chao2
abbr. for 朝鮮|朝鲜 Korea

chao2
imperial or royal court; government; dynasty; reign of a sovereign or emperor; court or assembly held by a sovereign or emperor; to make a pilgrimage to; facing; towards

zhao1
morning

strokes 12
radical
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阿拔斯王朝 阿拔斯王朝 a1 ba2 si1 wang2 chao2
Abbasid Empire (750-1258), successor of the Umayyad caliphate

阿黑门尼德王朝 阿黑門尼德王朝 a1 hei1 men2 ni2 de2 wang2 chao2
Achaemenid Empire of Persian (559-330 BC)

白羊朝 白羊朝 bai2 yang2 chao2
Ak Koyunlu or Aq Qoyunlu Turkoman confederation of eastern Iran (c. 1378-c. 1500)

百鸟朝凤 百鳥朝鳳 bai3 niao3 chao2 feng4
lit. all birds paying looking up to the phoenix; fig. peace under a wise ruler

北朝 北朝 bei3 chao2
Northern Dynasties (386-581)

北朝鲜 北朝鮮 bei3 chao2 xian3
North Korea (esp. Japanese usage)

本朝 本朝 ben3 chao2
the current dynasty

长白朝鲜族自治县 長白朝鮮族自治縣 chang2 bai2 chao2 xian3 zu2 zi4 zhi4 xian4
Changbai Korean autonomous county in Baishan 白山, Jilin

朝拜 朝拜 chao2 bai4
to worship; to make customary deferences to; a pilgrimage

朝拜圣山 朝拜聖山 chao2 bai4 sheng4 shan1
a pilgrimage to a holy mountain

朝臣 朝臣 chao2 chen2
court councilor

朝代 朝代 chao2 dai4
dynasty; reign (of a king)

朝房 朝房 chao2 fang2
reception room for officials (in former times)

朝服 朝服 chao2 fu2
court dress in former times

朝纲 朝綱 chao2 gang1
laws and discipline of imperial court

朝贡 朝貢 chao2 gong4
to present tribute (to the emperor)

朝韩 朝韓 chao2 han2
North and South Korea

朝核问题 朝核問題 chao2 he2 wen4 ti2
Korean nuclear problem

朝后 朝後 chao2 hou4
backwards; facing back

朝见 朝見 chao2 jian4
to have an audience (with the Emperor)

朝觐 朝覲 chao2 jin4
to give audience (of emperor); retainers' duty to pay respect to sovereign; hajj (Islam)

朝劳动党 朝勞動黨 chao2 lao2 dong4 dang3
Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), the ruling party of North Korea

朝门 朝門 chao2 men2
entrance portal (to a palace); propylaeum

朝前 朝前 chao2 qian2
facing forwards

朝日放送 朝日放送 chao2 ri4 fang4 song4
Asahi Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)

朝山进香 朝山進香 chao2 shan1 jin4 xiang1
to go on a pilgrimage and offer incense (idiom)

朝圣 朝聖 chao2 sheng4
to make a pilgrimage

朝圣者 朝聖者 chao2 sheng4 zhe3
pilgrim

朝天 朝天 chao2 tian1
Chaotian district of Guangyuan city 廣元市|广元市, Sichuan

朝天 朝天 chao2 tian1
to have an audience with the Emperor; to be presented at court; to look skyward; to look up

朝天椒 朝天椒 chao2 tian1 jiao1
chili pepper (Capsicum frutescens var)

朝天区 朝天區 chao2 tian1 qu1
Chaotian district of Guangyuan city 廣元市|广元市, Sichuan

朝庭 朝庭 chao2 ting2
variant of 朝廷

朝廷 朝廷 chao2 ting2
court; imperial household; dynasty

朝鲜 朝鮮 chao2 xian3
Korean Joseon or Chosun dynasty 1392-1910; North Korea; Korea as geographic term; Taiwan pr.

