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1 hòuHou4back; behind; rear; afterwards; after; later; post-; empress; queen; (archaic) monarch; ruler; surname Hou
2后来 後來 hòu láihou4 lai2afterwards; later
3后面 後面 hòu miànhou4 mian4rear; back; behind; later; afterwards; also pr. hou4 mian5
4后者 後者 hòu zhěhou4 zhe3the latter
5后果 後果 hòu guǒhou4 guo3consequences; aftermath
6后期 後期 hòu hou4 qi1late stage; later period
7后代 後代 hòu dàihou4 dai4descendant; progeny; posterity; later ages; later generations
8后边 後邊 hòu bianhou4 bian5back; rear; behind
9后方 後方 hòu fānghou4 fang1the rear; far behind the front line
10后悔 後悔 hòu huǐhou4 hui3to regret; to repent
11后天 後天 hòu tiānhou4 tian1the day after tomorrow; acquired (not innate); a posteriori
12后世 後世 hòu shìhou4 shi4future events; and what happened next... (in fiction); funeral arrangements; later generations
13后人 後人 hòu rénhou4 ren2later generation
14后退 後退 hòu tuìhou4 tui4to recoil; to draw back; to fall back; to retreat
15后生 後生 hòu shēnghou4 sheng1young generation; youth; young man
16后门 後門 hòu ménhou4 men2the back door; fig. under the counter (indirect way for influence or pressure); anus
17后台 後台 hòu táihou4 tai2backstage area; behind-the-scenes supporter; (computing) back-end; background
18后备 後備 hòu bèihou4 bei4younger generation; the back (human anatomy); the back part of sth; reserve; backup
19后头 後頭 hòu touhou4 tou5behind; the back; the rear; later; afterwards; (in) the future
20后肢 後肢 hòu zhīhou4 zhi1hind legs
21后半生 後半生 hòu bàn shēnghou4 ban4 sheng1latter half of one's life
22后海 後海 hòu hǎiHou4 hai3Houhai, a lake and the area surrounding it in central Beijing
23后梢 後梢 hòu shāohou4 shao1stern (of a boat)
24后半 後半 hòu bànhou4 ban4latter half
25后半场 後半場 hòu bàn chǎnghou4 ban4 chang3second half (of sporting competition)
26后半叶 後半葉 hòu bàn hou4 ban4 ye4latter half (of a decade, century etc)
27后备军 後備軍 hòu bèi jūnhou4 bei4 jun1rearguard
28后备箱 後備箱 hòu bèi xiānghou4 bei4 xiang1trunk; boot (of a car)
29后鼻音 後鼻音 hòu yīnhou4 bi2 yin1velar nasal; consonant ng or ŋ produced in the nose with the back of the tongue against the soft palate
30后壁 後壁 hòu Hou4 bi4Houpi township in Tainan county 台南县 , Taiwan
31后壁乡 後壁鄉 hòu xiāngHou4 bi4 xiang1Houbi township in Tainan county 台南县 , Taiwan
32后边儿 後邊兒 hòu bian rhou4 bian5 r5erhua variant of 后边
33后部 後部 hòu hou4 bu4back section
34后车架 後車架 hòu chē jiàhou4 che1 jia4luggage carrier (bicycle)
35后车之鉴 後車之鑒 hòu chē zhī jiànhou4 che1 zhi1 jian4lit. warning to the following cart (idiom); don't follow the track of an overturned cart; fig. draw lesson from the failure of one's predecessor; learn from past mistake; once bitten twice shy
