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 liù six / 6
Results beginning with 六
 Liù yuè June / sixth month (of the lunar year)
 liù shí sixty / 60
 liù hé the six directions (north, south, east, west, up, down) / the whole country / the universe / everything under the sun
 Lù hé Luhe district of Nanjing City 南京市 / in Jiangsu 江蘇|江苏
 liù fāng hexagonal
 liù hào 6th day of the month
 liù jiǎo hexagon
 liù jiā Six schools of pre-Han philosophy, as analyzed by 司馬談|司马谈[Si1 ma3 Tan2] (儒家[Ru2 jia1], 道家[Dao4 jia1], 陰陽|阴阳[yin1 yang2], 法家[Fa3 jia1], 名家[Ming2 jia1], and 墨家[Mo4 jia1])
 Liù Cháo Six Dynasties (220-589)
 liù shén the six spirits that rule the vital organs (heart 心[xin1], lungs 肺[fei4], liver 肝[gan1], kidneys 腎|肾[shen4], spleen 脾[pi2] and gall bladder 膽|胆[dan3])
 Liù Sì refers to Tiananmen incident of 4th June 1989
 Liù jiǎ Liuchia township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tai2 nan2 xian4], Taiwan
 Liù jīng Six Classics, namely: Book of Songs 詩經|诗经[Shi1 jing1], Book of History 尚書|尚书[Shang4 shu1], Book of Rites 儀禮|仪礼[Yi2 li3], the lost Book of Music 樂經|乐经[Yue4 jing1], Book of Changes 易經|易经[Yi4 jing1], Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋[Chun1 qiu1]
 Liù Yì the Confucian Six Arts, namely: rites or etiquette 禮|礼[li3] (禮儀|礼仪[li3 yi2]), music 樂|乐[yue3] (音樂|音乐[yin1 yue4]), archery 射[she4] (射箭[she4 jian4]), charioteering 御[yu4] (駕車|驾车[jia4 che1]), calligraphy or literacy 書|书[shu1] (識字|识字[shi2 zi4]), mathematics or reckoning 數|数[shu4] (計算|计算[ji4 suan4]) / another name for the Six Classics 六經|六经[Liu4 jing1]
 liù chù six domestic animals, namely: pig, cow, sheep, horse, chicken and dog
 liù qīn six close relatives, namely: father 父[fu4], mother 母[mu3], older brothers 兄[xiong1], younger brothers 弟[di4], wife 妻[qi1], male children 子[zi3] / one's kin
 liù shū 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)
 liù fǔ (TCM) six bowels (hollow organs), namely: gall bladder 膽|胆[dan3], stomach 胃[wei4], large intestine 大腸|大肠[da4 chang2], small intestine 小腸|小肠[xiao3 chang2], triple heater 三焦[san1 jiao1], bladder 膀胱[pang2 guang1]
 liù chén food grains (rice, wheat, barley, beans, soybeans, sesame)
 Liù guī Liugui or Liukuei township in Kaohsiung county 高雄縣|高雄县[Gao1 xiong2 xian4], southwest Taiwan
 liù jià hexavalent
 Liù jiǎo Liujiao or Liuchiao township in Chiayi county 嘉義縣|嘉义县[Jia1 yi4 xian4], west Taiwan
 Liù kù Liuku or Lutku, capital of Nujiang Lisu autonomous prefecture 怒江傈僳族自治州 / in Yunnan
 Liù tāo “Six Secret Strategic Teachings”, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书[Wu3 jing1 Qi1 shu1], attributed to Jiang Ziya 姜子牙[Jiang1 Zi3 ya2]
 liù xié (TCM) six unhealthy influences causing illness, namely: excessive wind 風|风[feng1], cold 寒[han2], heat 暑[shu3], damp 濕|湿[shi1], dryness 燥[zao4], fire 火[huo3]
 liù yín (TCM) six excesses causing illness, namely: excessive wind 風|风[feng1], cold 寒[han2], heat 暑[shu3], damp 濕|湿[shi1], dryness 燥[zao4], fire 火[huo3]
 Lù ān Lu'an prefecture-level city in Anhui
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 liù hé cǎi Mark Six (Hong Kong lotto game)
 liù yuè fèn June
 liù shí wǔ sixty-five
 liù diǎn bàn half past six / 6:30
 liù jiǎo xíng hexagon
 Liù pán Shān Liupan Mountains, mountain range in northern China
 liù biān xíng hexagon
 liù huán lù Sixth ring road (Beijing), opened in 2008
 liù miàn tǐ six-sided figure (such as a cube or parallelepiped)
  hexavalent chromium
 liù diǎn liù 6.6
 liù fēn yí sextant
 Liù guī xiāng Liugui or Liukuei township in Kaohsiung county 高雄縣|高雄县[Gao1 xiong2 xian4], southwest Taiwan
