yu4
jade

strokes 5
radical
strokes after radical 0
爱玉子 愛玉子 ai4 yu4 zi3
jelly fig seed (used in TCM); Ficus Awkeotsang

白玉 白玉 bai2 yu4
Baiyü county (Tibetan: dpal yul rdzong) in Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture 甘孜藏族自治州, Sichuan (formerly in Kham province of Tibet)

白玉 白玉 bai2 yu4
white jade; tofu (by analogy)

白玉县 白玉縣 bai2 yu4 xian4
Baiyü county (Tibetan: dpal yul rdzong) in Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture 甘孜藏族自治州, Sichuan (formerly in Kham province of Tibet)

宝玉 寶玉 bao3 yu4
precious jade; treasures

爆玉米花 爆玉米花 bao4 yu4 mi3 hua1
to make popcorn; popcorn

璧玉 璧玉 bi4 yu4
jade disk with a hole in the center

碧玉 碧玉 bi4 yu4
jasper

冰清玉洁 冰清玉潔 bing1 qing1 yu4 jie2
clear as ice and clean as jade (idiom); spotless; irreproachable; incorruptible

不吝珠玉 不吝珠玉 bu4 lin4 zhu1 yu4
lit. do not begrudge gems of wisdom (idiom, humble expr.); fig. Please give me your frank opinion.; Your criticism will be most valuable.

璨玉 璨玉 can4 yu4
lustrous jade

翠冠玉 翠冠玉 cui4 guan1 yu4
peyote (Lophophora williamsii)

鼎铛玉石 鼎鐺玉石 ding3 cheng1 yu4 shi2
lit. to use a sacred tripod as cooking pot and jade as ordinary stone (idiom); fig. a waste of precious material; casting pearls before swine

段玉裁 段玉裁 duan4 yu4 cai2
Duan Yucai (1735-1815), author of Commentary on Shuowen Jiezi (1815) 說文解字註|说文解字注

堆金积玉 堆金積玉 dui1 jin1 ji1 yu4
lit. pile up gold and jade; very rich

冯玉祥 馮玉祥 feng2 yu4 xiang2
Feng Yuxiang (1882-1948), warlord during Republic of China, strongly critical of Chiang Kai-shek

刚玉 剛玉 gang1 yu4
corundum (mineral)

高果糖玉米糖浆 高果糖玉米糖漿 gao1 guo3 tang2 yu4 mi3 tang2 jiang1
high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS)

勾玉 勾玉 gou1 yu4
magatama (Japanese curved beads)

汉白玉 漢白玉 han4 bai2 yu4
white marble; a type of white marble used for building and sculpting

和田玉 和田玉 he2 tian2 yu4
nephrite; Hetian jade

黑煤玉 黑煤玉 hei1 mei2 yu4
jet

红玉髓 紅玉髓 hong2 yu4 sui3
cornelian (mineral)

化干戈为玉帛 化干戈為玉帛 hua4 gan1 ge1 wei2 yu4 bo2
lit. to exchange weapons of war for gifts of jade and silk (idiom); fig. to turn hostility into friendship

黄玉 黃玉 huang2 yu4
topaz

回良玉 回良玉 hui2 liang2 yu4
Hui Liangyu (1944-) PRC Hui national career politician from Guilin, background in economics, politburo member from 2002, deputy chair of State Council from 2003

积金累玉 積金累玉 ji1 jin1 lei3 yu4
to accumulate gold and jewels (idiom); prosperous

贾宝玉 賈寶玉 jia3 bao3 yu4
Jia Baoyu, male character in The Dream of Red Mansions, in love with his cousin Lin Daiyu 林黛玉 but obliged to marry Xue Baochai 薛寶釵|薛宝钗

金科玉律 金科玉律 jin1 ke1 yu4 lv4
golden rule; key principle

金童玉女 金童玉女 jin1 tong2 yu4 nv3
lit. golden boys and jade maidens (idiom); attendants of the Daoist immortals; fig. lovely young children; a golden couple; (of a couple who are in the public eye) a lovely young couple

金乌西坠,玉兔东升 金烏西墜,玉兔東昇 jin1 wu1 xi1 zhui4 - yu4 tu4 dong1 sheng1
lit. the golden bird of the sun sets in the west, the jade hare of the moon rises in the east; fig. at sunset

金玉 金玉 jin1 yu4
gold and jade; precious

金玉良言 金玉良言 jin1 yu4 liang2 yan2
gems of wisdom (idiom); priceless advice

金玉满堂 金玉滿堂 jin1 yu4 man3 tang2
lit. gold and jade fill the hall (idiom); fig. abundant wealth; abundance of knowledge

