xian4
to appear; present; now; existing; current

strokes 8
radical
strokes after radical 4
爱现 愛現 ai4 xian4
(coll.) to enjoy showing off

安于现状 安於現狀 an1 yu2 xian4 zhuang4
to take things as they are (idiom); to leave a situation as it is; to be happy with the status quo

表现 表現 biao3 xian4
to show; to show off; to display; to manifest; expression; manifestation; show; display; performance (at work etc); behavior

表现力 表現力 biao3 xian4 li4
expressive power

表现型 表現型 biao3 xian4 xing2
phenotype

表现自己 表現自己 biao3 xian4 zi4 ji3
to express oneself; to give an account of oneself; to project oneself; to show off

超现实主义 超現實主義 chao1 xian4 shi2 zhu3 yi4
surrealism

呈现 呈現 cheng2 xian4
to appear; to emerge; to present (a certain appearance); to demonstrate

重现 重現 chong2 xian4
to reappear

出现 出現 chu1 xian4
to appear; to arise; to emerge; to show up

到现在 到現在 dao4 xian4 zai4
up until now; to date

第五个现代化 第五個現代化 di4 wu3 ge4 xian4 dai4 hua4
fifth modernization, i.e. democracy, cf Deng Xiaoping's Four Modernizations 鄧小平|邓小平, 四個現代化|四个现代化

丢人现眼 丟人現眼 diu1 ren2 xian4 yan3
to make an exhibition of oneself; to be a disgrace

东现汉纪 東現漢紀 dong1 xian4 han4 ji4
Records of the Eastern Han, model for History of Later Han 後漢書|后汉书

兑现 兌現 dui4 xian4
(of a cheque etc) to cash; to honor a commitment

厄尔尼诺现象 厄爾尼諾現象 e4 er3 ni2 nuo4 xian4 xiang4
El Niño effect, equatorial climatic variation over the Pacific Ocean

二十年目睹之怪现状 二十年目睹之怪現狀 er4 shi2 nian2 mu4 du3 zhi1 guai4 xian4 zhuang4
The Strange State of the World Witnessed Over 20 Years, novel by late Qing novelist Wu Jianren 吳趼人|吴趼人

发现 發現 fa1 xian4
to find; to discover

发现号 發現號 fa1 xian4 hao2
the Discovery space shuttle

发现物 發現物 fa1 xian4 wu4
finding

犯罪现场 犯罪現場 fan4 zui4 xian4 chang3
scene of the crime

奉现 奉現 feng4 xian4
offering

浮现 浮現 fu2 xian4
to appear before one's eyes; to come into view; to float into appearance; to come back (of images from the past); to emerge; it emerges; it occurs (to me that..)

付现 付現 fu4 xian4
to pay in cash

复现 復現 fu4 xian4
to reappear; to persist (in memory)

工业现代化 工業現代化 gong1 ye4 xian4 dai4 hua4
modernization of industry, one of Deng Xiaoping's Four Modernizations

官场现形记 官場現形記 guan1 chang3 xian4 xing2 ji4
Observations on the Current State of Officialdom, late Qing novel by Li Baojia 李寶嘉|李宝嘉

国防现代化 國防現代化 guo2 fang2 xian4 dai4 hua4
modernization of national defense, one of Deng Xiaoping's Four Modernizations

后现代主义 後現代主義 hou4 xian4 dai4 zhu3 yi4
post-modernism

忽隐忽现 忽隱忽現 hu1 yin3 hu1 xian4
intermittent; now you see it, now you don't

活灵活现 活靈活現 huo2 ling2 huo2 xian4
living spirit, living image (idiom); true to life; vivid and realistic

活龙活现 活龍活現 huo2 long2 huo2 xian4
living spirit, living image (idiom); true to life; vivid and realistic

近现代史 近現代史 jin4 xian4 dai4 shi3
modern history and contemporary history

惊现 驚現 jing1 xian4
to appear unexpectedly

净现值 淨現值 jing4 xian4 zhi2
net present value (NPV)

旧景重现 舊景重現 jiu4 jing3 chong2 xian4
evocation of the past

科学技术现代化 科學技術現代化 ke1 xue2 ji4 shu4 xian4 dai4 hua4
modernization of science and technology, one of Deng Xiaoping's Four Modernizations

