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xian1 (form of xiān with tone number)

  1. : to fly
  2. : Taoist super-being, transcendent, immortal (archaic form of )
  3. : first, former, previous
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  8. : slender, thin; sharp-pointed
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  11. : collect, compile, assemble; hedgehog
  12. :
  13. : to flatter; crafty, having a specious tongue
  14. : lift, raise; stir
  15. : mix, blend, adulterate
  16. : a delicate hand; mix, blend, adulterate
  17. :
  18. : rise; advance, go forward
  19. : shovel; trough used to carry water
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  24. : calamities, disasters; ormazda
  25. : Ormazda, god of the Zoroastrians; extended to god of the Manicheans
  26. , : non-glutinous long grain rice
  27. : thread
  28. , , : fine, delicate; minute; graceful
  29. :
  30. : lettuce
  31. :
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  33. :
  34. : wild vine, vitis pentaphylla
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  38. : heel; to follow, accompany; with
  39. : wander about, walk around; revolve
  40. :
  41. : wander about, walk around; revolve
  42. : acyl
  43. :
  44. :
  45. : sharp, keen-edged; a kind of hoe
  46. : long spear
  47. :
  48. : thorium
  49. :
  50. : shovel
  51. : long spear
  52. , : wild onions or leeks
  53. :
  54. , : fresh, new, delicious; rare, few
  55. : fresh; delicious; attractive
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