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Talking Chinese English Dictionary

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 ràorao4to wind; to coil (thread); to rotate around; to spiral; to move around; to go round (an obstacle); to by-pass; to make a detour; to confuse; to perplex; variant of , to rotate around; to spiral; to move around; to go round (an obstacle); to by-pass; to make a detour
2围绕 圍繞 wéi ràowei2 rao4to revolve around; to center on (an issue)
3绕过 繞過 rào guòrao4 guo4to detour; to bypass; to circumvent; to avoid; to wind around (of a road etc)
4环绕 環繞 huán ràohuan2 rao4to surround; to circle; to revolve around
5缠绕 纏繞 chán ràochan2 rao4twisting; to twine; to wind; to pester; to bother
6缠绕茎 纏繞莖 chán rào jīngchan2 rao4 jing1vine; twining stem
7歌声绕梁 歌聲繞梁 shēng rào liángge1 sheng1 rao4 liang2The vocalist's superb performance lingers on. (idiom)
8回绕 回繞 huí ràohui2 rao4winding
9魂牵梦绕 魂牽夢繞 hún qiān mèng ràohun2 qian1 meng4 rao4to be captivated; to wonder; enchanting
10卷绕 卷繞 juǎn ràojuan3 rao4to wind; to coil; to spool; to loop around; winding
11缭绕 繚繞 liáo ràoliao2 rao4to curl up; to linger on (sound)
12盘绕 盤繞 pán ràopan2 rao4to coil (around sth); to twine; to weave (basketwork)
13绕脖子 繞脖子 rào zirao4 bo2 zi5tricky; involved; to beat about the bush
14绕道 繞道 rào dàorao4 dao4roundabout route; detour
15绕道迂回 繞道迂回 rào dào huírao4 dao4 yu1 hui2to make a detour (idiom)
16绕地 繞地 rào rao4 di4to orbit the earth
17绕口令 繞口令 rào kǒu lìngrao4 kou3 ling4tongue-twister
18绕来绕去 繞來繞去 rào lái rào rao4 lai2 rao4 qu4meandering and circuitous (idiom); to go around in circles and never get anywhere
19绕梁三日 繞梁三日 rào liáng sān rao4 liang2 san1 ri4reverberates around the rafters for three days (idiom); fig. sonorous and resounding (esp. of singing voice)
20绕流 繞流 rào liúrao4 liu2turbulence (in fluid mechanics)
21绕路 繞路 rào rao4 lu4to make a detour; to take the long route
22绕圈子 繞圈子 rào quān zirao4 quan1 zi5to go around in circles; to make a detour; (fig.) to beat about the bush
23绕绕 繞繞 rào ràorao4 rao4twisting and turning; involved and tricky
24绕射 繞射 rào shèrao4 she4interference (of wave motion in physics)
25绕手 繞手 rào shǒurao4 shou3thorny issue; tricky case
26绕腾 繞騰 rào tengrao4 teng5to run a long way around; fig. to speak vaguely around the topic without getting to the point; to beat about the bush
27绕弯 繞彎 rào wānrao4 wan1to go for a walk around; fig. to speak in a roundabout way
28绕弯儿 繞彎兒 rào wān rrao4 wan1 r5to go for a walk around; fig. to speak in a roundabout way
29绕弯子儿 繞彎子兒 rào wān rrao4 wan1 zi3 r5lit. to go on a long detour; fig. to speak vaguely around the topic without getting to the point; to beat about the bush
30绕弯子 繞彎子 rào wān zirao4 wan1 zi5lit. to go on a long detour; fig. to speak vaguely around the topic without getting to the point; to beat about the bush
31绕膝 繞膝 rào rao4 xi1(children) run around parent's knees; fig. to stay to look after one's elderly parents
32绕膝承欢 繞膝承歡 rào chéng huānrao4 xi1 cheng2 huan1to live with one's parents, thus bringing them happiness (idiom)
33绕行 繞行 rào xíngrao4 xing2detour; long way around
34绕一圈 繞一圈 rào quānrao4 yi1 quan1to go around one time; to do a circuit
35绕远儿 繞遠兒 rào yuǎn rrao4 yuan3 r5the road twists here and there; to make a detour; to take a long way around
36绕组 繞組 rào rao4 zu3coil (in electric motor or transformer)
37绕嘴 繞嘴 rào zuǐrao4 zui3hard to get one's mouth around; a tongue-twister
38胃绕道 胃繞道 wèi rào dàowei4 rao4 dao4gastric bypass
39香烟缭绕 香煙繚繞 xiāng yān liáo ràoxiang1 yan1 liao2 rao4Incense smoke curls up. (idiom)
40旋绕 旋繞 xuán ràoxuan2 rao4to curl up; to wind around
41萦绕 縈繞 yíng ràoying2 rao4to linger on; to hover; to encircle
42余响绕梁 餘響繞梁 xiǎng rào liángyu2 xiang3 rao4 liang2reverberates around the rafters (idiom); fig. sonorous and resounding (esp. of singing voice)
43余音绕梁 餘音繞梁 yīn rào liángyu2 yin1 rao4 liang2reverberates around the rafters (idiom); fig. sonorous and resounding (esp. of singing voice)

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