old variant of 留

to leave (a message etc); to retain; to stay; to remain; to keep; to preserve

old variant of 留

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阿留申群岛 阿留申群島 a1 liu2 shen1 qun2 dao3
Aleutian islands (trailing 2250 km southwest of Alaska almost down to Kamtchatka)

爱留根纳 愛留根納 ai4 liu2 gen1 na4
Eriugena, John Scottus (c. 810-880) Irish poet, theologian, and philosopher of Neoplatonism

半保留复制 半保留複製 ban4 bao3 liu2 fu4 zhi4
semiconservative replication

保留 保留 bao3 liu2
to retain; to continue to have; to preserve; to maintain; to reserve; reservations; to hold back (approval or acceptance)

保留剧目 保留劇目 bao3 liu2 ju4 mu4
repertory; stock (in theater)

保留区 保留區 bao3 liu2 qu1
reservation (for an ethnic minority)

残留 殘留 can2 liu2
to remain; left over; surplus; remnant

残留物 殘留物 can2 liu2 wu4
remnant; residue; material left over

存留 存留 cun2 liu2
remaining; extant

逗留 逗留 dou4 liu2
to stay at; to stop over

高桥留美子 高橋留美子 gao1 qiao2 liu2 mei3 zi3
Takahashi Rumiko, Japanese manga artist

巩留 鞏留 gong3 liu2
Gongliu county or Toqquztara nahiyisi in Ili Kazakh autonomous prefecture 伊犁哈薩克自治州|伊犁哈萨克自治州, Xinjiang

巩留县 鞏留縣 gong3 liu2 xian4
Gongliu county or Toqquztara nahiyisi in Ili Kazakh autonomous prefecture 伊犁哈薩克自治州|伊犁哈萨克自治州, Xinjiang

勾留 勾留 gou1 liu2
to stay; to stop over; to break one's journey

国家留学基金管理委员会 國家留學基金管理委員會 guo2 jia1 liu2 xue2 ji1 jin1 guan3 li3 wei3 yuan2 hui4
China Scholarship Council (CSC)

毫不留情 毫不留情 hao2 bu4 liu2 qing2
to show no quarter; ruthless; relentless

话到嘴边留三分 話到嘴邊留三分 hua4 dao4 zui3 bian1 liu2 san1 fen1
A still tongue makes a wise head. (idiom)

火场留守分队 火場留守分隊 huo3 chang3 liu2 shou3 fen1 dui4
detachment left to provide covering fire

羁留 羈留 ji1 liu2
to stay; to detain

久留 久留 jiu3 liu2
to stay for a long time

拘留 拘留 ju1 liu2
to detain (a prisoner); to keep sb in custody

居留 居留 ju1 liu2
residence; to reside

居留权 居留權 ju1 liu2 quan2
right of abode (law)

拘留所 拘留所 ju1 liu2 suo3
detention center; prison

居留证 居留證 ju1 liu2 zheng4
residence permit

扣留 扣留 kou4 liu2
to detain; to arrest; to hold; to confiscate

留坝 留壩 liu2 ba4
Liuba County in Hanzhong 漢中|汉中, Shaanxi

留坝县 留壩縣 liu2 ba4 xian4
Liuba County in Hanzhong 漢中|汉中, Shaanxi

留白 留白 liu2 bai2
to leave a message; to leave some empty space in a work of art; to leave idle moments (in one's life, a theater play etc)

留班 留班 liu2 ban1
to repeat a year in school

留别 留別 liu2 bie2
a departing gift; a souvenir on leaving; a poem to mark one's departure

留步 留步 liu2 bu4
(said by departing guest) no need to see me out

留成 留成 liu2 cheng2
to retain a portion (of profits etc)

留传 留傳 liu2 chuan2
to bequeath (to later generations); a legacy

留存 留存 liu2 cun2
to keep; to preserve; extant; to remain (from the past)

留存收益 留存收益 liu2 cun2 shou1 yi4
retained earnings

留待 留待 liu2 dai4
to leave sth for later; to postpone (work, a decision etc)

留得青山在,不怕没柴烧 留得青山在,不怕沒柴燒 liu2 de5 qing1 shan1 zai4 - bu4 pa4 mei2 chai2 shao1
While the green hills last, there'll be wood to burn (idiom). Where there's life there's hope.

