(ruǎn)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. soft

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

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Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
软件 ruǎnjiàn (computer) software
变软 biàn ruǎn to soften
财务软件 cái wù ruǎn jiàn financial software/accounting software
吃人家的嘴软,拿人家的手短 chī rén jiā de zuǐ ruǎn, ná rén jiā de shǒu duǎn lit. the mouth that has been fed by others is soft, the hand that has received doesn't reach (idiom)/fig. one is partial to those from whom presents have been accepted
吃软不吃硬 chī ruǎn bù chī yìng lit. eats soft food, but refuses hard food (idiom)/amenable to coaxing but not coercion
吃软饭 chī ruǎn fàn to live off a woman
吃硬不吃软 chī yìng bù chī ruǎn susceptible to force but not persuasion
到手软 dào shǒu ruǎn (do a manual task) until one's hands go limp with exhaustion
电脑软件 diàn nǎo ruǎn jiàn computer software
恶意软件 è yì ruǎn jiàn malware (computing)
耳朵软 ěr duō ruǎn credulous
耳根软 ěr gēn ruǎn credulous
耳根子软 ěr gēn zi ruǎn credulous
耳软 ěr ruǎn credulous
发软 fā ruǎn to weaken/to go soft (at the knees)
防毒软件 fáng dú ruǎn jiàn anti-virus software
服软 fú ruǎn to admit defeat/to give in/to acknowledge a mistake/to apologize/to be amenable to persuasion
共享软体 gòng xiǎng ruǎn tǐ shareware
骺软骨板 hóu ruǎn gǔ bǎn epiphyseal plate/growth plate (bone)
间谍软件 jiàn dié ruǎn jiàn spyware
教学软体 jiào xué ruǎn tǐ (Tw) educational software/courseware
开放源码软件 kāi fàng yuán mǎ ruǎn jiàn open source software (OSS)
客户机软件 kè hù jī ruǎn jiàn client software
勒索软件 lè suǒ ruǎn jiàn ransomware (computing)
雷公打豆腐,拣软的欺 Léi Gōng dǎ dòu fu, jiǎn ruǎn de qī the God of Thunder strikes bean curd, a bully picks the weakest person/to pick on an easy target
浏览软件 liú lǎn ruǎn jiàn a web browser
流氓软件 liú máng ruǎn jiàn malware (computing)
免费软件 miǎn fèi ruǎn jiàn freeware
疲软 pí ruǎn tired and feeble
柔软 róu ruǎn soft
柔软剂 róu ruǎn jì fabric softener
柔软精 róu ruǎn jīng fabric softener (Tw)
软包 ruǎn bāo soft (bread) roll
软尺 ruǎn chǐ soft ruler/tape measure
软磁碟 ruǎn cí dié floppy disk
软磁盘 ruǎn cí pán floppy disk
软刀子 ruǎn dāo zi (lit.) the soft knife/(fig.) underhanded tactics/devious means of attack
软碟 ruǎn dié floppy disk
软钉子 ruǎn dīng zi lit. a soft nail/fig. a tactful retort or rejection
软腭 ruǎn è soft palate
软耳朵 ruǎn ěr duo credulous person/credulous
软膏 ruǎn gāo ointment/paste
软骨 ruǎn gǔ cartilage
软骨病 ruǎn gǔ bìng chondropathy (medicine)
软骨鱼 ruǎn gǔ yú cartilaginous fish (such as sharks)
软骨鱼类 ruǎn gǔ yú lèi cartilaginous fishes/Chondrichthyes (taxonomic class including sharks and rays)
软管 ruǎn guǎn hose/flexible tube
软焊 ruǎn hàn to solder
软化 ruǎn huà to soften
软甲纲 ruǎn jiǎ gāng Malacostraca, a large class of crustaceans
软件 ruǎn jiàn (computer) software
软件包 ruǎn jiàn bāo software package
软件即服务 ruǎn jiàn jí fú wù software as a service (SaaS)
软件技术 ruǎn jiàn jì shù software technology
软件开发 ruǎn jiàn kāi fā software development
软件开发人员 ruǎn jiàn kāi fā rén yuán software developer
软件平台 ruǎn jiàn píng tái software platform
软件企业 ruǎn jiàn qǐ yè software company
软件系统 ruǎn jiàn xì tǒng software system
软脚虾 ruǎn jiǎo xiā weakling/coward
软脚蟹 ruǎn jiǎo xiè same as 軟腳蝦|软脚虾[ruǎn jiǎo xiā]
软禁 ruǎn jìn house arrest
软口盖 ruǎn kǒu gài soft palate/velum
