(kāi) to open; to start; to turn on; to boil; to write out (a medical prescription); to operate (vehicle); abbr. for 開爾文|开尔文 degrees Kelvin

开三次方 (w)

(kāisāncìfāng) cube root; to extract a cube root

开交 (w)

(kāijiāo) (used with negative) to conclude; (impossible) to end; (can't) finish

开仗 (w)

(kāizhàng) to start a war; to open hostilities

开伙 (w)

(kāihuǒ) to start providing food; to open today's service in a canteen

开伯尔 (w)

(kāibóěr) Khyber province of Pakistan; Northwest Frontier province

开伯尔山口 (w)

(kāibóěrshānkǒu) Khyber pass (between Pakistand and Afghanistan)

开例 (w)

(kāilì) to create a precedent

开倒车 (w)

(kāidàochē) to drive in reverse; fig. to take a backward step; retrogressive; trying to turn the clock back

开价 (w)

(kāijià) to quote a price; seller's first offer

开元 (w)

(kāiyuán) reign name 713-741 of Tang emperor Xuanzong 唐玄宗[Tang2 Xuan2 zong1], a peak of Tang prosperity

开元盛世 (w)

(kāiyuánshèngshì) peak of Tang prosperity during Kaiyuan, reign name 713-741 of Tang emperor Xuanzong 唐玄宗[Tang2 Xuan2 zong1]

开先 (w)

(kāixiān) at first

开光 (w)

(kāiguāng) eye-opening ceremony for a religious idol (Buddhism); to consecrate; to bless; transparent; translucent; haircut; shaving the head or face (humorous); a method of decoration; first light (astronomy)

开刀 (w)

(kāidāo) to perform or have an operation; to operate on or to be operated on

开列 (w)

(kāiliè) (make a) list

开初 (w)

(kāichū) at the outset; at first; early

开创 (w)

(kāichuàng) to initiate; to start; to found

开创性 (w)

(kāichuàngxìng) innovative

开动 (w)

(kāidòng) to start; to set in motion; to move; to march; to dig in (eating); to tuck in (eating)

开化 (w)

(kāihuà) civilized; to have laws and culture; to civilize; the process of becoming civilized

开化县 (w)

(kāihuàxiàn) Kaihua county in Quzhou 衢州[Qu2 zhou1], Zhejiang

开区间 (w)

(kāiqūjiān) open interval (in calculus)

开印 (w)

(kāiyìn) to start a print run

开卷 (w)

(kāijuàn) to open a book; open-book (exam)

开卷有益 (w)

(kāijuànyǒuyì) lit. opening a book is profitable (idiom); the benefits of education

开原 (w)

(kāiyuán) Kaiyuan county level city in Tieling 鐵嶺|铁岭, Liaoning

开原市 (w)

(kāiyuánshì) Kaiyuan county level city in Tieling 鐵嶺|铁岭, Liaoning

开原县 (w)

(kāiyuánxiàn) Kaiyuan county in Tieling 鐵嶺|铁岭, Liaoning

开口 (w)

(kāikǒu) open one's mouth; start to talk

开口子 (w)

(kāikǒuzi) a dike breaks; fig. to provide facilities (for evil deeds); to open the floodgates

开味 (w)

(kāiwèi) whet the appetite

开启 (w)

(kāiqǐ) to open

开单 (w)

(kāidān) to bill; to open a tab

开国 (w)

(kāiguó) to found a state; to open a closed country

开国元勋 (w)

(kāiguóyuánxūn) variant of 開國元勳|开国元勋, founding figure (of country or dynasty); founding father; fig. also used of company, school etc

开国元勋 (w)

(kāiguóyuánxūn) founding figure (of a country or dynasty); founding father; fig. also used of company or school etc

开国功臣 (w)

(kāiguógōngchén) outstanding founding minister (title given to reward loyal general or vassal of new dynasty or state)

开地 (w)

(kāidì) to clear land (for cultivation); to open up land

开城 (w)

(kāichéng) Kaesong or Gaeseong 개성 city in southwest North Korea, close to the border with South Korea and a special economic zone for South Korean companies

开城市 (w)

(kāichéngshì) Kaesong or Gaeseong 개성시 city in southwest North Korea, close to the border with South Korea and a special economic zone for South Korean companies

