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  *丑* | 丑* | *丑
clown / 2nd earthly branch: 1-3 a.m., 12th solar month (6th January to 3rd February), year of the Ox / ancient Chinese compass point: 30°
HSK 5
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shameful / ugly / disgraceful
HSK 5
ugly / repulsive
HSK 6
clown
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surname Chou
scandal
ugly
thirty-eighth year H2 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1961 or 2021 / cf 辛丑條約|辛丑条约, Protocol of Beijing of 1901 ending the 8-nation intervention after the Boxer uprising
"The Ugly Duckling" by Hans Christian Andersen 安徒生
ugly duckling
1-3 am (in the system of two-hour subdivisions used in former times)
clownfish / anemonefish
shameful / scandalous / to be humiliated / to make a fool of sb or oneself / to make sb lose face
second year B2 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1985 or 2045
fiftieth year J2 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1973 or 2033
twenty-sixth year F2 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2009 or 2069
scandal
to disfigure
to defame / to libel / to defile / to smear / to vilify
shameful performance / disgraceful situation
Boxer Protocol of 1901 signed in Beijing, ending the Eight-power Allied Force intervention after the Boxer uprising
clown role in opera / clown / buffoon
first two of the twelve earthly branches 十二地支 / by ext., the earthly branches
ugly person
lit. family shames must not be spread abroad (idiom) / fig. don't wash your dirty linen in public
ugly expression / unsightly manners
let's talk about the unpleasant things first / let's be frank
ugly people will do all kinds of weird things to get attention (idiom)
Year 2, year of the Bull or Ox (e.g. 2009)
ugly talk / vulgarity / obscenity
villain / evil person
to lose face
scandal
fourteenth year D2 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1997 or 2057
(bird species of China) harlequin duck (Histrionicus histrionicus)
absurd drama / farce / disgraceful show
grotesque / extremely ugly / hideous
to make a fool of oneself
(Internet slang) (of a man) unmarriageable (lit. short, ugly and poor) / opposite: 高富帥|高富帅
extremely ugly / incomparably hideous
a son won't abandon his mother for being ugly, just as a dog won't abandon its owner for being poor (proverb)
grotesque
to slander
family scandal / skeleton in the closet
lit. family shames must not be spread abroad (idiom); fig. don't wash your dirty linen in public
lit. the ugly daughter-in-law must sooner or later meet her parents-in-law (idiom) / fig. it's not something you can avoid forever
insignificant wretch
an ugly wife is a treasure at home (idiom)
Don't spread abroad the shame of the family, don't believe rumors lightly. (idiom) / Don't wash your dirty linen in public, don't listen to others' gossip.


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