"Common" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 yī bān same / ordinary / so-so / common / general / generally / in general
 gòng tóng common / joint / jointly / together / collaborative
 pǔ biàn universal / general / widespread / common
 píng cháng ordinary / common / usually / ordinarily
 tōng sú common / everyday / average
 pǔ tōng common / ordinary / general / average
 gōng gòng public / common / communal
 cháng jiàn commonly seen / common / to see sth frequently
 xún cháng usual / common / ordinary
 děng xián ordinary / common / unimportant / idly / for no reason
 píng tóu flattop / crew cut / common (people)
 gōng public / collectively owned / common / international (e.g. high seas, metric system, calendar) / make public / fair / just / Duke, highest of five orders of nobility 五等爵位[wu3 deng3 jue2 wei4] / honorable (gentlemen) / father-in-law / male (animal)
 cháng always / ever / often / frequently / common / general / constant
 gòng common / general / to share / together / total / altogether / abbr. for 共產黨|共产党[Gong4 chan3 dang3], Communist party
 cháng yòng in common usage
 bǎi xìng common people
 cháng guī code of conduct / conventions / common practice / routine (medical procedure etc)
 cháng shí common sense / general knowledge / CL:門|门[men2]
 gòng shí common understanding / consensus
 cháng jiàn wèn tí common problems / FAQ
 bù fán out of the ordinary / out of the common run
 sú chēng commonly referred to as / common term
 fēng qì general mood / atmosphere / common practice
 tóng gǎn (have the) same feeling / similar impression / common feeling
 Jīn líng pre-Han name for Nanjing / common place name
 bù yī plain cotton clothing / (literary) the common people
 gōng yuán qián BCE (before the Common Era) / BC (before Christ)
 cháng lǐ common sense / conventional reasoning and morals
 chū lèi bá cuì to excel the common (idiom) / surpassing / preeminent / outstanding
 mín shì sù sòng common plea / civil appeal (as opposed to criminal case)
 jiāo jiè common boundary / common border
 sú yǔ common saying / proverb / colloquial speech
 tōng bìng common problem / common failing
 gòng tóng diǎn common ground
 cāng shēng (area where) vegetation grows / the common people
 tǒng yī sī xiǎng with the same idea in mind / with a common purpose
 shì jǐng marketplace / town / the street (urban milieu) / the haunts of the common people
 qí xīn xié lì to work with a common purpose (idiom) / to make concerted efforts / to pull together / to work as one
 fēng hán wind chill / cold weather / common cold (medicine)
 wěi shù remainder (after rounding a number) / decimal part (of number after the decimal point) / mantissa (i.e. fractional part of common logarithm in math.) / small change / balance (of an account)
 gāo liáng sorghum / common sorghum (Sorghum vulgare)
 bù tóng fán xiǎng lit. not a common chord (idiom) / outstanding / brilliant / out of the common run
 hé yòng to share / to use in common / suitable / fit for purpose / useable
 cháng jiàn bìng common illnesses
 sī kōng jiàn guàn a common occurrence (idiom)
 shùn kǒu liū popular piece of doggerel / common phrase repeated as a jingle
 lu:3 jiàn bù xiān a common occurrence (idiom)
 pǔ tōng gǔ common stock
便 jiā cháng biàn fàn simple home-style meal / common occurrence / nothing out of the ordinary
 xiāng hù guān xì mutual relations / common interest
 xié lì to unite in common effort
 gōng yǒu publicly owned / communal / held in common
 gòng tōng in common / universal
 sú huà common saying / proverb
 quē dé to be lacking in moral sense / to lack common basic respect for others / lacking in virtue / mischievous / wicked / cruel / mean
 gōng chā tolerance (allowed error) / common difference (of an arithmetic series)
 sú rén common people / laity (i.e. not priests)
 tóng yuán homology (biology) / a common origin
 yún yún zhòng shēng every living being (Buddhism) / the mass of common people
 tóng xīn xié lì to work with a common purpose (idiom) / to make concerted efforts / to pull together / to work as one
 pǔ tōng lǎo bǎi xìng common people / average people / hoi polloi
 hēi xīng xing common chimpanzee
 shù mín the multitude of common people (in highbrow literature) / plebeian
 yī mài xiāng chéng traceable to the same stock (idiom) / of a common origin (of trends, ideas etc)
 sháo yào Chinese peony (Paeonia lactiflora) / common herbaceous peony / peony used in TCM
 lu:4 huà nà sodium chloride NaCl / common salt
 pá chóng reptile (old or common word for 爬行動物|爬行动物)
 hé chēng common term / general term
 fán fū common person / ordinary guy / mortal man
 bù shí rén jiān yān huǒ lit. not eating the food of common mortals / fig. placing oneself above the common populace
 Nán píng Nanping, common place name / Nanping township in Nan'an district of Chongqing
 fán fū sú zǐ common people / ordinary folk
 tóng gān gòng kǔ shared delights and common hardships (idiom) / to share life's joys and sorrows / for better or for worse
 Lú fú gōng Le Louvre, Paris Museum / more common trad. form 羅浮宮|罗浮宫
 Bǎi shèng BaiSheng, common name for Chinese company / PakSing, common Hong Kong company name
 lí mín the common people / the great unwashed
 Xīn táng Xintang, common town or village name / Xintang village in Guangdong province
 hè lì jī qún a crane in a flock of chicken (idiom) / way above the common / manifestly superior
 cóng from / through / via / to follow / to obey / to engage in (an activity) / never (in negative sentence) / (Taiwan pr. [zong4]) retainer / assistant / auxiliary / subordinate / related by common paternal grandfather or earlier ancestor
 tóng zhōu gòng jì cross a river in the same boat (idiom) / fig. having common interests / obliged to collaborate towards common goals
 yuē dìng sú chéng established by popular usage (idiom) / common usage agreement / customary convention
 tóng chóu dí kài anger against a common enemy (idiom) / joined in opposition to the same adversary
 mán yí common term for non-Han peoples in former times, not exclusively derogatory / barbarian
 cháng yán common saying
 pǔ tōng fǎ common law
 fán xiǎng ordinary tones / everyday harmony / common chord
 wèi rán chéng fēng to have become common practice (idiom) / to become a general trend
 yù shí jù fén to burn both jade and common stone / to destroy indiscriminately (idiom)
 qiú tóng cún yì to seek common ground, putting differences aside (idiom)
 xí yǔ common saying / idiom
 páng xì collateral relative (descended from a common ancestor but through different lines)
 zé xiè common water plantain (Alisma plantago-aquatica) / water plantain rhizome (used in TCM)
 hé yì to discuss together / to try to reach a common judgment / panel discussion
 gòng tóng shì chǎng common market
 Luó fú gōng Le Louvre, Paris Museum / more common simp. form 盧浮宮|卢浮宫
 hǎi yù giant taro (Alocasia macrorrhizos) / common calla
 xí guàn fǎ customary law / common law
 Yán jǐng Yanjing, common place name / former county 1983-1999, now part of Markam county 芒康縣|芒康县[Mang2 kang1 xian4] in Chamdo prefecture, Tibet
 gōng yuē shù common factor / common divisor
 gōng bèi shù common multiple
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