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 dān wèi unit (of measure) / unit (group of people as a whole) / work unit (place of employment, esp. in the PRC prior to economic reform) / CL:個|个[ge4]
 dān yuán unit (forming an entity) / element / (in a residential building) entrance or staircase
 bù duì army / armed forces / troops / force / unit / CL:個|个[ge4]
 zhuāng zhì to install / installation / equipment / system / unit / device
 zǔ jiàn module / unit / component / assembly
 jī zǔ flight crew (on a plane) / unit (apparatus)
 kē shì department / administrative division / unit (e.g. intensive care unit)
 jī céng basic level / grassroots unit / basement layer
 mó kuài module (in software) / functional unit / component part
 dān jià unit price
 xià diào to demote / to pass down to a lower unit
 bīng tuán large military unit / formation / corps / army
 tàn tóu to extend one's head (out or into) / a probe / detector / search unit
 zhú guāng candle light / candle-lit (vigil etc) / candela, unit of luminous intensity (cd)
 shī gōng dān wèi unit in charge of construction / builder
 shì lǐ li (Chinese unit of length equal to 500 meters)
 Niú dùn newton (SI unit of force)
 fāng zhang square zhang (i.e. unit of area 10 feet square) / monastic room 10 feet square / Buddhist or Daoist abbot / abbot's chamber
 gǎn sǐ duì suicide squad / kamikaze unit
 jì liàng dān wèi unit of measure
 fāng cùn square cun (Chinese unit of area: 1 cun × / 1 cun, or 3⅓ / cm × / 3⅓ / cm) / heart / mind
 guī duì to return to one's unit / to go back to one's station in life
 tū jī duì commando unit
 běn wèi standard / one's own department or unit
 Gāo sī gauss, unit of magnetic induction
 biān rù to include (in a list etc) / to assign (to a class, a work unit etc)
 tuō lā to drag along / to haul / (fig.) to procrastinate / shilly-shallying / sluggish / (computing) drag and drop / (loanword) tola, unit of weight, approx. 11.664 grams
 dān bīng individual soldier / (literary) isolated military unit, cut off from reinforcements
 dān chǎn yield per unit area
 lǐ li, ancient measure of length, approx. 500 m / neighborhood / ancient administrative unit of 25 families / (Tw) borough, administrative unit between the township 鎮|镇[zhen4] and neighborhood 鄰|邻[lin2] levels
 bāo xiāo to have exclusive selling rights / to be the sole agent for a production unit or firm
 rén mín bì yuán Renminbi Yuan (RMB), PRC currency unit
 fǎ lā farad, SI unit of electrical capacitance (loanword)
 kāi jiān alcove / bay in a room / unit of length used for rooms, approx. 3.3 meters
 fēn to divide / to separate / to distribute / to allocate / to distinguish (good and bad) / part or subdivision / fraction / one tenth (of certain units) / unit of length equivalent to 0.33 cm / minute (unit of time) / minute (angular measurement unit) / a point (in sports or games) / 0.01 yuan (unit of money)
 fān hào number of military unit
 Hè zī hertz (Hz), unit of frequency
 huá lǐ li (Chinese unit of distance)
 zhōng yāng chǔ lǐ qì central processing unit
 dūn diǎn (of a cadre etc) to work for a period of time with a grassroots unit to gain firsthand experience / (dialect) taking a crap
 jī běn dān wèi basic unit / fundamental building block
 tuī jìn qì propeller / propulsion unit / thruster
 fēi hǔ duì Flying Tigers, US airmen in China during World War Two / Hong Kong nickname for police special duties unit
 liǎng two / both / some / a few / tael, unit of weight equal to 50 grams (modern) or 1⁄16 of a catty 斤[jin1] (old)
 shì jīn Chinese unit of weight equal to 0.5 kg
 zhèn dòng qì vibration thruster / shaker unit
 xǐ shǒu tái vanity unit
 pèi shǔ troops attached to a unit
 zhèng juàn a bond (banking) / a share certificate / a unit trust
 lěng cáng shì walk-in refrigeration unit
 yuán currency unit (esp. Chinese yuan) / first / original / primary / fundamental / constituent / part / era (of a reign) / meta- (prefix) / (math.) argument / variable / (Tw) (geology) eon
 yǐn to draw (e.g. a bow) / to pull / to stretch sth / to extend / to lengthen / to involve or implicate in / to attract / to lead / to guide / to leave / to provide evidence or justification for / old unit of distance equal to 10 丈[zhang4], one-thirtieth of a km or 33.33 meters
 qián coin / money / CL:筆|笔[bi3] / unit of weight, one tenth of a tael 兩|两[liang3]
