ba1
eight; 8

strokes 2
radical
strokes after radical 0
八八六 八八六 ba1 ba1 liu4
Bye bye! (in chat room and text messages)

八佰伴 八佰伴 ba1 bai3 ban4
Yaohan retail group

八拜之交 八拜之交 ba1 bai4 zhi1 jiao1
sworn brotherhood; intimate friendship

八般头风 八般頭風 ba1 ban1 tou2 feng1
(TCM) eight kinds of "head wind" (headache)

八宝丹 八寶丹 ba1 bao3 dan1
eight-jewel elixir (TCM)

八宝山 八寶山 ba1 bao3 shan1
Mt Babao in Haidian district of Beijing

八宝山革命公墓 八寶山革命公墓 ba1 bao3 shan1 ge2 ming4 gong1 mu4
Mt Babao Revolutionary Cemetery in Haidian district of Beijing

八宝眼药 八寶眼藥 ba1 bao3 yan3 yao4
eight-jewel eye ointment (TCM)

八宝粥 八寶粥 ba1 bao3 zhou1
rice congee made with red beans, lotus seeds, longan, red dates, nuts etc

八倍体 八倍體 ba1 bei4 ti3
octoploid

八辈子 八輩子 ba1 bei4 zi5
(fig.) a long time

八边形 八邊形 ba1 bian1 xing2
octagon

八步 八步 ba1 bu4
Babu district of Hezhou city 賀州市|贺州市, Guangxi

八步区 八步區 ba1 bu4 qu1
Babu district of Hezhou city 賀州市|贺州市, Guangxi

八成 八成 ba1 cheng2
eighty percent; most probably; most likely

八冲 八沖 ba1 chong1
eight surges (a group of eight acupoints in Chinese acupuncture, namely PC-9, TB-1, HT-9 and LV-3, bilaterally)

八重奏 八重奏 ba1 chong2 zou4
octet (musical ensemble)

八达岭 八達嶺 ba1 da2 ling3
Badaling, a particular section of the Great Wall that is a favorite tourist destination

八达通 八達通 ba1 da2 tong1
Octopus card (Hong Kong smart card for electronic payments)

八大工业国组织 八大工業國組織 ba1 da4 gong1 ye4 guo2 zu3 zhi1
G8 (group of eight major industrialized nations)

八大元老 八大元老 ba1 da4 yuan2 lao3
"the Eight Great Eminent Officials" of the CPC, namely 鄧小平|邓小平, 陳雲|陈云, 李先念, 彭真, 楊尚昆|杨尚昆, 薄一波, 王震, and 宋任窮|宋任穷; abbr. to 八老

八带鱼 八帶魚 ba1 dai4 yu2
octopus

八疸 八疸 ba1 dan3
eight (types of) jaundices (TCM)

八疸身面黄 八疸身面黃 ba1 dan3 shen1 mian4 huang2
eight types of jaundice with yellowing of body and face (TCM)

八道江 八道江 ba1 dao4 jiang1
Badaojiang district in Baishan city 白山市, Jilin

八道江区 八道江區 ba1 dao4 jiang1 qu1
Badaojiang district in Baishan city 白山市, Jilin

八德 八德 ba1 de2
Bade or Pate city in Taoyuan county 桃園縣|桃园县, north Taiwan

八德市 八德市 ba1 de2 shi4
Bade or Pate city in Taoyuan county 桃園縣|桃园县, north Taiwan

八度 八度 ba1 du4
octave

八段锦 八段錦 ba1 duan4 jin3
"eight pieces of brocade," a set of qigong exercises with assumed medical benefits

八二丹 八二丹 ba1 er4 dan1
eight-to-two powder (TCM)

八二三炮战 八二三砲戰 ba1 er4 san1 pao4 zhan4
bombardment of Kinmen by PRC forces that started August 23rd 1958, also called second Taiwan strait crisis

八法 八法 ba1 fa3
eight methods of treatment (TCM)

