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IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
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1 sāngSang1mulberry tree; old variant of ; surname Sang
2饱经沧桑 飽經滄桑 bǎo jīng cāng sāngbao3 jing1 cang1 sang1having lived through many changes
3渤澥桑田 xiè sāng tiánbo2 xie4 sang1 tian2lit. blue seas where once was mulberry fields (idiom, from 史记 , Record of the Grand Historian); time brings great changes; life's vicissitudes
4沧海桑田 滄海桑田 cāng hǎi sāng tiáncang1 hai3 sang1 tian2lit. the blue sea turned into mulberry fields (idiom); fig. the transformations of the world
5沧桑 滄桑 cāng sāngcang1 sang1great changes; ups and downs; vicissitudes; abbr. of 沧海桑田
6沧桑感 滄桑感 cāng sāng gǎncang1 sang1 gan3a sense of having been through good times and bad; a weathered and worn look
7扶桑 sāngFu2 sang1Fusang, mythical island of ancient literature, often interpreted as Japan
8哈桑 sāngHa1 sang1Hassan (person name); Hassan District
9基桑加尼 sāng jiā Ji1 sang1 jia1 ni2Kisangani (city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
10卡桑德拉 sāng Ka3 sang1 de2 la1Cassandra (given name); Cassandra (character in Greek mythology)
11拉夫桑贾尼 拉夫桑賈尼 sāng jiǎ La1 fu1 sang1 jia3 ni2Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
12历尽沧桑 歷盡滄桑 jìn cāng sāngli4 jin4 cang1 sang1to have been through the hardships of life; to have been through the mill
13历经沧桑 歷經滄桑 jīng cāng sāngli4 jing1 cang1 sang1to go through all the vicissitudes of life (idiom)
14洛桑 luò sāngLuo4 sang1Lausanne (city in Switzerland)
15妈妈桑 媽媽桑 ma sāngma1 ma5 sang1mama-san, middle-aged woman who runs a brothel, bar etc (loanword from Japanese); madam
16莫泊桑 sāngMo4 bo2 sang1Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893), French novelist and short story writer
17莫桑比克 sāng Mo4 sang1 bi3 ke4Mozambique
18纳撒尼尔・霍桑 納撒尼爾・霍桑 ěr · huò sāngNa4 sa1 ni2 er3 · Huo4 sang1Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) American novelist and short story writer; Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) American novelist and short story writer
19南乔治亚岛和南桑威奇 南喬治亞島和南桑威奇 nán qiáo zhì dǎo nán sāng wēi Nan2 Qiao2 zhi4 ya4 dao3 he2 Nan2 Sang1 wei1 qi2South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands
20尼桑 sāngNi2 sang1Nissan, Japanese car make (derived from 日產 )
21农桑 農桑 nóng sāngnong2 sang1mulberry farming; to grow mulberry for sericulture
22欧巴桑 歐巴桑 ōu ba sāngou1 ba5 sang1older female; woman of mature years (Japanese loanword)
23欧吉桑 歐吉桑 ōu sāngou1 ji2 sang1older man; man of mature years (Japanese loanword)
24普桑 sāngPu3 sang1a model of Volkswagen Santana based on the Passat B2; Poussin (name)
25普桑轿车 普桑轎車 sāng jiào chēPu3 sang1 jiao4 che1Passat; a car model of Volkswagen
26萨桑王朝 薩桑王朝 sāng wáng cháoSa4 sang1 Wang2 chao2Sassanid Empire of Persia (c. 2nd-7th century AD)
27桑巴 sāng sang1 ba1samba (dance) (loanword)
28桑蚕 桑蠶 sāng cánsang1 can2silkworm
29桑德尔福德 桑德爾福德 sāng ěr Sang1 de2 er3 fu2 de2Sandefjord (city in Vestfold, Norway)
