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1根据 根據 gēn gen1 ju4according to; based on; basis; foundation; Classifiers:
2 gēngen1root; basis; classifier for long slender objects, e.g. cigarettes, guitar strings; Classifiers: ; radical (chemistry)
3根本 gēn běngen1 ben3fundamental; basic; root; simply; absolutely (not); (not) at all; Classifiers:
4根据地 根據地 gēn gen1 ju4 di4base of operations
5根源 gēn yuángen1 yuan2origin; root (cause)
6根系 gēn gen1 xi4root system
7归根到底 歸根到底 guī gēn dào gui1 gen1 dao4 di3after all; in the final analysis; ultimately
8扎根 zhā gēnzha1 gen1to take root
9阿根廷 ā gēn tíngA1 gen1 ting2Argentina
10里根 gēnLi3 gen1Reagan (name); Ronald Reagan (1911-2004), US president (1981-1989)
11埃尔朗根 埃爾朗根 āi ěr lǎng gēnAi1 er3 lang3 gen1Erlangen (town in Bavaria)
12埃尔朗根纲领 埃爾朗根綱領 āi ěr lǎng gēn gāng lǐngAi1 er3 lang3 gen1 gang1 ling3Felix Klein's Erlangen program (1872) on geometry and group theory
13矮茎朱砂根 矮莖朱砂根 ǎi jīng zhū shā gēnai3 jing1 zhu1 sha1 gen1short-stem Ardisia (Ardisia brevicaulis)
14爱留根纳 愛留根納 ài liú gēn Ai4 liu2 gen1 na4Eriugena, John Scottus (c. 810-880) Irish poet, theologian, and philosopher of Neoplatonism
15安重根 ān zhòng gēnAn1 Zhong4 gen1An Jung-geun or Ahn Joong-keun (1879-1910), Korean independence activist, famous as assassin of Japanese prime minister ITŌ Hirobumi 伊藤博文 in 1909
16拔根 gēnba2 gen1(lit. and fig.) to uproot
17拔根塞源 gēn yuánba2 gen1 se4 yuan2to dig out the root, block up the source; to uproot (idiom)
18拔树寻根 拔樹尋根 shù xún gēnba2 shu4 xun2 gen1to trace to the very root of sth. (idiom)
19板蓝根 板藍根 bǎn lán gēnban3 lan2 gen1indigo woad root; root of Isatis tinctoria (used in TCM)
20卑尔根 卑爾根 bēi ěr gēnBei1 er3 gen1Bergen
21病根 bìng gēnbing4 gen1an incompletely cured illness; an old complaint; the root cause of trouble
22不尽根 不盡根 jìn gēnbu4 jin4 gen1surd (math.)
23草根 cǎo gēncao3 gen1grass roots (lit. and fig.)
24草根树皮 草根樹皮 cǎo gēn shù cao3 gen1 shu4 pi2roots of grass and bark of trees (which can be eaten when starving) (idiom)
25草根网民 草根網民 cǎo gēn wǎng míncao3 gen1 wang3 min2grassroots netizens
26侧根 側根 gēnce4 gen1lateral root (botany)
27齿根 齒根 chǐ gēnchi3 gen1root of tooth
28除根 chú gēnchu2 gen1to root out; to eliminate the roots; to cure once and for all
29词根 詞根 gēnci2 gen1radical of a compound word (in European language)
30存根 cún gēncun2 gen1stub
31大根兰 大根蘭 gēn lánda4 gen1 lan2Cymbidium macrorrhizum Lindl.
