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IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
1严重 嚴重 yán zhòngyan2 zhong4grave; serious; severe; critical
2严格 嚴格 yán yan2 ge2strict; stringent; tight; rigorous
3严肃 嚴肅 yán yan2 su4solemn; grave; serious; earnest; severe
4 yánYan2tight (closely sealed); stern; strict; rigorous; severe; father; surname Yan
5严密 嚴密 yán yan2 mi4strict; tight (organization, surveillance etc)
6庄严 莊嚴 zhuāng yánzhuang1 yan2solemn; dignified; stately
7严厉 嚴厲 yán yan2 li4severe; strict
8严峻 嚴峻 yán jùnyan2 jun4tight; strict; severe; stern; difficult; grim; severe; rigorous
9尊严 尊嚴 zūn yánzun1 yan2dignity; sanctity; honor; majesty
10严寒 嚴寒 yán hányan2 han2bitter cold; severe winter
11严禁 嚴禁 yán jìnyan2 jin4to strictly prohibit
12威严 威嚴 wēi yánwei1 yan2dignified; imposing; august; awe-inspiring; awe; prestige; dignity
13按法严惩 按法嚴懲 àn yán chéngan4 fa3 yan2 cheng2to severely punish according to law (idiom)
14壁垒森严 壁壘森嚴 lěi sēn yánbi4 lei3 sen1 yan2closely guarded; strongly fortified; sharply divided
15辞色严厉 辭色嚴厲 yán ci2 se4 yan2 li4to be severe in speech and countenance (idiom)
16辞严色厉 辭嚴色厲 yán ci2 yan2 se4 li4harsh speech and stern countenance (idiom)
17从难从严 從難從嚴 cóng nán cóng yáncong2 nan2 cong2 yan2demanding and strict (idiom); exacting
18从严 從嚴 cóng yáncong2 yan2strict; rigorous; severely
19从严惩处 從嚴懲處 cóng yán chéng chǔcong2 yan2 cheng2 chu3to deal with sb severely (idiom)
20大方广佛华严经 大方廣佛華嚴經 fāng guǎng huá yán jīngda4 fang1 guang3 Fo2 hua2 yan2 jing1Avatamsaka sutra of the Huayan school; also called Buddhavatamsaka-mahavaipulya Sutra, the Flower adornment sutra or the Garland sutra
21端服严容 端服嚴容 duān yán róngduan1 fu2 yan2 rong2sober of dress and stern of face (idiom)
22法典森严 法典森嚴 diǎn sēn yánfa3 dian3 sen1 yan2harsh law and severe punishment (idiom)
23华严经 華嚴經 huá yán jīngHua2 yan2 jing1Avatamsaka sutra of the Huayan school; also called Buddhavatamsaka-mahavaipulya Sutra, the Flower adornment sutra or the Garland sutra
24华严经大方广佛 華嚴經大方廣佛 huá yán jīng fāng guǎng hua2 yan2 jing1 da4 fang1 guang3 fo2Avatamsaka sutra of the Huayan school; also called Buddhavatamsaka-mahavaipulya Sutra, the Flower adornment sutra or the Garland sutra
25华严宗 華嚴宗 huá yán zōngHua2 yan2 zong1Chinese Buddhist school founded on the Buddhavatamsaka-mahavaipulya Sutra (Garland sutra)
26稽严时日 稽嚴時日 yán shí ji1 yan2 shi2 ri4to be considerably delayed (idiom)
27家严 家嚴 jiā yánjia1 yan2(polite) my father
28解严 解嚴 jiě yánjie3 yan2to lift restrictions (such as curfew or martial law)
29戒备森严 戒備森嚴 jiè bèi sēn yánjie4 bei4 sen1 yan2heavily-guarded
30戒严 戒嚴 jiè yánjie4 yan2to impose martial law; to impose emergency measures
31戒严令 戒嚴令 jiè yán lìngjie4 yan2 ling4martial law
32戒严区 戒嚴區 jiè yán jie4 yan2 qu1restricted area; zone of application of the martial law
33谨严 謹嚴 jǐn yánjin3 yan2meticulous; rigorous
