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pearl / CL: 顆|颗
HSK 6
pearl / jewel (of great value)
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  *珠* | 珠* | *珠
bead / pearl / CL: , 顆|颗
Haizhu District of Guangzhou City 廣州市|广州市, Guangdong
bearing ball
droplet / dewdrop
Dragon Ball, Japanese manga and anime series
Buddhist prayer beads
dewdrop
one's eyes / eyeball
marbles
beads of sweat
a teardrop
joined as a string of pearls / in rapid succession / alignment / Renju, a Japanese game, also called Gomoku or five-in-a-row
lit. a pearl in the palm (idiom) / fig. beloved person (esp. daughter)
ball / bead / ballpoint
steel ball / bearing ball
unrecognized talent
(idiom) blind as a bat (figuratively) / unaware of who (or what) one is dealing with / to fail to recognize what sb a bit more perceptive would
sparkling with wit (idiom)
the brightest jewel in the crown
to pass off fish eyes for pearls / to pass off fake products as genuine (idiom)
Cabernet Franc (grape type)
prayer beads / rosary / rosary beads / CL:
ovule
Cabernet Sauvignon (grape type)
undiscovered talent (idiom)
Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973), American writer known for her novels on Asian cultures, Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Prize laureate
to buy a wooden box and return the pearls inside / to show poor judgment (idiom)
light bulb
rosary / prayer beads
Cabernet Gernischt (grape type)
muscovite, mica (used in TCM) / Muscovitum
pachinko
rosary (Catholic prayer beads)
sparkling with wit (idiom)
to dive for pearls
pearl / usually written 珍珠
to pluck a pearl from the black dragon (idiom, from Zhuangzi); fig. to pick out the salient points (from a tangled situation) / to see through to the nub
lit. an old oyster producing a pearl (idiom) / fig. birthing a son at an advanced age
lit. cutting one's stomach to hide a pearl (idiom) / fig. wasting a lot of effort on trivialities
eyeball
Pearl of Great Price (Mormonism)
dzi bead, a type of stone bead highly prized in Tibet for many centuries, reputed to hold supernatural power
court beads (derived from Buddhist prayer beads)
white of the eye
pupil of the eye


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