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Talking Chinese English Dictionary

Talking Chinese<->English dictionary with pinyin, English definition, pronunciation, variants, stroke animation, stroke order image, and sample sentences.
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IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
1 wàngwang4full moon; to hope; to expect; to visit; to gaze (into the distance); to look towards; towards; 15th day of month (lunar calendar); old variant of
2望远镜 望遠鏡 wàng yuǎn jìngwang4 yuan3 jing4binoculars; telescope; Classifiers:
3望见 望見 wàng jiànwang4 jian4to espy; to spot
4望安 wàng ānWang4 an1Wangan township in Penghu county 澎湖县 (Pescadores Islands), Taiwan
5望安乡 望安鄉 wàng ān xiāngWang4 an1 xiang1Wangan township in Penghu county 澎湖县 (Pescadores Islands), Taiwan
6望长久远 望長久遠 wàng cháng jiǔ yuǎnwang4 chang2 jiu3 yuan3for a very long time (idiom)
7望尘不及 望塵不及 wàng chén wang4 chen2 bu4 ji2too inferior to bear comparison (idiom)
8望尘莫及 望塵莫及 wàng chén wang4 chen2 mo4 ji2lit. to see only the other rider's dust and have no hope of catching up (idiom); to be far inferior
9望城 wàng chéngWang4 cheng2Wangcheng county in Changsha 长沙 , Hunan
10望城县 望城縣 wàng chéng xiànWang4 cheng2 xian4Wangcheng county in Changsha 长沙 , Hunan
11望穿秋水 wàng chuān qiū shuǐwang4 chuan1 qiu1 shui3to eagerly await (idiom)
12望都 wàng Wang4 du1Wangdu county in Baoding 保定 , Hebei
13望都县 望都縣 wàng xiànWang4 du1 xian4Wangdu county in Baoding 保定 , Hebei
14望而却步 望而卻步 wàng ér què wang4 er2 que4 bu4to shrink back; to flinch
15望而生畏 wàng ér shēng wèiwang4 er2 sheng1 wei4intimidate at the first glance (idiom); awe-inspiring; terrifying; overwhelming
16望而兴叹 望而興嘆 wàng ér xīng tànwang4 er2 xing1 tan4to look and sigh; to feel helpless; not knowing what to do
17望风 望風 wàng fēngwang4 feng1to be on the lookout; to keep watch
18望风捕影 望風捕影 wàng fēng yǐngwang4 feng1 bu3 ying3see 捕风捉影
19望风而逃 望風而逃 wàng fēng ér táowang4 feng1 er2 tao2to flee at the mere sight of (idiom)
20望风披靡 望風披靡 wàng fēng wang4 feng1 pi1 mi3to be frightened into flight (idiom)
21望风扑影 望風撲影 wàng fēng yǐngwang4 feng1 pu1 ying3to go on a wild-goose chase (idiom)
22望风转舵 望風轉舵 wàng fēng zhuǎn duòwang4 feng1 zhuan3 duo4to be an opportunist (idiom)
23望夫石 wàng shíWang4 fu1 Shi2Amah Rock in Sha Tin 沙田 , Hong Kong
24望花 wàng huāWang4 hua1Wanghua district of Fushun city 抚顺市 , Liaoning
25望花区 望花區 wàng huā Wang4 hua1 qu1Wanghua district of Fushun city 抚顺市 , Liaoning
26望江 wàng jiāngWang4 jiang1Wangjiang county in Anqing 安庆 , Anhui
27望江县 望江縣 wàng jiāng xiànWang4 jiang1 xian4Wangjiang county in Anqing 安庆 , Anhui
28望京 wàng jīngWang4 jing1Wangjing neighborhood of Beijing
29望奎 wàng kuíWang4 kui2Wangkui county in Suihua 绥化 , Heilongjiang
30望奎县 望奎縣 wàng kuí xiànWang4 kui2 xian4Wangkui county in Suihua 绥化 , Heilongjiang
31望楼 望樓 wàng lóuwang4 lou2watchtower; lookout tower
32望梅止渴 wàng méi zhǐ wang4 mei2 zhi3 ke3lit. to quench one's thirst by thinking of plums (idiom); fig. to console oneself with illusions
33望门投止 望門投止 wàng mén tóu zhǐwang4 men2 tou2 zhi3to seek refuge at any house one happens upon (idiom)
34望谟 望謨 wàng Wang4 mo2Wangmo county in Qianxinan Buyei and Miao autonomous prefecture 黔西南州 , Guizhou
35望谟县 望謨縣 wàng xiànWang4 mo2 xian4Wangmo county in Qianxinan Buyei and Miao autonomous prefecture 黔西南州 , Guizhou
36望女成凤 望女成鳳 wàng chéng fèngwang4 nu:3 cheng2 feng4lit. to hope one's daughter becomes a phoenix (idiom); fig. to hope one's daughter is a success in life
37望其项背 望其項背 wàng xiàng bèiwang4 qi2 xiang4 bei4to be unable to catch up with (idiom)
38望日 wàng wang4 ri4the full moon; the fifteenth day of each lunar month
39望文生义 望文生義 wàng wén shēng wang4 wen2 sheng1 yi4lit. view a text and interpret (idiom); to interpret word by word without understanding the meaning; a far-fetched interpretation
40望闻问切 望聞問切 wàng wén wèn qièwang4 wen2 wen4 qie4the four methods of diagnosis: watching the face, smelling, asking questions, and feeling the pulse (Chinese medicine) (idiom)
41望眼欲穿 wàng yǎn chuānwang4 yan3 yu4 chuan1to anxiously await
42望洋 wàng yángwang4 yang2(literary) to gaze in the air
43望洋兴叹 望洋興嘆 wàng yáng xīng tànwang4 yang2 xing1 tan4lit. to gaze at the ocean and lament one's inadequacy (idiom); fig. to feel powerless and incompetent (to perform a task)
44望远镜头 望遠鏡頭 wàng yuǎn jìng tóuwang4 yuan3 jing4 tou2telephoto lens
45望远镜座 望遠鏡座 wàng yuǎn jìng zuòWang4 yuan3 jing4 zuo4Telescopium (constellation)
46望远瞄准镜 望遠瞄準鏡 wàng yuǎn miào zhǔn jìngwang4 yuan3 miao4 zhun3 jing4telescopic sight; scope (on a rifle)
47望月 wàng yuèwang4 yue4full moon
48望诊 望診 wàng zhěnwang4 zhen3(TCM) observation, one of the four methods of diagnosis 四诊
49望子成龙 望子成龍 wàng chéng lóngwang4 zi3 cheng2 long2lit. to hope one's son becomes a dragon (idiom); fig. to long for one' s child to succeed in life; to have great hopes for one's offspring; to give one's child the best education as a career investment
50望族 wàng wang4 zu2distinguished or prominent family; influential clan (old)

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