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wacky {adj} (zany) SEE: zany ::
wade {v} (to walk through water or something that impedes progress) :: 涉水
Wade-Giles {prop} (transcription system for Mandarin) :: 威妥瑪拼音, 威妥玛拼音 /Wēi-Tuǒmǎ pīnyīn/, 威翟式拼音 /Wēi-Dí shì pīnyīn/, 韋氏拼音, 韦氏拼音 /Wéi shì pīnyīn/
wading bird {n} (long-legged bird) :: 涉禽 /shèqín/
wafer {n} (biscuit) :: 威化餅, 威化饼 /wēihuàbǐng/
Waffen-SS {prop} (combat arm of the Schutzstaffel) :: 武装党卫队 /wǔzhuāng dǎng wèiduì/
waffle {n} (flat pastry) :: 窩夫, 窝夫 /wōfū/, 華夫, 华夫 /huáfū/
waffle {v} (vacillate) SEE: vacillate ::
wag {v} (to not go to school) :: 逃學, 逃学 /táoxué/, 曠課, 旷课 /kuàngkè/, 逃課, 逃课 /táokè/
wage {n} (money paid to a worker) :: 工資, 工资 /gōngzī/, 薪金 /xīnjīn/, 薪水 /xīnshui/, 工錢, 工钱 /gōngqián/
wage {v} (to conduct or carry out) :: 發動, 发动 /fādòng/
wager {n} (a stake; a pledge) :: , /dǔ/
wager {n} (the subject of a bet) :: 賭注, 赌注 /dǔzhù/
Wagga Wagga {prop} (city in New South Wales) :: 沃加沃加 /Wòjiāwòjiā/
waggon {n} (wagon) SEE: wagon ::
Wagner {prop} (surname) :: 瓦格納, 瓦格纳 /Wǎgénà/
wagon {n} (four-wheeled cart for hauling loads, see also: cart) :: 運貨馬車, 运货马车 /yùnhuòmǎchē/, 車皮, 车皮 /chēpí/
wagtail {n} (various small passerine birds) :: 鶺鴒, 鹡鸰 /jílíng/
Wahhabism {prop} (branch of Sunni Islam) :: 瓦哈比派 /Wǎhābǐ pài/
waifu {n} (a fictional character that one is attracted to) :: 老婆 /lǎopo/, /jià/
waist {n} (part of the body between the pelvis and the stomach) :: /yāo/, 腰部 /yāobù/
waistcoat {n} (a sleeveless, collarless garment) :: 坎肩 /kǎnjiān/, 背心 /bèixīn/
wait {v} (delay until some event) :: /děng/, 等待 /děngdài/, /dài/, /hòu/
wait {v} (transitive: delay until) SEE: await ::
waiter {n} (a server in a restaurant or similar) :: 服務員, 服务员 /fúwùyuán/, [formal] 侍者 /shìzhě/
wait for {v} (await) SEE: await ::
wait for the other shoe to drop {v} (to await an undesirable inevitability) :: 提心吊膽, 提心吊胆 /tíxīndiàodǎn/
waiting list {n} (ordered list of people waiting to obtain a good or service) :: 候補名單, 候补名单 /hòubǔ míngdān/
waiting room {n} (room) :: [in airport] 候機室, 候机室 /hòujīshì/, [in hospital, clinic] 候診室, 候诊室 /hòuzhěnshì/, [at bus/train station] 候車室, 候车室 /hòuchēshì/, [reception] 接待室 /jiēdàishì/, 等待室 /děngdàishì/
waitlist {n} (waiting list) SEE: waiting list ::
wait on someone hand and foot {v} (attend to someone's every need) :: 帝王一般侍候, 帝王一般侍候 /dāng dìwáng yībān de shìhòu/
waitress {n} (female waiter) :: 服務生, 服务生 /nǚ fúwùshēng/, [any gender] 服務員, 服务员 /fúwùyuán/
wait upon {v} (wait on; serve) :: 侍候 /shìhòu/, 服侍 /fúshi/, 侍奉 /shìfèng/, 伺候 /cìhou/
waiver {n} (the act of waiving) :: 棄權, 弃权 /qìquán/
waiver {n} (legal document) :: 棄權證書, 弃权证书 /qìquán zhèngshū/
waka {n} (a kind of classical Japanese poem) :: 和歌 /hégē/
Wakayama {prop} (a city in Japan) :: 和歌山 /Hégēshān/
wake {n} (period after death) :: 守夜
wake up {v} (to (become) awake) :: /xǐng/, 醒來, 醒来 /xǐnglái/
wake up {v} (to awaken (someone else)) :: 喚醒, 唤醒 /huànxǐng/, 叫醒 /jiàoxǐng/
wake up and smell the coffee {v} (stop deluding oneself) :: 面對現實, 面对现实 /miànduì xiànshí/
wake-up call {n} (morning courtesy call) :: 叫醒電話, 叫醒电话 /jiàoxǐng diànhuà/, 叫醒服務, 叫醒服务 /jiàoxǐng fúwù/
wake-up call {n} (figuratively: alert, reminder, call to action) :: 當頭棒喝, 当头棒喝 /dāngtóubànghè/
wake up on the wrong side of bed {v} (to be irritable) SEE: get up on the wrong side of the bed ::
Wakkanai {prop} (a city in Japan) :: 稚內, 稚内 /Zhìnèi/
waldmeister {n} (herb) SEE: sweet woodruff ::
Wales {prop} (a constituent nation of the UK) :: 威爾士, 威尔士 /Wēiěrshì/
walk {v} (to move on the feet) :: /zǒu/, 走路 /zǒulù/ [on streets], 步行 /bùxíng/, 行走 /xíngzǒu/
walk {v} (to take for a walk) :: /liú/
walk {n} (trip made by walking) :: 散步 /sànbù/
walk a tightrope {v} (to undertake a precarious course) :: 走鋼絲, 走钢丝 /zǒugāngsī/
walkie-talkie {n} (portable radio) :: 步話機, 步话机 /bùhuàjī/, 對講機, 对讲机 /duìjiǎngjī/
walking {n} (gerund of walk) :: 走路 /zǒulù/, 步行 /bùxíng/
walking cane {n} (walking stick) SEE: walking stick ::
walking dictionary {n} (person familiar with a wide range of specialized terms) :: 活字典 /huózìdiǎn/
walking frame {n} (framework device) :: 步行框架 /bùxíng kuàngjià/, 步行器 /bùxíngqì/
walking stick {n} (cane) :: 拐杖 /guǎizhàng/, 拐棍 /guǎigùn/, 手杖 /shǒuzhàng/, [archaic] 青藜 /qīnglí/
walking stick {n} (insect) SEE: stick insect ::
walkman {n} (any personal cassette player) :: 隨身聽, 随身听 /suíshēntīng/
walk of life {n} (occupation, role, class, or lifestyle) :: ["all kinds of people"] 各界人士 /gèjiè rénshì/, ["all professions"] 各行各業, 各行各业 /gèhánggèyè/, ["all social statuses"] 各個階層, 各个阶层 /gègè jiēcéng/
walk on eggshells {v} (to act carefully to avoid upsetting someone) :: 伴君如伴虎 /bàn jūn rú bàn hǔ/ [for superiors only], 謹慎行事, 谨慎行事 (jǐnshèn xíngshì)
walk on eggshells {v} (to handle sensitive matters delicately) :: 如履薄冰 /rú lǚ bó bīng/
walk the dog {v} (take a dog for a walk) :: 遛狗
walk the talk {v} (to act in accordance with one's words) :: 言出必行 /yán chū bì xíng/, 說到做到, 说到做到 /shuō dào zuò dào/, 言行一致 /yánxíngyīzhì/
walkway {n} (clearly defined path) :: 走道 /zǒudào/, 步道 /bùdào/
wall {n} (defensive rampart) :: 牆壁, 墙壁 /qiángbì/, , /qiáng/, 隔牆, 隔墙 /géqiáng/
wall {n} (structure built for defense surrounding an area) :: 牆壁, 墙壁 /qiángbì/, , /qiáng/
wall {n} (substantial structure acting as side or division in a building) :: 牆壁, 墙壁 /qiángbì/
wallaby {n} (Any of several species of Marsupial) :: 小袋鼠 /xiǎodàishǔ/, 沙袋鼠 /shādàishǔ/
Wallachia {prop} (region in Romania) :: 瓦拉幾亞 /wǎlājīyà/
wall clock {n} (clock mounted on a wall) :: 掛鐘, 挂钟 /guàzhōng/
wallet {n} (case for keeping money) :: 錢包, 钱包 /qiánbāo/, 皮夾, 皮夹 /píjiā/, 錢袋, 钱袋 /qiándài/
wallflower {n} (socially awkward person) :: 壁花
wallflower {n} :: 香罗兰 (xiāng luó lán), 局外人 (júwàirén)
wall hanging {n} (wall decoration) :: 條幅, 条幅 /tiáofú/
Wallis and Futuna {prop} (an overseas territory of France in Oceania) :: 瓦利斯和富圖納群島, 瓦利斯和富图纳群岛 /Wǎlìsī hé Fùtúnà Qúndǎo/
Walloon {prop} (Romance language) :: 瓦龍語, 瓦龙语 /Wǎlóngyǔ/
Walloon {n} (an inhabitant of Wallonia) :: 瓦龍人, 瓦龙人 /Wǎlóngrén/
Walloon {adj} (referring to the French-speaking people of southern Belgium) :: 瓦龍的, 瓦龙的 /Wǎlóng de/
Walloon {adj} (referring to the Romance language) :: 瓦龍語的, 瓦龙语的 /Wǎlóngyǔ de/
wallpaper {n} (decorative paper for walls) :: 壁紙, 壁纸 /bìzhǐ/, 牆紙, 墙纸 /qiángzhǐ/
wallpaper {n} (computing: image used to cover a desktop) :: 電腦桌布, 电脑桌布 /diànnǎo zhuōbù/, 電腦壁紙, 电脑壁纸 /diànnǎo bìzhǐ/, 桌面背景 /zhuōmiàn bèijǐng/
wallpaper {v} (to cover with wallpaper) :: 壁紙, 壁纸 /tiē bìzhǐ/
walls have ears {proverb} (be careful about what you say) :: 隔牆有耳, 隔墙有耳 /géqiáng yǒu ěr/
wall socket {n} (electricity power point) :: 插座 /chāzuò/, 插孔 /chākǒng/
walnut {n} (nut) :: 核桃 /hétao/
walrus {n} (large Arctic marine mammal) :: 海象 /hǎixiàng/
Walter {prop} (male given name) :: 沃爾特, 沃尔特 /Wòērtè/
waltz {n} (a ballroom dance) :: 華爾茲, 华尔兹 /huá'ěrzī/, 華爾滋, 华尔滋 /huá'ěrzī/ [Taiwan]
waltz {n} (piece of music) :: 華爾茲, 华尔兹 /huá'ěrzī/, 華爾滋, 华尔滋 /huá'ěrzī/ [Taiwan], 圓舞曲, 圆舞曲 /yuánwǔqǔ/
wander {v} (to move without purpose or destination) :: 漫步 /mànbù/, 徘徊 /páihuái/
wang {v} (To batter; to clobber; to conk) :: 殴打
Wang {prop} (Wang: the Chinese surname) :: /Wáng/
Wangshi {prop} (town in central China) :: 網市, 网市 /Wǎngshì/
wanker {n} (person who wanks) :: 尻槍男
Wanquan {prop} (town, community, village and fishery in central China) :: 萬全, 万全 /Wànquán/
want {v} (desire) :: /yào/, /xiǎng/, 想要 /xiǎngyào/, 願意, 愿意 /yuànyi/, 需要 /xūyào/
want {v} (lack) SEE: lack ::
waqf {n} (inalienable endowment for charity) :: 瓦合甫 /wǎhéfǔ/
war {n} (conflict involving organized use of arms) :: 戰爭, 战争 /zhànzhēng/, /zhàng/
war {n} (rhetorical: campaign against something) :: 鬥爭, 斗争 /dòuzhēng/, 挑戰, 挑战 /tiǎozhàn/
war crime {n} (offense for violations of the law of war) :: 戰爭罪, 战争罪 /zhànzhēngzuì/
ward {n} (part of a hospital where patients reside) :: 病房 (bìngfáng)
war dance {n} (ceremonial dance performed before a major battle or after a victory) :: 戰爭舞, 战争舞 /zhànzhēngwǔ/, 戰陣舞, 战阵舞 /zhànzhènwǔ/, 戰舞, 战舞 /zhànwǔ/
warden {n} (a chief administrative officer of a prison) :: 典獄長, 典狱长 /diǎnyùzhǎng/, 看守人 /kānshǒurén/
wardrobe {n} (lavatory) SEE: toilet ::
wardrobe {n} (outhouse) SEE: outhouse ::
wardrobe {n} (movable furniture for storing clothes) :: 衣櫥, 衣橱 /yīchú/, 衣櫃, 衣柜 /yīguì/, 立櫃, 立柜 /lìguì/, 壁櫥, 壁橱 /bìchú/
wardrobe {n} (collection of clothing) :: 行頭, 行头 /xíngtou/
wardrobe malfunction {n} ((euphemism) an accidental instance of indecent exposure) :: 衣櫥故障, 衣橱故障 /yīchúgùzhàng/, 小心走光 (bù xiǎoxīn zǒuguāng)
ware {n} (product) :: 货物
warehouse {n} (A place for storing large amounts of products) :: 倉庫, 仓库 /cāngkù/
warehouseman {n} (person who manages or works in a warehouse) :: 倉庫管理人, 仓库管理人 /cāngkù guǎnlǐrén/, 保管員, 保管员 /bǎoguǎnyuán/
warfare {n} :: 戰爭, 战争
warfarin {n} (anticoagulant) :: 華法林, 华法林 /huáfǎlín/
war game {n} (military simulation) :: 軍事演習, 军事演习 /jūnshì yǎnxí/
warhead {n} (part of a missile, projectile, torpedo, rocket, or other munition) :: 彈頭, 弹头 /dàntóu/
warlock {n} (male magic-user) :: 魔術師, 魔术师 /móshùshī/
warlord {n} (high military officer in a warlike nation) :: 軍閥, 军阀 /jūnfá/, 督軍, 督军 /dūjūn/, 將軍, 将军 /jiāngjun/
warlord {n} (local ruler or bandit leader where the government is weak) :: 軍閥, 军阀 /jūnfá/, 督軍, 督军 /dūjūn/
warlordism {n} (behaviours and practices of warlords) :: 軍閥主義, 军阀主义 /jūnfázhǔyì/
warm {adj} (having a temperature slightly higher than usual) :: 暖和 /nuǎnhuó/
warm-blooded {adj} (maintaining constant body temperature) SEE: endothermic ::
war memorial {n} :: 戰爭紀念建築 /zhànzhēng jìniàn jiànzhù/
warmonger {n} (one who advocates war) :: 戰爭販子, 战争贩子 /zhànzhēng fànzi/, 主戰論者, 主战论者 /zhǔzhànlùnzhě/, 好戰分子, 好战分子 /hàozhàn fènzǐ/
warm someone's heart {v} (warm the cockles of someone's heart) SEE: warm the cockles of someone's heart ::
warm the cockles of someone's heart {v} (to provide happiness to someone) :: 滿意, 满意 /lìng rén mǎnyì/, 開心, 开心 /ràng rén kāixīn/, 快樂, 快乐 /ràng rén kuàilè/
warm up {v} (to become warmer) :: 暖和(起來), 暖和(起来) /nuǎnhuó (qǐlái)/
warm up {v} (to reheat food) :: , /rè/, 加熱, 加热 /jiārè/
warm up {v} (to reach a normal operating temperature) :: /nuǎn/, /wù/, 變熱, 变热 /biàn rè/
warn {v} (to make someone aware of impending danger) :: 警告 /jǐnggào/, 提醒 /tíxǐng/, 警戒 /jǐngjiè/
warn {v} (to notify someone of something untoward) :: 告诫
warning {n} (instance of warning someone) :: 警告 /jǐnggào/
warning {interj} (warning of danger in signs) :: 小心 /xiǎoxīn/
war of nerves {n} (conflict in which demoralizing and frightening tactics are used) :: 神經戰, 神经战 /shénjīngzhàn/
war of nerves {n} (situation in which opposed parties maintain a tense, contentious relationship) :: 心理戰, 心理战 /xīnlǐzhàn/
War on Terrorism {prop} (ongoing campaign by the US and its allies) :: 反恐戰爭, 反恐战争 /fǎnkǒng zhànzhēng/
War on Terrorism {prop} (common term for conflict against Islamic terrorism) :: 反恐戰爭, 反恐战争 /fǎnkǒng zhànzhēng/
warp {n} (threads running lengthwise) :: 縱貫 /zòngguàn/, 經紗 /jīngshā/
warpath {n} (course of action that leads to hostility) :: 出征路途 /chūzhēng lùtú/, 敵對行動, 敌对行动 /díduì xíngdòng/
warrant {v} (to guarantee) :: 保證, 保证 /bǎozhèng/
warrant {n} (warrant officer) SEE: warrant officer ::
warrant {v} (to justify) SEE: justify ::
warrant {v} (to authorize) SEE: authorize ::
warrant officer {n} (member of military) :: 准尉 /zhǔnwèi/
warranty {n} (legal: an agreement which states that the goods or property in question will be in exactly the same state as promised) :: 保證, 保证 /bǎozhèng/
Warring States {prop} (era in ancient Chinese history) :: 戰國時代, 战国时代 /Zhànguó Shídài/
Warring States {prop} (era in ancient Japanese history) :: 戰國時代, 战国时代 /Zhànguó Shídài/
warrior {n} (person actively engaged in battle, conflict or warfare) :: 戰士, 战士 /zhànshì/, 武士 /wǔshì/
Warsaw {prop} (capital city of Poland) :: 華沙, 华沙 /Huáshā/
Warsaw Pact {prop} (pact) :: 華沙條約, 华沙条约 /Huáshā tiáoyuē/
warship {n} (ship built or armed for naval combat) :: 軍艦, 军舰 /jūnjiàn/, 兵船 /bīngchuán/, 兵艦, 兵舰 /bīngjiàn/, 戰船, 战船 /zhànchuán/
war story {n} (narrative in wartime) :: 战地故事,艰苦经历
wart {n} (type of growth occurring on the skin) :: 瘊子 /hóuzi/, 肉贅, 肉赘 /ròuzhuì/, [formal] /yóu/, 贅瘤, 赘瘤 /zhuìliú/, 贅疣, 赘疣 /zhuìyóu/
warthog {n} (a species of wild pig) :: 疣豬, 疣猪 /yóuzhū/
wartime {n} (period of a war) :: 戰時, 战时 /zhànshí/
