abbr. for the Big Dipper constellation 北斗星

dry measure for grain equal to ten 升 or one-tenth of a 石; decaliter; peck; cup or dipper shaped object; old variant of 陡

variant of 鬥|斗

to fight; to struggle; to condemn; to censure; to contend; to put together; coming together

variant of 鬭|斗

variant of 鬥|斗

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阿斗 阿斗 a1 dou3
A-dou, nickname of Liu Chan 劉禪|刘禅 (207-271), son of Liu Bei, reigned as Shu Han emperor 233-263; fig. weak and inept person

挨斗 挨鬥 ai2 dou4
to suffer censure; denounced

巴斗 巴斗 ba1 dou3
round-bottomed wicker basket

笆斗 笆斗 ba1 dou3
round-bottomed basket

拌嘴斗舌 拌嘴鬥舌 ban4 zui3 dou4 she2
to quarrel

北斗 北斗 bei3 dou3
Great Bear; Big Dipper; Peitou town in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县, Taiwan

北斗七星 北斗七星 bei3 dou3 qi1 xing1
Ursa Major; Great Bear; Big Dipper

北斗卫星导航系统 北斗衛星導航系統 bei3 dou3 wei4 xing1 dao3 hang2 xi4 tong3
Beidou navigation system

北斗星 北斗星 bei3 dou3 xing1
the Big Dipper; the Plow

北斗镇 北斗鎮 bei3 dou3 zhen4
Peitou town in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县, Taiwan

畚斗 畚斗 ben3 dou3

博斗 博鬥 bo2 dou4
to fight or argue on a blogging site (netspeak)

搏斗 搏鬥 bo2 dou4
to wrestle; to fight; to struggle

步斗踏罡 步斗踏罡 bu4 dou3 ta4 gang1
to worship the astral deities (idiom, refers to Daoist astrology)

步罡踏斗 步罡踏斗 bu4 gang1 ta4 dou3
to worship the astral deities (idiom, refers to Daoist astrology)

才高八斗 才高八斗 cai2 gao1 ba1 dou3
of great talent (idiom)

车斗 車斗 che1 dou3
open-topped container (mounted on a truck or cart) for carrying loads; dump box (of a dump truck); bucket (of a front loader); wheelbarrow

车载斗量 車載斗量 che1 zai4 dou3 liang2
lit. measured in cartloads and gallons; fig. by the barrowload (i.e. lots and lots); innumerable

抽斗 抽斗 chou1 dou3

触斗蛮争 觸鬥蠻爭 chu4 dou4 man2 zheng1
constant bickering and fighting (idiom); constantly at each other's throats; struggle for personal gain

打斗 打鬥 da3 dou4
to fight

单打独斗 單打獨鬥 dan1 da3 du2 dou4
to fight alone (idiom)

吊斗 吊斗 diao4 dou3
(a container) carried suspended or underslung; cable car bucket

斗柄 斗柄 dou3 bing3
handle of the Big Dipper

斗车 斗車 dou3 che1
hopper car; wheelbarrow

斗大 斗大 dou3 da4

斗胆 斗膽 dou3 dan3
(courteous) to be so bold as to

斗拱 斗拱 dou3 gong3
interlocking wooden brackets between the top of a column and crossbeams used in traditional Chinese architecture

斗酒只鸡 斗酒隻雞 dou3 jiu3 zhi1 ji1
lit. a chicken and a bottle of wine (idiom); fig. ready to make an offering to the deceased, or to entertain guests

斗笠 斗笠 dou3 li4
conical bamboo hat

斗六 斗六 dou3 liu4
Douliu or Touliu city in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县, Taiwan

斗六市 斗六市 dou3 liu4 shi4
Douliu or Touliu city in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县, Taiwan

斗门 斗門 dou3 men2
Doumen district of Zhuhai city 珠海市, Guangdong

斗门区 斗門區 dou3 men2 qu1
Doumen district of Zhuhai city 珠海市, Guangdong

斗南 斗南 dou3 nan2
Dounan or Tounan town in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县, Taiwan

斗南镇 斗南鎮 dou3 nan2 zhen4
Dounan or Tounan town in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县, Taiwan

斗牛 斗牛 dou3 niu2
Big Dipper and Altair (astronomy)

