐ mù lù subdirectory (computing)
 zǐ chéng xù subroutine
 zǐ gōng jǐng cervix / neck of the uterus
线 zǐ wǔ xiàn meridian
 zǐ mǔ dàn (military) cluster bomb / shrapnel
  sub-account
  bomblet
  submunition
  Lighter aboard Ship
  sub-missile
  diaphragm
  sporozoite
  Amasasu
 Zǐ cháng xiàn Zichang county in Yan'an 延安[Yan2 an1], Shaanxi
 zǐ gōng bì wall of the uterus
 zǐ gōng huán intrauterine device (IUD)
 zǐ jí hé subset (math.)
 zǐ kōng jiān subspace (math.)
 zǐ mó xíng submodel
 zǐ náng jūn ascomycete
 zǐ xì bāo daughter cell
 Zǐ zhōu Xiàn Zishou County in Yulin 榆林[Yu2 lin2], Shaanxi
 zǐ gōng jī liú fibroid tumor of the uterus / hysteromyoma
 zǐ gōng jǐng ái cervical cancer
 zǐ zǐ sūn sūn one's posterity
 zǐ xiào fù cí see 父慈子孝[fu4 ci2 zi3 xiao4]
  submunition dispenser / dispenser
  children's allowance
  sub-hub Earth station
  wavelet analysis / wavelet processing
  wavelet analysis / wavelet processing
  cervical cap
  children's benefit
 zǐ dàn huǒ chē bullet train / Shinkansen 新幹線|新干线, Japanese high-speed train
 zǐ diān qián zhèng pre-eclampsia, toxaemia of pregnancy (medicine)
 zǐ mǔ pào dàn artillery cluster bomb
 zǐ mǔ zhà dàn cluster bomb
 zǐ sūn niáng niang goddess of fertility
  child's benefit
  child support
 zǐ gōng jǐng mǒ piàn cervical smear (Tw)
 zǐ wǎng píng bì mǎ subnet mask (computing)
 zǐ gōng nèi bì yùn qì intrauterine device (IUD)
  dilation and curettage instruments set
  Bill of Rights for Future Generations
  Transit satellite navigation system
 zǐ bù xián mǔ chǒu , gǒu bù xián jiā pín see 兒不嫌母醜,狗不嫌家貧|儿不嫌母丑,狗不嫌家贫[er2 bu4 xian2 mu3 chou3 , gou3 bu4 xian2 jia1 pin2]
 diàn zǐ electronic / electron (particle physics)
 tiě zi card / invitation / message / (forum) post
 hái zi child
 yàng zi appearance / manner / pattern / model
 nu:3 zǐ woman / female
 ér zi son
 rì zi day / a (calendar) date / days of one's life
 nán zǐ a man / a male
 zhǒng zi seed / CL:顆|颗[ke1],粒[li4]
 qī zi wife / CL:個|个[ge4]
 qī zǐ wife and children
 fáng zi house / building (single- or two-story) / apartment / room / CL:棟|栋[dong4],幢[zhuang4],座[zuo4],套[tao4],間|间[jian1]
 xiǎo zi (coll.) boy / (derog.) joker / guy / (despicable) fellow
 shēn zi body / pregnancy / health
 wáng zǐ prince / son of a king
 lì zi case / (for) instance / example / CL:個|个[ge4]
 gōng zǐ son of an official / son of nobility / your son (honorific)
 fēn zǐ molecule / (math) numerator of a fraction
 yǐng zi shadow / reflection / (fig.) hint / indication / influence / CL:個|个[ge4]
 bó zi neck / CL:個|个[ge4]
 dì zǐ disciple / follower
 zhuō zi table / desk / CL:張|张[zhang1],套[tao4]
 bí zi nose / CL:個|个[ge4],隻|只[zhi1]
 dù zi belly / abdomen / stomach / CL:個|个[ge4]
 lǎo zi father / daddy / "I, your father" (in anger, or out of contempt) / I (used arrogantly or jocularly)
 Lǎo zǐ Laozi or Lao-tze (c. 500 BC), Chinese philosopher, the founder of Taoism / the sacred book of Daoism, 道德經|道德经 / by Laozi