 Liù jiǎo xiāng Liujiao or Liuchiao township in Chiayi county 嘉義縣|嘉义县[Jia1 yi4 xian4], west Taiwan
 liù jiǎo xīng six-pointed star / hexagram / star of David
 Liù jiǎ xiāng Liuchia township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tai2 nan2 xian4], Taiwan
 Liù kù zhèn Liuku or Lutku, capital of Nujiang Lisu autonomous prefecture 怒江傈僳族自治州 / in Yunnan
 liù lu:4 běn hexachlorobenzene
 Liù pán shuǐ Liupanshui prefecture-level city in west Guizhou 貴州|贵州[Gui4 zhou1]
 liù sāi shā bluntnose sixgill shark
 liù shàn mén seat of the government / yamen / (in wuxia stories) special police force
 liù tàn táng hexose (CH2O)6, monosaccharide with six carbon atoms, such as glucose 葡萄糖[pu2 tao5 tang2]
 liù · sì refers to Tian'anmen incident of 4th June 1989
 Lù ān shì Lu'an prefecture-level city in Anhui
 Lù hé qū Luhe district of Nanjing City 南京市 / in Jiangsu 江蘇|江苏
 liù fāng huì tán six-sided talks (on North Korea)
 liù shén wú zhǔ out of one's wits (idiom) / distracted / stunned
 liù fēn zhī yī one sixth
 liù fú huà liú sulfur hexafluoride
 liù qīn bù rèn not recognizing one's family (idiom) / self-centered and not making any allowances for the needs of one's relatives
 liù qīn wú kào orphaned of all one's immediate relatives (idiom) / no one to rely on / left to one's own devices
 Liù tāo Sān lu:è "Six Secret Strategic Teachings" 六韜|六韬[Liu4 tao1] and "Three Strategies of Huang Shigong" 三略[San1 lu:e4], two of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书[Wu3 jing1 Qi1 shu1], attributed to Jiang Ziya 姜子牙[Jiang1 Zi3 ya2]
 liù biāo zhǔn chā six
 Liù Cháo Shí dài the Six Dynasties period (222-589) between Han and Tang
 Liù fēn yí zuò Sextans (constellation)
 liù fú huà yóu uranium hexafluoride (UF6)
 liù guó chàng yì Six-Country Initiative
 liù guó jí tuán group of six countries / group of six
 liù hé bā fǎ Liuhe Bafa - "Six Harmonies, Eight Methods" - Martial Art
 liù jiǎo kuò hào tortoise shell brackets 〔〕
 liù jiǎo luó mào hexagonal nut
 liù jí shì guān sergeant major
 liù kuài fù jī six-pack (abs)
 liù lu:4 huà běn hexachlorocyclohexane
 liù lu:4 zhé wán hexachloroethane / perchloroethane
 Liù pán shuǐ shì Liupanshui prefecture-level city in Guizhou 貴州|贵州[Gui4 zhou1]
 Liù Rì Zhàn zhēng the Six-Day War of June 1967 between Israel and its Arab neighbors
 liù sāi shā kē Hexanchus
 liù shí nián dài the sixties / the 1960s
 liù shí sì guà the 64 hexagrams of the Book of Changes (I Ching or Yi Jing) 易經|易经
 liù shí sì wàn 640,000
 liù shí wǔ suì sixty-five years old
 Liù Sì Shì jiàn Tiananmen Incident of June 4, 1989
 liù xiāo jī qí hexanitrostilbene
 liù zhōu guī dìng six-week documentation rule / six-week rule / 6-week rule
 liù zì zhēn yán the six-syllable Sanskrit mantra of Avalokiteshvara bodhisattva (i.e. om mani padme hum)
 Lù ān dì qū Lu'an prefecture, Anhui
 Lù zhī tè qū Luzhi special economic area in Liupanshui 六盤水|六盘水, west Guizhou
 Liù Yī Er2 tóng jié Children's Day (June 1st), PRC national holiday for children under 14
  feroxyhyte
  Six-Party Ministerial Meeting
  parahexyl
 liù cháo sì dà jiā Four Great Painters of the Six Dynasties, namely: Cao Buxing 曹不興|曹不兴[Cao2 Bu4 xing1], Gu Kaizhi 顧愷之|顾恺之[Gu4 Kai3 zhi1], Lu Tanwei 陸探微|陆探微[Lu4 Tan4 wei1] and Zhang Sengyou 張僧繇|张僧繇[Zhang1 Seng1 you2]
 liù èr wǔ shì biàn Korean war (dating from North Korean invasion on 25th Jun 1950)
 Liù Er4 wǔ Zhàn zhēng the Korean War (started June 25 1950)
 liù hé yī yì miáo hexavalent vaccine
 liù shí sì wèi yuán 64-bit (computing)
 liù tàn táng jī méi hexokinase
·  the Korean war (started June 25 1950)
 liù fāng zuì mì duī jī hexagonal close-packed (HCP) (math)
