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  *紫* | 紫* | *紫
purple / violet
HSK 5
Chinese redbud (Cercis chinensis)
Zijin county in Heyuan 河源, Guangdong
ultraviolet ray
purple / violet (color)
crape myrtle
flavored roasted seaweed / generic term for edible seaweed / Japanese: nori
red-purple / mauve / prune (color) / claret
copper (pure copper, as opposed to alloy)
violet (botany)
beefsteak plant / shiso / Perilla frutescens
Ziyun Hmong and Buyei autonomous county in Anshun 安順|安顺, Guizhou
purple cloud (auspicious portent in astrology)
black bamboo (Phyllostachys nigra)
red sandalwood
Ziyang County in Ankang 安康, Shaanxi
Purple Mountain in suburbs of Nanjing, with Ming tombs and Sun Yat-sen's mausoleum
the Forbidden City / the Imperial Palace in Beijing / same as 故宮|故宫
thousands of purples and reds (idiom); a blaze of color / fig. a profusion of flourishing trades
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  *姹* | 姹* | *姹
grayish purple color
wisteria
fig. beautiful purples and brilliant reds (idiom); lit. beautiful flowers
dark reddish purple / Internet slang abbr. for 這樣子|这样子
to hit the big time
Ziyang County in Ankang 安康, Shaanxi
red root gromwell (Lithospermum erythrorhizon) / flowering plant whose roots provide purple dye / arnebia (plant genus in family Boraginaceae)
Taxol (a.k.a. Paclitaxel), mitotic inhibitor used in cancer chemotherapy
Japanese yew (taxus cuspidata)
red cabbage / purple cabbage
gimbap (Korean rice roll similar in appearance to sushi) / kimbap
amethyst
Zijin county in Heyuan 河源, Guangdong
Zhao Ziyang (1919-2005), PRC reforming politician, general secretary of Chinese Communist Party 1987-1989, held under house arrest from 1989 to his death, and non-person since then
(bird species of China) purple swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)
pansy
Hong Kong orchid (Bauhinia blakeana)
gentian violet
purple qipao gown, the sign of an official position
your appearance (honorific) / cf 紫芝眉宇
purple
sage (herb)
to get red and swollen
ultraviolet (ray)
violet (color)
Hu Ziwei (1970-), PRC lady TV presenter
sage (herb)
genus Perilla (includes basil and mints)
dark reddish purple
gentian violet C25H30ClN3 / crystal violet
Chinese violet (Viola mandsurica)
(bird species of China) Japanese paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone atrocaudata)
sable (Martes zibellina)
Hu Ziwei (1970-), PRC lady TV presenter
ultraviolet light
Zipingpu reservoir, Sichuan
Zi Wei Dou Shu, a form of Chinese fortune-telling
golden seal at the waist, purple gown (idiom); in official position
porphyria (medicine)
Ziyun Hmong and Buyei autonomous county in Anshun 安順|安顺, Guizhou
coneflower genus (Echinacea)
Boraginaceae (family of flowers and bushes)
(bird species of China) pale-capped pigeon (Columba punicea)
amethyst
Hall of Supreme Harmony, the largest of the three halls that constitute the heart of the Outer Court of the Forbidden City 紫禁城
Great Bauhinia Medal (GBM), Hong Kong's highest honor
red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet / Colors of the rainbow
Zipingpu Reservoir, Sichuan
Porphyra (genus of edible seaweed)
HMS Amethyst, Royal Navy corvette involved in a 1949 gunfight with the PLA on the Changjiang
lilac
your appearance (honorific)
purple cabbage / Brassica campestris var. purpurea
ultraviolet light
amethyst (purple crystalline silicon dioxide)
(bird species of China) blue whistling thrush (Myophonus caeruleus)
(bird species of China) Lord Derby's parakeet (Psittacula derbiana)
(bird species of China) common starling (Sturnus vulgaris)
(bird species of China) chestnut-cheeked starling (Agropsar philippensis)
(bird species of China) ruby-cheeked sunbird (Chalcoparia singalensis)
(bird species of China) purple cochoa (Cochoa purpurea)
bruise
white amaranth, purple eggplant (idiom); common foodstuff, unpretentious lifestyle
Zipingpu reservoir, Sichuan
flower or herb of Heteropappus altaicus (used in TCM) / Flos seu Herba Heteropappi altaici
(bird species of China) von Schrenck's bittern (Ixobrychus eurhythmus)
(bird species of China) violet cuckoo (Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus)
(bird species of China) Taiwan whistling thrush (Myophonus insularis)
Murasaki Shikibu (born c. 973), Japanese writer, author of "The Tale of Genji"
(bird species of China) purple sunbird (Cinnyris asiaticus)
(bird species of China) yellow-billed nuthatch (Sitta solangiae)
Japanese ardisia (Ardisia japonica)
Purple Mountain Observatory
palace of Jade emperor (in Taoism)
ultraviolet ray


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