八法拳 八法拳 ba1 fa3 quan2
Ba Fa Quan "Eight Methods" - Martial Art

八方 八方 ba1 fang1
the eight points of the compass; all directions

八分音符 八分音符 ba1 fen1 yin1 fu2
quaver; eighth note

八分之一 八分之一 ba1 fen1 zhi1 yi1
one eighth

八风 八風 ba1 feng1
see 八風穴|八风穴

八风穴 八風穴 ba1 feng1 xue2
"eight wind points", name of a set of acupuncture points (EX-LE-10), four on each foot

八纲 八綱 ba1 gang1
"eight principles," a method of giving a general description and syndrome differentiation (TCM)

八纲辨证 八綱辨證 ba1 gang1 bian4 zheng4
pattern-syndrome identification based on the eight principles (TCM)

八哥 八哥 ba1 ge1
(bird species of China) crested myna (Acridotheres cristatellus)

八哥儿 八哥兒 ba1 ge1 er5
erhua variant of 八哥

八哥狗 八哥狗 ba1 ge1 gou3
pug (breed of dog)

八公山 八公山 ba1 gong1 shan1
Bagongshan district of Huainan city 淮南市, Anhui

八公山区 八公山區 ba1 gong1 shan1 qu1
Bagongshan district of Huainan city 淮南市, Anhui

八股 八股 ba1 gu3
an essay in eight parts; stereotyped writing

八卦 八卦 ba1 gua4
the eight divinatory trigrams of the Book of Changes 易經|易经; gossip; gossipy

八卦拳 八卦拳 ba1 gua4 quan2
baguazhang (a form of Chinese boxing)

八卦山 八卦山 ba1 gua4 shan1
Bagua Mountain, Taiwan

八卦掌 八卦掌 ba1 gua4 zhang3
baguazhang (a form of Chinese boxing)

八卦阵 八卦陣 ba1 gua4 zhen4
eight-trigram battle array; (fig.) mystifying tactics

八国集团 八國集團 ba1 guo2 ji2 tuan2
G8 (group of eight major industrialized nations)

八国联军 八國聯軍 ba1 guo2 lian2 jun1
Eight-Nation Alliance, involved in a military intervention in northern China in 1900

八行书 八行書 ba1 hang2 shu1
formal recommendation letter in eight columns

八会穴 八會穴 ba1 hui4 xue2
the eight influential points (acupuncture)

八级风 八級風 ba1 ji2 feng1
force 8 wind; fresh gale

八级工 八級工 ba1 ji2 gong1
grade 8 worker (highest on the eight grade wage scale); top-grade worker

八级工资制 八級工資制 ba1 ji2 gong1 zi1 zhi4
eight grade wage scale (system)

八极拳 八極拳 ba1 ji2 quan2
Ba Ji Quan "Eight Extremes Fist" - Martial Art

八角 八角 ba1 jiao3
anise; star anise; aniseed; octagonal; Fructus Anisi stellati

八角床 八角床 ba1 jiao3 chuang2
traditional-style canopy bed

八角枫 八角楓 ba1 jiao3 feng1
alangium

八角茴香 八角茴香 ba1 jiao3 hui2 xiang1
Chinese anise; star anise; Fructus Anisi stellati

八角街 八角街 ba1 jiao3 jie1
Barkhor street, central business area and pilgrim circuit around Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet; same as 八廓街

八角形 八角形 ba1 jiao3 xing2
octagon

八戒 八戒 ba1 jie4
the eight precepts (Buddhism)

八进制 八進制 ba1 jin4 zhi4
octal

八九不离十 八九不離十 ba1 jiu3 bu4 li2 shi2
pretty close; very near; about right

八开 八開 ba1 kai1
octavo

八苦 八苦 ba1 ku3
the eight distresses - birth, age, sickness, death, parting with what we love, meeting with what we hate, unattained aims, and all the ills of the five skandhas (Buddhism)

八块腹肌 八塊腹肌 ba1 kuai4 fu4 ji1
six pack (abdominal muscles)

八廓 八廓 ba1 kuo4
Barkhor, pilgrim circuit around Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet

