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five / 5
HSK 1
metal hardware (nuts and bolts) / the five metals: gold, silver, copper, iron and tin 金銀銅鐵錫|金银铜铁锡
Friday
fifteen / 15
5-1 (May 1st)
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
Black Friday
May / fifth month (of the lunar year)
five rings / pentacyclic (chemistry)
five-star (hotel)
five crops, e.g. millet , soybean , sesame , barley 麥|麦, rice or other variants / all crops / all grains / oats, peas, beans and barley
fifty
fourth of May, cf 五四運動|五四运动, national renewal movement that started with 4th May 1919 protest against the Treaty of Versailles
(music) staff / stave
five phases of Chinese philosophy: wood , fire , earth , metal , water
the five visible planets, namely: Mercury 水星, Venus 金星, Mars 火星, Jupiter 木星, Saturn 土星
myriad / all kinds of / all sorts of
pork belly / streaky pork
pentagram
five stroke input method for Chinese characters by numbered strokes, invented by Wang Yongmin 王永民 in 1983
bottom bracket shell (in a bicycle frame) / (Buddhism) the five supernatural powers (abbr. for 五神通)
five continents / the world
50-50 / equal (share, partnership etc)
Wuhua county in Meizhou 梅州, Guangdong / Wuhua district of Kunming city 昆明市, Yunnan
multi-colored / every color under the sun
Wuliangye liquor / Five Grain liquor
May Fourth Movement / Chinese national renewal movement that started with 4th May 1919 protest against the Treaty of Versailles
five-starred red flag (PRC national flag)
five sense organs of TCM (nose, eyes, lips, tongue, ears 鼻目口舌耳) / facial features
five (main) colors (white, black, red, yellow, and blue) / multicolored
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
the fifth (of series of numbered kings)
all the colors in profusion (idiom); a garish display
fifth of the five night watch periods 03:00-05:00 (old)
Isuzu
Wuhua district of Kunming city 昆明市, Yunnan
Wujyachü shehiri (Wujiaqu city) or Wǔjiāqú subprefecture level city in Ili Kazakh autonomous prefecture in north Xinjiang
all parts of the country
May
several / three or five
hardware store / ironmonger's store
Wudaokou neighborhood of Beijing
variant of 端午
five-stroke code, Chinese character input method
the fifth / fifth day of a month
Wulian county in Rizhao 日照, Shandong
Wuhe county in Bengbu 蚌埠, Anhui / Punjab, province of Pakistan
Wuxing - "Five Animals" - Martial Art
five viscera of TCM, namely: heart , liver , spleen , lungs and kidneys 腎|肾
the Five Hegemons of the Spring and Autumn Period 春秋
the five fingers of one's hand
schizandra (Schisandra chinensis) / Magnolia vine
Wujiaochang neighborhood of Shanghai, adjacent to Fudan University
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
five viscera and six bowels (TCM)
every few days (idiom)
to bind a person's upper body, with arms tied behind the back and rope looped around the neck / to truss up
Wutongqiao district of Leshan city 樂山市|乐山市, Sichuan
the Pentagon
(math.) to round up or down / to round off
Wutai city and county in Xinzhou 忻州, Shanxi
bright and multicolored / of rich variety / (fig.) dazzling / glitzy
Wujyachü shehiri (Wujiaqu city) or Wǔjiāqú subprefecture level city in Ili Kazakh autonomous prefecture in north Xinjiang
Wuzhai county in Xinzhou 忻州, Shanxi
multi-colored / the rainbow / garish
Wuhua county in Meizhou 梅州, Guangdong
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
Wutongqiao district of Leshan city 樂山市|乐山市, Sichuan
Wuhe county in Bengbu 蚌埠, Anhui
the Five Aggregates (from Sanskrit "skandha") (Buddhism)
lit. to cross five passes and slay six generals (idiom) / fig. to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success)
Liu Bei's five great generals in Romance of the Three Kingdoms, namely: Guan Yu 關羽|关羽, Zhang Fei 張飛|张飞, Zhao Yun 趙雲|赵云, Ma Chao 馬超|马超, Huang Zhong 黃忠|黄忠
(neologism) person who posts online in support of the Chinese government, but unlike a wumao 五毛, is not paid for doing so (abbr. for 自帶乾糧的五毛|自带干粮的五毛)
with complex feelings (idiom)
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
in groups of three or four (idiom)
Five-Year Plan
Wugu township in New Taipei City 新北市, Taiwan
lit. count by fives and tens (idiom); to narrate systematically and in full detail
of great erudition and scholarship (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
Wuchang county level city in Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨, Heilongjiang
pentagon
Five Dynasties (907-960) and Ten Kingdoms (902-979), period of political turmoil in ancient China
Wudalianchi county level city in Heihe 黑河, Heilongjiang
lit. (may the) five blessings descend upon this home (namely: longevity, wealth, health, virtue, and a natural death) / (an auspicious saying for the Lunar New Year)
five spice seasoned / incorporating the five basic flavors of Chinese cooking (sweet, sour, bitter, savory, salty)
pitch-dark (idiom)
May Fourth Movement / Chinese national renewal movement that started with 4th May 1919 protest against the Treaty of Versailles
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
Wulian county in Rizhao 日照, Shandong
Wang Wu, name for an unspecified person, third of a series of three: 張三|张三, 李四, 王五 Tom, Dick and Harry
the sparrow may be small but all its vital organs are there (idiom) / small but complete in every detail
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
memorial activity 35 days after a person's death
(allusion to Tao Qian 陶潛|陶潜, who used this phrase when he resigned from government service rather than show subservience to a visiting inspector) to bow and scrape for five pecks of rice (that being a part of his salary as a local magistrate) / (fig.) to compromise one's principles for the sake of a salary
idiot / stupid person / a dope
Wutai county in Xinzhou 忻州, Shanxi
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