留底 留底 liu2 di3
to keep a copy; copy kept for archiving; to put aside a portion (of a money sum)

留都 留都 liu2 du1
the old capital (after a move)

留饭 留飯 liu2 fan4
to put some food aside for sb; to invite sb to stay for a meal; invitation to dinner

留芳百世 留芳百世 liu2 fang1 bai3 shi4
a good reputation to last a hundred generations

留芳千古 留芳千古 liu2 fang1 qian1 gu3
a good reputation to last down the generations

留给 留給 liu2 gei3
to set aside for

留海 留海 liu2 hai3
see 劉海|刘海

留后路 留後路 liu2 hou4 lu4
to leave oneself a way out

留话 留話 liu2 hua4
to leave word; to leave a message

留级 留級 liu2 ji2
to repeat a year in school

留客 留客 liu2 ke4
to ask a guest to stay; to detain a guest

留空 留空 liu2 kong4
to leave blank space in a document; to leave some time free

留兰香 留蘭香 liu2 lan2 xiang1

留连 留連 liu2 lian2
variant of 流連|流连

留连果 留連果 liu2 lian2 guo3
variant of 榴槤果|榴梿果, durian fruit

留连论诗 留連論詩 liu2 lian2 lun4 shi1
to continue to discuss a poem over a long period

留恋 留戀 liu2 lian4
reluctant to leave; to hate to have to go; to recall fondly

留门 留門 liu2 men2
to leave the door unlocked for sb

留难 留難 liu2 nan4
to make sth difficult; to create obstacles

留尼汪 留尼汪 liu2 ni2 wang1
Réunion (island in Indian Ocean, a French overseas department)

留尼旺 留尼旺 liu2 ni2 wang4
Réunion (island in Indian Ocean, a French overseas department) (Tw)

留念 留念 liu2 nian4
to keep as a souvenir; to recall fondly

留鸟 留鳥 liu2 niao3
nonmigratory bird

留情 留情 liu2 qing2
to relent (to spare sb's feelings); to show mercy or forgiveness; to forbear; lenient

留任 留任 liu2 ren4
to remain in office; to hold on to one's job

留神 留神 liu2 shen2
to take care; to be careful

留声机 留聲機 liu2 sheng1 ji1
gramophone; phonograph

留守 留守 liu2 shou3
to stay behind to take care of things

留守儿童 留守兒童 liu2 shou3 er2 tong2
"left-behind children", rural children whose parents have to make a living as migrant workers in distant urban areas, but cannot afford to keep the family with them

留宿 留宿 liu2 su4
to put up a guest; to stay overnight

留堂 留堂 liu2 tang2
to stay behind (after class); to be given detention; detention

留题 留題 liu2 ti2
extemporaneous thoughts noted down after a visit

留尾巴 留尾巴 liu2 wei3 ba5
to leave loose ends; to leave matters unresolved

留下 留下 liu2 xia4
to leave behind; to stay behind; to remain; to keep; not to let (sb) go

留校 留校 liu2 xiao4
to join the faculty of one's alma mater upon graduation; to remain at school during vacation

留心 留心 liu2 xin1
to be careful; to pay attention to

留心眼儿 留心眼兒 liu2 xin1 yan3 er5
to be on the alert; to keep one's eyes open

留学 留學 liu2 xue2
to study abroad

留学生 留學生 liu2 xue2 sheng1
student studying abroad; (foreign) exchange student

留言 留言 liu2 yan2
to leave a message; to leave one's comments; message

留言本 留言本 liu2 yan2 ben3

留言簿 留言簿 liu2 yan2 bu4
visitor's book

留洋 留洋 liu2 yang2
to study abroad (old term); same as 留學|留学

留医 留醫 liu2 yi1
to be hospitalized

留一手 留一手 liu2 yi1 shou3
to hold back a trick; not to divulge all one's trade secrets

留遗 留遺 liu2 yi2
to leave behind; sb's legacy

留意 留意 liu2 yi4
to be mindful; to pay attention to; to take note of

留饮 留飲 liu2 yin3
edema (accumulation of interstitial fluids in internal organs); dropsy

