"Sweet" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 tián sweet
 tián mì sweet / happy
 tián měi sweet / pleasant / happy
 yān rán beautiful / sweet / engaging
 gān tián sweet
 tián shí dessert / sweet
 jiāo dī dī sweet / cute / delicately pretty
 gān sweet / willing
 yān lovely / sweet
 wǎn miào sweet / soft / lovely (of sounds and voices)
 xiāng wèi fragrance / bouquet / sweet smell / CL:股[gu3]
 qīng xiāng sweet scent / fragrant odor
 yǎo tiǎo sweet, fair, and graceful (of a woman) / a seductive woman / secluded (bower)
 tián yán mì yǔ (idiom) sweet words / sweet talk / cajolery
 xiāng tián fragrant and sweet / sound (sleep)
 jiāo mèi flirtatious / coquettish / sweet and charming / beautiful young woman (old)
 suān tián kǔ là sour, sweet, bitter and spicy hot / fig. the joys and sorrows of life
 tián tou sweet taste (of power, success etc) / benefit
 hóng shǔ sweet potato
 dì guā sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) / yam (family Dioscoreaceae)
 wǔ wèi the five flavors, namely: sweet 甜, sour 酸, bitter 苦, spicy hot 辣, salty 鹹|咸 / all kinds of flavors
 suān tián sour and sweet
 nián gāo nian gao, New Year cake, typically a sweet, steamed cake made with glutinous rice flour
 mì yǔ sweet words / sweet talk
 shān yù sweet potato
 fān shǔ (dialect) sweet potato / yam
 táng cù sweet and sour
 xǐ táng sweet given on a happy occasion (esp. wedding)
 bǐ yì shuāng fēi lit. a pair of birds flying close together (idiom) / fig. two hearts beating as one / name of a sweet and sour chicken wing dish
 qī wǎn melancholy / moving and sad / sweet and piteous
 chāng pú Acorus calamus / sweet sedge or sweet flag
 fán shǔ sweet potato
 gān shǔ sweet potato / Ipomoea batatas
 tián suān sweet and sour
 tián chéng sweet orange (Citrus sinensis)
 tián jiǔ sweet liquor
 tián yán sweet words / fine talk
 jiǔ niàng sweet fermented rice / glutinous rice wine
 gān zhī rú yí lit. as sweet as syrup (idiom, from Book of Songs) / to endure hardship gladly / a glutton for punishment
 luó lè sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum)
 bái shǔ sweet potato
 hóng sháo (dialect) sweet potato or yam
 táng cù yú sweet and sour fish
 gān wèi sweetness / sweet taste
 xiāng fragrant / sweet smelling / aromatic / savory or appetizing / (to eat) with relish / (of sleep) sound / perfume or spice / joss or incense stick / CL:根[gen1]
 shuài handsome / graceful / smart / commander in chief / (coll.) cool! / sweet!
 lǐ sweet wine
 qīng qīng wǒ wǒ to bill and coo (idiom) / to whisper sweet nothings to one another / to be very much in love
 zuǐ tián xīn kǔ sweet mouth, bitter heart (idiom) / insincere flattery
 tián yán měi yǔ sweet words, beautiful phrases (idiom) / hypocritical flattery
 qiāo qiao huà whisperings / private words / confidences / sweet nothings
 tián mì mì very sweet
 lán shè lit. orchids and musk / fig. sweet perfumes
 yí elixirs / sweet wine
 luó hàn guǒ sweet fruit of Siraitia grosvenorii (formerly Momordica grosvenori, a gourd of the Curcubitaceae family), grown in Guangxi and used in Chinese medicine
 lián hǒng dài piàn to cajole / to sweet talk sb into doing sth
 bù jīng yī fān fēng shuāng kǔ , nán dé là méi tǔ qīng xiāng Without once passing through the winter's cold and wind, where would the sweet spring fragrance come from?
 shì wù de běn zhì chóng yú wài zài essence is more important than external appearance / a rose by any other name would smell as sweet
 shēn shǔ Dioscorea alata (Kinampay or aromatic purple yam, a sweet root crop)
 gū lǎo ròu sweet and sour meat (pork)
 gū lū ròu sweet and sour meat (pork)
 dì guā miàn sweet potato or yam noodles
 shuǐ chāng pú Acorus calamus / sweet sedge or sweet flag
 méi guī bù guǎn jiào shá míng , wén qǐ lai zǒng shì xiāng de A rose by any other name would smell as sweet
 gān yán mì yǔ (idiom) sweet words / sweet talk / cajolery
 tián jīn jīn sweet and delicious
 tián yán mì yǔ sweet words and honeyed phrases (idiom) / elegant but insincere words / cheating wheedling / dishonest rhetoric
 tián suān ròu sweet and sour pork
 táng cù ròu sweet and sour pork
 táng cù lǐ jǐ sweet and sour pork
 luó lè sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) / same as 羅勒|罗勒
 kǔ gān bitter sweet
 dòu shǔ yam bean (Pachyrhizus erosus), a vine with sweet edible root
 lián hōng dài piàn to cajole / to sweet talk sb into doing sth
 láo zāo sweet fermented rice / glutinous rice wine
 ài wō wo glutinous rice cake with a sweet filling
 gǔ lǎo ròu sweet and sour pork / also written 咕嚕肉|咕噜肉[gu1 lu1 rou4]
 ài wō wo glutinous rice cake with a sweet filling / also written 艾窩窩|艾窝窝[ai4 wo1 wo5]
 qiē gāo traditional Xinjiang sweet walnut cake
 hǎo yán hǎo yǔ kind words / sweet talk / coaxing manner
 shā qí mǎ sachima, sweet (Manchu) pastry made of fried strips of dough coated with syrup, pressed together, then cut into blocks
 mǎ rén táng traditional Xinjiang sweet walnut cake
 tián rùn sweet and mellow / fresh and moist (air)
 tián nì sweet and unctuous / (fig.) overly sentimental
 tián gāo liáng sweet sorghum
 táng gāo liáng sweet sorghum
 nì wai (of a couple) to be sweet to each other / lovey-dovey / variant of 膩味|腻味[ni4 wei5]
 xiāng wǎn dòu sweet pea (Lathyrus odoratus)
 qīng bǔ liáng ching bo leung, an icy, sweet dessert soup
 táng yóu bā bā sweet snack made from glutinous rice, sugar and honey, common in Changsha 長沙|长沙[Chang2 sha1], Hunan
 xiāng wān dòu sweet pea (Lathyrus odoratus)
 huí tián to have a sweet aftertaste
 huí gān to have a sweet aftertaste
 tián zhì sweet and innocent
绿 lu:4 dòu pèng mung bean cake (pastry with a rounded top, containing a sweet or savory filling made with cooked mung beans)
 huáng huā cài dōu liáng le lit. the dishes are cold (idiom) / fig. to arrive late / to take one's sweet time
 shǎ bái tián (Internet slang) sweet, naive young woman
 qiǎng niǔ de guā bù tián lit. if you have to use force to break a melon off the vine, it won't taste sweet (because it's only when the melon is ripe that it can be removed with just a slight twist) (idiom) / fig. if sth is not meant to be, it's no use trying to force it to happen
 zhēn duō bīng cendol, Southeast Asian iced sweet dessert
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