(lóng)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. dragon (Kangxi radical 212)

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Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
水龙头 shuǐlóngtóu faucet/tap
阿普吐龙 ā pǔ tǔ lóng apatosaurus/former name: brontosaurus/also called 雷龍|雷龙[léi lóng]
艾扑西龙 ài pū xī lóng epsilon (Greek letter Εε)
安龙 Ān lóng Anlong county in Qianxinan Buyei and Miao autonomous prefecture 黔西南州[Qián xī nán zhōu], Guizhou
安龙县 Ān lóng xiàn Anlong county in Qianxinan Buyei and Miao autonomous prefecture 黔西南州[Qián xī nán zhōu], Guizhou
霸王龙 bà wáng lóng Tyrannosaurus rex
摆龙门阵 bǎi lóng mén zhèn chat/gossip/spin a yarn
摆乌龙 bǎi wū lóng to mess sth up/to screw up
扳龙附凤 bān lóng fù fèng hitching a ride to the sky on the dragon and phoenix (idiom)/fig. currying favor with the rich and powerful in the hope of advancement
保力龙 bǎo lì lóng polystyrene
保丽龙 bǎo lì lóng styrofoam
暴龙 bào lóng Tyrannosaurus spp./esp. T. rex
暴龙科 bào lóng kē Tyrannosauridae, the dinosaur family containing Tyrannosaurus
暴龙属 bào lóng shǔ genus Tyrannosaurus
包龙图 Bāo Lóng tú Bao Longtu, ”Bao of the Dragon Image”, fictional name used for Bao Zheng 包拯[Bāo Zhěng] (999-1062), Northern Song official renowned for his honesty
崩龙族 Bēng lóng zú the Benglong (Penglung) ethnic group of Yunnan
变色龙 biàn sè lóng (lit. and fig.) chameleon
苍龙 Cāng lóng Blue Dragon, other name of the Azure Dragon 青龍|青龙 (the seven mansions of the east sky)
沧龙 cāng lóng mosasaur
沧龙科 cāng lóng kē family Mosasauridae
藏龙卧虎 cáng lóng wò hǔ lit. hidden dragon, crouching tiger (idiom)/fig. talented individuals in hiding/concealed talent
长颈龙 cháng jǐng lóng tanystropheus, long-necked reptile from Triassic
长龙 cháng lóng long queue/long line (of cars, people etc)
长掌义县龙 cháng zhǎng Yì xiàn lóng Yixianosaurus longimanus, theropod dinosaur from Yi county 義縣|义县, Jinzhou 錦州|锦州, west Liaoning
车龙 chē lóng long queue of slow-moving traffic/tram
车水马龙 chē shuǐ mǎ lóng endless stream of horse and carriages (idiom)/heavy traffic
辰龙 chén lóng Year 5, year of the Dragon (e.g. 2000)
乘龙 chéng lóng to ride the dragon/to die (of emperors and kings)
成龙 Chéng Lóng Jackie Chan (1954-), kungfu film and Cantopop star
成龙 chéng lóng to succeed in life/to become somebody
乘龙快婿 chéng lóng kuài xù ideal son-in-law
成语接龙 chéng yǔ jiē lóng game where the last word of one idiom 成語|成语[chéng yǔ] is the first of the next
驰龙科 chí lóng kē Dromaeosauridae (dinosaur family including velociraptor)
达克龙 Dá kè lóng Dacron (brand)
大排长龙 dà pái cháng lóng to form a long queue (idiom)/(of cars) to be bumper to bumper
大水冲了龙王庙 dà shuǐ chōng le Lóng wáng miào lit. surging waters flooded the Dragon King temple (idiom)/fig. to fail to recognize a familiar person/a dispute between close people who fail to recognize each other
大洋龙 dà yáng lóng halisaurus
盗龙 dào lóng Rapator ornitholestoides (dinosaur)
东方青龙 Dōng fāng Qīng lóng see 青龍|青龙[Qīng lóng]
独龙 Dú lóng Drung or Dulong ethnic group of northwest Yunnan
独龙江 Dú lóng jiāng Dulong river in northwest Yunnan on border with Myanmar, tributary of Salween or Nujiang 怒江, sometimes referred to as number four of Three parallel rivers 三江並流|三江并流, wildlife protection unit
独眼龙 dú yǎn lóng one-eyed person
堆龙德庆 Duī lóng dé qìng Doilungdêqên county, Tibetan: Stod lung bde chen rdzong in Lhasa 拉薩|拉萨[Lā sà], Tibet
堆龙德庆县 Duī lóng dé qìng xiàn Doilungdêqên county, Tibetan: Stod lung bde chen rdzong in Lhasa 拉薩|拉萨[Lā sà], Tibet
鳄龙 è lóng Champsosaurus
二连巨盗龙 èr lián jù dào lóng Gigantoraptor erlianensis (a giant bird-like dinosaur found in Erlian in Inner Mongolia)