八廓街 八廓街 ba1 kuo4 jie1
Barkhor street, central business area and pilgrim circuit around Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet

八老 八老 ba1 lao3
"the Eight Great Eminent Officials" of the CPC, abbr. for 八大元老

八里 八里 ba1 li3
Bali or Pali township in New Taipei City 新北市, Taiwan

八里乡 八里鄉 ba1 li3 xiang1
Bali or Pali township in New Taipei City 新北市, Taiwan

八路军 八路軍 ba1 lu4 jun1
the Eighth Route Army

八美 八美 ba1 mei3
Bamay in Dawu County 道孚縣|道孚县, Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture, Sichuan

八美乡 八美鄉 ba1 mei3 xiang1
Bamei or Bamay township in Dawu County 道孚縣|道孚县, Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture, Sichuan

八面玲珑 八面玲瓏 ba1 mian4 ling2 long2
be smooth and slick (in establishing social relations)

八面体 八面體 ba1 mian4 ti3
octahedron

八目鳗 八目鰻 ba1 mu4 man2
lamprey (jawless proto-fish of family Petromyzontidae)

八婆 八婆 ba1 po2
meddling woman; nosy parker (Cantonese)

八旗 八旗 ba1 qi2
Eight Banners, military organization of Manchu later Jin dynasty 後金|后金 from c. 1600, subsequently of the Qing dynasty

八岐大蛇 八岐大蛇 ba1 qi2 da4 she2
Yamata no Orochi, serpent with eight heads and eight tails from mythological section of Nihon Shoki (Chronicles of Japan)

八旗制度 八旗制度 ba1 qi2 zhi4 du4
Eight banners system, the military and social organization of the Manchus between c. 1500 and 1911

八荣八耻 八榮八恥 ba1 rong2 ba1 chi3
Eight Honors and Eight Shames, PRC official moral guidelines

八声杜鹃 八聲杜鵑 ba1 sheng1 du4 juan1
(bird species of China) plaintive cuckoo (Cacomantis merulinus)

八十 八十 ba1 shi2
eighty; 80

八十天环游地球 八十天環遊地球 ba1 shi2 tian1 huan2 you2 di4 qiu2
Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne 儒勒·凡爾納|儒勒·凡尔纳

八宿 八宿 ba1 su4
Baxoi county, Tibetan: Dpa' shod rdzong, in Chamdo prefecture 昌都地區|昌都地区, Tibet

八宿县 八宿縣 ba1 su4 xian4
Baxoi county, Tibetan: Dpa' shod rdzong, in Chamdo prefecture 昌都地區|昌都地区, Tibet

八抬大轿 八抬大轎 ba1 tai2 da4 jiao4
palanquin with eight carriers (idiom); fig. to treat guests with honor

八万大藏经 八萬大藏經 ba1 wan4 da4 zang4 jing1
Tripitaka Koreana, Buddhist scriptures carved on 81,340 wooden tablets and housed in Haeinsa 海印寺 in South Gyeongsang province of South Korea

八位元 八位元 ba1 wei4 yuan2
8-bit (computing)

八仙 八仙 ba1 xian1
the Eight Immortals (Daoist mythology)

八仙湖 八仙湖 ba1 xian1 hu2
see 草海

八仙桌 八仙桌 ba1 xian1 zhuo1
old fashioned square table to seat eight people

八相成道 八相成道 ba1 xiang4 cheng2 dao4
the eight stages of the Buddha's life (Buddhism)

八小时工作制 八小時工作制 ba1 xiao3 shi2 gong1 zuo4 zhi4
eight-hour working day

八一建军节 八一建軍節 ba1 yi1 jian4 jun1 jie2
see 建軍節|建军节

八一五 八一五 ba1 yi1 wu3
15th August; refers to Japanese surrender in WWII on 15th August 1945

八音 八音 ba1 yin1
music; (used in advertising instrumental tuition); (archaic) musical instruments made of eight different materials (metal 金, stone 石, clay 土, leather 革, silk 絲|丝, wood 木, gourd 匏, bamboo 竹)

