W-X-Y-Z

Chinese Blockbuster Index, WXYZ

Definitions (real and fictitious) of the characters and building blocks covered in the Chinese Blockbuster series, along with their respective character numbers as they appear in the books. Fictitious meanings are indicated by an asterisk *.

Character numbers 1 to 390 are introduced in Book 1.

Character numbers 391 to 750 are introduced in Book 2.

Character numbers 751 to 1120 are introduced in Book 3.

Character numbers 1121 to 1525 are introduced in Book 4.

Character numbers 1526 to 1920 are introduced in Book 5.

Character numbers 1921 to 2320 are introduced in Book 6.

Character numbers 2321 to 2730 are introduced in Book 7.

Character numbers 2731 to 3135 are introduced in Book 8.

 

W
Wade, to  涉 1573
Wah!  哇 2726
Waist  腰 1800
Wait for, to  等 396
Wait on, to  伺 3062A
Wait upon, to  伺 3062B
Wait, to  候 633
Wait, to  待 1001A
Wake up, to  醒 1414
Walk slowly, to  夂 219
Walk, to  游 1023
Walk, to  走 302
Walking broom *  冘 2022
Walking legs *  儿 52
Walking stick  杖 2728
Walkway *  行 250A
Wall  墙[牆] 1547
Wall  壁 1725
Walls  堵 2588
Wander, to  萍 2490
Want to, plan to, to  想 330
Want, to  要 165A
War  仗 2052
War  战[戰] 386
Ward off, to  辟 1335A
Warden *  [ ] 1174
Wardrobe  柜[櫃] 2315B
Warehouse  仓[倉] 958
Warehouse  库[庫] 1435
Warm  暖 2079
Warm  温[溫] 1208
Warm up, to  暖 2079
Warm up, to  温[溫] 1208
Warm up, to  热[熱] 924
Warn, to  戒 1913
Warn, to  诫[誡] 3052
Warn, to  鉴[鑒] 1999
Warring state during the Eastern Zhou period  燕 2045A
Warrior  士 422
Warship  舰[艦] 1189
Wash away, to  冲[沖] 1031A
Wash in a container, to  淘 2791
Wash, to  洗 1582
Wasp  蜂 2233
Wasp *  彡 103
Wasp nest *  㐱 817
Waste  废[廢] 1722
Waste, spoil, to  糟 2239
Waste, to  旷[曠] 3016
Waste, to  浪 1518
Waste, to  耗 2066
Wasteful  费[費] 785
Wasteland  荒 1669
Watch from a distance, to  望 608
Watch, observe, to  观[觀] 623
Watch, to  伺 3062B
Watchful, vigilant  惕 3023
Water  水 126
Water caltrop  菱 3082
Water chestnut  菱 3082
Water’s edge  浦 2470
Watery  水 126
Watt  瓦 1528
Wave, breaker  浪 1518
Waves, ripple  波 993
Wax  蜡[蠟] 2878
Way, manner  般 952
Way, path  道 249
Way, route, road  途 1425
We (exclusive)  俺 3030
We (literary)  吾 896
We inclusive  咱 1603
Weak  弱 1377
Weak  软[軟] 1381
Weak, frail  薄 1779
Weaken, to  削 2122B
Wealth *  畐 1011
Wealth, riches  财[財] 1008
Weapon  器 736
Weapon  戎 2321
Weaponry  械 2000
Weapons  仗 2052
Weapons, arms  兵 688
Wear accessories, to  戴 1561
Wear at the waist, to  佩 1850
Wear clothes, to  着[著] 205D
Wear down, to  磨 1498A
Wear out, to  磨 1498A
Wear, carry, to  带[帶] 634
Wear, put on, to  穿 1122
Weary  乏 1666
Weary  倦 2632
Weary  累 1663C
Weather  天 31
Weather  气[氣] 467
Weave, to  织[織] 899
Weave, to  编[編] 1197
Web, network  络[絡] 1455
Wedding  婚 1288
Wedding dress * 2664
Weed * 770
Week  周 690
Weep, cry, to  泪[淚] 1609
Weep, to  泣 2743
Weft  纬[緯] 2980
Wei dynasty  魏 1993
Wei state (Three-Kingdoms period)  魏 1993
Weigh, measure, to  衡 1681
Weigh, to  称[稱] 745A
Weighing apparatus, balance  衡 1681
Weight  衡 1681
Welcome, greet, to  迎 1409
Welcome, receive, to  接 511
Well (source)  井 309
Well-behaved  乖 1563
Well-off  宽[寬] 1488
West  西 164
Wet, humid  湿[濕] 2077
Whale  鲸[鯨] 2901
Wharf, dock  码[碼] 1687
What, that which  所 258
What?  么[麼] 280A
What?  乌[烏] 1578
What?  什 276A
What?  何 485
What?  咋 3110A
What?  哪 115
What?  啥 2392
What?  奈 1238
Whatever  么[麼] 280A
Wheat  麦[麥] 294
Wheel  轮[輪] 1434
Wheeze, to  喘 2295
Whence?  焉 2817
Where?  何 485
Where?  哪 115
Where?  焉 2817
Which?  哪 115
Whiff, smell  股 972
While  趁 2419
Whip  鞭 2557
Whirlpool  涡[渦] 3040
