to raise (animals); to bring up (children); to keep (pets); to support; to give birth

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爱维养 愛維養 ai4 wei2 yang3
Evian, mineral water company (Tw)

安养 安養 an1 yang3
to foster; to provide care (esp. for the elderly)

安养院 安養院 an1 yang3 yuan4
nursing home; hospice

包养 包養 bao1 yang3
to provide for; to keep (a mistress)

保养 保養 bao3 yang3
to take good care of (or conserve) one's health; to keep in good repair; to maintain; maintenance

抱养 抱養 bao4 yang3
adopt (a child)

薄养厚葬 薄養厚葬 bo2 yang3 hou4 zang4
to neglect one's parents but give them a rich funeral; hypocrisy in arranging a lavish funeral after treating one's parents meanly

补养 補養 bu3 yang3
to take a tonic or nourishing food to build up one's health

哺养 哺養 bu3 yang3
feed; rear

放养 放養 fang4 yang3
to breed (livestock, fish, crops etc); to grow; to raise

奉养 奉養 feng4 yang3
to look after (elderly parents); to serve; to support

扶养 扶養 fu2 yang3
to foster; to bring up; to raise

抚养 撫養 fu3 yang3
to foster; to bring up; to raise

抚养成人 撫養成人 fu3 yang3 cheng2 ren2
to bring up (a child)

抚养费 撫養費 fu3 yang3 fei4
child support payment (after a divorce)

抚养权 撫養權 fu3 yang3 quan2
custody (of a child etc)

高薪养廉 高薪養廉 gao1 xin1 yang3 lian2
policy of high pay to discourage corruption

供养 供養 gong1 yang3
to supply; to provide for one's elders; to support one's parents

供养 供養 gong4 yang3
to make offerings (to the Gods)

狗娘养的 狗娘養的 gou3 niang2 yang3 de5
son of a bitch

姑息养奸 姑息養奸 gu1 xi1 yang3 jian1
to tolerate is to nurture an evildoer (idiom); spare the rod and spoil the child

惯养 慣養 guan4 yang3
to spoil; to indulge sb (usu. a child)

海水养殖 海水養殖 hai3 shui3 yang3 zhi2

涵养 涵養 han2 yang3
to conserve (e.g. water); self-restraint; self-possession

厚养薄葬 厚養薄葬 hou4 yang3 bo2 zang4
generous care but a thrifty funeral; to look after one's parents generously, but not waste money on a lavish funeral

豢养 豢養 huan4 yang3
to keep (an animal); to look after the needs of (a person or an animal); (fig.) to keep (a spy, lackey etc) in one's pay

寄养 寄養 ji4 yang3
to place in the care of sb (a child, pet etc); to foster; to board out

家养 家養 jia1 yang3
domestic (animals); home reared

俭以养廉 儉以養廉 jian3 yi3 yang3 lian2
frugality makes honesty (idiom)

娇生惯养 嬌生慣養 jiao1 sheng1 guan4 yang3
pampered and spoiled since childhood

教养 教養 jiao4 yang3
to train; to educate; to bring up; to nurture; education; culture; upbringing; early conditioning

静养 靜養 jing4 yang3
to convalesce; to recuperate; to fully relax

劳动教养 勞動教養 lao2 dong4 jiao4 yang3
reeducation through labor

疗养 療養 liao2 yang3
to get well; to heal; to recuperate; to convalesce; convalescence; to nurse

疗养所 療養所 liao2 yang3 suo3
sanitorium; convalescent hospital

领养 領養 ling3 yang3
adoption; to adopt (a child)

禄养 祿養 lu4 yang3
to support sb with official pay

母乳喂养 母乳餵養 mu3 ru3 wei4 yang3
breast feeding

牧养 牧養 mu4 yang3
to raise (animals)

培养 培養 pei2 yang3
to cultivate; to breed; to foster; to nurture; to educate; to groom (for a position); education; fostering; culture (biology)

培养基 培養基 pei2 yang3 ji1
culture medium

培养皿 培養皿 pei2 yang3 min3
Petri dish

培养液 培養液 pei2 yang3 ye4
culture fluid (in biological lab.)

彭养鸥 彭養鷗 peng2 yang3 ou1
Peng Yangou, late Qing novelist, author of Black register of lost souls 黑籍冤魂

认养 認養 ren4 yang3
to sponsor; to adopt (pledge to give sb or sth one's special attention or support); to adopt (choose to raise a child or animal as one's own)

散养 散養 san3 yang3
free-range raising (of poultry, cattle etc)

赡养 贍養 shan4 yang3
to support; to provide support for; to maintain

赡养费 贍養費 shan4 yang3 fei4
alimony; child support; maintenance allowance

生养 生養 sheng1 yang3
to bring up (children); to raise; to bear

收养 收養 shou1 yang3
to take in and care for (an elderly person, a dog etc); to adopt (a child); adoption

