(qīng)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. blue
  2. green
  3. young (Kangxi radical 174)
  4. Qinghai province (abbr.)

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Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
青春 qīngchūn youth/youthfulness/fresh spring
青少年 qīngshàonián teenager
艾青 Aì Qīng Ai Qing (1910-1996), Chinese poet
氨苄青霉素 ān biàn qīng méi sù ampicillin (medicine)
巴青 Bā qīng Baqên county, Tibetan: Sbra chen rdzong, in Nagchu prefecture 那曲地區|那曲地区[Nà qǔ dì qū], central Tibet
巴青县 Bā qīng xiàn Baqên county, Tibetan: Sbra chen rdzong, in Nagchu prefecture 那曲地區|那曲地区[Nà qǔ dì qū], central Tibet
包青天 Bāo Qīng tiān Bao Qingtian, fictional nickname of Bao Zheng 包拯[Bāo Zhěng] (999-1062), Northern Song official renowned for his honesty
北京青年报 Běi jīng Qīng nián Bào Beijing Youth Daily, bjyouth.ynet.com
碧海青天 bì hǎi qīng tiān green sea, blue sky (idiom)/sea and sky merge in one shade/loneliness of faithful widow
鼻青脸肿 bí qīng liǎn zhǒng a bloody nose and a swollen face/badly battered
鼻青眼肿 bí qīng yǎn zhǒng a black eye (idiom)/serious injury to the face/fig. a setback/a defeat
苄星青霉素 biàn xīng qīng méi sù benzathine benzylpenicillin (aka benzathine penicillin G)
柏青哥 bó qīng gē pachinko (loanword) (Tw)
不分青红皂白 bù fēn qīng hóng zào bái not distinguishing red-green or black-white (idiom)/not to distinguish between right and wrong
不问青红皂白 bù wèn qīng hóng zào bái not distinguishing red-green or black-white (idiom)/not to distinguish between right and wrong
草大青 cǎo dà qīng Isatis tinctoria (indigo woad plant)
常青 cháng qīng evergreen
常青藤 cháng qīng téng ivy
常青藤八校 Cháng qīng téng Bā xiào Ivy League
吃青春饭 chī qīng chūn fàn to make the most of one's youthfulness in one's choice of employment (e.g. modeling)
垂青 chuí qīng to show appreciation for sb/to look upon sb with favor
刺青 cì qīng tattoo
翠青蛇 cuì qīng shé Entechinus major (kind of snake)
大龄青年 dà líng qīng nián young people in their late 20s or older who are still unmarried
大青山 dà qīng shān mountain in Heilongjiang province
丹青 dān qīng painting
靛青 diàn qīng indigo
丁青 Dīng qīng Dêngqên county, Tibetan: Steng chen rdzong, in Chamdo prefecture 昌都地區|昌都地区[Chāng dū dì qū], Tibet
丁青县 Dīng qīng xiàn Dêngqên county, Tibetan: Steng chen rdzong, in Chamdo prefecture 昌都地區|昌都地区[Chāng dū dì qū], Tibet
东方青龙 Dōng fāng Qīng lóng see 青龍|青龙[Qīng lóng]
冬青 dōng qīng holly
冬青树 dōng qīng shù holly
返青 fǎn qīng (of plants) to turn green again/to revegetate
愤青 fèn qīng angry youth – highly nationalistic young Chinese people (abbr. for 憤怒青年|愤怒青年[fèng nù qīng nián]) (neologism c. 1970s)
粪青 fèn qīng "shit youth", sarcastic homonym for 憤青|愤青[fèn qīng]
高青 Gāo qīng Gaoqing county in Zibo 淄博[Zī bó], Shandong
高青县 Gāo qīng xiàn Gaoqing county in Zibo 淄博[Zī bó], Shandong
共产主义青年团 Gòng chǎn zhǔ yì Qīng nián tuán the Communist Youth League
