"年" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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Decomp. 年牛
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Mandarin nián
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 nián grain / harvest (old) / variant of 年[nian2]
Results beginning with 年
 nián qīng young
 nián líng (a person's) age / CL:把[ba3],個|个[ge4]
 nián dù year (e.g. school year, fiscal year) / annual
 nián dài a decade of a century (e.g. the Sixties) / age / era / period / CL:個|个[ge4]
 nián jì age / CL:把[ba3],個|个[ge4]
 nián dǐ the end of the year / year-end
 nián qián before the end of the year / before the new year
 nián chū beginning of the year
 nián fen particular year / certain year / given year
 nián nèi during the current year
 nián jiān in the years of / during those years / period (of dynasty or decade)
 nián xīn annual salary
 nián xiàn age limit / fixed number of years
 nián lái this past year / over the last years
 nián chǎn annual production
 nián jí grade / year (in school, college etc) / CL:個|个[ge4]
 nián zhōng end of the year
 nián huá years / time / age
 nián nián year after year / yearly / every year / annually
 nián tóu start of the year / whole year / a particular year / period / days / epoch / a year's harvest
 nián yuè months and year / time / days of one's life
 nián huì annual meeting
 nián bào annual report
 nián shào young / junior
 nián mò end of the year
 nián jūn annual average (rate)
 nián lǎo aged
 nián qīng youthful
 nián jiàn annual report / yearbook / almanac
 nián yòu young / underage
 nián mài old / aged
 nián zhōng within the year / in the middle of the year / mid-year
 nián jīn annuity / pension / superannuation
 nián zhǎng senior
 nián suì years of age / age
 nián guān end of the year
 nián huò merchandise sold for Chinese New Year
 nián lì calendar / diary
 nián gāo nian gao, New Year cake, typically a sweet, steamed cake made with glutinous rice flour
 nián lún growth ring
 nián shì years of age / age
 nián hào reign title / era name (name for either the entire reign of an emperor or one part of it) / year number (such as 2016 or 甲子)
 nián biǎo timeline / chronology / annals / financial year / year
 nián jié the New Year festival
 nián jià annual leave / New Year holidays
 nián wěi end of the year
 nián pǔ chronicle (of sb's life)
 nián xī annual interest
  cohort / year class
 nián cheng the year's harvest
 nián fèng yearly salary
 nián gēng date and time of a person's birth / age
 nián jiàn almanac
寿 nián shòu length of life / life span
 nián xià lunar new year
 nián xiōng lit. older brother / fig. fellow students who are successful in the imperial examinations
 nián yè lunar New Year's Eve
 nián yì camaraderie between persons who have gone through some experience in the same year
 nián yǒu member of a group who have gone through some experience in the same year
 nián zǎi a year, more or less / years
 nián zī age and experience / seniority
 nián zūn aged and respected / senior
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 nián qīng rén young people / youngster
 nián shōu rù annual income
 nián yè fàn New Year's Eve family dinner
 nián zhōng jiǎng year-end bonus
 nián qīng huà to make more youthful / to promote younger staff
 nián tóu r erhua variant of 年頭|年头[nian2 tou2]
 Nián chǔ Hé Nyang qu or Nian chu River in Tibet, a tributary of Yarlung Tsangpo
 nián dài chū beginning of an age / beginning of a decade
 nián dài xué chronology (the science of determining the dates of past events)
 nián huà r New Year (Spring Festival) picture
 nián jiào chā annual range (temperature, humidity etc)
 nián jūn wēn mean annual temperature
 nián líng zǔ age group
 nián sān shí last day of the lunar year / Chinese New Year's Eve
 nián yǐ lái since the year ...