朝鲜八道 朝鮮八道 chao2 xian3 ba1 dao4
the eight provinces of Yi dynasty Korea

朝鲜半岛 朝鮮半島 chao2 xian3 ban4 dao3
Korean Peninsula

朝鲜海峡 朝鮮海峽 chao2 xian3 hai3 xia2
Korea Strait; Tsushima Strait (between Japan and Korea)

朝鲜核谈 朝鮮核談 chao2 xian3 he2 tan2
talks on North Korea's nuclear program

朝鲜劳动党 朝鮮勞動黨 chao2 xian3 lao2 dong4 dang3
Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), the ruling party of North Korea

朝鲜民主主义人民共和国 朝鮮民主主義人民共和國 chao2 xian3 min2 zhu3 zhu3 yi4 ren2 min2 gong4 he2 guo2
People's Democratic Republic of Korea (North Korea)

朝鲜人 朝鮮人 chao2 xian3 ren2
North Korean (person)

朝鲜日报 朝鮮日報 chao2 xian3 ri4 bao4
Chosun Ilbo, a South Korean newspaper

朝鲜太宗 朝鮮太宗 chao2 xian3 tai4 zong1
King Taejong of Joseon Korea (1367-1422), reigned 1400-1418

朝鲜文 朝鮮文 chao2 xian3 wen2
Korean written language

朝鲜语 朝鮮語 chao2 xian3 yu3
Korean language

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

朝鲜筝 朝鮮箏 chao2 xian3 zheng1
gayageum; Korean 12-stringed zither

朝鲜中央通讯社 朝鮮中央通訊社 chao2 xian3 zhong1 yang1 tong1 xun4 she4
North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA); abbr. to 朝中社

朝鲜中央新闻社 朝鮮中央新聞社 chao2 xian3 zhong1 yang1 xin1 wen2 she4
Korean Central News Agency (KCNA, North Korea)

朝鲜字母 朝鮮字母 chao2 xian3 zi4 mu3
hangeul 한글, Korean phonetic alphabet; Korean letters

朝鲜总督府 朝鮮總督府 chao2 xian3 zong3 du1 fu3
Japanese colonial administration of Korea 1910-1945

朝鲜族 朝鮮族 chao2 xian3 zu2
Korean ethnic group in China (mainly in northeast China); the Koreans (major ethnic group on the Korean Peninsula)

朝向 朝向 chao2 xiang4
toward; to face; to open onto; to turn towards; orientation; exposure; Qibla (Islam)

朝阳 朝陽 chao2 yang2
Chaoyang district in east and northeast Beijing, a county level district of Beijing municipality; Chaoyang prefecture level city in Liaoning province 遼寧省|辽宁省 in northeast China; Chaoyang district of Changchun city 長春市|长春市, Jilin; Chaoyang county in Chaoya

朝阳 朝陽 chao2 yang2
to be exposed to the sun; in a position facing the sun

朝阳门 朝陽門 chao2 yang2 men2
Chaoyangmen neighborhood of Beijing

朝阳区 朝陽區 chao2 yang2 qu1
Chaoyang inner district of Beijing; Chaoyang district, Changchun city, Jilin

朝阳市 朝陽市 chao2 yang2 shi4
Chaoyang prefecture level city in Liaoning province 遼寧省|辽宁省 in northeast China

朝阳县 朝陽縣 chao2 yang2 xian4
Chaoyang county in Chaoyang 朝陽|朝阳, Liaoning

朝野 朝野 chao2 ye3
all levels of society; the imperial court and the ordinary people

朝永振一郎 朝永振一郎 chao2 yong3 zhen4 yi1 lang2
TOMONAGA Shin'ichirō (1906-1979), Japanese physicist, 1965 Nobel prize laureate with Richard Feynman and Julian Schwinger

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

朝着 朝著 chao2 zhe5
facing; advancing (towards)

朝中 朝中 chao2 zhong1
North Korea-China

朝中社 朝中社 chao2 zhong1 she4
abbr. for 朝鮮中央通訊社|朝鲜中央通讯社

朝珠 朝珠 chao2 zhu1
court beads (derived from Buddhist prayer beads)

朝族 朝族 chao2 zu2
Korean ethnic group of Jilin province and northeast China; same as 朝鮮族|朝鲜族

辍朝 輟朝 chuo4 chao2
to suspend business at the imperial court on account of a misfortune

