to listen; to hear; to obey; a can (loanword from English "tin"); classifier for canned beverages

(literary pronunciation, still advocated in Taiwan) to rule; to sentence; to allow

smile (archaic)

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百听不厌 百聽不厭 bai3 ting1 bu4 yan4
worth hearing a hundred times

闭目塞听 閉目塞聽 bi4 mu4 se4 ting1
to shut one's eyes and stop one's ears; out of touch with reality; to bury one's head in the sand

不听命 不聽命 bu4 ting1 ming4
to disobey

不问就听不到假话 不問就聽不到假話 bu4 wen4 jiu4 ting1 bu4 dao4 jia3 hua4
Don't ask and you won't be told any lies. (idiom)

垂帘听政 垂簾聽政 chui2 lian2 ting1 zheng4
lit. to govern from behind the curtain; to rule in place of the emperor (idiom)

打听 打聽 da3 ting5
to ask about; to make some inquiries; to ask around

道听途说 道聽途說 dao4 ting1 tu2 shuo1
gossip; hearsay; rumor

谛听 諦聽 di4 ting1
to listen carefully

动听 動聽 dong4 ting1
pleasant to listen to

耳听为虚,眼见为实 耳聽為虛,眼見為實 er3 ting1 wei2 xu1 - yan3 jian4 wei2 shi2
Take what you hear to be false, only believe it when you see it (idiom). Don't believe what people tell you until you see if for yourself.; It ain't necessarily so.

复听 複聽 fu4 ting1
double hearing; diplacusis

公听会 公聽會 gong1 ting1 hui4
public hearing

骇人听闻 駭人聽聞 hai4 ren2 ting1 wen2
shocking; horrifying; atrocious; terrible

好故事百听不厌 好故事百聽不厭 hao3 gu4 shi5 bai3 ting1 bu4 yan4
The story is so good it's worth hearing a hundred times.; One never tires of hearing good new.

好听 好聽 hao3 ting1
pleasant to hear

混淆视听 混淆視聽 hun4 xiao2 shi4 ting1
to obscure the facts (idiom); to mislead the public with prevarication and deliberate falsehoods

监听 監聽 jian1 ting1
to monitor; to listen in; to eavesdrop

接听 接聽 jie1 ting1
to answer the phone

聆听 聆聽 ling2 ting1
to listen (respectfully)

难听 難聽 nan2 ting1
unpleasant to hear; coarse; vulgar; offensive; shameful

旁听 旁聽 pang2 ting1
to visit (a meeting, class, trial etc)

偏听偏信 偏聽偏信 pian1 ting1 pian1 xin4
selective listening; to hear what one wants to hear

且听下回分解 且聽下回分解 qie3 ting1 xia4 hui2 fen1 jie3
to listen to the next chapter for an explanation

窃听 竊聽 qie4 ting1
to eavesdrop; to wiretap

窃听器 竊聽器 qie4 ting1 qi4
tapping device; bug

倾耳而听 傾耳而聽 qing1 er3 er2 ting1
to listen attentively

倾耳细听 傾耳細聽 qing1 er3 xi4 ting1
to prick up one's ear and listen carefully

倾听 傾聽 qing1 ting1
to listen attentively

倾听者 傾聽者 qing1 ting1 zhe3

任听 任聽 ren4 ting1
to allow (sb to act arbitrarily); to let sb have his head

试听 試聽 shi4 ting1
audition; to give sb an audition; to check by listening

视听材料 視聽材料 shi4 ting1 cai2 liao4
evidence of material seen and heard; oral testimony

试听带 試聽帶 shi4 ting1 dai4
demo recording (music)

收听 收聽 shou1 ting1
to listen (to); to listen (in)

受听 受聽 shou4 ting1
nice to hear; worth listening to

耸人听闻 聳人聽聞 song3 ren2 ting1 wen2
to sensationalize (idiom); deliberate exaggeration to scare people

随身听 隨身聽 sui2 shen1 ting1
Walkman (trademark); portable stereo

探听 探聽 tan4 ting1
to make inquiries; to try to find out; to pry

听不进去 聽不進去 ting1 bu4 jin4 qu5
not to listen; to be deaf to

听不到 聽不到 ting1 bu5 dao4
can't hear

听不懂 聽不懂 ting1 bu5 dong3
unable to make sense of what one is hearing

听不见 聽不見 ting1 bu5 jian4
not be able to hear

听岔 聽岔 ting1 cha4
to mishear; to hear wrongly

听窗 聽窗 ting1 chuang1
to eavesdrop outside bridal bedchamber (folk custom)

