"Wall" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 gé lí qiáng separation barrier / barrier / Wall
 qiáng wall / CL:面[mian4],堵[du3]
 qiáng bì wall
 rén qiáng wall (soccer)
 qiáng yuán wall / fence
 bì wall / rampart
 dǔ to stop up / (to feel) stifled or suffocated / wall / classifier for walls
 yuán wall
 qiáng wall
 Cháng chéng the Great Wall
 dǐng bù roof / topmost part / top (of tree, wall etc) / apex
 chéng qiáng city wall
 wéi qiáng perimeter wall / fence / CL:道[dao4]
 Huá ěr Jiē Wall Street, New York / by extension, American big business
 wài qiáng facade / external wall
 mù qiáng curtain wall (architecture)
 guà lì wall calendar
 gé duàn partition / to stand between / wall or fence serving as partition
 sài wài beyond the Great Wall
 guà tú wall chart
 tiáo fú wall scroll (for painting or calligraphy) / banner
 Shān hǎi guān Shanhai pass, the Eastern pass of the Great Wall / Shanhaiguan district of Qinhuangdao city 秦皇島市|秦皇岛市[Qin2 huang2 dao3 shi4], Hebei
 bǎn zhuān (dialect) wall brick
 Bā dá lǐng Badaling, a particular section of the Great Wall that is a favorite tourist destination
 Wàn lǐ Cháng chéng the Great Wall
 pèng bì to hit a wall / (fig.) to hit a brick wall / to hit a snag / to have the door slammed in one's face
 zuān niú jiǎo jiān lit. to penetrate into a bull's horn (idiom) / fig. to waste time on an insoluble or insignificant problem / to bash one's head against a brick wall / a wild goose chase / a blind alley / to split hairs
 miàn bì to face the wall / to sit facing the wall in meditation (Buddhism) / (fig.) to devote oneself to study, work etc
 bì guà wall hanging
  earth wall
 Méng Tián Qin general Meng Tian (-210 BC), involved in 215 BC in fighting the Northern Xiongnu 匈奴 / and building the great wall
 bì dēng wall lamp / bracket light / CL:盞|盏[zhan3]
 guà zhōng wall clock
 qiáng gēn foot of a wall
 luó chéng a second wall built around a city wall
 zhào bì a screen wall across the gate of a house (for privacy)
 pá qiáng to climb a wall / (fig.) to be unfaithful
 gù ruò jīn tāng secure as a city protected by a wall of metal and a moat of boiling water (idiom) / well fortified / invulnerable to attack
 chéng yuán city wall
 chéng guō a city wall
 fù bì abdominal wall
 Píng xíng guān Pingxing pass on the Great Wall near Datong, famous for victory over the Japanese in Sep 1937
 Jū yōng guān Juyongguan, frontier fortress on Great Wall north of Beijing, in Changping district 昌平區|昌平区[Chang1 ping2 qu1]
 fěn qiáng whitewashed wall / to whitewash a wall
 bì lì (of cliffs etc) stand like a wall / rise steeply
 cháng chéng kǎ Great Wall Card (credit card issued by Bank of China)
 qiáng bào wall newspaper
 xì bāo bì cell wall
 yǐng bì spirit wall (screen wall used to shield an entrance in traditional Chinese architecture)
 cè bì side wall
 Bó lín Qiáng Berlin Wall
 xiāo qiáng (literary) screen wall shielding an entrance in traditional Chinese architecture
 Yǒng dìng mén Yongdingmen, front gate of the outer section of Beijing's old city wall, torn down in the 1950s and reconstructed in 2005
 guān shuì bì lěi tariff wall
 bì bào wall newspaper
 bù dào Cháng chéng fēi hǎo hàn lit. until you reach the Great Wall, you're not a proper person / fig. to get over difficulties before reaching the goal
西 chāi dōng qiáng bǔ xī qiáng lit. pull down the east wall to repair the west wall (idiom) / fig. temporary expedient / Rob Peter to pay Paul
 bì tǎn tapestry (used as a wall hanging)
 guō outer city wall
 lián incorruptible / honest / inexpensive / to investigate (old) / side wall of a traditional Chinese house (old)
 biǎn horizontal rectangular inscribed tablet hung over a door or on a wall / shallow round woven bamboo basket
 yōng fortified wall / city wall
 yú hole in a wall
 yú variant of 逾, to exceed / to transcend / to cross over / variant of 窬, slit in wall
 pí low wall
 huán wall around a market place
 tóng qiáng tiě bì copper wall, iron bastion (idiom) / impenetrable defense
 záo bì tōu guāng lit. to pierce the wall to steal a light (idiom) / fig. to study diligently in the face of hardship
 xiàng bì xū gòu facing a wall, an imaginary construction (idiom) / baseless fabrication
 xiàng bì xū zào facing a wall, an imaginary construction (idiom) / baseless fabrication
西 chāi dōng bǔ xī lit. pull down the east wall to repair the west (idiom) / fig. temporary expedient / Rob Peter to pay Paul
 hóng xìng chū qiáng lit. the red apricot tree leans over the garden wall (idiom) / fig. a wife having an illicit lover
 zhì zhī sǐ dì to place sb on field of death / to confront with mortal danger / to give sb no way out / with one's back to the wall / looking death in the eye / part of idiom 置之死地而後生|置之死地而后生
 gǒu jí tiào qiáng a cornered dog will jump over the wall (idiom) / to be driven to desperate action
 yǐn shuǐ rù qiáng lit. to lead the water through the wall / to ask for trouble (idiom)
 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
 bì xiào yìng wall effect
 bó àn a low stone wall built along the water's edge to protect an embankment / revetment
 Huá ěr jiē Rì bào Wall Street Journal
 huán wall around a market place
 lǎng raised bank / mud wall
 méi low wall
 ruán land on water edge or under wall
 Zhōng guó Cháng chéng Gōng yè Gōng sī China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC)
 huáng a dry moat outside a city wall / a dry ditch
 huì a room / the wall of a house / a man's name
西 Xī qiáng Western Wall, or Wailing Wall (Jerusalem)
 fó tiào qiáng lit. Buddha jumps over the wall, name for a Chinese dish that uses many non-vegetarian ingredients
 kǒu běi the area north of the Great Wall
 Kū qiáng Wailing Wall, or Western Wall (Jerusalem)
 Jiā yù guān chéng Jiayuguan fort in the Gansu corridor / Ming dynasty military fort, the western end of the Great Wall
 guǐ yuán collapsed wall / ruined wall
 yōng yuán city wall
 fén shān hill cemetery / graveyard / grave / grave mound / low wall at the back of a traditional tomb
 wài guō chéng outer city wall
 nu:3 ér qiáng crenelated parapet wall
 nu:3 qiáng crenelated parapet wall
 zǐ gōng bì wall of the uterus
 Mèng jiāng nu:3 heroine of Qin dynasty 秦朝 / folk tale, who searched for her husband, and whose tears broke down a stretch of the Great Wall to reveal his body
 yá xiàn cliff barring the way / fig. brick wall
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