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gold / golden (opportunity) / prime (time)
HSK 5
dusk / evening / nightfall
HSK 6
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  *黃* | 黃* | *黃
surname Huang or Hwang
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  *黃* | 黃* | *黃
yellow / pornographic / to fall through
yellow (color) / pornographic
Yellow Pages
egg yolk
Wong Tai Sin district of Kowloon, Hong Kong
citrine (orange or yellow quartz SiO2) / yellow water / name of river in Henan
Golden Week, two 7-day national holiday periods
(sports) yellow card / (fig.) admonishment
Yellow River or Huang He
lutein (biochemistry)
Huangpu District, Guangzhou / Whampoa (old transliteration) / Guangdong Harbor
yellow-green
gherkin
cucumber / CL: 條|条
golden yellow / golden
custard
Xia Huanggong also known as Huang Shigong 黃石公|黄石公 (dates of birth and death uncertain), Daoist hermit of the Qin Dynasty 秦代 and purported author of ”Three Strategies of Huang Shigong” 黃石公三略|黄石公三略, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书
wasp
lit. house made of gold / fig. luxurious residence
gold color
name of various places including Gold Coast (Australian city), Gold Coast (former British colony in Africa) and Costa Daurada (area on the coast of Catalonia, Spain)
(coll.) taxicab (Tw)
soybean
turmeric
brass (alloy of copper 銅|铜 and zinc 鋅|锌)
yellow flowers (of various types) / chrysanthemum / cauliflower / (yellow) daylily / a young virgin (boy or girl)
the Yellow Springs / the underworld of Chinese mythology / the equivalent of Hades or Hell
wampee (Clausena lansium)
ox / cattle / scalper of tickets etc / to fail to show up / to break a promise
topaz
Huangshi prefecture-level city in Hubei
light yellow
the Yellow Emperor, mythological emperor of China, reigned c. 2697-2597 BC
Yellow Sea
rhubarb (botany)
Mt Huang / Yellow mountains / Huangshan prefecture-level city centered around Huangshan Mountains in south Anhui
Chinese divination almanac
yellow green
butter / CL:
macula lutea (anatomy, central area of retina) / yellow spot
loess (yellow sandy soil typical of north China)
Chinese goldthread (Coptis chinensis), rhizome used in medicine
Huanglong county in Yan'an 延安, Shaanxi
pornographic book
Huang Hua (1913-2010), PRC foreign minister (1976-1982) and vice premier (1980-1982)
bumblebee
"yellow wine" (mulled rice wine, usually served warm)
golden age
(bird species of China) Eurasian siskin (Spinus spinus)
variant of 黃檗|黄檗
Chinese foxglove (Rehmannia glutinosa), its rhizome used in TCM
jaundice
flavone
lit. the divine steed Feihuang gallops (idiom) / fig. to achieve meteoric success in one's career
Huang Zhong (-220), general of Shu in Romance of the Three Kingdoms, portrayed as an old fighter
Wong Fei-hung (1847-1925), martial arts master
yellow bicycle (by Ofo bicycle sharing company)
The Yellow Emperor's Internal Canon, medical text c. 300 BC
citrine (orange or yellow quartz SiO2 as a semiprecious stone)
Huang Xin, character in The Water Margin
prime time
King Solomon's seal (plant of genus Polygonatum)
campaign against pornography
the ecliptic (the plane of the solar system)
refers to the Yellow Turbans Peasant Uprising at the end of later Han (from 184)
huangqi / milk vetch root (used in TCM) / Astragalus membranaceus or Astragalus mongholicus
the ovaries, roe and digestive tract of the crab / soft interior of crab as a food delicacy / crab meat
Huang Tingjian (1045-1105), Song poet and calligrapher
custard bun
tan (color) / tawny
milk vetch / plant genus Astragalus / huangqi 黃芪|黄芪, Astragalus membranaceus (used in TCM)
glistening yellow
buff / pale yellow
Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea) / same as 赤麻鴨|赤麻鸭
faded old woman
Asian swamp eel (Monopterus albus) / CL: 個|个, 條|条
black-naped oriole (Oriolus chinensis)
yellow face (due to sickness etc) / yellow-skinned people
orange yellow / tangerine yellow / chrome yellow
prime time
yellow man / Mongoloid (old term)
Huang Ju (1938-2007), Chinese politician
yellow chrysanthemum / wine
mayonnaise
tangerine yellow / saffron (color)
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
aorta (ingredient of hotpot, Sichuan cuisine)
beige
silly little girl
Huangshi prefecture-level city in Hubei
mealworm (Tenebrio molitor)
riboflavin (vitamin B2)
pineapple / pear
Huangmei county in Huanggang 黃岡|黄冈, Hubei
sallow / yellow and withered / sickly
Yellow Crane Tower in Wuhan City, built in 223, burnt down in 1884, rebuilt in 1985 / favored place of poet sages, who in legend arrived riding golden cranes / Tang poem by Cui Hao 崔顥|崔颢, with theme 'the past will never return' / one of three famous pagodas in China along with Yueyang Tower 岳陽樓|岳阳楼 in Yueyang, north Hunan, and Tengwang Tower 滕王閣|滕王阁 in Nanchang, Jiangxi
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