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  *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)
  *第* | 第* | *第
(prefix indicating ordinal number, e.g. first, number two etc) / order / (old) rank in the imperial examinations / mansion / (literary) but / just
  *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
  *好* | 好* | *好
good / well / proper / good to / easy to / very / so / (suffix indicating completion or readiness) / (of two people) close / on intimate terms
  *两* | 两* | *两
two / both / some / a few / tael, unit of weight equal to 50 grams (modern) or 1⁄16 of a catty (old)
  *二* | 二* | *二
two / 2 / (Beijing dialect) stupid
  *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
  *双* | 双* | *双
two / double / pair / both / even (number)
  *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
the East / the Orient / two-character surname Dongfang
two-dimensional barcode / QR code
  *券* | 券* | *券
bond (esp. document split in two, with each party holding one half) / contract / deed (i.e. title deeds) / ticket / voucher / certificate
second (i.e. number two) / second time / twice / (math.) quadratic (of degree two)
  *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
  *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)
  *倍* | 倍* | *倍
(two, three etc) -fold / times (multiplier) / double / to increase or multiply
  *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
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
  *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
  *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
two-person / double / pair / tandem
  *兼* | 兼* | *兼
double / twice / simultaneous / holding two or more (official) posts at the same time
bidirectional / two-way / interactive
emotion / sentiment / affection / feelings between two persons / CL: 個|个, 種|种
individual / specific / respective / just one or two
  *担* | 担* | *担
picul (100 catties, 50 kg) / two buckets full / carrying pole and its load / classifier for loads carried on a shoulder pole
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
  *俩* | 俩* | *俩
two (colloquial equivalent of 兩個|两个) / both / some
bridge / fig. connection between two areas
tuba / large size (clothes, print etc) / (polite) (your) name / (coll.) number two / to defecate
train or coach service ("service" as in "they run 12 services per day between the two cities")
double-sided / two-faced / double-edged / reversible
two sides / both sides
time interval / work shift / time slot / the twelve two-hour divisions of the day
two-character surname Ouyang
confluence (of two rivers) / junction (of roads) / (transport) interchange
two-character surname Zhuge
to proceed in parallel / side by side (of two processes, developments, thoughts etc)
to attend simultaneously to two or more things / to balance (career and family, family and education etc)
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)
both countries / two countries
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
two-character surname Xuanyuan
two-dimensional / the fictional worlds of anime, comics and games
both ends (of a stick etc) / two extremes
(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
(slang) outwardly kind but inwardly evil / two-faced
Minister of War (official title in pre-Han Chinese states) / two-character surname Sima
positioned between (two parties) / to mediate between
(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
to sit for the second round of a two-stage exam
hook (on which to hang sth) / to couple / to link together / to establish contact with / hook / coupling links (e.g. between two railway coaches)
  *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
angle (between two intersecting lines)
one or two / a few
  *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
first (of two parts) / last (week etc) / previous / the above
Ox-Head, one of the two guardians of the underworld in Chinese mythology
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)
arms / both arms / two arms
the two poles / the north and south poles / both ends of sth / electric or magnetic poles
World War Two
qi and blood (two basic bodily fluids of Chinese medicine)
a building of two or more stories / CL: 棟|栋, ,
to miss a line / to confuse two lines
minister of education (history) / two-character surname Situ
interval between two layers / double-layered / mezzanine
amphibious / dual-talented / able to work in two different lines
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
legs / both legs / two legs
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
(of two people in different locations) to sing or otherwise perform together using communications technology
to do the splits (gymnastics) / two-timing (in romantic relationships)
two-character surname Shangguan
Sichuan / originally two provinces of Qin and Han
corner (junction of two walls)
two or three
not having anything at all (idiom); utterly lacking / without two sticks to rub together
to discuss two disparate things together (idiom); to mention on equal terms / to place on a par with / (often with negatives: impossible to mention X in the same breath as Y)
crack / gap between two objects / gap in time between two events
preferably / one would prefer to...(or not to...) / would rather / (would) be better to / (to pick) the lesser of two evils
two-day weekend
two-character surname Huangfu
one divides into two / to be two-sided / there are two sides to everything / to see both sb's good points and shortcomings (idiom)
two-character surname Baili
two chambers (of legislative assembly), e.g. House of Representatives and Senate
two legs / both feet
to fit one into the other / to bring two things into contact

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