斗篷 斗篷 dou3 peng5
cloak; mantle

斗筲 斗筲 dou3 shao1
an ancient bamboo container; narrow-mindedness

斗筲之材 斗筲之材 dou3 shao1 zhi1 cai2
person of limited capacity

斗筲之器 斗筲之器 dou3 shao1 zhi1 qi4
person narrow-minded and shortsighted

斗筲之人 斗筲之人 dou3 shao1 zhi1 ren2
a small-minded person; a bean-counter

斗转星移 斗轉星移 dou3 zhuan3 xing1 yi2
lit. the Big Dipper 北斗星 has turned and the stars have moved; time flies; also written 星移斗轉|星移斗转

斗地主 鬥地主 dou4 di4 zhu3
"Fight the Landlord" (card game)

斗鸡 鬥雞 dou4 ji1
cock fighting

斗鸡眼 鬥雞眼 dou4 ji1 yan3

斗鸡走马 鬥雞走馬 dou4 ji1 zou3 ma3
cock-fighting and horse-racing (idiom); to gamble

斗舰 鬥艦 dou4 jian4
fighting ship

斗口齿 鬥口齒 dou4 kou3 chi3
to quarrel; to bicker; glib repartee

斗牛 鬥牛 dou4 niu2

斗牛㹴 鬥牛㹴 dou4 niu2 geng3
variant of 鬥牛梗|斗牛梗

斗牛梗 鬥牛梗 dou4 niu2 geng3
bull terrier

斗牛士 鬥牛士 dou4 niu2 shi4
matador; toreador; bullfighter

斗牛士之歌 鬥牛士之歌 dou4 niu2 shi4 zhi1 ge1
Toreador Song (Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre), famous aria from opera Carmen 卡門|卡门 by Georges Bizet

斗殴 鬥毆 dou4 ou1
to fight; to brawl; a scuffle; a punch-up

斗批改 鬥批改 dou4 pi1 gai3
struggle, criticize, and transform (Cultural Revolution catchcry)

斗气 鬥氣 dou4 qi4
to have a grudge against

斗趣儿 鬥趣兒 dou4 qu4 er5
variant of 逗趣兒|逗趣儿

斗拳 鬥拳 dou4 quan2

斗士 鬥士 dou4 shi4
warrior; activist

斗眼 鬥眼 dou4 yan3
see 鬥雞眼|斗鸡眼

斗争 鬥爭 dou4 zheng1
a struggle; fight; battle

斗争性 鬥爭性 dou4 zheng1 xing4
assertiveness; combative nature

斗智 鬥智 dou4 zhi4
battle of wits

斗志 鬥志 dou4 zhi4
will to fight; fighting spirit

斗志昂扬 鬥志昂揚 dou4 zhi4 ang2 yang2
having high fighting spirit

斗嘴 鬥嘴 dou4 zui3
to quarrel; to bicker; glib repartee

赌斗 賭鬭 du3 dou4
to fight

恶斗 惡鬥 e4 dou4
hard fighting; fierce battle

翻跟斗 翻跟斗 fan1 gen1 dou3
to turn a somersault

翻筋斗 翻筋斗 fan1 jin1 dou3
to tumble; to turn a somersault

反右派斗争 反右派鬥爭 fan3 you4 pai4 dou4 zheng1
Anti-Rightist Movement, Mao's purge of "rightists" after the Hundred Flowers Campaign ended in 1957

反袁斗争 反袁鬥爭 fan3 yuan2 dou4 zheng1
war of 1915 against Yuan Shikai and for the Republic

防毒斗篷 防毒斗篷 fang2 du2 dou3 peng2
protective cape

奋斗 奮鬥 fen4 dou4
to strive; to struggle

扶不起的阿斗 扶不起的阿斗 fu2 bu4 qi3 de5 a1 dou3
weak and inept person; hopeless case

格斗 格鬥 ge2 dou4
to wrestle

公斗 公斗 gong1 dou3

钩心斗角 鉤心鬥角 gou1 xin1 dou4 jiao3
variant of 勾心鬥角|勾心斗角

勾心斗角 勾心鬥角 gou1 xin1 dou4 jiao3
to fight and scheme against each other (idiom); (in palace construction) elaborate and refined

海水不可斗量 海水不可斗量 hai3 shui3 bu4 ke3 dou3 liang2
see 人不可貌相,海水不可斗量

航空母舰战斗群 航空母艦戰鬥群 hang2 kong1 mu3 jian4 zhan4 dou4 qun2
carrier-based vanguard group (CBVG); naval battle group led by an aircraft carrier

