"Autumn" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 qiū tiān autumn / CL:個|个[ge4]
 qiū jì autumn / fall
 qiū lìng autumn / autumn weather
 shōu dōng harvest season / autumn
 jīn qiū fall / autumn
 chūn qiū spring and autumn / four seasons / year / a person's age / annals (used in book titles)
 sì jì four seasons, namely: spring 春, summer 夏, autumn 秋 / and winter 冬
 lǎo nián elderly / old age / autumn of one's years
 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]
 bà zhǔ a powerful chief of the princes of the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC) / overlord / hegemon
 qiū fēng autumn wind / autumn breeze
 qiū shuǐ limpid autumn waters (trad. description of girl's beautiful eyes)
 zhū hóu feudal vassal / feudal princes, esp. the monarchs (dukes or princes) of the several vassal states 諸侯國|诸侯国 / of Zhou during Western Zhou and Spring and Autumn periods 11th-5th century BC / subordinate warlord / local official
 piāo líng to fall and wither (like autumn leaves) / (fig.) drifting and homeless
 shēn qiū late autumn
 qiū yǔ autumn rain
 Guǎn zǐ Guanzi or Guan Zhong 管仲 / (-645 BC), famous politician of Qi 齊國|齐国 / of Spring and Autumn period / Guanzi, classical book containing writings of Guan Zhong and his school
 Bó Lè Bo Le (horse connoisseur during Spring and Autumn Period) / a good judge of talent / talent scout
 xiǎo chūn 10th month of the lunar calendar / Indian summer / crops sown in late autumn
 sì shí the four seasons, namely: spring 春, summer 夏, autumn 秋 / and winter 冬
 qiū yè autumn leaf
 qiū sè colors of autumn / autumn scenery
 Chūn qiū Zhàn guó the Spring and Autumn (770-476 BC) and Warring States (475-221 BC) periods
 chū qiū early autumn / 7th month of the lunar calendar
 qiū bō autumn ripples / (fig.) luminous eyes of a woman / amorous glance
 qiū gāo qì shuǎng clear and refreshing autumn weather
 Lì qiū Liqiu or Start of Autumn, 13th of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 / 7th-22nd August
 Wǔ jīng the Five Classics of Confucianism, namely: the Book of Songs 詩經|诗经[Shi1 jing1], the Book of History 書經|书经[Shu1 jing1], the Classic of Rites 禮記|礼记[Li3 ji4], the Book of Changes 易經|易经[Yi4 jing1], and the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋[Chun1 qiu1]
 qiū yóu autumn outing / autumn excursion
 qīng huáng bù jiē lit. yellow does not reach green (idiom) / the yellow autumn crop does not last until the green spring crop / temporary deficit in manpower or resources / unable to make ends meet
 Sūn Wǔ Sun Wu, also known as Sun Tzu 孫子|孙子[Sun1 zi3] (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]
 míng chá qiū háo lit. seeing clearly the downy feather of autumn (idiom, from Mencius) / fig. sensitive to the finest detail / to distinguish right and wrong with acuity / omniscient
 qiū liáng the cool of autumn
 qiū shuāng autumn frost / fig. white hair as sign of old age
 zhòng qiū second month of autumn / 8th month of the lunar calendar
 Liù jīng Six Classics, namely: Book of Songs 詩經|诗经[Shi1 jing1], Book of History 尚書|尚书[Shang4 shu1], Book of Rites 儀禮|仪礼[Yi2 li3], the lost Book of Music 樂經|乐经[Yue4 jing1], Book of Changes 易經|易经[Yi4 jing1], Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋[Chun1 qiu1]
 Qiū fēn Qiufen or Autumn Equinox, 16th of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 / 23rd September-7th October
 qiū liáng autumn grain crops
 qiū jǐng autumn scenery / harvest season
 qiū bō sowing in autumn (for a crop in spring)
 zǎo qiū early autumn
 qiū lǎo hǔ hot spell during autumn / Indian summer
 Wǔ bà the Five Hegemons of the Spring and Autumn Period 春秋[Chun1 qiu1]
 qiū zào autumn dryness disease (TCM)
 huáng hūn liàn fig. romantic relationship between an elderly couple / falling in love in the autumn of one's life
 sī cool breeze of autumn
 qiū hòu suàn zhàng lit. to settle accounts after autumn / settle scores at an opportune moment (idiom)
 Qiū shōu qǐ yì Autumn Harvest Uprising
 zhū zǐ bǎi jiā the Hundred Schools of Thought, the various schools of thought and their exponents during the Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods (770-220 BC)
 bīng hú qiū yuè jade ice jug and autumn moon (idiom, from poem by Song writer Su Dongpo 蘇東坡|苏东坡) / fig. spotless white and pure / flawless person
 qiū tú mì wǎng flowering autumn grass, fine net (idiom) / fig. abundant and exacting punishments prescribed by law
 qiū fēng sǎo luò yè lit. as the autumn gale sweeps away the fallen leaves (idiom) / to drive out the old and make a clean sweep
 qiū fēng guò ěr lit. as the autumn breeze passes the ear (idiom) / not in the least concerned
