YellowBridge Chinese Language & Culture
Chinese Language Center

Learn Mandarin Mandarin-English Dictionary & Thesaurus

New Search

English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. The act of perceiving the odor of something.
  2. Any property detected by the olfactory system.
  3. The faculty that enables us to distinguish scents.
  4. The sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form.
  5. The general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people.
(动) As a verb
  1. Become aware of not through the senses but instinctively.
  2. Emit an odor.
  3. Smell bad.
  4. Inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense.
  5. Have an element suggestive (of something).
Part of Speech(动) verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (名) noun
Matching Results
味道wèidaoflavor; smell; hint of
气味qìwèiodor; scent
嗅觉xiùjuésense of smell
xiùto smell; to sniff; to nose
臭味chòuwèistink; fumes
风味fēngwèidistinctive flavor; distinctive style
wénto hear; news; well-known; famous; reputation; fame; to smell; to sniff at; (Chinese surname)
察觉chájuéto sense; to perceive; to become aware of; to detect
闻到wéndàoto smell; to sniff something out; to perceive by smelling
闻见wénjiànto smell; to hear; knowledge; information
xiùsmell; odor
色香味俱全sèxiāngwèi jùquánto smell, look and taste great
闻起来wén qǐlaito smell
xiùsmell; to smell
气息qìxī, qìxí (Tw)breath; smell; odor; flavor
Page of 2
Wildcard: Use * as placeholder for 0 or more
Chinese characters or pinyin syllables