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 tiáo jiàn condition / circumstances / term / factor / requirement / prerequisite / qualification / CL:個|个[ge4]
 xué qī term / semester / CL:個|个[ge4]
 cí yǔ word (general term including monosyllables through to short phrases) / term (e.g. technical term) / expression
 xiàng back of neck / item / thing / term (in a mathematical formula) / sum (of money) / classifier for principles, items, clauses, tasks, research projects etc
 shù yǔ term / terminology
 yòng yǔ choice of words / wording / phraseology / term
 cí tiáo dictionary entry / lexical item / term
 qī a period of time / phase / stage / classifier for issues of a periodical, courses of study / time / term / period / to hope / Taiwan pr. [qi2]
 cháng qī long term / long time / long range (of a forecast)
 xiōng dì brothers / younger brother / CL:個|个[ge4] / I, me (humble term used by men in public speech) / brotherly / fraternal
 wǎng lù network (computer, telecom) / Internet / Taiwanese term for 網絡|网络[wang3 luo4]
 chēng hào name / term of address / title
 dìng qī at set dates / at regular intervals / periodic / limited to a fixed period of time / fixed term
 duǎn qī short term / short-term
 nì chēng nickname / diminutive / term of endearment / to nickname
 Cháo xiǎn North Korea / Korea as geographic term / Taiwan pr. [Chao2 xian1]
 zhǎng lǎo elder / term of respect for a Buddhist monk
线 duǎn xiàn short term
 yā tou girl / servant girl / (used deprecatingly, but sometimes also as a term of endearment)
 lǎo rén jiā polite term for old woman or man
 qī mò end of term
 dà jiě big sister / elder sister / older sister (also polite term of address for a girl or woman slightly older than the speaker)
 kāi xué foundation of a University or College / school opening / the start of a new term
 běn qī the current period / this term (usually in finance)
 dà ye (coll.) father's older brother / uncle / term of respect for older man
 sú chēng commonly referred to as / common term
 hú lu calabash or bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) / hoist / generic term for block and tackle (or parts thereof) / muddled / (poker) full house
线 guǎn xiàn pipeline / general term for pipes, cables etc
 duō tóu many-headed / many-layered (authority) / devolved (as opposed to centralized) / pluralistic / (as classifier) number of animals / long term (finance) / long (investment)
西 Xī yù Western Regions (Han Dynasty term for regions beyond Yumen Pass 玉門關|玉门关[Yu4 men2 Guan1])
 yǒu qī tú xíng limited term of imprisonment (i.e. anything less than life imprisonment)
 xiǎo biān editor or creator of online content (diminutive term, often used to refer to oneself: I, me, this writer)
 guǐ zi devils / refers to 日本鬼子, wartime term insult for Japanese
 xiōng zhǎng elder brother / term of respect for a man of about the same age
 Xiōng nú Xiongnu / Huns / general term for nomadic people
 rèn qī term of office / CL:屆|届[jie4] / tenure (entire period in office)
线 cháng xiàn long term
 dà mā father's elder brother's wife / aunt (affectionate term for an elderly woman)
 bó fù father's elder brother / term of respect for older man / CL:個|个[ge4]
 Shuǐ zú collective term for aquatic animals
 duǎn shí jiān short term / short time
 Lǐng nán south of the five ranges / old term for south China, esp. Guangdong and Guangxi
 cháng kōng (literary) the vast sky / (finance) eventual downturn / poor prospects in the long term
 tǒng chēng to be collectively called / collective term / general designation
 lián rèn to continue in (a political) office / to serve for another term of office
 qì mén valve (esp. tire valve) / accelerator (obsolete term for 油門|油门) / stigma (zool.) / spiracle
 jiè mǎn the end of fixed period in office / expiration of a term
 xīn xué qī new school term
 léi shè laser (loanword) / Taiwanese term for 激光[ji1 guang1]
 Rì běn guǐ zi Japanese devil (common term of abuse in wartime China and in subsequent writing)
 yé men menfolk (collective term for men of different generations) / husbands and their fathers etc
 zǐ cài flavored roasted seaweed / generic term for edible seaweed / Japanese: nori
 Dà Qín Han Dynasty term for the Roman Empire 羅馬帝國|罗马帝国[Luo2 ma3 Di4 guo2]
 tōng chēng to be generally referred to (as) / generic term
 jié qi solar term
 gù chēng old term / obsolete word
 xī zhuó sorption (generic term for absorption, adsorption, diffusion, precipitation etc)
