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[兩全其美] liǎngquánqíměi to satisfy rival demands (idiom)
to get the best of both worlds
to have it both ways
to have one's cake and eat it too

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        liǎng, [兩], two/both/some/a few/tael, unit of weight equal to 50 grams (modern) or 1⁄16 of a...
        
        liǎngzhě, [兩者], both sides
        liǎngbian, [兩邊], either side/both sides
        
        
        
        
        
        liǎngmǎshì, [兩碼事], two quite different things/another kettle of fish
        liǎngxiàzi, [兩下子], a couple of times/to repeat the same/the same old trick/tricks of the trade
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        liǎngcè, [兩側], two sides/both sides
        sānchángliǎngduǎn, [三長兩短], unexpected misfortune/unexpected accident/sudden death
        liǎngmiànpài, [兩面派], two-faced person/double-dealing
        yīdāoliǎngduàn, [一刀兩斷], lit. one knife to cut two segments (idiom); fig. to make a clean break/firm reso...
        liǎngshǒukōngkōng, [兩手空空], empty-handed (idiom); fig. not receiving anything
        liǎnghuíshì, [兩回事], two quite different things/two unrelated matters
        liǎngxìng, [兩性], the two sexes/bisexual/hermaphrodite/having two characteristics/heterosexual
        
        liǎngduān, [兩端], both ends (of a stick etc)/two extremes
        liǎngnán, [兩難], dilemma/quandary
        
        móléngliǎngkě, [模稜兩可], to equivocate/to hold two contradictory views at the same time/to sit on the fen...
        liǎnglèichādāo, [兩肋插刀], lit. knifes piercing both sides (idiom)/fig. to attach a great importance to fri...
        liǎngqī, [兩棲], amphibious/dual-talented/able to work in two different lines
        liǎngjí, [兩極], the two poles/the north and south poles/both ends of sth/electric or magnetic po...
        liǎngquánqíměi, [兩全其美], to satisfy rival demands (idiom)/to get the best of both worlds/to have it both ...
        xiǎoliǎngkǒu, [小兩口], (coll.) young married couple
        liǎngbàijùshāng, [兩敗俱傷], both sides suffer (idiom)/neither side wins
        liǎngkǒuzi, [兩口子], husband and wife
        
        
        liǎngtóu, [兩頭], both ends/both parties to a deal
        
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        liǎngmiàn, [兩面], both sides
        
        yījǔliǎngdé, [一舉兩得], one move, two gains (idiom); two birds with one stone
        bànjīnbāliǎng, [半斤八兩], not much to choose between the two/tweedledum and tweedledee
        liǎngyòng, [兩用], dual-use
        
        liǎngpáng, [兩旁], both sides/either side
        
        liǎngqīdòngwù, [兩棲動物], amphibian/amphibious animals
        sānyánliǎngyǔ, [三言兩語], in a few words (idiom); expressed succinctly
        
        pànruòliǎngrén, [判若兩人], to be a different person/not to be one's usual self
        
        
        sānliǎng, [三兩], two or three
        
        
        
        liǎngàn, [兩岸], bilateral/both shores/both sides/both coasts/Taiwan and mainland
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        jīnliǎng, [斤兩], weight/(fig.) importance
        
        
        
        
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        liǎngxiùqīngfēng, [兩袖清風], lit. both sleeves flowing in the breeze (idiom); having clean hands/uncorrupted/...
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        shìbùliǎnglì, [勢不兩立], the two cannot exist together (idiom); irreconcilable differences/incompatible s...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        yínliǎng, [銀兩], silver currency/currency of the Qing dynasty based on the silver tael 兩|两
        Liǎnghuì, [兩會], National People's Congress and Chinese People's Political Consultative Congress
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        yīguóliǎngzhì, [一國兩制], one country, two systems (PRC proposal regarding Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        liǎngqì, [兩訖], received and paid for (business term)/the goods delivered and the bill settled
        
        sāntiānliǎngtóu, [三天兩頭], lit. twice every three days (idiom); practically every day/frequently
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        liǎngquán, [兩全], to satisfy both sides/to accommodate both (demands)
        
        
        
        
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        wánquán, complete/whole/totally/entirely
        ānquán, safe/secure/safety/security
        Quán/quán, surname Quan, all/whole/entire/every/complete
        quánbù, whole/entire/complete
        quándōu, all/without exception
        quánguó, [全國], whole nation/nationwide/countrywide/national
        quánshìjiè, worldwide/entire world
        quánlì, with all one's strength/full strength/all-out (effort)/fully (support)
        quánxīn, all new/completely new
        quánqiú, entire/total/global/the (whole) world/worldwide
        quánshēn, whole body/em (typography)
        quántǐ, [全體], all/entire
        quánjiā, whole family
        ānquándài, [安全帶], seat belt/safety belt
        quánmiàn, all-around/comprehensive/total/overall
        
