zhan4
to fight; fight; war; battle

strokes 9
radical
strokes after radical 5
鏖战 鏖戰 ao2 zhan4
bitter fighting; a violent battle

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

巴西战舞 巴西戰舞 ba1 xi1 zhan4 wu3
capoeira

白刃战 白刃戰 bai2 ren4 zhan4
hand-to-hand fighting

白色战剂 白色戰劑 bai2 se4 zhan4 ji4
Agent White

白衣战士 白衣戰士 bai2 yi1 zhan4 shi4
warrior in white; medical worker

柏举之战 柏舉之戰 bai3 ju3 zhi1 zhan4
Baiju war of 506 BC, in which Wu 吴 scored a crushing victory over Chu 楚

百团大战 百團大戰 bai3 tuan2 da4 zhan4
Hundred Regiments offensive of August-December 1940, a large scale offensive against the Japanese by the communists

百战百胜 百戰百勝 bai3 zhan4 bai3 sheng4
to emerge victorious in every battle; to be ever-victorious

百战不殆 百戰不殆 bai3 zhan4 bu4 dai4
to come unscathed through a hundred battles (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法); to win every fight

败战 敗戰 bai4 zhan4
to lose a war; fig. the loser (in a competition or election)

板门店停战村 板門店停戰村 ban3 men2 dian4 ting2 zhan4 cun1
Panmunjom village on the DMZ between North and South Korea

饱餐战饭 飽餐戰飯 bao3 can1 zhan4 fan4
to fill one's belly before the battle (idiom)

保证破坏战略 保證破壞戰略 bao3 zheng4 po4 huai4 zhan4 lve4
assured destruction strategy

背水一战 背水一戰 bei4 shui3 yi1 zhan4
lit. fight with one's back to the river (idiom); fig. to fight to win or die

备战 備戰 bei4 zhan4
prepared against war; to prepare for war; warmongering

笔战 筆戰 bi3 zhan4
written polemics

丙子战争 丙子戰爭 bing3 zi3 zhan4 zheng1
second Manchu invasion of Korea (1636)

搏战 搏戰 bo2 zhan4
to fight; to struggle; to wage war

布防迎战 布防迎戰 bu4 fang2 ying2 zhan4
to prepare to meet the enemy head-on

不列颠保卫战 不列顛保衛戰 bu4 lie4 dian1 bao3 wei4 zhan4
see 不列顛戰役|不列颠战役)

不列颠战役 不列顛戰役 bu4 lie4 dian1 zhan4 yi4
Battle of Britain (Jul-Oct 1940)

布匿战争 布匿戰爭 bu4 ni4 zhan4 zheng1
the three Punic Wars (264-146 BC) between Rome and Carthage

不惜一战 不惜一戰 bu4 xi1 yi1 zhan4
to be ready to go to war

不宣而战 不宣而戰 bu4 xuan1 er2 zhan4
open hostilities without declaring war; start an undeclared war

不战不和 不戰不和 bu4 zhan4 bu4 he2
neither war nor peace

参战 參戰 can1 zhan4
to go to war; to engage in war

长平之战 長平之戰 chang2 ping2 zhi1 zhan4
battle of Changping of 260 BC, at which the Qin army 秦軍|秦军 encircled and annihilated a Zhao army of 400,000

朝鲜战争 朝鮮戰爭 chao2 xian3 zhan4 zheng1
Korean war (1950-1953)

朝战 朝戰 chao2 zhan4
abbr. for 朝鮮戰爭|朝鲜战争, Korean War (1950-1953)

沉着应战 沉著應戰 chen2 zhuo2 ying4 zhan4
to remain calm in the face of adversity (idiom)