32呆根 dāi gēndai1 gen1fool; stupid
33单根独苗 單根獨苗 dān gēn miáodan1 gen1 du2 miao2an only child
34单位根 單位根 dān wèi gēndan1 wei4 gen1(math.) root of unity
35独根孤种 獨根孤種 gēn zhǒngdu2 gen1 gu1 zhong3the only son (idiom)
36耳根清净 耳根清淨 ěr gēn qīng jìnger3 gen1 qing1 jing4to be free from nagging (idiom)|||; lit. ears pure and peaceful (idiom); to stay away from the filth and unrest of the world
37耳根软 耳根軟 ěr gēn ruǎner3 gen1 ruan3credulous
38耳根子 ěr gēn zier3 gen1 zi5ear
39耳根子软 耳根子軟 ěr gēn zi ruǎner3 gen1 zi5 ruan3credulous
40二重根 èr chóng gēner4 chong2 gen1a double root of an equation
41法兰西斯・培根 法蘭西斯・培根 lán · péi gēnFa3 lan2 xi1 si1 · Pei2 gen1Francis Bacon (1561-1626), English Renaissance philosopher and early scientist; Francis Bacon (1561-1626), English renaissance philosopher and early scientist
42方根 fāng gēnfang1 gen1square root
43弗兰西斯・培根 弗蘭西斯・培根 lán · péi gēnFu2 lan2 xi1 si1 · Pei2 gen1Francis Bacon (1561-1626), English Renaissance philosopher and early scientist; Francis Bacon (1561-1626), English renaissance philosopher and early scientist
44哥本哈根 běn gēnGe1 ben3 ha1 gen1Copenhagen or København, capital of Denmark
45葛根 gēnge2 gen1tuber of the kudzu vine (Pueraria lobata), used in Chinese medicine
46格罗宁根 格羅寧根 luó níng gēnGe2 luo2 ning2 gen1Groningen, province and city in the Netherlands
47根本法 gēn běn gen1 ben3 fa3fundamental law; body of basic laws
48根茬 gēn chágen1 cha2stubble
49根除 gēn chúgen1 chu2to eradicate
50根底 gēn gen1 di3root; foundation; foundation; grounding; background; what lies at the bottom of sth; root; cause
51根管治疗 根管治療 gēn guǎn zhì liáogen1 guan3 zhi4 liao2root canal therapy (dentistry)
52根号 根號 gēn hàogen1 hao4radical sign √ (math.)
53根河 gēn Gen1 he2Genhe county level city, Mongolian Gegeen-gol xot, in Hulunbuir 呼伦贝尔 , Inner Mongolia
54根河市 gēn shìGen1 he2 shi4Genhe county level city, Mongolian Gegeen-gol xot, in Hulunbuir 呼伦贝尔 , Inner Mongolia
55根基 gēn gen1 ji1foundation
56根茎 根莖 gēn jīnggen1 jing1stolon; runner; rhizome; rhizoma
57根据规定 根據規定 gēn guī dìnggen1 ju4 gui1 ding4according to provisions; as stipulated in the rules
58根据上表 根據上表 gēn shàng biǎogen1 ju4 shang4 biao3according to the above table
59根绝 根絕 gēn juégen1 jue2to eradicate
60根深蒂固 gēn shēn gen1 shen1 di4 gu4deep-rooted (problem etc)
61根深叶茂 根深葉茂 gēn shēn màogen1 shen1 ye4 mao4deep roots and vigorous foliage (idiom); (fig.) well established and growing strongly
62根式 gēn shìgen1 shi4surd (math.); algebraic expression involving a square root or other irrationality
63根特 gēn Gen1 te4Ghent, city in Belgium
64根西岛 根西島 gēn dǎoGen1 xi1 dao3Guernsey (Channel Islands)
65根须 根鬚 gēn gen1 xu1roots
66根音 gēn yīngen1 yin1root of chord
67根由 gēn yóugen1 you2the whys and the wherefores; the detailed story; root cause
68根汁汽水 gēn zhī shuǐgen1 zhi1 qi4 shui3root beer
69根治 gēn zhìgen1 zhi4to bring under permanent control; to effect a radical cure
70根状茎 根狀莖 gēn zhuàng jīnggen1 zhuang4 jing1rhizome (biol.); root stock
71根壮叶茂 根壯葉茂 gēn zhuàng màogen1 zhuang4 ye4 mao4strongly based and flourishing (idiom)
72共轭不尽根 共軛不盡根 gòng è jìn gēngong4 e4 bu4 jin4 gen1conjugate surd (math.)
73共轭根式 共軛根式 gòng è gēn shìgong4 e4 gen1 shi4conjugate surd (math.)