飞龙 fēi lóng wyvern (type of dragon)
冯梦龙 Féng Mèng lóng Feng Menglong (1574-1646), late Ming dynasty novelist writing in colloquial (baihua), author of Stories Old and New 古今小說|古今小说[Gǔ jīn Xiǎo shuō]
伏龙凤雏 fú lóng fèng chú hidden genius (idiom)
港龙航空 Gǎng lóng Háng kōng Hong Kong Dragon Airlines (operating as Dragonair), Hong Kong-based international airline
搞乌龙 gǎo wū lóng to mess sth up
贡山独龙族怒族自治县 Gòng shān Dú lóng zú Nù zú Zì zhì xiàn Gongshan Derung and Nu autonomous county in Nujiang Lisu autonomous prefecture 怒江傈僳族自治州[Nù jiāng Lì sù zú Zì zhì zhōu] in northwest Yunnan
公孙龙 Gōng sūn Lóng Gongsun Long (c. 325-250 BC), leading thinker of the School of Logicians of the Warring States Period (475-220 BC)
古龙 Gǔ Lóng Gu Long (1938-1985), Taiwanese wuxia novelist and screenwriter
韩亚龙 Hán yà lóng H Mart, Korean supermarket chain in US and Canada
赫伯斯翼龙 Hè bó sī yì lóng Herbstosaurus (genus of pterosaur)
和龙 Hé lóng Helong county level city in Yanbian Korean autonomous prefecture 延邊朝鮮族自治州|延边朝鲜族自治州, Jilin
贺龙 Hè Lóng He Long (1896-1969), important communist military leader, died from persecution during the Cultural Revolution
合龙 hé lóng to join the two sections (of a linear structure: bridge, dike etc) to complete its construction
和龙市 Hé lóng shì Helong county level city in Yanbian Korean autonomous prefecture 延邊朝鮮族自治州|延边朝鲜族自治州, Jilin
赫兹龙 Hè zī lóng Hezron (name)
黑龙江 Hēi lóng jiāng Heilongjiang province (Heilungkiang) in northeast China, abbr. 黑, capital Harbin 哈尔滨/Heilongjiang river forming the border between northeast China and Russia/Amur river
黑龙江河 Hēi lóng jiāng Hé Heilongjiang River/Amur River (the border between northeast China and Russia)
黑龙江省 Hēi lóng jiāng Shěng Heilongjiang Province (Heilungkiang) in northeast China, abbr. 黑, capital Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨[Hā ěr bīn]
后龙 Hòu lóng Houlung town in Miaoli county 苗栗縣|苗栗县[Miáo lì xiàn], northwest Taiwan
后龙镇 Hòu lóng zhèn Houlung town in Miaoli county 苗栗縣|苗栗县[Miáo lì xiàn], northwest Taiwan
虎踞龙盘 hǔ jù lóng pán lit. where tigers crouch and dragons coil (idiom)/fig. forbidding terrain
虎踞龙蟠 hǔ jù lóng pán lit. where tigers crouch and dragons coil (idiom)/fig. forbidding terrain
华北龙 Huá běi lóng Huabeisaurus (Huabeisaurus allocotus)
华龙 Huà lóng Hualong district of Puyang city 濮陽市|濮阳市[Pú yáng shì], Henan
画龙点睛 huà lóng diǎn jīng to paint a dragon and dot in the eyes (idiom)/fig. to add the vital finishing touch/the crucial point that brings the subject to life/a few words to clinch the point
华龙区 Huà lóng qū Hualong district of Puyang city 濮陽市|濮阳市[Pú yáng shì], Henan
黄龙 Huáng lóng Huanglong county in Yan'an 延安[Yán ān], Shaanxi
黄龙病 huáng lóng bìng huanglongbing, citrus greening disease
黄龙县 Huáng lóng xiàn Huanglong county in Yan'an 延安[Yán ān], Shaanxi
火龙 huǒ lóng fiery dragon
火龙果 huǒ lóng guǒ red pitaya/dragon fruit/dragon pearl fruit (genus Hylocereus)
活龙活现 huó lóng huó xiàn living spirit, living image (idiom)/true to life/vivid and realistic
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
剑龙 jiàn lóng stegosaurus
角龙 jiǎo lóng ceratopsian
蛟龙 jiāo lóng legendary dragon with the ability to control rain and floods
惊恐翼龙 Jīng kǒng yì lóng Phobetor (genus of pterodactyloid pterosaur)
九龙 Jiǔ lóng Kowloon district of Hong Kong
九龙城 Jiǔ lóng chéng Kowloon City, Hong Kong
九龙城寨 Jiǔ lóng Chéng zhài Kowloon Walled City
九龙坡 Jiǔ lóng pō Jiulongpo district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
九龙坡区 Jiǔ lóng pō qū Jiulongpo district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
