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    When used as a noun, this character refers to a drama, play, game, or a sport. When used as a verb, it usually means "to play tricks on." 烽火戏诸侯 fēng huǒ x…
  • Thought
    When used as a verb, this character means "to think" or "to miss or long for." When used as a noun, it often refers to thought. 至今思项羽 zhì jīn sī x…
  • Chu
    This character usually refers to a duke state under the Western Zhou Dynast (1046–771 BCE), rising from the valley of the Yangtze River. 暮霭沉沉楚天阔 m&ug…
  • Drink
    When pronounced as yǐn, this character means “to drink.” When pronounced as yìn, it means “to give water to livestock.” 如人饮水 …
  • Qin
    This character usually refers to the dynasty that established the first great Chinese empire, the Qin Dynasty (221–207 BCE). It is also used as a surname. …
  • Lost
    When used as a verb, this character often means “lost” or “handed down or left behind at one’s death.” 路不拾遗 lù bù…
  • Society
    This character originally refers to the god of land. After the Zhou Court set the rule that every 25 households should have a she miao (a shrine to the god of land), …
  • Pen
    This character refers to writing tools including pens, pencils and writing brushes. 下笔如有神 xià bǐ rú yǒu shén Xia bi means &ldqu…
  • Fire
    When used as a noun, this character refers to fire. When used as a verb, this character means “to become popular.” 野火烧不尽 yě huǒ shāo bù…