"背" Chinese-English Dictionary

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Strokes 9
Structure
Decomp. 丬匕月
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Prononciation
Mandarin bèi; bēi
Entry Methods
Pinyin bei4; bei1
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中心月
Sijiao 1122.7
Wubi UXEF
CNS 11643 1-532C
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Unicode U+80CC
GB2312 B1B3
BIG5 AD49
Results for 背
 bèi the back of a body or object / to turn one's back / to hide something from / to learn by heart / to recite from memory / unlucky (slang) / hard of hearing
 bēi to be burdened / to carry on the back or shoulder
Results beginning with 背
 bèi jǐng background / backdrop / context / (fig.) powerful backer / CL:種|种[zhong3]
 bèi hòu behind / at the back / in the rear / behind sb's back
 bèi yǐng rear view / figure seen from behind / view of the back (of a person or object)
 bèi pàn to betray
 bēi bāo knapsack / rucksack / infantry pack / field pack / blanket roll / CL:個|个[ge4]
 bèi bù back (rear part of the torso) / back (the area of a vertebrate animal's body on either side of the backbone) / (anatomy) dorsum
 bèi miàn the back / the reverse side / the wrong side
 bèi xīn sleeveless garment (vest, waistcoat, singlet, tank top etc) / CL:件[jian4]
 bēi fù to bear / to carry on one's back / to shoulder
 bèi sòng to recite / to repeat from memory
 bèi guāng to be in a poor light / to do sth with one's back to the light / to stand in one's own light
 bèi lí to depart from / to deviate from / deviation
 bèi jǐ the back of the human body
 bèi shū to repeat a lesson / to learn by heart / to endorse a check
 bèi qì abandon / desert / renounce
 bèi bǎn panel / back panel
 bēi dài braces / suspenders / sling (for a rifle) / straps (for a knapsack)
 bèi náng backpack / knapsack / rucksack
 bèi xìn to break faith
 bèi qí dorsal fin
 bēi lǒu a basket carried on the back
 bèi dì secretly / in private / behind someone's back
 bèi shí outdated / out of luck
 bèi yùn bad luck / unlucky
 bèi dài carry bag
 bèi yīn in the shade / shady
 bèi xié anticline (geology)
 bèi yuē to break an agreement / to go back on one's word / to fail to keep one's promise
 bēi bǎng to score last in an examination
 bèi cè back / back side
 bèi gǔ spine
 bèi miù variant of 悖謬|悖谬[bei4 miu4]
 bēi nì to violate / to go against
 bèi qì to stop breathing (as a medical condition) / (fig.) to pass out (in anger) / to have a stroke
 bèi shā (slang) (usu. of a woman) sb who looks stunning from behind / sb who has a great figure but not necessarily an attractive face / abbr. for 背影殺手|背影杀手[bei4 ying3 sha1 shou3]
 bèi shān with back to the mountain (favored location)
 bēi tóu swept-back hairstyle
 bèi yǐ to have one's back against / to lean against / to be backed up by (a mountain etc)
 bēi zhài to be in debt / to be saddled with debts
 bèi zhuǎn to turn away / to turn one's back to / (gymnastics etc) backspin
 bèi zì bad luck
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 bèi dì li behind sb's back
 bēi bāo kè backpacker
 bèi kào bèi back to back
 bēi hēi guō to be made a scapegoat / to be unjustly blamed
 bèi pàn zhě traitor
 bèi duì bèi back to back
 bèi dài kù overalls
  agathis / kauri
 bēi bāo fú to have a weight on one's mind / to take on a mental burden
 bèi bāo yóu backpacking
 bèi dì fēng behind sb's back / privately / on the sly
 bèi kuò jī latissimus dorsi muscle (back of the chest)
 bèi yǐng r erhua variant of 背影[bei4 ying3]
 bèi zhe shǒu with one's hands clasped behind one's back
 bèi jǐng yīn yuè background music (BGM) / soundtrack / musical setting
 bèi dào ér chí to run in the opposite direction (idiom) / to run counter to
 bèi shuǐ yī zhàn lit. fight with one's back to the river (idiom) / fig. to fight to win or die
 bèi jǐng lí xiāng to leave one's native place, esp. against one's will (idiom)
 bèi xìn qì yì breaking faith and abandoning right (idiom) / to betray / treachery / perfidy
  background paper / background note
  background briefing
  background clutter / surface clutter
  rear projection
  background check
 bēi bāo wèn tí knapsack
 bèi chéng jiè yī to make a last-ditch stand before the city wall (idiom) / to fight to the last ditch / to put up a desperate struggle
 bèi jiā diàn chí battery case (for a phone)
 bèi jǐng fú shè background radiation
 bèi jǐng wén jiàn background document
 bèi jǐng xū huà background blurring (photography)
 bèi shān lín shuǐ with back to the mountain and facing the water (favored location)
