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thousand
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ten million / countless / many / one must by all means
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millennium
thousand jin (pounds) of gold / money and riches / (honorific) invaluable (support) / (honorific) daughter
myriad / multitudinous / multifarious
a thousand years / your birthday (honorific)
for all eternity / throughout all ages / eternity (used in an elegiac couplet, wreath etc dedicated to the dead)
kilometer
kilogram
lit. by the thousands and tens of thousands (idiom); untold numbers / innumerable / thousands upon thousands
a thousand miles / a thousand li (i.e. 500 kilometers) / a long distance
Chiba (Japanese surname and place name)
kilowatt (unit of electric power)
jack (for lifting weight)
lit. ten thousand mile horse / fine steed
fantastic oddities of every description (idiom)
thousand articles, same rule (idiom); stereotyped and repetitive / once you've seen one, you've seen them all
countless changes / constant permutation
great wide world / marvelously diverse world / (Buddhism) cosmos (abbr. for 三千大千世界)
lit. thousand ways, a hundred plans (idiom); by every possible means
a thousand pounds hangs by a thread (idiom) / imminent peril / a matter of life or death
every family (idiom)
lit. by the thousands and tens of thousands (idiom); untold numbers / innumerable / thousands upon thousands
to suffer untold hardships (idiom); trials and tribulations / with difficulty / after some effort
hundreds / a large number / lit. by the hundreds and thousands
ten thousand crags and torrents (idiom); the trials and tribulations of a long journey / a long and difficult road
thousands of words (idiom); having a lot of things to say / talking nonstop
lit. to drop a thousand zhang in one fall (idiom) / fig. (of business, popularity etc) to suffer a sudden, devastating decline / to take a dive
from distant parts
in different poses and with different expressions / in thousands of postures (idiom)
a promise worth one thousand in gold (idiom); a promise that must be kept
magnificent army with thousands of men and horses (idiom); impressive display of manpower / all the King's horses and all the King's men
after hard work and numerous revisions (idiom) / the vicissitudes of life
(idiom) extremely diverse / to vary greatly
extremely rare (idiom) / once in a blue moon
each has its own merits (idiom)
kilocalorie (Kcal)
thousands
kiloton
to make mincemeat of sb / to hack sb to pieces (used while cursing)
lit. four ounces can move a thousand catties (idiom) / fig. to achieve much with little effort
kilovolt
Qianyang County in Baoji 寶雞|宝鸡, Shaanxi
thousands (of sth)
Kuril Islands, archipelago in Sakhalin, far-eastern Russia
lit. a thousand mile journey begins with the first step / fig. big accomplishments come from an accumulation of little achievements made one by one
thousands of purples and reds (idiom); a blaze of color / fig. a profusion of flourishing trades
plethora of things to tackle / multitude of loose ends / very complicated / chaotic
lit. an old steed in the stable still aspires to gallop 1000 miles (idiom); fig. old people may still cherish high aspirations
make light of traveling a thousand li / go to the trouble of traveling a long distance
lit. one day, a thousand miles (idiom); rapid progress
total annihilation
linked in countless ways
a thousand cups of wine is not too much when best friends meet (idiom) / when you're with close friends, you can let your hair down
a general planning in the seclusion of his tent is able to determine the outcome of the distant battle (idiom)
throughout the ages
extremely difficult
one word worth a thousand in gold (idiom) / (in praise of a piece of writing or calligraphy) each character is perfect / each word is highly valued
the slightest difference leads to a huge error (idiom) / a miss is as good as a mile
sb condemned by history (idiom)
Easy to raise an army of one thousand, but hard to find a good general. (idiom)
an ant hole may cause the collapse of a great dike (idiom) / huge damage may result from a moment's negligence
totally submissive (idiom)
a tiny lapse can lead to a huge mistake (idiom); a minor discrepancy leading to enormous losses
kilohertz
swing (seat hung from a frame or branch)
time is gold / every minute counts
heavily damaged / (fig.) full of holes / riddled with problems
for all eternity (idiom)
(coll.) one thousand or almost one thousand
the thousands place (or column) in the decimal system
lit. stake a thousand pieces of gold on one throw (idiom); to throw away money recklessly / extravagant
lit. by the thousands and tens of thousands (idiom); untold numbers / innumerable / thousands upon thousands
a promise worth one thousand in gold (idiom); a promise that must be kept
cosmos (Buddhism)
lit. a wealthy person does not sit under the eaves (idiom); fig. a rich man does not expose himself to danger
to shine through the ages (idiom)
a thousand tries leads to one success (idiom, humble expr.); Even without any notable ability on my part, I may still get it right sometimes by good luck.
lit. my worn-out broom, a thousand in gold (idiom); fig. sentimental value / I wouldn't be parted with it for anything.
goose feather sent from afar (idiom); a trifling gift with a weighty thought behind it / also written 千里送鵝毛|千里送鹅毛
after innumerable ages
absolutely true (idiom) / manifold / true from many points of view
one word worth a thousand in gold (idiom); valuable advice / words of enormous weight
Thousand Character Classic, 6th century poem used as a traditional reading primer
light-years (apart) / a million miles (apart) / (i.e. indicates a huge difference or a huge distance)
lit. stake a thousand pieces of gold on one throw (idiom); to throw away money recklessly / extravagant
reflect a thousand times and you can still make a mistake (idiom); to err is human
clairvoyance
a tiny lapse can lead to a huge mistake (idiom); a minor discrepancy leading to enormous losses
lit. Train an army for a thousand days to use it for an hour. (idiom); fig. extensive preparation eventually pays off
the slightest difference leads to a huge loss (idiom) / a miss is as good as a mile
The Book of One Thousand and One Nights
the year 2000 / 2000 years
to be able to plan victory from a thousand miles away (idiom)
giga-
fig. a tree may grow a thousand zhang high, but its leaves return to their roots (proverb) / fig. everything has its ancestral home / in old age, an expatriate returns home
a single slip may cause everlasting sorrow (idiom)
Tales from 5000 Years of Chinese History in three volumes by Cao Yuzhang 曹餘章|曹余章

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