水产养殖 水產養殖 shui3 chan3 yang3 zhi2

饲养 飼養 si4 yang3
to raise; to rear

饲养场 飼養場 si4 yang3 chang3
farm; feed lot; dry lot

饲养业 飼養業 si4 yang3 ye4
stock farming; animal husbandry

饲养员 飼養員 si4 yang3 yuan2
zookeeper; stockman; breeder (of livestock, dogs or poultry etc)

饲养者 飼養者 si4 yang3 zhe3

送养 送養 song4 yang3
to place out for adoption

素养 素養 su4 yang3
(personal) accomplishment; attainment in self-cultivation

韬光养晦 韜光養晦 tao1 guang1 yang3 hui4
to conceal one's strengths and bide one's time (idiom); to hide one's light under a bushel

调养 調養 tiao2 yang3
to take care of (sb's health); to nurse

童养媳 童養媳 tong2 yang3 xi2
child bride; girl adopted into a family as future daughter-in-law

童养媳妇 童養媳婦 tong2 yang3 xi2 fu4
child bride; girl adopted into a family as future daughter-in-law

喂养 餵養 wei4 yang3
to feed (a child, domestic animal etc); to keep; to raise (an animal)

细胞培养 細胞培養 xi4 bao1 pei2 yang3
cell culture

细胞培养器 細胞培養器 xi4 bao1 pei2 yang3 qi4
cell cultivator

修心养性 修心養性 xiu1 xin1 yang3 xing4
to cultivate the heart and nurture the character (idiom); to improve oneself by meditation

休养 休養 xiu1 yang3
to recuperate; to recover; to convalesce

修养 修養 xiu1 yang3
accomplishment; training; self-cultivation

休养生息 休養生息 xiu1 yang3 sheng1 xi1
to recover; to recuperate

蓄养 蓄養 xu4 yang3
to raise (animals)

驯养 馴養 xun4 yang3
to domesticate; to raise and train

驯养繁殖 馴養繁殖 xun4 yang3 fan2 zhi2
domestication and breeding; captive breeding

驯养繁殖场 馴養繁殖場 xun4 yang3 fan2 zhi2 chang3
captive breeding facility; breeding farm

养兵 養兵 yang3 bing1
to train troops

养兵千日,用兵一时 養兵千日,用兵一時 yang3 bing1 qian1 ri4 - yong4 bing1 yi1 shi2
lit. Train an army for a thousand days to use it for an hour. (idiom); fig. extensive preparation eventually pays off

养兵千日,用在一时 養兵千日,用在一時 yang3 bing1 qian1 ri4 - yong4 zai4 yi1 shi2
see 養兵千日,用兵一時|养兵千日,用兵一时

养兵千日,用在一朝 養兵千日,用在一朝 yang3 bing1 qian1 ri4 - yong4 zai4 yi1 zhao1
lit. train an army for a thousand days to use it for one morning (idiom); fig. extensive preparation eventually pays off

养病 養病 yang3 bing4
to recuperate; to convalesce; to take care of one's health after illness

养蚕 養蠶 yang3 can2
to raise silkworms

养蚕业 養蠶業 yang3 can2 ye4
silk industry

养成 養成 yang3 cheng2
to cultivate; to raise; to form (a habit); to acquire

养地 養地 yang3 di4
to maintain the land (with rotation of crops or fertilizer)

养儿防老 養兒防老 yang3 er2 fang2 lao3
(of parents) to bring up children for the purpose of being looked after in old age

养分 養分 yang3 fen4

养蜂 養蜂 yang3 feng1
to raise bees

养蜂人 養蜂人 yang3 feng1 ren2
beekeeper; apiculturist

养蜂业 養蜂業 yang3 feng1 ye4
beekeeping; apiculture

养父 養父 yang3 fu4
foster father; adoptive father

养汉 養漢 yang3 han4
to commit adultery (of married woman)

养虎伤身 養虎傷身 yang3 hu3 shang1 shen1
Rear a tiger and court disaster. (idiom); fig. if you're too lenient with sb, he will damage you later; to cherish a snake in one's bosom

养虎为患 養虎為患 yang3 hu3 wei2 huan4
lit. to nurture a tiger invites calamity; fig. to indulge one's enemy is asking for trouble (idiom)

养虎遗患 養虎遺患 yang3 hu3 yi2 huan4
Rear a tiger and court disaster. (idiom); fig. if you're too lenient with sb, he will damage you later; to cherish a snake in one's bosom

养护 養護 yang3 hu4
to maintain; to conserve; curing (concrete etc)

养花 養花 yang3 hua1
growing flowers

养活 養活 yang3 huo5
to provide for; to keep (animals, a family etc); to raise animals; to feed and clothe; support; the necessities of life; to give birth

养鸡场 養雞場 yang3 ji1 chang3
chicken farm

养家 養家 yang3 jia1
to support a family; to raise a family

养家糊口 養家糊口 yang3 jia1 hu2 kou3
to support one's family (idiom); to have difficulty feeding a family

