Unicode/Hanzi Search: U+958B (開)

open; initiate, begin, start
Radical 𨳇𨳈
Strokes (without radical) 4 Total Strokes 12
Mandarin reading kaī Cantonese reading hoi1
Japanese on reading kai Japanese kun reading hiraku aku
Korean reading kay Vietnamese reading khai
Simplified Variant(s)

CEDICT Entries:

   [ kaī ]    to open, to start, to turn on, to boil, to write out (a prescription, check, invoice etc), to operate (a vehicle), carat (gold), abbr. for Kelvin, 開爾文|开尔文[Kai1 er3 wen2], abbr. for 開本|开本[kai1 ben3], book format
   [ kaī sān fāng ]    cube root, to extract a cube root
   [ kaī ]    (used with negative) to conclude, (impossible) to end, (can't) finish
   [ kaī zhàng ]    to start a war, to open hostilities
   [ kaī huǒ ]    to start providing food, to open today's service in a canteen
   [ kaī ěr ]    Khyber province of Pakistan, Northwest Frontier province
   [ kaī ěr shān koǔ ]    Khyber pass (between Pakistand and Afghanistan)
   [ kaī ]    to create a precedent
   [ kaī daò chē ]    to drive in reverse, fig. to take a backward step, retrogressive, trying to turn the clock back
   [ kaī jià ]    to quote a price, seller's first offer
   [ kaī yuán ]    Tang emperor Xuanzong's 唐玄宗[Tang2 Xuan2 zong1] reign name used during the Kaiyuan era (713-741), a peak of Tang prosperity
   [ kaī xiān ]    at first
   [ kaī guāng ]    eye-opening ceremony for a religious idol (Buddhism), to consecrate, to bless, transparent, translucent, haircut, shaving the head or face (humorous), a method of decoration, first light (astronomy)
   [ kaī ]    to draw up (a document)
   [ kaī dòng ]    to thaw, to melt
   [ kaī daō ]    (of a surgeon) to perform an operation, (of a patient) to have an operation, to decapitate, to behead, to single out as a point of attack
   [ kaī rèn ]    to edge a knife, scissor, sword etc
   [ kaī liè ]    to make (a list), to list
   [ kaī chū ]    at the outset, at first, early
   [ kaī chuàng ]    to initiate, to start, to found
   [ kaī chuàng xìng ]    innovative
   [ kaī dòng ]    to start, to set in motion, to move, to march, to dig in (eating), to tuck in (eating)
   [ kaī huà ]    to become civilized, to be open-minded, (of ice) to thaw
   [ kaī huà xiàn ]    Kaihua county in Quzhou 衢州[Qu2 zhou1], Zhejiang
   [ kaī jiān ]    open interval (in calculus)
   [ kaī yìn ]    to start a print run
   [ kaī juàn ]    to open a book, open-book (exam)
   [ kaī juàn yoǔ ]    lit. opening a book is profitable (idiom); the benefits of education
   [ kaī yuán ]    Kaiyuan county level city in Tieling 鐵嶺|铁岭[Tie3 ling3], Liaoning
   [ kaī yuán shì ]    Kaiyuan county level city in Tieling 鐵嶺|铁岭[Tie3 ling3], Liaoning
   [ kaī yuán xiàn ]    Kaiyuan county in Tieling 鐵嶺|铁岭[Tie3 ling3], Liaoning
   [ kaī koǔ ]    to open one's mouth, to start to talk
   [ kaī koǔ zi ]    a dike breaks, fig. to provide facilities (for evil deeds), to open the floodgates
   [ kaī koǔ chéng zāng ]    (Internet slang) to use foul language (pun on 出口成章[chu1 kou3 cheng2 zhang1])
   [ kaī ]    cashmere (loanword)
   [ kaī chī ]    to start eating
   [ kaī ]    to open and close
   [ kaī weì ]    whet the appetite
   [ kaī ]    to open, to start, (computing) to enable
   [ kaī dān ]    to bill, to open a tab
   [ kaī guó ]    to found a state, to open a closed country
   [ kaī guó yuán xūn ]    variant of 開國元勳|开国元勋, founding figure (of country or dynasty), founding father, fig. also used of company, school etc
   [ kaī guó yuán xūn ]    founding figure (of a country or dynasty), founding father, fig. also used of company or school etc
   [ kaī guó gōng chén ]    outstanding founding minister (title given to reward loyal general or vassal of new dynasty or state)
   [ kaī ]    to clear land (for cultivation), to open up land
   [ kaī chéng ]    Kaesong or Gaeseong city in southwest North Korea, close to the border with South Korea and a special economic zone for South Korean companies
   [ kaī chéng shì ]    Kaesong or Gaeseong city in southwest North Korea, close to the border with South Korea and a special economic zone for South Korean companies
   [ kaī ]    to open up a port for trade, to open treaty ports
   [ kaī táng ]    to open a law court, to set up a mourning hall
   [ kaī chǎng ]    to begin, to open, to start, beginning of an event
   [ kaī chǎng baí ]    prologue of play, opening remarks, preamble (of speeches, articles etc)
   [ kaī kěn ]    to clear a wild area for cultivation, to put under the plow
   [ kaī shì ]    cashmere (loanword)
   [ kaī ]    pot of boiling water
   [ kaī waì ]    over and above (some amount), beyond (budget)
   [ kaī waì guà ]    see 開掛|开挂[kai1 gua4]
