an4
variant of 暗

an4
dark; gloomy; hidden; secret; muddled; obscure; in the dark

an4
to close (a door); to eclipse; muddled; stupid; ignorant; variant of 暗

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radical
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暗暗 暗暗 an4 an4
secretly; inwardly

暗堡 暗堡 an4 bao3
bunker

暗背雨燕 暗背雨燕 an4 bei4 yu3 yan4
(bird species of China) dark-rumped swift (Apus acuticauda)

暗藏 暗藏 an4 cang2
to hide; to conceal

暗察明访 暗察明訪 an4 cha2 ming2 fang3
open enquiries and secret search (idiom); to investigate openly and in secret; taking information from all sides

暗娼 暗娼 an4 chang1
unlicensed (unregistered) prostitute

暗潮 暗潮 an4 chao2
undercurrent

暗处 暗處 an4 chu4
secret place

暗疮 暗瘡 an4 chuang1
acne

暗袋 暗袋 an4 dai4
camera bag (for changing film)

暗淡 暗淡 an4 dan4
dark; dim (light); dull (color); drab; (fig.) gloomy; bleak

暗地 暗地 an4 di4
secretly; inwardly

暗地里 暗地裡 an4 di4 li5
secretly; inwardly; on the sly

暗疔 暗疔 an4 ding1
axillary furuncle; armpit boil

暗渡陈仓 暗渡陳倉 an4 du4 chen2 cang1
lit. secretly crossing the Wei River 渭河 at Chencang (idiom, refers to a stratagem used by Liu Bang 劉邦|刘邦 in 206 BC against Xiang Yu 項羽|项羽 of Chu); fig. to feign one thing while doing another; to cheat under cover of a diversion

暗煅 暗煅 an4 duan4
sealed pot calcination (TCM)

暗访 暗訪 an4 fang3
to make secret inquiries; to investigate in secret

暗腹雪鸡 暗腹雪雞 an4 fu4 xue3 ji1
(bird species of China) Himalayan snowcock (Tetraogallus himalayensis)

暗公鸟 暗公鳥 an4 gong1 niao3
black-crowned night heron (Tw)

暗光鸟 暗光鳥 an4 guang1 niao3
black-crowned night heron (Tw)

暗害 暗害 an4 hai4
to kill secretly; to stab in the back

暗号 暗號 an4 hao4
secret signal (sign); countersign; password

暗合 暗合 an4 he2
to agree implicitly; of one mind; views coincide without a word exchanged

暗河 暗河 an4 he2
underground river

暗盒 暗盒 an4 he2
magazine; cassette

暗黑破坏神 暗黑破壞神 an4 hei1 po4 huai4 shen2
Diablo (video game series)

暗花儿 暗花兒 an4 hua1 er5
veiled design incised in porcelain or woven in fabric

暗灰鹃䴗 暗灰鵑鶪 an4 hui1 juan1 ju2
(bird species of China) black-winged cuckooshrike (Coracina melaschistos)

暗疾 暗疾 an4 ji2
unmentionable disease; a disease one is ashamed of

暗记 暗記 an4 ji4
to commit to memory; secret mark

暗记儿 暗記兒 an4 ji4 er5
secret mark

暗间儿 暗間兒 an4 jian1 er5
inner room

暗箭 暗箭 an4 jian4
attack by a hidden enemy; a stab in the back

暗礁 暗礁 an4 jiao1
submerged reef (rock)

暗经 暗經 an4 jing1
latent menstruation (TCM)

暗井 暗井 an4 jing3
blind shaft; winze

暗亏 暗虧 an4 kui1
hidden loss (finance)

暗恋 暗戀 an4 lian4
to be secretly in love with

暗流 暗流 an4 liu2
undercurrent

暗鹭 暗鷺 an4 lu4
black-crowned night heron (Tw)

暗绿背鸬鹚 暗綠背鸕鶿 an4 lv4 bei4 lu2 ci2
(bird species of China) Japanese cormorant (Phalacrocorax capillatus)

暗绿柳莺 暗綠柳鶯 an4 lv4 liu3 ying1
(bird species of China) greenish warbler (Phylloscopus trochiloides)

暗绿绣眼鸟 暗綠繡眼鳥 an4 lv4 xiu4 yan3 niao3
(bird species of China) Japanese white-eye (Zosterops japonicus)

暗昧 暗昧 an4 mei4
obscure; remaining unenlightened

暗冕鹪莺 暗冕鷦鶯 an4 mian3 jiao1 ying1
(bird species of China) rufescent prinia (Prinia rufescens)

暗器 暗器 an4 qi4
concealed weapon

暗色鸦雀 暗色鴉雀 an4 se4 ya1 que4
(bird species of China) grey-hooded parrotbill (Sinosuthora zappeyi)

暗杀 暗殺 an4 sha1
to assassinate

暗伤 暗傷 an4 shang1
internal (invisible) injury (damage)

暗室 暗室 an4 shi4
darkroom

暗示 暗示 an4 shi4
to hint; to suggest; suggestion; hint

暗适应 暗適應 an4 shi4 ying4
dark adaptation

暗送秋波 暗送秋波 an4 song4 qiu1 bo1
to cast flirtatious glances at sb (idiom)

暗算 暗算 an4 suan4
to plot against

暗锁 暗鎖 an4 suo3
built-in lock

暗滩 暗灘 an4 tan1
hidden shoal

暗探 暗探 an4 tan4
secret agent; detective

暗无天日 暗無天日 an4 wu2 tian1 ri4
all black, no daylight (idiom); a world without justice