74古根海姆 gēn hǎi Gu3 gen1 hai3 mu3Guggenheim (name)
75古根罕 gēn hǎnGu3 gen1 han3Guggenheim (name)
76古根罕喷喷气推进研究中心 古根罕噴噴氣推進研究中心 gēn hǎn pēn pèn tuī jìn yán jiū zhōng xīnGu3 gen1 han3 pen1 pen4 qi4 tui1 jin4 yan2 jiu1 zhong1 xin1Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology (GALCIT, from 1926); Guggenheim jet propulsion center (from 1943)
77古根罕喷气推进研究中心 古根罕噴氣推進研究中心 gēn hǎn pēn tuī jìn yán jiū zhōng xīnGu3 gen1 han3 Pen1 qi4 Tui1 jin4 Yan2 jiu1 Zhong1 xin1Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology (GALCIT, from 1926); Guggenheim Jet Propulsion Center (from 1943)
78归根 歸根 guī gēngui1 gen1to return home (after a lifetime's absence); to go back to one's roots
79归根结底 歸根結底 guī gēn jié gui1 gen1 jie2 di3variant of 归根结底 ; in the final analysis; ultimately
80归根结蒂 歸根結蒂 guī gēn jié gui1 gen1 jie2 di4ultimately; in the final analysis; after all; when all is said and done
81哈根达斯 哈根達斯 gēn Ha1 gen1 Da2 si1Häagen-Dazs
82哈灵根 哈靈根 líng gēnha1 ling2 gen1Harlingen, the Netherlands
83海尼根 hǎi gēnHai3 ni2 gen1Heineken (Dutch brewing company); see also 喜力
84祸根 禍根 huò gēnhuo4 gen1root of the trouble; cause of the ruin
85剪草除根 jiǎn cǎo chú gēnjian3 cao3 chu2 gen1lit. cut grass and pull out roots (idiom); fig. to destroy root and branch; to eradicate
86嚼舌根 jiáo shé gēnjiao2 she2 gen1to gossip; to argue unnecessarily
87脚根 腳根 jiǎo gēnjiao3 gen1variant of 脚跟
88究根问底 究根問底 jiū gēn wèn jiu1 gen1 wen4 di3to get to bottom of sth. (idiom)
89究其根源 jiū gēn yuánjiu1 qi2 gen1 yuan2to trace something to its source (idiom)
90苦根 gēnku3 gen1underlying cause of poverty
91块根 塊根 kuài gēnkuai4 gen1root tuber; tuberous root
92辣根 gēnla4 gen1horseradish
93雷根 léi gēnLei2 gen1Taiwan equivalent of 里根
94立方根 fāng gēnli4 fang1 gen1cubic root (math.)
95连根拔 連根拔 lián gēn lian2 gen1 ba2to pull up by the roots; to uproot
96芦根 蘆根 gēnlu2 gen1reed rhizome (used in TCM)
97落地生根 luò shēng gēnluo4 di4 sheng1 gen1air plant (Bryophyllum pinnatum); to put down roots
98落叶归根 落葉歸根 luò guī gēnLuo4 ye4 gui1 gen1lit. a falling leaf returns to the roots (idiom); fig. all things go back to their source eventually; in old age, an expatriate returns home; Getting Home, 2007 PRC comedy-drama film directed by 张扬
99毛根 máo gēnmao2 gen1a strand of hair; pipe cleaner
100密西根 gēnMi4 xi1 gen1Michigan, US state (Tw)
101密西根州 gēn zhōuMi4 xi1 gen1 Zhou1Michigan, US state (Tw)
102密歇根 xiē gēnMi4 xie1 gen1Michigan, US state
103密歇根大学 密歇根大學 xiē gēn xuéMi4 xie1 gen1 Da4 xue2University of Michigan
104密歇根湖 xiē gēn Mi4 xie1 gen1 Hu2Lake Michigan, one of the Great Lakes 五大湖
105密歇根州 xiē gēn zhōuMi4 xie1 gen1 zhou1Michigan, US state
106命根 mìng gēnming4 gen1lifeblood; the thing that one cherishes most in life; (coll.) family jewels (male genitals)
107命根子 mìng gēn ziming4 gen1 zi5see 命根
108摩尔根 摩爾根 ěr gēnMo2 er3 gen1Morgan (name)
109摩根 gēnMo2 gen1Morgan (name)
110摩根・弗里曼 gēn · mànMo2 gen1 · Fu2 li3 man4Morgan Freeman, American actor; Morgan Freeman, American actor
111摩根士丹利 gēn shì dān Mo2 gen1 Shi4 dan1 li4Morgan Stanley (financial services company)
112男根 nán gēnnan2 gen1penis
113蹑脚根 躡腳根 niè jiǎo gēnnie4 jiao3 gen1variant of 蹑脚跟
114盘根错节 盤根錯節 pán gēn cuò jiépan2 gen1 cuo4 jie2variant of 盘根错节 ; twisted roots and intertwined joints (idiom); complicated and very tricky; knotty and deeply-rooted difficulties
115盘根究底 盤根究底 pán gēn jiū pan2 gen1 jiu1 di3lit. to examine roots and inquire at the base (idiom); to get to the bottom of sth
116盘根问底 盤根問底 pán gēn wèn pan2 gen1 wen4 di3lit. to examine roots and inquire at the base (idiom); to get to the bottom of sth
