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1转化 轉化 zhuǎn huàzhuan3 hua4to change; to transform; isomerization (chemistry)
2 zhuǎnzhuan3to turn; to change direction; to transfer; to forward (mail)
3转移 轉移 zhuǎn zhuan3 yi2to shift; to divert or distract (attention etc); to change; to transform; metastasis (medicine); to evacuate (people)
4转变 轉變 zhuǎn biànzhuan3 bian4to change; to transform; shift; transformation; Classifiers:
5转动 轉動 zhuǎn dòngzhuan3 dong4to turn sth around; to swivel
6转身 轉身 zhuǎn shēnzhuan3 shen1(of a person) to turn round; to face about; (of a widow) to remarry (archaic)
7转换 轉換 zhuǎn huànzhuan3 huan4to change; to switch; to convert; to transform
8转向 轉向 zhuǎn xiàngzhuan3 xiang4to change direction; fig. to change one's stance
9转入 轉入 zhuǎn zhuan3 ru4change over to; shift to; switch to
10转让 轉讓 zhuǎn ràngzhuan3 rang4transfer (technology, goods etc); conveyancing (property)
11转折 轉折 zhuǎn zhézhuan3 zhe2shift in the trend of events; turnaround; plot shift in a book; turn in the conversation
12转而 轉而 zhuǎn érzhuan3 er2to turn to (sth else); to switch to
13转眼 轉眼 zhuǎn yǎnzhuan3 yan3in a flash; in the blink of an eye; to glance
14转氨基酶 轉氨基酶 zhuǎn ān méizhuan3 an1 ji1 mei2amino transferase (enzyme)
15转氨酶 轉氨酶 zhuǎn ān méizhuan3 an1 mei2transferase (enzyme)
16转败为功 轉敗為功 zhuǎn bài wéi gōngzhuan3 bai4 wei2 gong1to turn failure into success (idiom)
17转悲为喜 轉悲為喜 zhuǎn bēi wéi zhuan3 bei1 wei2 xi3to turn grief into happiness (idiom)
18转背 轉背 zhuǎn bèizhuan3 bei4to turn one's back; to turn around; fig. change in a very short time
19转变过程 轉變過程 zhuǎn biàn guò chéngzhuan3 bian4 guo4 cheng2process of change
20转变立场 轉變立場 zhuǎn biàn chǎngzhuan3 bian4 li4 chang3to change positions; to shift one's ground
21转变抹角 轉變抹角 zhuǎn biàn jiǎozhuan3 bian4 mo4 jiao3lit. (of road) winding and turning (idiom); to speak in a roundabout way; to equivocate; to beat about the bush
22转播 轉播 zhuǎn zhuan3 bo1relay; broadcast (on radio or TV)
23转步 轉步 zhuǎn zhuan3 bu4to turn around
24转侧 轉側 zhuǎn zhuan3 ce4to change one's viewpoint; to turn from side to side (in bed)
25转侧达旦 轉側達旦 zhuǎn dànzhuan3 ce4 da2 dan4to lie tossing and turning all night (idiom)
26转差 轉差 zhuǎn chāzhuan3 cha1to slip (e.g. of clutch); slippage; also used of economic indicators, statistical discrepancies etc
27转差率 轉差率 zhuǎn chā zhuan3 cha1 lu:4slippage rate
28转产 轉產 zhuǎn chǎnzhuan3 chan3to change production; to move over to new products
29转车 轉車 zhuǎn chēzhuan3 che1to transfer; to change trains, buses etc
30转乘 轉乘 zhuǎn chéngzhuan3 cheng2to transfer; to change trains, buses etc
31转船 轉船 zhuǎn chuánzhuan3 chuan2to transfer ships
32转达 轉達 zhuǎn zhuan3 da2to pass on; to convey; to communicate
33转蛋 轉蛋 zhuǎn dànzhuan3 dan4toy in a capsule (dispensed from a vending machine)
34转导 轉導 zhuǎn dǎozhuan3 dao3transduction
35转道 轉道 zhuǎn dàozhuan3 dao4to make a detour; to go by way of
36转抵 轉抵 zhuǎn zhuan3 di3to convert; to exchange
37转递 轉遞 zhuǎn zhuan3 di4to pass on; to relay
38转调 轉調 zhuǎn diàozhuan3 diao4(music) to change key; modulation; (of an employee) to be transferred to another post
39转动惯量 轉動慣量 zhuǎn dòng guàn liàngzhuan3 dong4 guan4 liang4moment of inertia (mechanics)
