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Mandarin pronunciation:  pin1yin1 | pīn​yīn​ | ㄅㄆㄇㄈ
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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°
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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
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
more than ten / a dozen or more
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  *拾* | 拾* | *拾
to pick up / to collate or arrange / ten (banker's anti-fraud numeral)
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  *万* | 万* | *万
ten thousand / a great number
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  *十* | 十* | *十
ten / 10
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very much / extremely / one ten thousandth part
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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
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the tens place (or column) in the decimal system
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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
lit. ten thousand mile horse / fine steed
very / completely / utterly / extremely / absolutely / hundred percent / to divide into ten equal parts
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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 5
ten items / decathlon (athletics)
more than ten / a dozen or more
ten million / countless / many / one must by all means
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first two of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干
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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
lit. by the thousands and tens of thousands (idiom); untold numbers / innumerable / thousands upon thousands
lit. if one is fake, I shall compensate you for ten of them / fig. (of goods) 100% genuine
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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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  *石* | 石* | *石
dry measure for grain equal to ten dou / ten pecks / one hundred liters
cross road / cross-shaped / crucifix / the character ten
lit. a thousand sutras, ten thousand scrolls; fig. the vast Buddhist canon
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
last ten days of the lunar month
lit. ten thousand stampeding horses (idiom) / fig. with great momentum / going full speed ahead
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  *什* | 什* | *什
ten (used in fractions, writing checks etc) / assorted / miscellaneous
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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°
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several tens of thousands / many thousand
last ten days of July and first ten days of August, the second of 三伏 sān fú, three hottest periods of the year
perpetual calendar / ten thousand year calendar / Islamic calendar introduced to Yuan China by Jamal al-Din 紮馬剌丁|扎马剌丁
tens of thousands / numerous
Han of the Five dynasties (951-979), one of ten kingdoms during the Five Dynasties, Ten Kingdoms period (907-960)
Decameron, collection of 100 tales of love supposedly told by ten young people in ten days, written by Giovanni Boccaccio 薄伽丘
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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
lit. to hear one and know ten (idiom); fig. explain one thing and (he) understands everything / a word to the wise
ten-pin bowling (loanword) / bowling ball
(literary) ten days / short period
a match for ten thousand enemies
test every ten day / periodic deadline
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
ten days
ten thousand or almost ten thousand
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
the ten Heavenly Stems , , , , , , , , , (used cyclically in the calendar and as ordinal number like Roman I, II, III)
to roll a ball into the gutter (ten-pin bowling)
lit. count by fives and tens (idiom); to narrate systematically and in full detail
ten-pin bowling / bowling ball / (baseball etc) ground ball
ten days
ten thousand houses or households
bitten by a snake in one year, fears the well rope for ten years (idiom); once bitten twice shy
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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
the fabled roc flies ten thousand miles (idiom) / one's future prospects are brilliant
lit. by the thousands and tens of thousands (idiom); untold numbers / innumerable / thousands upon thousands
ten thousand strings of cash / very wealthy / millionaire
the devil is ten foot tall, virtue one foot (idiom); It takes constant vigilance to stave off evil.
virtue is one foot tall, the devil ten foot (idiom); It takes constant vigilance to stave off evil.
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  *旬* | 旬* | *旬
ten days / ten years / full period
the ten thousands place (or column) in the decimal system
middle ten days of July, the first of 三伏 sān fú, three hottest periods of the year
once bitten by a snake, ten years in fear of a well rope / once bitten, twice shy (idiom)
lit. ten thousand strings of cash in money belt (idiom); carrying lots of money / extremely wealthy / loaded
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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)
middle ten days of August, the last of 三伏 sān fú, three hottest periods of the year
Five Dynasties (907-960) and Ten Kingdoms (902-979), period of political turmoil in ancient China
ten days / one month / short period
lit. for a nobleman to take revenge, ten years is not too long (idiom) / fig. revenge is a dish best served cold
ten lines at a glance (idiom) / to read very rapidly
the ten commandments (religion)
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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
a match for ten thousand enemies
one day's sun, ten days' frost (idiom, from Mencius); fig. to work for a bit then skimp / sporadic effort / short attention span
ten thousand crags and torrents (idiom); the trials and tribulations of a long journey / a long and difficult road
ten years of practice for one minute on the stage (idiom)
Ten Permanent Functionaries at the end of Han, a byword for corruption
listening to the words of a wise man can be superior to studying ten years of books (proverb)
first ten days of a lunar month
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  *秩* | 秩* | *秩
order / orderliness / (classifier) ten years
Ambush from ten sides (pipa solo piece) / House of Flying Daggers (2004 movie by Zhang Yimou 張藝謀|张艺谋)
the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 and twelve earthly branches 十二枝 / sexagenary cycle
History of Ten States of South China (1669) by Wu Renchen 吳任臣|吴任臣, 77 scrolls
lit. ten thousand fathoms / fig. extremely high or deep / lofty / bottomless
lit. by the thousands and tens of thousands (idiom); untold numbers / innumerable / thousands upon thousands
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
ten commandments
one man can hold the pass against ten thousand enemies (idiom)
full year / ten years
ten months or so / about ten months
the ten numerals 〡,〢,〣,〤,〥,〦,〧,〨,〩, nowadays mainly used in traditional trades such as Chinese medicine
ten thousand deaths will not prevent me (idiom); ready to risk life and limb to help out
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  *帙* | 帙* | *帙
variant of / variant of / (classifier) ten years
fairway (golf) / lane (ten-pin bowling)
over ten thousand / fig. untold numbers / innumerable / thousands upon thousands
rather destroy ten temples than a single marriage (idiom)
lit. ten thousand miles of rivers and mountains / a vast territory (idiom)
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  *冓* | 冓* | *冓
inner rooms of palace / ten billions
lit. by the thousands and tens of thousands (idiom); untold numbers / innumerable / thousands upon thousands

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