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jiǔ nine / 9
大湾区 wān Greater Bay Area, established in 2017, consisting of Hong Kong, Macao and nine cities in Guangdong (abbr. for 粵港澳大灣區|粤港澳大湾区[Yue4 Gang3 Ao4 Da4 wan1 Qu1])
粤港澳大湾区 Yuè Gǎng Ào wān Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, established in 2017, consisting of Hong Kong, Macao and nine cities in Guangdong
事半功倍 shì bàn gōng bèi half the work, twice the effect (idiom); the right approach saves effort and leads to better results / a stitch in time saves nine
少府 shào Minor Treasurer in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿[jiu3 qing1]
jiǔ black jade / nine (banker's anti-fraud numeral)
九鼎 Jiǔ Dǐng the Nine Tripod Cauldrons, symbol of state power, dating back to the Xia Dynasty
九尾狐 jiǔ wěi nine-tailed fox (mythological creature)
九号球 jiǔ hào qiú nine-ball (billiards game)
数九 shǔ jiǔ nine periods of nine days each after winter solstice, the coldest time of the year
九死一生 jiǔ shēng nine deaths and still alive (idiom); a narrow escape / new lease of life
仙界 xiān jiè world of the immortals / fairyland / cloud nine
九泉 jiǔ quán the nine springs / the underworld of Chinese mythology / Hades
九九归一 jiǔ jiǔ guī nine divide by nine is one (abacus rule) / when all is said and done
太常 tài cháng Minister of Ceremonies in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿[jiu3 qing1]
太仆 tài Grand Servant in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿[jiu3 qing1]
泛珠三角 fàn zhū sān jiǎo Pan-Pearl River delta / The nine provinces of Southern China around Guangzhou and the Pearl River delta / South China
九卿 jiǔ qīng the Nine Ministers (in imperial China)
三教九流 sān jiào jiǔ liú the Three Religions (Daoism, Confucianism, Buddhism) and Nine Schools (Confucians, Daoists, Yin-Yang, Legalists, Logicians, Mohists, Political Strategists, Eclectics, Agriculturists) / fig. people from all trades (often derog.)
九牛一毛 jiǔ niú máo lit. one hair from nine oxen (idiom) / fig. a drop in the ocean
德沃夏克 xià Antonin Dvořák (1841-1904), Bohemian composer, author of nine symphonies including the New World symphony
一言九鼎 yán jiǔ dǐng one word worth nine sacred tripods (idiom); words of enormous weight
九头鸟 jiǔ tóu niǎo legendary bird with nine heads (old) / cunning or sly person
卫尉 wèi wèi Commandant of Guards (in imperial China), one of the Nine Ministers 九卿[jiu3 qing1]
九窍 jiǔ qiào nine orifices of the human body (eyes, nostrils, ears, mouth, urethra, anus)
   


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