40转发 轉發 zhuǎn zhuan3 fa1to transmit; to forward (mail, SMS, packets of data); to pass on; to republish (an article from another publication)
41转法轮 轉法輪 zhuǎn lúnzhuan3 fa3 lun2to transmit Buddhist teaching; chakram or chakka (throwing disk)
42转帆 轉帆 zhuǎn fānzhuan3 fan1to tack (of sailing ship); to jibe; to go about
43转凡为圣 轉凡為聖 zhuǎn fán wéi shèngzhuan3 fan2 wei2 sheng4to turn an ordinary man into a sage (idiom)
44转干 轉幹 zhuǎn gànzhuan3 gan4to become a cadre (e.g. a promotion from shopfloor)
45转告 轉告 zhuǎn gàozhuan3 gao4to pass on; to communicate; to transmit
46转给 轉給 zhuǎn gěizhuan3 gei3to pass on to
47转关系 轉關係 zhuǎn guān xizhuan3 guan1 xi5to transfer (from one unit to another)
48转轨 轉軌 zhuǎn guǐzhuan3 gui3to change track
49转行 轉行 zhuǎn hángzhuan3 hang2to change profession
50转好 轉好 zhuǎn hǎozhuan3 hao3improvement; turnaround (for the better)
51转化糖 轉化糖 zhuǎn huà tángzhuan3 hua4 tang2inverted sugar
52转圜 轉圜 zhuǎn huánzhuan3 huan2to save or redeem (a situation); to mediate; to intercede
53转圜余地 轉圜餘地 zhuǎn huán zhuan3 huan2 yu2 di4to have room to save a situation; margin for error (idiom)
54转换断层 轉換斷層 zhuǎn huàn duàn céngzhuan3 huan4 duan4 ceng2transform fault (geology)
55转换器 轉換器 zhuǎn huàn zhuan3 huan4 qi4converter; transducer
56转换文法 轉換文法 zhuǎn huàn wén zhuan3 huan4 wen2 fa3transformational grammar
57转回 轉回 zhuǎn huízhuan3 hui2to turn back; to put back; reversal; melodic inversion (in music)
58转会 轉會 zhuǎn huìzhuan3 hui4to transfer to another club (professional sports)
59转会费 轉會費 zhuǎn huì fèizhuan3 hui4 fei4transfer fee; signing bonus; sign-on bonus
60转祸为福 轉禍為福 zhuǎn huò wéi zhuan3 huo4 wei2 fu2to turn a disaster into a blessing (idiom)
61转机 轉機 zhuǎn zhuan3 ji1(to take) a turn for the better; to change planes
62转基因 轉基因 zhuǎn yīnzhuan3 ji1 yin1genetic modification
63转基因食品 轉基因食品 zhuǎn yīn shí pǐnzhuan3 ji1 yin1 shi2 pin3genetically modified (GM) food
64转寄 轉寄 zhuǎn zhuan3 ji4to forward (a message, letter, article etc)
65转嫁 轉嫁 zhuǎn jiàzhuan3 jia4to remarry (of widow); to pass on (blame, cost, obligation, unpleasant consequence etc); to transfer (blame, guilt); to pass the buck
66转交 轉交 zhuǎn jiāozhuan3 jiao1to pass on to sb; to carry and give to sb else
67转角 轉角 zhuǎn jiǎozhuan3 jiao3bend in a street; corner; to turn a corner
68转接 轉接 zhuǎn jiēzhuan3 jie1switch; connection; to put through (to telephone extension)
69转介 轉介 zhuǎn jièzhuan3 jie4to refer sb to an agency (or hospital etc); referral
70转剧 轉劇 zhuǎn zhuan3 ju4becoming acute; to exacerbate
71转科 轉科 zhuǎn zhuan3 ke1to change major (at college); to take up a new specialist subject; to transfer to a different medical department
72转口 轉口 zhuǎn kǒuzhuan3 kou3entrepot; transit (of goods); (coll.) to deny; to go back on one's word
73转亏为盈 轉虧為盈 zhuǎn kuī wéi yíngzhuan3 kui1 wei2 ying2to show a turn from loss to profit (idiom)
74转脸 轉臉 zhuǎn liǎnzhuan3 lian3to turn one's head; in no time; in the twinkling of an eye
75转捩 轉捩 zhuǎn lièzhuan3 lie4to turn
76转捩点 轉捩點 zhuǎn liè diǎnzhuan3 lie4 dian3turning point
77转录 轉錄 zhuǎn zhuan3 lu4transcription; to make a copy of a recording
78转轮圣帝 轉輪聖帝 zhuǎn lún shèng Zhuan3 lun2 sheng4 di4Chakravarti raja; emperor in Hindu mythology
