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nobleman / person of noble character
HSK 6
hypocrite
scarlet kafir lily / Clivia miniata (botany)
opium eater / drug addict / chain smoker
friendship between gentlemen, insipid as water (idiom, from Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子)
lit. the gentleman on the roof beam / fig. a thief
a gentleman uses his mouth and not his fist
lit. for a nobleman to take revenge, ten years is not too long (idiom) / fig. revenge is a dish best served cold
a nobleman's word is his bond (proverb)
good people are at peace with themselves, (but) there is no rest for the wicked
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
recluse / hermit / used for homophone 癮君子|瘾君子, opium addict
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
a gentleman's friendship, insipid as water (idiom, from Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子)
upright gentleman / man of honor
refined gentleman
virtuous gentleman (idiom)
to gauge the heart of a gentleman with one's own mean measure (idiom)


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