(yǒu)

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Meaning

  1. have

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Traditional Chinese


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Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
没有 méiyǒu not have/there is not
有名 yǒumíng famous/well-known
只有 zhǐyǒu only
所有 suǒyǒu all/to have/to possess
有趣 yǒuqù interesting/fascinating/amusing
有利 yǒulì advantageous/beneficial
固有 gùyǒu intrinsic, inherent to something/native
津津有味 jīnjīn yǒu wèi (saying) with gusto/eagerly/with great interest
岂有此理 qǐ yǒu cǐ lǐ outrageous/ridiculous/absurd
拥有 yōngyǒu have/possess
有条不紊 yǒutiáobùwěn in an orderly way/methodically/systematically/methodical
爱美之心,人皆有之 ài měi zhī xīn, rén jiē yǒu zhī everyone loves beauty (idiom)
凹凸有致 āo tū yǒu zhì curvaceous
版权所有 bǎn quán suǒ yǒu all rights reserved (copyright statement)
伴有 bàn yǒu to be accompanied by
保利科技有限公司 Bǎo lì Kē jì Yǒu xiàn Gōng sī Poly Technologies (defense manufacturing company)
抱有 bào yǒu have/possess
保有 bǎo yǒu to keep/to retain
包子有肉不在褶上 bāo zi yǒu ròu bù zài zhě shàng a book is not judged by its cover (idiom)
北京汽车制造厂有限公司 Běi jīng Qì chē Zhì zào chǎng Yǒu xiàn Gōng sī Beijing Automobile Works (BAW)
比上不足比下有余 bǐ shàng bù zú bǐ xià yǒu yú to fall short of the best but be better than the worst/can pass muster
必有重谢 bì yǒu zhòng xiè (we) will be very grateful (if ...)
别有 bié yǒu to have other.../to have a special ...
别有洞天 bié yǒu dòng tiān place of charm and beauty/scenery of exceptional charm/completely different world
别有天地 bié yǒu tiān dì enchanting scenery/beautiful surroundings/world of its own
别有用心 bié yǒu yòng xīn to have an ulterior motive (idiom)
别有韵味 bié yǒu yùn wèi to have quite a lasting charm
彬彬有礼 bīn bīn yǒu lǐ refined and courteous/urbane
不求有功,但求无过 bù qiú yǒu gōng, dàn qiú wú guò lit. not aiming to achieve the best possible result, but rather trying to avoid making mistakes (idiom)/fig. to take a risk-averse approach
不孝有三,无后为大 bù xiào yǒu sān, wú hòu wéi dà There are three ways to be unfilial/having no sons is the worst. (citation from Mencius 孟子[Mèng zǐ])
常在河边走,哪有不湿鞋 cháng zài hé biān zǒu, nǎ yǒu bù shī xié a person who regularly walks by the river cannot avoid getting their shoes wet (proverb)/(fig.) it comes with the territory (e.g. a person with the power to grant favors will inevitably succumb to temptation and take a bribe)
车到山前必有路 chē dào shān qián bì yǒu lù lit. When we get to the mountain, there'll be a way through. (idiom)/fig. Everything will turn out for the best./Let's worry about it when it happens./It will be all right on the night./cf couplet 車到山前必有路,船到橋頭自然直|车到山前必有路,船到桥头自然直
车到山前必有路,船到桥头自然直 chē dào shān qián bì yǒu lù, chuán dào qiáo tóu zì rán zhí lit. When we get to the mountain, there'll be a way through and when the boat gets to the pier-head, it will go straight with the current. (idiom)/fig. Everything will turn out for the best./Let's worry about it when it happens./It will be all right on the night.
车到山前自有路 chē dào shān qián zì yǒu lù lit. When we get to the mountain, there'll be a way through. (idiom)/fig. Everything will turn out for the best./Let's worry about it when it happens./It will be all right on the night./cf couplet 車到山前必有路,船到橋頭自然直|车到山前必有路,船到桥头自然直
成事不足,败事有余 chéng shì bù zú, bài shì yǒu yú unable to accomplish anything but liable to spoil everything (idiom)/unable to do anything right/never make, but always mar
持有 chí yǒu to hold (passport, views etc)
持有人 chí yǒu rén holder
尺有所短,寸有所长 chǐ yǒu suǒ duǎn, cùn yǒu suǒ cháng lit. for some things a foot may be too short, and for the other an inch will suffice (proverb)/fig. everyone has their strong and weak points/everything has its advantages and disadvantages
除另有约定 chú lìng yǒu yuē dìng unless otherwise agreed
绰绰有余 chuò chuò yǒu yú enough and to spare (idiom)
从来没有 cóng lái méi yǒu have never/never before
存有 cún yǒu to hold in storage/to retain/to harbor (feelings)/to entertain (sentiments)/(of abstract things) to exist/there is
错落有致 cuò luò yǒu zhì in picturesque disorder (idiom)/irregular arrangement with charming effect
大难不死,必有后福 dà nàn bù sǐ, bì yǒu hòu fú one is bound for good fortune after surviving a great disaster (proverb)
大有 dà yǒu there is much/(literary) abundance
大有裨益 dà yǒu bì yì bringing great benefits (idiom)/very useful/of great service/to help greatly/to serve one well
大有可为 dà yǒu kě wéi with great prospects for the future (idiom)/well worth doing
大有人在 dà yǒu rén zài there are plenty of such people
大有文章 dà yǒu wén zhāng some deeper meaning in this/more to it than meets the eye/there's sth behind all this
大有希望 dà yǒu xī wàng to stand a good chance/to have great hopes/to be promising
大有作为 dà yǒu zuò wéi to accomplish much/to have good prospects/to have a promising future
带有 dài yǒu to have/to involve
戴有色眼镜 dài yǒu sè yǎn jìng to wear colored glasses/to have a prejudiced viewpoint
当之有愧 dāng zhī yǒu kuì to feel undeserving of the praise or the honor
德不配位,必有灾殃 dé bù pèi wèi, bì yǒu zāi yāng calamity will befall those who are lacking in virtue
底栖有孔虫 dǐ qī yǒu kǒng chóng benthic foraminifera
独有 dú yǒu to own exclusively/unique to/specific/there is only
多少有些 duō shǎo yǒu xiē somewhat/more or less
恶有恶报 è yǒu è bào evil has its retribution (idiom)/to suffer the consequences of one's bad deeds/sow the wind and reap the whirlwind (Hosea 8:7)
二虎相斗,必有一伤 èr hǔ xiāng dòu, bì yǒu yī shāng lit. when two tigers fight, one is sure to be wounded (idiom)/fig. if it comes to a fight, someone will get hurt
儿孙自有儿孙福 ér sūn zì yǒu ér sūn fú younger generations will do all right on their own (idiom)
发奋有为 fā fèn yǒu wéi to prove one's worth through firm resolve (idiom)
返还占有 fǎn huán zhàn yǒu repossession
否有效 fǒu yǒu xiào inefficient
富富有余 fù fù yǒu yú richly provided for/having enough and to spare
负有 fù yǒu to be responsible for
富有 fù yǒu rich/full of
负有责任 fù yǒu zé rèn at fault/blamed for/responsible (for a blunder or crime)
隔壁有耳 gé bì yǒu ěr walls have ears
隔墙有耳 gé qiáng yǒu ěr the walls have ears (idiom)
各有千秋 gè yǒu qiān qiū each has its own merits (idiom)
各有所好 gè yǒu suǒ hào everyone has their likes and dislikes (idiom)
亘古未有 gèn gǔ wèi yǒu unprecedented/never seen since ancient times
更有甚者 gèng yǒu shèn zhě furthermore (idiom)
耕者有其田 gèng zhě yǒu qí tián "land to the tiller", post-Liberation land reform movement instigated by the CCP
公说公有理,婆说婆有理 gōng shuō gōng yǒu lǐ, pó shuō pó yǒu lǐ both sides claim they're right (idiom)
共有 gòng yǒu to have altogether/in all
公有 gōng yǒu publicly owned/communal/held in common
公有化 gōng yǒu huà to nationalize/to take over as communal property
公有制 gōng yǒu zhì public ownership
股份有限公司 gǔ fèn yǒu xiàn gōng sī joint-stock limited company/corporation
固有 gù yǒu intrinsic to sth/inherent/native
固有词 gù yǒu cí native words (i.e. not derived from Chinese, in Korean and Japanese etc)
固有名词 gù yǒu míng cí proper noun
国家兴亡,匹夫有责 guó jiā xīng wáng, pǐ fū yǒu zé The rise and fall of the nation concerns everyone (idiom). Everyone bears responsibility for the prosperity of society.