        ānquángǎn, sense of security
        quánlìyǐfù, to do at all costs/to make an all-out effort
        jiéjìnquánlì, [竭盡全力], to spare no effort (idiom); to do one's utmost
        quánchǎng, [全場], everyone present/the whole audience/across-the-board/unanimously/whole duration ...
        
        quánshēnxīn, wholeheartedly/(to devote oneself) heart and soul
        ānquánjú, security bureau
        quánMěi, throughout the United States/the whole of America
        quánnéng, omnipotent/all-round/strong in every area
        quánsù, top speed/at full speed
        quánfù, completely
        quánchéng, the whole distance/from beginning to end
        quánxīnquányì, heart and soul/wholeheartedly
        bǎoquán, to save from damage/to preserve/to maintain/to keep in good repair
        quánrán, completely
        jiànquán, robust/sound
        quánpán, [全盤], overall/comprehensive
        quánquán, [全權], full powers/total authority/plenipotentiary powers
        quánjú, overall situation
        quántiānhòu, all-weather
        qíquán, [齊全], complete
        
        quánshì, whole city
        
        quánshénguànzhù, [全神貫注], to concentrate one's attention completely (idiom)/with rapt attention
        
        quánbān, the whole class
        quánmín, entire population (of a country)
        
        quánguóxìng, [全國性], national
        
        zhōuquán, thorough/to bring one's help/to assist
        quánfāngwèi, all around/omni-directional/complete/holistic/comprehensive
        
        
        quánjiāfú, photograph of the entire family/hodgepodge (cookery)
        chéngquán, to help sb accomplish his aim/to help sb succeed/to complete/to make whole/to ro...
        
        bǎikēquánshū, [百科全書], encyclopedia/CL:本[běn],集[jí]
        miànmùquánfēi, nothing remains the same (idiom); change beyond recognition
        
        quántào, an entire set/full complement
        shíquánshíměi, complete and beautiful/to be perfect (idiom)
        quánqiúxìng, global/worldwide
        
        ānquánxìng, security/safety
        quányuán, [全員], complete personnel/fully manned
        quánqiúhuà, globalization
        quánpiào, full-priced ticket/by unanimous vote
        
        ānquánmào, safety helmet/CL:隻|只[zhī],頂|顶[dǐng]
        quántiān, whole day
        dàquán, all-inclusive/complete/comprehensive collection
        quánchéng, whole city
        quánnián, the whole year/all year long
        quánjūnfùmò, [全軍覆沒], total defeat of an army (idiom); fig. a complete wipe-out
        quánjǐng, panoramic view
        liǎngquánqíměi, [兩全其美], to satisfy rival demands (idiom)/to get the best of both worlds/to have it both ...
        Quánzhōu, Quanzhou county in Guilin 桂林[Guì lín], Guangxi
        quánjūn, [全軍], all-army/all-military
        quánshù, [全數], the entire sum/the whole amount
        quánrìzhì, full-time (schooling, work etc)
        jùquán, every kind/every variety under the sun/a complete gamut
        wěiqūqiúquán, to accept a compromise
        
        quánshèng, flourishing/at the peak/in full bloom
        quáncái, all-rounder/versatile
        Guójiāānquánbù, [國家安全部], PRC Ministry of State Security
        ānquánwǎng, [安全網], safety net
        quánshū, [全書], entire book/unabridged book/entire multi-volume work/comprehensive volume
        quánhuì, [全會], plenary session (at a conference)/CL:屆|届[jiè]
        quánjí, omnibus/complete works (of a writer or artist)
        quányōu, [全優], overall excellence
        quáncháng, [全長], overall length/span
        
        
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        quánchēng, [全稱], full name
        quánwén, entire text/full text
        quánmào, complete picture/full view
        yīyīngjùquán, [一應俱全], with everything needed available
        
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        gùquándàjú, [顧全大局], to take the big picture into consideration (idiom)/to work for the benefits of a...
        