Warwick {prop} (county town of Warwickshire) :: 華威, 华威 /Huáwēi/, 瓦立克 /Wǎlìkè/, 沃里克 /Wòlǐkè/
wary {adj} (cautious of danger; timorously or suspiciously prudent; circumspect; scrupulous) :: 小心翼翼 /xiǎoxīn yìyì/, 謹慎 /jǐnshèn/
war zone {n} (region of ongoing war) :: 戰區, 战区 /zhànqū/
wasabi {n} (green Japanese condiment) :: 山葵 /shānkúi/, 哇沙比 /wāshābǐ/ [loanword]
wash {v} (to clean with water) :: /xǐ/, 洗滌, 洗涤 /xǐdí/, 沖洗, 冲洗 /chōngxǐ/
wash {v} (to move or erode by the force of water in motion) :: 沖走 /chōngzǒu/
washbasin {n} (basin used for washing, sink) :: 臉盆, 脸盆 /liǎnpén/
washcloth {n} (cloth used to wash) :: 面巾 /miànjīn/
washer {n} (person who washes for a living) :: 洗衣婦, 洗衣妇 /xǐyīfù/ [woman]
washi {n} (paper) :: 和紙, 和纸 /hézhǐ/
washing machine {n} (machine that washes clothes) :: 洗衣機, 洗衣机 /xǐyījī/
washing powder {n} (powder for washing clothes) :: 洗衣粉 /xǐyīfěn/, 洗滌粉, 洗涤粉 /xǐdí fěn/
Washington {prop} (name) :: 華盛頓, 华盛顿 /Huáshèngdùn/
Washington {prop} (US state) :: 華盛頓, 华盛顿 /Huáshèngdùn zhōu/
Washington, D.C. {prop} (federal capital of the United States of America) :: 華盛頓特區, 华盛顿特区 /Huáshèngdùn tèqū/, 華府, 华府 /Huáfǔ/
wash one's hands of {v} (absolve oneself of responsibility) :: 金盆洗手
washroom {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
washstand {n} (table for washing) :: 盥洗臺, 盥洗台 /guànxǐtái/, 臉盆架, 脸盆架 /liǎnpénjià/
wash up {v} (wash one's hands and/or face (US)) :: 洗臉, 洗脸 /xǐliǎn/ [to wash face], 洗手 /xǐshǒu/ [to wash hands]
wash up {v} (be carried on to land by water) :: 冲刷
wash up {v} (clean utensils, dishes, etc.) SEE: do the dishes ::
wasp {n} (insect) :: 黃蜂, 黄蜂 /huángfēng/, 胡蜂 /húfēng/
Wa State {prop} (state in Myanmar) :: 佤邦 /Wǎ Bāng/
waste {n} (loss, ineffective use) :: 浪費, 浪费 /làngfèi/
waste {v} (to squander) :: 浪費, 浪费 /làngfèi/
wastebasket {n} (wastepaper basket) SEE: wastepaper basket ::
wastebasket {n} (garbage can) SEE: garbage can ::
waste breath {v} (to speak futilely) :: 白說, 白说 /báishuō/
wasteful {adj} (inclined to waste) :: 浪費, 浪费 /làngfèi/
wasteland {n} (region with no remaining resources; desert) :: 荒地 /huāngdì/
waste not, want not {proverb} :: 儉以防匱, 俭以防匮 /jiǎnyǐfángkuì/
waste of time {n} (meaningless or fruitless activity) :: 浪費時間, 浪费时间 /làngfèi shíjiān/
wastepaper {n} (unwanted paper that has been discarded) :: 廢紙, 废纸 /fèizhǐ/
wastepaper basket {n} (small open container for discarded paper) :: 廢紙簍, 废纸篓 /fèizhǐlǒu/, 紙簍, 纸篓 /zhǐlǒu/
waste picker {n} (person who salvages materials thrown away) :: 拾荒者 /shíhuāngzhě/
waste time {v} (allow time to elapse in an unproductive manner) :: 浪費時間, 浪费时间 /làngfèi shíjiān/
wastewater {n} (water containing waste products) :: 污水 /wūshuǐ/
wat {n} (Buddhist temple) :: 佛寺 /fósì/, 寺院 /fóyuàn/
watch {n} (portable or wearable timepiece) :: 手錶, 手表 /shǒubiǎo/
watch {v} (to look at for a period of time) :: /kàn/, , /guān/, 觀看, 观看 /guānkàn/
watch {v} (to observe) :: 觀察, 观察 /guānchá/
watch {v} (to attend or guard) :: 看守 /kānshǒu/
watchband {n} (band that fastens a wristwatch to the wrist) :: 表带
watch cap {n} (knitted cap) SEE: beanie ::
watchdog {n} (person) :: 監視人, 监视人 /jiānshìrén/, 監管機構, 监管机构 /jiānguǎn jīgòu/
watchdog {n} (dog) SEE: guard dog ::
watcher {n} (guard) SEE: guard ::
watchlist {n} (list for special attention) :: 監視列表, 监视列表 /jiānshì lièbiǎo/
watchmaker {n} (person who repairs (and originally made) watches) :: 鐘錶匠, 钟表匠 /zhōngbiǎojiàng/
watchman {n} (guard) :: 看守者 /kānshǒuzhě/
watch one's step {v} (to move cautiously) :: 走路小心
watch one's step {v} (to be cautious) :: 谨慎行事
watch out {v} (to use caution) :: 注意 /zhùyì/
watch out {interj} (proceed with caution) :: 小心! /xiǎoxīn!/
watchtower {n} (observation tower) :: 崗樓, 岗楼 /gǎnglóu/, 望樓, 望楼 /wànglóu/
water {n} (amniotic fluid) SEE: amniotic fluid ::
water {n} (mineral water) SEE: mineral water ::
water {n} (clear liquid H₂O) :: /shuǐ/
water {n} (spa water) :: 礦泉水, 矿泉水 /kuàngquánshuǐ/
water {n} (one of the basic elements) :: /shuǐ/
water {v} (to pour water into the soil surrounding (plants)) :: 澆水, 浇水 /jiāoshuǐ/
water birth {n} (form of childbirth) :: 水中分娩 /shuǐzhōng fēnmiǎn/
waterboarding {n} (torture technique) :: 水刑 /shuǐxíng/
waterbody {n} (significant accumulation of water) SEE: body of water ::
water bottle {n} (A bottle used for carrying water) :: 水瓶 /shuǐpíng/
water buffalo {n} (large ungulate) :: 水牛 /shuǐniú/
water caltrop {n} (Trapa bicornis) :: 菱角 /língjiao/
water cannon {n} (device shooting water) :: 水炮 /shuǐpào/
water carrier {n} (Aquarius) SEE: Aquarius ::
water chestnut {n} (Eleocharis dulcis) :: 荸薺, 荸荠 /bíqí/, 馬蹄, 马蹄 /mǎtí/, 葧薺, 葧荠 /bóqí/, 鳧茨, 凫茨 /fúcí/, 鳧茈, 凫茈 /fúcí/, 地栗 /dìlì/, 烏芋, 乌芋 /wūyù/
water chestnut {n} (corm of this species) :: 荸薺, 荸荠 /bíqí/, 馬蹄, 马蹄 /mǎtí/, 葧薺, 葧荠 /bóqí/, 鳧茨, 凫茨 /fúcí/, 鳧茈, 凫茈 /fúcí/, 地栗 /dìlì/, 烏芋, 乌芋 /wūyù/
water chestnut {n} (water caltrop) SEE: water caltrop ::
water clock {n} (device for measuring time) :: 滴漏 /dīlòu/, 金壺, 金壶 /jīnhú/, 刻漏 /kèlòu/, 漏壺, 漏壶 /lòuhú/, 漏刻 /lòukè/, 水漏 /shuǐlòu/, 銅壺, 铜壶 /tónghú/, 懸泉, 悬泉 /xuánquán/, 水鐘, 水钟 /shuǐzhōng/
water clock {n} (clepsydra) SEE: clepsydra ::
water closet {n} (room with a toilet) SEE: toilet ::
water closet {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
watercolor {n} (a painting technique) SEE: watercolour ::
watercolor {n} (an artwork) SEE: watercolour ::
watercolor {n} (any paint used in this method) SEE: watercolour ::
watercolor {adj} (pertaining to the methods or products of watercolor) SEE: watercolour ::
watercolour {n} (pigment) :: 水彩 /shuǐcǎi/
watercolour {n} (painting) :: 水彩畫, 水彩画 /shuǐcǎihuà/
watercolour {n} (genre) :: 水彩 /shuǐcǎi/
watercolour {adj} (pertaining to the methods or products of watercolor) :: 水彩 /watercolor/
watercourse {n} (channel through which water flows) :: 水道 /shuǐdào/, 河道 /hédào/ [river course], 水路 /shuǐlù/
watercress {n} (Nasturtium officinale) :: 西洋菜 /xīyángcài/
watercress {n} (Nasturtium microphyllum) :: 西洋菜
water cycle {n} (the natural cycle of water through evaporation, condensation and precipitation) :: 水循环 /shuǐxúnhuán/
water dog {n} (water dog) :: 水犬 /shuǐquǎn/
waterdog {n} (axolotl) SEE: axolotl ::
water dropwort {n} (plant of the genus Oenanthe) :: 水芹 /shuǐqín/
waterfall {n} (flow of water over the edge of a cliff) :: 瀑布 /pùbù/
waterfall {n} (waterfall-like outpouring) :: 瀑布 /pùbù/
water fountain {n} (device designed to dispense drinking water) :: 飲水機, 饮水机 /yǐnshuǐjī/
waterfowl {n} (birds that spend most of their non-flying time on water) :: 水鳥, 水鸟 /shuǐniǎo/
waterfront {n} :: , 船塢區
Watergate {prop} (scandal) :: 水門事件, 水门事件 /Shuǐmén shìjiàn/
water heater {n} (appliance for heating water) :: 熱水器, 热水器 /rèshuǐqì/
watering can {n} (utensil for watering plants) :: 噴壺, 喷壶 /pēnhú/
watering pot {n} (watering can) SEE: watering can ::
water lily {n} (Any members of Nymphaeaceae) :: 睡蓮, 睡莲 /shuìlián/
waterline {n} (line on the hull of a ship) :: 水線, 水线 /shuǐxiàn/
waterline {n} (line on the land) :: 水線, 水线 /shuǐxiàn/, 吃水線, 吃水线 /chīshuǐxiàn/
watermark {n} (translucent design impressed on paper) :: 水印 /shuǐyìn/
watermelon {n} (plant) :: 西瓜 /xīguā/
watermelon {n} (fruit) :: 西瓜 /xīguā/
water meter {n} (device for measuring water volume usage) :: 水表 /shuǐbiǎo/
watermill {n} (mill powered by water) :: 水力磨坊 /shuǐlì mòfāng/, 水車, 水车 /shuǐchē/ [water wheel]
water of crystallization {n} (water present in crystals) :: 結晶水, 结晶水 /jiéjīngshuǐ/
water park {n} (aquapark) SEE: aquapark ::
water police {n} (police department charged with patrolling harbours and waterways) :: 水上警察 /shuǐshàng jǐngchá/, 水警 /shuǐjǐng/
water pollution {n} (water pollution) :: 水污染 /shuǐ wūrǎn/
water polo {n} (a water sport) :: 水球 /shuǐqiú/
water pox {n} (A common childhood disease caused by virus) :: 水痘 /shuǐdòu/
waterproof {adj} (unaffected by water) :: 防水的 /fángshuǐde/
waterproof {adj} (made or covered with material that doesn't let water in) :: 防水 /fángshuǐ/
Waters {prop} (surname) :: 沃特斯 /Wòtèsī/
watershed {n} (drainage basin) SEE: drainage basin ::
water skiing {n} (water sport) :: 滑水 /huáshuǐ/
water slide {n} (a recreational slide with water flowing down it) :: 滑水道 /huáshuǐdào/
water softening {n} (removal of calcium and magnesium ions from water) :: 硬水軟化, 硬水软化 /yìngshuǐ ruǎnhuà/
water spinach {n} (Ipomoema aquatica) :: 空心菜 /kōngxīncài/
water strider {n} (any of a number of predatory insects in the family Gerridae) :: 水黽, 水黾 /shuǐmǐn/
water tank {n} (large container used to store water) :: 水箱 /shuǐxiāng/, [water vat] 水缸 /shuǐgāng/
watertight {adj} (tightly made) :: 漏水 /bù lòushuǐde de/, [waterproof] 防水 /fángshuǐ de/
water tower {n} (tank of water) :: 水塔 /shuǐtǎ/
water turbine {n} (device) :: 水輪機, 水轮机 /shuǐlúnjī/
water vapor {n} (water in a gaseous state) :: 水氣
waterway {n} (navigable body of water) :: 水路 /shuǐlù/, 航道 /hángdào/
water wheel {n} (wheel propelled by water) :: 水車, 水车 /shuǐchē/, 水輪, 水轮 /shuǐlún/
water wheel {n} (wheel to raise water) :: 水輪, 水轮 /shuǐlún/
watery {adj} (tearful) SEE: tearful ::
watt {n} (derived unit of power) :: 瓦特 /wǎtè/
wattle {n} (construction of branches and twigs) :: 籬牆, 篱墙 /líqiáng/
waulk {v} (full) SEE: full ::
waulk {v} (full) SEE: full ::
wave {v} (to wave one’s hand) :: 招手 /zhāoshǒu/
wave {n} (moving disturbance, undulation) :: 波浪 /bōlàng/
wavefunction {n} (notion in quantum mechanics) :: 波函數, 波函数 /bōhánshù/
waveguide {n} (a structure which guides waves) :: 波導, 波导 /bōdǎo/
wavelength {n} (the length of a single cycle of a wave) :: 波長, 波长 /bōcháng/
wavelet {n} (a small wave; a ripple) :: 小浪 /xiǎolàng/
wax {n} (oily, water-resistant substance) :: , /là/, 蜜蠟, 蜜蜡 /mìlà/
wax {v} (remove hair from) :: 蜜蠟脫毛, 蜜蜡脱毛 /mìlà tuōmáo/, 熱蠟脫毛, 热蜡脱毛 /rèlà tuōmáo/
wax {v} (of the moon: appear larger each night) :: /yíng/, 漸盈 /jiànyíng/
wax {n} (beeswax) SEE: beeswax ::
wax {n} (earwax) SEE: earwax ::
wax apple {n} (plant) :: 蓮霧, 莲雾 /liánwù/, 洋蒲桃 /yángpútáo/
wax apple {n} (fruit) :: 蓮霧, 莲雾 /liánwù/, 洋蒲桃 /yángpútáo/
wax gourd {n} (vine) SEE: winter melon ::
wax gourd {n} (fuzzy melon fruit) SEE: winter melon ::
waxing {n} (cosmetic procedure) :: 熱蠟除毛, 热蜡除毛 /rèlà chúmáo/, 美蠟脫毛, 美蜡脱毛 /měilà tuōmáo/
waxwork {n} (a wax figure, an effigy of a famous person) :: 蠟像, 蜡像 /làxiàng/
way {adv} (very) SEE: very ::
way {adv} (far) SEE: far ::
way {n} (road, direction, path) :: /dào/
way {n} (method or manner) :: 方法 /fāngfǎ/, 辦法, 办法 /bànfǎ/
way {adv} (much) SEE: much ::
way {adv} (very) SEE: very ::
wayfarer {n} (traveller) :: 旅行者 /lǚxíng zhě/
waylay {v} (to accost or intercept unexpectedly) :: 攔路搶劫, 拦路抢劫 /lánlùqiǎngjié/
way of life {n} (style of living) :: 生活方式 /shēnghuó fāngshì/, 生態 /shēngtài/, 方式 /fāngshì/
way to go {interj} (expression of congrats, encouragement or approval) :: 好样的,加油!
way too {adv} :: /hĕn/, /tài/, 非常 /fēicháng/, /chāo/
we {pron} (the speakers, or the speaker(s) and other person(s) not being addressed (exclusive we: he or she or they and I)) :: 我們, 我们 /wǒmen/ [generic in most dialects, but exclusive in some], 咱們, 咱们 /zánmen/ [inclusive], /zán/ [inclusive, dialectal], 俺們, 俺们 /ǎnmen/ [dialectal, Northern China]
we {pron} (the speaker(s) and the listener(s) (inclusive we: you and I)) :: 咱們, 咱们 /zánmen/
weak {adj} (lacking in force or ability) :: /ruò/, 微弱 /wēiruò/, 軟弱, 软弱 /ruǎnruò/
weaken {v} (to make weaker) :: 削弱 /xuēruò/, 減弱, 减弱 /jiǎnruò/
weaken {v} (to become weaker) :: 削弱 /xuēruò/, 減弱, 减弱 /jiǎnruò/
weaker sex {n} (women regarded collectively) :: 女性 /nǚxìng/ [neutral], 婦道人家, 妇道人家 /fùdao rénjia/ [derogatory]
weaker vessel {n} (a woman; women collectively) :: 女性 /nǚxìng/ [neutral], 婦道人家, 妇道人家 /fùdao rénjia/ [derogatory]
weakling {n} (person of weak character) :: 懦夫 /nuòfū/
weakness {n} (condition of being weak) :: 虛弱, 虚弱 /xūruò/, 軟弱, 软弱 /ruǎnruò/, 薄弱, 薄弱 /bóruò/
weal {n} (community welfare) :: 幸福,福利
wealth {n} (riches; valuable material possessions) :: 財富, 财富 /cáifù/
wealth {n} :: 財富, 财富 (cáifù)
wealthy {adj} (rich) :: 富有 /fùyǒu/, 富的 /fù-de/
weapon {n} (instrument of attack or defense in combat) :: 武器 /wǔqì/, 兵器 /bīngqì/
weapon of mass destruction {acronym} (weapon causing large-scale death or destruction) :: 大規模殺傷性武器, 大规模杀伤性武器 /dàguīmó shāshāngxìng wǔqì/
weaponry {n} (weapons collectively) :: 兵器 /bīngqì/, 武器 /wǔqì/
wear {v} (to have on (clothes)) :: 穿 /chuān/, /dài/ [spectacles, hat, etc.]
