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1 huāHua1flower; blossom; Classifiers: ; fancy pattern; florid; to spend (money, time); variant of [hua1]; flower; blossom; also pr. [wei3]; old variant of ; surname Hua
2花园 花園 huā yuánhua1 yuan2Huayuan county in Xiangxi Tujia and Miao autonomous prefecture 湘西土家族苗族自治州 ; garden; Classifiers:
3花粉 huā fěnhua1 fen3pollen
4花朵 huā duǒhua1 duo3flower
5花色 huā hua1 se4variety; design and color; suit (cards)
6花费 花費 huā fèihua1 fei4expense; cost; to spend (time or money); expenditure
7花生 huā shēnghua1 sheng1peanut; groundnut; Classifiers:
8花钱 花錢 huā qiánhua1 qian2to spend money
9花纹 花紋 huā wénhua1 wen2decorative design
10花卉 huā huìhua1 hui4flower fair or festival; flowers and plants
11花草 huā cǎohua1 cao3flowers and plants
12花瓣 huā bànhua1 ban4petal; Classifiers:
13花序 huā hua1 xu4bits of news; interesting sidelights; inflorescence; flower cluster
14花样 花樣 huā yànghua1 yang4pattern; way of doing sth; trick; (sports) fancy-style (as figure skating etc)
15花坛 花壇 huā tánHua1 tan2decorative mass planting of flowers and shrubs, often bounded by a low masonry border, and often part of a streetscape; decorative mass planting of flowers and shrubs, often bounded by a low masonry border, and often part of a streetscape
16花瓶 huā pínghua1 ping2flower vase; fig. just a pretty face; Classifiers:
17花白 huā báihua1 bai2grizzled (hair)
18花冠 huā guānhua1 guan1corolla
19花丛 花叢 huā cónghua1 cong2cluster of flowers; inflorescence; flowering shrub
20花把势 花把勢 huā shìhua1 ba3 shi4expert flower grower; expert flower grower
21花斑 huā bānhua1 ban1patches; mottling
22花斑癣 花斑癬 huā bān xuǎnhua1 ban1 xuan3pityriasis versicolor (aka tinea versicolor), blotchy skin condition common in tropical areas, common name 汗斑
23花苞 huā bāohua1 bao1flower bud
24花豹 huā bàohua1 bao4leopard; Classifiers:
25花被 huā bèihua1 bei4perianth (common term for calyx and corolla); border and protecting envelope of a flower
26花边 花邊 huā biānhua1 bian1lace; decorative border
27花边儿 花邊兒 huā biān rhua1 bian1 r5erhua variant of 花边
28花边人物 花邊人物 huā biān rén hua1 bian1 ren2 wu4smooth talker; fast talker; slick and sociable person; person in the news
29花边新闻 花邊新聞 huā biān xīn wénhua1 bian1 xin1 wen2media gossip; sensational news
30花布 huā hua1 bu4printed cloth; calico
31花不棱登 花不稜登 huā léng dēnghua1 bu4 leng2 deng1gaudy; repulsively colored
32花彩 huā cǎihua1 cai3to festoon; to decorate with a row of colored garlands
33花彩雀莺 花彩雀鶯 huā cǎi què yīnghua1 cai3 que4 ying1(bird species of China) white-browed tit-warbler (Leptopoecile sophiae)
34花菜 huā càihua1 cai4cauliflower
35花茶 huā cháhua1 cha2scented tea; Classifiers:
36花车 花車 huā chēhua1 che1car festooned for celebration
37花痴 huā chīhua1 chi1to be smitten with sb; love-struck fool; starry-eyed infatuation
38花池子 huā chí zihua1 chi2 zi5flower bed
39花床 huā chuánghua1 chuang2flower bed
40花簇 huā hua1 cu4bunch of flowers; bouquet
41花大姐 huā jiěhua1 da4 jie3common word for ladybug, more formally 瓢虫
