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  *汉* | 汉* | *汉
Han ethnic group / Chinese (language) / the Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)
as the time draws near / at the last moment / temporary / interim / ad hoc
HSK 5
Three Kingdoms period (220-280) in Chinese history / several Three Kingdoms periods in Korean history, esp. from 1st century AD to unification under Silla 新羅|新罗 in 658
to seek new friends through personal ads, dating apps etc
printing block / section (of a newspaper) / board (of BBS or discussion forum)
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  *狄* | 狄* | *狄
surname Di / generic name for northern ethnic minorities during the Qin and Han Dynasties (221 BC-220 AD)
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  *翟* | 翟* | *翟
surname Di / variant of , generic name for northern ethnic minorities during the Qin and Han Dynasties (221 BC-220 AD)
CE (Common Era) / Christian Era / AD (Anno Domini)
HSK 5
Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-8 AD), also called 前漢|前汉, Former Han Dynasty
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  *隋* | 隋* | *隋
the Sui dynasty (581-617 AD) / surname Sui
the Qin (221-207 BC) and Han (206 BC-220 AD) dynasties
the Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)
book format, similar to in-4°, in-8° etc (a 16 format is roughly A4) / abbr. to 開|开
Romance of the Three Kingdoms by Luo Guanzhong 羅貫中|罗贯中, one of the Four Classic Novels of Chinese literature / a fictional account of the Three Kingdoms at the break-up of the Han around 200 AD, consistently portraying Liu Bei's Shu Han 劉備, 蜀漢|刘备, 蜀汉 as virtuous heroes and Cao Cao's Wei 曹操, as tyrannical villains
Yamato (possibly 3rd century AD), Japanese state before written records began in 7th century AD, its real dating is controversial
Roman Empire (27 BC-476 AD)
Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)
forest of apricot trees / fig. honorific term for fine doctor (cf Dr Dong Feng 董奉, 3rd century AD, asked his patients to plant apricot trees instead of paying fees) / Xinglin district of Xiamen city (renamed Haicang 海沧区 in 2003)
Silla, Korean kingdom 57 BC-935 AD / one of the Korean Three Kingdoms from 1st century AD, defeating its rivals Paikche 百濟|百济 and Koguryo 高句麗|高句丽 around 660 in alliance with Tang China / unified Silla 658-935
ad hoc / to set up specially
Fuyu county in Songyuan 松原, Jilin / Pu'yo, Korean Buyeo (c. 200 BC-494 AD), ancient kingdom in northeast frontier region of China
Titus Livius or Livy (59 BC-17 AD), Roman historian
A Mirror for the Wise Ruler (or Comprehensive Mirror for Aid in Government), a vast chronological general history, written by 司馬光|司马光 Sima Guang (1019-1089) and collaborators during the Northern Song in 1084, covering the period 403 BC-959 AD, 294 scrolls
Paekche or Baekje (18 BC-660 AD), one of the Korean Three Kingdoms
(army) commander-in-chief (archaic) / provincial military governor and civil administrator during the early Republic of China era (1911-1949 AD)
disproof / rebuttal / reductio ad absurdum
reductio ad absurdum
Christian era / Gregorian calendar / AD (Anno Domini)
Liu Xi (late Han, c. 200 AD), possibly the author of 釋名|释名
Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD) / refers to the Western Han and Eastern Han
Wang Mang (45 BC-23 AD), usurped power and reigned 9-23 between the former and later Han
Li Jing (570-649 AD), Tang Dynasty general and purported author of "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, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书
the Franks (Germanic people who arrived in Europe from 600 AD and took over France)
Lie Zi, Daoist author, said to be early Warring States period 戰國|战国 / Daoist text in eight chapters, said to be by Lie Zi, probably compiled during WeiJin times 魏晉|魏晋 (3rd century AD)
41st year A5 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1964 or 2024
fifth year E5 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1988 or 2048
pantothenic acid / vitamin B5 / to surge up (of acid in the stomach)
provincial military governor during the early Republic of China era (1911-1949 AD)
forty-fifth year E9 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1968 or 2028
Maritime Day (July 11th) commemorating the first voyage of Zheng He 鄭和|郑和 in 1405 AD
last years of the Sui dynasty / early 7th century AD
