qi2
his; her; its; their; that; such; it (refers to sth preceding it)

strokes 8
radical
strokes after radical 6
百思不得其解 百思不得其解 bai3 si1 bu4 de2 qi2 jie3
see 百思不解

毕其功于一役 畢其功於一役 bi4 qi2 gong1 yu2 yi1 yi4
to accomplish the whole task at one stroke (idiom)

避其锐气,击其惰归 避其銳氣,擊其惰歸 bi4 qi2 rui4 qi4 - ji1 qi2 duo4 gui1
avoid the enemy when he is fresh and strike him when he is tired and withdraws (idiom)

不安其室 不安其室 bu4 an1 qi2 shi4
to be discontented with one's home; to have adulterous relations after marriage (of women) (idiom)

不得其门而入 不得其門而入 bu4 de2 qi2 men2 er2 ru4
to be unable to get in; to fail to find a proper approach to handling sth

不计其数 不計其數 bu4 ji4 qi2 shu4
lit. their number cannot be counted (idiom); fig. countless; innumerable

布囊其口 佈囊其口 bu4 nang2 qi2 kou3
lit. to cover sb's mouth with cloth; to gag; fig. to silence

不胜其烦 不勝其煩 bu4 sheng4 qi2 fan2
to be pestered beyond endurance

不胜其苦 不勝其苦 bu4 sheng4 qi2 ku3
unable to bear the pain (idiom)

不胜其扰 不勝其擾 bu4 sheng4 qi2 rao3
unable to put up with (sth) any longer

不厌其烦 不厭其煩 bu4 yan4 qi2 fan2
not to mind taking all the trouble (idiom); to take great pains; to be very patient

不在其位不谋其政 不在其位不謀其政 bu4 zai4 qi2 wei4 bu4 mou4 qi2 zheng4
don't meddle in affairs that are not part of your position (Confucius)

不知其所以然 不知其所以然 bu4 zhi1 qi2 suo3 yi3 ran2
not recognized for what it is

逞其口舌 逞其口舌 cheng3 qi2 kou3 she2
to boast of one's quarrels to others (idiom)

充其量 充其量 chong1 qi2 liang4
at most; at best

出其不意 出其不意 chu1 qi2 bu4 yi4
to do sth when least expected (idiom); to catch sb off guard

出其不意,攻其不备 出其不意,攻其不備 chu1 qi2 bu4 yi4 - gong1 qi2 bu4 bei4
to catch an enemy off guard with a surprise attack (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法)

大出其汗 大出其汗 da4 chu1 qi2 han4
to sweat buckets (idiom)

大行其道 大行其道 da4 xing2 qi2 dao4
rampant; very popular

独行其是 獨行其是 du2 xing2 qi2 shi4
to go one's own way (idiom); to act independently without asking others

阿其所好 阿其所好 e1 qi2 suo3 hao4
to pander to sb's whims

反其道而行之 反其道而行之 fan3 qi2 dao4 er2 xing2 zhi1
to do the very opposite; to act in a diametrically opposite way

各得其所 各得其所 ge4 de2 qi2 suo3
each in the correct place; each is provided for

各行其是 各行其是 ge4 xing2 qi2 shi4
each one does what he thinks is right (idiom); each goes his own way

耕者有其田 耕者有其田 geng4 zhe3 you3 qi2 tian2
"land to the tiller", post-liberation land reform movement instigated by the CCP

攻其不备 攻其不備 gong1 qi2 bu4 bei4
see 出其不意,攻其不備|出其不意,攻其不备

攻其无备 攻其無備 gong1 qi2 wu2 bei4
see 出其不意,攻其不備|出其不意,攻其不备

工欲善其事,必先利其器 工欲善其事,必先利其器 gong1 yu4 shan4 qi2 shi4 - bi4 xian1 li4 qi2 qi4
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job

果不其然 果不其然 guo3 bu4 qi2 ran2
just as expected; told you so

含糊其词 含糊其詞 han2 hu2 qi2 ci2
to equivocate; to talk evasively (idiom)

怀璧其罪 懷璧其罪 huai2 bi4 qi2 zui4
lit. treasuring a jade ring becomes a crime (idiom); to get into trouble on account of a cherished item; fig. A person's talent will arouse the envy of others.

