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1周围 周圍 zhōu wéizhou1 wei2surroundings; environment; to encompass
2周期 週期 zhōu zhou1 qi1period; cycle
3 zhōuZhou1week; weekly; variant of ; to make a circuit; to circle; circle; circumference; lap; cycle; complete; all; all over; thorough; to help financially; surname Zhou; Zhou Dynasty (1046-256 BC)
4周恩来 周恩來 zhōu Ēn láiZhou1 En1 lai2Zhou Enlai (1898-1976), Chinese communist leader, prime minister 1949-1976
5四周 zhōusi4 zhou1all around
6周年 週年 zhōu niánzhou1 nian2anniversary; annual
7周期性 週期性 zhōu xìngzhou1 qi1 xing4periodic; periodicity (math); cyclicity
8周到 zhōu dàozhou1 dao4thoughtful; considerate; attentive; thorough; also pr. [zhou1 dao5]
9周密 zhōu zhou1 mi4careful; thorough; meticulous; dense; impenetrable
10圆周 圓周 yuán zhōuyuan2 zhou1circumference
11众所周知 眾所周知 zhòng suǒ zhōu zhīzhong4 suo3 zhou1 zhi1as everyone knows (idiom)
12周期表 週期表 zhōu biǎozhou1 qi1 biao3periodic table (chemistry); abbr. of 元素周期表 , periodic table of the elements
13周身 zhōu shēnzhou1 shen1whole body
14周长 周長 zhōu chángzhou1 chang2perimeter; circumference; variant of 周长
15周刊 週刊 zhōu kānzhou1 kan1weekly publication; weekly
16周岁 週歲 zhōu suìzhou1 sui4one full year (e.g. on child's first birthday)
17八面周全 miàn zhōu quánba1 mian4 zhou1 quan2to please all parties (idiom)
18北京周报 北京周報 běi jīng zhōu bàoBei3 jing1 Zhou1 bao4Beijing Review; Beijing Review; also written 北京周报
19北周 běi zhōuBei3 Zhou1the Northern Zhou Dynasty (557-581); one of the Northern Dynasties
20本周 本週 běn zhōuben3 zhou1this week
21本周二 本週二 běn zhōu èrben3 zhou1 er4this tuesday
22本周六 本週六 běn zhōu liùben3 zhou1 liu4this saturday
23本周三 本週三 běn zhōu sānben3 zhou1 san1this wednesday
24本周四 本週四 běn zhōu ben3 zhou1 si4this thursday
25本周五 本週五 běn zhōu ben3 zhou1 wu3this friday
26本周一 本週一 běn zhōu ben3 zhou1 yi1this monday
27俾众周知 俾眾周知 zhòng zhōu zhībi3 zhong4 zhou1 zhi1for everyone's information (idiom)
28不周 zhōubu4 zhou1not satisfactory; thoughtless; inconsiderate
29不周山 zhōu shānBu4 zhou1 Shan1Buzhou Mountain, a mountain from Chinese legend
30不周延 zhōu yánbu4 zhou1 yan2undistributed
31查理周刊 查理週刊 chá zhōu kānCha2 li3 Zhou1 kan1Charlie Hebdo (French magazine)
32大费周章 大費周章 fèi zhōu zhāngda4 fei4 zhou1 zhang1to take great pains; to go to a lot of trouble
33等周 děng zhōudeng3 zhou1isoperimetric
34等周不等式 děng zhōu děng shìdeng3 zhou1 bu4 deng3 shi4the isoperimetric inequality
35东西周 東西周 dōng zhōuDong1 Xi1 Zhou1Eastern Zhou (1046-771 BC) and Western Zhou (770-221 BC)
36东周 東周 dōng zhōuDong1 Zhou1Eastern Zhou (770-221 BC)
37费周折 費周折 fèi zhōu zhéfei4 zhou1 zhe2to spend (much) effort; to go through (a lot of) trouble
38后周 後周 hòu zhōuHou4 Zhou1Later Zhou of the Five Dynasties (951-960), centered on Shandong and Hebei, with capital at Kaifeng 开封
39黄金周 黃金週 huáng jīn zhōuhuang2 jin1 zhou1Golden Week, two 7-day national holiday periods
40计虑周密 計慮周密 zhōu ji4 lu:4 zhou1 mi4to plan and consider thoroughly (idiom)
41肩周炎 jiān zhōu yánjian1 zhou1 yan2adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder)
42简氏防务周刊 簡氏防務週刊 jiǎn shì fáng zhōu kānJian3 shi4 fang2 wu4 zhou1 kan1Jane's defense weekly
43经济周期 經濟週期 jīng zhōu jing1 ji4 zhou1 qi1economic cycle
44开发周期 開發周期 kāi zhōu kai1 fa1 zhou1 qi1development cycle; development period; also written 開發週期 |开发周期 ; development cycle; development period; development cycle; development period; also written 开发周期
45扩散周知 擴散周知 kuò sàn zhōu zhīkuo4 san4 zhou1 zhi1to let everyone know; spread the word!
