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1 liùliu4six; 6
2六十 liù shíliu4 shi2sixty; 60
3十六 shí liùshi2 liu4sixteen; 16
4六月 liù yuèLiu4 yue4June; sixth month (of the lunar year)
5二十六 èr shí liùer4 shi2 liu4twenty six; 26
6第六 liùdi4 liu4sixth
7三十六 sān shí liùsan1 shi2 liu4thirty six; 36
8星期六 xīng liùXing1 qi1 liu4Saturday
9六合 liù liu4 he2the six directions (north, south, east, west, up, down); the whole country; the universe; everything under the sun
10八八六 liùba1 ba1 liu4Bye bye! (in chat room and text messages)
11板板六十四 bǎn bǎn liù shí ban3 ban3 liu4 shi2 si4unaccommodating; rigid
12本笃十六世 本篤十六世 běn shí liù shìben3 du3 shi2 liu4 shi4Benedict XVI (Roman Catholic pope)
13本笃・十六世 本篤・十六世 běn · shí liù shìBen3 du3 · shi2 liu4 shi4Pope Benedict XVI; Joseph Alois Ratzinger (1927-), pope 2005-2013; Pope Benedict XVI; Joseph Alois Ratzinger (1927-), pope 2005-2013
14本周六 本週六 běn zhōu liùben3 zhou1 liu4this saturday
15第六代 liù dàidi4 liu4 dai4sixth generation
16第六感 liù gǎndi4 liu4 gan3sixth sense (i.e. intuition, premonition, telepathy etc)
17第六感觉 第六感覺 liù gǎn juédi4 liu4 gan3 jue2sixth sense; intuition
18第六十 liù shídi4 liu4 shi2sixtieth
19第十六 shí liùdi4 shi2 liu4sixteenth
20斗六 dǒu liùDou3 liu4Douliu or Touliu city in Yunlin county 云林县 , Taiwan
21斗六市 dǒu liù shìDou3 liu4 shi4Douliu or Touliu city in Yunlin county 云林县 , Taiwan
22二十六号 二十六號 èr shí liù hàoer4 shi2 liu4 hao426th day of a month
23二十六岁 二十六歲 èr shí liù suìer4 shi2 liu4 sui426 years old
24浮生六记 浮生六記 shēng liù fu2 sheng1 liu4 ji4Six records of a floating life, autobiographical novel and description of Qing dynasty life by 沈复 , published 1808
25过五关斩六将 過五關斬六將 guò guān zhǎn liù jiàngguo4 wu3 guan1 zhan3 liu4 jiang4lit. to cross five passes and slay six generals (idiom); fig. to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success)
26九声六调 九聲六調 jiǔ shēng liù diàojiu3 sheng1 liu4 diao4nine tones and six modes (tonal system of Cantonese and other southern languages)
27军情六处 軍情六處 jūn qíng liù chùJun1 qing2 Liu4 chu4MI6 (British military counterintelligence office)
28礼拜六 禮拜六 bài liùLi3 bai4 liu4Saturday
29两千六百一十六 兩千六百一十六 liǎng qiān liù bǎi shí liùliang3 qian1 liu4 bai3 yi1 shi2 liu42616
30零点六 零點六 líng diǎn liùling2 dian3 liu40.6
31六边形 六邊形 liù biān xíngliu4 bian1 xing2hexagon
32六朝 liù cháoLiu4 Chao2Six Dynasties (220-589)
33六朝时代 六朝時代 liù cháo shí dàiLiu4 Chao2 Shi2 dai4the Six Dynasties period (222-589) between Han and Tang
34六朝四大家 liù cháo jiāLiu4 Chao2 Si4 Da4 jia1Four Great Painters of the Six dynasties, namely: Cao Buxing 曹不兴 , Gu Kaizhi 顾恺之 , Lu Tanwei 陆探微 and Zhang Sengyou 张僧繇
35六陈 六陳 liù chénliu4 chen2food grains (rice, wheat, barley, beans, soybeans, sesame)
36六畜 liù chùliu4 chu4six domestic animals, namely: pig, cow, sheep, horse, chicken and dog