 zǒng chēng generic term
 shī mǔ term of respect for your teacher's wife
 Zhī nà phonetic transcription of China (Japanese: Shina), colonial term, generally considered discriminatory
 pín sēng poor monk (humble term used by monk of himself)
 liǎng àn sān dì China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau (media term used esp. since 1997)
 yìng bǐ generic term for hard writing instruments such as quill pens, fountain pens, ball pens and pencils, as opposed to writing brushes
 hé chēng common term / general term
线 qún zhòng lù xiàn the mass line, CPC term for Party policy aimed at broadening and cultivating contacts with the masses
 sǐ qī time of death / limited to a fixed period of time / fixed term
 yáng guǐ zi foreign devil / term of abuse for Westerners
 xíng qī prison term
 shǔ xiàng colloquial term for 生肖[sheng1 xiao4] the animals associated with the years of a 12-year cycle
 píng zè level and oblique tones (technical term for Classical Chinese rhythmic poetry)
 zhě (after a verb or adjective) one who (is) ... / (after a noun) person involved in ... / -er / -ist / (used after a number or 後|后[hou4] or 前[qian2] to refer to sth mentioned previously) / (used after a term, to mark a pause before defining the term) / (old) (used at the end of a command) / (old) this
 Oū gòng tǐ abbr. for 歐洲共同體|欧洲共同体, European Community (old term for the EU, European Union)
 yè tài nǎi general term for milk packaged for the consumer, including long-life (UHT) milk, pasteurized milk and reconstituted milk
 míng bright / opposite: dark 暗[an4] / (of meaning) clear / to understand / next / public or open / wise / generic term for a sacrifice to the gods
 mán yí common term for non-Han peoples in former times, not exclusively derogatory / barbarian
 jīn yè bodily fluids (general term in Chinese medicine)
 Wèi Jìn Nán Běi Cháo Wei, Jin and North-South dynasties / generic term for historic period 220-589 between Han and Sui
 hēi guǐ black devil (derogatory term for black or African person)
 qún tǐ xìng shì jiàn mass incident (PRC term for incidents of social unrest, including rioting, melees and petition campaigns)
 fù wēng debtor (jocular term, homonymous with 富翁[fu4 weng1])
 qī zhōng end of a fixed term
 tà gē to sing and dance / general term for a round dance
 jīn gold / chemical element Au / generic term for lustrous and ductile metals / money / golden / highly respected / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1]
 wàn yuán hù household with savings or annual income of 10,000 yuan or more (considered a large amount in the 1970s, when the term became established)
 ài chēng term of endearment / pet name / diminutive
 jiù chēng old term / old way of referring to sth
 fó yǔ Buddhist term
 huā bèi perianth (common term for calyx and corolla) / border and protecting envelope of a flower
 xū suì one's age, according to the traditional Chinese method of reckoning (i.e. the number of Chinese calendar years in which one has lived). In this system, a person's age is one year at birth, and increases by one year at the beginning of the first solar term 立春[Li4 chun1] each year, rather than on one's birthday. / as opposed to 足歲|足岁[zu2 sui4] / see also 實歲|实岁[shi2 sui4]
西 Tài xī "the Far West" / old term for Europe and America
 chú ér newly hatched bird / fig. inexperienced person / fig. chick (slighting term for young woman) / bimbo
 Oū zhōu Gòng tóng tǐ European Community, old term for EU, European Union 歐盟|欧盟[Ou1 meng2]
 jīng capital city of a country / big / algebraic term for a large number (old) / artificial mound (old)
 fàn chēng general term
 yù zhái zú otaku, a Japanese term for people with obsessive interests such as anime, manga, and video games / see also 宅男[zhai2 nan2] / see also 宅女[zhai2 nu:3]
 huáng huò yellow peril (offensive term referring to the perceived threat to Western nations, of immigration or military expansion from East Asian nations)
 guǎn building / shop / term for certain service establishments / embassy or consulate / schoolroom (old) / CL:家[jia1]
 shèng four horse military chariot (archaic) / four (archaic) / generic term for history books
 fǔ to comfort / to console / to stroke / to caress / an old term for province or provincial governor
 mián generic term for cotton or kapok / cotton / padded or quilted with cotton
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