橙色战剂 橙色戰劑 cheng2 se4 zhan4 ji4
Agent Orange

持久战 持久戰 chi2 jiu3 zhan4
prolonged war; war of attrition

赤壁之战 赤壁之戰 chi4 bi4 zhi1 zhan4
Battle of Redcliff of 208 at Chibi in Huangzhou district 黃州區|黄州区 of Huanggang city 黄冈, a decisive defeat of Cao Cao 曹操 at the hands of southern kingdom of Wu; famous episode in the Romance of the Three Kingdoms 三國演義|三国演义

楚汉战争 楚漢戰爭 chu3 han4 zhan4 zheng1
Chu-Han Contention (206-202 BC), power struggle between Liu Bang 劉邦|刘邦 of Han and Xiang Yu 項羽|项羽 of Chu

春秋战国 春秋戰國 chun1 qiu1 zhan4 guo2
the Spring and Autumn (770-476 BC) and Warring States (475-221 BC) periods

春秋战国时代 春秋戰國時代 chun1 qiu1 zhan4 guo2 shi2 dai4
the Spring and Autumn (770-476 BC) and Warring States (475-221 BC) periods; Eastern Zhou (770-221 BC)

唇枪舌战 唇槍舌戰 chun2 qiang1 she2 zhan4
war of words

打野战 打野戰 da3 ye3 zhan4
see 打野炮

大战 大戰 da4 zhan4
war; to wage war

胆战 膽戰 dan3 zhan4
to tremble with fear

胆战心惊 膽戰心驚 dan3 zhan4 xin1 jing1
to tremble with fear (idiom); scared witless

德国战车 德國戰車 de2 guo2 zhan4 che1
Rammstein (German metal band)

第二次世界大战 第二次世界大戰 di4 er4 ci4 shi4 jie4 da4 zhan4
World War II

第一次世界大战 第一次世界大戰 di4 yi1 ci4 shi4 jie4 da4 zhan4
World War One

地缘战略 地緣戰略 di4 yuan2 zhan4 lve4
geostrategic

丁卯战争 丁卯戰爭 ding1 mao3 zhan4 zheng1
first Manchu invasion of Korea (1627)

独立战争 獨立戰爭 du2 li4 zhan4 zheng1
war of independence

对战 對戰 dui4 zhan4
to do battle (with sb)

恶战 惡戰 e4 zhan4
hard fighting; fierce battle

二次大战 二次大戰 er4 ci4 da4 zhan4
World War Two

二次世界大战 二次世界大戰 er4 ci4 shi4 jie4 da4 zhan4
World War Two

二战 二戰 er4 zhan4
World War II

反恐战争 反恐戰爭 fan3 kong3 zhan4 zheng1
war on terrorism

反生物战 反生物戰 fan3 sheng1 wu4 zhan4
biological (warfare) defense

反战 反戰 fan3 zhan4
anti-war

反战抗议 反戰抗議 fan3 zhan4 kang4 yi4
antiwar protest

放射作战 放射作戰 fang4 she4 zuo4 zhan4
radiological operations

奋战 奮戰 fen4 zhan4
to fight bravely; (fig.) to struggle; to work hard

烽烟四起,战火纷飞 烽煙四起,戰火紛飛 feng1 yan1 si4 qi3 - zhan4 huo3 fen1 fei1
lit. fire beacons in all four directions (idiom); the confusion of war

攻无不克,战无不胜 攻無不克,戰無不勝 gong1 wu2 bu4 ke4 - zhan4 wu2 bu4 sheng4
to triumph in every battle and win every fight (idiom); all-conquering; ever victorious; nothing they can't do

孤军奋战 孤軍奮戰 gu1 jun1 fen4 zhan4
lit. lone army putting up a brave fight (idiom); fig. (of a person or group of people) struggling hard without support

瓜达卡纳尔战役 瓜達卡納爾戰役 gua1 da2 ka3 na4 er3 zhan4 yi4
battle of Guadalcanal of late 1942, the turning point of the war in the Pacific

官渡之战 官渡之戰 guan1 du4 zhi1 zhan4
battle of Guandu of 199 that established Cao Cao's 曹操 domination over north China, at Guandu (near modern 許昌|许昌 in north Henan)

