Talking Chinese English Dictionary

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IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
1 fānfan1to turn over; to flip over; to overturn; to rummage through; to translate; to decode; to double; to climb over or into; to cross; variant of
2翻译 翻譯 fān fan1 yi4to translate; to interpret; translator; interpreter; translation; interpretation; Classifiers:
3翻身 fān shēnfan1 shen1to turn over (when lying); (fig.) to free oneself; to emancipate oneself; to bring about a change of one's fortunes
4翻滚 翻滾 fān gǔnfan1 gun3to roll; to boil
5翻开 翻開 fān kāifan1 kai1to open up
6翻腾 翻騰 fān téngfan1 teng2to turn over; to surge; to churn; to rummage; raging (torrent)
7翻案 fān ànfan1 an4to reverse a verdict; to present different views on a historical person or verdict
8翻白眼 fān bái yǎnfan1 bai2 yan3to roll one's eyes
9翻版 fān bǎnfan1 ban3to reprint; reproduction; pirate copy; (fig.) imitation; carbon copy; clone
10翻版碟 fān bǎn diéfan1 ban3 die2copy of DVD; pirate DVD
11翻倍 fān bèifan1 bei4to double
12翻遍 fān biànfan1 bian4to rummage through; to turn everything over; to ransack
13翻波打滚 翻波打滾 fān gǔnfan1 bo1 da3 gun3to raise a ruckus (idiom)
14翻唱 fān chàngfan1 chang4cover song; to cover a song
15翻炒 fān chǎofan1 chao3to stir-fry
16翻车鱼 翻車魚 fān chē fan1 che1 yu2ocean sunfish (Mola mola)
17翻沉 fān chénfan1 chen2to capsize and sink
18翻船 fān chuánfan1 chuan2to capsize; (fig.) to suffer a setback or defeat
19翻倒 fān dǎofan1 dao3to overturn; to overthrow; to capsize; to collapse
20翻动 翻動 fān dòngfan1 dong4to flip over; to turn (a page); to scroll (an electronic document); to stir (food in a pot etc); to move things about; to rummage
21翻番 fān fānfan1 fan1to double; to increase by a certain number of times
22翻覆 fān fan1 fu4to overturn (a vehicle); to capsize; to turn upside down; to change completely
23翻盖 翻蓋 fān gàifan1 gai4flip-top (mobile phone, handbag etc); to rebuild; to renovate
24翻跟斗 fān gēn dǒufan1 gen1 dou3to turn a somersault
25翻跟头 翻跟頭 fān gēn toufan1 gen1 tou5to turn a somersault
26翻耕 fān gēngfan1 geng1to plow; to turn the soil
27翻供 fān gòngfan1 gong4to retract testimony; to withdraw a confession
28翻过 翻過 fān guòfan1 guo4to turn over; to transform
29翻过来 翻過來 fān guò láifan1 guo4 lai2to overturn; to turn upside down
30翻悔 fān huǐfan1 hui3to renege; to go back (on a deal); to back out (of a promise)
31翻拣 翻揀 fān jiǎnfan1 jian3to rummage; to look through; to leaf through; to browse and select; to glance through and check
32翻江倒海 fān jiāng dǎo hǎifan1 jiang1 dao3 hai3lit. overturning seas and rivers (idiom); fig. overwhelming; earth-shattering; in a spectacular mess
33翻搅 翻攪 fān jiǎofan1 jiao3to stir up; to turn over
34翻筋斗 fān jīn dǒufan1 jin1 dou3to tumble; to turn a somersault
35翻旧如新 翻舊如新 fān jiù xīnfan1 jiu4 ru2 xin1to repair sth. old and make it as good as new (idiom)
36翻旧账 翻舊賬 fān jiù zhàngfan1 jiu4 zhang4to turn over old accounts; fig. to revive old quarrels; to reopen old wounds
37翻卷 fān juǎnfan1 juan3to spin; to whirl around
38翻看 fān kànfan1 kan4to browse; to look over (books)
39翻空出奇 fān kōng chū fan1 kong1 chu1 qi2to overturn empty convention, and display originality (idiom); new and different ideas
40翻来覆去 翻來覆去 fān lái fan1 lai2 fu4 qu4to toss and turn (sleeplessly); again and again
