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  *塵* | 塵* | *塵
dust / dirt / earth
covered in dust / dusty / lying unused for a long time
airborne sand and dust
vacuum cleaner / dust catcher
dust / airborne powder / solid particulate matter
lit. to see only the other rider's dust and have no hope of catching up (idiom) / to be far inferior
dust / (Buddhism) minutest particle of matter
dust
the world of mortals (Buddhism) / human society / worldly affairs
"Red Poppies", novel by 阿來|阿来
lit. the dust has settled (idiom) / fig. to get sorted out / to be finalized
this mortal life / the mundane world
mundane world (in religious context) / this mortal coil
windblown dust / hardships of travel / vicissitudes of life / prostitution
to see through the world of mortals (idiom, of Buddhist monk) / disillusioned with human society / to reject the world for a monastic life
smoke and dust / air pollution
lit. trailing dust / fig. sb's footsteps / course in life
dust
vacuum cleaner
horsetail whisk / duster
clamor raises the dust (idiom); a tremendous clamor / to raise a tremendous stink
dust (floating in the air or settled on a surface) / large amount of airborne sand and dust, such as during a sandstorm
untainted by even a speck of dust (idiom); selfless and incorruptible / spotless
hubbub / hustle and bustle
the past / impurity contracted previously (in the sentient world) (Buddhism)
dust mite
lit. covered in dust (idiom) / fig. travel-worn
to eliminate dust (i.e. filter out suspended particles)
dust fall / fallout (volcanic, nuclear etc) / particulate matter
mundane world
speck of dust / fine dust
dust devil
the dust of a long journey
to wash off dust
floating dust / atmospheric particles
sand and dust storm
to follow in other people's footsteps
pneumoconiosis
variant of 逸塵|逸尘
cloud of dust / smog
to live an exhausting journey
(idiom) to lead the pack by a wide margin; to leave one's competitors trailing behind in one's dust
dust cloud
to gather dust
lit. with a face full of dust / showing the hardships of travel (idiom)
dusty
dust filter
outstanding / above the common / out of the ordinary
lit. kicking up the dust and breaking the harness / fig. to ride like the wind (idiom)
dust fall / fallout (volcanic, nuclear etc) / particulate matter
dusting machine / dust filter
alkali fumes


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