国共内战 國共內戰 guo2 gong4 nei4 zhan4
Chinese Civil War, also known as War of Liberation 解放戰爭|解放战争

国际战争罪法庭 國際戰爭罪法庭 guo2 ji4 zhan4 zheng1 zui4 fa3 ting2
International war crimes tribunal

国内战争 國內戰爭 guo2 nei4 zhan4 zheng1
civil war; internal struggle

海军陆战队 海軍陸戰隊 hai3 jun1 lu4 zhan4 dui4
marine corps; marines

海湾战争 海灣戰爭 hai3 wan1 zhan4 zheng1
(Persian) Gulf War

海战 海戰 hai3 zhan4
naval battle

酣战 酣戰 han1 zhan4
to fight lustily

韩战 韓戰 han2 zhan4
Korean War (1950-1953)

寒战 寒戰 han2 zhan4
shiver

航空母舰战斗群 航空母艦戰鬥群 hang2 kong1 mu3 jian4 zhan4 dou4 qun2
carrier-based vanguard group (CBVG); naval battle group led by an aircraft carrier

好战 好戰 hao4 zhan4
warlike

核战 核戰 he2 zhan4
nuclear warfare

核战斗部 核戰斗部 he2 zhan4 dou4 bu4
nuclear warhead

护法战争 護法戰爭 hu4 fa3 zhan4 zheng1
National protection war or Campaign to defend the republic (1915), a rebellion against the installation of Yuan Shikai as emperor

护国战 護國戰 hu4 guo2 zhan4
National Protection War or Campaign to Defend the Republic (1915), a rebellion against the installation of Yuan Shikai 袁世凱|袁世凯 as emperor

护国战争 護國戰爭 hu4 guo2 zhan4 zheng1
National Protection War or Campaign to Defend the Republic (1915), a rebellion against the installation of Yuan Shikai 袁世凱|袁世凯 as emperor

化学战 化學戰 hua4 xue2 zhan4
chemical warfare

化学战斗部 化學戰斗部 hua4 xue2 zhan4 dou4 bu4
chemical warhead

化学战剂 化學戰劑 hua4 xue2 zhan4 ji4
chemical warfare agent

化学战剂检毒箱 化學戰劑檢毒箱 hua4 xue2 zhan4 ji4 jian3 du2 xiang1
chemical detection kit

淮海战役 淮海戰役 huai2 hai3 zhan4 yi4
Huaihai Campaign (Nov 1948-Jan 1949), one of the three major campaigns by the People's Liberation Army near the end of the Chinese Civil War, considered the determining battle of the war

会战 會戰 hui4 zhan4
decisive battle; (fig.) campaign

混战 混戰 hun4 zhan4
civil war; muddled warfare; rough and tumble; battle royal; free fight

机械战警 機械戰警 ji1 xie4 zhan4 jing3
RoboCop (movie)

激战 激戰 ji1 zhan4
to fight fiercely; fierce battle

甲级战犯 甲級戰犯 jia3 ji2 zhan4 fan4
a grade A war criminal

甲午战争 甲午戰爭 jia3 wu3 zhan4 zheng1
First Sino-Japanese War (1894-95)

蒋桂战争 蔣桂戰爭 jiang3 gui4 zhan4 zheng1
confrontation of 1929 between Chiang Kaishek and the Guangxi warlord faction

交战 交戰 jiao1 zhan4
to fight; to wage war

解放战争 解放戰爭 jie3 fang4 zhan4 zheng1
War of Liberation (1945-49), after which the Communists 共產黨武裝|共产党武装 under Mao Zedong 毛澤東|毛泽东 took over from the Nationalists 國民政府|国民政府 under Chiang Kai-shek 蔣介石|蒋介石

决战 決戰 jue2 zhan4
decisive battle

军阀混战 軍閥混戰 jun1 fa2 hun4 zhan4
incessant fighting between warlords

开战 開戰 kai1 zhan4
to start a war; to make war; to battle against

抗日战争 抗日戰爭 kang4 ri4 zhan4 zheng1
(China's) War of Resistance against Japan (1937-1945)