听从 聽從 ting1 cong2
to listen and obey; to comply with; to heed; to hearken

听错 聽錯 ting1 cuo4
to mishear

听到 聽到 ting1 dao4
to hear

听得见 聽得見 ting1 de2 jian4

听得懂 聽得懂 ting1 de5 dong3
to understand (by hearing); to catch (what sb says)

听懂 聽懂 ting1 dong3
to understand (on hearing); to catch (what is spoken)

听断 聽斷 ting1 duan4
to judge (i.e. to hear and pass judgment in a law court); to hear and decide

听而不闻 聽而不聞 ting1 er2 bu4 wen2
to hear but not react (idiom); to turn a deaf ear; to ignore deliberately

听房 聽房 ting1 fang2
to eavesdrop outside bridal bedchamber (folk custom)

听风就是雨 聽風就是雨 ting1 feng1 jiu4 shi4 yu3
lit. to believe in the rain on hearing the wind (idiom); to believe rumors; to be credulous

听骨 聽骨 ting1 gu3
ossicles (in the middle ear); also written 聽小骨|听小骨

听骨链 聽骨鏈 ting1 gu3 lian4
chain of ossicles (in the middle ear)

听候 聽候 ting1 hou4
to wait for (orders, a decision, a judgment)

听话 聽話 ting1 hua4
to do what one is told; obedient

听话听声,锣鼓听音 聽話聽聲,鑼鼓聽音 ting1 hua4 ting1 sheng1 - luo2 gu3 ting1 yin1
to understand the unspoken implications (idiom)

听会 聽會 ting1 hui4
to attend a meeting (and hear what is discussed)

听见 聽見 ting1 jian4
to hear

听见风就是雨 聽見風就是雨 ting1 jian4 feng1 jiu4 shi4 yu3
lit. on hearing wind, to say rain; to agree uncritically with whatever people say; to parrot other people's words; to chime in with others

听讲 聽講 ting1 jiang3
to attend a lecture; to listen to a talk

听觉 聽覺 ting1 jue2
sense of hearing

听君一席话,胜读十年书 聽君一席話,勝讀十年書 ting1 jun1 yi1 xi2 hua4 - sheng4 du2 shi2 nian2 shu1
listening to the words of a wise man can be superior to studying ten years of books (proverb)

听课 聽課 ting1 ke4
to attend a class; to go to a lecture

听来 聽來 ting1 lai2
to sound (old, foreign, exciting, right etc); to ring (true); to sound as if (i.e. to give the listener an impression); to hear from somewhere

听力 聽力 ting1 li4
hearing; listening ability

听力理解 聽力理解 ting1 li4 li3 jie3
listening comprehension

听命 聽命 ting1 ming4
to obey an order; to take orders; to accept a state of affairs

听腻了 聽膩了 ting1 ni4 le5
fed up of hearing

听凭 聽憑 ting1 ping2
to allow (sb to do as he pleases)

听其言而观其行 聽其言而觀其行 ting1 qi2 yan2 er2 guan1 qi2 xing2
hear what he says and observe what he does (idiom, from Analects); judge a person not by his words, but by his actions

听其言观其行 聽其言觀其行 ting1 qi2 yan2 guan1 qi2 xing2
hear what he says and observe what he does (idiom, from Analects); judge a person not by his words, but by his actions

听其自便 聽其自便 ting1 qi2 zi4 bian4
to allow sb to do sth at his convenience

听其自然 聽其自然 ting1 qi2 zi4 ran2
to let things take their course; to take things as they come

听起来 聽起來 ting1 qi5 lai5
to sound like

听墙根 聽牆根 ting1 qiang2 gen1
to eavesdrop; to listen in secret to sb's conversations

听墙根儿 聽牆根兒 ting1 qiang2 gen1 er5
erhua variant of 聽牆根|听墙根

听墙面 聽牆面 ting1 qiang2 mian4
surface of wall

听清 聽清 ting1 qing1
to hear clearly

听取 聽取 ting1 qu3
to hear (news); to listen to

听任 聽任 ting1 ren4
to let (sth happen); to allow (sb to do sth); to submit to; to yield

听上去 聽上去 ting1 shang4 qu5
to sound (difficult, worthwhile etc); to seem

听审 聽審 ting1 shen3
to attend court; to take part in a trial

听审会 聽審會 ting1 shen3 hui4
hearing (law)

听事 聽事 ting1 shi4
to hold audience; to advise on state affairs; to administer state affairs; audience hall; to listen in

听书 聽書 ting1 shu1
to listen to stories; to listen to performance of 說書|说书 storytelling

听说 聽說 ting1 shuo1
to hear (sth said); one hears (that); hearsay; listening and speaking

