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clear / distinct / to understand thoroughly / to be clear about
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unclear / not understood / currently unknown
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surname Chu / abbr. for Hubei 湖北省 and Hunan 湖南省 provinces together / Chinese kingdom during the Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods (722-221 BC)
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distinct / clear / orderly / pain / suffering / deciduous bush used in Chinese medicine (genus Vitex) / punishment cane (old)
pain / anguish / suffering
James Soong (1942-), Taiwanese politician expelled from Guomindang in 2000 when he founded People First Party 親民黨|亲民党
southern states of Wu and Chu / the middle and lower Yangtze valley
to be very clear about sth (idiom)
person of outstanding talent
the state of Chu, one of the most important of the small states contending for power in China between 770 and 223 BC, located around present-day Hubei
Chu Ci, the Songs of Chu (ancient book of poems, collected during Han but esp. from country of Chu c. 500 BC)
Maralbeshi nahiyisi (Maralbexi county) in Kashgar prefecture 喀什地區|喀什地区, west Xinjiang
neat / lovely
Chuxiong county level city, capital of Chuxiong Yi autonomous prefecture 楚雄彞族自治州|楚雄彝族自治州 in central Yunnan
disconsolate / forlorn / grievance
immaculately dressed / well-groomed / dapper
serve Qin in the morning Chu in the evening (idiom); quick to switch sides
lucid / clear-headed / sensible
Treaty of Nerchinsk (1698) between Qing China and Russia
lit. on all sides, the songs of Chu (idiom) / fig. surrounded by enemies, isolated and without help
King Zhuang of Chu (reigned 613-591 BC), one of the Five Hegemons 春秋五霸
King Huai of Chu (reigned 328-299 BC) / later King Huai of Chu (reigned 208-205 BC)
IPTV (PRC media network)
clear diction / clear articulation
Cherie Chung (1960-), Hong Kong actress
Chu-Han Contention (206-202 BC), power struggle between Liu Bang 劉邦|刘邦 of Han and Xiang Yu 項羽|项羽 of Chu
sad / wretched / miserable
suffering / misery / pain (esp. psychological)
Chuxiong county level city, capital of Chuxiong Yi autonomous prefecture 楚雄彞族自治州|楚雄彝族自治州 in central Yunnan
Maralbeshi nahiyisi (Maralbexi county) in Kashgar prefecture 喀什地區|喀什地区, west Xinjiang
sorrowful / grieved
lit. head in Wu and tail in Chu (idiom); fig. close together / head-to-tail / one thing starts where the other leaves off
thorny problem / troublesome affair
Treaty of Nerchinsk (1698) between Qing China and Russia
plant mentioned in Book of Songs, uncertainly identified as carambola or star fruit (Averrhoa carambola) / kiwi fruit
the sky hangs low over the Yangtze, empty as far as the eye can see (idiom); nothing to see to the broad horizon
outstanding / extraordinary / preeminent
Mamoudzou, capital of Mayotte
IPTV (PRC media network)
Chuzhou district of Huai'an city 淮安市, Jiangsu
Yelü Chucai (1190-1244), Khitan statesman and advisor to Genghis Khan and Ögödei Khan, known for convincing the Mongols to tax the conquered population of the north China plains rather than slaughter it
Uxin or Wushen banner in southwest Ordos prefecture 鄂爾多斯|鄂尔多斯, Inner Mongolia
Nyang qu or Nian chu River in Tibet, a tributary of Yarlung Tsangpo
Chuzhou district of Huai'an city 淮安市, Jiangsu
lit. the river that divides Chu and Han / fig. a line that divides rival territories / the mid-line between sides on a Chinese chessboard
Chuxiong Yi autonomous prefecture in central Yunnan, capital Chuxiong city 楚雄市


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