金玉其表,败絮其中 金玉其表,敗絮其中 jin1 yu4 qi2 biao3 - bai4 xu4 qi2 zhong1
gilded exterior, shabby and ruined on the inside (idiom)

金玉其外,败絮其中 金玉其外,敗絮其中 jin1 yu4 qi2 wai4 - bai4 xu4 qi2 zhong1
gilded exterior, shabby and ruined on the inside (idiom)

金枝玉叶 金枝玉葉 jin1 zhi1 yu4 ye4
golden branch, jade leaves (idiom); fig. blue-blooded nobility, esp. imperial kinsmen or peerless beauty

锦衣玉食 錦衣玉食 jin3 yi1 yu4 shi2
brocade garments, jade meals (idiom); a life of luxury; extravagance

兰摧玉折 蘭摧玉折 lan2 cui1 yu4 zhe2
premature death of a budding talent; those whom the Gods love die young

蓝田种玉 藍田種玉 lan2 tian2 zhong4 yu4
a marriage made in heaven (idiom)

兰玉 蘭玉 lan2 yu4
your son (honorific)

老玉米 老玉米 lao3 yu4 mi5
(dialect) corn

怜香惜玉 憐香惜玉 lian2 xiang1 xi1 yu4
to have tender, protective feelings for the fairer sex (idiom)

林黛玉 林黛玉 lin2 dai4 yu4
Lin Daiyu, female character in The Dream of Red Mansions, cousin and thwarted lover of Jia Baoyu 賈寶玉|贾宝玉

绿玉髓 綠玉髓 lv4 yu4 sui3
chrysoprase (mineral)

美玉 美玉 mei3 yu4
fine jade

珉玉 珉玉 min2 yu4
good and bad; expensive and cheap

珉玉杂淆 珉玉雜淆 min2 yu4 za2 xiao2
scholars of various talents (idiom)

墨玉 墨玉 mo4 yu4
Qaraqash Nahiyisi; Karakash county in Khotan prefecture 和田地區|和田地区, Xinjiang

墨玉县 墨玉縣 mo4 yu4 xian4
Qaraqash Nahiyisi; Karakash county in Khotan prefecture 和田地區|和田地区, Xinjiang

宁为玉碎,不为瓦全 寧為玉碎,不為瓦全 ning4 wei2 yu4 sui4 - bu4 wei2 wa3 quan2
Better broken jade than intact tile.; Death is preferable to dishonor. (idiom)

抛砖引玉 拋磚引玉 pao1 zhuan1 yin3 yu4
lit. to throw a brick to attract jade (idiom); fig. I offer a humble remark, please give us your valued opinion (e.g. commonplace remarks as a foreword to a distinguished speech)

埼玉 埼玉 qi2 yu4
Saitama (city and prefecture in Japan)

秦韬玉 秦韜玉 qin2 tao1 yu4
Qin Taoyu, Tang poet, author of long poem Poor Woman 貧女詩|贫女诗

琼浆玉液 瓊漿玉液 qiong2 jiang1 yu4 ye4
bejeweled nectar (idiom); ambrosia of the immortals; superb liquor; top quality wine

琼楼玉宇 瓊樓玉宇 qiong2 lou2 yu4 yu3
bejeweled jade palace (idiom); sumptuous dwelling

如花似玉 如花似玉 ru2 hua1 si4 yu4
delicate as a flower, refined as a precious jade (idiom); (of a woman) exquisite

如金似玉 如金似玉 ru2 jin1 si4 yu4
like gold or jade (idiom); gorgeous; lovely; splendorous

软玉 軟玉 ruan3 yu4
nephrite; Ca(Mg,Fe)3(SiO3)4

食玉炊桂 食玉炊桂 shi2 yu4 chui1 gui4
food is more precious than jade and firewood more expensive than cassia (idiom); the cost of living is very high

石玉昆 石玉昆 shi2 yu4 kun1
Shi Yukun (probably c. 1810-c. 1871), Qing pinghua 評話|评话 master storyteller

守身如玉 守身如玉 shou3 shen1 ru2 yu4
to keep oneself pure; to preserve one's integrity; to remain chaste

书中自有黄金屋,书中自有颜如玉 書中自有黃金屋,書中自有顏如玉 shu1 zhong1 zi4 you3 huang2 jin1 wu1 - shu1 zhong1 zi4 you3 yan2 ru2 yu4
lit. in books are sumptuous houses and graceful ladies (proverb); fig. be diligent in your studies, success and glory will follow