   [ kaī chē ]    to burn the midnight oil, to work late into the night
   [ kaī yoú mén ]    to open the throttle, to accelerate, to let her rip
   [ kaī tiān chuāng ]    to leave a blank to mark censored area
   [ kaī tiān ]    to open the sky and divide the earth, ref. to Pangu 盤古|盘古 in the Chinese creation myth
   [ kaī tiān ]    to split heaven and earth apart (idiom); refers to the Pangu 盤古|盘古[Pan2 gu3] creation myth
   [ kaī shǐ ]    to begin, beginning, to start, initial, CL:個|个[ge4]
   [ kaī shǐ qián ]    before the beginning (of sth)
   [ kaī shǐ saì ]    to start a match, to kick off
   [ kaī xué ]    foundation of a University or College, school opening, the start of a new term
   [ kaī zōng míng ]    to declare at the outset (idiom)
   [ kaī fēng ]    Kaifeng prefecture-level city in Henan, old capital of Northern Song, former provincial capital of Henan, old name Bianliang 汴梁[Bian4 liang2]
   [ kaī fēng ]    Kaifeng prefecture in Henan
   [ kaī fēng shì ]    Kaifeng prefecture-level city in Henan, old capital of Northern Song, former provincial capital of Henan, old name Bianliang 汴梁[Bian4 liang2]
   [ kaī fēng ]    Kaifeng as the capital of Northern Song dynasty
   [ kaī fēng xiàn ]    Kaifeng county in Kaifeng, Henan
   [ kaī daǒ ]    to talk sb round, to straighten sth out, to enlighten
   [ kaī chaī ]    to be absent-minded, to desert, to abscond from the army, absent without leave (AWOL)
   [ kaī huì ]    to whisper and chat (instead of listening during a meeting or lecture)
   [ kaī zaò ]    to give preferential treatment, to give special attention
   [ kaī ]    opening (chess etc), early stage of game, match, work, activity etc
   [ kaī píng ]    (a peacock) spreads its tail
   [ kaī zhǎn ]    to launch, to develop, to unfold, (of an exhibition etc) to open
   [ kaī shān ]    to cut into a mountain (to open a mine), to open a monastery
   [ kaī shān daō ]    machete
   [ kaī shān shī ]    founding master of a monastery, founder, originator
   [ kaī shān ]    founder
   [ kaī gōng ]    to begin work (of a factory or engineering operation), to start a construction job
   [ kaī shì ]    (of a store, stock market etc) to open for trading, to make the first transaction of the day
   [ kaī ]    to open (a conference), to inaugurate
   [ kaī diǎn ]    opening ceremony
   [ kaī shì ]    opening ceremony
   [ kaī ]    opening speech (at a conference)
   [ kaī píng ]    Kaiping county level city in Jiangmen 江門|江门, Guangdong, Kaiping district of Tangshan city 唐山市[Tang2 shan1 shi4], Hebei
   [ kaī píng ]    Kaiping district of Tangshan city 唐山市[Tang2 shan1 shi4], Hebei
   [ kaī píng shì ]    Kaiping county level city in Jiangmen 江門|江门, Guangdong
   [ kaī diàn ]    to open shop
   [ kaī tíng ]    to begin a (judicial) court session
   [ kaī gōng fàng jiàn ]    lit. to draw the bow without shooting the arrow (idiom), fig. to bluff, to be all talk and no action, false bravado
   [ kaī gōng meí yoǔ huí toú jiàn ]    lit. once you've shot the arrow, there's no getting it back (idiom), fig. once you started sth, there's no turning back, to have to finish what one started, to be determined to reach one's goals in spite of setbacks
   [ kaī ]    to hold memorial service, to hold a funeral
   [ kaī zhāng ]    to open a business, first transaction of a business day
   [ kaī wǎng ]    (of a bus, train etc) to leave for, heading for
   [ kaī hoù mén ]    to open the back door, fig. under the counter, to do a secret or dishonest deal, to let sth in by the back door
   [ kaī zhēng ]    to start collecting taxes
   [ kaī xīn ]    to feel happy, to rejoice, to have a great time, to make fun of sb
   [ kaī xīn guǒ ]    pistachio nuts, fig. amusing person
   [ kaī xīn yán ]    to rejoice, smiling
   [ kaī chē ]    an express train sets off, fig. to work in haste, to rush
   [ kaī ēn ]    to give a favor (used of Christian God)
   [ kaī ]    to become enlightened (Buddhism)
   [ kaī ]    to one's heart's content, without restraint
   [ kaī jiè ]    to end abstinence, to resume (drinking) after a break, to break (a taboo)
   [ kaī zhàn ]    to start a war, to make war, to battle against
   [ kaī ]    to start an opera
   [ kaī ]    to open an account (bank etc)
   [ kaī fáng ]    see 開房間|开房间[kai1 fang2 jian1]
   [ kaī fáng jiān ]    to take a hotel room, to rent a room, (of two people who are not married to each other) to rent a room for sex
   [ kaī ]    (of a sports competition or match) to commence, (of a war or battle) to break out, to perform acrobatic or choreographed fighting (in Chinese opera), to brawl, to come to blows