抗战 抗戰 kang4 zhan4
war of resistance, especially the war against Japan (1937-1945)

克里木战争 克里木戰爭 ke4 li3 mu4 zhan4 zheng1
the Crimean War (1853-1856)

空战 空戰 kong1 zhan4
air war; air warfare

口角战 口角戰 kou3 jiao3 zhan4
war of words

苦战 苦戰 ku3 zhan4
bitter struggle; hard battle; arduous effort

狂战士 狂戰士 kuang2 zhan4 shi4
berserker (Norse warrior or fantasy role-playing character)

拉锯战 拉鋸戰 la1 ju4 zhan4
to-and-fro tussle; closely-fought contest

冷战 冷戰 leng3 zhan4
cold war; (coll.) shiver; shudder

冷战以后 冷戰以後 leng3 zhan4 yi3 hou4
post-Cold War

力战 力戰 li4 zhan4
to fight with all one's might

连战 連戰 lian2 zhan4
Lien Chan (1936-), Taiwanese politician, former vice-president and chairman of Guomintang

连战连胜 連戰連勝 lian2 zhan4 lian2 sheng4
fighting and winning a series of battles (idiom); ever victorious

恋战 戀戰 lian4 zhan4
to zealously continue fighting

两伊战争 兩伊戰爭 liang3 yi1 zhan4 zheng1
Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988)

辽沈战役 遼瀋戰役 liao2 shen3 zhan4 yi4
Liaoshen Campaign (Sep-Nov 1948), the first of the three major campaigns by the People's Liberation Army near the end of the Chinese Civil War

临战 臨戰 lin2 zhan4
just before the contest; on the eve of war

六二五战争 六二五戰爭 liu4 er4 wu3 zhan4 zheng1
the Korean War (started June 25 1950)

六日战争 六日戰爭 liu4 ri4 zhan4 zheng1
the Six-Day War of June 1967 between Israel and its Arab neighbors

论战 論戰 lun4 zhan4
to debate; to contend; polemics

屡败屡战 屢敗屢戰 lv3 bai4 lv3 zhan4
to keep on fighting despite continual setbacks (idiom)

屡战屡败 屢戰屢敗 lv3 zhan4 lv3 bai4
to suffer defeat in every battle (idiom)

贸易战 貿易戰 mao4 yi4 zhan4
trade war

玫瑰战争 玫瑰戰爭 mei2 gui1 zhan4 zheng1
The Wars of the Roses (1455-1485)

美国独立战争 美國獨立戰爭 mei3 guo2 du2 li4 zhan4 zheng1
American War of Independence (1775-1783)

孟良崮战役 孟良崮戰役 meng4 liang2 gu4 zhan4 yi4
Battle of Mt Mengliang in Shandong of 1947 between the Nationalists and Communists

拇战 拇戰 mu3 zhan4
finger-guessing game

南征北战 南征北戰 nan2 zheng1 bei3 zhan4
war on all sides (idiom); fighting from all four quarters

内战 內戰 nei4 zhan4
civil war

搦战 搦戰 nuo4 zhan4
to challenge to battle

平津战役 平津戰役 ping2 jin1 zhan4 yi4
Pingjin Campaign (Nov 1948-Jan 1949), one of the three major campaigns by the People's Liberation Army near the end of the Chinese Civil War

普法战争 普法戰爭 pu3 fa3 zhan4 zheng1
Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871)

前哨战 前哨戰 qian2 shao4 zhan4
skirmish

枪战 槍戰 qiang1 zhan4
gun battle; firefight

日俄战争 日俄戰爭 ri4 e2 zhan4 zheng1
the war of 1904-1905 between Russia and Japan

肉搏战 肉搏戰 rou4 bo2 zhan4
hand-to-hand combat

萨尔浒之战 薩爾滸之戰 sa4 er3 hu3 zhi1 zhan4
Battle of Sarhu in 1619, in which the Manchus under Nurhaci 努爾哈赤|努尔哈赤 crushed four Ming armies

