qiu1
surname Qiu

qiu1
autumn; fall; harvest time; a swing

qiu1
old variant of 秋

qiu1
a swing

strokes 9
radical
strokes after radical 4
暗送秋波 暗送秋波 an4 song4 qiu1 bo1
to cast flirtatious glances at sb (idiom)

白秋沙鸭 白秋沙鴨 bai2 qiu1 sha1 ya1
(bird species of China) smew (Mergellus albellus)

冰壶秋月 冰壺秋月 bing1 hu2 qiu1 yue4
jade ice jug and autumn moon (idiom, from poem by Song writer Su Dongpo 蘇東坡|苏东坡); fig. spotless white and pure; flawless person

程砚秋 程硯秋 cheng2 yan4 qiu1
Cheng Yanqiu (1904-1958), famous Beijing opera star, second only to 梅蘭芳|梅兰芳

初秋 初秋 chu1 qiu1
early autumn; 7th month of the lunar calendar

春秋 春秋 chun1 qiu1
Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC); Spring and Autumn Annals, chronicle of Lu State (722-481 BC)

春秋 春秋 chun1 qiu1
spring and autumn; four seasons; year; a person's age; annals (used in book titles)

春秋大梦 春秋大夢 chun1 qiu1 da4 meng4
grand dreams; unrealistic ideas (idiom)

春秋鼎盛 春秋鼎盛 chun1 qiu1 ding3 sheng4
the prime of one's life

春秋繁露 春秋繁露 chun1 qiu1 fan2 lu4
Rich dew of spring and autumn, ideological tract by Han dynasty political philosopher Dong Zhongshu 董仲舒

春秋三传 春秋三傳 chun1 qiu1 san1 zhuan4
Three Commentaries on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋, including Mr Gongyang's annals 公羊傳|公羊传, Mr Guliang's annals 穀梁傳|谷梁传 and Mr Zuo's annals or Zuo Zhuan 左傳|左传

春秋时代 春秋時代 chun1 qiu1 shi2 dai4
Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC)

春秋五霸 春秋五霸 chun1 qiu1 wu3 ba4
the Five Hegemons of the Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC), namely: Duke Huan of Qi 齊桓公|齐桓公, Duke Wen of Jin 晉文公|晋文公, King Zhuang of Chu 楚莊王|楚庄王, and alternatively Duke Xiang of Song 宋襄公 and Duke Mu of Qin 秦穆公 or King Helu of Wu 吳王闔閭|吴王阖闾 and King Gou

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)

春秋左氏传 春秋左氏傳 chun1 qiu1 zuo3 shi4 zhuan4
Mr Zuo's Spring and Autumn Annals, attributed to famous blind historian Zuo Qiuming 左丘明; usually called Zuo Zhuan 左傳|左传

春生,夏长,秋收,冬藏 春生,夏長,秋收,冬藏 chun1 sheng1 - xia4 zhang3 - qiu1 shou1 - dong1 cang2
sow in spring, develop in summer, harvest in autumn, store in winter (idiom)

春夏秋冬 春夏秋冬 chun1 xia4 qiu1 dong1
the four seasons; spring, summer, autumn and winter

荡秋千 盪鞦韆 dang4 qiu1 qian1
to swing (on a swing)

杜秋娘歌 杜秋娘歌 du4 qiu1 niang2 ge1
song of lady Du Qiu, poem by Du Mu 杜牧

多事之秋 多事之秋 duo1 shi4 zhi1 qiu1
troubled times; eventful period

各有千秋 各有千秋 ge4 you3 qian1 qiu1
each has its own merits (idiom)

公羊春秋 公羊春秋 gong1 yang2 chun1 qiu1
Mr Gongyang's Annals or commentary on 春秋, early history, probably written during Han dynasty, same as 公羊傳|公羊传

黑不溜秋 黑不溜秋 hei1 bu4 liu1 qiu1
dark and swarthy

红胸秋沙鸭 紅胸秋沙鴨 hong2 xiong1 qiu1 sha1 ya1
(bird species of China) red-breasted merganser (Mergus serrator)

黄不溜秋 黃不溜秋 huang2 bu4 liu1 qiu1
yellowish; dirty yellow

黄秋葵 黃秋葵 huang2 qiu1 kui2
okra (Hibiscus esculentus); lady's fingers

灰不溜秋 灰不溜秋 hui1 bu5 liu1 qiu1
see 灰不溜丢

蟪蛄不知春秋 蟪蛄不知春秋 hui4 gu1 bu4 zhi1 chun1 qiu1
lit. short-lived cicada does not know the seasons; fig. to see only a small piece of the big picture

喀秋莎 喀秋莎 ka1 qiu1 sha1
Katyusha (name); name of a Russian wartime song; nickname of a rocket launcher used by the Red Army in WWII

卡秋莎 卡秋莎 ka3 qiu1 sha1
Katyusha (name); name of a Russian wartime song; nickname of a rocket launcher used by the Red Army in WWII; also written 喀秋莎