好男不跟女斗 好男不跟女鬥 hao3 nan2 bu4 gen1 nv3 dou4
a real man doesn't fight with womenfolk (idiom)

好斗 好鬥 hao4 dou4
to be warlike; to be belligerent

核战斗部 核戰斗部 he2 zhan4 dou4 bu4
nuclear warhead

横翻筋斗 横翻筋斗 heng2 fan1 jin1 dou3
to turn cartwheels

横筋斗 橫筋斗 heng2 jin1 dou3

后翻筋斗 後翻筋斗 hou4 fan1 jin1 dou3
backward somersault

戽斗 戽斗 hu4 dou3
bailing bucket (tool for irrigating fields); protruding lower jaw

化学战斗部 化學戰斗部 hua4 xue2 zhan4 dou4 bu4
chemical warhead

环保斗士 環保鬥士 huan2 bao3 dou4 shi4
an environmental activist; a fighter for environmental protection

艰苦奋斗 艱苦奮鬥 jian1 ku3 fen4 dou4
to struggle arduously

角斗士 角鬥士 jiao3 dou4 shi4

阶级斗争 階級鬥爭 jie1 ji2 dou4 zheng1
the class struggle

斤斗 斤斗 jin1 dou3
variant of 筋斗

筋斗 筋斗 jin1 dou3
tumble; somersault

筋斗云 筋斗雲 jin1 dou3 yun2
Sun Wukong's magical cloud

揪斗 揪鬥 jiu1 dou4
to seize and struggle with; to tussle with; fig. to seize and subject to public criticism (e.g. right-roaders during cultural revolution)

决斗 決鬥 jue2 dou4
to duel; a duel; decisive struggle

角斗 角鬥 jue2 dou4
to wrestle

角斗场 角鬥場 jue2 dou4 chang3
wrestling ring

科斗 科斗 ke1 dou3
tadpole; also written 蝌蚪

空中格斗 空中格鬥 kong1 zhong1 ge2 dou4
dogfight (of planes)

夸多斗靡 誇多鬥靡 kua1 duo1 dou4 mi3
to compete to produce extravagant literary works (idiom)

挎斗 挎斗 kua4 dou3

困兽犹斗 困獸猶鬥 kun4 shou4 you2 dou4
a cornered beast will still fight (idiom); to fight like an animal at bay

两虎相斗 兩虎相鬥 liang3 hu3 xiang1 dou4
two tigers fight (idiom); fig. a dispute between two powerful adversaries; a battle of the giants

两虎相斗,必有一伤 兩虎相鬥,必有一傷 liang3 hu3 xiang1 dou4 - bi4 you3 yi1 shang1
when two tigers fight, one will get injured (idiom); if it comes to a fight, someone will get hurt.

料斗 料斗 liao4 dou3
cattle feeder; hopper (wicker basket)

龙虎斗 龍虎鬥 long2 hu3 dou4
fight between powerful contenders

龙争虎斗 龍爭虎鬥 long2 zheng1 hu3 dou4
lit. the dragon wars, the tiger battles (idiom); fierce battle between giants

漏斗 漏斗 lou4 dou3

漏斗云 漏斗雲 lou4 dou3 yun2
funnel cloud

明争暗斗 明爭暗鬥 ming2 zheng1 an4 dou4
to fight openly and maneuver covertly (idiom)

墨斗 墨斗 mo4 dou3
carpenter's straight line marker (an inked cord stretched tight then lowered onto timber)

南箕北斗 南箕北斗 nan2 ji1 bei3 dou3
the Winnowing Basket in the southern sky, and the Big Dipper in the north (idiom); sth which, despite its name, is of no practical use

内部斗争 內部鬥爭 nei4 bu4 dou4 zheng1
internal power struggle

内斗 內鬥 nei4 dou4
internal strife; power struggle

殴斗 毆鬥 ou1 dou4
to have a fist fight; fist fight; brawl

批斗 批鬥 pi1 dou4
(during the cultural revolution) to criticize and denounce sb publicly for their errors (often imaginary)

拼斗 拼鬥 pin1 dou4
to engage (in a fight)

气冲牛斗 氣衝牛斗 qi4 chong1 niu2 dou3
extremely angry; infuriated

全斗焕 全斗煥 quan2 dou4 huan4
Chun Doo Hwan (1931-), South Korean politician, president 1980-1988

