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  *就* | 就* | *就
at once / right away / only / just (emphasis) / as early as / already / as soon as / then / in that case / as many as / even if / to approach / to move towards / to undertake / to engage in / to suffer / subjected to / to accomplish / to take advantage of / to go with (of foods) / with regard to / concerning
HSK 2
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  *再* | 再* | *再
again / once more / re- / second / another / then (after sth, and not until then) / no matter how ... (followed by an adjective or verb, and then (usually) or for emphasis)
HSK 2
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  *已* | 已* | *已
already / to stop / then / afterwards
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  *那* | 那* | *那
that / those / then (in that case) / commonly pr. [nei4] before a classifier, esp. in Beijing
HSK 1
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  *才* | 才* | *才
ability / talent / sb of a certain type / a capable individual / only / only then / just now
HSK 3
equivalent to 就可以 / can then (do sth) / can immediately (do sth) / (do sth) and that will suffice
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  *则* | 则* | *则
(conjunction used to express contrast with a previous clause) but / then / standard / norm / principle / to imitate / to follow / classifier for written items
HSK 5
after / then (afterwards) / after that / afterwards
HSK 3
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  *便* | 便* | *便
plain / informal / suitable / convenient / opportune / to urinate or defecate / equivalent to : then / in that case / even if / soon afterwards
HSK 5
then / at that time / while
HSK 4
sometimes / now and then
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  *继* | 继* | *继
to continue / to follow after / to go on with / to succeed / to inherit / then / afterwards
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  *始* | 始* | *始
to begin / to start / then / only then
Examination Yuan, the qualification and appointment board under the constitution of Republic of China, then of Taiwan / exam board
from now on / since then / henceforth
HSK 5
in those days / then / in those years / during that time
to authorize / to investigate then ratify
and then (what follows next)
HSK 6
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  *乃* | 乃* | *乃
to be / thus / so / therefore / then / only / thereupon
before this / before then / previously
then / at that time / in those days
in case (sth happens) / if / once (sth happens, then...) / when / in a short time / in one day
after that / then
at this point / thus / from then on
to catch and hold on / to continue / to go on to do sth / to follow / to carry on / then / after that / subsequently / to proceed / to ensue / in turn / in one's turn
HSK 4
if not, then / otherwise
from time to time / now and then / occasionally / frequently
HSK 6
then and now / ancient and modern
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  *遂* | 遂* | *遂
to satisfy / to succeed / then / thereupon / finally / unexpectedly / to proceed / to reach
thus / if this happens then
then / afterwards
(coll.) to scam sb by setting up an "accident" in which one appears to have sustained damage or injury caused by the scam victim, then demanding compensation (variations include putting "expensive" porcelain in a place where it is likely to be knocked over by passers-by, and stepping into the path of a slow-moving car)
then (as in "the then chairman")
(followed by a verb phrase, then – optionally – 不可, or 不行 etc) must
just now / then
priority / sth advocated first / refers to ancient tradition: Worship the river first, then the sea.
since then / henceforth
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  *炝* | 炝* | *炝
to stir-fry then cook with sauce and water / to boil food briefly then dress with soy etc / to choke / to irritate (throat etc)
can then (and only then)
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  *聿* | 聿* | *聿
(arch. introductory particle) / then / and then
lit. source is distant and the flow is long (idiom); fig. sth goes back to the dim and distant past / a lot of water has flowed under the bridge since then
before then / up until that point
Zhang Xueliang (1901-2001) son of Fengtian clique warlord, then senior general for the Nationalists and subsequently for the People's Liberation Army
afterwards / then
occasionally / now and then
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  *辄* | 辄* | *辄
then / at once / always / (archaic) luggage rack on a chariot
to lose sth and then regain it (idiom)
to want to say sth but then hesitate
to hum and haw (idiom); to mumble as if hiding sth / to speak and break off, then start again / to hold sth back
HSK 6
Tianjun county (Tibetan: then cun rdzong) in Haixi Mongol and Tibetan autonomous prefecture 海西蒙古族藏族自治州, Qinghai
sachima, sweet (Manchu) pastry made of fried strips of dough coated with syrup, pressed together, then cut into blocks
at that time / then
that being the case / then / in that case
Rabiye or Rebiya (name) / Rebiya Kadeer or Rabiye Qadir (1947-), Uighur businesswoman and activist, imprisoned 1999-2005, then president of the World Uighur Congress
lit. measure the body then tailor the suit (idiom); fig. to act according to actual circumstances / To live within one's means.
