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  *久* | 久* | *久
(long) time / (long) duration of time
HSK 3
long (tradition, history etc)
HSK 5
lasting / enduring / persistent / permanent / protracted / endurance / persistence / to last long
HSK 6
to stay for a long time
not long (after) / before too long / soon / soon after
everlasting / perpetual / lasting / forever / permanent
for a very long time
for a long time / for ages
a very long time (etymology: in mathematics, n represents an arbitrarily large number)
quite a while
(haven't done sth) for a long time / a long time since we last met
(for a) long time
before long / soon after
(of time) how long? / (not) a long time
over time / as time passes / in the fullness of time
permanent
to wait for a long time
constant / persistent / long-lasting / eternal
enduring while the world lasts (idiom) / eternal
already a long time
long-lasting / durable
prolonged war / war of attrition
durable / long-lasting
long time no see
to meet again after a long period of separation
familiarity breeds fondness (idiom)
unfailing / never-ending
old / ancient / far away
lit. long in existence but ever new (idiom) / timeless / unfading
permanent resident / person with the right to live in a country or territory
long-established / time-honored
honorific: I've long looked forward to meeting you. / It's an honor to meet you at last.
not long ago
to have long experience of / to go through repeatedly
not long ago / not long before
I have been looking forward to meeting you for a long time (idiom)
a long time
a long period of separation
long ago / a long time since
my old illness / chronic condition
seasoned / honed to perfection over centuries / special reserve
enduring while the world lasts (idiom, from Laozi); eternal / for ever and ever (of friendship, hate etc) / also written 天長地久|天长地久
permanent residency
to attack for a long time without success
after a long time (idiom)
prolonged (applause, cheering etc)
a good while / a long time
lit. I've admired you for a long time (honorific). / I've been looking forward to meeting you. / It's an honor to meet you at last.
well tested over a long period of time (idiom) / seasoned
ancient history
to accompany over long term
your name has been known to me for a long time (polite)
a permanent magnet
long illness makes the patient into a good doctor (idiom)
in the end / eventually
to accumulate over time
to become more resolute with the passing of time (idiom)
just as distance determines the stamina of a horse, so does time reveal a person's true heart (proverb)
at death's door
Jigzhi or Jiuzhi county (Tibetan: gcig sgril rdzong) in Golog Tibetan autonomous prefecture 果洛州, Qinghai (formerly in Sichuan)
Auld Lang Syne, Scottish song with lyrics by Robert Burns 羅伯特·伯恩斯|罗伯特·伯恩斯, sung to mark the start of a new year or as a farewell / also rendered 友誼萬歲|友谊万岁 or 友誼天長地久|友谊天长地久
Kubo (Japanese surname)
lasting peace / enduring peace
Japanese surname and place name Oukubo
to leave uncultivated for a long time / by extension, to neglect one's work / to remain single
to grow old with unfailing eyes and ears (idiom)
(proverb) a long illness makes the patient into a doctor
Jigzhi or Jiuzhi county (Tibetan: gcig sgril rdzong) in Golog Tibetan autonomous prefecture 果洛州, Qinghai (formerly in Sichuan)
(neologism c. 2006) if you live long enough, you'll see everything / Just incredible!
permafrost
to last for an eternity (idiom)
an instant or an eternity
long-term peace and stability (of governments)
to fail to return a borrowed item
for a long time
protracted (idiom) / long and drawn-out
a long period of separation
Oukubo Toshimichi (1830-1878), Japanese politician
period of ... years
Permanent Virtual Circuit / PVC
I've admired your reputation for a long time (idiom); I've been looking forward to meeting you. / It's an honor to meet you at last.
persistent agent
durable
old and in a state of disrepair (idiom) / dilapidated
lit. that which is long divided must unify, and that which is long unified must divide (idiom, from 三國演義|三国演义) / fig. things are constantly changing


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