30桑德拉 sāng Sang1 de2 la1Sandra (name)
31桑德斯 sāng Sang1 de2 si1Sanders (name); Bernie Sanders, United States Senator from Vermont and 2016 Presidential candidate
32桑地诺民族解放阵线 桑地諾民族解放陣線 sāng nuò mín jiě fàng zhèn xiànSang1 di4 nuo4 Min2 zu2 Jie3 fang4 Zhen4 xian4Sandinista National Liberation Front
33桑海 sāng hǎiSang1 hai3Songhay people of Mali and the Sahara
34桑给巴尔 桑給巴爾 sāng ěrSang1 ji3 ba1 er3Zanzibar
35桑间濮上 桑間濮上 sāng jiān shàngSang1 jian1 Pu2 shang4Sangjian by the Pu River, a place in the ancient state of Wei known for wanton behavior; lovers' rendezvous
36桑娇维塞 桑嬌維塞 sāng jiāo wéi sāiSang1 jiao1 wei2 sai1Sangiovese (grape type)
37桑科 sāng Sang1 ke1Moraceae (type of flowering plant)
38桑拿 sāng sang1 na2sauna (loanword)
39桑那 sāng sang1 na4sauna (loanword)
40桑内斯 桑內斯 sāng nèi Sang1 nei4 si1Sandnes (city in Rogaland, Norway)
41桑帕约 桑帕約 sāng yuēSang1 pa4 yue1Sampaio (name); Jorge Sampaio (1939-), Portuguese lawyer and politician, president of Portugal 1996-2006; Sampaio, town in Brazil
42桑日 sāng Sang1 ri4Sangri county, Tibetan: Zangs ri rdzong, in Lhokha prefecture 山南地区 , Tibet
43桑日县 桑日縣 sāng xiànSang1 ri4 xian4Sangri county, Tibetan: Zangs ri rdzong, in Lhokha prefecture 山南地区 , Tibet
44桑椹 sāng shènsang1 shen4mulberry fruit (Fructus mori); mulberry
45桑树 桑樹 sāng shùsang1 shu4mulberry tree, with leaves used to feed silkworms
46桑塔纳 桑塔納 sāng Sang1 ta3 na4Santana (name)
47桑坦德 sāng tǎn Sang1 tan3 de2Santander, capital of Spanish autonomous region Cantabria 坎塔布里亚
48桑托里尼岛 桑托里尼島 sāng tuō dǎoSang1 tuo1 li3 ni2 Dao3Santorini (volcanic island in the Aegean sea)
49桑耶 sāng Sang1 ye1Samye town and monastery in central Tibet
50桑植 sāng zhíSang1 zhi2Shangzhi county in Zhangjiajie 张家界 , Hunan
51桑植县 桑植縣 sāng zhí xiànSang1 zhi2 xian4Shangzhi county in Zhangjiajie 张家界 , Hunan
52桑梓 sāng sang1 zi3(literary) native place; homeland
53失之东隅,收之桑榆 失之東隅,收之桑榆 shī zhī dōng , shōu zhī sāng shi1 zhi1 dong1 yu2 , shou1 zhi1 sang1 yu2to lose at sunrise but gain at sunset (idiom); to compensate later for one's earlier loss; what you lose on the swings you gain on the roundabouts
54收之桑榆 shōu zhī sāng shou1 zhi1 sang1 yu2see 失之東隅失之东隅收之桑榆
55太阳照在桑干河上 太陽照在桑乾河上 tài yáng zhào zài sāng gān shàngTai4 yang2 Zhao4 Zai4 Sang1 gan1 He2 Shang4The Sun Shines over the Sanggan River, proletarian novel by Ding Ling, winner of 1951 Stalin prize
56坦桑尼亚 坦桑尼亞 tǎn sāng Tan3 sang1 ni2 ya4Tanzania
57田月桑时 田月桑時 tián yuè sāng shítian2 yue4 sang1 shi2farming season (idiom)
58土桑 sāngTu3 sang1Tucson (city in Arizona)
59吞米桑布札 tūn sāng zháTun1 mi3 Sang1 bu4 zha2Tunmi Sanghuzha (6th century AD), originator of the Tibetan script
60亚利桑那 亞利桑那 sāng Ya4 li4 sang1 na4Arizona
61亚利桑纳州 亞利桑納州 sāng zhōuYa4 li4 sang1 na4 zhou1Arizona; state of Arizona
62指桑骂槐 指桑罵槐 zhǐ sāng huáizhi3 sang1 ma4 huai2lit. to point at the mulberry tree and curse the locust tree; fig. to scold sb indirectly; to make oblique accusations (idiom)

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