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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
1 cáicai2a moment ago; just now; (indicating sth happening later than expected); (preceded by a clause of condition or reason) not until; (followed by a numerical clause) only; ability; talent; sb of a certain type; a capable individual; only; only then; just now
2才能 cái néngcai2 neng2talent; ability; capacity
3人才 rén cáiren2 cai2talent; talented person; looks; attractive looks
4刚才 剛才 gāng cáigang1 cai2(just) a moment ago; just now; a moment ago
5天才 tiān cáitian1 cai2talent; gift; genius; talented; gifted
6方才 fāng cáifang1 cai2just now; then
7才华 才華 cái huácai2 hua2talent; Classifiers:
8成才 chéng cáicheng2 cai2to make sth of oneself; to become a person who is worthy of respect
9才干 才幹 cái gàncai2 gan4ability; competence
10聪明才智 聰明才智 cōng ming cái zhìcong1 ming5 cai2 zhi4intelligence and wisdom
11爱才若渴 愛才若渴 ài cái ruò ai4 cai2 ruo4 ke3to have a passion for talented people (idiom)
12办学兴才 辦學興才 bàn xué xīng cáiban4 xue2 xing1 cai2to build schools and foster talents (idiom)
13比才 cáiBi4 cai2Bizet (name); Georges Bizet (1838-1875), French musician, composer of opera Carmen
14辩才 辯才 biàn cáibian4 cai2eloquence
15辩才天 辯才天 biàn cái tiānbian4 cai2 tian1Saraswati (the Hindu goddess of wisdom and arts and consort of Lord Brahma)
16辩才无碍 辯才無礙 biàn cái àibian4 cai2 wu2 ai4very eloquent (idiom)
17博学多才 博學多才 xué duō cáibo2 xue2 duo1 cai2erudite and multi-talented (idiom); versatile and able
18不才 cáibu4 cai2untalented; I; me (humble)
19不打不成才 chéng cáibu4 da3 bu4 cheng2 cai2spare the rod and spoil the child (idiom)
20才不 cái cai2 bu4by no means; definitely not; as if!; yeah right!
21才大心细 才大心細 cái xīn cai2 da4 xin1 xi4to have great talent and an attentive mind (idiom)
22才德 cái cai2 de2talent and virtue
23才分 cái fèncai2 fen4ability; talent; gift
24才高八斗 cái gāo dǒucai2 gao1 ba1 dou3of great talent (idiom)
25才怪 cái guàicai2 guai4it'd be a wonder if... (following a verb phrase that is usually negative)
26才华出众 才華出眾 cái huá chū zhòngcai2 hua2 chu1 zhong4outstanding talent (idiom); incomparable artistic merit
27才华盖世 才華蓋世 cái huá gài shìcai2 hua2 gai4 shi4peerless talent (idiom); incomparable artistic merit
28才华横溢 才華橫溢 cái huá héng cai2 hua2 heng2 yi4brimming over with talent (esp. literary); brilliant
29才兼文武 cái jiān wén cai2 jian1 wen2 wu3talent in both military and civil field (idiom)
30才略 cái lüècai2 lu:e4ability and sagacity
31才貌出众 才貌出眾 cái mào chū zhòngcai2 mao4 chu1 zhong4to have outstanding talent and appearance (idiom)
32才貌双全 才貌雙全 cái mào shuāng quáncai2 mao4 shuang1 quan2talented and good-looking (idiom)
33才名籍甚 cái míng shèncai2 ming2 ji2 shen4One's reputation for talent is well-known. (idiom)
34才女 cái cai2 nu:3talented girl
35才气 才氣 cái cai2 qi4talent (usually literary or artistic)
36才气过人 才氣過人 cái guò réncai2 qi4 guo4 ren2an outstanding talent (idiom); surpassing insight and acumen
37才穷智竭 才窮智竭 cái qióng zhì jiécai2 qiong2 zhi4 jie2talent inadequate for the job (idiom)
38才然 纔然 cái ráncai2 ran2just recently; just a moment ago; just now
39才识 才識 cái shícai2 shi2ability and insight
40才识过人 才識過人 cái shí guò réncai2 shi2 guo4 ren2an outstanding talent (idiom); surpassing insight and acumen
41才疏学浅 才疏學淺 cái shū xué qiǎncai2 shu1 xue2 qian3(humble expr.) of humble talent and shallow learning (idiom); Pray forgive my ignorance,...