国务院国有资产监督管理委员会 Guó wù yuàn Guó yǒu Zī chǎn Jiān dū Guǎn lǐ Wěi yuán huì State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of State Council (SASAC)/abbr. to 國資委|国资委[Guó Zī Wěi]
国有 guó yǒu nationalized/public/government owned/state-owned
国有公司 guó yǒu gōng sī state enterprise
国有化 guó yǒu huà nationalization
国有企业 guó yǒu qǐ yè nationalized business/state-owned business
国有资产监督管理委员会 Guó yǒu Zī chǎn Jiān dū Guǎn lǐ Wěi yuán huì State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission SASAC
害人之心不可有,防人之心不可无 hài rén zhī xīn bù kě yǒu, fáng rén zhī xīn bù kě wú refrain from hurting others, yet guard against those trying to hurt you (proverb)
还有 hái yǒu furthermore/in addition/still/also
罕有 hǎn yǒu to rarely have/rare
含有 hán yǒu to contain/including
后会有期 hòu huì yǒu qī I'm sure we'll meet again some day. (idiom)/Hope to see you again.
后继有人 hòu jì yǒu rén to have qualified successors to carry on one's undertaking
互通有无 hù tōng yǒu wú mutual exchange of assistance (idiom)/to benefit from each other's strengths and make up each other's shortfalls/to reciprocate with material assistance/scratch each other's back
话里有话 huà lǐ yǒu huà to have hidden meaning/implication/more than just the apparent meaning/something hinted
化为乌有 huà wéi wū yǒu to go up in smoke/to vanish
花有重开日,人无再少年 huā yǒu chóng kāi rì, rén wú zài shào nián a flower may blossom again, but a person cannot get young again (proverb)
话中有刺 huà zhōng yǒu cì hidden barbs in one's words/hostile subtext
话中有话 huà zhōng yǒu huà overtones in conversation/things indirectly implied from what is said
怀有 huái yǒu to have in one's person (feelings, talent etc)
患有 huàn yǒu to contract (an illness)/to be afflicted with/to suffer from
恢恢有余 huī huī yǒu yú lit. to have an abundance of space/room to maneuver (idiom)
会哭的孩子有奶吃 huì kū de hái zi yǒu nǎi chī lit. a child who cries gets to feed at the breast (idiom)/fig. the squeaky wheel gets the grease
会哭的孩子有糖吃 huì kū de hái zi yǒu táng chī lit. the child who cries gets the candy (idiom)/fig. the squeaky wheel gets the grease
吉人自有天相 jí rén zì yǒu tiān xiàng Heaven helps the worthy (idiom)
既有 jì yǒu existing
既有今日何必当初 jì yǒu jīn rì hé bì dāng chū see 早知今日何必當初|早知今日何必当初[zǎo zhī jīn rì hé bì dāng chū]
极有可能 jí yǒu kě néng extremely possible/probable
家花没有野花香 jiā huā méi yǒu yě huā xiāng lit. the flowers in one's garden cannot match the fragrance of wild flowers (idiom)/fig. other women seem more attractive than one's own partner/the grass is always greener on the other side
家家有本难念的经 jiā jiā yǒu běn nán niàn de jīng Every family goes through its problems. (idiom)
兼而有之 jiān ér yǒu zhī to have both (at the same time)
见闻有限 jiàn wén yǒu xiàn to possess limited experience and knowledge (idiom)
兼有 jiān yǒu to combine/to have both
津津有味 jīn jīn yǒu wèi with keen interest (idiom)/with great pleasure/with gusto/eagerly
进退有常 jìn tuì yǒu cháng to advance or retreat, each has its rules (idiom from Zhuangzi)/many translations are possible
今朝有酒今朝醉 jīn zhāo yǒu jiǔ jīn zhāo zuì to live in the moment (idiom)/to live every day as if it were one's last/to enjoy while one can
经济有效 jīng jì yǒu xiào cost-effective
井井有条 jǐng jǐng yǒu tiáo everything clear and orderly (idiom)/neat and tidy
井然有序 jǐng rán yǒu xù everything clear and in good order (idiom)/neat and tidy
炯炯有神 jiǒng jiǒng yǒu shén eyes bright and full of expression
咎有应得 jiù yǒu yīng dé to deserve what one gets (punishment, mishap etc) (idiom)
据为己有 jù wéi jǐ yǒu to take for one's own/to expropriate
据有 jù yǒu to occupy/to hold/to possess
具有 jù yǒu to have/to possess
具有主权 jù yǒu zhǔ quán sovereign
绝无仅有 jué wú jǐn yǒu one and only (idiom)/rarely seen/unique of its kind
开弓没有回头箭 kāi gōng méi yǒu huí tóu jiàn lit. once you've shot the arrow, there's no getting it back (idiom)/fig. once you started sth, there's no turning back/to have to finish what one started/to be determined to reach one's goals in spite of setbacks
开卷有益 kāi juàn yǒu yì lit. opening a book is profitable (idiom)/the benefits of education
康有为 Kāng Yǒu wéi Kang Youwei (1858-1927), Confucian intellectual, educator and would-be reformer, main leader of the failed reform movement of 1898
可望有成 kě wàng yǒu chéng can be expected to be a success
可有可无 kě yǒu kě wú not essential/dispensable
空无所有 kōng wú suǒ yǒu having nothing (idiom)/utterly destitute/without two sticks to rub together
孔武有力 kǒng wǔ yǒu lì courageous and strong (idiom)/Herculean (physique etc)
旷古未有 kuàng gǔ wèi yǒu never before in the whole of history (idiom)/unprecedented
离奇有趣 lí qí yǒu qù quaint
力有未逮 lì yǒu wèi dài beyond one's reach or power (to do sth)
两虎相斗,必有一伤 liǎng hǔ xiāng dòu, bì yǒu yī shāng when two tigers fight, one will get injured (idiom)/if it comes to a fight, someone will get hurt.
两虎相争,必有一伤 liǎng hǔ xiāng zhēng, bì yǒu yī shāng if two tigers fight, one will get injured (idiom)/if you start a war, someone is bound to get hurt
林子大了,什么鸟都有 lín zi dà le, shén me niǎo dōu yǒu it takes all sorts (to make a world) (idiom)
领有 lǐng yǒu to possess/to own
另有 lìng yǒu to have some other (reason etc)
另有企图 lìng yǒu qǐ tú to have an axe to grind (idiom)
留有 liú yǒu to remain in existence/to retain
留有余地 liú yǒu yú dì to leave some leeway/to allow for the unpredictable
路上比终点更有意义 lù shang bǐ zhōng diǎn gèng yǒu yì yì The road means more than the destination./It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive.