wear {v} (to diminish due to use) :: /mó/, 磨損 /mósǔn/
wear and tear {n} (damage or depreciation) :: 磨損, 磨损 /mósǔn/
wear down {v} (to cause physical or mental fatigue) :: 使疲勞, 使疲劳 /shǐ píláo/, 使厭煩, 使厌烦 /shǐ yànfán/
wear one's heart on one's sleeve {v} (to be transparent or forthright about one's emotions) :: 坦率, 开诚布公
wear the pants {v} (wear the trousers) SEE: wear the trousers ::
wear the trousers {v} (to be the dominant partner) :: 掌权, 当家
weary {adj} (tired, fatigued) :: 疲倦的 /píjuàn-de/
weary {adj} (expressive of fatigue) :: 疲倦的 /píjuàn-de/
weasel {n} (least weasel, Mustela nivalis) :: 伶鼬 /língyòu/
weather {adj} (state of the atmosphere) :: 天氣, 天气 /tiānqì/
weather {adj} (situation) SEE: situation ::
weathercock {n} (weather vane) :: 風標, 风标 /fēngbiāo/
weather forecast {n} (prediction of future weather) :: 天氣預報, 天气预报 /tiānqì yùbào/
weather forecaster {n} (person who forecasts the weather) :: 氣象報告員, 气象报告员 /qìxiàng bàogàoyuán/
weather forecasting {n} (science of using meteorology to predict future weather) :: 天氣預報, 天气预报 /tiānqì yùbào/
weather map {n} (map showing the analysis of meteorological quantities) :: 天气图 /tiānqìtú/, 天氣圖, 气象图 /qìxiàngtú/, 氣象圖
weather report {n} (translations) :: 氣象報告, 气象报告 /qìxiàng bàogào/
weather satellite {n} (weather satellite) :: 氣象衛星, 气象卫星 /qìxiàngwèixīng/
weather vane {n} (a device showing the direction of the wind) :: 風標, 风标 /fēngbiāo/
weave {v} (to form something by passing strands of material over and under one another) :: 編織, 编织 /biānzhī/, , /zhī/, , /biān/
weave {n} (a type or way of weaving) :: 織法, 织法
weaver {n} (one who weaves) :: 織布工, 织布工 /zhībùgōng/, 織工, 织工 /zhīgōng/
web {n} (the World Wide Web (also spelled Web)) :: 萬維網, 万维网 /wànwéiwǎng/
web {n} :: (wăng)
web {n} (spiderweb) SEE: spiderweb ::
Web 1.0 {prop} (first generation of the WWW) :: Web 1.0 /Web yī diǎn líng/
Web 2.0 {prop} (second generation of the WWW) :: Web 2.0 /Web èr diǎn líng/
Web 3.0 {prop} (third generation of the WWW) :: Web 3.0 /Web sān diǎn líng/
web browser {n} (a computer program used to navigate the World Wide Web) :: 瀏覽器, 浏览器 /liúlǎnqì/
webcam {n} (video camera viewed over a network) :: 攝像頭, 摄像头 /shèxiàngtóu/
web colors {n} (complete palette of colors that are displayed on the web and on the computer) :: 网页颜色模式
web conference {n} (meeting, presentation or communication conducted via the World Wide Web) :: 網絡研討會, 网络研讨会 /wǎngluò yántǎohuì/
web development {n} (work) :: web開發, web开发 /wāibù kāifā/
weber {n} (derived unit of magnetic flux) :: 韋伯, 韦伯 /wéibó/
web hosting {n} (service) :: 網頁寄存, 网页寄存 /wǎngyè jìcún/
webinar {n} (interactive seminar conducted via the World Wide Web) :: 網絡研討會, 网络研讨会 /wǎngluò yántǎohuì/
weblog {n} (blog) SEE: blog ::
web page {n} (a single page in a website) :: 網頁, 网页 /wǎngyè/
web server {n} (software) :: 服务端
web server {n} (computer) :: 網頁服務器, 网页服务器 /wǎngyè fúwùqì/, [Taiwan] 網頁伺服器, 网页伺服器 /wǎngyè cìfúqì/
website {n} (a collection of pages on the World Wide Web) :: 網站, 网站 /wǎngzhàn/
wed {v} (to join in matrimony) :: 結婚, 结婚 /jiéhūn/
wedding {n} (marriage ceremony) :: 婚禮, 婚礼 /hūnlǐ/
wedding dress {n} (the clothing worn by a bride during a wedding ceremony) :: 婚紗, 婚纱 /hūnshā/
wedding gown {n} (wedding dress) SEE: wedding dress ::
wedding ring {n} (a ring symbolizing marriage) :: 結婚戒指, 结婚戒指 /jiéhūn jièzhi/, 結婚指環, 结婚指环 /jiéhūn zhǐhuán/
wedge {n} (simple machine) :: /xiē/, 楔子 /xiēzi/
wedge {n} (typography: háček) SEE: háček ::
Wednesday {n} (day of the week) :: 星期三 /xīngqīsān/, 禮拜三, 礼拜三 /lǐbàisān/, 周三 /zhōusān/
wee {adj} (small, little) :: 細小, 细小 /xìxiǎo/, 微小 /wēixiǎo/
weed {n} (cigar) SEE: cigar ::
weed {n} (the weed) SEE: tobacco ::
weed {n} (unwanted plant) :: 野草 /yěcǎo/, 雜草, 杂草 /zácǎo/
weed {v} (to remove weeds from) :: 鋤草, 锄草 /chúcǎo/, 除草 /chúcǎo/, 除去莠草 /chùqú yǒu cǎo/, 除去雜草, 除去杂草 /chùqú zácǎo/
weed {n} (duckweed) SEE: duckweed ::
weedkiller {n} (chemical that destroys unwanted plants) :: 除草劑, 除草剂 /chúcǎojì/
weed out {v} (to remove unwanted elements) :: 清除 /qīngchú/, 剔除 /tīchú/, 淘汰 /táotài/
week {n} (period of seven days) :: 星期 /xīngqī/, , /zhōu/, 禮拜, 礼拜 /lǐbài/
weekday {n} (weekday) :: 平日 /píngrì/, 平常日 /píngchángrì/
weekend {n} (break in the working week) :: 週末, 周末 /zhōumò/
weekly {adv} (once every week) :: 每周 /měizhōu/
weekly {adv} (every week) :: 每周 /měizhōu/
weekly {adj} (of or relating to a week) :: 每周 /měizhōu/
weekly {adj} (happening once a week or every week) :: 每周 /měizhōu/
weekly {n} (publication that is published once a week) :: 周刊 /zhōukān/ ([traditional also:] 週刊)
weep {v} (to cry, shed tears) :: /kū/, 抽泣 /chou qi/
weeping willow {n} (Salix babylonica) :: 垂柳 /chuíliǔ/
wee-wee {v} :: 撒尿 /sāniào/
weft {n} (horizontal threads) :: 緯紗 /wěishā/
weigh {v} (to determine the weight of an object) :: 稱重, 称重 /chēngzhòng/
weigh {v} (to have a certain weight) :: 稱重, 称重 /chēngzhòng/, , /chēng/
weighbridge {n} (weighing platform) :: 地磅 /dìbàng/, 秤橋, 秤桥 /chèngqiáo/, 地秤 /dìchèng/
weighing bottle {n} (A thin-walled glass container, with a ground-glass stopper) :: 稱量瓶, 称量瓶
weighing machine {n} (a mechanical device for determing the weight of an object or person) :: 體重計, 磅秤
weigh station {n} (place to weigh trucks) :: 地磅站 (dìbàngzhàn)
weight {n} (physics: mass) SEE: mass ::
weight {n} (force due to gravity) :: 重量 /zhòngliàng/, [body weight] 體重, 体重 /tǐzhòng/
weight {n} (object to make something heavier) :: 配重 /pèizhòng/
weight {n} (standardized measuring weight) :: 砝碼, 砝码 /fámǎ/
weight {n} (statistics: multiplier) :: 權重, 权重 /quánzhòng/
weight gain {n} (increase in weight) :: 體重增加, 体重增加 (tǐzhòng zēngjiā), 發胖, 发胖 /fāpàng/
weightless {adj} (which has no weight) :: 无重量的
weightless {adj} (which is not being affected by gravity) :: 失重
weightlessness {n} (having zero weight) :: 失重 /shīzhòng/
weightlessness {n} (experience or instance of being weightless) :: 失重 /shīzhòng/
weightlifting {n} (sport in which competitors lift heavy weights) :: 舉重, 举重 /jǔzhòng/
weight loss {n} (reduction of body mass) :: 減肥, 减肥 /jiǎnféi/
Weihai {prop} (prefecture-level city in China) :: 威海 /Wēihǎi/
Weimar Republic {prop} (Germany between 1919 and 1933) :: 魏瑪共和國, 魏玛共和国 /Wèimǎ Gònghéguó/
weird {adj} (having an unusually strange character or behaviour) :: 奇怪 /qíguài/
weird {adj} (deviating from the normal; bizarre) :: 奇怪 /qíguài/
Wei River {prop} (major river in west-central China's Gansu and Shaanxi provinces) :: 渭河 /Wèihé/
welcome {adj} (whose arrival is a cause of joy) :: 欢迎光临 /huān yíng guáng lín/
welcome {interj} (greeting given upon someone's arrival) :: 歡迎光臨, 欢迎光临 /huānyíng guānglín/, 歡迎, 欢迎 /huānyíng/
welcome {n} (act of greeting someone's arrival) :: 歡迎, 欢迎 /huānyíng/
welcome {n} (utterance of such a greeting) :: 迎接 /yíngjiē/
welcome {v} (affirm or greet the arrival of someone) :: 歡迎, 欢迎 /huānyíng/, 迎接 /yíngjiē/
welcome {v} (to accept willingly) :: 歡迎, 欢迎 /huānyíng/
Welcome to Country {n} (protocol) :: 歡迎來到土地, 欢迎来到土地 /huānyíng láidào zhè piàn tǔdì/
weld {v} (to join materials (especially metals) by applying heat) :: 焊接 /hànjiē/
welder {n} (one who welds) :: 焊工 /hàngōng/
welding {n} (action or process of welding) :: 焊接 /hànjiē/
welfare {n} (health, safety, well-being, happiness and prosperity) :: 福利 /fúlì/, 幸福 /xìngfú/, 康樂, 康乐 /kānglè/
welfare {n} (aid, provided by a government, etc.) :: 福利 /fúlì/, 社會福利, 社会福利 /shèhuì fúlì/
welfare capitalism {n} (form of capitalism) :: 福利資本主義, 福利资本主义 /fúlì zīběnzhǔyì/
welfare state {n} (social system in which the state takes overall responsibility for the welfare of its citizens) :: 福利國家, 福利国家 /fúlì guójiā/
welfare state {n} (country in which such a system operates) :: 福利國家, 福利国家 /fúlì guójiā/
welkin {n} (sky) SEE: sky ::
welkin {n} (sky) SEE: sky ::
well {adv} (accurately; competently) :: /hǎo/
well {adv} (completely; fully) :: /hǎo/
well {adv} (to a significant degree) :: /hǎo/
well {adj} (in good health) :: /hǎo/, 健康 /jiànkāng/
well {interj} (used to introduce a statement that may be contrary to expectations) :: /hǎo/, /nà/, 那麽, 那么 /nàme/
well {interj} (exclamation of surprise) :: 啊哈 /āhā/
well {interj} (used in conversation to fill space) :: 哪個, 哪个 /něige/, /ēn/, /nà/
well {n} (hole sunk into the ground) :: /jǐng/
well begun is half done {proverb} (much depends on the beginning of an endeavour) :: 好的開始是成功的一半, 好的开始是成功的一半 /hǎo de kāishǐ shì chénggōng de yībàn/
well-behaved {adj} (having good manners and acting properly) :: 表現, 表现 /biǎoxiàn hǎo de/, 規矩, 规矩 /guījǔ/, 聽話, 听话 /tīnghuà/, /guāi/
well-being {n} (state of health, happiness and/or prosperity) :: 福利 /fúlì/, 福祉 /fúzhǐ/
well done {interj} (exclamation of praise) :: 幹得好, 干得好 /gàndehǎo/
well-educated {adj} (highly educated) :: 受過良好教育, 受过良好教育 /shòuguò liánghǎo jiàoyù de/
well-established {adj} (well-known) SEE: well-known ::
well-established {adj} (having been established for a long period of time) :: 歷史悠久, 历史悠久 /lìshǐ yōujiǔ de/, 享有盛譽, 享有盛誉 /xiǎngyǒu shèngyù de/
well-informed {adj} (furnished with knowledge) :: 消息靈通, 消息灵通 /xiāoxi língtōng de/
Wellington {prop} (capital of New Zealand) :: 威靈頓, 威灵顿 /Wēilíngdùn/; (also:) 惠靈頓, 惠灵顿 /Huìlíngdùn/
well-known {adj} (familiar, widely known) :: 著名 /zhùmíng/, 出名 /chūmíng/, 有名 /yǒumíng/
well-mannered {adj} (having good manners) :: 有禮貌, 有礼貌 /yǒulǐmào/, 規矩, 规矩 /guījǔ/
well-matched {adj} (of comparable strength or power) :: 匹敵, 匹敌 /pǐdí/
well-matched {adj} (suitable to be in a relationship with one another) :: /pèi/
well-nigh {adv} (almost) :: 几乎 /jīhū/
well-read {adj} (well informed and knowledgeable because of having read extensively) :: 博覽群書的, 博览群书的 /bólǎn qúnshū de/
wellwater {n} (water taken from a well) :: 井水 /jǐngshuǐ/
well, well, well {interj} (indicating consideration) :: 哦哟哟 /oyoyo/, 行了,行了 /xíngle xíngle/
well-wisher {n} (someone who extends good wishes) :: 祝福者 /zhùfúzhě/
well-worn {adj} (repeated too often) :: 老生常谈的
Welsh {adj} (of or pertaining to Wales) :: 威爾士的, 威尔斯的 /Wēi'ěrshì de/, 威爾斯的, 威尔斯的 /Wēi'ěrsī de/
Welsh {adj} (of or pertaining to the Welsh language) :: 威爾士語的, 威尔士语的 /Wēi'ěrshìyǔ de/, 威爾斯語的, 威尔士语的 /Wēi'ěrsìyǔ de/
Welsh {n} (language) :: 威爾士語, 威尔士语 /Wēi'ěrshìyǔ/, 威爾斯語, 威尔斯语 /Wēi'ěrsīyǔ/
Welsh {n} (collectively, people of Wales) :: 威爾士人, 威尔士人 /Wēi'ěrshìrén/, 威爾斯人, 威尔斯人 /Wēi'ěrsīrén/
Welsh onion {n} (Allium fistulosum) :: , /cōng/, 大蔥, 大葱 /dàcōng/
weltanschauung {n} (worldview) SEE: worldview ::
weltschmerz {n} (world-weariness) :: 厭世, 厌世 /yànshì/
Wen {prop} (Chinese surname) :: , /Wēn/
wench {v} (To frequent prostitutes) :: 嫖妓 /piáojì/
Wend {n} (Slav) SEE: Slav ::
wendigo {n} (malevolent and violent cannibal spirit in Anishinaabe, Ojibwe, and Cree mythology) :: 溫迪哥, 温迪哥 /wēndígē/
Wendish {adj} (Sorbian) SEE: Sorbian ::
Wendish {prop} (Sorbian) SEE: Sorbian ::
Wenzhou {prop} (city in China) :: 溫州, 温州 /Wēnzhōu/
werewolf {n} (wolflike human) :: 狼人 /lángrén/
west {n} (compass point) :: 西 /xī/, 西方 /xīfāng/
west {adj} (towards the west) :: 西
West {prop} (Western world) :: 西方 /Xīfāng/, 歐美, 欧美 /Ōu-Měi/, 西洋 /Xīyáng/
West {prop} (Western Europe, non-Cold War concept) :: 西方 /Xīfāng/
West Africa {prop} (An area of west Africa, spanning 16 African countries) :: 西非 /Xīfēi/
West Bank {prop} (territory) :: 約旦河西岸地區, 约旦河西岸地区 /Yuēdàn hé xī'àn dìqū/, 西岸地區, 西岸地区 /xī'àn dìqū/
West Bengal {prop} (state) :: 西孟加拉邦 /Xī-Mèngjiālā-bāng/
West Coast {prop} (the western seaboard of the United States) :: 西海岸 /xīhǎi'àn/, 西岸 /xī'àn/
western {adj} (pertaining to the west) :: 西方的 /xīfāng de/
western {n} (film or other dramatic work) :: 西部片 /xībùpiàn/
Western {adj} (of, situated in, or related to the West) SEE: western ::
Western {n} (work of a genre dealing with Old West) SEE: western ::
Western Africa {prop} (West Africa) SEE: West Africa ::
