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  *五* | 五* | *五
five / 5
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metal hardware (nuts and bolts) / the five metals: gold, silver, copper, iron and tin 金銀銅鐵錫|金银铜铁锡
5-1 (May 1st)
May / fifth month (of the lunar year)
five (main) colors (white, black, red, yellow, and blue) / multicolored
five rings / pentacyclic (chemistry)
five-star (hotel)
five crops, e.g. millet , soybean , sesame , barley 麥|麦, rice or other variants / all crops / all grains / oats, peas, beans and barley
fifty
fourth of May, cf 五四運動|五四运动, national renewal movement that started with 4th May 1919 protest against the Treaty of Versailles
(music) staff / stave
five phases of Chinese philosophy: wood , fire , earth , metal , water
the five visible planets, namely: Mercury 水星, Venus 金星, Mars 火星, Jupiter 木星, Saturn 土星
myriad / all kinds of / all sorts of
pork belly / streaky pork
pentagram
five stroke input method for Chinese characters by numbered strokes, invented by Wang Yongmin 王永民 in 1983
five continents / the world
50-50 / equal (share, partnership etc)
Wuhua county in Meizhou 梅州, Guangdong / Wuhua district of Kunming city 昆明市, Yunnan
multi-colored / every color under the sun
Wuliangye liquor / Five Grain liquor
May Fourth Movement / Chinese national renewal movement that started with 4th May 1919 protest against the Treaty of Versailles
five-starred red flag (PRC national flag)
five sense organs of TCM (nose, eyes, lips, tongue, ears 鼻目口舌耳) / facial features
Wuchang, county-level city in Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨, Heilongjiang / the Permanent Five (the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council: China, France, Russia, the UK, and the USA)
five constant virtues of Confucianism, namely: benevolence , righteousness 義|义, propriety 禮|礼, wisdom and fidelity / five cardinal relationships of Confucianism (between ruler and subject, father and son, husband and wife, brothers, friends) / five phases of Chinese philosophy: water , fire , wood , metal , earth
abbr. of 五筆字型|五笔字型, five stroke input method for Chinese characters by numbered strokes, invented by Wang Yongmin 王永民 in 1983
all the colors in profusion (idiom); a garish display
fifth of the five night watch periods 03:00-05:00 (old)
Isuzu
Wuhua district of Kunming city 昆明市, Yunnan
Wujyachü shehiri (Wujiaqu city) or Wǔjiāqú subprefecture level city in Ili Kazakh autonomous prefecture in north Xinjiang
all parts of the country
May
hardware store / ironmonger's store
Wudaokou neighborhood of Beijing
five-stroke code, Chinese character input method
the fifth / fifth day of a month
Wulian county in Rizhao 日照, Shandong
Wuhe county in Bengbu 蚌埠, Anhui / Punjab, province of Pakistan
five viscera of TCM, namely: heart , liver , spleen , lungs and kidneys 腎|肾
the five fingers of one's hand
schizandra (Schisandra chinensis) / Magnolia vine
Wujiaochang neighborhood of Shanghai, adjacent to Fudan University
five viscera and six bowels (TCM)
to bind a person's upper body, with arms tied behind the back and rope looped around the neck / to truss up
Wutongqiao district of Leshan city 樂山市|乐山市, Sichuan
the Pentagon
Wutai city and county in Xinzhou 忻州, Shanxi
bright and multicolored / of rich variety / (fig.) dazzling / glitzy
Wujyachü shehiri (Wujiaqu city) or Wǔjiāqú subprefecture level city in Ili Kazakh autonomous prefecture in north Xinjiang
Wuzhai county in Xinzhou 忻州, Shanxi
multi-colored / the rainbow / garish
Wuhua county in Meizhou 梅州, Guangdong
the Five Legendary Emperors, usually taken to be the Yellow Emperor 黃帝|黄帝, Zhuan Xu 顓頊|颛顼, Di Ku 帝嚳|帝喾, Tang Yao 唐堯|唐尧 and Yu Shun 虞舜
