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 chēng wéi called / to call sth (by a name) / to name
 míng jiào called / named
 rén chēng person (first person, second person etc in grammar) / called / known as
 suǒ wèi so-called / what is called
 jiào zuò to be called / to be known as
 míng wéi to be called / to be known as
 zhí xiá shì municipality, namely: Beijing 北京, Tianjin 天津, Shanghai 上海 / and Chongqing 重慶|重庆, the first level administrative subdivision / province level city / also called directly governed city
 wǔ shù military skill or technique (in former times) / all kinds of martial art sports (some claiming spiritual development) / self-defense / tradition of choreographed fights from opera and film (recent usage) / also called kungfu 功夫 / CL:種|种[zhong3]
 yòu míng also known as / alternative name / to also be called
 bù kuì to be worthy of / to deserve to be called / to prove oneself to be
 chēng zuò to be called / to be known as
 jí wéi to be considered to be / to be defined to be / to be called
 qīng yī black clothes / servant (old) / young woman role in Chinese opera, also called 正旦[zheng4 dan4]
 Bǎo jī Baoji prefecture-level city in Shaanxi / called Chencang 陳倉|陈仓[Chen2 cang1] in ancient times
 jiào zuò to call / to be called
 tǒng chēng to be collectively called / collective term / general designation
 jīn gāng shí diamond / also called 鑽石|钻石[zuan4 shi2]
西 Xī Hàn Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-8 AD), also called 前漢|前汉[Qian2 Han4], Former Han Dynasty
 lián zhū joined as a string of pearls / in rapid succession / alignment / Renju, a Japanese game, also called Gomoku or five-in-a-row
 yì chēng also known as / alternative name / to also be called
 Jiàn yè an old name for Nanjing, called Jiankang 建康 / or Jianye during the Eastern Jin (317-420)
 Zàng áo Tibetan mastiff / also called 西藏獒犬
 chēng zuò to be called / to be known as
 A1 bā sī Abbas (name) / Mahmoud Abbas (1935-), also called Abu Mazen, Palestinian leader, Chairman of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) from 2005
 huò chēng also called / also known as / a.k.a.
 jiǎ jiè 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
 Lu:3 shùn Lüshun / Lüshunkou district of Dalian city 大連市|大连市, Liaoning / called Port Arthur during Russian occupation and Russian-Japanese war of 1905
 bì xié to ward off evil spirits / mythical lion-like animal that wards off evil (also called 貔貅[pi2 xiu1])
 Lǔ Bān Lu Ban, legendary master craftsman, called the father of Chinese carpentry
 suǒ nà suona, Chinese shawm (oboe), used in festivals and processions or for military purposes / also written 鎖吶|锁呐 / also called 喇叭[la3 ba5]
 Biàn jīng Bianjing, Northern Song capital, now called Kaifeng 開封|开封[Kai1 feng1], Henan
西 Xī xué Western learning (intellectual movement in the late Qing) / also called 洋務運動|洋务运动
 Zhēn dé Jeanne d'Arc (1412-1431), French heroine and liberator, executed as a witch by the Burgundians and English / also called Jehanne Darc, the Maid or Orleans, Joan of Arc or St Joan
 huàn zuò to be called / to be known as
 Liú Bó wēn Liu Bowen (1311-1375), general under the first Ming emperor Zhu Yuanzhang 朱元璋, with a reputation as a military genius / also called Liu Ji 劉基|刘基
 xiàng xíng pictogram / one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 / of forming Chinese characters / Chinese character derived from a picture / sometimes called hieroglyph
 xiāng each other / one another / mutually / fret on the neck of a pipa 琵琶[pi2 pa5] (a fret on the soundboard is called a 品[pin3])
 Huá bù Chinatown / also called 唐人街[Tang2 ren2 jie1]
