xi4
trick; drama; play; show

xi4
variant of 戲|戏

strokes 6
radical
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把戏 把戲 ba3 xi4
acrobatics; jugglery; cheap trick; game

变把戏 變把戲 bian4 ba3 xi4
to perform magic; to do magic tricks; prestidigitation

变戏法 變戲法 bian4 xi4 fa3
to perform conjuring tricks; to conjure; to juggle

布袋戏 布袋戲 bu4 dai4 xi4
glove puppetry

唱对台戏 唱對臺戲 chang4 dui4 tai2 xi4
to put on a rival show (idiom); to set oneself up against sb; to get into confrontation

唱戏 唱戲 chang4 xi4
to perform in opera

大轴戏 大軸戲 da4 zhou4 xi4
last item on a program (theater)

电子游戏 電子遊戲 dian4 zi3 you2 xi4
computer and video games

独脚戏 獨腳戲 du2 jiao3 xi4
variant of 獨角戲|独角戏

独角戏 獨角戲 du2 jiao3 xi4
monodrama; one-man show; comic talk

儿戏 兒戲 er2 xi4
child's play; trifling matter

逢场作戏 逢場作戲 feng2 chang3 zuo4 xi4
lit. find a stage, put on a comedy (idiom); to join in the fun; to play along according to local conditions

高甲戏 高甲戲 gao1 jia3 xi4
Gaojia opera of Fujian and Taiwan

歌仔戏 歌仔戲 ge1 zai3 xi4
type of opera from Taiwan and Fujian

鬼把戏 鬼把戲 gui3 ba3 xi4
sinister plot; dirty trick; cheap trick

好戏还在后头 好戲還在後頭 hao3 xi4 hai2 zai4 hou4 tou5
the best part of the show is yet to come; (with ironic tone) the worst is yet to come; you ain't seen nothin' yet

猴戏 猴戲 hou2 xi4
monkey show

花灯戏 花燈戲 hua1 deng1 xi4
opera for popular in Sichuan and Yunnan

花鼓戏 花鼓戲 hua1 gu3 xi4
opera form popular along Changjiang

黄梅戏 黃梅戲 huang2 mei2 xi4
Huangmei opera (local opera of Anhui)

假戏真唱 假戲真唱 jia3 xi4 zhen1 chang4
fiction comes true; play-acting that turns into reality

接戏 接戲 jie1 xi4
to accept an acting role

京戏 京戲 jing1 xi4
Beijing opera

角色扮演游戏 角色扮演遊戲 jue2 se4 ban4 yan3 you2 xi4
role-playing game (RPG)

开戏 開戲 kai1 xi4
to start an opera

看戏 看戲 kan4 xi4
to watch a play; to watch passively (i.e. from the sidelines, from the crowd)

傀儡戏 傀儡戲 kui3 lei3 xi4
puppet show

联机游戏 聯機遊戲 lian2 ji1 you2 xi4
a network computer game

柳子戏 柳子戲 liu3 zi5 xi4
Shandong opera

露天大戏院 露天大戲院 lu4 tian1 da4 xi4 yuan4
open-air amphitheater

裸戏 裸戲 luo3 xi4
nude scene (in a movie)

马戏 馬戲 ma3 xi4
circus

马戏团 馬戲團 ma3 xi4 tuan2
circus

猫鼠游戏 貓鼠遊戲 mao1 shu3 you2 xi4
cat and mouse game

帽子戏法 帽子戲法 mao4 zi5 xi4 fa3
hat trick (when one player scores three goals)

没戏 沒戲 mei2 xi4
(coll.) not a chance; no way; hopeless

傩戏 儺戲 nuo2 xi4
Anhui local opera

拍戏 拍戲 pai1 xi4
to shoot a movie

牌戏 牌戲 pai2 xi4
a card game

皮影戏 皮影戲 pi2 ying3 xi4
shadow play

拼板游戏 拼板遊戲 pin1 ban3 you2 xi4
jigsaw puzzle; wood block puzzle

汽车戏院 汽車戲院 qi4 che1 xi4 yuan4
drive-in theater

前戏 前戲 qian2 xi4
foreplay

人偶戏 人偶戲 ren2 ou3 xi4
puppet show

三个女人一台戏 三個女人一臺戲 san1 ge5 nv3 ren2 yi1 tai2 xi4
three women are enough for a drama (idiom)

