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1 tàitai4highest; greatest; too (much); very; extremely
2太阳 太陽 tài yangtai4 yang5sun; Classifiers:
3太太 tài taitai4 tai5married woman; Mrs.; Madam; wife; Classifiers:
4太平洋 tài píng yángTai4 ping2 Yang2Pacific Ocean
5太多 tài duōtai4 duo1too much
6太阳系 太陽系 tài yáng tai4 yang2 xi4solar system
7太空 tài kōngtai4 kong1outer space
8太阳光 太陽光 tài yáng guāngtai4 yang2 guang1sunlight
9太阳能 太陽能 tài yáng néngtai4 yang2 neng2solar energy
10太子 tài tai4 zi3crown prince
11太平天国 太平天國 tài píng tiān guóTai4 ping2 Tian1 guo2Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (1851-1864)
12太监 太監 tài jiàntai4 jian4court eunuch; palace eunuch
13太平 tài píngTai4 ping2peace and security; place name
14太原 tài yuánTai4 yuan2Taiyuan prefecture level city and capital of Shanxi province 山西省 in central north China
15太白 tài báiTai4 bai2Taibai County in Baoji 宝鸡 , Shaanxi; Venus
16太白粉 tài bái fěntai4 bai2 fen3cornstarch; potato starch
17太白山 tài bái shānTai4 bai2 Shan1Mt Taibai in Shaanxi
18太白县 太白縣 tài bái xiànTai4 bai2 Xian4Taibai County in Baoji 宝鸡 , Shaanxi
19太白星 tài bái xīngTai4 bai2 xing1Venus (planet)
20太半 tài bàntai4 ban4more than half; a majority; most; mostly
21太保 tài bǎoTai4 bao3a very high official in ancient China; juvenile delinquents; Taibao or Taipao city in Chiayi county 嘉义县 , west Taiwan
22太保市 tài bǎo shìTai4 bao3 shi4Taibao or Taipao city in Chiayi county 嘉义县 , west Taiwan
23太仓 太倉 tài cāngTai4 cang1Taicang county level city in Suzhou 苏州 , Jiangsu
24太仓市 太倉市 tài cāng shìTai4 cang1 shi4Taicang county level city in Suzhou 苏州 , Jiangsu
25太仓稊米 太倉稊米 tài cāng tai4 cang1 ti2 mi3very small portion of sth. (idiom)
26太常 tài chángtai4 chang2oversize; Minister of Ceremonies in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
27太初 tài chūtai4 chu1the absolute beginning
28太妃糖 tài fēi tángtai4 fei1 tang2toffee (loanword)
29太夫人 tài réntai4 fu1 ren2(old) dowager; old lady (title for the mother of a noble or an official)
30太公 tài gōngtai4 gong1great-grandfather; (old) grandfather; father
31太公兵法 tài gōng bīng Tai4 gong1 Bing1 fa3alternative name for ”Three Strategies of Huang Shigong” 黄石公三略
32太公钓鱼,愿者上钩 太公釣魚,願者上鉤 tài gōng diào , yuàn zhě shàng gōutai4 gong1 diao4 yu2 , yuan4 zhe3 shang4 gou1Jiang Ziya is fishing, if you want take the hook (idiom, refers to early sage 姜子牙 fishing with no bait and the hook above the water); to put one's head in the noose
33太公望 tài gōng wàngTai4 gong1 Wang4see Jiang Ziya 姜子牙
34太古 tài tai4 gu3Taigu county in Jinzhong 晋中 , Shanxi; immemorial
35太古代 tài dàiTai4 gu3 dai4Archaeozoic (geological era before 2500m years ago)
36太谷县 太谷縣 tài xiànTai4 gu3 xian4Taigu county in Jinzhong 晋中 , Shanxi
37太古洋行 tài yáng hángTai4 gu3 Yang2 hang2Butterfield and Swire (Hong Kong bank)
38太古宙 tài zhòuTai4 gu3 zhou4Archaean (geological eon before 2500m years ago)
39太过 太過 tài guòtai4 guo4excessively; too
40太行山 tài háng shānTai4 hang2 shan1Taihang Mountains on the border between Hebei and Shanxi
41太好了 tài hǎo letai4 hao3 le5very good
42太和 tài Tai4 he2Taihe County in Fuyang 阜阳 , Anhui; Taihe district of Jinzhou city 锦州市 , Liaoning
