injustice; grievance; wrong

old variant of 冤

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不白之冤 不白之冤 bu4 bai2 zhi1 yuan1
unrighted wrong; unredressed injustice

不是冤家不聚头 不是冤家不聚頭 bu4 shi4 yuan1 jia1 bu4 ju4 tou2
destiny will make enemies meet (idiom); (often said about lovers who have a disagreement)

窦娥冤 竇娥冤 dou4 e2 yuan1
The Injustice to Dou E (popular drama by 關漢卿|关汉卿)

烦冤 煩冤 fan2 yuan1
frustrated; agitated; distressed

含冤 含冤 han2 yuan1
wronged; to suffer false accusations

喊冤 喊冤 han3 yuan1
to cry out a grievance

黑籍冤魂 黑籍冤魂 hei1 ji2 yuan1 hun2
Black Register of Lost Souls, long novel by Peng Yangou 彭養鷗|彭养鸥 about the destructive influence of opium, published in 1897 and 1909

欢喜冤家 歡喜冤家 huan1 xi3 yuan1 jia5
quarrelsome but loving couple

蒙冤 蒙冤 meng2 yuan1
to be wronged; to be subjected to an injustice

鸣冤叫屈 鳴冤叫屈 ming2 yuan1 jiao4 qu1
to complain bitterly

前生冤孽 前生冤孽 qian2 sheng1 yuan1 nie4
predestined relationship

伸冤 伸冤 shen1 yuan1
to right wrongs; to redress an injustice

申冤 申冤 shen1 yuan1
to appeal for justice; to demand redress for a grievance

诉冤 訴冤 su4 yuan1
to complain; to vent one's grievances

洗冤 洗冤 xi3 yuan1
lit. to wash out a grievance; fig. to right a wrong; to redress an injustice

洗冤集录 洗冤集錄 xi3 yuan1 ji2 lu4
Record of Washed Grievances (1247) by Song Ci 宋慈, said to be the world's first legal forensic text

冤案 冤案 yuan1 an4
miscarriage of justice

冤仇 冤仇 yuan1 chou2
rancor; enmity; hatred resulting from grievances

冤大头 冤大頭 yuan1 da4 tou2
spendthrift and foolish; sb with more money than sense

冤魂 冤魂 yuan1 hun2
ghost of one who died unjustly; departed spirit demanding vengeance for grievances

冤家对头 冤家對頭 yuan1 jia1 dui4 tou2
enemy (idiom); opponent; arch-enemy

冤家路窄 冤家路窄 yuan1 jia1 lu4 zhai3
lit. enemies on a narrow road (idiom); fig. an inevitable clash between opposing factions

冤家宜解不宜结 冤家宜解不宜結 yuan1 jia1 yi2 jie3 bu4 yi2 jie2
It is better to squash enmity rather than keeping it alive (proverb)

冤假错案 冤假錯案 yuan1 jia3 cuo4 an4
unjust, fake and false charges (in a legal case)

冤家 冤家 yuan1 jia5
enemy; foe; (in opera) sweetheart or destined love

冤苦 冤苦 yuan1 ku3
suffering from injustice

冤孽 冤孽 yuan1 nie4
sin (in Buddhism); enmity leading to sin

冤气 冤氣 yuan1 qi4
unfair treatment; injustice

冤钱 冤錢 yuan1 qian2
pointless expense; not worth the money spent

冤情 冤情 yuan1 qing2
facts of an injustice; circumstances surrounding a miscarriage of justice

冤屈 冤屈 yuan1 qu1
to receive unjust treatment; injustice

冤死 冤死 yuan1 si3
to die of persecution

冤头 冤頭 yuan1 tou2
enemy; foe

冤枉 冤枉 yuan1 wang5
to accuse wrongly; to treat unjustly; injustice; wronged; not worthwhile

冤枉路 冤枉路 yuan1 wang5 lu4
pointless trip; not worth the trip

冤枉钱 冤枉錢 yuan1 wang5 qian2
pointless expense; not worth the money spent

冤诬 冤誣 yuan1 wu1
unjust charge; frame-up

冤业 冤業 yuan1 ye4
sin (in Buddhism); enmity leading to sin; also written 冤孽

冤抑 冤抑 yuan1 yi4
to suffer injustice

冤有头,债有主 冤有頭,債有主 yuan1 you3 tou2 - zhai4 you3 zhu3
for every grievance someone is responsible, for every debt there is a debtor (idiom); when settling disputes one should not involve third parties

冤狱 冤獄 yuan1 yu4
unjust charge or verdict; miscarriage of justice; frame-up

冤冤相报何时了 冤冤相報何時了 yuan1 yuan1 xiang1 bao4 he2 shi2 liao3
if revenge breeds revenge, will there ever be an end to it? (Buddhist saying)