 yǐ zi chair / CL:把[ba3],套[tao4]
 miàn zi outer surface / outside / honor / reputation / face (as in "losing face") / self-respect / feelings / (medicinal) powder
 chē zi car or other vehicle (bicycle, truck etc)
 bān zi organized group / theatrical troupe
 yín zi money / silver
 yè zi foliage / leaf / CL:片[pian4]
 tù zi hare / rabbit / CL:隻|只[zhi1]
 jìng zi mirror / CL:面[mian4],個|个[ge4]
 pái zi sign / trademark / brand
 mào zi hat / cap / (fig.) label / bad name / CL:頂|顶[ding3]
 shī zi lion / CL:隻|只[zhi1],頭|头[tou2]
 Shī zǐ Leo (star sign) / Shihtzu township in Pingtung County 屏東縣|屏东县[Ping2 dong1 Xian4], Taiwan
 kù zi trousers / pants / CL:條|条[tiao2]
 piàn zi swindler / a cheat
 tài zǐ crown prince
 piàn zi thin flake / small piece
 piān zi film / movie / film reel / phonograph record / X-ray image
 jù zi sentence / CL:個|个[ge4]
 hóu zi monkey / CL:隻|只[zhi1]
 wū zi house / room / CL:間|间[jian1]
 jūn zǐ nobleman / person of noble character
 nǎo zi brains / mind / CL:個|个[ge4]
 hàn zi man / fellow / (dialect) husband
 pàng zi fat person / fatty
 xié zi shoe
 sūn zi grandson / son's son
 Sūn zǐ Sun Tzu, also known as Sun Wu 孫武|孙武[Sun1 Wu3] (c. 500 BC, dates of birth and death uncertain), general, strategist and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period (700-475 BC), believed to be the author of the “Art of War&rdquo / 孫子兵法|孙子兵法[Sun1 zi3 Bing1 fa3], one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书[Wu3 jing1 Qi1 shu1]
 fēng zi madman / lunatic
 làng zǐ loafer / wastrel / prodigal son
 jī zi machine / device
 fù zǐ father and son
 bèi zi quilt / CL:床[chuang2]
 xué zǐ (literary) student / scholar
 qún zi skirt / CL:條|条[tiao2]
 hé zi box / case
 lí zǐ ion
 dǎn zi courage / nerve / guts
 bēi zi cup / glass / CL:個|个[ge4],隻|只[zhi1]
 kuài zi chopsticks / CL:對|对[dui4],根[gen1],把[ba3],雙|双[shuang1]
 Kǒng zǐ Confucius (551-479 BC), Chinese thinker and social philosopher, also known as 孔夫子[Kong3 fu1 zi3]
 wén zi mosquito
 yīn zǐ factor / (genetic) trait / (math.) factor / divisor
 xiān zǐ fairy
 sǎng zi throat / voice / CL:把[ba3]
 xiāng zi suitcase / chest / box / case / trunk / CL:隻|只[zhi1],個|个[ge4]
 bāo zi steamed stuffed bun / CL:個|个[ge4]
 qīn zǐ parent and child / parent-child (relationship) / two successive generations
 hú zi beard / mustache or whiskers / facial hair / CL:撮[zuo3],根[gen1] / (coll.) bandit
 quān zi circle / ring / (social) circle
 wèi zi place / seat
 tiān zǐ the (rightful) emperor / "Son of Heaven" (traditional English translation)
 shéng zi cord / string / rope / CL:條|条[tiao2]
 wà zi socks / stockings / CL:隻|只[zhi1],對|对[dui4],雙|双[shuang1]
 yàn zi swallow
 píng zi bottle / CL:個|个[ge4]
 àn zi long table / counter / case / law case / legal case / judicial case
 shǎ zi idiot / fool
 jīng zǐ sperm / spermatozoon
 gē zi pigeon / dove / various birds of the family Columbidae