开埠 (w)

(kāibù) to open up a port for trade; to open treaty ports

开堂 (w)

(kāitáng) to open a law court; to set up a mourning hall

开场 (w)

(kāichǎng) to begin; to open; to start; beginning of an event

开场白 (w)

(kāichǎngbái) prologue of play; opening remarks; preamble (of speeches, articles etc)

开垦 (w)

(kāikěn) to clear a wild area for cultivation; to put under the plow

开士米 (w)

(kāishìmǐ) cashmere

开壶 (w)

(kāihú) pot of boiling water

开外 (w)

(kāiwài) over and above (some amount); beyond (budget)

开夜车 (w)

(kāiyèchē) to burn the midnight oil; to work late into the night

开大油门 (w)

(kāidàyóumén) to open the throttle; to accelerate; to let her rip

开天窗 (w)

(kāitiānchuāng) to leave a blank to mark censored area

开天避地 (w)

(kāitiānbìdì) to open the sky and divide the earth; ref. to Pangu 盤古|盘古 in the Chinese creation myth

开天辟地 (w)

(kāitiānpìdì) to split heaven and earth apart (idiom); refers to the Pangu 盤古|盘古[Pan2 gu3] creation myth

开始 (w)

(kāishǐ) to begin; beginning; to start; initial; CL:個|个[ge4]

开始以前 (w)

(kāishǐyǐqián) before the beginning (of sth)

开始比赛 (w)

(kāishǐbǐsài) to start a match; to kick off

开始营业 (w)

(kāishǐyíngyè) to start trading; to open for business

开学 (w)

(kāixué) foundation of a University or College; school opening; the start of a new term

开封 (w)

(kāifēng) Kaifeng prefecture level city in Henan, old capital of Northern Song, former provincial capital of Henan; old name Bianliang 汴梁

开封地区 (w)

(kāifēngdìqū) Kaifeng prefecture in Henan

开封市 (w)

(kāifēngshì) Kaifeng prefecture level city in Henan, old capital of Northern Song, former provincial capital of Henan; old name Bianliang 汴梁

开封府 (w)

(kāifēngfǔ) Kaifeng as the capital of Northern Song dynasty

开封县 (w)

(kāifēngxiàn) Kaifeng county in Kaifeng, Henan

开导 (w)

(kāidǎo) to talk sb round; to straighten sth out; to enlighten

开小差 (w)

(kāixiǎochāi) to be absent-minded; to desert; to abscond from the army; absent without leave (AWOL)

开小会 (w)

(kāixiǎohuì) to whisper and chat (instead of listening during a meeting or lecture)

开小灶 (w)

(kāixiǎozào) lit. to turn on a private oven; to get special attention

开局 (w)

(kāijú) opening (chess etc); early stage of game, match, work, activity etc

开屏 (w)

(kāipíng) (a peacock) spreads its tail

开展 (w)

(kāizhǎn) (begin to) develop; unfold; to start; to launch; to open; to carry out

开山 (w)

(kāishān) to cut into a mountain (to open a mine); to open a monastery

开山祖师 (w)

(kāishānzǔshī) founding master of a monastery; founder; originator

开山鼻祖 (w)

(kāishānbízǔ) founder

开工 (w)

(kāigōng) to begin work (of a factory or engineering operation); to start a construction job

开市 (w)

(kāishì) to open a store for business

开幕 (w)

(kāimù) to open (a conference); to inaugurate

开幕典礼 (w)

(kāimùdiǎnlǐ) opening ceremony

开幕式 (w)

(kāimùshì) opening ceremony

开幕词 (w)

(kāimùcí) opening speech (at a conference)

开平 (w)

(kāipíng) Kaiping county level city in Jiangmen 江門|江门, Guangdong; Kaiping district of Tangshan city 唐山市[Tang2 shan1 shi4], Hebei

开平区 (w)

(kāipíngqū) Kaiping district of Tangshan city 唐山市[Tang2 shan1 shi4], Hebei

开平市 (w)

(kāipíngshì) Kaiping county level city in Jiangmen 江門|江门, Guangdong

开店 (w)

(kāidiàn) to open shop

开庭 (w)