散戏 散戲 san4 xi4
end of a show

上海戏剧学院 上海戲劇學院 shang4 hai3 xi4 ju4 xue2 yuan4
Shanghai Theatrical Institute

社戏 社戲 she4 xi4
theatrical performance (e.g. on religious festival)

视同儿戏 視同兒戲 shi4 tong2 er2 xi4
to regard sth as a plaything (idiom); to consider unimportant; to view as trifling

调戏 調戲 tiao2 xi4
to take liberties with a woman; to dally; to assail a woman with obscenities

听戏 聽戲 ting1 xi4
to attend an opera; to see an opera

嬉戏 嬉戲 xi1 xi4
to frolic; fun; a romp

戏称 戲稱 xi4 cheng1
to jokingly call; jocular appellation

戏词 戲詞 xi4 ci2
actor's lines (in theater)

戏法 戲法 xi4 fa3
magic trick

戏仿 戲仿 xi4 fang3
parody; imitation

戏剧 戲劇 xi4 ju4
drama; play; theater

戏剧化 戲劇化 xi4 ju4 hua4
theatrical

戏剧化人格违常 戲劇化人格違常 xi4 ju4 hua4 ren2 ge2 wei2 chang2
histrionic personality disorder (HPD)

戏剧家 戲劇家 xi4 ju4 jia1
dramatist; playwright

戏剧性 戲劇性 xi4 ju4 xing4
dramatic

戏码 戲碼 xi4 ma3
item (on a program)

戏弄 戲弄 xi4 nong4
to play tricks on; to make fun of; to tease

戏票 戲票 xi4 piao4
(theater etc) ticket

戏曲 戲曲 xi4 qu3
Chinese opera

戏耍 戲耍 xi4 shua3
to amuse oneself; to play with; to tease

戏说 戲說 xi4 shuo1
dramatic form consisting of historical narration; history as jocular narrative; to stretch history for a joking story; amusing story with strained interpretations of history; to make an unreasonable comparison in jest

戏说剧 戲說劇 xi4 shuo1 ju4
period costume drama (on TV)

戏台 戲臺 xi4 tai2
stage

戏侮 戲侮 xi4 wu3
to insult

戏谑 戲謔 xi4 xue4
to banter; to crack jokes; to ridicule

戏言 戲言 xi4 yan2
joking matter; to go back on one's words

戏眼 戲眼 xi4 yan3
the best part (of a play etc)

戏院 戲院 xi4 yuan4
theater

戏子 戲子 xi4 zi5
(derog.) opera singer; actor

谐戏 諧戲 xie2 xi4
to joke

谑戏 謔戲 xue4 xi4
fun and mockery

压台戏 壓臺戲 ya1 tai2 xi4
last item on a show; grand finale

压轴好戏 壓軸好戲 ya1 zhou4 hao3 xi4
see 壓軸戲|压轴戏

压轴戏 壓軸戲 ya1 zhou4 xi4
next-to-last item on a program (theater); climax

演戏 演戲 yan3 xi4
to put on a play; to perform; fig. to pretend; to feign

样板戏 樣板戲 yang4 ban3 xi4
model theater (operas and ballets produced during the Cultural Revolution)

游戏 遊戲 you2 xi4
game; to play

游戏场 遊戲場 you2 xi4 chang3
playground

游戏池 游戲池 you2 xi4 chi2
paddling pool; wading pool

游戏机 遊戲機 you2 xi4 ji1
video game; game machine

游戏设备 遊戲設備 you2 xi4 she4 bei4
gaming device; controller (for computer or console)

游戏说 遊戲說 you2 xi4 shuo1
theory of free play (in Kant's philosophy)

游戏王 遊戲王 you2 xi4 wang2
Yu-Gi-Oh!

鸳鸯戏水 鴛鴦戲水 yuan1 yang1 xi4 shui3
lit. mandarin ducks playing in the water; fig. to make love

杂戏 雜戲 za2 xi4
acrobatics; entertainment at folk festival

掌中戏 掌中戲 zhang3 zhong1 xi4
see 布袋戲|布袋戏

折子戏 摺子戲 zhe2 zi5 xi4
highlights from opera

中央戏剧学院 中央戲劇學院 zhong1 yang1 xi4 ju4 xue2 yuan4
Central Academy of Drama

重头戏 重頭戲 zhong4 tou2 xi4
opera rich in singing and dancing; the most important part or highlight (of a project, plan etc)

做戏 做戲 zuo4 xi4
to act in a play; to put on a play