 dí dí wèi dichlorvos C4H7Cl2PO4, organic phosphate used as insecticide (loanword) / also called dimethyl dichloro-vinyl phosphate DDVP
 Huá yán jīng Avatamsaka sutra of the Huayan school / also called Buddhavatamsaka-mahavaipulya Sutra, the Flower adornment sutra or the Garland sutra
 shí bān yú grouper (Portuguese: garoupa) / also called 鮨 / Epinephelinae (subfamily of Serranidae, fish family including grouper)
 A1 chāng Achang also called Ngac'ang or Maingtha (ethnic group)
 fà cài long thread moss (Nostoc flagelliforme), an edible algae / also called faat choy or hair moss
 yè chòu body odor / bromhidrosis / armpit odor / underarm stink / also called 狐臭[hu2 chou4]
 bài tiān dì to worship heaven and earth / ritual kneeling by bride and groom in a old-fashioned wedding ceremony / also called 拜堂
 Aì sī jī mó rén Eskimo / also called Inuit 因紐特|因纽特
 Yín hàn Milky Way / also called 銀河|银河[Yin2 he2]
 yín yáng huò Epimedium, genus of herbaceous flowering plant, cultivated in the Far East as aphrodisiac / also called barrenwort or horny goatweed (said to resemble crushed goat's testicles)
 Bǎo píng zuò Aquarius (constellation and sign of the zodiac) / also called 水瓶座
 bù luò fēn Ibuprofen or Nurofen / also called 異丁苯丙酸|异丁苯丙酸
 jīng hú jinghu, a smaller, higher-pitched erhu 二胡 / (two-stringed fiddle) used to accompany Chinese opera / also called 京二胡
 háo zi raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) / raccoon of North China, Korea and Japan (Japanese: tanuki) / also called 狸
 xiàng xíng zì pictogram (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 / of forming Chinese characters) / Chinese character derived from a picture / sometimes called hieroglyph
 yǎ zi mute person / dumb person / (more commonly called 啞巴|哑巴[ya3 ba5])
 Bǎo ān zú Bao'an, also called Bonan (ethnic group)
 shèng lǐ Holy sacrament / Christian rite (esp. Protestant) / also called 聖事|圣事 / by Catholics
 wǔ bù shé Deinagkistrodon, a venomous pit viper / also called five-paced viper (i.e. can grow to five paces)
 shè musk deer (Moschus moschiferus) / also called 香獐子
 tù dodder (Cuscuta sinensis, a parasitic vine with seeds having medicinal uses) / also called 菟絲子|菟丝子
 kù one of the five legendary emperors, also called 高辛氏
 hū zhī jí lái to come when called (idiom) / ready and compliant / always at sb's beck and call
 Sū zhōu mǎ zi Suzhou numerals, i.e. the ten numerals 〡,〢,〣,〤,〥,〦,〧,〨,〩,十 / nowadays mainly used in traditional trades such as Chinese medicine / also called 草碼|草码[cao3 ma3]
 zhèng zǐ positron / also called 正電子|正电子[zheng4 dian4 zi3]
 Yí shān former Yishan county and town, now called Yizhou 宜州[Yi2 zhou1] in Hechi 河池[He2 chi2], Guangxi
西 Xī yóu Jì Journey to the West, Ming dynasty novel by Wu Cheng'en 吳承恩|吴承恩, one of the Four Classic Novels of Chinese literature / also called Pilgrimage to the West or Monkey
 Qīn nài Chennai, capital of southeast Indian state Tamil Nadu 泰米爾納德邦|泰米尔纳德邦[Tai4 mi3 er3 Na4 de2 bang1] / formerly called Madras 馬德拉斯|马德拉斯[Ma3 de2 la1 si1]
 jiǎ jiè zì 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
 A1 lā bó Guó jiā Lián méng Arab League, regional organization of Arab states in Southwest Asia, and North and Northeast Africa, officially called the League of Arab States
 Bǎo jī Shì Baoji prefecture-level city in Shaanxi / called Chencang 陳倉|陈仓[Chen2 cang1] in ancient times
 luó bo gāo fried radish cake (a type of dim sum, commonly called "turnip cake")
 zì zhì shì municipality / autonomous city / also called directly administered city 直轄市|直辖市
