Definitions

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  • abbreviation US crossing

Etymologies

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From crossing, using X as abbreviation for cross.

Examples

  • Xunzi makes this distinction most explicit when, in Book 23, he distinguishes between what he calls xing and wei.

    Xunzi

  • Everything happens behind closed doors and the word "xing" ( "sex") is still said only between close friends and by whisper.

    China in midst of sexual revolution

  • Actually, we're not going to Romanize Chinese ideograms, but if we tell you that in Mandarin, "xing" means "star," and "bake" is a phonetic rendition of "bucks", it may make it easier to see why the Seattle-based coffee roasting giant has just won a copyright battle against Shanghai Xingbake Café.

    Schultz' Starbucks Wins China Copyright Case

  • We won't Romanize Chinese ideograms, but in Mandarin, "xing" means "star," and "bake" is a phonetic rendition of "bucks,"--and it's clear why the Seattle-based coffee roasting giant has just won a copyright battle against Shanghai Xingbake Café.

    Forbes Faces Of The Week, Jan. 2-6 Faces Of The Week, Jan. 2-6

  • After soul enlightenment or ming xin jian xing, Yuan Shen guides you to gain Tao wisdom.

    Tao II

  • Therefore, “ming xin jian xing” pronounced ming sheen jyen shing means enlighten your heart to see your Yuan Shen.

    Tao II

  • As usual, the best insight comes from an ancient Chinese proverb, "Zhi yi xing nan."

    Ethical Impreratives For China-Savvy Students

  • Before you reach ming xin jian xing, your Shi Shen is in charge, so your Shi Shen is also yin.

    Tao II

  • In Buddhist teaching, it is ming xin jian xing, enlighten your heart to see your true self.

    Tao II

  • To meld with Tao, you must xing ming shuang xiu—practice Ming Gong and Xing Gong together.

    Tao II

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