树化玉 樹化玉 shu4 hua4 yu4
wood jade (type of petrified wood)

水玉 水玉 shui3 yu4
crystal; old word for 水晶

他山之石可以攻玉 他山之石可以攻玉 ta1 shan1 zhi1 shi2 ke3 yi3 gong1 yu4
lit. the other mountain's stone can polish jade (idiom); to improve oneself by accepting criticism from outside; to borrow talent from abroad to develop the nation effectively

汤玉麟 湯玉麟 tang1 yu4 lin2
Tang Yulin (1871-1937), minor warlord in northeast China, sometime governor of Chengde 承德, mostly poor in battle but very successful at accumulating personal wealth

亭亭玉立 亭亭玉立 ting2 ting2 yu4 li4
slender and elegant (of a woman)

偷香窃玉 偷香竊玉 tou1 xiang1 qie4 yu4
lit. stolen scent, pilfered jade (idiom); philandering; secret illicit sex

土耳其玉 土耳其玉 tu3 er3 qi2 yu4
turquoise (gemstone) (loanword)

吴玉章 吳玉章 wu2 yu4 zhang1
Wu Yuzhang (1878-1966), writer, educator and communist politician

惜香怜玉 惜香憐玉 xi1 xiang1 lian2 yu4
see 憐香惜玉|怜香惜玉

仙姿玉色 仙姿玉色 xian1 zi1 yu4 se4
heavenly beauty, jewel colors (idiom); unusually beautiful lady

香娇玉嫩 香嬌玉嫩 xiang1 jiao1 yu4 nen4
a beautiful woman

小家碧玉 小家碧玉 xiao3 jia1 bi4 yu4
pretty daughter in a humble family

亚比玉 亞比玉 ya4 bi3 yu4
Abiud (son of Zerubbabel)

杨玉环 楊玉環 yang2 yu4 huan2
Yang Yuhuan or Yang Guifei 楊貴妃|杨贵妃 (719-756), famous Tang beauty, consort of Emperor Xuanzhong 唐玄宗, blamed for extravagance and killed as a scapegoat during the An-Shi Rebellion 安史之亂|安史之乱

羊脂白玉 羊脂白玉 yang2 zhi1 bai2 yu4
sheep-fat white jade, a type of jade

引玉之砖 引玉之磚 yin3 yu4 zhi1 zhuan1
lit. a brick thrown after a jade; enticing sb to come forward (idiom)

右玉 右玉 you4 yu4
Youyu county in Shuozhou 朔州, Shanxi

右玉县 右玉縣 you4 yu4 xian4
Youyu county in Shuozhou 朔州, Shanxi

玉成 玉成 yu4 cheng2
please help achieve something (formal)

玉川 玉川 yu4 chuan1
Tamagawa (name); Tamagawa city in Akita prefecture, Japan

玉川市 玉川市 yu4 chuan1 shi4
Tamagawa city in Akita prefecture, Japan

玉带海雕 玉帶海鵰 yu4 dai4 hai3 diao1
(bird species of China) Pallas's fish eagle (Haliaeetus leucoryphus)

玉帝 玉帝 yu4 di4
the Jade Emperor

玉夫座 玉夫座 yu4 fu1 zuo4
Sculptor (constellation)

玉桂 玉桂 yu4 gui4
see 肉桂

玉荷包 玉荷包 yu4 he2 bao1
jade purse, a cultivar of lychee

玉衡 玉衡 yu4 heng2
epsilon Ursae Majoris in the Big Dipper

玉红省 玉紅省 yu4 hong2 sheng3
rubicene (chemistry)

玉环 玉環 yu4 huan2
Yuhuan county in Taizhou 台州, Zhejiang

玉环县 玉環縣 yu4 huan2 xian4
Yuhuan county in Taizhou 台州, Zhejiang

玉皇 玉皇 yu4 huang2
Jade Emperor (in Taoism)

玉皇大帝 玉皇大帝 yu4 huang2 da4 di4
Jade Emperor

玉皇顶 玉皇頂 yu4 huang2 ding3
Jade Emperor peak on Mt Taishan

玉洁冰清 玉潔冰清 yu4 jie2 bing1 qing1
clear as ice and clean as jade (idiom); spotless; irreproachable; incorruptible

玉茎 玉莖 yu4 jing1
(literary) penis

玉井 玉井 yu4 jing3
Yuching township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县, Taiwan

玉井乡 玉井鄉 yu4 jing3 xiang1
Yuching township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县, Taiwan

玉玦 玉玦 yu4 jue2
penannular jade pendant (often used as a symbol of separation or resolution, for homophony reasons)

