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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
the eight points of the compass / all directions
eighty percent / most probably / most likely
eighty / 80
the eight precepts (Buddhism)
the character 8 or / birthdate characters used in fortune-telling
octopus
(bird species of China) crested myna (Acridotheres cristatellus)
Eighth Route Army, the larger of the two major Chinese communist forces fighting the Japanese in the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)
Badaling, a particular section of the Great Wall that is a favorite tourist destination
anise / star anise / aniseed / octagonal / Fructus Anisi stellati
octal
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
Bali or Pali township in New Taipei City 新北市, Taiwan
the eight major cuisines of China, namely 川魯粵蘇浙閩湘徽|川鲁粤苏浙闽湘徽
Mt Babao in Haidian district of Beijing
quarterfinals
Eight Banners, military organization of Manchu later Jin dynasty 後金|后金 from c. 1600, subsequently of the Qing dynasty
an essay in eight parts / stereotyped writing
Eight-Nation Alliance, involved in a military intervention in northern China in 1900
pretty close / very near / about right
six pack (abdominal muscles)
"eight principles," a method of giving a general description and syndrome differentiation (TCM)
Eight Honors and Eight Shames, PRC official moral guidelines
"eight pieces of brocade," a set of qigong exercises with assumed medical benefits
the Eight Immortals (Daoist mythology)
(fig.) a long time
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-trigram battle array / (fig.) mystifying tactics
eight-treasure decoction, tonic formula used in Chinese medicine
old-fashioned square table to seat eight people
Octopus card (Hong Kong smart card for electronic payments)
meddling woman / nosy parker (Cantonese)
octagon
Chinese anise / star anise / Fructus Anisi Stellati
be smooth and slick (in establishing social relations)
Bagongshan district of Huainan city 淮南市, Anhui
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
15th August / refers to Japanese surrender in WWII on 15th August 1945
Baxoi county, Tibetan: Dpa' shod rdzong, in Chamdo prefecture 昌都地區|昌都地区, Tibet
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
pattern-syndrome identification based on the eight principles (TCM)
Bagongshan district of Huainan city 淮南市, Anhui
octavo
mustache shaped like character
musical box
octagon
Bamei or Bamay township in Dawu County 道孚縣|道孚县, Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture, Sichuan
alangium
see 草海
splayfoot
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
G8 (group of eight major industrialized nations)
Baxoi county, Tibetan: Dpa' shod rdzong, in Chamdo prefecture 昌都地區|昌都地区, Tibet
erhua variant of 八哥
Eight Banners system, the military and social organization of the Manchus between c. 1500 and 1911
(TCM) eight kinds of "head wind" (headache)
lamprey (jawless proto-fish of family Petromyzontidae)
baguazhang (a form of Chinese boxing)
Badaojiang district in Baishan city 白山市, Jilin
palanquin with eight carriers / (fig.) lavish treatment
sworn brotherhood / intimate friendship
Mt Babao Revolutionary Cemetery in Haidian district of Beijing
eight grade wage scale (system)
sloping eyebrows, formed like character for "eight"
Bali or Pali township in New Taipei City 新北市, Taiwan
traditional-style canopy bed
Barkhor street, central business area and pilgrim circuit around Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet / same as 八廓街
formal recommendation letter in eight columns
eight-jewel eye ointment (TCM)
bombardment of Kinmen by PRC forces that started August 23rd 1958, also called the Second Taiwan Strait Crisis
eight surges (a group of eight acupoints in Chinese acupuncture, namely PC-9, TB-1, HT-9 and LV-3, bilaterally)
the eight influential points (acupuncture)
eight-jewel elixir (TCM)
mustache shaped like character
Yaohan retail group
force 8 wind / fresh gale
eight-to-two powder (TCM)
"eight wind points", name of a set of acupuncture points (EX-LE-10), four on each foot
"the Eight Great Eminent Officials" of the CCP, 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
Bye bye! (in chat room and text messages)
the eight distresses - birth, age, sickness, death, parting with what we love, meeting with what we hate, unattained aims, and all the ills of the five skandhas (Buddhism)
eight (types of) jaundices (TCM)
Ba Jia Jiang, the eight generals that guard the godly realm in Taiwanese folklore, represented by troupes of dancers in temple processions / (slang) lowlife gangster or young hoodlum, often written as "8+9", [ba1 jia1 jiu3]
octet (musical ensemble)
Tripitaka Koreana, Buddhist scriptures carved on 81,340 wooden tablets and housed in the Haein Temple 海印寺 in South Gyeongsang province of South Korea
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
G8 (group of eight major industrialized nations)
eight types of jaundice with yellowing of body and face (TCM)
eight methods of treatment (TCM)
octahedron
the eight stages of the Buddha's life (Buddhism)
Barkhor street, central business area and pilgrim circuit around Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet
child of a Manchu bannerman family (nobility) / (fig.) privileged brat
Bade or Pate city in Taoyuan county 桃園縣|桃园县, north Taiwan
Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne 儒勒·凡爾納|儒勒·凡尔纳

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