Dictionary content from CC-CEDICT De keizer is ver weg - boek met wilde avonturen in China

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edge / fringe / verge / brink / periphery / marginal / borderline
reason / cause
  *緣* | 緣* | *緣
cause / reason / karma / fate / predestined affinity / margin / hem / edge / along
a marriage predestined by fate
to have no opportunity / no way (of doing sth) / no chance / no connection / not placed (in a competition) / (in pop lyrics) no chance of love, no place to be together etc
related / brought together by fate
fate or chance that brings people together / predestined affinity or relationship / (Budd.) destiny
to have no contact with / to be cut off from / (electricity) to insulate
predestined love / love affinity
to form ties / to become attached (to sb, sth)
chance / opportunity / predestined relationship / (Buddhist) principal and secondary causes / chain of cause and effect
chance / opportunity / destiny
reason / cause
geographic situation / geo-(politics etc)
relations with other people
marginalized people (not part of mainstream society) / marginal man (term coined by social psychologist Kurt Lewin, referring to a person in transition between two cultures or social groups, not fully belonging to either)
no cause, no reason (idiom); completely uncalled for
blood relationship / consanguinity
to be kindred spirits / to hit it off
ill-fated relationship
to originate from / to come from the fact that / owing to / because of
good karma / opportune connection with marriage partner
why? / for what reason?
good karma
electrical insulation / heat insulation
blood relationship / genetic relationship / consanguinity
(of a monk) to beg
destined to meet but not fated to be together (idiom)
phylogenetic relationship
lit. climb a tree to catch a fish (idiom); fig. to attempt the impossible
border area
trailing edge (of airplane wing)
Jinghua Yuan or Flowers in the Mirror, Qing novel of fantasy and erudition (early 19th century) by Li Ruzhen 李汝珍
limbic system
distantly related / remote affinity
(Buddhism) predestined relationship
casual romance / short-lived relationship
a marriage predestined in a former life (idiom)
erhua variant of 人緣|人缘
borderline personality disorder (BPD)
to earn people's praise through one's good deeds (idiom)
to curry favor / to advance one's career by toadying
(of a monk) to beg for food
to guard a tree-stump, waiting for rabbits, and climb a tree to catch fish (idiom); without any practical course of action
to cling to the rich and powerful (idiom); to advance one's career by currying favor / social climbing
one's predestined fate is yet to be fulfilled (idiom)
geopolitics / geopolitical
rim / edge of wheel
to marginalize / marginalization

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