"And" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 yǐ jí as well as / too / and
 bìng qiě and / besides / moreover / furthermore / in addition
 qi lai (after a verb) indicating the beginning and continuation of an action or a state / indicating an upward movement (e.g. after 站[zhan4]) / indicating completion / (after a perception verb, e.g. 看[kan4]) expressing preliminary judgment / also pr. [qi3 lai5]
西 dōng xī east and west
 kē jì science and technology
 dà xiǎo dimension / magnitude / size / measurement / large and small / at any rate / adults and children / consideration of seniority
广 Guǎng zhōu Guangzhou subprovincial city and capital of Guangdong / Canton
 jiào xué to teach / teaching and learning / education / CL:門|门[men2],個|个[ge4]
 zuǒ yòu left and right / nearby / approximately / attendant / to control / to influence
 xià lai to come down / (completed action marker) / (after verb of motion, indicates motion down and towards us, also fig.) / (indicates continuation from the past towards us) / to be harvested (of crops) / to be over (of a period of time) / to go among the masses (said of leaders)
 yuè lái yuè more and more
 dào dǐ finally / in the end / when all is said and done / after all / to the end / to the last
 xìng míng surname and given name / full name
 jí kě equivalent to 就可以 / can then (do sth) / can immediately (do sth) / (do sth) and that will suffice
 Háng zhōu Hangzhou subprovincial city and capital of Zhejiang province in southeast China
 děng děng et cetera / and so on ... / wait a minute! / hold on!
 jí qí (conjunction linking two nouns) and its ... / and their ... / and his ... / and her ...
 Yīng guó United Kingdom 聯合王國|联合王国[Lian2 he2 wang2 guo2] / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland / abbr. for England 英格蘭|英格兰[Ying1 ge2 lan2]
 chuán qí legendary / fantasy saga / romance / short stories of the Tang and Song Dynasty
 Chéng dū Chengdu subprovincial city and capital of Sichuan province 四川 / in southwest China
 fù mǔ father and mother / parents
 jǐn guǎn despite / although / even though / in spite of / unhesitatingly / do not hesitate (to ask, complain etc) / (go ahead and do it) without hesitating
 zhǎng wò to grasp (often fig.) / to control / to seize (initiative, opportunity, destiny) / to master / to know well / to understand sth well and know how to use it / fluency
 Wǔ hàn Wuhan city on Changjiang, subprovincial city and capital of Hubei province
 yǐng shì movies and television
 zhèng quàn negotiable security (financial) / certificate / stocks and bonds
 pèi hé matching / fitting in with / compatible with / to correspond / to fit / to conform to / rapport / to coordinate with / to act in concert with / to cooperate / to become man and wife / to combine parts of machine
 bì jìng after all / all in all / when all is said and done / in the final analysis
 lái kàn to come and see / to see a topic from a certain point of view
 tiān dì heaven and earth / world / scope / field of activity
 zhǔ dòng to take the initiative / to do sth of one's own accord / spontaneous / active / opposite: passive 被動|被动[bei4 dong4] / drive (of gears and shafts etc)
 yǒu shí sometimes / now and then
 wéi xiū maintenance (of equipment) / to protect and maintain
 guī zé rule / regulation / rules and regulations
 gōng yì arts and crafts / industrial arts
 qī zǐ wife and children
 dòng màn cartoons and comics / animes and mangas / cartoon (animated movie) / anime
西 Xī ān Xi'an, sub-provincial city and capital of Shaanxi 陝西省|陕西省[Shan3 xi1 Sheng3] in northwest China / see 西安區|西安区[Xi1 an1 qu1]
 sān xīng three major stars of the Three Stars 參宿|参宿[Shen1 xiu4] Chinese constellation / the belt of Orion / three spirits 福[fu2], 祿|禄[lu4], and 壽|寿[shou4] associated with the Three Stars 參宿|参宿[Shen1 xiu4] Chinese constellation
 zhǐ dìng to appoint / to assign / to indicate clearly and with certainty / designated
 nán nu:3 male-female / male and female
访 cǎi fǎng to interview / to gather news / to hunt for and collect / to cover
 fēn fēn one after another / in succession / one by one / continuously / diverse / in profusion / numerous and confused / pell-mell
 jiū jìng to go to the bottom of a matter / after all / when all is said and done / (in an interrogative sentence) finally / outcome / result
 shū kù a store room for books / fig. an erudite person / the Bibliotheca and Epitome of pseudo-Apollodorus
 wēn róu gentle and soft / tender
 Shěn yáng Shenyang subprovincial city and capital of Liaoning province 遼寧省|辽宁省 / in northeast China / old names include Fengtian 奉天, Shengjing 盛京 / and Mukden