 bèi yǐng shā shǒu (slang) (usu. of a woman) sb who looks stunning from behind / sb who has a great figure but not necessarily an attractive face / abbr. to 背殺|背杀[bei4 sha1]
  background briefing
  suitcase nuclear weapon / nuclear backpack bomb
 bèi gēn shén jīng jié dorsal root ganglia
 bèi kào bèi yùn shū back-to-back transport
  backpack concentrator / backpack suction pump
  backpack sprayer / knapsack sprayer
线 bèi fù shì wú xiàn diàn manpack radio / man-portable radio
  manpack transceiver
 wéi bèi to go against / to be contrary to / to violate
 hòu bèi the back (human anatomy) / the back part of sth
 shǒu bèi back of the hand
 mǎ bèi horseback
 yǐ bèi the back of a chair
 jǐ bèi back
 tuó bèi hunchbacked / stooping / hunchback
 lòu bèi halterneck / backless (garment)
 xiāng bèi contrary / opposite
 jiǎo bèi instep (upper surface of the foot)
 dāo bèi back of the knife
 diàn bèi to serve as a sacrificial victim / to suffer for sb else / scapegoat / to share sb's fate
 xiàng bèi to support or oppose
 jǐng bèi nape
 ěr bèi to be hearing impaired
 gōng bèi to hunch over / to stoop / to arch one's back (upward)
 hēi bèi German shepherd
 biǎo bèi to mount a picture / also written 裱褙[biao3 bei4]
 chī bèi to flog or whip the back
 chuí bèi to massage sb's back by pounding it lightly with one's fists
 dā bèi harness pad (on draft animal)
 diǎn bèi (dialect) to be out of luck
 duàn bèi homosexual (a reference to Brokeback Mountain 斷背山|断背山[Duan4 bei4 Shan1], a 2005 movie about a same-sex relationship)
 jiàn bēi to pass away (lit., of the older generation) / to be orphaned
 juān bèi to die
 Lún bèi Lunbei or Lunpei township in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县[Yun2 lin2 xian4], Taiwan
 qiāo bèi back-knocking massage
 zhuǎn bèi to turn one's back / to turn around / fig. change in a very short time
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 Duàn bèi shān Brokeback Mountain, 2005 English-language film by Ang Lee 李安[Li3 An1]
 kào bèi yǐ high-back chair
 guī bèi zhú split-leaf philodendron / Monstera deliciosa
 dào bèi shǒu with one's hands behind one's back
 diǎn r bèi (dialect) to be out of luck
 diǎn zi bèi (coll.) to have a stroke of bad luck
 hóng bèi cǎo red-back plant
 huī bèi dōng (bird species of China) grey-backed thrush (Turdus hortulorum)
 huī bèi ōu (bird species of China) slaty-backed gull (Larus schistisagus)
 huī bèi sǔn (bird species of China) merlin (Falco columbarius)
 Lún bèi xiāng Lunbei or Lunpei township in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县[Yun2 lin2 xian4], Taiwan
 niú bèi lù (bird species of China) eastern cattle egret (Bubulcus coromandus)
 qiāo dà bèi to have sex with a prostitute
 qiāo xiǎo bèi to be masturbated by a prostitute
 qiāo zhōng bèi to receive oral sex from a prostitute
 tuó bèi jīng humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)
 xiān bèi chē hatchback
 zǒu bèi zì to have bad luck
 lì shǐ bèi jǐng historical background
 hàn liú jiā bèi to sweat profusely (idiom) / drenched in sweat
 máng cì zài bèi feeling brambles and thorns in one's back (idiom) / uneasy and nervous / to be on pins and needles
 dào bèi rú liú to know by heart (so well that you can recite it backwards)
 è hóu fǔ bèi lit. to strangle the front and press the back (idiom) / fig. to occupy all key points (military)
 hǔ bèi xióng yāo back of a tiger and waist of a bear / tough and stocky build
 lí xiāng bèi jǐng to leave one's homeplace (to find work, flee disaster etc)
  explosive vest / suicide jacket / explosive belt
  suicide belt / suicide vest
  reflective vest
  survival vest / life preserver
  body vest
 àn bèi yǔ yàn (bird species of China) dark-rumped swift (Apus acuticauda)
 áo bèi fù shān debt as heavy as a mountain on a turtle's back
 bái bèi jī dōng (bird species of China) common rock thrush (Monticola saxatilis)
 bái bèi wù jiù (bird species of China) white-rumped vulture (Gyps bengalensis)
 bān bèi qián yā (bird species of China) greater scaup (Aythya marila)
 bān bèi yàn wěi (bird species of China) spotted forktail (Enicurus maculatus)
 bān bèi zào méi (bird species of China) barred laughingthrush (Garrulax lunulatus)
 cāng bèi shān què (bird species of China) cinereous tit (Parus cinereus)
 dào bèi shǒu r erhua variant of 倒背手[dao4 bei4 shou3]
 diào dài bèi xīn camisole (women's garment)
 fān bèi qián yā (bird species of China) canvasback (Aythya valisineria)
 fáng dàn bèi xīn ballistic vest / ballistic jacket / armour vest
 fù bèi xiāng qīn to be on intimate terms with sb (idiom)