暗喜 暗喜 an4 xi3
hidden smile; smirk; to rejoice covertly; secret satisfaction concerning one's evil plans

暗线光谱 暗線光譜 an4 xian4 guang1 pu3
dark-line spectrum

暗箱 暗箱 an4 xiang1
camera bellows; camera obscura

暗箱操作 暗箱操作 an4 xiang1 cao1 zuo4
covert activities (election rigging etc); under-the-table manipulations; black operations

暗香疏影 暗香疏影 an4 xiang1 shu1 ying3
(poetic depiction of plum blossom)

暗想 暗想 an4 xiang3
think to oneself

暗笑 暗笑 an4 xiao4
laugh in (up) one's sleeve; snigger; snicker

暗星云 暗星雲 an4 xing1 yun2
dark nebula (visible as a shadow, absorbing light from behind); absorption nebula

暗胸朱雀 暗胸朱雀 an4 xiong1 zhu1 que4
(bird species of China) dark-breasted rosefinch (Procarduelis nipalensis)

暗影 暗影 an4 ying3
shadow; umbra

暗语 暗語 an4 yu3
code word

暗喻 暗喻 an4 yu4
metaphor

暗指 暗指 an4 zhi3
to hint at; to imply; sth hidden

暗滞 暗滯 an4 zhi4
dull (complexion)

暗中 暗中 an4 zhong1
in the dark; in secret; on the sly; surreptitiously

暗中监视 暗中監視 an4 zhong1 jian1 shi4
to monitor secretly; to spy on

暗转 暗轉 an4 zhuan3
blackout

暗自 暗自 an4 zi4
inwardly; to oneself; secretly

变暗 變暗 bian4 an4
to darken

薄暗 薄暗 bo2 an4
at dusk; evening

发暗 發暗 fa1 an4
to darken; to become tarnished

黑暗 黑暗 hei1 an4
dark; darkly; darkness

黑暗时代 黑暗時代 hei1 an4 shi2 dai4
Dark Ages

灰暗 灰暗 hui1 an4
dull gray; drab; murky

晦暗 晦暗 hui4 an4
dark and gloomy

昏暗 昏暗 hun1 an4
dusky

黎明前的黑暗 黎明前的黑暗 li2 ming2 qian2 de5 hei1 an4
darkness comes before dawn; things can only get better (idiom)

柳暗花明 柳暗花明 liu3 an4 hua1 ming2
lit. the willow trees make the shade, the flowers give the light (idiom); at one's darkest hour, a glimmer of hope; light at the end of the tunnel

明察暗访 明察暗訪 ming2 cha2 an4 fang3
open enquiries and secret search (idiom); to investigate openly and in secret; taking information from all sides

明查暗访 明查暗訪 ming2 cha2 an4 fang3
open enquiries and secret search (idiom); to investigate openly and in secret; taking information from all sides

明岗暗哨 明崗暗哨 ming2 gang3 an4 shao4
both covert and undercover (officers) keeping watch (idiom)

明枪好躲,暗箭难防 明槍好躲,暗箭難防 ming2 qiang1 hao3 duo3 - an4 jian4 nan2 fang2
lit. easy to dodge the spear in the open, hard to avoid a stab in the dark (idiom); it is hard to guard against secret conspiracies

明枪易躲,暗箭难防 明槍易躲,暗箭難防 ming2 qiang1 yi4 duo3 - an4 jian4 nan2 fang2
lit. easy to dodge the spear in the open, hard to avoid a stab in the dark (idiom); it is hard to guard against secret conspiracies

明人不做暗事 明人不做暗事 ming2 ren2 bu4 zuo4 an4 shi4
The honest person does nothing underhand (idiom).; fig. Do what you want to do openly and without dissimulation.

明修栈道,暗渡陈仓 明修棧道,暗渡陳倉 ming2 xiu1 zhan4 dao4 - an4 du4 chen2 cang1
lit. repair the plank road by day while secretly crossing the Wei River 渭河 at Chencang (idiom, refers to a stratagem used by Liu Bang 劉邦|刘邦 in 206 BC against Xiang Yu 項羽|项羽 of Chu); fig. to feign one thing while doing another; to cheat under cover of a di

明争暗斗 明爭暗鬥 ming2 zheng1 an4 dou4
to fight openly and maneuver covertly (idiom)

名重识暗 名重識暗 ming2 zhong4 shi2 an4
of great reputation but shallow in knowledge (idiom)

明珠暗投 明珠暗投 ming2 zhu1 an4 tou2
to cast pearls before swine (idiom); not to get proper recognition for one's talents

凄暗 淒暗 qi1 an4
dismal; somber

弃暗投明 棄暗投明 qi4 an4 tou2 ming2
to renounce the dark and seek the light; to give up one's wrong way of life and turn to a better one

头昏眼暗 頭昏眼暗 tou2 hun1 yan3 an4
head spinning and eyes dark (idiom); dizzy; fainting; vertigo

阴暗 陰暗 yin1 an4
dim; dark; overcast; darkness; shadow; (fig.) dismal; gloomy; somber; murky; shadowy (side)

阴暗面 陰暗面 yin1 an4 mian4
the dark side (of society etc)

幽暗 幽暗 you1 an4
gloom

黝暗 黝暗 you3 an4
murk; murkiness