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吕洞宾
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English Description: lv Dongbin(one of the eight immortals)
Simplified Chinese: 吕洞宾
Pinyin Romanization: lǚ dòngbīn


张阁老
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English Description: Zhang Gelao(one of the eight immortals)
Simplified Chinese: 张阁老
Pinyin Romanization: zhāng gélǎo


钟离权
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English Description: Zhong Liquan(one of the eight immortals)
Simplified Chinese: 钟离权
Pinyin Romanization: zhōng líquán


何仙姑
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English Description: He Xian'gu(one of the eight immortals)
Simplified Chinese: 何仙姑
Pinyin Romanization: hé xiāngū


韩湘子
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English Description: Han Xiangzi(one of eight immortals)
Simplified Chinese: 韩湘子
Pinyin Romanization: hán xiāngzǐ


蓝采和
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English Description: Lan Caihe(one of the eight immortals)
Simplified Chinese: 蓝采和
Pinyin Romanization: lán cǎihé


铁拐李
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English Description: Tie Guaili(one of the eight immortals)
Simplified Chinese: 铁拐李
Pinyin Romanization: tiě guǎilǐ


单刀赴会
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English Description: Guan yunchang went to feast by himself(start a solo run)
Simplified Chinese: 单刀赴会
Pinyin Romanization: dāndāo fùhuì


击鼓金山
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English Description: Beat drum to encourage soldiers(Lit. Beat drum (in) Jinshan)
Simplified Chinese: 击鼓金山
Pinyin Romanization: jīgǔ jīnshān


岳母刺字
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English Description: Patriotic Yue Fei has his back tatooed by his mother(Lit. Yue's mother tatoos characters)
Simplified Chinese: 岳母刺字
Pinyin Romanization: yuèmǔ cìzì


孟母三迁
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English Description: Mencius‘mother moving threes times to educate him(Lit. Mencius' mother three moves)
Simplified Chinese: 孟母三迁
Pinyin Romanization: mèngmǔ sānqiān


孙悟空
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English Description: Monkey King
Simplified Chinese: 孙悟空
Pinyin Romanization: sūn wùkōng


唐僧
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English Description: Xuanzang (602-664) Tang dynasty Buddhist monk and translator, who traveled to India
Simplified Chinese: 唐僧
Pinyin Romanization: tángsēng


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