极其 極其 ji2 qi2
extremely

及其 及其 ji2 qi2
and; as well as

金玉其表,败絮其中 金玉其表,敗絮其中 jin1 yu4 qi2 biao3 - bai4 xu4 qi2 zhong1
gilded exterior, shabby and ruined on the inside (idiom)

金玉其外,败絮其中 金玉其外,敗絮其中 jin1 yu4 qi2 wai4 - bai4 xu4 qi2 zhong1
gilded exterior, shabby and ruined on the inside (idiom)

紧随其后 緊隨其後 jin3 sui2 qi2 hou4
to follow closely behind sb or sth (idiom)

究其根源 究其根源 jiu1 qi2 gen1 yuan2
to trace something to its source (idiom)

卡布其诺 卡布其諾 ka3 bu4 qi2 nuo4
cappuccino

卡布其诺咖啡 卡布其諾咖啡 ka3 bu4 qi2 nuo4 ka1 fei1
cappuccino coffee

卡其 卡其 ka3 qi2
khaki (loanword)

夸大其词 誇大其詞 kua1 da4 qi2 ci2
to exaggerate

夸夸其谈 誇誇其談 kua1 kua1 qi2 tan2
to talk big; to sound off; bombastic; grandiloquent

乐观其成 樂觀其成 le4 guan1 qi2 cheng2
to look favorably on sth; would be glad to see it happen

乐见其成 樂見其成 le4 jian4 qi2 cheng2
to look favorably on sth; would be glad see it happen

乐在其中 樂在其中 le4 zai4 qi2 zhong1
to take pleasure in sth (idiom)

两全其美 兩全其美 liang3 quan2 qi2 mei3
to satisfy rival demands (idiom); to get the best of both worlds; to have it both ways; to have one's cake and eat it too

马其顿 馬其頓 ma3 qi2 dun4
Macedonia

马其顿共和国 馬其頓共和國 ma3 qi2 dun4 gong4 he2 guo2
Republic of Macedonia (former Yugoslav republic)

美其名曰 美其名曰 mei3 qi2 ming2 yue1
to call by the glorified name of (idiom)

米其林 米其林 mi3 qi2 lin2
Michelin (tire company)

勉为其难 勉為其難 mian3 wei2 qi2 nan2
to tackle a difficult job (idiom); to do sth reluctantly

渺乎其微 渺乎其微 miao3 hu1 qi2 wei1
remote and insignificant (idiom)

名副其实 名副其實 ming2 fu4 qi2 shi2
not just in name only, but also in reality (idiom)

莫名其妙 莫名其妙 mo4 ming2 qi2 miao4
unfathomable mystery (idiom); subtle and ineffable; unable to make head or tail of it; boring (e.g. movie)

莫明其妙 莫明其妙 mo4 ming2 qi2 miao4
variant of 莫名其妙

难辞其咎 難辭其咎 nan2 ci2 qi2 jiu4
cannot escape censure (idiom); has to bear the blame

欺以其方 欺以其方 qi1 yi3 qi2 fang1
deceived by a pretense of reason (idiom)

其次 其次 qi2 ci4
next; secondly

其二 其二 qi2 er4
secondly; the other (usu. of two); the second

其后 其後 qi2 hou4
next; later; after that

其间 其間 qi2 jian1
in between; within that interval; in the meantime

其来有自 其來有自 qi2 lai2 you3 zi4
there is a reason for it; (of sth) not incidental

其乐不穷 其樂不窮 qi2 le4 bu4 qiong2
boundless joy

其乐融融 其樂融融 qi2 le4 rong2 rong2
(of relations) joyous and harmonious

其乐无穷 其樂無窮 qi2 le4 wu2 qiong2
boundless joy

其貌不扬 其貌不揚 qi2 mao4 bu4 yang2
(idiom) nothing special to look at; unprepossessing

其内 其內 qi2 nei4
included; within that

其三 其三 qi2 san1
thirdly; the third

其实 其實 qi2 shi2
actually; in fact; really

其所 其所 qi2 suo3
its place; one's appointed place; the place for that

其他 其他 qi2 ta1
other; (sth or sb) else; the rest

其它 其它 qi2 ta1
other; the others; else; other than it; in addition to the thing mentioned above

其外 其外 qi2 wai4
besides; in addition; apart from that

其先 其先 qi2 xian1
previously; before that; up to then

其一 其一 qi2 yi1
one of the given (options etc); the first; firstly

其余 其餘 qi2 yu2
the rest; the others; remaining; remainder; apart from them

其中 其中 qi2 zhong1
among; in; included among these

其自身 其自身 qi2 zi4 shen1
one's own (respective); proprietary

恰如其份 恰如其份 qia4 ru2 qi2 fen4
appropriate; judicious; accurate (assessment etc)

恰如其分 恰如其分 qia4 ru2 qi2 fen4
to say or do sth appropriate (idiom)

钱其琛 錢其琛 qian2 qi2 chen1
Qian Qichen (1928-), former Chinese vice premier

亲临其境 親臨其境 qin1 lin2 qi2 jing4
to travel to a place personally (idiom)

取其精华 取其精華 qu3 qi2 jing1 hua2
to take the best; to absorb the essence

取其精华,去其糟粕 取其精華,去其糟粕 qu3 qi2 jing1 hua2 - qu4 qi2 zao1 po4
take the cream, discard the dross (political and educational slogan); keep what is good, discard the rest; You need to be selective when studying.; In modernizing the country, don't accept uncritically all foreign ideas.