46梁唐晋汉周书 梁唐晉漢周書 liáng táng jìn hàn zhōu shūLiang2 Tang2 Jin4 Han4 Zhou1 shu1another name for History of the Five Dynasties between Tang and Song 旧五代史
47林周 lín zhōuLin2 zhou1Lhünzhub county, Tibetan: Lhun grub rdzong in Lhasa 拉萨 , Tibet
48林周县 林周縣 lín zhōu xiànLin2 zhou1 xian4Lhünzhub county, Tibetan: Lhun grub rdzong in Lhasa 拉萨 , Tibet
49每周 每週 měi zhōumei3 zhou1every week
50每周一次 每週一次 měi zhōu mei3 zhou1 yi1 ci4once a week
51南方周末 nán fāng zhōu Nan2 fang1 Zhou1 mo4Southern Weekend (newspaper)
52千周 qiān zhōuqian1 zhou1kilocycle (KC), equals to 1,000 Hz
53曲周 zhōuQu3 zhou1Quzhou county in Handan 邯郸 , Hebei
54曲周县 曲周縣 zhōu xiànQu3 zhou1 xian4Quzhou county in Handan 邯郸 , Hebei
55上周 shàng zhōushang4 zhou1last week
56神圣周 神聖週 shén shèng zhōushen2 sheng4 zhou1Holy week; Easter week (esp. Catholic)
57生命周期 生命週期 shēng mìng zhōu sheng1 ming4 zhou1 qi1life cycle
58圣神降临周 聖神降臨週 shèng shén jiàng lín zhōuSheng4 shen2 jiang4 lin2 zhou1Whitsuntide
59殊域周咨录 殊域周咨錄 shū zhōu Shu1 yu4 zhou1 zi1 lu4Ming dynasty record (1574) of exploration and foreign relations
60数周 數周 shù zhōushu4 zhou1several weeks; also written 數週 |数周 ; several weeks; several weeks; also written 数周
61双周期性 雙週期性 shuāng zhōu xìngshuang1 zhou1 qi1 xing4(math.) double periodicity
62思虑周到 思慮周到 zhōu dàosi1 lu:4 zhou1 dao4to take every aspect into consideration (idiom)
63所周知 suǒ zhōu zhīsuo3 zhou1 zhi1as is well known; as everyone knows
64太平洋周边 太平洋周邊 tài píng yáng zhōu biānTai4 ping2 Yang2 Zhou1 bian1variant of 太平洋週邊 |太平洋周边 , Pacific Rim; Pacific Rim; variant of 太平洋周边 , Pacific Rim
65太阳黑子周 太陽黑子周 tài yáng hēi zhōutai4 yang2 hei1 zi3 zhou1sunspot cycle
66外侧裂周区 外側裂周區 wài liè zhōu wai4 ce4 lie4 zhou1 qu1perisylvian (the part of the brain surrounding the lateral sulcus or Sylvian fissure), involved in speech
67外侧裂周围 外側裂周圍 wài liè zhōu wéiwai4 ce4 lie4 zhou1 wei2perisylvian (the part of the brain surrounding the lateral sulcus or Sylvian fissure), involved in speech
68西周 zhōuXi1 Zhou1Western Zhou (1027-771 BC)
69细胞周期 細胞周期 bāo zhōu xi4 bao1 zhou1 qi1cell cycle
70细致周到 細致周到 zhì zhōu dàoxi4 zhi4 zhou1 dao4meticulous and attending to minute details in everything (idiom)
71夏商周 xià shāng zhōuXia4 Shang1 zhou1Xia, Shang and Zhou, the earliest named Chinese dynasties