玉兰 玉蘭 yu4 lan2
Yulan magnolia

玉兰花 玉蘭花 yu4 lan2 hua1
magnolia

玉里 玉里 yu4 li3
Yuli town in Hualien county 花蓮縣|花莲县, east Taiwan

玉里镇 玉里鎮 yu4 li3 zhen4
Yuli town in Hualien county 花蓮縣|花莲县, east Taiwan

玉林 玉林 yu4 lin2
Yulin prefecture level city in Guangxi

玉林地区 玉林地區 yu4 lin2 di4 qu1
Yulin prefecture in Guangxi

玉林市 玉林市 yu4 lin2 shi4
Yulin prefecture level city in Guangxi

玉龙纳西族自治县 玉龍納西族自治縣 yu4 long2 na4 xi1 zu2 zi4 zhi4 xian4
Yulong Naxi autonomous county in Lijiang 麗江|丽江, Yunnan

玉龙县 玉龍縣 yu4 long2 xian4
Yulong Naxi autonomous county in Lijiang 麗江|丽江, Yunnan

玉龙雪山 玉龍雪山 yu4 long2 xue3 shan1
Mt Yulong or Jade dragon in Lijiang 麗江|丽江, northwest Yunnan

玉露 玉露 yu4 lu4
gyokuro (shaded Japanese green tea); (old) early-morning autumn dew; fine liquor

玉门 玉門 yu4 men2
Yumen county level city in Jiuquan 酒泉, Gansu

玉门 玉門 yu4 men2
(literary) vaginal opening; vulva

玉门关 玉門關 yu4 men2 guan1
Yumen Pass, or Jade Gate, western frontier post on the Silk Road in the Han Dynasty, west of Dunhuang, in Gansu

玉门市 玉門市 yu4 men2 shi4
Yumen county level city in Jiuquan 酒泉, Gansu

玉米 玉米 yu4 mi3
corn; maize

玉米饼 玉米餅 yu4 mi3 bing3
corn cake; Mexican tortilla

玉米赤霉烯酮 玉米赤霉烯酮 yu4 mi3 chi4 mei2 xi1 tong2
zearalenone

玉米淀粉 玉米澱粉 yu4 mi3 dian4 fen3
corn starch

玉米粉 玉米粉 yu4 mi3 fen3
cornflour; corn starch

玉米糕 玉米糕 yu4 mi3 gao1
corn cake; polenta (corn mush)

玉米花 玉米花 yu4 mi3 hua1
popcorn

玉米面 玉米麵 yu4 mi3 mian4
cornmeal; maize flour

玉米片 玉米片 yu4 mi3 pian4
cornflakes; tortilla chips

玉米糁 玉米糝 yu4 mi3 san3
corn grits

玉米笋 玉米筍 yu4 mi3 sun3
baby corn

玉米糖浆 玉米糖漿 yu4 mi3 tang2 jiang1
corn syrup

玉珉 玉珉 yu4 min2
jade and jade-like stone; impossible to distinguish the genuine from the fake (idiom)

玉女 玉女 yu4 nv3
beautiful woman; fairy maiden attending the Daoist immortals; (polite) sb else's daughter; Chinese dodder (Cuscuta chinensis), plant whose seeds are used for TCM

玉佩 玉佩 yu4 pei4
jade pendant; jade ornament

玉篇 玉篇 yu4 pian1
Yupian, Chinese dictionary compiled by Gu Yewang 顧野王|顾野王 in 6th century AD

玉屏侗族自治县 玉屏侗族自治縣 yu4 ping2 dong4 zu2 zi4 zhi4 xian4
Yuping Dong Autonomous County in Tongren prefecture 銅仁地區|铜仁地区, Guizhou

玉屏县 玉屏縣 yu4 ping2 xian4
Yuping Dong autonomous county in Tongren prefecture 銅仁地區|铜仁地区, Guizhou

玉璞 玉璞 yu4 pu2
stone containing jade; uncut jade

玉普西隆 玉普西隆 yu4 pu3 xi1 long2
upsilon (Greek letter Υυ)

玉器 玉器 yu4 qi4
jade artifact

玉泉 玉泉 yu4 quan2
Yuquan District of Hohhot City 呼和浩特市, Inner Mongolia

玉泉 玉泉 yu4 quan2
nephrite (used in TCM)

玉泉区 玉泉區 yu4 quan2 qu1
Yuquan District of Hohhot City 呼和浩特市, Inner Mongolia

玉泉营 玉泉營 yu4 quan2 ying2
Yuquanying

玉人 玉人 yu4 ren2
a jade worker; a jade statuette; a beautiful person; (term of endearment)