42才思 cái cai2 si1imaginative power; creativeness
43才外流 cái wài liúcai2 wai4 liu2brain drain
44才学 才學 cái xuécai2 xue2talent and learning; scholarship
45才艺 才藝 cái cai2 yi4talent
46才艺技能 才藝技能 cái néngcai2 yi4 ji4 neng2talent
47才艺秀 才藝秀 cái xiùcai2 yi4 xiu4talent show
48才藻出众 才藻出眾 cái zǎo chū zhòngcai2 zao3 chu1 zhong4above average in literary talent (idiom)
49才智 cái zhìcai2 zhi4ability and wisdom
50才子 cái cai2 zi3gifted scholar
51才子佳人 cái jiā réncai2 zi3 jia1 ren2gifted scholar, beautiful lady (idiom); pair of ideal lovers
52持才傲物 chí cái ào chi2 cai2 ao4 wu4to be proud of one's talent and regard things with contempt (idiom)
53初露才华 初露才華 chū cái huáchu1 lu4 cai2 hua2first sign of budding talent; to display one's ability for the first time
54蠢才 chǔn cáichun3 cai2variant of 蠢材
55大才小用 cái xiǎo yòngda4 cai2 xiao3 yong4lit. making little use of great talent; to use a sledgehammer to crack a nut
56德薄才疏 cái shūde2 bo2 cai2 shu1(One's) virtue is insignificant and (one's) ability meager. (idiom)
57德才 cáide2 cai2ethics and ability; virtuous and talented
58德才兼备 德才兼備 cái jiān bèide2 cai2 jian1 bei4having both integrity and talent (idiom)
59登庸人才 dēng yōng rén cáideng1 yong1 ren2 cai2to employ talent (idiom)
60多才 duō cáiduo1 cai2multi-talented; many-sided skills
61多才多艺 多才多藝 duō cái duō duo1 cai2 duo1 yi4multi-talented
62冯骥才 馮驥才 féng cáiFeng2 Ji4 cai2Feng Jicai (1942-), novelist from Tianjin, author of Extraordinary people in our ordinary world 俗世奇人
63干才 幹才 gàn cáigan4 cai2ability; capable
64高才 gāo cáigao1 cai2great talent; rare capability; person of outstanding ability
65高才生 gāo cái shēnggao1 cai2 sheng1student of great ability; talented student
66鬼才信 guǐ cái xìngui3 cai2 xin4who would believe it!; what rubbish!
67宏才大略 hóng cái lüèhong2 cai2 da4 lu:e4great talent and bold vision (idiom)
68宏才硕学 宏才碩學 hóng cái shuò xuéhong2 cai2 shuo4 xue2profound learning and great abilities (idiom)
69怀才不露 懷才不露 huái cái lòuhuai2 cai2 bu4 lou4to refrain from showing one's ability (idiom)
70怀才不遇 懷才不遇 huái cái huai2 cai2 bu4 yu4to have talent but no opportunity (idiom); to be an unrecognized talent
71患难之交才是真正的朋友 患難之交纔是真正的朋友 huàn nàn zhī jiāo cái shì zhēn zhèng de péng youhuan4 nan4 zhi1 jiao1 cai2 shi4 zhen1 zheng4 de5 peng2 you5a friend in need is a friend indeed (English proverb); cf idiom 患難之交 |患难之交 , a friend in need
72疾忌鸿才 疾忌鴻才 hóng cáiji2 ji4 hong2 cai2to be jealous of great talents (idiom)
73计穷才竭 計窮才竭 qióng cái jiéji4 qiong2 cai2 jie2to be at the end of one's resources; to be at one's wits' end (idiom)
74夹袋人才 夾袋人才 jiā dài rén cáijia1 dai4 ren2 cai2talents on the waiting list whom one can implicitly trust (idiom)
75佳人才子 jiā rén cái jia1 ren2 cai2 zi3beautiful lady, gifted scholar (idiom); pair of ideal lovers
76江郎才尽 江郎才盡 jiāng láng cái jìnJiang1 lang2 cai2 jin4Jiang Yan has exhausted his talent (idiom); fig. to have used up one's creative powers; to have writer's block
77江南四大才子 jiāng nán cái Jiang1 nan2 si4 da4 cai2 zi3Four great southern talents of the Ming, namely: Tang Bohu 唐伯虎 , Zhu Zhishan 祝枝山 , Wen Zhengming 文征明 and Xu Zhenqing 徐祯卿
78将才 將才 jiàng cáijiang4 cai2talented field commander (military)
79矜才使气 矜才使氣 jīn cái shǐ jin1 cai2 shi3 qi4to be self-conceited and insolent (idiom)
80口才 kǒu cáikou3 cai2eloquence
81郎才女貌 láng cái màolang2 cai2 nu:3 mao4talented man and beautiful woman; ideal couple
82力拙才鲜 力拙才鮮 zhuō cái xiǎnli4 zhuo1 cai2 xian3weak in strength and lacking in ability (idiom)
83量才录用 量才錄用 liàng cái yòngliang4 cai2 lu4 yong4to assess sb's capabilities and employ him accordingly (idiom); to employ sb competent for the task
