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five / 5
metal hardware (nuts and bolts) / the five metals: gold, silver, copper, iron and tin 金銀銅鐵錫|金银铜铁锡
May / fifth month (of the lunar year)
Wugu township in New Taipei City 新北市, Taiwan
Black Friday
Wujie or Wuchieh Township in Yilan County 宜蘭縣|宜兰县, Taiwan
the five visible planets, namely: Mercury 水星, Venus 金星, Mars 火星, Jupiter 木星, Saturn 土星
bottom bracket shell (in a bicycle frame) / (Buddhism) the five supernatural powers (abbr. for 五神通)
fifteen / 15
five rings / pentacyclic (chemistry)
the fifth (of series of numbered kings)
myriad / all kinds of / all sorts of
Wufeng township in Hsinchu County 新竹縣|新竹县, northwest Taiwan
Big5 Chinese character coding (developed by Taiwanese companies from 1984)
Wujie or Wuchieh Township in Yilan County 宜蘭縣|宜兰县, Taiwan
multi-colored / every color under the sun
five phases of Chinese philosophy: wood , fire , earth , metal , water
Dragon Boat Festival (5th day of 5th lunar month)
pork belly / streaky pork
50-50 / equal (share, partnership etc)
five continents / the whole world
five viscera of TCM, namely: heart , liver , spleen , lungs and kidneys 腎|肾
one fifth
all the colors in profusion (idiom); a garish display
five viscera and six bowels (TCM)
to prostrate oneself in admiration (idiom); to adulate sb
the Pentagon
fifth of the five night watch periods 03:00-05:00 (old)
multi-colored / the rainbow / garish
the five regions: the east, south, west, north and center / all parts / China and the lands beyond its frontiers
the fifth / fifth day of a month
Wuzhi Mountain (1,840 m), highest mountain in Hainan / Wuzhishan City, Hainan
the Five Classics of Confucianism, namely: the Book of Songs 詩經|诗经, the Book of History 書經|书经, the Classic of Rites 禮記|礼记, the Book of Changes 易經|易经, and the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋
all split up and in pieces (idiom); disunity (in an organization) / complete lack of unity / to disintegrate / falling apart / to be at sixes and sevens
Five Dynasties, period of history between the fall of the Tang dynasty (907) and the founding of the Song dynasty (960), when five would-be dynasties were established in quick succession in North China
lit. count by fives and tens (idiom); to narrate systematically and in full detail
five-star (hotel)
abbr. of 五筆字型|五笔字型, five stroke input method for Chinese characters by numbered strokes, invented by Wang Yongmin 王永民 in 1983
lit. (may the) five blessings descend upon this home (namely: longevity, wealth, health, virtue, and a natural death) / (an auspicious saying for the Lunar New Year)
Five Sacred Mountains of the Daoists, namely: Mt Tai 泰山 in Shandong, Mt Hua 華山|华山 in Shaanxi, Mt Heng 衡山 in Hunan, Mt Heng 恆山|恒山 in Shanxi, Mt Song 嵩山 in Henan
every few days (idiom)
the Five Legendary Emperors, usually taken to be the Yellow Emperor 黃帝|黄帝, Zhuan Xu 顓頊|颛顼, Di Ku 帝嚳|帝喾, Tang Yao 唐堯|唐尧 and Yu Shun 虞舜
pitch-dark (idiom)
five sense organs of TCM (nose, eyes, lips, tongue, ears 鼻目口舌耳) / facial features
in groups of three or four (idiom)
hardware store / ironmonger's store
fourth of May, cf 五四運動|五四运动, national renewal movement that started with 4th May 1919 protest against the Treaty of Versailles
several / three or five
abbr. for 五峰土家族自治縣|五峰土家族自治县, Wufeng Tujia Autonomous County in Hubei / Wufeng township in Hsinchu County 新竹縣|新竹县, northwest Taiwan
Wuhua county in Meizhou 梅州, Guangdong / Wuhua district of Kunming city 昆明市, Yunnan
five crops, e.g. millet , soybean , sesame , barley 麥|麦, rice or other variants / all crops / all grains / oats, peas, beans and barley
five (main) colors (white, black, red, yellow, and blue) / multicolored
bright and multicolored / of rich variety / (fig.) dazzling / glitzy
burly / strapping / big and strong
to bind a person's upper body, with arms tied behind the back and rope looped around the neck / to truss up
5-1 (May 1st)
Acanthopanax gracilistylus
Wuchang county level city in Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨, Heilongjiang / the Permanent Five (the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council: China, France, Russia, the UK, and the USA)
five constant virtues of Confucianism, namely: benevolence , righteousness 義|义, propriety 禮|礼, wisdom and fidelity / five cardinal relationships of Confucianism (between ruler and subject, father and son, husband and wife, brothers, friends) / five phases of Chinese philosophy: water , fire , wood , metal , earth
five continents / the world
Five Dynasties (907-960) and Ten Kingdoms (902-979), period of political turmoil in ancient China
five chief demons of folklore personifying pestilence / also written 五瘟神
Wuliangye liquor / Five Grain liquor
all parts of the country
memorial activity 35 days after a person's death
(math.) to round up or down / to round off
three, set five remove two (abacus rule) / efficiently / quickly and easily
five-in-a-row (game similar to tic-tac-toe) / Japanese: gomoku / gobang
the "five black categories" (Cultural Revolution term), i.e. landlords, rich peasants, counterrevolutionaries, bad elements and rightists
Liu Bei's five great generals in Romance of the Three Kingdoms, namely: Guan Yu 關羽|关羽, Zhang Fei 張飛|张飞, Zhao Yun 趙雲|赵云, Ma Chao 馬超|马超, Huang Zhong 黃忠|黄忠
(music) staff / stave
schizandra (Schisandra chinensis) / Magnolia vine
lit. fifth child of the Wangs / bachelor
the five flavors, namely: sweet , sour , bitter , spicy hot , salty 鹹|咸 / all kinds of flavors
idiot / stupid person / a dope
May Fourth Movement / Chinese national renewal movement that started with 4th May 1919 protest against the Treaty of Versailles
five-starred red flag (PRC national flag)
manyprickle (Acanthopanax senticosus), root used in TCM
pentose (CH2O)5, monosaccharide with five carbon atoms, such as ribose 核糖
three sovereigns 三皇 and five emperors 五帝 of myth and legend / the earliest system of Chinese historiography
modern pentathlon
highly eligible bachelor / desirable male partner
five spice seasoned / incorporating the five basic flavors of Chinese cooking (sweet, sour, bitter, savory, salty)
the five fingers of one's hand
of great erudition and scholarship (idiom)
lit. to cross five passes and slay six generals (idiom) / fig. to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success)
chest of drawers
the five yuan (administrative branches of government) of the Republic of China under Sun Yat-sen's constitution: 行政院 Executive Yuan, 立法院 Legislative Yuan, 司法院 Judicial Yuan, 考試院|考试院 Examination Yuan, 監察院|监察院 Control Yuan
abundant harvest of all food crops / bumper grain harvest
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