八音盒 八音盒 ba1 yin1 he2
musical box

八月 八月 ba1 yue4
August; eighth month (of the lunar year)

八月份 八月份 ba1 yue4 fen4
August

八月之光 八月之光 ba1 yue4 zhi1 guang1
Light in August (novel by William Faulkner 威廉·福克納|威廉·福克纳)

八珍汤 八珍湯 ba1 zhen1 tang1
eight-treasure decoction, tonic formula used in Chinese medicine

八正道 八正道 ba1 zheng4 dao5
the Eight-fold Noble Way (Buddhism)

八爪鱼 八爪魚 ba1 zhua3 yu2
octopus

八字 八字 ba1 zi4
the character 8 or 八; birthdate characters used in fortune-telling

八字步 八字步 ba1 zi4 bu4
step with feet splayed outwards

八字方针 八字方針 ba1 zi4 fang1 zhen1
policy expressed in eight characters, e.g. 巩固、深化、提高、发展 "Consolidate, deepen, enhance and grow"; eight-character policy

八字还没一撇 八字還沒一撇 ba1 zi4 hai2 mei2 yi1 pie3
lit. there is not even the first stroke of the character 八; things have not even begun to take shape; no sign of success yet

八字还没一撇儿 八字還沒一撇兒 ba1 zi4 hai2 mei2 yi1 pie3 er5
lit. there is not even the first stroke of the character 八; things have not even begun to take shape; no sign of success yet

八字胡 八字鬍 ba1 zi4 hu2
mustache shaped like character 八

八字胡须 八字鬍鬚 ba1 zi4 hu2 xu1
mustache shaped like character 八

八字脚 八字腳 ba1 zi4 jiao3
splayfoot

八字眉 八字眉 ba1 zi4 mei2
sloping eyebrows, formed like character for "eight"

八字没一撇 八字沒一撇 ba1 zi4 mei2 yi1 pie3
lit. there is not even the first stroke of the character 八 (idiom); fig. things have not even begun to take shape; no sign of success yet

八字形 八字形 ba1 zi4 xing2
shape resembling the character 八 or 8; V-shape; splayed; figure of eight

白领八哥 白領八哥 bai2 ling3 ba1 ge1
(bird species of China) collared myna (Acridotheres albocinctus)

百儿八十 百兒八十 bai3 er2 ba1 shi2
about a hundred; a hundred or so

半斤八两 半斤八兩 ban4 jin1 ba1 liang3
not much to choose between the two; tweedledum and tweedledee

保八 保八 bao3 ba1
to maintain an 8% annual growth rate of the GDP (PRC policy)

才高八斗 才高八斗 cai2 gao1 ba1 dou3
of great talent (idiom)

常青藤八校 常青藤八校 chang2 qing1 teng2 ba1 xiao4
Ivy League

朝鲜八道 朝鮮八道 chao2 xian3 ba1 dao4
the eight provinces of Yi dynasty Korea

丑八怪 醜八怪 chou3 ba1 guai4
ugly person

党八股 黨八股 dang3 ba1 gu3
drab, stereotypical Communist Party writing style

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

二八 二八 er4 ba1
16; sixteen

二八佳人 二八佳人 er4 ba1 jia1 ren2
16-year-old beauty

二十八宿 二十八宿 er4 shi2 ba1 xiu4
the twenty-eight constellations

高八度 高八度 gao1 ba1 du4
an octave higher (music)

高丽八万大藏经 高麗八萬大藏經 gao1 li2 ba1 wan4 da4 zang4 jing1
Tripitaka Koreana, Buddhist scriptures carved on 81,340 wooden tablets and housed in Haeinsa 海印寺 in South Gyeongsang province of South Korea

横七竖八 橫七豎八 heng2 qi1 shu4 ba1
in disorder; at sixes and sevens (idiom)

