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 wèi hūn qī fiancé / e
 zhòng jiàn é / / e (fencing)
 kǔ yì forced labor / corvé / e / penal servitude
 láo yì forced labor / corvé / e (labor required of a serf) / animal labor
 qi lai (after a verb) indicating the beginning and continuation of an action or a state / indicating an upward movement (e.g. after 站 / [zhan4]) / bringing things together (e.g. after 收 / / [shou1 shi5]) / (after a perception verb, e.g. 看 / [kan4]) expressing preliminary judgment / also pr. [qi3 lai5]
 dài kuǎn a loan / CL:筆 / |笔 / [bi3] / to provide a loan (e.g. bank) / to raise a loan (from e.g. a bank)
 suǒ dìng to lock (a door) / to close with a latch / to lock into place / a lock / a latch / to lock a computer file (to prevent it being overwritten) / to lock (denying access to a computer system or device or files, e.g. by password-protection) / to focus attention on / to target
 shī fàn teacher-training / pedagogical / normal (school, e.g. Beijing Normal University)
 Shí bào "Times" (newspaper, e.g. New York Times)
 wèi lì as an example / e.g.
 sì jí grade 4 / fourth class / category D
 chéng yǔ Chinese set expression, typically of 4 characters, often alluding to a story or historical quotation / idiom / proverb / saying / adage / CL:條 / |条 / [tiao2],本 / [ben3],句 / [ju4]
 biān zhī to weave / to knit / to plait / to braid / (fig.) to create (sth abstract, e.g. a dream, a lie etc)
 nèi fēn mì endocrine (internal secretion, e.g. hormone)
 chóng dié to overlap / to superimpose / to telescope / to run together / to duplicate / one over another / superposition / an overlap / redundancy / reduplication (in Chinese grammar, e.g. 散 / / / [san4 san4 bu4] to have a stroll)
 pí pa pipa, Chinese lute, with 4 strings, a large pear-shaped body and a fretted fingerboard
 Cháng é Chang'e, the lady in the moon (Chinese mythology) / one of the Chang'e series of PRC lunar spacecraft
 cuò wèi to misplace / displacement (e.g. of broken bones) / out of alignment / faulty contact / erroneous judgment / inversion (medical, e.g. breach delivery)
 mǎ tí horse's hoof / horseshoe / Chinese water chestnut (Eleocharis dulcis or E. congesta)
 qiú zhǎng headman (of primitive people) / tribal chief / used as translation for foreign leaders, e.g. Indian Rajah or Arab Sheik or Emir
 sì qiān four thousand / 4 000
 bì guān to close the passes / to seal off the country / seclusion (monastic practice, e.g. of Chan Buddhists)
 tài zǔ Great Ancestor (posthumous title, e.g. for the founder of a dynasty)
 wǔ gǔ five crops, e.g. millet 粟 / [su4], soybean 豆 / [dou4], sesame 麻 / [ma2], barley 麥 / |麦 / [mai4], rice 稻 / [dao4] or other variants / all crops / all grains / oats, peas, beans and barley
 hóng liú a powerful current / a flood (often fig., e.g. a flood of ideas)
 zhōng gǔ medieval / Middle Ages / Chinese middle antiquity, 3rd to 9th centuries, including Sui and Tang Dynasties / Middle (of a language, e.g. Middle English) / used / second-hand
 dào guà lit. to hang upside down / fig. topsy-turvy and inequitable, e.g. manufacturing and trading costs exceed the sale price (of some goods) / to borrow more than one can ever repay
 jí quán centralized power (history), e.g. under an Emperor or party
 liǎng yuàn two chambers (of legislative assembly), e.g. House of Representatives and Senate
 Kǎ mén Carmen (name) / Carmen, 1875 opera by Georges Bizet 比 / / based on novel by Prosper Mé / rimé / e 梅 / / / [Mei2 li3 mei3]
 yǐ yǒu twenty second year B10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2005 or 2065
绿 Lù lín place in Hubei, the starting point for a major rebellion at the end of Western Han / also pr. [Lu:4 lin2]
 Jì nán Dà xué Jinan University in Guangdong Province, with 4 campuses in Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Zhuhai
 bǐng xū twenty third year C11 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2006 or 2066
 yīn yì transliteration (rendering phonetic value, e.g. of English words in Chinese characters) / characters giving phonetic value of Chinese word or name (when the correct characters may be unknown) / transcription (linguistics) / to transcribe phonetic symbols
 sà kè sax / saxophone / (used as phonetic for za-ke or sack, e.g. in Saxon, Isaac)
 jiǎ wǔ thirty-first year A7 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1954 or 2014
 wù xū thirty-fifth year E11 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1958 or 2018
 jiǎ shēn 21st year A9 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2004 or 2064
 gēng zǐ thirty seventh year G1 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1960 or 2020 / cf 庚 / / / / |庚 / / / / , the crisis year of 1900 involving the Boxer uprising and the eight nation military invasion
 xīn hài forty eighth year H12 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1971 or 2031 / cf 辛 / / / / [Xin1 hai4 Ge2 ming4], Xinhai Revolution of 1911
 A1 lā bó shù zì Arabic numerals 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
 gēng chén seventeenth year G5 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2000 or 2060
 dīng mǎo fourth year D4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1987 or 2047
 rén wǔ nineteenth year I7 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2002 or 2062
 zhū zǐ various sages / refers to the classical schools of thought, e.g. Confucianism 儒 / [ru2] represented by Confucius 孔 / / [Kong3 zi3] and Mencius 孟 / / [Meng4 zi3], Daoism 道 / [dao4] by Laozi 老 / / [Lao3 zi3] and Zhuangzi 莊 / / |庄 / / [Zhuang1 zi3], Mohism 墨 / [mo4] by Mozi 墨 / / [Mo4 zi3], Legalism 法 / [fa3] by Sunzi 孫 / / |孙 / / [Sun1 zi3] and Han Feizi 韓 / / / |韩 / / / [Han2 Fei1 zi3], and numerous others