萝卜白菜,各有所爱 luó bo bái cài, gè yǒu suǒ ài one man's meat is another man's poison (idiom)/to each his own
萝卜青菜,各有所爱 luó bo qīng cài, gè yǒu suǒ ài see 蘿蔔白菜,各有所愛|萝卜白菜,各有所爱[luó bo bái cài, gè yǒu suǒ ài]
落花有意,流水无情 luò huā yǒu yì, liú shuǐ wú qíng lit. the falling flowers are yearning for love, but the heartless brook ripples on (idiom)/fig. one side is willing, yet the other one remains indifferent (usually of unrequited love)
满有谱 mǎn yǒu pǔ to have a clearcut idea/to have firm guidelines/to have confidence/to be sure/to be certain
忙中有错 máng zhōng yǒu cuò rushed work leads to errors (idiom)
忙中有失 máng zhōng yǒu shī rushed work leads to errors (idiom)
美国有线新闻网 Měi guó Yǒu xiàn Xīn wén Wǎng Cable Network News (CNN)
没有 méi yǒu haven't/hasn't/doesn't exist/to not have/to not be
没有不透风的墙 méi yǒu bù tòu fēng de qiáng (idiom) no secret can be kept forever
没有差别 méi yǒu chā bié there is no difference/it makes no difference
没有法 méi yǒu fǎ at a loss/unable to do anything about it/to have no choice
没有关系 méi yǒu guān xi see 沒關係|没关系[méi guān xi]
没有规矩,不成方圆 méi yǒu guī ju, bù chéng fāng yuán without rules, nothing can be done (idiom)/one must follow some rules
没有规矩,何以成方圆 méi yǒu guī ju, hé yǐ chéng fāng yuán without rules, how can anything be done (idiom)/one must follow some rules
没有劲头 méi yǒu jìn tóu to have no strength/to feel weak/feeling listless
没有劲头儿 méi yǒu jìn tóu er erhua variant of 沒有勁頭|没有劲头[méi yǒu jìn tóu]
没有脸皮 méi yǒu liǎn pí ashamed/embarrassed/not having the face (to meet people)/not daring (out of shame)
没有品味 méi yǒu pǐn wèi tasteless
没有人烟 méi yǒu rén yān uninhabited
没有什么 méi yǒu shén me it is nothing/there's nothing ... about it
没有什么不可能 méi yǒu shén me bù kě néng nothing is impossible/there's nothing impossible about it
没有事 méi yǒu shì not a bit/nothing is up/nothing alarming is happening
没有形状 méi yǒu xíng zhuàng shapeless
没有意思 méi yǒu yì si boring/of no interest
没有意义 méi yǒu yì yì not to have any meaning/meaningless
靡不有初,鲜克有终 mǐ bù yǒu chū, xiǎn kè yǒu zhōng almost everything has a start, but not many things have an end (idiom)/don't start sth you can't handle
靡有孑遗 mǐ yǒu jié yí all dead and no survivors
面有菜色 miàn yǒu cài sè to look famished
面有难色 miàn yǒu nán sè to show signs of reluctance or embarrassment
名花有主 míng huā yǒu zhǔ the girl is already taken (idiom)
明知山有虎,偏向虎山行 míng zhī shān yǒu hǔ, piān xiàng hǔ shān xíng lit. to willfully go towards the mountain although knowing that it has tigers (idiom)/fig. to take a risk despite knowing the dangers
莫须有 mò xū yǒu groundless/baseless
目怆有天 mù chuàng yǒu tiān to look at the sky in sorrow
男儿有泪不轻弹 nán ér yǒu lèi bù qīng tán real men do not easily cry (idiom)
男人膝下有黄金 nán rén xī xià yǒu huáng jīn lit. the man has gold under his knees/fig. a man who does not easily kneel in front of others (owing to pride or moral integrity)
脑子有泡 nǎo zi yǒu pào soft in the head/brainless/dumb
念念有词 niàn niàn yǒu cí variant of 念念有詞|念念有词[niàn niàn yǒu cí]
念念有词 niàn niàn yǒu cí to mumble/to mutter to oneself
年年有余 nián nián yǒu yú lit. (may you) have abundance year after year/(an auspicious saying for the Lunar New Year)
年轻有为 nián qīng yǒu wéi young and promising
汽车夏利股份有限公司 Qì chē Xià lì gǔ fèn yǒu xiàn gōng sī Tianjin FAW Xiali Motor Company, Ltd., established 1997
其来有自 qí lái yǒu zì there is a reason for it/(of sth) not incidental
岂有此理 qǐ yǒu cǐ lǐ how can this be so? (idiom)/preposterous/ridiculous/absurd
千里搭长棚,没有不散的宴席 qiān lǐ dā cháng péng, méi yǒu bù sàn de yàn xí even if you build a thousand-league awning for it, every banquet must come to an end (idiom)
千里马常有,而伯乐不常有 qiān lǐ mǎ cháng yǒu, ér Bó Lè bù cháng yǒu lit. there are many swift horses, but very few who can spot them (idiom)/fig. many have talent, but few can recognize talent when they see it
前所未有 qián suǒ wèi yǒu unprecedented
强有力 qiáng yǒu lì strong/forceful
强中更有强中手 qiáng zhōng gèng yǒu qiáng zhōng shǒu see 強中自有強中手|强中自有强中手[qiáng zhōng zì yǒu qiáng zhōng shǒu]
强中自有强中手 qiáng zhōng zì yǒu qiáng zhōng shǒu however strong you are, there is always someone stronger (idiom)/there is always sth more to learn/never be satisfied to rest on your laurels/there is no room for complacency
情人眼里有西施 qíng rén yǎn lǐ yǒu Xī shī In the eyes of the lover, a famous beauty (idiom). Beauty in the eye of the beholder
情有独钟 qíng yǒu dú zhōng to have a special fondness (for sth)
情有可原 qíng yǒu kě yuán pardonable (of interruption, misunderstanding etc)
穷在闹市无人问,富在深山有远亲 qióng zài nào shì wú rén wèn, fù zài shēn shān yǒu yuǎn qīn the poor are ignored in the busiest city/the rich will find relatives in the deepest mountain
确有其事 què yǒu qí shì (confirm to be) true/authentic
饶有 ráo yǒu full of (interest, humor, sentiment etc)
饶有风趣 ráo yǒu fēng qù bubbling with humor (idiom)/witty and interesting
饶有兴趣 ráo yǒu xìng qù engrossing
人各有所好 rén gè yǒu suǒ hào everyone has their likes and dislikes/there is no accounting for taste/chacun son goût
人人有责 rén rén yǒu zé it is everyone's duty
人外有人,天外有天 rén wài yǒu rén, tiān wài yǒu tiān in the wider world there are people more talented than oneself (idiom)
人无远虑,必有近忧 rén wú yuǎn lǜ, bì yǒu jìn yōu He who gives no thought to far-flung problems soon finds suffering nearby (idiom, from Analects)./Smug concentration on the here and now will lead to future sorrow.
人有三急 rén yǒu sān jí (jocularly) to need to answer the call of nature
人有失手,马有失蹄 rén yǒu shī shǒu, mǎ yǒu shī tí lit. just as humans make mistakes, so can a horse stumble (idiom)/fig. everyone makes mistakes/even the best fall down sometimes
如有所失 rú yǒu suǒ shī to seem as if something is amiss (idiom)
若有若无 ruò yǒu ruò wú indistinct/faintly discernible
若有所丧 ruò yǒu suǒ sāng see 若有所失[ruò yǒu suǒ shī]
若有所失 ruò yǒu suǒ shī as if one had lost something (idiom)/to look or feel unsettled or distracted/to feel empty
若有所思 ruò yǒu suǒ sī looking pensive/thoughtfully
若有所亡 ruò yǒu suǒ wáng see 若有所失[ruò yǒu suǒ shī]
三人行,必有我师 sān rén xíng, bì yǒu wǒ shī lit. if three walk together, one can be my teacher (idiom, from the Analects of Confucius)/you have sth to learn from everyone
三人行,则必有我师 sān rén xíng, zé bì yǒu wǒ shī If three walk together, one of them can teach me sth (Confucius)
三生有幸 sān shēng yǒu xìng the blessing of three lifetimes (idiom)/(courteous language) it's my good fortune...
