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  *十* | 十* | *十
ten / 10
HSK 1
twelve / 12
eleven / 11
nineteen / 19
thirteen / 13
eighteen / 18
fourteen / 14
fifteen / 15
twenty / 20
sixteen / 16
seventeen / 17
October / tenth month (of the lunar year)
thirty / 30
very / completely / utterly / extremely / absolutely / hundred percent / to divide into ten equal parts
HSK 4
forty / 40
Shiyan prefecture level city in Hubei
fifty
hundred thousand
ample / complete / hundred percent / a pure shade (of some color)
HSK 6
eighty / 80
cross road / cross-shaped / crucifix / the character ten
Red Cross
sixty / 60
the twelve constellations on the ecliptic plane / the signs of the zodiac
more than ten / a dozen or more
ninety
one billion / giga-
ten items / decathlon (athletics)
December / twelfth month (of the lunar year)
decimal
November / eleventh month (of the lunar year)
seventy / 70
the tens place (or column) in the decimal system
the Japanese Twenty-One Demands of 1915
crossroads / intersection
the 24 solar terms, calculated from the position of the sun on the ecliptic, that divide the year into 24 equal periods
Isuzu
20th century
cross-stitch
over 20
21st century
Shiyan prefecture level city in Hubei
hexadecimal
lit. if one is fake, I shall compensate you for ten of them / fig. (of goods) 100% genuine
several billion
crusaders / army of crusaders / the Crusades
duodenum
The Thirty-Six Stratagems, a Chinese essay used to illustrate a series of stratagems used in politics, war, and in civil interaction / all the possible schemes and stratagems
October Revolution
complete and beautiful / to be perfect (idiom)
the sixties / the 1960s
the seventies / the 1970s
October
Ambush from Ten Sides (pipa solo piece) / House of Flying Daggers (2004 movie by Zhang Yimou 張藝謀|张艺谋)
most urgent / posthaste / express
to put one's palms together (in prayer or greeting)
most likely / mostly (in 8 or 9 cases out of 10) / vast majority
the twelve equatorial constellations or signs of the zodiac in Western astronomy and astrology, namely: Aries 白羊, Taurus 金牛, Gemini 雙子|双子, Cancer 巨蟹, Leo 獅子|狮子, Virgo 室女, Libra 天秤, Scorpio 天蠍|天蝎, Sagittarius 人馬|人马, Capricorn 摩羯, Aquarius 寶瓶|宝瓶, Pisces 雙魚|双鱼
perfect / complete
November
the Thirteen Confucian Classics, namely: Book of Songs 詩經|诗经, Book of History 尚書|尚书, Rites of Zhou 周禮|周礼, Rites and Ceremonies 儀禮|仪礼, Classic of Rites 禮記|礼记, Book of Changes 易經|易经, Mr Zuo's Annals 左傳|左传, Mr Gongyang's Annals 公羊傳|公羊传, Mr Guliang's Annals 穀梁傳|谷梁传, The Analects 論語|论语, Erya 爾雅|尔雅, Classic of Filial Piety 孝經|孝经, Mencius 孟子
Five Dynasties (907-960) and Ten Kingdoms (902-979), period of political turmoil in ancient China
the Twenty-Four Histories (25 or 26 in modern editions), collection of books on Chinese dynastic history from 3000 BC till 17th century / fig. a long and complicated story
to be a cinch / in the bag / (of a person) confident of success
exceedingly / hundred percent / everything and more
thirty years old and therefore independent (idiom, from Confucius)
Sixteen Kingdoms of Five non-Han people (ruling most of China 304-439) / also written 五胡十六國|五胡十六国
the Ming tombs (mausoleum park of the Ming emperors in Changping district of Beijing)
decagon
bright and multicolored / of rich variety / (fig.) dazzling / glitzy
last day of the lunar year / Chinese New Year's Eve
more than ten / a dozen or more
the thirty-two physical characteristics of Buddha
decathlon
cruciform / cross shape
lit. count by fives and tens (idiom); to narrate systematically and in full detail
decimal / calculations to base 10
three sevens are twenty-one (idiom) / the facts of the matter / the actual situation
icosahedron
Cruciferae or Brassicaceae (taxonomic family including Brassica etc whose flowers have a cross of 4 petals)
twelve divisions of the day of early Chinese and Babylonian timekeeping and astronomy
lit. to hear one and know ten (idiom); fig. explain one thing and (he) understands everything / a word to the wise
wicked beyond redemption (idiom) / heinous
light-years (apart) / a million miles (apart) / (i.e. indicates a huge difference or a huge distance)
all walks of life (idiom) / every trade
Seventeen-Arch Bridge in the Summer Palace 頤和園|颐和园, Beijing
Sixteen Kingdoms of Five non-Han people (ruling most of China 304-439)
lit. ninety li is merely a half of a hundred li journey (idiom) / fig. the closer one is to completing a task, the tougher it gets / a task is not done until it's done
the one who has retreated 50 steps laughs at the one who has retreated 100 steps (idiom) / the pot calls the kettle black
first of October / PRC National Day / same as 國慶|国庆
blackjack (card game)
last day of the lunar year / Chinese New Year's Eve
most likely / mostly (in 8 or 9 cases out of 10) / vast majority
the Crusades / crusaders' eastern expedition
twelve channels of TCM
twenty four dynastic histories (or 25 or 26 in modern editions)
pretty close / very near / about right
to make the sign of the cross / to make a cross (on paper)
ten commandments

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