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  *揚* | 揚* | *揚
abbr. for 揚州|扬州 / surname Yang
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to raise / to hoist / the action of tossing or winnowing / scattering (in the wind) / to flutter / to propagate
Yangzhou prefecture level city in Jiangsu
to swagger off / to walk off (or drive off etc) without a second thought for those left behind
to put about (a story, plan, threat etc) / to let it be known (esp. of threat or malicious story) / to threaten
to raise one's head / to perk up
Yangzhou prefecture level city in Jiangsu
to set sail
to become famous / to become notorious
to whip on / to raise a whip / by ext. to swagger
Changjiang 長江|长江 or Yangtze River / old name for Changjiang, especially lower reaches around Yangzhou 揚州|扬州
Yangzhong county level city in Zhenjiang 鎮江|镇江, Jiangsu
yangqin / dulcimer (hammered string musical instrument)
Jiangsu cuisine
known throughout the country (idiom); world-famous
with swagger / ostentatiously / to make the best use of one's strengths
Yang Xiong (53 BC-18 AD), scholar, poet and lexicographer, author of the first Chinese dialect dictionary 方言
to set sail on a voyage to a distant place / (fig.) to undertake a great mission
to raise eyebrows
Yangzhong county level city in Zhenjiang 鎮江|镇江, Jiangsu
Chinese alligator (Alligator sinensis)
to winnow
Jankovic / Yankovic / Yankovich / Jelena Jankovic (1985-), Serbian tennis player
to foster strengths and avoid weaknesses (idiom) / to play to one's strengths
lit. drain away filth and bring in fresh water (idiom); fig. dispel evil and usher in good / eliminate vice and exalt virtue
to flag down (a cab) on the street / to hail (a taxicab)

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