42花旦 huā dànhua1 dan4role of vivacious young female in Chinese opera
43花灯 花燈 huā dēnghua1 deng1colored lantern (used at Lantern Festival 元宵节 )
44花灯戏 花燈戲 huā dēng hua1 deng1 xi4opera for popular in Sichuan and Yunnan
45花地玛堂区 花地瑪堂區 huā táng Hua1 di4 ma3 tang2 qu1Parish of Our Lady of Fatima (Macau); Freguesia de Nossa Senhora de Fátima
46花点子 花點子 huā diǎn zihua1 dian3 zi5trickery; scam
47花店 huā diànhua1 dian4flower shop
48花雕 huā diāohua1 diao1Shaoxing yellow wine
49花掉 huā diàohua1 diao4to spend (time, money); to waste
50花都 huā Hua1 du1Huadu district of Guangzhou city 广州市 , Guangdong
51花都区 花都區 huā Hua1 du1 qu1Huadu district of Guangzhou city 广州市 , Guangdong
52花缎 花緞 huā duànhua1 duan4brocade; figured satin
53花萼 huā èhua1 e4sepal
54花儿 花兒 huā érhua1 er2style of folk song popular in Gansu, Qinghai and Ningxia; Classifiers:
55花房 huā fánghua1 fang2greenhouse
56花肥 huā féihua1 fei2fertilizer for potted flowers; fertilizer used to promote flowering in crop plants
57花粉过敏 花粉過敏 huā fěn guò mǐnhua1 fen3 guo4 min3hay fever
58花粉热 花粉熱 huā fěn hua1 fen3 re4hay fever
59花粉症 huā fěn zhènghua1 fen3 zheng4hay fever; seasonal allergic rhinitis
60花腹绿啄木鸟 花腹綠啄木鳥 huā zhuó niǎohua1 fu4 lu:4 zhuo2 mu4 niao3(bird species of China) laced woodpecker (Picus vittatus)
61花岗石 花崗石 huā gāng shíhua1 gang1 shi2granite
62花岗岩 花崗岩 huā gāng yánhua1 gang1 yan2granite
63花蛤 huā hua1 ge2clam; bivalve mollusk, many spp.
64花梗 huā gěnghua1 geng3stem of flower
65花鼓 huā hua1 gu3flower drum, a type of double-skinned Chinese drum; folk dance popular in provinces around the middle reaches of the Yangtze; (bicycle wheel) hub
66花骨朵 huā duohua1 gu3 duo5(coll.) flower bud
67花鼓戏 花鼓戲 huā hua1 gu3 xi4opera form popular along Changjiang
68花冠皱盔犀鸟 花冠皺盔犀鳥 huā guān zhòu kuī niǎohua1 guan1 zhou4 kui1 xi1 niao3(bird species of China) wreathed hornbill (Rhyticeros undulatus)
69花光 huā guānghua1 guang1to spend all one's money
70花果山 huā guǒ shānHua1 guo3 Shan1Mount Huaguo in Jiangsu, featured in 西游记 , tourist destination; (also the name of mountains in other parts of China)
71花好月圆 花好月圓 huā hǎo yuè yuánhua1 hao3 yue4 yuan2lit. lovely flowers, round moon (idiom); fig. everything is wonderful; perfect happiness; conjugal bliss
72花红 花紅 huā hónghua1 hong2flowers on red silk (a traditional gift to celebrate weddings etc); a bonus; crab apple (Malus asiatica)
73花红柳绿 花紅柳綠 huā hóng liǔ hua1 hong2 liu3 lu:4red flowers and green willow; all the colors of spring
74花户 花戶 huā hua1 hu4registered occupants of a house
75花花肠子 花花腸子 huā huā cháng zihua1 hua1 chang2 zi5(slang) a cunning plot
76花花公主 huā huā gōng zhǔhua1 hua1 gong1 zhu3playgirl
77花花公子 huā huā gōng hua1 hua1 gong1 zi3playboy
78花花绿绿 花花綠綠 huā huā hua1 hua1 lu:4 lu:4brightly colored; gaudy
79花花世界 huā huā shì jièhua1 hua1 shi4 jie4the teeming world; the world of sensual pleasures
80花花搭搭 huā hua hua1 hua5 da1 da1mixed; uneven in texture
81花环 花環 huā huánhua1 huan2garland; floral hoop
82花黄 花黃 huā huánghua1 huang2yellow flower (cosmetic powder used on women's forehead in former times)