傻人有傻福 shǎ rén yǒu shǎ fú fortune favors fools (idiom)/fool's luck
煞有介事 shà yǒu jiè shì to make a show of being very much in earnest (idiom)/to act as if one is taking things very seriously
煞有其事 shà yǒu qí shì see 煞有介事[shà yǒu jiè shì]
山外有山,天外有天 shān wài yǒu shān, tiān wài yǒu tiān (idiom) however good sth is, there is always sth better/in the wider world there are people more talented than oneself
善有善报 shàn yǒu shàn bào virtue has its rewards (idiom)/one good turn deserves another
善有善报,恶有恶报 shàn yǒu shàn bào, è yǒu è bào virtue has its reward, evil its retribution
善有善报,恶有恶报,若然不报时晨未到 shàn yǒu shàn bào, è yǒu è bào, ruò rán bù bào shí chén wèi dào Good has its reward and evil has its recompense. The payback is just a matter of time
上有老下有小 shàng yǒu lǎo xià yǒu xiǎo lit. above are the elderly, below are the young (idiom)/fig. to have to take care of both one's aging parents and one's children/sandwich generation
上有天堂,下有苏杭 shàng yǒu tiān táng, xià yǒu Sū Háng lit. there is heaven above, and there is 蘇杭|苏杭[Sū Háng] below (idiom)/fig. the beauty and affluence of Suzhou and Hangzhou is comparable with heaven
上有政策,下有对策 shàng yǒu zhèng cè, xià yǒu duì cè The higher ups have policies while the lower downs have their own ways of getting around them. (idiom)
少有 shǎo yǒu rare/infrequent
设有 shè yǒu to have/to incorporate/to feature
神女有心,襄王无梦 shén nǚ yǒu xīn, Xiāng Wáng wú mèng lit. the fairy is willing, but King Xiang doesn't dream (idiom)/(said of a woman's unrequited love)
生财有道 shēng cái yǒu dào lit. there are principles behind making money (idiom)/fig. to have a knack for good business/knowing how to accumulate wealth/good at feathering one's own nest
生死有命 shēng sǐ yǒu mìng life and death are ruled by fate (idiom)
生有权 shēng yǒu quán birthright
市场占有率 shì chǎng zhàn yǒu lǜ market share
师出有名 shī chū yǒu míng lit. to have sufficient reason to send troops (idiom)/to do something with good reason/to have just cause
是非自有公论 shì fēi zì yǒu gōng lùn to determine right and wrong based on public opinion (idiom)/Public opinion will judge what's right and wrong.
世上无难事,只怕有心人 shì shàng wú nán shì, zhǐ pà yǒu xīn rén there is nothing the determined person can't accomplish (idiom)/persistence will overcome
事业有成 shì yè yǒu chéng to be successful in business/professional success
十有八九 shí yǒu bā jiǔ most likely/mostly (in 8 or 9 cases out of 10)/vast majority
时有所闻 shí yǒu suǒ wén heard from time to time/one keeps hearing that...
守土有责 shǒu tǔ yǒu zé duty to defend the country (idiom)
书中自有黄金屋,书中自有颜如玉 shū zhōng zì yǒu huáng jīn wū, shū zhōng zì yǒu yán rú yù lit. in books are sumptuous houses and graceful ladies (proverb)/fig. be diligent in your studies, success and glory will follow
私有 sī yǒu private/privately-owned
私有化 sī yǒu huà privatization/to privatize
死有余辜 sǐ yǒu yú gū death cannot wipe out the crimes (idiom)/dreadful crimes that rankled even after the perpetrator is dead
私有制 sī yǒu zhì private ownership of property
素有 sù yǒu to have/to have always had
所有 suǒ yǒu all/to have/to possess/to own
所有格 suǒ yǒu gé possessive case (grammar)
所有权 suǒ yǒu quán ownership/possession/property rights/title (to property)
所有物 suǒ yǒu wù a possession/belongings
所有者 suǒ yǒu zhě proprietor/owner
所有制 suǒ yǒu zhì ownership of the means of production (in Marxism)/system of ownership
所有主 suǒ yǒu zhǔ owner/proprietor
特有 tè yǒu specific (to)/characteristic (of)/distinctive
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天外有天,人外有人 tiān wài yǒu tiān, rén wài yǒu rén see 人外有人,天外有天[rén wài yǒu rén, tiān wài yǒu tiān]
天下没有不散的宴席 tiān xià méi yǒu bù sàn de yàn xí see 天下沒有不散的筵席|天下没有不散的筵席[tiān xià méi yǒu bù sàn de yán xí]
天下没有不散的筵席 tiān xià méi yǒu bù sàn de yán xí all good things must come to an end (idiom)
天下无难事,只怕有心人 tiān xià wú nán shì, zhǐ pà yǒu xīn rén lit. nothing is difficult on this earth, if your mind is set (idiom)
天下兴亡,匹夫有责 tiān xià xīng wáng, pǐ fū yǒu zé The rise and fall of the nation concerns everyone (idiom). Everyone bears responsibility for the prosperity of society.
天有不测风云,人有旦夕祸福 tiān yǒu bù cè fēng yún, rén yǒu dàn xī huò fú fortune as unpredictable as the weather, every day may bring fortune or calamity (idiom)/sth unexpected may happen at any moment
徒有其名 tú yǒu qí míng with an undeserved reputation (idiom)/unwarranted fame/nowhere near as good as he's made out to be
徒有虚名 tú yǒu xū míng with an undeserved reputation (idiom)/unwarranted fame/nowhere near as good as he's made out to be
万有 wàn yǒu universal
万有引力 wàn yǒu yǐn lì gravity
唯有 wéi yǒu only
惟有 wéi yǒu variant of 唯有[wéi yǒu]
未有 wèi yǒu is not/has never been/never occurring/unprecedented
问心有愧 wèn xīn yǒu kuì to have a guilty conscience
握有 wò yǒu to grasp and own/to hold (power)
无独有偶 wú dú yǒu ǒu not alone but in pairs (idiom, usually derog.)/not a unique occurrence/it's not the only case
物各有主 wù gè yǒu zhǔ everything has a rightful owner (idiom)
无奇不有 wú qí bù yǒu nothing is too bizarre/full of extraordinary things
吾生也有涯,而知也无涯 wú shēng yě yǒu yá, ér zhī yě wú yá Life is short, learning is limitless/Ars longa, vita brevis
乌有 wū yǒu not to exist/nonexistent/illusory
无中生有 wú zhōng shēng yǒu to create something from nothing (idiom)
稀有 xī yǒu uncommon
稀有气体 xī yǒu qì tǐ rare gas/noble gas (chemistry)
稀有元素 xī yǒu yuán sù trace element (nutrition)
先有 xiān yǒu prior/preexisting
现有 xiàn yǒu currently existing/currently available
先有后婚 xiān yǒu hòu hūn to marry after getting pregnant
享有 xiǎng yǒu to enjoy (rights, privileges etc)
心里有鬼 xīn li yǒu guǐ to have secret motives/to have a guilty conscience
心里有谱 xīn lǐ yǒu pǔ to have a plan in mind
心里有数 xīn lǐ yǒu shù to know the score (idiom)/to be well aware of the situation
心有灵犀一点通 xīn yǒu líng xī yī diǎn tōng hearts linked as one, just as the proverbial rhinoceros communicates emotion telepathically through his single horn (idiom)/fig. two hearts beat as one
心有余而力不足 xīn yǒu yú ér lì bù zú the will is there, but not the strength (idiom)/the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak
心有余悸 xīn yǒu yú jì to have lingering fears/trepidation remaining after a trauma (idiom)
心有余,力不足 xīn yǒu yú, lì bù zú The will is there, but not the strength (idiom, from Confucian Analects)./I really want to do it, but don't have the resources./The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.