(kāitíng) to begin a (judicial) court session

开吊 (w)

(kāidiào) to hold memorial service; to hold a funeral

开张 (w)

(kāizhāng) open a business; first transaction of a business day

开往 (w)

(kāiwǎng) to leave for; heading for

开后门 (w)

(kāihòumén) to open the back door; fig. under the counter; to do a secret or dishonest deal; to let sth in by the back door

开征 (w)

(kāizhēng) to start collecting taxes

开心 (w)

(kāixīn) to feel happy; to rejoice; to have a great time; to make fun of sb

开心果 (w)

(kāixīnguǒ) pistachio nuts; fig. amusing person

开心颜 (w)

(kāixīnyán) to rejoice; smiling

开快车 (w)

(kāikuàichē) an express train sets off; fig. to work in haste; to rush

开恩 (w)

(kāiēn) to give a favor (used of Christian God)

开怀 (w)

(kāihuái) to one's heart's content; without restraint

开戒 (w)

(kāijiè) to end abstinence; to resume (drinking) after a break; to break (a taboo)

开战 (w)

(kāizhàn) to start a war; to make war; to battle against

开戏 (w)

(kāixì) to start an opera

开户 (w)

(kāihù) to open an account (bank etc)

开房间 (w)

(kāifángjiān) to take a hotel room; to rent a room

开打 (w)

(kāidǎ) to perform acrobatic or choreographed fight

开拍 (w)

(kāipāi) to begin shooting (a film)

开拓 (w)

(kāituò) to break new ground (for agriculture); to open up (a new seam); to develop (border regions); fig. to open up (new horizons)

开拓性 (w)

(kāituòxìng) pioneering; groundbreaking

开拓者 (w)

(kāituòzhě) pioneer

开拔 (w)

(kāibá) to set out (of troops); departure; start date (of military expedition)

开挖 (w)

(kāiwā) to dig out; to excavate; to scoop out

开掘 (w)

(kāijué) to excavate; to dig out; fig. to investigate (in an archive)

开采 (w)

(kāicǎi) to extract (ore or other resource from a mine); to exploit; to mine

开支 (w)

(kāizhī) expenditures; pay; expenses; CL:筆|笔[bi3]

开放 (w)

(kāifàng) to bloom; to open; to be open-minded; to be open (to the public); to open up (to the outside)

开放式系统 (w)

(kāifàngshìxìtǒng) open system(s)

开放式网络 (w)

(kāifàngshìwǎngluò) open network

开放性 (w)

(kāifàngxìng) openness

开放源代码 (w)

(kāifàngyuándàimǎ) see 開放源碼|开放源码[kai1 fang4 yuan2 ma3]

开放源码 (w)

(kāifàngyuánmǎ) open source (computing)

开放源码软件 (w)

(kāifàngyuánmǎruǎnjiàn) open source software (OSS)

开放系统 (w)

(kāifàngxìtǒng) open system

开放系统互连 (w)

(kāifàngxìtǒnghùlián) open systems interconnection; OSI

开败 (w)

(kāibài) to wither and fall

开敞 (w)

(kāichǎng) wide open

开方 (w)

(kāifāng) to extract a square root

开明 (w)

(kāimíng) enlightened; open-minded; enlightenment

开明君主 (w)

(kāimíngjūnzhǔ) enlightened sovereign

开映 (w)

(kāiyìng) to start showing a movie

开春 (w)

(kāichūn) beginning of spring; the lunar New Year

开普勒 (w)

(kāipǔlè) Johannes Kepler (1571-1630), German astronomer and formulator of Kepler's laws of planetary motion

开普勒定律 (w)

(kāipǔlèdìnglǜ) Kepler's laws of planetary motion (1609, 1618)

开普敦 (w)

(kāipǔdūn) Cape Town (city in South Africa)

开晴 (w)

(kāiqíng) to brighten up

开畅 (w)

(kāichàng) happy and carefree

开旷 (w)

(kāikuàng) open and vast

开曼群岛 (w)

(kāimànqúndǎo) Cayman Islands

开会 (w)

(kāihuì) to hold a meeting; to attend a meeting

开会祈祷 (w)

(kāihuìqídǎo) invocation

开朗 (w)