去其糟粕 去其糟粕 qu4 qi2 zao1 po4
to remove the dross; to discard the dregs

确有其事 確有其事 que4 you3 qi2 shi4
(confirm to be) true; authentic

人尽其才 人盡其才 ren2 jin4 qi2 cai2
employ one's talent to the fullest; everyone gives of their best

人尽其材 人盡其材 ren2 jin4 qi2 cai2
employ one's talent to the fullest; everyone gives of their best; also written 人盡其才|人尽其才

人之将死,其言也善 人之將死,其言也善 ren2 zhi1 jiang1 si3 - qi2 yan2 ye3 shan4
words of a man on his deathbed always come from the heart (proverb)

任其自然 任其自然 ren4 qi2 zi4 ran2
to let things take their course (idiom); to leave it to nature; laissez-faire

如其所好 如其所好 ru2 qi2 suo3 hao4
as one pleases (idiom)

若无其事 若無其事 ruo4 wu2 qi2 shi4
as if nothing had happened (idiom); calmly; nonchalantly

萨其马 薩其馬 sa4 qi2 ma3
see 沙琪瑪|沙琪玛

煞有其事 煞有其事 sha4 you3 qi2 shi4
see 煞有介事

闪烁其词 閃爍其詞 shan3 shuo4 qi2 ci2
to speak evasively (idiom); beating about the bush

上下其手 上下其手 shang4 xia4 qi2 shou3
to raise and lower one's hand (idiom); to signal as conspiratorial hint; fig. conspiring to defraud

神乎其技 神乎其技 shen2 hu1 qi2 ji4
(idiom) brilliant; extremely skillful; virtuosic

慎重其事 慎重其事 shen4 zhong4 qi2 shi4
to treat a matter with due consideration (idiom)

适得其反 適得其反 shi4 de2 qi2 fan3
to produce the opposite of the desired result

适得其所 適得其所 shi4 de2 qi2 suo3
exactly what one would wish; to find one's niche

适逢其会 適逢其會 shi4 feng2 qi2 hui4
to just happen to coincide with the occasion (idiom); to be present just at the right time

首当其冲 首當其衝 shou3 dang1 qi2 chong1
to bear the brunt

顺其自然 順其自然 shun4 qi2 zi4 ran2
to let nature take its course (idiom)

听其言而观其行 聽其言而觀其行 ting1 qi2 yan2 er2 guan1 qi2 xing2
hear what he says and observe what he does (idiom, from Analects); judge a person not by his words, but by his actions

听其言观其行 聽其言觀其行 ting1 qi2 yan2 guan1 qi2 xing2
hear what he says and observe what he does (idiom, from Analects); judge a person not by his words, but by his actions

听其自然 聽其自然 ting1 qi2 zi4 ran2
to let things take their course; to take things as they come

同蒙其利 同蒙其利 tong2 meng2 qi2 li4
to both benefit

投其所好 投其所好 tou2 qi2 suo3 hao4
to adapt to sb's taste; to fit sb's fancy

突如其来 突如其來 tu1 ru2 qi2 lai2
to arise abruptly; to arrive suddenly; happening suddenly

徒有其名 徒有其名 tu2 you3 qi2 ming2
with an undeserved reputation (idiom); unwarranted fame; nowhere near as good as he's made out to be

土耳其 土耳其 tu3 er3 qi2
Turkey

土耳其人 土耳其人 tu3 er3 qi2 ren2
a Turk; Turkish person

土耳其软糖 土耳其軟糖 tu3 er3 qi2 ruan3 tang2
Turkish delight; Lokum

土耳其石 土耳其石 tu3 er3 qi2 shi2
turquoise (gemstone) (loanword)

土尔其斯坦 土爾其斯坦 tu3 er3 qi2 si1 tan3
Turkestan

土耳其旋转烤肉 土耳其旋轉烤肉 tu3 er3 qi2 xuan2 zhuan3 kao3 rou4
Turkish döner kebab

土耳其语 土耳其語 tu3 er3 qi2 yu3
Turkish (language)

土耳其玉 土耳其玉 tu3 er3 qi2 yu4
turquoise (gemstone) (loanword)

退而求其次 退而求其次 tui4 er2 qiu2 qi2 ci4
to settle for second best; the next best thing

万变不离其宗 萬變不離其宗 wan4 bian4 bu4 li2 qi2 zong1
many superficial changes but no departure from the original stand (idiom); plus ça change, plus ça reste la mème chose