胡扯八溜 胡扯八溜 hu2 che3 ba1 liu1
to talk nonsense

胡说八道 胡說八道 hu2 shuo1 ba1 dao4
to talk rubbish

胡诌八扯 胡謅八扯 hu2 zhou1 ba1 che3
to talk random nonsense (idiom); to say whatever comes into one's head

黄帝八十一难经 黃帝八十一難經 huang2 di4 ba1 shi2 yi1 nan4 jing1
Yellow Emperor's Classic of Eighty-one Difficulties, medical text, c. 1st century AD

家八哥 家八哥 jia1 ba1 ge1
(bird species of China) common myna (Acridotheres tristis)

夹七夹八 夾七夾八 jia1 qi1 jia1 ba1
completely mixed up; in a muddle

江八点 江八點 jiang1 ba1 dian3
"Jiang Zemin's eight-point formula" (for resuming a dialog with Taiwan)

金冠树八哥 金冠樹八哥 jin1 guan1 shu4 ba1 ge1
(bird species of China) golden-crested myna (Ampeliceps coronatus)

九一八事变 九一八事變 jiu3 yi1 ba1 shi4 bian4
the Mukden or Manchurian Railway Incident of 18th September 1931 used by the Japanese as a pretext to annex Manchuria; also known as Liutiaogou incident 柳條溝事變|柳条沟事变

块儿八毛 塊兒八毛 kuai4 er5 ba1 mao2
one yuan or less; around 80 cents or one dollar

腊八节 臘八節 la4 ba1 jie2
Laba rice porridge festival, on the 8th day of the 12th lunar month

腊八粥 臘八粥 la4 ba1 zhou1
Laba congee, ceremonial rice porridge dish eaten on the 8th day of the 12th month in the Chinese calendar

蓝八色鸫 藍八色鶇 lan2 ba1 se4 dong1
(bird species of China) blue pitta (Hydrornis cyaneus)

蓝背八色鸫 藍背八色鶇 lan2 bei4 ba1 se4 dong1
(bird species of China) blue-rumped pitta (Hydrornis soror)

蓝翅八色鸫 藍翅八色鶇 lan2 chi4 ba1 se4 dong1
(bird species of China) blue-winged pitta (Pitta moluccensis)

蓝枕八色鸫 藍枕八色鶇 lan2 zhen3 ba1 se4 dong1
(bird species of China) blue-naped pitta (Hydrornis nipalensis)

栗头八色鸫 栗頭八色鶇 li4 tou2 ba1 se4 dong1
(bird species of China) rusty-naped pitta (Hydrornis oatesi)

炼丹八卦炉 煉丹八卦爐 lian4 dan1 ba1 gua4 lu2
eight trigrams furnace to cook pills of immortality; symbol of the alchemist's art; Double, double toil and trouble, Fire burn, and cauldron bubble

林八哥 林八哥 lin2 ba1 ge1
(bird species of China) great myna (Acridotheres grandis)

零八宪章 零八憲章 ling2 ba1 xian4 zhang1
Charter 08, PRC pro-democracy petition of December 2008

六合八法 六合八法 liu4 he2 ba1 fa3
Liuhe Bafa - "Six Harmonies, Eight Methods" - Martial Art

乱七八糟 亂七八糟 luan4 qi1 ba1 zao1
everything in disorder (idiom); in a hideous mess; at sixes and sevens

绿胸八色鸫 綠胸八色鶇 lv4 xiong1 ba1 se4 dong1
(bird species of China) hooded pitta (Pitta sordida)

摸八圈 摸八圈 mo1 ba1 quan1
to play mahjong

内八字脚 內八字腳 nei4 ba1 zi4 jiao3
intoeing; pigeon toes; knock-knees

廿八躔 廿八躔 nian4 ba1 chan2
the twenty-eight constellations; also written 二十八宿

女大十八变 女大十八變 nv3 da4 shi2 ba1 bian4
lit. a girl changes eighteen times between childhood and womanhood (idiom); fig. a young woman is very different from the little girl she once was

批八字 批八字 pi1 ba1 zi4
to have one's fortune read; system of fortune telling based on a person's date and time of birth, according to 干支 (sexagenary cycle)

