(qiáng)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. wall

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • qiáng > qiang2

  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
柏林墙 Bó lín Qiáng Berlin Wall
柏林围墙 Bó lín Wéi qiáng Berlin Wall
不撞南墙不回头 bù zhuàng nán qiáng bù huí tóu to stubbornly insist on one's own ideas (idiom)
拆东墙补西墙 chāi dōng qiáng bǔ xī qiáng lit. pull down the east wall to repair the west wall (idiom)/fig. temporary expedient/rob Peter to pay Paul
城墙 chéng qiáng city wall
挡风墙 dǎng fēng qiáng lit. windbreak/fig. protector
翻墙 fān qiáng lit. to climb over the wall/fig. to breach the Great Firewall of China
防火墙 fáng huǒ qiáng firewall/CL:堵[dǔ]
粉墙 fěn qiáng whitewashed wall/to whitewash a wall
佛跳墙 fó tiào qiáng lit. Buddha jumps over the wall, name for a Chinese dish that uses many non-vegetarian ingredients
浮雕墙纸 fú diāo qiáng zhǐ anaglypta (sculptured wallpaper)
付费墙 fù fèi qiáng (computing) paywall (loanword)
隔墙有耳 gé qiáng yǒu ěr the walls have ears (idiom)
狗急跳墙 gǒu jí tiào qiáng a cornered dog will jump over the wall (idiom)/to be driven to desperate action
红杏出墙 hóng xìng chū qiáng lit. the red apricot tree leans over the garden wall (idiom)/fig. a wife having an illicit lover
糊墙 hú qiáng to paper a wall
糊墙纸 hú qiáng zhǐ wallpaper
混水墙 hún shuǐ qiáng plastered masonry wall
火墙 huǒ qiáng firewall
空心墙 kōng xīn qiáng cavity wall/hollow wall
哭墙 Kū qiáng Wailing Wall, or Western Wall (Jerusalem)
烂泥扶不上墙 làn ní fú bù shàng qiáng useless (idiom)/worthless/inept
烂泥糊不上墙 làn ní hú bù shàng qiáng see 爛泥扶不上牆|烂泥扶不上墙[làn ní fú bù shàng qiáng]
没有不透风的墙 méi yǒu bù tòu fēng de qiáng (idiom) no secret can be kept forever
民主墙 mín zhǔ qiáng Democracy Wall (1978-1989), esp. during the Beijing Spring democracy movement
幕墙 mù qiáng curtain wall (architecture)
女儿墙 nǚ ér qiáng crenelated parapet wall
女墙 nǚ qiáng crenelated parapet wall
爬墙 pá qiáng to climb a wall/(fig.) to be unfaithful
骑墙 qí qiáng to sit on the fence/to take both sides in a dispute
墙板锯 qiáng bǎn jù drywall saw/plasterboard saw
墙报 qiáng bào wall newspaper
墙壁 qiáng bì wall
墙倒众人推 qiáng dǎo zhòng rén tuī lit. when a wall is about to collapse, everybody gives it a shove (idiom)/fig. everybody hits a man who is down
墙旮旯 qiáng gā lá recess between walls
墙根 qiáng gēn foot of a wall
墙角 qiáng jiǎo corner (junction of two walls)
墙头草 qiáng tóu cǎo sb who goes whichever way the wind blows/sb with no mind of their own/easily swayed person/opportunist
墙垣 qiáng yuán wall/fence
墙纸 qiáng zhǐ wallpaper
清水墙 qīng shuǐ qiáng unplastered masonry wall
人墙 rén qiáng wall (soccer)
山墙 shān qiáng gable
石膏墙板 shí gāo qiáng bǎn drywall/gypsum wallboard/plasterboard
听墙根 tīng qiáng gēn to eavesdrop/to listen in secret to sb's conversations
听墙根儿 tīng qiáng gēn er erhua variant of 聽牆根|听墙根[tīng qiáng gēn]
听墙面 tīng qiáng miàn surface of wall
铜墙铁壁 tóng qiáng tiě bì copper wall, iron bastion (idiom)/impenetrable defense
挖墙脚 wā qiáng jiǎo to undermine/to let someone down/to seduce someone away from something
外墙 wài qiáng facade/external wall
围墙 wéi qiáng perimeter wall/fence/CL:道[dào]
西墙 Xī qiáng Western Wall, or Wailing Wall (Jerusalem)
萧墙 xiāo qiáng (literary) screen wall shielding an entrance in traditional Chinese architecture
兄弟阋墙 xiōng dì xì qiáng internecine strife (idiom)/fighting among oneself
兄弟阋于墙,外御其侮 xiōng dì xì yú qiáng, wài yù qí wǔ internal disunity dissolves at the threat of an invasion from outside (idiom)
胸墙 xiōng qiáng parapet/defensive wall/breastwork
引水入墙 yǐn shuǐ rù qiáng lit. to lead the water through the wall/to ask for trouble (idiom)

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