九龙县 Jiǔ lóng xiàn Jiulong county (Tibetan: brgyad zur rdzong) in Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture 甘孜藏族自治州[Gān zī Zàng zú zì zhì zhōu], Sichuan (formerly in Kham province of Tibet)
卡尔德龙 Kǎ ěr dé lóng Calderon (Hispanic name)
科莫多龙 Kē mò duō lóng Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis)
恐龙 kǒng lóng dinosaur/CL:頭|头[tóu]/(slang) ugly person
恐龙类 kǒng lóng lèi dinosaurs
恐龙妹 kǒng lóng mèi ugly girl (slang)
恐龙总目 kǒng lóng zǒng mù Dinosauria, superorder within class Sauropsida containing dinosaurs and birds
来龙去脉 lái lóng qù mài the rise and fall of the terrain (idiom)/(fig.) the whole sequence of events/causes and effects
老态龙钟 lǎo tài lóng zhōng doddering/senile
雷克斯暴龙 léi kè sī bào lóng Tyrannosaurus rex
雷龙 léi lóng apatosaurus/former name: brontosaurus
戾龙 lì lóng mythical evil serpent/evil dragon in Western mythology, cf Revelations 14:12
李显龙 Lǐ Xiǎn lóng Lee Hsien Loong (1952-), Singapore PAP politician, eldest son of Lee Kuan Yew 李光耀[Lǐ Guāng yào], prime minister from 2004
李小龙 Lǐ Xiǎo lóng Bruce Lee (1940-1973), Hong Kong actor and martial arts expert
鲤鱼跳龙门 lǐ yú tiào lóng mén to make a significant advance in one's career (idiom)/to get one's big break
梁龙 liáng lóng diplodocus
伶盗龙 líng dào lóng velociraptor (dinosaur)
龙安 Lóng ān Longan district of Anyang city 安陽市|安阳市[An1 yáng shì], Henan
龙安区 Lóng ān qū Longan district of Anyang city 安陽市|安阳市[An1 yáng shì], Henan
龙安寺 Lóng ān sì Ryōanji, temple in northwest Kyōto 京都, Japan with famous rock garden
龙标 lóng biāo film screening permit in PRC
龙车 lóng chē imperial chariot
龙城 Lóng chéng Longcheng district of Chaoyang city 朝陽市|朝阳市, Liaoning
龙城区 Lóng chéng qū Longcheng district of Chaoyang city 朝陽市|朝阳市, Liaoning
龙川 Lóng chuān Longchuan county in Heyuan 河源[Hé yuán], Guangdong/Ryongchon, town in North Korea
龙船 lóng chuán dragon boat (used at 端午[Duān wǔ], the Dragon Boat Festival)
龙川县 Lóng chuān xiàn Longchuan county in Heyuan 河源[Hé yuán], Guangdong
龙床 lóng chuáng the Emperor's bed
龙胆 lóng dǎn rough gentian/Japanese gentian (Gentiana scabra)
龙胆紫 lóng dǎn zǐ gentian violet C25H30ClN3/crystal violet
龙的传人 lóng de chuán rén Descendants of the Dragon (i.e. Han Chinese)
龙灯 lóng dēng dragon lantern
龙洞 lóng dòng cave/natural cavern (in limestone)
龙豆 lóng dòu dragon bean/long bean
龙趸 lóng dǔn giant grouper/Epinephelus lanceolatus
龙飞 lóng fēi to promote (to official position in former times)
龙飞凤舞 lóng fēi fèng wǔ flamboyant or bold cursive calligraphy (idiom)
龙凤 Lóng fèng Longfeng district of Daqing city 大慶|大庆[Dà qìng], Heilongjiang
龙凤 lóng fèng dragon and phoenix
龙凤呈祥 lóng fèng chéng xiáng the dragon and phoenix are symbols of good fortune (idiom)/auspicious/decorated with auspicious symbols such as the dragon and the phoenix
龙凤区 Lóng fèng qū Longfeng district of Daqing city 大慶|大庆[Dà qìng], Heilongjiang
龙凤胎 lóng fèng tāi twins of mixed sex
龙肝凤胆 lóng gān fèng dǎn rare food/ambrosia (delicacy)
龙岗 Lóng gǎng Longgang district of Shenzhen City 深圳市, Guangdong
龙港 Lóng Gǎng Longgang district of Huludao city 葫蘆島市|葫芦岛市, Liaoning
龙岗区 Lóng gǎng qū Longgang district of Shenzhen City 深圳市, Guangdong
龙港区 Lóng Gǎng qū Longgang district of Huludao city 葫蘆島市|葫芦岛市, Liaoning
龙宫 lóng gōng palace of the Dragon King at the bottom of the Eastern Sea
龙宫贝 lóng gōng bèi Rumphius's slit shell (Entemnotrochus rumphii), found in Japan and Taiwan
龙骨 lóng gǔ keel/dragon bones (ancient bones used in TCM)
龙骨车 lóng gǔ chē water wheel
龙海 Lóng hǎi Longhai county level city in Zhangzhou 漳州[Zhāng zhōu], Fujian
龙海市 Lóng hǎi shì Longhai county level city in Zhangzhou 漳州[Zhāng zhōu], Fujian