底朝天 底朝天 di3 chao2 tian1
upside down; upturned

电光朝露 電光朝露 dian4 guang1 zhao1 lu4
flash of lightning, morning dew (idiom); fig. ephemeral; impermanent

都铎王朝 都鐸王朝 du1 duo2 wang2 chao2
Tudor Dynasty, ruled England 1485-1603

俄中朝 俄中朝 e2 zhong1 chao2
Russia, China and North Korea

访朝 訪朝 fang3 chao2
to visit North Korea

浮云朝露 浮雲朝露 fu2 yun2 zhao1 lu4
floating clouds, morning dew (idiom); fig. ephemeral nature of human existence

改朝 改朝 gai3 chao2
change of dynasties

改朝换代 改朝換代 gai3 chao2 huan4 dai4
transition period between dynasties; an interregnum

高丽朝 高麗朝 gao1 li2 chao2
Korean Goryeo 고려 dynasty, 918-1392

高丽王朝 高麗王朝 gao1 li2 wang2 chao2
Korean Goryeo 고려 Dynasty, 918-1392

胳膊肘朝外拐 胳膊肘朝外拐 ge1 bo5 zhou3 chao2 wai4 guai3
the elbow turns the wrong way; to favor an outsider instead of someone on one's own side (idiom)

国朝 國朝 guo2 chao2
the current dynasty

韩朝 韓朝 han2 chao2
North and South Korea; bilateral Korean relations

汉朝 漢朝 han4 chao2
Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

贺朝 賀朝 he4 chao2
He Chao (active c. 711), Tang dynasty poet

黑汗王朝 黑汗王朝 hei1 han2 wang2 chao2
Karakhan Dynasty of central Asia, 8th-10th century

花朝节 花朝節 hua1 zhao1 jie2
Birthday of the Flowers, spring festival on lunar 12th or 15th February

花朝月夕 花朝月夕 hua1 zhao1 yue4 xi1
a beautiful day; cf Birthday of the Flowers on lunar 15th February and Mid-autumn Festival on lunar 15th August

皇朝 皇朝 huang2 chao2
the imperial court; the government in imperial times

冀朝铸 冀朝鑄 ji4 chao2 zhu4
Ji Chaozhu (1929-), Chinese diplomat

柬吴哥王朝 柬吳哥王朝 jian3 wu2 ge1 wang2 chao2
Ankor Dynasty of Cambodia, 802-1431

金朝 金朝 jin1 chao2
Jin Dynasty (1115-1234), founded by the Jurchen 女真 people of North China, a precursor of the Mongol Yuan Dynasty

今朝 今朝 jin1 zhao1
at the present; now

今朝有酒今朝醉 今朝有酒今朝醉 jin1 zhao1 you3 jiu3 jin1 zhao1 zui4
to live in the moment (idiom); to live every day as if it were one's last; to enjoy while one can

晋朝 晉朝 jin4 chao2
Jin Dynasty (265-420)

喀拉汗王朝 喀拉汗王朝 ka1 la1 han2 wang2 chao2
Karakhan dynasty of central Asia, 8th-10th century

抗美援朝 抗美援朝 kang4 mei3 yuan2 chao2
Resist US, help North Korea (1950s slogan)

溘先朝露 溘先朝露 ke4 xian1 zhao1 lu4
the morning dew will swiftly dissipate (idiom); fig. ephemeral and precarious nature of human existence

孔雀王朝 孔雀王朝 kong3 que4 wang2 chao2
Maurya Dynasty of India (322-185 BC)

来朝 來朝 lai2 zhao1
(literary) tomorrow (morning)

李朝威 李朝威 li3 chao2 wei1
Li Chaowei (c. 766-c. 820), Tang writer of fantasy fiction 傳奇|传奇, author of 柳毅傳|柳毅传

李氏朝鲜 李氏朝鮮 li3 shi4 chao2 xian3
Joseon, last Korean dynasty (1392-1910)

历朝通俗演义 歷朝通俗演義 li4 chao2 tong1 su2 yan3 yi4
Dramatized history of successive dynasties (from Han to Republican China) by Cai Dongfan 蔡東藩|蔡东藩

梁朝 梁朝 liang2 chao2
Liang Dynasty (502-557)