83花活 huā huóhua1 huo2trick; deception
84花火 huā huǒhua1 huo3firework
85花鸡 花雞 huā hua1 ji1chaffinch (family Fringillidae)
86花季 huā hua1 ji4youthful time; prime of youth; flowering season
87花甲 huā jiǎhua1 jia3complete sexagenary cycle; a 60 year-old person; passage of time
88花架子 huā jià zihua1 jia4 zi5attractive appearance, but without substance
89花剑 花劍 huā jiànhua1 jian4foil (fencing)
90花匠 huā jiànghua1 jiang4gardener
91花椒 huā jiāohua1 jiao1Sichuan pepper; Chinese prickly ash
92花轿 花轎 huā jiàohua1 jiao4bridal sedan chair
93花街 huā jiēhua1 jie1red-light district
94花结 花結 huā jiéhua1 jie2decorative bow of ribbon or fabric
95花酒 huā jiǔhua1 jiu3drinking party with female entertainers
96花卷 huā juǎnhua1 juan3Chinese steamed twisted bread roll
97花开 花開 huā kāihua1 kai1bloom
98花魁 huā kuíhua1 kui2the queen of flowers (refers esp. to plum blossom); (fig.) nickname for a famous beauty or courtesan
99花括号 花括號 huā kuò hàohua1 kuo4 hao4braces; curly brackets { }
100花蕾 huā lěihua1 lei3bud; flower bud
101花栗鼠 huā shǔhua1 li4 shu3chipmunk (genus Tamias)
102花莲 花蓮 huā liánHua1 lian2see 鳙鱼 ; Hualien, city and county on the east coast of Taiwan
103花莲市 花蓮市 huā lián shìHua1 lian2 shi4Hualien city on the east coast of Taiwan
104花莲县 花蓮縣 huā lián xiànHua1 lian2 Xian4Hualien County on the east coast of Taiwan
105花脸鸭 花臉鴨 huā liǎn hua1 lian3 ya1(bird species of China) Baikal teal (Anas formosa)
106花柳病 huā liǔ bìnghua1 liu3 bing4sexually transmitted disease; venereal disease
107花露水 huā shuǐhua1 lu4 shui3perfumed toilet water; eau de cologne; floral water; hydrosol
108花蟒 huā mǎnghua1 mang3python
109花貌蓬心 huā mào péng xīnhua1 mao4 peng2 xin1florid outside appearance, unkempt interior (idiom)
110花蜜 huā hua1 mi4nectar
111花名 huā mínghua1 ming2name of a person on the household register (old); name on a roster; professional name of a prostitute; pseudonym; nickname
112花木 huā hua1 mu4flowers and trees; plants; flora
113花木兰 花木蘭 huā lánHua1 Mu4 lan2Hua Mulan, legendary woman warrior (c. fifth century), Northern dynasties folk hero recorded in Sui and Tang literature
114花呢 huā hua1 ni2tweed; checkered cloth
115花鸟 花鳥 huā niǎohua1 niao3painting of birds and flowers
116花农 花農 huā nónghua1 nong2flower grower
117花炮 huā pàohua1 pao4firecracker
118花盆 huā pénhua1 pen2flower pot
119花圃 huā hua1 pu3flowerbed; parterre
120花期 huā hua1 qi1the flowering season
121花旗 huā hua1 qi2the Stars and Stripes (US flag); by extension, the United States of America; abbr. for Citibank 花旗银行
122花旗国 花旗國 huā guóhua1 qi2 guo2USA (land of the stars and stripes)
123花旗参 花旗參 huā shēnhua1 qi2 shen1American ginseng
124花旗银行 花旗銀行 huā yín hángHua1 qi2 Yin2 hang2Citibank; abbr. to 花旗
125花前月下 huā qián yuè xiàhua1 qian2 yue4 xia4see 月下花前
126花钱找罪受 花錢找罪受 huā qián zhǎo zuì shòuhua1 qian2 zhao3 zui4 shou4to spend money on sth that turns out to be unsatisfactory or even disastrous
127花枪 花槍 huā qiānghua1 qiang1florid ornamentation in opera; coloratura; short spear (arch.); fig. trickery
128花巧 huā qiǎohua1 qiao3fancy