库存现金 庫存現金 ku4 cun2 xian4 jin1
cash in hand

难以实现 難以實現 nan2 yi3 shi2 xian4
hard to accomplish; difficult to achieve

农业现代化 農業現代化 nong2 ye4 xian4 dai4 hua4
modernization of agriculture, one of Deng Xiaoping's Four Modernizations

取现 取現 qu3 xian4
to withdraw money

若隐若现 若隱若現 ruo4 yin3 ruo4 xian4
faintly discernible (idiom)

闪现 閃現 shan3 xian4
to flash

实现 實現 shi2 xian4
to achieve; to implement; to realize; to bring about

时隐时现 時隱時現 shi2 yin3 shi2 xian4
appearing and disappearing (idiom); intermittently visible

示现 示現 shi4 xian4
(of a deity) to take a material shape; to appear

手头现金 手頭現金 shou3 tou2 xian4 jin1
cash in hand

四个现代化 四個現代化 si4 ge5 xian4 dai4 hua4
Deng Xiaoping's four modernizations practiced from the 1980s (possibly planned together with Zhou Enlai), namely: modernization of industry, agriculture, national defense and science and technology; abbr. to 四化

所发现 所發現 suo3 fa1 xian4
discovered; what one discovers

昙花一现 曇花一現 tan2 hua1 yi1 xian4
lit. the night blooming cactus shows once; flash in the pan (idiom); short-lived

套现 套現 tao4 xian4
to convert (an asset) into cash; to cash out

提现 提現 ti2 xian4
to withdraw funds

体现 體現 ti3 xian4
to embody; to reflect; to incarnate

贴现 貼現 tie1 xian4
discount; rebate

贴现率 貼現率 tie1 xian4 lv4
discount rate

凸现 凸現 tu1 xian4
to come to prominence; to appear clearly; to stick out

未折现 未折現 wei4 zhe2 xian4
undiscounted; full price

显现 顯現 xian3 xian4
appearance; to appear

现场 現場 xian4 chang3
the scene (of a crime, accident etc); (on) the spot; (at) the site

现场报道 現場報道 xian4 chang3 bao4 dao4
on-the-spot report

现场采访 現場採訪 xian4 chang3 cai3 fang3
on-the-spot interview

现场会 現場會 xian4 chang3 hui4
on-the-spot meeting

现场会议 現場會議 xian4 chang3 hui4 yi4
on-the-spot meeting

现场视察 現場視察 xian4 chang3 shi4 cha2
on-site inspection

现场投注 現場投注 xian4 chang3 tou2 zhu4
live betting

现场直播 現場直播 xian4 chang3 zhi2 bo1
on-the-spot live broadcast

现炒现卖 現炒現賣 xian4 chao3 xian4 mai4
lit. to fry and sell on the spot; fig. (of fresh graduates) to apply the still-fresh knowledge gained in school

现成 現成 xian4 cheng2
ready-made; readily available

现存 現存 xian4 cun2
extant; existent; in stock

现代 現代 xian4 dai4
Hyundai, South Korean company

现代 現代 xian4 dai4
modern times; modern age; modern era

现代化 現代化 xian4 dai4 hua4
modernization

现代集团 現代集團 xian4 dai4 ji2 tuan2
Hyundai, the Korean corporation

现代派 現代派 xian4 dai4 pai4
modernist faction; modernists

现代人 現代人 xian4 dai4 ren2
modern man; Homo sapiens

现代史 現代史 xian4 dai4 shi3
modern history

现代舞 現代舞 xian4 dai4 wu3
modern dance

现代五项 現代五項 xian4 dai4 wu3 xiang4
modern pentathlon

现代新儒家 現代新儒家 xian4 dai4 xin1 ru2 jia1
Modern New Confucianism; see also 新儒家

现代形式 現代形式 xian4 dai4 xing2 shi4
the modern form

现代性 現代性 xian4 dai4 xing4
modernity

现代音乐 現代音樂 xian4 dai4 yin1 yue4
modern music; contemporary music

现房 現房 xian4 fang2
finished apartment; ready apartment

现货 現貨 xian4 huo4
merchandise or commodities available immediately after sale; merchandise in stock; available item; actuals (investment); actual commodities

现货价 現貨價 xian4 huo4 jia4
price of actuals

现阶段 現階段 xian4 jie1 duan4
at the present stage

现金 現金 xian4 jin1
cash

现今 現今 xian4 jin1
now; nowadays; modern

现金基础 現金基礎 xian4 jin1 ji1 chu3
cash basis (accounting)

