di1
low; beneath; to lower (one's head); to let droop; to hang down; to incline

strokes 7
radical
strokes after radical 5
贬低 貶低 bian3 di1
to belittle; to disparage; to play down; to demean; to degrade; to devalue

不识高低 不識高低 bu4 shi2 gao1 di1
can't recognize tall or short (idiom); doesn't know what's what

低矮 低矮 di1 ai3
short; low

低昂 低昂 di1 ang2
ups and down; rise and fall

低八度 低八度 di1 ba1 du4
an octave lower (music)

低帮 低幫 di1 bang1
low-top (shoes)

低保 低保 di1 bao3
subsistence allowance; welfare (abbr. for 城市居民最低生活保障)

低保真 低保真 di1 bao3 zhen1
low fidelity; lo-fi

低层 低層 di1 ceng2
low level

低产 低產 di1 chan3
low yield

低潮 低潮 di1 chao2
low tide; low ebb

低沉 低沉 di1 chen2
overcast; gloomy; downcast; deep and low (of sound); muffled

低成本 低成本 di1 cheng2 ben3
low cost; inexpensive

低垂 低垂 di1 chui2
to droop; to hang low

低档 低檔 di1 dang4
low-grade; of low worth or rank; poor quality; inferior

低等 低等 di1 deng3
inferior

低等动物 低等動物 di1 deng3 dong4 wu4
lower animal; primitive life-form

低低切切 低低切切 di1 di1 qie4 qie4
in a low voice; whispered

低地 低地 di1 di4
lowland

低地轨道 低地軌道 di1 di4 gui3 dao4
see 近地軌道|近地轨道

低地绣眼鸟 低地繡眼鳥 di1 di4 xiu4 yan3 niao3
(bird species of China) lowland white-eye (Zosterops meyeni)

低调 低調 di1 diao4
low pitch; quiet (voice); subdued; low-key; low-profile

低端 低端 di1 duan1
low-end

低放射性废物 低放射性廢物 di1 fang4 she4 xing4 fei4 wu4
low level waste

低费用 低費用 di1 fei4 yong4
low cost

低分 低分 di1 fen1
low marks; low score

低估 低估 di1 gu1
to underestimate; to underrate

低谷 低谷 di1 gu3
valley; trough (as opposed to peaks); fig. low point; lowest ebb; nadir of one's fortunes

低耗 低耗 di1 hao4
low consumption (energy, fuel etc)

低缓 低緩 di1 huan3
low and unhurried (voice etc); low and gently sloping (terrain)

低级 低級 di1 ji2
low level; rudimentary; vulgar; low; inferior

低级语言 低級語言 di1 ji2 yu3 yan2
low level (computer) language

低剂量照射 低劑量照射 di1 ji4 liang4 zhao4 she4
low dose irradiation

低价 低價 di1 jia4
low price

低阶 低階 di1 jie1
low level

低阶语言 低階語言 di1 jie1 yu3 yan2
low level (computer) language

低筋面粉 低筋麵粉 di1 jin1 mian4 fen3
low gluten flour; cake flour; pastry flour; soft flour

低空 低空 di1 kong1
low altitude

低空飞过 低空飛過 di1 kong1 fei1 guo4
to just scrape through with a narrow pass (in an exam)

低空跳伞 低空跳傘 di1 kong1 tiao4 san3
BASE Jumping

低栏 低欄 di1 lan2
low hurdles (track event)

低利 低利 di1 li4
low interest

低利贷款 低利貸款 di1 li4 dai4 kuan3
low interest loan

低廉 低廉 di1 lian2
cheap; inexpensive; low

低劣 低劣 di1 lie4
inferior quality; substandard; low-grade

低领口 低領口 di1 ling3 kou3
low-cut neckline

低落 低落 di1 luo4
downcast; gloomy; to decline

低眉顺眼 低眉順眼 di1 mei2 shun4 yan3
docile; submissive

低迷 低迷 di1 mi2
blurred (landscape etc); low (spirits); in a slump (economy)