哭秋风 哭秋風 ku1 qiu1 feng1
autumnal sadness

老气横秋 老氣橫秋 lao3 qi4 heng2 qiu1
old and decrepit; proud of one's age and experience (idiom)

立秋 立秋 li4 qiu1
Liqiu or Start of Autumn, 13th of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 7th-22nd August

吕氏春秋 呂氏春秋 lv3 shi4 chun1 qiu1
lit. “Mr. Lü's Spring and Autumn (Annals)”, compendium of the philosophies of the Hundred Schools of Thought 諸子百家|诸子百家, compiled around 239 BC under the patronage of Qin Dynasty 秦代 Chancellor Lü Buwei 呂不韋|吕不韦

麦秋 麥秋 mai4 qiu1
harvest season

明察秋毫 明察秋毫 ming2 cha2 qiu1 hao2
lit. seeing clearly the downy feather of autumn (idiom, from Mencius); fig. sensitive to the finest detail; to distinguish right and wrong with acuity; omniscient

平分秋色 平分秋色 ping2 fen1 qiu1 se4
to both share the limelight; to both have an equal share of

普通秋沙鸭 普通秋沙鴨 pu3 tong1 qiu1 sha1 ya1
(bird species of China) common merganser (Mergus merganser)

千秋 千秋 qian1 qiu1
a thousand years; your birthday (honorific)

千秋万代 千秋萬代 qian1 qiu1 wan4 dai4
throughout the ages

秋波 秋波 qiu1 bo1
autumn ripples; (fig.) luminous eyes of a woman; amorous glance

秋播 秋播 qiu1 bo1
sowing in autumn (for a crop in spring)

秋菜 秋菜 qiu1 cai4
autumn vegetables

秋刀鱼 秋刀魚 qiu1 dao1 yu2
Pacific saury (Cololabis saira)

秋分 秋分 qiu1 fen1
Qiufen or Autumn Equinox, 16th of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 23rd September-7th October

秋分点 秋分點 qiu1 fen1 dian3
the autumn equinox

秋风过耳 秋風過耳 qiu1 feng1 guo4 er3
lit. as the autumn breeze passes the ear (idiom); not in the least concerned

秋风飒飒 秋風颯颯 qiu1 feng1 sa4 sa4
the autumn wind is soughing (idiom)

秋风扫落叶 秋風掃落葉 qiu1 feng1 sao3 luo4 ye4
lit. as the autumn gale sweeps away the fallen leaves (idiom); to drive out the old and make a clean sweep

秋风送爽 秋風送爽 qiu1 feng1 song4 shuang3
the cool autumn breeze (idiom)

秋高气爽 秋高氣爽 qiu1 gao1 qi4 shuang3
clear and refreshing autumn weather

秋耕 秋耕 qiu1 geng1
autumn plowing

秋灌 秋灌 qiu1 guan4
autumn irrigation

秋海棠 秋海棠 qiu1 hai3 tang2
begonia

秋海棠花 秋海棠花 qiu1 hai3 tang2 hua1
begonia

秋毫 秋毫 qiu1 hao2
new down (fine feather); fig. the small thing

秋毫无犯 秋毫無犯 qiu1 hao2 wu2 fan4
lit. not harming a new feather (idiom); not commit the slightest offense against the people (of soldiers); would not hurt a fly

秋后算帐 秋後算帳 qiu1 hou4 suan4 zhang4
lit. settling accounts after the autumn harvest (idiom); to wait until the time is ripe to settle accounts; to bide time for revenge

秋后算账 秋後算賬 qiu1 hou4 suan4 zhang4
lit. to settle accounts after autumn; settle scores at an opportune moment (idiom)

秋季 秋季 qiu1 ji4
autumn; fall

秋瑾 秋瑾 qiu1 jin3
Qiu Jin (1875-1907), famous female martyr of the anti-Qing revolution, the subject of several books and films

秋景 秋景 qiu1 jing3
autumn scenery; harvest season

秋菊傲霜 秋菊傲霜 qiu1 ju2 ao4 shuang1
the autumn chrysanthemum braves the frost (idiom)

秋裤 秋褲 qiu1 ku4
long underwear pants

秋葵 秋葵 qiu1 kui2
okra (Hibiscus esculentus); lady's fingers

秋葵荚 秋葵莢 qiu1 kui2 jia2
okra (Hibiscus esculentus); lady's fingers

秋老虎 秋老虎 qiu1 lao3 hu3
hot spell during autumn; Indian summer

秋凉 秋涼 qiu1 liang2
the cool of autumn

秋粮 秋糧 qiu1 liang2
autumn grain crops

秋令 秋令 qiu1 ling4
autumn; autumn weather

秋千 鞦韆 qiu1 qian1
swing; seesaw; trapeze

秋色 秋色 qiu1 se4
colors of autumn; autumn scenery

秋审 秋審 qiu1 shen3
autumn trial (judicial hearing of capital cases during Ming and Qing)

秋试 秋試 qiu1 shi4
autumn exam (triennial provincial exam during Ming and Qing)