37六畜不安 liù chù ānliu4 chu4 bu4 an1Even the domestic animals have no peace. (idiom)
38六畜兴旺 六畜興旺 liù chù xīng wàngliu4 chu4 xing1 wang4The domestic animals are all thriving. (idiom)
39六点半 六點半 liù diǎn bànliu4 dian3 ban4half past six; 6:30
40六点六 六點六 liù diǎn liùliu4 dian3 liu46.6
41六二五事变 六二五事變 liù èr shì biànliu4 er4 wu3 shi4 bian4Korean war (dating from North Korean invasion on 25th Jun 1950)
42六二五战争 六二五戰爭 liù Èr zhàn zhēngLiu4 Er4 wu3 Zhan4 zheng1the Korean War (started June 25 1950)
43六方 liù fāngliu4 fang1hexagonal
44六方会谈 六方會談 liù fāng huì tánliu4 fang1 hui4 tan2six-sided talks (on North Korea)
45六方最密堆积 六方最密堆積 liù fāng zuì duī liu4 fang1 zui4 mi4 dui1 ji1hexagonal close-packed (HCP) (math)
46六分仪 六分儀 liù fēn liu4 fen1 yi2sextant
47六分仪座 六分儀座 liù fēn zuòLiu4 fen1 yi2 zuo4Sextans (constellation)
48六分之一 liù fēn zhī liu4 fen1 zhi1 yi1one sixth
49六氟化硫 liù huà liúliu4 fu2 hua4 liu2sulfur hexafluoride
50六氟化铀 六氟化鈾 liù huà yóuliu4 fu2 hua4 you2uranium hexafluoride (UF6)
51六腑 liù liu4 fu3(TCM) six bowels (hollow organs), namely: gall bladder
52六龟 六龜 liù guīLiu4 gui1Liugui or Liukuei township in Kaohsiung county 高雄县 , southwest Taiwan
53六龟乡 六龜鄉 liù guī xiāngLiu4 gui1 xiang1Liugui or Liukuei township in Kaohsiung county 高雄县 , southwest Taiwan
54六号 六號 liù hàoliu4 hao46th day of the month
55六合八法 liù liu4 he2 ba1 fa3Liuhe Bafa - "Six Harmonies, Eight Methods" - Martial Art
56六合彩 liù cǎiliu4 he2 cai3Mark Six (Hong Kong lotto game)
57六环路 六環路 liù huán liu4 huan2 lu4Sixth ring road (Beijing), opened in 2008
58六级士官 六級士官 liù shì guānliu4 ji2 shi4 guan1sergeant major
59六家 liù jiāliu4 jia1Six schools of pre-Han philosophy, as analyzed by 司马谈 )
60六甲 liù jiǎLiu4 jia3Liuchia township in Tainan county 台南县 , Taiwan
61六甲乡 六甲鄉 liù jiǎ xiāngLiu4 jia3 xiang1Liuchia township in Tainan county 台南县 , Taiwan
62六价 六價 liù jiàliu4 jia4hexavalent
63六脚 六腳 liù jiǎoLiu4 jiao3hexagon; Liujiao or Liuchiao township in Chiayi county 嘉义县 , west Taiwan
64六角括号 六角括號 liù jiǎo kuò hàoliu4 jiao3 kuo4 hao4tortoise shell brackets 〔〕
65六角螺帽 liù jiǎo luó màoliu4 jiao3 luo2 mao4hexagonal nut
66六脚乡 六腳鄉 liù jiǎo xiāngLiu4 jiao3 xiang1Liujiao or Liuchiao township in Chiayi county 嘉义县 , west Taiwan
67六角星 liù jiǎo xīngliu4 jiao3 xing1six-pointed star; hexagram; star of David
68六角形 liù jiǎo xíngliu4 jiao3 xing2hexagon
69六街三市 liù jiē sān shìliu4 jie1 san1 shi4many streets and marketplaces (idiom)
70六经 六經 liù jīngLiu4 jing1Six Classics, namely: Book of Songs 诗经
71六库 六庫 liù Liu4 ku4Liuku or Lutku, capital of Nujiang Lisu autonomous prefecture 怒江傈僳族自治州 in Yunnan
72六库镇 六庫鎮 liù zhènLiu4 ku4 zhen4Liuku or Lutku, capital of Nujiang Lisu autonomous prefecture 怒江傈僳族自治州 in Yunnan
73六块腹肌 六塊腹肌 liù kuài liu4 kuai4 fu4 ji1six-pack (abs)