84量才取用 liàng cái yòngliang4 cai2 qu3 yong4to assign jobs according to abilities (idiom)
85露才扬己 露才揚己 cái yáng lu4 cai2 yang2 ji3to be fond of showing off (idiom)
86罗致人才 羅致人才 luó zhì rén cáiluo2 zhi4 ren2 cai2to enlist the services of able people
87茂才 mào cáimao4 cai2see 秀才
88男才女貌 nán cái màonan2 cai2 nu:3 mao4talented man and beautiful woman; ideal couple
89能人才子 néng rén cái neng2 ren2 cai2 zi3man of ability; talented person (idiom)
90女子无才便是德 女子無才便是德 cái biàn shì nu:3 zi3 wu2 cai2 bian4 shi4 de2a woman's virtue is to have no talent (idiom)
91偏才 piān cáipian1 cai2talent in a particular area
92奇才 cáiqi2 cai2genius
93奇才异能 奇才異能 cái néngqi2 cai2 yi4 neng2extraordinary talents and abilities (idiom)
94屈才 cáiqu1 cai2to waste talent
95全才 quán cáiquan2 cai2all-rounder; versatile
96畎亩天才 畎畝天才 quǎn tiān cáiquan3 mu3 tian1 cai2mediocre ability (idiom)
97却才 卻才 què cáique4 cai2just now
98人才辈出 人才輩出 rén cái bèi chūren2 cai2 bei4 chu1no lack of talented persons (idiom)
99人才荟萃 人才薈萃 rén cái huì cuìren2 cai2 hui4 cui4a galaxy of talent (idiom)
100人才济济 人才濟濟 rén cái ren2 cai2 ji3 ji3a galaxy of talent (idiom); a great number of competent people
101人才流失 rén cái liú shīren2 cai2 liu2 shi1brain drain; outflow of talent
102人才外流 rén cái wài liúren2 cai2 wai4 liu2brain drain
103人尽其才 人盡其才 rén jìn cáiren2 jin4 qi2 cai2employ one's talent to the fullest; everyone gives of their best
104社交才能 shè jiāo cái néngshe4 jiao1 cai2 neng2social accomplishment
105身才 shēn cáishen1 cai2stature; build (height and weight); figure
106识才 識才 shí cáishi2 cai2to recognize talent
107识才尊贤 識才尊賢 shí cái zūn xiánshi2 cai2 zun1 xian2to recognize talent and have great respect for it
108识多才广 識多才廣 shí duō cái guǎngshi2 duo1 cai2 guang3knowledgeable and versatile
109适才 適才 shì cáishi4 cai2just now; a moment ago
110恃才傲物 shì cái ào shi4 cai2 ao4 wu4to be inordinately proud of one's ability; to be conceited and contemptuous (idiom)
111恃才逞勇 shì cái chěng yǒngshi4 cai2 cheng3 yong3to act recklessly with undue confidence in one's own ability (idiom)
112天才出自勤奋 天才出自勤奮 tiān cái chū qín fèntian1 cai2 chu1 zi4 qin2 fen4genius comes from hard effort; Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration (Thomas Edison)
113天妒英才 tiān yīng cáitian1 du4 ying1 cai2heaven is jealous of heroic genius (idiom); the great have great hardship to contend with; those whom the Gods love die young
114通才 tōng cáitong1 cai2polymath; all-round person
115通才教育 tōng cái jiào tong1 cai2 jiao4 yu4liberal education; general education
116文武全才 wén quán cáiwen2 wu3 quan2 cai2master of both the pen and the sword (idiom)
117贤才 賢才 xián cáixian2 cai2a genius; a talented person
118雄才大略 xióng cái lüèxiong2 cai2 da4 lu:e4great skill and strategy
119炫异露才 炫異露才 xuàn cáixuan4 yi4 lu4 cai2to show off and display one's ability (idiom)
120异才 異才 cáiyi4 cai2extraordinary talent
121庸才 yōng cáiyong1 cai2mediocrity
122优才劣用 優才劣用 yōu cái liè yòngyou1 cai2 lie4 yong4talent poorly used (idiom)
123有才干 有才幹 yǒu cái gànyou3 cai2 gan4capable
124真才实学 真才實學 zhēn cái shí xuézhen1 cai2 shi2 xue2solid learning; real ability and learning; genuine talent
125征才 徵才 zhēng cáizheng1 cai2to recruit
126智穷才尽 智窮才盡 zhì qióng cái jìnzhi4 qiong2 cai2 jin4to be at the end of one's resources; to be at one's wits' end (idiom)
127专业人才 專業人才 zhuān rén cáizhuan1 ye4 ren2 cai2expert (in a field)
128自学成才 自學成才 xué chéng cáizi4 xue2 cheng2 cai2a self-made genius

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