 zhōng yāng zhí xiá shì municipality, namely: Beijing 北京, Tianjin 天津, Shanghai 上海 / and Chongqing 重慶|重庆, the first level administrative subdivision / province level city / also called directly governed city
 èr lu:4 běn àn běn yǐ suān nà diclofenac sodium (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to reduce swelling and as painkiller) / also called voltaren 扶他林
 jīng èr hú jing'erhu, a two-stringed fiddle intermediate in size and pitch between the jinghu 京胡 / and erhu 二胡, used to accompany Chinese opera / also called 京胡
 Rèn An1 Ren An (-c. 90 BC), Han Dynasty general, also called Ren Shaoqing 任少卿
 dī sù céng low velocity zone (seismology) / also called asthenosphere 軟流層|软流层[ruan3 liu2 ceng2]
 Guāng míng jié Hanukkah (Chanukah), 8 day Jewish holiday starting on the 25th day of Kislev (can occur from late Nov up to late Dec on Gregorian calendar) / also called 哈努卡節|哈努卡节 / and simply 哈努卡
 ér huà nonsyllabic final r 儿 / added to a word in spoken Chinese / also called retroflex final or r-ization
 Nèi bǐ dū Naypyidaw or Nay Pyi Taw, jungle capital of Myanmar (Burma) since November 2005, 300 km north of Rangoon and 300 km south of Mandalay / formerly called Pyinmana 彬馬那|彬马那
 bā èr sān pào zhàn bombardment of Kinmen by PRC forces that started August 23rd 1958, also called second Taiwan strait crisis
 Qián Hàn Former Han dynasty (206 BC-8 AD), also called 西漢|西汉[Xi1 Han4], Western Han dynasty
 Qiān niǎo yuān guó jiā gōng mù Chidori ga fuchi, national war cemetery in Tokyo / also called Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
 fǎn diàn zǐ positron / also called 正電子|正电子[zheng4 dian4 zi3]
 Sī mǎ Fǎ “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[Wu3 jing1 Qi1 shu1], written by Sima Rangju 司馬穰苴|司马穰苴[Si1 ma3 Rang2 ju1]
 Wú wáng Hé Lú King Helu of Wu (-496 BC, reigned 514-496 BC) / also called 吳王闔閭|吴王阖闾
 Wú wáng Hé Lu:2 King Helu of Wu (-496 BC, reigned 514-496 BC), sometimes considered one of the Five Hegemons 春秋五霸 / also called 吳王闔廬|吴王阖庐
 Hā nǔ kǎ Hanukkah (Chanukah), 8 day Jewish holiday starting on the 25th day of Kislev (can occur from late Nov up to late Dec on Gregorian calendar) / also called 光明節|光明节 / and 哈努卡節|哈努卡节
 Hā nǔ kǎ jié Hanukkah (Chanukah), 8 day Jewish holiday starting on the 25th day of Kislev (can occur from late Nov up to late Dec on Gregorian calendar) / also called 光明節|光明节 / and simply 哈努卡
 huàn zuò to be called / to be referred to as
 sì yī èr shì biàn the coup of 12th Mar 1927, an attempt by Chiang Kai-shek to suppress the communists / called 反革命政变|反革命政變 / or 慘案|惨案 / in PRC literature
 tiān fù luó tempura / deep-fried cooking / also called 甜不辣[tian2 bu4 la4]
 Yí shān xiàn former Yishan county, now called Yizhou 宜州[Yi2 zhou1] in Hechi 河池[He2 chi2], Guangxi
 Yí shān zhèn former Yizhan town, now called Yizhou county level city 宜州市[Yi2 zhou1 shi4] in Hechi 河池[He2 chi2], Guangxi
 Gāng rén bō qí Mt Gang Rinpoche in Tibet / also called Mount Kailash
 Gāng rén bō qí fēng Mt Gang Rinpoche in Tibet / also called Mount Kailash
 Zuǒ shì Chūn qiū Mr Zuo's Spring and Autumn Annals, attributed to famous blind historian Zuo Qiuming 左丘明[Zuo3 Qiu1 ming2] / usually called Zuo Zhuan 左傳|左传[Zuo3 Zhuan4]
 xíng páng part of Chinese character indicating the meaning / also called significative or radical
 Xú Xī yuán Xu Xiyuan or Hsu Hsiyuan or Barbie Hsu (1976-), Taiwan pop star and actress, F4 band member / also called 大S
 Hū lǔ mó sī old Chinese name for Hormuz / now called 霍爾木茲|霍尔木兹
 yì fú part of Chinese character indicating the meaning / also called significative or radical
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