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  *八* | 八* | *八
eight; 8
the eight precepts (Buddhism)
eighty percent / most probably / most likely
the eight divinatory trigrams of the Book of Changes 易經|易经 / gossip / gossipy
eighteen / 18
eighty / 80
anise / star anise / aniseed / octagonal / Fructus Anisi stellati
16 / sixteen
the character 8 or / birthdate characters used in fortune-telling
Badaling, a particular section of the Great Wall that is a favorite tourist destination
roads open in all directions (idiom); accessible from all sides
Eight Banners, military organization of Manchu later Jin dynasty 後金|后金 from c. 1600, subsequently of the Qing dynasty
International Women's Day 婦女節|妇女节, 8th March / foolish / stupid
serious / earnest / real / true
tortoise / cuckold / (old) male owner of a brothel / pimp
lively discussion with everybody talking at once
an assortment / a bit of everything / lots of different (skills)
myriad / all kinds of / all sorts of
the Eight Immortals (Daoist mythology)
(idiom) with everyone lending a hand (eagerly but somewhat chaotically)
be smooth and slick (in establishing social relations)
lit. the Eight Immortals cross the sea, each showing his own special talent (idiom) / fig. (of each individual in a group) to give full play to one's unique capabilities
to talk rubbish
Babu district of Hezhou city 賀州市|贺州市, Guangxi
most likely / mostly (in 8 or 9 cases out of 10) / vast majority
the eight distresses - birth, age, sickness, death, parting with what we love, meeting with what we hate, unattained aims, and all the ills of the five skandhas (Buddhism)
the eight major cuisines of China, namely 川魯粵蘇浙閩湘徽|川鲁粤苏浙闽湘徽
Yaohan retail group
Mt Babao in Haidian district of Beijing
almost / nearing completion / bits and piece / of all kinds
at sixes and sevens / perturbed state of mind / in a mess
rice congee made with red beans, lotus seeds, longan, red dates, nuts etc
an essay in eight parts / stereotyped writing
mustache shaped like character
(idiom) everything broken and in disorder
(coll.) Arisaka Type 38 rifle (Japanese army rifle used 1905-1945)
not much to choose between the two / tweedledum and tweedledee
eight-section brocade, a traditional eight-part sequence of qigong exercises
most likely / mostly (in 8 or 9 cases out of 10) / vast majority
of great talent (idiom)
the eight points of the compass / all directions
sworn brotherhood / intimate friendship
in disorder / at sixes and sevens (idiom)
Eight Honors and Eight Shames, PRC official moral guidelines
twisting and turning / tricky and complicated
formal recommendation letter in eight columns
(bird species of China) crested myna (Acridotheres cristatellus)
all the trades / people of all trades and professions
Badaojiang district in Baishan city 白山市, Jilin
in one's seventies (age) / very old (of people)
meddling woman / nosy parker (Cantonese)
Bagongshan district of Huainan city 淮南市, Anhui
palanquin with eight carriers / (fig.) lavish treatment
lit. various cuts and deductions (idiom) / fig. greatly reduced / substantially scaled back
everything in disorder (idiom) / in a hideous mess / obscene / dirty / filthy
everything steady and stable (idiom); overcautious and unimaginary
very serious / solemn
Baxoi county, Tibetan: Dpa' shod rdzong, in Chamdo prefecture 昌都地區|昌都地区, Tibet
to have one's fortune read / system of fortune telling based on a person's date and time of birth, according to 干支 (sexagenary cycle)
assembled at random / a motley collection
bits and pieces / scattered fragments
in all directions / all around / far and near
misshapen / crooked / uneven (idiom)
(coll.) one thousand or almost one thousand
15th August (the date of Japan's surrender in 1945)
Bye bye! (in chat room and text messages)
six pack (abdominal muscles)
see 王八
completely mixed up / in a muddle
ancient classification system for musical instruments, based on the material of which the instrument is made (metal , stone , clay , leather , silk 絲|丝, wood , gourd , bamboo ) / the eight kinds of sound produced by instruments in these categories / music
about a hundred / a hundred or so
musical box
eight methods of treatment (TCM)
TEM-8 or Test for English Majors-Band 8, highest level proficiency test for English major students in PRC (abbr. for 英語專業八級考試|英语专业八级考试)
variant of 王八
ancient spear-like weapon 18 Chinese feet in length, with a wavy spearhead like a snake's body
lit. a girl changes eighteen times between childhood and womanhood (idiom) / fig. a young woman is very different from the little girl she once was
one eighth
Ba Ji Quan "Eight Extremes Fist" - Martial Art
son of a bitch / bastard
(sports) top eight / quarterfinals
Eight Banners system, the military and social organization of the Manchus between c. 1500 and 1911
eight-trigram battle array / (fig.) mystifying tactics
The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Eighty-one Difficulties, medical text, c. 1st century AD
the Eight-fold Noble Way (Buddhism)
quaver / eighth note
the famous eight beautiful and talented courtesans who lived near the Qinhuai River 秦淮河 in the late Ming or early Qing
(idiom) chaotic; in disorder; muddled
distant relatives
bastard (insult) / son of a bitch
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
Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne 儒勒·凡爾納|儒勒·凡尔纳
August / eighth month (of the lunar year)
baguazhang (a form of Chinese boxing)
Bade or Pate city in Taoyuan county 桃園縣|桃园县, north Taiwan
Chinese anise / star anise / Fructus Anisi Stellati

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