权力斗争 權力鬥爭 quan2 li4 dou4 zheng1
power struggle

人不可貌相,海水不可斗量 人不可貌相,海水不可斗量 ren2 bu4 ke3 mao4 xiang4 - hai3 shui3 bu4 ke3 dou3 liang2
you can't judge a person by appearance, just as you can't measure the sea with a pint pot (idiom)

人权斗士 人權鬥士 ren2 quan2 dou4 shi4
a human rights activist; a fighter for human rights

三对三斗牛 三對三鬥牛 san1 dui4 san1 dou4 niu2
three-on-three basketball game

山斗 山鬥 shan1 dou4
leading light (of a generation etc); (honorific appellation)

升斗 升斗 sheng1 dou3
liter and decaliter dry measure; (fig.) meager quantity of foodstuff

升斗小民 升斗小民 sheng1 dou3 xiao3 min2
poor people (idiom); those who live from hand to mouth

生命不息,战斗不止 生命不息,戰鬥不止 sheng1 ming4 bu4 xi1 - zhan4 dou4 bu4 zhi3
while there is life, the fight continues (idiom); to fight to the last

泰斗 泰斗 tai4 dou3
leading scholar of his time; magnate

泰山北斗 泰山北斗 tai4 shan1 bei3 dou3
as weighty as Mt Tai, as brilliant as the Big Dipper (idiom); a giant among men

烫斗 燙斗 tang4 dou3
clothes iron

拖斗 拖斗 tuo1 dou3
small open trailer

窝里斗 窩裡鬥 wo1 li5 dou4
internal strife (family, group, etc)

五斗柜 五斗櫃 wu3 dou3 gui4
chest of drawers

五斗米道 五斗米道 wu3 dou3 mi3 dao4
Way of the Five Pecks of Rice (Taoist movement); Way of the Celestial Master

小便斗 小便斗 xiao3 bian4 dou3

械斗 械鬥 xie4 dou4
armed confrontation; bust-up between gangs

星斗 星斗 xing1 dou3

星移斗转 星移斗轉 xing1 yi2 dou3 zhuan3
lit. the Big Dipper 北斗星 has turned and the stars have moved; time flies; also written 斗轉星移|斗转星移

烟斗 煙斗 yan1 dou3
(smoking) pipe

菸斗 菸斗 yan1 dou3
variant of 煙斗|烟斗

一对一斗牛 一對一鬥牛 yi1 dui4 yi1 dou4 niu2
one-on-one basketball game

蚁斗蜗争 蟻鬥蝸爭 yi3 dou4 wo1 zheng1
lit. the ant fights, the snail contends (idiom); fig. petty squabbling

熨斗 熨斗 yun4 dou3
clothes iron

栽筋斗 栽筋斗 zai1 jin1 dou3
to tumble; to fall head over heels; (fig.) to take a tumble

战斗 戰鬥 zhan4 dou4
to fight; to engage in combat; struggle; battle

战斗部 戰斗部 zhan4 dou4 bu4

战斗机 戰鬥機 zhan4 dou4 ji1
fighter (aircraft)

战斗舰 戰鬥艦 zhan4 dou4 jian4

战斗力 戰鬥力 zhan4 dou4 li4
fighting strength

战斗群 戰鬥群 zhan4 dou4 qun2
battle group; naval formation headed by an aircraft carrier

战斗营 戰鬥營 zhan4 dou4 ying2
boot camp

战斗者 戰鬥者 zhan4 dou4 zhe3

争斗 爭鬥 zheng1 dou4
struggle; war

争妍斗艳 爭妍鬥艷 zheng1 yan2 dou4 yan4
contending for supreme beauty (esp. of flowers, scenery, painting etc); vying in beauty and glamor

正义斗争 正義鬥爭 zheng4 yi4 dou4 zheng1
righteous struggle

只鸡斗酒 隻雞斗酒 zhi1 ji1 dou3 jiu3
lit. a chicken and a bottle of wine (idiom); fig. ready to make an offering to the deceased, or to entertain guests

宙斯盾战斗系统 宙斯盾戰鬥系統 zhou4 si1 dun4 zhan4 dou4 xi4 tong3
Aegis Combat System (weapons system developed for the US Navy)

紫微斗数 紫微斗數 zi3 wei1 dou3 shu4
Zi Wei Dou Shu, a form of Chinese fortune-telling

坐山观虎斗 坐山觀虎鬥 zuo4 shan1 guan1 hu3 dou4
sit on the mountain and watch the tigers fight; watch in safety whilst others fight then reap the rewards when both sides are exhausted (idiom)