(kāilǎng) spacious and well-lit; open and clear; to open out (onto a wider vista); optimistic; cheerful; carefree; easy-going; open-minded

开本 (w)

(kāiběn) format (page layout for printing)

开架 (w)

(kāijià) open shelves (in self-service store or user access library)

开业 (w)

(kāiyè) to open a business; to open a practice; open (for business)

开业大吉 (w)

(kāiyèdàjí) celebration on opening a business

开枪 (w)

(kāiqiāng) to open fire; to shoot a gun

开机 (w)

(kāijī) to start an engine; to boot up (a computer); to press Ctrl-Alt-Delete; to begin shooting a film or TV show

开步 (w)

(kāibù) to step forward; to walk

开水 (w)

(kāishuǐ) boiled water; boiling water

开江 (w)

(kāijiāng) Kaijiang county in Dazhou 達州|达州[Da2 zhou1], Sichuan

开江县 (w)

(kāijiāngxiàn) Kaijiang county in Dazhou 達州|达州[Da2 zhou1], Sichuan

开河 (w)

(kāihé) to open a river; to dig a canal; to thaw (of river)

开河期 (w)

(kāihéqī) thawing and opening up of frozen river in spring

开源 (w)

(kāiyuán) to expand one's financial resources; abbr. for 開放源碼|开放源码[kai1 fang4 yuan2 ma3]

开源节流 (w)

(kāiyuánjiéliú) lit. to open a water source and reduce outflow (idiom); to increase income and save on spending; to broaden the sources of income and economize on expenditure

开溜 (w)

(kāiliū) to leave in stealth; to slip away

开满 (w)

(kāimǎn) to bloom abundantly

开演 (w)

(kāiyǎn) (of a play, movie etc) to begin

开漳圣王 (w)

(kāizhāngshèngwáng) Sacred King, founder of Zhangzhou, posthumous title of Tang dynasty general Chen Yuanguang (657-711) 陳元光|陈元光[Chen2 Yuan2 guang1]

开火 (w)

(kāihuǒ) to open fire

开灯 (w)

(kāidēng) to turn on the light

开炉 (w)

(kāilú) to open a furnace; to start up a furnace

开尔文 (w)

(kāiěrwén) Lord Kelvin 1824-1907, British physicist (William Thomson); Kelvin (temperature scale)

开犁 (w)

(kāilí) to start plowing; to plow the first furrow

开玩笑 (w)

(kāiwánxiào) to play a joke; to make fun of; to joke

开球 (w)

(kāiqiú) open ball (math.); to start a ball game; to kick off (soccer); to tee off (golf)

开瓶费 (w)

(kāipíngfèi) corkage fee

开疆 (w)

(kāijiāng) to pioneer a frontier area; to open up new territory

开发 (w)

(kāifā) to exploit (a resource); to open up (for development); to develop

开发人员 (w)

(kāifārényuán) developer

开发区 (w)

(kāifāqū) development zone

开发周期 (w)

(kāifāzhōuqī) development cycle; development period; also written 開發週期|开发周期

开发商 (w)

(kāifāshāng) real-estate developer

开发环境 (w)

(kāifāhuánjìng) development environment (computer)

开发周期 (w)

(kāifāzhōuqī) development cycle; development period

开发过程 (w)

(kāifāguòchéng) development process

开发银行 (w)

(kāifāyínháng) development bank

开皌 (w)

(kāimò) to receive condolences

开盘 (w)

(kāipán) opening share price

开盘汇率 (w)

(kāipánhuìlǜ) opening exchange rate

开眼 (w)

(kāiyǎn) to open one's eyes; to widen one's horizons

开眼界 (w)

(kāiyǎnjiè) broaden, expand one's horizons

开蒙 (w)

(kāiméng) to emerge from ignorance; fig. first stages of learning (arch.)