Western Australia {prop} (state of Australia) :: 西澳大利亞, 西澳大利亚 /Xī Àodàlìyà/, 西澳洲 /Xī Àozhōu/, 西澳 /Xī Ào/
western barn owl {n} (Tyto alba) :: 倉鴞, 仓鸮 /cāngxiāo/
Western concert flute {n} (transverse woodwind instrument made of metal or wood) :: 長笛, 长笛 /chángdí/
westerner {n} (inhabitant of Europe and North America) :: 西方人 /xīfāngrén/, 歐美人, 欧美人 /ōuměirén/
Western Europe {prop} (Western Europe) :: 西歐, 西欧 /Xī-Ōu/
Western Hemisphere {prop} (hemisphere of the Earth) :: 西半球 /xībànqiú/
Western Isles {prop} (Outer Hebrides) SEE: Outer Hebrides ::
westernization {n} (assimilation of the western culture) :: 西化 /xīhuà/, 西方化 /xīfānghuà/, 歐美化, 欧美化 /Ōu-Měi-huà/
westernize {v} (make something western) :: 西化 /xīhuà/
western osprey {n} (Pandion haliaetus) SEE: osprey ::
Western Sahara {prop} (a territory in northern Africa) :: 西撒哈拉 /Xī Sāhālā/
Western Wall {prop} (ancient wall in Jerusalem, remnant of the Jewish Second Temple) :: 西牆, 西墙 /Xīqiáng/, 哭牆, 哭墙 /Kūqiáng/
West Frisian {prop} (language spoken in Friesland) :: 弗里西亞語, 弗里西亚语 /Fúlǐxīyà yǔ/
West Germany {prop} (former European country) :: 西德 /Xī Dé/
West Indies {prop} (islands of the Caribbean sea) :: 西印度群島, 西印度群岛 /Xī Yìndù qúndǎo/
West Jerusalem {prop} (western sector of Jerusalem) :: 西耶路撒冷 /Xī Yēlùsālěng/
Westminster Abbey {prop} (large Gothic church) :: 威斯敏斯特修道院 /Wēisīmǐnsītè xiūdàoyuàn/, 西敏寺 /Xīmǐnsì/
Westminster Cathedral {prop} (chuerch) :: 威斯敏斯特主教座堂 /Wēisīmǐnsītè zhǔjiàozuòtáng/
Westminster system {n} (democratic parliamentary system) :: 西敏制, 西敏制 /Xīmǐnzhì/
West Point {prop} (place in the United States) :: 西點, 西点 /xīdiǎn/
West Virginia {prop} (state of the United States of America) :: 西維吉尼亞, 西维吉尼亚 /Xī-Wéijíníyà/
wet {adj} (made of liquid or moisture) :: 潮湿的
wet {adj} (of an object: covered with or impregnated with liquid) :: , , 湿 /shī/
wet {adj} (of weather or a time period: rainy, see also: rainy) :: 有雨的
wet {v} (cover or impregnate with liquid) :: 濡濕, 濡湿 /rúshī/, 弄濕, 弄湿 /nòng shī/
wet {v} (become wet) :: 淋濕, 淋湿 /línshī/
wet behind the ears {adj} (inexperienced, not seasoned) :: 乳臭未乾, 乳臭未干 /rǔchòuwèigān/
wet dream {n} (literally) :: 夢遺, 梦遗 /mèngyí/, 遺精, 遗精 /yíjīng/
wet dream {n} (figuratively) :: 幻想 /huànxiǎng/, 意淫 /yìyín/
wet dream {n} (ejaculation or orgasm while asleep) SEE: nocturnal emission ::
wetland {n} (land that is covered mostly with water, with occasional marshy and soggy areas) :: 濕地, 湿地 /shīdì/
wet nurse {n} (woman hired to suckle another woman's child) :: 乳母 /rǔmǔ/, 奶媽, 奶妈 /nǎimā/
wet oneself {v} (lose control of one's bladder) :: 尿褲子, 尿裤子 /niào kùzi/
wet one's pants {v} (wet oneself) SEE: wet oneself ::
wet one's whistle {v} (to have a drink) :: 润喉, 解渴
wet season {n} (rainy season) SEE: rainy season ::
wetsuit {n} (close fitting, insulating garment) :: 潛水衣, 潜水衣 /qiánshuǐyī/
wet the bed {v} (to urinate in one's bed during sleep) :: 尿床 /niàochuáng/, 尿炕 /niàokàng/
wet t-shirt competition {n} (event) SEE: wet t-shirt contest ::
wet t-shirt contest {n} (contest in which women wear wet t-shirts) :: 濕T恤比賽, 湿T恤比赛 /shī T-xù bǐsài/
wet wipe {n} (moistened piece of paper or cloth) :: 濕巾, 湿巾 /shījīn/, 濕紙巾, 湿纸巾 /shīzhǐjīn/
whack {n} (A blow, impact or slap) :: 重擊, 重击 /zhòngjī/, 猛擊, 猛击 /měngjī/, /dǎ/
whack {v} (to hit, slap or strike) :: 重击, 重击 /zhòngjī/, 猛擊, 猛击 /měngjī/, /dǎ/
whack {v} (to kill) :: 幹掉, 干掉 /gàndiào/
whale {n} (large sea mammal) :: 鯨魚, 鲸鱼 /jīngyú/, , /jīng/
whale {v} (hunt for whales) :: 捕鯨, 捕鲸 /bǔjīng/
whale watching {n} (observing whales in their natural habitat) :: 觀賞鯨魚, 观赏鲸鱼 /guānshǎng jīngyú/, 觀鯨, 观鲸 /guānjīng/, 賞鯨, 赏鲸 /shǎngjīng/
whaling {n} (practice of hunting whales) :: 捕鯨, 捕鲸 /bǔjīng/
whaling {n} (whale watching) SEE: whale watching ::
whaling station {n} (dock in which the carcasses of hunted whales are processed) :: 鯨魚加工場, 鲸鱼加工场 /jīngyú jiāgōngchǎng/, 捕鯨站, 捕鲸站 /bǔjīngzhàn/
wharf {n} (man-made landing place) :: 碼頭, 码头 /mǎtóu/, 港埠 /gǎngbù/, 埠頭, 埠头 /bùtóu/
wharf {n} :: 碼頭, 码头 /mǎtóu/
what {pron} (what? (interrogative pronoun)) :: 什麼, 什么 /shénme/, /shá/ [Northern dialect], /hé/
what {determiner} (which) :: /nǎ/
what about {adv} (used to make a suggestion) :: ...怎麼樣, ...怎么样 /...zěnmeyàng/
what about {adv} (used to ask someone to consider something or someone that they have apparently not considered) :: ...怎麼樣, ...怎么样 /...zěnmeyàng/, ...呢 /...ne/
what about {adv} (used to repeat a question) ::
what a lovely day {phrase} (what a lovely day) :: 多麼美妙的一天, 多么美妙的一天 /duōme měimiào de yītiān/
what a pity {phrase} (used to express regret) :: 遺憾, 遗憾 /zhēn yíhàn/, 倒霉 /zhēn dǎoméi/
what are you doing {phrase} (what are you doing) :: 什麼?, 什么? /nǐ zài gàn shénme?/, [informal] ?, ? /nǐ gàn má ne?/
what date is it today {phrase} (what date is it today?) :: 今天幾號?, 今天几号? /jīntiān jǐ hào?/
what does that have to do with the price of tea in China {phrase} (a comment used to indicate that a previous comment is irrelevant or unimportant) :: 八竿子打不著, 八竿子打不着 /bā gānzi dǎ bù zháo/, 風馬牛不相及, 风马牛不相及 /fēng mǎ niú bù xiāng jí/, 驢唇不對馬嘴, 驴唇不对马嘴 /lǘchún bùduì mǎzuǐ/
what does XX mean {phrase} (what does XX mean?) :: XX是什麼意思?, XX是什么意思? /XX shì shénme yìsi?/
what do you say {phrase} (used to ask someone if they are willing to do something) :: 覺得怎麼樣?, 觉得怎么样? (nǐ juéde zěnmeyàng?), ?, ? (hǎo ma?), ?, ? (nǐ shuō ne?)
what do you say {phrase} (used to remind a child to say a polite expression) :: 謝謝, 谢谢 (shuō xiè xie)
whatever {determiner} (no matter which; for any) :: 不管怎樣, 不管怎样 /bùguǎnzěnyàng/
whatever {determiner} (anything) :: 無論什麼, 无论什么 /wúlùn shénme/, 無論何事, 无论何事 /wúlùn héshì/
whatever {pron} (anything) :: [no exact equivalent] 不管什麼, 不管什么 /bùguǎn shénme/, 隨便, 随便 /suíbiàn/
whatever {interj} (indicating the speaker does not care what someone says) :: 隨便, 随便 /suíbiàn/, /hǎo ba/
what for {adv} (For what reason; why) :: 為什麼, 为什么 /wèishénme/
what goes around comes around {proverb} (actions have consequences) :: 善有善報,惡有惡報, 善有善报,恶有恶报 /shànyǒushànbào, èyǒu'èbào/; 種瓜得瓜, 种瓜得瓜 /zhòngguādéguā/; 種豆得豆, 种豆得豆 /zhòngdòudédòu/, 媳婦熬成婆, 媳妇熬成婆 /xífù áo chéng pó/, 因果循环,报应不爽。
whath {determiner} (which ordinal number) SEE: whatth ::
what have you {pron} (any of several additional things) :: 之類的, 之类的 /zhīlèi de/, 什麼的, 什么的 /shénmede/, 等等 /děngděng/
what is more {adv} (furthermore) :: 並且, 并且 /bìngqiě/, 而且 /érqiě/, 還有, 还有 /háiyǒu/, 況且, 况且 /kuàngqiě/
what is that {phrase} (what is that?) :: 這是什麼, 这是什么 /zhè shì shénme?/
what is your name {phrase} (what is your name?) :: [informal] 你叫什麼名字?, 你叫什么名字? /Nǐ jiào shénme míngzi?/, 你怎麼稱呼?, 你怎么称呼? /Nǐ zěnme chēnghu?/, [formal; "What is your honourable family name?"] 您貴姓?, 您贵姓? /Nín guìxìng?/
what languages do you speak {phrase} (what languages do you speak?) :: 哪些語言?, 哪些语言? /nǐ huì shuō nǎxiē yǔyán?/
what number {adv} (what number, which (in a numbered series)) :: 第幾, 第几 /dì jǐ/
what's good {phrase} (what's up) SEE: what's up ::
what's it to you {phrase} ((defensively) why are you asking?) :: 關...什麼事, 关...什么事 /guān...shénme shì/, 關...屁事, 关...屁事 /guān...pìshì/, 不關...的事, 不关...的事 /bùguān...de shì/
what's new {phrase} (informal greeting asking what has happened recently) :: 最近怎麼樣?, 最近怎么样? (zuìjìn zěnmeyàng?)
whatsoever {adj} (in any way) :: 任何 /rènhé/, 什麼......, 什么...... (shénme... yě...), 什麼......, 什么...... (shénme... dōu)
what's the matter {phrase} (what's wrong?) :: 什麼事?, 什么事? /shénme shì?/
what's up {phrase} (informal, How are you?) :: 怎麼樣, 怎么样 (zěnmeyàng)
what's your job {phrase} (what's your job?) :: 工作什麼?, 工作什么? (nǐ de gōngzuò shì shénme?)
what's your phone number {phrase} (what's your phone number?) :: 電話號碼什麼?, 电话号码什么? /nǐ de diànhuà hàomǎ shì shénme?/
what's your poison {phrase} (used to ask someone what alcoholic beverage they would like to drink) :: 什麼?, 什么? /nǐ xiǎng hē shénme jiǔ?/
what's yours {phrase} (what's your poison) SEE: what's your poison ::
whatth {n} (which ordinal number) :: 第幾, 第几 /dìjǐ/
what the fuck {phrase} (An intensive form of what) :: What the fuck is this? — 這是什麼鳥?, 这是什么鸟? (zhè shì shénme niǎo?); 什麼鳥?, 什么鸟? /shénme niǎo?/, 什麼鬼, 什么鬼 /shénme guǐ/
what the hell {phrase} (an intensive form of what) :: 什麼鬼, 什么鬼 /shénme guǐ?/
what time is it {phrase} (what is the time of day?) :: 幾點了?, 几点了? /jǐ diǎn le?/
what would you like {phrase} (used to ask the interlocutor what they would like to order, to buy or have a look at) :: 想要什麼?, 想要什么? /Nǐ xiǎngyào shénme?/
what you see is what you get {proverb} ((idiomatic, computing) the screen image resembles the printed output) :: 所見即所得, 所见即所得 /suǒjiàn jí suǒdé/
wheal {n} (small raised swelling on the skin) SEE: weal ::
wheat {n} (grain) :: , /mài/, 小麥, 小麦 /xiǎomài/
wheatgrass {n} (young grass of common wheat plant) :: 小麥草, 小麦草 /xiǎomàicǎo/
wheatgrass {n} (Agropyron) :: 小麥草, 小麦草 /xiǎomàicǎo/
wheatland {n} (wheat-producing area) :: 麥田, 麦田 /màitián/
wheel {n} (a circular device facilitating movement or transportation) :: 輪子, 轮子 /lúnzi/
wheel {n} (steering device in a vessel) :: 舵輪, 舵轮 /duòlún/
wheel {n} (steering wheel and its implied control of a vehicle) SEE: steering wheel ::
wheel and axle {n} (simple machine) :: 輪軸, 轮轴 /lúnzhóu/
wheelbarrow {n} (small cart) :: 獨輪車, 独轮车 /dúlúnchē/ [single-wheeled cart], 手推車, 手推车 /shǒutuīchē/ [handcart]
wheelchair {n} (chair) :: 輪椅, 轮椅 /lúnyǐ/
wheel of Fortune {prop} (Tarot card) :: 命運之輪, 命运之轮 /mìngyùn zhī lún/
Wheel of Fortune {prop} (television game show) :: 抓鬮轉輪, 抓阄转轮 /zhuājiū zhuǎn lún/
wheeze {n} (piping or whistling sound caused by difficult respiration) :: 喘息 /chuǎnxī/
wheeze {v} (breathe hard) :: 喘氣, 喘气 /chuǎnqì/, 喘息 /chuǎnxī/
whelk {n} (edible sea snail of the family Buccinidae) :: 峨螺 /éluó/
when {adv} (direct question) :: 甚麼時候, 什麼時候, 什么时候 /shénme shíhòu/, [literary] 何時, 何时 /héshí/
when {adv} (indirect question) :: 甚麼時候/什麼時候, 什么时候 /shénme shíhòu/
when {conj} (at what time) :: 什麼時候, 什么时候 /shénme shíhòu/, 幾時, 几时 /jǐshí/, 何時, 何时 /héshí/
when {conj} (at such time as) :: ...的時候, ...的时候 /...-de shihou/
when {interj} (that's enough) :: 够了 /gòu le/
whenever {conj} (when) SEE: when ::
whenever {conj} (at any time that) :: 無論何時, 无论何时 /wúlùn héshí/, 哪會兒, 哪会儿 /nǎhuìr/
whenever {conj} (every time that) :: 每當, 每当 /měidāng/
when in Rome {proverb} (adjust to local customs) SEE: when in Rome, do as the Romans do ::
when in Rome, do as the Romans do {proverb} (behave as those around do) :: 入鄉隨俗, 入乡随俗 /rùxiāngsuísú/, 入境隨俗, 入境随俗 /rùjìngsuísú/
when pigs fly {adv} (never, expressed by an idiom) :: 除非太陽從西邊出來, 除非太阳从西边出来 /chúfēi tàiyáng cóng xībiān chūlái/ (unless the sun rises in the west)
when the cat's away {proverb} (People take advantage of the absence of authority) :: 天高皇帝遠, 天高皇帝远 /tiāngāo huángdìyuǎn/ ("The sky is high and the emperor far away")
when the cat's away the mice will play {proverb} (in the absence of a controlling entity, subordinates will take advantage of circumstances) :: 山中無老虎,猴子稱大王, 山中无老虎,猴子称大王 /shānzhōng wú lǎohǔ, hóuzi chēng dàwáng/, 老虎不再山,猴子稱大王, 老虎不再山,猴子称大王 /lǎohǔ bù zài shān, hóuzi chēng dàwáng/
where {conj} (at or in which place) :: 哪兒, 哪儿 /nǎr/, 哪裡, 哪里 /nǎli/
where {conj} (to which place or situation) :: 哪兒, 哪儿 /nǎr/, 哪裡, 哪里 /nǎli/
where {adv} (at what place; to what place; from what place) :: 哪兒, 哪儿 /nǎr/ [Beijing, Northern Mandarin], 哪裏/哪裡, 哪里 /nǎli, nǎlǐ/
whereabouts {n} (location) :: 所在地 /suǒzàidì/, 所在 /suǒzài/
where are we {phrase} (where are we) :: 我們在哪兒?, 我们在哪儿? /wǒmen zài nǎr?/
where are you from {phrase} (in which country or region were you born or raised) :: 你是哪里人? /nǐ shì nǎli rén?/, 你從哪裡來的?, 你从哪里来的? /nǐ cóng nǎlǐ lái de?/
whereas {conj} (but in contrast; whilst on the contrary…) :: Literary Chinese: ; 然而
whereas {conj} (it being the case that…) :: 有鉴于
where can I find a hotel {phrase} (where can I find a hotel) :: 我在哪里可以找到一个宾馆?