Whisk, to  拂 2906
Whisper, to  咠 1705
Whistle  哨 2682
Whistle  笛 2849
Whistle (bullets), to  嘶 3057
Whistle, to  哨 2682
Whistle, to  啸[嘯] 2606
Whistling sound  呜[嗚] 2859
White  白 45
White, hoary  霜 2916
Whittle, cut, to  削 2122B
Who  谁[誰] 976
Whole  全 361
Whole, all  一 15
Whole, complete  完 583
Whole, entire  举[舉] 906
Whorl  螺 2684
Why  怎 667
Why, how, when  曷 1328
Why, how, where, what  奚 1736
Why, when, how  胡 1141A
Why?  何 485
Why?  咋 3110A
Why?  奈 1238
Wicked  歹 252
Wide, broad  宽[寬] 1488
Widespread  溥 1778
Widowed  寡 2573
Width of cloth  幅 1787
Wield power, to  秉 3089
Wife  妇[婦] 1275
Wife  妻 1415
Wife (modest reference)  荆[荊] 2841
Wife of a prince  妃 2861
Wife’s brother  舅 2674
Wife’s sister  姨 2592
Wife’s parents  岳 2173
Wig *  叚 960
Wild  野 1182
Wild animal  兽[獸] 1949
Wild boar  豦 595
Wild cat  狸 3019
Wild dog *  犬 29
Wild grass  茅 2640
Wild grass  莽 2995
Wild onion  韱 2146
Will, shall  将[將] 370A
Willing  甘 828
Willing and ready, to be  愿[願] 918
Willing, to be  肯 1199
Willow  柳 1906
Willpower  毅 2264
Wilt, to  萎 3038
Win, gain, to  赢[贏] 2165
Wind  风[風] 231
Wind around, to  绕[繞] 1828
Wind around, to  缠[纏] 2362
Winding  宛 2258
Window  口 41
Window  窗 1413
Windows  扇 2313B
Wine  酒 1134
Wine *  曷 1328
Winery *  丵 186
Wineshop sign  帘[簾] 2753
Wing  翅 2377
Wing  翼 1634
Wing  膀 2260A
Wing of a house  厢[廂] 2761
Wings  羽 1004
Wink, to  眨 2670
Wink, to  瞬 2425
Winter  冬 774
Wipe away, scatter, to  挥[揮] 1071
Wipe off, to  抹 2397A
Wipe off, to  拂 2906
Wipe out, exterminate, to  剪 2532
Wipe out, raze, to  夷 2591
Wipe, to  擦 2090
Wisdom  慧 1848
Wisdom  智 1223
Wise  哲 1454
Wise, clever  聪[聰] 2009
Wish, desire, to  意 339
Wish, to  希 819
Witch *  玄 2019
Witch hat *  亠 49
Witch, sorceress  巫 1063
With  同 286A
With  和 148A
With force  冲[衝] 1031C
With, and  跟 855
Withdraw, to  撤 1608
Withdraw, to  缩[縮] 1645
Wither, to  萎 3038
Wither, to  谢[謝] 1234
Withered  枯 2497
Without authorization  阑[闌] 969
Without exception  概 1127
Without haste  悠 2369
Wizard  巫 1063
Wobble, stagger, to  悠 2369
Wok  锅[鍋] 2384
Wolf  狼 2048
Woman  女 26
Woman  妇[婦] 1275
Woman’s eyebrows  黛 2895
Womb  胞 1682
Women’s black eyebrow liner  黛 2895
Wonderful  妙 1586
Wood  木 125
Wooden  木 125
Woods, grove  林 277
Woolen  绒[絨] 2963
Woolen cloth  呢 669B
Word  言 102
Word, term  词[詞] 1307
Wording  辞[辭] 1810
Work  工 271
Work hard, toil, to  累 1663C
Work shift  班 1222
Work, do, manage, to  干[幹] 133C
Works of literature  部 315
Workshop  坊 2832B
World  世 63
World, circles  坛[壇] 2134
World, land  舆[輿] 2642
Worm  虫[蟲] 230
Worn out  破 923
Worried  忧[憂] 1111
Worried  恼[惱] 2044
Worried, anxious  焦 1900
Worry, to  患 1585
Worry, to  愁 2423
Worry, to  虑[慮] 1241
Worry-free  畅[暢] 2432
Worship, to  崇 1825
Worship, to  拜 1553
Worth, to be  值 919
Worthy person  贤[賢] 2261
Would rather  宁[寧] 1358B
Wound, cut, injury  创[創] 959B
Wow!  嘻 2725
Wrap round, to  缠[纏] 2362
Wrap up, to  兜 2805
Wrap, to  勹 67
Wrap, to  包 749
Wrap, to  裹 2685
Wreck, to  摧 2475
Wrestle, combat, to  搏 2671
Wrestle, to  角 449B
Wretched  凄 2654
Wriggle, to  蠢 2501
Wring, wind, to  绞[絞] 2955
Wrinkle, to  皱[皺] 2271
Wrinkles  皱[皺] 2271
Wrist  腕 2868
Wristwatch  表[錶] 414B
Wristwatch * 132
Write books, to  著 204
Write down, to  记[記] 589
Write from memory, to  默 1370
Write, compose, to  笔[筆] 1305
Write, compose, to  编[編] 1197
Write, to  写[寫] 744
Write, to  撰 2605
Writing brush  聿 266
Writings, letters  翰 2207
Written complaint  状[狀] 948
Wrong, false  差 1061A
Wrong, false  谬[謬] 2687
Wrong, to  冤 2693
Wrought metal, to  锻[鍛] 2822
Wu kingdom  吴[吳] 1191

