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first month (of either lunar or Western calendars)
unit (forming an entity) / element / (in a residential building) entrance or staircase
Lantern Festival / night of the 15th of the first lunar month / see also 元夜 / sticky rice dumplings
New Year's Day
top scorer in the palace examination (highest rank of the Imperial examination system) / see 榜眼 and 探花 / top scorer in college entrance examination 高考 / (fig.) the most brilliantly talented person in the field / leading light
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surname Yuan / the Yuan or Mongol dynasty (1279-1368)
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currency unit (esp. Chinese yuan) / first / original / primary / fundamental / constituent / part / era (of a reign) / (math.) argument / variable / (Tw) (geology) eon
diversification / pluralism / to diversify
Euro (currency)
Yuanchang township in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县, Taiwan
first year of an emperor's reign
Yuanbao district of Dandong city 丹東市|丹东市, Liaoning
a silver or gold ingot / mock ingot (burnt as offering in worship) / a name for ancient currency / a rare genius
trace element (chemistry)
candidate who came third in the Han-lin examination / see 狀元|状元
duality / dual / bipolar / binary
BCE (before the Common Era) / BC (before Christ)
New Age (movement)
new era / new epoch
element / element of a set / chemical element
Christian era / Gregorian calendar / AD (Anno Domini)
neuron / also written 神經元|神经元
Ghost Festival on 15th day of 7th lunar month when offerings are made to the deceased
primordial spirit / fundamental essence of life
Yuan or Mongol dynasty (1279-1368)
Yuen Ren Chao (1892-1982), Chinese-American linguist
CE (Common Era) / Christian Era / AD (Anno Domini)
Guangyuan prefecture level city in Sichuan
Won (Korean currency)
Qingchuan county in Guangyuan 廣元|广元, Sichuan
Gang of Four: Jiang Qing 江青, Zhang Chunqiao 張春橋, Yao Wenyuan 姚文元, Wang Hongwen 王洪文, who served as scapegoats for the excesses of the cultural revolution
Yuan dynasty theater, including poetry, music and comedy
Cai Yuanpei (1868-1940), liberal educationalist, studied in Germany, President of Peking University 1917-19, minister of education for Guomindang
Wonsan city in Kangweon province 江原道 of North Korea
ethyl alcohol C2H5OH
final years of Yuan dynasty (1279-1368) / mid 14th century
deep black
household with savings or annual income of 10,000 yuan or more (considered a large amount in the 1970s, when the term became established)
chemical element
lit. in every trade, a master appears (idiom); fig. You can produce outstanding achievements in any task, provided you put it enough love and diligence
identity element (math.)
arch-criminal and archenemy (idiom)
Yuanmou county in Chuxiong Yi autonomous prefecture 楚雄彞族自治州|楚雄彝族自治州, Yunnan
upper house / senate / senior statesmen's assembly
Guangyuan prefecture level city in Sichuan
Lantern Festival, the final event of the Spring Festival 春節|春节, on 15th of first month of the lunar calendar
Spring lantern riddles (guessing game at Lantern Festival 元宵節|元宵节, at the end of Spring festival 春節|春节)
provincial imperial examination graduate who ranked 1st in metropolitan examination (in Ming and Qing dynasties)
Eight Giants of Tang and Song prose, esp. involved in the Classics movement 古文運動|古文运动, namely: Han Yu 韓愈|韩愈, Liu Zongyuan 柳宗元, Ouyang Xiu 歐陽修|欧阳修, the Three Su father and sons 三蘇|三苏, Wang Anshi 王安石, Zeng Gong 曾鞏|曾巩
Short History of Civilization, late Qing novel by Li Boyuan 李伯元 or Li Baojia 李寶嘉|李宝嘉 describing the turmoil after the 1900 Eight-Nation Alliance 八國聯軍|八国联军
Liu Ji or Liu Bowen 劉伯溫|刘伯温 (1311-1375), general under the first Ming emperor Zu Yuanzhang 朱元璋, with a reputation as a military genius
Cangxi county in Guangyuan 廣元|广元, Sichuan
heavy element (such as uranium)
Yuan Haowen (1190-1257), famous poet Northern China during the Jin-Yuan transition
8-bit (computing)
to win the top award / to come first in the examination rankings
lit. progenitor of the Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368), title of Khubilai Khan (1215-1294), first Yuan dynasty emperor, reigned 1260-1294
(spreadsheet) cell
finite element method
Wangcang county in Guangyuan 廣元|广元, Sichuan
the Yuan or Mongol dynasty (1279-1368)
Qingyuan county in Lishui 麗水|丽水, Zhejiang
(math.) argument / variable
Four great compilations of Northern Song dynasty, namely: Extensive records of the Taiping era (978) 太平廣記|太平广记, Imperial readings of the Taiping era 太平御覽|太平御览, Prime tortoise of the record bureau 冊府元龜|册府元龟, Finest blossoms in the garden of literature 文苑英華|文苑英华
Sanyuan district of Sanming city 三明市, Fujian
Ma Zhiyuan (c. 1250-1321), Yuan dynasty dramatist in the 雜劇|杂剧 tradition of musical comedy, one of the Four great Yuan dramatists 元曲四大家
propyl alcohol C3H7OH
calendar era / epoch
16-bit (computing)
Yuanbaoshan district, Chifeng city, Inner Mongolia
periodic table (chemistry) / abbr. of 元素週期表|元素周期表, periodic table of the elements
History of the Jurchen Jin Dynasty, twenty second of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, composed under Toktoghan 脫脫|脱脱 in 1345 during the Yuan Dynasty , 135 scrolls
dualism, belief that the universe is made of two different substance (e.g. mind and matter or good and evil)
Hongwu Emperor, also written Hung-wu Ti, reign name of first Ming emperor Zhu Yuanzhang 朱元璋 (1328-1398), reigned 1386-1398, Temple name 明太祖
Yuanbao district of Dandong city 丹東市|丹东市, Liaoning
modular unit
late Yuan and early Ming / mid 14th century
marshal (in the army)
Hong Kong dollar
Qingyuan county in Lishui 麗水|丽水, Zhejiang
Burmese dollar
vowel harmony (in phonetics of Altaic languages)
Jiange county in Guangyuan 廣元|广元, Sichuan
before the common era (BC)
periodic table of the elements (chemistry)
character (computing) (Tw)
Yuanjiang Hani, Yi and Dai autonomous county in Yuxi 玉溪, Yunnan
fuel pins
variant of 原來|原来
strength / vigor / vitality / (TCM) vital energy
Yuen Long town in northwest New Territories, Hong Kong
Cui Yongyuan (1963-), TV presenter
posthumous title of Genghis Khan 成吉思汗 (1162-1227)

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