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bone / CL: , 塊|块 / moral character / bitterness / Taiwan pr. [gu2 tou5]
HSK 5
diaphysis (long segment of a bone) / fig. backbone
HSK 6
femur
blood relation / kin / one's flesh and blood
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bone
pork chop / pork cutlet / spare ribs / (coll.) skinny person
orthopedics / orthopedic surgery
pelvis
bones / skeleton
framework / skeleton
muscles and bones / physique / strength / courage
to have one's hair stand on end (idiom) / to feel one's blood run cold
bone ash / ashes of the dead
beneath the surface / fundamentally / at the deepest level
osteoporosis
bone marrow (medulla ossea)
to shed one's mortal body and exchange one's bones (idiom); born again Daoist / to turn over a new leaf / fig. to change wholly / to create from other material (story, artwork etc)
bone formation / osteogenesis
skeleton of the dead
lit. carved in bones and engraved in the heart (idiom) / fig. etched in one's memory / unforgettable
keel / dragon bones (ancient bones used in TCM)
piercing / cutting / bone-chilling / penetrating (cold)
lazybones / beanbag
osteoporosis
(dialect) veteran actor / old trouper
unyielding character / courageous spirit / integrity / moral backbone
domino effect / ripple effect
sciatica
lit. torn body and crushed bones (idiom) / fig. to die horribly / to sacrifice one's life
zygomatic bone (cheek bone)
strength of character / vigorous style (of calligraphy)
to the bone / to the marrow / fig. to a very large degree
to hate sb to the bone (idiom)
backbone
vertebra
columbarium
oracle script / oracle bone inscriptions (an early form of Chinese script)
dominoes
lofty and unyielding character
spur / bony outgrowth
cartilage
weary old body (colloquial term, used jocularly or irreverently)
scapula / shoulder blade
bony / skinny
to suffer a fracture / (of a bone) to break / fracture
black-boned chicken / silky fowl / silkie / Gallus gallus domesticus Brisson
resolute individual / a hard nut to crack / tough mission / difficult task
ischium
backbone / mainstay / pillar / definite view / one's own judgment
ingrained / entrenched / deep-rooted
rib
fish bone
collarbone / clavicle
flesh and blood / one's offspring
strength / vigorous (calligraphy)
tortoise shell and animal bones used in divination / oracle bone inscriptions (an early form of Chinese script)
as thin as a match / emaciated (idiom)
skull (of a dead body)
kneecap / patella
exoskeleton (the carapace of insects, crabs etc)
columbarium
bone marrow transplant
backbone network
spicule (in biology) / bone needle (in archaeology)
sciatic nerve
T-bone steak
with a rolling or twisting movement / in a single movement / in one breath
collagen (protein)
bone-gathering, a custom of Fujian and Taiwan in which a son recovers the bones of his deceased father from the grave and places them in an urn for permanent storage at a different location
White Bone Spirit (in the novel Journey to the West 西遊記|西游记) / (fig.) sly and cunning person
(coll.) flower bud
skinny; emaciated (idiom)
osteoarthritis
ruthless / vicious and greedy
skeleton / skeletal remains
blatant / unsubtle / frank / (of sex, violence etc) explicit
dominoes
variant of 古董
striated muscle
bones of the dead
spicule
bak-kut-teh or pork ribs soup, popular in Malaysia and Singapore
bone china (fine white porcelain made from a mixture of clay and bone ash)
osteopathy
bonesetting / Chinese osteopathy
to look for bones in an egg / to find fault / to nitpick (idiom)
nasal bone
skull
(physiognomy) protruding bone at the back of the head, regarded as a sign of a renegade nature
humerus
to be all skin and bones (idiom) / also written 皮包骨
weak, cowardly person / spineless individual
multiple myeloma (medicine)
hip bone
to roll rapidly / to spin / Taiwan pr. [gu2 lu5]
miserable wretch / contemptible individual
carving in bone
hip bone
columbarium
ankle bone / ankle

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