 

X
Xiongnu  匈 2795
X-sign, cross  叉 2535A

 

Y
Yacht  艇 1716
Yang  阳[陽] 978
Yao  尧[堯] 1534
Yard, depot  厂[廠] 222
Yarn  纱[紗] 2723
Yawn, to  欠 419
Year  年 207
Year  载[載] 1323B
Year (literary)  兹[茲] 1830
Yearly, monthly  期 520B
Years of age  岁[歲] 1109
Years of graduation  届[屆] 1870
Years old  岁[歲] 1109
Yell in unison, to  许[許] 531B
Yell, shout, to  喊 1515
Yell, to  嚷 2562
Yes  是 78
Yes (literary)  唯 1433
Yes!  唉 2401
Yesterday  昨 1817
Yet  而 191
Yield, allow, to  让[讓] 629
Yield, to  挠[撓] 3074
Yin  阴[陰] 979
Yin, alternate name of the Shang dynasty  殷 2665A
Yoga  伽 2823B
You  你 184
You  汝 2837
You  若 980
You and I  咱 1603
You, your  乃 445
Young  幼 1922
Young (domesticated animals)  仔 1918B
Young girl  娘 1220
Young man  郎 807
Young of animals  仔 1918A
Young of certain animals  苗 1580
Young people  青 356
Young servant  竖[豎] 2797
Young tiger  彪 2702
Young woman  姐 1168
Young, immature  稚 3001
Younger brother  弟 1154
Younger sister  妹 1517
Your (courtesy)  雅 1472
Your Majesty  陛 2950
Youth  郎 807
Youth (male)  仔 1918A
Yu the Great  禹 928
Yuan  (Chinese monetary unit)  圆[圓] 1479
Yuan (Chinese monetary unit)  元 348
Yuan dynasty  元 348

 

Z
Zen (Buddhism)  禅[禪] 2502A
Zero, nil  零 1683
Zhao (warring state)  赵[趙] 1502
Zhejiang province  浙 2429
Zipper *  王 19
Zooming sound  呜[嗚] 2859
Zorro *  之 206
Zzzz… *  之 206

 

Chinese Blockbuster Index, WXYZ