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镜子
jìng zi

镜子
mirror


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镜子jìngzi
     1. n. mirror
           照 鏡子zi - to look in the mirror
     2. n. (colloquial) glasses; spectacles
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jìng
     1. mirror; reflecting glass
     2. to mirror; to reflect
     3. to perceive; to observe clearly
     4. to use for reference; to draw lessons from
     5. clear
     6. (physics) lens; -scope
     7. spectacles; glasses
     1. (zh-alt-form, 籽, seed)
     2. young; tender; small
     3. (Prefix attached to nouns, denoting a part of, belonging to or individual.) sub-
     4. (astrology) First earthly branch: (rat in the Chinese zodiac, 11th solar month, 11pm to 1am (midnight))
     5. Viscount, fourth of five ranks of Chinese aristocracy under the (Zhou dynasty).
     6. (physics, biology) -on
     7. (Suffix for small objects or general diminutive suffix.)
     8. small, round object
     9. (Xiamen, Quanzhou)
     10. (Zhangzhou, Taiwan)
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