共青团 Gòng qīng tuán the Communist Youth League, abbr. for 共產主義青年團|共产主义青年团[Gòng chǎn zhǔ yì Qīng nián tuán]
海东青 hǎi dōng qīng (bird species of China) gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus)
海青天 Hǎi qīng tiān popular nickname of Hai Rui 海瑞[Hǎi Ruì] (1514-1587), Ming politician, famous for honesty and integrity
花青素 huā qīng sù anthocyanidin (biochemistry)
回回青 huí huí qīng cobalt blue/Mohammedan blue
棘鼻青岛龙 jí bí Qīng dǎo lóng Tsintaosaurus spinorhinus, a 10 meter long hadrosaur with a single horn on its duck-billed snout
江青 Jiāng Qīng Jiang Qing (1914-1991), Mao Zedong's fourth wife and leader of the Gang of Four
葵青 Kuí qīng Kwai Tsing district of New Territories, Hong Kong
拉青格 Lā qīng gé Ratzinger (German surname of Pope Benedict XVI)
愣头儿青 lèng tóu er qīng hothead/rash individual
沥青 lì qīng asphalt/bitumen/pitch
沥青铀矿 lì qīng yóu kuàng pitchblende (uranium ore)
林青霞 Lín Qīng xiá Brigitte Lin (1954-), Taiwanese actress
留得青山在,不怕没柴烧 liú de qīng shān zài, bù pà méi chái shāo While the green hills last, there'll be wood to burn (idiom). Where there's life there's hope.
柳青 Liǔ Qīng Liu Qing (1916-1978), writer
刘青云 Liú Qīng yún Lau Ching-Wan (1964-), Hong Kong actor
炉火纯青 lú huǒ chún qīng lit. the stove fire has turned bright green (allusion to Daoist alchemy) (idiom)/fig. (of an art, a technique etc) brought to the point of perfection
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]
名垂青史 míng chuí qīng shǐ lit. reputation will go down in history (idiom)/fig. achievements will earn eternal glory
年青 nián qīng youthful
平步青云 píng bù qīng yún to rapidly go up in the world/meteoric rise (of a career, social position etc)
青白 Qīng bái Qingbaijiang district of Chengdu city 成都市[Chéng dū shì], Sichuan
青白 qīng bái pale/pallor
青白江 Qīng bái jiāng Qingbaijiang district of Chengdu city 成都市[Chéng dū shì], Sichuan
青菜 qīng cài green vegetables/Chinese cabbage
青草 qīng cǎo grass
青城山 Qīng chéng shān Mount Qingcheng
青出于蓝而胜于蓝 qīng chū yú lán ér shèng yú lán lit. the color blue is made out of indigo but is more vivid than indigo (idiom)/fig. the student surpasses the master
青川 Qīng chuān Qingchuan county in Guangyuan 廣元|广元[Guǎng yuán], Sichuan
青川县 Qīng chuān xiàn Qingchuan county in Guangyuan 廣元|广元[Guǎng yuán], Sichuan
青春 qīng chūn youth/youthfulness
青春不再 qīng chūn bù zài lit. one's youth will never return/to make the most of one's opportunities (idiom)
青春痘 qīng chūn dòu acne
青春豆 qīng chūn dòu acne
青春期 qīng chūn qī puberty/adolescence
青春永驻 qīng chūn yǒng zhù to stay young forever
青瓷 qīng cí celadon (pottery)
青葱 qīng cōng scallion/green onion/verdant/lush green
青翠 qīng cuì fresh and green/verdant
青黛 qīng dài indigo (dye)/Indigo naturalis extract (used in TCM)
青岛 Qīng dǎo Qingdao, subprovincial city in Shandong
青岛啤酒 Qīng dǎo pí jiǔ Tsingtao Beer
青岛市 Qīng dǎo shì Qingdao, subprovincial city in Shandong
青靛 qīng diàn indigo
青豆 qīng dòu green soybean/green peas