   [ kaī paī ]    to begin shooting (a movie, a scene of a movie etc), to start the bidding (auction), to start a trading session (stock market)
   [ kaī tuò ]    to break new ground (for agriculture), to open up (a new seam), to develop (border regions), fig. to open up (new horizons)
   [ kaī tuò xìng ]    pioneering, groundbreaking
   [ kaī tuò zhě ]    pioneer
   [ kaī ]    to set out (of troops), departure, start date (of military expedition)
   [ kaī ]    to dig out, to excavate, to scoop out
   [ kaī jué ]    to excavate, to dig out, fig. to investigate (in an archive)
   [ kaī guà ]    to cheat in an online game (abbr. for 開外掛|开外挂[kai1 wai4 gua4]), (coll.) unbelievably good
   [ kaī caǐ ]    to extract (ore or other resource from a mine), to exploit, to mine
   [ kaī zhī ]    expenditures, expenses, CL:筆|笔[bi3], 項|项[xiang4], to spend money, (coll.) to pay wages
   [ kaī fàng ]    to bloom, to open, to be open (to the public), to open up (to the outside), to be open-minded, unrestrained by convention, unconstrained in one's sexuality
   [ kaī fàng shì tǒng ]    open system(s)
   [ kaī fàng shì wǎng luò ]    open network
   [ kaī fàng xìng ]    openness
   [ kaī fàng yuán daì ]    see 開放源碼|开放源码[kai1 fang4 yuan2 ma3]
   [ kaī fàng yuán ]    open source (computing)
   [ kaī fàng yuán ruǎn jiàn ]    open source software (OSS)
   [ kaī fàng tǒng ]    open system
   [ kaī fàng tǒng lián ]    open systems interconnection, OSI
   [ kaī baì ]    to wither and fall
   [ kaī chǎng ]    wide open
   [ kaī fāng ]    to extract a square root
   [ kaī míng ]    enlightened, open-minded, enlightenment
   [ kaī míng jūn zhǔ ]    enlightened sovereign
   [ kaī yìng ]    to start showing a movie
   [ kaī chūn ]    beginning of spring, the lunar New Year
   [ kaī ]    Johannes Kepler (1571-1630), German astronomer and formulator of Kepler's laws of planetary motion
   [ kaī dūn ]    Cape Town (city in South Africa)
   [ kaī qíng ]    to brighten up
   [ kaī chàng ]    happy and carefree
   [ kaī kuàng ]    open and vast
   [ kaī màn qún daǒ ]    Cayman Islands
   [ kaī huì ]    to hold a meeting, to attend a meeting
   [ kaī ]    to start the servers (for an online game, typically after the system has been shut down for maintenance, upgrade etc)
   [ kaī lǎng ]    spacious and well-lit, open and clear, (of character) optimistic, cheerful, carefree
   [ kaī běn ]    book format, similar to in-4°, in-8° etc (a 16-kai format 16開|16开[shi2 liu4 kai1] is roughly A4), abbr. to 開|开[kai1]
   [ kaī jià ]    open shelves (in self-service store or user access library)
   [ kaī gǎn ]    to tee off (golf), to break (snooker)
   [ kaī ]    to open a business, to open a practice, open (for business)
   [ kaī ]    celebration on opening a business
   [ kaī qiāng ]    to open fire, to shoot a gun
   [ kaī ]    to start an engine, to boot up (a computer), to press Ctrl-Alt-Delete, to begin shooting a film or TV show
   [ kaī ]    to step forward, to walk
   [ kaī shuǐ ]    boiled water, boiling water
   [ kaī shuǐ ]    kettle
   [ kaī jiāng ]    Kaijiang county in Dazhou 達州|达州[Da2 zhou1], Sichuan
   [ kaī jiāng xiàn ]    Kaijiang county in Dazhou 達州|达州[Da2 zhou1], Sichuan
   [ kaī ]    to open a river, to dig a canal, to thaw (of river)
   [ kaī ]    thawing and opening up of frozen river in spring
   [ kaī ]    variant of 開銷|开销[kai1 xiao1]
   [ kaī shuàn ]    (coll.) to make fun of (sb), to play tricks on
   [ kaī yuán ]    to expand one's financial resources, abbr. for 開放源碼|开放源码[kai1 fang4 yuan2 ma3]
   [ kaī yuán jié liú ]    lit. to open a water source and reduce outflow (idiom); to increase income and save on spending, to broaden the sources of income and economize on expenditure
   [ kaī liū ]    to leave in stealth, to slip away
滿   [ kaī mǎn ]    to bloom abundantly
   [ kaī yǎn ]    (of a play, movie etc) to begin
   [ kaī zhāng shèng wáng ]    Sacred King, founder of Zhangzhou, posthumous title of Tang dynasty general Chen Yuanguang (657-711) 陳元光|陈元光[Chen2 Yuan2 guang1]
   [ kaī huǒ ]    to open fire
   [ kaī dēng ]    to turn on the light
   [ kaī ]    to open a furnace, to start up a furnace
   [ kaī ěr wén ]    Lord Kelvin 1824-1907, British physicist (William Thomson), Kelvin (temperature scale)
   [ kaī ]    to start plowing, to plow the first furrow
   [ kaī jiǎng ]    to announce the winners in a lottery
   [ kaī wán ]    to play a joke, to make fun of, to joke
   [ kaī qiú ]    open ball (math.), to start a ball game, to kick off (soccer), to tee off (golf)
   [ kaī píng ]    bottle opener
   [ kaī píng feì ]    corkage fee
   [ kaī jiāng ]    to pioneer a frontier area, to open up new territory
   [ kaī ]    to exploit (a resource), to open up (for development), to develop
