"Present" • Chinese-English Dictionary

CHARACTERS : Simplified Traditional
PHONETIC : Pinyin Bopomofo EFEO Wade-Giles Yale
» Search by Radical
 jiè shào to introduce (sb to sb) / to give a presentation / to present (sb for a job etc) / introduction
 dāng qián current / today's / modern / present / to be facing (us)
 lǐ wù gift / present / CL:件[jian4],個|个[ge4],份[fen4]
 chū xí to attend / to participate / present
 chéng xiàn to appear / to emerge / to present (a certain appearance) / to demonstrate
 sòng to deliver / to carry / to give (as a present) / to present (with) / to see off / to send
 lǐ pǐn gift / present
 dāng jīn current / present / now / nowadays
 dào chǎng to show up / present (at the scene)
 dì jiāo to present / to give / to hand over / to hand in / to lay before
 jīn cì this / the present (meeting etc) / this time / this once
 kuì zèng to present (a gift) to (sb)
 zhì yǐ to express / to present / to extend / to tender (greetings, thanks etc)
 xiàn to appear / present / now / existing / current
 chéng jiāo (formal and deferential) to present / to submit
 chéng sòng to present / to render
 jīn today / modern / present / current / this / now
 chéng dì to present / to submit
 jìng fèng to worship piously / to present / to dedicate
 kuì sòng to present (a gift) / offering / to feed (a signal to a device, paper to a printer etc)
 xiàn to offer / to present / to dedicate / to donate / to show / to put on display / worthy person (old)
 yí apparatus / rites / appearance / present / ceremony
 chéng to present to a superior / memorial / petition / to present (a certain appearance) / to assume (a shape) / to be (a certain color)
 yí to present / to bequeath
 yí (archaic) to present / to bequeath / variant of 貽|贻[yi2]
 xiàn zài now / at present / at the moment / modern / current / nowadays
 mù qián at the present time / currently
 jīn tiān today / at the present / now
 zhè cì present / now / current
 yǎn qián before one's eyes / now / at present
 bù zài not to be present / to be out / (euphemism) to pass away / to be deceased
 cǐ kè this moment / now / at present
 zèng sòng to present as a gift
 dāng dài the present age / the contemporary era
 sòng gěi to send / to give as a present
 zài chǎng to be present / to be on the scene
 quán chǎng everyone present / the whole audience / across-the-board / unanimously / whole duration (of a competition or match)
 xiàn gěi present to / offer to
 dà jú general situation / present conditions
 yǎn xià now / at present / subocular (medicine)
 shí shì current trends / the present situation / how things are going
 shí xià at present / right now
 sòng lǐ to give a present
 xiàn jiē duàn at the present stage
 ér jīn now / at the present (time)
 tū xiǎn to present clearly / to give prominence to / to magnify / clear and obvious
 shàng shū to write a letter (to the authorities) / to present a petition
 zài zuò to be present
 jīn zhāo at the present / now
 jù jīn before the present / (a long period) ago
 dāng shì the present age / in office / the current office holder
 dào qí to be all present
 páng ruò wú rén to act as though there were nobody else present / unselfconscious / fig. without regard for others
 mù xià at present
 yā suì qián money given to children as new year present
 pū lù to pave (with paving stones) / to lay a road / (fig.) to lay the groundwork (for sth) / to give a present to sb to ensure success
 yǐn jiàn to introduce (sb) / (esp.) to present to the emperor
 xiàn zhí present value
 huán lǐ to return a politeness / to present a gift in return
 chū qín to go to work / to be present (at work, school etc) / to be away on business
 fān àn to reverse a verdict / to present different views on a historical person or verdict
 zèng yǔ to give a present / to accord (a favor) / to grant
 jīn xī past and present / yesterday and today
 shàng shū (of a court official) to present a memorial to the emperor (old)
 liè wèi ladies and gentlemen / all of you present
 xiàn bǎo to present a treasure / to offer a valuable piece of advice / to show off what one treasures
 chéng xiàn to present respectfully
 zhuǎn zèng to pass on a present
 cháo gòng to present tribute (to the emperor)
 xiān zhǎn hòu zòu first decapitate then present your trophy (idiom) / act first, report later
 Gān zī zhōu Garze or Kandze, Tibetan autonomous prefecture (Tibetan: dkar mdzes bod rigs rang skyong khul), formerly in Kham province of Tibet, present Sichuan
 jí namely / that is / i.e. / prompt / at once / at present / even if / prompted (by the occasion) / to approach / to come into contact / to assume (office) / to draw near
 mǎn táng cǎi everyone present applauds / universal acclaim / a standing ovation / to bring the house down
 yì kǔ sī tián to view one's past as miserable and one's present as happy (idiom)
寿 shòu lǐ birthday present (for an old person)
 shì féng qí huì to just happen to coincide with the occasion (idiom) / to be present just at the right time
 bó gǔ tōng jīn conversant with things past and present / erudite and informed
 zài yǎn qián now / at the present
 fèng to offer (tribute) / to present respectfully (to superior, ancestor, deity etc) / to esteem / to revere / to believe in (a religion) / to wait upon / to accept orders (from superior)
 zòu to play music / to achieve / to present a memorial to the emperor (old)
 shū to dredge / to clear away obstruction / thin / sparse / scanty / distant (relation) / not close / to neglect / negligent / to present a memorial to the Emperor / commentary / annotation
 zèng to give as a present / to repel / to bestow an honorary title after death (old)
 kuì food / to make a present
 lì to attend (an official function) / to be present / to administer / to approach (esp. as administrator)
 jī send / to present in both hands
 kuì make a present
 jiè gǔ yù jīn to borrow the past as a model for the present
 qiān lǐ jì é máo goose feather sent from afar (idiom) / a trifling present with a weighty thought behind it / also written 千里送鵝毛|千里送鹅毛
 qiān lǐ sòng é máo goose feather sent from afar (idiom) / a trifling present with a weighty thought behind it
 jí shí xíng lè to enjoy the present (idiom) / to live happily with no thought for the future / make merry while you can / carpe diem
 cǎi lán zèng sháo lit. pick orchids and present peonies (idiom) / fig. presents between lovers
 guì gǔ jiàn jīn to revere the past and despise the present (idiom)
 guì yuǎn jiàn jìn to revere the past and despise the present (idiom)
 yuǎn shuǐ bù jiě jìn kě lit. distant water does not cure present thirst / fig. urgent need / a slow remedy does not address immediate needs
 hòu gǔ bó jīn to revere the past and neglect the present (idiom)
 shí zhì jīn rì (idiom) up to the present / even now / now (in contrast with the past) / at this late hour
 jìng zèng to present respectfully / with (sb's) compliments / complimentary
 bǎi shì shí jiǎng dào lǐ present the facts and reason things out
 Gān zī Garze or Kandze, capital of Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture 甘孜藏族自治州[Gan1 zi1 Zang4 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], formerly in Kham province of Tibet, present Sichuan
 mù qián hái bù qīng chǔ at present it is still unclear ....
Chinese Tones