36后车轴 後車軸 hòu chē zhóuhou4 che1 zhou2back axle (of car)
37后撤 後撤 hòu chèhou4 che4to pull back (an army); to retreat
38后尘 後塵 hòu chénhou4 chen2lit. trailing dust; fig. sb's footsteps; course in life
39后翅 後翅 hòu chìhou4 chi4back wing (of insect)
40后词汇加工 後詞彙加工 hòu huì jiā gōnghou4 ci2 hui4 jia1 gong1post-lexical access
41后挡板 後擋板 hòu dǎng bǎnhou4 dang3 ban3backboard
42后灯 後燈 hòu dēnghou4 deng1taillight
43后端 後端 hòu duānhou4 duan1backend (computing)
44后段 後段 hòu duànhou4 duan4final part; rear; back end; final segment; the following section; last paragraph
45后盾 後盾 hòu dùnhou4 dun4support; backing
46后发制人 後發制人 hòu zhì rénhou4 fa1 zhi4 ren2to gain mastery by counterattacking (idiom)
47后发座 后髮座 hòu zuòHou4 fa4 zuo4Coma Berenices (constellation)
48后翻筋斗 後翻筋斗 hòu fān jīn dǒuhou4 fan1 jin1 dou3backward somersault
49后妃 hòu fēihou4 fei1imperial wives and concubines
50后付 後付 hòu hou4 fu4attachment; appendix; addendum; stepfather; payment made afterwards; postpaid
51后盖 後蓋 hòu gàihou4 gai4back cover; shell (of crab etc)
52后感 後感 hòu gǎnhou4 gan3afterthought; reflection after an event; a review (of a movie etc)
53后感觉 後感覺 hòu gǎn juéhou4 gan3 jue2after-sensation; after-impression
54后宫 後宮 hòu gōnghou4 gong1harem; chambers of imperial concubines
55后钩 後鉤 hòu gōuhou4 gou1(dialect) unfinished business; trailing sound
56后钩儿 後鉤兒 hòu gōu rhou4 gou1 r5erhua variant of 后钩
57后顾之忧 後顧之憂 hòu zhī yōuhou4 gu4 zhi1 you1fears of trouble in the rear (idiom); family worries (obstructing freedom of action); worries about the future consequences; often in negative expressions, meaning "no worries about anything"
58后汉 後漢 hòu hànHou4 Han4Later Han or Eastern Han dynasty (25-220); Later Han of the Five Dynasties (947-950)
59后汉书 後漢書 hòu hàn shūHou4 Han4 shu1History of Eastern Han (later Han), third of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史 , composed by Fan Ye 范晔 in 445 during Song of the Southern Dynasties 南朝宋 , 120 scrolls
60后话 後話 hòu huàhou4 hua4something to be taken up later in speech or writing
61后患无穷 後患無窮 hòu huàn qiónghou4 huan4 wu2 qiong2it will cause no end of trouble (idiom)
62后悔不迭 後悔不迭 hòu huǐ diéhou4 hui3 bu4 die2too late for regrets
63后悔莫及 後悔莫及 hòu huǐ hou4 hui3 mo4 ji2too late for regrets (idiom); It is useless to repent after the event.
64后悔无及 後悔無及 hòu huǐ hou4 hui3 wu2 ji2to be too late to regret (idiom)
65后会无期 後會無期 hòu huì hou4 hui4 wu2 qi1to meet again at unspecified date; meeting postponed indefinitely
66后会有期 後會有期 hòu huì yǒu hou4 hui4 you3 qi1I'm sure we'll meet again some day. (idiom); Hope to see you again.
