"Tree" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 shù tree / CL:棵[ke1] / to cultivate / to set up
 shù mù tree
 mù tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1]
 dǐng bù roof / topmost part / top (of tree, wall etc) / apex
 shù yè tree leaves
 mǔ dan tree peony (Paeonia suffruticosa)
 fěi cuì jadeite / tree kingfisher
 zhāi xià to take off / to remove (one's hat, a door from its hinges etc) / to pick (a piece of fruit from a tree etc) / (sports) to pick off (a rebound etc)
 yín xìng ginkgo (tree with fan-shaped leaves and yellow seeds) / maidenhair tree
 xuě sōng cedar tree / cedarwood
 lín mù forest / forest tree
 shù gàn tree trunk
 guǒ shù fruit tree / CL:棵[ke1]
 wú tóng wutong (Firmiana platanifolia) / Chinese parasol tree
 yáng liǔ willow tree / poplar and willow / name of traditional tune
 sōng shù pine / pine tree / CL:棵[ke1]
 shù zhǒng tree species
 xiǎo shù shrub / small tree / sapling / CL:棵[ke1]
 chén xiāng Chinese eaglewood / agarwood tree (Aquilaria agallocha) / lignum aloes
 dú shù yī zhì lit. to fly one's banner on a solitary tree (idiom) / fig. to act as a loner / to stand out / to develop one's own school / to have attitude of one's own
 shān zhā hawthorn tree (rose family, genus Crataegus) / rose hip (hawthorn fruit)
 shù shāo the tip of a tree / treetop
 chá shù tea tree / Camellia sinensis
 shù pí tree bark
 zōng lu:2 palm tree
 Shèng dàn shù Christmas tree
 qiáo mù tree, esp. with recognizable trunk (as opposed to 灌木[guan4 mu4], bush or shrub)
 qīng sōng pine tree
 mù ěr edible tree fungus / CL:朵[duo3]
 shù gēn tree roots
 shù yìn shade of a tree
 pí pa loquat tree (Eriobotrya japonica) / loquat fruit
 táo shù peach tree / CL:株[zhu1]
 yī zhī dú xiù lit. only one branch of the tree is thriving (idiom) / fig. to be in a league of one's own / outstanding
 yáng shù poplar tree / various trees of genus Populus
 huái shù locust tree (Sophora japonica)
 yáo qián shù a legendary tree that sheds coins when shaken / a source of easy money (idiom)
 bǎi shù cypress tree / Taiwan pr. [bo2 shu4]
 jiā pǔ genealogy / family tree
 mù mián cotton tree (Bombax ceiba)
 kū mù dead tree
 lí shù pear tree
 gǎn lǎn shù olive tree
 hé bào to wrap one's arm around (used to describe the girth of a tree trunk)
椿 xiāng chūn Chinese toon (Toona sinensis), deciduous tree whose young leaves are used as a vegetable
 zǎo shù jujube tree / date tree / Zizyphus vulgaris / CL:棵[ke1]
 yòu mù pomelo tree (Citrus maxima or C. grandis) / shaddock / oriental grapefruit
 sāng shù mulberry tree, with leaves used to feed silkworms
 yuè guì laurel (Laurus nobilis) / bay tree / bay leaf
 shù zhuāng tree stump
 yí huā jiē mù lit. to graft flowers onto a tree / to surreptitiously substitute one thing for another (idiom)
 pú tí shù pipal tree (Ficus religiosa) / bo fig tree / Bodhi tree (sacred to Buddhism and Hinduism)
 zōng lu:2 shù palm tree
 shù shēn tree trunk
 cǎo mù jiē bīng lit. every tree or bush an enemy soldier (idiom) / fig. to panic and treat everyone as an enemy / to feel beleaguered
 Zhí shù jié Arbor Day (March 12th), also known as National Tree Planting Day 全民義務植樹日|全民义务植树日[Quan2 min2 Yi4 wu4 Zhi2 shu4 ri4]
 xìng shù apricot tree
 shì xì lineage / genealogy / family tree
 suō luó spinulose tree fern / Cyathea spinulosa (botany)
 tóng yóu tung oil, from the Japanese wood-oil tree Aleurites cordata, used in making lacquer
 luò yè sōng larch tree (Pinus larix) / deciduous pine tree
 dān pí the root bark of the peony tree
 èr chā shù binary tree
 zhǐ sāng mà huái lit. to point at the mulberry tree and curse the locust tree / fig. to scold sb indirectly / to make oblique accusations (idiom)
 wū jiù Tallow tree / Sapium sebiferum
 guǒ mù fruit tree
 gàn tree trunk / main part of sth / to manage / to work / to do / capable / cadre / to kill (slang) / to fuck (vulgar)
 lǐ shù plum tree
 yuán mù qiú yú lit. climb a tree to catch a fish (idiom) / fig. to attempt the impossible
 shí liu shù pomegranate tree
 shù jiāo tree resin / gum
 ǎi shù short tree / bush / shrub
 gǒng tóng dove tree (Davidia involucrata)
 yóu tóng Chinese wood-oil tree (Vernicia fordii)
 kū mù féng chūn lit. the spring comes upon a withered tree (idiom) / fig. to get a new lease on life / to be revived / (of a difficult situation) to suddenly improve
 bì yìn to give shade (of a tree etc) / to shield
 lǐ dài táo jiāng lit. the plum tree withers in place of the peach tree / to substitute one thing for another / to carry the can for sb
 biāo mark / sign / label / to mark with a symbol, label, lettering etc / to bear (a brand name, registration number etc) / prize / award / bid / target / quota / (old) the topmost branches of a tree / visible symptom / classifier for military units
 yuè guì shù laurel tree (Laurus nobilis) / bay tree
 shù dǎo hú sūn sàn When the tree topples the monkeys scatter. (idiom) / fig. an opportunist abandons an unfavorable cause / Rats leave a sinking ship.
 yáng huái black locust tree (Robinia pseudoacacia)
 xiàng jiāo shù rubber tree
 shù wā tree frog
绿 cháng lu:4 shù evergreen tree
 biǎn táo almond tree / almond / flat peach
 zōng shù palm tree
 tiě shù kāi huā lit. the iron tree blooms (idiom) / a highly improbable or extremely rare occurrence
 qī shù lac tree (Rhus vernicifera)
 shù yè tree sap
 lì shù oak tree
 lóng xuè shù dragon tree / Dracaena (botany)
 jué cè shù decision tree
 méi classifier for coins, rings, badges, pearls, sporting medals, rockets, satellites etc / tree trunk / whip / wooden peg, used as a gag for marching soldiers (old)
 kē tree branch / stem / ax handle
 zhū tree trunk / stump (tree root) / a plant / classifier for trees or plants / strain (biology) / to involve others (in shady business)
 jīng chaste tree or berry (Vitex agnus-castus) / alternative name for the Zhou Dynasty state of Chu 楚國|楚国[Chu3 guo2]
 tóng tree name (variously Paulownia, Firmiana or Aleurites)
 huái Chinese scholar tree (Sophora japonica) / Japanese pagoda tree
 jiē Chinese pistachio tree (Pistacia chinensis)
 chéng orange tree / orange (color)
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