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two / 2 / (Beijing dialect) stupid
carbon dioxide CO2
second / number two / next / secondary
indirectly acquired / second-hand (information, equipment etc) / assistant
February / second month (of the lunar year)
December / twelfth month (of the lunar year)
unique and unmatched (idiom); unrivalled / nothing compares with it
the second time / second / number two
twenty / 20
second officer (of ship) / second mate
2-in-1 / two-in-one
twelve / 12
mistress / second wife / lover
grade 2 / second class / category B
second pregnancy
secondary / twice in the year (of generations of insects, harvests etc)
2nd year in junior middle school / 2nd day of a lunar month / 2nd day of lunar New Year
(coll.) silly but cute husky (dog)
second brother
second (i.e. number two) / second time / twice / (math.) quadratic (of degree two)
Erlian Basin in Inner Mongolia
secondly, ...
1992 Consensus, statement issued after 1992 talks between PRC and Taiwan representatives, asserting that there is only one China
negotiable price / (chemistry) divalent / bivalent
not saying anything further (idiom); not raising any objection / without demur
the Second (of numbered kings) / second generation (e.g. Chinese Americans)
one or two / a few
2nd rank of candidates who passed the imperial examination (i.e. 4th place and up)
to be very clear about sth (idiom)
World War II
second round (of match, or election)
2nd day of the month
Erlin or Erhlin Town in Changhua County 彰化縣|彰化县, Taiwan
reckoned to be first or second best (idiom) / one of the very best / to list one by one
one half
the only (choice, way etc) / undivided (loyalty)
second child / second baby
two-dimensional barcode / QR code
History of the Ming Dynasty, twenty fourth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled under Zhang Tingyu 張廷玉|张廷玉 in 1739 during the Qing Dynasty, 332 scrolls
History of the Three Kingdoms, fourth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, composed by Chen Shou 陳壽|陈寿 in 289 during Jin Dynasty 晉朝|晋朝, 65 scrolls
World War II
to cohabit with and financially support a mistress
Erlun or Erhlun township in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县, Taiwan
diode / vacuum tube
History of Qi of the Southern Dynasties, seventh of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled by Xiao Zixian 蕭子顯|萧子显 in 537 during Liang of the Southern Dynasties 南朝梁, 59 scrolls / usually 南齊書|南齐书 to distinguish from Northern Qi
nitrogen dioxide
Yushui or Rain Water, 2nd of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 19th February-5th March
one divides into two / to be two-sided / there are two sides to everything / to see both sb's good points and shortcomings (idiom)
Erlin or Erhlin Town in Changhua County 彰化縣|彰化县, Taiwan
(lit.) second spring / (fig.) falling in love for the second time / a new lease of life / rebirth
genre of song-and-dance duet popular in northeast China
the 24 solar terms, calculated from the position of the sun on the ecliptic, that divide the year into 24 equal periods
History of the Song Dynasty, twentieth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, composed under Toktoghan 脫脫|脱脱 in 1345 during the Yuan Dynasty , 496 scrolls / (not to be confused with 宋書|宋书)
Ershui or Erhshui Township in Changhua County 彰化縣|彰化县, Taiwan
History of the Northern Dynasties, fifteenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled by Li Yanshou 李延壽|李延寿 in 659 during Tang Dynasty, 100 scrolls
second-hand car
the one and only way / the only proper course to take
next day / the morrow
Records of the Grand Historian, by 司馬遷|司马迁, first of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史
second class / second-rate
second degree
Xiaoman or Lesser Full Grain, 8th of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 21st May-5th June
Shuangjiang or Frost Descends, 18th of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 23rd October-6th November
light-emitting diode (LED) (Tw)
one leg over the other (legs crossed)
mother and father / parents
20th century
both / both of them / neither
Qingming or Pure Brightness, 5th of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 5th-19th April / Pure Brightness Festival or Tomb Sweeping Day (in early April)
twelve divisions of the day of early Chinese and Babylonian timekeeping and astronomy
second-hand goods / used goods
to say one and mean just that (idiom); to keep one's word
Xiaoxue or Lesser Snow, 20th of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 22nd November-6th December
the twelve constellations on the ecliptic plane / the signs of the zodiac
second round (of a match or election)
gradually / little by little / in the course of time
second order / quadratic (math.)
12-yard (sports) / penalty kick
Dashu or Great Heat, 12th of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 23rd July-6th August
C size battery (Tw) / PRC equivalent: 三號電池|三号电池
double / repeated twice
four divisions (of the twenty-eight constellations 二十八宿 of the sky into groups of seven mansions), namely: Azure Dragon 青龍|青龙, White Tiger 白虎, Vermilion Bird 朱雀, Black Tortoise 玄武
Lesser Cold, 23rd of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 6th-19th January
History of the Jin Dynasty, fifth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled under Fang Xuanling 房玄齡|房玄龄 in 648 during Tang Dynasty 唐朝, 130 scrolls
second-hand house / house acquired indirectly through a middle-man
World War Two
(old) (in a tavern or inn etc) waiter / attendant
Xiaoshu or Lesser Heat, 11th of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 7th-22nd July
duality / dual / bipolar / binary
slight knowledge of sth / to know very little about a subject / a smattering
second bouillon, a light broth obtained by reboiling ingredients that were previously used to make a full-strength first bouillon 頭湯|头汤
World War Two
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