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foodstuff / cereals / CL: 種|种
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  *粮* | 粮* | *粮
grain / food / provisions / agricultural tax paid in grain
grain crops other than rice and wheat
dog food / (Internet slang) public display of affection (term used by singles 單身狗|单身狗 forced to "eat" it)
grain depot
Wuliangye liquor / Five Grain liquor
to grow crops / food growing
rations (to take on expedition)
ration
coarse grains (maize, sorghum etc)
food cereals
granary / barn / fig. bread basket (of fertile agricultural land)
army provisions
grain reserves
grain crops / cereals
surplus grain
army provisions / rations and fodder
refined grain (rice, wheat etc)
grain supply station
grain store
food and agriculture / grain farmer
(dialect) to pay salary
coupons for food or grain used in a PRC economic program c. 1955-1993
commodity grain (grain produced as a commodity rather than for self-sufficiency)
tax paid in grain
provisions are exhausted / out of food
before the troops move, fodder and provisions go first (idiom); logistics comes before military maneuvers / an army marches on its stomach
route for providing foodstuff
land tax / money and grain (given as tax or tribute)
army provisions
to lack food supplies
lit. eating away next year's food in advance / fig. to dip into the next month's check / live now, pay later
autumn grain crops
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
grain retailer (in former times)
out of ammunition and no food left (idiom); in desperate straits
food growing area
major agricultural province
lit. to eat from government coffers / to serve as a government employee / to live off government money
to run out of food
World food program (United Nations aid agency)
famine / critical shortage of grain
to hand in one's ration cards / to die
elite soldiers, ample provisions (idiom); well-prepared forces / preparations for war are in an advanced state
knapsack (for provisions) / haversack
lit. imperial funding for troops / funds or items supplied by the government
relief grain / emergency provisions
army provisions
to pay taxes in kind (rice, cloth etc)
provisions (e.g. military) / forage / fodder
dry rations
grain bought by the state and resold to areas undergoing a grain shortage
wholesale grain store
to eat without working (idiom) / to take one's pay and not care about the rest
to store up provisions against a war


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