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  *○* | ○* | *○
character used in Taiwan as a substitute for a real name (like "X" in English) / variant of
  *家* | 家* | *家
home / family / (polite) my (sister, uncle etc) / classifier for families or businesses / refers to the philosophical schools of pre-Han China / noun suffix for a specialist in some activity, such as a musician or revolutionary, corresponding to English -ist, -er, -ary or -ian / CL: 個|个
English (language)
  *英* | 英* | *英
United Kingdom / British / England / English / abbr. for 英國|英国
English (language)
  *聽* | 聽* | *聽
to listen / to hear / to obey / a can (loanword from English "tin") / classifier for canned beverages
medieval / Middle Ages / Chinese middle antiquity, 3rd to 9th centuries, including Sui and Tang Dynasties / Middle (of a language, e.g. Middle English) / used / second-hand
  *吋* | 吋* | *吋
inch (English)
Sino-British / Chinese-English
to act on / to affect / action / function / activity / impact / result / effect / purpose / intent / to play a role / corresponds to English -ity, -ism, -ization / CL: 個|个
American English
General English Proficiency Test (GEPT), commissioned by Taiwan's Ministry of Education in 1999
English Language Teaching (ELT) / studying and teaching English
English translation
to crash (of a computer) / to stop working / (loanword from English "down")
transliteration (rendering phonetic value, e.g. of English words in Chinese characters) / characters giving phonetic value of Chinese word or name (when the correct characters may be unknown) / transcription (linguistics) / to transcribe phonetic symbols
anglophone / English department
TOEFL / Test of English as a Foreign Language
Chinese English parallel texts
Robin Hood (English 12th century folk hero)
the (rightful) emperor / "Son of Heaven" (traditional English translation)
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
Pali, language of Theravad Pali canon / Barry (name) / Gareth Barry (1981-), English footballer
Kent (English county)
present participle (in English grammar)
Jeanne d'Arc (1412-1431), French heroine and liberator, executed as a witch by the Burgundians and English / also called Jehanne Darc, the Maid or Orleans, Joan of Arc or St Joan
Milton (name) / John Milton (1608-1674), English republican writer and poet, author of Paradise Lost
Joan of Arc (1412-1431), French heroine and liberator, executed as a witch by the Burgundians and English
the central pavilion of the Forbidden City rendered in English as "Hall of Supreme Harmony"
Chinese-English parallel texts
Lester or Leicester (name) / Leicester, English city in East Midlands
George Byron (1788-1824), English poet
Jane Austen (1775-1817), English novelist / also written ·奧斯汀|简·奥斯汀
to translate into (Chinese, English etc)
English Channel
Dickens (name) / Charles Dickens (1812-1870), great English novelist
England (historical loan, from English)
Yorkshire (English region)
Christian Bale (1974-), English actor
China Daily (an English language newspaper)
Alan Turing (1912-1954), English mathematician, considered as the father of computer science
Henry V (1387-1422), English warrior king, victor of Agincourt / History of Henry V by William Shakespeare 莎士比亞|莎士比亚
voiced consonant (English z or v, as opposed to unvoiced s or f)
translation from / loan from (e.g. English word)
John Lennon (1940-1980), English singer, guitarist, and songwriter
(Internet slang) to have a simplistic view of sth (transcription of "too young, too simple" – English words spoken by Jiang Zemin 江澤民|江泽民 in chastizing Hong Kong reporters in 2000)
Lincolnshire (English county)
English horn
Sarah Brightman (1960-), English pop star
Geoffrey Chaucer (1343-1400), English poet, author of The Canterbury Tales 坎特伯雷故事集
Wiltshire (English county)
Eton public school (English elite school)
indefinite article (e.g. English a, an)
a can (loanword from English "tin")
Wallis (name) / John Wallis (1616-1703), English mathematician, precursor of Newton
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), English Romantic poet
Charles Dickens (1812-1870), great English novelist
George Boole (1815-1864), English mathematician, philosopher and logician, author of The Laws of Thought and the inventor of Boolean logic
Strait of Calais in the English channel / Strait of Dover / Pas-de-Calais, département of France
Buckinghamshire (English county)
Bayes (name) / Thomas Bayes (1702-1761), English mathematician and theologian
Hook or Hooke (name) / Robert Hooke (1635-1703), brilliant English experimental scientist and inventor
Ku Hung-ming or Gu Hongming (1857-1928), Malaysian man of letters, highly regarded for his literary works written mostly in English, and known for his monarchist views
TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication)
Portsmouth, southern English seaport
Leicestershire, English county
Essex (English county)
English corner / spoken English practice group
Francis Bacon (1561-1626), English Renaissance philosopher and early scientist
Loughborough, English city
Nottinghamshire (English county)
Cavendish (name) / Henry Cavendish (1731-1810), English nobleman and pioneer experimental scientist
Francis Bacon (1561-1626), English Renaissance philosopher and early scientist
Geoffrey Chaucer (1343-1400), English poet, author of The Canterbury Tales 坎特伯雷故事集
Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) or Dr Johnson, English writer and lexicographer
Vauxhall (English car brand and city)
East Midlands, English county
Thomas Hardy (1840-1928), English author
English language fan / enthusiasm for English
James Legge (1815-1897), Scottish Protestant missionary in Qing China and translator of the Chinese classics into English
John Bunyan (1628-1688), English puritan writer, author of Pilgrim's Progress 天路歷程|天路历程
to show off (loanword, from English "show") / to grandstand / to perform in a stage show
Henry Hudson (?-1611?), English explorer and navigator
rising tone (phonetics, e.g. on a question in English)
Tennyson (name) / Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson (1809-1892), English poet
Robert Boyle (1627-1691), English chemist
Chinese and English two-way translation
Charlie Chaplin (1899-1977), English movie actor and director
Berkshire (English county)
Colin Firth, English actor (1960-)
English-Chinese parallel text
T. S. Eliot (1888-1965), English poet
Maugham (family name) / W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965), English writer
Oxfordshire (English county)
hanging participle (error of grammar in English)
death wish (translated from English) / Death wish, movie series with Charles Bronson is translated as 猛龍怪客|猛龙怪客

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