Wutongqiao district of Leshan city 樂山市|乐山市, Sichuan
Wuhe county in Bengbu 蚌埠, Anhui
Liu Bei's five great generals in Romance of the Three Kingdoms, namely: Guan Yu 關羽|关羽, Zhang Fei 張飛|张飞, Zhao Yun 趙雲|赵云, Ma Chao 馬超|马超, Huang Zhong 黃忠|黄忠
with complex feelings (idiom)
the Five Classics of Confucianism, namely: the Book of Songs 詩經|诗经, the Book of History 書經|书经, the Classic of Rites 禮記|礼记, the Book of Changes 易經|易经, and the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋
Five-Year Plan
Wugu township in New Taipei City 新北市, Taiwan
abundant harvest of all food crops / bumper grain harvest
Wuchang, county-level city in Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨, Heilongjiang
pentagon
Five Dynasties (907-960) and Ten Kingdoms (902-979), period of political turmoil in ancient China
Wudalianchi, county-level city in Heihe 黑河, Heilongjiang
lit. (may the) five blessings descend upon this home (namely: longevity, wealth, health, virtue, and a natural death) / (an auspicious saying for the Lunar New Year)
five spice seasoned / incorporating the five basic flavors of Chinese cooking (sweet, sour, bitter, savory, salty)
May Fourth Movement / Chinese national renewal movement that started with 4th May 1919 protest against the Treaty of Versailles
abbr. for 五峰土家族自治縣|五峰土家族自治县, Wufeng Tujia Autonomous County in Hubei / Wufeng township in Hsinchu County 新竹縣|新竹县, northwest Taiwan
Wulian county in Rizhao 日照, Shandong
Five Sacred Mountains of the Daoists, namely: Mt Tai 泰山 in Shandong, Mt Hua 華山|华山 in Shaanxi, Mt Heng 衡山 in Hunan, Mt Heng 恆山|恒山 in Shanxi, Mt Song 嵩山 in Henan
memorial activity 35 days after a person's death
Wutai county in Xinzhou 忻州, Shanxi
burly / strapping / big and strong
imperial five punishments of feudal China, up to Han times: tattooing characters on the forehead , cutting off the nose , amputation of one or both feet , castration 宮|宫, execution 大辟 / Han dynasty onwards: whipping , beating the legs and buttocks with rough thorns , forced labor , exile or banishment , capital punishment
AA battery (PRC) / Taiwan equivalent: 三號電池|三号电池
Vanadium pentoxide V2O5 / vanadic anhydride
poetic form consisting of four lines of five syllables, with rhymes on first, second and fourth line
Dragon Boat Festival (the 5th day of the 5th lunar month)
the five ranges separating Hunan and Jiangxi from south China, esp. Guangdong and Guangxi, namely: Dayu 大庾嶺|大庾岭, Dupang 都龐嶺|都庞岭, Qitian 騎田嶺|骑田岭, Mengzhu 萌渚嶺|萌渚岭 and Yuecheng 越城嶺|越城岭
fifty cents (0.5 RMB) / (fig.) paltry sum of money / (abbr. for 五毛黨|五毛党) hired Internet commenter
Wudalianchi, county-level city in Heihe 黑河, Heilongjiang
Wuying district of Yichun city 伊春市, Heilongjiang
Sixteen Kingdoms of Five non-Han people (ruling most of China 304-439)
the one who has retreated 50 steps laughs at the one who has retreated 100 steps (idiom) / the pot calls the kettle black
laughable low-budget special effects
five notes of pentatonic scale, roughly do, re, mi, sol, la / five classes of initial consonants of Chinese phonetics, namely: 喉音, 牙音, 舌音, 齒音|齿音, 唇音
Wuzhai county in Xinzhou 忻州, Shanxi
abbr. for 五卅運動|五卅运动, The May Thirtieth Movement (1925)
chest of drawers
a complete gamut of all five flavors (idiom); every flavor under the sun
the five impurities (Buddhism)
to have regular features
five degrees / fifth (basic musical interval, doh to soh)
Pentecost
pentose (CH2O)5, monosaccharide with five carbon atoms, such as ribose 核糖
the five Confucian relationships (ruler-subject, father-son, brother-brother, husband-wife, friend-friend)

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