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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身体 身體 shēn shen1 ti3the body; one's health; Classifiers: ; in person
2身上 shēn shangshen1 shang5on the body; at hand; among
3 shēnshen1body; life; oneself; personally; one's morality and conduct; the main part of a structure or body; pregnant; classifier for sets of clothes: suit, twinset; Kangxi radical 158
4身子 shēn zishen1 zi5body; pregnancy; health
5身边 身邊 shēn biānshen1 bian1at one's side; on hand
6身份 shēn fènshen1 fen4variant of 身份 ; identity; status; capacity; dignity; position; rank; identity; status; capacity; dignity; position; rank
7身后 身後 shēn hòushen1 hou4posthumous; one's social background; behind the body
8身心 shēn xīnshen1 xin1body and mind; mental and physical
9身影 shēn yǐngshen1 ying3silhouette; figure
10身躯 身軀 shēn shen1 qu1body
11身穿 shēn chuānshen1 chuan1to wear (a garment)
12身段 shēn duànshen1 duan4a woman's physique; figure; posture on stage
13身高 shēn gāoshen1 gao1(a person's) height
14身世 shēn shìshen1 shi4one's life experience; one's lot; one's past history
15身临其境 身臨其境 shēn lín jìngshen1 lin2 qi2 jing4(idiom) to experience it for oneself; to actually *be* there (as opposed to reading about it etc)
16身首异处 身首異處 shēn shǒu chùshen1 shou3 yi4 chu4to be decapitated (idiom)
17身体是革命的本钱 身體是革命的本錢 shēn shì mìng de běn qiánshen1 ti3 shi4 ge2 ming4 de5 ben3 qian2lit. the body is the revolution's capital; fig. good health is a prerequisite for work (Mao Zedong's saying)
18身无长物 身無長物 shēn cháng shen1 wu2 chang2 wu4to possess nothing except bare necessities; to live a poor or frugal life
19身前 qián shēnqian2 shen1a forerunner (of new development)
20身败名裂 身敗名裂 shēn bài míng lièshen1 bai4 ming2 lie4to lose one's standing; to have one's reputation swept away; a complete defeat and fall from grace
21身板 shēn bǎnshen1 ban3body; physique; physical condition
22身板儿 身板兒 shēn bǎn rshen1 ban3 r5erhua variant of 身板
23身不由己 shēn yóu shen1 bu4 you2 ji3without the freedom to act independently (idiom); involuntary; not of one's own volition; in spite of oneself
24身不由主 shēn yóu zhǔshen1 bu4 you2 zhu3involuntarily (idiom)
25身才 shēn cáishen1 cai2stature; build (height and weight); figure; stature; build (height and weight); figure
26身材魁梧 shēn cái kuí shen1 cai2 kui2 wu2tall and sturdy (idiom)
27身藏利器 shēn cáng shen1 cang2 li4 qi4armed with hidden weapons (idiom)
28身长 身長 shēn chángshen1 chang2height (of person); length of clothing from shoulders to bottom (tailor or dressmaker's measure)
29身处 身處 shēn chǔshen1 chu3in (some place); to be in (adversity, a difficult situation, danger, turmoil etc); to find oneself in; placed in; surrounded by
30身登清净 身登清凈 shēn dēng qīng jìngshen1 deng1 qing1 jing4to die and go to heaven (idiom)
31身法 shēn shen1 fa3pose or motion of one's body in martial arts
32身份盗窃 身份盜竊 shēn fèn dào qièshen1 fen4 dao4 qie4identity theft
33身份卡 shēn fèn shen1 fen4 ka3identity card; ID card
34身份识别卡 身份識別卡 shēn fèn shí bié shen1 fen4 shi2 bie2 ka3identification card; ID card
35身份证 身份證 shēn fèn zhèngshen1 fen4 zheng4identity card; also written 身份证 ; identity card; ID
36身份证号码 身份證號碼 shēn fèn zhèng hào shen1 fen4 zheng4 hao4 ma3variant of 身份证号码 ; I.D. number; I.D. number
37身份证明 身份證明 shēn fèn zhèng míngshen1 fen4 zheng4 ming2ID card; proof of identity
38身负全责 身負全責 shēn quán shen1 fu4 quan2 ze2to undertake the whole management (idiom)
39身负重伤 身負重傷 shēn zhòng shāngshen1 fu4 zhong4 shang1seriously injured
40身高马大 身高馬大 shēn gāo shen1 gao1 ma3 da4tall; huge
41身故 shēn shen1 gu4to die
42身怀暗器 身懷暗器 shēn huái àn shen1 huai2 an4 qi4to have weapons concealed under one's clothes (idiom)
43身怀六甲 身懷六甲 shēn huái liù jiǎshen1 huai2 liu4 jia3to be pregnant (idiom)
44身价 身價 shēn jiàshen1 jia4social status; price of a slave; price of a person (a sportsman etc); worth; value (of stocks, valuables etc)