开炮 (w)

(kāipào) to open fire

开矿 (w)

(kāikuàng) to mine; to open a seam

开票 (w)

(kāipiào) to open ballot boxes; to count votes; to make out a voucher or invoice etc; to write out a receipt

开禁 (w)

(kāijìn) to lift a ban; to lift a curfew

开福 (w)

(kāifú) Kaifu district of Changsha city 長沙市|长沙市[Chang2 sha1 shi4], Hunan

开福区 (w)

(kāifúqū) Kaifu district of Changsha city 長沙市|长沙市[Chang2 sha1 shi4], Hunan

开窍 (w)

(kāiqiào) to get it straight; to start to understand things properly; enlightenment dawns

开立 (w)

(kāilì) to found or start

开站 (w)

(kāizhàn) to put a new bus or railway station into operation

开端 (w)

(kāiduān) start; beginning

开笔 (w)

(kāibǐ) to start learning as a poet; to write one's first (poem, essay etc)

开筵 (w)

(kāiyán) to host a banquet

开篇 (w)

(kāipiān) start of literary work; opening song of ballad in Tangci style 彈詞|弹词[tan2 ci2]

开绿灯 (w)

(kāilǜdēng) to give the green light; to give the go-ahead

开绽 (w)

(kāizhàn) to come unsewn

开线 (w)

(kāixiàn) to come unsewn

开县 (w)

(kāixiàn) Kai county in Wanzhou suburbs of north Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan

开罪 (w)

(kāizuì) to offend sb; to give offence; to displease

开罗 (w)

(kāiluó) Cairo, capital of Egypt

开罗大学 (w)

(kāiluódàxué) Cairo University

开胃 (w)

(kāiwèi) to whet the appetite; appetizing; to amuse oneself at sb's expense; to tease

开胃菜 (w)

(kāiwèicài) starter; appetizer

开胃酒 (w)

(kāiwèijiǔ) aperitif wine

开脱 (w)

(kāituō) to exculpate; to absolve; to exonerate

开脱罪责 (w)

(kāituōzuìzé) to absolve sb from guilt; to exonerate; to exculpate

开腔 (w)

(kāiqiāng) to speak out; to start speaking

开膛手杰克 (w)

(kāitángshǒujiékè) Jack the Ripper

开胶 (w)

(kāijiāo) to come unglued; to come apart

开脸 (w)

(kāiliǎn) to shave fine hairs (when decking out a bride); to carve a face

开台 (w)

(kāitái) start of play; opening of theatrical performance

开台锣鼓 (w)

(kāitáiluógǔ) opening gong; gong strokes announcing start of opera performance

开船 (w)

(kāichuán) to set sail

开花 (w)

(kāihuā) to bloom; to blossom; to flower; fig. to burst open; to feel happy or elated; new development grows out

开花儿 (w)

(kāihuār) erhua variant of 開花|开花, to flower; to blossom

开花衣 (w)

(kāihuāyī) to open a bale of cotton

开苞 (w)

(kāibāo) to deflower

开荒 (w)

(kāihuāng) to open up land (for agriculture)

开荤 (w)

(kāihūn) to resume a meat diet; to eat meat again after a period of fasting; fig. novel experience

开药 (w)

(kāiyào) to prescribe medicine

开衩 (w)

(kāichà) slit (in clothing)

开裂 (w)

(kāiliè) to split open; to dehisce (of fruit or cotton bolls, to split open)

开襟 (w)

(kāijīn) buttoned Chinese tunic; unbuttoned (to cool down)

开裆裤 (w)

(kāidāngkù) open pants (for infants before toilet training)

开解 (w)

(kāijiě) to straighten out; to explain; to ease sb's anxiety

开言 (w)

(kāiyán) to start to speak

开设 (w)

(kāishè) to offer (goods or services); to open (for business etc)

开诚 (w)

(kāichéng) to be honest; to show sincerity

开诚布公 (w)

(kāichéngbùgōng) variant of 開誠布公|开诚布公[kai1 cheng2 bu4 gong1]

开诚布公 (w)

(kāichéngbùgōng) lit. deal sincerely and fairly (idiom); frank and open-minded; plain speaking; Let's talk frankly and openly between ourselves.; to put one's cards on the table

开诚相见 (w)

(kāichéngxiāngjiàn) candid and open (idiom)

开课 (w)

(kāikè) school begins; give a course; teach a subject

开讲 (w)

(kāijiǎng) to begin a lecture; to start on a story

开账 (w)

(kāizhàng) to make out a bill

开赛 (w)

(kāisài) to start a match; the kick-off

开走 (w)

(kāizǒu) to go (of car, train etc); to drive off

开足马力 (w)

