穿 穿 chuan1
to wear; to put on; to dress; to bore through; to pierce; to perforate; to penetrate; to pass through; to thread

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百步穿杨 百步穿楊 bai3 bu4 chuan1 yang2
to shoot with great precision (idiom)

拆穿 拆穿 chai1 chuan1
to expose; to unmask; to see through (a lie etc)

吃穿 吃穿 chi1 chuan1
food and clothing

穿帮 穿幫 chuan1 bang1
(TV or movie) blooper; continuity error; (theater) to flub one's lines; unintended exposure of a body part; to be exposed (of a scheme or trick); to reveal sth one intended to conceal through a slip of the tongue; to blow one's cover

穿插 穿插 chuan1 cha1
to insert; to take turns, alternate; to interweave; to interlace; subplot; interlude; episode; (military) to thrust deep into the enemy forces

穿刺 穿刺 chuan1 ci4
medical puncture to extract bodily fluid (a tap); body piercing; puncture

穿带 穿帶 chuan1 dai4
wear

穿戴 穿戴 chuan1 dai4
to dress; clothing

穿洞 穿洞 chuan1 dong4
pierce

穿反 穿反 chuan1 fan3
to wear inside out (clothes)

穿过 穿過 chuan1 guo4
to pass through

穿回 穿回 chuan1 hui2
to put on (clothes); to put (clothes) back on

穿金戴银 穿金戴銀 chuan1 jin1 dai4 yin2
richly bedecked; dripping with gold and silver (idiom)

穿孔 穿孔 chuan1 kong3
to punch or bore a hole; to perforate; perforation

穿马路 穿馬路 chuan1 ma3 lu4
to cross (a street)

穿山甲 穿山甲 chuan1 shan1 jia3
pangolin (Manis pentadactylata); scaly ant-eater

穿上 穿上 chuan1 shang5
to put on (clothes etc)

穿梭 穿梭 chuan1 suo1
to travel back and forth; to shuttle

穿堂风 穿堂風 chuan1 tang2 feng1
draft

穿透 穿透 chuan1 tou4
to penetrate

穿透辐射 穿透輻射 chuan1 tou4 fu2 she4
penetrating radiation

穿小鞋 穿小鞋 chuan1 xiao3 xie2
lit. to make sb wear tight shoes (idiom); to make life difficult for sb

穿行 穿行 chuan1 xing2
to go through; to bore through; to push one's way through

穿衣 穿衣 chuan1 yi1
to wear clothes; clothing

穿一条裤子 穿一條褲子 chuan1 yi1 tiao2 ku4 zi5
(of male friends) to have been through thick and thin together; to be like family; to share the same view of things

穿越 穿越 chuan1 yue4
to pass through; to cross; to overcome

穿越时空 穿越時空 chuan1 yue4 shi2 kong1
to travel through time

穿凿 穿鑿 chuan1 zao2
to bore a hole; to give a forced interpretation

穿凿附会 穿鑿附會 chuan1 zao2 fu4 hui4
to give a forced interpretation (idiom); to draw far-fetched analogies

穿针引线 穿針引線 chuan1 zhen1 yin3 xian4
lit. to thread a needle (idiom); fig. to act as a go-between

穿针走线 穿針走線 chuan1 zhen1 zou3 xian4
thread a needle

穿着 穿著 chuan1 zhuo2
attire; clothes; dress

穿着打扮 穿著打扮 chuan1 zhuo2 da3 ban4
style of dress; one's appearance

穿着讲究 穿著講究 chuan1 zhuo2 jiang3 jiu5
smart clothes; particular about one's dress

戳穿 戳穿 chuo1 chuan1
to puncture; to lay bear or expose (lies etc)

戳穿试验 戳穿試驗 chuo1 chuan1 shi4 yan4
puncture test

刺穿 刺穿 ci4 chuan1
to skewer; to impale; to pierce through

滴水穿石 滴水穿石 di1 shui3 chuan1 shi2
dripping water penetrates the stone (idiom); constant perseverance yields success; You can achieve your aim if you try hard without giving up.; Persistent effort overcomes any difficulty.

