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 hòu lái afterwards / later
 hòu mian rear / back / behind / later / afterwards
 hòu miàn rear / back / behind / later / afterwards / also pr. [hou4 mian5]
 xià down / downwards / below / lower / later / next (week etc) / second (of two parts) / to decline / to go down / to arrive at (a decision, conclusion etc) / measure word to show the frequency of an action
 zhī hòu afterwards / following / later / after
 yǐ hòu after / later / afterwards / following / later on / in the future
 huí tóu to turn round / to turn one's head / later / by and by
 qí hòu next / later / after that
 děng yī xià to wait a moment / later / in awhile
 hòu tou behind / the back / the rear / later / afterwards / (in) the future
 dāi huì r in a moment / later / also pr. [dai1 hui3 r5] or [dai1 hui5 r5]
 hòu back / behind / rear / afterwards / after / later / post-
 jì ér soon after / later / then
 gèng chí later
 bǎo liú to keep / to retain / to have reservations (about sth) / to hold back (from saying sth) / to put aside for later
 zài shuō to say again / to put off a discussion until later / moreover / what's more / besides
 hòu qī late stage / later period
 hòu dài descendant / progeny / posterity / later ages / later generations
 hòu rén later generation
 zǎo wǎn morning and evening / sooner or later
 chí zǎo sooner or later
 Liú Bèi Liu Bei (161-223), warlord at the end of the Han dynasty and founder of the Han kingdom of Shu 蜀漢|蜀汉 / (c. 200-263), later the Shu Han dynasty
 guò shí old-fashioned / out of date / to be later than the time stipulated or agreed upon
 hòu shì later generations
 wǎn nián one's later years
 wǎn qī later period / end stage / terminal
 shāo hòu in a little while / in a moment / later on
 Dōng hàn Eastern or later Han dynasty, 25-220
 lìng xíng tōng zhī to notify at a different time / to notify later / to give prior notice
 lán běn blueprint / source material on which later works (books, movies etc) are based
 diàn fù to pay sb else's expense with the expectation of being reimbursed by that person later
 Wú Sān guì Wu Sangui (1612-1678), Chinese general who let the Manchus into China and helped them establish the Qing Dynasty, later leading a revolt against Qing in an effort to start his own dynasty
 Nu:3 zhēn Jurchen, a Tungus ethnic group, predecessor of the Manchu ethnic group who founded the Later Jin Dynasty 後金|后金[Hou4 Jin1] and Qing Dynasty
 liú dài to leave sth for later / to postpone (work, a decision etc)
 nèi dìng to select sb for a position without announcing the decision until later / to decide behind closed doors / all cut and dried
 Nǔ ěr hā chì Nurhaci (1559-1626), founder and first Khan of the Manchu Later Jin dynasty 後金|后金 / (from 1616)
 hòu huà something to be taken up later in speech or writing
 bā qí Eight Banners, military organization of Manchu later Jin dynasty 後金|后金[Hou4 Jin1] from c. 1600, subsequently of the Qing dynasty
 jì wǎng kāi lái to follow the past and herald the future (idiom) / part of a historical transition / forming a bridge between earlier and later stages
 Wáng Mǎng Wang Mang (45 BC-23 AD), usurped power and reigned 9-23 between the former and later Han
 Yān guó Yan, a vassal state of Zhou in modern Hebei and Liaoning / north Hebei / the four Yan kingdoms of the Sixteen Kingdoms, namely: Former Yan 前燕 / (337-370), Later Yan 後燕|后燕 / (384-409), Southern Yan 南燕 / (398-410), Northern Yan 北燕 / (409-436)
 Fǎ jiā Legalist School of the Warring States Period (475-221 BC) founded by Han Fei 韓非|韩非[Han2 Fei1] and Li Si 李斯[Li3 Si1], later adopted by Shang Yang 商鞅[Shang1 Yang1] whose reforms helped establish the supremacy of the Qin Dynasty 秦代[Qin1 dai4] (221-207 BC)
 Gāo Yún Gao Yun (died 409) emperor of Northern or Later Yan dynasty
 chéng qián qǐ hòu to follow the past and herald the future (idiom) / part of a historical transition / forming a bridge between earlier and later stages
 Hòu Hàn Later Han or Eastern Han dynasty (25-220) / Later Han of the Five Dynasties (947-950)
 Pān Yuè Pan Yue (247-300), later known as 潘安[Pan1 An1], famous handsome and elegant writer from the Western Jin dynasty
 liú chuán to bequeath (to later generations) / a legacy
 cái a moment ago / just now / (indicating sth happening later than expected) / (preceded by a clause of condition or reason) not until / (followed by a numerical clause) only
 xiān zhǎn hòu zòu first decapitate then present your trophy (idiom) / act first, report later
 xiào lián xiaolian, two examination subjects in Han, later a single subject in Ming and Qing / successful second degree candidate
 wǎn yù late childbirth / to have a child at a later age
 Hòu Zhōu Later Zhou of the Five Dynasties (951-960), centered on Shandong and Hebei, with capital at Kaifeng 开封
 huí jiàn See you later!