43太和殿 tài diànTai4 he2 dian4Hall of Supreme Harmony, the largest of the three halls that constitute the heart of the Outer Court of the Forbidden City 紫禁城
44太和区 太和區 tài Tai4 he2 qu1Taihe district of Jinzhou city 锦州市 , Liaoning
45太和县 太和縣 tài xiànTai4 he2 xian4Taihe County in Fuyang 阜阳 , Anhui
46太后 tài hòutai4 hou4Empress Dowager
47太湖 tài Tai4 Hu2Lake Tai near Wuxi City 无锡 , bordering on Jiangsu and Zhejiang, one of China's largest freshwater lakes
48太湖县 太湖縣 tài xiànTai4 hu2 xian4Taihu county in Anqing 安庆 , Anhui
49太极 太極 tài Tai4 ji2the Absolute or Supreme Ultimate, the source of all things according to some interpretations of Chinese mythology
50太极剑 太極劍 tài jiàntai4 ji2 jian4a kind of traditional Chinese sword-play
51太极拳 太極拳 tài quántai4 ji2 quan2shadowboxing or Taiji, T'aichi or T'aichichuan; traditional form of physical exercise or relaxation; a martial art
52太极图 太極圖 tài Tai4 ji2 tu2diagram of cosmological scheme; Yin-Yang symbol ☯
53太极图说 太極圖說 tài shuōTai4 ji2 Tu2 shuo1philosophical book by Song dynasty scholar Zhou Dunyi 周敦颐 , starting from an interpretation of the Book of Changes
54太康 tài kāngTai4 kang1Taikang county in Zhoukou 周口 , Henan
55太康县 太康縣 tài kāng xiànTai4 kang1 xian4Taikang county in Zhoukou 周口 , Henan
56太空步 tài kōng tai4 kong1 bu4moonwalk (dance)
57太空舱 太空艙 tài kōng cāngtai4 kong1 cang1space capsule; ejection capsule (cabin)
58太空船 tài kōng chuántai4 kong1 chuan2spaceship
59太空飞船 太空飛船 tài kōng fēi chuántai4 kong1 fei1 chuan2space shuttle
60太空服 tài kōng tai4 kong1 fu2spacesuit
61太空漫步 tài kōng màn tai4 kong1 man4 bu4space walk
62太空人 tài kōng réntai4 kong1 ren2astronaut
63太空梭 tài kōng suōtai4 kong1 suo1space shuttle
64太空探索 tài kōng tàn suǒtai4 kong1 tan4 suo3space exploration
65太空舞步 tài kōng tai4 kong1 wu3 bu4moonwalk (dance)
66太空行走 tài kōng xíng zǒutai4 kong1 xing2 zou3spacewalk
67太空游 太空遊 tài kōng yóutai4 kong1 you2space tourism
68太空站 tài kōng zhàntai4 kong1 zhan4space station
69太鲁阁 太魯閣 tài Tai4 lu3 ge2Taroko gorge national park in Hualien County 花莲县 , Taiwan; Taroko ethnic group Taiwan
70太鲁阁族 太魯閣族 tài Tai4 lu3 ge2 zu2Taroko, one of the indigenous peoples of Taiwan
71太麻里 tài Tai4 ma2 li3Taimali township in Taitung County 台东县 , southeast Taiwan
72太麻里乡 太麻里鄉 tài xiāngTai4 ma2 li3 xiang1Taimali township in Taitung County 台东县 , southeast Taiwan
73太忙 tài mángtai4 mang2too busy
74太妹 tài mèitai4 mei4girl delinquent; tomboy; schoolgirl tough
75太平富贵 太平富貴 tài píng guìtai4 ping2 fu4 gui4peace and prosperity (idiom)
76太平公主 tài píng gōng zhǔTai4 ping2 gong1 zhu3Princess Taiping (c. 665-713), Tang Dynasty princess, politically powerful and known for her beauty
77太平广记 太平廣記 tài píng guǎng Tai4 ping2 Guang3 ji4Extensive records of the Taiping era (978), fictional history edited by Li Fang 李昉
78太平间 太平間 tài píng jiāntai4 ping2 jian1mortuary; morgue
79太平门 太平門 tài píng méntai4 ping2 men2emergency exit
80太平鸟 太平鳥 tài píng niǎotai4 ping2 niao3(bird species of China) Bohemian waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus)
81太平区 太平區 tài píng Tai4 ping2 qu1Taiping district of Fuxin city 阜新市 , Liaoning
82太平绅士 太平紳士 tài píng shēn shìtai4 ping2 shen1 shi4Justice of the Peace (JP)
83太平盛世 tài píng shèng shìtai4 ping2 sheng4 shi4peace and prosperity (idiom)
