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  *枝* | 枝* | *枝
branch / classifier for sticks, rods, pencils etc
litchi or lychee fruit (Litchi chinensis Sonn.)
branch / twig
Panzhihua prefecture-level city in the south of Sichuan
kapok (tree)
branch / twig / stem
to become bogged down in the details (idiom)
a gun / guns in general / same as 槍支|枪支
branch and leaf
lit. only one branch of the tree is thriving (idiom) / fig. to be in a league of one's own / outstanding
cinnamon (Ramulus Cinnamomi)
lit. lovely scene of blossoming plants swaying in the breeze (idiom) / fig. gorgeously dressed (woman)
olive branch / symbol of peace
branch / twig
a new branch grows out of a knot (idiom); fig. side issues keep arising
branches and knots / fig. side issue / minor peripheral problem
variant of 枝椏|枝桠
branches and tendrils / fig. overcomplicated or digressive
golden branch, jade leaves (idiom); fig. blue-blooded nobility, esp. imperial kinsmen or peerless beauty
to prune (branches etc)
a new branch grows out of a knot (idiom); fig. side issues keep arising
custard apple / soursop (Annonaceae)
variant of 枝椏|枝桠
Zhijiang county level city in Yichang 宜昌, Hubei
twig / branch
seeds of litchi or lychee (in TCM)
to deliberately complicate an issue (idiom)
(tree) graft
Zicheng town in Yidu county 宜都, Yichang 宜昌, Hubei
variant of 肢解
Zhu Zhishan (1460-1526), Ming calligrapher and poet, one of Four great southern talents of the Ming 江南四大才子
Palm Sunday (Sunday before Easter)
massage / snapped-off branch / sprig / to snap a twig (i.e. sth that requires very little effort)
Luzhi special economic area in Liupanshui 六盤水|六盘水, west Guizhou
Zicheng town in Yidu county 宜都, Yichang 宜昌, Hubei
dendrite (crystallography)
spray (sprig of a plant with blossoms) / squid (on dining menus) / (literary) beautiful woman
cape jasmine (Gardenia jasminoides), esp. grown as bonsai
Panzhihua prefecture in south Sichuan, bordering Yunnan
side issues keep arising (idiom)
In the sky to be two birds flying wing to wing, on earth to be two trees with branches intertwined / wishing for conjugal bliss
branch stem
thick stems and broad leaves (idiom) / boorish / rough and ready / sloppy
Panzhihua prefecture level city in south Sichuan, bordering Yunnan, famous for steel production and pollution
Palm Sunday (Christian Festival one week before Easter)
minor details / trifles
Zhijiang county level city in Yichang 宜昌, Hubei
when the root is firm, the branches flourish
near and distant relatives

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