留影 留影 liu2 ying3
to take a photo as a souvenir; a souvenir photo

留用 留用 liu2 yong4
to keep for use; to retain sth; to keep sb in his job

留有余地 留有餘地 liu2 you3 yu2 di4
to leave some leeway; to allow for the unpredictable

留余地 留餘地 liu2 yu2 di4
to leave room to maneuver; to leave a margin for error

留园 留園 liu2 yuan2
Lingering Garden in Suzhou, Jiangsu

留针 留針 liu2 zhen1
to leave an inserted needle in place for a period of time (acupuncture)

留职 留職 liu2 zhi2
to keep an official position; to hold on to one's job

留职停薪 留職停薪 liu2 zhi2 ting2 xin1
leave of absence without pay (Tw)

留置 留置 liu2 zhi4
to leave in place; to set aside (for further use); to retain; to detain; (medicine) indwelling

留种 留種 liu2 zhong3
to keep a seed stock; seed held back for planting

留驻 留駐 liu2 zhu4
to keep stationed (of troops); to remain as a garrison

留住 留住 liu2 zhu4
to ask sb to stay; to keep sb for the night; to await (classical)

留作 留作 liu2 zuo4
to set aside for; to keep as

马可·奥勒留 馬可·奧勒留 ma3 ke3 - ao4 lei1 liu2
Marcus Aurelius (121-180), Roman Emperor

弥留 彌留 mi2 liu2
seriously ill and about to die

弥留之际 彌留之際 mi2 liu2 zhi1 ji4
on one's deathbed; at the point of death

女大不中留 女大不中留 nv3 da4 bu4 zhong1 liu2
when a girl is of age, she must be married off (idiom)

去留 去留 qu4 liu2
going or staying

收留 收留 shou1 liu2
to offer shelter; to have sb in one's care

收留所 收留所 shou1 liu2 suo3
shelter; refuge

手下留情 手下留情 shou3 xia4 liu2 qing2
lit. start off leniently (idiom); please do not be too strict with me; Do not judge me too harshly.; Look favorably on my humble efforts.

提留 提留 ti2 liu2
to withdraw (money) and retain it

剃发留辫 剃髮留辮 ti4 fa4 liu2 bian4
to shave the head but keep the queue

停留 停留 ting2 liu2
to stay somewhere temporarily; to stop over

停薪留职 停薪留職 ting2 xin1 liu2 zhi2
leave of absence without pay

屯留 屯留 tun2 liu2
Tunliu county in Changzhi 長治|长治, Shanxi

屯留县 屯留縣 tun2 liu2 xian4
Tunliu county in Changzhi 長治|长治, Shanxi

挽留 挽留 wan3 liu2
to urge to stay; to detain

王不留行 王不留行 wang2 bu4 liu2 xing2
cowherb (Vaccaria segetalis); cowherb seeds (used in TCM)

卫留成 衛留成 wei4 liu2 cheng2
Wei Liucheng (1946-), fifth governor of Hainan

无保留 無保留 wu2 bao3 liu2
without reservation; not holding anything back; unconditional

吸留 吸留 xi1 liu2
to absorb; to take in and retain

刑事拘留 刑事拘留 xing2 shi4 ju1 liu2
to detain as criminal; criminal detention

淹留 淹留 yan1 liu2
to stay for a long period

伊留申 伊留申 yi1 liu2 shen1
Ilyushin, Russian plane maker

遗留 遺留 yi2 liu2
to leave behind; to hand down

余留 餘留 yu2 liu2
remainder; fractional part (after the decimal point); unfinished

余留事务 餘留事務 yu2 liu2 shi4 wu4
unfinished business

余留无符号数 餘留無符號數 yu2 liu2 wu2 fu2 hao4 shu4
unsigned remainder (i.e. the remainder after rounding to the nearest integer)

预留 預留 yu4 liu2
to set aside; to reserve

滞留 滯留 zhi4 liu2
to detain; retention

滞留锋 滯留鋒 zhi4 liu2 feng1
stationary front (meteorology)

志留纪 志留紀 zhi4 liu2 ji4
Silurian (geological period 440-417m years ago)

志留系 志留系 zhi4 liu2 xi4
Silurian system (geology); see 志留紀|志留纪

潴留 瀦留 zhu1 liu2
retention (medicine)

驻留时间 駐留時間 zhu4 liu2 shi2 jian1
gaze duration

自留地 自留地 zi4 liu2 di4
private plot allocated to an individual on a collective farm

阻留 阻留 zu3 liu2
to intercept; interception