青发 qīng fā amobarbital (drug) (Tw)
青冈 Qīng gāng Qinggang county in Suihua 綏化|绥化, Heilongjiang
青冈县 Qīng gāng xiàn Qinggang county in Suihua 綏化|绥化, Heilongjiang
青工 qīng gōng young worker (esp of the CCP)
青瓜 qīng guā cucumber
青光眼 qīng guāng yǎn glaucoma
青海 Qīng hǎi Qinghai province (Tsinghai) in west China, abbr. 青, capital Xining 西寧|西宁
青海湖 Qīng hǎi Hú Qinghai Lake (Tibetan: mtsho-sngon)
青海省 Qīng hǎi shěng Qinghai province (Tsinghai) in west China, abbr. 青, capital Xining 西寧|西宁
青蒿素 qīng hāo sù Arteannuin (anti-malaria chemical)/Artemisinin/Qinghaosu
青河 Qīng hé Qinggil county or Chinggil nahiyisi in Altay prefecture 阿勒泰地區|阿勒泰地区[A1 lè tài dì qū], Xinjiang
青河县 Qīng hé xiàn Qinggil county or Chinggil nahiyisi in Altay prefecture 阿勒泰地區|阿勒泰地区[A1 lè tài dì qū], Xinjiang
青红帮 qīng hóng bāng traditional secret society, Chinese equivalent of Freemasons
青红皂白 qīng hóng zào bái the rights and wrongs of a matter (idiom)
青花 qīng huā blue and white (porcelain)
青花菜 qīng huā cài broccoli
青花瓷 qīng huā cí blue and white porcelain
青花椰菜 qīng huā yē cài broccoli
青黄 qīng huáng greenish yellow/sallow (of complexion)
青黄不接 qīng huáng bù jiē lit. yellow does not reach green (idiom)/the yellow autumn crop does not last until the green spring crop/temporary deficit in manpower or resources/unable to make ends meet
青江菜 qīng jiāng cài bok choy/Shanghai pak choy/Chinese mustard (Brassica rapa Chinensis)
青鲛 qīng jiāo ferocious sea fish
青椒 qīng jiāo Capsicum annuum/green pepper
青脚滨鹬 qīng jiǎo bīn yù (bird species of China) Temminck's stint (Calidris temminckii)
青椒牛柳 qīng jiāo niú liǔ beef with green peppers
青脚鹬 qīng jiǎo yù (bird species of China) common greenshank (Tringa nebularia)
青芥辣 qīng jiè là horseradish/wasabi/green mustard
青筋 qīng jīn veins/blue veins
青金石 qīng jīn shí lapis lazuli (mineral of the square albite family)
青稞 qīng kē highland barley (grown in Tibet and Qinghai)/qingke barley
青睐 qīng lài (lit.) to fix one's gaze on/(fig.) to show interest in/(favorable) attention/favor
青龙 Qīng lóng Azure Dragon, one of the four symbols of the Chinese constellations, also known as the Azure Dragon of the East 東方青龍|东方青龙[Dōng fāng Qīng lóng] or 東方蒼龍|东方苍龙[Dōng fāng Cāng lóng]/(slang) man without pubic hair
青龙满族自治县 Qīng lóng Mǎn zú Zì zhì xiàn Qinglong Manchu autonomous county in Qinhuangdao 秦皇島|秦皇岛[Qín huáng dǎo], Hebei
青龙县 Qīng lóng xiàn Qinglong Manchu autonomous county in Qinhuangdao 秦皇島|秦皇岛[Qín huáng dǎo], Hebei
青楼 qīng lóu (literary) brothel/pleasure quarters
青旅 qíng lǚ youth hostel/abbr. for 青年旅舍[qīng nián lu:3 shè]
青绿 qīng lǜ lush green/dark green/turquoise
青绿山水 qīng lǜ shān shuǐ blue-and-green landscape (genre of landscape painting originating in the Tang dynasty, in which blues and greens predominate)
青马大桥 Qīng mǎ Dà qiáo Tsing Ma Bridge (to Hong Kong Airport)
青霉素 qīng méi sù penicillin
青霉素 qīng méi sù penicillin