where does this train go {phrase} (where does this train go) :: 這列車去哪兒?, 这列车去哪儿? /zhè lièchē qù nǎr?/
where do you live {phrase} (where do you live?) :: 你住在哪兒?, 你住在哪儿? /nǐ zhù zài nǎr?/
where is the toilet {phrase} (where is the toilet?) :: 廁所哪里?, 厕所哪里? /cèsuǒ zài nǎli?/
wherenot {n} (wherever) SEE: wherever ::
whereof {conj} (of what; of which; of whom) :: 甚么的
where there is a will there is a way {phrase} (if someone wants or wills something strongly enough, a way can be found) :: 有志者事竟成 /yǒuzhìzhě shì jìngchéng/, 留得青山在,不怕沒柴燒, 留得青山在,不怕没柴烧 /liú dé qīngshān zài, bùpà méi chái shāo/, 世上無難事,只要肯攀登, 世上无难事,只要肯攀登 /shìshàng wúnán shì, zhǐyào kěn pāndēng/
wherever {conj} (in any place, anywhere) :: 無論何處, 无论何处 /wúlùnhéchù/
wherewithal {n} (the ability and means to accomplish some task) :: 資金, 资金 /zījīn/, 手段 /shǒuduàn/
wherryite {n} (A monoclinic-prismatic mineral containing copper, hydrogen, lead, oxygen, silicon, and sulfur) :: 碳硫酸氯鉛礦, 碳硫酸氯铅矿
whether {conj} (introducing indirect questions) :: (usually not used), 是否 /shìfǒu/
whether {conj} (if, whether or not) :: 還是, 还是 /háishi/, ... /...bù.../ (whether or not)
whether {conj} (introducing adverbial clause; no matter whether or not) :: 是否 /shìfǒu/
whetstone {n} (stone used to hone tools) :: 磨刀石 /módāoshí/, 磨石 /móshí/
whey {n} (liquid remaining after milk has been curdled) :: 乳清 /rǔqīng/
which {determiner} ((interrogative) what, of those mentioned or implied) :: /nǎ, něi/
which {pron} ((relative) who, whom, what) :: 所...的 /suǒ ... de/, ...的 /... de/
which one {pron} :: 哪個, 哪个 /nǎge/, /nǎ/ [followed by an appropriate classifier]
while {conj} (during the same time that) :: ...的時候, ...的时候 /...de shíhou/, , /dāng/
while {conj} (until) SEE: until ::
while away {v} (spend time idly) :: 消磨 /xiāomó/
whim {n} (fanciful impulse) :: 怪念頭, 怪念头 /guàiniàntóu/, 奇想 /qíxiǎng/
whip {n} (rod or rope) :: 鞭子 /biānzi/
whip {n} (party policy enforcer) :: 黨鞭, 党鞭 /dǎngbiān/
whip {v} (to hit with a whip) :: 鞭打 /biāndǎ/
whip {n} (whipped cream) SEE: whipped cream ::
whipped cream {n} (thick cream that has had air incorporated into it by rapid beating) :: 生奶油 /shēngnǎiyóu/
whipping boy {n} (someone punished for the errors of others) :: 替罪羊
whirlpool {n} (swirling body of water) :: 渦流, 涡流 /wōliú/, , /wō/
whirlwind {n} (a violent windstorm of limited extent characterised by an inward spiral motion of the air) :: 旋風, 旋风 /xuànfēng/
whirlwind {n} (figuratively: a body of objects or events sweeping violently onward) :: 忙亂, 忙乱 /yī piàn mángluàn/
whisk {n} (kitchen utensil) :: 打蛋器 /dǎdànqì/
whisk {v} (in cooking, to whip e.g. eggs or cream) :: 攪打, 搅打 /jiạ̌odǎ/
whisker {n} (long projecting hair at the sides of the mouth of a cat) :: 感覺毛, 感觉毛 /gǎnjuémáo/
whiskey {n} (alcoholic drink) :: 威士忌酒 /wēishìjì jiǔ/, 威士忌 /wēishìjì/
whisky {n} (whiskey) SEE: whiskey ::
whisper {n} (act of speaking in a quiet voice) :: 耳語, 耳语 /ěryǔ/
whisper {v} (to talk in a quiet voice) :: 耳語, 耳语 /ěryǔ/, 嘀咕 /dígu/, 打喳喳 /dǎ chācha/, 打耳唧 /dǎ ěrjī/, 哼唧 /hēngji/, 嘰咕, 叽咕 /jīgu/, 唧唧咕咕 /jīji-gūgū/, 唧噥, 唧哝 /jīnong/, 竊竊私語, 窃窃私语 /qièqiè-sīyǔ/, 輕聲低語, 轻声低语 /qīngshēng-dīyǔ/
whistle {n} (device used to make a whistling sound) :: 哨子 /shàozi/, 口哨 /kǒushào/, 口笛 /kǒudí/, 汽笛 /qìdí/ [steam whistle]
whistle {n} (act of whistling) :: 口哨 /kǒushào/, 口笛 /kǒudí/
whistle {n} (sound made by whistling) :: 口哨 /kǒushào/
whistle {v} (to produce a whistling sound) :: 吹口哨 /chuī kǒushào/, 鳴笛, 鸣笛 /míngdí/
whistle {n} (slang: a suit) SEE: suit ::
whistle-blower {n} (one who reports a problem or violation to the authorities) :: 告密者 /gàomìzhě/, 舉報人, 举报人 /jǔbàorén/, 告發者, 告发者 /gàofāzhě/, 檢舉者, 检举者 /jiǎnjǔzhě/
whistle Dixie {v} (to engage in idle conversational phantasies) :: 想入非非 /xiǎngrùfēifēi/
whistle in the dark {v} (make a show of bravery) :: 壮胆
whistle in the dark {v} (speak without knowledge) :: 乱猜
whistle past the graveyard {v} (to try to be cheerful in the face of one's fears) :: 对着墓地吹口哨,指在害怕时故作轻松
whistle past the graveyard {v} (to ignore a bad situation) :: 对着墓地吹口哨,指对恶劣的情况视而不见
white {n} (color/colour) :: 白色 /báisè/
white {n} (Caucasian person) :: 白人 /báirén/, 白種人, 白种人 /báizhǒngrén/
white {n} (albumen) :: 蛋白 /dànbái/, 蛋清 /dànqīng/, 卵白 /luǎnbái/
white {n} (white of the eye) :: 白眼珠 /báiyǎnzhū/
white {n} (white wine) SEE: white wine ::
white {adj} (bright and colourless) :: /bái/, 白色 /báisè/
white admiral {n} (white and black butterfly) :: 白蛺蝶, 白蛱蝶 /báijiádié/
white bacon {n} (salt pork) SEE: salt pork ::
white bear {n} (polar bear) SEE: polar bear ::
white-billed diver {n} (Gavia adamsii) :: 白嘴潛鳥, 白嘴潜鸟 /báizuǐqiánniǎo/
white blood cell {n} (cytology: a type of blood cell that is involved with an immune response) :: 白血球 /báixuěqiú/, 白細胞, 白细胞 /báixìbāo/
whiteboard {n} (large vertical writing area) :: 白板 /báibǎn/
white bread {n} (bread made from white flour) :: 白麵包, 白面包 /bái miànbāo/
white chocolate {n} (food) :: 白巧克力 /bái qiǎokèlì/
white clover {n} (Trifolium repens) :: 白三葉草
white coat {n} (white coat worn in laboratories) :: 實驗服, 实验服 /shíyàn fú/, 實驗衣, 实验衣 /shíyàn yī/
white coffee {n} (coffee with milk added) :: 牛奶咖啡 /niúnǎi kāfēi/
white-collar {adj} (of or pertaining to office work and workers) :: 白領, 白领 /báilǐng/
white currant {n} (berry) :: 白醋栗 /bái cùlì/
white devil {n} (white devil) :: 洋鬼子 /yángguǐzi/
white dwarf {n} (white dwarf star) :: 白矮星 /bái'ǎixīng/
whitefin dolphin {n} (baiji) SEE: baiji ::
whitefish {n} (whiting) SEE: whiting ::
whitefish {n} (menhaden) SEE: menhaden ::
whitefish {n} (beluga) SEE: beluga ::
white fox {n} (arctic fox) SEE: arctic fox ::
white gold {n} (A precious metal alloy consisting of gold and a platinum group metal) :: 白金 /báijīn/, 白色黃金, 白色黄金 /báisè huángjīn/, 白色K金 /báisè kei jīn/
white gourd {n} (vine) SEE: winter melon ::
white gourd {n} (fuzzy melon fruit) SEE: winter melon ::
white-handed gibbon {n} (lar gibbon) SEE: lar gibbon ::
Whitehorse {prop} (capital of the Yukon Territory, Canada) :: 怀特霍斯, 白馬市
white-hot {adj} (hot enough to glow) :: 白热 /bái rè/
White House {prop} (the official residence of the President of the United States of America) :: 白宮, 白宫 /Báigōng/
White Hun {n} (Hephthalite) SEE: Hephthalite ::
white iron {n} (kind of cast iron that contains carbon as cementite) :: 白鐵, 白铁 /báitiě/, 馬口鐵, 马口铁 /mǎkǒutiě/
white lie {n} (deliberate untrue statement which is intended to produce a favorable result) :: 善意謊話, 善意谎话 /shànyì de huǎnghuà/
white lightning {n} (illegally distilled whiskey) SEE: moonshine ::
whitelist {n} (list of people that are known) :: 白名單, 白名单 /báimíngdān/
white magic {n} (magic derived from benign forces) :: 白魔法 /báimófǎ/, 白巫術, 白巫术 /báiwūshù/
white man {n} (Caucasian) SEE: Caucasian ::
white man's burden {n} (supposed responsibility of whites) :: 白人的负担
white millet {n} (proso millet) SEE: proso millet ::
whiteout {n} (heavy snowstorm) :: 暴風雪, 暴风雪 /bàofēngxuě/
whiteout {n} (weather condition) :: 乳白天空 /rǔbái tiānkōng/
whiteout {n} (correction fluid) SEE: correction fluid ::
white owl {n} (Tyto alba) SEE: western barn owl ::
white pages {n} (phone directory that lists residential numbers) :: 白頁, 白页 /báiyè/
white paper {n} (marketing document) :: 白皮書, 白皮书 /báipíshū/, 白紙, 白纸 /báizhǐ/
white pepper {n} (Light-colored seed of pepper) :: 白胡椒 /báihújiāo/
white petrolatum {n} (petroleum jelly) SEE: petroleum jelly ::
white phosphorus {n} (most common allotrope of phosphorus) :: 白磷 /báilín/
white pointer {n} (great white shark) SEE: great white shark ::
white rice {n} (rice with the hull polished off) :: 白米 /báimǐ/, 精白米 /jīngbáimǐ/
white roe {n} (milt) SEE: milt ::
White Russian {n} (Belarusian person) SEE: Belarusian ::
White Russian {n} (Belarusian language) SEE: Belarusian ::
white sauce {n} (mayonnaise) SEE: mayonnaise ::
white sauce {n} (béchamel sauce) SEE: béchamel sauce ::
White Sea {prop} (a sea to the northwest of Russia) :: 白海 /Báihǎi/
whitesmith {n} (tinsmith) SEE: tinsmith ::
white soul {n} (rhythm and blues or soul music performed by white artists) :: 白人靈魂樂, 白人灵魂乐 /báirén línghúnyuè/
white spirit {n} (solvent) :: 石油溶剂油 /shíyóu róngjìyóu)/
white stork {n} (large wading bird, Ciconia ciconia) :: 白鸛, 白鹳 /báiguàn/
white sugar {n} :: 白糖 /báitáng/
white supremacy {n} (ideology) :: 白人優越主義, 白人优越主义 /báirén yōuyuèzhǔyì/
white-tailed eagle {n} (Haliaeetus albicilla) :: 白尾海雕 /báiwěi hǎi diāo/
white tea {n} (leaves) :: 白茶葉, 白茶叶 /báicháyè/
white tea {n} (drink) :: 白茶 /báichá/
white trash {n} (white person or people of low social status (pejorative)) :: 白色垃圾 /báisè lājī, báisè lèsè/
white vinegar {n} (vinegar that has been distilled) :: 白醋 /báicù/
whitewater rafting {n} (traveling by raft) :: 漂流 /piāoliú/, [literary] 泛舟 /fànzhōu/
white wedding {n} (wedding routine) :: 白色婚禮, 白色婚礼 /báisè hūnlǐ/
white whale {n} (a cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas) SEE: beluga ::
white wine {n} (light coloured wine) :: 白葡萄酒 /báipútaojiǔ/
whither {adv} (to which place) :: 哪兒, 哪儿 /nǎr/, 哪裡, 哪里 /nǎlǐ/
whiting {n} (fine white chalk) :: 白粉 /báifěn/, 白堊, 白垩 /bái'è/, 大白 /dàbái/
whiting {n} (fish, Merlangius merlangus) :: 雪魚, 雪鱼 /xuěyú/, 牙鱈, 牙鳕 /yáxuě/, 鳕鱼
whitish {adj} (somewhat white) :: 髮白的, 发白的 /fàbó de/
whitlow {n} (an infection) :: /biāo/, 肉刺 /ròucì/
Whitsunday {n} (the Sunday of the feast of Pentecost) :: 聖靈降臨節, 圣灵降临节 /shènglíng-jiànglín-jié/
whiz {n} (urination) SEE: urination ::
whiz {v} (urinate) SEE: urinate ::
wh-movement {n} (special order in interrogative sentences) :: 疑問詞移位, 疑问词移位 /yíwèncí yíwèi/
who {pron} (who? (interrogative pronoun)) :: , /shuí, shéi/, 何人 /hérén/, 誰人, 谁人 /shéirén, shuírén/, 阿誰, 阿谁 /āshéi, āshuí/
who {pron} (who (relative pronoun)) :: not used
WHO {prop} (World Health Organization) :: WHO, 世衛, 世卫 /Shì-Wèi/
whoa {interj} (stop, said to a horse) :: /xū/, /è/
who are you {phrase} (who are you?) :: 你是誰?, 你是谁? /nǐ shì shéi?/
who cares {phrase} (reply to an unimportant statement) SEE: so what ::
whodunit {n} (a crime novel or drama) :: 偵探小說, 侦探小说 /zhēntàn xiǎoshuō/
who keeps company with the wolf will learn to howl {proverb} :: 近朱者赤,近墨者黑
who knows {phrase} (rhetorical question: one doesn't know) :: 誰知道?, 谁知道? /shéi zhīdào/
who knows {phrase} (rhetorical question: anything is possible) :: 誰知道?, 谁知道? /shéi zhīdào/
whole {adj} (entire) :: 整個, 整个 /zhěnggè/, 全部 /quánbù/
wholegrain {n} (cereal grain that contains germ, endosperm, and bran) :: 全麥, 全麦 /quánmài/
wholehearted {adj} (having no reservations; having unconditional and enthusiastic support) :: 全心全意 /quánxīnquányì/, 誠懇, 诚恳 /chéngkěn/, 真心 /zhēnxīn/
whole milk {n} (milk from which nothing has been removed) :: 全脂奶 /quánzhī nǎi/, 全脂牛奶 /quánzhī niúnǎi/
wholeness {n} (quality of being whole) :: 完整性 /wánzhěngxìng/
whole note {n} (semibreve) SEE: semibreve ::
whole number {n} (integer) SEE: integer ::
whole number {n} (natural number) SEE: natural number ::
wholesale {n} (sale of products, often in large quantities, to retailers or other merchants) :: 批發 /pīfā/, 批发 /pīfā/
wholesaler {n} (person or company that sells goods wholesale to retailers) :: 批發商, 批发商 /pīfāshāng/
wholly {adv} (to the fullest extent) SEE: completely ::
whoopee cushion {n} (inflatable bag used as practical joke) :: 放屁坐墊, 放屁坐垫 /fàngpì zuòdiàn/, 放屁墊, 放屁垫 /fàngpìdiàn/
whooper {n} (whooping crane) SEE: whooping crane ::
whooper {n} (whooper swan) SEE: whooper swan ::
whooper swan {n} (the species of swan Cygnus cygnus) :: 大天鵝, 大天鹅 /dàtiān'é/
whooping cough {n} (a contagious disease) :: 百日咳 /bǎirìké/
whooping crane {n} (Grus americana) :: 美洲鶴, 美洲鹤 /měizhōuhè/
whore {n} (prostitute) :: 婊子 /biǎozi/, 妓女 /jìnǚ/, 娼妓 /chāngjì/
whore {n} (sexually promiscuous person) :: 騷貨, 骚货 /sāohuò/, 蕩婦, 荡妇 /dàngfù/
whore {v} (to pimp) SEE: pimp ::
whoremaster {n} (pimp) SEE: pimp ::
whose {determiner} (of whom (interrogative)) :: 誰的, 谁的 /shuí de, shéi de/
who watches the watchers {phrase} (concern about whether the law is enforced on those who enforce the law) :: 谁来把守守卫者
why {adv} (for what reason) :: 為甚麼/為什麼, 为什么 /wèishénme/, 為啥, 为啥 /wèishá/ [dialectal]
why not {adv} (to state one has no objection) :: 何不 /hébù/, 為什麼不呢, 为什么不呢 /wèishéme bù ne/
Wicca {prop} (neo-pagan religion) :: 威卡教 /wēikǎjiào/
wick {n} (the porous cord that draws up liquid fuel for burning) :: 燈心, 灯心 /dēngxīn/, 燭心, 烛心 /zhúxīn/, /zhù/
wicked {adj} (evil or mischevous) :: 邪惡, 邪恶 /xié'è/, 調皮, 调皮 /tiáopí/ [mischievous]
wicked {adj} (slang: awesome) :: /bàng/, 了不起 /liǎobuqǐ/, /kù/
wicker {n} (flexible branch or twig) :: 柳條, 柳条 /liǔtiáo/, , /bì/
wicker {n} (wickerwork) SEE: wickerwork ::
wickerwork {n} (things made of wicker) :: 柳條編製品, 柳条编制品 /liǔtiáo biānzhìpǐn/
widdle {v} (urinate) SEE: urinate ::
