(zǐ)

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Meaning

  1. purple

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Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
阿尔泰紫菀 ā ěr tài zǐ wǎn flower or herb of Heteropappus altaicus (used in TCM)/Flos seu Herba Heteropappi altaici
白苋紫茄 bái xiàn zǐ qié white amaranth, purple eggplant (idiom)/common foodstuff, unpretentious lifestyle
姹紫嫣红 chà zǐ yān hóng lit. beautiful purples and brilliant reds (idiom)/fig. beautiful flowers
大红大紫 dà hóng dà zǐ to hit the big time
大紫荆勋章 dà zǐ jīng xūn zhāng Great Bauhinia Medal (GBM), Hong Kong's highest honor
大紫胸鹦鹉 dà zǐ xiōng yīng wǔ (bird species of China) Lord Derby's parakeet (Psittacula derbiana)
淡紫䴓 dàn zǐ shī (bird species of China) yellow-billed nuthatch (Sitta solangiae)
邓紫棋 Dèng Zǐ qí G.E.M. (1991-), Chinese pop star
红橙黄绿蓝靛紫 hóng chéng huáng lǜ lán diàn zǐ red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet (the colors of the rainbow)
胡紫微 Hú Zǐ wēi Hu Ziwei (1970-), PRC lady TV presenter
胡紫薇 Hú Zǐ wēi Hu Ziwei (1970-), PRC lady TV presenter
甲紫 jiǎ zǐ gentian violet
绛紫 jiàng zǐ dark reddish purple
酱紫 jiàng zǐ dark reddish purple/Internet slang abbr. for 這樣子|这样子[zhè yàng zi]
龙胆紫 lóng dǎn zǐ gentian violet C25H30ClN3/crystal violet
葡萄紫 pú tao zǐ grayish purple color
茜紫 qiàn zǐ sage (herb)
青紫 qīng zǐ purple
三色紫罗兰 sān sè zǐ luó lán pansy
台湾紫啸鸫 Tái wān zǐ xiào dōng (bird species of China) Taiwan whistling thrush (Myophonus insularis)
万紫千红 wàn zǐ qiān hóng thousands of purples and reds (idiom)/a blaze of color/fig. a profusion of flourishing trades
洋紫荆 yáng zǐ jīng Hong Kong orchid (Bauhinia blakeana)
洋紫苏 yáng zǐ sū sage (herb)
腰金衣紫 yāo jīn yī zǐ golden seal at the waist, purple gown (idiom)/in official position
赵紫阳 Zhào Zǐ yáng Zhao Ziyang (1919-2005), PRC reforming politician, general secretary of Chinese Communist Party 1987-1989, held under house arrest from 1989 to his death, and non-person since then
紫斑 zǐ bān bruise
紫背椋鸟 zǐ bèi liáng niǎo (bird species of China) chestnut-cheeked starling (Agropsar philippensis)
紫背苇鳽 zǐ bèi wěi yán (bird species of China) von Schrenck's bittern (Ixobrychus eurhythmus)
紫菜 zǐ cài flavored roasted seaweed/generic term for edible seaweed/Japanese: nori
紫菜包饭 zǐ cài bāo fàn gimbap (Korean rice roll similar in appearance to sushi)/kimbap
紫菜属 zǐ cài shǔ Porphyra (genus of edible seaweed)
紫菜苔 zǐ cài tái purple cabbage/Brassica campestris var. purpurea
紫草 zǐ cǎo red root gromwell (Lithospermum erythrorhizon)/flowering plant whose roots provide purple dye/arnebia (plant genus in family Boraginaceae)
紫草科 zǐ cǎo kē Boraginaceae (family of flowers and bushes)
紫翅椋鸟 zǐ chì liáng niǎo (bird species of China) common starling (Sturnus vulgaris)
紫貂 zǐ diāo sable (Martes zibellina)
紫丁香 zǐ dīng xiāng lilac
紫甘蓝 zǐ gān lán red cabbage/purple cabbage
紫红色 zǐ hóng sè red-purple/mauve/prune (color)/claret
紫花地丁 zǐ huā dì dīng Chinese violet (Viola mandsurica)
紫颊直嘴太阳鸟 zǐ jiá zhí zuǐ tài yáng niǎo (bird species of China) ruby-cheeked sunbird (Chalcoparia singalensis)
紫金 Zǐ jīn Zijin county in Heyuan 河源[Hé yuán], Guangdong