龙蒿 lóng hāo tarragon
龙湖 Lóng hú Longhu district of Shantou city 汕头市, Guangdong
龙虎 lóng hǔ outstanding people/water and fire (in Daoist writing)
龙虎斗 lóng hǔ dòu fight between powerful contenders
龙湖区 Lóng hú qū Longhu district of Shantou city 汕头市, Guangdong
龙华 Lóng huá Longhua, name of numerous entities, notably Longhua Temple 龍華寺|龙华寺 in Shanghai and Longhua District of Haikou City 海口市[Hǎi kǒu Shì], Hainan
龙华区 Lóng huá qū Longhua district of Haikou city 海口市[Hǎi kǒu Shì], Hainan
龙江 Lóng jiāng Longjiang county in Qiqihar 齊齊哈爾|齐齐哈尔[Qí qí hā ěr], Heilongjiang
龙江县 Lóng jiāng xiàn Longjiang county in Qiqihar 齊齊哈爾|齐齐哈尔[Qí qí hā ěr], Heilongjiang
龙巾 lóng jīn imperial towel
龙井 Lóng jǐng Longjing county level city in Yanbian Korean autonomous prefecture 延邊朝鮮族自治州|延边朝鲜族自治州, Jilin/Lungching township in Taichung county 臺中縣|台中县[Tái zhōng xiàn], Taiwan/also Longjing tea 龍井茶|龙井茶
龙井茶 lóng jǐng chá Longjing (tea)
龙井市 Lóng jǐng shì Longjing county level city in Yanbian Korean autonomous prefecture 延邊朝鮮族自治州|延边朝鲜族自治州, Jilin
龙井乡 Lóng jǐng xiāng Lungching township in Taichung county 臺中縣|台中县[Tái zhōng xiàn], Taiwan
龙驹 lóng jū fine horse/brilliant young man
龙驹凤雏 lóng jū fèng chú brilliant young man/talented young scholar
龙卷 lóng juǎn tornado/waterspout/twister
龙卷风 lóng juǎn fēng tornado/hurricane/twister/cyclone
龙君 lóng jūn the Dragon King of the Eastern Sea (mythology)
龙龛手鉴 Lóng kān Shǒu jiàn Longkan Shoujian, Chinese character dictionary from 997 AD containing 26,430 entries, with radicals placed into 240 rhyme groups and arranged according to the four tones, and the rest of the characters similarly arranged under each radical
龙龛手镜 Lóng kān Shǒu jìng see 龍龕手鑑|龙龛手鉴[Lóng kān Shǒu jiàn]
龙口 Lóng kǒu Longkou county level city in Yantai 煙台|烟台, Shandong
龙口夺食 lóng kǒu duó shí to harvest hurriedly before rain comes
龙口市 Lóng kǒu shì Longkou county level city in Yantai 煙台|烟台, Shandong
龙葵 lóng kuí black nightshade (Solanum nigrum)
龙里 Lóng lǐ Longli county in Qiannan Buyei and Miao autonomous prefecture 黔南州[Qián nán zhōu], Guizhou
龙利 lóng lì sole/right-eyed flounder/flatfish/see also 鰈|鲽[dié]
龙里县 Lóng lǐ xiàn Longli county in Qiannan Buyei and Miao autonomous prefecture 黔南州[Qián nán zhōu], Guizhou
龙利叶 lóng lì yè Sauropus spatulifolius Beille (shrub of the Euphorbiaceae family)
龙陵 Lóng líng Longling county in Baoshan 保山[Bǎo shān], Yunnan
龙陵县 Lóng líng xiàn Longling county in Baoshan 保山[Bǎo shān], Yunnan
龙马精神 lóng mǎ jīng shén old but still full of vitality (idiom)
龙马潭区 Lóng mǎ tán qū Longmatan district of Luzhou city 瀘州市|泸州市[Lú zhōu shì], Sichuan
龙脉 lóng mài dragon's vein, terrain that looks like a dragon
龙猫 lóng māo chinchilla/Totoro (anime character)
龙门 Lóng mén Longmen county in Huizhou 惠州[Huì zhōu], Guangdong/mythical Dragon gate where a carp can transform into a dragon
龙门刨 lóng mén bào double column surface grinding machine
龙门断层 Lóng mén duàn céng Longmenshan fault line, a tectonically active thrust fault line at the northwest boundary of the Sichuan basin
龙门山 Lóng mén shān Mt Longmen, the northwest boundary of the Sichuan basin, an active geological fault line/Mt Longmen in Shandong/Mt Longmen in Henan
龙门山断层 Lóng mén shān duàn céng Longmenshan fault line, a tectonically active thrust fault line at the northwest boundary of the Sichuan basin
龙门石窟 Lóng mén Shí kū Longmen Grottoes at Luoyang 洛陽|洛阳[Luò yáng], Henan
龙门县 Lóng mén xiàn Longmen county in Huizhou 惠州[Huì zhōu], Guangdong
龙南 Lóng nán Longnan county in Ganzhou 贛州|赣州, Jiangxi
龙南县 Lóng nán xiàn Longnan county in Ganzhou 贛州|赣州, Jiangxi