   [ kaī rén yuán ]    developer
   [ kaī ]    development zone
   [ kaī zhoū ]    development cycle, development period, also written 開發週期|开发周期
   [ kaī shāng ]    developer (of real estate, a commercial product etc)
   [ kaī huán jìng ]    development environment (computer)
   [ kaī zhoū ]    development cycle, development period
   [ kaī guò chéng ]    development process
   [ kaī yín háng ]    development bank
   [ kaī ]    to receive condolences
   [ kaī pán ]    to commence trading (stock market)
   [ kaī pán huì ]    opening exchange rate
   [ kaī yǎn ]    to open one's eyes, to widen one's horizons
   [ kaī yǎn jiè ]    broaden, expand one's horizons
   [ kaī paò ]    to open fire
   [ kaī kuàng ]    to mine, to open a seam
   [ kaī shì ]    to instruct (novices), to preach, to teach, to reveal
   [ kaī ]    to open ballot boxes, to count votes, to make out a voucher or invoice etc, to write out a receipt
   [ kaī jìn ]    to lift a ban, to lift a curfew
   [ kaī ]    Kaifu district of Changsha city 長沙市|长沙市[Chang2 sha1 shi4], Hunan
   [ kaī ]    Kaifu district of Changsha city 長沙市|长沙市[Chang2 sha1 shi4], Hunan
   [ kaī ]    to get it straight, to start to understand things properly, enlightenment dawns
   [ kaī ]    to found, to establish, to set up, to open (an account, a branch store etc), to draw up (a certificate, receipt, prescription etc)
   [ kaī zhàn ]    to put a new bus or railway station into operation
   [ kaī duān ]    start, beginning
   [ kaī ]    to start learning as a poet, to write one's first (poem, essay etc)
   [ kaī yán ]    to host a banquet
   [ kaī xiāng ]    unboxing, to unbox
   [ kaī piān ]    start of literary work, opening song of ballad in Tanci style 彈詞|弹词[tan2 ci2]
   [ kaī hóng pán ]    (of a store) to open for business for the first time in the New Year, (of a business) to be profitable, (of a stock market) to rise, (sport) to win one's first match of a competition
   [ kaī dēng ]    to give the green light, to give the go-ahead
   [ kaī zhàn ]    to come unsewn
   [ kaī xiàn ]    to come unsewn, to split at the seam
   [ kaī xiàn ]    Kai county in Wanzhou suburbs of north Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
   [ kaī zuì ]    to offend sb, to give offense, to displease
   [ kaī dān ]    to issue an infringement notice
   [ kaī luó ]    Cairo, capital of Egypt
   [ kaī luó xué ]    Cairo University
   [ kaī weì ]    to whet the appetite, appetizing, to amuse oneself at sb's expense, to tease
   [ kaī weì caì ]    starter, appetizer
   [ kaī weì jiǔ ]    aperitif wine
   [ kaī tuō ]    to exculpate, to absolve, to exonerate
   [ kaī tuō zuì ]    to absolve sb from guilt, to exonerate, to exculpate
   [ kaī qiāng ]    to speak out, to start speaking
   [ kaī naǒ dòng ]    to blow people's minds with highly imaginative, bizarre ideas
   [ kaī táng shoǔ jié ]    Jack the Ripper
   [ kaī ]    to come unglued, to come apart
   [ kaī liǎn ]    (of a bride-to-be) to remove facial hair and trim hairline (old), to carve a face
   [ kaī taí ]    start of play, opening of theatrical performance
   [ kaī taí luó ]    opening gong, gong strokes announcing start of opera performance
   [ kaī chuán ]    to set sail
   [ kaī huā ]    to bloom, to blossom, to flower, fig. to burst open, to feel happy or elated, new development grows out
   [ kaī huā ]    erhua variant of 開花|开花[kai1 hua1]
   [ kaī huā ]    to open a bale of cotton
   [ kaī baō ]    to deflower
   [ kaī huāng ]    to open up land (for agriculture)
   [ kaī hūn ]    to eat meat after having maintained a vegetarian diet, (fig.) to do sth as a novel experience
   [ kaī méng ]    (old) (of a child) to begin schooling
   [ kaī yaò ]    to prescribe medicine
   [ kaī xíng ]    (of a bus, a train, a boat) to start off
   [ kaī chà ]    slit (in clothing)
   [ kaī liè ]    to split open, to dehisce (of fruit or cotton bolls, to split open)
   [ kaī jīn ]    buttoned Chinese tunic, unbuttoned (to cool down)
   [ kaī jīn shān ]    cardigan
   [ kaī dāng ]    open-crotch pants (for toddlers)
   [ kaī jiě ]    to straighten out, to explain, to ease sb's anxiety
   [ kaī yán ]    to start to speak
   [ kaī shè ]    to offer (goods or services), to open (for business etc)
   [ kaī ]    (literary) to allow, to permit
   [ kaī chéng ]    to be honest, to show sincerity
   [ kaī chéng gōng ]    variant of 開誠布公|开诚布公[kai1 cheng2 bu4 gong1]
   [ kaī chéng gōng ]    lit. deal sincerely and fairly (idiom); frank and open-minded, plain speaking, Let's talk frankly and openly between ourselves., to put one's cards on the table
   [ kaī chéng xiāng jiàn ]    candid and open (idiom)