临朝 臨朝 lin2 chao2
to hold a court audience; to govern from the imperial throne (applies esp. to Empress Dowager or Regent)

六朝 六朝 liu4 chao2
Six Dynasties (220-589)

六朝时代 六朝時代 liu4 chao2 shi2 dai4
the Six Dynasties period (222-589) between Han and Tang

六朝四大家 六朝四大家 liu4 chao2 si4 da4 jia1
Four Great Painters of the Six dynasties, namely: Cao Buxing 曹不興|曹不兴, Gu Kaizhi 顧愷之|顾恺之, Lu Tanwei 陸探微|陆探微 and Zhang Sengyou 張僧繇|张僧繇

美朝 美朝 mei3 chao2
US and North Korea

面朝黄土背朝天 面朝黃土背朝天 mian4 chao2 huang2 tu3 bei4 chao2 tian1
face to the ground, back to the sky

灭此朝食 滅此朝食 mie4 ci3 zhao1 shi2
lit. not to have breakfast until the enemy is destroyed; anxious to do battle (idiom)

明朝 明朝 ming2 chao2
Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

明朝体 明朝體 ming2 chao2 ti3
Mincho font

明朝 明朝 ming2 zhao1
tomorrow morning; the following morning

莫卧儿王朝 莫臥兒王朝 mo4 wo4 er2 wang2 chao2
Mughal or Mogul Dynasty (1526-1858)

南北朝 南北朝 nan2 bei3 chao2
Northern and Southern dynasties (420-589)

南朝 南朝 nan2 chao2
Southern Dynasties (420-589)

南朝陈 南朝陳 nan2 chao2 chen2
Chen of the Southern dynasties (557-589)

南朝梁 南朝梁 nan2 chao2 liang2
Liang of the Southern dynasties (502-557)

南朝齐 南朝齊 nan2 chao2 qi2
Qi of Southern dynasties (479-502)

南朝宋 南朝宋 nan2 chao2 song4
Song of the Southern dynasties (420-479), with capital at Nanjing; also known as Liu Song 劉宋|刘宋

南朝鲜 南朝鮮 nan2 chao2 xian3
South Korea (esp. North Korean usage)

蒲甘王朝 蒲甘王朝 pu2 gan1 wang2 chao2
Bagan (Pagan) Dynasty of Myanmar (Burma), 1044-1287

前朝 前朝 qian2 chao2
the previous dynasty

秦朝 秦朝 qin2 chao2
Qin Dynasty (221-207 BC)

清朝 清朝 qing1 chao2
Ch'ing or Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

清皇朝 清皇朝 qing1 huang2 chao2
the Ch'ing or Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

热火朝天 熱火朝天 re4 huo3 chao2 tian1
in full swing (idiom); (in a) frenzy; buzzing with activity

人生如朝露 人生如朝露 ren2 sheng1 ru2 zhao1 lu4
human life as the morning dew (idiom); fig. ephemeral and precarious nature of human existence

人生朝露 人生朝露 ren2 sheng1 zhao1 lu4
human life as the morning dew (idiom); fig. ephemeral and precarious nature of human existence

日朝 日朝 ri4 chao2
Japan and Korea (esp. North Korea)

萨非王朝 薩非王朝 sa4 fei1 wang2 chao2
Persian Safavid Dynasty 1501-1722

萨桑王朝 薩桑王朝 sa4 sang1 wang2 chao2
Sassanid Empire of Persia (c. 2nd-7th century AD)

萨珊王朝 薩珊王朝 sa4 shan1 wang2 chao2
Sassanid Empire of Persia (c. 2nd-7th century AD)

沙法维王朝 沙法維王朝 sha1 fa3 wei2 wang2 chao2
Persian Safavid Dynasty 1501-1722

商朝 商朝 shang1 chao2
Shang Dynasty (c. 1600-1046 BC)

身先朝露 身先朝露 shen1 xian1 zhao1 lu4
body will go with the morning dew (idiom); fig. ephemeral and precarious nature of human existence

圣朝 聖朝 sheng4 chao2
the current imperial dynasty; one's own court

四脚朝天 四腳朝天 si4 jiao3 chao2 tian1
four legs facing the sky (idiom); flat on one's back

