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  *二* | 二* | *二
two / 2 / (Beijing dialect) stupid
  *两* | 两* | *两
two / both / some / a few / tael, unit of weight equal to 50 grams (modern) or 1⁄16 of a catty (old)
  *好* | 好* | *好
good / well / proper / good to / easy to / very / so / (suffix indicating completion or readiness) / (of two people) close / on intimate terms / (after a personal pronoun) hello
  *第* | 第* | *第
(prefix indicating ordinal number, e.g. first, number two etc) / order / (old) rank in the imperial examinations / mansion / (literary) but / just
  *点* | 点* | *点
point / dot / drop / speck / o'clock / point (in space or time) / to draw a dot / to check on a list / to choose / to order (food in a restaurant) / to touch briefly / to hint / to light / to ignite / to pour a liquid drop by drop / (old) one fifth of a two-hour watch / dot stroke in Chinese characters / classifier for items
  *更* | 更* | *更
to change or replace / to experience / one of the five two-hour periods into which the night was formerly divided / watch (e.g. of a sentry or guard)
  *下* | 下* | *下
down / downwards / below / lower / later / next (week etc) / second (of two parts) / to decline / to go down / to arrive at (a decision, conclusion etc) / measure word to show the frequency of an action
the East / the Orient / two-character surname Dongfang
  *双* | 双* | *双
two / double / pair / both / even (number)
two-dimensional barcode / QR code
  *倍* | 倍* | *倍
(two, three etc) -fold / times (multiplier) / double / to increase or multiply
  *跟* | 跟* | *跟
heel / to follow closely / to go with / (of a woman) to marry sb / with / compared with / to / towards / and (joining two nouns)
  *零* | 零* | *零
zero / nought / zero sign / fractional / fragmentary / odd (of numbers) / (placed between two numbers to indicate a smaller quantity followed by a larger one) / fraction / (in mathematics) remainder (after division) / extra / to wither and fall / to wither
  *间* | 间* | *间
between / among / within a definite time or space / room / section of a room or lateral space between two pairs of pillars / classifier for rooms
  *券* | 券* | *券
bond (esp. document split in two, with each party holding one half) / contract / deed (i.e. title deeds) / ticket / voucher / certificate
  *鼎* | 鼎* | *鼎
ancient cooking cauldron with two looped handles and three or four legs / pot (dialect) / to enter upon a period of (classical) / Kangxi radical 206 / one of the 64 hexagrams of the Book of Changes
second (i.e. number two) / second time / twice / (math.) quadratic (of degree two)
  *仕* | 仕* | *仕
to serve as an official / an official / the two chess pieces in Chinese chess guarding the "general" or "king" 將|将
  *阁* | 阁* | *阁
pavilion (usu. two-storied) / cabinet (politics) / boudoir / woman's chamber / rack / shelf
parent and child / parent-child (relationship) / two successive generations
  *CP* | CP* | *CP
an imagined romantic relationship between two characters in fiction (or in real life) that one wishes for or fantasizes about (abbr. of "coupling")
house / building (single- or two-story) / apartment / room / CL: 棟|栋, , , , 間|间
bidirectional / two-way / interactive
  *归* | 归* | *归
to return / to go back to / to give back to / (of a responsibility) to be taken care of by / to belong to / to gather together / (used between two identical verbs) despite / to marry (of a woman) (old) / division on the abacus with a one-digit divisor
  *俩* | 俩* | *俩
two (colloquial equivalent of 兩個|两个) / both / some
two-person / double / pair / tandem
  *兼* | 兼* | *兼
double / twice / simultaneous / holding two or more (official) posts at the same time
Da Qiao, one of the Two Qiaos, according to Romance of the Three Kingdoms 三國演義|三国演义, the two great beauties of ancient China
emotion / sentiment / affection / feelings between two persons / CL: 個|个, 種|种
two-dimensional / the fictional worlds of anime, comics and games
individual / specific / respective / just one or two
both ends (of a stick etc) / two extremes
  *担* | 担* | *担
picul (100 catties, 50 kg) / two buckets full / carrying pole and its load / classifier for loads carried on a shoulder pole
two-character surname Ouyang
tuba / large size (clothes, print etc) / (polite) (your) name / (coll.) number two / to defecate
two sides / both sides
both countries / two countries
one of a sequence of contests (or subdivisions of a contest) between the same two opponents / round (boxing etc) / rally (tennis etc) / frame (billiards etc) / inning / (tennis, soccer etc) rubber or leg / round (of negotiations)