青梅竹马 qīng méi zhú mǎ lit. green plums and hobby-horse (idiom)/fig. innocent children's games/childhood sweethearts/a couple who grew up as childhood friends
青面獠牙 qīng miàn liáo yá ferocious-looking (idiom)
青木 Qīng mù Aoki (Japanese surname)
青囊 qīng náng medical practice (Chinese medicine) (old)
青囊经 Qīng náng Jīng Qingnang Jing, a book on medical practice written by 華佗|华佗[Huà Tuó]
青年 qīng nián youth/youthful years/young person/the young
青年会 Qīng nián huì YMCA (international Christian youth movement, formed in 1844)
青年节 Qīng nián jié Youth Day (May 4th), PRC national holiday for young people aged 14 to 28, who get half a day off
青年旅舍 qīng nián lǚ shè youth hostel
青年期 qīng nián qī adolescence
青年人 qīng nián rén young person/the young
青年团 qīng nián tuán youth corps/youth wing of a political party
青柠 qīng níng lime (fruit)
青柠檬 qīng níng méng lime (fruit)
青柠色 qīng níng sè lime (color)/greenish yellow
青浦 Qīng pǔ Qingpu suburban district of Shanghai
青浦区 Qīng pǔ qū Qingpu suburban district of Shanghai
青色 qīng sè cyan/blue-green
青涩 qīng sè underripe/(fig.) young and inexperienced
青森 Qīng sēn Aomori prefecture at the far north of Japan's main island Honshū 本州[Běn zhōu]
青森县 Qīng sēn xiàn Aomori prefecture at the far north of Japan's main island Honshū 本州[Běn zhōu]
青山 Qīng shān Qingshan district of Wuhan city 武漢市|武汉市[Wǔ hàn shì], Hubei/Qingshan district of Baotou city 包頭市|包头市[Bāo tóu shì], Inner Mongolia
青山 qīng shān green hills/(the good) life
青山湖 Qīng shān hú Qingshanhu district of Nanchang city 南昌市, Jiangxi
青山湖区 Qīng shān hú qū Qingshanhu district of Nanchang city 南昌市, Jiangxi
青山绿水 qīng shān lǜ shuǐ lit. green hills and clear waters/pleasant country scene (idiom)
青山区 Qīng shān qū Qingshan district of Wuhan city 武漢市|武汉市[Wǔ hàn shì], Hubei/Qingshan district of Baotou city 包頭市|包头市[Bāo tóu shì], Inner Mongolia
青山州 qīng shān zhōu Vermont (green mountain state)
青少年 qīng shào nián adolescent/youth/teenager
青神 Qīng shén Qingshen County in Meishan 眉山市[Méi shān Shì], Sichuan
青神县 Qīng shén Xiàn Qingshen County in Meishan 眉山市[Méi shān Shì], Sichuan
青史 qīng shǐ annal/historical record/CL:筆|笔[bǐ]
青石 qīng shí bluestone/limestone (colloquial)
青丝 qīng sī fine black hair/dried plum (sliced, as cake ingredient)
青松 qīng sōng pine tree
青蒜 qīng suàn garlic shoots and leaves
青苔 qīng tái moss/lichen
青檀 qīng tán blue sandalwood (Pteroceltis tatarinowii Maxim), the bark of which is used to manufacture 宣紙|宣纸
青檀树 qīng tán shù blue sandalwood (Pteroceltis tatarinowii Maxim), the bark of which is used to manufacture 宣紙|宣纸
青堂瓦舍 qīng táng wǎ shè brick house with a tiled roof
青天 qīng tiān clear sky/blue sky/upright and honorable (official)
青田 Qīng tián Qingtian county in Lishui 麗水|丽水[Lí shuǐ], Zhejiang
青天白日 qīng tiān bái rì in broad daylight/in the middle of the day/KMT emblem, a white sun on a blue background
青天大老爷 qīng tiān dà lǎo ye (coll.) just and incorruptible official