现金流量 現金流量 xian4 jin1 liu2 liang4
cash flow

现金流量表 現金流量表 xian4 jin1 liu2 liang4 biao3
cash flow statement

现金流转 現金流轉 xian4 jin1 liu2 zhuan3
cash flow

现金流转表 現金流轉表 xian4 jin1 liu2 zhuan3 biao3
cash flow statement

现金周转 現金周轉 xian4 jin1 zhou1 zhuan3
cash flow

现烤 現烤 xian4 kao3
freshly baked; freshly roasted

现款 現款 xian4 kuan3
cash

现况 現況 xian4 kuang4
the current situation

现量相违 現量相違 xian4 liang4 xiang1 wei2
to not fit one's perception of sth (idiom)

现磨 現磨 xian4 mo2
freshly ground

现年 現年 xian4 nian2
(a person's) current age

现钱 現錢 xian4 qian2
cash

现任 現任 xian4 ren4
to occupy a post currently; incumbent

现身 現身 xian4 shen1
to show oneself; to appear; (of a deity) to appear in the flesh

现身说法 現身說法 xian4 shen1 shuo1 fa3
to talk from one's personal experience; to use oneself as an example

现实 現實 xian4 shi2
reality; actuality; real; actual; realistic

现时 現時 xian4 shi2
current

现实情况 現實情況 xian4 shi2 qing2 kuang4
current state; current situation

现实主义 現實主義 xian4 shi2 zhu3 yi4
realism

现世 現世 xian4 shi4
this life; to lose face; to be disgraced

现世宝 現世寶 xian4 shi4 bao3
good-for-nothing; fool

现世报 現世報 xian4 shi4 bao4
karmic retribution within one's lifetime

现下 現下 xian4 xia4
now; at this moment

现象 現象 xian4 xiang4
appearance; phenomenon

现象学 現象學 xian4 xiang4 xue2
phenomenology

现形 現形 xian4 xing2
to become visible; to appear; to manifest one's true nature

现行 現行 xian4 xing2
to be in effect; in force; current

现行犯 現行犯 xian4 xing2 fan4
criminal caught red-handed

现学现用 現學現用 xian4 xue2 xian4 yong4
to immediately put into practice something one has just learned (idiom)

现役 現役 xian4 yi4
(military) active duty

现有 現有 xian4 you3
currently existing; currently available

现在 現在 xian4 zai4
now; at present; at the moment; modern; current; nowadays

现在分词 現在分詞 xian4 zai4 fen1 ci2
present participle (in English grammar)

现在式 現在式 xian4 zai4 shi4
present tense

现在是过去钥匙 現在是過去鑰匙 xian4 zai4 shi4 guo4 qu5 yao4 shi5
Today is the key to the past.

现值 現值 xian4 zhi2
present value

现抓 現抓 xian4 zhua1
to improvise

现状 現狀 xian4 zhuang4
current situation

现做 現做 xian4 zuo4
to make (food) on the spot; freshly-made

虚拟现实 虛擬現實 xu1 ni3 xian4 shi2
virtual reality

虚拟现实置标语言 虛擬現實置標語言 xu1 ni3 xian4 shi2 zhi4 biao1 yu3 yan2
virtual reality markup language (VRML) (computing)

隐现 隱現 yin3 xian4
glimpse (of something hidden)

涌现 湧現 yong3 xian4
to emerge in large numbers; to spring up; to emerge prominently

约当现金 約當現金 yue1 dang1 xian4 jin1
cash equivalent (accountancy)

再出现 再出現 zai4 chu1 xian4
to reappear

再屠现金 再屠現金 zai4 tu2 xian4 jin1
cash in transit (accountancy)

再现 再現 zai4 xian4
to recreate; to reconstruct (a historical relic)

展现 展現 zhan3 xian4
to come out; to emerge; to reveal; to display

折现 折現 zhe2 xian4
to discount

折现率 折現率 zhe2 xian4 lv4
discount rate

直到现在 直到現在 zhi2 dao4 xian4 zai4
even now; until now; right up to the present

追寻现代中国 追尋現代中國 zhui1 xun2 xian4 dai4 zhong1 guo2
In search of Modern China by Jonathan D Spence 史景遷|史景迁

自然现象 自然現象 zi4 ran2 xian4 xiang4
natural phenomenon

自我实现 自我實現 zi4 wo3 shi2 xian4
self-actualization (psychology); self-realization