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火车
huǒ chē

train
train


Definitions

Chinese > English
火车huǒchē
     1. n. train
           我 坐 火車 去 ^上海。 - I am going to Shanghai by train.
     2. usage. 火車/火车 refers to the train itself and to the mode of transportation. So it is used in terms related to the railway.火車/火车 in the previous term.
English > Chinese
train
     1. 名词. 火車
     2. 动词. 訓練
Components
huǒ
     1. fire; flame
     2. fire (as a disaster); inferno
     3. red; fiery; bright; brilliant
     4. to burn down
     5. light; torch
     6. anger; rage; wrath
     7. to become enraged
     8. angry; furious
     9. (TCM) internal heat
     10. firearm; ammunition; weapon
     11. war; warfare
     12. thriving; brisk
     13. urgent; pressing
     14. (neologism) to become popular; to go viral
     15. Short for 火星 (Mars)
chē
     1. vehicle; car
     2. machine; instrument
     3. to tailor or sew using a sewing machine
           車衫 - to sew clothes with a sewing machine
     4. (Cantonese) to drive somebody; to give somebody a ride
           你 可 唔 可以 車 我 去 地鐵 站 呀? - Can you drive me to the MTR station?
     5. (Sichuanese) to rotate
     6. usage. 車 is a collective term for all types of vehicles with wheel(s). Additional morphemes are added in front to specify the type of the vehicle. For example:
           汽車 - car
           火車 - train
           自行車 - bicycle
           嬰兒車 - pram
     7. (Chinese chess) chariot; rook
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