zhi4
aspiration; ambition; the will

zhi4
sign; mark; to record; to write a footnote

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宝志 寶誌 bao3 zhi4
Baozhi, or Pao-chih, Chinese monk (418–514), also known as 保誌|保志 or 誌公|志公

碑志 碑誌 bei1 zhi4
historical record inscribed on tablet

标志 標誌 biao1 zhi4
sign; mark; symbol; to symbolize; to indicate; to mark

不以词害志 不以詞害誌 bu4 yi3 ci2 hai4 zhi4
don't let rhetoric spoil the message (idiom); don't get carried away with flowery speech to the detriment of what you want to say

不以辞害志 不以辭害志 bu4 yi3 ci2 hai4 zhi4
don't let rhetoric spoil the message (idiom); don't get carried away with flowery speech to the detriment of what you want to say

蔡志忠 蔡志忠 cai4 zhi4 zhong1
Tsai Chih Chung (1948-), famous Taiwanese cartoonist specializing in retelling the Chinese classics

踌躇满志 躊躇滿志 chou2 chu2 man3 zhi4
enormously proud of one's success (idiom); smug; complacent

大一统志 大一統誌 da4 yi1 tong3 zhi4
Dayuan Dayi Tongzhi, Yuan dynasty geographical encyclopedia, compiled 1285-1294 under Jamal al-Din 紮馬剌丁|扎马剌丁 and Yu Yinglong 虞應龍|虞应龙, 755 scrolls

大元大一统志 大元大一統誌 da4 yuan2 da4 yi1 tong3 zhi4
Dayuan Dayi Tongzhi, Yuan dynasty geographical encyclopedia, compiled 1285-1294 under Jamal al-Din 紮馬剌丁|扎马剌丁 and Yu Yinglong 虞應龍|虞应龙, 755 scrolls

大志 大志 da4 zhi4
high aims

淡泊明志 淡泊明志 dan4 bo2 ming2 zhi4
living a simple life as one's ideal (idiom)

德意志 德意志 de2 yi4 zhi4
German (phonetic rendition of "Deutsch"); Germany

德意志联邦共和国 德意志聯邦共和國 de2 yi4 zhi4 lian2 bang1 gong4 he2 guo2
Federal Republic of Germany; former West Germany 1945-1990, now simply Germany

德意志民主共和国 德意志民主共和國 de2 yi4 zhi4 min2 zhu3 gong4 he2 guo2
German democratic republic (former East Germany), 1945-1990

德意志学术交流中心 德意志學術交流中心 de2 yi4 zhi4 xue2 shu4 jiao1 liu2 zhong1 xin1
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

德意志银行 德意志銀行 de2 yi4 zhi4 yin2 hang2
Deutsche Bank

得志 得誌 de2 zhi4
to accomplish one's ambition; a dream come true; to enjoy success

斗志 鬥志 dou4 zhi4
will to fight; fighting spirit

斗志昂扬 鬥志昂揚 dou4 zhi4 ang2 yang2
having high fighting spirit

笃志 篤志 du3 zhi4
steadfast; with single-minded devotion

范志毅 范志毅 fan4 zhi4 yi4
Fan Zhiyi (1969-), soccer player

方志 方志 fang1 zhi4
local chronicles; district records

辐射警告标志 輻射警告標志 fu2 she4 jing3 gao4 biao1 zhi4
radiation warning symbol

豪情壮志 豪情壯志 hao2 qing2 zhuang4 zhi4
lofty ideals; noble aspirations

号志 號誌 hao4 zhi4
signal; sign (traffic control etc)

胡志明 胡志明 hu2 zhi4 ming2
Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969), former Vietnamese leader; see also 胡志明市

胡志明市 胡志明市 hu2 zhi4 ming2 shi4
Ho Chi Minh City a.k.a. Saigon, Vietnam

胡志强 胡志強 hu2 zhi4 qiang2
Jason Hu (1948-), former Taiwan foreign minister

交通标志 交通標誌 jiao1 tong1 biao1 zhi4
traffic sign

老骥伏枥,志在千里 老驥伏櫪,志在千里 lao3 ji4 fu2 li4 - zhi4 zai4 qian1 li3
lit. an old steed in the stable still aspires to gallop 1000 miles (idiom); fig. old people may still cherish high aspirations

李洪志 李洪志 li3 hong2 zhi4
Li Hongzhi (1951-), founder of Falung Gong 法輪功|法轮功

历代志上 歷代志上 li4 dai4 zhi4 shang4
First book of Chronicles

历代志下 歷代志下 li4 dai4 zhi4 xia4
Second book of Chronicles

励志 勵志 li4 zhi4
to encourage; encouragement

立志 立志 li4 zhi4
to be determined; to be resolved

励志哥 勵志哥 li4 zhi4 ge1
ugly guy with a pretty girlfriend (slang)

聊斋志异 聊齋志異 liao2 zhai1 zhi4 yi4
Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio, Qing dynasty book of tales by 蒲松齡|蒲松龄

