"Skill" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 jì shù technology / technique / skill / CL:門|门[men2],種|种[zhong3],項|项[xiang4]
 jì qiǎo skill / technique
 gōng fu skill / art / kung fu / labor / effort
 shǒu fǎ technique / trick / skill
 běn shi ability / skill
 běn lǐng skill / ability / capability / CL:項|项[xiang4],個|个[ge4]
 jì néng technical ability / skill
 yī shǒu a skill / mastery of a trade / by oneself / without outside help
 gōng lì merit / efficacy / competence / skill / power
 shǒu wàn wrist / trickery / finesse / ability / skill
 gōng fu period of time (may be months, or mere seconds) / spare time / skill / labor / effort
 shēn shǒu skill / talent / agility
 jì yì skill / art
 jì liǎng trick / scheme / ploy / tactic / stratagem / gimmick / ruse / trickery / skill / also written 技倆|技俩
 dào héng skills acquired through religious practice / (fig.) ability / skill / Taiwan pr. [dao4 hang5]
 shǒu bǐ sth written or painted in one's own hand / (of a writer, calligrapher or painter) skill / style / hand / (fig.) style shown in spending money, handling business etc / scale
 dào road / path / CL:條|条[tiao2],股[gu3] / principle / truth / morality / reason / skill / method / Dao (of Daoism) / to say / to speak / to talk / classifier for long thin things (rivers, cracks etc), barriers (walls, doors etc), questions (in an exam etc), commands, courses in a meal, steps in a process / (old) circuit (administrative division)
 gōng work / worker / skill / profession / trade / craft / labor
 bǎ shì person skilled in a trade / skill
 jì skill
 yì skill / art
 jì artistry / talent / skill / (in ancient times) female entertainer
 yì skill / art
 jì liǎng trick / scheme / ploy / tactic / stratagem / gimmick / ruse / trickery / skill / usually written 伎倆|伎俩
 yì skill / art
 liǎng bǎ shuā zi ability / skill
 jìng jì competition of skill (e.g. sports) / athletics tournament
 dà wáng king / magnate / person having expert skill in something
 wǔ shù military skill or technique (in former times) / all kinds of martial art sports (some claiming spiritual development) / self-defense / tradition of choreographed fights from opera and film (recent usage) / also called kungfu 功夫 / CL:種|种[zhong3]
 tiān fù gift / innate skill
 jué zhāo unique skill / unexpected tricky move (as a last resort) / masterstroke / finishing blow
 jué jì consummate skill / supreme feat / tour-de-force / stunt
 liàn gōng to practice work skill
 shén gōng amazing powers / miraculous skill
 wǔ yì martial art / military skill
 yǒu yī tào to have a skill / to be savvy / to know how to do sth
 zào yì level of mastery (of a skill or area of knowledge) / (archaic) to pay a visit to sb
 xué yì to learn a skill or art
 kān jiā to look after the house / (of skill, ability) special / outstanding
 jué huó specialty / unique skill
 yì qǔ tóng gōng different tunes played with equal skill (idiom) / different methods leading to the same result / different approach but equally satisfactory outcome
 xí dé to learn / to acquire (some skill through practice) / acquisition
 chàng gōng singing skill
 pǐn xué conduct and learning (of an individual) / moral nature and skill
 yī jì zhī cháng proficiency in a particular field (idiom) / skill in a specialized area (idiom)
 yǒu yī shǒu to have a skill / to have a lot on the ball / to have an affair
 qí yì chess skill
 bǐ tóu ability to write / writing skill / written / in written form
 yī dào art of healing / medical skill
 shǒu hand / (formal) to hold / person engaged in certain types of work / person skilled in certain types of work / personal(ly) / convenient / classifier for skill / CL:雙|双[shuang1],隻|只[zhi1]
 Bān mén nòng fǔ to display one's slight skill before an expert (idiom)
 wǔ jì dancing skill
 yǒu liǎng xià zi to have real skill / to know one's stuff
 dà xiǎn shén tōng to display one's remarkable skill or prowess / to give full play to one's brilliant abilities
 yī wú suǒ cháng not having any special skill / without any qualifications
 zhuō bèn clumsy / awkward / lacking skill
 shuǎ to play with / to wield / to act (cool etc) / to display (a skill, one's temper etc)
 diāo chóng xiǎo jì insignificant talent / skill of no high order / minor accomplishment
 liáng gōng xīn kǔ expert craft from hard practice (idiom) / hard-won skill / A masterpiece demands suffering.
 jì shí gōng zī time rate wage / remuneration based on one's time and skill / opposite: piece rate wage 計件工資|计件工资[ji4 jian4 gong1 zi1]
 xióng cái dà lu:è great skill and strategy
 diāo chóng zhuàn kè literary trifles / minor skill
 yòng bīng rú shén to lead military operations with extraordinary skill
 dà fàng yì cǎi to shine (of talents, skills, accomplishment) / to demonstrate extraordinary talent or skill
 shì jué jiā gōng jì qiǎo visual processing skill
 yǔ yīn jì qiǎo phonological skill
 qí jì brilliant skill / uncanny feat
 mò yì small skill / my humble capabilities
 shòu shù animal training / skill with animals / shoushu - "Animal skill" or "Beast-fist" - Martial Art (esp. fictional)
 bó jì meager skill / my poor talents (humble)
 Jiǎ Sī xié Jia Sixie, sixth century writer and author of agricultural encyclopedia Essential skill to benefit the people 齊民要術|齐民要术[Qi2 min2 Yao4 shu4]
 mài běn shì to flaunt a skill / to give display to one's ability / to show off a feat / to vaunt one's tricks
 Qí mín Yào shù Essential skill to benefit the people, sixth century encyclopedia of agricultural knowledge by Jia Sixie 賈思勰|贾思勰[Jia3 Si1 xie2]
 lǐng dǎo jì néng leadership skill
 jiù yè jì néng job skill
 láo dòng jì néng job skill
  Asia and Pacific Skill Development Programme
  motor skill
 jué mén r extinct profession / lost trade / unique skill / astonishing / fantastic
 xīn chuán (of knowledge, skill etc) to be passed on from teachers to students, one generation to another, abbr. for 薪盡火傳|薪尽火传[xin1 jin4 huo3 chuan2]
 xīn huǒ xiāng chuán lit. the flame of a burning piece of firewood passes on to the rest (idiom) / fig. (of knowledge, skill etc) to be passed on from teachers to students, one generation to another
 cháng jì special skill
 dān chuán to have only one heir in a generation (of a family, clan etc) / to be learned from only one master (of a skill, art etc)
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