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five / 5
the five visible planets, namely: Mercury 水星, Venus 金星, Mars 火星, Jupiter 木星, Saturn 土星
several / three or five
May / fifth month (of the lunar year)
metal hardware (nuts and bolts) / the five metals: gold, silver, copper, iron and tin 金銀銅鐵錫|金银铜铁锡
fifteen / 15
5-1 (May 1st)
five spice seasoned / incorporating the five basic flavors of Chinese cooking (sweet, sour, bitter, savory, salty)
the five fingers of one's hand
Wuliangye liquor / Five Grain liquor
multicolored / every color under the sun
five phases of Chinese philosophy: wood , fire , earth , metal , water
Wuchang, county-level city in Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨, Heilongjiang / the Permanent Five (the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council: China, France, Russia, the UK, and the USA)
five constant virtues of Confucianism, namely: benevolence , righteousness 義|义, propriety 禮|礼, wisdom and fidelity / five cardinal relationships of Confucianism (between ruler and subject, father and son, husband and wife, brothers, friends) / five phases of Chinese philosophy: water , fire , wood , metal , earth
Wutai city and county in Xinzhou 忻州, Shanxi
Wuzhai county in Xinzhou 忻州, Shanxi
Wuhe county in Bengbu 蚌埠, Anhui / Punjab, province of Pakistan
five rings / pentacyclic (chemistry)
multicolored / the rainbow / garish
Wudalianchi, county-level city in Heihe 黑河, Heilongjiang
five (main) colors (white, black, red, yellow, and blue) / multicolored
over and over again (idiom)
of great erudition and scholarship (idiom)
Wutongqiao district of Leshan city 樂山市|乐山市, Sichuan
five continents / the world
fifth of the five night watch periods 03:00-05:00 (old)
to bind a person's upper body, with arms tied behind the back and rope looped around the neck / to truss up
Wuhua county in Meizhou 梅州, Guangdong / Wuhua district of Kunming city 昆明市, Yunnan
five viscera and six bowels (TCM)
five crops, e.g. millet , soybean , sesame , barley 麥|麦, rice or other variants / all crops / all grains / oats, peas, beans and barley
abbr. of 五筆字型|五笔字型, five stroke input method for Chinese characters by numbered strokes, invented by Wang Yongmin 王永民 in 1983
myriad / all kinds of / all sorts of
50-50 / equal (share, partnership etc)
abbr. for 五峰土家族自治縣|五峰土家族自治县, Wufeng Tujia Autonomous County in Hubei / Wufeng township in Hsinchu County 新竹縣|新竹县, northwest Taiwan
all the colors in profusion (idiom); a garish display
Five Sacred Mountains of the Daoists, namely: Mt Tai 泰山 in Shandong, Mt Hua 華山|华山 in Shaanxi, Mt Heng 衡山 in Hunan, Mt Heng 恆山|恒山 in Shanxi, Mt Song 嵩山 in Henan
Wujyachü shehiri (Wujiaqu city) or Wǔjiāqú subprefecture level city in Ili Kazakh autonomous prefecture in north Xinjiang
pork belly / streaky pork
Wulian county in Rizhao 日照, Shandong
all parts of the country
all split up and in pieces (idiom); disunity (in an organization) / complete lack of unity / to disintegrate / falling apart / to be at sixes and sevens
(music) staff / stave
lit. count by fives and tens (idiom); to narrate systematically and in full detail
Wujyachü shehiri (Wujiaqu city) or Wǔjiāqú subprefecture level city in Ili Kazakh autonomous prefecture in north Xinjiang
the Five Legendary Emperors, usually taken to be the Yellow Emperor 黃帝|黄帝, Zhuan Xu 顓頊|颛顼, Di Ku 帝嚳|帝喾, Tang Yao 唐堯|唐尧 and Yu Shun 虞舜
five viscera of TCM, namely: heart , liver , spleen , lungs and kidneys 腎|肾
lit. to cross five passes and slay six generals (idiom) / fig. to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success)
every few days (idiom)
memorial activity 35 days after a person's death
the Five Classics of Confucianism, namely: the Book of Songs 詩經|诗经, the Book of History 書經|书经, the Classic of Rites 禮記|礼记, the Book of Changes 易經|易经, and the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋
Wuchang, county-level city in Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨, Heilongjiang
to prostrate oneself in admiration (idiom); to adulate sb
May Fourth Movement / Chinese national renewal movement that started with 4th May 1919 protest against the Treaty of Versailles
bright and multicolored / of rich variety / (fig.) dazzling / glitzy
Wuyuan county in Bayan Nur 巴彥淖爾|巴彦淖尔, Inner Mongolia
bachelor (lit. fifth child of the Wangs)
in groups of three or four (idiom)
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
abundant harvest of all food crops / bumper grain harvest
five notes of pentatonic scale, roughly do, re, mi, sol, la / five classes of initial consonants of Chinese phonetics, namely: 喉音, 牙音, 舌音, 齒音|齿音, 唇音
burly / strapping / big and strong
three sovereigns 三皇 and five emperors 五帝 of myth and legend / the earliest system of Chinese historiography
idiot / stupid person / a dope
the sparrow may be small but all its vital organs are there (idiom) / small but complete in every detail
the five ranges separating Hunan and Jiangxi from south China, esp. Guangdong and Guangxi, namely: Dayu 大庾嶺|大庾岭, Dupang 都龐嶺|都庞岭, Qitian 騎田嶺|骑田岭, Mengzhu 萌渚嶺|萌渚岭 and Yuecheng 越城嶺|越城岭
to order again and again (idiom)
all the trades / people of all trades and professions
chest of drawers
schizandra (Schisandra chinensis) / Magnolia vine
Deinagkistrodon acutus, a species of venomous pit viper, aka five-pace viper (i.e. can grow to five paces)
imperial five punishments of feudal China, up to Han times: tattooing characters on the forehead , cutting off the nose , amputation of one or both feet , castration 宮|宫, execution 大辟 / Han dynasty onwards: whipping , beating the legs and buttocks with rough thorns , forced labor , exile or banishment , capital punishment
never move your four limbs, can't distinguish the five crops (idiom); living as a parasite
lit. to shout out hoping for fives and sixes when gambling with dice; a hubbub of gambling
Wuying district of Yichun city 伊春市, Heilongjiang
the "five black categories" (Cultural Revolution term), i.e. landlords, rich peasants, counterrevolutionaries, bad elements and rightists
wuling powder (decoction of poria mushroom used in TCM) / poria five powder / Hoelen five powder / five ling powder
abbr. for 五卅運動|五卅运动, The May Thirtieth Movement (1925)
(of a person) short in stature
(TCM) "five strains and seven impairments", five referring to the five viscera 五臟|五脏, and seven to adverse effects on one's body as a result of: overeating (spleen), anger (liver), moisture (kidney), cold (lung), worry (heart), wind and rain (outer appearance) and fear (mind)
lit. one half equals zero point five (division rule in abacus reckoning) / to share fairly between two parties / to go fifty-fifty
15th August / refers to Japanese surrender in WWII on 15th August 1945
three principles and five virtues (idiom) / the three rules (ruler guides subject, father guides son and husband guides wife) and five constant virtues of Confucianism (benevolence , righteousness 義|义, propriety 禮|礼, wisdom and fidelity )
Wudaokou neighborhood of Beijing
the eye is bewildered by five colors (idiom); a dazzling riot of colors
(Buddhism etc) the five forbidden pungent vegetables: leek, scallion, garlic, rape and coriander
all the colors in profusion (idiom); a garish display
Five non-Han people, namely: Huns or Xiongnu 匈奴, Xianbei 鮮卑|鲜卑, Jie , Di , Qiang , esp. in connection with the Sixteen Kingdoms 304-439 五胡十六國|五胡十六国
Wuzhi Mountain (1,840 m), highest mountain in Hainan / Wuzhishan City, Hainan
Chinese character input method for entering characters by numbered strokes (variant of 五筆字型|五笔字型)
Wuhe county in Bengbu 蚌埠, Anhui

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