青天霹雳 qīng tiān pī lì thunder from a clear sky (idiom)/a bolt from the blue
青田县 Qīng tián xiàn Qingtian county in Lishui 麗水|丽水[Lí shuǐ], Zhejiang
青铜 qīng tóng bronze (alloy of copper 銅|铜 and tin 錫|锡[xī])
青铜器 qīng tóng qì bronze implement/refers to ancient bronze artifacts, from c. 2,000 BC
青铜器时代 Qīng tóng qì Shí dài the Bronze Age/also written 青銅時代|青铜时代[Qīng tóng Shí dài]
青铜峡 Qīng tóng xiá Qingtong county level city in Wuzhong 吳忠|吴忠[Wú zhōng], Ningxia
青铜峡市 Qīng tóng xiá shì Qingtong county level city in Wuzhong 吳忠|吴忠[Wú zhōng], Ningxia
青头潜鸭 qīng tóu qián yā (bird species of China) Baer's pochard (Aythya baeri)
青头鹦鹉 qīng tóu yīng wǔ (bird species of China) slaty-headed parakeet (Psittacula himalayana)
青蛙 qīng wā frog/CL:隻|只[zhī]/(slang) ugly guy
青瓦台 Qīng wǎ tái Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae), residence of the president of South Korea in Seoul
青虾 qīng xiā oriental river prawn (Macrobrachium nipponense), a species of freshwater shrimp
青县 Qīng xiàn Qing county in Cangzhou 滄州|沧州[Cāng zhōu], Hebei
青葙 qīng xiāng feather cockscomb (Celosia argentea)
青葙子 qīng xiāng zi feather cockscomb (Celosia argentea)
青荇 qīng xìng waterlily/floating heart (Nymphoides peltatum)
青秀 Qīng xiù Qingxiu District of Nanning City 南寧市|南宁市[Nán níng Shì], Guangxi
青秀区 Qīng xiù Qū Qingxiu District of Nanning City 南寧市|南宁市[Nán níng Shì], Guangxi
青眼 qīng yǎn lit. (to look) with a direct gaze/fig. respect/favor
青阳 Qīng yáng Qingyang county in Chizhou 池州[Chí zhōu], Anhui
青羊 Qīng yáng Qingyang district of Chengdu city 成都市[Chéng dū shì], Sichuan
青羊区 Qīng yáng qū Qingyang district of Chengdu city 成都市[Chéng dū shì], Sichuan
青阳县 Qīng yáng xiàn Qingyang county in Chizhou 池州[Chí zhōu], Anhui
青衣 qīng yī black clothes/servant (old)/young woman role in Chinese opera, also called 正旦[zhèng dàn]
青釉 qīng yòu celadon, classic Chinese style of ceramic glaze
青鼬 qīng yòu weasel/Martes flavigula (zoology)
青鱼 qīng yú black carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus)/herring/mackerel
青原 Qīng yuán Qingyuan district of Ji'an city 吉安市, Jiangxi
青原区 Qīng yuán qū Qingyuan district of Ji'an city 吉安市, Jiangxi
青云 qīng yún clear sky/fig. high official position/noble
青云谱 Qīng yún pǔ Qingyunpu district of Nanchang city 南昌市, Jiangxi
青云谱区 Qīng yún pǔ qū Qingyunpu district of Nanchang city 南昌市, Jiangxi
青云直上 qīng yún zhí shàng rising straight up in a clear sky (idiom)/rapid promotion to a high post/meteoric career
青藏 Qīng Zàng Qinghai and Tibet
青藏高原 Qīng Zàng gāo yuán Qinghai-Tibetan plateau
青藏公路 qīng zàng gōng lù Qinghai-Tibet road (from 1984)
青藏铁路 Qīng Zàng tiě lù Qinghai-Tibet railway
青藏铁路线 qīng zàng tiě lù xiàn Qinghai-Tibet railway
青藏线 qīng zàng xiàn the Qinghai-Tibet route
青枣 qīng zǎo blue or green jujube/Chinese green date
青肿 qīng zhǒng bruise
青州 Qīng zhōu Qingzhou county level city in Weifang 濰坊|潍坊[Wéi fāng], Shandong
青州市 Qīng zhōu shì Qingzhou county level city in Weifang 濰坊|潍坊[Wéi fāng], Shandong