七荤八素 七葷八素 qi1 hun1 ba1 su4
confused; distracted

七老八十 七老八十 qi1 lao3 ba1 shi2
in one's seventies (age); very old (of people)

七零八落 七零八落 qi1 ling2 ba1 luo4
(idiom) everything broken and in disorder

七零八碎 七零八碎 qi1 ling2 ba1 sui4
bits and pieces; scattered fragments

七扭八歪 七扭八歪 qi1 niu3 ba1 wai1
misshapen; crooked; uneven (idiom)

七拼八凑 七拼八湊 qi1 pin1 ba1 cou4
assembled at random; a motley collection

七七八八 七七八八 qi1 qi1 ba1 ba1
almost; nearing completion; bits and piece; of all kinds

七上八落 七上八落 qi1 shang4 ba1 luo4
see 七上八下

七上八下 七上八下 qi1 shang4 ba1 xia4
at sixes and sevens; perturbed state of mind; in a mess

七爷八爷 七爺八爺 qi1 ye2 ba1 ye2
see 黑白無常|黑白无常

七嘴八舌 七嘴八舌 qi1 zui3 ba1 she2
lively discussion with everybody talking at once

七嘴八张 七嘴八張 qi1 zui3 ba1 zhang1
see 七嘴八舌

千儿八百 千兒八百 qian1 er5 ba1 bai3
(coll.) one thousand or almost one thousand

茄二十八星瓢虫 茄二十八星瓢蟲 qie2 er4 shi2 ba1 xing1 piao2 chong2
28-spotted ladybird; hadda beetle; Henosepilachna vigintioctopunctata

丘八 丘八 qiu1 ba1
soldier (from the two components of the 兵 character) (derog.)

三八 三八 san1 ba1
International Women's Day 婦女節|妇女节, 8th March; foolish; stupid

三八线 三八線 san1 ba1 xian4
thirty eighth parallel, forming the DMZ border between North and South Korea

三大纪律八项注意 三大紀律八項注意 san1 da4 ji4 lv4 ba1 xiang4 zhu4 yi4
the Three Rules of Discipline and Eight Points for Attention, a military doctrine issued in 1928 by Mao Zedong for the Red Army, which included a number of injunctions demanding high standards of behavior and respect for civilians during wartime

三十八度线 三十八度線 san1 shi2 ba1 du4 xian4
thirty eighth parallel; dividing line agreed at Yalta between US and Soviet zones of influence in Korea, now the DMZ between North and South Korea

生辰八字 生辰八字 sheng1 chen2 ba1 zi4
one's birth data for astrological purposes, combined from year, month, day, hour, heavenly trunk and earthly branch

十八 十八 shi2 ba1
eighteen; 18

十有八九 十有八九 shi2 you3 ba1 jiu3
most likely; mostly (in 8 or 9 cases out of 10); vast majority

十之八九 十之八九 shi2 zhi1 ba1 jiu3
most likely; mostly (in 8 or 9 cases out of 10); vast majority

双辫八色鸫 雙辮八色鶇 shuang1 bian4 ba1 se4 dong1
(bird species of China) eared pitta (Hydrornis phayrei)

说七说八 說七說八 shuo1 qi1 shuo1 ba1
after all

四邻八舍 四鄰八捨 si4 lin2 ba1 she4
the whole neighborhood

四面八方 四面八方 si4 mian4 ba1 fang1
in all directions; all around; far and near

四平八稳 四平八穩 si4 ping2 ba1 wen3
everything steady and stable (idiom); overcautious and unimaginary

四通八达 四通八達 si4 tong1 ba1 da2
roads open in all directions (idiom); accessible from all sides

四仰八叉 四仰八叉 si4 yang3 ba1 cha1
sprawled out on one's back (idiom)