低能 低能 di1 neng2
incapable; incompetent; stupid; mentally deficient

低能儿 低能兒 di1 neng2 er2
retarded child; moron; idiot

低浓缩铀 低濃縮鈾 di1 nong2 suo1 you2
low-enriched uranium

低气压 低氣壓 di1 qi4 ya1
low pressure; depression (meteorology)

低丘 低丘 di1 qiu1
hilly (geography)

低龋齿性 低齲齒性 di1 qu3 chi3 xing4
non-caries-inducing

低热 低熱 di1 re4
a low fever (up to 38°C)

低三下四 低三下四 di1 san1 xia4 si4
servile

低烧 低燒 di1 shao1
a low fever (up to 38°C)

低声 低聲 di1 sheng1
in a low voice; softly

低声细语 低聲細語 di1 sheng1 xi4 yu3
in a whisper; in a low voice (idiom)

低收入 低收入 di1 shou1 ru4
low income

低首下心 低首下心 di1 shou3 xia4 xin1
to be fawningly submissive (idiom)

低俗 低俗 di1 su2
vulgar; poor taste

低俗化 低俗化 di1 su2 hua4
vulgarization

低俗之风 低俗之風 di1 su2 zhi1 feng1
vulgar style (used of items to be censored)

低速层 低速層 di1 su4 ceng2
low velocity zone (seismology); also called asthenosphere 軟流層|软流层

低速挡 低速擋 di1 su4 dang3
low gear; bottom gear

低速率 低速率 di1 su4 lv4
low speed

低体温症 低體溫症 di1 ti3 wen1 zheng4
hypothermia

低头 低頭 di1 tou2
to bow the head; to yield; to give in

低头认罪 低頭認罪 di1 tou2 ren4 zui4
to bow one's head in acknowledgment of guilt; to admit one's guilt

低头族 低頭族 di1 tou2 zu2
smartphone addicts

低洼 低窪 di1 wa1
low-lying

低微 低微 di1 wei1
meager (wages); humble (social status); feeble (voice)

低维 低維 di1 wei2
low dimensional (math.)

低尾气排放 低尾氣排放 di1 wei3 qi4 pai2 fang4
low emissions (from car exhaust)

低温 低溫 di1 wen1
low temperature

低息 低息 di1 xi1
low-interest

低下 低下 di1 xia4
low status; lowly; to lower (one's head)

低陷 低陷 di1 xian4
to sink; to settle

低效 低效 di1 xiao4
inefficient; ineffective

低胸 低胸 di1 xiong1
low-cut (dress); plunging (neckline)

低血糖 低血糖 di1 xue4 tang2
hypoglycemia (medicine)

低血压 低血壓 di1 xue4 ya1
low blood pressure

低压 低壓 di1 ya1
low pressure; low voltage

低压带 低壓帶 di1 ya1 dai4
low-pressure zone; depression (meteorology)

低音 低音 di1 yin1
bass

低音大号 低音大號 di1 yin1 da4 hao4
bass tuba; euphonium

低音大提琴 低音大提琴 di1 yin1 da4 ti2 qin2
double bass; contrabass

低音管 低音管 di1 yin1 guan3
bassoon; also written 巴頌管|巴颂管 or 巴松管

低音喇叭 低音喇叭 di1 yin1 la3 ba5
woofer

低音炮 低音炮 di1 yin1 pao4
subwoofer

低音提琴 低音提琴 di1 yin1 ti2 qin2
double bass; contrabass

低于 低于 di1 yu2
to be lower than

低语 低語 di1 yu3
mutter

低脂 低脂 di1 zhi1
low fat

放低 放低 fang4 di1
to lower; to be humble

高不成低不就 高不成低不就 gao1 bu4 cheng2 di1 bu4 jiu4
can't reach the high or accept the low (idiom); not good enough for a high post, but too proud to take a low one

