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  *千* | 千* | *千
ten million / countless / many / one must by all means
Chiba (Japanese surname and place name)
myriads / hundred billion
a thousand miles / a thousand li (i.e. 500 kilometers) / a long distance
great wide world / marvelously diverse world / (Buddhism) cosmos (abbr. for 三千大千世界)
myriad / multitudinous / multifarious
thousand jin (pounds) of gold / money and riches / (honorific) invaluable (support) / (honorific) daughter
time is gold / every minute counts
Trinidad and Tobago (Tw)
lit. by the thousands and tens of thousands (idiom); untold numbers / innumerable / thousands upon thousands
a thousand years / your birthday (honorific)
swing (seat hung from a frame or branch)
several thousand
Chiba prefecture, Japan
genuflection, a form of salutation in Qing times performed by men, going down on the right knee and reaching down with the right hand
cheat / swindler (in gambling)
kilocycle (KC), equals to 1,000 Hz
a promise worth one thousand in gold (idiom); a promise that must be kept
jack (for lifting weight)
lit. ten thousand mile horse / fine steed
absolutely true (idiom) / manifold / true from many points of view
countless changes / constant permutation
to swing (on a swing)
for all eternity / throughout all ages
kilopascal (kPa, unit of pressure)
the year 2000 / 2000 years
Qiandao Lake in Zhejiang, aka Xin'an River Reservoir, created as part of a large hydroelectric project in 1959
Thousand Character Classic, 6th century poem used as a traditional reading primer
thousands of words (idiom); having a lot of things to say / talking nonstop
square kilometer
to pay respects / to wish good health / in Qing times, a specific form of salutation (see also 打千)
thousand articles, same rule (idiom); stereotyped and repetitive / once you've seen one, you've seen them all
fantastic oddities of every description (idiom)
Chang Dai-chien or Zhang Daqian (1899-1983), one of the greatest Chinese artists of the 20th century
to suffer untold hardships (idiom); trials and tribulations / with difficulty / after some effort
to cheat (in gambling)
ten thousand crags and torrents (idiom); the trials and tribulations of a long journey / a long and difficult road
kilowatt (unit of electric power)
hydraulic jack
lit. by the thousands and tens of thousands (idiom); untold numbers / innumerable / thousands upon thousands
thousands (of sth)
one word worth a thousand in gold (idiom) / (in praise of a piece of writing or calligraphy) each character is perfect / each word is highly valued
each has its own merits (idiom)
from distant parts
kilocalorie (Kcal)
extremely rare (idiom) / once in a blue moon
in different poses and with different expressions / in thousands of postures (idiom)
linked in countless ways
magnificent army with thousands of men and horses (idiom); impressive display of manpower / all the King's horses and all the King's men
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
a thousand pounds hangs by a thread (idiom) / imminent peril / a matter of life or death
every family (idiom)
  *瓩* | 瓩* | *瓩
kilowatt (old) / single-character equivalent of 千瓦
light-years (apart) / a million miles (apart) / (i.e. indicates a huge difference or a huge distance)
total annihilation
thousands of purples and reds (idiom); a blaze of color / fig. a profusion of flourishing trades
to make mincemeat of sb / to hack sb to pieces (used while cursing)
manifold diversity
Trinidad and Tobago
Sun Simiao (c. 581-682), doctor and herbalist of the Sui and Tang dynasty, author of Prescriptions Worth a Thousand in Gold 千金要方
Qianyang County in Baoji 寶雞|宝鸡, Shaanxi
make light of traveling a thousand li / go to the trouble of traveling a long distance
lit. stake a thousand pieces of gold on one throw (idiom); to throw away money recklessly / extravagant
sb condemned by history (idiom)
lit. four ounces can move a thousand catties (idiom) / fig. to achieve much with little effort
after hard work and numerous revisions (idiom) / the vicissitudes of life
  *韆* | 韆* | *韆
first line of the Thousand Character Classic 千字文
extremely difficult
thousand miles distant
a lot of people (literary)
throughout the ages
repeatedly urging / imploring over and over again
totally submissive (idiom)
lit. an old steed in the stable still aspires to gallop 1000 miles (idiom); fig. old people may still cherish high aspirations
when all is said and done / at the end of the day
  *兛* | 兛* | *兛
kilogram (old) / single-character equivalent of 千克
can't be bought for one thousand in gold (idiom)
  *鞦* | 鞦* | *鞦
thousand island dressing
to select very carefully
goose feather sent from afar (idiom); a trifling present with a weighty thought behind it
approximate number / imprecise indication of quantity (e.g. 十幾|十几, 兩三百|两三百, 一千多)
(archaic) a state with a thousand chariots (to fight a war) – a powerful state
a general planning in the seclusion of his tent is able to determine the outcome of the distant battle (idiom)
Qianshan district of Anshan city 鞍山市, Liaoning

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