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The Chinese word for pedestrian is
行人

xíng rén



pedestrian

Chinese Definition


pedestrian
     1. 行人
Components
     1. (literary or dialectal) to walk
     2. (Cantonese, of a vehicle) to go
           架 巴士 行 得 好 慢 - the bus goes slowly
     3. (Cantonese) to navigate
           落車\落咗車 之 後 點 行 呀? - What do I do after I get off?
     4. (Cantonese, computing) to run
     5. to go; to move
     6. to carry out; to execute
     7. to perform (a salute)
     8. OK; good
           行,就 這麼 定 了。 (Xíng, jiù zhème dìng le.) - OK, it's a deal.
     9. to be good; to work
           我 覺得 這 方法 行。 (Wǒ juéde zhè fāngfǎ xíng.) - I think this will work.
     10. to be good (opposed to bad) (usually in negative sentences, or with (m-lite, zh, sc=Hani, 還))
           我 成績 不 行。 (Wǒ chéngjì bù xíng.) - I have bad grades.
     11. to be able to do something (usually mentioned before)
           他 能 四 分鐘 跑 一 公里,我 不 行。 (Tā néng sì fēnzhōng pǎo yī gōnglǐ, wǒ bù xíng.) - He can run a kilometre within 4 minutes. I can't (do that).
     12. (often, sarcastic) remarkable
           你 真 行。 (Nǐ zhēn xíng.) - You are really something.
           可還行 (kěháixíng) -
     13. =====Usage notes=====
     14. Notice that when meaning “be able to do something”, (lang-lite, zh, sc=Hani, 行) can only be used without a complement. This is different from m-lite, zh, 能, sc=Hani, tr=néng, t=to be able to (do somet
     15. profession; industry; trade; business
     16. place for specific transaction
           銀行háng (yínháng) - bank lit. silver store
           珠寶行háng (zhūbǎoháng) - jewellery store
     17. line of objects; row
           兩 行hong4 字 - two lines of text
     18. (Mainland) row (in data tables)
           Synonyms: 列
     19. (Taiwan) column (in data tables)
           Synonyms: 列
     20. (Cantonese) Short for 行貨, tr=-
     21. (Cantonese) coarse; of poor quality; too general
     22. (zh-no-solo) behaviour; conduct
     23. skill from monk training
           道行héng (dàohéng) - monk training
     24. order; rank
     25. (zh-used in, 樹行子, row of trees)
     1. man; person; people
           人類 (rénlèi) - humans
           那 人 是 誰? (Nà rén shì shéi?) - Who is that person?
           嗰個 人jan4-2 係 邊個 嚟 㗎? - Who is that person?
           有人 敲門 了。 (Yǒurén qiāomén le.) - Someone knocked on the door.
     2. a person associated with a particular identity or trait; -er
           主持人 (zhǔchírén) - host
           北京人 (Běijīngrén) - Beijinger
           香港人 - Hongkonger
     3. body
           人 在 心 不 在 (rén zài xīn bù zài) - the body is here but the heart is not
           這 兩 天 人 不大 舒服。 (Zhè liǎng tiān rén bùdà shūfú.) - I lit. the body haven't been feeling that well these few days.
           今天 上午 你 人 在 哪? (Jīntiān shàngwǔ nǐ rén zài nǎ?) - Where have you been this morning?
     4. everybody; everyone
           人手.一冊 (rénshǒu yīcè) - It's a bestseller. (lit. Everyone has a copy.)
           人所共知 (rénsuǒgòngzhī) - common knowledge
     5. other people; others
           人云.亦云 (rényún yìyún) - to follow the crowd (lit. to say what others say)
           害人害己 (hàirénhàijǐ) - to harm others and onself
     6. physical, psychological or moral quality or condition; character; personality
           就我所知,他 人 不錯。 (Jiùwǒsuǒzhī, tā rén bùcuò.) - As far as I know, he is kind (lit. his personality is not bad).
           我 不 知道 他 是 什麼 人。 (Wǒ bù zhīdào tā shì shénme rén.) - I don't know what kind of person he is.
           佢 到底 係 咩 人 嚟㗎? - Exactly what kind of person is he?
     7. manpower; worker; employee
           我們 公司 正 缺 人。 (Wǒmen gōngsī zhèng quē rén.) - Our company is short on manpower right now.
     8. talent; person of talent
     9. (obsolete) common people; commoner
     10. adult; grown-up
           長zhǎng大 成人 (zhǎngdà chéng'rén) - to grow up to be an adult
     11. (Cantonese) (used as a dummy pronoun); someone; others
     12. (Zhao'an Hakka) pluralizes a personal pronoun
           ?人、你人、佢人 (ngài ngìn, ngì ngìn, kì ngìn) - we, you all, they
     13. (obsolete) sexual intercourse
           人道 (réndào) - sexual intercourse
           人事 (rénshì) - sexual intercourse
     14. (obsolete) company; companion; friend
     15. artificial; man-made
           人禍 (rénhuò) - human disaster
     16. (obsolete) human affairs; ways of the world
     17. (obsolete) mortal world; earthly word
     18. (obsolete) Alternative form of sc=Hani, 仁 (kernel, tr=rén)
     19. (obsolete) Alternative form of sc=Hani, 仁 (charity, tr=rén)
     20. (obsolete) Alternative form of sc=Hani, 仁 (loving; kind, tr=rén)
     21. (Beijing) Lenition of rénjia.
           別 磨蹭ceng 啦,人 在zǎi 外頭tou 等 著着zhe 我們 呢! (Bié móceng la, rén zǎi wàitou děng zhe wǒmen ne!) - Stop dilly-dallying. He/She/They is/are waiting for us outside!, M-UIB
           哎呀,人 孩子zi 考上shang 哈佛 大學 啦,多 出息xi 呀! (Āiya, rén háizi kǎoshang Hāfó Dàxué la, duō chūxi ya!) - Geez, his/her/their kid got into Harvard University. How promising!, M-UIB
           人 別人ren 都 不 吱zī聲sheng兒r,就 他 把 這zhèi 事兒r 給 說 出chu來lai 了。 - , M-UIB, Rén biéren dōu bù zīshengr, jiù tā bǎ zhèi shìr gěi shuō chulai le.
     22. (Taishanese) paternal grandmother



Translations for and their definitions

行人
     1. n. one who walks; pedestrian; foot passenger; passerby
           注意 行人。 - Watch for pedestrians.
     2. n. (literary) traveller on foot, or person who goes out to battle (i.e. one who goes on an military expedition)
     3. n. (historical) envoy; messenger
     4. n. (historical) official responsible for arranging audiences with the emperor
     5. n. (obsolete) matchmaker
     6. v. (Cantonese) to go away


行者
     1. n. (literary) pedestrian; passerby
     2. n. wandering Buddhist monk






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