67后记 後記 hòu hou4 ji4epilogue; afterword
68后继乏人 後繼乏人 hòu rénhou4 ji4 fa2 ren2see 后继无人
69后继无力 後繼無力 hòu hou4 ji4 wu2 li4to have no strength to continue (idiom)
70后继无人 後繼無人 hòu rénhou4 ji4 wu2 ren2to have no qualified successors to carry on one's undertaking
71后继有人 後繼有人 hòu yǒu rénhou4 ji4 you3 ren2to have qualified successors to carry on one's undertaking
72后加 後加 hòu jiāhou4 jia1postposition (grammar)
73后甲板 後甲板 hòu jiǎ bǎnhou4 jia3 ban3afterdeck
74后见之明 後見之明 hòu jiàn zhī mínghou4 jian4 zhi1 ming2hindsight
75后脚 後腳 hòu jiǎohou4 jiao3(one moment ...,) the next ...; trailing foot (in walking)
76后金 後金 hòu jīnHou4 Jin1Later Jin dynasty (from 1616-); Manchu Khanate or kingdom that took over as Qing dynasty in 1644
77后晋 後晉 hòu jìnHou4 Jin4less advanced; underdeveloped; lagging behind; the younger generation; the less experienced ones; Later Jin of the Five Dynasties (936-946)
78后进先出 後進先出 hòu jìn xiān chūhou4 jin4 xian1 chu1to come late and leave first; last in, first out (LIFO)
79后颈 後頸 hòu jǐnghou4 jing3nape
80后空翻 後空翻 hòu kōng fānhou4 kong1 fan1backward somersault; backflip
81后来居上 後來居上 hòu lái shànghou4 lai2 ju1 shang4lit. late-comer lives above (idiom); the up-and-coming youngster outstrips the older generation; the pupil surpasses the master
82后里 hòu Hou4 li3Houli township in Taichung county 台中县 , Taiwan
83后里乡 后里鄉 hòu xiāngHou4 li3 xiang1Houli township in Taichung county 台中县 , Taiwan
84后力不继 後力不繼 hòu hou4 li4 bu4 ji4to lack the strength to continue (idiom)
85后梁 後梁 hòu liángHou4 Liang2Later Liang of the Sixteen Kingdoms (386-403); Later Liang of the Five Dynasties (907-923)
86后两者 後兩者 hòu liǎng zhěhou4 liang3 zhe3the latter two
87后龙 後龍 hòu lóngHou4 long2Houlung town in Miaoli county 苗栗县 , northwest Taiwan
88后龙镇 後龍鎮 hòu lóng zhènHou4 long2 zhen4Houlung town in Miaoli county 苗栗县 , northwest Taiwan
89后路 後路 hòu hou4 lu4escape route; retreat route; communication lines to the rear; alternative course of action; room for maneuver
90后轮 後輪 hòu lúnhou4 lun2rear wheel
91后妈 後媽 hòu hou4 ma1(coll.) stepmother
92后母 後母 hòu hou4 mu3stepmother
93后脑 後腦 hòu nǎohou4 nao3hindbrain; back of the head
94后脑勺 後腦勺 hòu nǎo sháohou4 nao3 shao2back of the head
95后年 後年 hòu niánhou4 nian2the year after next
96后娘 後娘 hòu niánghou4 niang2stepmother (coll.)
97后怕 後怕 hòu hou4 pa4lingering fear; fear after the event; post-traumatic stress
98后排 後排 hòu páihou4 pai2the back row
99后起之秀 後起之秀 hòu zhī xiùhou4 qi3 zhi1 xiu4an up-and-coming youngster; new talent; a brilliant younger generation
100后勤 後勤 hòu qínhou4 qin2Later Qin of the Sixteen Kingdoms (384-417); logistics
101后勤学 後勤學 hòu qín xuéhou4 qin2 xue2military logistics
102后儿 後兒 hòu rhou4 r5the day after tomorrow
103后任 後任 hòu rènhou4 ren4successor; (attributive) future
104后日 後日 hòu hou4 ri4the day after tomorrow; from hence; from now; from now on; henceforth
105后设 後設 hòu shèhou4 she4meta- (prefix) (Tw)
106后设认知 後設認知 hòu shè rèn zhīhou4 she4 ren4 zhi1metacognition (Tw)
107后设资料 後設資料 hòu shè liàohou4 she4 zi1 liao4metadata (Tw)
108后生动物 後生動物 hòu shēng dòng hou4 sheng1 dong4 wu4metazoa; the animal kingdom
109后生可畏 後生可畏 hòu shēng wèihou4 sheng1 ke3 wei4the young will be redoubtable in the years to come (idiom); the younger generations will surpass us in time
