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Mandarin pronunciation:  pin1yin1 | pīn​yīn​ | ㄅㄆㄇㄈ
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  *九* | 九* | *九
nine / 9
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  *玖* | 玖* | *玖
black jade / nine (banker's anti-fraud numeral)
half the work, twice the effect (idiom); the right approach saves effort and leads to better results / a stitch in time saves nine
nine-tenths / ninety percent
the Nine Tripod Cauldrons, symbol of state power, dating back to the Xia Dynasty
world of the immortals / fairyland / cloud nine
nine-tailed fox (mythological creature)
nine deaths and still alive (idiom); a narrow escape / new lease of life
Pan-Pearl River delta / The nine provinces of Southern China around Guangzhou and the Pearl River delta / South China
Director of the Imperial Clan in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art
to apply makeup conspicuously (idiom) / dressed to the nines and wearing makeup
one word worth nine sacred tripods (idiom); words of enormous weight
Grand Minister of Agriculture in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
nine-ball (billiards game)
Minister of Ceremonies in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
legendary bird with nine heads (old) / cunning or sly person
the Nine Ministers (in imperial China)
Antonin Dvořák (1841-1904), Bohemian composer, author of nine symphonies including the New World symphony
nine divide by nine is one (abacus rule) / when all is said and done
the nine springs / the underworld of Chinese mythology / Hades
lit. one hair from nine oxen (idiom) / fig. a drop in the ocean
the Three Religions (Daoism, Confucianism, Buddhism) and Nine Schools (Confucians, Daoists, Yin-Yang, Legalists, Logicians, Mohists, Political Strategists, Eclectics, Agriculturists) / fig. people from all trades (often derog.)
Minor Treasurer in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
lit. the dragon has nine sons (idiom); fig. all kinds of characters / good and bad intermingled / It takes all sorts to make a world.
nine orifices of the human body (eyes, nostrils, ears, mouth, urethra, anus)
Commandant of Justice in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
Grand Servant in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
the nine "fields" into which Heaven was anciently divided / the Nine Provinces of ancient China
C9 League, alliance of nine prestigious Chinese universities, established in 1998
the nine schools of thought, philosophical schools of the Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods (770-220 BC), viz Confucians 儒家, Daoists 道家, Yin and Yang 陰陽家|阴阳家, Legalists 法家, Logicians 名家, Mohists 墨家, Diplomats 縱橫家|纵横家, Miscellaneous 雜家|杂家, and Agriculturalists 農家|农家
Commandant of Guards (in imperial China), one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
nine-tailed turtle of mythology / The Nine-tailed Turtle, novel by late Qing novelist Zhang Chunfan 張春帆|张春帆
nine periods of nine days each after winter solstice, the coldest time of the year
lit. to have only nine meals in thirty days (idiom) / fig. (of a family) on the brink of starvation / in dire straits
The Nine-Toothed Rake (weapon of Zhu Bajie 豬八戒|猪八戒)
A small hole not plugged will make you suffer a big hole (idiom); a stitch in time saves nine
Grand Herald in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
Supervisor of Attendants in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
nine periods of nine days each after winter solstice, the coldest time of the year
nine tones and six modes (tonal system of Cantonese and other southern languages)
Zhang Chunfan (-1935), late Qing novelist, author of The Nine-tailed Turtle 九尾龜|九尾龟
genius comes from hard effort / Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration (Thomas Edison)
the coldest period of the year / three nine day periods after the winter solstice
timely handling doubles the effect and halves the effort / the right approach saves effort and leads to better results / a stitch in time saves nine
rare talent / lit. legendary nine-ribbed turtle of Yuan river
If you don't plug the small hole, the big hole will be hard to repair (idiom); A stitch in time saves nine.
A small hole not plugged will make you suffer a big hole (idiom); A stitch in time saves nine.
a small hole not plugged will give you grief when it gets bigger (idiom) / a stitch in time saves nine
Bixi, one of the nine sons of a dragon with the form of a tortoise, also known as 龜趺|龟趺
nine periods of nine days each after winter solstice, the coldest time of the year
to kneel three times and kowtow nine times (formal etiquette on meeting the emperor)
enneahedron (solid figure having nine plane faces)


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