72下周 下週 xià zhōuxia4 zhou1next week
73现金周转 現金周轉 xiàn jīn zhōu zhuǎnxian4 jin1 zhou1 zhuan3cash flow
74新闻周刊 新聞周刊 xīn wén zhōu kānXin1 wen2 Zhou1 kan1Newsweek magazine; also written 新闻周刊 ; Newsweek magazine
75牙周病 zhōu bìngya2 zhou1 bing4periodontitis (gum disorder)
76牙周炎 zhōu yánya2 zhou1 yan2periodontitis (gum disorder)
77亚洲周刊 亞洲周刊 zhōu zhōu kānYa4 zhou1 Zhou1 kan1Asiaweek (current affairs magazine)
78一周 zhōuyi1 zhou1one week; all the way around; a whole cycle
79殷勤周到 yīn qín zhōu dàoyin1 qin2 zhou1 dao4to treat sb. with great consideration (idiom)
80元素周期表 元素週期表 yuán zhōu biǎoyuan2 su4 zhou1 qi1 biao3periodic table of the elements (chemistry)
81圆周率 圓周率 yuán zhōu yuan2 zhou1 lu:4(math.) the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter (π)
82兆周 zhào zhōuzhao4 zhou1megacycle (MC), equals 1,000,000 Hz
83周扒皮 zhōu Zhou1 ba1 pi2Zhou the exploiter, archetypal character in short story 半夜鸡叫
84周报 周報 zhōu bàozhou1 bao4weekly paper; magazine; weekly paper; magazine
85周备 周備 zhōu bèizhou1 bei4thorough; carefully prepared
86周髀算经 周髀算經 zhōu suàn jīngZhou1 bi4 suan4 Jing1Zhou Bi Suan Jing, or Chou Pei Suan Ching, one of the oldest Chinese texts on astronomy and mathematics
87周边 周邊 zhōu biānzhou1 bian1periphery; rim; surroundings; all around; perimeter; peripheral (computing); spin-offs
88周边商品 周邊商品 zhōu biān shāng pǐnzhou1 bian1 shang1 pin3spin-off merchandise
89周波 zhōu zhou1 bo1cycle (physics)
90周勃 zhōu Zhou1 Bo2Zhou Bo (?-169 BC), military man and politician at the Qin-Han transition, a founding minister of Western Han
91周朝 zhōu cháoZhou1 chao2Zhou Dynasty; Western Zhou 西周 (1046-771 BC) and Eastern Zhou 东周 (770-221 BC)
92周成王 zhōu chéng wángZhou1 Cheng2 wang2King Cheng of Zhou (1055-1021 BC), reigned 1042-1021 BC as the 2nd king of Western Zhou 西周
93周处 周處 zhōu chǔZhou1 Chu3Zhou Chu (236-297), Jin dynasty general
94周传瑛 周傳瑛 zhōu chuán yīngZhou1 Chuan2 ying1Zhou Chuanying (1912-1988), Kunqu 昆曲 opera actor
95周村 zhōu cūnZhou1 cun1Zhoucun district of Zibo city 淄博市 , Shandong
96周村区 周村區 zhōu cūn Zhou1 cun1 qu1Zhoucun district of Zibo city 淄博市 , Shandong
97周代 zhōu dàiZhou1 dai4Zhou dynasty (1046-221 BC)