110后视镜 後視鏡 hòu shì jìnghou4 shi4 jing4rearview mirror
111后嗣 後嗣 hòu hou4 si4heir; descendant; posterity
112后送 後送 hòu sònghou4 song4evacuation (military)
113后送医院 後送醫院 hòu sòng yuànhou4 song4 yi1 yuan4evacuation hospital (military)
114后台进程 後台進程 hòu tái jìn chénghou4 tai2 jin4 cheng2background process (computing)
115后唐 後唐 hòu tángHou4 Tang2Later Tang of the Five Dynasties (923-936)
116后藤 後藤 hòu téngHou4 teng2Gotō (Japanese surname)
117后天性 後天性 hòu tiān xìnghou4 tian1 xing4acquired (characteristic etc)
118后庭 後庭 hòu tínghou4 ting2backyard; imperial harem; (slang) anus
119后味 後味 hòu wèihou4 wei4Wei of the Northern Dynasties 386-534; rear guard; backfield; fullback; aftertaste
120后西游记 後西遊記 hòu yóu Hou4 Xi1 you2 Ji4one of three Ming dynasty sequels to Journey to the West 西游记
121后现代主义 後現代主義 hòu xiàn dài zhǔ hou4 xian4 dai4 zhu3 yi4postmodernism
122后效 後效 hòu xiàohou4 xiao4after-effect
123后心 後心 hòu xīnhou4 xin1middle of the back
124后信号灯 後信號燈 hòu xìn hào dēnghou4 xin4 hao4 deng1car rear indicator
125后续 後續 hòu hou4 xu4follow-up; (dialect) to remarry
126后学 後學 hòu xuéhou4 xue2junior scholar or pupil in imperial China
127后燕 後燕 hòu yānHou4 Yan1Later Yan of the Sixteen Kingdoms (384-409)
128后掩蔽 後掩蔽 hòu yǎn hou4 yan3 bi4backward masking
129后验概率 後驗概率 hòu yàn gài hou4 yan4 gai4 lu:4posterior probability (statistics)
130后腰 後腰 hòu yāohou4 yao1lower back; (sports) defensive midfielder
131后摇 後搖 hòu yáohou4 yao2post-rock (music genre)
132后摇滚 後搖滾 hòu yáo gǔnhou4 yao2 gun3post-rock (music genre)
133后遗症 後遺症 hòu zhènghou4 yi2 zheng4(medicine) sequelae; residual effects; (fig.) repercussions; aftermath
134后羿 hòu Hou4 Yi4descendant; Houyi, mythological Chinese archer whose wife was Chang'e
135后影 後影 hòu yǐnghou4 ying3rear view; figure seen from behind; view of the back (of a person or object)
136后援 後援 hòu yuánhou4 yuan2trailing edge (of airplane wing); reinforcement; back-up; supporting force
137后院 後院 hòu yuànhou4 yuan4rear court; back garden; backyard (also fig.)
138后院起火 後院起火 hòu yuàn huǒhou4 yuan4 qi3 huo3a conflict arises close to home (idiom)
139后账 後賬 hòu zhànghou4 zhang4undisclosed account; to settle matters later; to blame sb after the event
140后赵 後趙 hòu zhàoHou4 Zhao4Later Zhao of the Sixteen Kingdoms (319-350)
141后照镜 後照鏡 hòu zhào jìnghou4 zhao4 jing4rearview mirror (Tw)
142后诊 後診 hòu zhěnhou4 zhen3postoperative examination
143后殖民 後殖民 hòu zhí mínhou4 zhi2 min2postcolonial
144后置 後置 hòu zhìhou4 zhi4postproduction; to place after (e.g. in grammar); postposition
145后置词 後置詞 hòu zhì hou4 zhi4 ci2postposition; suffix; word placed after
146后置定语 後置定語 hòu zhì dìng hou4 zhi4 ding4 yu3post-attribute (linguistics)
147后置介词 後置介詞 hòu zhì jiè hou4 zhi4 jie4 ci2postposed (linguistics)
148后置修饰语 後置修飾語 hòu zhì xiū shì hou4 zhi4 xiu1 shi4 yu3postmodifier (grammar)
149后周 後周 hòu zhōuHou4 Zhou1Later Zhou of the Five Dynasties (951-960), centered on Shandong and Hebei, with capital at Kaifeng 开封
150后缀 後綴 hòu zhuìhou4 zhui4suffix (linguistics)
151后座 hòu zuòhou4 zuo4back seat; pillion; recoil (of a gun); backlash; empress's throne; (fig.) first place in a feminine competition
152后坐力 後坐力 hòu zuò hou4 zuo4 li4recoil (of a gun); backlash; reactive force

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