117刨根 páo gēnpao2 gen1lit. to dig up the root; to get to the heart of (the matter)
118刨根儿 刨根兒 páo gēn rpao2 gen1 r5erhua variant of 刨根
119刨根问底 刨根問底 páo gēn wèn pao2 gen1 wen4 di3to dig up roots and inquire at the base (idiom); to get to the bottom of sth
120培根 péi gēnpei2 gen1bacon (loanword)
121票根 piào gēnpiao4 gen1ticket stub
122平方根 píng fāng gēnping2 fang1 gen1square root
123齐根 齊根 gēnqi2 gen1at the base; at the root; (of a leg) just below the crutch
124气根 氣根 gēnqi4 gen1aerial root (botany)
125气生根 氣生根 shēng gēnqi4 sheng1 gen1aerial root (botany)
126墙根 牆根 qiáng gēnqiang2 gen1foot of a wall
127氢氧根 氫氧根 qīng yǎng gēnqing1 yang3 gen1hydroxide radical (-OH)
128氢氧根离子 氫氧根離子 qīng yǎng gēn qing1 yang3 gen1 li2 zi3hydroxide ion OH-
129穷根究底 窮根究底 qióng gēn jiū qiong2 gen1 jiu1 di3to get to the roots of the problem (idiom)
130去根 gēnqu4 gen1to cure completely
131肉质根 肉質根 ròu zhì gēnrou4 zhi4 gen1succulent root (botany)
132少根筋 shǎo gēn jīnshao3 gen1 jin1(coll.) dim-witted; foolish; absent-minded
133舌根 shé gēnshe2 gen1back of tongue; tongue root; dorsal
134申根 shēn gēnShen1 gen1Schengen, village in Luxemburg, location of the 1985 signing of the agreement to create the Schengen area 申根区
135实根 實根 shí gēnshi2 gen1real root (of a polynomial)
136树高千丈,落叶归根 樹高千丈,落葉歸根 shù gāo qiān zhàng , luò guī gēnshu4 gao1 qian1 zhang4 , luo4 ye4 gui1 gen1see 樹高千丈树高千丈叶落归根
137树高千丈,叶落归根 樹高千丈,葉落歸根 shù gāo qiān zhàng , luò guī gēnshu4 gao1 qian1 zhang4 , ye4 luo4 gui1 gen1fig. a tree may grow a thousand zhang high, but its leaves return to their roots (proverb); fig. everything has its ancestral home; in old age, an expatriate returns home
138树根 樹根 shù gēnshu4 gen1tree roots
139宿根 gēnsu4 gen1perennial root (botany)
140酸根 suān gēnsuan1 gen1negative ion; acid radical
141算哪根葱 算哪根蔥 suàn gēn cōngsuan4 na3 gen1 cong1who do (you) think (you) are?; who does (he, she etc) think (he, she) is?
142听墙根 聽牆根 tīng qiáng gēnting1 qiang2 gen1to eavesdrop; to listen in secret to sb's conversations
143听墙根儿 聽牆根兒 tīng qiáng gēn rting1 qiang2 gen1 r5erhua variant of 听墙根
144图林根 圖林根 lín gēnTu2 lin2 gen1Thuringia (state in Germany)
145吐根 gēntu3 gen1ipecac
146维特根斯坦 維特根斯坦 wéi gēn tǎnWei2 te4 gen1 si1 tan3Wittgenstein (name)
147乌尔根奇 烏爾根奇 ěr gēn Wu1 er3 gen1 qi2Urgench, city in Uzbekistan
148席凡宁根 席凡寧根 fán níng gēnXi2 fan2 ning2 gen1Scheveningen, resort in Den Haag (The Hague), Netherlands
149箱根 xiāng gēnXiang1 gen1Hakone, city on the east coast of Japan southwest of Tokyo
150香根草 xiāng gēn cǎoxiang1 gen1 cao3vetiver grass (Vetiveria zizanoides)
151心根 xīn gēnxin1 gen1the innermost depths of one's heart; (Buddhism) manas (the mind)
152须根 須根 gēnxu1 gen1fibrous roots
153寻根究底 尋根究底 xún gēn jiū xun2 gen1 jiu1 di3to get to the bottom of things; to inquire deeply into (idiom)
154寻根溯源 尋根溯源 xún gēn yuánxun2 gen1 su4 yuan2see 追根溯源
155寻根问底 尋根問底 xún gēn wèn xun2 gen1 wen4 di3lit. to examine roots and inquire at the base (idiom); to get to the bottom of sth; lit. to examine roots and inquire at the base (idiom); to get to the bottom of sth
156牙根 gēnya2 gen1root of tooth
157压根 壓根 gēnya4 gen1from the start; absolutely; entirely; simply
158压根儿 壓根兒 gēn rya4 gen1 r5erhua variant of 压根
159咬定牙根 yǎo dìng gēnyao3 ding4 ya2 gen1see 咬紧牙关
160咬紧牙根 咬緊牙根 yǎo jǐn gēnyao3 jin3 ya2 gen1see 咬紧牙关
161业根 業根 gēnye4 gen1the root cause (of evil); bane (Buddhism)
162叶落归根 葉落歸根 luò guī gēnye4 luo4 gui1 gen1a falling leaf returns to the roots (idiom); everything has its ancestral home; In old age, an expatriate longs to return home.