74六面体 六面體 liù miàn liu4 mian4 ti3six-sided figure (such as a cube or parallelepiped)
75六盘山 六盤山 liù pán shānLiu4 pan2 Shan1Liupan Mountains, mountain range in northern China
76六盘水 六盤水 liù pán shuǐLiu4 pan2 shui3Liupanshui prefecture-level city in west Guizhou 贵州
77六盘水市 六盤水市 liù pán shuǐ shìLiu4 pan2 shui3 shi4Liupanshui prefecture-level city in Guizhou 贵州
78六亲 六親 liù qīnliu4 qin1six close relatives, namely: father ; one's kin
79六亲不认 六親不認 liù qīn rènliu4 qin1 bu4 ren4not recognizing one's family (idiom); self-centered and not making any allowances for the needs of one's relatives
80六亲无靠 六親無靠 liù qīn kàoliu4 qin1 wu2 kao4orphaned of all one's immediate relatives (idiom); no one to rely on; left to one's own devices
81六日战争 六日戰爭 liù zhàn zhēngLiu4 Ri4 Zhan4 zheng1the Six-Day War of June 1967 between Israel and its Arab neighbors
82六扇门 六扇門 liù shàn ménliu4 shan4 men2seat of the government; yamen; (in wuxia stories) special police force
83六神 liù shénliu4 shen2the six spirits that rule the vital organs (heart )
84六神无主 六神無主 liù shén zhǔliu4 shen2 wu2 zhu3out of one's wits (idiom); distracted; stunned
85六十年代 liù shí nián dàiliu4 shi2 nian2 dai4the sixties; the 1960s
86六十四卦 liù shí guàliu4 shi2 si4 gua4the 64 hexagrams of the Book of Changes (I Ching or Yi Jing) 易经
87六十四万 六十四萬 liù shí wànliu4 shi2 si4 wan4640,000
88六十四位元 liù shí wèi yuánliu4 shi2 si4 wei4 yuan264-bit (computing)
89六十五 liù shí liu4 shi2 wu3sixty-five
90六十五岁 六十五歲 liù shí suìliu4 shi2 wu3 sui4sixty-five years old
91六书 六書 liù shūliu4 shu1Six Methods of forming Chinese characters, according to Han dictionary Shuowen 说文 - namely, two primary methods: 象形 (pictogram), 指事 (ideogram), two compound methods: 会意 (combined ideogram), 形声 (ideogram plus phonetic), and two transfer methods: 假借 (loan), 转注 (transfer)
92六四 liù Liu4 Si4refers to Tiananmen incident of 4th June 1989
93六四事件 liù shì jiànLiu4 Si4 Shi4 jian4Tiananmen Incident of June 4, 1989
94六碳糖 liù tàn tángliu4 tan4 tang2hexose (CH2O)6, monosaccharide with six carbon atoms, such as glucose 葡萄糖
95六韬 六韜 liù tāoLiu4 tao1“Six Secret Strategic Teachings”, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武经七书 , attributed to Jiang Ziya 姜子牙
96六韬三略 六韜三略 liù tāo sān lüèLiu4 tao1 San1 lu:e4"Six Secret Strategic Teachings" 六韬 and "Three Strategies of Huang Shigong" 三略 , two of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武经七书 , attributed to Jiang Ziya 姜子牙
97六问三推 六問三推 liù wèn sān tuīliu4 wen4 san1 tui1to grill a prisoner (idiom)
98六邪 liù xiéliu4 xie2(TCM) six unhealthy influences causing illness, namely: excessive wind
99六一儿童节 六一兒童節 liù Ér tóng jiéLiu4 Yi1 Er2 tong2 jie2Children's Day (June 1st), PRC national holiday for children under 14