129花俏 huā qiàohua1 qiao4fancy; gaudy
130花青素 huā qīng hua1 qing1 su4anthocyanidin (biochemistry)
131花圈 huā quānhua1 quan1wreath; garland
132花拳 huā quánhua1 quan2showy boxing of no practical use; see 花拳绣腿
133花拳绣腿 花拳繡腿 huā quán xiù tuǐhua1 quan2 xiu4 tui3flowery of fist with fancy footwork (idiom); highly embellished and ineffectual; fancy but impractical skills; all show and no go; pugilistic wankery
134花儿 花兒 huā rhua1 r5erhua variant of
135花容月貌 huā róng yuè màohua1 rong2 yue4 mao4lit. countenance of a flower, face like the moon (idiom); fig. (of a woman) beautiful
136花蕊 huā ruǐhua1 rui3stamen; pistil
137花洒 花灑 huā hua1 sa3sprinkler; shower
138花色繁多 huā fán duōhua1 se4 fan2 duo1a rich selection of colors and designs (idiom)
139花色素 huā hua1 se4 su4anthocyanidin (biochemistry)
140花色素苷 huā gānhua1 se4 su4 gan1anthocyanin (biochemistry)
141花山 huā shānHua1 shan1Huashan district of Ma'anshan city 马鞍山市 , Anhui
142花山区 花山區 huā shān Hua1 shan1 qu1Huashan district of Ma'anshan city 马鞍山市 , Anhui
143花商 huā shānghua1 shang1florist
144花哨 huā shaohua1 shao5garish; gaudy
145花生浆 花生漿 huā shēng jiànghua1 sheng1 jiang4peanut butter; peanut butter; also written 花生酱
146花生米 huā shēng hua1 sheng1 mi3shelled peanuts
147花生秀 huā shēng xiùhua1 sheng1 xiu4fashion show (loanword)
148花石 huā shíhua1 shi2marble
149花时间 花時間 huā shí jiānhua1 shi2 jian1to take up time; to spend time
150花石峡 花石峽 huā shí xiáHua1 shi2 xia2Huashixia town in Madoi county 玛多县 in Golog Tibetan autonomous prefecture, Qinghai
151花石峡镇 花石峽鎮 huā shí xiá zhènHua1 shi2 xia2 zhen4Huashixia town in Madoi county 玛多县 in Golog Tibetan autonomous prefecture, Qinghai
152花式 huā shìhua1 shi4floral decoration; ornament; floral pattern; fancy
153花式溜冰 huā shì liū bīnghua1 shi4 liu1 bing1figure skating
154花式游泳 huā shì yóu yǒnghua1 shi4 you2 yong3synchronized swimming
155花束 huā shùhua1 shu4bouquet
156花说柳说 花說柳說 huā shuō liǔ shuōhua1 shuo1 liu3 shuo1to engage in close conversation; to flatter; to use sweet and insincere words (idiom)
157花丝 花絲 huā hua1 si1stalk (filament) of stamen
158花台 花臺 huā táihua1 tai2flower bed; flower terrace; flower stand
159花坛乡 花壇鄉 huā tán xiāngHua1 tan2 xiang1Huatan township in Changhua county 彰化县 , Taiwan
160花天酒地 huā tiān jiǔ hua1 tian1 jiu3 di4to spend one's time in drinking and pleasure (idiom); to indulge in sensual pleasures; life of debauchery
161花田鸡 花田雞 huā tián hua1 tian2 ji1(bird species of China) Swinhoe's rail (Coturnicops exquisitus)
162花厅 花廳 huā tīnghua1 ting1reception pavilion (generally part of a large residence, and often built in a garden)
163花童 huā tónghua1 tong2page boy; flower girl (at a wedding)
164花头 花頭 huā tóuhua1 tou2flower head
165花头鹦鹉 花頭鸚鵡 huā tóu yīng hua1 tou2 ying1 wu3(bird species of China) blossom-headed parakeet (Psittacula roseata)
166花头 花頭 huā touhua1 tou5trick; pattern; novel idea; knack
167花团锦簇 花團錦簇 huā tuán jǐn hua1 tuan2 jin3 cu4brightly colored decorations (idiom); splendid
168花托 huā tuōhua1 tuo1receptacle (base of flower)