163一根筋 gēn jīnyi1 gen1 jin1stubborn; inflexible; one-track minded
164一根绳上的蚂蚱 一根繩上的螞蚱 gēn shéng shàng de zhayi1 gen1 sheng2 shang4 de5 ma4 zha5see 一条绳上的蚂蚱
165一根扎枪 一根扎槍 gēn zhā qiāngyi1 gen1 zha1 qiang1a lance; a spear (colloquial)
166一年生根 nián shēng gēnyi1 nian2 sheng1 gen1annual root
167乙酸根 suān gēnyi3 suan1 gen1acetyl radical CH3COO-
168银根 銀根 yín gēnyin2 gen1money market; money
169有根有梢 yǒu gēn yǒu shāoyou3 gen1 you3 shao1to have both root and branch (idiom)
170约根 約根 yuē gēnYue1 gen1Jurgen (name)
171斩草除根 斬草除根 zhǎn cǎo chú gēnzhan3 cao3 chu2 gen1to cut weeds and eliminate the roots (idiom); to destroy root and branch; to eliminate completely
172支根 zhī gēnzhi1 gen1branching root; rootlet
173植根 zhí gēnzhi2 gen1taproot (main root growing vertically down); to take root; to establish a base
174植根于 植根於 zhí gēn zhi2 gen1 yu2to be rooted to; to take root in
175追根 zhuī gēnzhui1 gen1to trace sth back to its source; to get to the bottom of sth
176追根究底 zhuī gēn jiū zhui1 gen1 jiu1 di3to get to the heart of the matter
177追根究底儿 追根究底兒 zhuī gēn jiū rzhui1 gen1 jiu1 di3 r5erhua variant of 追根究底
178追根求源 zhuī gēn qiú yuánzhui1 gen1 qiu2 yuan2to track sth to its roots
179追根溯源 zhuī gēn yuánzhui1 gen1 su4 yuan2to pursue sth back to its origins; to trace back to the source; to get to the bottom of sth
180追根问底 追根問底 zhuī gēn wèn zhui1 gen1 wen4 di3lit. to examine roots and inquire at the base (idiom); to get to the bottom of sth
181追根寻底 追根尋底 zhuī gēn xún zhui1 gen1 xun2 di3see 追根究底
182字根 gēnzi4 gen1character root; word root; etymon
183字根表 gēn biǎozi4 gen1 biao3table of components used in wubi input method 五笔输入法
184字根合体字 字根合體字 gēn zi4 gen1 he2 ti3 zi4stem compound
185字根通用码 字根通用碼 gēn tōng yòng zi4 gen1 tong1 yong4 ma3common coding for components of Chinese character; same as Zheng coding 郑码
186城根 chéng gēncheng2 gen1sections of a city close to the city wall
187根究 gēn jiūgen1 jiu1to investigate (sth) thoroughly; to get to the bottom of
188根性 gēn xìnggen1 xing4one''s true nature (Buddhism)
189申根区 申根區 shēn gēn Shen1 gen1 qu1the Schengen area, a passport-free zone in Europe
190压死骆驼的最后一根稻草 壓死駱駝的最後一根稻草 luò tuo de zuì hòu gēn dào cǎoya1 si3 luo4 tuo5 de5 zui4 hou4 yi1 gen1 dao4 cao3the straw that broke the camel’s back (idiom); the final straw

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