100六艺 六藝 liù Liu4 Yi4the Confucian Six Arts, namely: rites or etiquette
101六淫 liù yínliu4 yin2(TCM) six excesses causing illness, namely: excessive wind
102六月份 liù yuè fènliu4 yue4 fen4June
103六宅不安 liù zhái ānliu4 zhai2 bu4 an1successive family misfortunes (idiom)
104六字真言 liù zhēn yánliu4 zi4 zhen1 yan2the six-syllable Sanskrit mantra of Avalokiteshvara bodhisattva (i.e. om mani padme hum)
105六・四 liù · liu4 · si4refers to Tian'anmen incident of 4th June 1989
106马六甲 馬六甲 liù jiǎMa3 liu4 jia3Malacca or Melaka (town and state in Malaysia), also strait between Malaysia and Sumatra
107马六甲海峡 馬六甲海峽 liù jiǎ hǎi xiáMa3 liu4 jia3 Hai3 xia2Strait of Malacca
108没六儿 沒六兒 méi liù rmei2 liu4 r5variant of 没溜儿
109穆罕默德六世 hǎn liù shìMu4 han3 mo4 de2 liu4 shi4King Mohammed VI (King of Morocco)
110内六角扳手 內六角扳手 nèi liù jiǎo bān shǒunei4 liu4 jiao3 ban1 shou3Allen key; hex key
111内六角圆柱头螺钉 內六角圓柱頭螺釘 nèi liù jiǎo yuán zhù tóu luó dīngnei4 liu4 jiao3 yuan2 zhu4 tou2 luo2 ding1hexagon socket head cap screw
112帕斯卡六边形 帕斯卡六邊形 liù biān xíngpa4 si1 ka3 liu4 bian1 xing2Pascal's hexagon
113七情六欲 qíng liù qi1 qing2 liu4 yu4the seven emotions and six sensory pleasures (idiom)
114人五人六 rén rén liùren2 wu3 ren2 liu4to make a show of being decent and proper; to display phony or hypocritical behavior
115三百六十行 sān bǎi liù shí hángsan1 bai3 liu4 shi2 hang2all walks of life (idiom); every trade
116三班六房 sān bān liù fángsan1 ban1 liu4 fang2all the officials in a 衙門 |衙门 [ya2 men5] (idiom)
117三茶六饭 三茶六飯 sān chá liù fànsan1 cha2 liu4 fan4lit. to offer three kinds of tea and six different dishes; to be extremely considerate towards guests (idiom)
118三姑六婆 sān liù san1 gu1 liu4 po2women with disreputable or illegal professions (idiom)
119三六九等 sān liù jiǔ děngsan1 liu4 jiu3 deng3various grades; various ranks (idiom)
120三媒六证 三媒六證 sān méi liù zhèngsan1 mei2 liu4 zheng4matchmakers (idiom)
121三亲六故 三親六故 sān qīn liù san1 qin1 liu4 gu4old friends and relatives
122三亲六眷 三親六眷 sān qīn liù juànsan1 qin1 liu4 juan4all the kinsmen (idiom)
123三十六计 三十六計 sān shí liù san1 shi2 liu4 ji4The 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
124三十六计,走为上策 三十六計,走為上策 sān shí liù , zǒu wéi shàng san1 shi2 liu4 ji4 , zou3 wei2 shang4 ce4Of the Thirty-Six Stratagems, fleeing is best.; see also 三十六计
125三十六计,走为上计 三十六計,走為上計 sān shí liù , zǒu wéi shàng san1 shi2 liu4 ji4 , zou3 wei2 shang4 ji4see 三十六計三十六计走为上策
126三十六字母 sān shí liù san1 shi2 liu4 zi4 mu3thirty six initial consonants of Song phonetic theory
127三头六臂 三頭六臂 sān tóu liù san1 tou2 liu4 bi4lit. to have three heads and six arms (idiom); fig. to possess remarkable abilities; a being of formidable powers
128三推六问 三推六問 sān tuī liù wènsan1 tui1 liu4 wen4good many interrogations (idiom)
129山本五十六 shān běn shí liùShan1 ben3 Wu3 shi2 liu4YAMAMOTO Isoroku (1884-1943), Japanese admiral
