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oneself / one's own
everyone gives their own view
  *己* | 己* | *己
self / oneself / sixth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 / sixth in order / letter "F" or Roman "VI" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / hexa
to be oneself
to do (sth) oneself / to help oneself to
close female friend / confidante
without the freedom to act independently (idiom); involuntary / not of one's own volition / in spite of oneself
thirty-sixth year F12 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1959 or 2019
know yourself, know your enemy (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法)
to know oneself / to be intimate or close / intimate friend
love others as self
Daji (c. 11th century BC), concubine of the last Shang dynasty king Zhou Xin 紂辛|纣辛
to make it one's business / to take upon oneself to
twenty-sixth year F2 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2009 or 2069
dissident / alien / outsider
(coll.) (Tw) to get sacked / to be fired
a matter of no concern to oneself (idiom)
to feel unconcerned and let matters rest (idiom)
fifty-sixth year F8 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1979 or 2039
one's own viewpoint
sixth year F6 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1989 or 2049
to be strict with oneself (idiom) / to demand a lot of oneself
our side / one's own (side etc)
to take for one's own / to expropriate
forty-sixth year F10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1969 or 2029
to appropriate to oneself (what rightfully belongs to others)
to be content with one's lot (idiom) / to know one's place
to crush one's own foot while trying to maneuver a rock (to a cliff edge, to drop on one's enemy) (idiom) / hoisted by one's own petard
to persist in one's views
you can't always do as you like / one has to compromise in this world (idiom)
to harm others without benefiting oneself (idiom)
Look out for yourself, or heaven and earth will combine to destroy you. / Every man for himself, and the Devil take the hindmost.
to abandon self for others (idiom, from Analects); to sacrifice one's own interest for other people / altruism
selfless / self-sacrifice (to help others) / self-renunciation / altruism
sixteenth year F4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1999 or 2059
self-restraint / discipline / selflessness
If you don't want anyone to know, don't do it (idiom). fig. If you do something bad, people will inevitably hear about it.
not to become attached to material things, not to pity oneself
What you don't want done to you, don't do to others. (idiom, from the Confucian analects) / Do as you would be done by. / Do not do to others what you would not have them do to you.
restrain yourself and return to the rites (idiom, from Analects); to subdue self and observe proprieties / (any number of possible translations)
to be strict with oneself
each sticks to his own view (idiom); a dialogue of the deaf
personal profit / to benefit oneself
hexose (CH2O)6, monosaccharide with six carbon atoms, such as glucose 葡萄糖
intimate / private saving of family members
to move a stone and stub one's toe / to shoot oneself in the foot (idiom)
to abandon self for others (idiom); to sacrifice oneself to help the people / altruism
close friend in a distant land, far-flung realms as next door / close in spirit although far away
Go your own way, let others say what they like. (popular modern cliche) / Do it my way.
those on our side / ourselves / one's own people / one of us
Kong Yiji, protagonist of short story by Lu Xun 魯迅|鲁迅
to regard sb as one's own child
self-restraint and devotion to public duties (idiom); selfless dedication / to serve the public interest wholeheartedly
Help others, and others may help you (idiom).
to consider sb as close friend (idiom); to take into one's confidence
a true gentleman will sacrifice his life for a friend who understands him, as a woman makes herself beautiful for her sweetheart
close male friend / confidant
there's no place like home (idiom)
to seek the cause in oneself rather than sb else
private saved money of close family members
intimate / private saving of family members
to know the enemy and know oneself (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War")
an individual
to blot out one's conscience
to wipe out dissenters / to exterminate those who disagree
to give up one's private interests for the public good (idiom); to behave altruistically / selfless and public spirited
to be severe with oneself and lenient with others (idiom)
to listen to the ideas of others with an open mind (idiom)
self-restraint and devotion to public duties (idiom); selfless dedication / to serve the public interest wholeheartedly
hepatitis F
harming others for one's personal benefit (idiom); personal gain to the detriment of others
know yourself and know your enemy, and you will never be defeated (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法)
each sticks to his own opinion (idiom); chacun son gout
a thousand cups of wine is not too much when best friends meet (idiom) / when you're with close friends, you can let your hair down
if you want sth done well, do it yourself (idiom)
knowing the enemy and yourself will get you unscathed through a hundred battles (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War")
to exercise power arbitrarily (idiom)

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