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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *的* | 的* | *的
of / ~'s (possessive particle) / (used after an attribute) / (used to form a nominal expression) / (used at the end of a declarative sentence for emphasis) / also pr. [di4] or [di5] in poetry and songs
HSK 1
we or us (including both the speaker and the person(s) spoken to) / (dialect) I or me / (dialect) (in a coaxing or familiar way) you / also pr. [za2 men5]
HSK 4
exhausting / hard / tough / arduous / to work hard / to go to a lot of trouble / hardship(s)
HSK 4
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *林* | 林* | *林
woods / forest / CL: / circle(s) (i.e. specific group of people) / a collection (of similar things)
road condition(s) (e.g. surface, traffic flow etc)
to put oneself in sb else’s shoes
(neologism c. 2012) (interjection of encouragement) Let’s do this! / Come on, you can do this!
recent year(s)
taste bud(s)
to hope / to expect / expectation(s)
Bugatti (name) / Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. (French car company)
the front piece(s) of a Chinese jacket / lapel
ankylosing spondylitis / Bechterew’s disease
femtosecond, fs, 10^-15 s
S-shaped / serpentine / coiled like a snake
“Methods of Sima”, also called “Sima Rangju’s Art of War”, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书, written by Sima Rangju 司馬穰苴|司马穰苴
pro-U.S.
(Japanese) high school girl’s uniform
military strength / military force(s)
microsecond, µs, 10^-6 s
lit. to hope one's son becomes a dragon (idiom); fig. to long for one' s child to succeed in life / to have great hopes for one's offspring / to give one's child the best education as a career investment
Standard and Poor's (S&P), company specializing in financial market ratings / S&P financial index
signature dish / a restaurant’s most famous dish
lit. seek but fail to get (idiom); fig. exactly what one’s been looking for
nanosecond, ns, 10^-9 s (PRC) / Taiwan equivalent: 奈秒
arms race / armament(s) race
in the newspaper(s)
to get one’s courage up / to embolden
to use the tip of another person’s lit cigarette to light one's own
variant of 尚方劍|尚方剑 / imperial sword (giving bearer arbitrary powers) / in fiction, Chinese version of 007's license to kill
Narnia, children's fantasy world in stories by C.S. Lewis
The Chronicles of Narnia, children's stories by C.S. Lewis
picosecond, ps, 10^-12 s
words written on one’s deathbed / an artist's final work / swansong
S.D. Poisson (1781-1840), French mathematician / also pr. [Po1 song1]
open system(s)
reading or phonetic value of a character / (Japanese linguistics) on-reading, a pronunciation of a kanji derived from its pronunciation in a Sinitic language at the time it was imported from China (Note: An on-reading of a character is distinguished from its kun-reading(s) 訓讀|训读. For example, has an on-reading "san" and a kun-reading "yama".)
father and elder brother(s) / head of the family / patriarch
alveolar / consonants z, c, s produced with the tip of the tongue on the alveolar ridge
alveolar / consonants z, c, s produced with the tip of the tongue on the alveolar ridge
Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973), American writer known for her novels on Asian cultures, Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Prize laureate
the straw that broke the camel’s back (idiom) / the final straw
P.S. / postscript
(U.S.) Peace Corps
brother(s) and sister(s)
exception(s)
a reading of a written Chinese word derived from a synonym (typically, a vernacular synonym) (e.g. in Mandarin, 投子 may be pronounced as its synonym 色子, and in Wu dialects, is pronounced as its synonym 兩|两 "liahn") / to pronounce a word using such a reading / (Japanese linguistics) kun-reading, a pronunciation of a kanji derived from a native Japanese word that matches its meaning rather than from the pronunciation of the character in a Sinitic language at the time it was imported from China (Note: A kun-reading of a character is distinguished from its on-reading(s) 音讀|音读. For example, has a kun-reading "yama" and an on-reading "san".)
imperial sword (giving bearer arbitrary powers) / in fiction, Chinese version of 007's license to kill
complement of a set S (math.) / the set of all x not in set S
nanosecond, ns, 10^-9 s (Tw) / PRC equivalent: 納秒|纳秒
double-stamen orchid (Diplandrorchis sinica S.C. Chen), an endangered species
Mao Zedong’s birthday, December 26th
Banco Delta Asia S.A.R.L., Macau
lit. a hair plucked from (person A) would be thicker than (person B)'s waist (idiom) / fig. A is far richer (or more powerful) than B / (used in a pattern such as A拔根汗毛比B的腰粗)
T. S. Eliot (1888-1965), English poet
to wipe one’s ass / (fig.) (coll.) to clean up sb else's mess


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