 nián zhī jiǔ period of ... years
 nián dù bào gào annual report
 nián fù lì qiáng young and vigorous (idiom)
 nián qīng lì zhuàng young and vigorous (idiom)
 nián yú gǔ xī over seventy years old
  annual leave cycle
  mid-year review
  ageism
  annual declaration
  annuity consideration
 nián dù dà huì annual meeting / annual general meeting (AGM)
 nián duó fāng àn annual programme
 nián dù yù suàn annual budget
 nián fù yī nián over the years / year after year
 nián gāo dé shào to be advanced in both years and virtue (idiom)
 nián gōng jiā fèng increase in salary according to one's service record for the year (idiom)
 nián jiǔ shī xiū worn down by years of non-repair
 nián jūn rì zhào average annual sunshine
 nián lǎo lì shuāi old and weak (idiom)
 nián lǎo tǐ ruò old and weak (idiom)
 nián líng fēn bù age distribution
 nián nián yǒu yú lit. (may you) have abundance year after year / (an auspicious saying for the Lunar New Year)
 nián nián yǒu yú lit. (may you) have abundance year after year / (an auspicious saying for the Lunar New Year)
 nián qīng qì shèng full of youthful vigor (idiom) / in the prime of youth
 nián qīng yǒu wéi young and promising
 nián shào wú zhī young and inexperienced / unsophisticated
 nián shì yǐ gāo old in years
 nián yǐ cuō tuó the years have already gone by / to be too old
 nián zhōng jié zhàng year-end closure
  annual discount rate
  annuitant
 nián jūn zēng zhǎng lu:4 annual rate of growth
 nián lún qì hòu xué dendroclimatology / tree-ring climatology
 nián píng jūn wēn duó mean annual temperature
  annual work plan
  age-specific mortality rate
  Annual Opium Poppy Survey
  annual training plan
  weight-for-age
  annual statistical report
  annual natural mortality rate
  annual total mortality rate
  Annual Purchase Plans
 nián dù gǔ dōng dà huì annual shareholders' meeting
 nián líng biāo zhǔn shēn gāo height-for-age
  annual parliamentary hearing
  annual report and audit
  year-on-year inflation rate
  annual voluntary pledging conference
  annual programme impact review
  Annual Performance Trend Index
  Annual Series Data Bank
 nián duó yán jiū shēng yán jiū fāng àn Annual Graduate Study Programme / Graduate Study Programme
  Standard Format for the Annual Exchanges of Information
  Age, Gender and Diversity Mainstreaming Strategy
 jīn nián this year
 qù nián last year
 qīng nián youth / youthful years / young person / the young
 měi nián every year / each year / yearly
 shào nián early youth / youngster / (literary) youth / young man
 duō nián many years
 dāng nián in those days / then / in those years / during that time
 sān nián three years
 míng nián next year
 shí nián decade
 xīn nián New Year / CL:個|个[ge4]
 jǐ nián a few years / several years / how many years
 bàn nián half a year
 qiān nián millennium
 bǎi nián hundred years / century / lifetime
 sì nián four years
 zhōng nián middle age
 quán nián the whole year / all year long
 zhōu nián anniversary / annual
 cháng nián all year round / for years on end / average year
 tóng nián childhood
 guò nián to celebrate the Chinese New Year
 lǎo nián elderly / old age / autumn of one's years
 tóng nián the same year
 Wàn nián Wannian county in Shangrao 上饒|上饶, Jiangxi
 jìn nián recent year(s)
 chéng nián to grow to adulthood / fully grown / the whole year
 lì nián over the years / bygone years
 shù nián several years / many years
 zhú nián year after year / with each passing year / over the years
 gǒu nián Year of the Dog (e.g. 2006)
 wǎng nián in former years / in previous years
 cháng nián all the year round
 zǎo nián early years / adolescence
 yuán nián first year of an emperor's reign
 xué nián academic year
 wǎn nián one's later years
 shàng nián last year
 bài nián to pay a New Year call / to wish sb a Happy New Year
 qián nián the year before last
 xiàn nián (a person's) current age
 lái nián next year / the coming year
 liú nián fleeting time / horoscope for the year
 lián nián successive years / over many years
 yòu nián childhood / infancy
 zhōng nián entire year / throughout the year / age at death
 mò nián the final years (of a regime)
 jī nián Year of the Cock (e.g. 2005)
 chén nián old / stored for many years
 cái nián fiscal year / financial year
 guāng nián light-year
 chū nián early years
 xī nián former years / previous years