青贮 qīng zhù silage/green fodder
青壮年 qīng zhuàng nián the prime of one's life
青紫 qīng zǐ purple
青字头 qīng zì tóu "top of 青 character" component in Chinese characters
杀青 shā qīng to put the last hand to (a book, a film etc)/to finalize/to kill-green (a step in the processing of tea leaves)
山青水灵 shān qīng shuǐ líng green mountains and vivacious waters (idiom)/lush and lively scenery
石青 shí qīng azurite/copper azurite 2CuCO3-Cu(OH)2/azure blue
苏步青 Sū Bù qīng Su Buqing (1902-2003), Chinese mathematician
踏青 tà qīng lit. tread the green/go for a walk in the spring (when the grass has turned green)/spring hike season around Qingming festival 清明, 4th-6th April
踏青赏春 tà qīng shǎng chūn to enjoy a beautiful spring walk (idiom)
踏青赏花 tà qīng shǎng huā to enjoy the flowers on a spring outing (idiom)
天青石 tiān qīng shí lapis lazuli
铁青 tiě qīng ashen
万古长青 wàn gǔ cháng qīng remain fresh/last forever/eternal
万年青 wàn nián qīng Nippon lily (Rohdea japonica)
文青 wén qīng young person who adopts an artistic or intellectual style/abbr. for 文藝青年|文艺青年
乌青 wū qīng bluish black/bruise/bruising/CL:塊|块[kuài]
西青 Xī qīng Xiqing suburban district of Tianjin municipality 天津市[Tiān jīn shì]
西青区 Xī qīng qū Xiqing suburban district of Tianjin municipality 天津市[Tiān jīn shì]
小青脚鹬 xiǎo qīng jiǎo yù (bird species of China) Nordmann's greenshank (Tringa guttifer)
小青年 xiǎo qīng nián young person/youngster
新青 Xīn qīng Xinqing district of Yichun city 伊春市[Yī chūn shì], Heilongjiang
新青区 Xīn qīng qū Xinqing district of Yichun city 伊春市[Yī chūn shì], Heilongjiang
玄青 xuán qīng deep black
雪青 xuě qīng lilac (color)
鸭蛋青 yā dàn qīng pale blue
意大利青瓜 Yì dà lì qīng guā zucchini
雨过天青 yǔ guò tiān qīng sky clears after rain/new hopes after a disastrous period (idiom)/every cloud has a silver lining (idiom)/see also 雨過天晴|雨过天晴[yǔ guò tiān qíng]
瘀青 yū qīng bruise/contusion
淤青 yū qīng bruise/contusion
鱼生火,肉生痰,青菜豆腐保平安 yú shēng huǒ, ròu shēng tán, qīng cài dòu fu bǎo píng ān fish brings heat, meat brings phlegm, vegetables and tofu keep you healthy
元青 yuán qīng deep black
藏青 zàng qīng see 藏青色[zàng qīng sè]
藏青果 zàng qīng guǒ chebulic myrobalan (Terminalia chebula)
藏青色 zàng qīng sè navy blue
乍青乍白 zhà qīng zhà bái (of sb's face) turning alternately green and white
知青 zhī qīng educated youth (sent to work in farms during the Cultural Revolution)
中国共产主义青年团 Zhōng guó Gòng chǎn zhǔ yì Qīng nián tuán Communist Youth League of China/China Youth League
中国青年报 Zhōng guó Qīng nián Bào China Youth Daily, www.cyol.net
中青 Zhōng Qīng China Youth (official newspaper) (abbr. for 中國青年報|中国青年报[Zhōng guó Qīng nián Bào])
中青年 zhōng qīng nián middle-aged
竹青 zhú qīng bamboo bark/bamboo green (color)
竹叶青 zhú yè qīng Trimeresurus stejnegeri (poisonous snake)
竹叶青蛇 zhú yè qīng shé Trimeresurus stejnegeri (poisonous snake)

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