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Mandarin pronunciation:  pin1yin1 | pīn​yīn​ | ㄅㄆㄇㄈ
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the six directions (north, south, east, west, up, down) / the whole country / the universe / everything under the sun
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  *六* | 六* | *六
six / 6
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  *陆* | 陆* | *陆
six (banker's anti-fraud numeral)
five viscera and six bowels (TCM)
ideogram plus phonetic (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / also known as phonogram, phonetic compound or picto-phonetic character
Six Classics, namely: Book of Songs 詩經|诗经, Book of History 尚書|尚书, Book of Rites 儀禮|仪礼, the lost Book of Music 樂經|乐经, Book of Changes 易經|易经, Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋
lit. to have three heads and six arms (idiom) / fig. to possess remarkable abilities / a being of formidable powers
the Confucian Six Arts, namely: rites or etiquette 禮|礼 (禮儀|礼仪), music 樂|乐 (音樂|音乐), archery (射箭), charioteering (駕車|驾车), calligraphy or literacy 書|书 (識字|识字), mathematics or reckoning 數|数 (計算|计算) / another name for the Six Classics 六經|六经
military strategy / military tactics / originally refers to military classics Six Secret Teachings 六韜|六韬 and Three Strategies 三略
the Six-Day War of June 1967 between Israel and its Arab neighbors
Of the Thirty-Six Stratagems, fleeing is best. / see also 三十六計|三十六计
ideogram (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / Chinese character indicating an idea, such as up and down / also known as self-explanatory character
radical plus phonetic (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / also known as phonogram, phonetic compound or picto-phonetic character
pictogram (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / Chinese character derived from a picture / sometimes called hieroglyph
Six Dynasties (220-589)
(TCM) six excesses causing illness, namely: excessive wind 風|风, cold , heat , damp 濕|湿, dryness , fire
pictogram / one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters / Chinese character derived from a picture / sometimes called hieroglyph
(TCM) six bowels (hollow organs), namely: gall bladder 膽|胆, stomach , large intestine 大腸|大肠, small intestine 小腸|小肠, triple heater 三焦, bladder 膀胱
Six records of a floating life, autobiographical novel and description of Qing dynasty life by 沈復|沈复, published 1808
to make use of / to use sth as pretext / under false pretenses / under the guise of / masquerading as / lenient / tolerant / loan character (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / character acquiring meanings by phonetic association / also called phonetic loan
to enquire, according to custom, after the name and horoscope of intended bride / one of a set of six traditional marriage protocols (六禮|六礼), in which name as well as date and time of birth (for horoscope) are formally requested of the prospective bride's family
combined ideogram (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / Chinese character that combines the meanings of existing elements / also known as joint ideogram or associative compounds / to comprehend without being told explicitly / to cotton on / knowing (smile, glance etc)
lit. to cross five passes and slay six generals (idiom) / fig. to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success)
Seven Military Classics of ancient China viz "Six Secret Strategic Teachings" 六韜|六韬, "Methods of Sima" 司馬法|司马法, "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法, "Wuzi" 吳子|吴子, "Wei Liaozi" 尉繚子|尉缭子, "Three Strategies of Huang Shigong" 黃石公三略|黄石公三略 and "Duke Li of Wei Answering Emperor Taizong of Tang" 唐太宗李衛公問對|唐太宗李卫公问对
Jiang Ziya (c. 1100 BC, dates of birth and death unknown), partly mythical sage advisor to King Wen of Zhou 周文王 and purported author of “Six Secret Strategic Teachings” 六韜|六韬, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书
six pack (abdominal muscles)
six-pack (abs)
combined ideogram (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / Chinese character that combines the meanings of existing elements / also known as joint ideogram or associative compounds
the ellipsis …… (punct., consisting of six dots)
six close relatives, namely: father , mother , older brothers , younger brothers , wife , male children / one's kin
Book of Music, said to be one of the Six Classics lost after Qin's burning of the books in 212 BC, but may simply refer to Book of Songs 詩經|诗经
six-sided talks (on North Korea)
six domestic animals, namely: pig, cow, sheep, horse, chicken and dog
Yang Rui (1855-1898), one of the Six Gentlemen Martyrs 戊戌六君子 of the unsuccessful reform movement of 1898 / Yang Rui (1963-), host of "Dialogue" on CCTV News
