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eight / 8
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the eight divinatory trigrams of the Book of Changes 易經|易经 / gossip / gossipy
the character 8 or / birthdate characters used in fortune-telling
August / eighth month (of the lunar year)
Badaling, a particular section of the Great Wall that is a favorite tourist destination
eighty / 80
the eight points of the compass / all directions
the eight precepts (Buddhism)
anise / star anise / aniseed / octagonal / Fructus Anisi stellati
(sports) top eight / quarterfinals
Babu district of Hezhou city 賀州市|贺州市, Guangxi
Bali or Pali township in New Taipei City 新北市, Taiwan
August
(bird species of China) crested myna (Acridotheres cristatellus)
eighty percent / most probably / most likely
the Eight Immortals (Daoist mythology)
octopus
Eighth Route Army, the larger of the two major Chinese communist forces fighting the Japanese in the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)
one eighth
Babu district of Hezhou city 賀州市|贺州市, Guangxi
rice congee made with red beans, lotus seeds, longan, red dates, nuts etc
Eight Banners, military organization of Manchu later Jin dynasty 後金|后金 from c. 1600, subsequently of the Qing dynasty
octave
Bagongshan district of Huainan city 淮南市, Anhui
Eight-Nation Alliance, involved in a military intervention in northern China in 1900
divination based on the eight characters of one's birth date
ancient classification system for musical instruments, based on the material of which the instrument is made (metal , stone , clay , leather , silk 絲|丝, wood , gourd , bamboo ) / the eight kinds of sound produced by instruments in these categories / music
"eight pieces of brocade," a set of qigong exercises with assumed medical benefits
Light in August (novel by William Faulkner 威廉·福克納|威廉·福克纳)
musical box
octagon
quarterfinals
Eight Honors and Eight Shames, PRC official moral guidelines
octal
(fig.) a long time
"eight principles," a method of giving a general description and syndrome differentiation (TCM)
be smooth and slick (in establishing social relations)
Bade or Pate city in Taoyuan county 桃園縣|桃园县, north Taiwan
octavo
eight grade wage scale (system)
quaver / eighth note
pretty close / very near / about right
Mt Babao in Haidian district of Beijing
Octopus card (Hong Kong smart card for electronic payments)
baguazhang (a form of Chinese boxing)
Bagua Mountain, Taiwan
eight-hour working day
Baxoi county, Tibetan: Dpa' shod rdzong, in Chamdo prefecture 昌都地區|昌都地区, Tibet
Bagongshan district of Huainan city 淮南市, Anhui
eight-trigram battle array / (fig.) mystifying tactics
old-fashioned square table to seat eight people
Ba Ji Quan "Eight Extremes Fist" - Martial Art
Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne 儒勒·凡爾納|儒勒·凡尔纳
octagon
an essay in eight parts / stereotyped writing
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
eight-jewel elixir (TCM)
shape resembling the character or 8 / V-shape / splayed / figure of eight
Chinese anise / star anise / Fructus Anisi Stellati
six pack (abdominal muscles)
eight-part essay one had to master to pass the imperial exams in Ming and Qing dynasties
Baxoi county, Tibetan: Dpa' shod rdzong, in Chamdo prefecture 昌都地區|昌都地区, Tibet
eight-treasure decoction, tonic formula used in Chinese medicine
(TCM) eight kinds of "head wind" (headache)
Mt Babao Revolutionary Cemetery in Haidian district of Beijing
Badaojiang district in Baishan city 白山市, Jilin
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
Bamay in Dawu County 道孚縣|道孚县, Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture, Sichuan
G8 (group of eight major industrialized nations)
mustache shaped like character
Barkhor, pilgrim circuit around Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet
Barkhor street, central business area and pilgrim circuit around Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet
pattern-syndrome identification based on the eight principles (TCM)
palanquin with eight carriers / (fig.) lavish treatment
sworn brotherhood / intimate friendship
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
Eight Banners system, the military and social organization of the Manchus between c. 1500 and 1911
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
baguazhang (a form of Chinese boxing)
meddling woman / nosy parker (Cantonese)
formal recommendation letter in eight columns
alangium
bombardment of Kinmen by PRC forces that started August 23rd 1958, also called second Taiwan strait crisis
Badaojiang district in Baishan city 白山市, Jilin
grade 8 worker (highest on the eight grade wage scale) / top-grade worker
octopus
force 8 wind / fresh gale
sloping eyebrows, formed like character for "eight"
Barkhor street, central business area and pilgrim circuit around Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet / same as 八廓街
pug (breed of dog)
the eight influential points (acupuncture)
mustache shaped like character
15th August / refers to Japanese surrender in WWII on 15th August 1945
"the Eight Great Eminent Officials" of the CPC, abbr. for 八大元老
Bali or Pali township in New Taipei City 新北市, Taiwan
splayfoot
(bird species of China) plaintive cuckoo (Cacomantis merulinus)

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