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oneself / one's own
  *己* | 己* | *己
self / oneself / sixth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 / sixth in order / letter "F" or Roman "VI" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / hexa
to be oneself
to know oneself / to be intimate or close / intimate friend
to make it one's business / to take upon oneself to
to do (sth) oneself / to help oneself to
our side / one's own (side etc)
to be strict with oneself
twenty-sixth year F2 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2009 or 2069
know yourself, know your enemy (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法)
Daji (c. 11th century BC), mythical fox spirit and concubine of the last Shang Dynasty Emperor Zhou Xin 紂辛|纣辛
to express oneself / to give an account of oneself / to project oneself / to show off
to appropriate to oneself (what rightfully belongs to others)
those on our side / ourselves / one's own people / one of us
to be content with one's lot (idiom) / to know one's place
personal profit / to benefit oneself
without the freedom to act independently (idiom); involuntary / not of one's own volition / in spite of oneself
one's own viewpoint
everyone gives their own view
thirty-sixth year F12 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1959 or 2019
intimate / private saving of family members
to be strict with oneself (idiom) / to demand a lot of oneself
forty-sixth year F10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1969 or 2029
sixteenth year F4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1999 or 2059
dissident / alien / outsider
close female friend / confidante
What you don't want done to you, don't do to others. (idiom, from the Confucian analects) / Do as you would be done by. / Do not do to others what you would not have them do to you.
self-restraint and devotion to public duties (idiom); selfless dedication / to serve the public interest wholeheartedly
sixth year F6 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1989 or 2049
fifty-sixth year F8 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1979 or 2039
if you want sth done well, do it yourself (idiom)
to take for one's own / to expropriate
know yourself and know your enemy, and you will never be defeated (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法)
a matter of no concern to oneself (idiom)
to harm others without benefiting oneself (idiom)
to regard sb as one's own child
self-restraint / discipline / selflessness
close male friend / confidant
to abandon self for others (idiom, from Analects); to sacrifice one's own interest for other people / altruism
to persist in one's views
harming others for one's personal benefit (idiom); personal gain to the detriment of others
private saved money of close family members
to move a stone and stub one's toe / to shoot oneself in the foot (idiom)
close friend in a distant land, far-flung realms as next door / close in spirit although far away
to crush one's own foot while trying to maneuver a rock (to a cliff edge, to drop on one's enemy) (idiom) / hoisted by one's own petard
love others as self
to feel unconcerned and let matters rest (idiom)
each sticks to his own opinion (idiom); chacun son gout
restrain yourself and return to the rites (idiom, from Analects); to subdue self and observe proprieties / (any number of possible translations)
Look out for yourself, or heaven and earth will combine to destroy you. / Every man for himself, and the Devil take the hindmost.
selfless / self-sacrifice (to help others) / self-renunciation / altruism
each sticks to his own view (idiom); a dialogue of the deaf
hexose (CH2O)6, monosaccharide with six carbon atoms, such as glucose 葡萄糖
to seek the cause in oneself rather than sb else
you can't always do as you like / one has to compromise in this world (idiom)
If you don't want anyone to know, don't do it (idiom). fig. If you do something bad, people will inevitably hear about it.
to exercise power arbitrarily (idiom)
to consider sb as close friend (idiom); to take into one's confidence
knowing the enemy and yourself will get you unscathed through a hundred battles (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War")
there's no place like home (idiom)
Help others, and others may help you (idiom).
a true gentleman will sacrifice his life for a friend who understands him, as a woman makes herself beautiful for her sweetheart
(coll.) (Tw) to get sacked / to be fired
to give up one's private interests for the public good (idiom); to behave altruistically / selfless and public spirited
to blot out one's conscience
to listen to the ideas of others with an open mind (idiom)
Go your own way, let others say what they like. (popular modern cliche) / Do it my way.
to know the enemy and know oneself (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War")
hepatitis F
Kong Yiji, protagonist of short story by Lu Xun 魯迅|鲁迅
to wipe out dissenters / to exterminate those who disagree
to be severe with oneself and lenient with others (idiom)
to abandon self for others (idiom); to sacrifice oneself to help the people / altruism
intimate / private saving of family members
not to become attached to material things, not to pity oneself
self-restraint and devotion to public duties (idiom); selfless dedication / to serve the public interest wholeheartedly

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