心中有鬼 xīn zhōng yǒu guǐ to harbor ulterior motives (idiom)
心中有数 xīn zhōng yǒu shù to know what's going on
行有余力 xíng yǒu yú lì after that, any remaining energy (idiom from Analects)/time for extracurricular activities
行之有效 xíng zhī yǒu xiào to be effective (idiom)
胸有城府 xiōng yǒu chéng fǔ subtle way of thinking (idiom)/hard to fathom/deep and shrewd
胸有成略 xiōng yǒu chéng lüè the hero has plans already laid (idiom)/to have plans ready in advance/forewarned is forearmed
胸有成算 xiōng yǒu chéng suàn the hero has plans already laid (idiom)/to have plans ready in advance/forewarned is forearmed
胸有成竹 xiōng yǒu chéng zhú to plan in advance (idiom)/a card up one's sleeve/forewarned is forearmed
胸有丘壑 xiōng yǒu qiū hè far-sighted/astute
虚有其表 xū yǒu qí biǎo looks impressive but is worthless (idiom)/not as good as it looks/a reputation with no substance
学业有成 xué yè yǒu chéng to be successful in one's studies/academic success
哑巴吃黄连,有苦说不出 yǎ ba chī huáng lián, yǒu kǔ shuō bu chū to be forced to suffer in silence (idiom)/unable to speak of one's bitter suffering/sometimes written 啞子吃黃連,有苦說不出|哑子吃黄连,有苦说不出
言而有信 yán ér yǒu xìn to speak and keep one's promise (idiom)/as good as one's word
颜厚有忸怩 yán hòu yǒu niǔ ní even the most brazen person will sometimes feel shame (idiom)
言者无意,听者有心 yán zhě wú yì, tīng zhě yǒu xīn to take a casual remark to heart (idiom)
言之有物 yán zhī yǒu wù (of one's words) to have substance
要有 yào yǒu to need/to require/must have
也有今天 yě yǒu jīn tiān (coll.) to get one's just deserts/to serve sb right/to get one's share of (good or bad things)/every dog has its day
一无所有 yī wú suǒ yǒu not having anything at all (idiom)/utterly lacking/without two sticks to rub together
阴德必有阳报 yīn dé bì yǒu yáng bào hidden merits will have visible rewards (idiom)
应有 yīng yǒu proper
应有尽有 yīng yǒu jìn yǒu everything that should be here is here (idiom)/all one can think of is on hand/to have all one needs
拥有 yōng yǒu to have/to possess
拥有权 yōng yǒu quán right of ownership
有百害而无一利 yǒu bǎi hài ér wú yī lì having no advantage whatsoever
有百利而无一弊 yǒu bǎi lì ér wú yī bì to have many advantages and no disadvantages
有百利而无一害 yǒu bǎi lì ér wú yī hài to have many advantages and no disadvantages
有办法 yǒu bàn fǎ can find methods/resourceful/creative
有板有眼 yǒu bǎn yǒu yǎn orderly/methodical/rhythmical
有帮助 yǒu bāng zhù helpful
有宝何必人前夸 yǒu bǎo hé bì rén qián kuā There is no need to boast about one's treasures. (idiom)
有备而来 yǒu bèi ér lái to come prepared
有备无患 yǒu bèi wú huàn Preparedness averts peril./to be prepared, just in case (idiom)
有悖于 yǒu bèi yú to go against
有本钱 yǒu běn qián to be in a position to (take on a challenge, etc)
有边儿 yòu bian er to be likely or possible/to begin to take shape/to be likely to succeed
有编制 yǒu biān zhì having a permanent post/part of the official staff
有别 yǒu bié different/distinct/unequal/variable
有不少名堂 yǒu bù shǎo míng tang there is a lot to it/not a straightforward matter
有才干 yǒu cái gàn capable
有产者 yǒu chǎn zhě property owner/the wealthy
有偿 yǒu cháng paying/paid (not free)
有沉有浮 yǒu chén yǒu fú to have one's ups and downs
有成 yǒu chéng to succeed/successful
有仇不报非君子 yǒu chóu bù bào fēi jūn zǐ a real man, if he takes a hit, will seek to even the score (idiom)
有仇不报非君子,有冤不伸枉为人 yǒu chóu bù bào fēi jūn zǐ, yǒu yuān bù shēn wǎng wéi rén one who doesn't avenge an injustice is not a gentleman, one who doesn't redress a wrong is not a man (idiom)
有创造力 yǒu chuàng zào lì ingenious/creative
有次序 yǒu cì xù ordered
有待 yǒu dài not yet (done)/pending
有袋类 yǒu dài lèi (zoology) marsupial
有胆量 yǒu dǎn liàng courageous
有道 yǒu dào to have attained the Way/(of a government or a ruler) enlightened/wise and just
有道理 yǒu dào li to make sense/reasonable
有道是 yǒu dào shì as they say, .../as the saying goes, ...
有的 yǒu de (there are) some (who are...)/some (exist)
有的没的 yǒu de méi de trivial (matters)/triviality/nonsense/rubbish
有的没有的 yǒu de méi yǒu de see 有的沒的|有的没的[yǒu de méi de]
有的是 yǒu de shì have plenty of/there's no lack of
有的时候 yǒu de shí hòu sometimes/at times
有德行 yǒu dé xíng virtuous
有得一比 yǒu dé yī bǐ can be compared/to be very similar
有得有失 yǒu dé yǒu shī you win some, you lose some (idiom)/gains and losses/trade-off
有电 yǒu diàn electric (apparatus)/electrified/having electricity supply (of a house)
有点 yǒu diǎn a little
有点儿 yǒu diǎn er slightly/a little/somewhat
有毒 yǒu dú poisonous
有方 yǒu fāng to do things right/to use the correct method
有份 yǒu fèn to have a share of (responsibility etc)/to be concerned/to be involved
有风 yǒu fēng windy
有福 yǒu fú to be blessed
有福同享,有祸同当 yǒu fú tóng xiǎng, yǒu huò tóng dāng To enjoy blessings and endure misfortune together (idiom)/for better or for worse
有福同享,有难同当 yǒu fú tóng xiǎng, yǒu nàn tóng dāng To enjoy blessings and endure misfortune together (idiom)/for better or for worse
有夫之妇 yǒu fū zhī fù married woman
有妇之夫 yǒu fù zhī fū married man
有搞头 yǒu gǎo tou (coll.) worthwhile/likely to be fruitful
有攻击性 yǒu gōng jī xìng offensive
有够 yǒu gòu very/extremely
有钩绦虫 yǒu gōu tāo chóng tapeworm (Taenia solium)
有关 yǒu guān to have sth to do with/to relate to/related to/to concern/concerning
有关各方 yǒu guān gè fāng all parties involved
有关联 yǒu guān lián related to/concerning/to be correlated
有轨 yǒu guǐ tracked (tramcar)
有轨电车 yǒu guǐ diàn chē streetcar/tramcar/tram
有过之而无不及 yǒu guò zhī ér wú bù jí not to be inferior in any aspects (idiom)/to surpass/to outdo/(derog.) to be even worse
有害 yǒu hài destructive/harmful/damaging
有害无利 yǒu hài wú lì harmful and without benefit (idiom)/more harm than good
有害无益 yǒu hài wú yì harmful and without benefit (idiom)/more harm than good
有好奇心 yǒu hào qí xīn curious
有颌 yǒu hé jawed (fish)
有何贵干 yǒu hé guì gàn What (noble errand) brings you here?/May I help you?/What can I do for you?
