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  *六* | 六* | *六
six / 6
HSK 1
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  *尾* | 尾* | *尾
tail / remainder / remnant / extremity / sixth of the 28 constellations / classifier for fish
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  *陆* | 陆* | *陆
six (banker's anti-fraud numeral)
the six directions (north, south, east, west, up, down) / the whole country / the universe / everything under the sun
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  *己* | 己* | *己
self / oneself / sixth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 / sixth in order / letter "F" or Roman "VI" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / hexa
June / sixth month (of the lunar year)
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  *厘* | 厘* | *厘
Li (c. 2000 BC), sixth of the legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝 descended from Shennong 神農|神农 Farmer God, also known as Ai
to create Chinese characters / cf Six Methods of forming Chinese characters 六書|六书
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  *996* | 996* | *996
9am-9pm, six days a week (work schedule)
Qianlong Emperor (1711-1799), sixth Qing emperor, princely title 寶親王|宝亲王, personal name 弘曆|弘历, reigned 1735-1799
Mark Six (Hong Kong lotto game)
everything in disorder (idiom); in a hideous mess / at sixes and sevens
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  *哀* | 哀* | *哀
Ai (c. 2000 BC), sixth of legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝 descended from Shennong 神農|神农 Farmer God, also known as Li 釐|厘
Zhengtong Emperor, reign name of sixth Ming Emperor Zhu Qizhen 朱祁鎮|朱祁镇 (1427-1464), reigned 1435-1449, Temple name Yingzong 英宗
thirty-sixth year F12 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1959 or 2019
The Thirty-Six Stratagems, a Chinese essay used to illustrate a series of stratagems used in politics, war, and in civil interaction / all the possible schemes and stratagems
transfer character (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / character with meanings influenced by other words / sometimes called mutually explanatory character
ideogram plus phonetic (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / also known as phonogram, phonetic compound or picto-phonetic character
combined ideogram (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / Chinese character that combines the meanings of existing elements / also known as joint ideogram or associative compounds / to comprehend without being told explicitly / to cotton on / knowing (smile, glance etc)
the six spirits that rule the vital organs (heart , lungs , liver , kidneys 腎|肾, spleen and gall bladder 膽|胆)
pictogram / one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters / Chinese character derived from a picture / sometimes called hieroglyph
Jiang Ziya (c. 1100 BC, dates of birth and death unknown), partly mythical sage advisor to King Wen of Zhou 周文王 and purported author of “Six Secret Strategic Teachings” 六韜|六韬, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书
sixth sense (i.e. intuition, premonition, telepathy etc)
Jiang Wen (1963-), sixth generation Chinese movie director
Six Classics, namely: Book of Songs 詩經|诗经, Book of History 尚書|尚书, Book of Rites 儀禮|仪礼, the lost Book of Music 樂經|乐经, Book of Changes 易經|易经, Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋
to make use of / to use sth as pretext / under false pretenses / under the guise of / masquerading as / lenient / tolerant / loan character (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / character acquiring meanings by phonetic association / also called phonetic loan
Six Dynasties (220-589)
Yang Rui (1855-1898), one of the Six Gentlemen Martyrs 戊戌六君子 of the unsuccessful reform movement of 1898 / Yang Rui (1963-), host of "Dialogue" on CCTV News
fifty-sixth year F8 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1979 or 2039
five viscera and six bowels (TCM)
one sixth
the Confucian Six Arts, namely: rites or etiquette 禮|礼 (禮儀|礼仪), music 樂|乐 (音樂|音乐), archery (射箭), charioteering (駕車|驾车), calligraphy or literacy 書|书 (識字|识字), mathematics or reckoning 數|数 (計算|计算) / another name for the Six Classics 六經|六经
forty-sixth year F10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1969 or 2029
Six schools of pre-Han philosophy, as analyzed by 司馬談|司马谈 (儒家, 道家, 陰陽|阴阳, 法家, 名家, and 墨家)
sixth year F6 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1989 or 2049
radical plus phonetic (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / also known as phonogram, phonetic compound or picto-phonetic character
twenty-sixth year F2 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2009 or 2069
six pack (abdominal muscles)
at sixes and sevens / perturbed state of mind / in a mess
postnatal period / puerperium (period of six weeks after childbirth)
lit. to cross five passes and slay six generals (idiom) / fig. to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success)
six-sided talks (on North Korea)
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
History of Song of the Southern Dynasties 南朝宋 or Liu Song 劉宋|刘宋, sixth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled by Shen Yue 沈約|沈约 in 488 during Liang of the Southern Dynasties 南朝梁, 100 scrolls / (not to be confused with 宋史)
six close relatives, namely: father , mother , older brothers , younger brothers , wife , male children / one's kin
military strategy / military tactics / originally refers to military classics Six Secret Teachings 六韜|六韬 and Three Strategies 三略
“Six Secret Strategic Teachings”, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书, attributed to Jiang Ziya 姜子牙
Tan Sitong (1865-1898), Qing writer and politician, one of the Six Gentlemen Martyrs 戊戌六君子 of the unsuccessful reform movement of 1898