紫禁城 Zǐ jìn chéng the Forbidden City/the Imperial Palace in Beijing/same as 故宮|故宫[Gù gōng]
紫金鹃 zǐ jīn juān (bird species of China) violet cuckoo (Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus)
紫金牛 zǐ jīn niú Japanese ardisia (Ardisia japonica)
紫金山 Zǐ jīn Shān Purple Mountain in suburbs of Nanjing, with Ming tombs and Sun Yat-sen's mausoleum
紫金山天文台 Zǐ jīn shān Tiān wén tái Purple Mountain Observatory
紫金县 Zǐ jīn xiàn Zijin county in Heyuan 河源[Hé yuán], Guangdong
紫晶 zǐ jīng amethyst (purple crystalline silicon dioxide)
紫荆 zǐ jīng Chinese redbud (Cercis chinensis)
紫宽嘴鸫 zǐ kuān zuǐ dōng (bird species of China) purple cochoa (Cochoa purpurea)
紫林鸽 zǐ lín gē (bird species of China) pale-capped pigeon (Columba punicea)
紫罗兰 zǐ luó lán violet (botany)
紫罗兰色 zǐ luó lán sè violet (color)
紫袍 zǐ páo purple qipao gown, the sign of an official position
紫坪铺 Zǐ píng pū Zipingpu reservoir, Sichuan
紫坪铺大坝 Zǐ píng pū dà bà Zipingpu reservoir, Sichuan
紫坪铺水库 Zǐ píng pū Shuǐ kù Zipingpu Reservoir, Sichuan
紫气 zǐ qì purple cloud (auspicious portent in astrology)
紫色 zǐ sè purple/violet (color)
紫色花蜜鸟 zǐ sè huā mì niǎo (bird species of China) purple sunbird (Cinnyris asiaticus)
紫砂 zǐ shā a type of clay found in the region of Yixing 宜興|宜兴[Yí xīng], used to make Yixing stoneware, with its distinctive russet or dark purple coloring
紫杉 zǐ shān Japanese yew (taxus cuspidata)
紫杉醇 zǐ shān chún Taxol (a.k.a. Paclitaxel), mitotic inhibitor used in cancer chemotherapy
紫式部 Zǐ Shì bù Murasaki Shikibu (born c. 973), Japanese writer, author of "The Tale of Genji"
紫石英 zǐ shí yīng amethyst
紫石英号 Zǐ shí yīng Hào HMS Amethyst, Royal Navy corvette involved in a 1949 gunfight with the PLA on the Changjiang
紫寿带 zǐ shòu dài (bird species of China) Japanese paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone atrocaudata)
紫水鸡 zǐ shuǐ jī (bird species of China) purple swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)
紫水晶 zǐ shuǐ jīng amethyst
紫苏 zǐ sū beefsteak plant/shiso/Perilla frutescens
紫苏属 zǐ sū shǔ genus Perilla (includes basil and mints)
紫檀 zǐ tán red sandalwood
紫藤 zǐ téng wisteria
紫铜 zǐ tóng copper (pure copper, as opposed to alloy)
紫外 zǐ wài ultraviolet (ray)
紫外光 zǐ wài guāng ultraviolet light
紫外射线 zǐ wài shè xiàn ultraviolet ray
紫外线 zǐ wài xiàn ultraviolet ray
紫外线光 zǐ wài xiàn guāng ultraviolet light
紫薇 zǐ wēi crape myrtle
紫微斗数 zǐ wēi dǒu shù Zi Wei Dou Shu, a form of Chinese fortune-telling
紫微宫 zǐ wēi gōng palace of Jade emperor (in Taoism)
紫啸鸫 zǐ xiào dōng (bird species of China) blue whistling thrush (Myophonus caeruleus)
紫阳 Zǐ yáng Ziyang County in Ankang 安康[An1 kāng], Shaanxi
紫阳县 Zǐ yáng Xiàn Ziyang County in Ankang 安康[An1 kāng], Shaanxi
紫云 Zǐ yún Ziyun Hmong and Buyei autonomous county in Anshun 安順|安顺[An1 shùn], Guizhou
紫云苗族布依族自治县 Zǐ yún Miáo zú Bù yī zú Zì zhì xiàn Ziyun Hmong and Buyei autonomous county in Anshun 安順|安顺[An1 shùn], Guizhou
紫胀 zǐ zhàng to get red and swollen
紫芝眉宇 zǐ zhī méi yǔ your appearance (honorific)
紫质症 zǐ zhì zhèng porphyria (medicine)
紫竹 zǐ zhú black bamboo (Phyllostachys nigra)
紫锥花 zǐ zhuī huā coneflower genus (Echinacea)

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