"Interest" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 lì yì benefit / (in sb's) interest / 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
 ài hào to like / to take pleasure in / keen on / fond of / interest / hobby / appetite for / CL:個|个[ge4]
 lì xī interest (on a loan) / CL:筆|笔[bi3]
 qù wèi fun / interest / delight / taste / liking / preference
 guān zhù to pay attention to / to follow sth closely / to follow (on social media) / concern / interest / attention
 xìng qù interest (desire to know about sth) / interest (thing in which one is interested) / hobby / CL:個|个[ge4]
 qíng qù inclinations and interests / delight / fun / interest / appeal
 xìng zhì mood / spirits / interest
 yùn wèi implicit charm in rhyme or sound / hinted appeal / interest
 lái tóu cause / reason / interest / influence
 xìng wèi interest / taste
 zhì qù inclination / interest
 yì xìng interest / enthusiasm
 yì qù interest / point of particular charm and interest
 lì sharp / favorable / advantage / benefit / profit / interest / to do good to / to benefit
 xī breath / news / interest (on an investment or loan) / to cease / to stop / to rest / Taiwan pr. [xi2]
 zī xī interest (from an investment, esp. an endowment)
 lì qián interest (on a loan etc)
 qù interesting / to interest
 jìn strength / energy / enthusiasm / spirit / mood / expression / interest / CL:把[ba3] / Taiwan pr. [jing4]
 rè diǎn hot spot / point of special interest
 jǐng diǎn scenic spot / place of interest (tourism)
 zhǔ guǎn bù mén office of primary interest
 lì lu:4 interest rates
 wèi rén for sb / for others' interest
 xīn dòng heartbeat / heart rate / (fig.) emotionally affected / aroused (of desire, emotion, interest etc)
 qīng lài (lit.) to fix one's gaze on / (fig.) to show interest in / (favorable) attention / favor
 nóng hòu dense / thick (fog, clouds etc) / to have a strong interest in / deep / fully saturated (color)
 hào qí xīn interest in sth / curiosity / inquisitive
 jiàng wēn to become cooler / to lower the temperature / cooling / (of interest, activity etc) to decline
 jiā xī to raise interest rates
 shèng dì holy land (of a religion) / sacred place / shrine / holy city (such as Jerusalem, Mecca etc) / center of historic interest
 mǔ zǐ mother and child / parent and subsidiary (companies) / principal and interest
 méi yì si boring / of no interest
 gǔ jì places of historic interest / historical sites / CL:個|个[ge4]
 guò wèn to show an interest in / to get involved with
 zào shì to boost support or interest / to campaign / to promote
 jīn jīn yǒu wèi with keen interest pleasure (idiom) / with gusto / to relish / eagerly / with great interest
 fēng dǐng to put a roof (on a building) / to cap the roof (finishing a building project) / fig. to put a ceiling (on spending, prize, ambition etc) / to top off / fig. to reach the highest point (of growth, profit, interest rates) / to stop growing (of plant bud or branch)
 chū xī to yield interest, profit etc / to exhale (Buddhism)
 shēng xī to raise interest rates
 méi jìn to have no strength / to feel weak / exhausted / feeling listless / boring / of no interest
 jī lèi chicken ribs / sth of little value or interest / sth of dubious worth that one is reluctant to give up / to be physically weak
 lòu diàn to leak electricity / (fig.) (coll.) to unintentionally arouse romantic interest (by being solicitous etc) / cf. 放電|放电[fang4 dian4]
 sī lì personal gain / (one's own) selfish interest
 tiē xī to discount the interest on a bill of exchange
 rén wén jǐng guān place of cultural interest
 běn xī principal and interest (on a loan)
 xiāng hù guān xì mutual relations / common interest
 lì yì jí tuán interest group
 bù wén bù wèn not to hear, not to question (idiom) / to show no interest in sth / uncritical / not in the least concerned
  interest payment
 wèn jīn to make inquiries / to show interest
 jiàng xī to lower interest rates
 lì yì chōng tū conflict of interest
 zhuó yǎn diǎn place of interest / a place one has one's eye on
 wú lì no profit / not profitable / a hindrance / (to lend money) at no interest
 hóng kè "honker", Chinese hacker motivated by patriotism, using one's skills to protect domestic networks and work in national interest
 xìng tou keen interest / concentrated attention
 gāo lì high interest rate / usurious
 dài jìn energetic / exciting / of interest
 fù lì compound interest
 jiǎn xī to lower the interest rate
 jiǔ xìng interest in wine / passion for drinking
 lián běn dài lì both principal and interest / capital plus profit
 nián xī annual interest
 kè jǐ fèng gōng self-restraint and devotion to public duties (idiom) / selfless dedication / to serve the public interest wholeheartedly
 jié dǎng yíng sī to gang up for personal interest (idiom) / to form a clique
 xìng feeling or desire to do sth / interest in sth / excitement
 sǔn gōng féi sī to damage the public interest for personal profit (idiom) / personal profit at public expense / venal and selfish behavior
 yuè xī monthly interest
 wài xīn (of a married person) interest in a third person / (old) (of a minister etc) disloyal disposition / (math.) circumcenter (of a polygon)
 chāi xī daily interest on a loan
 Zhōng guó Zhì gōng dǎng China Party for Public Interest
 dài to lend on interest / to borrow / a loan / leniency / to make excuses / to pardon / to forgive
 wú rén wèn jīn to be of no interest to anyone (idiom)
 shě jǐ wèi rén to abandon self for others (idiom, from Analects) / to sacrifice one's own interest for other people / altruism
 pāo zhuān yǐn yù lit. throw out a brick and get jade thrown back (idiom) / fig. to attract others' interest or suggestions by putting forward one's own modest ideas to get the ball rolling
 mí hún tāng potion that makes the soul forget its previous life / (fig.) words or actions intended to attract sb's interest
 lì hài yōu guān to be of vital interest
 fèng gōng kè jǐ self-restraint and devotion to public duties (idiom) / selfless dedication / to serve the public interest wholeheartedly
 yì xìng suǒ rán to have no interest in sth
 jì dé lì yì vested interest
 xī piào interest coupon / dividend coupon
 Jiǔ zhài gōu Fēng jǐng míng shèng qū Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historical Interest Area, Sichuan
 dī lì low interest
 dī lì dài kuǎn low interest loan
 gòng tóng lì yì common interest / mutual benefit
 lì hài chōng tū conflict of interest
 lì hài guān xi stake / vital interest / concern
 lì xi lu:4 interest rate
 jiā yóu tiān cù to add interest (to a story) / to sex up
 yìn zi qián usury / high interest loan (in former times)
 gǔ jì variant of 古跡|古迹, place of historic interest / historical site
 jī běn lì lu:4 base rate (e.g. interest rate set by central bank)
 xī lu:4 interest rate
 yuè lì monthly interest
 méi yǒu yì si boring / of no interest
 wán xìng interest in dallying / in the mood for playing
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