Tan Sitong (1865-1898), Qing writer and politician, one of the Six Gentlemen Martyrs 戊戌六君子 of the unsuccessful reform movement of 1898
the six spirits that rule the vital organs (heart , lungs , liver , kidneys 腎|肾, spleen and gall bladder 膽|胆)
Gu Kaizhi or Ku K'aichih (346-407), famous painter of Eastern Jin dynasty, one of the Four Great Painters of the Six dynasties 六朝四大家
Six schools of pre-Han philosophy, as analyzed by 司馬談|司马谈 (儒家, 道家, 陰陽|阴阳, 法家, 名家, and 墨家)
transfer character (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / character with meanings influenced by other words / sometimes called mutually explanatory character
the Six Gentlemen Martyrs of the failed reform movement of 1898, executed in its aftermath, namely: Tan Sitong 譚嗣同|谭嗣同, Lin Xu 林旭, Yang Shenxiu 楊深秀|杨深秀, Liu Guangdi 劉光第|刘光第, Kang Guangren 康廣仁|康广仁 and Yang Rui 楊銳|杨锐
The Thirty-Six Stratagems, a Chinese essay used to illustrate a series of stratagems used in politics, war, and in civil interaction / all the possible schemes and stratagems
lit. the eyes watch six roads and the ears listen in all directions / to be observant and alert (idiom)
Lin Xu (1875-1898), one of the Six Gentlemen Martyrs 戊戌六君子 of the unsuccessful reform movement of 1898
(TCM) six unhealthy influences causing illness, namely: excessive wind 風|风, cold , heat , damp 濕|湿, dryness , fire
Four Great Painters of the Six dynasties, namely: Cao Buxing 曹不興|曹不兴, Gu Kaizhi 顧愷之|顾恺之, Lu Tanwei 陸探微|陆探微 and Zhang Sengyou 張僧繇|张僧繇
transfer character (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / character with meanings influenced by other words / sometimes called mutually explanatory character
postnatal period / puerperium (period of six weeks after childbirth)
Zhang Sengyou (active c. 490-540), one of the Four Great Painters of the Six dynasties 六朝四大家
Liuhe Bafa - "Six Harmonies, Eight Methods" - Martial Art
livestock, or specifically the six farm animals cow, horse, sheep, cock, dog, pig 牛馬羊雞狗豬|牛马羊鸡狗猪 / an insult, You animal!
“Six Secret Strategic Teachings”, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书, attributed to Jiang Ziya 薑子牙|姜子牙
Six Methods of forming Chinese characters, according to Han dictionary Shuowen 說文|说文 - namely, two primary methods: 象形 (pictogram), 指事 (ideogram), two compound methods: 會意|会意 (combined ideogram), 形聲|形声 (ideogram plus phonetic), and two transfer methods: 假借 (loan), 轉注|转注 (transfer)
Liu Guangdi (1859-1898), one of the Six Gentlemen Martyrs 戊戌六君子 of the unsuccessful reform movement of 1898
Shen Fu (1763-c. 1810), Qing dynasty writer, author of Six records of a floating life 浮生六記|浮生六记
Lu Tanwei (active c. 450-490), one of the Four Great Painters of the Six dynasties 六朝四大家
Yang Shenxiu (1849-1898), one of the Six Gentlemen Martyrs 戊戌六君子 of the unsuccessful reform movement of 1898
"Six Secret Strategic Teachings" 六韜|六韬 and "Three Strategies of Huang Shigong" 三略, two of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书, attributed to Jiang Ziya 薑子牙|姜子牙
six-sided figure (such as a cube or parallelepiped)
Cao Buxing or Ts'ao Pu-hsing (active c. 210-250), famous semi-legendary painter, one of the Four Great Painters of the Six dynasties 六朝四大家
Kang Guangren (1867-1898), younger brother of Kang Youwei 康有為|康有为 and one of the Six Gentlemen Martyrs 戊戌六君子 of the unsuccessful reform movement of 1898
hexose (CH2O)6, monosaccharide with six carbon atoms, such as glucose 葡萄糖
hexose (CH2O)6, monosaccharide with six carbon atoms, such as glucose 葡萄糖
six-pointed star / hexagram / star of David
whether it's right or wrong doesn't make a lot of difference / six of one and half a dozen of the other / as broad as it is long
the Six Dynasties period (222-589) between Han and Tang
to create Chinese characters / cf Six Methods of forming Chinese characters 六書|六书
nine tones and six modes (tonal system of Cantonese and other southern languages)
Mark Six (Hong Kong lotto game)
former Han dynasty study or rewriting of classical texts such as the Confucian six classics 六經|六经
lit. to offer three kinds of tea and six different dishes / to be extremely considerate towards guests (idiom)
the six-syllable Sanskrit mantra of Avalokiteshvara bodhisattva (i.e. om mani padme hum)
ideogram (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / Chinese character indicating an idea, such as up and down / also known as self-explanatory character
loan character (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / character acquiring meanings by phonetic association / also called phonetic loan
thirty six initial consonants of Song phonetic theory


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