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fragrant / sweet smelling / aromatic / savory or appetizing / (to eat) with relish / (of sleep) sound / perfume or spice / joss or incense stick / CL:
HSK 4
balmy / fragrant / aromatic (chemistry)
Chinese eaglewood / agarwood tree (Aquilaria agallocha) / lignum aloes
to burn incense at a temple
fragrance of flowers
tuberose / Cestrum nocturnum, see also 夜香木
tulip
literary reputation
fragrance / fragrant (of incense)
(of a fragrance) to waft about / (fig.) (of foods) to become popular in other places as well
sandalwood
lilac (Syringia vulgaris) / clove (Eugenia aromatica)
sweet scent / fragrant odor
mosquito-repellent incense or coil
rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
the first stick of incense placed in the censer (believed to bring good luck esp. during festivities) / (slang) (Tw) the first reply to a blog post etc
incense coil
passion fruit
yuxiang, a seasoning of Chinese cuisine that typically contains garlic, scallions, ginger, sugar, salt, chili peppers etc (Although "yuxiang" literally means "fish fragrance", it contains no seafood.)
to burn incense
interesting and appealing (of old locations, objects etc)
musk
fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)
five spice seasoned / incorporating the five basic flavors of Chinese cooking (sweet, sour, bitter, savory, salty)
orange jasmine (Murraya paniculata) / "chicken butt", popular Taiwan snack on a stick, made of marinated "white cut chicken" butt
popular / in demand / well regarded
lilac
lit. birdsong and fragrant flowers (idiom); fig. the intoxication of a beautiful spring day
frankincense
incense stick
strong fragrance / pungent
thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
wrinkled giant hyssop / Agastache rugosa (botany)
costus root (medicinal herb) / aucklandia / Saussurea costus / Dolomiaea souliei
see 香附
fragrant / delicious
to burn incense
delicate fragrance
subtle fragrance
incense
national grace, divine fragrance (idiom); an outstanding beauty
incense coil
(botany) patchouli (Pogostemon cablin)
winter daphne
rare perfume
burn incense
to burn incense / to thank profusely
ambergris
to burn incense
spearmint
fragrance / fragrant
rosin / pine rosin
lingering fragrance
Styrax officinalis or Styrax benzoin / benzoin resin (used in TCM) / Benzoinum
lit. the flowers in one's garden cannot match the fragrance of wild flowers (idiom) / fig. other women seem more attractive than one's own partner / the grass is always greener on the other side
She Xiang (c. 1361-1396), lady who served as Yi ethnic group leader in Yunnan in early Ming times
Chinese anise / star anise / Fructus Anisi Stellati
Rutaceae / the citrus family
lit. to feel the taste in one's mouth (idiom) / fig. to water at the mouth / to drool in anticipation
sambong (Blumea balsamifera)
a kind of sleeping gas or smoke used by thieves to incapacitate victims
eloquence that generates perfume (idiom); profound and significant text
to go on a pilgrimage and offer incense (idiom)
awesome (expression of approval used hypocritically after bitching about the exact same thing earlier) (neologism c. 2014)
fennel / fennel seed
root of Vladimiria souliei (used in TCM) / Dolomiaea souliei
pina colada (cocktail)
Chinese anise / star anise
see 孜然, cumin
dill seed
see 孜然, cumin
to choose which Buddha to burn incense to (idiom); fig. to curry favor from the right person
lit. burying jade and interring incense (idiom); funeral for a beautiful person
snowdrop bush (Styrax officinalis) / gum storax, used in TCM


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