wide {adj} (having a large physical extent from side to side) :: , /kuān/, 寬廣的, 宽广的 /kuānguǎng de/, 寬闊的, 宽阔的 /kuānkuò de/
wide-angle lens {n} (short focal length lens) :: 廣角鏡頭, 广角镜头 /guǎngjiǎo jìngtóu/
wide area network {n} (network) :: 廣域網, 广域网 /guǎngyùwǎng/, 外網, 外网 /wàiwǎng/, 公網, 公网 /gōngwǎng/
wide awake {adj} (awake and very alert) :: 完全清醒 (wánquán qīngxǐng)
widen {v} (to become wider) :: 擴大, 扩大 /kuòdà/
widespread {adj} (affecting a large area) :: 廣泛, 广泛 /guǎngfàn/
widow {n} (woman whose spouse has died) :: 寡婦, 寡妇 /guǎfù/
widower {n} (a man whose spouse has died and who has not remarried) :: 鰥夫, 鳏夫 /guānfū/
widow's mite {n} ((numismatics) lepton) SEE: lepton ::
widow's peak {n} (V-shaped point in the hairline) :: 美人尖 /měirénjiān/, 美人髻 /měirénjì/, 三棱髻 /sānléngjì/
width {n} (measurement of something from side to side) :: 寬度, 宽度 /kuāndù/
wield {v} (to handle with skill and ease) :: 使用
wield {v} (to exercise authority or influence) :: 行使
wiener {n} (sausage) :: 香腸, 香肠 /xiāngcháng/
wife {n} (married woman) :: 妻子 /qīzi/, 老婆 /lǎopo/ [colloquial], 愛人, 爱人 /àiren/ [PRC, husband or wife], 太太 /tàitai/ [polite]
wifebeater {n} (singlet) SEE: singlet ::
wife-beating question {n} (loaded question) :: 另有用意問題, 另有用意问题 /lìngyǒu yòngyì de wèntí/
wife carrying {n} (Scandinavian sport) :: 媳婦比賽, 媳妇比赛 /bēi xífu bǐsài/
Wi-Fi {n} (computing: wireless data communication standard) :: 無線保真技術, 无线保真技术 /wúxiàn bǎozhēn jìshù/
wig {n} (head of artificial hair) :: 假髮, 假发 /jiǎfà/
wigwam {n} (a Native American dwelling) :: 維格沃姆, 维格沃姆 /wéigéwòmǔ/
wiki {n} (collaborative website) :: 維基, 维基 /wéijī/
wikification {n} (the process of adding wiki syntax to text in a wiki platform) :: 維基化, 维基化 /wéijīhuà/
wikify {v} (to adapt (text) to a wiki, see also: wiki; -ify) :: 維基化, 维基化 /wéijīhuà/
Wikipedia {prop} (online encyclopedia) :: Literary Chinese: 維基大典; 維基百科, 维基百科 /Wéijībǎikē/
Wikipedian {n} (a person who uses, edits, or contributes to Wikipedia) :: 維基人, 维基人 /Wéijīrén/
Wikipedian {adj} (of or relating to Wikipedia) :: 維基百科的, 维基百科的 /Wéijībăikēde/
Wiktionary {prop} (the collaborative project; a particular version of this project written in a certain language) :: 維基詞典, 维基词典 /wéijī cídiǎn/, 維基爾雅, 维基尔雅 /Wéijī'ěryā/ [classical]
wild {adj} (not domesticated or tamed) :: 野生的 /yěshēng de/, 的 /yě de/
wild {adj} (raucous, unruly, and savage) :: 野狂
wild animal {n} (animal living in a natural, undomesticated state) :: 野獸, 野兽 /yěshòu/, 野生動物, 野生动物 /yěshēng dòngwù/
wild boar {n} (Sus scrofa) :: CJKV Characters: (shǐ); 野豬, 野猪 /yězhū/, 山豬, 山猪 /shānzhū/
wild card {n} (a substitute character) :: 通配符 /tōngpèifú/
wildcard {n} (special character) :: 通配符 /tōngpèifú/
wildcard {n} (uncontrolled or unpredictable element) :: 未知数
wild cat {n} (Felis silvestris) SEE: wildcat ::
wild cat {n} (undomesticated cat) :: 野貓, 野猫 /yěmāo/
wild cat {n} (domesticated cat returned to the wild) SEE: feral cat ::
wild cat {n} (Lynx rufus) SEE: bobcat ::
wildcat {n} (Felis silvestris) :: 斑貓, 斑猫 /bānmāo/, 野貓, 野猫 /yěmāo/, 山貓, 山猫 /shānmāo/
wildcat {n} (undomesticated cat) SEE: wild cat ::
wildcat {n} (domesticated cat returned to the wild) SEE: feral cat ::
wildcat {n} (Felix rufus) SEE: bobcat ::
wildebeest {n} (gnu) SEE: gnu ::
wilderness {n} (uncultivated tract of land) :: 荒野 /huāngyě/, 荒原 /huāngyuán/
wildfire {n} (rapidly spreading fire) :: 山火 /shānhuǒ/, 野火 /yěhuǒ/, 林火 /línhuǒ/, 森林大火 /sēnlín dàhuǒ/, 森林火災 /sēnlín huǒzāi/
wildfire {n} (Greek fire) SEE: Greek fire ::
wild goose {n} (species of wildlife goose) :: /yàn/
wild-goose chase {n} (fruitless, futile pursuit) :: 竹篮打水, 徒劳
wildlife {n} (animals and plants in their natural environment) :: 野生動物, 野生动物 /yěshēng dòngwù/
wildlife reserve {n} (nature reserve) SEE: nature reserve ::
wildlife sanctuary {n} (nature reserve) SEE: nature reserve ::
wildness {n} (the quality of being wild or untamed) :: 蓬蒿 /pénghāo/
wild potato {n} (tuckahoe) SEE: tuckahoe ::
wild rice {n} (any species of Zizania) :: 菰属 /gūshǔ/
wild turkey {n} (Meleagris gallopavo) :: 野火雞, 野火鸡 /yěhuǒjī/
wild turkey {n} (Meleagris gallopavo) :: [fire chicken] 火鸡 /huoji/
wile {n} (trick or stratagem) :: 詭計, 诡计 /guǐjì/, 計策, 计策 /jìcè/
will {v} (indicating future action) :: , /jiāng/, /yào/, 將要, 将要 /jiāngyào/, , /huì/
will {n} (act of choosing to do something; conscious intent or volition) :: 意志 /yìzhì/
will {n} (legal document) :: 遺囑, 遗嘱 /yízhǔ/
William {prop} (male given name) :: 威廉 /Wēilián/
Williams {prop} (transliterations of the English surname "Williams") :: 威廉姆斯 /Wēiliánmǔsī/, 威廉斯 /Wēiliánsī/
willie wagtail {n} (bird) :: 黑白扇尾鶲, 黑白扇尾鹟 /hēibái shànwěiwēng/
willingly {adv} (of one’s own free will) :: 樂意, 乐意 /lèyì/
willingness {n} (state of being willing) :: 願意, 愿意 /yuànyi/
willing suspension of disbelief {n} (suspension of disbelief) SEE: suspension of disbelief ::
will o' the wisp {n} (strange light) :: 鬼火 /guǐhuǒ/
willow {n} (tree) :: /liǔ/, 柳樹, 柳树 /liǔshù/
willpower {n} (strength of will) :: 意志力 /yìzhìlì/, 意志 /yìzhì/, 精神力 /jīngshénlì/
willy-nilly {adv} (whether desired or not) :: 无论愿否
will you marry me {phrase} (marriage proposal) :: [to female] 請嫁給我好嗎?, 请嫁给我好吗? /qǐng jià gěi wǒ hǎo ma?/, [to female] 嫁給我吧!, 嫁给我吧! /jià gěi wǒ ba!/, [to male] 娶我好嗎?, 娶我好吗? /qǔ wǒ hǎo ma?/, 跟我結婚吧!, 跟我结婚吧! /gēn wǒ jiéhūn ba!/
Wilson's disease {prop} (autosomal-recessive genetic disorder) :: 肝豆狀核變性, 肝豆状核变性 /gāndòu zhuànghé biànxìng/, 威爾森氏症, 威尔森氏症 /Wēiěrsēnshì zhèng/
wily {adj} (sly, cunning) :: 狡猾 /jiǎohuá/
wimp {n} (someone who lacks confidence) :: 窝囊废 /wōnángfèi/
win {v} (transitive: achieve victory in) :: , /yíng/, 勝利, 胜利 /shènglì/
win {n} (individual victory) :: 勝利, 胜利 /shènglì/, , /yíng/
winch {n} (machine) :: 絞車, 绞车 /jiaǒchē/, 絞盤, 绞盘 /jiaǒpán/
Winchester {prop} (county town in England) :: 温彻斯特 /Wēnchèsītè/
wind {n} (movement of air) :: , /fēng/
wind {n} (the force developed by the movement of air) :: 風力, 风力 /fēnglì/
wind {n} :: /fēng/, 呼吸 /hūxī/
wind back {v} (to wind towards the beginning) :: 倒帶, 倒带 /dàodài/
windbreaker {n} (thin outer coat) :: 風衣, 风衣 /fēngyī/
windcheater {n} (a heavy weatherproof jacket) SEE: windbreaker ::
wind chimes {n} (chime made from suspended wooden, metal, etc. tubes, bells and rods that tinkle when moved by the wind) :: 風鈴, 风铃 /fēnglíng/
windfall {n} (sudden large benefit) :: 暴利 /bàolì/
Windhoek {prop} (capital of Namibia) :: 溫得和克, 温得和克 /Wēndéhékè/
wind horse {n} (allegory for the human soul) :: 風馬, 风马 /fēngmǎ/
windhover {n} (common kestrel) SEE: common kestrel ::
winding {adj} (twisting, turning or sinuous) :: 曲折 /qūzhé/
wind instrument {n} (type of musical instrument) :: 吹奏乐器 (chuīzòu yuèqì)
windmeter {n} (an instrument for measuring and recording the speed of the wind) SEE: anemometer ::
windmill {n} (machinery) :: 風車, 风车 /fēngchē/
window {n} (opening for light and air) :: 窗戶, 窗户 /chuānghù/, 窗口 /chuāngkǒu/, 窗子 /chuāngzi/
window {n} (area on a computer screen) :: 窗口 /chuāngkǒu/, 視窗, 视窗 /shìchuāng/
window {n} (shop window) SEE: shop window ::
window frame {n} (framework around a window) :: 窗框 /chuāngkuāng/
windowpane {n} (piece of glass filling a window) :: 窗玻璃 /chuāngbōli/
Windows {prop} (Microsoft Windows) :: 視窗, 视窗 /Shìchuāng/
window screen {n} (mesh set in a frame and covering the opening of a window) :: 紗窗, 纱窗 /shāchuāng/
window-shop {v} (browse shops with no intention of buying) :: 逛商店 /guàng shāngdiàn/
window-shopping {n} (browsing shops with no intention of buying) :: 逛商店 /guàng shāngdiàn/
windowsill {n} (the horizontal member protruding from the base of a window frame) :: 窗臺, 窗台 /chuāngtái/
Windows key {n} (a keyboard key) :: 開始按鈕, 开始按纽 /kāishǐ ànniǔ/, 開始鍵, 开始键 /kāishǐ jiàn/
windpipe {n} (anus) SEE: anus ::
windpipe {n} (trachea) :: 氣管, 气管 /qìguǎn/
wind power {n} (power harnessed from the wind) :: 風能, 风能 /fēngnéng/, 風力, 风力 /fēnglì/
windrow {n} (row of cut grain or hay) :: 成排的乾草, 成排的干草 /chéngpái de gāncǎo/
windscreen {n} (windshield) SEE: windshield ::
windscreen wiper {n} (a device to clear a windscreen) SEE: windshield wiper ::
windshield {n} (screen located in front of a vehicle to protect from wind and weather) :: 擋風玻璃, 挡风玻璃 /dǎngfēng bōli/, 風擋, 风挡 /fēngdǎng/
windshield wiper {n} (device to clear a windshield) :: 雨刷 /yǔshuā/
windsurfing {n} (a marine sport) :: 風帆衝浪, 风帆冲浪 /fēngfān chōnglàng/
wind turbine {n} (device) :: 風力發電機, 风力发电机 /fēnglì fādiànjī/
windy {n} (fart) SEE: fart ::
windy {adj} (orally verbose) SEE: long-winded ::
wine {n} (alcoholic beverage made from grapes) :: 葡萄酒 /pútáojiǔ/
wine {n} (alcoholic beverage made from other fruit or vegetables) :: 果酒 /guǒjiǔ/, /jiǔ/
wine bar {n} (drinking establishment where only wine is served) :: 葡萄酒酒吧 (pútaojiǔ jiǔbā)
wine bottle {n} (bottle for holding wine) :: 酒瓶 /jiǔpíng/
wine cellar {n} (underground place for storing wine) :: 酒窖 /jiǔjiào/
wine cellar {n} (collection of wine) :: 葡萄酒收藏 /pútáojiǔ shōucáng/
winecup {n} (vessel from which wine is drunk) :: 酒杯 /jiǔbēi/, 酒鍾, 酒钟 /jiǔzhōng/, , /shāng/, /zūn/
wine glass {n} (glass vessel for drinking wine from) :: 酒杯 /jiǔbēi/
wine rack {n} (set of shelves for wine) :: 酒架 /jiǔjià/
winery {n} (a place where wine is made, or a company that makes wine) :: 葡萄酒釀造廠, 葡萄酒酿造厂 /pútáojiǔ niàngzàochǎng/, 葡萄酒廠, 葡萄酒厂 /pútáojiǔ chǎng/, 酒莊, 酒庄 /jiǔzhuāng/
wing {n} (part of an animal) :: 翅膀 /chìbǎng/
wing {n} (part of an aircraft) :: 機翼, 机翼 /jīyì/
wing {v} (to fly) SEE: fly ::
wing {v} (to throw) SEE: throw ::
wing {n} :: , 翅膀 /chìbǎng/, 机翼 /jīyì/
Wing Chun {n} (A Chinese martial art.) :: 詠春拳, 咏春拳 /yǒngchūn quán/
winged bean {n} (legume) :: 四棱豆 /sìléngdòu /
wink {v} (To blink with only one eye as a message, signal, or suggestion) :: 眨眼 /zhǎyǎn/, 眨眼睛 /zhǎ yǎnjīng/, /zhǎ/
winnable {adj} (able to be won) :: 有胜算的
winner {n} (one who has won or often wins) :: 勝利者, 胜利者 /shènglìzhě/, 優勝者, 优胜者 /yōushèngzhě/
Winnie the Pooh {prop} (the fictional bear) :: 小熊維尼, 小熊维尼 /xiǎoxióng Wéiní/
Winnipeg {prop} (capital of Manitoba) :: 溫尼伯, 温尼伯 /Wēnníbó/
Winnipeg {prop} (lake) :: 溫尼伯湖, 温尼伯湖 /Wēnníbó Hú/
Winnipeg {prop} (river) :: 溫尼伯河, 温尼伯河 /Wēnníbó Hé/
winnower {n} (a form of fan used for winnowing) :: 風車, 风车 /fēngchē/
win over {v} (to persuade) SEE: persuade ::
winter {n} (fourth season, marked by short days and lowest temperatures) :: 冬天 /dōngtiān/, 冬季 /dōngjì/
winter break {n} (time off in winter) :: 寒假 /hánjià/
winter cherry {n} (bladder cherry) SEE: bladder cherry ::
wintergreen {n} (evergreen) SEE: evergreen ::
winter melon {n} (vine) :: 冬瓜藤 /dōngguāténg/
winter melon {n} (fuzzy melon fruit) :: 冬瓜 /dōngguā/, 節瓜, 节瓜 /jiéguā/
Winters {prop} (transliterations of the name "Winters") :: 溫特斯, 温特斯 /Wēntèsī/
winter solstice {n} (the moment when the hemisphere is most inclined away from the sun) :: 冬至 /dōngzhì/, 冬節, 冬节 /dōngjié/, 南至 /nánzhì/
wintertide {n} (wintertime) SEE: wintertime ::
wintertime {n} (the season of winter) :: 冬季 /dōngjì/, 冬天 /dōngtiān/
win-win {adj} (of a situation that benefits two parties) :: 雙贏, 双赢 /shuāngyíng/
wipe {v} (remove surface substance) :: /cā/, 擦拭 /cāshì/, /mǒ/
wipe the slate clean {v} (to make a fresh start, forgetting differences) :: 一筆勾銷, 一笔勾销 /yībǐgōuxiāo/
wire {n} (thin thread of metal) :: , 线 /xiàn/, 鐵絲, 铁丝 /tiěsī/
wire {n} (metal conductor that carries electricity) :: 電線, 电线 /diànxiàn/
wire {n} :: 铁丝 (tiěsī)
wire {n} (informal: telegraph) SEE: telegraph ::
wire {n} (informal: message transmitted by telegraph) SEE: telegram ::
wireless {adj} (not having any wires) :: 無線, 无线 /wǔxiàn/
wireless {n} (radio) :: 無線電, 无线电 /wúxiàndiàn/
wireless network {n} (a type of computer network that is not connected by cables of any kind) :: 無線網絡, 无线网络 /wúxiàn wǎngluò/
wiretap {n} (covert connection) :: 竊聽器, 窃听器 /qiētīngqì/
wiretap {v} (to install or to use such a device) :: 安裝竊聽器, 安装窃听器 /ān zhuāng qiē tīng qì/
wire transfer {n} (electronic transfer of funds) :: 線上轉帳, 线上转帐 /xiànshàng zhuǎnzhàng/, 電匯, 电汇 /diànhuì/
Wisconsin {prop} (state of the United States of America) :: 威斯康辛 /Wēisīkāngxīn/
wisdom {n} (element of personal character) :: 智慧 /zhìhuì/
wisdom {n} :: 智慧, 才智 /zhìhuì/
Wisdom of Solomon {prop} (book) :: 所羅門智訓, 所罗门智训 /Suǒluóménzhìxùn/, 智慧篇 /Zhìhuìpiān/
wisdom tooth {n} (rearmost molar in humans) :: 智齒, 智齿 /zhìchǐ/
wise {adj} (showing good judgement) :: 明智 /míngzhì/, 英明 /yīngmíng/, 高明 /gāomíng/
wisent {n} (The European bison, Bison bonasus) :: 野牛 /yěniú/, 歐洲野牛, 欧洲野牛 /Ōuzhōu yěniú/
wish {n} (desire) :: 願望, 愿望 /yuànwàng/
wish {v} (to hope for an outcome) :: 願望, 愿望 /yuànwàng/, 希望 /xīwàng/, 但願, 但愿 /dànyuàn/
wish {v} (to bestow a thought) :: /zhù/
wishable {adj} (desirable) SEE: desirable ::
wishbone {n} (bird's bone) :: 叉骨 /chāgǔ/, 如願骨, 如愿骨 /rúyuàngǔ/
