"Desire" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 xī wàng to wish for / to desire / hope / CL:個|个[ge4]
 yì si idea / opinion / meaning / wish / desire / interest / fun / token of appreciation, affection etc / CL:個|个[ge4] / to give as a small token / to do sth as a gesture of goodwill etc
 yù wàng desire / longing / appetite / craving
 yuàn wàng desire / wish
 yì yuàn aspiration / wish (for) / desire
 qíng yù lust / desire / sensual
 yù qiú to desire / wants / appetites
 yù niàn desire
 yì idea / meaning / thought / to think / wish / desire / intention / to expect / to anticipate
 qiāng to desire / to invite / to request
 yuàn to hope / to wish / to desire / hoped-for / ready / willing
 yù to wish for / to desire / variant of 慾|欲[yu4]
 kài to desire
 hào to desire
 hān to desire / to give
 xīn dòng heartbeat / heart rate / (fig.) emotionally affected / aroused (of desire, emotion, interest etc)
 xīn yuàn cherished desire / dream / craving / wish / aspiration
 xìng yù sexual desire / lust
 shā jī desire to commit murder / great danger
 suí xīn to fulfill one's desire / to find sth satisfactory
 kě qiú to long for / to crave for / to greatly desire
 wù yù material desire / craving for material things
 sè mó sex fiend / molester / sex attacker / sex demon (a spirit that enters people's souls and makes them desire sex)
 qiú zhī yù desire for knowledge
 ròu yù carnal desire
 jìn yù to suppress desire / self-restraint / asceticism
 sī yù selfish desire
 xié niàn wicked idea / evil thought / evil desire
 sè yù sexual desire / lust
 chóu yuàn hatred and desire for revenge
 chuí xián yù dī to drool with desire (idiom) / to envy / to hunger for
 shòu yù beastly desire
 wéi kǒng tiān xià bù luàn motivated by a desire to see the world in chaos / lest all under heaven's not in chaos and disorder
 chán xián yù dī lit. to drool with desire (idiom) / fig. to hunger for / greedy
 xìng feeling or desire to do sth / interest in sth / excitement
 dé Lǒng wàng Shǔ lit. covet Sichuan once Gansu has been seized / fig. endless greed / insatiable desire
 yù hè nán tián bottomless pit of desire (idiom) / insatiable greed / carnal cravings are never satisfied and are a main obstruction on the path to enlightenment
 tān to have a voracious desire for / to covet / greedy / corrupt
 yú to desire passionately
 zhēng qiáng hào shèng competitive / ambitious and aggressive / to desire to beat others
 gōng xīn desire for the public good / sense of fair play
 sì dì the Four Noble Truths (Budd.), covered by the acronym 苦集滅道: all life is suffering 苦, the cause of suffering is desire 集, emancipation comes only by eliminating passions 滅|灭, the way 道 / to emancipation is the Eight-fold Noble Way 八正道
 qiáng liè yuàn wàng intense desire
 shēng yuàn desire to exist (in Buddhism, tanhā) / craving for rebirth
 kǔ jí miè dào the Four Noble Truths (Budd.), namely: all life is suffering 苦, the cause of suffering is desire 集, emancipation comes only by eliminating passions 滅|灭, the way 道 / to emancipation is the Eight-fold Noble Way 八正道 / also called 四諦|四谛
 xiá xīn the wish to abandon or keep aloof / the desire to live in retirement
 shí sè xìng yě Appetite and lust are only natural (Mencius 6A:4). / By nature we desire food and sex.
 yù huǒ fén shēn burning with desire
 kǒu fù zhī yù desire for good food
 chūn xìng carnal desire
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