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    This character has two tones, yān and yàn. When it is pronounced as yān, it is the name of an ancient kingdom or a surname. When pronounced as yàn, it…
  • City
    This character often refers to a city, especially with regard to its walls and defenses. Originally, the region inside the defensive wall was called cheng while the a…
  • Sun
    This character refers to the sun. In Chinese philosophy, yang is positive, bright, active and masculine. Yin, by contrast, is characterized as passive and feminine. Y…
  • Gold
    This character refers to gold, money or wealth. It is also used to describe things that are precious. For example, the old saying, “An inch of time is an inch o…
  • Sea
    This character refers to the sea. It is often used with characters such as ren (people), shu (book) or yun (cloud) to mean a vast expanse or quantity of something. In…
  • xiao
    This character refers to a Chinese end-blown bamboo flute noted for its mellow and melancholy tone. In terms of its calligraphy, the two graphical components of xiao …
  • Autumn
    This character refers to autumn, which is regarded as the season of the primary harvest, with a mood of gladness and gratitude. It is also associated with sadness and…
  • river
    This character often refers to a river or a canal. Since mountains and rivers are quite common in a country, the word shan he or jiang shan (mountains and rivers) usu…
  • God
    This character means the general concep of gods, deity or divinity. It is also used to describe something marvelous or magical. 鬼斧神工 guǐ fǔ shén gō…