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    This character means clothing. Some anthropologists refer to clothes as “social skin,” indicating that what we wear has social significance. It is believe…
  • Bird
    This character refers to birds. Before being standardized and simplified, its original figure neatly represented a perched bird. Specific birds are given hidden meani…
  • yuan
    This character often refers to an outdoor area surrounded by walls or fences, such as a courtyard or walled garden. It is also used in reference to some institutions,…
  • jūn
    This character refers to a monarch or sovereign of a country. It also can be used as an honorific title. Inspired by the connotations of ethics and nobleness within j…
  • shui
    This character refers to water. Water is not only crucial to life and the earth, but also a great influence on culture. By closely observing it, ancient Chinese peopl…
  • Gardens
    Yuan usually refers to an area of land used to grow plants or for public recreation activities, such as a garden or a park. In ancient China, Yuan also referred to th…
  • Boats
    In addition to being an important form of transportation, boats in Chinese culture also symbolize the interdependent relationship between the ruler and the people, th…
  • Cuju
    Identified as the earliest form of football, Chinese cuju has a history of over 2,300 years. During its long period of evolution, cuju served both as a game for enter…
  • Tea
    In addition to their efforts in studying the science of planting, producing, making and tasting tea as well as innovating tea sets, scholars in Tang and Song dynastie…