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husband / CL: 個|个
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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
wife's mother / mother-in-law / same as 丈母
to measure / measurement
lit. ten thousand fathoms / fig. extremely high or deep / lofty / bottomless
one of three fabled islands in Eastern sea, abode of immortals
square zhang (i.e. unit of area 10 feet square) / monastic room 10 feet square / Buddhist or Daoist abbot / abbot's chamber
Guzhang county in Xiangxi Tujia and Miao autonomous prefecture 湘西土家族苗族自治州
sir (respectful form of address for an old man)
Guzhang county in Xiangxi Tujia and Miao autonomous prefecture 湘西土家族苗族自治州
lit. to drop a thousand zhang in one fall (idiom) / fig. (of business, popularity etc) to suffer a sudden, devastating decline / to take a dive
(coll.) father-in-law (wife's father)
to get really angry
wife's father (father-in-law) / old man
towering buildings are built up from the ground (idiom) / great oaks from little acorns grow
virtue is one foot tall, the devil ten foot (idiom); It takes constant vigilance to stave off evil.
lit. like a three-meter high monk, you can't rub his head (idiom) / fig. at a total loss
(coll.) he-man
no poison, no great man (idiom); A great man has to be ruthless.
zhang (Chinese unit of length equal to 3⅓ meters)
teacher's husband
husband of paternal aunt
A leader can submit or can stand tall as required. / ready to give and take / flexible
wife's mother / mother-in-law
mother's sister's husband / husband of mother's sister
decameter
a manly man / a man of character
fig. a tree may grow a thousand zhang high, but its leaves return to their roots (proverb) / fig. everything has its ancestral home / in old age, an expatriate returns home
father-in-law (wife's father)
older sister's husband
older sister's husband / brother-in-law
the devil is ten foot tall, virtue one foot (idiom); It takes constant vigilance to stave off evil.
wife's uncle
wife's aunt


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