 liù · èr wǔ zhàn zhēng the Korean war (started June 25 1950)
 liù guó jiā liǎng guó xiǎo zǔ Six plus Two group
  Initiative of the six for peace and disarmament
  Six Nation Initiative for Peace and Disarmament
 shí liù sixteen / 16
 Zhōu liù Saturday
 dì liù sixth
 Dǒu liù Douliu or Touliu city in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县[Yun2 lin2 xian4], Taiwan
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 Xīng qī liù Saturday
 dì shí liù sixteenth
 Mǎ liù jiǎ Malacca or Melaka (town and state in Malaysia), also strait between Malaysia and Sumatra
 dì liù dài sixth generation
 dì liù shí sixtieth
 sì shí liù forty six / 46
 Lǐ bài liù Saturday
 Shí liù guó Sixteen Kingdoms of Five non-Han people (ruling most of China 304-439) / also written 五胡十六國|五胡十六国
 bā bā liù Bye bye! (in chat room and text messages)
 běn zhōu liù this Saturday
 dì liù gǎn sixth sense (i.e. intuition, premonition, telepathy etc)
 Dǒu liù shì Douliu or Touliu city in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县[Yun2 lin2 xian4], Taiwan
 líng diǎn liù 0.6
 méi liù r variant of 沒溜兒|没溜儿[mei2 liu4 r5]
 tǔ wèi liù Titan (moon of Saturn), aka Saturn VI
 wǔ yán liù sè multi-colored / every color under the sun
 shí liù jìn zhì hexadecimal
怀 shēn huái liù jiǎ to be pregnant (idiom)
 èr shí liù suì 26 years old
 yāo wǔ hè liù lit. to shout out hoping for fives and sixes when gambling with dice / a hubbub of gambling
 zhèng liù biān xíng regular hexagon
 sān chá liù fàn lit. to offer three kinds of tea and six different dishes / to be extremely considerate towards guests (idiom)
 sān gū liù pó women with disreputable or illegal professions (idiom)
 sān shí liù jì 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
 sān tóu liù bì lit. to have three heads and six arms (idiom) / fig. to possess remarkable abilities / a being of formidable powers
 wǔ zàng liù fǔ five viscera and six bowels (TCM)
 dà wèi liù shì David
 dì liù gǎn jué sixth sense / intuition
 èr shí liù hào 26th day of a month
 fú shēng liù jì Six Records of a Floating Life, autobiographical novel and description of Qing dynasty life by 沈復|沈复[Shen3 Fu4], published 1808
 jiǔ shēng liù diào nine tones and six modes (tonal system of Cantonese and other southern languages)
 jūn qíng liù chù MI6 (British military intelligence agency)
 rén wǔ rén liù to make a show of being decent and proper / to display phony or hypocritical behavior
 ruò áng liù shì John
 sān qīn liù gù old friends and relatives
 shí liù wán zhí cetane number (quality of light diesel fuel, measured by its ignition delay)
 shí liù wèi yuán 16-bit (computing)
 shí liù zì jué 16-character formula, esp. Mao Zedong's mantra on guerrilla warfare: 敵進我退,敵駐我擾,敵疲我打,敵退我追|敌进我退,敌驻我扰,敌疲我打,敌退我追[di2 jin4 wo3 tui4 , di2 zhu4 wo3 rao3 , di2 pi2 wo3 da3 , di2 tui4 wo3 zhui1] when the enemy advances we retreat / when the enemy makes camp we harass / when the enemy is exhausted we fight / and when the enemy retreats we pursue
 wǔ liù shí suì (in one's) fifties or sixties (years of age)
E3+3六 E3+3liù guó zhèng fǔ E3+3 Governments
 sān bǎi liù shí háng all walks of life (idiom) / every trade
 nèi liù jiǎo bān shǒu Allen key / hex key
 bǎn bǎn liù shí sì unaccommodating / rigid
退 yī tuì liù èr wǔ lit. 1 divided by 16 is 0.0625 (abacus rule) / fig. to deny responsibility / to pass the buck / also written 一推六二五[yi1 tui4 liu4 er4 wu3]
  Sixth Committee / Legal Committee
  New Delhi Six
  Group of Sixteen
  Chapter VI operation
  San José VI
 běn dǔ shí liù shì Benedict XVI (Roman Catholic pope)
 Mǎ liù jiǎ Hǎi xiá Strait of Malacca