wishful thinking {n} (illusion that what one would like is true) :: 一廂情願, 一厢情愿 /yīxiāngqíngyuàn/, 痴心妄想 /chīxīnwàngxiǎng/, 如意算盤, 如意算盘 /rúyì suànpán/, 妄想 /wàngxiǎng/, 痴想 /chīxiǎng/
wishing well {n} (well where wishes were thought to be granted) :: 許願井, 许愿井 /xǔyuànjǐng/
wisp {n} (a small bundle, as of straw or other like substance) :: , ,
wispy {adj} (Consisting of or resembling a wisp) :: 细微的
wit {n} (intelligence) SEE: intelligence ::
witch {n} (person who uses magic) :: 巫婆 /wūpó/, 魔女 /mónǚ/, 女巫 /nǚwū/
witch {n} (derogatory: ugly or unpleasant woman) :: 魔女 /mónǚ/
witchcraft {n} (the practice of witches) :: 巫術, 巫术 /wūshù/
witch doctor {n} (person believed to ward off witchcraft and heal through magic) :: 巫醫, 巫医 /wūyī/
witch-hunt {n} (persecution of persons believed to be using magic) :: 獵巫, 猎巫 /lièwū/, 獵女巫, 猎女巫 /liènǚwū/
witch-hunt {n} (campaign to punish dissident persons) :: 政治迫害 /zhèngzhì pòhài/
with {prep} (in the company of) :: /gēn/, /hé/, , /yǔ/
with {prep} (in addition to) :: /gēn/, /hé/, , /yǔ/
with {prep} (by means of) :: /yòng/
with a grain of salt {adv} (with common sense and skepticism) :: [to take with a grain of salt; not to be believed literally] 不可全信 /bùkěquánxìn/
with all due respect {prep} (phrase used before disagreeing with someone) :: 冒昧一下, 冒昧一下 /màomèi de shuō yīxià/, 恕我直言 /shù wǒ zhíyán/
with child {prep} (pregnant) :: 有了 /yǒule/
withdraw {v} (pull back) :: 撤退 /chètuì/
withdraw {v} (extract (money from an account)) :: 提款 /tíkuǎn/
withdraw {v} (retreat) :: 後退, 后退 /hòutuì/, 退卻, 退却 /tuìquè/, 撤退 /chètuì/
withdrawal {n} (type of metabolic shock) :: 戒斷症狀, 戒断症状 /jièduàn zhèngzhuàng/
withdrawal {n} (act of withdrawing) :: 提款 /tíkuǎn/ [from a bank], 撤退 /chètuì/ [retreat]
withdrawal symptom {n} (symptom associated with the discontinuance of a drug) :: 退癮症狀, 退瘾症状 /tuìyǐn zhèngzhuàng/, 戒斷症狀, 戒断症状 /jièduàn zhèngzhuàng/, 脫隱症狀, 脱隐症状 /tuōyǐn zhèngzhuàng/, 停藥症狀, 停药症状 /tíngyào zhèngzhuàng/
wither {v} ((intransitive) shrivel, droop, dry up) :: 枯萎 /kūwěi/
with flying colors {prep} ((idiom) extremely well) :: 成功地, 出色地
withhold {v} (to keep an object) :: 据为己有
withhold {v} (to keep information) :: 隐瞒
withhold {v} (to retain) :: 保留, 扣留
within {prep} (spatial enclosure) :: ...里面 /zài...lǐmiàn/
within living memory {prep} (in living memory) SEE: in living memory ::
without {prep} (not having) :: 沒有, 没有 /méiyǒu/, , /wú/
without a doubt {prep} (certainly) SEE: certainly ::
without a doubt {prep} (probably) SEE: probably ::
without a doubt {prep} :: 毫無疑問, 毫无疑问 /háowú yíwèn/
without doubt {prep} (without a doubt) SEE: without a doubt ::
without fail {prep} (certainly) :: 一定 /yīdìng/
with pleasure {prep} (willingly, without argument) :: 樂意, 乐意 /lèyì/
with regard to {prep} (concerning) :: 关于,至于,在。。。方面
with respect to {prep} (pertaining to) :: 关于 (guānyú)
withspeak {v} (speak against) SEE: oppose ::
withstand {v} (to resist) :: 抵抗 /dǐkàng/, 反抗 /fǎnkàng/, 抵禦, 抵御 /dǐyù/
witkey {n} :: 威客
witness {n} (attestation of a fact or event) :: 證人, 证人 /zhèngrén/
witness {n} (one who has a personal knowledge of something) :: 證人, 证人 /zhèngrén/, 見證人, 见证人 /jiànzhèngrén/, 目擊者, 目击者 /mùjīzhě/
witness {n} (someone called to give evidence in a court) :: 證人, 证人 /zhèngrén/
wits' end {n} (at (one's) wits' end) SEE: perplexed ::
Wittenheim {prop} (a city in France) :: 维特内姆 /Wéitènèimǔ/
witticism {n} (witty remark) :: 妙語, 妙语 /miàoyǔ/, 雋語, 隽语 /juànyǔ/, 俏皮話, 俏皮话 /qiàopíhuà/, 諧語, 谐语 /xiéyǔ/
wittiness {n} (the quality of being witty) :: 風趣, 风趣 /fēngqù/
wittingly {adv} (intentionally, on purpose) :: 明知 /míngzhī/
wizard {n} (person skilled with magic) :: 巫師, 巫师 /wūshī/, , /xí/, 男巫 /nánwū/, 魔術師, 魔术师 /móshùshī/, 妖人 /yāorén/
wizard {n} (computing: program or script used to simplify complex operations) :: 嚮導, 向导 /xiàngdǎo/ (Mainland China); 精靈, 精灵 /jīnglíng/ (Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan)
wizardess {n} (sorceress) SEE: sorceress ::
woad {n} (Isatis tinctoria) :: 菘藍
wobbler {n} (tantrum) SEE: tantrum ::
woe {n} (grief; sorrow; misery; heavy calamity) :: 悲痛,悲恸
wok {n} (large round pan) :: , /guō/, , /huò/, 炒鍋, 炒锅 /chǎoguō/
wokou {n} (Japanese pirates) :: 倭寇 /wōkòu/
wolf {n} (animal) :: /láng/
wolf {n} (constellation) SEE: Lupus ::
wolfberry {n} (plant) :: 枸杞 /gǒuqǐ/
wolfberry {n} (fruit) :: 枸杞子 /gǒuqǐzi/
wolf cub {n} (young wolf) :: 狼崽 /lángzǎi/
wolf down {v} (consume quickly) :: 狼吞虎咽 /lángtūnhǔyàn/
wolffish {n} (fish) :: 狼魚, 狼鱼 /lángyú/
Wolfgang {prop} (male given name) :: 沃爾夫岡, 沃尔夫冈 /Wò'ērfugāng/, 沃夫岡 /Wòfugāng/
wolfhound {n} (dog) :: 狼狗 /lánggǒu/
wolf in sheep's clothing {n} (a disguised danger) :: 披著羊皮的狼 /pī zhe yángpí de láng/ [literal borrowing], 笑裡藏刀, 笑里藏刀 /xiàolǐcángdāo/ [a dagger hidden in smiles]
wolfkin {n} (young or small wolf) SEE: wolf cub ::
wolfling {n} (wolf cub) SEE: wolf cub ::
wolfpack {n} (group of wild wolves, see also: pack) :: 狼群 /láng qún/
wolfram {n} (tungsten) SEE: tungsten ::
wolf spider {n} (any of several spiders of the family Lycosidae) :: 狼蛛 /lángzhū/
wolf whelp {n} (young, esp. infant, wolf) SEE: wolf cub ::
wollastonite {n} (grey inosilicate mineral) :: 硅灰石
Wolverhampton {prop} (city) :: 伍爾弗漢普頓
wolverine {n} (Gulo gulo) :: 狼獾 /lánghuān/, 貂熊 /diāoxióng/
woman {n} (adult female person) :: 婦女, 妇女 /fùnǚ/, 女人 /nǚrén/, 女性 /nǚxìng/, 女的 /nǚ de/
woman {n} (wife) SEE: wife ::
womanhater {n} (hater of women) SEE: misogynist ::
womanizer {n} (habitual seducer of women) :: 好色之徒 /hàosèzhītú/, 花花公子 /huāhuāgōngzi/, 色狼 /sèláng/
womanly {adj} (having the characteristics of a woman) :: 女子氣, 女子气 /nǚzǐqì/
womb {n} (uterus) :: 子宮, 子宫 /zǐgōng/
womb {n} (belly) SEE: belly ::
wombat {n} (marsupial) :: 袋熊 /dàixióng/
wombly {adj} (of or pertaining to the womb) :: 子宮, 子宫
women's refuge {n} (women's shelter) SEE: women's shelter ::
women's shelter {n} (temporary refuge for women) :: 婦女庇護所, 妇女庇护所 /fùnǚ bìhùsuǒ/
women's studies {n} (academic field) :: 婦女研究, 妇女研究 /fùnǚ yánjiū/, 女性研究 /nǚxìng yánjiū/, 女性學, 女性学 /nǚxìngxué/
won {n} (currency of Korea) :: 韓圓, 韩圆 /Hán yuán/
wonder {n} (something that causes amazement or awe, a marvel) :: 奇跡, 奇迹 /qíjī/
wonder {v} (to ponder about something) :: 知道 /xiǎng zhīdào/
wonderful {adj} (excellent, extremely impressive) :: 奇妙 /qímiào/, /tài hǎo le/
wonderfully {adv} (in a wonderful manner) :: 精彩地
wonderfully {adv} (to an extent inspiring wonder) :: 极好地
wonderland {n} (Imaginary or real place full of wonder or marvels) :: 仙境 /xiānjìng/
Wonder Woman {prop} (DC Comics character) :: 神力女超人 /Shénlìnǚ Chāorén/
Wonsan {prop} (a city in North Korea) :: 元山 /Yuánshān/
won't {v} (contraction of "will not") :: 不會, 不会 /bùhuì/
wonton {n} (Chinese dumpling) :: 餛飩, 馄饨 /húntun, húndun/, 雲吞, 云吞 /yúntūn/, 抄手 /chāoshǒu/, 扁食 /biǎnshi/, 匾食 /biǎnshi/, 鶻突, 鹘突 /hútū, hútú/
woo {v} (to endeavor to gain someone's affection) :: 追求 /zhuīqiú/, 求愛, 求爱 /qiú'ài/
wood {n} (substance) :: /mù/, 木材 /mùcái/, 木頭, 木头 /mùtou/, 木料 /mùliào/
woodblock printing {n} (technique for printing text, images or patterns) :: 雕版印刷, 雕版印刷 /diāobǎn yìnshuā/, 雕版印刷術, 雕版印刷術 /diāobǎn yìnshuāshù/
wood carving {n} (art) :: 木雕 /mùdiāo/
woodchuck {n} (rodent of the family Sciuridae) :: 美洲旱獺, 美洲旱獭 /Měizhōu hàntǎ/, 北美土撥鼠, 北美土拨鼠 /Běiměi tǔbōshǔ/
woodcock {n} (wading bird in the genus Scolopax) :: , /yù/
woodcraft {n} (art or skill) SEE: wood carving ::
wood cudweed {n} (Gnaphalium sylvaticum) :: 林地鼠麴草 /líndì shǔ qū cǎo/
woodcutter {n} (lumberjack) SEE: lumberjack ::
wood ear {n} (black fungus) :: 木耳 /mùěr/
wooden {adj} (made of wood) :: 木製, 木制 /mùzhì/
wooden {adj} (figuratively) :: 呆板 /dāibǎn/
wooden fish {n} (percussion instrument) :: 木魚, 木鱼 /mùyú/
wooden spoon {n} (spoon made from wood) :: 木勺 /mùsháo/
woodlouse {n} (any species of suborder Oniscidea) :: 木蝨, 木虱 /mùshī/, 潮蟲, 潮虫 /cháochóng/, 土鱉蟲, 土鳖虫 /tǔbiēchóng/
woodpecker {n} (bird in Picinae) :: /liè/, 啄木鳥, 啄木鸟 /zhuómùniǎo/
woods {n} (forest) SEE: forest ::
woodwind {n} (musical instrument) :: 木管樂器, 木管乐器 /mùguǎn yuèqì/
woodwind instrument {n} (musical instrument) :: 木管樂器, 木管乐器 /mùguǎn yuèqì/
woodworker {n} (a person skilled at woodworking) :: 木工 /mùgōng/, 細木工, 细木工 /xìmùgōng/
woody {n} (erection) SEE: erection ::
woof {n} (set of yarns placed crosswise in a loom) :: /wěi/
woof {n} (sound of a dog) :: 汪汪 /wāngwāng/
wooing {n} (courting) SEE: courtship ::
wool {n} (hair of sheep, etc.) :: 羊毛 /yángmáo/
wool {n} (cloth or yarn) :: 羊毛 /yángmáo/
woolly hat {n} (beanie) SEE: beanie ::
woolly mammoth {n} (Mammuthus primigenius) :: 猛獁象, 猛犸象 /měngmǎxiàng/, 真猛瑪象, 真猛玛象 /zhēnměngmǎxiàng/
woomera {n} (atlatl) SEE: atlatl ::
Worcester {prop} (city in England) :: 伍斯特 /Wǔsītè/
Worcestershire sauce {n} (English condiment) :: 辣醬油, 辣酱油 /làjiàngyóu/
word {n} (unit of language) :: /cí/, /cí/, 單詞 /dāncí/, 单词 /dāncí/, 詞語, 词语 /cíyǔ/
word {n} (computing: fixed-size group of bits handled as a unit) :: 單字, 单字
word {n} (promise) :: 諾言, 诺言
word {v} (say or write using particular words) :: 措辞
word {n} (proverb) SEE: proverb ::
word association {n} (activity in which the participant is presented with a word) :: 詞義聯想, 词义联想 /cíyì liánxiǎng/
wordbook {n} (lexicon) SEE: lexicon ::
wordbook {n} (libretto) SEE: libretto ::
word count {n} (number of words in a passage) :: 字數, 字数 /zìshù/
word formation {n} (formation of new words) :: 造詞法 /zàocífǎ/
word for word {adv} (in exactly the same words) SEE: verbatim ::
word-for-word {adj} (Using exactly the same words as were originally used) :: 逐字 /zhúzì/, 逐字逐句 /zhúzìzhújù/
word-hoard {n} (vocabulary) SEE: vocabulary ::
wording {n} (choice of words) :: 提法 /tífǎ/, 說法, 说法 /shuōfǎ/, 措詞, 措词 /cuòcí/
word of honor {n} (a promise, or a pledge of one's good faith) :: 榮譽的詞, 荣誉的词 /róngyù de cí/
word of honour {n} (word of honor) SEE: word of honor ::
word of mouth {n} (verbal means of passing of information) :: 口口相傳, 口口相传 /kǒukǒu xiāngchuán/, 口傳, 口传 /kǒuchuán/
word order {n} (order of syntactic constituents) :: 語序, 语序 /yǔxù/, 詞序, 词序 /cíxù/
word problem {n} (mathematics question that states verbally what is usually written using symbols) :: 文字題 /wénzìtí/
word processor {n} (device) :: 文字處理機, 文字处理机 /wénzì chǔlǐjī/
word processor {n} (software) :: 文字處理軟件, 文字处理软件 /wénzì chǔlǐ ruǎnjiàn/
words {n} (lines in a script for a performance) :: 臺詞, 台词 /táicí/
wordsmith {n} (one who uses words skillfully) :: 文字能手 /wénzì néngshǒu/
wordster {n} (one who uses words instead of actions) SEE: hypocrite ::
word-stock {n} (vocabulary) SEE: vocabulary ::
work {n} (labour, employment, occupation, job) :: 工作 /gōngzuò/, 勞動, 劳动 /láodòng/, 職業, 职业 /zhíyè/
work {n} (place where one is employed) :: 工作 /gōngzuò/
work {n} (effort expended on a particular task) :: 工作 /gōngzuò/
work {n} (literary, artistic, or intellectual production) :: 作品 /zuòpǐn/, 著作 /zhùzuò/
work {n} (measure of energy expended in moving an object) :: /gōng/
work {v} (to do a specific task) :: 工作 /gōngzuò/
work {v} (function correctly) :: 運行良好, 运行良好 /yùnxíngliánghǎo/, 生效
workaholic {n} (person) :: 工作狂 /gōngzuòkuáng/, 拼命三郎 /pīnmìng sān láng/
workaholic {adj} (in the nature or manner of a workaholic) :: 工作狂
workbench {n} (sturdy table) :: 工作臺, 工作台 /gōngzuòtái/
workbook {n} (book used by a student) :: 練習冊, 练习册 /liànxícè/
worker {n} (person who performs labor) :: 工人 /gōngrén/, 工作者 /gōngzuòzhě/, 勞動者, 劳动者 /láodòngzhě/, 劳工 /láogōng/
worker bee {n} (sterile bee) :: 工蜂 /gōngfēng/
workers' compensation {n} (insurance ) :: 工傷賠償, 工伤赔偿 /gōngshāng péicháng/
workers of the world, unite {phrase} (workers of the world, unite) :: 全世界無產者聯合起來!, 全世界无产者联合起来! /quánshìjiè wúchǎnzhě liánhé qǐlái!/
work experience {n} (short unpaid period of time at a workplace) :: 實習, 实习 /shíxí/
workflow {n} (The rate at which a flow of work takes place) :: 工作流 /gōngzuòliú/
workflow {n} (A process or procedure by which tasks are completed) :: 工作流程 /gōngzuò liúchéng/
workforce {n} (workers employed by an organization) :: 勞動力, 劳动力 /láodònglì/, 員工, 员工 /yuángōng/
working class {n} (social class doing physical work) :: 工人階級, 工人阶级 /gōngrén jiējí/, 勞動階級, 劳动阶级 /láodòng jiēji/
working conditions {n} (environment in which one works) :: 工作條件, 工作条件 /gōngzuò tiáojiàn/, 工作环境
working day {n} (day of a week in which work is done) :: 工作日 /gōngzuòrì/
working dog {n} (type of dog breed) :: 工作犬 /gōngzuòquǎn/, 役用犬 /yìyòngquǎn/
working order {n} (state or condition of being operational) :: 正常運轉狀態, 正常运转状态 /zhèngcháng yùnzhuǎn zhuàngtài/, 正常工作 /zhèngcháng gōngzuò/
working poor {n} (working people) :: 在職貧窮, 在职贫穷 /zàizhí pínqióng/
working week {n} (range of days of the week) SEE: workweek ::
work-intensive {adj} (labor-intensive) SEE: labor-intensive ::
workmate {n} (coworker) SEE: coworker ::