Cao Pi (187-226), second son of Cao Cao 曹操, king then emperor of Cao Wei 曹魏 from 220, ruled as Emperor Wen 魏文帝, also a noted calligrapher
to realize only then
Hong Taiji (1592-1643), eighth son of Nurhaci 努爾哈赤|努尔哈赤, reigned 1626-1636 as Second Khan of Later Jin dynasty 後金|后金, then founded the Qing dynasty 大清 and reigned 1636-1643 as Emperor / posthumous name 清太宗
to drug and then rape sb
Amu Darya, the biggest river of Central Asia, from Pamir to Aral sea, forming the boundary between Afghanistan and Tajikistan then flowing through Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan / formerly called Oxus by Greek and Western writers, and Gihon by medieval Islamic writers
then it's too late (colloquial)
carpenter's straight line marker (an inked cord stretched tight then lowered onto timber)
to ebb and rise / to decrease and then grow
after this / from then on
PRC State Planning Committee, set up in 1952, replaced in 1998 by State Development and Planning Committee 國家發展計劃委員會|国家发展计划委员会 then in 2003 by National Development and Reform Commission 國家發展和改革委員會|国家发展和改革委员会
to flourish then decline / rise and fall
inked line / carpenter's straight line marker (an inked cord stretched tight then lowered onto timber)
think three times then go (idiom); don't act before you've thought it through carefully
at that time / then
(idiom) it's a deal / that's settled then
soon after / later / then
Zhao Ziyang (1919-2005), PRC reforming politician, general secretary of Chinese Communist Party 1987-1989, held under house arrest from 1989 to his death, and non-person since then
lit. to shoot from both sides (idiom) / fig. to display ambidexterity / to slap with one hand and then the other, in quick succession / to use both feet equally (football)
to do as one sees fit / It's up to you. / Let's wait and see and then decide what to do.
Judicial Yuan, the high court under the constitution of Republic of China, then of Taiwan
to disperse after a happy time (idiom) / everyone enjoys themselves to the full then party breaks up
Tianjun county (Tibetan: then cun rdzong) in Haixi Mongol and Tibetan autonomous prefecture 海西蒙古族藏族自治州, Qinghai
lit. twice then three times (idiom); fig. repeatedly / over and over again
Legislative Yuan, the legislative branch of government under the constitution of Republic of China, then of Taiwan
first decapitate then present your trophy (idiom); act first, report later
Duan Qirui (1864-1936), commander of Beiyang Army under Yuan Shikai, then politician and powerful warlord
Battle of Stalingrad (1942-1943), decisive battle of Second World War and one of the bloodiest battles in history, when the Germans failed to take Stalingrad, were then trapped and destroyed by Soviet forces
then / as a result
sit on the mountain and watch the tigers fight / watch in safety whilst others fight then reap the rewards when both sides are exhausted (idiom)
from then on / after / afterwards / thereafter
Control Yuan, a watchdog under the constitution of Republic of China, then of Taiwan
rhyming dictionary / traditional Chinese phonetic dictionary with words ordered first by four tones 四聲|四声 then rhyme 韻|韵 (i.e. medial consonant and final)
fox lady / in folk stories, a beautiful girl who will seduce you then reveal herself as a ghost
Executive Yuan, the executive branch of government under the constitution of Republic of China, then of Taiwan
(of people with tight budget) to enjoy various dishes at the restaurant by ordering the food together and then sharing the costs
eating comes first, then comes everything else (idiom) (Tw)
If you want to condemn sb, don't worry about the pretext (idiom, from Zuozhuan 左傳|左传); one can always trump up a charge against sb / Give a dog a bad name, then hang him.
just at that time / as it happens / by good luck, just then
one day's sun, ten days' frost (idiom, from Mencius); fig. to work for a bit then skimp / sporadic effort / lack of sticking power / short attention span
Zhang Shizhao (1881-1973), revolutionary journalist in Shanghai, then established writer
Rebiya Kadeer or Rabiye Qadir (1947-), Uighur businesswoman and activist, imprisoned 1999-2005, then president of the World Uighur Congress
forward delivery apartment / unfinished housing to be paid for in advance by the buyer and then completed within certain time frame
to bow deeply, starting upright with arms straight out in front, one hand cupped in the other, then moving the hands down to one's knees as one bows, keeping the arms straight (a form of greeting)
to execute a lightning raid / (investment) to buy, then quickly sell / (tourism) to visit a destination for only a short stay
posthumous title of Hung Taiji 皇太極|皇太极 (1592-1643), eighth son of Nurhaci 努爾哈赤|努尔哈赤, reigned 1626-1636 as Second Khan of Later Jin dynasty 後金|后金, then founded the Qing dynasty 大清 and reigned 1636-1643 as Emperor

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