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  *香* | 香* | *香
fragrant / sweet smelling / aromatic / savory or appetizing / (to eat) with relish / (of sleep) sound / perfume or spice / joss or incense stick / CL:
mosquito-repellent incense or coil
balmy / fragrant / aromatic (chemistry)
(of a fragrance) to waft about / (fig.) (of foods) to become popular in other places as well
lilac (Syringia vulgaris) / clove (Eugenia aromatica)
literary reputation
fragrance of flowers
sweet scent / fragrant odor
lit. birdsong and fragrant flowers (idiom); fig. the intoxication of a beautiful spring day
to burn incense at a temple
Chinese eaglewood / agarwood tree (Aquilaria agallocha) / lignum aloes
fragrance / fragrant (of incense)
passion fruit
She Xiang (c. 1361-1396), lady who served as Yi ethnic group leader in Yunnan in early Ming times
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.)
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
rosin / pine rosin
to burn incense
subtle fragrance
popular / in demand / well regarded
five spice seasoned / incorporating the five basic flavors of Chinese cooking (sweet, sour, bitter, savory, salty)
interesting and appealing (of old locations, objects etc)
costus root (medicinal herb) / aucklandia / Saussurea costus / Dolomiaea souliei
to burn incense
fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)
see 香附
winter daphne
strong fragrance / pungent
rare perfume
orange jasmine (Murraya paniculata) / "chicken butt", popular Taiwan snack on a stick, made of marinated "white cut chicken" butt
tuberose / Cestrum nocturnum, see also 夜香木
delicate fragrance
to burn incense
national grace, divine fragrance (idiom); an outstanding beauty
wrinkled giant hyssop / Agastache rugosa (botany)
fennel / fennel seed
to burn incense / to thank profusely
(botany) patchouli (Pogostemon cablin)
lingering fragrance
burn incense
fragrance / fragrant
Chinese anise / star anise
Styrax officinalis or Styrax benzoin / benzoin resin (used in TCM) / Benzoinum
Rutaceae / the citrus family
thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
lit. to feel the taste in one's mouth (idiom) / fig. to water at the mouth / to drool in anticipation
eloquence that generates perfume (idiom); profound and significant text
a kind of sleeping gas or smoke used by thieves to incapacitate victims
Chinese anise / star anise / Fructus Anisi Stellati
sambong (Blumea balsamifera)
pina colada (cocktail)
root of Vladimiria souliei (used in TCM) / Dolomiaea souliei
see 孜然, cumin
dill seed
to go on a pilgrimage and offer incense (idiom)
see 孜然, cumin
to choose which Buddha to burn incense to (idiom); fig. to curry favor from the right person
snowdrop bush (Styrax officinalis) / gum storax, used in TCM
lit. burying jade and interring incense (idiom); funeral for a beautiful person

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