Tubo or Tufan, old name for Tibet / the Tibetan Tubo dynasty 7th-11th century AD / also pr. [Tu3 fan1]
Goguryeo (37 BC-668 AD), one of the Korean Three Kingdoms
Qin Hui (1090-1155 AD), Song Dynasty official said to have betrayed General Yue Fei 岳飛|岳飞
Yang Xiong (53 BC-18 AD), scholar, poet and lexicographer, author of the first Chinese dialect dictionary 方言
Nāgārjuna (c. 150-250 AD), Buddhist philosopher
ancient Central Asian city state, flourished in first millennium AD, in modern Aksu 阿克蘇地區|阿克苏地区, Xinjiang
Yupian, Chinese dictionary compiled by Gu Yewang 顧野王|顾野王 in 6th century AD
the Xin dynasty (8-23 AD) of Wang Mang 王莽, forming the interregnum between the former and later Han
Classic on Medical Problems, c. 1st century AD / abbr. for 黃帝八十一難經|黄帝八十一难经
famous Song dynasty family of warriors (c. 10th century AD), resisted the Liao 遼|辽 and defended the Song / the subject of the popular fiction Yang Saga 楊家將|杨家将
Asanga (Buddhist philosopher, c. 4th century AD)
Manes (3rd century AD), Persian prophet and founder of Manichaeism
AA battery (PRC) / Taiwan equivalent: 三號電池|三号电池
Former Han dynasty (206 BC-8 AD), also called 西漢|西汉, Western Han dynasty
slot advertisement / interstitial ad / splash ad
Tuyuhun, a Xianbei 鮮卑|鲜卑 nomadic people / a state in Qinhai in 4th-7th century AD
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  *埄* | 埄* | *埄
landmark used during the Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD)
Tibetan Tubo Dynasty 7th-11th century AD
Titus (1st century AD), Christian missionary, disciple of St. Paul
reductio ad absurdum / arguing by contradiction / also called 反證法|反证法
Gandhara Kingdom in northwest India, c. 600 BC-11 AD, on Kabul River in Vale of Peshawar
Lelang commandery (108 BC-313 AD), one of four Han dynasty commanderies in north Korea
Wusun kingdom of central Asia (c. 300 BC-300 AD)
Zhenpan commandery (108 BC-c. 300 AD), one of four Han dynasty commanderies in north Korea
Asuka Period in Japanese history (538-710 AD)
Zilin, Chinese character dictionary with 12,824 entries from ca. 400 AD
formal wife of a Xiongnu chief during the Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)
late Han and early Wei (roughly, first half of 3rd century AD)
Xiping steles, calligraphic work on carved steles of the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220 AD)
The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Eighty-one Difficulties, medical text, c. 1st century AD
four Han commanderies in north Korea 108 BC-c. 300 AD
Qieyun, the first Chinese rime dictionary from 601 AD, containing 11,500 single-character entries
variant of 扶餘|扶余 Korean: Buyeo (c. 200 BC-494 AD), ancient kingdom in northeast frontier region of China
Sassanid Empire of Persia (c. 2nd-7th century AD)
Pu'yo, Korean Buyeo (c. 200 BC-494 AD), ancient kingdom in northeast frontier region of China
C size battery (PRC) / AA battery (Taiwan) / see 二號電池|二号电池 (C battery in Taiwan) and 五號電池|五号电池 (AA battery in PRC)
Lintun commandery (108 BC-c. 300 AD), one of four Han dynasty commanderies in north Korea
Cen Peng (died 35 AD), Chinese general
Silla, Korean kingdom 57 BC-935 AD / one of the Korean Three Kingdoms from 1st century AD, defeating its rivals Paikche 百濟|百济 and Koguryo 高句麗|高句丽 around 660 in alliance with Tang China / unified Silla 658-935
Gaozong Emperor, Temple name of the tenth Song Emperor Zhao Gou 趙構|赵构 (1107-1187 AD), reigned (1127-1162 AD)
Longkan Shoujian, Chinese character dictionary from 997 AD containing 26,430 entries, with radicals placed into 240 rhyme groups and arranged according to the four tones, and the rest of the characters similarly arranged under each radical
Tonyukuk (died c. 724 AD)
Diophantus of Alexandria (3rd century AD), Greek mathematician
Niya, ancient kingdom near Khotan in Xinjiang, 1st century BC-4th century AD
(Tw) slot advertisement / interstitial ad / splash ad
(of a comedian) to seize on something sb has just said or done to make an ad lib joke
Sassanid Empire of Persia (c. 2nd-7th century AD)
Xuantu commandery (108 BC-c. 300 AD), one of four Han dynasty commanderies in north Korea
Flavius (Roman historian of 1st century AD)
Kaya / a country or province to the South of Silla 新羅|新罗 in south Korea around 500 AD
Tunmi Sanghuzha (6th century AD), originator of the Tibetan script


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