秋收 秋收 qiu1 shou1
fall harvest; to reap

秋收起义 秋收起義 qiu1 shou1 qi3 yi4
Autumn Harvest Uprising

秋熟 秋熟 qiu1 shu2
ripening in autumn (of crops)

秋霜 秋霜 qiu1 shuang1
autumn frost; fig. white hair as sign of old age

秋水 秋水 qiu1 shui3
limpid autumn waters (trad. description of girl's beautiful eyes)

秋水仙 秋水仙 qiu1 shui3 xian1
autumn crocus (Colchicum autumnale); meadow saffron

秋水仙素 秋水仙素 qiu1 shui3 xian1 su4
colchicine (pharmacy)

秋天 秋天 qiu1 tian1
autumn

秋田 秋田 qiu1 tian2
Akita prefecture of north Japan

秋田县 秋田縣 qiu1 tian2 xian4
Akita prefecture, northeast Japan

秋荼密网 秋荼密網 qiu1 tu2 mi4 wang3
flowering autumn grass, fine net (idiom); fig. abundant and exacting punishments prescribed by law

秋闱 秋闈 qiu1 wei2
autumn exam (triennial provincial exam during Ming and Qing)

秋狝 秋獮 qiu1 xian3
(history) a hunting party

秋汛 秋汛 qiu1 xun4
autumn flood

秋叶 秋葉 qiu1 ye4
autumn leaf

秋叶原 秋葉原 qiu1 ye4 yuan2
Akihabara, region of downtown Tokyo famous for electronics stores

秋衣 秋衣 qiu1 yi1
long underwear

秋游 秋遊 qiu1 you2
autumn outing; autumn excursion

秋雨 秋雨 qiu1 yu3
autumn rain

秋燥 秋燥 qiu1 zao4
autumn dryness disease (TCM)

秋征 秋征 qiu1 zheng1
autumn levy (tax on harvest)

瞿秋白 瞿秋白 qu1 qiu1 bai2
Qu Qiubai (1899-1935), politician, Soviet expert of the Chinese communists at time of Soviet influence, publisher and Russian translator, captured and executed by Guomindang at the time of the Long March

深秋 深秋 shen1 qiu1
late autumn

十国春秋 十國春秋 shi2 guo2 chun1 qiu1
History of Ten States of South China (1669) by Wu Renchen 吳任臣|吴任臣, 77 scrolls

十六国春秋 十六國春秋 shi2 liu4 guo2 chun1 qiu1
history of the Sixteen Kingdoms 304-439 by Cui Hong 崔鴻|崔鸿, written towards the end of Wei of the Northern Dynasties 北魏, 100 scrolls

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

酸不溜秋 酸不溜秋 suan1 bu5 liu1 qiu1
see 酸不溜丟|酸不溜丢

万代千秋 萬代千秋 wan4 dai4 qian1 qiu1
after innumerable ages

万古千秋 萬古千秋 wan4 gu3 qian1 qiu1
for all eternity (idiom)

吴越春秋 吳越春秋 wu2 yue4 chun1 qiu1
History of the Southern States Wu and Yue (traditional rivals), compiled by Han historian Zhao Ye 趙曄|赵晔, 10 extant scrolls

晏子春秋 晏子春秋 yan4 zi3 chun1 qiu1
Tales of Yanzi, book describing the life and wisdom of Yanzi 晏子 (-c 500 BC), famous statesman from Qi of the Warring States

一日不见,如隔三秋 一日不見,如隔三秋 yi1 ri4 bu4 jian4 - ru2 ge2 san1 qiu1
one day apart seems like three years (idiom)

一日三秋 一日三秋 yi1 ri4 san1 qiu1
a single day apart seems like three seasons (idiom)

一叶知秋 一葉知秋 yi1 ye4 zhi1 qiu1
lit. the falling of one leaf heralds the coming of autumn (idiom); fig. a small sign can indicate a great trend; a straw in the wind

一雨成秋 一雨成秋 yi1 yu3 cheng2 qiu1
a sudden shower towards the end of summer brings an abrupt arrival of autumn (idiom)

早秋 早秋 zao3 qiu1
early autumn

张秋 張秋 zhang1 qiu1
Cho Chang (Harry Potter)

中华秋沙鸭 中華秋沙鴨 zhong1 hua2 qiu1 sha1 ya1
(bird species of China) scaly-sided merganser (Mergus squamatus)

中秋 中秋 zhong1 qiu1
the Mid-autumn festival, the traditional moon-viewing festival on the 15th of the 8th lunar month

中秋节 中秋節 zhong1 qiu1 jie2
the Mid-Autumn Festival on 15th of 8th lunar month

仲秋 仲秋 zhong4 qiu1
second month of autumn; 8th month of the lunar calendar

左氏春秋 左氏春秋 zuo3 shi4 chun1 qiu1
Mr Zuo's Spring and Autumn Annals, attributed to famous blind historian Zuo Qiuming 左丘明; usually called Zuo Zhuan 左傳|左传