169花尾榛鸡 花尾榛雞 huā wěi zhēn hua1 wei3 zhen1 ji1(bird species of China) hazel grouse (Tetrastes bonasia)
170花无百日红 花無百日紅 huā bǎi hónghua1 wu2 bai3 ri4 hong2No flower can bloom for a hundred days.; Good times do not last long. (idiom)
171花溪 huā Hua1 xi1variant of 花溪 , Huaxi district of Guiyang city 貴陽市 |贵阳市 [Gui4 yang2 shi4], Guizhou|||; Huaxi district of Guiyang city 贵阳市 , Guizhou
172花溪区 花溪區 huā Hua1 xi1 qu1Huaxi district of Guiyang city 贵阳市 , Guizhou
173花香 huā xiānghua1 xiang1fragrance of flowers
174花香鸟语 花香鳥語 huā xiāng niǎo hua1 xiang1 niao3 yu3an idyllic scene (idiom)
175花销 花銷 huā xiāohua1 xiao1to spend (money); expenses
176花心 huā xīnhua1 xin1fickle (in love affairs); dissipated; unfaithful; heart of a flower (pistil and stamen)
177花心大萝卜 花心大蘿蔔 huā xīn luó bohua1 xin1 da4 luo2 bo5(coll.) womanizer; skirt-chaser
178花心思 huā xīn hua1 xin1 si1to think through; to invest effort in thinking about; to consider thoroughly
179花押 huā hua1 ya1signature (in grass-style writing); symbol used in place of a signature (on a document, contract etc)
180花言巧语 花言巧語 huā yán qiǎo hua1 yan2 qiao3 yu3graceful words, flowery speech (idiom); elegant but insincere words; cheating wheedling; dishonest rhetoric
181花样百出 花樣百出 huā yàng bǎi chūhua1 yang4 bai3 chu1a great variety (idiom)
182花样繁多 花樣繁多 huā yàng fán duōhua1 yang4 fan2 duo1a great variety (idiom)
183花样滑冰 花樣滑冰 huā yàng huá bīnghua1 yang4 hua2 bing1figure skating
184花样年华 花樣年華 huā yàng nián huáhua1 yang4 nian2 hua2the prime of life
185花样游泳 花樣游泳 huā yàng yóu yǒnghua1 yang4 you2 yong3synchronized swimming
186花药 花藥 huā yàohua1 yao4anther (pollen sack on stamen)
187花椰菜 huā càihua1 ye1 cai4cauliflower
188花用 huā yònghua1 yong4to spend (money)
189花有重开日,人无再少年 花有重開日,人無再少年 huā yǒu chóng kāi , rén zài shào niánhua1 you3 chong2 kai1 ri4 , ren2 wu2 zai4 shao4 nian2a flower may blossom again, but a person cannot get young again (proverb)
190花垣县 花垣縣 huā yuán xiànHua1 yuan2 xian4Huayuan county in Xiangxi Tujia and Miao autonomous prefecture 湘西土家族苗族自治州
191花展 huā zhǎnhua1 zhan3flower show
192花招 huā zhāohua1 zhao1variant of 花招 ; trick; maneuver; razzle-dazzle; (martial arts) fancy move; flourish
193花朝节 花朝節 huā zhāo jiéhua1 zhao1 jie2Birthday of the Flowers, spring festival on lunar 12th or 15th February
194花朝月夕 huā zhāo yuè hua1 zhao1 yue4 xi1a beautiful day; cf Birthday of the Flowers on lunar 15th February and Mid-autumn Festival on lunar 15th August
195花枝 huā zhīhua1 zhi1spray (sprig of a plant with blossoms); squid (on dining menus); (literary) beautiful woman
196花枝招展 huā zhī zhāo zhǎnhua1 zhi1 zhao1 zhan3lit. lovely scene of blossoming plants swaying in the breeze (idiom); fig. gorgeously dressed (woman)
197花柱 huā zhùhua1 zhu4style (female organ of flower)
198花子 huā zihua1 zi5beggar (old term)
199花钱受气 花錢受氣 huā qián shòu hua1 qian2 shou4 qi4(idiom) to have a bad experience as a customer; to encounter poor service
200花园鞋 花園鞋 huā yuán xiéhua1 yuan2 xie2Crocs shoes (or any similar shoe)

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