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corn / maize / CL:
HSK 5
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jade
HSK 6
Mount Yu, the highest mountain in Taiwan (3952 m)
Yushan county in Shangrao 上饒|上饶, Jiangxi
precious jade / treasures
Yuching township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县, Taiwan
topaz
Saitama (city and prefecture in Japan)
beautiful woman / fairy maiden attending the Daoist immortals / (polite) sb else's daughter / Chinese dodder (Cuscuta chinensis), plant whose seeds are used for TCM
Yulan magnolia
fine jade
jade pendant / jade ornament
cornflakes / tortilla chips
a jade worker / a jade statuette / a beautiful person / (term of endearment)
lit. throw out a brick and get jade thrown back (idiom) / fig. to attract others' interest or suggestions by putting forward one's own modest ideas to get the ball rolling
Maggie Cheung (1964-), Hong Kong actress
to have tender, protective feelings for the fairer sex (idiom)
chalcedony / agate / exquisite wine
jade / jade and stone / (fig.) the good and the bad
Yuli town in Hualien County 花蓮縣|花莲县, east Taiwan
magnolia
the Jade Hare / the moon
Baiyü county (Tibetan: dpal yul rdzong) in Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture 甘孜藏族自治州, Sichuan (formerly in Kham province of Tibet)
white jade / tofu (by analogy)
Jade Emperor
slender and elegant (of a woman)
please help achieve something (formal)
Jade Emperor (in Taoism)
baby corn
delicate as a flower, refined as a precious jade (idiom) / (of a woman) exquisite
brocade garments, jade meals (idiom); a life of luxury / extravagance
Yupian, Chinese dictionary compiled by Gu Yewang 顧野王|顾野王 in 6th century AD
Yang Yuhuan, aka Yang Guifei 楊貴妃|杨贵妃 (719-756), famous Tang beauty, consort of Emperor Xuanzhong 唐玄宗
cornflour / corn starch
see 肉桂
Yuhuan county in Taizhou 台州, Zhejiang
to burn both jade and common stone / to destroy indiscriminately (idiom)
corn starch
the Jade Emperor
corn cake / Mexican tortilla
Yuli town in Hualien County 花蓮縣|花莲县, east Taiwan
angular Solomon's seal / Polygonatum odoratum
lit. gold and jade fill the hall (idiom) / fig. abundant wealth / abundance of knowledge
jade artifact
Yumen county level city in Jiuquan 酒泉, Gansu
(literary) vaginal opening / vulva
jade purse, a cultivar of lychee
clear as ice and clean as jade (idiom); spotless / irreproachable / incorruptible
epsilon Ursae Majoris in the Big Dipper
Jia Baoyu, male character in The Dream of Red Mansions, in love with his cousin Lin Daiyu 林黛玉 but obliged to marry Xue Baochai 薛寶釵|薛宝钗
to keep oneself pure / to preserve one's integrity / to remain chaste
pretty daughter in a humble family
Feng Yuxiang (1882-1948), warlord during Republic of China, strongly critical of Chiang Kai-shek
jasper
Karakax County in Hotan Prefecture 和田地區|和田地区, Xinjiang
Lin Daiyu, female character in The Dream of Red Mansions, cousin and thwarted lover of Jia Baoyu 賈寶玉|贾宝玉
(dialect) corn
Yuxi prefecture level city in Yunnan
wood jade (type of petrified wood)
gold and jade / precious
Tamagawa (name) / Tamagawa city in Akita prefecture, Japan
gems of wisdom (idiom); priceless advice
golden rule / key principle
lily-white hands
Yumen Pass, or Jade Gate, western frontier post on the Silk Road in the Han Dynasty, west of Dunhuang, in Gansu
nephrite / Hotan jade
jelly fig seed (Ficus pumila var. awkeotsang)
Yulin prefecture level city in Guangxi
jelly snack made by kneading jelly fig seeds 愛玉子|爱玉子 in water and combining with flavorings (popular in Taiwan and Singapore)
Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (Tibetan: yus hru'u bod rigs rang skyong khul) in Qinghai
jadeite
lit. as round as pearls and as smooth as jade (idiom) / fig. elegant and polished (of singing or writing)
corundum (mineral)
gyokuro (shaded Japanese green tea) / (old) early-morning autumn dew / fine liquor
Better broken jade than intact tile. / Death is preferable to dishonor. (idiom)
nephrite / Ca(Mg,Fe)3(SiO3)4
Yuquan District of Hohhot City 呼和浩特市, Inner Mongolia
nephrite (used in TCM)
bejeweled jade palace (idiom); sumptuous dwelling
bejeweled nectar (idiom); ambrosia of the immortals / superb liquor / top quality wine
Zhang Tingyu (1672-1755), Qing politician, senior minister to three successive emperors, oversaw compilation of History of the Ming Dynasty 明史 and the Kangxi Dictionary 康熙字典
gilded exterior, shabby and ruined on the inside (idiom)
magatama (Japanese curved beads)
golden branch, jade leaves (idiom); fig. blue-blooded nobility, esp. imperial kinsmen or peerless beauty
(deferential) your letter
cornelian (mineral)
crystal / old word for 水晶
Yutian county in Tangshan 唐山, Hebei
pearls and jades / jewels / clever remark / beautiful writing / gems of wisdom / genius / outstanding person
Youyu county in Shuozhou 朔州, Shanxi
popcorn
corn syrup
Abiud (son of Zerubbabel)
lit. in books are sumptuous houses and graceful ladies (proverb) / fig. be diligent in your studies, success and glory will follow
lit. stolen scent, pilfered jade (idiom); philandering / secret illicit sex
your son (honorific)
Yuching township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县, Taiwan
lit. orchids and jade trees (idiom); fig. a child with splendid future prospects
chrysoprase (mineral)
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