闪电战 閃電戰 shan3 dian4 zhan4
Blitzkrieg; lightning war

闪击战 閃擊戰 shan3 ji1 zhan4
lightning war; Blitzkrieg

商战 商戰 shang1 zhan4
trade war

舌战 舌戰 she2 zhan4
verbal sparring; duel of words

身经百战 身經百戰 shen1 jing1 bai3 zhan4
lit. veteran of a hundred battles (idiom); fig. experienced; seasoned

生命不息,战斗不止 生命不息,戰鬥不止 sheng1 ming4 bu4 xi1 - zhan4 dou4 bu4 zhi3
while there is life, the fight continues (idiom); to fight to the last

生物战 生物戰 sheng1 wu4 zhan4
germ warfare; biological warfare

生物战剂 生物戰劑 sheng1 wu4 zhan4 ji4
biological agent; biological warfare agent

圣战 聖戰 sheng4 zhan4
Holy war; jihad

实战 實戰 shi2 zhan4
real combat; actual combat

世界大战 世界大戰 shi4 jie4 da4 zhan4
world war

赎罪日战争 贖罪日戰爭 shu2 zui4 ri4 zhan4 zheng1
the Yom Kippur war of October 1973 between Israel and her Arab neighbors

斯大林格勒会战 斯大林格勒會戰 si1 da4 lin2 ge2 le4 hui4 zhan4
Battle of Stalingrad (1942-1943); also called 斯大林格勒戰役|斯大林格勒战役

斯大林格勒战役 斯大林格勒戰役 si1 da4 lin2 ge2 le4 zhan4 yi4
Battle of Stalingrad (1942-1943), decisive battle of Second World War and one of the bloodiest battles in history, when the Germans failed to take Stalingrad, were then trapped and destroyed by Soviet forces

死战 死戰 si3 zhan4
fight to the death; desperate struggle

速战速决 速戰速決 su4 zhan4 su4 jue2
a blitzkrieg strategy (idiom); to resolve sth in the shortest time possible; to get sth done quickly

太平洋战争 太平洋戰爭 tai4 ping2 yang2 zhan4 zheng1
Pacific War between Japan and the US, 1941-1945

挑灯夜战 挑燈夜戰 tiao3 deng1 ye4 zhan4
to raise a lantern and fight at night (idiom); fig. to work into the night; to burn the midnight oil

挑战 挑戰 tiao3 zhan4
to challenge; challenge

挑战者 挑戰者 tiao3 zhan4 zhe3
challenger

挑战者号 挑戰者號 tiao3 zhan4 zhe3 hao4
Space Shuttle Challenger

停战 停戰 ting2 zhan4
armistice; cease fire

停战日 停戰日 ting2 zhan4 ri4
Armistice Day

统一战线 統一戰線 tong3 yi1 zhan4 xian4
united front

统一战线工作部 統一戰線工作部 tong3 yi1 zhan4 xian4 gong1 zuo4 bu4
United Front Work Department of CPC Central Committee (UFWD)

统战 統戰 tong3 zhan4
united front (abbr. for 統一戰線|统一战线); consolidation

统战部 統戰部 tong3 zhan4 bu4
United Front Work Department of CPC Central Committee (UFWD); abbr. for 統一戰線工作部|统一战线工作部

拖延战术 拖延戰術 tuo1 yan2 zhan4 shu4
delaying tactics; deliberate procrastination

皖系战败 皖系戰敗 wan3 xi4 zhan4 bai4
Anhui faction of Northern Warlords (1912-c. 1920), led by Duan Qirui 段祺瑞 with Japanese support

无名战士墓 無名戰士墓 wu2 ming2 zhan4 shi4 mu4
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