34宽严并济 寬嚴並濟 kuān yán bìng kuan1 yan2 bing4 ji4to temper justice with mercy (idiom)
35楞严 楞嚴 lèng yánleng4 yan2one who surmounts all obstacles (Buddhism)
36门禁森严 門禁森嚴 mén jìn sēn yánmen2 jin4 sen1 yan2The gate is strictly guarded. (idiom)
37妻管严 妻管嚴 guǎn yánqi1 guan3 yan2henpecked male
38妻子管得严 妻子管得嚴 zi guǎn yánqi1 zi5 guan3 de2 yan2hen-pecked male (esp. one obliged to forsake male friends)
39日趋严重 日趨嚴重 yán zhòngri4 qu1 yan2 zhong4more critical with every passing day
40色厉词严 色厲詞嚴 yánse4 li4 ci2 yan2severe in both looks and speech (idiom)
41森严 森嚴 sēn yánsen1 yan2strict; rigid; tight (security)
42赏罚严明 賞罰嚴明 shǎng yán míngshang3 fa2 yan2 ming2to be strict and fair in meting out rewards and punishments
43外宽内严 外寬內嚴 wài kuān nèi yánwai4 kuan1 nei4 yan2iron hand in a velvet glove (idiom)
44形势严峻 形勢嚴峻 xíng shì yán jùnxing2 shi4 yan2 jun4in grave difficulties; the situation is grim
45严把 嚴把 yán yan2 ba3to be strict; to enforce vigorously (procedures, quality control etc)
46严查 嚴查 yán cháyan2 cha2to investigate strictly
47严惩 嚴懲 yán chéngyan2 cheng2to punish severely
48严惩不贷 嚴懲不貸 yán chéng dàiyan2 cheng2 bu4 dai4to punish severely (idiom)
49严斥 嚴斥 yán chìyan2 chi4careful; precise; to scold; to censure
50严慈 嚴慈 yán yan2 ci2stern words; forceful (criticism etc); to use strong words; strict and compassionate; strict as a father and tender as a mother
51严打 嚴打 yán yan2 da3to crack down on; to take severe measures against
52严岛 嚴島 yán dǎoYan2 dao3Itsukushima island in Hiroshima prefecture, Japan, with a famous shrine
53严岛神社 嚴島神社 yán dǎo shén shèYan2 dao3 shen2 she4Itsukujima shrine in Hiroshima prefecture, Japan
54严冬 嚴冬 yán dōngyan2 dong1severe winter
55严冬腊月 嚴冬臘月 yán dōng yuèyan2 dong1 la4 yue4the middle of a bitterly cold winter (idiom)
56严而不苛 嚴而不苛 yán ér yan2 er2 bu4 ke1strict but not harsh (idiom)
57严防 嚴防 yán fángyan2 fang2to take strict precautions; on your guard
58严复 嚴復 yán Yan2 Fu4strict or stern father; Yan Fu (1853-1921), influential Chinese writer and translator of Western books, esp. on social sciences
59严格隔离 嚴格隔離 yán yan2 ge2 ge2 li2rigorous isolation
60严格来讲 嚴格來講 yán lái jiǎngyan2 ge2 lai2 jiang3strictly speaking
61严格来说 嚴格來說 yán lái shuōyan2 ge2 lai2 shuo1strictly speaking
62严寒酷暑 嚴寒酷暑 yán hán shǔyan2 han2 ku4 shu3bitter cold or torrid heat (idiom)
63严加 嚴加 yán jiāyan2 jia1sternly; strictly; harshly; stringently; rigorously
64严加批驳 嚴加批駁 yán jiā yan2 jia1 pi1 bo2to refute sternly (idiom)
65严紧 嚴緊 yán jǐnyan2 jin3rigorous; strict; careful; cautious; compact; well-knit; strict; tight
66严苛 嚴苛 yán yan2 ke1severe; harsh
67严酷 嚴酷 yán yan2 ku4bitter; harsh; grim; ruthless; severe; cut-throat (competition)
68严了眼儿 嚴了眼兒 yán le yǎn ryan2 le5 yan3 r5up to the eyeballs; full to overflowing; jampacked
69严厉打击 嚴厲打擊 yán yan2 li4 da3 ji1to strike a severe blow; to crack down; to take strong measures
70严厉批评 嚴厲批評 yán píngyan2 li4 pi1 ping2to criticize severely; to slate
