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Eight Chinese Characters 八字
Convert your Birth Year, Month, Day, Hour into
Eight Chinese Characters 八字 in lunar calendar,
Heavenly Stem 天干, Earthly Branch 地支, Chinese zodiac animals
Heavenly Stem 天干, Earthly Branch 地支, Chinese zodiac animals
used in Feng Shui, Horoscope, Matchmaking, and Fortune Telling

ahead, before, earlier, first, in advance, earlier generation
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first, in advance

earlier generation

Xian, Chinese surname
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related keywords:
before, beforehand

pronunciation: xiān xian~1

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Chinese symbol for ahead, before, in advance

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