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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)
变老 biàn lǎo to grow old / to age / aging
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
   


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