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


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