龙年 lóng nián Year of the Dragon (e.g. 2000, 2012, etc)
龙袍 lóng páo dragon robe/emperor's court dress
龙崎 Lóng qí Lungchi township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tái nán xiàn], Taiwan
龙崎乡 Lóng qí xiāng Lungchi township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tái nán xiàn], Taiwan
龙泉 Lóng quán Longquanyi district of Chengdu city 成都市[Chéng dū shì], Sichuan/Longquan county level city in Lishui 麗水|丽水[Lí shuǐ], Zhejiang
龙泉市 Lóng quán shì Longquan county level city in Lishui 麗水|丽水[Lí shuǐ], Zhejiang
龙泉驿 Lóng quán yì Longquanyi district of Chengdu city 成都市[Chéng dū shì], Sichuan
龙沙 Lóng shā Longsha district of Qiqihar city 齊齊哈爾|齐齐哈尔[Qí qí hā ěr], Heilongjiang
龙沙区 Lóng shā qū Longsha district of Qiqihar city 齊齊哈爾|齐齐哈尔[Qí qí hā ěr], Heilongjiang
龙山 Lóng shān Dragon mountain/Longshan district of Liaoyuan city 遼源市|辽源市, Jilin/Longshan county in Xiangxi Tujia and Miao autonomous prefecture 湘西土家族苗族自治州[Xiāng xī Tǔ jiā zú Miáo zú zì zhì zhōu]
龙山区 Lóng shān qū Longshan district of Liaoyuan city 遼源市|辽源市, Jilin
龙山文化 Lóng shān wén huà Longshan culture/black pottery culture
龙山县 Lóng shān xiàn Longshan county in Xiangxi Tujia and Miao autonomous prefecture 湘西土家族苗族自治州[Xiāng xī Tǔ jiā zú Miáo zú zì zhì zhōu]
龙蛇混杂 lóng shé hùn zá lit. dragons and snakes mingle (idiom)/fig. a mix of good people and scumbags
龙舌兰 lóng shé lán agave (genus of plants)/Agave americana/tequila
龙舌兰酒 lóng shé lán jiǔ tequila
龙胜各族自治县 Lóng shèng Gè zú Zì zhì xiàn Longsheng Various Nationalities Autonomous County in Guilin 桂林[Guì lín], Guangxi
龙生九子 lóng shēng jiǔ zǐ lit. the dragon has nine sons (idiom)/fig. all kinds of characters/good and bad intermingled/It takes all sorts to make a world.
龙生龙,凤生凤 lóng shēng lóng, fèng shēng fèng lit. dragon births dragon, phoenix births phoenix (idiom)/fig. the apple doesn't fall far from the tree
龙胜县 Lóng shèng xiàn Longsheng various ethnic groups autonomous county in Guilin 桂林[Guì lín], Guangxi
龙树 Lóng shù Nāgārjuna (c. 150-250 AD), Buddhist philosopher
龙树菩萨 Lóng shù Pú sà Nagarjuna (Nagarjuna Bodhisattva)
龙嵩 lóng sōng tarragon
龙嵩叶 lóng sōng yè tarragon
龙潭 Lóng tán Longtan district of Jilin city 吉林市, Jilin province/see also 龍潭|龙潭[lóng tán]/Longtan or Lungtan township in Taoyuan county 桃園縣|桃园县[Táo yuán xiàn], north Taiwan
龙潭 lóng tán dragon pool/dragon pond/see also 龍潭|龙潭[Lóng tán]
龙潭沟 Lóng tán gōu Longtan Ravine, scenic area in Xixia county 西峽縣|西峡县[Xī xiá xiàn], Nanyang 南陽|南阳[Nán yáng], Henan
龙潭区 Lóng tán qū Longtan district of Jilin city 吉林市, Jilin province
龙潭乡 Lóng tán xiāng Longtan or Lungtan township in Taoyuan county 桃園縣|桃园县[Táo yuán xiàn], north Taiwan
龙套 lóng tào costume of minor characters in opera, featuring dragon designs/walk-on
龙韬 lóng tāo military strategy and tactics/the imperial guard
龙腾虎跃 lóng téng hǔ yuè lit. dragon soaring and tiger leaping (idiom)/fig. prosperous and bustling/vigorous and active
龙亭 Lóng tíng Longting district of Kaifeng city 開封市|开封市[Kāi fēng shì], Henan
龙亭区 Lóng tíng qū Longting district of Kaifeng city 開封市|开封市[Kāi fēng shì], Henan
龙头 lóng tóu faucet/water tap/bicycle handle bar/chief (esp. of gang)/boss/decision maker/(market) leader (of companies)/front end of mud-flow/figurehead on prow of dragon boat 龍船|龙船
龙头老大 lóng tóu lǎo dà big boss/leader of a group/dominant (position)
龙头企业 lóng tóu qǐ yè key enterprises/leading enterprises
龙头蛇尾 lóng tóu shé wěi lit. dragon's head, snake's tail (idiom)/fig. a strong start but weak finish
龙头铡 lóng tóu zhá lever-style guillotine decorated with a dragon's head at the hinged end, used to behead criminals related to the emperor
