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    This character often appears in the word li shi, known as history. When used as a verb, it means “to experience or go through.” When used as a noun,…
  • Treat
    This Chinese character refers to treating or curing a disease. Sometimes it also means to rule or govern. 标本兼治 biāo běn jiān zhì This p…
  • Save
    This character usually means “to save or rescue.” Its left part originally indicated a fur coat while the right meant “to take action.” Tog…
  • Epidemic
    This Chinese character refers collectively to epidemic disease, usually acute and infectious. It can also refer to plague and pestilence. 芳香辟疫 f…
  • Prevent
    When used as a noun, this character usually refers to defense or a dam. When used as a verb, it means “to prevent” or “to alert.” …
  • Rat/Mouse
    The above is the Chinese character for rat or mouse. It is a tradition in China that one animal is used to symbolize the year, and the rat comes first in the 12-ye…
  • Flower
    This character usually refers to flowers. It can be used to describe floral items. The lanterns displayed on the night of the Lantern Festival are usually called hua …
  • year
    This character usually refers to a year. The Spring Festival is also called “nian,” which is believed to originate from a Chinese myth. Nian was the na…
  • Hill
    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…