(kāizúmǎlì) to accelerate at full power (idiom); at full speed; fig. to work as hard as possible

开路 (w)

(kāilù) to open a way

开路先锋 (w)

(kāilùxiānfēng) pioneer; trailbreaker

开车 (w)

(kāichē) to drive a car

开车人 (w)

(kāichērén) driver; person driving a vehicle

开办 (w)

(kāibàn) to open; to start (a business etc); to set up

开通 (w)

(kāitong) to open up (windows for air, ideas for discussion, transport routes etc); open-minded

开道 (w)

(kāidào) to clear the way

开远 (w)

(kāiyuǎn) Kaiyuan county level city in Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous prefecture, Yunnan

开远市 (w)

(kāiyuǎnshì) Kaiyuan county level city in Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous prefecture, Yunnan

开都河 (w)

(kāidūhé) Kaidu River, Xinjiang

开酒费 (w)

(kāijiǔfèi) corkage fee

开释 (w)

(kāishì) to release (a prisoner)

开金 (w)

(kāijīn) carated gold (alloy containing stated proportion of gold)

开销 (w)

(kāixiāo) expenses

开锅 (w)

(kāiguō) a pot boils

开锁 (w)

(kāisuǒ) to unlock

开镰 (w)

(kāilián) to start the harvest

开锣 (w)

(kāiluó) to beat the gong to open a performance

开锣喝道 (w)

(kāiluóhèdào) to clear a street by banging gongs and shouting loudly (idiom)

开钻 (w)

(kāizuān) to start drilling

开凿 (w)

(kāizáo) to cut (a canal, tunnel, well etc)

开门 (w)

(kāimén) open (the) door

开门揖盗 (w)

(kāiményīdào) leaving the door open invites the thief (idiom); to invite disaster by giving evildoers a free hand

开门炮 (w)

(kāiménpào) firecrackers to open the door on the New Year

开门红 (w)

(kāiménhóng) a good beginning

开门见山 (w)

(kāiménjiànshān) lit. to open the door and see the mountain; fig. to get right to the point (idiom)

开闭幕式 (w)

(kāibìmùshì) opening and closing ceremonies

开间 (w)

(kāijiān) alcove; bay in a room; unit of length used for rooms, approx. 3.3 meters

开阔 (w)

(kāikuò) wide; open (spaces); to open up

开关 (w)

(kāiguān) power switch; to open a gate

开辟 (w)

(kāipì) to open up; to set up; to establish

开辟者 (w)

(kāipìzhě) pioneer; groundbreaker

开除 (w)

(kāichú) to expel

开除学籍 (w)

(kāichúxuéjí) to expel from school

开除党籍 (w)

(kāichúdǎngjí) to expel from party membership

开除党籍,行政开除 (w)

(kāichúdǎngjíxíngzhèngkāichú) double expulsion (from the party and from the administrative post, as a punishment for corruption); abbr. to 雙開|双开

开阳 (w)

(kāiyáng) zeta Ursae Majoris in the Big Dipper; Kaiyang county in Guiyang 貴陽|贵阳[Gui4 yang2], Guizhou

开阳县 (w)

(kāiyángxiàn) Kaiyang county in Guiyang 貴陽|贵阳[Gui4 yang2], Guizhou

开集 (w)

(kāijí) open set (math.)

开霁 (w)

(kāijì) to clear up (of weather)

开头 (w)

(kāitóu) beginning

开颜 (w)

(kāiyán) to smile; to beam

开饭 (w)

(kāifàn) to serve a meal

开高叉 (w)

(kāigāochā) slit dress

开鲁 (w)

(kāilǔ) Kailu county in Tongliao 通遼|通辽[Tong1 liao2], Inner Mongolia

开鲁县 (w)

(kāilǔxiàn) Kailu county in Tongliao 通遼|通辽[Tong1 liao2], Inner Mongolia

开黑店 (w)

(kāihēidiàn) lit. to open an inn that kills and robs guests (esp. in traditional fiction); fig. to carry out a scam; to run a protection racket; daylight robbery

开斋 (w)

(kāizhāi) to stop following a vegetarian diet; to break a fast

开斋节 (w)

(kāizhāijié) Eid ul-Fitr (Islam); Hari Raya