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Mandarin pronunciation:  pin1yin1 | pīn​yīn​ | ㄅㄆㄇㄈ
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  *万* | 万* | *万
ten thousand / a great number
HSK 3
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  *十* | 十* | *十
ten / 10
HSK 1
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  *石* | 石* | *石
dry measure for grain equal to ten dou / ten pecks / one hundred liters
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  *斗* | 斗* | *斗
dry measure for grain equal to ten or one-tenth of a / decaliter / peck / cup or dipper shaped object / old variant of
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  *丁* | 丁* | *丁
fourth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 / fourth in order / letter "D" or Roman "IV" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / ancient Chinese compass point: 195° / butyl / cubes (of food)
HSK 6
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  *甲* | 甲* | *甲
first of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 / (used for an unspecified person or thing) / first (in a list, as a party to a contract etc) / letter "A" or Roman "I" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / armor plating / shell or carapace / (of the fingers or toes) nail / bladed leather or metal armor (old) / ranking system used in the Imperial examinations (old) / civil administration unit (old) / ancient Chinese compass point: 75°
HSK 5
ten thousand people / all the people / everyman
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  *辛* | 辛* | *辛
(of taste) hot or pungent / hard / laborious / suffering / eighth in order / eighth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 / letter "H" or Roman "VIII" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / ancient Chinese compass point: 285° / octa
very / completely / utterly / extremely / absolutely / hundred percent / to divide into ten equal parts
HSK 4
several tens of thousands / many thousand
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  *什* | 什* | *什
ten (used in fractions, writing checks etc) / assorted / miscellaneous
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  *拾* | 拾* | *拾
to pick up / to collate or arrange / ten (banker's anti-fraud numeral)
HSK 6
perpetual calendar / ten thousand year calendar / Islamic calendar introduced to Yuan China by Jamal al-Din 紮馬剌丁|扎马剌丁
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  *乙* | 乙* | *乙
second of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 / second in order / letter "B" or Roman "II" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / second party (in legal contract, usually 乙方, as opposed to 甲方) / ethyl / bent / winding / radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 5) / ancient Chinese compass point: 105°
HSK 5
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  *戊* | 戊* | *戊
fifth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 / fifth in order / letter "E" or Roman "V" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / penta
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  *壬* | 壬* | *壬
ninth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 / ninth in order / letter "I" or Roman "IX" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / ancient Chinese compass point: 345° / nona
cross road / cross-shaped / crucifix / the character ten
more than ten / a dozen or more
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  *己* | 己* | *己
self / oneself / sixth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 / sixth in order / letter "F" or Roman "VI" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / hexa
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  *丙* | 丙* | *丙
third of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 / third in order / letter "C" or Roman "III" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / ancient Chinese compass point: 165° / propyl
HSK 6
lit. by the thousands and tens of thousands (idiom); untold numbers / innumerable / thousands upon thousands
ten thousand houses or households
the tens place (or column) in the decimal system
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  *丈* | 丈* | *丈
measure of length, ten Chinese feet (3.3 m) / to measure / husband / polite appellation for an older male
lit. ten thousand mile horse / fine steed
lit. if one is fake, I shall compensate you for ten of them / fig. (of goods) 100% genuine
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  *旬* | 旬* | *旬
ten days / ten years / full period
ten items / decathlon (athletics)
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  *秩* | 秩* | *秩
order / orderliness / (classifier) ten years
ten-pin bowling (loanword) / bowling ball
lit. by the thousands and tens of thousands (idiom); untold numbers / innumerable / thousands upon thousands
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  *癸* | 癸* | *癸
tenth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 / tenth in order / letter "J" or Roman "X" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / ancient Chinese compass point: 15° / deca
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  *庚* | 庚* | *庚
age / seventh of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 / seventh in order / letter "G" or Roman "VII" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / ancient Chinese compass point: 255° / hepta
ten thousand crags and torrents (idiom); the trials and tribulations of a long journey / a long and difficult road
tens of thousands / numerous
Five Dynasties (907-960) and Ten Kingdoms (902-979), period of political turmoil in ancient China
the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 and twelve earthly branches 十二枝 / sexagenary cycle
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  *斛* | 斛* | *斛
ancient measuring vessel / fifty liters / dry measure for grain equal to five dou 五斗 (before Tang, ten pecks)
It takes ten years to nurture a tree, but a hundred years to train a man (idiom) / fig. a good education program takes a long time to develop / cf. 十年樹木百年樹人|十年树木百年树人
Ambush from Ten Sides (pipa solo piece) / House of Flying Daggers (2004 movie by Zhang Yimou 張藝謀|张艺谋)
the ten thousands place (or column) in the decimal system
lit. ten thousand stampeding horses (idiom) / fig. with great momentum / going full speed ahead
more than ten / a dozen or more
ten thousand strings of cash / very wealthy / millionaire
start of a ten day period
ten million / countless / many / one must by all means
HSK 4
Wu Renchen (1628-1689), Qing dynasty polymath and historian, author of History of Ten States of South China 十國春秋|十国春秋
lit. count by fives and tens (idiom); to narrate systematically and in full detail
lit. ten thousand fathoms / fig. extremely high or deep / lofty / bottomless
lit. to hear one and know ten (idiom); fig. explain one thing and (he) understands everything / a word to the wise
same as 中伏, last ten days of July and first ten days of August, the second of 三伏, three hottest periods of the year
the fabled roc flies ten thousand miles (idiom) / one's future prospects are brilliant
to roll a ball into the gutter (ten-pin bowling)
test every ten day / periodic deadline
ten commandments
lit. ten thousand strings of cash in money belt (idiom); carrying lots of money / extremely wealthy / loaded
It takes ten years to nurture a tree, but a hundred years to train a man (idiom). A good education program takes a long time to develop.
