(pén)

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Meaning

  1. basin
  2. (flower) pot

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Traditional Chinese


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Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
盆地 péndì basin
便盆 biàn pén bed pan
柴达木盆地 Chái dá mù pén dì Tsaidam or Qaidam basin (Mongolian: salt marsh), depression northeast of the Plateau of Tibet, located between the Qilian Shan and the Kunlun Shan at the northern margin of the Tibetan Plateau.
戴盆望天 dài pén wàng tiān lit. viewing the sky with a basin on one's head/it is hard to get a clear view of the sky while carrying a platter on one's head/fig. it is hard to get on in one's career while encumbered by family obligations/one can't perform a major task while bothered by other duties
二连盆地 Èr lián Pén dì Erlian Basin in Inner Mongolia
饭盆 fàn pén pet food bowl/dog bowl
费尔干纳盆地 Fèi ěr gàn nà Pén dì the Ferghana Valley in modern Uzbekistan
覆盆子 fù pén zǐ raspberry
骨盆 gǔ pén pelvis
鼓盆 gǔ pén lit. to drum on a bowl/refers to Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子 grieving for his lost wife/fig. grief for a lost wife
鼓盆之戚 gǔ pén zhī qī drumming on a bowl in grief (idiom, refers to Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子 grieving for his lost wife)/fig. grief for a lost wife
盥洗盆 guàn xǐ pén washbowl
锅碗瓢盆 guō wǎn piáo pén kitchen utensils (literary)
花盆 huā pén flower pot
火盆 huǒ pén brazier/fire pan/hibachi
金盆洗手 jīn pén xǐ shǒu lit. to wash one's hands in a gold basin (idiom)/fig. to abandon the life of an outlaw
聚宝盆 jù bǎo pén treasure bowl (mythology)/fig. source of wealth/cornucopia/gold mine
扣屎盆子 kòu shǐ pén zi to make a scapegoat of sb/to defame/to slander
冷盆 lěng pén cold dish/appetizer
脸盆 liǎn pén washbowl/basin for washing hands and face/CL:個|个[gè]
临盆 lín pén at childbirth/in labor
滤盆 lǜ pén colander
泥盆纪 Ní pén jì Devonian (geological period 417-354m years ago)
尿盆 niào pén chamber pot
尿盆儿 niào pén er erhua variant of 尿盆[niào pén]
鸟澡盆 niǎo zǎo pén birdbath
盆钵 pén bō generic term for pottery
盆地 pén dì (geography) basin/depression
盆花 pén huā potted flower
盆景 pén jǐng bonsai/landscape in a pot
盆腔 pén qiāng the pelvic cavity/birth canal
盆友 pén yǒu (Internet slang) friend (pun on 朋友[péng yǒu])
盆浴 pén yù bathtub
盆栽 pén zāi growing plants in pots/Japanese: bonsai
盆子 pén zi basin
倾盆 qīng pén a downpour/rain bucketing down
倾盆大雨 qīng pén dà yǔ a downpour/rain bucketing down/fig. to be overwhelmed (with work or things to study)
水盆 shuǐ pén basin
四川盆地 Sì chuān pén dì Sichuan basin
四大盆地 sì dà pén dì four great basin depressions of China, namely: Tarim 塔里木盆地 in south Xinjiang, Jungar 準葛爾盆地|准葛尔盆地 and Tsaidam or Qaidam 柴達木盆地|柴达木盆地 in north Xinjiang Sichuan 四川盆地
塔里木盆地 Tǎ lǐ mù pén dì Tarim Basin depression in southern Xinjiang
台盆 tái pén washbasin
吐鲁番盆地 Tǔ lǔ fān Pén dì the Turpan Depression in Xinjiang
洗脸盆 xǐ liǎn pén washbowl/basin for washing hands and face
洗盆 xǐ pén basin (water container)
洗手盆 xǐ shǒu pén bathroom sink/wash basin
血盆大口 xuè pén dà kǒu bloody mouth wide open like a sacrificial bowl (idiom)/ferocious mouth of beast of prey/fig. greedy exploiter/rapacious aggressor
焉耆盆地 Yān qí pén dì Yanqi basin in northeast of Tarim basin
夜盆儿 yè pén er chamber pot
伊犁盆地 Yī lí pén dì the Yili basin around Urumqi in Xinjiang
盂兰盆 Yú lán pén see 盂蘭盆會|盂兰盆会[Yú lán pén huì]
盂兰盆会 Yú lán pén huì Feast of All Souls (fifteenth day of seventh lunar month) (Buddhism)
浴盆 yù pén bathtub
澡盆 zǎo pén bath tub
纸盆 zhǐ pén paper cone used as hailer
准噶尔盆地 Zhǔn gá ěr Pén dì Junggar Basin, northern Xinjiang
坐浴盆 zuò yù pén bidet

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