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nobleman / person of noble character
incapable ruler
monarch / sovereign
tyrant / despot
a ruler and his ministers (old)
my husband and master (archaic) / playboy of rich family / pimp
Grand Hyatt (hotel brand)
Junshan district of Yueyang city 岳陽|岳阳, Hunan
Laozi or Lao-tze (c. 500 BC), Chinese philosopher, the founder of Taoism / the sacred book of Daoism, 道德經|道德经 by Laozi
scarlet kafir lily / Clivia miniata (botany)
upright gentleman / man of honor
Yijun County in Tongchuan 銅川|铜川, Shaanxi
Gentlemen! (start of a speech) / Ladies and Gentlemen!
Constantinople, capital of Byzantium
heir apparent to a throne
lit. please Sir, get into the boiling pot (idiom) / fig. to give sb a taste of his own medicine
my late father / my ancestors / the late emperor
opium eater / drug addict / chain smoker
monarchical power
regicide / to commit regicide
friendship between gentlemen, insipid as water (idiom, from Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子)
recluse / hermit / used for homophone 癮君子|瘾君子, opium addict
a real man, if he takes a hit, will seek to even the score (idiom)
a nobleman's word is his bond (proverb)
lit. the gentleman on the roof beam / fig. a thief
Zaoshen, the god of the kitchen / also written 灶神
the Dragon King of the Eastern Sea (mythology)
people of good will (idiom); charitable person
a gentleman's friendship, insipid as water (idiom, from Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子)
Lord of the East, the sun God of Chinese mythology
king of hell / Yama
the lord of Lu (who declined to employ Confucius)
one who doesn't avenge an injustice is not a gentleman, one who doesn't redress a wrong is not a man (idiom)
sovereign king
Teresa Teng (1953-1995), Taiwanese pop idol
hereditary monarchy
to gauge the heart of a gentleman with one's own mean measure (idiom)
being close to the sovereign can be as perilous as lying with a tiger (idiom)
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monarch / lord / gentleman / ruler
monarchy / sovereign state
monarchy / autocracy
constitutional monarchy
royal title
a gentleman uses his mouth and not his fist
good people are at peace with themselves, (but) there is no rest for the wicked
lit. for a nobleman to take revenge, ten years is not too long (idiom) / fig. revenge is a dish best served cold
lit. a nobleman stays clear of the kitchen (idiom, from Mencius) / fig. a nobleman who has seen a living animal cannot bear to see it die, hence he keeps away from the kitchen
Junshan district of Yueyang city 岳陽|岳阳, Hunan
the monarch and his ministers / tribal chief
The Book of Lord Shang, Legalist text of the 4th century BC
ideal husband; Mr. Right
Lord Menchang of Qi, Chancellor of Qi and of Wei during the Warring States Period (475-221 BC)
Yijun County in Tongchuan 銅川|铜川, Shaanxi
absolute monarchy / autocracy
(honorific) your father
refined gentleman
to be faithful to the ruler and love one's country (idiom)
the Six Gentlemen Martyrs of the failed reform movement of 1898, executed in its aftermath, namely: Tan Sitong 譚嗣同|谭嗣同, Lin Xu 林旭, Yang Shenxiu 楊深秀|杨深秀, Liu Guangdi 劉光第|刘光第, Kang Guangren 康廣仁|康广仁 and Yang Rui 楊銳|杨锐
Tangun, legendary founder of Korea in 2333 BC
Tangun, legendary founder of Korea in 2333 BC
to dupe one's sovereign
lit. bystanders killed the king's horse (idiom) (based on an ancient story in which people along the road cheered a horseman on as he galloped past, until the horse died of exhaustion) / fig. beware of becoming complacent when everyone is cheering you on
virtuous gentleman (idiom)
spirit of the planet Mars
Cyndi Wang (1982-), Taiwanese singer and actress
Wang Zhaojun (52-19 BC), famous beauty at the court of Han emperor Yuan 漢元帝|汉元帝, one of the four legendary beauties 四大美女
listening to the words of a wise man can be superior to studying ten years of books (proverb)
enlightened sovereign
Ma Fujun, famous general of Zhao 趙國|赵国
homosexual (positive term)

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