有核国家 yǒu hé guó jiā nuclear weapon states
有恒 yǒu héng perseverance/to persevere
有话快说 yǒu huà kuài shuō spit it out!
有话要说 yǒu huà yào shuō to speak one's mind
有活力 yǒu huó lì energetic/vital
有机 yǒu jī organic
有机玻璃 yǒu jī bō li plexiglass
有机氮 yǒu jī dàn organic nitrogen
有机分子 yǒu jī fēn zǐ organic molecule
有机化合物 yǒu jī huà hé wù organic compound
有机化学 yǒu jī huà xué organic chemistry
有机可乘 yǒu jī kě chéng to have an opportunity that one can exploit (idiom)
有机磷 yǒu jī lín organic phosphate
有机磷毒剂 yǒu jī lín dú jì organophosphorus agent
有机磷酸酯类 yǒu jī lín suān zhǐ lèi organophosphate
有机体 yǒu jī tǐ organism
有机土 Yǒu jī tǔ Histosols (Chinese Soil Taxonomy)
有机物 yǒu jī wù organic substance/organic matter
有加 yǒu jiā extremely (placed after verb or adjective)
有价证券 yǒu jià zhèng quàn securities/collateral (for loan)
有价值 yǒu jià zhí valuable
有肩膀 yǒu jiān bǎng responsible/reliable
有鉴于此 yǒu jiàn yú cǐ in view of this/to this end
有教无类 yǒu jiào wú lèi education for everyone, irrespective of background
有教无类法 Yǒu jiào wú lèi fǎ No Child Left Behind Act, USA 2001
有界 yǒu jiè bounded
有节 yǒu jié segmented
有借有还,再借不难 yǒu jiè yǒu huán, zài jiè bù nán return what you borrowed on time, you may borrow again next time (idiom)
有节制 yǒu jié zhì temperate/moderate/restrained
有精神病 yǒu jīng shén bìng insane
有惊无险 yǒu jīng wú xiǎn to be more scared than hurt (idiom)/to get through a daunting experience without mishap
有局 yǒu jú vulnerable (in bridge)
有决心 yǒu jué xīn determined
有可能 yǒu kě néng possible/probable/possibly/probably/may/might
有空 yǒu kòng to have time (to do sth)
有孔虫 yǒu kǒng chóng foraminifera
有口皆碑 yǒu kǒu jiē bēi every voice gives praise (idiom)/with an extensive public reputation
有口无心 yǒu kǒu wú xīn to speak harshly but without any bad intent (idiom)
有苦说不出 yǒu kǔ shuō bu chū having unspeakable bitter suffering/(often used after 啞巴吃黃連|哑巴吃黄连[yǎ ba chī huáng lián])
有亏职守 yǒu kuī zhí shǒu (to be guilty of) dereliction of duty
有赖于 yǒu lài yú to rely on/to depend on
有劳 yǒu láo (polite) thank you for your trouble (used when asking a favor or after having received one)
有劳得奖 yǒu láo dé jiǎng a good dog deserves a bone (idiom)
有了 yǒu le I've got a solution!/to have a bun in the oven (abbr. for 有了胎[yǒu le tāi])
有了胎 yǒu le tāi pregnant/to carry a child
有棱有角 yǒu léng yǒu jiǎo (of a shape) sharp and clearcut/(of a person) definite in his opinion
有利 yǒu lì advantageous/to have advantages/favorable
有力 yǒu lì powerful/forceful/vigorous
有理 yǒu lǐ reasonable/justified/right/(math.) rational
有利可图 yǒu lì kě tú profitable
有礼貌 yǒu lǐ mào courteous/polite
有理式 yǒu lǐ shì rational expression (math.)
有理数 yǒu lǐ shù rational number (i.e. fraction of two integers, math.)
有理数集 yǒu lǐ shù jí set of rational numbers (math.)
有理数域 yǒu lǐ shù yù field of rational numbers (math.), usually denoted by Q
有利有弊 yǒu lì yǒu bì to have both advantages and disadvantages
有脸 yǒu liǎn lit. having face/to have prestige/to command respect/to have the nerve (e.g. to ask sth outrageous)/to have the gall/not ashamed to
有联系 yǒu lián xì to be connected/to be related
有两下子 yǒu liǎng xià zi to have real skill/to know one's stuff
有良心 yǒu liáng xīn conscientious
有料 yǒu liào impressive
有码 yǒu mǎ pixelated or censored (of video)
有魅力 yǒu mèi lì attractive/charming
有眉目 yǒu méi mù to begin to take shape/to be about to materialize
有没有 yǒu méi yǒu (before a noun) Do (you, they etc) have ...?/Is there a ...?/(before a verb) Did (you, they etc) (verb, infinitive)?/Have (you, they etc) (verb, past participle)?
有名 yǒu míng famous/well-known
有名亡实 yǒu míng wáng shí lit. has a name but no reality (idiom)/exists only in name/nominal
有名无实 yǒu míng wú shí lit. has a name but no reality (idiom)/exists only in name/nominal
有目共睹 yǒu mù gòng dǔ anyone with eyes can see it (idiom)/obvious to all/sth speaks for itself/is there for all to see
有目共见 yǒu mù gòng jiàn anyone with eyes can see it (idiom)/obvious to all/sth speaks for itself/is there for all to see
有目共赏 yǒu mù gòng shǎng as everyone can appreciate (idiom)/clear to all/unarguable
有目无睹 yǒu mù wú dǔ has eyes but can't see (idiom)/unable or unwilling to see the importance of sth/blind (to sth great)
有木有 yǒu mù yǒu (slang) come on, you can't deny it!/don't you think so?!/(melodramatic form of 有沒有|有没有)
有奶便是娘 yǒu nǎi biàn shì niáng lit. whoever provides milk is your mother (idiom)/fig. to follow whoever is feeding you/to put one's loyalties where one's interests lie
有耐久力 yǒu nài jiǔ lì durable
有奶就是娘 yǒu nǎi jiù shì niáng see 有奶便是娘[yǒu nǎi biàn shì niáng]
有能力 yǒu néng lì able
有年 yǒu nián for years
有年头 yǒu nián tou for donkey's years/for ages
有屁快放 yǒu pì kuài fàng spit it out!/out with it!