41翻老皇历 翻老皇曆 fān lǎo huáng fan1 lao3 huang2 li4to look to the past for guidance (idiom)
42翻老账 翻老賬 fān lǎo zhàngfan1 lao3 zhang4to turn over old accounts; fig. to revive old quarrels; to reopen old wounds
43翻脸 翻臉 fān liǎnfan1 lian3to fall out with sb; to become hostile
44翻脸不认人 翻臉不認人 fān liǎn rèn rénfan1 lian3 bu4 ren4 ren2to fall out with sb and become hostile
45翻领 翻領 fān lǐngfan1 ling3turndown collar; lapel
46翻拍 fān pāifan1 pai1to reproduce photographically; to duplicate; to adapt (as a movie); to remake (a movie); adaptation; reproduction; remake
47翻盘 翻盤 fān pánfan1 pan2to make a comeback; (of a doctor's assessment of the gender of a fetus) to turn out to be wrong
48翻篇儿 翻篇兒 fān piān rfan1 pian1 r5to turn a page; (fig.) to turn over a new leaf
49翻墙 翻牆 fān qiángfan1 qiang2lit. to climb over the wall; fig. to breach the Great Firewall of China
50翻墙越脊 翻牆越脊 fān qiáng yuè fan1 qiang2 yue4 ji3to make one's way into a house over walls and roofs (idiom)
51翻然 fān ránfan1 ran2suddenly and completely (realize, change one's strategy etc); also written 幡然
52翻然改图 翻然改圖 fān rán gǎi fan1 ran2 gai3 tu2to quickly change one's plans (idiom)
53翻然悔悟 fān rán huǐ fan1 ran2 hui3 wu4to see the error of one's ways; to make a clean break with one's past
54翻山越岭 翻山越嶺 fān shān yuè lǐngfan1 shan1 yue4 ling3to pass over mountains ridges (idiom); fig. hardships of the journey
55翻石鹬 翻石鷸 fān shí fan1 shi2 yu4(bird species of China) ruddy turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
56翻手为云覆手变雨 翻手為雲覆手變雨 fān shǒu wéi yún shǒu biàn fan1 shou3 wei2 yun2 fu4 shou3 bian4 yu3lit. turning his hand palm up he gathers the clouds, turning his hand palm down he turns them to rain; very powerful and capable (idiom)
57翻糖 fān tángfan1 tang2fondant (loanword)
58翻天覆地 fān tiān fan1 tian1 fu4 di4sky and the earth turning upside down (idiom); fig. complete confusion; everything turned on its head
59翻箱倒柜 翻箱倒櫃 fān xiāng dǎo guìfan1 xiang1 dao3 gui4to overturn trunks and boxes; to make a thorough search (idiom)
60翻箱倒箧 翻箱倒篋 fān xiāng dǎo qièfan1 xiang1 dao3 qie4to overturn trunks and boxes; to make a thorough search (idiom)
61翻新 fān xīnfan1 xin1to revamp; a face-lift; to retread (a tire); to refurbish (old clothes); newly emerging
62翻新后 翻新後 fān xīn hòufan1 xin1 hou4after refurbishment
63翻修 fān xiūfan1 xiu1to rebuild (house or road); to overhaul
64翻译家 翻譯家 fān jiāfan1 yi4 jia1translator (of writings)
65翻译学徒 翻譯學徒 fān xué fan1 yi4 xue2 tu2apprentice translator
66翻译者 翻譯者 fān zhěfan1 yi4 zhe3translator; interpreter
67翻印 fān yìnfan1 yin4reprint; to reissue; to publish a new edition
68翻涌 翻湧 fān yǒngfan1 yong3to roll over and over (of billows or clouds)
69翻越 fān yuèfan1 yue4to thumb through; to flip through (a book); to cross; to surmount; to transcend
70翻云覆雨 翻雲覆雨 fān yún fan1 yun2 fu4 yu3to produce clouds with one turn of the hand and rain with another (idiom); fig. to shift one's ground; tricky and inconstant; to make love
71翻造 fān zàofan1 zao4to rebuild; to renovate
72翻转 翻轉 fān zhuǎnfan1 zhuan3to roll; to turn over; to invert; to flip
73翻子拳 fān zi quánfan1 zi5 quan2Fanziquan - "Overturning Fist" - Martial Art
74翻嘴 fān zuǐfan1 zui3to withdraw a remark; to quarrel
75翻作 fān zuòfan1 zuo4to compose; to write words to a tune

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