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nine / 9
division of China during earliest dynasties / fig. ancient China / Kyūshū, southernmost of Japan's four major islands
September / ninth month (of the lunar year)
nineteen / 19
Jiujiang prefecture-level city in Jiangxi / also Jiujiang county
Kowloon district of Hong Kong
Jiulongpo district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
Liuli district of Xuzhou city 徐州市, Jiangsu
the Nine Tripod Cauldrons, symbol of state power, dating back to the Xia Dynasty
nine deaths and still alive (idiom); a narrow escape / new lease of life
most likely / mostly (in 8 or 9 cases out of 10) / vast majority
Mount Jiuhua in Anhui, scenic tourist site, and one of the four famous Buddhist mountains
Jiutai District of Changchun city 長春市|长春市, Jilin
Ma Ying-jeou (1950-), Taiwanese Kuomintang politician, Mayor of Taipei 1998-2006, president of Republic of China 2008-2016
lit. the dragon has nine sons (idiom); fig. all kinds of characters / good and bad intermingled / It takes all sorts to make a world.
Jiuyuan district of Baotou city 包頭市|包头市, Inner Mongolia
The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art
beyond the topmost clouds (idiom) / unimaginably far away
Kowloon Walled City
multiplication tables / (fig.) plan / scheme
Jiujiang county in Jiujiang 九江, Jiangxi
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.)
lit. one hair from nine oxen (idiom) / fig. a drop in the ocean
Jiugong Mountains (the location of Jiugong Mountain National Park), in Tongshan County, Xianning 咸寧|咸宁, Hubei
most likely / mostly (in 8 or 9 cases out of 10) / vast majority
one word worth nine sacred tripods (idiom); words of enormous weight
to be a cinch / in the bag / (of a person) confident of success
the nine springs / the underworld of Chinese mythology / Hades
the Nine Ministers (in imperial China)
pai gow (gambling game played with dominoes)
legendary bird with nine heads (old) / cunning or sly person
to reach for the stars (idiom)
nine divide by nine is one (abacus rule) / when all is said and done
nine-tailed turtle of mythology / The Nine-tailed Turtle, novel by late Qing novelist Zhang Chunfan 張春帆|张春帆
nine periods of nine days each after winter solstice, the coldest time of the year
Xuan Nü, a fairy in Chinese mythology
nine periods of nine days each after winter solstice, the coldest time of the year
to kneel three times and kowtow nine times (formal etiquette on meeting the emperor)
nine-tailed fox (mythological creature)
abyss / deep chasm
see 九孔
the lowest professions
stinking intellectual (contemptuous term for educated people during the Cultural Revolution)
the Ninth Heaven / the highest of the heavens
(of a widow) faithful to the death to her husband's memory
Guangdong and Kowloon (e.g. railway)
rare talent / lit. legendary nine-ribbed turtle of Yuan river
lit. to have only nine meals in thirty days (idiom) / fig. (of a family) on the brink of starvation / in dire straits
Jiujiang prefecture-level city in Jiangxi
multiplication table
Beethoven's Ninth
Liuli district of Xuzhou city 徐州市, Jiangsu
Jiusan Society, one of the eight political parties of the CCP
the Double Ninth Festival (9th day of the 9th lunar month)
nine-tenths / ninety percent
Jiufen (or Jioufen or Chiufen), mountainside town in north Taiwan, former gold mining town, used as the setting for two well-known movies
the Mukden or Manchurian Railway Incident of 18th September 1931 used by the Japanese as a pretext to annex Manchuria / also known as Liutiaogou incident 柳條溝事變|柳条沟事变
the nine schools of thought, philosophical schools of the Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods (770-220 BC), viz Confucians 儒家, Daoists 道家, Yin and Yang 陰陽家|阴阳家, Legalists 法家, Logicians 名家, Mohists 墨家, Diplomats 縱橫家|纵横家, Miscellaneous 雜家|杂家, and Agriculturalists 農家|农家
JingJiu (Beijing-Kowloon) railway
December 9th Movement (1935), student-led demonstrations demanding that the Chinese government resist Japanese aggression
the twenty seven days after the Winter Solstice, reputed to be the coldest days of the year
Chinese Communist Party 9th congress in 1969
Double Ninth or Yang Festival / 9th day of 9th lunar month
1992 Consensus, statement issued after 1992 talks between PRC and Taiwan representatives, asserting that there is only one China
one ninth
Jiutai District of Changchun city 長春市|长春市, Jilin
Chiuju township in Pingtung County 屏東縣|屏东县, Taiwan
Chiuju township in Pingtung County 屏東縣|屏东县, Taiwan
abalone (Haliotis diversicolor)
hill myna / Indian grackle / Gracula religiosa
Jiugongshan town in Tongshan county, Xianning prefecture-level city 咸寧|咸宁, Hubei
sudoku (puzzle game)
Jiuzhaigou Valley, Sichuan / Jiuzhaigou county, Sichuan
Jiuzhaigou county, Sichuan
Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historical Interest Area, Sichuan
Jiuyi Mountains in Hunan on the border with Guangdong
Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) (abbr. for 九龍巴士|九龙巴士)
10% off (price)
September / ninth month
C9 League, alliance of nine prestigious Chinese universities, established in 1998
abacus division rules (using a single-digit divisor)
Jiujiang prefecture in Jiangxi
tremendous strength (idiom)
nine orifices of the human body (eyes, nostrils, ears, mouth, urethra, anus)
nine tones and six modes (tonal system of Cantonese and other southern languages)
nine-ball (billiards game)
Chinese rings, a brainteaser toy consisting of nine rings interlocked on a looped handle, the objective being to remove the rings from the handle
ninth heaven / Highest Heaven
the nine "fields" into which Heaven was anciently divided / the Nine Provinces of ancient China
90s generation
enneahedron (solid figure having nine plane faces)
brown marmorated stinkbug (BMSB)
The Nine-Toothed Rake (weapon of Zhu Bajie 豬八戒|猪八戒)
Jiulongpo district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
Kowloon City, Hong Kong
Jiulong county (Tibetan: brgyad zur rdzong) in Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture 甘孜藏族自治州, Sichuan (formerly in Kham province of Tibet)

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