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Pīnyīn
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to continue in a post / (to hold a post) several times in succession / (to win a title) in successive years / to stay at number one / to defend a championship
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  *蟬* | 蟬* | *蟬
cicada
cicada in winter / fig. mournful sound
Diaochan (-192), one of the four legendary beauties 四大美女, in fiction a famous beauty at the break-up of Han dynasty, given as concubine to usurping warlord Dong Zhuo 董卓 to ensure his overthrow by fighting hero Lü Bu 呂布|吕布
song of cicadas / chirping of insects
cicada's wing / fig. diaphanous / delicate texture
to keep quiet out of fear (idiom)
Golden Cicada
lit. the cicada sheds its carapace (idiom); fig. to vanish leaving an empty shell / a crafty escape plan
the mantis stalks the cicada, unaware of the oriole behind (idiom, from Daoist classic Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子); to pursue a narrow gain while neglecting a greater danger
the mantis stalks the cicada, unaware of the oriole behind (idiom, from Daoist classic Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子); to pursue a narrow gain while neglecting a greater danger
cicada slough / fig. to free oneself / to extricate oneself from
cicada slough (used in TCM)
Cicadidae, homopterous insect family including cicada
as quiet as a cicada in winter (idiom)


Tip: Pinyin can be entered with or without tone numbers, e.g. 'nihao' or 'ni3hao3'.
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