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Pīnyīn
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  *鼎* | 鼎* | *鼎
ancient cooking cauldron with two looped handles and three or four legs / pot (dialect) / to enter upon a period of (classical) / Kangxi radical 206 / one of the 64 hexagrams of the Book of Changes
to aspire to the throne / to aim at (the first place etc)
the Nine Tripod Cauldrons, symbol of state power, dating back to the Xia Dynasty
Fuding county level city in Ningde 寧德|宁德, Fujian
grand reputation / renowned / famous
great / very important
lit. to set up the sacred tripods (following Yu the Great) / to fix the capital / to found a dynasty / used in advertising
one word worth nine sacred tripods (idiom); words of enormous weight
lit. dip one's finger in the tripod (idiom); fig. to get one's finger in the pie / to get a share of the action


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