 Jiù Táng shū History of the Early Tang Dynasty, sixteenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], compiled under Liu Xu 劉昫|刘昫[Liu2 Xu4] in 945 during Later Jin 後晉|后晋[Hou4 Jin4] of the Five Dynasties, 200 scrolls
 Xīn Táng shū History of the Later Tang Dynasty, seventeenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], compiled under Ouyang Xiu 歐陽修|欧阳修[Ou1 yang2 Xiu1] and Song Qi 宋祁[Song4 Qi2] in 1060 during Northern Song 北宋[Bei3 Song4], 225 scrolls
 Hòu Táng Later Tang of the Five Dynasties (923-936)
 Shí Lè Shi Le, founder of Later Zhao of the Sixteen Kingdoms 後趙|后赵 / (319-350)
 Hòu Liáng Later Liang of the Five Dynasties (907-923)
 Táng shū same as 舊唐書|旧唐书[Jiu4 Tang2 shu1], History of the Early Tang Dynasty, sixteenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], compiled under Liu Xu 劉昫|刘昫[Liu2 Xu4] in 945 during Later Jin 後晉|后晋[Hou4 Jin4] of the Five Dynasties, 200 scrolls
 Huáng jīn Qǐ yì Yellow Turbans Peasant Uprising at the end of later Han (from 184)
 yín chī mǎo liáng lit. eating away next year's food in advance / fig. to dip into the next month's check / live now, pay later
 Xīn Wǔ dài shǐ Later History of the Five Dynasties (between Tang and Song), nineteenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], compiled under Ouyang Xiu 歐陽修|欧阳修[Ou1 yang2 Xiu1] in 1053 during Northern Song Dynasty, 74 scrolls
 Yān Yan, a vassal state of Zhou in modern Hebei and Liaoning / north Hebei / the four Yan kingdoms of the Sixteen Kingdoms, namely: Former Yan 前燕 / (337-370), Later Yan 後燕|后燕 / (384-409), Southern Yan 南燕 / (398-410), Northern Yan 北燕 / (409-436) / surname Yan
 lái rì fāng cháng the future is long (idiom) / there will be ample time for that later / We'll cross that bridge when we get there
 chéng shàng qǐ xià to follow the past and herald the future (idiom) / part of a historical transition / forming a bridge between earlier and later stages
 yí yǎng tiān nián lit. to nurture one's years (idiom) / fig. to enjoy one's later years
 yǎng hǔ shāng shēn Rear a tiger and court disaster. (idiom) / fig. if you're too lenient with sb, he will damage you later / to cherish a snake in one's bosom
 yǎng hǔ yí huàn Rear a tiger and court disaster. (idiom) / fig. if you're too lenient with sb, he will damage you later / to cherish a snake in one's bosom
 zài jiàn goodbye / see you again later
 Cáo Cāo Cao Cao (155-220), famous statesman and general at the end of Han, noted poet and calligrapher, later warlord, founder and first king of Cao Wei 曹魏, father of Emperor Cao Pi 曹丕 / the main villain of novel the Romance of Three Kingdoms 三國演義|三国演义
 hòu zhàng undisclosed account / to settle matters later / to blame sb after the event
 Hòu Jīn Later Jin dynasty (from 1616-) / Manchu Khanate or kingdom that took over as Qing dynasty in 1644
 yì xiǎo shí yǐ hòu a short time later
 Hòu Qín Later Qin of the Sixteen Kingdoms (384-417)
 Hòu Yān Later Yan of the Sixteen Kingdoms (384-409)
 Huáng fǔ Sōng Huangfu Song (-195), later Han general and warlord
 Huáng jīn Mín biàn the Yellow Turbans Peasant Uprising at the end of later Han (from 184)