软库 Ruǎn kù Softbank corporation, Japanese e-commerce firm
软烂 ruǎn làn (of food etc) soft/pulpy/(Tw) (of a person) lacking drive/shiftless/lazy
软肋 ruǎn lèi rib cartilage/(fig.) weak spot/soft underbelly
软流层 ruǎn liú céng asthenosphere (geology)
软流圈 ruǎn liú quān asthenosphere (geology)
软毛 ruǎn máo fur
软绵绵 ruǎn mián mián soft/velvety/flabby/weak/schmaltzy
软磨硬泡 ruǎn mó yìng pào to coax and pester (idiom)/to wheedle/to cajole
软木 ruǎn mù cork
软木塞 ruǎn mù sāi cork
软木砖 ruǎn mù zhuān cork tile/cork flooring
软呢 ruǎn ní tweed
软泥 ruǎn ní soft mud/silt/sludge/ooze (geology)
软泥儿 ruǎn ní er erhua variant of 軟泥|软泥[ruǎn ní]
软盘 ruǎn pán floppy disk
软片 ruǎn piàn (photographic) film
软弱 ruǎn ruò weak/feeble/flabby
软实力 ruǎn shí lì soft power (in international relations)
软柿子 ruǎn shì zi (coll.) pushover/soft touch
软糖 ruǎn táng soft candy (gummi candy, gumdrop, jellybean etc)
软梯 ruǎn tī rope ladder
软体 ruǎn tǐ software (Tw)/soft-bodied (animal)
软体动物 ruǎn tǐ dòng wù mollusk/mollusks
软体配送者 ruǎn tǐ pèi sòng zhě software distributor
软体业 ruǎn tǐ yè the software industry
软文 ruǎn wén advertorial
软卧 ruǎn wò soft sleeper (a type of sleeper train ticket class with a softer bunk)
软席 ruǎn xí soft seat (= first class in PRC trains)
软饮 ruǎn yǐn soft drink
软饮料 ruǎn yǐn liào soft drink
软龈音 ruǎn yín yīn velar sound (linguistics)
软硬不吃 ruǎn yìng bù chī unmoved by force or persuasion
软硬件 ruǎn yìng jiàn software and hardware
软硬兼施 ruǎn yìng jiān shī use both carrot and stick/use gentle methods and force/an iron hand in a velvet glove
软玉 ruǎn yù nephrite/Ca(Mg,Fe)3(SiO3)4
软脂酸 ruǎn zhī suān palmitic acid (chemistry)
软着陆 ruǎn zhuó lù soft landing (e.g. of spacecraft)
软足类 ruǎn zú lèi (coll.) inkfish/octopus, squid and cuttlefish
软组织 ruǎn zǔ zhī soft tissue
软坐 ruǎn zuò soft seat (= first class in PRC trains)
软座 ruǎn zuò soft seat (on trains or boats)
杀毒软件 shā dú ruǎn jiàn antivirus software
杀软 shā ruǎn antivirus software/abbr. for 殺毒軟件|杀毒软件[shā dú ruǎn jiàn]
柿子挑软的捏 shì zi tiāo ruǎn de niē lit. it's the soft persimmons that people choose to squeeze (idiom)/fig. it's the weak (i.e. 軟柿子|软柿子[ruǎn shì zi]) who get picked on/bullies pick soft targets
手软 shǒu ruǎn to be lenient/to relent/to be reluctant to make a hard decision/to think twice
数据库软件 shù jù kù ruǎn jiàn database software
松软 sōng ruǎn flexible/not rigid/spongy/soft or runny (not set hard)/loose (soil)
搜寻软体 sōu xún ruǎn tǐ search software
酥软 sū ruǎn weak (of body or limbs)/limp/gone soft
酸软 suān ruǎn limp and painful
瘫软 tān ruǎn limp/weak
土耳其软糖 Tǔ ěr qí ruǎn táng Turkish delight/Lokum
微软 Wēi ruǎn Microsoft corporation
微软公司 Wēi ruǎn Gōng sī Microsoft Corporation
吴侬软语 Wú nóng ruǎn yǔ pleasant-sounding Wu dialect
细软 xì ruǎn fine and soft/valuables
小儿软骨病 xiǎo ér ruǎn gǔ bìng rickets (medicine)
斜纹软呢 xié wén ruǎn ní tweed
心软 xīn ruǎn to be softhearted/to be tenderhearted/to be kindhearted
应用软件 yìng yòng ruǎn jiàn application software
应用软体 yìng yòng ruǎn tǐ application software
自由软件 zì yóu ruǎn jiàn free software (i.e. software for which sharing, modification etc is permitted)
自由软件基金会 Zì yóu Ruǎn jiàn Jī jīn huì Free Software Foundation
嘴软 zuǐ ruǎn soft-spoken/afraid to speak out
嘴硬心软 zuǐ yìng xīn ruǎn see 刀子嘴,豆腐心[dāo zi zuǐ, dòu fu xīn]

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