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1活动 活動 huó dònghuo2 dong4to exercise; to move about; to operate; to use connections (personal influence); loose; shaky; active; movable; activity; campaign; maneuver; behavior; Classifiers:
2 huóhuo2to live; alive; living; work; workmanship
3活泼 活潑 huó pohuo2 po5lively; vivacious; brisk; active; (chemistry) reactive
4活跃 活躍 huó yuèhuo2 yue4active; lively; excited; to enliven; to brighten up
5活力 huó huo2 li4energy; vitality; vigor; vital force
6活性 huó xìnghuo2 xing4(chemistry) activity; active; activated
7活儿 活兒 huó rhuo2 r5work; (lots of) things to do
8活生生 huó shēng shēnghuo2 sheng1 sheng1real (people); living (artist); while still alive (e.g. skinned alive)
9活塞 huó sāihuo2 sai1piston; valve
10活活 huó huóhuo2 huo2while still alive; simply; totally
11活路 huó huo2 lu4through road; way out; way to survive; means of subsistence
12活路 huó luhuo2 lu5labor; physical work
13活人 huó rénhuo2 ren2living person
14活靶子 huó zihuo2 ba3 zi5live target; target (of criticism etc)
15活板 huó bǎnhuo2 ban3typography; movable type; trapdoor
16活版印刷 huó bǎn yìn shuāhuo2 ban3 yin4 shua1printing with movable type; typesetting
17活瓣 huó bànhuo2 ban4valve
18活宝 活寶 huó bǎohuo2 bao3buffoon; clown; ridiculous person
19活报剧 活報劇 huó bào huo2 bao4 ju4political street theater (loanword from Zhivaya Gazeta, or Living Newspaper, Russian theater form of the 1920s)
20活蹦乱跳 活蹦亂跳 huó bèng luàn tiàohuo2 beng4 luan4 tiao4to leap and frisk about (idiom); lively; healthy and active
21活便 huó biànhuo2 bian4nimble; agile; convenient
22活不下去 huó xià quhuo2 bu4 xia4 qu5impossible to make a living
23活茬 huó cháhuo2 cha2farm work
24活到老,学到老 活到老,學到老 huó dào lǎo , xué dào lǎohuo2 dao4 lao3 , xue2 dao4 lao3One is never too old to learn. (idiom)
25活到老学到老 活到老學到老 huó dào lǎo xué dào lǎohuo2 dao4 lao3 xue2 dao4 lao3(proverb) never too old to learn
26活得不耐烦 活得不耐煩 huó de nài fánhuo2 de5 bu4 nai4 fan2to be tired of living; (coll.) to be asking for trouble
27活动扳手 活動扳手 huó dòng bān shǒuhuo2 dong4 ban1 shou3adjustable spanner
28活动房 活動房 huó dòng fánghuo2 dong4 fang2prefabricated building; prefab
29活动房屋 活動房屋 huó dòng fáng huo2 dong4 fang2 wu1prefabricated building; prefab; mobile home; caravan; trailer
30活动挂图 活動掛圖 huó dòng guà huo2 dong4 gua4 tu2flipchart
31活动家 活動家 huó dòng jiāhuo2 dong4 jia1activist
32活动看板 活動看板 huó dòng kàn bǎnhuo2 dong4 kan4 ban3calendar of events
33活动能力 活動能力 huó dòng néng huo2 dong4 neng2 li4mobility; motility
34活动曲尺 活動曲尺 huó dòng chǐhuo2 dong4 qu1 chi3sliding bevel (to measure angles)
35活动人士 活動人士 huó dòng rén shìhuo2 dong4 ren2 shi4activist
36活动中心 活動中心 huó dòng zhōng xīnhuo2 dong4 zhong1 xin1activity center; Classifiers:
37活动桌面 活動桌面 huó dòng zhuō miànhuo2 dong4 zhuo1 mian4active desktop
38活度 huó huo2 du4activity
39活而不乱 活而不亂 huó ér luànhuo2 er2 bu4 luan4dynamic and orderly (idiom)
40活泛 huó fanhuo2 fan5flexible; adaptable
41活分 huó fēnhuo2 fen1nimble
42活佛 huó huo2 fo2Living Buddha; title of Mongolian Lamas from 17th century
43活该 活該 huó gāihuo2 gai1(coll.) serve sb right; deservedly; ought; should
44活化 huó huàhuo2 hua4activation
45活化分析 huó huà fēn huo2 hua4 fen1 xi1activation analysis
46活化石 huó huà shíhuo2 hua4 shi2living fossil
47活火 huó huǒhuo2 huo3flaming fire; flames
48活火山 huó huǒ shānhuo2 huo3 shan1active volcano
49活计 活計 huó huo2 ji4handicraft; needlework; work
50活检 活檢 huó jiǎnhuo2 jian3biopsy; abbr. for 活体组织检查
51活结 活結 huó jiéhuo2 jie2a slip-knot; a noose
52活久见 活久見 huó jiǔ jiànhuo2 jiu3 jian4(neologism c. 2006) if you live long enough, you'll see everything; Just incredible!
