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ten / 10
HSK 1
very / completely / utterly / extremely / absolutely / hundred percent / to divide into ten equal parts
HSK 4
ample / complete / hundred percent / a pure shade (of some color)
HSK 6
November / eleventh month (of the lunar year)
PRC National Day (October 1st)
eleven / 11
eighteen / 18
October / tenth month (of the lunar year)
December / twelfth month (of the lunar year)
thirteen / 13
hundred thousand
twenty / 20
twelve / 12
more than ten / a dozen or more
fifteen / 15
fifty
sixteen / 16
thirty / 30
seventeen / 17
fourteen / 14
thirtieth
nineteen / 19
cross road / cross-shaped / crucifix / the character ten
over one billion / more than a billion
crossroads / intersection
forty / 40
one tenth
October
more than ten / a dozen or more
several billion
sixty / 60
seventy / 70
cross / crucifix / yoke one has to endure
most likely / mostly (in 8 or 9 cases out of 10) / vast majority
20th century
lit. count by fives and tens (idiom); to narrate systematically and in full detail
eighty / 80
ninety
complete and beautiful / to be perfect (idiom)
twelve divisions of the day of early Chinese and Babylonian timekeeping and astronomy
wicked beyond redemption (idiom) / heinous
the 24 solar terms, calculated from the position of the sun on the ecliptic, that divide the year into 24 equal periods
most likely / mostly (in 8 or 9 cases out of 10) / vast majority
the twelve constellations on the ecliptic plane / the signs of the zodiac
lit. a girl changes eighteen times between childhood and womanhood (idiom) / fig. a young woman is very different from the little girl she once was
light-years (apart) / a million miles (apart) / (i.e. indicates a huge difference or a huge distance)
pretty close / very near / about right
12-yard (sports) / penalty kick
the 64 hexagrams of the Book of Changes (I Ching or Yi Jing) 易經|易经
November
bright and multicolored / of rich variety / (fig.) dazzling / glitzy
The Thirty-Six Stratagems, a Chinese essay used to illustrate a series of stratagems used in politics, war, and in civil interaction / all the possible schemes and stratagems
most urgent / posthaste / express
December
to put one's palms together (in prayer or greeting)
ten commandments
last day of the lunar year / Chinese New Year's Eve
one billion / giga-
perfect / complete
thirteenth day of a month
over 20
Five Dynasties (907-960) and Ten Kingdoms (902-979), period of political turmoil in ancient China
26 years old
thirty years old and therefore independent (idiom, from Confucius)
Red Cross
tenfold / ten times (sth)
21st century
Isuzu
the tens place (or column) in the decimal system
decagon
decagram
Sixteen Kingdoms of Five non-Han people (ruling most of China 304-439) / also written 五胡十六國|五胡十六国
Ambush from Ten Sides (pipa solo piece) / House of Flying Daggers (2004 movie by Zhang Yimou 張藝謀|张艺谋)
ten items / decathlon (athletics)
in one's seventies (age) / very old (of people)
ten lines at a glance (idiom) / to read very rapidly
lit. for a nobleman to take revenge, ten years is not too long (idiom) / fig. revenge is a dish best served cold
the sixties / the 1960s
the Twenty-four Filial Exemplars, classic Confucian text on filial piety from Yuan dynasty
(coll.) going on foot
the Crusades / crusaders' eastern expedition
the seventies / the 1970s
news pass quickly from mouth to mouth (idiom) / an infectious disease spreads quickly (old meaning)
twelve channels of TCM
crusaders / army of crusaders / the Crusades
Shiyan prefecture level city in Hubei
pickaxe
Chinese poker
decimal system
hexadecimal
decimal
adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder)
Hong Kong Red Cross
the 12 earthly branches , , , , , , , , , , , (used cyclically in the calendar and as ordinal numbers)
decathlon
half-witted / nitwit
to have no need to fend for oneself (idiom) / to lead a pampered life
The Sutra in Forty-two Sections Spoken by the Buddha, the first Chinese Buddhist text, translated in 67 AD by Kasyapa-Matanga 迦葉摩騰|迦叶摩腾 and Gobharana 竺法蘭|竺法兰 (Dharmaraksha)
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