        
        
        
        ānquánké, [安全殼], containment vessel
        
        quánshěng, the whole province
        
        
        quánjiān, [全殲], to annihilate/to wipe out completely/to exterminate
        ānquánfá, [安全閥], safety valve
        
        
        
        quánqín, full-time attendance at work
        
        
        Quánnán, Quannan county in Ganzhou 贛州|赣州, Jiangxi
        quánquándàibiǎo, [全權代表], a plenipotentiary (representative)
        
        
        
        QuánRìkōng, All Nippon Airways (ANA)
        
        
        
        QuánDòuhuàn, [全斗煥], Chun Doo Hwan (1931-), South Korean politician, president 1980-1988
        
        
        
        
        quánshèng, [全勝], total victory/to excel by far/name of a tank/slam
        rìquánshí, total eclipse of the sun
        gùquán, [顧全], to give careful consideration to/to display thoughtfulness towards
        
        
        quánqiútōng, Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) (telecommunications)
        
        
        
        
        
        Quánluónándào, [全羅南道], South Jeolla Province, in southwest South Korea, capital Gwangju 光州[Guāng zhōu]
        liǎngquán, [兩全], to satisfy both sides/to accommodate both (demands)
        
        
        
        
        yuèquánshí, total lunar eclipse
        ānquánqī, safe period/safe days of a woman's menstrual cycle (low risk of conception)
        
        
        
        
        quándǎng, [全黨], party-wide
        quánxīn, with heart and soul
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

        qítā, other/(sth or sb) else/the rest
        qíshí, [其實], actually/in fact/really
        qízhōng, among/in/included among these
        qí, his/her/its/theirs/that/such/it (refers to sth preceding it)
        qítā, other/the others/else/other than it/in addition to the thing mentioned above
        yóuqí, especially/particularly
        
        jíqí, [極其], extremely
        qíyú, [其餘], the rest/the others/remaining/remainder/apart from them
        qícì, next/secondly
        Tǔěrqí, Turkey
        mòmíngqímiào, unfathomable mystery (idiom); subtle and ineffable/unable to make head or tail o...
        jíqí, and/as well as
        míngfùqíshí, [名副其實], not just in name only, but also in reality (idiom)
        ruòwúqíshì, [若無其事], as if nothing had happened (idiom); calmly/nonchalantly
        Mǎqídùn, [馬其頓], Macedonia
        chūqíbùyì, to do sth when least expected (idiom); to catch sb off guard
        
        tūrúqílái, [突如其來], to arise abruptly/to arrive suddenly/happening suddenly
        zìshíqíguǒ, to eat one's own fruit (idiom); fig. suffering the consequences of one's own act...
        qíyī, one of the given (options etc)/the first/firstly
        kuādàqící, [誇大其詞], to exaggerate
        bùjìqíshù, [不計其數], lit. their number cannot be counted (idiom); fig. countless/innumerable
        wēihūqíwēi, a tiny bit/very little/next to nothing (idiom)
        kuākuāqítán, [誇誇其談], to talk big/to sound off/bombastic/grandiloquent
        zìdéqílè, [自得其樂], to find amusement in one's own way/to enjoy oneself quietly
        qíjiān, [其間], in between/within that interval/in the meantime
        zìshíqílì, lit. to eat off one's own strength (idiom)/fig. to stand on one's own feet/to ea...
        qíhòu, [其後], next/later/after that
        
        Tǔěrqírén, a Turk/Turkish person
        
        
        yǔqí, [與其], rather than.../與其|与其[yǔ qí] A 不如[bù rú] B (rather than A, better to B)
        chōngqíliàng, at most/at best
        qiàrúqífèn, to say or do sth appropriate (idiom)
        shìdéqífǎn, [適得其反], to produce the opposite of the desired result
        
        
        kǎbùqínuò, [卡布其諾], cappuccino
        liǎngquánqíměi, [兩全其美], to satisfy rival demands (idiom)/to get the best of both worlds/to have it both ...
        wùjìnqíyòng, [物盡其用], to use sth to the full/to make the best use of everything
        qíèr, secondly/the other (usu. of two)/the second
        
        zuòxiǎngqíchéng, to reap where one has not sown (idiom)
        bùyànqífán, [不厭其煩], not to mind taking all the trouble (idiom)/to take great pains/to be very patien...
        yánguòqíshí, [言過其實], to exaggerate/to overstate the facts
        shǒudāngqíchōng, [首當其衝], to bear the brunt
        gèdéqísuǒ, each in the correct place/each is provided for
        
        fǎnqídàoérxíngzhī, to do the very opposite/to act in a diametrically opposite way
        
        qílèwúqióng, [其樂無窮], boundless joy
        qílèróngróng, [其樂融融], (of relations) joyous and harmonious
        
