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  *泥* | 泥* | *泥
mud / clay / paste / pulp
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  *泥* | 泥* | *泥
restrained
mud / sludge
slurry / mud
mud
loach / mud fish / CL: 條|条
landslide / torrent of mud and stones / mudslide
silt
silt / sludge / ooze
muddy / mud
quagmire
clay modeling / clay figurine or statue
mashed potato
lit. wading in mud and water / a slovenly job / sloppy
grass mud horse / used as a substitute for 肏你媽|肏你妈, to mock or avoid censorship on the Internet
mudguard
clay
mud / mire
Portland cement
muddy
mason / masonry work
reinforced concrete
clay figurine
red ink paste used for seal
earth / soil / mud / clay
jujube paste
Nanniwan, township 45 km south of Yan'an 延安, Shaanxi / "Nanniwan", a song written in 1943 to celebrate the achievements of communist revolutionaries in Nanniwan, where the 359th brigade of the Eighth Route Army reclaimed barren land as part of a campaign to become self-sufficient in food during a blockade by enemy forces
clay Bodhisattva
mud pit / mire / morass
muddy water / mud / masonry (craft)
white cement
soft mud / silt / sludge / ooze (geology)
peasant / yokel
to be a stickler for formalities / to rigidly adhere to / to cling to / constrained / ill at ease
peasant / yokel
lit. to grow out of the mud unsullied (idiom) / fig. to be principled and incorruptible
useless (idiom) / worthless / inept
swamp
lit. as drunk as mud / completely drunk
lit. a clay ox enters the sea (idiom); fig. to disappear with no hope of returning
mudstone / shale
mud / muddy swamp / sump / fig. a sticky predicament
bricklayer / tiler / mason
mud and sand flow together (idiom) / good and bad mingle
peat
chlorite (geology)
peat
to remove mud / desliming (in coal production)
lime plaster (construction)
trowel
hummus
to seal jars etc with mud, clay or lute / lute / luting
to gild / gilt
to belittle / to attack sb
trowel
dirty snow / slush / abbr. for 雪泥鴻爪|雪泥鸿爪
Devonian (geological period 417-354m years ago)
lit. when you pull a radish out of the ground, some dirt comes up with it (idiom) / fig. to uncover, during the investigation of a crime, evidence of other crimes / to cause further problems while working on a problem
clay idol
like a clay Bodhisattva fording a river, can't guarantee his own safety / unable to save oneself, let alone others
as different as heaven and earth (idiom) / worlds apart
mudstone (geology)
mashed potato
to fall flat on one's face
putty (used by plumbers and glaziers)
clay doll
poultice
mudstone
to try to smooth things over / to paper over the issues / to gloss things over
a landslide
when radishes are selling fast, one doesn't take the time to wash the soil off them (idiom) / fig. when business is booming, merchants tend to offer goods of inferior quality
dredger
conservative and unable to adapt (idiom)
matted sphagnum moss (Sphagnum palustre)
a goose's footprint in the snow / vestiges of the past (idiom) / the fleeting nature of human life (idiom)
mason
reinforced concrete
dirt / grime
stubborn and conservative
to despise titles and high offices
plaster / mortar
the swallow's nest is built one beakful of mud at a time (idiom) / many a little makes a mickle
stick-in-the-mud / to stick to old ways / stubbornly conservative
sealing clay / lute
erhua variant of 軟泥|软泥
(Buddhism) Naraka
blind drunk / drunk as drunk can be
yam paste (a snack in Chaozhou cuisine)


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