有谱 yǒu pǔ to have a plan/to know what one is doing
有谱儿 yǒu pǔ er erhua variant of 有譜|有谱[yǒu pǔ]
有其父必有其子 yǒu qí fù bì yǒu qí zǐ like father, like son (idiom)
有气派 yǒu qì pài lordly
有其师,必有其徒 yǒu qí shī, bì yǒu qí tú As the teacher, so the pupil. (idiom)
有期徒刑 yǒu qī tú xíng limited term of imprisonment (i.e. anything less than life imprisonment)
有气无力 yǒu qì wú lì weakly and without strength (idiom)/dispirited
有气音 yǒu qì yīn aspirated consonant (in phonetics)
有气质 yǒu qì zhì to have class/classy
有钱 yǒu qián well-off/wealthy
有潜力 yǒu qián lì promising/showing potential
有钱能使鬼推磨 yǒu qián néng shǐ guǐ tuī mò lit. money will make the Devil turn millstones (idiom)/fig. with money, you can do anything you like
有钱人 yǒu qián rén rich person/the rich
有钱有势 yǒu qián yǒu shì rich and powerful (idiom)
有钱有闲 yǒu qián yǒu xián to have money and time/to be part of the leisure class/the idle rich
有腔调 yǒu qiāng diào classy/stylish/upmarket
有顷 yǒu qǐng shortly thereafter/for a moment
有情 yǒu qíng to be in love/sentient beings (Buddhism)
有请 yǒu qǐng to request the pleasure of seeing sb/to ask sb in/to ask sb to do sth (e.g. make a speech)
有情人 yǒu qíng rén lovers
有情人终成眷属 yǒu qíng rén zhōng chéng juàn shǔ love will find a way (idiom)
有情有义 yǒu qíng yǒu yì affectionate and true/loyal (idiom)
有穷 yǒu qióng exhaustible/limited/finite
有求必应 yǒu qiú bì yìng to grant whatever is asked for/to accede to every plea
有趣 yǒu qù interesting/fascinating/amusing
有去无回 yǒu qù wú huí gone forever (idiom)
有权 yǒu quán to have the right to/to be entitled to/to have authority/powerful
有权势者 yǒu quán shì zhě person in power/the one with authority/the guy in charge
有权威 yǒu quán wēi authoritative
有染 yǒu rǎn to have an affair with sb
有人 yǒu rén someone/people/anyone/there is someone there/occupied (as in restroom)
有人情 yǒu rén qíng humane
有人想你 yǒu rén xiǎng nǐ Bless you! (after a sneeze)
游刃有余 yóu rèn yǒu yú handling a butcher's cleaver with ease (idiom)/to do sth skillfully and easily
有如 yǒu rú to be like sth/similar to/alike
有色 yǒu sè colored/non-white/non-ferrous (metals)
有色金属 yǒu sè jīn shǔ non-ferrous metals (all metals excluding iron, chromium, manganese and their alloys)
有色人种 yǒu sè rén zhǒng colored races
有色无胆 yǒu sè wú dǎn to be perverse and suggestive towards the opposite sex, but shrinking back when provoked to act on it/to have perverted thoughts but no guts to actually do it/to be all talk and no action
有商有量 yǒu shāng yǒu liàng to talk things through (idiom)/to have an exchange of views
有神论 yǒu shén lùn theism (the belief in the existence of God)
有神论者 yǒu shén lùn zhě theist (believer in one or more Deities)
有声读物 yǒu shēng dú wù audiobook/recording of a person reading the text of a book
有声书 yǒu shēng shū audiobook
有生以来 yǒu shēng yǐ lái since birth/for one's whole life
有声有色 yǒu shēng yǒu sè having sound and color (idiom)/vivid/dazzling
有失 yǒu shī to cause a loss of (decorum, dignity etc) (used in fixed expressions)
有时 yǒu shí sometimes/now and then
有事 yǒu shì to be occupied with sth/to have sth on one's mind/there is something the matter
有时候 yǒu shí hou sometimes
有失厚道 yǒu shī hòu dao to be ungenerous
有失身份 yǒu shī shēn fèn to be beneath one's dignity
有恃无恐 yǒu shì wú kǒng secure in the knowledge that one has backing
有始无终 yǒu shǐ wú zhōng to start but not finish (idiom)/to fail to carry things through/lack of sticking power/short attention span
有史以来 yǒu shǐ yǐ lái since the beginning of history
有始有终 yǒu shǐ yǒu zhōng where there's a start, there's a finish (idiom)/to finish once one starts sth/to carry things through/I started, so I'll finish.
有失远迎 yǒu shī yuǎn yíng (polite) excuse me for not going out to meet you
有识之士 yǒu shí zhī shì a person with knowledge and experience (idiom)
有手有脚 yǒu shǒu yǒu jiǎo lit. have hands have feet/to be able bodied (idiom)/to have the ability to work
有水 yǒu shuǐ supplied with water (of a house)
有说有笑 yǒu shuō yǒu xiào talking and laughing/to jest/cheerful and lively
有司 yǒu sī (literary) officials
有丝分裂 yǒu sī fēn liè mitosis
有损 yǒu sǔn to be harmful (to)
有损压缩 yǒu sǔn yā suō (computing) lossy compression
有所 yǒu suǒ somewhat/to some extent
有所不同 yǒu suǒ bù tóng to differ to some extent (idiom)
有所得必有所失 yǒu suǒ dé bì yǒu suǒ shī there is no gain without a loss (idiom)/there is no such thing as a free meal
有弹性 yǒu tán xìng flexible
有蹄动物 yǒu tí dòng wù ungulates (animals with hooves)
有条不紊 yǒu tiáo bù wěn regular and thorough (idiom)/methodically arranged
有条纹 yǒu tiáo wén striped
有条有理 yǒu tiáo yǒu lǐ everything clear and orderly (idiom)/neat and tidy
有条有理地 yǒu tiáo yǒu lǐ de methodically/systematically
有统计学意义 yǒu tǒng jì xué yì yì statistically significant
有同情心 yǒu tóng qíng xīn sympathetic
有头无尾 yǒu tóu wú wěi to start but not finish (idiom)/to fail to carry things through/lack of sticking power/short attention span
有头有尾 yǒu tóu yǒu wěi where there's a start, there's a finish (idiom)/to finish once one starts sth/to carry things through/I started, so I'll finish.
有望 yǒu wàng hopeful/promising
有味 yǒu wèi tasty
有为 yǒu wéi promising/to show promise
有为有守 yǒu wéi yǒu shǒu able to act while maintaining one's integrity (idiom)/also written 有守有為|有守有为[yǒu shǒu yǒu wéi]
有无 yǒu wú to have or have not/surplus and shortfall/tangible and intangible/corporeal and incorporeal
有无相通 yǒu wú xiāng tōng mutual exchange of assistance (idiom)/to reciprocate with material assistance
有喜 yǒu xǐ to be expecting/to be with child
有息 yǒu xī interest-bearing (bank account)
有戏 yǒu xì (coll.) promising/likely to turn out well
有系统 yǒu xì tǒng systematic
有希望 yǒu xī wàng hopeful/promising/prospective
有夏 Yǒu xià China
有限 yǒu xiàn limited/finite
有线 yǒu xiàn wired/cable (television)
有限单元 yǒu xiàn dān yuán finite element (method)
有线电视 yǒu xiàn diàn shì cable television
有限公司 yǒu xiàn gōng sī limited company/corporation
有限集 yǒu xiàn jí finite set
有限群 yǒu xiàn qún finite group (math.)