        
        
        dàxíngqídào, rampant/very popular
        
        bǎisībùdéqíjiě, see 百思不解[bǎi sī bù jiě]
        
        zìxíngqíshì, to act as one thinks fit/to have one's own way
        
        
        
        mòmíngqímiào, variant of 莫名其妙[mò míng qí miào]
        
        měiqímíngyuē, to call by the glorified name of (idiom)
        
        zhèngzhòngqíshì, [鄭重其事], serious about the matter
        
        
        
        hánhúqící, [含糊其詞], to equivocate/to talk evasively (idiom)
        
        
        qísān, thirdly/the third
        
        
        gèxíngqíshì, each one does what he thinks is right (idiom)/each goes his own way
        
        
        guǒbùqírán, just as expected/told you so
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        qínèi, [其內], included/within that
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        wànbiànbùlíqízōng, [萬變不離其宗], many superficial changes but no departure from the original stand (idiom); plus ...
        
        rènqízìrán, to let things take their course (idiom)/to leave it to nature/laissez-faire
        sàqímǎ, [薩其馬], see 沙琪瑪|沙琪玛[shā qí mǎ]
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        Měiguó, [美國], United States/USA/US
        Měi/měi, the Americas/abbr. for 美洲[Měi zhōu]/USA/abbr. for 美國|美国[Měi guó], beautiful/very...
        Měiyuán, American dollar/US dollar
        wánměi, perfect/perfection/perfectly
        měilì, [美麗], beautiful
        měihǎo, beautiful/fine
        měinǚ, beautiful woman
        Měijīn, US dollar/USD
        měimiào, beautiful/wonderful/splendid
        měiwèi, delicious/delicious food/delicacy
        
        zànměi, [讚美], to admire/to praise/to eulogize
        
        tiánměi, sweetness
        Měifēn, one cent (United States coin)
        
        Měijūn, [美軍], US army/US armed forces
        měimào, good-looking
        měishí, culinary delicacy/fine food/gourmet food
        xuǎnměi, [選美], beauty contest
        yōuměi, [優美], graceful/fine/elegant
        Měizhōu, America/abbr. for 亞美利加洲|亚美利加洲[Yà měi lì jiā Zhōu]
        měiróng, to improve one's appearance (using cosmetics or cosmetic surgery)/to make onesel...
        měirén, beauty/belle
        měirényú, [美人魚], mermaid
        quánMěi, throughout the United States/the whole of America
        Běiměi, North America
        NánMěi, South America
        měimǎn, [美滿], happy/blissful
        
        wánměiwúquē, [完美無缺], perfect and without blemish/flawless/to leave nothing to be desired
        měishù, [美術], art/fine arts/painting/CL:種|种[zhǒng]
        jīngměi, delicate/fine/refinement
        měijiǔ, good wine/fine liquor
        měijǐng, beautiful scenery
        
        MěiDé/měidé, USA and Germany, virtue
        Měiguórén, [美國人], American/American person/American people/CL:個|个[gè]
        LādīngMěizhōu, Latin America
        měifà, [美髮], hairdressing/beauty treatment
        LāMěi, Latin America/abbr. for 拉丁美洲
        Yàměiníyà, [亞美尼亞], Armenia, capital Yerevan 埃里溫|埃里温[Āi lǐ wēn]
        Měizhōushī, [美洲獅], cougar/mountain lion/puma
        Shuìměirén, Sleeping Beauty
        Nánměizhōu, South America
        měihuà, to make more beautiful/to decorate/embellishment
        
        měiróngyuàn, beauty salon/lady's hair parlor
        
        měiyàn, [美艷], beautiful and alluring/glamorous/gorgeous
        jiànměi, healthy and beautiful/to do fitness exercises/abbr. for 健美運動|健美运动[jiàn měi yùn d...
        pìměi, to match/is comparable with
        měishùguǎn, [美術館], art gallery
        měizhōubào, panther
        
        Měidí, Midea (brand)
        
        
        Měizhōuhǔ, jaguar
        
        shíquánshíměi, complete and beautiful/to be perfect (idiom)
        Měijí, US citizenship/having American nationality
        Měilìjiān, [美利堅], America
        róuměi, gentle and beautiful
        
        Héměi/héměi, Homei town in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县[Zhāng huà xiàn], Taiwan, harmonious/in per...
        jìnshànjìnměi, [盡善盡美], perfect (idiom); perfection/the best of all possible worlds/as good as it gets
        
        měigǎn, sense of beauty/aesthetic perception
        
        
        
        
        
        měiróngshī, [美容師], hair dresser/beautician (male)
        
