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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *六* | 六* | *六
six / 6
HSK 1
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  *位* | 位* | *位
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
(place name)
Saturday
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)
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
June / sixth month (of the lunar year)
Saturday
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *訣* | 訣* | *訣
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)
sixteen / 16
multi-colored / every color under the sun
Liuku or Lutku, capital of Nujiang Lisu autonomous prefecture 怒江傈僳族自治州 in Yunnan
Six Dynasties (220-589)
Douliu or Touliu city in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县, Taiwan
Mark Six (Hong Kong lotto game)
refers to Tiananmen incident of 4th June 1989
Liujiao or Liuchiao Township in Chiayi County 嘉義縣|嘉义县, west Taiwan
Liujiao or Liuchiao Township in Chiayi County 嘉義縣|嘉义县, west Taiwan
Six schools of pre-Han philosophy, as analyzed by 司馬談|司马谈 (儒家, 道家, 陰陽|阴阳, 法家, 名家, and 墨家)
Douliu or Touliu city in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县, Taiwan
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)
sergeant major
to create Chinese characters / cf Six Methods of forming Chinese characters 六書|六书
sixty / 60
five viscera and six bowels (TCM)
to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success) (idiom) / abbr. for 過五關斬六將|过五关斩六将
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
Saturday
empress and imperial concubines or their residence
Malacca or Melaka (town and state in Malaysia), also strait between Malaysia and Sumatra
hexagon
Liugui or Liukuei township in Kaohsiung county 高雄縣|高雄县, southwest Taiwan
June
hexagon
lit. to have three heads and six arms (idiom) / fig. to possess remarkable abilities / a being of formidable powers
Jin'an district of Lu'an city 六安市, Anhui
Jiang Ziya (c. 1100 BC, dates of birth and death unknown), partly mythical sage advisor to King Wen of Zhou 周文王 and purported author of “Six Secret Strategic Teachings” 六韜|六韬, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书
seat of the government / yamen / (in wuxia stories) special police force
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
not recognizing one's family (idiom); self-centered and not making any allowances for the needs of one's relatives
(TCM) six bowels (hollow organs), namely: gall bladder 膽|胆, stomach , large intestine 大腸|大肠, small intestine 小腸|小肠, triple heater 三焦, bladder 膀胱
six close relatives, namely: father , mother , older brothers , younger brothers , wife , male children / one's kin
the 64 hexagrams of the Book of Changes (I Ching or Yi Jing) 易經|易经
sixth sense (i.e. intuition, premonition, telepathy etc)
Tiananmen Incident of June 4, 1989
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
six domestic animals, namely: pig, cow, sheep, horse, chicken and dog
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
26 years old
Children's Day (June 1st), PRC national holiday for children under 14
Zhongshan district of Liupanshui city 六盤水市|六盘水市, Guizhou / Zhongshan county in Hezhou 賀州|贺州, Guangxi
the six spirits that rule the vital organs (heart , lungs , liver , kidneys 腎|肾, spleen and gall bladder 膽|胆)
“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
one sixth
Seven Military Classics of ancient China viz "Six Secret Strategic Teachings" 六韜|六韬, "Methods of Sima" 司馬法|司马法, "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法, "Wuzi" 吳子|吴子, "Wei Liaozi" 尉繚子|尉缭子, "Three Strategies of Huang Shigong" 黃石公三略|黄石公三略 and "Duke Li of Wei Answering Emperor Taizong of Tang" 唐太宗李衛公問對|唐太宗李卫公问对
to be pregnant (idiom)
hexavalent
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
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
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)
military strategy / military tactics / originally refers to military classics Six Secret Teachings 六韜|六韬 and Three Strategies 三略
lit. to cross five passes and slay six generals (idiom) / fig. to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success)
the sixties / the 1960s
six-pack (abs)
Shucheng county in Lu'an 六安, Anhui
women with disreputable or illegal professions (idiom)
(TCM) six unhealthy influences causing illness, namely: excessive wind 風|风, cold , heat , damp 濕|湿, dryness , fire
hexadecimal
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
Shuicheng county in Liupanshui 六盤水|六盘水, Guizhou
hexagonal nut
six-pointed star / hexagram / star of David
Allen key / hex key
Titan (moon of Saturn), aka Saturn VI
Strait of Malacca
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
Shen Fu (1763-c. 1810), Qing dynasty writer, author of Six Records of a Floating Life 浮生六記|浮生六记
Liuku or Lutku, capital of Nujiang Lisu autonomous prefecture 怒江傈僳族自治州 in Yunnan
ideogram (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / Chinese character indicating an idea, such as up and down / also known as self-explanatory character
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
regular hexagon
pictogram (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / Chinese character derived from a picture / sometimes called hieroglyph
hexagon
six-sided talks (on North Korea)
Lin Xu (1875-1898), one of the Six Gentlemen Martyrs 戊戌六君子 of the unsuccessful reform movement of 1898
Liupanshui prefecture-level city in west Guizhou 貴州|贵州
Jin'an district of Lu'an city 六安市, Anhui
Huoshan 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
lit. to shout out hoping for fives and sixes when gambling with dice; a hubbub of gambling
Shou county in Lu'an 六安, Anhui
Bye bye! (in chat room and text messages)
Liugui or Liukuei township in Kaohsiung county 高雄縣|高雄县, southwest Taiwan
Jinzhai county in Lu'an 六安, Anhui
Sixteen Kingdoms of Five non-Han people (ruling most of China 304-439)
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
Yu'an district of Lu'an city 六安市, Anhui
Liupan Mountains, mountain range in northern China

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