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to encourage
HSK 4
a drum tower / Drum Tower, historic attraction in Xian, Beijing etc
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drum / CL: , / to drum / to strike / to rouse / to bulge / to swell
to applaud / to clap
Drumtower city district (various) / Gulou district of Nanjing City 南京市, Jiangsu / Gulou or Drumtower district of Fuzhou city 福州市, Fujian
a forced draft (of wind, for smelting metal) / blast (in blast furnace) / bellows / to draw air using bellows
drum kit
Gulangyu, scenic island off Xiamen 廈門|厦门
bellows / ventilator / air blower
heartening (news) / to boost (morale) / CL: 個|个
HSK 5
to summon one's (courage, faith etc) / to puff up (one's cheeks etc) / to bulge / to swell out
to agitate / to arouse / to instigate / to encite
HSK 6
gongs and drums / Chinese percussion instruments
Dangu district of Hengyang city 衡陽市|衡阳市, Hunan
Tonggu county in Yichun 宜春, Jiangxi
bronze drum / (Western-style) drum
bass drum
drummer
flower drum, a type of double-skinned Chinese drum / folk dance popular in provinces around the middle reaches of the Yangtze / (bicycle wheel) hub
to summon one's courage
opera form popular along Changjiang
to beat a drum / to play a drum / (fig.) to feel nervous
Gushan or Kushan district of Kaohsiung city 高雄市, south Taiwan
sound of a drum / drumbeat
to agitate for / to enthusiastically promote
waist drum / waist-drum dance (Han ethnic group folk dance)
drum beat / rhythm
to fiddle with sth / to trade with sth
drum kit (Tw)
in a spurt of energy
Dangu district of Hengyang city 衡陽市|衡阳市, Hunan
with great fanfare
elated and excited (idiom); overjoyed
a drum-shaped rattle (used by peddlers or as a toy) / rattle-drum
lit. kept inside a drum (idiom) / fig. completely in the dark
rotary drum
to puff up / to swell up / to inflate / to blow air into sth / (fig.) to encourage / to support
Tonggu county in Yichun 宜春, Jiangxi
encouraging / heartening
lit. to reorganize flags and drums (idiom); to regroup after a setback / to prepare for new initiatives / to attempt a comeback
tambourine (musical instrument) / bell and drum
percussion instrument in the form of a bamboo fish (traditionally used by Daoist priests)
beat the drum, pass the flower (game in which players sit in a circle passing a flower around while a drum is beaten – when the drumbeat stops, the player holding the flower must sing a song, answer a question, or drink a glass of wine etc)
bulging / bursting
eardrum / tympanum (of the middle ear) / tympanic membrane
seething / fuming
din
tympanic cavity (of the middle ear)
lit. to beat the return drum (idiom) / fig. to give up / to turn tail
to swell / tympanites
lit. lay down the flag and still the drums (idiom); fig. to cease / to give in
round and bulging / rotund / protruding
snare drum
lit. morning bell, evening drum, symbolizing monastic practice (idiom); fig. encouragement to study or progress
timpani
early form of Chinese characters inscribed in stone, a precursor of the small seal 小篆
cajón (musical instrument)
drum marking night watches / night watchman's clapper
percussion instrument in the form of a bamboo fish (traditionally used by Daoist priests)
full and bulging (of a pocket, pouch etc)
advocate
lit. evening drum, morning bell (idiom); fig. Buddhist monastic practice / the passage of time in a disciplined existence
see 箱鼓
eardrum / tympanum (of the middle ear) / tympanic membrane
Eustachian tube (linking pharynx to tympanic cavity 鼓室 of middle ear) / auditory tube
protruding eyes
floor tom (drum kit component)
a blast furnace (in modern times) / a draft assisted furnace for smelting metals
clapper-board
(old) musicians at a wedding cortege or funeral procession / (fig.) trumpeter of sb's praises / booster
discouraging / disheartening
Gushan or Kushan district of Kaohsiung city 高雄市, south Taiwan
Chinese percussion fixed pattern / percussion rhythm
to back sb up / to support sb in an argument / (lit. to beat nearby drum)
drum practice pad (music) / a practice drum (music)
double-ended skin drum with a narrow waist
small drum for marking time
Altair (star)
to echo what sb said / to back sb up from the sidelines (in an argument)
tom-tom drum (drum kit component)
lit. to tune one's zither then play it; fig. to live by the consequences of one's actions / to make one's bed then lie on it
hydraulic bellows / water-driven ventilation (for metal smelting furnace)
to wag one's tongue / to speak glibly
lit. to drum on a bowl / refers to Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子 grieving for his lost wife / fig. grief for a lost wife
to beat the drum and sound the gong (idiom); fig. to order an advance or retreat / to egg people on or to call them back
lit. the hammer fits the drum (idiom); appropriate relation between the different parts / closely interrelated
opening gong / gong strokes announcing start of opera performance
beginning-school ceremony (old usage) / classical learning
to raise a storm / to stir up trouble / to instigate
drumming to make apricots flower, cf joke by Tang Emperor Xuanzhong 唐玄宗, playing the drum in apricot blossom
to beat the drum and sound the gong (idiom); fig. to order an advance or retreat / to egg people on or to call them back
drum beat / rhythm
lit. to beat a gong; fig. to irritate sb / a provocation
cajón (musical instrument)
to advocate / to praise
tom-tom (drum)
to understand the unspoken implications (idiom)
not well coordinated (idiom)

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