98周敦颐 周敦頤 zhōu dūn Zhou1 Dun1 yi2Zhou Dunyi (1017-1073), Song dynasty neo-Confucian scholar
99周而复始 週而復始 zhōu ér shǐzhou1 er2 fu4 shi3lit. the cycle comes back to the start (idiom); to move in circles; the wheel comes full circle
100周二 週二 zhōu èrZhou1 er4Tuesday
101周公 zhōu gōngZhou1 gong1Duke of Zhou (11th c. BC), son of King Wen of Zhou 周文王 , and is also known as the "God of Dreams"
102周狗 zhōu gǒuzhou1 gou3obedient dog; lackey
103周华健 周華健 zhōu huá jiànZhou1 Hua2 jian4Wakin Chau (1960-), HK-born Taiwanese singer and actor
104周会 周會 zhōu huìzhou1 hui4weekly meeting; weekly assembly
105周济 周濟 zhōu Zhou1 Ji4help to the needy; emergency relief; charity; to give to poorer relative; (also 赒济 ); Zhou Ji (1781-1839), Qing writer and poet
106周家 zhōu jiāzhou1 jia1the Zhou family (household, firm etc); Jow-Ga Kung Fu - Martial Art
107周杰伦 周杰倫 zhōu jié lúnZhou1 Jie2 lun2Jay Chou (1979-), Taiwanese pop star
108周径 週徑 zhōu jìngzhou1 jing4circumference and radius; the circular ratio pi
109周口 zhōu kǒuZhou1 kou3prefecture level city in east Henan 河南
110周口地区 周口地區 zhōu kǒu Zhou1 kou3 di4 qu1Zhoukou prefecture in Henan
111周口店 zhōu kǒu diànZhou1 kou3 dian4Zhoukoudian prehistoric site in Fangshan district 房山区 , Beijing
112周口市 zhōu kǒu shìZhou1 kou3 shi4Zhoukou prefecture level city in east Henan 河南
113周礼 周禮 zhōu Zhou1 li3the Rites of Zhou (in Confucianism)
114周立波 zhōu Zhou1 Li4 bo1Zhou Libo (1908-1979), left-wing journalist, translator and novelist; Zhou Libo (1967-), Chinese stand-up comedian
115周梁淑怡 zhōu liáng shū Zhou1 Liang2 Shu1 yi2Selina Chow (Chow Liang Shuk-yee) (1945-), Hong Kong politician
116周流不息 zhōu liú zhou1 liu2 bu4 xi1(like water) flowing round without stopping (idiom)
117周六 週六 zhōu liùZhou1 liu4Saturday
118周末 週末 zhōu zhou1 mo4weekend
119周末愉快 週末愉快 zhōu kuàizhou1 mo4 yu2 kuai4Have a nice weekend!
120周穆王 zhōu wángZhou1 Mu4 wang2King Mu, fifth king of Zhou, said to have lived to 105 and reigned 976-922 BC or 1001-947 BC, rich in associated mythology
121周宁 周寧 zhōu níngZhou1 ning2Zhouning county in Ningde 宁德 , Fujian
122周宁县 周寧縣 zhōu níng xiànZhou1 ning2 xian4Zhouning county in Ningde 宁德 , Fujian
123周期函数 周期函數 zhōu hán shùzhou1 qi1 han2 shu4periodic function
124周期解 週期解 zhōu jiězhou1 qi1 jie3periodic solution (math.)
