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1周围 周圍 zhōu wéizhou1 wei2surroundings; environment; to encompass
2周期 週期 zhōu zhou1 qi1period; cycle
3 zhōuZhou1week; weekly; variant of ; to make a circuit; to circle; circle; circumference; lap; cycle; complete; all; all over; thorough; to help financially; surname Zhou; Zhou Dynasty (1046-256 BC)
4周恩来 周恩來 zhōu Ēn láiZhou1 En1 lai2Zhou Enlai (1898-1976), Chinese communist leader, prime minister 1949-1976
5周年 週年 zhōu niánzhou1 nian2anniversary; annual
6周期性 週期性 zhōu xìngzhou1 qi1 xing4periodic; periodicity (math); cyclicity
7周到 zhōu dàozhou1 dao4thoughtful; considerate; attentive; thorough; also pr. [zhou1 dao5]
8周密 zhōu zhou1 mi4careful; thorough; meticulous; dense; impenetrable
9周期表 週期表 zhōu biǎozhou1 qi1 biao3periodic table (chemistry); abbr. of 元素周期表 , periodic table of the elements
10周身 zhōu shēnzhou1 shen1whole body
11周长 周長 zhōu chángzhou1 chang2perimeter; circumference; variant of 周长
12周刊 週刊 zhōu kānzhou1 kan1weekly publication; weekly
13周岁 週歲 zhōu suìzhou1 sui4one full year (e.g. on child's first birthday)
14周扒皮 zhōu Zhou1 ba1 pi2Zhou the exploiter, archetypal character in short story 半夜鸡叫
15周报 周報 zhōu bàozhou1 bao4weekly paper; magazine; weekly paper; magazine
16周备 周備 zhōu bèizhou1 bei4thorough; carefully prepared
17周髀算经 周髀算經 zhōu suàn jīngZhou1 bi4 suan4 Jing1Zhou Bi Suan Jing, or Chou Pei Suan Ching, one of the oldest Chinese texts on astronomy and mathematics
18周边 周邊 zhōu biānzhou1 bian1periphery; rim; surroundings; all around; perimeter; peripheral (computing); spin-offs
19周边商品 周邊商品 zhōu biān shāng pǐnzhou1 bian1 shang1 pin3spin-off merchandise
20周波 zhōu zhou1 bo1cycle (physics)
21周勃 zhōu Zhou1 Bo2Zhou Bo (?-169 BC), military man and politician at the Qin-Han transition, a founding minister of Western Han
22周朝 zhōu cháoZhou1 chao2Zhou Dynasty; Western Zhou 西周 (1046-771 BC) and Eastern Zhou 东周 (770-221 BC)
23周成王 zhōu chéng wángZhou1 Cheng2 wang2King Cheng of Zhou (1055-1021 BC), reigned 1042-1021 BC as the 2nd king of Western Zhou 西周
24周处 周處 zhōu chǔZhou1 Chu3Zhou Chu (236-297), Jin dynasty general
25周传瑛 周傳瑛 zhōu chuán yīngZhou1 Chuan2 ying1Zhou Chuanying (1912-1988), Kunqu 昆曲 opera actor
26周村 zhōu cūnZhou1 cun1Zhoucun district of Zibo city 淄博市 , Shandong
27周村区 周村區 zhōu cūn Zhou1 cun1 qu1Zhoucun district of Zibo city 淄博市 , Shandong
28周代 zhōu dàiZhou1 dai4Zhou dynasty (1046-221 BC)
29周敦颐 周敦頤 zhōu dūn Zhou1 Dun1 yi2Zhou Dunyi (1017-1073), Song dynasty neo-Confucian scholar
30周而复始 週而復始 zhōu ér shǐzhou1 er2 fu4 shi3lit. the cycle comes back to the start (idiom); to move in circles; the wheel comes full circle
31周二 週二 zhōu èrZhou1 er4Tuesday
32周公 zhōu gōngZhou1 gong1Duke of Zhou (11th c. BC), son of King Wen of Zhou 周文王 , and is also known as the "God of Dreams"
33周狗 zhōu gǒuzhou1 gou3obedient dog; lackey
34周华健 周華健 zhōu huá jiànZhou1 Hua2 jian4Wakin Chau (1960-), HK-born Taiwanese singer and actor
35周会 周會 zhōu huìzhou1 hui4weekly meeting; weekly assembly
36周济 周濟 zhōu Zhou1 Ji4help to the needy; emergency relief; charity; to give to poorer relative; (also 赒济 ); Zhou Ji (1781-1839), Qing writer and poet
37周家 zhōu jiāzhou1 jia1the Zhou family (household, firm etc); Jow-Ga Kung Fu - Martial Art
38周杰伦 周杰倫 zhōu jié lúnZhou1 Jie2 lun2Jay Chou (1979-), Taiwanese pop star
39周径 週徑 zhōu jìngzhou1 jing4circumference and radius; the circular ratio pi
40周口 zhōu kǒuZhou1 kou3prefecture level city in east Henan 河南
41周口地区 周口地區 zhōu kǒu Zhou1 kou3 di4 qu1Zhoukou prefecture in Henan
42周口店 zhōu kǒu diànZhou1 kou3 dian4Zhoukoudian prehistoric site in Fangshan district 房山区 , Beijing
43周口市 zhōu kǒu shìZhou1 kou3 shi4Zhoukou prefecture level city in east Henan 河南
44周礼 周禮 zhōu Zhou1 li3the Rites of Zhou (in Confucianism)
45周立波 zhōu Zhou1 Li4 bo1Zhou Libo (1908-1979), left-wing journalist, translator and novelist; Zhou Libo (1967-), Chinese stand-up comedian
46周梁淑怡 zhōu liáng shū Zhou1 Liang2 Shu1 yi2Selina Chow (Chow Liang Shuk-yee) (1945-), Hong Kong politician
47周流不息 zhōu liú zhou1 liu2 bu4 xi1(like water) flowing round without stopping (idiom)
48周六 週六 zhōu liùZhou1 liu4Saturday
49周末 週末 zhōu zhou1 mo4weekend
50周末愉快 週末愉快 zhōu kuàizhou1 mo4 yu2 kuai4Have a nice weekend!
