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  *○* | ○* | *○
character used in Taiwan as a substitute for a real name (like "X" in English) / variant of
English (language)
  *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
  *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 translation
English Language Teaching (ELT) / studying and teaching English
to crash (of a computer) / to stop working / (loanword from English "down")
anglophone / English department
TOEFL / Test of English as a Foreign Language
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
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
present participle (in English grammar)
to translate into (Chinese, English etc)
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
Kent (English county)
Milton (name) / John Milton (1608-1674), English republican writer and poet, author of Paradise Lost
the central pavilion of the Forbidden City rendered in English as "Hall of Supreme Harmony"
Lester or Leicester (name) / Leicester, English city in East Midlands
Joan of Arc (1412-1431), French heroine and liberator, executed as a witch by the Burgundians and English
Chinese-English parallel texts
George Byron (1788-1824), English poet
Jane Austen (1775-1817), English novelist / also written ·奧斯汀|简·奥斯汀
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)
Wiltshire (English county)
Alan Turing (1912-1954), English mathematician, considered as the father of computer science
Brokeback Mountain, 2005 English-language film by Ang Lee 李安
Buckinghamshire (English county)
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
Lincolnshire (English county)
English horn
Strait of Calais in the English channel / Strait of Dover / Pas-de-Calais, département of France
Geoffrey Chaucer (1343-1400), English poet, author of The Canterbury Tales 坎特伯雷故事集
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
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
(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)
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
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
Loughborough, English city
TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication)
Portsmouth, southern English seaport
Essex (English county)
English corner / spoken English practice group
Francis Bacon (1561-1626), English Renaissance philosopher and early scientist
Leicestershire, English county
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
Sarah Brightman (1960-), English pop star
Robert Boyle (1627-1691), English chemist
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
Berkshire (English county)
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
Chinese and English two-way translation
Charlie Chaplin (1899-1977), English movie actor and director
English-Chinese parallel text
Colin Firth, English actor (1960-)
T. S. Eliot (1888-1965), English poet
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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