84太平市 tài píng shìTai4 ping2 shi4Taiping city in Taichung county 台中县 , Taiwan
85太平洋联合铁路 太平洋聯合鐵路 tài píng yáng lián tiě Tai4 ping2 Yang2 Lian2 he2 Tie3 lu4Union Pacific Railroad
86太平洋潜鸟 太平洋潛鳥 tài píng yáng qián niǎoTai4 ping2 Yang2 qian2 niao3(bird species of China) Pacific loon (Gavia pacifica)
87太平洋区域 太平洋區域 tài píng yáng Tai4 ping2 Yang2 Qu1 yu4the Pacific Region; the Pacific Rim
88太平洋战争 太平洋戰爭 tài píng yáng zhàn zhēngTai4 ping2 Yang2 Zhan4 zheng1Pacific War between Japan and the US, 1941-1945
89太平洋周边 太平洋周邊 tài píng yáng zhōu biānTai4 ping2 Yang2 Zhou1 bian1variant of 太平洋週邊 |太平洋周边 , Pacific Rim; Pacific Rim; variant of 太平洋周边 , Pacific Rim
90太平御览 太平御覽 tài píng lǎnTai4 ping2 Yu4 lan3Imperial Readings of the Taiping Era, general Song dynasty encyclopedia compiled during 977-983 under Li Fang 李昉 , 1000 scrolls
91太婆 tài tai4 po2great-grandmother
92太仆寺旗 太僕寺旗 tài Tai4 pu1 si4 qi2Taibus banner in Xilin Gol league 锡林郭勒盟 , Inner Mongolia
93太仆 太僕 tài tai4 pu2Grand Servant in Imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
94太仆寺 太僕寺 tài Tai4 pu2 si4Court of imperial stud, office originally charged with horse breeding; Taibus banner in Xilin Gol league 锡林郭勒盟 , Inner Mongolia
95太仆寺卿 太僕寺卿 tài qīngTai4 pu2 si4 qing1Minister of imperial stud, originally charged with horse breeding
96太上 tài shàngtai4 shang4title of respect for taoists
97太上皇 tài shàng huángTai4 shang4 huang2Taishang Huang; Retired Emperor; father of the reigning emperor; fig. puppet master
98太师 太師 tài shītai4 shi1imperial tutor
99太石村 tài shí cūntai4 shi2 cun1Taishi village (in Guangdong province)
100太史公 tài shǐ gōngTai4 shi3 gong1Grand Scribe, the title by which Sima Qian 司马迁
101太史令 tài shǐ lìngtai4 shi3 ling4grand scribe (official position in many Chinese states up to the Han)
102太守 tài shǒutai4 shou3governor of a province
103太岁 太歲 tài suìTai4 sui4Tai Sui, God of the year; archaic name for the planet Jupiter 木星 ; nickname for sb who is the most powerful in an area
104太田 tài tiánTai4 tian2Ohta or Ōta (Japanese surname)
105太虚 太虛 tài Tai4 xu1great emptiness; the void; heaven; the skies; universe; cosmos; original essence of the cosmos; Taixu (famed Buddhist monk, 1890-1947)
106太虚梦境 太虛夢境 tài mèng jìngtai4 xu1 meng4 jing4the world of dreams (idiom)
107太学 太學 tài xuéTai4 xue2Imperial College of Supreme Learning, established in 124 BC, and the highest educational institute in ancient China until the Sui Dynasty
108太阳报 太陽報 tài yáng bàoTai4 yang2 Bao4The Sun (the name of various newspapers, notably in the UK and in Hong Kong)
109太阳饼 太陽餅 tài yáng bǐngtai4 yang2 bing3suncake (small round cake made with flaky pastry and a maltose filling, originally from Taichung, Taiwan)
110太阳窗 太陽窗 tài yáng chuāngtai4 yang2 chuang1sun window; sun roof (of car)
111太阳从西边出来 太陽從西邊出來 tài yáng cóng biān chū láitai4 yang2 cong2 xi1 bian1 chu1 lai2lit. the sun rises in the west (idiom); fig. hell freezes over; pigs can fly
112太阳灯 太陽燈 tài yáng dēngtai4 yang2 deng1sunlamp
113太阳电池 太陽電池 tài yáng diàn chítai4 yang2 dian4 chi2solar cell
114太阳电池板 太陽電池板 tài yáng diàn chí bǎntai4 yang2 dian4 chi2 ban3solar panel
115太阳风 太陽風 tài yáng fēngtai4 yang2 feng1solar wind
116太阳公司 太陽公司 tài yáng gōng tai4 yang2 gong1 si1Sun corporation
