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


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