滴水石穿 滴水石穿 di1 shui3 shi2 chuan1
dripping water penetrates the stone (idiom); constant perseverance yields success; You can achieve your aim if you try hard without giving up.; Persistent effort overcomes any difficulty.

点穿 點穿 dian3 chuan1
to lay bare in a few words; to expose with a word

洞穿 洞穿 dong4 chuan1
to penetrate; to pierce; to see clearly; to have an insight into

冻穿 凍穿 dong4 chuan1
frostbite; chilblain

贯穿 貫穿 guan4 chuan1
to run through; a connecting thread from beginning to end; to link

横穿 橫穿 heng2 chuan1
to cross; to traverse

户限为穿 戶限為穿 hu4 xian4 wei4 chuan1
an endless stream of visitors (idiom)

揭穿 揭穿 jie1 chuan1
to expose; to uncover

看穿 看穿 kan4 chuan1
see through (a person, scheme, trick etc)

临渴穿井 臨渴穿井 lin2 ke3 chuan1 jing3
lit. face thirst and dig a well (idiom); fig. not to make adequate provision; to act when it is too late

乱穿马路 亂穿馬路 luan4 chuan1 ma3 lu4
to jaywalk

马尾穿豆腐,提不起来 馬尾穿豆腐,提不起來 ma3 wei3 chuan1 dou4 fu5 - ti2 bu5 qi3 lai5
lit. like tofu strung on horsetail, you can't lift it; fig. let's not talk of this (pun on 提)

没吃没穿 沒吃沒穿 mei2 chi1 mei2 chuan1
to be without food or clothing (idiom); to be very poor

磨穿铁砚 磨穿鐵硯 mo2 chuan1 tie3 yan4
to grind one's way through an ink stone; to persevere in a difficult task (idiom); to study diligently (idiom)

耐穿 耐穿 nai4 chuan1
durable; proof against wear and tear

身穿 身穿 shen1 chuan1
to wear; wearing (a uniform)

实穿 實穿 shi2 chuan1
(of an item of clothing) practical

时空穿梭 時空穿梭 shi2 kong1 chuan1 suo1
time travel

时空穿越 時空穿越 shi2 kong1 chuan1 yue4
time travel

试穿 試穿 shi4 chuan1
to try wearing clothes; fitting trial

水滴石穿 水滴石穿 shui3 di1 shi2 chuan1
dripping water penetrates the stone (idiom); constant perseverance yields success; You can achieve your aim if you try hard without giving up.; Persistent effort overcomes any difficulty.

天穿日 天穿日 tian1 chuan1 ri4
a Hakka festival held on the 20th day of the first lunar month

妄生穿凿 妄生穿鑿 wang4 sheng1 chuan1 zao2
a forced analogy (idiom); to jump to an unwarranted conclusion

望眼欲穿 望眼欲穿 wang4 yan3 yu4 chuan1
to anxiously await

眼成穿 眼成穿 yan3 cheng2 chuan1
to watch in anticipation (idiom)

眼穿肠断 眼穿腸斷 yan3 chuan1 chang2 duan4
waiting anxiously (idiom)

羊膜穿刺术 羊膜穿刺術 yang2 mo2 chuan1 ci4 shu4
amniocentesis

羊水穿刺 羊水穿刺 yang2 shui3 chuan1 ci4
amniocentesis (used in Taiwan)

一眼看穿 一眼看穿 yi1 yan3 kan4 chuan1
to see through something at first glance (idiom)

引线穿针 引線穿針 yin3 xian4 chuan1 zhen1
a pull-through to thread a needle; fig. to act as go-between

扎穿 扎穿 zha1 chuan1
to prick; to puncture