唐宋八大家 唐宋八大家 tang2 song4 ba1 da4 jia1
Eight Giants of Tang and Song prose, esp. involved in the Classics movement 古文運動|古文运动, namely: Han Yu 韓愈|韩愈, Liu Zongyuan 柳宗元, Ouyang Xiu 歐陽修|欧阳修, the Three Su father and sons 三蘇|三苏, Wang Anshi 王安石, Zeng Gong 曾鞏|曾巩

天龙八部 天龍八部 tian1 long2 ba1 bu4
Demigods and Semi-Devils, wuxia novel by Jin Yong 金庸 and its TV and screen adaptations

外八字脚 外八字腳 wai4 ba1 zi4 jiao3
splayed feet

外八字腿 外八字腿 wai4 ba1 zi4 tui3
bow legs; bandy legs

万儿八千 萬兒八千 wan4 er5 ba1 qian1
ten thousand or almost ten thousand

王八 王八 wang2 ba1
tortoise; cuckold; (old) male owner of a brothel; pimp

亡八 亡八 wang2 ba1
variant of 王八

王八蛋 王八蛋 wang2 ba1 dan4
bastard (insult); son of a bitch

王八犊子 王八犢子 wang2 ba1 du2 zi5
see 王八羔子

王八羔子 王八羔子 wang2 ba1 gao1 zi5
son of a bitch; bastard

忘八 忘八 wang4 ba1
see 王八

忘八旦 忘八旦 wang4 ba1 dan4
turtle's egg (highly offensive when directed at sb)

忘八蛋 忘八蛋 wang4 ba1 dan4
turtle's egg (highly offensive when directed at sb)

污七八糟 污七八糟 wu1 qi1 ba1 zao1
variant of 烏七八糟|乌七八糟

乌七八糟 烏七八糟 wu1 qi1 ba1 zao1
everything in disorder (idiom); in a hideous mess; obscene; dirty; filthy

五行八作 五行八作 wu3 hang2 ba1 zuo1
all the trades; people of all trades and professions

五花八门 五花八門 wu3 hua1 ba1 men2
myriad; all kinds of; all sorts of

仙八色鸫 仙八色鶇 xian1 ba1 se4 dong1
(bird species of China) fairy pitta (Pitta nympha)

眼观六路耳听八方 眼觀六路耳聽八方 yan3 guan1 liu4 lu4 er3 ting1 ba1 fang1
lit. the eyes watch six roads and the ears listen in all directions; to be observant and alert (idiom)

眼观四处,耳听八方 眼觀四處,耳聽八方 yan3 guan1 si4 chu4 - er3 ting1 ba1 fang1
see 眼觀四面,耳聽八方|眼观四面,耳听八方

眼观四面,耳听八方 眼觀四面,耳聽八方 yan3 guan1 si4 mian4 - er3 ting1 ba1 fang1
lit. the eyes observe all sides and the ears listen in all directions (idiom); fig. to be observant and alert

一二八事变 一二八事變 yi1 er4 ba1 shi4 bian4
Shanghai Incident of 28th January 1932, Chinese uprising against Japanese quarters of Shanghai

杂七杂八 雜七雜八 za2 qi1 za2 ba1
an assortment; a bit of everything; lots of different (skills)

爪哇八哥 爪哇八哥 zhao3 wa1 ba1 ge1
(bird species of China) Javan myna (Acridotheres javanicus)

正儿八板 正兒八板 zheng4 er2 ba1 ban3
earnest; authentic

正儿八经 正兒八經 zheng4 er2 ba1 jing1
serious; earnest; real; true

正骨八法 正骨八法 zheng4 gu3 ba1 fa3
the eight methods of bone setting; Chinese osteopathy

正经八摆 正經八擺 zheng4 jing1 ba1 bai3
variant of 正經八百|正经八百

正经八百 正經八百 zheng4 jing1 ba1 bai3
very serious; solemn

正经八板 正經八板 zheng4 jing1 ba1 ban3
see 正經八百|正经八百

猪八戒 豬八戒 zhu1 ba1 jie4
Zhu Bajie, character in Journey to the West 西遊記|西游记, with pig-like characteristics and armed with a muck-rake; Pigsy in Arthur Waley's translation