fairway (golf) / lane (ten-pin bowling)
over ten thousand / fig. untold numbers / innumerable / thousands upon thousands
last ten days of July and first ten days of August, the second of 三伏 sān fú, three hottest periods of the year
virtue is one foot tall, the devil ten foot (idiom); It takes constant vigilance to stave off evil.
one man can hold the pass against ten thousand enemies (idiom)
Decameron, collection of 100 tales of love supposedly told by ten young people in ten days, written by Giovanni Boccaccio 薄伽丘
Han of the Five dynasties (951-979), one of ten kingdoms during the Five Dynasties, Ten Kingdoms period (907-960)
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  *帙* | 帙* | *帙
variant of / variant of / (classifier) ten years
ten years of practice for one minute on the stage (idiom)
ten months or so / about ten months
once bitten by a snake, ten years in fear of a well rope / once bitten, twice shy (idiom)
a match for ten thousand enemies
the ten Heavenly Stems , , , , , , , , , (used cyclically in the calendar and as ordinal number like Roman I, II, III)
ten thousand deaths will not prevent me (idiom); ready to risk life and limb to help out
listening to the words of a wise man can be superior to studying ten years of books (proverb)
lit. for a nobleman to take revenge, ten years is not too long (idiom) / fig. revenge is a dish best served cold
ten-pin bowling / bowling ball / (baseball etc) ground ball
middle ten days of August, the last of 三伏 sān fú, three hottest periods of the year
(literary) ten days / short period
one day's sun, ten days' frost (idiom, from Mencius); fig. to work for a bit then skimp / sporadic effort / lack of sticking power / short attention span
very much / extremely / one ten thousandth part
HSK 6
middle ten days of July, the first of 三伏 sān fú, three hottest periods of the year
lit. by the thousands and tens of thousands (idiom); untold numbers / innumerable / thousands upon thousands
one day's sun, ten days' frost (idiom, from Mencius); fig. to work for a bit then skimp / sporadic effort / short attention span
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  *冓* | 冓* | *冓
inner rooms of palace / ten billions
lit. ten thousand miles of rivers and mountains / a vast territory (idiom)
ten thousand or almost ten thousand
ten days
a match for ten thousand enemies
History of Ten States of South China (1669) by Wu Renchen 吳任臣|吴任臣, 114 scrolls
rather destroy ten temples than a single marriage (idiom)
lit. by the thousands and tens of thousands (idiom); untold numbers / innumerable / thousands upon thousands
the devil is ten foot tall, virtue one foot (idiom); It takes constant vigilance to stave off evil.
bitten by a snake in one year, fears the well rope for ten years (idiom); once bitten twice shy
ten days
the ten numerals 〡,〢,〣,〤,〥,〦,〧,〨,〩, nowadays mainly used in traditional trades such as Chinese medicine
full year / ten years
Suzhou numerals, i.e. the ten numerals 〡,〢,〣,〤,〥,〦,〧,〨,〩, nowadays mainly used in traditional trades such as Chinese medicine / also called 草碼|草码
first two of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干
various sages and ten schools of thought / refers to the classical schools of thought, e.g. Confucianism represented by Confucius 孔子 and Mencius 孟子, Daoism by Laozi 老子 and Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子, Mohism by Mozi 墨子, Legalism by Sunzi 孫子|孙子 and Han Feizi 韓非子|韩非子, and numerous others
pay every ten days, give tribute every month (idiom); incessant and ever more complicated demands
the ten commandments (religion)
lit. a thousand sutras, ten thousand scrolls; fig. the vast Buddhist canon

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