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letter / symbol / character / word / CL:個|个[ge4] / courtesy or style name traditionally given to males aged 20 in dynastic China
阿姨 ā maternal aunt / step-mother / childcare worker / nursemaid / woman of similar age to one's parents (term of address used by child) / CL:個|个[ge4]
háng row / line / commercial firm / line of business / profession / to rank (first, second etc) among one's siblings (by age) / (in data tables) row / (Tw) column
衰老 shuāi lǎo to age / to deteriorate with age / old and weak
dài to substitute / to act on behalf of others / to replace / generation / dynasty / age / period / (historical) era / (geological) eon
order / discipline / age / era / period / to chronicle
大叔 shū eldest of father's younger brothers / uncle (term used to address a man about the age of one's father)
青年节 Qīng nián jié Youth Day (May 4th), PRC national holiday for young people aged 14 to 28, who get half a day off
老化 lǎo huà to age (of person or object) / becoming old
孝敬 xiào jìng to show filial respect / to give presents (to one's elders or superiors) / to support one's aged parents
中古 zhōng medieval / Middle Ages / Chinese middle antiquity, 3rd to 9th centuries, including Sui and Tang Dynasties / Middle (of a language, e.g. Middle English) / used / second-hand
千古 qiān for all eternity / throughout all ages / eternity (used in an elegiac couplet, wreath etc dedicated to the dead)
口齿 kǒu chǐ mouth and teeth / enunciation / to articulate / diction / age (of cattle, horses etc)
享年 xiǎng nián to live to the (ripe) age of
反哺 fǎn to support one's parents in their old age / to show filial piety / to to repay / to return a favor
早衰 zǎo shuāi to age prematurely / premature senescence
新丁 xīn dīng new addition to a family (i.e. a birth) / a boy who has just come of age / (in a job etc) newcomer / novice
结发 jié (in former times) to bind one's hair on coming of age
白头偕老 bái tóu xié lǎo (to live together until the) white hairs of old age (idiom); to live to a ripe old age in conjugal bliss / until death do us part
及笄 to reach marriageable age (a girl's fifteenth birthday)
老骥伏枥 lǎo lit. an old steed in the stable still aspires to gallop 1000 miles (idiom); fig. aged person with great aspirations
落叶归根 luò guī gēn lit. a falling leaf returns to the roots (idiom) / fig. all things go back to their source eventually / in old age, an expatriate returns home
白头到老 bái tóu dào lǎo (to live together until the) white hairs of old age (idiom); to live to a ripe old age in conjugal bliss / until death do us part
寿终正寝 shòu zhōng zhèng qǐn to die of old age / to die in one's bed at a ripe old age / (fig.) (of a structure or machine etc) to come to the end of its life
虚岁 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 at birth is one, and increases by one at the beginning of the first solar term 立春[Li4 chun1] each year, rather than on one's birthday. / contrasted with 實歲|实岁[shi2 sui4]


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