 zhuàng nián lit. robust years / prime of life / summer / able-bodied (fit for military service) / mature (talent, garden etc)
 jīng nián for years / year after year
 hóu nián Year of the Monkey (e.g. 2004)
 xiǎng nián to live to the (ripe) age of
 yīng nián the prime of one's life / youthful years
 fēng nián prosperous year / year with bumper harvest
 hòu nián the year after next
 yì nián the following year / the next year
 yáng nián Year of the Ram (e.g. 2003)
 yán nián to prolong life
 jì nián to number the years / calendar era / annals / chronicle
 yǒu nián for years
 tiān nián natural life span
 hè nián see 賀歲|贺岁[he4 sui4]
 mù nián one's declining years / old age
 shèng nián the prime of one's life
 lóng nián Year of the Dragon (e.g. 2000, 2012, etc)
 rùn nián leap year / (lunar calendar) year with a thirteen intercalary month
 jiù nián last year / the Chinese New Year (i.e. the new year in the old calendar)
 jī nián for a long time / over many years / old / advanced in age
 píng nián common year
 niú nián Year of the Ox or Bull (e.g. 2009)
 hǔ nián Year of the Tiger (e.g. 2010)
 tù nián Year of the Rabbit (e.g. 2011)
 bā nián eight years
 bǐ nián (literary) every year / year after year / in recent years / Taiwan pr. [bi4 nian2]
 dàng nián that very same year
 duǒ nián to dodge a creditor
 gāo nián old / aged
 jī nián beginning of maturity (of a girl)
 kuà nián to step into the new year / New Year
 mǎ nián Year of the Horse (e.g. 2002)
 qǐ nián young / youthful
 shé nián Year of the Snake (e.g. 2001)
 shǔ nián Year of the Rat (e.g. 2008)
 tuán nián (of a family) to come together at lunar New Year's Eve / family reunion at New Year's
 xiá nián a great age
 xiōng nián year of famine
 xún nián full year / ten years
 Yǒng nián Yongnian county in Handan 邯鄲|邯郸[Han2 dan1], Hebei
 yú nián one's remaining years
 zēng nián to lengthen life
 zhū nián Year of the Boar (e.g. 2007)
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 jìn nián lái for the past few years
 qīng shào nián adolescent / youth / teenager
 shàng bàn nián first half (of a year)
 duō nián lái for the past many years
 xià bàn nián second half of the year
 jìn jǐ nián in recent years
 jǐ shí nián several tens of years / several decades
 lǎo nián rén old people / the elderly
 yī nián duō more than a year
 chéng nián rén adult person
 qīng nián rén young person / the young
 běn nián dù this year / the current year
 shí wǔ nián fifteen years
 gēng nián qī menopause / andropause
 qù nián dǐ late last year / the end of last year
 yī nián bàn a year and a half
 zhōng qīng nián middle-aged
 wàn nián lì perpetual calendar / ten thousand year calendar / Islamic calendar introduced to Yuan China by Jamal al-Din 紮馬剌丁|扎马剌丁
 zhōng lǎo nián middle and old age
 sì nián qián four years previously
 shí yī nián eleven years
 Shào nián Gōng Children's Palace, institution where children can take part in various extracurricular activities
 běn mìng nián year of one's birth sign, according to the cycle of 12 animals of the earthly branches 地支[di4 zhi1]
 qīng zhuàng nián the prime of one's life
 qīng nián tuán youth corps / youth wing of a political party
 yī nián qī one year period (in a contract or budget)
 biān nián shǐ annals / chronicle
 duō nián shēng perennial (of plants)
 xiǎo qīng nián young person / youngster
 Qīng nián jié Youth Day (May 4th), PRC national holiday for youths of 14 and upwards
 wàn nián qīng Nippon lily (Rohdea japonica)
 qiān xǐ nián millennium
 Qīng nián huì YMCA (international Christian youth movement, formed in 1844)
 jiǔ qī nián '97 / the year 1997
 shào nián fàn young criminal / juvenile delinquent
 èr nián shēng biennial (botany)
 zuì nián zhǎng eldest
 wàng nián jiāo friends despite the difference in age
 hè nián kǎ New Year greeting card
 jǐ nián lái for the past several years
 cóng qù nián since last year
 qīng nián qī adolescence
 zhè nián tou (coll.) nowadays
 biān nián tǐ in the style of annals / chronological history, the regular form of the Chinese dynastic histories
 zhèng dāng nián to be in the prime of life
 hè nián piàn New Year's card / CL:張|张[zhang1]
  Youth Unit
  youth camp
  man-year
  Millennium Village
 bàn nián huò to shop in preparation for Chinese New Year
 chéng nián zhě adult
 dà guò nián Chinese New Year
 dà hòu nián three years from now / year after year after next year
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