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foodstuff / cereals / CL: 種|种
coarse grains (maize, sorghum etc)
  *糧* | 糧* | *糧
grain / food / provisions / agricultural tax paid in grain
army provisions / rations and fodder
food cereals
Wuliangye liquor / Five Grain liquor
grain crops other than rice and wheat
rations (to take on expedition)
granary / barn / fig. bread basket (of fertile agricultural land)
dog food / (Internet slang) public display of affection (term used by singles 單身狗|单身狗 forced to "eat" it)
commodity grain (grain produced as a commodity rather than for self-sufficiency)
coupons for food or grain used in a PRC economic program c. 1955-1993
land tax / money and grain (given as tax or tribute)
army provisions
(dialect) to pay salary
to lack food supplies
grain crops / cereals
grain collected by the government as tax
grain depot
route for providing foodstuff
army provisions
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
grain retailer (in former times)
surplus grain
army provisions
out of ammunition and no food left (idiom); in desperate straits
provisions (e.g. military) / forage / fodder
lit. imperial funding for troops / funds or items supplied by the government
grain store
provisions are exhausted / out of food
grain supply station
lit. eating away next year's food in advance / fig. to dip into the next month's check / live now, pay later
relief grain / emergency provisions
elite soldiers, ample provisions (idiom); well-prepared forces / preparations for war are in an advanced state
food growing area
to grow crops / food growing
wholesale grain store
to store up provisions against a war
grain transported by water (in ancient times)
grain bought by the state and resold to areas undergoing a grain shortage
dry rations
(slang) to be lovey-dovey in public
food and agriculture / grain farmer
autumn grain crops
World food program (United Nations aid agency)
knapsack (for provisions) / haversack
to hand in one's ration cards / to die
grain reserves
before the troops move, fodder and provisions go first (idiom); logistics comes before military maneuvers / an army marches on its stomach
to be on the government payroll
lit. to eat from government coffers / to serve as a government employee / to live off government money
to eat without working (idiom) / to take one's pay and not care about the rest
to run out of food
major agricultural province
refined grain (rice, wheat etc)
famine / critical shortage of grain
to pay taxes in kind (rice, cloth etc)

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