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  *引* | 引* | *引
to draw (e.g. a bow) / to pull / to stretch sth / to extend / to lengthen / to involve or implicate in / to attract / to lead / to guide / to leave / to provide evidence or justification for / old unit of distance equal to 10 , one-thirtieth of a km or 33.33 meters
husband / CL: 個|个
  *丈* | 丈* | *丈
measure of length, ten Chinese feet (3.3 m) / to measure / husband / polite appellation for an older male
to measure / measurement
wife's mother / mother-in-law / same as 丈母
lit. ten thousand fathoms / fig. extremely high or deep / lofty / bottomless
a manly man / a man of character
lit. to drop a thousand zhang in one fall (idiom) / fig. (of business, popularity etc) to suffer a sudden, devastating decline / to take a dive
mother's sister's husband / husband of mother's sister
to get really angry
one of three fabled islands in Eastern sea, abode of immortals
square zhang (i.e. unit of area 10 feet square) / monastic room 10 feet square / Buddhist or Daoist abbot / abbot's chamber
husband of paternal aunt
wife's father (father-in-law) / old man
(coll.) he-man
lit. like a three-meter high monk, you can't rub his head (idiom) / fig. at a total loss
sir (respectful form of address for an old man)
wife's mother / mother-in-law
father-in-law (wife's father)
towering buildings are built up from the ground (idiom) / great oaks from little acorns grow
Guzhang county in Xiangxi Tujia and Miao autonomous prefecture 湘西土家族苗族自治州
Guzhang county in Xiangxi Tujia and Miao autonomous prefecture 湘西土家族苗族自治州
no poison, no great man (idiom); A great man has to be ruthless.
teacher's husband
wife's uncle
(coll.) father-in-law (wife's father)
zhang (Chinese unit of length equal to 3⅓ meters)
wife's aunt
older sister's husband / brother-in-law
A leader can submit or can stand tall as required. / ready to give and take / flexible
older sister's husband
virtue is one foot tall, the devil ten foot (idiom); It takes constant vigilance to stave off evil.
the devil is ten foot tall, virtue one foot (idiom); It takes constant vigilance to stave off evil.
fig. a tree may grow a thousand zhang high, but its leaves return to their roots (proverb) / fig. everything has its ancestral home / in old age, an expatriate returns home

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