 Jiāng hú rivers and lakes / all corners of the country / remote areas to which hermits retreat / section of society operating independently of mainstream society, out of reach of the law / the milieu in which wuxia tales play out (cf. 武俠|武侠[wu3 xia2]) / (in late imperial times) world of traveling merchants, itinerant doctors, fortune tellers etc / demimonde / (in modern times) triads / secret gangster societies / underworld
 gāo xiào universities and colleges / abbr. for 高等學校|高等学校
 gōng qiú supply and demand (economics)
 Xīn làng Sina, Chinese web portal and online media company
 Oū Měi Europe and America / the West
 Yún nán Yunnan province in southwest China, bordering on Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar, abbr. 滇[dian1] or 雲|云, capital Kunming 昆明
 tīng shuō to hear (sth said) / one hears (that) / hearsay / listening and speaking
 yán fā research and development / to develop
 yī yào medical care and medicines / medicine (drug) / medical / pharmaceutical
 gōng shāng industry and commerce
 lián xiǎng to associate (cognitively) / to make an associative connection / mental association / word prediction and auto-complete functions of input method editing programs
 zán men we or us (including both the speaker and the person(s) spoken to) / (dialect) I or me / (dialect) (in a coaxing or familiar way) you / also pr. [za2 men5]
西 Shān xī Shanxi province (Shansi) in north China between Hebei and Shaanxi, abbr. 晋 / capital Taiyuan 太原
 shàng xià up and down / top and bottom / old and new / length / about
 Sōu hú Sohu, Chinese web portal and online media company
 Zhèng zhōu Zhengzhou prefecture level city and capital of Henan Province in central China
 fú shì apparel / clothing and personal adornment
 duō duō many / much / a lot / lots and lots / more / even more
 yǔ wén literature and language / (PRC) Chinese (as a school subject)
 yī kǒu readily / flatly (deny, admit and so on) / a mouthful / a bite
 Cháng shā Changsha prefecture-level city and capital of Hunan province in south central China
 kǎo chá to inspect / to observe and study / on-the-spot investigation
 Jǐ nán Jinan, subprovincial city and capital of Shandong province in northeast China
 shěn pī to examine and approve / to endorse
 cōng ming intelligent / clever / bright / smart / acute (of sight and hearing)
 shēn cái stature / build (height and weight) / figure
 fū qī husband and wife / married couple
 xīn rén newcomer / fresh talent / newlywed, esp. new bride / bride and groom
 huí tóu to turn round / to turn one's head / later / by and by
 cái jīng finance and economics
 Bǎi dù Baidu, Internet portal and search engine, www.baidu.com, listed as BIDU on NASDAQ since 1999
 quán yì rights / interests / rights and benefits
 guó nèi wài domestic and international / at home and abroad
 jǐn jǐn barely / only / merely / only (this and nothing more)
 yǐn shí food and drink / diet
 fǎng zhī spinning and weaving
 Hēi lóng jiāng Heilongjiang province (Heilungkiang) in northeast China, abbr. 黑, capital Harbin 哈尔滨 / Heilongjiang river forming the border between northeast China and Russia / Amur river
 yīn ér therefore / as a result / thus / and as a result, ...
 Hā ěr bīn Harbin, subprovincial city and capital of Heilongjiang province 黑龍江|黑龙江[Hei1 long2 jiang1] in northeast China
 quán wēi authority / authoritative / power and prestige
 Fú zhōu Fuzhou prefecture-level city and capital of Fujian province in east China / formerly known as Foochow or Fuchow
 shàng mén to drop in / to visit / to lock a door / (of a shop) to close / to go and live with one's wife's family, in effect becoming a member of her family
 yǐng yīn recorded media (CD and DVD) / sound and movies
 zhī lèi and so on / and such
 kāi guān power switch / gas valve / to open the city (or frontier) gate / to open and close / to switch on and off
 dà mén entrance / door / gate / large and influential family
 fáng zhì to prevent and cure / prevention and cure
 qián hòu around / from beginning to end / all around / front and rear
 fēng qíng mien / bearing / grace / amorous feelings / flirtatious expressions / local conditions and customs / wind force, direction etc
 wǔ jīn metal hardware (nuts and bolts) / the five metals: gold, silver, copper, iron and tin 金銀銅鐵錫|金银铜铁锡
 fǎn fù repeatedly / over and over / to upend / unstable / to come and go / (of an illness) to return
 mǎi mài buying and selling / business / business transactions / CL:樁|桩[zhuang1],次[ci4]
 Kūn míng Kunming prefecture-level city and capital of Yunnan province in southwest China
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