71严脸绷腮 嚴臉繃腮 yán liǎn bēng sāiyan2 lian3 beng1 sai1tight; close; narrow (idiom)
72严明 嚴明 yán míngyan2 ming2strict and impartial; firm
73严明军纪 嚴明軍紀 yán míng jūn yan2 ming2 jun1 ji4to enforce and maintain strict military discipline (idiom)
74严声喝问 嚴聲喝問 yán shēng wènyan2 sheng1 he4 wen4to snap out one's questions (idiom)
75严师诤友 嚴師諍友 yán shī zhèng yǒuyan2 shi1 zheng4 you3a strict teacher and a friend who will give unpalatable advice (idiom)
76严实 嚴實 yán shiyan2 shi5(sealed) tight; close; (hidden) safely; securely
77严实合缝 嚴實合縫 yán shi fèngyan2 shi5 he2 feng4tightly sealed (idiom)
78严守 嚴守 yán shǒuyan2 shou3to strictly maintain
79严丝合缝 嚴絲合縫 yán fèngyan2 si1 he2 feng4to fit tightly (idiom); to join seamlessly; to fit snugly
80严刑 嚴刑 yán xíngyan2 xing2strict law; cruel punishment; to carry out cruel law rigorously
81严刑不招 嚴刑不招 yán xíng zhāoyan2 xing2 bu4 zhao1to deny flatly, even under torture (idiom)
82严刑峻法 嚴刑峻法 yán xíng jùn yan2 xing2 jun4 fa3draconian law (idiom)
83严刑拷打 嚴刑拷打 yán xíng kǎo yan2 xing2 kao3 da3torture; interrogation by torture
84严严实实 嚴嚴實實 yán yán shí shíyan2 yan2 shi2 shi2(sealed) tightly; (wrapped) closely; (covered) completely
85严以责己宽以待人 嚴以責己寬以待人 yán kuān dài rényan2 yi3 ze2 ji3 kuan1 yi3 dai4 ren2to be severe with oneself and lenient with others (idiom)
86严于律己 嚴於律己 yán yan2 yu2 lu:4 ji3to be strict with oneself
87严阵以待 嚴陣以待 yán zhèn dàiyan2 zhen4 yi3 dai4to remain in combat readiness; to be all geared up (idiom)
88严整 嚴整 yán zhěngyan2 zheng3(of troops) in neat formation; (fig.) orderly
89严正 嚴正 yán zhèngyan2 zheng4sternly; solemn
90严重关切 嚴重關切 yán zhòng guān qièyan2 zhong4 guan1 qie4serious concern
91严重后果 嚴重後果 yán zhòng hòu guǒyan2 zhong4 hou4 guo3grave consequence; serious repercussion
92严重急性呼吸系统综合症 嚴重急性呼吸系統綜合症 yán zhòng xìng tǒng zōng zhèngyan2 zhong4 ji2 xing4 hu1 xi1 xi4 tong3 zong1 he2 zheng4severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
93严重破坏 嚴重破壞 yán zhòng huàiyan2 zhong4 po4 huai4serious damage
94严重危害 嚴重危害 yán zhòng wēi hàiyan2 zhong4 wei1 hai4severe harm; critical danger
95严重问题 嚴重問題 yán zhòng wèn yan2 zhong4 wen4 ti2serious problem
96严重性 嚴重性 yán zhòng xìngyan2 zhong4 xing4seriousness
97义正辞严 義正辭嚴 zhèng yányi4 zheng4 ci2 yan2to speak forcibly out of a sense of righteousness (idiom)
98义正严词 義正嚴詞 zhèng yán yi4 zheng4 yan2 ci2to speak with the force of justice (idiom)
99越来越严重 越來越嚴重 yuè lái yuè yán zhòngyue4 lai2 yue4 yan2 zhong4to become more serious every day
100章孝严 章孝嚴 zhāng xiào yánzhang1 xiao4 yan2John Chang (Taiwan Foreign Minister)
101庄严国徽 莊嚴國徽 zhuāng yán guó huīzhuang1 yan2 guo2 hui1the sacred national emblem (idiom)
102庄严宣誓 莊嚴宣誓 zhuāng yán xuān shìzhuang1 yan2 xuan1 shi4to take a solemn oath before sb. (idiom)
103自觉从严 自覺從嚴 jué cóng yánzi4 jue2 cong2 yan2to be strict with oneself (idiom)
104嘴严 嘴嚴 zuǐ yánzui3 yan2prudent in speech

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