高不凑低不就 高不湊低不就 gao1 bu4 cou4 di1 bu4 jiu4
can't reach the high or accept the low (idiom); not good enough for a high post, but too proud to take a low one

高低 高低 gao1 di1
height; altitude (aviation); pitch (music); ups and downs (success or failure); whether sth is right or wrong; comparative strength, weight, depth, stature; (spoken interjection) anyway, whatever; eventually, in the end

高低不就 高低不就 gao1 di1 bu4 jiu4
can't reach the high or accept the low (idiom); not good enough for a high post, but too proud to take a low one

高低潮 高低潮 gao1 di1 chao2
the tide; high and low water

高低杠 高低槓 gao1 di1 gang4
uneven bars (gymnastics)

高分低能 高分低能 gao1 fen1 di1 neng2
high in score but low in ability (as a result of teaching to the test)

高高低低 高高低低 gao1 gao1 di1 di1
high and low; uneven (in height); uneven (of ground)

过低 過低 guo4 di1
too low

减低 減低 jian3 di1
to lower; to reduce

减低速度 減低速度 jian3 di1 su4 du4
to retard; to decelerate

降低 降低 jiang4 di1
to reduce; to lower; to bring down

降低利率 降低利率 jiang4 di1 li4 lv4
to reduce interest rates

历来最低点 歷來最低點 li4 lai2 zui4 di1 dian3
all time low (point)

男低音 男低音 nan2 di1 yin1
bass (music); lower register male voice

扒高踩低 扒高踩低 pa2 gao1 cai3 di1
crawl high, step low (idiom); unprincipled crawling, flattering one's superiors and trampling on one's juniors; toadying and bullying

偏低 偏低 pian1 di1
to be on the low side; to be inadequate (e.g. of a salary)

人往高处爬,水往低处流 人往高處爬,水往低處流 ren2 wang3 gao1 chu4 pa2 - shui3 wang3 di1 chu4 liu2
see 人往高處走,水往低處流|人往高处走,水往低处流

人往高处走,水往低处流 人往高處走,水往低處流 ren2 wang3 gao1 chu4 zou3 - shui3 wang3 di1 chu4 liu2
man seeks his way up just as water seeks its way down (idiom); one should constantly strive to make progress

体温过低 體溫過低 ti3 wen1 guo4 di1
hypothermia

天低吴楚,眼空无物 天低吳楚,眼空無物 tian1 di1 wu2 chu3 - yan3 kong1 wu2 wu4
the sky hangs low over the Yangtze, empty as far as the eye can see (idiom); nothing to see to the broad horizon

笑点低 笑點低 xiao4 dian3 di1
amused by even the weakest joke; ready to laugh at the smallest thing

压低 壓低 ya1 di1
to lower (one's voice)

眼高手低 眼高手低 yan3 gao1 shou3 di1
to have high standards but little ability; to be fastidious but incompetent (idiom)

夜幕低垂 夜幕低垂 ye4 mu4 di1 chui2
darkness fell (falls, had fallen etc)

一见高低 一見高低 yi1 jian4 gao1 di1
lit. to fight it out with sb to see who is best (idiom); fig. to cross swords with; to lock horns

智力低下 智力低下 zhi4 li4 di1 xia4
mental retardation

中低端 中低端 zhong1 di1 duan1
mid-to-low-range

走低 走低 zou3 di1
to go down; to decline

最低潮 最低潮 zui4 di1 chao2
lit. low tide; fig. the lowest point (e.g. of a relationship)

最低点 最低點 zui4 di1 dian3
lowest point; minimum (point)

最低谷 最低谷 zui4 di1 gu3
lowest point; nadir

最低限度 最低限度 zui4 di1 xian4 du4
minimum

最低限度理论 最低限度理論 zui4 di1 xian4 du4 li3 lun4
minimalist theory

最低音 最低音 zui4 di1 yin1
lowest voice; lowest pitch; lowest note