   [ kaī ]    school begins, give a course, teach a subject
   [ kaī jiǎng ]    to begin a lecture, to start on a story
   [ kaī ]    to hold a (business) meeting, to start negotiations
   [ kaī zhàng ]    to make out a bill
   [ kaī saì ]    to start a match, the kick-off
   [ kaī zoǔ ]    to go (of car, train etc), to drive off
   [ kaī ]    (of troops) to depart for, to head for
   [ kaī ]    to accelerate at full power (idiom); at full speed, fig. to work as hard as possible
   [ kaī ]    to open up a path, to make one's way through, to construct a road, (electricity) open circuit
   [ kaī xiān fēng ]    pioneer, trailbreaker
   [ kaī chē ]    to drive a car
   [ kaī chē rén ]    driver, person driving a vehicle
   [ kaī chē ]    motorists
   [ kaī bàn ]    to open, to start (a business etc), to set up
   [ kaī tōng ]    to open up (windows for air, ideas for discussion, transportation routes etc)
   [ kaī tong ]    open-minded
   [ kaī yùn zhú ]    lucky bamboo (Dracaena sanderiana)
   [ kaī daò ]    to clear the way
   [ kaī yuǎn ]    Kaiyuan county level city in Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous prefecture, Yunnan
   [ kaī yuǎn shì ]    Kaiyuan county level city in Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous prefecture, Yunnan
   [ kaī ]    Kaidu River, Xinjiang
   [ kaī jiǔ feì ]    corkage fee
   [ kaī shì ]    to release (a prisoner)
   [ kaī jīn ]    carated gold (alloy containing stated proportion of gold)
   [ kaī ]    to pay (expenses), expenses, (old) to dismiss (an employee)
   [ kaī guō ]    to season a wok, to take the lid off a pot, (of the contents of a pot) to start to boil, (fig.) to become rowdy
   [ kaī suǒ ]    to unlock
   [ kaī lián ]    to start the harvest
   [ kaī luó ]    to beat the gong to open a performance
   [ kaī luó daò ]    to clear a street by banging gongs and shouting loudly (idiom)
   [ kaī zuān ]    to start drilling
   [ kaī zaó ]    to cut (a canal, tunnel, well etc)
   [ kaī mén ]    to open a door (lit. and fig.), to open for business
   [ kaī mén daò ]    leaving the door open invites the thief (idiom); to invite disaster by giving evildoers a free hand
   [ kaī mén paò ]    firecrackers set off at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Day (a Chinese tradition)
   [ kaī mén hóng ]    a good beginning
   [ kaī mén jiàn shān ]    lit. to open the door and see the mountain; fig. to get right to the point (idiom)
   [ kaī shì ]    opening and closing ceremonies
   [ kaī jiān ]    alcove, bay in a room, unit of length used for rooms, approx. 3.3 meters
   [ kaī kuò ]    wide, open (spaces), to open up
   [ kaī guān ]    power switch, gas valve, to open the city (or frontier) gate, to open and close, to switch on and off
   [ kaī ]    to open up, to set up, to establish
   [ kaī zhě ]    pioneer, groundbreaker
   [ kaī chú ]    to expel (a member of an organization), to fire (an employee)
   [ kaī chú xué ]    to expel from school
   [ kaī chú dǎng ]    to expel from the Party
   [ kaī yáng ]    zeta Ursae Majoris in the Big Dipper, Kaiyang county in Guiyang 貴陽|贵阳[Gui4 yang2], Guizhou
   [ kaī yáng xiàn ]    Kaiyang county in Guiyang 貴陽|贵阳[Gui4 yang2], Guizhou
   [ kaī ]    open set (math.)
   [ kaī ]    to clear up (of weather)
   [ kaī ]    to fire, to discharge
   [ kaī toú ]    beginning, to start
   [ kaī yán ]    to smile, to beam
   [ kaī fàn ]    to serve a meal
   [ kaī shoǔ ]    beginning, start, opening, in the beginning, to start, to open
   [ kaī gaō chā ]    slit dress
   [ kaī ]    Kailu county in Tongliao 通遼|通辽[Tong1 liao2], Inner Mongolia
   [ kaī xiàn ]    Kailu county in Tongliao 通遼|通辽[Tong1 liao2], Inner Mongolia
   [ kaī maì ]    camera (loanword)
   [ kaī heī diàn ]    lit. to open an inn that kills and robs guests (esp. in traditional fiction), fig. to carry out a scam, to run a protection racket, daylight robbery
   [ kaī zhaī ]    to stop following a vegetarian diet, to break a fast
   [ kaī zhaī jié ]    Eid al-Fitr or Feast of Breaking the Fast, celebrated on the last day of Ramadan
⇒    [ dāng guān wàn kaī ]    one man can hold the pass against ten thousand enemies (idiom)
⇒    [ yaò shi kaī suǒ ]    One key opens one lock., There is a different solution for each problem. (idiom)
⇒    [ sān kaī ]    ratio seventy to thirty, thirty percent failure, seventy percent success
⇒    [ sān kaī dìng lùn ]    thirty percent failure, seventy percent success, the official PRC verdict on Mao Zedong
⇒    [ kaī ]    to be awfully (busy etc)
⇒    [ kaī ]    unable to understand, can't get the point
⇒    [ diū kaī ]    to cast or put aside, to forget for a while
