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[茅塞頓開] máosèdùnkāi murky darkness suddenly opens (idiom); a sudden flash of insight and all is clear

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        máowū, thatched cottage
        Máo/máo, surname Mao, reeds/rushes
        Dátèmáosī, [達特茅斯], Dartmouth (place name)
        Pǔlìmáosī, Plymouth
        mínglièqiánmáo, to rank among the best
        máokēng, latrine pit/latrine
        chūchūmáolú, [初出茅廬], venturing from one's thatched hut for the first time (idiom)/young and inexperie...
        máofáng, toilet (rural euphemism)/thatched hut or house
        máosèdùnkāi, [茅塞頓開], murky darkness suddenly opens (idiom); a sudden flash of insight and all is clea...
        máosi, [茅廁], (dialect) latrine
        
        
        máoshè, cottage/hut
        
        
        máocǎo, sogon grass
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        qiánmáo, forward patrol (miitary)
        Pǔcìmáosī, [樸次茅斯], Portsmouth, southern English seaport
        máolú, [茅廬], thatched cottage
        máopéng, thatched shed
        
        
        
        Bóēnmáosī, Bournemouth, UK
        sāngùmáolú, [三顧茅廬], lit. three humble visits to a thatched cottage/cf famous episode in the fictiona...

        Sāi/sāi/sài/sè, Serbia/Serbian/abbr. for 塞爾維亞|塞尔维亚[Sāi ěr wéi yà], to stop up/to squeeze in/to s...
        
        
        yàosài, stronghold/fort/fortification
        dǔsè, to block/to stop/blockage
        Mǎsàzhūsàizhōu, [馬薩諸塞州], Massachusetts, US state
        Sāibāsīdìān, Sebastian (name)
        wāsāi, exclamation used to express a feeling of amazement (slang)/wow!
        zǔsè, to block/to clog
        Āisàiébǐyà, [埃塞俄比亞], Ethiopia
        huósāi, piston/valve
        
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        sāichē, [塞車], traffic jam
        Sībīnsè, [斯賓塞], Spencer or Spence (name)
        
        ěrsāi, earplug/earphone
        Bāsàiluónà, [巴塞羅那], Barcelona
        Bùlǔsàiěr, [布魯塞爾], Brussels, capital of Belgium
        Sāiěrwéiyà, [塞爾維亞], Serbia
        
        
        Sāimúěr, [塞繆爾], Samuel (name)
        
        
        
        tángsè, to muddle through/to fob somebody off/to beat around the bush/to dodge
        
        shuānsè, thrombosis
        
        
        Sāizú, Serb nationality/ethnic Serb/Serbs
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        sāizi, cork/plug
        Sàipǔlùsī, Cyprus
        
        xīnjīgěngsè, myocardial infarction/heart attack
        
        
        
        
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        Sàinèijiāěr, [塞內加爾], Senegal
        Sàilālìáng, Sierra Leone
西         Xīsāiluó, [西塞羅], Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC), famous Roman politician, orator and philosoph...
        píngsāi, bottle cork/bottle stopper
        
        ruǎnmùsāi, [軟木塞], cork
        bìsè, [閉塞], to stop up/to close up/hard to get to/out of the way/inaccessible/unenlightened/...
        
        
        
        
        
        gěngsè, to clog/to block/to obstruct
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        Àosāiluó, [奧塞羅], Othello, 1604 tragedy by William Shakespeare 莎士比亞|莎士比亚
        
        
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        sāiyá, to get food stuck between one's teeth
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        Sāilèmǔ, Salem, capital of Oregon/Salem, city in Massachusets/Salem, city in India
        
        
        
        
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        Bāsàilóngnà, [巴塞隆納], Barcelona (Tw)
        
        
        
        
        
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        Sàishéěr, [塞舌爾], the Seychelles
        
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        Bāsāiěr, [巴塞爾], Basel, Switzerland
        Dùsāiěrduōfū, [杜塞爾多夫], Düsseldorf (Germany)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        jiāsāir, [加塞兒], to push into a line out of turn/to cut in line/to queue-jump
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        Sāiwéilìyà, [塞維利亞], Sevilla, Spain
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        Bōsāidōng, Poseidon, God of the sea in Greek mythology
        
        
        
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        biānsài, [邊塞], frontier fortress
        
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        Āsàibàijiāng, Azerbaijan, former Soviet Republic and region of northwest Iran in Caucasus
        
        
        
        
        
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        yǔsè, [語塞], to be at a loss for words/speechless
        