无名战死 無名戰死 wu2 ming2 zhan4 si3
the unknown soldier (symbolizing war dead)

武警战士 武警戰士 wu3 jing3 zhan4 shi4
armed fighters; armed police; militia

细菌战 細菌戰 xi4 jun1 zhan4
biological warfare; germ warfare

消耗战 消耗戰 xiao1 hao4 zhan4
war of attrition

骁勇善战 驍勇善戰 xiao1 yong3 shan4 zhan4
to be brave and good at fighting (idiom)

心惊胆战 心驚膽戰 xin1 jing1 dan3 zhan4
lit. heart alarmed, trembling in fear (idiom); prostrate with fear; scared witless

心理战 心理戰 xin1 li3 zhan4
psychological warfare; psychological operations; psyop

星球大战 星球大戰 xing1 qiu2 da4 zhan4
Star Wars

休战 休戰 xiu1 zhan4
armistice

宣战 宣戰 xuan1 zhan4
to declare war

选战 選戰 xuan3 zhan4
an election campaign

血战 血戰 xue4 zhan4
bloody battle

鸦片战争 鴉片戰爭 ya1 pian4 zhan4 zheng1
the Opium Wars of 1840-1842 and 1860-1861

摇战 搖戰 yao2 zhan4
(literary) to shake with fear

野战 野戰 ye3 zhan4
battlefield operation; paintball

野战军 野戰軍 ye3 zhan4 jun1
field army

伊斯兰圣战组织 伊斯蘭聖戰組織 yi1 si1 lan2 sheng4 zhan4 zu3 zhi1
Islamic Jihad (Palestinian armed faction)

迎接挑战 迎接挑戰 ying2 jie1 tiao3 zhan4
to meet a challenge

迎战 迎戰 ying2 zhan4
to meet the enemy head-on

应战 應戰 ying4 zhan4
to take up a challenge; to face an attack and meet it

游击战 遊擊戰 you2 ji1 zhan4
guerrilla warfare

有征无战 有征無戰 you3 zheng1 wu2 zhan4
to win without a fight (idiom)

浴血苦战 浴血苦戰 yu4 xue4 ku3 zhan4
a blood soaked and hard-fought struggle (idiom)

越南战争 越南戰爭 yue4 nan2 zhan4 zheng1
Vietnam War; Vietnam Conflict

越战 越戰 yue4 zhan4
Vietnam War

运动战 運動戰 yun4 dong4 zhan4
mobile warfare

战败 戰敗 zhan4 bai4
to lose a war

战备 戰備 zhan4 bei4
war preparation

战场 戰場 zhan4 chang3
battlefield

战车 戰車 zhan4 che1
war chariot; tank

战船 戰船 zhan4 chuan2
warship

战地 戰地 zhan4 di4
battlefield

战抖 戰抖 zhan4 dou3
to shudder; to tremble

战斗 戰鬥 zhan4 dou4
to fight; to battle

战斗部 戰斗部 zhan4 dou4 bu4
warhead

战斗机 戰鬥機 zhan4 dou4 ji1
fighter (aircraft)

战斗舰 戰鬥艦 zhan4 dou4 jian4
battleship

战斗力 戰鬥力 zhan4 dou4 li4
fighting strength

战斗群 戰鬥群 zhan4 dou4 qun2
battle group; naval formation headed by an aircraft carrier

战斗营 戰鬥營 zhan4 dou4 ying2
boot camp

战斗者 戰鬥者 zhan4 dou4 zhe3
fighter

战法 戰法 zhan4 fa3
military strategy

战犯 戰犯 zhan4 fan4
war criminal

战俘 戰俘 zhan4 fu2
prisoner of war

战斧 戰斧 zhan4 fu3
battle-ax

战功 戰功 zhan4 gong1
outstanding military service

战国 戰國 zhan4 guo2
the Warring States period (475-221 BC)