 yī huí shēng , èr huí shú lit. at first raw, later ripe (idiom) / unfamiliar at first but you get used to it / strangers at first meeting, but soon friends / awkward at first but becoming skillful later / an acquired taste
 Wǔ Liáng the five Liang of the Sixteen Kingdoms, namely: Former Liang 前涼|前凉 / (314-376), Later Liang 後涼|后凉 / (386-403), Northern Liang 北涼|北凉 / (398-439), Southern Liang 南涼 / (397-414), Western Liang 西涼|西凉 / (400-421)
 xiān tiān xià zhī yōu ér yōu , hòu tiān xià zhī lè ér lè The first concern is affairs of state, enjoying the pleasure comes later. Quotation from essay On Yueyang Tower 岳陽樓記|岳阳楼记 / by Song writer Fan Zhongyan 范仲淹[Fan4 Zhong4 yan1]
 Liú Xù Liu Xu (887-946), politician in Later Jin of the Five Dynasties 後晉|后晋, compiled History of Early Tang Dynasty 舊唐書|旧唐书
 shī zhī dōng yú , shōu zhī sāng yú to lose at sunrise but gain at sunset (idiom) / to compensate later for one's earlier loss / what you lose on the swings you gain on the roundabouts
 Sòng Qí Song Qi (998-1061), Song dynasty poet and writer, coauthor of History of the Later Tang Dynasty 新唐書|新唐书
 Hòu Jìn Later Jin of the Five Dynasties (936-946)
 hòu liáng Later Liang of the Sixteen Kingdoms (386-403)
 Hòu Zhào Later Zhao of the Sixteen Kingdoms (319-350)
 Xīn cháo the Xin dynasty (8-23 AD) of Wang Mang 王莽, forming the interregnum between the former and later Han
 Zhū Jùn Zhu Jun (-195), politician and general at the end of later Han
 Zhū Wēn Zhu Wen (852-912), military governor 節度使|节度使[jie2 du4 shi3] at the end of Tang, founder of Later Liang of the Five Dynasties (907-923), also known as Emperor Taizu of Later Liang 後梁太祖|后梁太祖[Hou4 Liang2 Tai4 zu3]
 Dōng xiàn hàn jì Records of the Eastern Han, model for History of Later Han 後漢書|后汉书
 Dōng guān Hàn jì History of Later Han dynasty, internal palace record by many 1st and 2nd century authors, 143 scrolls
 Mín guó tōng sú yǎn yì Dramatized history of Republican China until 1927 by Cai Dongfan 蔡東藩|蔡东藩, and later chapters by Xu Qinfu 許廑父|许廑父
 Qīng tài zōng 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
 Qīng Tài zǔ posthumous title of Nurhaci 努爾哈赤|努尔哈赤 / (1559-1626), founder and first Khan of the Manchu Later Jin dynasty 後金|后金 / (from 1616)
 Huáng Tài jí 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
 Huáng tài jí Qīng tài zōng Hung 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
 gǎn qián bù gǎn hòu it's better to hurry at the start than to rush later (idiom)
 pǎo le hé shàng , pǎo bù liǎo sì the monk can run away, but the temple won't run with him (idiom) / you can run this time, but you'll have to come back / I'll get you sooner or later
 pǎo le hé shàng , pǎo bù liǎo miào the monk can run away, but the temple won't run with him (idiom) / you can run this time, but you'll have to come back / I'll get you sooner or later
 pǎo dé liǎo hé shàng , pǎo bù liǎo miào the monk can run away, but the temple won't run with him (idiom) / you can run this time, but you'll have to come back / I'll get you sooner or later
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