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  *八* | 八* | *八
eight / 8
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the eight divinatory trigrams of the Book of Changes 易經|易经 / gossip / gossipy
eighty / 80
the character 8 or / birthdate characters used in fortune-telling
the eight precepts (Buddhism)
eighty percent / most probably / most likely
the eight points of the compass / all directions
Badaling, a particular section of the Great Wall that is a favorite tourist destination
anise / star anise / aniseed / octagonal / Fructus Anisi stellati
(sports) top eight / quarterfinals
Eighth Route Army, the larger of the two major Chinese communist forces fighting the Japanese in the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)
Bali or Pali township in New Taipei City 新北市, Taiwan
the Eight Immortals (Daoist mythology)
Eight-Nation Alliance, involved in a military intervention in northern China in 1900
Babu district of Hezhou city 賀州市|贺州市, Guangxi
(bird species of China) crested myna (Acridotheres cristatellus)
octopus
octagon
Eight Honors and Eight Shames, PRC official moral guidelines
octal
octave
"eight principles," a method of giving a general description and syndrome differentiation (TCM)
Bagongshan district of Huainan city 淮南市, Anhui
Eight Banners, military organization of Manchu later Jin dynasty 後金|后金 from c. 1600, subsequently of the Qing dynasty
eight grade wage scale (system)
Mt Babao in Haidian district of Beijing
(fig.) a long time
musical box
rice congee made with red beans, lotus seeds, longan, red dates, nuts etc
eight-trigram battle array / (fig.) mystifying tactics
lit. the Eight Immortals cross the sea, each showing his own special talent (idiom) / fig. (of each individual in a group) to give full play to one's unique capabilities
an essay in eight parts / stereotyped writing
music / (used in advertising instrumental tuition) / (archaic) musical instruments made of eight different materials (metal , stone , clay , leather , silk 絲|丝, wood , gourd , bamboo )
six pack (abdominal muscles)
Baxoi county, Tibetan: Dpa' shod rdzong, in Chamdo prefecture 昌都地區|昌都地区, Tibet
baguazhang (a form of Chinese boxing)
be smooth and slick (in establishing social relations)
pattern-syndrome identification based on the eight principles (TCM)
lit. there is not even the first stroke of the character (idiom) / fig. things have not even begun to take shape / no sign of success yet
Octopus card (Hong Kong smart card for electronic payments)
"eight pieces of brocade," a set of qigong exercises with assumed medical benefits
old-fashioned square table to seat eight people
pretty close / very near / about right
shape resembling the character or 8 / V-shape / splayed / figure of eight
Bade or Pate city in Taoyuan county 桃園縣|桃园县, north Taiwan
Babu district of Hezhou city 賀州市|贺州市, Guangxi
Bagongshan district of Huainan city 淮南市, Anhui
quarterfinals
Ba Ji Quan "Eight Extremes Fist" - Martial Art
eight-hour working day
Chinese anise / star anise / Fructus Anisi stellati
octavo
octagon
baguazhang (a form of Chinese boxing)
meddling woman / nosy parker (Cantonese)
eight-part essay one had to master to pass the imperial exams in Ming and Qing dynasties
Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne 儒勒·凡爾納|儒勒·凡尔纳
the eight-character slogan for the economic policy proposed by 李富春 in 1961: 調整鞏固充實提高|调整巩固充实提高 "adjust, consolidate, enrich and improve" / a policy expressed as an eight-character slogan
Baxoi county, Tibetan: Dpa' shod rdzong, in Chamdo prefecture 昌都地區|昌都地区, Tibet
Badaojiang district in Baishan city 白山市, Jilin
alangium
(bird species of China) plaintive cuckoo (Cacomantis merulinus)
Barkhor, pilgrim circuit around Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet
mustache shaped like character
eight-treasure decoction, tonic formula used in Chinese medicine
G8 (group of eight major industrialized nations)
the eight influential points (acupuncture)
lit. there is not even the first stroke of the character (idiom) / fig. things have not even begun to take shape / no sign of success yet
palanquin with eight carriers / (fig.) lavish treatment
Mt Babao Revolutionary Cemetery in Haidian district of Beijing
15th August / refers to Japanese surrender in WWII on 15th August 1945
Eight Banners system, the military and social organization of the Manchus between c. 1500 and 1911
splayfoot
Bali or Pali township in New Taipei City 新北市, Taiwan
Bamay in Dawu County 道孚縣|道孚县, Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture, Sichuan
sworn brotherhood / intimate friendship
"the Eight Great Eminent Officials" of the CPC, namely 鄧小平|邓小平, 陳雲|陈云, 李先念, 彭真, 楊尚昆|杨尚昆, 薄一波, 王震, and 宋任窮|宋任穷 / abbr. to 八老
force 8 wind / fresh gale
Badaojiang district in Baishan city 白山市, Jilin
"eight wind points", name of a set of acupuncture points (EX-LE-10), four on each foot
quaver / eighth note
bombardment of Kinmen by PRC forces that started August 23rd 1958, also called second Taiwan strait crisis
sloping eyebrows, formed like character for "eight"
formal recommendation letter in eight columns
octopus
grade 8 worker (highest on the eight grade wage scale) / top-grade worker
erhua variant of 八哥
August / eighth month (of the lunar year)
eight-jewel elixir (TCM)
lamprey (jawless proto-fish of family Petromyzontidae)
Barkhor street, central business area and pilgrim circuit around Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet / same as 八廓街
the Eight-fold Noble Way (Buddhism)
pug (breed of dog)
see 草海
octoploid
eight-jewel eye ointment (TCM)
eight surges (a group of eight acupoints in Chinese acupuncture, namely PC-9, TB-1, HT-9 and LV-3, bilaterally)

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