临海水土志 臨海水土誌 lin2 hai3 shui3 tu3 zhi4
Seaboard geographic gazetteer (c. 275) by Shen Ying 沈瑩|沈莹

林志玲 林志玲 lin2 zhi4 ling2
Lin Chi-ling (1974-), Taiwanese model and actress

凌志 凌志 ling2 zhi4
Lexus; see also 雷克薩斯|雷克萨斯

凌志美 凌志美 ling2 zhi4 mei3
Laura Ling, US-Taiwanese woman journalist imprisoned as spy by North Korea in 2009

罗志祥 羅志祥 luo2 zhi4 xiang2
Luo Zhixiang or Show Luo or Alan Luo (1979-), Taiwanese pop star

民族志 民族志 min2 zu2 zhi4
ethnography

明志 明志 ming2 zhi4
to demonstrate one's sincere convictions

默志 默誌 mo4 zhi4
to recall silently

墓志 墓誌 mu4 zhi4
inscribed stone tablet placed in the tomb; memorial inscription on such a tablet

墓志铭 墓誌銘 mu4 zhi4 ming2
epitaph

品趣志 品趣志 pin3 qu4 zhi4
Pinterest (photo-sharing website)

奇志 奇志 qi2 zhi4
high aspiration

情志 情志 qing2 zhi4
emotion; mood

求生意志 求生意志 qiu2 sheng1 yi4 zhi4
the will to live

人穷志短 人窮志短 ren2 qiong2 zhi4 duan3
poor and with low expectations; poverty stunts ambition

仁人志士 仁人志士 ren2 ren2 zhi4 shi4
gentleman aspiring to benevolence (idiom); people with lofty ideals

日本国志 日本國誌 ri4 ben3 guo2 zhi4
A record of Japan by Huan Zunxian 黃遵憲|黄遵宪, an extended analysis of Meiji Japan

日志 日誌 ri4 zhi4
journal; log (computing)

茹志鹃 茹誌鵑 ru2 zhi4 juan1
Ru Zhijuan (1925-1998), female novelist and politician

锐志 銳志 rui4 zhi4
firm determination

三国志 三國志 san1 guo2 zhi4
History of the Three Kingdoms, fourth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, composed by Chen Shou 陳壽|陈寿 in 289 during Jin Dynasty 晉朝|晋朝, 65 scrolls

丧志 喪志 sang4 zhi4
to become demoralized; to lose one's sense of purpose

尚志 尚志 shang4 zhi4
Shangzhi county level city in Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨, Heilongjiang

尚志市 尚志市 shang4 zhi4 shi4
Shangzhi county level city in Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨, Heilongjiang

神志 神志 shen2 zhi4
consciousness; state of mind; compos mentis

神志不清 神志不清 shen2 zhi4 bu4 qing1
to be delirious; to be mentally confused

神志昏迷 神志昏迷 shen2 zhi4 hun1 mi2
to be in a state of delirium

矢志 矢誌 shi3 zhi4
to take an oath to do sth; to pledge; to vow

同志 同志 tong2 zhi4
comrade; (slang) homosexual

玩物丧志 玩物喪志 wan2 wu4 sang4 zhi4
lit. trifling destroys the will (idiom); infatuation with fine details prevents one making progress; excessive attention to trivia saps the will

网志 網誌 wang3 zhi4
blog; weblog; same as 博客

唯意志论 唯意志論 wei2 yi4 zhi4 lun4
voluntarism; metaphysical view, esp. due to Schopenhauer 叔本華|叔本华, that the essence of the world is willpower

未竟之志 未竟之志 wei4 jing4 zhi1 zhi4
unfulfilled ambition

遐志 遐志 xia2 zhi4
lofty ambition; lofty aspiration

县志 縣志 xian4 zhi4
general history of a county; county annals

项庄舞剑,志在沛公 項莊舞劍,志在沛公 xiang4 zhuang1 wu3 jian4 - zhi4 zai4 pei4 gong1
see 項莊舞劍,意在沛公|项庄舞剑,意在沛公

小花远志 小花遠志 xiao3 hua1 yuan3 zhi4
small-flowered milkwort (Polygala arvensis Willd. or P. telephioides), with roots used in Chinese medicine

新剧同志会 新劇同志會 xin1 ju4 tong2 zhi4 hui4
New Dramatic Society, Chinese theatrical company from 1912, a continuation of Tokyo Spring Willow Society 春柳社

心志 心志 xin1 zhi4
will; resolution; aspiration

胸无大志 胸無大志 xiong1 wu2 da4 zhi4
to have no aspirations (idiom); unambitious

徐志摩 徐志摩 xu2 zhi4 mo2
Xu Zhimo (1897-1931), writer and poet

蓄须明志 蓄鬚明志 xu4 xu1 ming2 zhi4
to grow a beard as a symbol of one's determination (as Mei Lanfang 梅蘭芳|梅兰芳 growing a beard and refusing to perform for the Japanese)

燕雀安知鸿鹄之志 燕雀安知鴻鵠之志 yan4 que4 an1 zhi1 hong2 hu2 zhi1 zhi4
lit. can the sparrow and swallow know the will of the great swan? (idiom); fig. how can we small fry predict the ambitions of the great?