养家活口 養家活口 yang3 jia1 huo2 kou3
to support one's family (idiom)

养精蓄锐 養精蓄銳 yang3 jing1 xu4 rui4
to preserve and nurture one's spirit (idiom); honing one's strength for the big push

养老 養老 yang3 lao3
to provide for the elderly (family members); to enjoy a life in retirement

养老保险 養老保險 yang3 lao3 bao3 xian3
old-age insurance

养老金 養老金 yang3 lao3 jin1

养老金双轨制 養老金雙軌制 yang3 lao3 jin1 shuang1 gui3 zhi4
dual pension scheme (PRC)

养老送终 養老送終 yang3 lao3 song4 zhong1
to look after one's aged parents and arrange proper burial after they die

养老院 養老院 yang3 lao3 yuan4
nursing home

养乐多 養樂多 yang3 le4 duo1
Yakult (Japanese brand of fermented milk drink)

养廉 養廉 yang3 lian2
to encourage honesty; to discourage corruption

养料 養料 yang3 liao4
nutriment; nourishment

养路费 養路費 yang3 lu4 fei4
road maintenance tax (China)

养母 養母 yang3 mu3
foster mother; adoptive mother

养女 養女 yang3 nv3
adopted daughter

养伤 養傷 yang3 shang1
to heal a wound; to recuperate (from an injury)

养神 養神 yang3 shen2
to rest; to recuperate; to regain composure

养生 養生 yang3 sheng1
to maintain good health; to raise a child or animal; curing (of concrete etc)

养生法 養生法 yang3 sheng1 fa3
regime (diet)

养生送死 養生送死 yang3 sheng1 song4 si3
to be looked after in life and given a proper burial thereafter (idiom)

养生之道 養生之道 yang3 sheng1 zhi1 dao4
the way of maintaining good health

养性 養性 yang3 xing4
mental or spiritual cultivation

养颜 養顏 yang3 yan2
to nourish one's skin; to maintain a youthful appearance

养眼 養眼 yang3 yan3
visually attractive; eye candy; easy on the eyes; to protect the eyes

养羊 養羊 yang3 yang2
sheep husbandry

养痈贻患 養癰貽患 yang3 yong1 yi2 huan4
lit. to foster an ulcer and bequeath a calamity (idiom); tolerating budding evil can only lead to disaster; to cherish a viper in one's bosom

养痈遗患 養癰遺患 yang3 yong1 yi2 huan4
lit. to foster an ulcer and bequeath a calamity (idiom); tolerating budding evil can only lead to disaster; to cherish a viper in one's bosom

养鱼池 養魚池 yang3 yu2 chi2

养鱼缸 養魚缸 yang3 yu2 gang1
aquarium; fish tank

养育 養育 yang3 yu4
to rear; to bring up; to nurture

养殖 養殖 yang3 zhi2
to cultivate; cultivation; to further; to encourage

养殖业 養殖業 yang3 zhi2 ye4
cultivation industry

养子 養子 yang3 zi3
adopted son; foster son

养尊处优 養尊處優 yang3 zun1 chu3 you1
to live like a prince (idiom)

野外放养 野外放養 ye3 wai4 fang4 yang3
free-range (breeding livestock or poultry)

颐性养寿 頤性養壽 yi2 xing4 yang3 shou4
to take care of one's spirit and keep fit (idiom)

颐养 頤養 yi2 yang3
to look after one's health; to keep fit

颐养天年 頤養天年 yi2 yang3 tian1 nian2
to care for oneself for one's allotted life span (idiom); to retire

以药养医 以藥養醫 yi3 yao4 yang3 yi1
"drugs serving to nourish doctors", perceived problem in PRC medical practice

以债养债 以債養債 yi3 zhai4 yang3 zhai4
debt nurtures more debt (idiom)

饮食疗养 飲食療養 yin3 shi2 liao2 yang3

营养 營養 ying2 yang3
nutrition; nourishment

营养不良 營養不良 ying2 yang3 bu4 liang2
malnutrition; undernourishment; deficiency disease; dystrophy

营养品 營養品 ying2 yang3 pin3
nourishment; nutrient

营养师 營養師 ying2 yang3 shi1
nutritionist; dietitian

营养物质 營養物質 ying2 yang3 wu4 zhi4

营养学 營養學 ying2 yang3 xue2

营养液 營養液 ying2 yang3 ye4
nutrient fluid

滋养 滋養 zi1 yang3
to nourish

滋养层 滋養層 zi1 yang3 ceng2
trophoblastic layer (attaches fertilized ovum to the uterus); trophoderm

自养 自養 zi4 yang3
self-sustaining; economically independent (of state aid, foreign subsidy etc)

自养生物 自養生物 zi4 yang3 sheng1 wu4
(biology) autotroph

遵时养晦 遵時養晦 zun1 shi2 yang3 hui4
to bide one's time, waiting for an opportunity to stage a comeback in public life (idiom)