玉人吹箫 玉人吹簫 yu4 ren2 chui1 xiao1
virtuoso piper wins a beauty; the xiao 箫 (mouth organ) virtuoso 萧史 won for his wife the beautiful daughter of Duke Mu of Qin 秦穆公

玉山 玉山 yu4 shan1
Mount Yu, the highest mountain in Taiwan (3952 m)

玉山 玉山 yu4 shan1
Yushan county in Shangrao 上饒|上饶, Jiangxi

玉山雀鹛 玉山雀鶥 yu4 shan1 que4 mei2
(bird species of China) Taiwan fulvetta (Fulvetta formosana)

玉山县 玉山縣 yu4 shan1 xian4
Yushan county in Shangrao 上饒|上饶, Jiangxi

玉山噪鹛 玉山噪鶥 yu4 shan1 zao4 mei2
(bird species of China) white-whiskered laughingthrush (Trochalopteron morrisonianum)

玉石 玉石 yu4 shi2
precious stones; jade and stone

玉石俱焚 玉石俱焚 yu4 shi2 ju4 fen2
to burn both jade and common stone; to destroy indiscriminately (idiom)

玉手 玉手 yu4 shou3
lily-white hands

玉蜀黍 玉蜀黍 yu4 shu3 shu3
corn

玉树 玉樹 yu4 shu4
Yushu Tibetan autonomous prefecture (Tibetan: yus hru'u bod rigs rang skyong khul) in Qinghai

玉树县 玉樹縣 yu4 shu4 xian4
Yushu county (Tibetan: yus hru'u rdzong) in Yushu Tibetan autonomous prefecture 玉樹藏族自治州|玉树藏族自治州, Qinghai

玉树藏族自治州 玉樹藏族自治州 yu4 shu4 zang4 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1
Yushu Tibetan autonomous prefecture (Tibetan: yus hru'u bod rigs rang skyong khul) in Qinghai

玉树州 玉樹州 yu4 shu4 zhou1
Yushu Tibetan autonomous prefecture (Tibetan: yus hru'u bod rigs rang skyong khul) in Qinghai

玉素甫 玉素甫 yu4 su4 fu3
Yusuf, Arabic given name (Joseph)

玉髓 玉髓 yu4 sui3
chalcedony; agate; exquisite wine

玉田 玉田 yu4 tian2
Yutian county in Tangshan 唐山, Hebei

玉田县 玉田縣 yu4 tian2 xian4
Yutian county in Tangshan 唐山, Hebei

玉头姬鹟 玉頭姬鶲 yu4 tou2 ji1 weng1
(bird species of China) sapphire flycatcher (Ficedula sapphira)

玉兔 玉兔 yu4 tu4
the Jade Hare; the moon

玉溪 玉溪 yu4 xi1
Yuxi prefecture level city in Yunnan

玉溪地区 玉溪地區 yu4 xi1 di4 qu1
Yuxi prefecture in Yunnan

玉溪市 玉溪市 yu4 xi1 shi4
Yuxi prefecture level city in Yunnan

玉札 玉札 yu4 zha2
great burnet (Sanguisorba officinalis); nephrite

玉州 玉州 yu4 zhou1
Yuzhou district of Yulin city 玉林市, Guangxi

玉州区 玉州區 yu4 zhou1 qu1
Yuzhou district of Yulin city 玉林市, Guangxi

玉竹 玉竹 yu4 zhu2
angular Solomon's seal; Polygonatum odoratum

葬玉埋香 葬玉埋香 zang4 yu4 mai2 xiang1
lit. burying jade and interring incense (idiom); funeral for a beautiful person

张曼玉 張曼玉 zhang1 man4 yu4
Maggie Cheung (1964-), Hong Kong actress

张廷玉 張廷玉 zhang1 ting2 yu4
Zhang Tingyu (1672-1755), Qing politician, senior minister to three successive emperors, oversaw compilation of History of the Ming Dynasty 明史 and the Kangxi Dictionary 康熙字典

芝兰玉树 芝蘭玉樹 zhi1 lan2 yu4 shu4
lit. orchids and jade trees (idiom); fig. a child with splendid future prospects

珠玉 珠玉 zhu1 yu4
pearls and jades; jewels; clever remark; beautiful writing; gems of wisdom; genius; outstanding person

珠玉在侧 珠玉在側 zhu1 yu4 zai4 ce4
gems at the side (idiom); flanked by genius

字字珠玉 字字珠玉 zi4 zi4 zhu1 yu4
every word a gem (idiom); magnificent writing