燕雀焉知鸿鹄之志 燕雀焉知鴻鵠之志 yan4 que4 yan1 zhi1 hong2 gu3 zhi1 zhi4
lit. can the sparrow and swallow know the will of the great swan? (idiom); fig. how can we small fry predict the ambitions of the great?

移山志 移山志 yi2 shan1 zhi4
the will to move mountains; fig. high ambitions

遗志 遺志 yi2 zhi4
the mission in life of a deceased person, left to others to carry on

以死明志 以死明志 yi3 si3 ming2 zhi4
to demonstrate one's sincerity by dying

意志 意志 yi4 zhi4
will; willpower; determination

意志力 意志力 yi4 zhi4 li4
willpower

永志不忘 永志不忘 yong3 zhi4 bu4 wang4
never to be forgotten

有意志 有意志 you3 yi4 zhi4
conscious; having a will

有志 有志 you3 zhi4
to be ambitious

有志竟成 有志竟成 you3 zhi4 jing4 cheng2
persevere and you will succeed (idiom); where there's a will, there's a way

有志气 有志氣 you3 zhi4 qi4
ambitious

有志者事竟成 有志者事竟成 you3 zhi4 zhe3 shi4 jing4 cheng2
a really determined person will find a solution (idiom); where there's a will, there's a way

郁郁不得志 鬱鬱不得志 yu4 yu4 bu4 de2 zhi4
soured by the loss of one's hopes

远志 遠志 yuan3 zhi4
far-reaching ambition; lofty ideal; milkwort (Polygala myrtifolia), with roots used in Chinese medicine

杂志 雜誌 za2 zhi4
magazine

杂志社 雜誌社 za2 zhi4 she4
magazine publisher

翟志刚 翟志剛 zhai2 zhi4 gang1
Zhai Zhigang (1966-), Chinese astronaut

张志新 張志新 zhang1 zhi4 xin1
Zhang Zhixin (1930-1975) female revolutionary and martyr, who followed the true Marxist-Leninist line as a party member, and was arrested in 1969, murdered in 1975 after opposing the counter-revolutionary party-usurping conspiracies of Lin Biao and the Ga

职志 職志 zhi2 zhi4
aspiration

志哀 誌哀 zhi4 ai1
to pay respects to the dead; to mark sb's passing

志不在此 志不在此 zhi4 bu4 zai4 ci3
to have one's ambitions elsewhere (idiom)

志丹 志丹 zhi4 dan1
Zhidan county in Yan'an 延安, Shaanxi

志丹县 志丹縣 zhi4 dan1 xian4
Zhidan county in Yan'an 延安, Shaanxi

志得意满 志得意滿 zhi4 de2 yi4 man3
fully content with one's achievements (idiom); complacent

志高气扬 志高氣揚 zhi4 gao1 qi4 yang2
high-spirited and smug

志工 志工 zhi4 gong1
volunteer

志贺氏菌病 志賀氏菌病 zhi4 he4 shi4 jun1 bing4
shigellosis; bacillary dysentery

志留纪 志留紀 zhi4 liu2 ji4
Silurian (geological period 440-417m years ago)

志留系 志留系 zhi4 liu2 xi4
Silurian system (geology); see 志留紀|志留纪

志气 志氣 zhi4 qi4
ambition; resolve; backbone; drive; spirit

志趣 志趣 zhi4 qu4
inclination; interest

志士仁人 志士仁人 zhi4 shi4 ren2 ren2
gentleman aspiring to benevolence (idiom); people with lofty ideals

志同道合 志同道合 zhi4 tong2 dao4 he2
like-minded (idiom); fellow enthusiast; kindred spirit

志向 志向 zhi4 xiang4
ambition; goal; ideal; aspiration

志愿 志願 zhi4 yuan4
aspiration; ambition; to volunteer

志愿兵 志願兵 zhi4 yuan4 bing1
volunteer soldier

志愿军 志願軍 zhi4 yuan4 jun1
volunteer army

志愿者 志願者 zhi4 yuan4 zhe3
volunteer

志在四方 志在四方 zhi4 zai4 si4 fang1
to aspire to travel far and make one's mark (idiom)

中国人民志愿军 中國人民志願軍 zhong1 guo2 ren2 min2 zhi4 yuan4 jun1
the Chinese People's Volunteer Army deployed by China to aid North Korea in 1950

众志成城 眾志成城 zhong4 zhi4 cheng2 cheng2
unity of will is an impregnable stronghold (idiom)

专心致志 專心致志 zhuan1 xin1 zhi4 zhi4
with single-hearted devotion (idiom)

壮志 壯志 zhuang4 zhi4
great goal; magnificent aspiration

自由意志 自由意志 zi4 you2 yi4 zhi4
free will

自由意志主义 自由意志主義 zi4 you2 yi4 zhi4 zhu3 yi4
libertarianism