龙湾 Lóng wān Longwan district of Wenzhou city 溫州市|温州市[Wēn zhōu shì], Zhejiang
龙湾区 Lóng wān qū Longwan district of Wenzhou city 溫州市|温州市[Wēn zhōu shì], Zhejiang
龙王 Lóng wáng Dragon King (mythology)
龙文 Lóng wén Longwen district of Zhangzhou city 漳州市[Zhāng zhōu shì], Fujian
龙纹 lóng wén dragon (as a decorative design)
龙文区 Lóng wén qū Longwen district of Zhangzhou city 漳州市[Zhāng zhōu shì], Fujian
龙虾 lóng xiā lobster
龙涎香 lóng xián xiāng ambergris
龙芯 Lóng xīn Loongson (a family of general-purpose CPUs developed within China)
龙形拳 lóng xíng quán Long Xing Quan - "Dragon Fist" - Martial Art
龙须菜 lóng xū cài asparagus/(Tw) young shoots of the chayote vine 佛手瓜[fó shǒu guā]
龙血树 lóng xuè shù dragon tree/Dracaena (botany)
龙岩 Lóng yán Longyan prefecture-level city in Fujian
龙眼 lóng yǎn longan fruit/dragon eye fruit/Dimocarpus longan (botany)/CL:粒[lì]
龙岩地区 Lóng yán dì qū Longyan district (old term)/since 1983, Longyan county level city, Fujian
龙岩市 Lóng yán shì Longyan prefecture-level city in Fujian
龙羊 Lóng yáng Long yang village in Hainan Tibetan autonomous prefecture, Qinghai
龙阳 Lóng yáng place in Shanghai/(coll.) male homosexual
龙阳君 lóng yáng jūn homosexual (positive term)
龙羊峡 Lóng yáng xiá Longyangxia canyon on the upper reaches of the Yellow River, Gonghe county 共和縣|共和县[Gòng hé xiàn] in Hainan Tibetan autonomous prefecture, Qinghai
龙椅 lóng yǐ the Dragon Throne/the imperial throne
龙游 Lóng yóu Longyou county in Quzhou 衢州[Qú zhōu], Zhejiang
龙游县 Lóng yóu xiàn Longyou county in Quzhou 衢州[Qú zhōu], Zhejiang
龙争虎斗 lóng zhēng hǔ dòu lit. the dragon wars, the tiger battles (idiom)/fierce battle between giants
龙钟 lóng zhōng decrepit/senile
龙州 Lóng zhōu Longzhou county in Chongzuo 崇左[Chóng zuǒ], Guangxi
龙舟 lóng zhōu dragon boat/imperial boat
龙州县 Lóng zhōu xiàn Longzhou county in Chongzuo 崇左[Chóng zuǒ], Guangxi
龙子湖 Lóng zi hú Longzihu district of Bengbu city 蚌埠市[Bèng bù shì], Anhui
龙子湖区 Lóng zi hú qū Longzihu district of Bengbu city 蚌埠市[Bèng bù shì], Anhui
卢龙 Lú lóng Lulong county in Qinhuangdao 秦皇島|秦皇岛[Qín huáng dǎo], Hebei
卢龙县 Lú lóng xiàn Lulong county in Qinhuangdao 秦皇島|秦皇岛[Qín huáng dǎo], Hebei
洛龙 Luò lóng Luolong district of Luoyang City 洛陽市|洛阳市 in Henan province 河南
洛龙区 Luò lóng qū Luolong district of Luoyang City 洛陽市|洛阳市 in Henan province 河南
马卡龙 mǎ kǎ lóng macaron, French pastry with a soft filling sandwiched between the meringue-based cookie shells (loanword)
马克龙 Mǎ kè lóng Emmanuel Macron (1977-), president of France from 2017
马龙 Mǎ lóng Malong county in Qujing 曲靖[Qǔ jìng], Yunnan
马龙县 Mǎ lóng xiàn Malong county in Qujing 曲靖[Qǔ jìng], Yunnan
麦德龙 Mài dé lóng Metro supermarket chain (originally German)
寐龙 Mèi lóng Mei, dinosaur genus/Mei long, dinosaur species
猛龙怪客 Měng lóng guài kè Death wish, movie series with Charles Bronson
迷惑龙 mí huo lóng apatosaurus/former name: brontosaurus/also called 雷龍|雷龙[léi lóng]
尼龙 ní lóng nylon (loanword)
尼龙搭扣 ní lóng dā kòu nylon buckle/velcro
欧姆龙 Oū mǔ lóng Omron Corporation (Japanese electronics company)
蟠龙 pán lóng coiled dragon
盘龙 Pán lóng Panlong district of Kunming city 昆明市[Kūn míng shì], Yunnan
攀龙附凤 pān lóng fù fèng see 扳龍附鳳|扳龙附凤[bān lóng fù fèng]
盘龙区 Pán lóng qū Panlong district of Kunming city 昆明市[Kūn míng shì], Yunnan
盘龙卧虎 pán lóng wò hǔ lit. coiled dragon, crouching tiger (idiom)/fig. talented individuals in hiding/concealed talent
跑龙套 pǎo lóng tào to play a small role
七龙珠 Qī lóng zhū Dragon Ball, Japanese manga and anime series