        ZhōngMěizhōu, Central America
        
        
        
        
        xiānměi, [鮮美], delicious/tasty
        
        měilúnměihuàn, [美輪美奐], splendid and magnificent houses (idiom); a sumptuous mansion
        
        Běiměizhōu, North America
        liǎngquánqíměi, [兩全其美], to satisfy rival demands (idiom)/to get the best of both worlds/to have it both ...
        
        huáměi, [華美], magnificent/gorgeous/ornate
        MěiYīng, US and UK/Anglo-American
        
        měishíjiā, gourmet
        měixué, [美學], aesthetics
        
        měiguān, [美觀], pleasing to the eye/beautiful/artistic
        Měichāo, [美鈔], US dollar bill/greenback
        
        
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        měimíng, good name or reputation
        měirénjì, [美人計], honey trap/sexual entrapment/CL:條|条[tiáo]
        
        
        
        Měiliánchǔ, [美聯儲], US Federal Reserve (Fed), the US central bank
        shěnměi, [審美], esthetics/appreciating the arts/taste
        wùměijiàlián, [物美價廉], good quality and cheap/a bargain
        
        Měilíng, Meiling (female name)/Zhou Meiling 周美玲[Zhōu Měi líng] (1969-), Taiwanese gay fil...
        
        
        měizhōngbùzú, everything is fine except for one small defect (idiom); the fly in the ointment
        
        
        
        jùnměi, pretty/handsome
        
        měichāi, cushy job/pleasant task
        měigōng, art design/art designer
        jiànměicāo, aerobics/aerobic dance (school P.E. activity)
        Měiliánshè, [美聯社], Associated Press (AP)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        xiùměi, elegant/graceful
        
        shěnměiguān, [審美觀], esthetic conception/esthetic point of view/standard
        
        
        
        
        
        měibùshèngshōu, [美不勝收], nothing more beautiful can be imagined (idiom)
        
        měiyù, [美譽], fame/good reputation/famous for sth
        
        
        měishùpǐn, [美術品], an art object
        
        Měilán, [美蘭], Meilan district of Haikou city 海口市[Hǎi kǒu shì], Hainan
        
        jiàliánwùměi, [價廉物美], fig. the price is cheap but the product is beautiful; lit. a bargain buy
        Měisuǒbùdámǐyà, [美索不達米亞], Mesopotamia
        àiměi, [愛美], love of beauty/wishing to appear beautiful/to set store by one's appearance
        
        
        
        Kǎměilā, Gamera (Japanese ガメラ Gamera), Japanese movie monster
        
        
        
        měishì, a fine thing/a wonderful thing
        
        
        
        
        féiměi, fertile/luxuriant/plump/rounded
        liángchénměijǐng, fine time, beautiful scenery (idiom); everything lovely
        
        Měilè, [美樂], Merlot (grape type)
        
        
        
        
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        měiqímíngyuē, to call by the glorified name of (idiom)
        
        
        měiwèikěkǒu, delicious/tasty
        
        
        
        
        měishàn, beautiful and good
        
        
        
        
        qīměi, [淒美], poignant/sad and beautiful
        
        Sūměiěr, [蘇美爾], Sumer (Šumer), one of the early civilizations of the Ancient Near East
        
        
        zhuàngměi, [壯美], magnificent
        
        
        
        
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        Āměiníyà, [阿美尼亞], variant of 亞美尼亞|亚美尼亚[Yà měi ní yà], Armenia
        měijiǎ, manicure and-or pedicure
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        měizīzī, very happy/elated
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        fēngměi, [豐美], abundant and prosperous
        
        
        
        
        měichēng, [美稱], laudatory title/good name
        
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        měishēng, [美聲], bel canto
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        Bōměilāníyà, [波美拉尼亞], Pomerania, a historical region on the south shore of the Baltic Sea
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        zhēnshànměi, truth, goodness and beauty
        
        
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        Kǎměiluò, Camelot, seat of legendary King Arthur
        
        
        
        
        
        ŌuMěi, [歐美], Europe and America/the West
        MěiguóZhīYīn, [美國之音], Voice of America (VOA)
        
        
        
        
        gōngyìměishù, [工藝美術], applied art
        
        měirénjiāo, canna or Indian shot (genus Canna)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        měiyù, fine jade
        
        
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        Měizhìzǐ, Empress Michiko of Japan
        
        
        
        
        
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        měinǎizī, mayonnaise (loanword) (Tw)
        
        Yàměilìjiā, [亞美利加], America
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        jiāoměi, [嬌美], dainty
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        měiméi, pretty girl (colloquial)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        měitán, [美談], anecdote passed on with approbation
        
        
        

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