忘其所以 忘其所以 wang4 qi2 suo3 yi3
see 忘乎所以

微乎其微 微乎其微 wei1 hu1 qi2 wei1
a tiny bit; very little; next to nothing (idiom)

文如其人 文如其人 wen2 ru2 qi2 ren2
the writing style mirrors the writer (idiom)

无出其右 無出其右 wu2 chu1 qi2 you4
matchless; without equal; there is nothing better

无所不用其极 無所不用其極 wu2 suo3 bu4 yong4 qi2 ji2
committing all manner of crimes; completely unscrupulous

物尽其用 物盡其用 wu4 jin4 qi2 yong4
to use sth to the full; to make the best use of everything

兄弟阋于墙,外御其侮 兄弟鬩於墻,外禦其侮 xiong1 di4 xi4 yu2 qiang2 - wai4 yu4 qi2 wu3
internal disunity dissolves at the threat of an invasion from outside (idiom)

虚有其表 虛有其表 xu1 you3 qi2 biao3
looks impressive but is worthless (idiom); not as good as it looks; a reputation with no substance

言符其实 言符其實 yan2 fu2 qi2 shi2
(of one's words) to be in accord with reality (idiom)

言过其实 言過其實 yan2 guo4 qi2 shi2
to exaggerate; to overstate the facts

以其人之道,还治其人之身 以其人之道,還治其人之身 yi3 qi2 ren2 zhi1 dao4 - huan2 zhi4 qi2 ren2 zhi1 shen1
to use an opponent's own methods to obtain retribution (idiom, from Song dynasty neo-Confucianist Zhu Xi 朱熹); to get revenge by playing sb back at his own game; to give sb a taste of his own medicine

隐约其辞 隱約其辭 yin3 yue1 qi2 ci2
equivocal speech; to use vague or ambiguous language

用得其所 用得其所 yong4 de5 qi2 suo3
used properly; used for its intended purpose; to put to good use; to serve its purpose

尤其 尤其 you2 qi2
especially; particularly

尤其是 尤其是 you2 qi2 shi4
especially; most of all; above all; in particular

有其父必有其子 有其父必有其子 you3 qi2 fu4 bi4 you3 qi2 zi3
like father, like son (idiom)

有其师,必有其徒 有其師,必有其徒 you3 qi2 shi1 - bi4 you3 qi2 tu2
As the teacher, so the pupil. (idiom)

与其 與其 yu3 qi2
rather than...; 與其|与其 A 不如 B (rather than A, better to B)

欲善其事,必先利其器 欲善其事,必先利其器 yu4 shan4 qi2 shi4 - bi4 xian1 li4 qi2 qi4
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job

愿闻其详 願聞其詳 yuan4 wen2 qi2 xiang2
I'd like to hear the details

在其中 在其中 zai4 qi2 zhong1
therein; wherein

哲人其萎 哲人其萎 zhe2 ren2 qi2 wei3
a wise man has passed away (idiom)

正逢其时 正逢其時 zheng4 feng2 qi2 shi2
to come at the right time; to be opportune

郑重其事 鄭重其事 zheng4 zhong4 qi2 shi4
serious about the matter

知其不可而为之 知其不可而為之 zhi1 qi2 bu4 ke3 er2 wei2 zhi1
to keep going resolutely despite knowing the task is impossible (idiom)

支吾其词 支吾其詞 zhi1 wu2 qi2 ci2
(idiom) to talk in a roundabout way to cover up the truth; evasive

直呼其名 直呼其名 zhi2 hu1 qi2 ming2
to address sb directly by name (idiom); to address sb by name without using an honorific title (indicating either familiarity or over-familiarity)

只知其一,不知其二 只知其一,不知其二 zhi3 zhi1 qi2 yi1 - bu4 zhi1 qi2 er4
to know the first, but not know the second (idiom); only partial information

自得其乐 自得其樂 zi4 de2 qi2 le4
to find amusement in one's own way; to enjoy oneself quietly

自取其咎 自取其咎 zi4 qu3 qi2 jiu4
to have only oneself to blame (idiom); to bring trouble through one's own actions

自食其果 自食其果 zi4 shi2 qi2 guo3
to eat one's own fruit (idiom); fig. suffering the consequences of one's own action; to reap what one has sown

自食其力 自食其力 zi4 shi2 qi2 li4
lit. to eat off one's own strength (idiom); fig. to stand on one's own feet; to earn one's own living

自行其是 自行其是 zi4 xing2 qi2 shi4
to act as one thinks fit; to have one's own way

坐享其成 坐享其成 zuo4 xiang3 qi2 cheng2
to reap where one has not sown (idiom)