"Rock" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 yáo gǔn rock 'n' roll (music) / to rock / to fall off
 yán shí rock
 yáo to shake / to rock / to row / to crank
 dòng yáo to sway / to waver / to rock / to rattle / to destabilize / to pose a challenge to
 huàng dòng to sway / to rock
 yáo huàng to rock / to shake / to sway
 hū you to rock / to sway / to flicker (e.g. of lights reflected on water) / to flutter (e.g. of a flag) / to trick sb into doing sth / to dupe / to con
 shí kuài stone / rock
 huàng dang to rock / to sway / to shake
 yáo hàn to shake / to rock
 shí rock / stone / stone inscription / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1]
 xiān to lift (a lid) / to rock / to convulse
 pán firm / stable / rock
 bǒ dàng roll / rock
 shí rock / phonetic "dol" used in names (Korean kugja)
 gàng dàng to shake / to rock
 jù shí huge rock / boulder / monolith
 Gǔn shí Rock Records, Taiwanese record label / the Rolling Stones, British rock band / Rolling Stone (magazine)
 yáo gǔn yuè rock music / rock 'n roll
 suì shí crushed or broken rock, stone etc
 pān yán rock climbing / to climb a rockface
 sǎo dì to sweep the floor / to reach rock bottom / to be at an all-time low
 shí kū rock cave / grotto / cliff caves (often with Buddhist statues)
 jiǎ shān rock garden / rockery
 bīng táng crystal sugar / rock candy
 xuán yá qiào bì sheer cliffs and precipitous rock faces (idiom)
 yán huà rock painting / picture or writing carved on rocks
 yán céng variant of 岩層|岩层[yan2 ceng2] / rock strata
 qián yǎng hòu hé to sway to and fro / to rock back and forth
 bái shuǐ jīng rock crystal (mineral)
 méi gān shí waste rock (in coal mining)
 shí tǎ pinnacle rock
 dǐng bǎn roof / roof plate / rock layer forming roof of a cave or mine / abacus
 huǒ shān yán volcanic rock
 bù chā diàn unplugged (of rock musicians performing on acoustic instruments)
 shān zi rock garden / rockery
 jī yán base rock / bedrock
 gān shí waste rock (mining) / gangue (worthless minerals mixed in with coal or ore)
 guī shí siliceous rock
 wéi yán enclosing rock
 chén jī yán sedimentary rock (geology)
 yán yán rock salt
 huǒ chéng yán igneous rock (geology) / volcanic rock
 záo yán jī rock drill
 yīng shí ornamental limestone rock (供石[gong1 shi2]) from Yingde 英德[Ying1 de2], Guangdong
 jiāo reef / shoal rock
 lěi lumpy / rock pile / uneven / fig. sincere / open and honest
 diāo rock cave (archaic)
 gān a rock or cliff
 lá a huge boulder / a towering rock
 chí islet / rock in river
 kuǎn crack / hollow / cavity / to excavate or hollow out / (onom.) water hitting rock / (old) variant of 款[kuan3]
 yán miàn sǎo dì lit. for one's face to reach rock bottom / to be thoroughly discredited (idiom)
 qián fǔ hòu yǎng to rock one's body backward and forward / to be convulsed (with laughter etc)
 xuán yá jué bì sheer cliffs and precipitous rock faces (idiom)
 yī wù xiáng yī wù lit. one object bests another object / every item has a weakness (idiom) / there is a rock to every scissor, a scissor to every paper, and a paper to every rock
 yuè yán moon rock
 qiān zi hammer drill for boring through rock
 biàn zhì yán metamorphic rock (geology)
 ān rú pán shí as solid as rock (idiom) / as sure as houses
 ān rú Tài Shān as secure as Mount Taishan / as solid as a rock
 gài céng cap rock
 shēn chéng yán plutonic rock / abyssal rock
 tàn suān yán carbonate rock (geology)
 záo shí chǎng rock quarry
 Wàng fū Shí Amah Rock in Sha Tin 沙田[Sha1 tian2], Hong Kong
 yán jiāng yán igneous rock
 qīn rù yán intrusive rock
 bīng qì moraine / rock debris from glacier
 hán yóu yán oil bearing rock
 pēn chū yán extrusive rock (geology)
 Dà mài dì place name in Ningxia with rock carving conjectured to be a stage in the development of Chinese characters
 céng yán stratified rock / flagstone
 yán bīn yù (bird species of China) rock sandpiper (Calidris ptilocnemis)
 yán shí céng rock stratum
 yá kè rock carving / cliff engraving / words carved into cliff face
 yán céng variant of 岩層|岩层 / rock strata
 mǔ zhì parent material (e.g. the eroded rock making up sediment)
 liú wén yán rhyolite (extrusive igneous rock, chemically equivalent to granite)
 pào qiān a drill / a hammer drill for boring through rock / same as 釺子|钎子
 wū lǔ rǔ Uluru, iconic large rock formation in central Australia, sacred to Aboriginals, a World Heritage Site / also known as Ayers Rock
 shí tíng rock garden
 shí xià a crack in a rock
 shí yán rock salt
 gān zi waste rock (mining) / gangue (worthless minerals mixed in with coal or ore)
 guī zhì yán siliceous rock (mostly composed of silica)
 guī lu:3 zhì sial rock (containing silicon and aluminium, so comparatively light, making continental plates)
 suì xiè yán clastic rock (geology)
 lín suān yán yán phosphorite / phosphate rock
 cū yán coarse salt / rock salt
 luǒ yán bare rock
 Shéi rén yuè duì The Who (1960s UK rock band)
 chāo jī xìng yán ultrabasic rock (geology, rock containing less than 45 percent silicates)
 diē zhì gǔ dǐ to hit rock bottom (idiom)
 tiě měi zhì mafic rock (containing magnesium and iron, so comparatively heavy, making oceanic plates)
 fēi céng yán unstratified rock
 jiǎn xìng yán basic rock / mafic rock (with less silicon and more magnesium, iron etc)
 Lóng ān sì Ryōanji, temple in northwest Kyōto 京都, Japan with famous rock garden
 yuán gē (bird species of China) rock dove (Columba livia)
 yán léi niǎo (bird species of China) rock ptarmigan (Lagopus muta)
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