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    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…
  • Ancient
    When used as an adjective, this character means “ancient, old or former.” When used as a noun, it refers to “reason, accident or ancestor.&rdquo…
  • Expand
    This character is used frequently. When it is used as an adjective, it means “wide, far-reaching or numerous.” When used as a verb, it means “to …
  • Scholar-gentry
    This character usually refers to a unique social class in ancient China. It is often translated into scholar-gentry, scholar elite or scholar-officials. …
  • Gathering
    When used as a noun, this character usually refers to a gathering or a collection. When used as a verb, this character means “assemble, accumulate.” …
  • Brightness
    This character has various meanings. It is usually used as an adjective, meaning “to be bright, light, explicit or obvious.” It also refers to a dynast…
  • Festival
    This character has various meanings. It usually refers to a knot or joint, a festival, a division or moral integrity. 落花时节又逢君 lu&ogra…
  • Qin
    This character usually refers to the Qin Dynasty (221–207 BCE). This short-lived dynasty was the first unified and power-centralized dynasty in China’s…