79转轮王 轉輪王 zhuǎn lún wángZhuan3 lun2 Wang2Chakravarti raja (Sanskrit: King of Kings); emperor in Hindu mythology
80转码 轉碼 zhuǎn zhuan3 ma3(computing) transcoding; to convert (from one encoding to another)
81转卖 轉賣 zhuǎn màizhuan3 mai4to resell
82转面无情 轉面無情 zhuǎn miàn qíngzhuan3 mian4 wu2 qing2to turn one's face against sb and show no mercy (idiom); to turn against a friend
83转念 轉念 zhuǎn niànzhuan3 nian4to have second thoughts about sth; to think better of
84转入地下 轉入地下 zhuǎn xiàzhuan3 ru4 di4 xia4to go underground; to turn to secret activities
85转弱为强 轉弱為強 zhuǎn ruò wéi qiángzhuan3 ruo4 wei2 qiang2to change from weak to strong (idiom)
86转生 轉生 zhuǎn shēngzhuan3 sheng1reincarnation (Buddhism)
87转世 轉世 zhuǎn shìzhuan3 shi4reincarnation or transmigration (Buddhism)
88转手 轉手 zhuǎn shǒuzhuan3 shou3to pass on; to resell; to change hands
89转手成空 轉手成空 zhuǎn shǒu chéng kōngzhuan3 shou3 cheng2 kong1to lose all of a sudden (idiom)
90转手倒卖 轉手倒賣 zhuǎn shǒu dǎo màizhuan3 shou3 dao3 mai4to buy sth. and resell at a profit (idiom)
91转守为攻 轉守為攻 zhuǎn shǒu wéi gōngzhuan3 shou3 wei2 gong1to change from the defensive to the offensive (idiom)
92转授 轉授 zhuǎn shòuzhuan3 shou4to delegate
93转述 轉述 zhuǎn shùzhuan3 shu4to pass on (stories); to relate
94转瞬 轉瞬 zhuǎn shùnzhuan3 shun4in the twinkling of an eye; in a flash; to turn one's eyes
95转瞬即逝 轉瞬即逝 zhuǎn shùn shìzhuan3 shun4 ji2 shi4gone in a flash; insubstantial (idiom)
96转送 轉送 zhuǎn sòngzhuan3 song4to pass (sth) on (to sb else); to transfer sb (to another hospital etc)
97转台 轉台 zhuǎn táizhuan3 tai2to change the channel (TV)
98转体 轉體 zhuǎn zhuan3 ti3to roll over; to turn over (one's body)
99转头 轉頭 zhuǎn tóuzhuan3 tou2to turn one's head; to change direction; U-turn; volte face; to repent
100转托 轉托 zhuǎn tuōzhuan3 tuo1to pass on a task; to delegate one's work; to pass the buck
101转弯 轉彎 zhuǎn wānzhuan3 wan1to turn; to go around a corner
102转弯抹角 轉彎抹角 zhuǎn wān jiǎozhuan3 wan1 mo4 jiao3see 拐弯抹角
103转往 轉往 zhuǎn wǎngzhuan3 wang3to change (to final stretch of journey)
104转危为安 轉危為安 zhuǎn wēi wéi ānzhuan3 wei1 wei2 an1to turn peril into safety (idiom); to avert a danger (esp. political or medical)
105转位 轉位 zhuǎn wèizhuan3 wei4transposition; displacement; inversion; translocation; to displace; to transpose
106转文 轉文 zhuǎn wénzhuan3 wen2(Internet) to repost (Tw)
107转徙 轉徙 zhuǎn zhuan3 xi3to migrate; to move house
108转喜为悲 轉喜為悲 zhuǎn wéi bēizhuan3 xi3 wei2 bei1to laugh prematurely (idiom)
109转相仿效 轉相仿效 zhuǎn xiāng fǎng xiàozhuan3 xiang1 fang3 xiao4to copy each other (idiom)
110转向灯 轉向燈 zhuǎn xiàng dēngzhuan3 xiang4 deng1vehicle turn indicator light
111转向盘 轉向盤 zhuǎn xiàng pánzhuan3 xiang4 pan2steering wheel
112转向信号 轉向信號 zhuǎn xiàng xìn hàozhuan3 xiang4 xin4 hao4turn signal (auto.); turning indicator
113转校 轉校 zhuǎn xiàozhuan3 xiao4to transfer (school)
114转写 轉寫 zhuǎn xiězhuan3 xie3to transliterate; to transcribe; to transfer words onto a surface by direct contact (as with a decal)
115转型 轉型 zhuǎn xíngzhuan3 xing2transformation; to transform
116转学 轉學 zhuǎn xuézhuan3 xue2to change schools; to transfer to another college
117转学生 轉學生 zhuǎn xué shengzhuan3 xue2 sheng5student who changes school