有线新闻网 Yǒu xiàn Xīn wén Wǎng Cable Network News (CNN)
有限元 yǒu xiàn yuán finite element (method)
有限元法 yǒu xiàn yuán fǎ finite element method
有效 yǒu xiào effective/in effect/valid
有效措施 yǒu xiào cuò shī effective action
有效负载 yǒu xiào fù zài payload
有效期 yǒu xiào qī period of validity/sell-by date
有效期内 yǒu xiào qī nèi within the period of validity/before the sell-by date
有效性 yǒu xiào xìng validity
有些 yǒu xiē some/somewhat
有些人 yǒu xiē rén some people
有心 yǒu xīn to have a mind to/to intend to/deliberately/considerate
有心人 yǒu xīn rén resolute person/person with aspirations/people who feel/people who use their heads
有心眼 yǒu xīn yǎn clever/sharp
有新意 yǒu xīn yì modern/up-to-date
有型 yǒu xíng stylish
有幸 yǒu xìng fortunately
有形 yǒu xíng material/tangible/visible/shapely
有兴趣 yǒu xìng qù interested/interesting
有性生殖 yǒu xìng shēng zhí sexual reproduction
有雄心 yǒu xióng xīn ambitious
有序 yǒu xù regular/orderly/successive/in order
有序化 yǒu xù huà ordering (of a list, encyclopedia etc)
有选举权 yǒu xuǎn jǔ quán constituent
有学问 yǒu xué wèn erudite/learned/informed/scholarly
有眼不识泰山 yǒu yǎn bù shí Tài Shān lit. to have eyes but fail to recognize Mt Tai (idiom)/fig. to fail to recognize sb important or sb's great talent/to be blind to the fact
有眼光 yǒu yǎn guāng to have good taste
有眼力见儿 yǒu yǎn lì jiàn er (dialect) alert/attentive/observant
有烟煤 yǒu yān méi smokey coal
有眼无珠 yǒu yǎn wú zhū (idiom) blind as a bat (figuratively)/unaware of who (or what) one is dealing with/to fail to recognize what sb a bit more perceptive would
有氧操 yǒu yǎng cāo aerobics
有氧健身操 yǒu yǎng jiàn shēn cāo aerobics
有氧运动 yǒu yǎng yùn dòng aerobics
有药瘾者 yǒu yào yǐn zhě addict
有意 yǒu yì to intend/intentionally/interested in
有益 yǒu yì useful/beneficial/profitable
有益处 yǒu yì chu beneficial
有一次 yǒu yī cì once/once upon a time
有一搭没一搭 yǒu yī dā méi yī dā unimportant/perfunctory/indifferent/(of conversation) idly
有一搭无一搭 yǒu yī dā wú yī dā see 有一搭沒一搭|有一搭没一搭[yǒu yī dā méi yī dā]
有一点 yǒu yī diǎn a little/somewhat
有一点儿 yǒu yī diǎn er a bit/a little
有一句没一句 yǒu yī jù méi yī jù to speak one minute and be quiet the next
有毅力 yǒu yì lì persevering/unwavering
有意识 yǒu yì shí conscious
有一手 yǒu yī shǒu to have a skill/to have a lot on the ball/to have an affair
有意思 yǒu yì si interesting/meaningful/enjoyable/fun
有一套 yǒu yī tào to have a skill/to be savvy/to know how to do sth
有一腿 yǒu yī tuǐ (coll.) to have an affair
有意无意 yǒu yì wú yì intentionally or otherwise
有一些 yǒu yī xiē somewhat/rather/some
有意义 yǒu yì yì to make sense/to have meaning/to have significance/meaningful/significant/worthwhile/important/interesting
有意栽花花不发,无心插柳柳成阴 yǒu yì zāi huā huā bù fā, wú xīn chā liǔ liǔ chéng yīn lit. you plant a garden and the flowers do not bloom, you poke a stick in the mud and it grows into a tree/fig. things do not always turn out as one would expect/well-laid plans may fail, and success may come where you least expect it
有意志 yǒu yì zhì conscious/having a will
有阴影 yǒu yīn yǐng shadowy
有影响 yǒu yǐng xiǎng influential
有用 yǒu yòng useful
有勇无谋 yǒu yǒng wú móu bold but not very astute (idiom)
有余 yǒu yú to have an abundance
有预谋 yǒu yù móu premeditated
有缘 yǒu yuán related/brought together by fate
有源区 yǒu yuán qū (computer chip manufacture) active area
有缘无分 yǒu yuán wú fèn destined to meet but not fated to be together (idiom)
有约在先 yǒu yuē zài xiān to have a prior engagement
有则改之,无则加勉 yǒu zé gǎi zhī, wú zé jiā miǎn correct any mistakes you made, but maintain your good record if you did not make them (idiom)
有责任 yǒu zé rèn liable/responsible
有增无减 yǒu zēng wú jiǎn to increase without letup/to get worse and worse (idiom)
有增无已 yǒu zēng wú yǐ constantly increasing without limit (idiom)/rapid progress in all directions
有朝 yǒu zhāo one day/sometime in the future
有朝一日 yǒu zhāo yī rì one day/sometime in the future
有着 yǒu zhe to have/to possess
有征无战 yǒu zhēng wú zhàn to win without a fight (idiom)
有志 yǒu zhì to be ambitious
有志竟成 yǒu zhì jìng chéng persevere and you will succeed (idiom)/where there's a will, there's a way
有志气 yǒu zhì qì ambitious
有枝有叶 yǒu zhī yǒu yè to become bogged down in the details (idiom)
有志者事竟成 yǒu zhì zhě shì jìng chéng a really determined person will find a solution (idiom)/where there's a will, there's a way
有种 yǒu zhǒng to have guts/to have courage/to be brave
有助 yǒu zhù helpful/beneficial/to help/conducive to
有主见 yǒu zhǔ jiàn opinionated/having one's own strong views
有助于 yǒu zhù yú to contribute to/to promote
有子存焉 yǒu zǐ cún yān I still have sons, don't I?/fig. future generations will continue the work
有资格 yǒu zī gé to be entitled/to qualify/to be qualified
有滋有味 yǒu zī yǒu wèi flavorsome/(fig.) delightful/full of interest
有罪 yǒu zuì guilty
有罪不罚 yǒu zuì bù fá impunity
有嘴没舌 yǒu zuǐ mò shé struck dumb/speechless
有嘴无心 yǒu zuǐ wú xīn to talk without any intention of acting on it/empty prattle
有作用 yǒu zuò yòng effective/to have impact
育有 yù yǒu to be the parent of (a child)
原有 yuán yǒu original/former
冤有头,债有主 yuān yǒu tóu, zhài yǒu zhǔ for every grievance someone is responsible, for every debt there is a debtor (idiom)/when settling disputes one should not involve third parties
责有攸归 zé yǒu yōu guī responsibility must lie where it belongs (idiom)
占为己有 zhàn wéi jǐ yǒu to appropriate to oneself (what rightfully belongs to others)
占有 zhàn yǒu to have/to own/to hold/to occupy/to possess/to account for (a high proportion etc)
真有你的 zhēn yǒu nǐ de You're really quite something!/You're just amazing!
振振有词 zhèn zhèn yǒu cí to speak forcefully and with justice (idiom)/to argue with the courage of one's convictions
振振有辞 zhèn zhèn yǒu cí to speak forcefully and with justice (idiom)/to argue with the courage of one's convictions/also written 振振有詞|振振有词
掷地有声 zhì dì yǒu shēng lit. if thrown on the floor, it will make a sound (idiom)/fig. (of one's words) powerful and resonating/to have substance
指挥有方,人人乐从 zhǐ huī yǒu fāng, rén rén lè cóng Command right and you will be obeyed cheerfully. (idiom)
智者千虑,必有一失 zhì zhě qiān lǜ, bì yǒu yī shī lit. a wise person reflecting a thousand times can still make a mistake (idiom)/fig. nobody is infallible
中国石油化工股份有限公司 Zhōng guó Shí yóu Huà gōng Gǔ fèn Yǒu xiàn Gōng sī China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation, Sinopec/abbr. to 中石化[Zhōng shí huà]
中航技进出口有限责任公司 Zhōng háng jì Jìn chū kǒu Yǒu xiàn Zé rèn Gōng sī China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC)
中远太平洋有限公司 zhōng yuǎn Tài píng yáng yǒu xiàn gōng sī COSCO Pacific Limited, major freight company
周有光 Zhōu Yǒu guāng Zhou Youguang (1906-2017), PRC linguist, considered the father of Hanyu Pinyin 漢語拼音|汉语拼音[Hàn yǔ Pīn yīn]
专有 zhuān yǒu exclusive/proprietary
专有名词 zhuān yǒu míng cí technical term/proper noun
装有 zhuāng yǒu fitted with
卓有成效 zhuó yǒu chéng xiào highly effective/fruitful
自有 zì yǒu to possess/to own/to have
自有品牌 zì yǒu pǐn pái private brand
总有 zǒng yǒu inevitably there will be
罪有应得 zuì yǒu yīng dé guilty and deserves to be punished (idiom)/entirely appropriate chastisement/the punishment fits the crime

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