51周穆王 zhōu wángZhou1 Mu4 wang2King Mu, fifth king of Zhou, said to have lived to 105 and reigned 976-922 BC or 1001-947 BC, rich in associated mythology
52周宁 周寧 zhōu níngZhou1 ning2Zhouning county in Ningde 宁德 , Fujian
53周宁县 周寧縣 zhōu níng xiànZhou1 ning2 xian4Zhouning county in Ningde 宁德 , Fujian
54周期函数 周期函數 zhōu hán shùzhou1 qi1 han2 shu4periodic function
55周期解 週期解 zhōu jiězhou1 qi1 jie3periodic solution (math.)
56周期数 週期數 zhōu shùzhou1 qi1 shu4periodic number
57周期系 週期系 zhōu zhou1 qi1 xi4periodic system; periodicity (chemistry)
58周全 zhōu quánzhou1 quan2thorough; to bring one's help; to assist
59周日 週日 zhōu Zhou1 ri4Sunday; diurnal
60周润发 周潤發 zhōu rùn Zhou1 Run4 fa1Chow Yun-Fat (1955-), Hong Kong TV and film star
61周三 週三 zhōu sānZhou1 san1Wednesday
62周三径一 周三徑一 zhōu sān jìng zhou1 san1 jing4 yi1circumference of a circle is proverbially three times its radius
63周瘦鹃 周瘦鵑 zhōu shòu juānZhou1 Shou4 juan1Zhou Shoujuan (1895-1968), writer, translator and art collector in Suzhou, a victim of the Cultural Revolution
64周书 周書 zhōu shūZhou1 shu1History of Zhou of the Northern Dynasties, twelfth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史 in 636 during Tang Dynasty, 50 scrolls
65周树人 周樹人 zhōu shù rénZhou1 Shu4 ren2Zhou Shuren, the real name of author Lu Xun 鲁迅
66周四 週四 zhōu Zhou1 si4Thursday
67周速 zhōu zhou1 su4cycle time; cycle speed
68周王朝 zhōu wáng cháoZhou1 wang2 chao2the Zhou dynasty from 1027 BC
69周围环境 周圍環境 zhōu wéi huán jìngzhou1 wei2 huan2 jing4one's surroundings; environment
70周围性眩晕 周圍性眩暈 zhōu wéi xìng xuàn yùnzhou1 wei2 xing4 xuan4 yun4peripheral vertigo
71周文王 zhōu wén wángZhou1 Wen2 wang2King Wen of Zhou state (c. 1152-1056 BC), reigned c. 1099-1056 BC as king of Zhou state, leading figure in building the subsequent Western Zhou dynasty, father of King Wu of Zhou 周武王 the first Zhou dynasty king
72周五 週五 zhōu Zhou1 wu3Friday
73周武王 zhōu wángZhou1 Wu3 wang2King Wu of Zhou (-1043), personal name Ji Fa 姬发 , reigned 1046-1043 BC as first king of Western Zhou dynasty 1046-1043 BC
74周武王姬发 周武王姬發 zhōu wáng Zhou1 Wu3 wang2 Ji1 Fa1King Wu of Zhou, personal name Ji Fa, reigned 1046-1043 BC as first king of Western Zhou dynasty 西周 1046-771 BC
75周详 周詳 zhōu xiángzhou1 xiang2meticulous; thorough; comprehensive; complete; detailed
76周小川 zhōu xiǎo chuānZhou1 Xiao3 chuan1Zhou Xiaochuan (1948-), PRC banker and politician, governor of People's Bank of China 中国人民银行 from 2002
77周薪 週薪 zhōu xīnzhou1 xin1weekly salary
78周星驰 周星馳 zhōu xīng chíZhou1 Xing1 chi2Stephen Chow (1962-), Hong Kong actor, comedian, screenwriter and film director, known for his mo lei tau 无厘头 movies
79周宣王 zhōu xuān wángZhou1 Xuan1 wang2King Xuan, eleventh King of Zhou, reigned (828-782 BC)
80周旋 zhōu xuánzhou1 xuan2Zhou Xuan (1918-1957), Chinese singer and film actress; to mix with others; to socialize; to deal with; to contend
81周延 zhōu yánzhou1 yan2exhaustive; distributed (logic: applies to every instance)
82周一 週一 zhōu Zhou1 yi1Monday
83周一岳 周一嶽 zhōu yuèZhou1 Yi1 yue4York Chow or Chow Yat-ngok (1947-), Hong Kong doctor and politician, Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food since 2004