        
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        Sāiwàntísī, [塞萬提斯], Cervantes/abbr. for 米格爾・德・塞萬提斯・薩維德拉|米格尔・德・塞万提斯・萨维德拉[Mǐ gé ěr · dé · Sāi wàn tí s...
        Ānsāi, Ansai county in Yan'an 延安[Yán ān], Shaanxi
        
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        yōngsè, [擁塞], jam (of traffic, crowd etc)/congestion/to block up
        
        
        
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        fūyǎnsèzé, [敷衍塞責], to skimp on the job/to work half-heartedly/not to take the job seriously
        
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        Lúsàiēn, [盧塞恩], Lucerne, Switzerland
        
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        dùn, [頓], to stop/to pause/to arrange/to lay out/to kowtow/to stamp (one's foot)/at once/c...
        Huáshèngdùn, [華盛頓], Washington (name)/George Washington (1732-1799), first US president/Washington, ...
        Bōshìdùn, [波士頓], Boston, capital of Massachusetts
        Mànhādùn, [曼哈頓], Manhattan island/Manhattan borough of New York City
        āndùn, [安頓], to find a place for/to help settle down/to arrange for/undisturbed/peaceful
        Pǔlínsīdùn, [普林斯頓], Princeton, New Jersey
        
        Kèlíndùn, [克林頓], Clinton (name)/Bill Clinton (1946-), US Democratic politician, President 1993-20...
        Xiūsīdùn, [休斯頓], Houston
        Wēnsīdùn, [溫斯頓], Winston (name)
        
        Niúdùn, [牛頓], Newton (name)/Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727), British mathematician and physicist
        
        
        Cháěrsīdùn, [查爾斯頓], Charleston
        tíngdùn, [停頓], to halt/to break off/pause (in speech)
        
        Mǎqídùn, [馬其頓], Macedonia
        Kèláidùn, [克萊頓], Clayton (name)/Crighton (name)
        Xīěrdùn, [希爾頓], Hilton (hotel chain)
        zhěngdùn, [整頓], to tidy up/to reorganize/to consolidate/to rectify
        
        
        Huìlíngdùn, [惠靈頓], Wellington, capital of New Zealand
        Huáshèngdùnzhōu, [華盛頓州], Washington, US State
        
        
        Hànmìěrdùn, [漢密爾頓], Hamilton (name)/Hamilton, capital of Bermuda
        
        
        
        Wòdùn, [沃頓], Wharton (name)
        
        Bóěrdùn, [博爾頓], Bolton (name)
        
        
        
        
        dùnwù, [頓悟], a flash of realization/the truth in a flash/a moment of enlightenment (usually B...
        dùnshí, [頓時], immediately/suddenly
        
        
        
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        Kǎěrdùn, [卡爾頓], Carleton
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        Dàoěrdùn, [道爾頓], Dalton (name)/John Dalton (1766-1844), British scientist who contributed to atom...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        Dàidùn, [代頓], Dayton (city in Ohio)
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        Mǐěrdùn, [米爾頓], Milton (name)/John Milton (1608-1674), English republican writer and poet, autho...
        
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        Mànhādùnqū, [曼哈頓區], Manhattan borough of New York City
        Láidùn, [萊頓], Leiden (the Netherlands)
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        Tèlúndùn, [特倫頓], Trenton, capital of New Jersey
        
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        Wēnbùěrdùn, [溫布爾頓], Wimbledon
        
        Hǎidùn, [海頓], Haydn (name)/Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809), Austrian classical composer
        
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        Yuēhànsīdùn, [約翰斯頓], Johnston, Johnson, Johnstone etc, name
        
        
        
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        Huòdùn, [霍頓], Hotton, Holden, Wharton, Houghton etc (name)
        
        
        
        
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        Méngbādùn, [矇巴頓], Mountbatten (name, Anglicization of German Battenberg)/Lord Louis Mountbatten, 1...
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        Délèisīdùn, [德累斯頓], Dresden, capital of Saxony 薩克森州|萨克森州[Sà kè sēn zhōu], Germany
        láodùn, [勞頓], fatigued/wearied (literary)
        DùnHé, [頓河], Don River
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        yìyángdùncuò, [抑揚頓挫], see 頓挫抑揚|顿挫抑扬[dùn cuò yì yáng]
        
        
        
        
        chuíxiōngdùnzú, [捶胸頓足], to beat one's chest and stamp one's feet (idiom)
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        Hāmǐjíduōdùn, [哈米吉多頓], Armageddon (in Revelation 16:6)
        
        
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