Talking Chinese English Dictionary

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IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
1鼓励 鼓勵 gu3 li4to encourage
2鼓舞 gu3 wu3heartening (news); to boost (morale); Classifiers:
3鼓吹 chuīgu3 chui1to agitate for; to enthusiastically promote
4 gu3drum; Classifiers: ; to drum; to strike; to rouse; to bulge; to swell; old variant of
5鼓动 鼓動 dònggu3 dong4to agitate; to arouse; to instigate; to encite
6鼓起 gu3 qi3to summon one's (courage, faith etc); to puff up (one's cheeks etc); to bulge; to swell out
7鼓掌 zhǎnggu3 zhang3to applaud; to clap
8鼓板 bǎngu3 ban3clapper-board
9鼓吹者 chuī zhěgu3 chui1 zhe3advocate
10鼓点 鼓點 diǎngu3 dian3drum beat; rhythm
11鼓点子 鼓點子 diǎn zigu3 dian3 zi5drum beat; rhythm
12鼓风 鼓風 fēnggu3 feng1a forced draft (of wind, for smelting metal); blast (in blast furnace); bellows; to draw air using bellows
13鼓风机 鼓風機 fēng gu3 feng1 ji1bellows; ventilator; air blower
14鼓风炉 鼓風爐 fēng gu3 feng1 lu2a blast furnace (in modern times); a draft assisted furnace for smelting metals
15鼓鼓 gu3 gu3bulging; bursting
16鼓鼓囊囊 gu nāng nānggu3 gu5 nang1 nang1full and bulging (of a pocket, pouch etc)
17鼓浪屿 鼓浪嶼 làng Gu3 lang4 yu3Gulangyu, scenic island off Xiamen 厦门
18鼓楼 鼓樓 lóugu3 lou2a drum tower; Drum Tower, historic attraction in Xian, Beijing etc
19鼓楼区 鼓樓區 lóu Gu3 lou2 qu1Drumtower city district (various); Gulou district of Nanjing City 南京市 , Fujian
20鼓膜 gu3 mo2eardrum; tympanum (of the middle ear); tympanic membrane
21鼓盆 péngu3 pen2lit. to drum on a bowl; refers to Zhuangzi 庄子 grieving for his lost wife; fig. grief for a lost wife
22鼓盆之戚 pén zhī gu3 pen2 zhi1 qi1drumming on a bowl in grief (idiom, refers to Zhuangzi 庄子 grieving for his lost wife); fig. grief for a lost wife
23鼓起勇气 鼓起勇氣 yǒng gu3 qi3 yong3 qi4to summon one's courage
24鼓气 鼓氣 gu3 qi4to puff up; to swell up; to inflate; to blow air into sth; (fig.) to encourage; to support
25鼓箧 鼓篋 qiègu3 qie4beginning-school ceremony (old usage); classical learning
26鼓山 shānGu3 shan1Gushan or Kushan district of Kaohsiung city 高雄市 , south Taiwan
27鼓山区 鼓山區 shān Gu3 shan1 qu1Gushan or Kushan district of Kaohsiung city 高雄市 , south Taiwan
28鼓舌 shégu3 she2to wag one's tongue; to speak glibly
29鼓声 鼓聲 shēnggu3 sheng1sound of a drum; drumbeat
30鼓室 shìgu3 shi4tympanic cavity (of the middle ear)
31鼓手 shǒugu3 shou3drummer
32鼓箱 xiānggu3 xiang1see 箱鼓
33鼓眼睛 yǎn jīnggu3 yan3 jing1protruding eyes
34鼓噪 zàogu3 zao4din
35鼓胀 鼓脹 zhànggu3 zhang4to swell; tympanites
36鼓足干劲 鼓足幹勁 gàn jìngu3 zu2 gan4 jin4to exert the utmost effort (idiom)
37鼓嘴弄舌 zuǐ nòng shégu3 zui3 nong4 she2to wag one's tongue (idiom)
38鼓捣 鼓搗 daogu3 dao5to tinker with; to incite

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