 jiǎ xū eleventh year A11 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1994 or 2054
 yù jǐng jī early warning aircraft system, e.g. US AWACS
 xīn yǒu fifty eighth year H10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1981 or 2041
 bǐng zǐ thirteenth year C1 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1996 or 2056
 rén shēn ninth year I9 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1992 or 2052
 gēng wǔ seventh year G7 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1990 or 2050
 guǐ wèi twentieth year J8 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2003 or 2063
 wù chén fifth year E5 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1988 or 2048
 gēng shēn fifty seventh year G9 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1980 or 2040
 dīng chǒu fourteenth year D2 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1997 or 2057
 wù yín fifteenth year E3 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1998 or 2058
 bǐng yín third year C3 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1986 or 2046
 gǔ zhǎng person in charge of a 股 / [gu3] (section or department) / head / chief / director / (in a class in a school) student responsible for a specific duty, e.g. 風 / / / / |风 / / / / [feng1 ji4 gu3 zhang3] discipline monitor
 jiǎ yín 51st year A3 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1974 or 2034
 xīn wèi eight year H8 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1991 or 2051
 jǐ mǎo sixteenth year F4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1999 or 2059
 xīn chǒu thirty eighth year H2 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1961 or 2021 / cf 辛 / / / / |辛 / / / / , Protocol of Beijing of 1901 ending the 8-nation intervention after the Boxer uprising
 rén xū fifty ninth year I11 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1982 or 2042
 guǐ hài sixtieth year J12 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1983 or 2043
 guǐ yǒu tenth year J10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1993 or 2053
 wù wǔ fifty fifth year E7 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1978 or 2038
 dīng hài twenty fourth year D12 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2007 or 2067
 xīn sì eighteenth year H6 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2001 or 2061
 jǐ sì sixth year F6 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1989 or 2049
 yǐ hài twelfth year B12 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1995 or 2055
 jiǎ chén 41st year A5 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1964 or 2024
 bǐng chén fifty-third year C5 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1976 or 2036
 gēng yín twenty seventh year G3 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2010 or 2070
 yǐ chǒu second year B2 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1985 or 2045
 yǐ mǎo fifty second year B4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1975 or 2035
 bǐng wǔ forty third year C7 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1966 or 2026
 gēng xū forty seventh year G11 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1970 or 2030
 jǐ wèi fifty sixth year F8 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1979 or 2039
 wù zǐ twenty fifth year E1 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2008 or 2068
 dīng sì fifty fourth year D6 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1977 or 2037
 guǐ chǒu fiftieth year J2 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1973 or 2033
 yǐ wèi thirty second year B8 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1955 or 2015
 dì (prefix indicating ordinal number, e.g. first, number two etc) / order / (old) rank in the imperial examinations / mansion / (literary) but / just
 rén chén twenty ninth year I5 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2012 or 2072
 dēng tóu electric light socket / burner (component of a kerosene lamp) / light (as a countable item, e.g. number of lights fitted in a house)
 rén zǐ forty ninth year I1 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1972 or 2032
 bǐng shēn thirty-third year C9 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1956 or 2016
 wù shēn forty fifth year E9 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1968 or 2028
 jǐ chǒu twenty sixth year F2 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2009 or 2069
 yǐ sì forty second year B6 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1965 or 2025
 guó huā national flower (emblem, e.g. peony 牡 / / [mu3 dan1] in China)
 xīn mǎo twenty eighth year H4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2011 or 2071
 jǐ yǒu forty sixth year F10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1969 or 2029
 guǐ mǎo fortieth year J4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1963 or 2023
 guǐ sì thirtieth year J6 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2013 or 2073
 jǐ hài thirty sixth year F12 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1959 or 2019
 rén yín thirty ninth year I3 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1962 or 2022
 bí qí Chinese water chestnut / Eleocharis dulcis or E. congesta
 yín yú oriental whitebait / slender silvery-white fish e.g. Galaxias maculatus and Salangichthys microdon

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