 gè zi height / stature / build / size
 cūn zi village
 yuán zǐ atom / atomic
 yā zi duck / male prostitute (slang)
 yuàn zi courtyard / garden / yard / patio / CL:個|个[ge4] / (old) servant
 jīn zi gold
 xìng zi temper
 jià zi shelf / frame / stand / framework / airs / arrogance
 lì zi grain (of rice) / granule
 lì zǐ (elementary) particle / grain
 móu zi pupil of the eye
 chóng zi insect / bug / worm / CL:條|条[tiao2],隻|只[zhi1]
 jú zi tangerine / CL:個|个[ge4],瓣[ban4]
 diǎn zi spot / point / dot / speck / drop (of liquid) / droplet / point (of argument) / idea / crux / indication / pointer
 mǔ zǐ mother and child / parent and subsidiary (companies) / principal and interest
 sǎo zi (coll.) older brother's wife / sister-in-law / CL:個|个[ge4]
 gé zi lattice / check (pattern of squares)
 fǎ zi way / method / Taiwan pr. [fa2 zi5]
 xiù zi sleeve
 zhǔ zi Master (term used by servant) / Your Majesty / operator (of machine)
 cái zǐ gifted scholar
 dāo zi knife / CL:把[ba3]
 guǐ zi devils / refers to 日本鬼子, wartime term insult for Japanese
 qí zǐ chess piece / CL:個|个[ge4],顆|颗[ke1]
 mèi zi (dialect) younger sister / girl
 jiǎo zi dumpling / pot-sticker / CL:個|个[ge4],隻|只[zhi1]
 pán zi tray / plate / dish / CL:個|个[ge4]
 shēng zǐ to give birth to a child or children
 shā zi sand / grit / CL:粒[li4],把[ba3]
 chuāng zi window
 Shuāng zǐ Gemini (star sign)
 lù zi method / way / approach
 guǒ zi fruit
 huáng zǐ prince
 zhù zi pillar / CL:根[gen1]
 duān zi terminal (electronics)
 zhú zi bamboo / CL:棵[ke1],支[zhi1],根[gen1]
 fèn zi one's share of a gift price
 fèn zǐ members of a class or group / political elements (such as intellectuals or extremists) / part
 dèng zi stool / small seat
 dài zi bag
 zhuǎ zi (animal's) claw
 niáng zǐ (dialect) form of address for one's wife / polite form of address for a woman
 zòng zi glutinous rice and choice of filling wrapped in leaves and boiled
 zhǎng zǐ eldest son
 zhū zi pearl / bead / CL:粒[li4],顆|颗[ke1]
 xiā zi blind person
 táo zi peach
 xiē zi scorpion
 qié zi eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) / aubergine / brinjal / Guinea squash / phonetic "cheese" (when being photographed) / equivalent of "say cheese"
 dīng zi nail / snag / saboteur
 pǐ zi ruffian / hooligan
 Zhuāng zǐ Zhuangzi (369-286 BC), Daoist author
 běn zi book / notebook / edition / CL:本[ben3]
 tóng zǐ boy
 yóu zǐ person living or traveling far from home
 guā zǐ melon seeds
 bù zi step / pace
 guì zi cupboard / cabinet
 dān zi list of items / bill / form / bedsheet
 dān zǐ the only son of a family / (functional programming or philosophy) monad
 kǒu zi hole / opening / cut / gap / gash / my husband or wife / classifier for people (used for indicating the number of people in a family etc) / precedent
 shàn zi fan / CL:把[ba3]
 tán zi jug (earthenware with a big belly and a small opening)
 xuē zi boots
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