whether it's right or wrong doesn't make a lot of difference / six of one and half a dozen of the other / as broad as it is long
Huineng (638-713), the Sixth Patriarch of Chan Buddhism
pictogram (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / Chinese character derived from a picture / sometimes called hieroglyph
Shen Fu (1763-c. 1810), Qing dynasty writer, author of Six Records of a Floating Life 浮生六記|浮生六记
lit. to have three heads and six arms (idiom) / fig. to possess remarkable abilities / a being of formidable powers
six-pack (abs)
(literary) (colloquial term of the Six Dynasties period 六朝) this / (abbr. for 阿堵物) money
ideogram (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / Chinese character indicating an idea, such as up and down / also known as self-explanatory character
Six Methods of forming Chinese characters, according to Han dictionary Shuowen 說文|说文 - namely, two primary methods: 象形 (pictogram), 指事 (ideogram), two compound methods: 會意|会意 (combined ideogram), 形聲|形声 (ideogram plus phonetic), and two transfer methods: 假借 (loan), 轉注|转注 (transfer)
six-pointed star / hexagram / star of David
Six Records of a Floating Life, autobiographical novel and description of Qing dynasty life by 沈復|沈复, published 1808
six domestic animals, namely: pig, cow, sheep, horse, chicken and dog
Li Dan, personal name of sixth Tang emperor Ruizong 唐睿宗 (662-716), reigned 684-690 and 710-712
Yingzong, Temple name of sixth and eighth Ming emperor Zhengtong 正統|正统
in disorder / at sixes and sevens (idiom)
a pre-Tang Dynasty genre of poetry, relatively free in form, usually having four, five, six or seven characters per line
to enquire, according to custom, after the name and horoscope of intended bride / one of a set of six traditional marriage protocols (六禮|六礼), in which name as well as date and time of birth (for horoscope) are formally requested of the prospective bride's family
the six-syllable Sanskrit mantra of Avalokiteshvara bodhisattva (i.e. om mani padme hum)
hexose (CH2O)6, monosaccharide with six carbon atoms, such as glucose 葡萄糖
combined ideogram (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / Chinese character that combines the meanings of existing elements / also known as joint ideogram or associative compounds
Seven Military Classics of ancient China viz "Six Secret Strategic Teachings" 六韜|六韬, "Methods of Sima" 司馬法|司马法, "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法, "Wuzi" 吳子|吴子, "Wei Liaozi" 尉繚子|尉缭子, "Three Strategies of Huang Shigong" 黃石公三略|黄石公三略 and "Duke Li of Wei Answering Emperor Taizong of Tang" 唐太宗李衛公問對|唐太宗李卫公问对
Essential skill to benefit the people, sixth century encyclopedia of agricultural knowledge by Jia Sixie 賈思勰|贾思勰
Gu Kaizhi or Ku K'aichih (346-407), famous painter of Eastern Jin dynasty, one of the Four Great Painters of the Six Dynasties 六朝四大家
lit. the eyes watch six roads and the ears listen in all directions / to be observant and alert (idiom)
Cao Buxing or Ts'ao Pu-hsing (active c. 210-250), famous semilegendary painter, one of the Four Great Painters of the Six Dynasties 六朝四大家
Sixth ring road (Beijing), opened in 2008
(TCM) six bowels (hollow organs), namely: gall bladder 膽|胆, stomach , large intestine 大腸|大肠, small intestine 小腸|小肠, triple heater 三焦, bladder 膀胱
(TCM) six excesses causing illness, namely: excessive wind 風|风, cold , heat , damp 濕|湿, dryness , fire
"Six Secret Strategic Teachings" 六韜|六韬 and "Three Strategies of Huang Shigong" 三略, two of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书, attributed to Jiang Ziya 姜子牙
Jia Sixie, sixth century writer and author of agricultural encyclopedia Essential skill to benefit the people 齊民要術|齐民要术
sixth sense / intuition
hexose (CH2O)6, monosaccharide with six carbon atoms, such as glucose 葡萄糖
ideogram (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / Chinese character indicating an idea, such as up and down / also known as self-explanatory character
Luo Baoming (1952-), sixth governor of Hainan
(TCM) six unhealthy influences causing illness, namely: excessive wind 風|风, cold , heat , damp 濕|湿, dryness , fire
Emperor Ruizong of Tang, reign name of sixth Tang emperor Li Dan 李旦 (662-716), reigned 684-690 and 710-712
lit. to shout out hoping for fives and sixes when gambling with dice; a hubbub of gambling
Zhu Qizhen, personal name of sixth and eighth Ming emperor Zhengtong 正統|正统, afterwards Tianshun Emperor 天順|天顺 (1427-1464), reigned 1435-1449 and 1457-1464
Book of Music, said to be one of the Six Classics lost after Qin's burning of the books in 212 BC, but may simply refer to Book of Songs 詩經|诗经
Zhang Sengyou (active c. 490-540), one of the Four Great Painters of the Six Dynasties 六朝四大家
the Six Dynasties period (222-589) between Han and Tang
transfer character (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / character with meanings influenced by other words / sometimes called mutually explanatory character
Lu Tanwei (active c. 450-490), one of the Four Great Painters of the Six Dynasties 六朝四大家
Of the Thirty-Six Stratagems, fleeing is best. / see also 三十六計|三十六计
Liu Guangdi (1859-1898), one of the Six Gentlemen Martyrs 戊戌六君子 of the unsuccessful reform movement of 1898
Kang Guangren (1867-1898), younger brother of Kang Youwei 康有為|康有为 and one of the Six Gentlemen Martyrs 戊戌六君子 of the unsuccessful reform movement of 1898
Yang Shenxiu (1849-1898), one of the Six Gentlemen Martyrs 戊戌六君子 of the unsuccessful reform movement of 1898
the Six-Day War of June 1967 between Israel and its Arab neighbors
Grand Prince Yixin (1833-1898), sixth son of Emperor Daoguang, prominent politician, diplomat and modernizer in late Qing
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  *跂* | 跂* | *跂
sixth (extra) toe / to crawl
thirty six initial consonants of Song phonetic theory
nine tones and six modes (tonal system of Cantonese and other southern languages)

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