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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 bi4to close; to stop up; to shut; to obstruct
2闭合 閉合 bi4 he2to close by coming together (like the lips of a wound, the doors of an elevator, the walls of a channel); to close by connecting in a loop (like a circuit); closed-loop
3闭上 閉上 shangbi4 shang5to close; to shut up
4闭幕 閉幕 bi4 mu4the curtain falls; lower the curtain; to come to an end (of a meeting)
5闭包 閉包 bāobi4 bao1closure (math)
6闭关 閉關 guānbi4 guan1to close the passes; to seal off the country; seclusion (monastic practice, e.g. of Chan Buddhists)
7闭关却扫 閉關卻掃 guān què sǎobi4 guan1 que4 sao3to live in complete seclusion (idiom)
8闭关锁国 閉關鎖國 guān suǒ guóbi4 guan1 suo3 guo2to close the passes and seal off the country; to close a country to exclude foreign contact
9闭关政策 閉關政策 guān zhèng bi4 guan1 zheng4 ce4closed-door policy
10闭关自守 閉關自守 guān shǒubi4 guan1 zi4 shou3close the country to international intercourse
11闭会 閉會 huìbi4 hui4close a meeting
12闭会祈祷 閉會祈禱 huì dǎobi4 hui4 qi2 dao3benediction
13闭集 閉集 bi4 ji2closed set (math.)
14闭经 閉經 jīngbi4 jing1amenorrhoea
15闭卷考试 閉卷考試 juàn kǎo shìbi4 juan4 kao3 shi4closed-book examination
16闭口不谈 閉口不談 kǒu tánbi4 kou3 bu4 tan2to refuse to say anything about (idiom); to remain tight-lipped; to avoid mentioning
17闭口不言 閉口不言 kǒu yánbi4 kou3 bu4 yan2to keep silent (idiom)
18闭口无言 閉口無言 kǒu yánbi4 kou3 wu2 yan2to remain silent (idiom)
19闭路电视 閉路電視 diàn shìbi4 lu4 dian4 shi4closed-circuit television
20闭门 閉門 ménbi4 men2to close a door
21闭门不出 閉門不出 mén chūbi4 men2 bu4 chu1to be confined to the house (idiom)
22闭门羹 閉門羹 mén gēngbi4 men2 geng1see 吃闭门羹
23闭门觅句 閉門覓句 mén bi4 men2 mi4 ju4lit. lock the door and search for the right word (idiom); fig. the serious hard work of writing
24闭门塞窦 閉門塞竇 mén dòubi4 men2 se4 dou4to close doors and block openings (idiom); mounting a strict defense
25闭门思过 閉門思過 mén guòbi4 men2 si1 guo4shut oneself up and ponder over one's mistakes
26闭门天子 閉門天子 mén tiān bi4 men2 tian1 zi3authority narrowly confined (idiom)
27闭门谢客 閉門謝客 mén xiè bi4 men2 xie4 ke4to shut one's door and turn away visitors (idiom)
28闭门修养 閉門修養 mén xiū yǎngbi4 men2 xiu1 yang3to practice "self-cultivation" in isolation (idiom)
29闭门造车 閉門造車 mén zào chēbi4 men2 zao4 che1lit. to build a cart behind closed doors; to be overly subjective and disregard the outside world (idiom)
30闭目塞听 閉目塞聽 tīngbi4 mu4 se4 ting1to shut one's eyes and stop one's ears; out of touch with reality; to bury one's head in the sand
31闭幕式 閉幕式 shìbi4 mu4 shi4closing ceremony
32闭起 閉起 bi4 qi3to shut
33闭区间 閉區間 jiānbi4 qu1 jian1closed interval (in calculus)
34闭塞 閉塞 bi4 se4to stop up; to close up; hard to get to; out of the way; inaccessible; unenlightened; blocking
35闭塞眼睛捉麻雀 閉塞眼睛捉麻雀 yǎn jīng zhuō quèbi4 se4 yan3 jing1 zhuo1 ma2 que4lit. to catch sparrows blindfolded (idiom); fig. to act blindly
36闭上嘴巴 閉上嘴巴 shang zuǐ bi4 shang5 zui3 ba1Shut up!
37闭锁 閉鎖 suǒbi4 suo3to lock
38闭锁期 閉鎖期 suǒ bi4 suo3 qi1lock-up period (on stock options)
39闭图象定理 閉圖象定理 xiàng dìng bi4 tu2 xiang4 ding4 li3closed graph theorem (math)
40闭音节 閉音節 yīn jiébi4 yin1 jie2closed syllable
41闭域 閉域 bi4 yu4closed domain; algebraically closed field (math.), e.g. complex number field 复数域
42闭元音 閉元音 yuán yīnbi4 yuan2 yin1close vowel
43闭月羞花 閉月羞花 yuè xiū huābi4 yue4 xiu1 hua1lit. hiding the moon, shaming the flowers (idiom); fig. female beauty exceeding even that of the natural world
44闭着 閉著 zhebi4 zhe5closed
45闭子集 閉子集 bi4 zi3 ji2closed subset (math)
46闭嘴 閉嘴 zuǐbi4 zui3Shut up!; same as 闭上嘴巴

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