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color / countenance / appearance / facial expression / pigment / dyestuff
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  *颜* | 颜* | *颜
surname Yan
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  *颜* | 颜* | *颜
color / face / countenance
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  *颜* | 颜* | *颜
Japanese variant of 顏|颜
attractiveness index (rating of how good-looking sb is)
paint / dye / pigment
mien / complexion
to nourish one's skin / to maintain a youthful appearance
a face without makeup
a beautiful woman / young beauties / youths / rosy cheeks
multi-colored / every color under the sun
good-looking
face / prestige
Yan Zhenqing (709-785), a leading calligrapher of the Tang Dynasty
to blush with shame (literary)
multicolored / a variety of colors
(I'll) teach you a lesson / put you in your place
Japanese-style emoticon, e.g. (⇀‸↼‶)
brazen
Bayan (name) / Bayan of the Baarin (1236-1295), Mongol Yuan general under Khubilai Khan, victorious over the Southern Song 1235-1239 / Bayan of the Merkid (-1340), Yuan dynasty general and politician
to smile / to beam
grinning from ear to ear (idiom) / beaming with happiness
Yan Style (in Chinese calligraphy)
close female friend / confidante
smile spread across the face (idiom); beaming with pleasure / all smiles / joy written across one's face
amiable manner / pleasant countenance
to pretend to look happy / to force oneself to smile
to ejaculate onto sb's face
shameless
femme fatale
close male friend / confidant
beautiful women suffer unhappy fates (idiom)
lit. for one's face to reach rock bottom / to be thoroughly discredited (idiom)
Yan Hui (521-481 BC), disciple of Confucius, also known as Yan Yuan 顏淵|颜渊
Yan Yuan (521-481 BC), disciple of Confucius 孔夫子, also known as 顏回|颜回
Bayankala mountain range in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, watershed of 黄河 Huang He river
lit. in books are sumptuous houses and graceful ladies (proverb) / fig. be diligent in your studies, success and glory will follow
shameless
to rejoice / smiling
servile and bending the knee (idiom); fawning / bending and scraping to curry favor
(idiom) to be unable to return to one's hometown due to the shame of failure (originally referred to Xiang Yu 項羽|项羽, who chose not to retreat to Jiangdong after his humiliating defeat)
face
to break into a smile / (of flowers) to open
happy countenance
solemn in countenance (idiom); strict and unsmiling
white hair and gray sunken cheeks (idiom); decrepit old age
(of complexion) to lose one's color / to blanch / wan
one's mother's loving face
even the most brazen person will sometimes feel shame (idiom)


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