130身怀六甲 身懷六甲 shēn huái liù jiǎshen1 huai2 liu4 jia3to be pregnant (idiom)
131十六国 十六國 shí liù guóShi2 liu4 guo2Sixteen Kingdoms of Five non-Han people (ruling most of China 304-439); also written 五胡十六国
132十六国春秋 十六國春秋 shí liù guó chūn qiūShi2 liu4 guo2 Chun1 qiu1history of the Sixteen Kingdoms 304-439 by Cui Hong 崔鸿 , written towards the end of Wei of the Northern Dynasties 北魏 , 100 scrolls
133十六进制 十六進制 shí liù jìn zhìshi2 liu4 jin4 zhi4hexadecimal
134十六烷值 shí liù wán zhíshi2 liu4 wan2 zhi2cetane number (quality of light diesel fuel, measured by its ignition delay)
135十六位元 shí liù wèi yuánshi2 liu4 wei4 yuan216-bit (computing)
136说五道六 說五道六 shuō dào liùshuo1 wu3 dao4 liu4to make thoughtless comments; to act as a matchmaker (idiom)
137四十六 shí liùsi4 shi2 liu4forty six; 46
138挑五嫌六 tiāo xián liùtiao1 wu3 xian2 liu4to pick and choose (idiom)
139土卫六 土衛六 wèi liùTu3 wei4 Liu4Titan (moon of Saturn), aka Saturn VI
140五胡十六国 五胡十六國 shí liù guóWu3 hu2 Shi2 liu4 guo2Sixteen Kingdoms of Five non-Han people (ruling most of China 304-439)
141五黄六月 五黃六月 huáng liù yuèwu3 huang2 liu4 yue4early summer heat (idiom)
142五六十岁 五六十歲 liù shí suìwu3 liu4 shi2 sui4(in one's) fifties or sixties (years of age)
143五雀六燕 què liù yànwu3 que4 liu4 yan4six of one and half a dozen of the other; about the same (idiom)
144五颜六色 五顏六色 yán liù wu3 yan2 liu4 se4multi-colored; every color under the sun
145五脏六腑 五臟六腑 zàng liù wu3 zang4 liu4 fu3five viscera and six bowels (TCM)
146戊戍六君子 shù liù jūn wu4 shu4 liu4 jun1 zi3the six gentlemen martyrs of the failed reform movement of 1898, executed in its aftermath; namely, Tan Sitong 譚嗣同 |谭嗣同 , Lin Xu 林旭 , Yang Shenxiu 楊深秀 |杨深秀 , Liu Guangdi 劉光第 |刘光第 , Kang Guangren 康廣仁 |康广仁 and Yang Rui 楊銳 |杨锐
147戊戌六君子 liù jūn Wu4 xu1 Liu4 jun1 zi3the Six Gentlemen Martyrs of the failed reform movement of 1898, executed in its aftermath, namely: Tan Sitong 谭嗣同
148眼观六路耳听八方 眼觀六路耳聽八方 yǎn guān liù ěr tīng fāngyan3 guan1 liu4 lu4 er3 ting1 ba1 fang1lit. the eyes watch six roads and the ears listen in all directions; to be observant and alert (idiom)
149吆五喝六 yāo liùyao1 wu3 he4 liu4lit. to shout out hoping for fives and sixes when gambling with dice; a hubbub of gambling
150一百二十六 bǎi èr shí liùyi1 bai3 er4 shi2 liu4126
151一退六二五 tuì liù èr yi1 tui4 liu4 er4 wu3lit. 1 divided by 16 is 0.0625 (abacus rule); fig. to deny responsibility; to pass the buck; also written 一推六二五
152张三,李四,王五,赵六 張三,李四,王五,趙六 zhāng sān , , wáng , zhào liùZhang1 san1 , Li3 si4 , Wang2 wu3 , Zhao4 liu4four proverbial names; Tom, Dick and Harry
153正六边形 正六邊形 zhèng liù biān xíngzheng4 liu4 bian1 xing2regular hexagon
154周六 週六 zhōu liùZhou1 liu4Saturday

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