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eight / 8
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August / eighth month (of the lunar year)
the eight points of the compass / all directions
Bade or Pate city in Taoyuan county 桃園縣|桃园县, north Taiwan
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)
the eight divinatory trigrams of the Book of Changes 易經|易经 / gossip / gossipy
Octopus card (Hong Kong smart card for electronic payments)
eighty percent / most probably / most likely
the eight major cuisines of China, namely 川魯粵蘇浙閩湘徽|川鲁粤苏浙闽湘徽
Bagua Mountain, Taiwan
August
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]
Eight-Nation Alliance, involved in a military intervention in northern China in 1900
the character 8 or / birthdate characters used in fortune-telling
eighty / 80
Eight Banners, military organization of Manchu later Jin dynasty 後金|后金 from c. 1600, subsequently of the Qing dynasty
Bade or Pate city in Taoyuan county 桃園縣|桃园县, north Taiwan
(bird species of China) crested myna (Acridotheres cristatellus)
the Eight Immortals (Daoist mythology)
Eighth Route Army, the larger of the two major Chinese communist forces fighting the Japanese in the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)
anise / star anise / aniseed / octagonal / Fructus Anisi stellati
be smooth and slick (in establishing social relations)
(fig.) a long time
"eight pieces of brocade," a set of qigong exercises with assumed medical benefits
octahedron
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
six pack (abdominal muscles)
an essay in eight parts / stereotyped writing
eight methods of treatment (TCM)
rice congee made with red beans, lotus seeds, longan, red dates, nuts etc
eight surges (a group of eight acupoints in Chinese acupuncture, namely PC-9, TB-1, HT-9 and LV-3, bilaterally)
Badaling, a particular section of the Great Wall that is a favorite tourist destination
octave
G8 (group of eight major industrialized nations)
pretty close / very near / about right
Ba Ji Quan "Eight Extremes Fist" - Martial Art
the Eight-fold Noble Way (Buddhism)
one eighth
Bamay in Dawu County 道孚縣|道孚县, Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture, Sichuan
eight-trigram battle array / (fig.) mystifying tactics
palanquin with eight carriers / (fig.) lavish treatment
octavo
eight-treasure decoction, tonic formula used in Chinese medicine
octagon
Yaohan retail group
Baxoi county, Tibetan: Dpa' shod rdzong, in Chamdo prefecture 昌都地區|昌都地区, Tibet
Bye bye! (in chat room and text messages)
Bali or Pali township in New Taipei City 新北市, Taiwan
octagon
mustache shaped like character
quaver / eighth note
baguazhang (a form of Chinese boxing)
the eight precepts (Buddhism)
Mt Babao in Haidian district of Beijing
octal
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
sworn brotherhood / intimate friendship
Bagongshan district of Huainan city 淮南市, Anhui
bombardment of Kinmen by PRC forces that started August 23rd 1958, also called the Second Taiwan Strait Crisis
"the Eight Great Eminent Officials" of the CCP, abbr. for 八大元老
child of a Manchu bannerman family (nobility) / (fig.) privileged brat
Barkhor street, central business area and pilgrim circuit around Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet
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
Barkhor street, central business area and pilgrim circuit around Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet / same as 八廓街
shape resembling the character or 8 / V-shape / splayed / figure of eight
Mt Babao Revolutionary Cemetery in Haidian district of Beijing
pug (breed of dog)
"eight principles," a method of giving a general description and syndrome differentiation (TCM)
splayfoot
Chinese anise / star anise / Fructus Anisi Stellati
step with feet splayed outwards
sloping eyebrows, formed like character for "eight"
Babu district of Hezhou city 賀州市|贺州市, Guangxi
lamprey (jawless proto-fish of family Petromyzontidae)
Barkhor, pilgrim circuit around Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet
Baxoi county, Tibetan: Dpa' shod rdzong, in Chamdo prefecture 昌都地區|昌都地区, Tibet
the eight influential points (acupuncture)
Light in August (novel by William Faulkner 威廉·福克納|威廉·福克纳)
octopus
quarterfinals
eight-hour working day
Badaojiang district in Baishan city 白山市, Jilin
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
Bagongshan district of Huainan city 淮南市, Anhui
alangium
G8 (group of eight major industrialized nations)
erhua variant of 八哥
(bird species of China) plaintive cuckoo (Cacomantis merulinus)
baguazhang (a form of Chinese boxing)
eight-jewel elixir (TCM)
"eight wind points", name of a set of acupuncture points (EX-LE-10), four on each foot
formal recommendation letter in eight columns
see 草海
grade 8 worker (highest on the eight grade wage scale) / top-grade worker
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
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

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