125周期数 週期數 zhōu shùzhou1 qi1 shu4periodic number
126周期系 週期系 zhōu zhou1 qi1 xi4periodic system; periodicity (chemistry)
127周全 zhōu quánzhou1 quan2thorough; to bring one's help; to assist
128周日 週日 zhōu Zhou1 ri4Sunday; diurnal
129周润发 周潤發 zhōu rùn Zhou1 Run4 fa1Chow Yun-Fat (1955-), Hong Kong TV and film star
130周三 週三 zhōu sānZhou1 san1Wednesday
131周三径一 周三徑一 zhōu sān jìng zhou1 san1 jing4 yi1circumference of a circle is proverbially three times its radius
132周瘦鹃 周瘦鵑 zhōu shòu juānZhou1 Shou4 juan1Zhou Shoujuan (1895-1968), writer, translator and art collector in Suzhou, a victim of the Cultural Revolution
133周书 周書 zhōu shūZhou1 shu1History of Zhou of the Northern Dynasties, twelfth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史 in 636 during Tang Dynasty, 50 scrolls
134周树人 周樹人 zhōu shù rénZhou1 Shu4 ren2Zhou Shuren, the real name of author Lu Xun 鲁迅
135周四 週四 zhōu Zhou1 si4Thursday
136周速 zhōu zhou1 su4cycle time; cycle speed
137周王朝 zhōu wáng cháoZhou1 wang2 chao2the Zhou dynasty from 1027 BC
138周围环境 周圍環境 zhōu wéi huán jìngzhou1 wei2 huan2 jing4one's surroundings; environment
139周围性眩晕 周圍性眩暈 zhōu wéi xìng xuàn yùnzhou1 wei2 xing4 xuan4 yun4peripheral vertigo
140周文王 zhōu wén wángZhou1 Wen2 wang2King Wen of Zhou state (c. 1152-1056 BC), reigned c. 1099-1056 BC as king of Zhou state, leading figure in building the subsequent Western Zhou dynasty, father of King Wu of Zhou 周武王 the first Zhou dynasty king
141周五 週五 zhōu Zhou1 wu3Friday
142周武王 zhōu wángZhou1 Wu3 wang2King Wu of Zhou (-1043), personal name Ji Fa 姬发 , reigned 1046-1043 BC as first king of Western Zhou dynasty 1046-1043 BC
143周武王姬发 周武王姬發 zhōu wáng Zhou1 Wu3 wang2 Ji1 Fa1King Wu of Zhou, personal name Ji Fa, reigned 1046-1043 BC as first king of Western Zhou dynasty 西周 1046-771 BC
144周详 周詳 zhōu xiángzhou1 xiang2meticulous; thorough; comprehensive; complete; detailed
145周小川 zhōu xiǎo chuānZhou1 Xiao3 chuan1Zhou Xiaochuan (1948-), PRC banker and politician, governor of People's Bank of China 中国人民银行 from 2002
146周薪 週薪 zhōu xīnzhou1 xin1weekly salary
147周星驰 周星馳 zhōu xīng chíZhou1 Xing1 chi2Stephen Chow (1962-), Hong Kong actor, comedian, screenwriter and film director, known for his mo lei tau 无厘头 movies
148周宣王 zhōu xuān wángZhou1 Xuan1 wang2King Xuan, eleventh King of Zhou, reigned (828-782 BC)
149周旋 zhōu xuánzhou1 xuan2Zhou Xuan (1918-1957), Chinese singer and film actress; to mix with others; to socialize; to deal with; to contend
150周延 zhōu yánzhou1 yan2exhaustive; distributed (logic: applies to every instance)
151周一 週一 zhōu Zhou1 yi1Monday
152周一岳 周一嶽 zhōu yuèZhou1 Yi1 yue4York Chow or Chow Yat-ngok (1947-), Hong Kong doctor and politician, Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food since 2004
153周易 zhōu Zhou1 yi4another name for Book of Changes (I Ching) 易经
154周永康 zhōu yǒng kāngZhou1 Yong3 kang1Zhou Yongkang (1942-), PRC petroleum engineer and politician
155周幽王 zhōu yōu wángZhou1 You1 wang2King You of Zhou (795-771 BC), last king of Western Zhou 西周
156周游 周遊 zhōu yóuzhou1 you2variant of 周游 , to tour; to travel around; variant of 周游 , to tour; to travel around; to travel around; to tour; to cross