宋朝 宋朝 song4 chao2
Song Dynasty (960-1279); also Song of Southern dynasties 南朝宋 (420-479)

素面朝天 素面朝天 su4 mian4 chao2 tian1
lit. to present oneself confidently to the emperor, without makeup (as did the sister of Yang Guifei 楊貴妃|杨贵妃) (idiom); fig. (of a woman) to show one's natural features, without makeup; to present oneself just as one is, without artifice

隋朝 隋朝 sui2 chao2
Sui dynasty (581-617)

唐朝 唐朝 tang2 chao2
Tang dynasty (618-907)

天朝 天朝 tian1 chao2
Celestial Empire, tributary title conferred on imperial China; Taiping Heavenly Kingdom

头朝下 頭朝下 tou2 chao2 xia4
head down; upside down

吐蕃王朝 吐蕃王朝 tu3 bo1 wang2 chao2
Tibetan Tubo Dynasty 7th-11th century AD

王朝 王朝 wang2 chao2
dynasty

危如朝露 危如朝露 wei1 ru2 zhao1 lu4
precarious as the morning dew (idiom); fig. ephemeral and precarious nature of human existence

危若朝露 危若朝露 wei1 ruo4 zhao1 lu4
precarious as morning dew (idiom); unlikely to last out the day

伪朝 偽朝 wei3 chao2
bogus dynasty; pretender

魏晋南北朝 魏晉南北朝 wei4 jin4 nan2 bei3 chao2
Wei, Jin and North-South dynasties; generic term for historic period 220-589 between Han and Sui

卫满朝鲜 衛滿朝鮮 wei4 man3 chao2 xian3
Wiman Korea (195-108 BC), historical kingdom in Manchuria, Liaoning and North Korea

卫氏朝鲜 衛氏朝鮮 wei4 shi4 chao2 xian3
Wiman Korea (195-108 BC), historical kingdom in Manchuria, Liaoning and North Korea

倭马亚王朝 倭馬亞王朝 wo1 ma3 ya4 wang2 chao2
Umayyad Empire (661-750, in Iberia -1031), successor of the Rashidun caliphate

夏朝 夏朝 xia4 chao2
Xia Dynasty (2070-1600 BC)

夏王朝 夏王朝 xia4 wang2 chao2
Xia dynasty, unconfirmed but placed at c. 2070-c. 1600 BC

新朝 新朝 xin1 chao2
the Xin dynasty (8-23 AD) of Wang Mang 王莽, forming the interregnum between the former and later Han

新罗王朝 新羅王朝 xin1 luo2 wang2 chao2
Silla, Korean kingdom 57 BC-935 AD; one of the Korean Three Kingdoms from 1st century AD, defeating its rivals Paikche 百濟|百济 and Koguryo 高句麗|高句丽 around 660 in alliance with Tang China; unified Silla 658-935

延边朝鲜族自治州 延邊朝鮮族自治州 yan2 bian1 chao2 xian3 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1
Yanbian Korean autonomous prefecture in Jilin province 吉林省 in northeast China, capital Yanji city 延吉市

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

一朝被蛇咬,十年怕井绳 一朝被蛇咬,十年怕井繩 yi1 zhao1 bei4 she2 yao3 - shi2 nian2 pa4 jing3 sheng2
once bitten by a snake, ten years in fear of a well rope; once bitten, twice shy (idiom)

一朝一夕 一朝一夕 yi1 zhao1 yi1 xi1
lit. one morning and one evening (idiom); fig. in a short period of time; overnight

有朝 有朝 you3 zhao1
one day; sometime in the future

有朝一日 有朝一日 you3 zhao1 yi1 ri4
one day; sometime in the future

元朝 元朝 yuan2 chao2
Yuan or Mongol dynasty (1279-1368)

源赖朝 源賴朝 yuan2 lai4 chao2
MINAMOTO no Yoritomo (1147-1199), Japanese warlord and founder of the Kamakura shogunate 鐮倉幕府|镰仓幕府

在朝 在朝 zai4 chao2
sitting (currently serving, e.g. board members)