 sān shí liù zì mǔ thirty six initial consonants of Song phonetic theory
 Shān běn Wǔ shí liù YAMAMOTO Isoroku (1884-1943), Japanese admiral
 Shí liù guó Chūn qiū history of the Sixteen Kingdoms 304-439 by Cui Hong 崔鴻|崔鸿, written towards the end of Wei of the Northern Dynasties 北魏, 100 scrolls
 Wǔ hú Shí liù guó Sixteen Kingdoms of Five non-Han people (ruling most of China 304-439)
 Wù xū Liù jūn zǐ the Six Gentlemen Martyrs of the failed reform movement of 1898, executed in its aftermath, namely: Tan Sitong 譚嗣同|谭嗣同[Tan2 Si4 tong2], Lin Xu 林旭[Lin2 Xu4], Yang Shenxiu 楊深秀|杨深秀[Yang2 Shen1 xiu4], Liu Guangdi 劉光第|刘光第[Liu2 Guang1 di4], Kang Guangren 康廣仁|康广仁[Kang1 Guang3 ren2] and Yang Rui 楊銳|杨锐[Yang2 Rui4]
 yī bǎi èr shí liù 126
·  Benedict XVI (Pope) / Joseph Alois Ratzinger (1927-), Pope from 2005
 guò wǔ guān zhǎn liù jiàng lit. to cross five passes and slay six generals (idiom) / fig. to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success)
  chapter VI 1 / 2 operation / hybrid operation
 Běn dǔ · shí liù shì Pope Benedict XVI / Joseph Alois Ratzinger (1927-), pope 2005-2013
· Běn dǔ · shí liù shì Pope Benedict XVI / Joseph Alois Ratzinger (1927-), pope 2005-2013
西 jīng yì liù xī gé mǎ Lean Six Sigma
 Mù hǎn mò dé liù shì King Mohammed VI (King of Morocco)
 pà sī kǎ liù biān xíng Pascal's hexagon
 jiǎ xíng liù lu:4 huán jǐ wán alpha hexachlorocyclohexane / alpha-HCH
 liǎng qiān liù bǎi yī shí liù 2816
 zhé xíng liù lu:4 huán jǐ wán beta hexachlorocyclohexane / beta-HCH
  Internet Protocol version 6 / IP version 6
 nèi liù jiǎo yuán zhù tóu luó dīng hexagon socket head cap screw
 yǎn guān liù lù ěr tīng bā fāng lit. the eyes watch six roads and the ears listen in all directions / to be observant and alert (idiom)
  sixth special session of the General Assembly
  Asian Group of the Sixth Committee
 sān shí liù jì , zǒu wéi shàng cè Of the Thirty-Six Stratagems, fleeing is best. / see also 三十六計|三十六计[san1 shi2 liu4 ji4]
 sān shí liù jì , zǒu wéi shàng jì see 三十六計,走為上策|三十六计,走为上策[san1 shi2 liu4 ji4 , zou3 wei2 shang4 ce4]
 xī ěr bó tè dì shí liù wèn tí Hilbert's
  sixteenth special session of the General Assembly / special session of the General Assembly on apartheid and its destructive consequences in southern Africa
  Six-Point Global Programme of Immediate Action
  Joint Statement of the Fourth Round of the Six-Party Talks / Joint Statement of 19 September 2005
  sixth emergency special session of the General Assembly
  Latin American Group of the Sixth Committee
  twenty-sixth special session of the General Assembly / special session of the General Assembly on HIV / AIDS
 Zhāng sān , Lǐ sì , Wáng wǔ , Zhào liù four proverbial names / Tom, Dick and Harry
1994年  Agreement on Implementation of Article VI of GATT 1994 / Anti-Dumping Agreement
 pú tao táng liù lín suān yán tuō qīng méi quē fá zhèng Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency / G6PD deficiency
&mdash&mdash  Annex VI: Regulations for the Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships
  High-level Plenary Meeting of the sixtieth session of the General Assembly / millennium review summit / Millennium +5 Summit
  Declaration on the Occasion of the Sixtieth Anniversary of United Nations Peacekeeping
  Ad hoc Committee of the sixteenth special session of the General Assembly
西  ECOWAS six-month peace plan for Sierra Leone / Conakry Agreement
  Sixth Expert Group Meeting on SNA Coordination
  Guidelines for the implementation of Article 6 of the Kyoto Protocol / Joint Implementation guidelines / JI guidelines
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