⇒    [ zhoū kaī yín háng ]    Asian Development Bank
⇒    [ shēn kaī ]    to stretch out
⇒    [ baǒ xiǎn jiě kaī tǒng ]    arming system
⇒    [ xìn koǔ kaī ]    variant of 信口開河|信口开河[xin4 kou3 kai1 he2]
⇒    [ xìn koǔ kaī ]    to speak without thinking (idiom), to blurt sth out
⇒    [ daò kaī ]    to reverse a vehicle, to drive backwards
⇒    [ chuán kaī ]    (of news) to spread, to get around
⇒    [ miǎn kaī zūn koǔ ]    keep your thoughts to yourself
⇒    [ kaī ]    octavo
⇒    [ gōng gòng kaī zhī ]    public expenditure
⇒    [ gōng kaī ]    public, to publish, to make public
⇒    [ gōng kaī xìn ]    open letter
⇒    [ gōng kaī huà ]    to publicize, openness (of government, PRC equivalent of "glasnost")
⇒    [ gōng kaī zhǐ ]    to denounce
⇒    [ gōng kaī taǒ lùn huì ]    open forum
⇒    [ gōng kaī saì ]    (sports) open championship, open (as in "the US Open")
⇒    [ gōng kaī yaò shi ]    public key (in encryption)
⇒    [ zaì kaī ]    to reopen, to start again
⇒    [ fēn kaī ]    to separate, to part
⇒    [ bié kaī shēng miàn ]    to start sth new or original (idiom); to break a new path, to break fresh ground
⇒    [ kaī ]    to cleave, to split open, to spread open (fingers, legs)
⇒    [ huà kaī ]    to spread out after being diluted or melted, to dissolve into a liquid
⇒    [ bàn gōng kaī ]    semiovert, more or less open
⇒    [ bàn kaī huà ]    semicivilized
⇒    [ bàn kaī bàn guān ]    half-open, half closed
⇒    [ bàn kaī mén ]    half-open door, fig. prostitute
⇒    [ bàn kaī mén ]    erhua variant of 半開門|半开门[ban4 kai1 men2]
⇒    [ nán kaī ]    Nankai district of Tianjin municipality 天津市[Tian1 jin1 shi4]
⇒    [ nán kaī ]    Hebei district of Tianjin municipality 天津市[Tian1 jin1 shi4]
⇒    [ nán kaī xué ]    Nankai University (Tianjin)
⇒    [ lìng kaī ]    to break up, to divide property and live apart, to start on a new (path)
⇒    [ zhaò kaī ]    to convene (a conference or meeting), to convoke, to call together
⇒    [ zhaò kaī huì ]    to call a conference, to convene a meeting
⇒    [ chī bu kaī ]    be unpopular, won't work
⇒    [ chī de kaī ]    to be popular, to be getting on well, much in demand
⇒    [ ěr kaī ]    Örkesh Dölet (1968-), one of the main leaders of the Beijing student democracy movement of 1989
⇒    [ zhoū zhuǎn kaī ]    to have financial difficulties, unable to make ends meet
⇒    [ liě kaī zuǐ ]    to laugh
⇒    [ kaī ]    lit. mention the pot that doesn't boil (idiom); to touch a sore spot, to talk about sb's weak point
⇒    [ yán kaī ]    grinning from ear to ear (idiom), beaming with happiness
⇒    [ guó jiā kaī yín háng ]    China Development Bank
⇒    [ kaī huā ]    bottle gourd (i.e. 瓠瓜[hu4 gua1])
⇒    [ kaī ]    to open wide
⇒    [ kaī zhaī ]    see 開齋節|开斋节[Kai1 zhai1 jie2]
⇒    [ tiān ān mén kaī le ]    pants fly is down, the barn door is open
⇒    [ fēng xìng kaī ]    Closed Game, Double Queen Pawn Opening (chess), same as 雙后前兵開局|双后前兵开局
⇒    [ fēng kaī ]    Fengkai county in Zhaoqing 肇慶|肇庆[Zhao4 qing4], Guangdong
⇒    [ fēng kaī xiàn ]    Fengkai county in Zhaoqing 肇慶|肇庆[Zhao4 qing4], Guangdong
⇒    [ xún kaī xīn ]    to make fun of, to seek diversion
⇒    [ duì kaī ]    running in opposite direction (buses, trains, ferries etc)
⇒    [ kaī ]    (dialect) boss's son, rich man's son, young master
⇒    [ zhǎn kaī ]    to unfold, to carry out, to be in full swing, to launch
⇒    [ zhǎn kaī ]    expansion plan, development graph
⇒    [ chà kaī ]    to diverge, to branch off the road, to change (the subject)
⇒    [ zuǒ yoù kaī gōng ]    lit. to shoot from both sides (idiom), fig. to display ambidexterity, to slap with one hand and then the other, in quick succession, to use both feet equally (football)
⇒    [ wáng qiē kaī ]    Cesarean section
⇒    [ guǎng kaī yán ]    to encourage the free airing of views (idiom)
⇒    [ yǐn kaī ]    to lure away, to divert
⇒    [ zhāng kaī ]    to open up, to spread, to extend
⇒    [ cóng líng kaī shǐ ]    to start from scratch
⇒    [ weī raǒ zhǎn kaī ]    perturbative expansion (physics)
⇒    [ xīn xiōng kaī kuò ]    broad-minded, open-minded
⇒    [ qíng doù chū kaī ]    first awakening of love (usually of a girl) (idiom)
⇒    [ xiǎng bu kaī ]    cannot figure out, to be unable to take a lighter view, to take things too hard, to be depressed, to fret over trifles
⇒    [ xiǎng de kaī ]    to not take to heart, to be free of worried thoughts, to adopt a lighthearted perspective, lighthearted
⇒    [ xiǎng kaī ]    to get over (a shock, bereavement etc), to avoid dwelling on unpleasant things, to accept the situation and move on
⇒    [ kaī ]    to pry open or apart, to spread (sth) open with both hands
