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    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…
  • copper
    This character refers to copper. 铜雀春深锁二乔 tóng què chūn shēn suǒ èr qiáo Tong refers to “copper” and que &…
  • Study
    When used as a verb, this character means “to learn, study or imitate.” When used as a noun, this character refers to learning or school of thought. 敏…
  • Painting
    When used as a noun, this character refers to a painting or picture. When used as a verb, it means “to paint, draw or sign.” 画龙点睛 huà l&oa…
  • Child
    In addition to its basic meaning of “child,” the character zi is also the root for words expressing respect, titles and honorifics. Persons to be awarded …
  • Keep
    This character means “to keep, abide by,” “to stick to” or “to defend.” 守得云开见月明 shǒu dē yún kāi jiàn …
  • Star
    This character generally refers to a “star or constellation.” When used as an adjective, it means “to be dispersed.” 迢迢牵牛星 tiá…