84周易 zhōu Zhou1 yi4another name for Book of Changes (I Ching) 易经
85周永康 zhōu yǒng kāngZhou1 Yong3 kang1Zhou Yongkang (1942-), PRC petroleum engineer and politician
86周幽王 zhōu yōu wángZhou1 You1 wang2King You of Zhou (795-771 BC), last king of Western Zhou 西周
87周游 周遊 zhōu yóuzhou1 you2variant of 周游 , to tour; to travel around; variant of 周游 , to tour; to travel around; to travel around; to tour; to cross
88周游列国 周遊列國 zhōu yóu liè guózhou1 you2 lie4 guo2to travel around many countries (idiom); peregrinations; refers to the travels of Confucius
89周游世界 周遊世界 zhōu yóu shì jièzhou1 you2 shi4 jie4to travel around the world
90周有光 zhōu yǒu guāngZhou1 You3 guang1Zhou Youguang (1906-2017), PRC linguist, considered the father of Hanyu Pinyin 汉语拼音
91周瑜 zhōu Zhou1 Yu2Zhou Yu or Chou Yü (175-210), famous general of the southern Wu kingdom and victor of the battle of Redcliff; in Romance of the Three Kingdoms, absolutely no match for Zhuge Liang
92周瑜打黄盖 周瑜打黃蓋 zhōu huáng gàiZhou1 Yu2 da3 Huang2 Gai4fig. with the connivance of both sides; fig. by mutual consent; cf Wu patriot Huang Gai submits to mock beating at the hands of General Zhou Yu to deceive Cao Cao 曹操 before the 208 battle of Redcliff 赤壁之战
93周渝民 zhōu mínZhou1 Yu2 min2Zhou Yumin or Vic Zhou (1981-), Taiwan singer and actor, member of pop group F4
94周遭 zhōu zāozhou1 zao1surrounding; nearby
95周章 zhōu zhāngzhou1 zhang1effort; trouble; pains (to get sth done); flustered; frightened
96周章失措 zhōu zhāng shī cuòzhou1 zhang1 shi1 cuo4to be scared out of one's wits (idiom)
97周折 zhōu zhézhou1 zhe2twists and turns; vicissitude; complication; difficulty; effort; Classifiers:
98周知 zhōu zhīzhou1 zhi1well known
99周至 zhōu zhìZhou1 zhi4see 周到 ; Zhouzhi county in Xi'an 西安 , Shaanxi
100周至县 周至縣 zhōu zhì xiànZhou1 zhi4 xian4Zhouzhi county in Xi'an 西安 , Shaanxi
101周转不开 周轉不開 zhōu zhuǎn kāizhou1 zhuan3 bu4 kai1to have financial difficulties; unable to make ends meet
102周转不灵 周轉不靈 zhōu zhuǎn língzhou1 zhuan3 bu4 ling2to have a cash flow problem
103周转金 周轉金 zhōu zhuǎn jīnzhou1 zhuan3 jin1(accounting) petty cash; turnover; also written 週轉金 |周转金 ; revolving fund; working capital; petty cash; turnover
104周庄 周莊 zhōu zhuāngZhou1 zhuang1Zhouzhuang, old canal town between Shanghai and Suzhou, tourist attraction
105周庄镇 周莊鎮 zhōu zhuāng zhènZhou1 zhuang1 Zhen4Zhouzhuang, old canal town between Shanghai and Suzhou, tourist attraction
106周咨博访 周咨博訪 zhōu fǎngzhou1 zi1 bo2 fang3to inquire around and visit everywhere (idiom)
107周总理 周總理 zhōu zǒng Zhou1 zong3 li3Premier Zhou Enlai 周恩来 (1898-1976)
108周晬 zhōu zuìzhou1 zui4one full year (e.g. on child's first birthday); same as 周岁
109周作人 zhōu zuò rénZhou1 Zuo4 ren2Zhou Zuoren (1885-1967), brother of Lu Xun 鲁迅 , academic in Japanese and Greek studies, briefly imprisoned after the war as Japanese collaborator, persecuted and died of unknown causes during the Cultural Revolution
110周中 zhōu zhōngzhou1 zhong1weekday; midweek

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