 máo hair / feather / down / wool / mildew / mold / coarse or semifinished / young / raw / careless / unthinking / nervous / scared / (of currency) to devalue or depreciate / classifier for Chinese fractional monetary unit ( = 角[jiao3] , = one-tenth of a yuan or 10 fen 分[fen1])
 shì fēn fen (Chinese unit of length equal to ⅓ / centimeter)
 gǔ thigh / part of a whole / portion of a sum / (stock) share / strand of a thread / low-level administrative unit, translated as "section" or "department" etc, ranked below 科[ke1] / classifier for long winding things like ropes, rivers etc / classifier for smoke, smells etc: thread, puff, whiff / classifier for bands of people, gangs etc / classifier for sudden forceful actions
 Dú lóng jiāng Dulong river in northwest Yunnan on border with Myanmar, tributary of Salween or Nujiang 怒江, sometimes referred to as number four of Three parallel rivers 三江並流|三江并流, wildlife protection unit
 shì room / work unit / grave / scabbard / family or clan / one of the 28 constellations of Chinese astronomy
 jiǎo angle / corner / horn / horn-shaped / unit of money equal to 0.1 yuan, or 10 cents (a dime) / CL:個|个[ge4]
 kuāi lump (of earth) / chunk / piece / classifier for pieces of cloth, cake, soap etc / colloquial word for yuan (or other unit of currency such as Hong Kong or US dollar etc), usually as 塊錢|块钱
 yīng dàn stone (British unit of mass equal to 14 pounds (about 6.3 kilograms))
 háo hair / drawing brush / (in the) least / one thousandth / currency unit, 0.1 yuan
 hào yī jacket worn esp. by soldiers in former times, with large insignia on the front and back indicating unit affiliation
 jiǎ first of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1] / (used for an unspecified person or thing) / first (in a list, as a party to a contract etc) / letter "A" or Roman "I" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / armor plating / shell or carapace / (of the fingers or toes) nail / bladed leather or metal armor (old) / ranking system used in the Imperial examinations (old) / civil administration unit (old) / ancient Chinese compass point: 75°
 yuán circle / round / circular / spherical / (of the moon) full / unit of Chinese currency (Yuan) / tactful / to justify
 dùn shield / (currency) Vietnamese dong / currency unit of several countries (Indonesian rupiah, Dutch gulden etc)
 cùn a unit of length / inch / thumb
 pén basin / flower pot / unit of volume equal to 12 斗[dou3] and 8 升[sheng1], approx 128 liters / CL:個|个[ge4]
 píng a plain / ping, unit of area equal to approx. 3.3058 square meters (used in Japan and Taiwan)
 qǐng unit of area equal to 100 畝|亩[mu3] or 6.67 hectares / a short while / a little while ago / circa. (for approximate dates)
 zhǐ 8 in. length unit of Zhou dynasty
 yuán therefore / consequently / thus / hence / thereupon / it follows that / where? / to change (into) / ancient unit of weight and money
 yì ancient unit of weight equal to 20 or 24 liang 兩|两[liang3]
 lu:è (ancient unit of weight)
 huán ancient unit of weight / money
 shǎng unit of land area (equivalent to 10 or 15 mǔ / 畝|亩[mu3] in parts of northeast China, but only 3 or 5 mǔ / in northwest China)
 yuè ancient unit of volume (half a 合[ge3], equivalent to 50ml) / ancient flute
 tiān wén dān wèi astronomical unit (AU)
 Tè kè sī tex, unit of fiber density (textiles) (loanword) / abbr. to 特[te4]
 dān yuán pín lu:4 unit frequency
 shēng wù lún qín dāng liàng rem (Röntgen equivalent man, an old unit of radiation damage now replaced by the Sievert)
 tài dān wèi peptide unit (on protein chain)
 tài jī peptide group / peptide unit
 Xī wò tè sievert (Sv), unit of radiation damage used in radiotherapy
 yà yīn jié dān wèi subsyllabic unit
 yīng (used in names) / British thermal unit (BTU)
 zhēn dú qì detection unit
 zhōng yāng chǔ lǐ jī central processing unit (CPU)
 guó jì dān wèi international unit
 háo bā millibar (mbar or mb), unit of pressure (equal to hectopascal)
  Distribution Unit
 qiān pà kilopascal (kPa, unit of pressure)
 dān wèi xìn tuō unit trust (finance)
 dān wèi qiē xiàng liàng unit tangent vector (math.)
 dān wèi xiàng liàng unit vector (math.)
 wéi chéng dǎ yuán to besiege and strike the relief force (idiom) / strategy of surrounding a unit to entice the enemy to reinforce, then striking the new troops
 dì jī dān unit of area (e.g. 畝|亩[mu3], Chinese acre)
 fēng zhuāng kuài capsule / encapsulated unit (e.g. circuit board)
 gōng zuò dān wèi work unit
 shì liǎng Chinese unit of weight equivalent to 50 grams
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