战国策 戰國策 zhan4 guo2 ce4
"Strategies of the Warring States", chronicle of the Warring States Period (475-220 BC), possibly written by Su Qin 蘇秦|苏秦

战国末 戰國末 zhan4 guo2 mo4
late Warring States period, c. 250-221 BC before the First Emperor's Qin Dynasty

战国末年 戰國末年 zhan4 guo2 mo4 nian2
late Warring States period, c. 250-221 BC before the First Emperor's Qin Dynasty

战国七雄 戰國七雄 zhan4 guo2 qi1 xiong2
Seven Powerful States of the Warring States, namely: 齊|齐, 楚, 燕, 韓|韩, 趙|赵, 魏 and 秦

战国时代 戰國時代 zhan4 guo2 shi2 dai4
the Warring States period (475-221 BC); Japanese Warring States period (15th-17th century)

战酣 戰酣 zhan4 han1
(literary) at the height of the battle

战壕 戰壕 zhan4 hao2
trench; entrenchment

战壕热 戰壕熱 zhan4 hao2 re4
trench fever

战后 戰後 zhan4 hou4
after the war; post-war

战火 戰火 zhan4 huo3
conflagration; the fire of war

战火纷飞 戰火紛飛 zhan4 huo3 fen1 fei1
fire of war everywhere (idiom); enveloped in the flames of war

战祸 戰禍 zhan4 huo4
disaster of war

战机 戰機 zhan4 ji1
opportunity in a battle; fighter aircraft; war secret

战绩 戰績 zhan4 ji4
military successes; (fig.) success; accomplishment

战舰 戰艦 zhan4 jian4
battleship; warship

战兢 戰兢 zhan4 jing1
to tremble; to be on guard

战兢兢 戰兢兢 zhan4 jing1 jing1
shaking with fear

战况 戰況 zhan4 kuang4
battlefield situation; battle progress

战力 戰力 zhan4 li4
military strength; military power; military capability

战栗 戰慄 zhan4 li4
to tremble; shudder

战利品 戰利品 zhan4 li4 pin3
spoils of war

战列舰 戰列艦 zhan4 lie4 jian4
battleship

战乱 戰亂 zhan4 luan4
chaos of war

战略 戰略 zhan4 lve4
strategy

战略防御倡议 戰略防御倡議 zhan4 lve4 fang2 yu4 chang4 yi4
strategic defense initiative (SDI)

战略核力量 戰略核力量 zhan4 lve4 he2 li4 liang5
strategic nuclear force

战略核武器 戰略核武器 zhan4 lve4 he2 wu3 qi4
strategic nuclear weapon

战略轰炸机 戰略轟炸機 zhan4 lve4 hong1 zha4 ji1
strategic bomber

战略伙伴 戰略伙伴 zhan4 lve4 huo3 ban4
strategic partner

战略夥伴 戰略夥伴 zhan4 lve4 huo3 ban4
variant of 戰略伙伴|战略伙伴

战略家 戰略家 zhan4 lve4 jia1
a strategist

战略性 戰略性 zhan4 lve4 xing4
strategic

战略要点 戰略要點 zhan4 lve4 yao4 dian3
strategic point

战马 戰馬 zhan4 ma3
warhorse

战旗 戰旗 zhan4 qi2
a war flag; an army banner

战区 戰區 zhan4 qu1
war zone; (military) theater of operations

战胜 戰勝 zhan4 sheng4
to prevail over; to defeat; to surmount

战时 戰時 zhan4 shi2
wartime

战事 戰事 zhan4 shi4
war; hostilities; fighting

战士 戰士 zhan4 shi4
fighter; soldier; warrior

战书 戰書 zhan4 shu1
written war challenge

战术 戰術 zhan4 shu4
tactics

战术导弹 戰術導彈 zhan4 shu4 dao3 dan4
tactical missile

战术核武器 戰術核武器 zhan4 shu4 he2 wu3 qi4
tactical nuclear weapons

战死沙场 戰死沙場 zhan4 si3 sha1 chang3
to die in battle (idiom)

