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six / 6
HSK 1
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position / location / place / seat / classifier for people (honorific) / classifier for binary bits (e.g. 十六位 16-bit or 2 bytes) / (physics) potential
HSK 3
Saturday
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to bid farewell / tricks of the trade / pithy mnemonic formula (e.g. Mao Zedong's 16-character mantra 十六字訣|十六字诀 on guerrilla warfare)
Republic of China (1912-1949) / used in Taiwan as the name of the calendar era (e.g. 民國六十年|民国六十年 is 1971, the 60th year after 1911)
Lu'an prefecture-level city in Anhui
sixteen / 16
Liupanshui prefecture-level city in west Guizhou 貴州|贵州
Liuku or Lutku, capital of Nujiang Lisu autonomous prefecture 怒江傈僳族自治州 in Yunnan
June / sixth month (of the lunar year)
hexagon
Children's Day (June 1st), PRC national holiday for children under 14
Jinzhai county in Lu'an 六安, Anhui
Zhongshan district of Liupanshui city 六盤水市|六盘水市, Guizhou / Zhongshan county in Hezhou 賀州|贺州, Guangxi
Lu'an prefecture-level city in Anhui
hexadecimal
empress and imperial concubines or their residence
sixty / 60
Jin'an district of Lu'an city 六安市, Anhui
multi-colored / every color under the sun
to enquire, according to custom, after the name and horoscope of intended bride / one of a set of six traditional marriage protocols (六禮|六礼), in which name as well as date and time of birth (for horoscope) are formally requested of the prospective bride's family
Huoshan county in Lu'an 六安, Anhui
hexavalent
Six Classics, namely: Book of Songs 詩經|诗经, Book of History 尚書|尚书, Book of Rites 儀禮|仪礼, the lost Book of Music 樂經|乐经, Book of Changes 易經|易经, Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋
Liupanshui prefecture-level city in Guizhou 貴州|贵州
Douliu or Touliu city in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县, Taiwan
June
combined ideogram (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / Chinese character that combines the meanings of existing elements / also known as joint ideogram or associative compound / to comprehend without being told explicitly / to cotton on / knowing (smile, glance etc)
The Thirty-Six Stratagems, a Chinese essay used to illustrate a series of stratagems used in politics, war, and in civil interaction / all the possible schemes and stratagems
five viscera and six bowels (TCM)
Shucheng county in Lu'an 六安, Anhui
the six spirits that rule the vital organs (heart , lungs , liver , kidneys 腎|肾, spleen and gall bladder 膽|胆)
Luhe district of Nanjing City 南京市 in Jiangsu 江蘇|江苏
the six directions (north, south, east, west, up, down) / the whole country / the universe / everything under the sun
Shuicheng county in Liupanshui 六盤水|六盘水, Guizhou
hexagon
Huoqiu county in Lu'an 六安, Anhui
Liu Guangdi (1859-1898), one of the Six Gentlemen Martyrs 戊戌六君子 of the unsuccessful reform movement of 1898
Shou county in Lu'an 六安, Anhui
the Six-Day War of June 1967 between Israel and its Arab neighbors
ideogram plus phonetic (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / also known as phonogram, phonetic compound or picto-phonetic character
Nujiang Lisu autonomous prefecture in northwest Yunnan, capital Liuku or Lutku 六庫鎮|六库镇
abbr. for 怒江傈僳族自治州, Nujiang Lisu autonomous prefecture in northwest Yunnan, capital Liuku or Lutku 六庫鎮|六库镇
seat of the government / yamen / (in wuxia stories) special police force
to make use of / to use sth as pretext / under false pretenses / under the guise of / masquerading as / lenient / tolerant / loan character (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / character acquiring meanings by phonetic association / also called phonetic loan
sulfur hexafluoride
to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success) (idiom) / abbr. for 過五關斬六將|过五关斩六将
Yu'an district of Lu'an city 六安市, Anhui
refers to Tiananmen incident of 4th June 1989
Liupan Mountains, mountain range in northern China