157周游列国 周遊列國 zhōu yóu liè guózhou1 you2 lie4 guo2to travel around many countries (idiom); peregrinations; refers to the travels of Confucius
158周游世界 周遊世界 zhōu yóu shì jièzhou1 you2 shi4 jie4to travel around the world
159周有光 zhōu yǒu guāngZhou1 You3 guang1Zhou Youguang (1906-2017), PRC linguist, considered the father of Hanyu Pinyin 汉语拼音
160周瑜 zhōu Zhou1 Yu2Zhou Yu or Chou Yü (175-210), famous general of the southern Wu kingdom and victor of the battle of Redcliff; in Romance of the Three Kingdoms, absolutely no match for Zhuge Liang
161周瑜打黄盖 周瑜打黃蓋 zhōu huáng gàiZhou1 Yu2 da3 Huang2 Gai4fig. with the connivance of both sides; fig. by mutual consent; cf Wu patriot Huang Gai submits to mock beating at the hands of General Zhou Yu to deceive Cao Cao 曹操 before the 208 battle of Redcliff 赤壁之战
162周渝民 zhōu mínZhou1 Yu2 min2Zhou Yumin or Vic Zhou (1981-), Taiwan singer and actor, member of pop group F4
163周遭 zhōu zāozhou1 zao1surrounding; nearby
164周章 zhōu zhāngzhou1 zhang1effort; trouble; pains (to get sth done); flustered; frightened
165周章失措 zhōu zhāng shī cuòzhou1 zhang1 shi1 cuo4to be scared out of one's wits (idiom)
166周折 zhōu zhézhou1 zhe2twists and turns; vicissitude; complication; difficulty; effort; Classifiers:
167周知 zhōu zhīzhou1 zhi1well known
168周至 zhōu zhìZhou1 zhi4see 周到 ; Zhouzhi county in Xi'an 西安 , Shaanxi
169周至县 周至縣 zhōu zhì xiànZhou1 zhi4 xian4Zhouzhi county in Xi'an 西安 , Shaanxi
170周转不开 周轉不開 zhōu zhuǎn kāizhou1 zhuan3 bu4 kai1to have financial difficulties; unable to make ends meet
171周转不灵 周轉不靈 zhōu zhuǎn língzhou1 zhuan3 bu4 ling2to have a cash flow problem
172周转金 周轉金 zhōu zhuǎn jīnzhou1 zhuan3 jin1(accounting) petty cash; turnover; also written 週轉金 |周转金 ; revolving fund; working capital; petty cash; turnover
173周庄 周莊 zhōu zhuāngZhou1 zhuang1Zhouzhuang, old canal town between Shanghai and Suzhou, tourist attraction
174周庄镇 周莊鎮 zhōu zhuāng zhènZhou1 zhuang1 Zhen4Zhouzhuang, old canal town between Shanghai and Suzhou, tourist attraction
175周咨博访 周咨博訪 zhōu fǎngzhou1 zi1 bo2 fang3to inquire around and visit everywhere (idiom)
176周总理 周總理 zhōu zǒng Zhou1 zong3 li3Premier Zhou Enlai 周恩来 (1898-1976)
177周晬 zhōu zuìzhou1 zui4one full year (e.g. on child's first birthday); same as 周岁
178周作人 zhōu zuò rénZhou1 Zuo4 ren2Zhou Zuoren (1885-1967), brother of Lu Xun 鲁迅 , academic in Japanese and Greek studies, briefly imprisoned after the war as Japanese collaborator, persecuted and died of unknown causes during the Cultural Revolution
179抓周 zhuā zhōuzhua1 zhou1custom of placing a variety of articles (writing brush, abacus etc) before an infant on its first birthday to see which one he or she picks up (The article chosen is supposed to be an indication of the child's inclinations, future career etc.)
180庄周 莊周 zhuāng zhōuZhuang1 Zhou1same as Zhuangzi 庄子 (369-286 BC), Daoist author
181庄周梦蝶 莊周夢蝶 zhuāng zhōu mèng diézhuang1 zhou1 meng4 die2Zhuangzi 庄子 dreams of a butterfly (or is it the butterfly dreaming of Zhuangzi?)
182环顾四周 環顧四周 huán zhōuhuan2 gu4 si4 zhou1to look around
183周中 zhōu zhōngzhou1 zhong1weekday; midweek

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