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  • (Liangzi comes from two words: liang, which means "good," and zi, which literally means "children" -- signifying the family atmosphere Zhu hoped to create.)

    In It From Head to Toe

  • The new Qin coin is inscribed simply with its weight, expressed in two Chinese characters ban liang.

    State Department Adds New Import Restrictions : Coin Collecting News

  • The incidents are varied, plentiful, and often hilarious: in Thailand, people ran behind me whilst chanting "Obama, Obama"; in Poland, groups of Polish and Slovak tourists waited in line for the eventual chance to have me grace their photo; in China I have been asked to hold babies and pose alongside the elderly for good luck, cries of "piao liang" Mandarin for "beautiful" piercing my ears.

    Oneika Raymond: Should I Be Mad That They Take My Photo Because I'm Black?

  • (Liangzi comes from two words: liang, which means "good," and zi, which literally means "children" -- signifying the family atmosphere Zhu hoped to create.)

    In It From Head To Toe

  • Tsai Ming-liang, a renowned director from Taiwan directed the film “I Don't Want to Sleep Alone” (2007) featuring a Bangladeshi migrant worker from Malaysia.

    Global Voices in English » Bangladesh, South Korea: Bandhobi, Addressing Migrant Workers’ Issues

  • The incidents are varied, plentiful, and often hilarious: in Thailand, people ran behind me whilst chanting "Obama, Obama"; in Poland, groups of Polish and Slovak tourists waited in line for the eventual chance to have me grace their photo; in China I have been asked to hold babies and pose alongside the elderly for good luck, cries of "piao liang" Mandarin for "beautiful" piercing my ears.

    Oneika Raymond: Should I Be Mad That They Take My Photo Because I'm Black?

  • Therefore, “Qian ren zai shu, hou ren cheng liang” pronounced chyen ren zye shoo, hoe ren chung lyahng means ancestors plant the trees; descendants enjoy the shade.

    Divine Transformation

  • Excerpt (an artisan has made an exquisite bell) "And the Emperor spoke to him, saying:" Son, thy gracious gift hath found high favor in our sight; and for the charm of that offering we have bestowed upon thee a reward of five thousand silver liang.

    Book 6: Tales Out of the East

  • “Jian zhang liang mu” pronounced jyen jahng lyahng moo means gradually grow both eyes.

    Tao II

  • Qian ren zai shu, hou ren cheng liang ancestors plant the trees, descendants enjoy the shade, 148–149

    Divine Transformation

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