⇒    [ kaī ]    to open, to show (a ticket), to turn on, to switch on
⇒    [ kaī tiān chuāng shuō liàng huà ]    not to mince words, not to beat about the bush
⇒    [ kaī huà xiá zi ]    to start talking
⇒    [ toú kaī suǒ ]    polling station, CL:處|处[chu4]
⇒    [ chaī kaī ]    to dismantle, to disassemble, to open up (sth sealed), to unpick
⇒    [ kaī ]    to pull open, to pull apart, to space out, to increase
⇒    [ kaī ]    (fig.) to raise the curtain, to lift the curtain, to be a curtain raiser for
⇒    [ kaī jià shi ]    to assume a fighting stance, (fig.) to take the offensive
⇒    [ paō kaī ]    to throw out, to get rid of
⇒    [ kaī ]    to dig into, to cut a mine into
⇒    [ nuó kaī ]    to move (sth) aside, to step aside, to move over (when sitting on a bench), to shift (one's gaze)
⇒    [ xiān kaī ]    to lift open, to tear open
⇒    [ tuī kaī ]    to push open (a gate etc), to push away, to reject, to decline
⇒    [ baī kaī ]    to pull apart, to pry open with the hands
⇒    [ baī kaī roú suì ]    lit. to pull apart and knead to a pulp, fig. to analyze minutely from every angle, to chew sth over
⇒    [ jiē kaī ]    to uncover, to open
⇒    [ piē kaī ]    to disregard, to leave aside
⇒    [ piē kaī tán ]    to ignore an issue (idiom)
⇒    [ chēng kaī ]    to stretch taut, to open (an umbrella), to hold (a bag etc) open, to prop open
⇒    [ kaī ]    to push aside, to part, to brush away
⇒    [ kai ]    to push aside (clothing, curtain etc) to reveal something, to toss aside
⇒    [ kaī ]    to pry open, to lever open
⇒    [ zhaí bu kaī ]    impossible to separate, impossible to disentangle, cannot take time out
⇒    [ kaī ]    to break open
⇒    [ nǐng kaī ]    to unscrew, to twist off (a lid), to turn on (a faucet), to switch on (by turning a knob), to turn (a door handle), to wrench apart
⇒    [ tān kaī ]    to spread out, to unfold
⇒    [ zhī kaī ]    to send (sb) away, to change the subject, to open (an umbrella etc)
⇒    [ gaǐ kaī fàng ]    to reform and open to the outside world, refers to Deng Xiaoping's policies from around 1980
⇒    [ fàng kaī ]    to let go, to release
⇒    [ fàng kaī shoǔ ]    to have free rein (idiom)
⇒    [ chǎng kaī ]    to open wide, unrestrictedly
⇒    [ chǎng kaī ]    unrestrictedly
⇒    [ sàn kaī ]    to separate, to disperse
⇒    [ kaī ]    to get sth open by tapping or striking it, (figuratively, when followed by sth like ∼的大門|∼的大门[xx5 de5 da4 men2]) to open the door to ~, to gain access to ~
⇒    [ duàn kaī ]    to break, to sever, to turn off (electric switch)
⇒    [ kaī shèng ]    lit. to win a victory on raising the flag (idiom); fig. to start on sth and have immediate success, success in a single move
⇒    [ kaī guàn ]    (Tw) pull-top can, easy-open can (with ring-pull)
⇒    [ kaī ]    Kai-Fu Lee (1961-), Taiwanese computer scientist and IT executive, founding president of Google China 2005-2009
⇒    [ yáng kaī huì ]    Yang Kaihui (1901-1930), Mao Zedong's second wife
⇒    [ kaī huā ]    to burst with joy
⇒    [ shù shàng kaī huā ]    to deck the tree with false blossoms, to make something of no value appear valuable (idiom)
⇒    [ zhū kaī shuǐ tàng ]    lit. a dead pig doesn't fear scalding water (idiom), fig. to be unaffected (by sth), undaunted
⇒    [ kaī wān ]    Bay of Biscay
⇒    [ dòng kaī guān ]    pneumatic switch
⇒    [ guǎn qiē kaī shù ]    tracheotomy (medicine)
⇒    [ yáng jīng kaī ]    Yangpu Economic Development Zone, Hainan
⇒    [ dòng kaī ]    to be wide open
⇒    [ wēn ěr dēng wǎng qiú gōng kaī saì ]    Wimbledon Championships (tennis)
⇒    [ gǔn kaī ]    to boil (of liquid), boiling hot, Get out!, Go away!, fuck off (rude)
⇒    [ jiàn kaī ]    splash
⇒    [ zhǔ kaī ]    to boil (food)
⇒    [ shaō kaī ]    to boil
⇒    [ goǔ doù kaī ]    dog hole wide open (idiom); fig. gap caused by missing teeth (used mockingly)
⇒    [ kaī ]    to shake off, to get rid of
⇒    [ kaī bǎng zi ]    to throw off inhibitions, to go all out
⇒    [ xiǎng tiān kaī ]    to imagine the wildest thing, to indulge in fantasy
⇒    [ shū kaī ]    to disperse
⇒    [ baí kaī shuǐ ]    plain boiled water
⇒    [ kaī roù zhàn ]    flesh lacerated from corporal punishment (idiom)
⇒    [ shèng kaī ]    blooming, in full flower
⇒    [ meí kaī yǎn ]    brows raised in delight, eyes laughing (idiom); beaming with joy, all smiles
⇒    [ kàn kaī ]    to come to accept an unpleasant fact, to get over sth, to cheer up
⇒    [ zhēng kaī ]    to open (one's eyes)
⇒    [ kaī ]    to split, to cut open
⇒    [ kaī ]    to feel embarrassed
⇒    [ de kaī ]    unembarrassed, without fear of impairing personal relation
⇒    [ kaī ]    to move away