45身价百倍 身價百倍 shēn jià bǎi bèishen1 jia4 bai3 bei4to have a sudden rise in social status; to receive a tremendous boost in one's prestige (idiom)
46身价陡增 身價陡增 shēn jià dǒu zēngshen1 jia4 dou3 zeng1One's stock rose. (idiom)
47身价十倍 身價十倍 shēn jià shí bèishen1 jia4 shi2 bei4The selling-price (of a slave) suddenly shot up tenfold. (idiom)
48身兼 shēn jiānshen1 jian1holding two jobs simultaneously
49身兼二任 shēn jiān èr rènshen1 jian1 er4 ren4to assume both tasks (idiom)
50身教 shēn jiàoshen1 jiao4to teach by example
51身教胜于言教 身教勝於言教 shēn jiào shèng yán jiàoshen1 jiao4 sheng4 yu2 yan2 jiao4teaching by example beats explaining in words (idiom); action speaks louder than words
52身经百炼 身經百煉 shēn jīng bǎi liànshen1 jing1 bai3 lian4to have gone through the mill (idiom)
53身经百战 身經百戰 shēn jīng bǎi zhànshen1 jing1 bai3 zhan4lit. veteran of a hundred battles (idiom); fig. experienced; seasoned
54身历其境 身歷其境 shēn jìngshen1 li4 qi2 jing4to experience personally (idiom)
55身量 shēn liangshen1 liang5height (of a person); stature; fig. reputation; standing
56身披羽毛 shēn máoshen1 pi1 yu3 mao2feathered
57身强力壮 身強力壯 shēn qiáng zhuàngshen1 qiang2 li4 zhuang4strong and vigorous; sturdy; robust
58身轻如燕 身輕如燕 shēn qīng yànshen1 qing1 ru2 yan4as lithe as a swallow (of athlete or beautiful girl)
59身染重病 shēn rǎn zhòng bìngshen1 ran3 zhong4 bing4to be seriously ill (idiom)
60身手 shēn shǒushen1 shou3skill; talent; agility
61身死异乡 身死異鄉 shēn xiāngshen1 si3 yi4 xiang1to die in a strange land (idiom)
62身态 身態 shēn tàishen1 tai4pose; figure; attitude
63身体部分 身體部分 shēn fènshen1 ti3 bu4 fen4body part
64身体检查 身體檢查 shēn jiǎn cháshen1 ti3 jian3 cha2see 体格检查
65身体健康 身體健康 shēn jiàn kāngshen1 ti3 jian4 kang1to be in good health
66身体力行 身體力行 shēn xíngshen1 ti3 li4 xing2to practice what one preaches (idiom)
67身体障害 身體障害 shēn zhàng hàishen1 ti3 zhang4 hai4cripple
68身体质量指数 身體質量指數 shēn zhì liàng zhǐ shùshen1 ti3 zhi4 liang4 zhi3 shu4body mass index (BMI)
69身外之物 shēn wài zhī shen1 wai4 zhi1 wu4mere worldly possessions
70身亡 shēn wángshen1 wang2to die
71身微言轻 身微言輕 shēn wēi yán qīngshen1 wei1 yan2 qing1The words of the lowly carry little weight. (idiom)
72身为 身為 shēn wéishen1 wei2in the capacity of; as
73身为望族 身為望族 shēn wéi wàng shen1 wei2 wang4 zu2to have been born to a high rank (idiom)
74身无分文 身無分文 shēn fēn wénshen1 wu2 fen1 wen2penniless (idiom)
75身先士卒 shēn xiān shì shen1 xian1 shi4 zu2to fight at the head of one's troops; (fig.) to take the lead
76身先朝露 shēn xiān zhāo shen1 xian1 zhao1 lu4body will go with the morning dew (idiom); fig. ephemeral and precarious nature of human existence
77身陷 shēn xiànshen1 xian4to be trapped; to be imprisoned
78身陷牢笼 身陷牢籠 shēn xiàn láo lóngshen1 xian4 lao2 long2fallen into a trap
79身陷牢狱 身陷牢獄 shēn xiàn láo shen1 xian4 lao2 yu4to go to prison; to be imprisoned
80身陷囹圄 shēn xiàn líng shen1 xian4 ling2 yu3thrown into prison; behind bars
81身心交病 shēn xīn jiāo bìngshen1 xin1 jiao1 bing4worn out in body and soul (idiom)
82身心交瘁 shēn xīn jiāo cuìshen1 xin1 jiao1 cui4worn out in body and soul (idiom)
83身心俱疲 shēn xīn shen1 xin1 ju4 pi2physically and emotionally exhausted
84身心科 shēn xīn shen1 xin1 ke1psychiatry
85身心爽快 shēn xīn shuǎng kuàishen1 xin1 shuang3 kuai4refreshment
86身心障碍 身心障礙 shēn xīn zhàng àishen1 xin1 zhang4 ai4disability
87身型 shēn xíngshen1 xing2figure (esp. a woman's); body shape
88身孕 shēn yùnshen1 yun4pregnancy; pregnant
89身在曹营心在汉 身在曹營心在漢 shēn zài cáo yíng xīn zài hànshen1 zai4 Cao2 ying2 xin1 zai4 Han4live in Cao camp but have the heart in Han camp (idiom); to be somewhere while longing to be somewhere else
90身在福中不知福 shēn zài zhōng zhī shen1 zai4 fu2 zhong1 bu4 zhi1 fu2to live in plenty without appreciating it (idiom); not to know when one is well off
91身着 身著 shēn zhuóshen1 zhuo2to wear
92身子骨 shēn zi shen1 zi5 gu3posture; upright posture

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