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nobleman / person of noble character
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monarch / lord / gentleman / ruler
sovereign king
Teresa Teng (1953-1995), Taiwanese pop idol
Lord of the East, the sun God of Chinese mythology
(old) sovereign / tribal leader
Grand Hyatt (hotel brand)
monarch / sovereign
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
monarch
scarlet kafir lily / Clivia miniata (botany)
a ruler and his ministers (old)
incapable ruler
hypocrite
The Book of Lord Shang, Legalist text of the 4th century BC
Gentlemen! (start of a speech) / Ladies and Gentlemen!
tyrant / despot
sage
regicide / to commit regicide
heir apparent to a throne
the lord of Lu (who declined to employ Confucius)
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
constitutional monarchy
Yijun County in Tongchuan 銅川|铜川, Shaanxi
Junshan district of Yueyang city 岳陽|岳阳, Hunan
Lord Menchang of Qi, Chancellor of Qi and of Wei during the Warring States Period (475-221 BC)
opium eater / drug addict / chain smoker
monarchical power
the Dragon King of the Eastern Sea (mythology)
monarchy
lit. please Sir, get into the boiling pot (idiom) / fig. to give sb a taste of his own medicine
friendship between gentlemen, insipid as water (idiom, from Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子)
my husband and master (archaic) / playboy of rich family / pimp
Constantinople, capital of Byzantium
Junshan district of Yueyang city 岳陽|岳阳, Hunan
being close to the sovereign can be as perilous as lying with a tiger (idiom)
to gauge the heart of a gentleman with one's own mean measure (idiom)
lit. for a nobleman to take revenge, ten years is not too long (idiom) / fig. revenge is a dish best served cold
king of hell / Yama
a nobleman's word is his bond (proverb)
lit. the gentleman on the roof beam / fig. a thief
to be faithful to the ruler and love one's country (idiom)
listening to the words of a wise man can be superior to studying ten years of books (proverb)
a gentleman uses his mouth and not his fist
Yijun County in Tongchuan 銅川|铜川, Shaanxi
monarchy / sovereign state
Zaoshen, the god of the kitchen / also written 灶神
monarchy
a real man, if he takes a hit, will seek to even the score (idiom)
Tangun, legendary founder of Korea in 2333 BC
homosexual (positive term)
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
good people are at peace with themselves, (but) there is no rest for the wicked
ideal husband / "Mr. Right"
recluse / hermit / used for homophone 癮君子|瘾君子, opium addict
enlightened sovereign
people of good will (idiom); charitable person
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
royal title
Ma Fujun, famous general of Zhao 趙國|赵国
Tangun, legendary founder of Korea in 2333 BC
monarchy / autocracy
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
hereditary monarchy
upright gentleman / man of honor
my late father / my ancestors / the late emperor
absolute monarchy / autocracy
one who doesn't avenge an injustice is not a gentleman, one who doesn't redress a wrong is not a man (idiom)
virtuous gentleman (idiom)
Cyndi Wang (1982-), Taiwanese singer and actress
spirit of the planet Mars
a gentleman's friendship, insipid as water (idiom, from Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子)
to dupe one's sovereign
(honorific) your father
refined gentleman


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