Six Dynasties (220-589)
Shucheng county in Lu'an 六安, Anhui
Gu Kaizhi or Ku K'aichih (346-407), famous painter of Eastern Jin dynasty, one of the Four Great Painters of the Six Dynasties 六朝四大家
not recognizing one's family (idiom); self-centered and not making any allowances for the needs of one's relatives
Jinzhai county in Lu'an 六安, Anhui
Huoqiu county in Lu'an 六安, Anhui
pictogram / one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters / Chinese character derived from a picture / sometimes called hieroglyph
Zhongshan district of Liupanshui city 六盤水市|六盘水市, Guizhou
Yu'an district of Lu'an city 六安市, Anhui
the Confucian Six Arts, namely: rites or etiquette 禮|礼 (禮儀|礼仪), music 樂|乐 (音樂|音乐), archery (射箭), charioteering (駕車|驾车), calligraphy or literacy 書|书 (識字|识字), mathematics or reckoning 數|数 (計算|计算) / another name for the Six Classics 六經|六经
Shuicheng county in Liupanshui 六盤水|六盘水, Guizhou
lit. to have three heads and six arms (idiom) / fig. to possess remarkable abilities / a being of formidable powers
“Six Secret Strategic Teachings”, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书, attributed to Jiang Ziya 姜子牙
four proverbial names / Tom, Dick and Harry
out of one's wits (idiom) / distracted / stunned
Sixteen Kingdoms of Five non-Han people (ruling most of China 304-439) / also written 五胡十六國|五胡十六国
Jin'an district of Lu'an city 六安市, Anhui
Luzhi special economic area in Liupanshui 六盤水|六盘水, west Guizhou
the sixties / the 1960s
six close relatives, namely: father , mother , older brothers , younger brothers , wife , male children / one's kin
Liugui or Liukuei township in Kaohsiung county 高雄縣|高雄县, southwest Taiwan
Strait of Malacca
regular hexagon
Allen key / hex key
Luhe district of Nanjing City 南京市 in Jiangsu 江蘇|江苏
to be pregnant (idiom)
26 years old
transfer character (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / character with meanings influenced by other words / sometimes called mutually explanatory character
lit. to cross five passes and slay six generals (idiom) / fig. to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success)
Six Methods of forming Chinese characters, according to Han dictionary Shuowen 說文|说文 - namely, two primary methods: 象形 (pictogram), 指事 (ideogram), two compound methods: 會意|会意 (combined ideogram), 形聲|形声 (ideogram plus phonetic), and two transfer methods: 假借 (loan), 轉注|转注 (transfer)
If everything else fails, retreat. (idiom) / see also 三十六計走為上策|三十六计走为上策
military strategy / military tactics / originally refers to military classics Six Secret Teachings 六韜|六韬 and Three Strategies 三略
Six Records of a Floating Life, autobiographical novel and description of Qing dynasty life by 沈復|沈复, published 1808
Shen Fu (1763-c. 1810), Qing dynasty writer, author of Six Records of a Floating Life 浮生六記|浮生六记
Tan Sitong (1865-1898), Qing writer and politician, one of the Six Gentlemen Martyrs 戊戌六君子 of the unsuccessful reform movement of 1898
Huoshan county in Lu'an 六安, Anhui
six domestic animals, namely: pig, cow, sheep, horse, chicken and dog
Saturday
Pan county in Liupanshui 六盤水|六盘水, Guizhou
to create Chinese characters / cf Six Methods of forming Chinese characters 六書|六书
all walks of life (idiom) / every trade
(TCM) six unhealthy influences causing illness, namely: excessive wind 風|风, cold , heat , damp 濕|湿, dryness , fire
Yang Rui (1855-1898), one of the Six Gentlemen Martyrs 戊戌六君子 of the unsuccessful reform movement of 1898 / Yang Rui (1963-), host of "Dialogue" on CCTV News
Titan (moon of Saturn), aka Saturn VI
"Six Secret Strategic Teachings" 六韜|六韬 and "Three Strategies of Huang Shigong" 三略, two of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书, attributed to Jiang Ziya 姜子牙
Mark Six (Hong Kong lotto game)
six-pointed star / hexagram / star of David
six-pack (abs)
Sixteen Kingdoms of Five non-Han people (ruling most of China 304-439)
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