战团 戰團 zhan4 tuan2
fighting group; by extension, a fight; a fray

战无不胜 戰無不勝 zhan4 wu2 bu4 sheng4
to triumph in every battle (idiom); invincible; to succeed in every undertaking

战无不胜,攻无不克 戰無不勝,攻無不克 zhan4 wu2 bu4 sheng4 - gong1 wu2 bu4 ke4
to triumph in every battle and win every fight (idiom); all-conquering; ever victorious; nothing they can't do

战无不胜,攻无不取 戰無不勝,攻無不取 zhan4 wu2 bu4 sheng4 - gong1 wu2 bu4 qu3
to triumph in every battle and win every fight (idiom); all-conquering; ever victorious; nothing they can't do

战线 戰線 zhan4 xian4
battle line; battlefront; front

战役 戰役 zhan4 yi4
military campaign

战友 戰友 zhan4 you3
comrade-in-arms; battle companion

战战兢兢 戰戰兢兢 zhan4 zhan4 jing1 jing1
trembling with fear; with fear and trepidation

战战栗栗 戰戰慄慄 zhan4 zhan4 li4 li4
to tremble with fear

战争 戰爭 zhan4 zheng1
war; conflict

战争与和平 戰爭與和平 zhan4 zheng1 yu3 he2 ping2
War and Peace by Tolstoy 托爾斯泰|托尔斯泰

战争罪 戰爭罪 zhan4 zheng1 zui4
war crime

阵亡战士纪念日 陣亡戰士紀念日 zhen4 wang2 zhan4 shi4 ji4 nian4 ri4
Memorial Day (American holiday)

争夺战 爭奪戰 zheng1 duo2 zhan4
struggle

征战 征戰 zheng1 zhan4
campaign; expedition

争战 爭戰 zheng1 zhan4
fight

知彼知己,百战不殆 知彼知己,百戰不殆 zhi1 bi3 zhi1 ji3 - bai3 zhan4 bu4 dai4
knowing the enemy and yourself will get you unscathed through a hundred battles (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War")

知己知彼,百战不殆 知己知彼,百戰不殆 zhi1 ji3 zhi1 bi3 - bai3 zhan4 bu4 dai4
know yourself and know your enemy, and you will never be defeated (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法)

直皖战争 直皖戰爭 zhi2 wan3 zhan4 zheng1
war of 1920 between Northern Warlords, in which the Zhili faction beat the Anhui faction and took over the Beijing government

指战员 指戰員 zhi3 zhan4 yuan2
PLA commanders and fighters

中法战争 中法戰爭 zhong1 fa3 zhan4 zheng1
Sino-French War (1883-1885) (concerning French seizure of Vietnam)

中途岛战役 中途島戰役 zhong1 tu2 dao3 zhan4 yi4
Battle of Midway, June 1942

中越战争 中越戰爭 zhong1 yue4 zhan4 zheng1
the Sino-Vietnamese War, fought between the PRC and Vietnam in 1979; also known as the Third Indochina War

终战 終戰 zhong1 zhan4
end of war; armistice; cf Japanese surrender in WWII on 15th August 1945

终战日 終戰日 zhong1 zhan4 ri4
armistice day; cf Japan's surrender in WWII on 15th August 1945

主战派 主戰派 zhu3 zhan4 pai4
the pro-war faction; hawks

转战 轉戰 zhuan3 zhan4
to fight in one place after another

转战千里 轉戰千里 zhuan3 zhan4 qian1 li3
fighting everywhere over a thousand miles (idiom); constant fighting across the country; never-ending struggle

作战 作戰 zuo4 zhan4
combat; to fight

作战失踪 作戰失蹤 zuo4 zhan4 shi1 zong1
see 作戰失蹤人員|作战失踪人员

作战失踪人员 作戰失蹤人員 zuo4 zhan4 shi1 zong1 ren2 yuan2
missing in action (MIA) (military)