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    This character usually refers to a hill or a mountain. The earliest form of this character appeared in the scripts of the Shang Dynasty as a pictogram, in the shape o…
  • Return
    This character usually means “go back, return or turn around.” 故国不堪回首月明中 gù guó bù kān huí shǒu yu…
  • Mirror
    This character refers to mirrors. Bronze mirrors, which precede the glass mirrors of today, are loaded with profound historical and cultural connotations. A good e…
  • Sink
    This character usually means “sink” when used as a verb. When used as an adjective, it means “deep, heavy or calm.” As an adverb, it means …
  • Blue/Green
    This character usually refers to blue or green. In ancient China, it also referred to black. The term dan qing is a poetic expression of traditional Chinese painti…
  • West
    This character means “west, westward.” The term xifang is known as the West, most often including at least parts of Europe, Australasia and the North A…
  • Study
    As a frequently used character in China, ye has many different meanings. It often refers to a course of study, industry or profession. 传道受业解惑…
  • Craft
    The Shuowen Jiezi (An Explication of Written Characters) describes this character as a type of ruler, which is considered the original meaning of the character. To…
  • Feather
    This character refers to the word feather. The Chinese character for fan is etymologically derived from a picture of feathers under a roof. 羽化而登…