强龙不压地头蛇 qiáng lóng bù yā dì tóu shé lit. strong dragon cannot repress a snake (idiom)/fig. a local gangster who is above the law
桥本龙太郎 Qiáo běn Lóng tài láng HASHIMOTO Ryūtarō (1937-2006), Japanese politician, prime minister 1996-1998
窃蛋龙 qiè dàn lóng oviraptorosaurus (egg-stealing dinosaur)
禽龙 qín lóng iguanodon
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
群龙无首 qún lóng wú shǒu lit. a thunder of dragons without a head/fig. a group lacking a leader
人龙 rén lóng a queue of people
人中龙凤 rén zhōng lóng fèng a giant among men (idiom)
赛龙船 sài lóng chuán dragon-boat race
赛龙舟 sài lóng zhōu to race dragon boats
三角恐龙 sān jiǎo kǒng lóng triceratops (dinosaur)
三角龙 sān jiǎo lóng triceratops
沙龙 shā lóng salon (loanword)
上龙 shàng lóng pliosaurus
蛇龙珠 Shé lóng zhū Cabernet Gernischt (grape type)
神龙汽车 Shén lóng Qì chē Dongfeng Peugeot Citroën Automobile Company Ltd
生龙活虎 shēng lóng huó hǔ lit. lively dragon and animated tiger (idiom)/fig. vigorous and lively
石龙 Shí lóng Shilong district of Pingdingshan city 平頂山市|平顶山市[Píng dǐng shān shì], Henan
石龙区 Shí lóng qū Shilong district of Pingdingshan city 平頂山市|平顶山市[Píng dǐng shān shì], Henan
石龙子 shí lóng zi skink/lizard
史特龙 Shǐ tè lóng Stallone (name)/Sylvester Stallone (1946-), American actor
兽脚类恐龙 shòu jiǎo lèi kǒng lóng theropod (beast-footed dinosaur group)/suborder Theropoda within order Saurischia containing carnivorous dinosaurs
双龙大裂谷 Shuāng lóng dà liè gǔ Shuanglong ravine in Mt Xiong'er national geological park 熊耳山[Xióng ěr shān], Zaozhuang 棗莊|枣庄[Zǎo zhuāng], Shandong
双龙镇 Shuāng lóng zhèn Shuanglong town in Xixia county 西峽縣|西峡县[Xī xiá xiàn], Nanyang, Henan
水龙 shuǐ lóng hose/pipe/fire hose/(botany) water primrose (Jussiaea repens)
水龙带 shuǐ lóng dài layflat industrial hose/fire hose
水龙卷 shuǐ lóng juǎn waterspout (meteorology)
水龙头 shuǐ lóng tóu faucet/tap
似鸟恐龙 sì niǎo kǒng lóng ornithischian/bird-like dinosaur
四小龙 Sì Xiǎo lóng Four Asian Tigers/East Asian Tigers/Four Little Dragons (East Asian economic powers: Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore and Hong Kong)
特富龙 Tè fù lóng Teflon (PRC)
天龙八部 Tiān lóng Bā Bù Demigods and Semidevils, wuxia novel by Jin Yong 金庸[Jīn Yōng] and its TV and screen adaptations
天龙国 Tiān lóng guó (slang) (Tw) Taipei 臺北|台北[Tái běi]
天龙人 Tiān lóng rén (slang) (Tw) person from Taipei 臺北|台北[Tái běi]
天龙座 Tiān lóng zuò Draco (constellation)
铁氟龙 Tiě fú lóng Teflon (Tw)
鼍龙 tuó lóng Chinese alligator (Alligator sinensis)
腕龙 wàn lóng brachiosaurus
望子成龙 wàng zǐ chéng lóng lit. to hope one's son becomes a dragon (idiom)/fig. to long for one' s child to succeed in life/to have great hopes for one's offspring/to give one's child the best education as a career investment
尾羽龙 wěi yǔ lóng caudipteryx (a feathered dinosaur)
卧虎藏龙 Wò hǔ Cáng lóng Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, movie by Ang Lee 李安[Lǐ An1]
卧虎藏龙 wò hǔ cáng lóng lit. hidden dragon, crouching tiger (idiom)/fig. talented individuals in hiding/concealed talent
卧龙 Wò lóng nickname of Zhuge Liang 諸葛亮|诸葛亮/Wolong giant panda nature reserve 臥龍大熊貓保護區|卧龙大熊猫保护区 in Wenchuan county, northwest Sichuan/Wolong district of Nanyang city 南陽|南阳[Nán yáng], Henan
卧龙 wò lóng lit. hidden dragon/fig. emperor in hiding
卧龙大熊猫保护区 wò lóng dà xióng māo bǎo hù qū Wolong giant panda nature reserve in Wenchuan county, northwest Sichuan
卧龙岗 Wò lóng gǎng Wollongong, Australia
卧龙区 Wò lóng qū Wolong district of Nanyang city 南陽|南阳[Nán yáng], Henan
卧龙自然保护区 Wò lóng zì rán bǎo hù qū Wolong nature reserve in Wenchuan county, northwest Sichuan, home of the giant panda 大熊貓|大熊猫
无齿翼龙 Wú chǐ yì lóng Pteranodon (genus of pterosaur)