 gōu jiān dā bèi arms around each other's shoulders (idiom)
 gòu zào bèi jǐng tectonic setting
 guāng bèi dì dōng (bird species of China) plain-backed thrush (Zoothera mollissima)
 hè bèi wēng jú (bird species of China) bar-winged flycatcher-shrike (Hemipus picatus)
 hēi bèi yàn wěi (bird species of China) black-backed forktail (Enicurus immaculatus)
 hóng bèi bó láo (bird species of China) red-backed shrike (Lanius collurio)
 hóng bèi zhī zhū redback spider
 huī bèi bó láo (bird species of China) grey-backed shrike (Lanius tephronotus)
 huī bèi liáng niǎo (bird species of China) white-shouldered starling (Sturnia sinensis)
 huī bèi yàn wěi (bird species of China) slaty-backed forktail (Enicurus schistaceus)
 jiào yù bèi jǐng educational background
 lì bèi bó láo (bird species of China) Burmese shrike (Lanius collurioides)
 lì bèi qí méi (bird species of China) rufous-backed sibia (Heterophasia annectans)
 lì bèi yán liù (bird species of China) maroon-backed accentor (Prunella immaculata)
绿 lu:4 bèi jī wēng (bird species of China) green-backed flycatcher (Ficedula elisae)
绿 lu:4 bèi lín wēng (bird species of China) fulvous-chested jungle flycatcher (Rhinomyias olivacea)
绿 lu:4 bèi shān què (bird species of China) green-backed tit (Parus monticolus)
 luǒ bèi fú shǔ Pteronotus
 qì yuē bèi méng to abrogate an agreement / to break one's oath (idiom)
 sǐ jì yìng bèi to learn by rote / to mechanically memorize
 wān yāo tuó bèi slouch / stoop / poor posture
 wéi xìn bèi yuē in violation of contract and good faith
 xióng yāo hǔ bèi waist of a bear and back of a tiger / tough and stocky build
 zǐ bèi liáng niǎo (bird species of China) chestnut-cheeked starling (Agropsar philippensis)
 zǐ bèi wěi yán (bird species of China) von Schrenck's bittern (Ixobrychus eurhythmus)
 zōng bèi bó láo (bird species of China) long-tailed shrike (Lanius schach)
 zōng bèi tián jī (bird species of China) black-tailed crake (Porzana bicolor)
 zōng bèi xuě què (bird species of China) Blanford's snowfinch (Pyrgilauda blanfordi)
 zǒu bèi zì r erhua variant of 走背字[zou3 bei4 zi4]
  flak jacket / fragmentation jacket / fragmentation vest
绿 àn lu:4 bèi lú cí (bird species of China) Japanese cormorant (Phalacrocorax capillatus)
 bái bèi zhuó mù niǎo (bird species of China) white-backed woodpecker (Dendrocopos leucotos)
 bān bèi dà wěi yīng (bird species of China) marsh grassbird (Locustella pryeri)
 hè bèi dì shān què (bird species of China) ground tit (Pseudopodoces humilis)
 hēi bèi xìn tiān wēng (bird species of China) Laysan albatross (Phoebastria immutabilis)
 hóng bèi hóng wěi qú (bird species of China) rufous-backed redstart (Phoenicurus erythronotus)
 lán bèi bā sè dōng (bird species of China) blue-rumped pitta (Hydrornis soror)
 lì bèi duǎn chì dōng (bird species of China) Gould's shortwing (Heteroxenicus stellatus)
 lì bèi duǎn jiǎo bēi (bird species of China) chestnut bulbul (Hemixos castanonotus)
 qián xiōng tiē hòu bèi (lit.) chest sticking to back / (fig.) famished / (of several persons) packed chest to back
 wén bèi bǔ zhū niǎo (bird species of China) streaked spiderhunter (Arachnothera magna)
 zhū bèi zhuó huā niǎo (bird species of China) scarlet-backed flowerpecker (Dicaeum cruentatum)
 zōng bèi hēi tóu dōng (bird species of China) Kessler's thrush (Turdus kessleri)
  seismic background noise
  Rutherford backscattering
 dà jīn bèi zhuó mù niǎo (bird species of China) greater flameback (Chrysocolaptes lucidus)
 fān qí jiān bèi jué shā sailfin roughshark / sharpback shark
 fú lì tiáo zhěng bèi xīn BCD / Buoyancy Compensation Device (diving)
 hóng bèi sēng miàn hóu shǔ bearded
 yǔ zhòu bèi jǐng fú shè cosmic background radiation / cosmic microwave radiation
  assault vest carrier
  Diffuse Infrared Background Experiment
 jīn bèi sān zhǐ zhuó mù niǎo (bird species of China) common flameback (Dinopium javanense)
 miàn cháo huáng tǔ bèi cháo tiān face to the ground, back to the sky
 shǒu xīn shǒu bèi dōu shì ròu lit. both the palm and the back of the hand are made of flesh (idiom) / fig. to both be of equal importance / to value both equally
绿  global basket reserve currency
  Administrative Clearance and Reference Unit
  Expert Group Meeting on the Cultural Context of the Arab City
  Conference on Ageing Population in the Context of Urbanization
线  Operation Lifeline Sudan Phase II Background Appeal Document
  Agreement on Resettlement of the Population Groups Uprooted by the Armed Conflict
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