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  *天* | 天* | *天
day / sky / heaven
land under heaven / the whole world / the whole of China / realm / rule
heaven and earth / world / scope / field of activity
paradise / heaven
starry sky / the heavens
the blue dome of heaven
  *乾* | 乾* | *乾
one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦, symbolizing heaven / male principle // ancient Chinese compass point: 315° (northwest)
first under heaven / number one in the country
Tin Hau, Empress of Heaven, another name for the goddess Matsu 媽祖|妈祖 / Tin Hau (Hong Kong area around the MTR station with same name)
as if made by heaven
yin and yang / heaven and earth / the universe
center of the sky / will of heaven / will of the Gods / the monarch's will
the (rightful) emperor / "Son of Heaven" (traditional English translation)
Mandate of Heaven / destiny / fate / one's life span
Mandate of Heaven / the Grand Canal, 1800 km from Beijing to Hangzhou, built starting from 486 BC / usually written 大運河|大运河
the Ninth Heaven / the highest of the heavens
Temple in Heaven (e.g. of the Jade Emperor)
Kingdom of Heaven
Heaven / Providence / God / the day before / the sky above / to fly to the sky / to take off and fly into space / to die / to pass away
Temple of Heaven (in Beijing)
  *霄* | 霄* | *霄
firmament / heaven
stairway to heaven / high mountain road / tall ladder on a building or other large structure / space elevator
providence / the Will of Heaven
blessed by heaven (idiom) / enjoying exceptional advantages / favored by nature
mystery known only to heaven (archaic) / inscrutable twist of fate / fig. top secret
pillars supporting heaven
the time / the right time / weather conditions / destiny / course of time / heaven's natural order
  *椿* | 椿* | *椿
Chinese toon (Toona sinensis) / tree of heaven (Ailanthus altissima) / (literary metaphor) father
to provide transport / to accept the Mandate of Heaven / to acknowledge one's calling to be emperor
God of heaven / Celestial emperor
bestowed by heaven
to split heaven and earth apart (idiom); refers to the Pangu 盤古|盘古 creation myth
  *旻* | 旻* | *旻
Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber, wuxia (武俠|武侠, martial arts chivalry) novel by Jin Yong 金庸 and its screen adaptations
Great Sage the Equal of Heaven, self-proclaimed title of the Monkey King Sun Wukong 孫悟空|孙悟空 in the novel Journey to the West 西遊記|西游记
Man and Heaven / celestial being
God / Heavens
Heaven rewards the diligent. (idiom)
Monkey Wreaks Havoc in Heaven, story about the Monkey King Sun Wukong 孫悟空|孙悟空 from the novel Journey to the West 西遊記|西游记
heaven on Earth / nickname for the city Suzhou
middle of the forehead / imperial court / heaven
to praise without cease (idiom); praise sb to high heaven
to praise without cease (idiom); praise sb to high heaven
Lord of profound heaven, major Daoist deity / aka Black Tortoise 玄武 or Black heavenly emperor 玄天上帝
lit. to ascend to heaven / to die
lit. able to support both heaven and earth / of indomitable spirit (idiom)
heaven / lord of heaven
Heaven's law / the natural order of things
great emptiness / the void / heaven / the skies / universe / cosmos / original essence of the cosmos
God / Heavens
  *谪* | 谪* | *谪
to relegate a high official to a minor post in an outlying region (punishment in imperial China) / to banish or exile / (of immortals) to banish from Heaven / to censure / to blame
to receive heaven's command (of Daoist immortals etc) / ordained by heaven
to divulge the will of heaven (idiom); to leak a secret / to let the cat out of the bag
lit. heaven's law and earth's principle (idiom); fig. right and proper / right and unalterable / a matter of course
the wrath of Heaven / imperial displeasure
to worship heaven and earth / ritual kneeling by bride and groom in a old-fashioned wedding ceremony / also called 拜堂
lit. to rebuke Heaven and Earth (idiom); fig. shaking the whole world / all-powerful
levitation (of Daoist immortal) / to become as light as a feather and ascend to heaven / (in Daoism) to become immortal / to die / of winged insects, to emerge from the cocoon in adult form / eclosion
Thank heavens! / Thank goodness that's worked out so well!
fearing nothing in Heaven or Earth (idiom) / fearless
lit. to go up to heaven or down to Hades (idiom) / fig. to go to great lengths / to search heaven and earth
reaching heaven in a single bound (idiom); (esp. with negative: don't expect) instant success
heaven and earth / yin and yang
to submit to the will of heaven / to resign oneself to fate / to trust to luck
lit. to upend heaven and earth (idiom) / fig. to change the course of events / to turn things around
a match made in heaven (idiom)
heaven falls and earth rends (idiom); rocked by a major disaster / fig. violent revolution / major social upheaval
lit. mysteries of heaven must not be revealed (idiom); must not be revealed / I am not at liberty to inform you.
Heaven knows!
to die / to enter the hall of heaven
ritual kneeling to heaven and earth by bride and groom in a old-fashioned wedding ceremony / same as 拜天地
  *阊* | 阊* | *阊
gate of heaven / gate of palace
loose, but allows no escape (idiom, from Laozi 老子); the way of Heaven is fair, but the guilty will not escape
Heavens! / My goodness!
lit. made by Heaven and arranged by Earth(idiom) / ideal / perfect / (of a match) made in heaven / to be made for one another
Heaven cannot tolerate this (idiom) / intolerable behavior
joy from heaven (idiom); overjoyed at unexpected good news / unlooked-for happy event
to offend Heaven and reason (idiom); bloody atrocities that cry to heaven / outrageous acts
the sky / the heavens / (fig.) imperial court
to shake heaven and earth (idiom)
lit. poultry and dogs rise to Heaven (idiom) / fig. to ride on sb else's success / Once one man gets a government position, all his cronies get in too / Once sb has cracked the problem, every Tom, Dick and Harry can do it
the sky / the firmament / the vault of heaven
lit. heaven's net has wide meshes, but nothing escapes it (idiom, from Laozi 73) / fig. the way of Heaven is fair, but the guilty will not escape / you can't run from the long arm of the law
lit. there is heaven above, and there is 蘇杭|苏杭 below (idiom) / fig. the beauty and affluence of Suzhou and Hangzhou is comparable with heaven
Heaven helps the worthy (idiom)
disobedient / to violate the Mandate of Heaven (天命)
flood of good fortune fills the heavens (idiom); a lucky sign
heaven is jealous of heroic genius (idiom); the great have great hardship to contend with / those whom the Gods love die young
lit. heaven's net has wide meshes, but nothing escapes it (idiom, from Laozi 73) / fig. the way of Heaven is fair, but the guilty will not escape / you can't run from the long arm of the law
to become Emperor by the grace of Heaven / to "receive the Mandate of Heaven" (traditional English translation)
planning is with man, accomplishing with heaven (idiom); Man proposes but God disposes.
Look out for yourself, or heaven and earth will combine to destroy you. / Every man for himself, and the Devil take the hindmost.
Heaven never bars one's way (idiom); don't despair and you will find a way through. / Never give up hope. / Never say die.
interactions between heaven and mankind (Han Dynasty doctrine)
the benevolent man cannot be rich (idiom, from Mencius). It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven (Matthew 19:24).
to wish one were dead (idiom) / (fig.) to be in seventh heaven
the will of Heaven / the will of God
to know all under heaven / exceptionally talented (idiom)

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