⇒    [ zhú yán kaī ]    smile spread across the face (idiom); beaming with pleasure, all smiles, joy written across one's face
⇒    [ guǎn zhù zuǐ maì kaī tuǐ ]    lit. shut your mouth, move your legs (motto for losing weight)
⇒    [ kaī lǎng luó ]    Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), Renaissance painter and sculptor
⇒    [ kaī lán luó ]    Michelangelo (Tw)
⇒    [ jīng jiǎn kaī zhī ]    to reduce spending, to cut spending
⇒    [ jīng chéng suǒ jiā jīn shí weì kaī ]    see 精誠所至,金石為開|精诚所至,金石为开[jing1 cheng2 suo3 zhi4 , jin1 shi2 wei4 kai1]
⇒    [ jīng chéng suǒ zhì jīn shí weì kaī ]    lit. metal and stone yield to power of sincerity (idiom), fig. no difficulty is insurmountable if one is sincere
⇒    [ jīng xié kaī goù ]    Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), also written 經濟合作與發展組織|经济合作与发展组织[Jing1 ji4 He2 zuo4 yu3 Fa1 zhan3 Zu3 zhi1]
⇒    [ wǎng kaī miàn ]    open the net on one side (idiom); let the caged bird fly, to give one's opponent a way out, lenient treatment
⇒    [ wǎng kaī sān miàn ]    to leave the net open on three sides (idiom); let the caged bird fly, to give one's opponent a way out, lenient treatment
⇒    [ zhàn kaī ]    to burst forth
⇒    [ zǒng kaī guān ]    main switch
⇒    [ wǎng kaī laí ]    to follow the past and herald the future (idiom); part of a historical transition, forming a bridge between earlier and later stages
⇒    [ xiū koǔ nán kaī ]    to be too embarrassed for words (idiom)
⇒    [ fān kaī ]    to open up
⇒    [ lián guó kaī huà shǔ ]    United Nations Development Program
⇒    [ xiōng kuò qiē kaī shù ]    thoracotomy (medicine)
⇒    [ tuō kaī ]    to withdraw
⇒    [ naǒ dòng kaī ]    imaginative, to have one's mind buzzing with ideas
⇒    [ naǒ daì kaī huā ]    to blow one's brain out
⇒    [ huā yoǔ chóng kaī rén zaì shaò nián ]    a flower may blossom again, but a person cannot get young again (proverb)
⇒    [ ruò kaī shān maì ]    Arakan Yoma, mountain range in western Myanmar (Burma)
⇒    [ maó dùn kaī ]    murky darkness suddenly opens (idiom); a sudden flash of insight and all is clear
⇒    [ wàn shì kaī toú nán ]    every beginning is difficult (idiom), getting started is always the hardest part
⇒    [ lán kaī xià jùn ]    Lancashire (English county)
⇒    [ lán kaī ]    Lancaster
⇒    [ liè kaī ]    to split open
⇒    [ jiàn qián yǎn kaī ]    to open one's eyes wide at the sight of profit (idiom); thinking of nothing but personal gain, money-grubbing
⇒    [ jiě kaī ]    to untie, to undo, to solve (a mystery)
⇒    [ ràng kaī ]    to get out of the way, to step aside
⇒    [ huò rán kaī lǎng ]    suddenly opens up to a wide panorama (idiom); to come to a wide clearing, fig. everything becomes clear at once, to achieve speedy enlightenment
⇒    [ zoǔ kaī ]    to leave, to walk away, to beat it, to move aside
⇒    [ kai ]    (dialect) to step aside, Get out of the way!
⇒    [ duǒ kaī ]    to stay out of (hot water, trouble, awkward situation etc), to avoid (sb)
⇒    [ jūn feì kaī zhī ]    military spending
⇒    [ ruǎn jiàn kaī ]    software development
⇒    [ ruǎn jiàn kaī rén yuán ]    software developer
⇒    [ biàn kaī huā ]    to blossom everywhere, to spring up all over the place, to flourish on a large scale
⇒    [ kaī ]    to avoid, to evade, to keep away from
⇒    [ chóng xīn kaī shǐ ]    to resume, to restart, to start afresh
⇒    [ chóng xīn kaī ]    to restart, to reboot
⇒    [ chóng kaī ]    to reopen
⇒    [ kaī ]    to saw
⇒    [ cuò kaī ]    to stagger (times)
⇒    [ tiě shù kaī huā ]    lit. the iron tree blooms (idiom), a highly improbable or extremely rare occurrence
⇒    [ mén kaī fàng ]    open door policy, Egyptian President Sadat's infitah policy towards investment and relations with Israel
⇒    [ shǎn kaī ]    to get out of the way
⇒    [ chú kaī ]    besides, except, to get rid of (sb), (math.) to divide
⇒    [ kaī ]    to separate
⇒    [ shuāng hoù qián bīng kaī ]    Double Queen Pawn Opening, Closed Game (chess), same as 封閉性開局|封闭性开局
⇒    [ shuāng kaī ]    to strip sb of their Party membership and government job (開除黨籍,開除公職|开除党籍,开除公职)
⇒    [ bu kaī ]    inseparable, inevitably linked to
⇒    [ kaī ]    to depart, to leave
⇒    [ kaī rén shì ]    to die, to leave this world
⇒    [ kaī xiāng ]    to leave one's homeland
⇒    [ feī zhoū kaī yín háng ]    African Development Bank
⇒    [ shoǔ gōng kaī zhaō ]    initial public offering (IPO)
⇒    [ kaī ]    Maracaibo, Venezuela
⇒    [ sōng kaī ]    to release, to let go, to loosen, to untie, to come loose
⇒    [ míng luó kaī daò ]    to beat the gong to clear the way, (fig.) to pave the way for sth
⇒    [ diǎn huǒ kaī guān ]    ignition switch