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  *四* | 四* | *四
four / 4
HSK 1
the four limbs of the body
HSK 6
Sichuan province (Szechuan) in southwest China, abbr. or , capital Chengdu 成都
four seasons, namely: spring , summer , autumn and winter
grade 4 / fourth class / category D
Sichuan province (Szechuan) in southwest China, abbr. or , capital Chengdu 成都
four sides
quadrilateral
April / fourth month (of the lunar year)
the four elements: earth, water, fire, and wind (Buddhism) / the four freedoms: speaking out freely, airing views fully, holding great debates, and writing big-character posters, 大鳴大放|大鸣大放, 大辯論|大辩论, 大字報|大字报 (PRC)
fourth / four times / quartic
forty / 40
all over the place / everywhere and all directions
the four seasons, namely: spring , summer , autumn and winter
four-way / four-sided / in all directions / everywhere
Siping prefecture level city in Jilin province 吉林省 in northeast China
Sihui county level city in Zhaoqing 肇慶|肇庆, Guangdong
Sichuan University
all around
the top four
(math.) to round up or down / to round off
the four social bonds: propriety, justice, integrity and honor / see 禮義廉恥|礼义廉耻 / the four directions / the four limbs (Chinese medicine) / four-dimensional
four-leaf clover
courtyard house with a fully enclosed courtyard (type of Chinese residence)
green bean / French bean / runner bean
four divisions (of the twenty-eight constellations 二十八宿 of the sky into groups of seven mansions), namely: Azure Dragon 青龍|青龙, White Tiger 白虎, Vermilion Bird 朱雀, Black Tortoise 玄武
Deng Xiaoping's four modernizations practiced from the 1980s (possibly planned together with Zhou Enlai), namely: modernization of industry, agriculture, national defense and science and technology / abbr. to 四化
Siping prefecture level city in Jilin province 吉林省 in northeast China
Siku Quanshu (collection of books compiled during Qing dynasty)
four corner code (input method for Chinese characters)
April
all sides
all around / on all sides / encircled
common name for 麋鹿, Père David's deer (Elaphurus davidianus), which is said to resemble an amalgam of animals such as a cow, deer, donkey and horse / an odd mixture of disparate elements / hodgepodge / farrago
Shikoku (one of the four main islands of Japan)
the four book depositories, namely: classics 經|经, history , philosophy , belles-lettres
in all directions / all around / far and near
Four Books, namely: the Great Learning 大學|大学, the Doctrine of the Mean 中庸, the Analects of Confucius 論語|论语, and Mencius 孟子
(TCM) the four methods of diagnosis, namely 望診|望诊 (observation), 聞診|闻诊 (auscultation and olfaction), 問診|问诊 (interrogation), 切診|切诊 (pulse feeling and palpation)
roads open in all directions (idiom); accessible from all sides
four-by-four (vehicle) / 4x4
tetrahedron
the Four Cardinal Principles enunciated by Deng Xiaoping 鄧小平|邓小平 in 1979: to uphold the socialist road, the dictatorship of the proletariat, the leadership of the CCP, and Maoism and Marxism-Leninism
Sichuan International Studies University (SISU)
boxer shorts
quadriceps muscle group / thigh muscles
abbr. for 四個現代化|四个现代化, Deng Xiaoping's four modernizations
the Four Classic Novels of Chinese literature, namely: A Dream of Red Mansions 紅樓夢|红楼梦, Romance of Three Kingdoms 三國演義|三国演义, Water Margin 水滸傳|水浒传, Journey to the West 西遊記|西游记
the Four Cleanups Movement (1963-66) / abbr. for 四清運動|四清运动
The Sutra in Forty-two Sections Spoken by the Buddha, the first Chinese Buddhist text, translated in 67 by Kasyapa-Matanga 迦葉摩騰|迦叶摩腾 and Gobharana 竺法蘭|竺法兰 (Dharmaraksha)
(of a perfume or a foul odor) permeating the whole place / (of grease etc) dripping everywhere / flowing all over the place
(of droplets, sparks etc) to fly about in all directions / to splatter everywhere
Four Asian Tigers / East Asian Tigers / Four Little Dragons (East Asian economic powers: Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore and Hong Kong)
the four great Chinese inventions: paper, printing, magnetic compass and gunpowder
to spring up everywhere / from all around
four divinities / four divine emperors / four mythical creatures symbolic of prosperity and longevity, namely the phoenix 鳳|凤, turtle 龜|龟, dragon 龍|龙 and Chinese unicorn 麒麟 / also 四象, the four division of the sky
Sichuan Daily
Sihui county level city in Zhaoqing 肇慶|肇庆, Guangdong
Four Comprehensives (political guidelines announced by President Xi Jinping, 2015)
carbon tetrachloride
all split up and in pieces (idiom); disunity (in an organization) / complete lack of unity / to disintegrate / falling apart / to be at sixes and sevens
everywhere
"the four pests", i.e. rats, flies, mosquitoes, and sparrows / see also 打麻雀運動|打麻雀运动
lit. the four elements are vanity (idiom) / this world is an illusion
one's four limbs / two arms and two legs
tetracycline
to look around
tetrachloroethylene
the four heavenly kings (Sanskrit vajra) / the four guardians or warrior attendants of Buddha
lit. four ounces can move a thousand catties (idiom) / fig. to achieve much with little effort
Siziwang banner or Dörvön-xüüxed khoshuu in Ulaanchab 烏蘭察布|乌兰察布, Inner Mongolia
the four tones of Middle Chinese: level tone 平聲|平声, rising tone 上聲|上声, departing tone 去聲|去声 and entering tone 入聲|入声 / the four tones of Modern Standard Mandarin
Sichuan basin
wheel alignment (automobile maintenance)
Gang of Four: Jiang Qing 江青, Zhang Chunqiao 張春橋|张春桥, Yao Wenyuan 姚文元, Wang Hongwen 王洪文, who served as scapegoats for the excesses of the cultural revolution
Four Generations Under One Roof, novel by Lao She 老舍
four generations under one roof (idiom)
"quarter remainder" calendar, the first calculated Chinese calendar, dating from c. 484 BC
to regard the four corners of the world all as home (idiom) / to feel at home anywhere / to roam about unconstrained / to consider the entire country, or world, to be one's own
semifinals
the four legendary beauties of ancient China, namely: Xishi 西施, Wang Zhaojun 王昭君, Diaochan 貂蟬|貂蝉 and Yang Yuhuan 楊玉環|杨玉环
tetralogy
fourth of the five night watch periods 01:00-03:00 (old)
chariot
all men are brothers
four seasons like spring / favorable climate throughout the year
four-wheel drive
four-substance decoction (si wu tang), tonic formula used in Chinese medicine
Siziwang banner or Dörvön-xüüxed khoshuu in Ulaanchab 烏蘭察布|乌兰察布, Inner Mongolia
to disperse / to scatter in all directions
nearby regions
Sifangtai district of Shuangyashan city 雙鴨山|双鸭山, Heilongjiang
to radiate all around
four legs facing the sky (idiom); flat on one's back
lit. on all sides, the songs of Chu (idiom) / fig. surrounded by enemies, isolated and without help
suburb / outskirts (of town)
12th April / refers to Chiang Kai-shek's coup of 12th April 1927 against the communists in Shanghai
former Siping prefecture, Jilin
one's nearest neighbors
four-dimensional space (math.)

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