听讼 聽訟 ting1 song4
to hear litigation (in a law court); to hear a case

听随 聽隨 ting1 sui2
to obey; to allow

听天安命 聽天安命 ting1 tian1 an1 ming4
to accept one's situation as dictated by heaven (idiom)

听天由命 聽天由命 ting1 tian1 you2 ming4
to submit to the will of heaven; to resign oneself to fate; to trust to luck

听筒 聽筒 ting1 tong3
telephone receiver; headphone; earphone; earpiece; stethoscope

听头 聽頭 ting1 tou2
a can (loanword from English "tin")

听闻 聽聞 ting1 wen2
to listen; to hear what sb says; news one has heard

听戏 聽戲 ting1 xi4
to attend an opera; to see an opera

听小骨 聽小骨 ting1 xiao3 gu3
ossicles (of the middle ear); three ossicles, acting as levers to amplify sound, namely: stapes or stirrup bone 鐙骨|镫骨, incus or anvil bone 砧骨, malleus or hammer bone 錘骨|锤骨

听写 聽寫 ting1 xie3
dictate; dictation

听信 聽信 ting1 xin4
to listen to information; to get the news; to believe what one hears

听信谣言 聽信謠言 ting1 xin4 yao2 yan2
to take heed of idle chatter (idiom)

听阈 聽閾 ting1 yu4
audibility threshold

听者 聽者 ting1 zhe3
listener; member of audience

听诊器 聽診器 ting1 zhen3 qi4

听证会 聽證會 ting1 zheng4 hui4
(legislative) hearing

听之任之 聽之任之 ting1 zhi1 ren4 zhi1
to take a laissez-faire attitude

听众 聽眾 ting1 zhong4
audience; listeners

偷听 偷聽 tou1 ting1
to eavesdrop; to monitor (secretly)

妄言妄听 妄言妄聽 wang4 yan2 wang4 ting1
unwarranted talk the listener can take or leave (idiom); sth not to be taken too seriously

危辞耸听 危辭聳聽 wei1 ci2 song3 ting1
to startle sb with scary tale

危言耸听 危言聳聽 wei1 yan2 song3 ting1
frightening words to scare people (idiom); alarmist talk; reds under the beds

惟命是听 惟命是聽 wei2 ming4 shi4 ting1
see 唯命是從|唯命是从

娓娓动听 娓娓動聽 wei3 wei3 dong4 ting1
to speak in a pleasant and captivating manner (idiom)

洗耳恭听 洗耳恭聽 xi3 er3 gong1 ting1
to listen with respectful attention; (a polite request to sb to speak); we are all ears

细听 細聽 xi4 ting1
to listen carefully (for tiny sounds)

虚己以听 虛己以聽 xu1 ji3 yi3 ting1
to listen to the ideas of others with an open mind (idiom)

选听 選聽 xuan3 ting1
selective listening (linguistics)

言听计从 言聽計從 yan2 ting1 ji4 cong2
to see, hear and obey (idiom); to take advice; to take sb at his word

言者无意,听者有心 言者無意,聽者有心 yan2 zhe3 wu2 yi4 - ting1 zhe3 you3 xin1
to take a casual remark to heart (idiom)

眼观六路耳听八方 眼觀六路耳聽八方 yan3 guan1 liu4 lu4 er3 ting1 ba1 fang1
lit. the eyes watch six roads and the ears listen in all directions; to be observant and alert (idiom)

眼观四处,耳听八方 眼觀四處,耳聽八方 yan3 guan1 si4 chu4 - er3 ting1 ba1 fang1
see 眼觀四面,耳聽八方|眼观四面,耳听八方

眼观四面,耳听八方 眼觀四面,耳聽八方 yan3 guan1 si4 mian4 - er3 ting1 ba1 fang1
lit. the eyes observe all sides and the ears listen in all directions (idiom); fig. to be observant and alert

眼见为实,耳听为虚 眼見為實,耳聽為虛 yan3 jian4 wei2 shi2 - er3 ting1 wei2 xu1
to believe what one sees, not what one hears (idiom). Don't believe what people tell you until you see if for yourself.; It ain't necessarily so.

阅听人 閱聽人 yue4 ting1 ren2
audience (Tw)

侦听 偵聽 zhen1 ting1
to eavesdrop; to tap (telephone conversations); to intercept and investigate

中听 中聽 zhong1 ting1
pleasant to hear (i.e. agreeable news); to one's liking; music to one's ears; Taiwan pr.

重听 重聽 zhong4 ting1
hard of hearing

助听器 助聽器 zhu4 ting1 qi4
hearing aid