朝不保夕 朝不保夕 zhao1 bu4 bao3 xi1
at dawn, not sure of lasting to evening (idiom); precarious state; imminent crisis; living from hand to mouth

朝不虑夕 朝不慮夕 zhao1 bu4 lv4 xi1
at dawn, not sure of lasting to evening (idiom); precarious state; imminent crisis; living from hand to mouth

朝歌 朝歌 zhao1 ge1
Zhaoge, capital of the Shang dynasty 商朝; Zhaoge town in Qi county 淇縣|淇县, Hebi 鶴壁|鹤壁, Henan

朝歌镇 朝歌鎮 zhao1 ge1 zhen4
Zhaoge town in Qi county 淇縣|淇县, Hebi 鶴壁|鹤壁, Henan

朝过夕改 朝過夕改 zhao1 guo4 xi1 gai3
to correct in the evening a fault of the morning (idiom); to quickly amend one's ways

朝花夕拾 朝花夕拾 zhao1 hua1 xi1 shi1
"Dawn Blossoms Plucked at Dusk", a collection of autobiographical essays by Lu Xun 魯迅|鲁迅

朝令夕改 朝令夕改 zhao1 ling4 xi1 gai3
to make frequent or unpredictable changes in policy (idiom)

朝露 朝露 zhao1 lu4
morning dew; fig. precarious brevity of human life; ephemeral

朝露溘至 朝露溘至 zhao1 lu4 ke4 zhi4
the morning dew will swiftly dissipate (idiom); fig. ephemeral and precarious nature of human existence

朝露暮霭 朝露暮靄 zhao1 lu4 mu4 ai3
morning dew, evening mist (idiom); ephemeral; impermanent

朝气 朝氣 zhao1 qi4
vitality; dynamism

朝气蓬勃 朝氣蓬勃 zhao1 qi4 peng2 bo2
full of youthful energy (idiom); vigorous; energetic; a bright spark

朝乾夕惕 朝乾夕惕 zhao1 qian2 xi1 ti4
cautious and diligent all day long (idiom)

朝秦暮楚 朝秦暮楚 zhao1 qin2 mu4 chu3
serve Qin in the morning Chu in the evening (idiom); quick to switch sides

朝日 朝日 zhao1 ri4
Asahi (Japanese place name, company name etc)

朝日 朝日 zhao1 ri4
morning sun

朝日新闻 朝日新聞 zhao1 ri4 xin1 wen2
Asahi Shimbun (Japanese newspaper)

朝三暮四 朝三暮四 zhao1 san1 mu4 si4
lit. say three in the morning but four in the evening (idiom); to change sth that is already settled upon; indecisive; to blow hot and cold

朝思暮想 朝思暮想 zhao1 si1 mu4 xiang3
to yearn for sth day and night (idiom)

朝闻夕改 朝聞夕改 zhao1 wen2 xi1 gai3
lit. heard in the morning and changed by the evening; to correct an error very quickly (idiom)

朝夕 朝夕 zhao1 xi1
morning and night; all the time

朝阳 朝陽 zhao1 yang2
the morning sun

朝阳产业 朝陽產業 zhao1 yang2 chan3 ye4
sunrise industry

朝阳地区 朝陽地區 zhao1 yang2 di4 qu1
Zhaoyang district in Liaoning

朝饔夕飧 朝饔夕飧 zhao1 yong1 xi1 sun1
lit. breakfast in the morning and supper in the evening (idiom); fig. to do nothing but eat and drink

朝雨 朝雨 zhao1 yu3
morning rain

朝朝暮暮 朝朝暮暮 zhao1 zhao1 mu4 mu4
from dawn to dusk; all the time

只争朝夕 只爭朝夕 zhi3 zheng1 zhao1 xi1
to seize every minute (idiom); to make the best use of one's time

中朝 中朝 zhong1 chao2
Sino-Korean; China and North Korea

周朝 周朝 zhou1 chao2
Zhou Dynasty; Western Zhou 西周 (1046-771 BC) and Eastern Zhou 東周|东周 (770-221 BC)

周王朝 周王朝 zhou1 wang2 chao2
the Zhou dynasty from 1027 BC