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 yuán lái original / former / originally / formerly / at first / so, actually, as it turns out
 běn lái original / originally / at first / it goes without saying / of course
 dāng chū at that time / originally
 zuì chū first / primary / initial / original / at first / initially / originally
 yuán xiān originally / original / former
 qǐ chū originally / at first / at the outset
 běn root / stem / origin / source / this / the current / original / inherent / originally / classifier for books, periodicals, files etc
 yuán běn originally / original
 yuán dìng originally planned / originally determined
 Bā shǔ Sichuan / originally two provinces of Qin and Han
 shā mén monk (Sanskrit: Sramana, originally refers to north India) / Buddhist monk
 xuān zhǐ fine writing paper, originally from Jing county 涇 / / |泾 / / , Xuancheng 宣 / / , Anhui
绿 Lu:4 yíng Green Standard Army, standing infantry during Qing dynasty, originally formed from Ming and other Chinese army units
 tāo lu:è military strategy / military tactics / originally refers to military classics Six Secret Teachings 六 / / |六 / / [Liu4 tao1] and Three Strategies 三 / / [San1 lu:e4]
 Xiāo Hóng Xiao Hong (1911-1942), prominent woman writer, originally from Heilongjiang
 zhī shi jiù shì lì liang Knowledge is power, slogan originally due to Francis Bacon 弗 / / 西 / / · / / / |弗 / / 西 / / · / /
 hā Rì zú Japanophile (refers to teenage craze for everything Japanese, originally mainly in Taiwan)
 Yǒu yì Shāng diàn Friendship Store, PRC state-run store originally intended for foreigners, diplomats etc, specializing in selling imported Western goods and quality Chinese crafts
 yī zhǒng cū mián bù A coarse, loosely woven cotton gauze, originally used for wrapping cheese.
 jiǒng qīng Minister of imperial stud, originally charged with horse breeding / same as 太 / / / / |太 / / / / [Tai4 pu2 si4 qing1]
 jiǒng sì same as 太 / / / |太 / / / [Tai4 pu2 si4], Court of imperial stud, office originally charged with horse breeding
 jiǒng mù Minister of imperial stud, originally charged with horse breeding / same as 太 / / / / |太 / / / / [Tai4 pu2 si4 qing1]
 Liú Hòu zǒng Liu Houzong (1904-1949), originally Hunan guerilla leader, rewarded by Chiang Kaishek for killing Xiang Ying 項 / / |项 / / during the 1941 New Fourth Army incident 皖 / / /
 Tài pú sì Court of imperial stud, office originally charged with horse breeding / Taibus banner in Xilin Gol league 錫 / / / / / |锡 / / / / / [Xi1 lin2 guo1 le4 meng2], Inner Mongolia
 Tài pú sì qīng Minister of imperial stud, originally charged with horse breeding
 Mó hē pó luó duō Mahā / bhā / rata, second great Indian epic after 羅 / / / / |罗 / / / / [Luo2 mo2 yan3 na4], possibly originally c. 4th century BC
绿 Lu:4 qí bīng same as 綠 / / |绿 / / [lu:4 ying2], Green standard army, standing infantry during Qing dynasty, originally formed from Ming and other Chinese army units
绿 Lu:4 yíng bīng Green standard army, standing infantry during Qing dynasty, originally formed from Ming and other Chinese army units
 Jié zú Jie people, originally a branch of the Tokhara 月 / / [Yue4 zhi1]
 Jié hú Jie people, originally a branch of the Tokhara 月 / / [Yue4 zhi1]
 zì bào jiā mén to introduce oneself / originally a theatrical device in which a character explains his own role
 Nuò jǔ luó Nuojuluo, monk at start of Tang dynasty, possibly originally immigrant, lived in Qingshen county 青 / / [Qing1 shen2], Sichuan

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