to sit for the second round of a two-stage exam
Minister of War (official title in pre-Han Chinese states) / two-character surname Sima
first (of two parts) / last (week etc) / previous / the above
to proceed in parallel / side by side (of two processes, developments, thoughts etc)
two-character surname Zhuge
a branch of the Xianbei 鮮卑|鲜卑 nomadic people / two-character surname Yuwen
train or coach service ("service" as in "they run 12 services per day between the two cities")
positioned between (two parties) / to mediate between
double-sided / two-faced / double-edged / reversible
time interval / work shift / time slot / the twelve two-hour divisions of the day
two-character surname Xuanyuan
to attend simultaneously to two or more things / to balance (career and family, family and education etc)
a building of two or more stories / CL: 棟|栋, ,
special administrative region (SAR), of which there are two in the PRC: Hong Kong 香港 and Macau 澳門|澳门 / refers to many different areas during late Qing, foreign occupation, warlord period and Nationalist government / refers to special zones in North Korea and Indonesia
  *肽* | 肽* | *肽
peptide (two or more amino acids linked by peptide bonds CO-NH)
World War Two
confluence (of two rivers) / junction (of roads) / (transport) interchange
qi and blood (two basic bodily fluids of Chinese medicine)
a branch of the Xianbei 鮮卑|鲜卑 nomadic people / two-character surname Murong
  *抬* | 抬* | *抬
to lift / to raise / (of two or more persons) to carry
the two eyes
(of two performers) to speak or sing alternately / to be fit for the purposes of a job or task / (of food) to suit sb's taste
one or two / a few
(of two things) to come into contact / to meet / to hand over to / to take over from / to associate with / to have friendly relations with / to have sexual intercourse
time / period during the day / one of the 12 two-hour periods enumerated by the earthly branches 地支
angle (between two intersecting lines)
Ox-Head, one of the two guardians of the underworld in Chinese mythology
two-character surname Baili
(slang) outwardly kind but inwardly evil / two-faced
hook (on which to hang sth) / to couple / to link together / to establish contact with / hook / coupling links (e.g. between two railway coaches)
to miss a line / to confuse two lines
  *棱* | 棱* | *棱
corner / edge / arris (sharp ridge formed by two surfaces meeting at an edge) / protrusion
  *劈* | 劈* | *劈
to split in two / to divide
  *扛* | 扛* | *扛
to raise aloft with both hands / (of two or more people) to carry sth together
secondly / the other (usu. of two) / the second
  *贰* | 贰* | *贰
two (banker's anti-fraud numeral) / to betray
two-way translation
two legs / both feet
minister of education (history) / two-character surname Situ
  *楞* | 楞* | *楞
variant of 稜|棱, corner / square beam / edge / arris (curve formed by two surfaces meeting at an edge) / see 楞迦 Sri Lanka
amphibious / dual-talented / able to work in two different lines
two chambers (of legislative assembly), e.g. House of Representatives and Senate
two-character surname Shangguan
arms / both arms / two arms
the two poles / the north and south poles / both ends of sth / electric or magnetic poles
two or three
interval between two layers / double-layered / mezzanine
second / number two / next / secondary
legs / both legs / two legs
two-sided / bilateral
promoter / advocate / driving force / pushing hands (two-person training routine esp. in t'ai chi)
preferably / one would prefer to...(or not to...) / would rather / (would) be better to / (to pick) the lesser of two evils
time / one of the 12 two-hour periods of the day
Sichuan / originally two provinces of Qin and Han
not having anything at all (idiom); utterly lacking / without two sticks to rub together
(of two people in different locations) to sing or otherwise perform together using communications technology
Xiao Qiao, one of the Two Qiaos, according to Romance of the Three Kingdoms 三國演義|三国演义, the two great beauties of ancient China
two-character surname Gongsun
Yan and Zhao, two of the Warring States in Hebei and Shanxi / beautiful women / women dancers and singers
to break or cut in two / to sever / to cut off / (fig.) to cut off (a conversation, a flow etc) / to interrupt / (math.) to truncate
corner (junction of two walls)

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