118转眼便忘 轉眼便忘 zhuǎn yǎn biàn wàngzhuan3 yan3 bian4 wang4what the eye doesn't see the heart doesn't miss (idiom)
119转眼即逝 轉眼即逝 zhuǎn yǎn shìzhuan3 yan3 ji2 shi4to pass in an instant; over in the twinkling of an eye
120转业 轉業 zhuǎn zhuan3 ye4to change one's profession; to transfer to civilian work
121转移安置 轉移安置 zhuǎn ān zhìzhuan3 yi2 an1 zhi4to relocate; to evacuate
122转移视线 轉移視線 zhuǎn shì xiànzhuan3 yi2 shi4 xian4to shift one's eyes; (fig.) to shift one's attention; to divert attention
123转移阵地 轉移陣地 zhuǎn zhèn zhuan3 yi2 zhen4 di4to move one's base (of operations); to reposition; to relocate
124转移支付 轉移支付 zhuǎn zhī zhuan3 yi2 zhi1 fu4transfer payment (payment from government or private sector for which no good or service is required in return)
125转义 轉義 zhuǎn zhuan3 yi4to translate (to another language); to convert; transferred meaning
126转引 轉引 zhuǎn yǐnzhuan3 yin3to quote from secondary source
127转用 轉用 zhuǎn yòngzhuan3 yong4to adapt for use for another purpose
128转忧为喜 轉憂為喜 zhuǎn yōu wéi zhuan3 you1 wei2 xi3to change from sorrow to joy (idiom)
129转喻 轉喻 zhuǎn zhuan3 yu4metonymy
130转院 轉院 zhuǎn yuànzhuan3 yuan4to transfer (a patient) to a different hospital; to transfer to hospital (e.g. a prisoner)
131转运 轉運 zhuǎn yùnzhuan3 yun4change of rhyme (within a poem); to forward goods; to ship; to distribute; transshipment; a lucky break; change of fortune (for the better)
132转运栈 轉運棧 zhuǎn yùn zhànzhuan3 yun4 zhan4distribution depot; staging post; transit center; storage depot on a transportation route
133转载 轉載 zhuǎn zǎizhuan3 zai3to forward (a shipment); to reprint sth published elsewhere; Taiwan pr. [zhuan3 zai4]
134转赠 轉贈 zhuǎn zèngzhuan3 zeng4to pass on a present
135转辗不寐 轉輾不寐 zhuǎn zhǎn mèizhuan3 zhan3 bu4 mei4to toss about all night in bed (idiom)
136转战 轉戰 zhuǎn zhànzhuan3 zhan4to fight in one place after another
137转战南北 轉戰南北 zhuǎn zhàn nán běizhuan3 zhan4 nan2 bei3to fight in one place after another (idiom)
138转战千里 轉戰千里 zhuǎn zhàn qiān zhuan3 zhan4 qian1 li3fighting everywhere over a thousand miles (idiom); constant fighting across the country; never-ending struggle
139转账 轉賬 zhuǎn zhàngzhuan3 zhang4transfer money from or into an account; to transfer (money to a bank account)
140转账卡 轉賬卡 zhuǎn zhàng zhuan3 zhang4 ka3debit card
141转折点 轉折點 zhuǎn zhé diǎnzhuan3 zhe2 dian3turning point; breaking point
142转诊 轉診 zhuǎn zhěnzhuan3 zhen3to transfer (a patient for treatment in a different hospital)
143转正 轉正 zhuǎn zhèngzhuan3 zheng4to transfer to full membership; to obtain tenure
144转正定级 轉正定級 zhuǎn zhèng dìng zhuan3 zheng4 ding4 ji2to pass the probationary period to become a permanent employee with fixed salary grade (idiom)
145转钟 轉鐘 zhuǎn zhōngzhuan3 zhong1past midnight
146转注 轉注 zhuǎn zhùzhuan3 zhu4transfer character (one of the Six Methods 六书 of forming Chinese characters); character with meanings influenced by other words; sometimes called mutually explanatory character
147转注字 轉注字 zhuǎn zhù zhuan3 zhu4 zi4transfer character (one of the Six Methods 六书 of forming Chinese characters); character with meanings influenced by other words; sometimes called mutually explanatory character
148转租 轉租 zhuǎn zhuan3 zu1to sublet; to sublease

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