 yī yè zhī qiū lit. the falling of one leaf heralds the coming of autumn (idiom) / fig. a small sign can indicate a great trend / a straw in the wind
 yù lù gyokuro (shaded Japanese green tea) / (old) early-morning autumn dew / fine liquor
 sī cool breeze of autumn
 Wén Zhǒng Wen Zhong (-467 BC), adviser to the state of Yue during Spring and Autumn period
 jiǔ liú the nine schools of thought, philosophical schools of the Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods (770-220 BC), viz Confucians 儒家[Ru2 jia1], Daoists 道家[Dao4 jia1], Yin and Yang 陰陽家|阴阳家[Yin1 yang2 jia1], Legalists 法家[Fa3 jia1], Logicians 名家[Ming2 jia1], Mohists 墨家[Mo4 jia1], Diplomats 縱橫家|纵横家[Zong4 heng2 jia1], Miscellaneous 雜家|杂家[Za2 jia1], and Agriculturalists 農家|农家[Nong2 jia1]
 gōng shì office (room) / ruling families during Spring and Autumn period
 Lu:3 shì Chūn qiū lit. “Mr. Lü's Spring and Autumn (Annals)”, compendium of the philosophies of the Hundred Schools of Thought 諸子百家|诸子百家[zhu1 zi3 bai3 jia1], compiled around 239 BC under the patronage of Qin Dynasty 秦代[Qin2 dai4] Chancellor Lü / Buwei 呂不韋|吕不韦[Lu:3 Bu4 wei2]
 shāng biāo xú qǐ the autumn breeze comes gently (idiom)
 Zǐ Chǎn Zi Chan (?-522 BC), statesman and philosopher during the Spring and Autumn period
 Zuǒ shì Chūn qiū Mr Zuo's Spring and Autumn Annals, attributed to famous blind historian Zuo Qiuming 左丘明[Zuo3 Qiu1 ming2] / usually called Zuo Zhuan 左傳|左传[Zuo3 Zhuan4]
 chūn xià qiū dōng the four seasons / spring, summer, autumn and winter
 chūn shēng , xià zhǎng , qiū shōu , dōng cáng sow in spring, develop in summer, harvest in autumn, store in winter (idiom)
 Chūn qiū Sān Zhuàn Three Commentaries on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋[Chun1 qiu1], including Mr Gongyang's annals 公羊傳|公羊传[Gong1 yang2 Zhuan4], Mr Guliang's annals 穀梁傳|谷梁传[Gu3 liang2 Zhuan4] and Mr Zuo's annals or Zuo Zhuan 左傳|左传[Zuo3 Zhuan4]
 Chūn qiū Wǔ bà the Five Hegemons of the Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC), namely: Duke Huan of Qi 齊桓公|齐桓公[Qi2 Huan2 gong1], Duke Wen of Jin 晉文公|晋文公[Jin4 Wen2 gong1], King Zhuang of Chu 楚莊王|楚庄王[Chu3 Zhuang1 wang2], and alternatively Duke Xiang of Song 宋襄公[Song4 Xiang1 gong1] and Duke Mu of Qin 秦穆公[Qin2 Mu4 gong1] or King Helu of Wu 吳王闔閭|吴王阖闾[Wu2 wang2 He2 Lu:2] and King Gou Jian of Yue 越王勾踐|越王勾践[Yue4 wang2 Gou1 Jian4]
 Chūn qiū Zuǒ shì Zhuàn Mr Zuo's Spring and Autumn Annals, attributed to famous blind historian Zuo Qiuming 左丘明[Zuo3 Qiu1 ming2] / usually called Zuo Zhuan 左傳|左传[Zuo3 Zhuan4]
 Chūn qiū Zhàn guó Shí dài the Spring and Autumn (770-476 BC) and Warring States (475-221 BC) periods / Eastern Zhou (770-221 BC)
 Chūn qiū Shí dài Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC)
 chūn qiū fán lù Luxuriant Dew of the Spring and Autumn Annals, ideological tract by Han dynasty political philosopher Dong Zhongshu 董仲舒[Dong3 Zhong4 shu1]
 xiǎn to hunt in autumn (archaic)
 Qí Xī Qi Xi (c. 620-550 BC), minister of Jin state 晉國|晋国[Jin4 guo2] of the Spring and Autumn states
 qiū fēn diǎn the autumn equinox
 qiū shěn autumn trial (judicial hearing of capital cases during Ming and Qing)
 qiū zhēng autumn levy (tax on harvest)
 qiū hòu suàn zhàng lit. settling accounts after the autumn harvest (idiom) / to wait until the time is ripe to settle accounts / to bide time for revenge
 qiū xùn autumn flood
 qiū guàn autumn irrigation
 qiū shú ripening in autumn (of crops)
 qiū gēng autumn plowing
 qiū jú ào shuāng the autumn chrysanthemum braves the frost (idiom)
 qiū cài autumn vegetables
 qiū shì autumn exam (triennial provincial exam during Ming and Qing)
 qiū wéi autumn exam (triennial provincial exam during Ming and Qing)
 qiū fēng sòng shuǎng the cool autumn breeze (idiom)
 qiū fēng sà sà the autumn wind is soughing (idiom)
 Gǔ liáng Zhuàn Guliang Annals, commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋[Chun1 qiu1], first published during the Han Dynasty
 Lái name of a country in Spring and Autumn period in modern Shandong, destroyed by Qi 齊|齐
 yú huáng large warship / name of warship of Wu kingdom during Spring and Autumn period
 lǔ shǐ History of Kingdom Lu / refers to the Spring and Autumn annals 春秋 / (edited by Confucius)
 Lín jīng another name for the Spring and Autumn annals 春秋
 qiū shuǐ xiān autumn crocus (Colchicum autumnale) / meadow saffron
 yī yǔ chéng qiū a sudden shower towards the end of summer brings an abrupt arrival of autumn (idiom)
 Sōu mán name of a state and its people in Shangdong in late Spring and Autumn period
 Kǎo gōng Jì The Artificer's Record, a technology treaty compiled towards the end of the Spring and Autumn period
 qiū bǎng results of the autumn imperial examinations
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