work of art {n} (product of the fine arts) :: 作品 /zuòpǐn/, 藝術品, 艺术品 /yìshùpǐn/, 藝術作品, 艺术作品 /yìshù zuòpǐn/, 美術作品, 美术作品 /měishù zuòpǐn/
work of art {n} (something beautiful or exquisite) :: 精品 /jīngpǐn/
work one's butt off {v} (to work excessively) :: 拼命工作 /pīnmìng gōngzuò/, 做牛做馬, 做牛做马 /zuòniúzuòmǎ/
work out {v} (to calculate) :: 計算, 计算 /jìsuàn/, 算出 /suànchū/
work out {v} (to make sense of) :: 解釋, 解释 /jiěshì/, 理解 /lǐjiě/
work out {v} (to habitually exercise rigorously) :: 锻炼 /duàn liàn/
workout {n} (an exercise session; a period of physical exercise) :: 鍛煉 or 鍛鍊, 锻炼 /duànliàn/
work permit {n} (authorization to work in a foreign country) :: 工作許可, 工作许可 /gōngzuò xǔkě/
workplace {n} (place where someone works) :: 工作場所, 工作场所 /gōngzuò chǎngsuǒ/, 職場, 职场 /zhíchǎng/
work product {n} (something created by an employee that is considered the property of the employer) :: 工作成果 /gōngzuò chéngguǒ/, 工作產品, 工作产品 /gōngzuò chǎnpǐn/
worksheet {n} (sheet on which problems are worked out) :: 工作表 /gōngzuòbiǎo/
workshop {n} (small manufacturing room) :: 車間, 车间 /chējiān/, 作坊 /zuōfang/
workshop {n} (intensive course of education) :: 研討會, 研讨会 /yántǎohuì/, 講習會, 讲习会 /jiǎngxíhuì/, 講習班, 讲习班 /jiǎngxíbān/
workshop {n} (academic conference) :: 研討會, 研讨会 /yántǎohuì/
workshop {n} :: 工作坊
worksome {adj} (industrious) SEE: industrious ::
workstation {n} (powerful desktop computer) :: 工作站 /gōngzuòzhàn/
workstead {n} (laboratory) SEE: laboratory ::
work unit {n} (danwei) SEE: danwei ::
work up {v} (To develop) SEE: develop ::
workweek {n} (range of days of the week) :: 工作週, 工作周 /gōngzuòzhōu/
world {n} (human collective existence) :: 世界 /shìjiè/
world {n} (the Earth) :: 世界 /shìjiè/
world {n} (inhabited planet) :: 世界 /shìjiè/
world {n} (individual or group perspective or social setting) :: 世界 /shìjiè/
World Bank {prop} (group of five financial organization) :: 世界銀行, 世界银行 /Shìjiè Yínháng/
world-class {adj} (of a standard that ranks among the best in the world) :: 世界級, 世界級 /shìjièjí/
world cup {n} (event; competition) :: 世界盃, 世界杯 /shìjièbēi/
world cup {n} (trophy) :: 世界盃, 世界杯 /shìjièbēi/
World Exposition {n} (a regular international exposition) :: 世博會, 世博会 /shìbó-huì/, 世界博覽會, 世界博览会 /shìjìe bólǎnhuì/
World Heritage Site {n} (place listed by UNESCO as being of significance) :: 世界遺產, 世界遗产 /shìjiè yíchǎn/
world literature {n} (comparative literature) SEE: comparative literature ::
world order {n} (structure that manages the world's stability) :: 世界秩序 /shìjiè zhìxù/
world peace {n} (ideology of universal global understanding and nonviolence) :: 世界和平 /shìjiè hépíng/
world power {n} (nation which influences world affairs) :: 世界強國, 世界强国 /shìjiè qiángguó/, 大國, 大国 /dàguó/
world record {n} (the world's best score or time) :: 世界記錄, 世界记录 /shìjiè jìlù/
world's oldest profession {n} (euphemism for prostitution) :: [literal translation] 世界古老職業, 世界古老职业 /shìjiè shàng zuì gǔlǎo de zhíyè/
World Trade Organization {prop} (World Trade Organization) :: 世界貿易組織, 世界贸易组织 /shìjiè màoyì zǔzhī/, WTO
World Turtle {n} (a mythical giant turtle) :: (Mandarin: áo)
worldview {n} (personal view of the world) :: 世界觀, 世界观 /shìjièguān/
worldview {n} (totality of one's beliefs about reality) :: 世界觀, 世界观 /shìjièguān/
worldview {n} (general philosophy or view of life) :: 世界觀, 世界观 /shìjièguān/
world war {n} (a war involving the major nations of the world) :: 世界大戰, 世界大战 /shìjiè dàzhàn/
World War I {prop} (war) :: 第一次世界大戰, 第一次世界大战 /dìyīcì shìjiè dàzhàn/
World War II {prop} (war from 1939 to 1945) :: 第二次世界大戰, 第二次世界大战 /dì'èrcì shìjiè dàzhàn/
World War III {prop} (hypothetical world war (World War III)) :: 第三次世界大戰, 第三次世界大战 /dìsāncì shìjiè dàzhàn/
World War One {prop} (World War I) SEE: World War I ::
World War Two {prop} (World War II) SEE: World War II ::
worldwide {adj} (affecting every place in the world) :: 全球 /quánqiú/
worldwide {adv} (throughout the world) :: 全球 /quánqiú/
World Wide Web {prop} (An information space on the Internet) :: 萬維網, 万维网 /Wànwéiwǎng/
worm {n} (animal) :: 蠕蟲, 蠕虫 /rúchóng/
wormhole {n} (a hole burrowed by a worm) :: 蟲洞, 虫洞 /chóngdòng/
wormhole {n} (a shortcut between distant parts of space) :: 蟲洞, 虫洞 /chóngdòng/, 蛀孔 /zhùkǒng/, 蠹孔 /dùkǒng/
wormwood {n} (Artemisia absinthium) :: 苦艾 /kǔ'ài/, 中亞苦蒿, 中亚苦蒿 /Zhōngyǎ kǔhāo/
worn out {adj} (damaged and useless due to hard or continued use) :: 破舊, 破旧 /pòjiù/, 破爛, 破烂 /pòlàn/
worn out {adj} (exhausted from exertion) :: 筋疲力盡, 筋疲力尽 /jīnpílìjìn/
worn-out {adj} (worn-out) SEE: worn out ::
worried {adj} (thinking about unpleasant things that have happened or that might happen) :: 擔心, 担心 /dānxīn/, 著急, 着急 /zháojí/, 憂慮, 忧虑 /yōulǜ/, 煩惱, 烦恼 /fánnǎo/, 焦急 /jiāojí/, 憂慮, 忧虑 /yōulǜ/
worry {v} (be troubled) :: 著急, 着急 /zháojí/, 擔心, 担心 /dānxīn/
worry {n} (strong feeling of anxiety) :: 擔心, 担心 /dānxīn/
worry {v} (strangle) SEE: strangle ::
worry wart {n} (one who worries excessively) :: 杞人憂天, 杞人忧天 /qǐrényōutiān de rén/
worse {adj} (comparative form of bad) :: , /gèng huài/, /gèng zāo/, 比較, 比较 /bǐjiào huài/
worsen {v} (transitive: make worse) :: 使……惡化, 使……恶化 /shǐ ... èhuà/, 使……變壞, 使……变坏 /shǐ ... biànhuài/
worsen {v} (intransitive: get worse) :: 惡化, 恶化 /èhuà/, 變壞, 变坏 /biànhuài/
worship {n} (devotion accorded to a deity or to a sacred object) :: 崇拜 /chóngbài/, 禮拜, 礼拜 /lǐbài/, 敬拜 /jìngbaì/
worship {v} (to honor and adore, especially as a deity) :: 崇拜 /chóngbài/, 禮拜, 礼拜 /lǐbài/, 敬拜 /jìngbaì/, 崇奉 /chóngfèng/
worst {adj} (most inferior) :: , /zuìhuài/, /zuìchà/
worst comes to worst {adv} (if a bad situation develops) :: 大不了 /dàbùliǎo/
worsted {n} (yarn made from wool) :: 绒线
worth {adj} (obsolete: valuable, worthwhile) SEE: worthwhile ::
worth {adj} (equal in value to) :: 值得 /zhíde/
worth {adj} (deserving of) :: 值得 /zhídé/
worth {adj} (making a fair equivalent of) :: 值得 /zhídé/
worth {n} (value) :: 價值, 价值 /jiàzhí/
worthless {adj} (not having worth and use, without value, inconsequential) :: 價值, 价值 /méijiàzhí/, 不值錢, 不值钱 /bùzhíqián/, 無用, 无用 /wúyòng/
worthlessness {n} (quality of lacking worth) :: 沒有價值, 没有价值 (méiyǒu jiàzhí), 價值, 价值 (wú jiàzhí)
worth one's salt {adj} (competent or adept) :: 勝任, 胜任 /shèngrèn/
worthwhile {adj} (good and important enough to spend time, effort, or money on) :: 值得做的
worthy {adj} (having worth, merit or value) :: 配稱, 配称 /pèichèng/
worthy {adj} (deserving, or having sufficient worth) :: 值得 /zhíde/
would like {v} (transitive) :: /xiǎng/, 想要 /xiǎngyào/, 願意, 愿意 /yuànyì/
would like {v} (intransitive) :: /xiǎng/, 想要 /xiǎngyào/, 願意, 愿意 /yuànyì/
wound {n} (injury) :: 傷口, 伤口 /shāngkǒu/, 傷害, 伤害 /shānghài/
wound {n} (something that offends a person’s feelings) :: 傷害, 伤害 /shānghài/, 傷心, 伤心 /shāngxīn/
wound {v} (hurt or injure) :: 擊傷, 击伤 /jīshāng/, 致傷, 致伤 /zhìshāng/, 傷害, 伤害 /shānghài/
wounded {adj} (suffering from a wound) :: 負傷, 负伤 /fùshāng/
wow {interj} (amazement) :: 哇塞 /wāsài/, /wā/, 哎呀 /āiyā/
wrack {v} (rack) SEE: rack ::
wramp {v} (to sprain part of the body) SEE: sprain ::
Wrangel Island {prop} (a island in the Chukchi Sea) :: 弗蘭格爾島, 弗兰格尔岛 /Fúlángé'ěr dǎo/
wrap {v} (to enclose completely in fabric, paper, etc) :: 包裝, 包装 /bāozhuāng/, /bāo/
wrapper {n} (something that is wrapped around something else as a cover or protection) :: 包裝紙, 包装纸 /bāozhuāngzhǐ/
wrapping paper {n} (paper used for wrapping parcels or presents) :: 包裝紙, 包装纸 /bāozhuāngzhǐ/
wrap-up {n} (brief final summary) :: 小結, 小结 /xiǎojié/
wreath {n} (ornamental circular band) :: 花圈 /huāquān/
wreck {n} (ruined object or person) :: 破坏
wreck {n} (collision) :: 碰撞 /pèngzhuàng/
wreckage {n} (something wrecked) :: 殘骸, 残骸 /cánhái/
wrecker {n} (tow truck) SEE: tow truck ::
wren {n} (bird of family Troglodytidae) :: 鷦鷯, 鹪鹩 /jiāoliáo/
wrench {n} (screw) SEE: screw ::
wrench {n} (hand tool) :: 扳手 /bānshǒu/, 扳子 /bānzi/
wrest {v} (to seize) SEE: seize ::
wrest {v} (to distort, pervert, twist) SEE: distort ::
wrestle {v} (to contend, with an opponent, by grappling and attempting to throw) :: 摔角 /shuāijiǎo/, 摔跤 /shuāijiāo/, 搏鬥, 搏斗 /bódòu/
wrestler {n} (person who wrestles) :: 摔跤選手, 摔跤选手 /shuāijiāo xuǎnshǒu/, 摔角手 /shuāijiǎoshǒu/, 摔跤手, 摔跤手 /shuāijiāoshǒu/, 摔角者 /shuāijiǎozhě/
wrestling {n} (sport) :: 摔角 /shuāijiǎo/, 摔跤 /shuāijiāo/
wretch {n} (exile) SEE: exile ::
wretched {adj} (very miserable) :: 可怜的
wriggle {v} (to twist one's body and move the limbs) :: 蠢動, 蠢动 /chǔndòng/, 蠕動, 蠕动 /rúdòng/
wring {v} (to squeeze or twist tightly so that liquid is forced out) :: , /níng/, , /jiǎo/, /niǔ/
wrinkle {n} (line or crease in the skin) :: 皺紋, 皱纹 /zhòuwén/
wrinkle {v} (to make wrinkles in; to cause to have wrinkles) :: , /zhòu/
wrinkled {adj} (having many wrinkles) :: , /zhòu/, 滿臉皺紋的, 满脸皱纹的 /bùmǎn zhòuwén de/
wrist {n} (wrist) :: 手腕 /shǒuwàn/, 腕子 /wànzi/
wristband {n} (the cuff of a sleeve that wraps around the wrist) :: 袖口 /xiùkǒu/
wristband {n} (a strip of material worn around the wrist, e.g. to absorb perspiration, especially in sports) :: 手帶, 手带 /shǒudài/
wristband {n} (a band that supports a wristwatch) :: 手錶帶, 手表带 /shǒubiǎodài/
wristwatch {n} (watch worn on the wrist) :: 手錶, 手表 /shǒubiǎo/
writ {n} (a written order) :: 令狀, 令状 /lìngzhuàng/
write {v} (to form letters, etc.) :: , /xiě/
write down {v} (to set something down in writing) :: 寫下來, 写下来 /xiě xiàlai/, 寫下, 写下 /xiěxià/
writer {n} (person who writes; an author) :: 作家 /zuòjiā/, 作者 /zuòzhě/, 筆者, 笔者 /bǐzhě/
writer's block {n} (the temporary inability to write) :: 作家一時文思, 作家一时文思 /zuòjiā yìshí wénsī búchàng/, 腦閉塞, 脑闭塞 /nǎobìsè/
writhe {v} (to twist or contort the body) :: 扭曲, 使缠绕
writing {n} (written letters or symbols) :: 文字 /wénzì/
writing {n} (work of an author) :: 寫作, 写作 /xiězuò/, 著作 /zhùzuò/
writing desk {n} (desk) :: 寫字檯, 写字台 /xiězìtái/, 書桌, 书桌 /shūzhuō/, 辦公桌, 办公桌 /bàngōngzhuō/
writing on the wall {n} (ominous warning) :: 厄运的征兆
writing system {n} (system for writing one or more languages) :: 書寫系統, 书写系统 /shūxiě xìtǒng/, 文字 /wénzì/
writing system {n} (basic type of system for writing langauges) :: 書寫系統 /shūxiě xìtǒng/, 文字 /wénzì/
Wroclaw {prop} (a city in southwestern Poland) :: 弗羅茨瓦夫, 弗罗茨瓦夫 /Fúluócíwǎfū/, 布雷斯勞 [historical, signifying "Breslau"]
wrong {adj} (incorrect) :: /cuò/, /cuò/
wrong crowd {n} (group of people thought to have a negative influence) :: 壞人, 坏人 /huàirén/, 孩子, 孩子 /huài háizi/
wrought iron {n} (form of iron that is not cast) :: 熟鐵, 熟铁 /shútiě/, 鍛鐵, 锻铁 /duàntiě/
WRT {prep} (abbreviated forms of prepositions denoting with respect to) :: 就......而言
WRT {prep} (abbreviated forms of prepositions denoting with regard to) :: 关于,至于
wryneck {n} (torticollis) SEE: torticollis ::
WSC {prop} (Mandarin) SEE: Mandarin ::
WTF {phrase} (What the fuck) :: 我操 /wǒcāo!/
WTO {prop} (World Trade Organization) :: WTO, 世貿, 世贸 /Shì-Mào/
Wu {prop} (one of the families of the Chinese language) :: 吳語, 吴语 /Wúyǔ/, 吳方言, 吴方言 /Wú fāngyán/
Wu {prop} (Chinese surname) :: , /Wú/, (Wǔ)
Wuchang {prop} (district in central China) :: 武昌 /Wǔchāng/
wuderove {n} (herb) SEE: sweet woodruff ::
Wudian {prop} (towns in central China) :: 吳店, 吴店 /Wúdiàn/
wudu {n} (ritual washing before contact prayer) :: 小淨, 小净 /xiǎojìng/
Wufeng {prop} (autonomous county in central China; town in central China) :: 五峰 /Wǔfēng/
Wuhan {prop} (sub-provincial city in central China) :: 武漢, 武汉 /Wǔhàn/
Wujiagang {prop} (district in central China) :: 伍家崗, 伍家岗 /Wǔjiāgǎng/
Wujiaqu {prop} (city in Xinjiang, China) :: 五家渠 /Wǔjiāqú/
Wulipu {prop} (town in central China) :: 五里鋪, 五里铺 /Wǔlǐpù/
Wulumuqi {prop} (Capital of Xinjiang) SEE: Ürümqi ::
wunderkind {n} (child prodigy) SEE: child prodigy ::
Wuqing {prop} (district in northern China) :: 武清 /Wǔqīng/
wushu {n} (martial art) :: 武術, 武术 /wǔshù/
Wusu {prop} (city in Xinjiang) :: 烏蘇, 乌苏 /Wūsū/
Wusun {n} (ancient nomadic steppe people) :: 烏孫, 乌孙 /wūsūn/
wuther {v} (To make a rushing sound; to whizz) :: 呼啸
Wuxi {prop} (a city of China) :: 無錫, 无锡 /Wúxī/
Wuxue {prop} (county-level city in Hubei) :: 武穴 /Wǔxué/
Wuyuan {prop} (county in eastern China) :: 婺源 /Wùyuán/
Wuzhi {prop} (county in Henan, China) :: 武陟 /Wǔzhì/
WW1 {prop} (World War I) SEE: World War I ::
WW2 {prop} (WWII) SEE: WWII ::
WWII {prop} (Abbreviation for WWII) :: 二戰, 二战 /Èrzhàn/, 二次大戰, 二次大战 /Èrcì Dàzhàn/
WWW {prop} (World Wide Web (abbreviation)) :: 萬維網, 万维网 /wànwéiwǎng/
wy {n} (name of the letter Y, y) SEE: wye ::
wye {n} (name of the letter Y, y) :: [English letter names are called as in English, no other standard Mandarin name exists]
Wyoming {prop} (US state) :: 懷俄明, 怀俄明 /Huái'émíng/
WYSIWYG {n} (computer program that allows editing on screen what the printed version would be like) :: 所見即所得, 所见即所得 /suǒjiàn jí suǒdé/
wyvern {n} (mythical dragon-like creature) :: 雙足飛龍, 双足飞龙 /shuāngzúfēilóng/