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knowledge / CL: 門|门 / intellectual
HSK 4
perception / consciousness
HSK 6
satisfied with what one has (idiom)
HSK 6
to know / to become aware of / also pr. [zhi1 dao5]
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to know / to be aware
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well-known / famous
to know / to understand
to know the facts / to understand / to be familiar with the situation
caring / intimate
content with one's situation / to know contentment (hence happiness)
cicada (onom.)
educated youth (sent to work in farms during the Cultural Revolution), abbr. for 知識青年|知识青年
intimate friend / soul mate
county head magistrate (old)
to know / to be informed of
know yourself and know your enemy, and you will never be defeated (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法)
to know oneself / to be intimate or close / intimate friend
prefectural magistrate (during Tang to Qing times)
know yourself, know your enemy (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法)
to sound out the difficulties and retreat to avoid defeat (idiom); fig. to back out of an awkward situation / to get out on finding out what it's really like
to inform / to tell / to notify / notification
knowing the enemy and yourself will get you unscathed through a hundred battles (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War")
not hiding anything he knows, not stopping before he has said it through (idiom) / frank / outspoken
to act tactfully / tactful / discreet
senior provincial government official in dynastic China
educated and well-balanced (idiom)
to know the enemy and know oneself (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War")
to know the law and break it (idiom); consciously going against the rules
intimate friend
lit. the kindness of recognizing sb's worth and employing him (idiom) / patronage / protection
redbreast / robin
public figure / celebrity
person in the know / insider / informed source
expert at appointing people according to their abilities (idiom) / to put the right people in the right places
to know whether others are cold or hot (idiom) / to be very considerate
those who understand others are clever, but those who know themselves are truly wise (idiom, from Laozi's 道德經|道德经
to be well-mannered
reputation / profile / familiarity in the public consciousness
Zhihu, Chinese Q&A website modeled on Quora, at zhihu.com, launched in Jan 2011
Anemarrhena asphodeloides / rhyzome of Anemarrhena (used in TCM)
easy to grasp but difficult to put into practice (idiom) / easier said than done
knowledge base
to know very little about
one may know a person for a long time without understanding his true nature (idiom)
to keep going resolutely despite knowing the task is impossible (idiom)
to know that it is so but not why it is so (idiom)
nobody understands one's son better than his father (idiom)
to have a sense of shame
ungrateful
informed consent
to know how to be economical (idiom)
ability to perceive / perceptivity / sentience
perceptual separability
intellectual / intelligentsia / learned person
treasure house of knowledge
knowledge worker
intellectual property rights (law)
intellectual circles / intelligentsia
epistemology
the more knowledgeable, the more reactionary (absurd anti-intellectual slogan attributed after the event to the Gang of Four 四人幫|四人帮)
to acknowledge one's faults and correct them (idiom)
OK! / Got it!
to recognize one's mistakes and be able to reform oneself (idiom)


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