舞龙 wǔ lóng dragon dance
乌龙 wū lóng black dragon/unexpected mistake or mishap/own goal (soccer)/oolong (tea)/(Tw) (loanword from Japanese) udon
乌龙茶 wū lóng chá oolong tea
乌龙面 wū lóng miàn udon (thick Japanese-style) wheat-flour noodles
乌龙球 wū lóng qiú own goal (ball sports)
乌龙指 wū lóng zhǐ fat finger error (finance)
下龙湾 Xià lóng Wān Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
降龙伏虎 xiáng lóng fú hǔ to vanquish dragons and tigers (idiom)
小龙 xiǎo lóng snake (as one of the 12 Chinese zodiac animals 生肖[shēng xiào])
小龙虾 xiǎo lóng xiā crayfish/langoustine/chicken lobster
新龙 Xīn lóng Xinlong county (Tibetan: nyag rong rdzong) in Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture 甘孜藏族自治州[Gān zī Zàng zú zì zhì zhōu], Sichuan (formerly in Kham province of Tibet)
新龙县 Xīn lóng xiàn Xinlong county (Tibetan: nyag rong rdzong) in Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture 甘孜藏族自治州[Gān zī Zàng zú zì zhì zhōu], Sichuan (formerly in Kham province of Tibet)
雪佛龙 Xuě fó lóng Chevron (oil company)
雪佛龙公司 Xuě fó lóng Gōng sī Chevron Corporation
雪佛龙石油公司 Xuě fó lóng Shí yóu Gōng sī Chevron Corporation
雪铁龙 Xuě tiě lóng Citroën (French car manufacturer)
亚龙湾 Yà lóng Wān Yalong Bay in Sanya 三亞|三亚[Sān yà], Hainan
押沙龙 Yā shā lóng Absalom, third son of David, king of Israel (Old Testament)
鸭嘴龙 yā zuǐ lóng hadrosaur (duck-billed dinosaur)
叶公好龙 Yè Gōng hào lóng lit. Lord Ye's passion for dragons (idiom)/fig. to pretend to be fond of sth while actually fearing it/ostensible fondness of sth one really fears
业龙 yè lóng evil dragon
翼龙 Yì lóng Dodge Nitro (abbr. for 道奇翼龍|道奇翼龙)
翼龙 yì lóng pterosaur
异龙 yì lóng allosaurus/also written 異特龍|异特龙
翼手龙 yì shǒu lóng pterodactyl
异特龙 yì tè lóng allosaurus
倚天屠龙记 Yǐ tiān Tú lóng Jì Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber, wuxia (武俠|武侠[wǔ xiá], martial arts chivalry) novel by Jin Yong 金庸[Jīn Yōng] and its screen adaptations
一条龙 yī tiáo lóng lit. one dragon/integrated chain/coordinated process
一条龙服务 yī tiáo lóng fú wù one-stop service
义县龙 Yì xiàn lóng Yixianosaurus, genus of theropod dinosaur from Yi county 義縣|义县, Jinzhou 錦州|锦州, west Liaoning
鱼龙 yú lóng ichthyosaur
鱼龙混杂 yú lóng hùn zá lit. fish and dragons mixed in together (idiom)/fig. crooks mixed in with the honest folk
玉龙纳西族自治县 Yù lóng Nà xī zú Zì zhì xiàn Yulong Naxi autonomous county in Lijiang 麗江|丽江[Lì jiāng], Yunnan
玉龙县 Yù lóng xiàn Yulong Naxi autonomous county in Lijiang 麗江|丽江[Lì jiāng], Yunnan
玉龙雪山 Yù lóng xuě shān Mt Yulong or Jade dragon in Lijiang 麗江|丽江, northwest Yunnan
宇普西龙 yǔ pǔ xī lóng upsilon (Greek letter Υυ)
虞应龙 Yú Yìng lóng Yu Yinglong, Yuan dynasty scholar, collaborated on the geographical encyclopedia Dayuan Dayi Tongzhi 大元大一統誌|大元大一统志
元龙 yuán lóng one that has achieved the way/emperor
跃龙 yuè lóng allosaurus
云龙 Yún lóng Yunlong district of Xuzhou city 徐州市[Xú zhōu shì], Jiangsu/Yunlong county in Dali Bai autonomous prefecture 大理白族自治州[Dà lǐ Bái zú zì zhì zhōu], Yunnan
云龙区 Yún lóng qū Yunlong district of Xuzhou city 徐州市[Xú zhōu shì], Jiangsu
云龙县 Yún lóng xiàn Yunlong county in Dali Bai autonomous prefecture 大理白族自治州[Dà lǐ Bái zú zì zhì zhōu], Yunnan
赵子龙 Zhào Zǐ lóng courtesy name of Zhao Yun 趙雲|赵云[Zhào Yún], general of Shu in Romance of the Three Kingdoms
直捣黄龙 zhí dǎo Huáng Lóng lit. to directly attack Huanglong/fig. to directly combat the root of a problem
中华龙鸟 Zhōng huá lóng niǎo Sinosauropteryx
猪婆龙 zhū pó lóng Chinese alligator (Alligator sinensis)
准噶尔翼龙 Zhǔn gá ěr yì lóng Dsungaripterus (genus of pterosaur)

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