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  *三* | 三* | *三
three / 3
over and over again / again and again
  *三* | 三* | *三
surname San
see 3C[san1 C]
(slang) threesome
Ku Klux Klan / KKK
Mitsui (Japanese company)
Samadhi (Buddhist term)
(derog.) an Indian
several / three or five
thirteen / 13
March / third month (of the lunar year)
Sanya, prefecture-level city, Hainan
Three Kingdoms period (220-280) in Chinese history / any of several Three Kingdoms periods in Korean history, esp. from 1st century AD to unification under Silla 新羅|新罗 in 658
Sanxing or Sanhsing Township in Yilan County 宜蘭縣|宜兰县, Taiwan / Samsung (South Korean electronics company)
three major stars of the Three Stars 參宿|参宿 Chinese constellation / the belt of Orion / three spirits , 祿|禄, and 壽|寿 associated with the Three Stars 參宿|参宿 Chinese constellation
thirty / 30
Sanming, prefecture-level city in Fujian
three-dimensional / 3D
Sanyuan County in Xianyang 咸陽|咸阳, Shaanxi
Sanmenxia, prefecture-level city in Henan
lacking three key attributes (or at least one of them)
Sanhe, county-level city in Langfang 廊坊, Hebei
third year in junior middle school
Holy Trinity / trinity
third / three times / (math.) degree three, cubic (equation)
the Three Precious Treasures of Buddhism, namely: the Buddha , the Dharma (his teaching), and the Sangha (his monastic order)
third-year university student
(in former times) upper, middle and lower army / army of right, center and left / (in modern times) the three armed services: Army, Navy and Air Force
Sanshui District of Foshan City 佛山市, Guangdong
Three Gorges on the Chang Jiang or Yangtze, namely: Qutang Gorge 瞿塘峽|瞿塘峡, Wuxia Gorge 巫峽|巫峡 and Xiling Gorge 西陵峽|西陵峡 / Sanxia or Sanhsia town in New Taipei City 新北市, Taiwan
Tripitaka, the three main types of text that collectively constitute the Buddhist canon of scriptures: sutras, commandments and commentaries
Sanmen county in Taizhou 台州, Zhejiang
sandwich (loanword) / CL: 個|个
in the depth of the night; very late at night
the Third (of numbered kings)
lit. three humble visits to a thatched cottage / cf famous episode in the fictional Romance of Three Kingdoms 三國演義|三国演义 in which Liu Bei 劉備|刘备 recruits Zhuge Liang 諸葛亮|诸葛亮 (the Hidden Dragon 臥龍|卧龙) to his cause by visiting him three times
Yangtze River Delta (abbr. for 長江三角洲|长江三角洲)
over and over again (idiom)
Sanyō, Japanese electronics company
International Women's Day 婦女節|妇女节, 8th March / foolish / stupid
third of the five night watch periods 23:00-01:00 (old) / midnight / also pr. [san1 jin1]
pedicab / tricycle
"three-guarantee service": repair, exchange, refund
pseudoginseng (Panax pseudoginseng), hemostatic herb
somewhat / to some degree
Santai county in Mianyang 綿陽|绵阳, north Sichuan
T-joint / T-piece / T-pipe / three links
(Wu dialect) bum / wretched-looking tramp who lives by begging or stealing
Sansui county in Qiandongnan Miao and Dong autonomous prefecture 黔東南州|黔东南州, Guizhou
one after another (idiom) / in quick succession
three sevens are twenty-one (idiom) / the facts of the matter / the actual situation
repeatedly (idiom)
the three spring months
to raise one and infer three / to deduce many things from one case (idiom)
lit. to have three heads and six arms (idiom) / fig. to possess remarkable abilities / a being of formidable powers
the three annual periods of hot weather, namely 初伏, 中伏 and 末伏, which run consecutively over a period from mid-July to late August
delta (geography)
two or three
third-rate / inferior
calligraphic flourish with many twists / fig. many twists and turns
the sun, the moon, and the stars
ferric chloride FeCl3
Suntory, Japanese beverage company
triad, Chinese crime gang / triad society, anti-Manchu secret society in Qing-dynasty China
clover / trefoil
the blessing of three lifetimes (idiom) / (courteous language) it's my good fortune...
BWH, abbr. for a woman's three measurements, namely: bust 胸圍|胸围, waist 腰圍|腰围 and hip 臀圍|臀围
the Three Doctrines (Daoism, Confucianism, Buddhism)
every few days (idiom)
three immortal souls and seven mortal forms in Daoism, contrasting the spiritual and carnal side of man
Sanyuan County in Xianyang 咸陽|咸阳, Shaanxi
in a few words (idiom); expressed succinctly
to drool (over) (idiom) / to yearn for / to covet / to crave
to get really angry
thirty years old and therefore independent (idiom, from Confucius)
the three legendary sovereigns of the third millennium BC: Suiren 燧人, Fuxi 伏羲 and Shennong 神農|神农, or 天皇, 地皇 and 人皇
the Ming tombs (mausoleum park of the Ming emperors in Changping district of Beijing)
triangle relationship; (esp.) a love triangle
(idiom) reluctant to speak about it / tight-lipped
lit. twice every three days (idiom); practically every day / frequently
in twos and threes
to make thoughtless remarks (idiom) / to criticize / gossip
to use all sorts of excuses
lit. say three in the morning but four in the evening (idiom); to change sth that is already settled upon / indecisive / to blow hot and cold
in groups of three or four (idiom)
the Three Religions (Daoism, Confucianism, Buddhism) and Nine Schools (Confucians, Daoists, Yin-Yang, Legalists, Logicians, Mohists, Political Strategists, Eclectics, Agriculturists) / fig. people from all trades (often derog.)
in two minds about sth (idiom) / half-hearted / shilly-shallying
in the depth of night / late at night
Sanxia wuyi (lit. Three knight-errants and five righteous one), novel edited from stories of late Qing dynasty pinghua 評話|评话 master storyteller Shi Yukun 石玉昆
lit. to retreat ninety li (idiom) / fig. to shun; to assiduously avoid
unexpected misfortune / unexpected accident / sudden death
(coll.) Arisaka Type 38 rifle (Japanese army rifle used 1905-1945)
burly / strapping / big and strong

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