117太阳光柱 太陽光柱 tài yáng guāng zhùtai4 yang2 guang1 zhu4solar pillar; sun pillar (atmospheric optics)
118太阳黑子 太陽黑子 tài yáng hēi tai4 yang2 hei1 zi3sunspot
119太阳黑子周 太陽黑子周 tài yáng hēi zhōutai4 yang2 hei1 zi3 zhou1sunspot cycle
120太阳花 太陽花 tài yáng huātai4 yang2 hua1sunflower (Helianthus annuus); rose moss (Portulaca grandiflora)
121太阳活动 太陽活動 tài yáng huó dòngtai4 yang2 huo2 dong4sunspot activity; solar variation
122太阳镜 太陽鏡 tài yáng jìngtai4 yang2 jing4sunglasses
123太阳轮 太陽輪 tài yáng lúntai4 yang2 lun2solar plexus chakra
124太阳能板 太陽能板 tài yáng néng bǎntai4 yang2 neng2 ban3solar panel
125太阳能电池 太陽能電池 tài yáng néng diàn chítai4 yang2 neng2 dian4 chi2solar cell
126太阳日 太陽日 tài yáng tai4 yang2 ri4solar day
127太阳神 太陽神 tài yáng shéntai4 yang2 shen2Sun God; Apollo
128太阳神计划 太陽神計劃 tài yáng shén huàtai4 yang2 shen2 ji4 hua4the Apollo project
129太阳神经丛 太陽神經叢 tài yáng shén jīng cóngtai4 yang2 shen2 jing1 cong2solar plexus chakra
130太阳微系统公司 太陽微系統公司 tài yáng wēi tǒng gōng Tai4 yang2 Wei1 xi4 tong3 gong1 si1Sun Microsystems
131太阳窝 太陽窩 tài yáng tai4 yang2 wo1temple (on the sides of human head)
132太阳穴 太陽穴 tài yáng xuétai4 yang2 xue2temple (on the sides of human head)
133太阳眼镜 太陽眼鏡 tài yáng yǎn jìngtai4 yang2 yan3 jing4sunglasses
134太阳翼 太陽翼 tài yáng tai4 yang2 yi4solar panel
135太阳永不落 太陽永不落 tài yáng yǒng luòtai4 yang2 yong3 bu4 luo4(on which) the sun never sets
136太阳雨 太陽雨 tài yáng tai4 yang2 yu3sunshower
137太阳照在桑干河上 太陽照在桑乾河上 tài yáng zhào zài sāng gān shàngTai4 yang2 Zhao4 Zai4 Sang1 gan1 He2 Shang4The Sun Shines over the Sanggan River, proletarian novel by Ding Ling, winner of 1951 Stalin prize
138太爷 太爺 tài tai4 ye2(respectful for) one's grandfather; sb's father; older people; the head of the house (used by servants); a district magistrate
139太液池 tài chíTai4 ye4 chi2area to the west of the Forbidden City, now divided into Zhongnanhai and Beihai
140太医 太醫 tài tai4 yi1imperial physician
141太乙金华宗旨 太乙金華宗旨 tài jīn huá zōng zhǐTai4 yi3 Jin1 hua2 Zong1 zhi3The Secret of the Golden Flower, a classic of Chinese Taoism published in the late 17th century
142太阴 太陰 tài yīntai4 yin1the Moon (esp. in Daoism)
143太原市 tài yuán shìTai4 yuan2 shi4Taiyuan prefecture level city and capital of Shanxi province 山西省 in central north China
144太子丹 tài dānTai4 zi3 Dan1Prince Dan of Yan (-226 BC), commissioned the attempted assassination of King Ying Zheng of Qin 秦嬴政 (later the First Emperor 秦始皇 ) by Jing Ke 荆轲 in 227 BC
145太子党 太子黨 tài dǎngtai4 zi3 dang3princelings, descendants of senior communist officials (PRC)
146太子港 tài gǎngTai4 zi3 gang3Port-au-Prince, capital of Haiti
147太子河区 太子河區 tài Tai4 zi3 he2 qu1Taizi district of Liaoyang city 辽阳市 , Liaoning
148太子十三峰 tài shí sān fēngTai4 zi3 shi2 san1 feng1thirteen peaks of Meri snow mountains in Diqing Tibetan autonomous prefecture 迪庆藏族自治州
149太子太保 tài tài bǎotai4 zi3 tai4 bao3tutor to the crown prince (in imperial China)
150太宗 tài zōngTai4 zong1posthumous name given to second emperor of a dynasty; King Taejong of Joseon Korea (1367-1422), reigned 1400-1418
151太祖 tài tai4 zu3Great Ancestor (posthumous title, e.g. for the founder of a dynasty)

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