53活雷锋 活雷鋒 huó léi fēnghuo2 Lei2 Feng1selfless model citizen, just like Lei Feng 雷锋
54活力四射 huó shèhuo2 li4 si4 she4dynamic; enthusiastic; energetic
55活灵活现 活靈活現 huó líng huó xiànhuo2 ling2 huo2 xian4living spirit, living image (idiom); true to life; vivid and realistic
56活龙活现 活龍活現 huó lóng huó xiànhuo2 long2 huo2 xian4living spirit, living image (idiom); true to life; vivid and realistic
57活埋 huó máihuo2 mai2to bury alive
58活门 活門 huó ménhuo2 men2valve
59活命 huó mìnghuo2 ming4life; to survive; to save a life; to scrape a living
60活泼轻快 活潑輕快 huó qīng kuàihuo2 po1 qing1 kuai4vivacious and light-hearted (idiom)
61活菩萨 活菩薩 huó huo2 pu2 sa4a living Buddha; fig. compassionate person; saint
62活期 huó huo2 qi1(banking) current (account); checking (account); demand (deposit etc)
63活期存款 huó cún kuǎnhuo2 qi1 cun2 kuan3demand deposit
64活期贷款 活期貸款 huó dài kuǎnhuo2 qi1 dai4 kuan3demand loan (i.e. loan that the borrower can demanded back at any time)
65活期帐户 活期帳戶 huó zhàng huo2 qi1 zhang4 hu4current account (in bank)
66活期资金 活期資金 huó jīnhuo2 qi1 zi1 jin1funds on call; invested sum that can be cashed
67活气 活氣 huó huo2 qi4spirited atmosphere
68活禽 huó qínhuo2 qin2poultry; live fowl
69活神仙似 huó shén xiān huo2 shen2 xian1 si4to live like the immortals (advertising real estate)
70活世寿人 活世壽人 huó shì shòu rénhuo2 shi4 shou4 ren2to benefit the world and humankind (idiom)
71活受罪 huó shòu zuìhuo2 shou4 zui4(coll.) to go through sheer hell
72活似 huó huo2 si4see 活像
73活胎死产 活胎死產 huó tāi chǎnhuo2 tai1 si3 chan3stillbirth (idiom)
74活套 huó tàohuo2 tao4noose; running knot
75活体 活體 huó huo2 ti3living body; live specimen
76活体检查 活體檢查 huó jiǎn cháhuo2 ti3 jian3 cha2biopsy
77活体检视 活體檢視 huó jiǎn shìhuo2 ti3 jian3 shi4biopsy
78活体组织检查 活體組織檢查 huó zhī jiǎn cháhuo2 ti3 zu3 zhi1 jian3 cha2biopsy; abbr. to 活检
79活脱 活脫 huó tuōhuo2 tuo1remarkably alike
80活脱脱 活脫脫 huó tuō tuōhuo2 tuo1 tuo1remarkably alike|||; remarkably alike
81活物 huó huo2 wu4living animals
82活下 huó xiàhuo2 xia4to survive
83活下去 huó xià huo2 xia4 qu4to survive; to keep on living
84活像 huó xiànghuo2 xiang4to look exactly like; to be the spitting image of
85活性剂 活性劑 huó xìng huo2 xing4 ji4reagent (chemistry)
86活性炭 huó xìng tànhuo2 xing4 tan4activated carbon
87活性氧类 活性氧類 huó xìng yǎng lèihuo2 xing4 yang3 lei4activated oxygen species (AOS)
88活学活用 活學活用 huó xué huó yònghuo2 xue2 huo2 yong4to creatively combine learning with usage; to learn and apply pragmatically
89活血 huó xuèhuo2 xue4to improve blood circulation (Chinese medicine)
90活血止痛 huó xuè zhǐ tònghuo2 xue4 zhi3 tong4to invigorate blood circulation and alleviate pain (idiom)
91活用 huó yònghuo2 yong4to apply (knowledge etc) creatively and flexibly; to use a word flexibly (e.g. a noun as an adjective)
92活鱼 活魚 huó huo2 yu2fresh fish; living fish
93活跃分子 活躍份子 huó yuè fèn huo2 yue4 fen4 zi3activist
94活摘 huó zhāihuo2 zhai1to harvest (an organ) from a living person
95活着 活著 huó zhehuo2 zhe5alive
96活字 huó huo2 zi4movable type
97活字典 huó diǎnhuo2 zi4 dian3walking dictionary; well-informed person
98活字印刷 huó yìn shuāhuo2 zi4 yin4 shua1printing with movable type
99活组织检查 活組織檢查 huó zhī jiǎn cháhuo2 zu3 zhi1 jian3 cha2biopsy
100活罪 huó zuìhuo2 zui4suffering; hardship; living hell
101活存 huó cúnhuo2 cun2demand deposit (abbr. for 活期存款 )
102活人让尿憋死 活人讓尿憋死 huó rén ràng niào biē huo2 ren2 rang4 niao4 bie1 si3lit. such a fool as to die from holding in one's pee (idiom); fig. unable to solve a problem due to the inflexibility of one's thinking
103活尸 活屍 huó shīhuo2 shi1zombie

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