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會稽

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to balance an account; accounting; be able to; be likely to; to assemble; to meet; to gather; group; association
bow to the ground; inspect; check
trad. (會稽)
simp. (会稽)
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會稽


  1. (historical, geography) Short for 會稽 (Mount Kuaiji), the historical name of Mount Xianglu, a peak south of Hangzhou Bay legendarily connected to Yu the Great.
  2. (geography) Short for 會稽 (the Kuaiji Mountains), a short range of mountains in Zhejiang south of Hangzhou Bay.
  3. (historical, geography) Short for 會稽 (Kuaiji Commandery), a former commandery of China around the mountain.
  4. (historical, geography) Short for 會稽 (Kuaiji County), a former county of China around Shaoxing.
  5. (historical, geography) Kuaiji, the name borne by Suzhou during the Qin and Han dynasties and by Shaoxing during subsequent dynasties, owing to their position as headquarters of the commandery.